Economy Story

College Corner Cafe
3:00 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Another blow dealt to Commerce economy with CCC closing

Charmaine Bennett displays the specials for 4/24/12 at the College Corner Cafe.
Facebook College Corner Cafe

COMMERCE - Roughly 40 people, several of whom are students, find themselves unemployed following Sunday’s abrupt closing of the College Corner Café.

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Restaurant Closing?
1:51 pm
Sun June 3, 2012

College Corner Cafe: "Today is our last"

An empty parking lot in front of the College Corner Cafe hours after the business reportedly shut their doors for good Sunday.
Scott Harvey KETR

According to a facebook post from the Commerce burger joint, today is their last day of service, and doors are closing indefinitely.

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Economic Development
9:27 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Hopkins County plant to expand, another strong economic sign for region

Sulphur Springs News-Telegram

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Just three years after completing a $16 million expansion that doubled its plant size and added 130 workers, Bob Evans Farms Inc. says another expansion is planned at its Sulphur Springs facility. 

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Economic Development
9:32 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Discussion Continues on Plans for new Greenville Manufacturer

Location of former Woodgrain facility just off S.H. 66 southwest of Greenville
Google Maps

GREENVILLE - A second meeting is today between Greenville city officials and a North Texas business looking to occupy a vacant manufacturing plant. 

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7:49 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Vacant Greenville Plant to Aquire new Tenant, Perhaps Triple Size

Location of former Woodgrain facility just off S.H. 66 southwest of Greenville
Google Maps

GREENVILLE - On Wednesday, the Board of Development heard from officials with Total Equipment and Service who say they plan to use the former  Woodgrain Millwork facility for logistics, purchasing and as a warehouse. 

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6:46 am
Tue December 6, 2011

Hundreds to Lose Jobs as Plant Announces Closure

Jerrod Knight

GREENVILLE - Tough news for the local economy as officials with Greenville’s Newell Rubbermaid plant say they intend to close their doors next year. 

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Economic Development
11:22 am
Fri July 8, 2011

Greenville Industry with 63 Workers to Relocate

GREENVILLE – A press release Thursday from Woodgrain Millwork Inc. says their entire Greenville operation will move to West Des Moines, Iowa by late November.

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2:08 pm
Thu May 26, 2011

Covidien Plant in Commerce to Close, 309 Jobs Lost

COMMERCE – A global healthcare products leader that's been a significant player in the local economy is closing their doors, leaving more than 300 workers without jobs.

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