Preview of Angel Investment Conference

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Several local companies are competing for a chance at a $200,000 investment. The 2013 Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network Conference is set to name its finalists this week. 10 local companies are vying for start-up capital at the conference, but one company is already seeing success before the competition even starts. Michelle … Continue reading »

Farmhouse Workers Waiting for Paychecks

MEDFORD, Ore. — Former employees of the Old Farmhouse restaurants are speaking out about being suddenly laid off. Some employees have not received their final paychecks since the restaurants closed last month and those employees are still looking for answers from the restaurants’ owner. The five Old Farmhouse locations in Medford, Phoenix, White City and … Continue reading »

Old Farmhouse Restaurants Closed

MEDFORD, Ore. — A popular chain restaurant in the Rogue Valley has suddenly shut its doors. The Old Farmhouse Restaurant closed all 5 locations this week, and the owner says it’s because of money problems. For some people, it was a favorite breakfast spot, but now all of the Old Farmhouse restaurants in the Rogue … Continue reading »

E-Commerce Success In Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Rogue Valley ranks among the top in e-commerce businesses, those using the internet to sell products. The Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc., or SOREDI, created the Rogue Nexus E-Commerce Consortium to help keep this business sector soaring. It’s a group of businesses all in the same boat: they sell or market … Continue reading »

White City Moves Toward Incorporation

By Yessenia Anderson WHITE CITY, Ore. — White City is closer to becoming a real city after four hours of problem solving by commissioners. When the petition for incorporation was originally submitted, county officials believed there might have been fatal flaws in it. Those errors included not having the proper paperwork filed with the county clerk, … Continue reading »

White City Warehouse Shuts Down

By Bryan Navarro WHITE CITY, Ore. — A White City warehouse is deserted after two-dozen employees are unexpectedly laid off. Ferry-Morse, based out of Kentucky, opened its White City distribution center in summer of 2009. One worker there said during the busy season, the 100,000-square foot warehouse was stacked to the ceiling and trucks were … Continue reading »

Harry & David To Emerge From Bankruptcy

August 30, 2011 MEDFORD, Ore. — One of the largest companies in Southern Oregon is on track to emerge from bankruptcy in less than a month. Harry & David announced today a U.S. Bankruptcy Court has approved the company’s reorganization plan. It’s now hoping to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection by mid-September. The reorganization … Continue reading »