Despite Slow Start for the Day, Celebration Plaza is in Full Swing
Apr18
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Still no Love for SB1158
Apr13

Still no Love for SB1158

With the most recent check up on SB1158, absolutely NOTHING has happened with it as of yet.  The Hall-sponsored bill is still stuck in the Finance Committee of the Texas State Senate.  Not only stuck, but yet to even be read (or considered) by the committee.  Senator Hall actually explained another one of his bills to the Finance Committee last week, but even that bill was in effect “tabled” as no one else spoke for or...

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*UPDATE* Will McDonald’s Protests Come to Sulphur Springs?
Apr11

*UPDATE* Will McDonald’s Protests Come to Sulphur Springs?

McDonald’s Corp. announced April 1, 2015 that 90,000 of the 750,000 McDonald’s employees would receive a pay raise of one dollar above the local minimum wage starting in July, eventually reaching over $10 an hour. This pay raise only applies to establishments officially owned by the McDonald’s Corperation. Any franchise establishments that are owned by individuals are left out of this raise, unless the franchise...

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Diversified Minerals Begins Groundwork
Apr01

Diversified Minerals Begins Groundwork

Groundwork began on the new Diversified Minerals manufacturing facility. The facility is 45,000 square feet and is located at 46 Pioneer Parkway, west of CMH Road. The construction is being done by Dixon & Dixon Construction, the same company that is repairing and refurbishing the CNB Mortgage building. Diversified Minerals is a cement and construction/environmental product manufacturing company based out of Oxnard, California....

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Celebration Plaza Expands Restaurant Options
Mar24

Celebration Plaza Expands Restaurant Options

Some downtown businesses are being renovated as several more restaurants will be opening up in the near future. In the next six months a new Mexican food restaurant should be opening on Connaly Street. The owner’s vendor location has been a favorite at the downtown market for the past two years. On Davis Street, Momma Faye’s, a BBQ place is expanding to Sulphur Springs. They are currently located in Dallas’ Deep...

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