Economy Story http://ketr.org en NerdWallet: Greenville among top 10 Texas "Cities on the Rise" http://ketr.org/post/nerdwallet-greenville-among-top-10-texas-cities-rise <p>This week, consumer finance website <a href="http://www.nerdwallet.com/" target="_blank">NerdWallet</a> crunched some numbers from <a href="http://martinprosperity.org/media/Mega%20Regions_Insight_14-03-05.pdf" target="_blank">a study</a> by the Martin Prosperity Institute and came up with a list of 126 "cities on the rise in Texas." Greenville was listed in the number nine spot.</p><p>Some of the factors contributing to the high rank, <a href="http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/2014/cities-on-the-rise-texas/" target="_blank">according to this post</a>, were:</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 02:52:11 +0000 Jerrod Knight 50915 at http://ketr.org NerdWallet: Greenville among top 10 Texas "Cities on the Rise" Local diner shutting down the grill is sad news http://ketr.org/post/local-diner-shutting-down-grill-sad-news <p>After 31 years of serving the residents of Sulphur Springs and the surrounding area, Burton's Family Restaurant will be closing their doors this Sunday at 10 p.m.</p><p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:58:48 +0000 Cooper Welch 40847 at http://ketr.org Local diner shutting down the grill is sad news The 'elephant in the room' in Commerce http://ketr.org/post/elephant-room-commerce <p>It's good news that the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheKiltedMonkey" target="_blank">Kilted Monkey </a>– Commerce’s oddly named but charming pub – is reopening, after a few weeks' absence.&nbsp; Commerce needs more quirky, funky hangouts for townies and students alike that give the place the character of a true college town. Fri, 31 May 2013 18:19:16 +0000 John Mark Dempsey 37967 at http://ketr.org The 'elephant in the room' in Commerce Commerce pub to close after seven months http://ketr.org/post/commerce-pub-close-after-seven-months <p>According to a social media post by the local eatery, The Kilted Monkey is set to shutter permanently at the close of business this Saturday. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 01:46:17 +0000 Jerrod Knight 36135 at http://ketr.org Commerce pub to close after seven months Proposed Waterpark Goes Before Greenville Citizens http://ketr.org/post/proposed-waterpark-goes-greenville-citizens <p>There will be time for questions from the public during Thursday’s town hall meeting, set for 5 – 9 p.m. at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center.&nbsp; Mon, 17 Sep 2012 14:19:06 +0000 Brad Kellar 27081 at http://ketr.org Proposed Waterpark Goes Before Greenville Citizens Plant Closings Begin to Take Toll on Local Budgets http://ketr.org/post/plant-closings-begin-take-toll-local-budgets <p>GREENVILLE - The <a href="http://www.geus.org/" target="_blank">Greenville Electric Utility System</a>’s budget for the new fiscal year is expected to reflect the loss of one of the local electric utilities’ biggest customers. Wed, 12 Sep 2012 14:24:35 +0000 Scott Harvey & Brad Kellar 26879 at http://ketr.org Plant Closings Begin to Take Toll on Local Budgets Mary of Puddin Hill to Reopen http://ketr.org/post/mary-puddin-hill-reopen <p>Ken Bain, owner of Mary of Puddin Hill, said the company’s catalog business will start up again next month, with the retail store opening before that, likely on or about October 1st. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 17:08:06 +0000 Brad Kellar 26623 at http://ketr.org Mary of Puddin Hill to Reopen Long-Awaited Crossroads Mall Renovation Underway http://ketr.org/post/long-awaited-crossroads-mall-renovation-underway <p>The multi-million dollar project was announced in March as collaboration between the City of Greenville and mall owners. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 17:03:45 +0000 Brad Kellar 26368 at http://ketr.org Long-Awaited Crossroads Mall Renovation Underway Area Cities, Schools Work Toward Budget Approval http://ketr.org/post/area-cities-schools-work-toward-budget-approval <p>In Commerce, the proposed tax rate for the new fiscal year is the same as last year, $0.82 per $100 valuation. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:04:34 +0000 Scott Harvey 26258 at http://ketr.org Area Cities, Schools Work Toward Budget Approval Waterpark for Greenville? http://ketr.org/post/waterpark-greenville <p>GREENVILLE -&nbsp; The proposed entertainment venue could be constructed in the city's Towne Center development along Interstate 30. Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:44:31 +0000 Brad Kellar & Scott Harvey 26119 at http://ketr.org Waterpark for Greenville?