New Albany News

Accel Receives Outstanding Diversity Award from Business First

Accel Inc., a New Albany-based contract assembly manufacturing company, was recognized as an Outstanding Diversity Organization by Columbus Business First in its annual Diversity in Business Awards program. The annual program recognizes inclusive organizations that encourage diversity in age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race and religion in local workplaces. …


Paycheck Protection Program Extends Application Deadline

The second COVID-19 stimulus package includes a new round of funding for the Paycheck Protection Program. The program provides individual business loans of up to $2 million administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration and is designed to help businesses keep their workers employed during the pandemic. The SBA application …


SBA Offers Economic Disaster Cash Grants and Loan Advances

Small businesses and nonprofits may be eligible for thousands of dollars in cash grants as part of the U. S. Small Business Association’s Targeted Economic Injury Disaster Loan Advance program. The program provides economic relief to small business and nonprofit organizations experiencing a temporary loss of revenue due to the …


SBA Distributes New Round of Restaurant Revitalization Funding

Applications open May 3 for grants to support restaurants still recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on their businesses. The Small Business Administration is distributing $28 billion in funds. The amount of funds available to restaurant owners will depend upon the losses sustained and how much money they received in …


COTA Restores Line 45 Service for New Albany Area

COTA’s Line 45, a weekday commuter bus service that runs between Columbus and New Albany, will begin transporting commuters again on May 3. The fixed route line was suspended last year due to COVID-19. The greener transportation alternative to single passenger vehicles provides a less expensive, hassle-free way to get …