City of Commerce

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Updates on proposed USDA hospital, Tipitina's

Dr. John Ballotti
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Commerce Mayor Dr. John Ballotti reports that progress is being made on starting the feasibility study for a U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded regional hospital in Commerce, and on the Tipitina's music facility that would be located in the old A.L. Day Elementary School building.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon March 10, 2014

City of Commerce offers naming rights for athletic fields

City of Commerce tourism and event coordinator Sherry Johnson is promoting naming rights for three baseball/softball fields at the Eddie Moore Sports Complex.  The city is hoping to raise $7,500-10,000 to support youth sports programs in Commerce.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Mayor shares news on streets, Schlotzsky's, Wal-Mart

Mayor John Ballotti
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Commerce Mayor John Ballotti says the city will soon be able to complete the paving of Monroe Street between Live Oak and Bonham.  The mayor says work is expected to begin any day on the demolition of the old Lone Star Pizza building on Live Oak, and the construction of a new Schlotzky's restaurant.  And Wal-Mart will soon install gas pumps, the mayor says.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Schlotzsky's coming to Commerce; more street work

Dr. John Ballotti
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Commerce Mayor Dr. John Ballotti announces that Schlotzsky's sandwich shop will construct a new building on the old Lone Star Pizza lot on Live Oak Street.  And the mayor says some remedial work will be done on Monroe Street, with more street work soon to follow.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon January 20, 2014

University, Commerce hope to attract USDA medical center

Dr. Dan Jones
Texas A&M University-Commerce

A&M-Commerce president Dr. Dan Jones and Commerce mayor Dr. John Ballotti say the university and the city are doing a feasibility study of applying for a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to attract a regional medical center to Commerce.  This would be in addition to the new Hunt Memorial Hospital District facility that will be built here this year.

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Blacklands Cafe
8:45 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Tourism projects under development in Commerce

John Ballotti
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Commerce Mayor Dr. John Ballotti says a blue-ribbon committee of Commerce citizens -- Sue Davis, Jack Gray, Jim Bob Latham,  Carolyn Trezevant and Wyman Williams --  is now developing several tourism projects for the city.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Commerce Mayor: Hibbett's, Dollar Tree opening; Tipitina's official

John Ballotti
A&M-Commerce

Commerce Mayor Dr. John Ballotti says the new Hibbett Sports will open Saturday, Nov. 2, and the Dollar Tree store soon after in shopping center where Braum's is located.  And Mayor Ballotti says the papers have been signed to officially bring the Tipitina's music venue to the old A.L. Day Elementary School building on the east side of Commerce.

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Blacklands Cafe
7:00 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Commerce's Ballotti: Housing up, Tipitina's coming

Dr. John Ballotti
TAMU-C

Commerce Mayor Dr. John Ballotti discusses a mini-housing boom in Commerce, and plans for new music-oriented enterprise that will be located in the old A.L. Day Elementary School building on the east side of Commerce.  Information here on Tipitina's.

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Hunt County
12:20 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

City of Commerce to host Dixie League softball tournament

The Commerce Parks & Recreation Department is proud to announce that it is partnering with the Dixie Softball organization to host the 2013 Dixie Angels State Softball Tournament.

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City of Commerce
1:46 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Pool likely topic at council meeting

The Commerce city council meets at 6 p.m. on April 16 in the city's municipal complex.
Mark Haslett

City leaders will revisit the question of what to do about the city’s troubled municipal swimming pool.

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City of Commerce
11:51 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Fix the pool or build a new one?

The Commerce city pool at 1900 Park St., adjacent to City Park.
KETR

Commerce residents face a tough choice - whether to repair the city's decrepit pool or replace it.

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City of Commerce
3:29 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Meeting to address details of Commerce street improvements

City of Commerce, TX

The Council Chambers at Commerce City Hall is the site of an informational meeting to be held Tuesday, February 19th, to discuss a project that will affect streets within the city.

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Weather
8:57 pm
Tue December 25, 2012

December 26, 2012: Delays and Closures

A white Christmas has resulted in potentially dangerous roadways in Northeast Texas, which can prompt delays and closures for many organizations and services who might normally be open for business. We'll post the latest here.

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Drinking Water
9:19 am
Wed December 19, 2012

Nitrite Levels Back to Normal in Commerce

tceq.org

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce has issued notice to rescind the advisory for high nitrites in the drinking water. The water delivered to homes in the city has been deemed safe.

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