Cov. BOE to meet

COVINGTON — The Covington Exempted Village School District Board of Education will meet in regular session on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at 6 p.m. This meeting will be held in the K-8 Media Center, located at 807 Chestnut St.

Kathy Henne: Don’t let them bug you

It has been estimated that termites cause $5 billion in property damage every year in this country. That makes them more of a threat to homeowners than flood, wind, or even fire. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) demands a current termite inspection for their loans. If there is evidence of past termite damage, a structural inspection may be required.

Coby honored with UNDER 40 award

TROY — The Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA) recently announced that Justin Coby, R.Ph., PharmD, of Troy, was honored as a distinguished UNDER 40 award recipient for professional achievements and vision in the practice of pharmacy at its 142nd Annual Conference held from Aug. 28 to 30.

Grand re-opening of Holiday Inn Express held

TROY — S&S Managed Hotels held a ribbon cutting event for the grand re-opening of the Holiday Inn Express in Troy on Thursday, Sept. 3. The event featured new and revitalized guestrooms and event spaces.

Local business makes donation to Troy Main Street

TROY — On Aug. 26, Bakehouse Bread & Cookie Company presented Andrea Keller, executive director of Troy Main Street, with a check for $4,467 to help support the efforts of the downtown organization.

Troy’s WTJN changes name

TROY — Troy Community Radio 107.1 WTJN, a low power FM radio station since 2012, announced a variety of station changes on Aug. 21.

Edison State names employee of the semester

PIQUA – Edison State Community College recognized outstanding employee performance at the Fall Convocation, which was held virtually on Aug. 17.

Kathy Henne: Like moths to a flame

Although less than ideal, sellers are seeing more “contingency” contracts, wherein the buyers make their offer contingent upon being able to sell their own home first to complete the purchase. If the buyers aren’t successful, their Offer To Purchase becomes null and void, potentially leaving the sellers back at Square One.

Kathy Henne: Launching a new product

In today’s real estate climate, you want to be sure to take all the necessary steps to squeeze every possible penny out of the sale of your home. Small oversights or missteps can be costly when it comes to your bottom line. However, there are some common mistakes that are easily avoidable if you listen to the experience and advice of your real estate representative.

Kathy Henne: Like moths to a flame

Do you remember your mom doing “spring cleaning?” If you’re selling your home, it’s essential to take care of the details, both inside and out. Since buyers first see your property from the street, there are some steps you can take to pique their interest in seeing more.