Economy Story

Hunt County
11:00 am
Wed September 24, 2014

'Buy and Support Local' week comes to Commerce

Credit Jerrod Knight

Texas A&M University-Commerce has teamed up with Commerce ISD, the City of Commerce, and the Hunt Hospital Board to bring Buy and Support Local week to Commerce. Individuals from each group are encouraged to shop at local stores during the week of October 5-11 to support the community.
 

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Economy
9:52 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

NerdWallet: Greenville among top 10 Texas "Cities on the Rise"

Jerrod Knight

This week, consumer finance website NerdWallet crunched some numbers from a study 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.

Some of the factors contributing to the high rank, according to this post, were:

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Opinion
1:58 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Local diner shutting down the grill is sad news

Burton's Family Restaurant in Sulphur Springs will be closing after Saturday.
TripAdvisor

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.

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Opinion
1:19 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

The 'elephant in the room' in Commerce

Image from The Kilted Monkey's facebook page.

It's good news that the Kilted Monkey – Commerce’s oddly named but charming pub – is reopening, after a few weeks' absence.  Commerce needs more quirky, funky hangouts for townies and students alike that give the place the character of a true college town.

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The Kilted Monkey
8:46 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Commerce pub to close after seven months

The Kilted Monkey will close its doors after business on April 27th, 2013.

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.

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Economy
9:19 am
Mon September 17, 2012

Proposed Waterpark Goes Before Greenville Citizens

David Alvey Blue Ribbon News

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. 

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Budget
9:24 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Plant Closings Begin to Take Toll on Local Budgets

GREENVILLE - The Greenville Electric Utility System’s budget for the new fiscal year is expected to reflect the loss of one of the local electric utilities’ biggest customers.

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Business
12:08 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Mary of Puddin Hill to Reopen

Mary of Puddin Hill in Greenville, Texas
frontporchnewstexas.com

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.

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Economic Development
12:03 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Long-Awaited Crossroads Mall Renovation Underway

Construction begins at Crossroads Mall as August 2012 comes to an end.
Scott Harvey

The multi-million dollar project was announced in March as collaboration between the City of Greenville and mall owners.

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Economy
3:04 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Area Cities, Schools Work Toward Budget Approval

401(K)2012 Flickr

In Commerce, the proposed tax rate for the new fiscal year is the same as last year, $0.82 per $100 valuation.

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Economic Development
8:44 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Waterpark for Greenville?

Hawaiian Falls in Roanoke, TX

GREENVILLE -  The proposed entertainment venue could be constructed in the city's Towne Center development along Interstate 30.

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Economic Development
2:11 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Total Equipment and Service Moving Into Greenville

TEAS President Barry Beadle cuts the ribbon at a February ceremony
http://www.total-equipment.com/photos

GREENVILLE - A North Texas company which provides services to the oil and gas industry setting up shop at the site of the vacant Woodgrain Millwork building, which closed last fall.

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Economy
8:23 am
Thu August 2, 2012

TCIM Services in Paris to Close, Consolidate Dozens of Jobs

www.tcim.com/index.html

PARIS - A global contact company with more than a decade of service in Paris is closing its operation by the end of the month.

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Economic Development
5:24 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

CEDC’s $90,000 Grant to Benefit Small Businesses

Bonnie Hunter, CEDC Executive Director
www.commercetx.org

COMMERCE - Commerce businesses pursuing projects that will help create jobs may be able to receive financial assistance through a revolving loan fund awarded to the city’s Economic Development Corporation.

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Economic Development
7:59 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Delta County Works to Bring Back Economic Development Corporation

Derrell London addressing the EDC steering committee on July 12
Jim Butler Cooper Review

COOPER - Funding and loan guarantee problems led to the dissolve of previous economic development corporations. Now a committee is refocusing efforts to bring more business to the community.

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