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Donna Salyers, entrepreneur, creative genius, founded Fabulous (faux) Furs 30 years ago

By Ginger Dawson KyForward Reporter Donna Salyers is the driving force behind Fabulous Furs, the international fashion house purveying high-end faux furs and fashion located in Covington.Donna with the samples of a long-term project — the contract to provide faux bear fur hats for the Queens Guard at Buckingham Palace. Queen Elizabeth II has sworn off wearing fur and Donna is ready to accommodate.Her’s...

With hundreds of protestors outside, McConnell, panel discuss region’s pressing federal issues

By Mark Hansel Special to KyForward U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s appearance in Covington Thursday was a study in contrasts. Hundreds of demonstrators filled Seventh Street, carrying signs and chanting slogans, such as “Ditch Mitch” and “This is what democracy looks like,” in unison. Inside the Hotel Covington, things were much more reserved. McConnell was the keynote speaker...

Duke Energy Foundation gives revitalization grants to three downtown Covington projects

The Mutual Building (Photo from RCN)   A new residential development, a boutique hotel and a private residence with a retail space were the Covington projects awarded part of the Duke Energy Foundation’s $320,000 urban revitalization projects grants.   Ten awards were handed out in Downtown Cincinnati today and a presentation is expected to be made at Covington City Hall during tonight’s...