United Way Campaign Launches!
Sep23

United Way Campaign Launches!

The Hopkins County United Way drive is now underway! Campaign Chair Brandon Williams reports that the campaign is traditionally held during the month of October, however, following the kickoff meeting on September 21, some of the volunteers have already begun contacting businesses and individuals who are ready to give! This year’s goal is $165,000 which will be dispersed among 17 organizations which have been chosen as this...

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Chamber Cuts Ribbon at Reed’s Auto Detail
Sep08

Chamber Cuts Ribbon at Reed’s Auto Detail

Owner Dylan Reed cut the ribbon on a new family business on Wednesday September 7, 2016. Reed’s Auto Detail is located at 207 Fuller Street.  On hand were employees, family and friends to welcome the new business. Share...

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Latson’s Going Green By Putting In Solar Panels
Aug08

Latson’s Going Green By Putting In Solar Panels

Last Thursday, Latson’s Office Solutions Inc. received 30 solar panels. Mike Horne, owner of Latson’s explained that getting solar panels “made sense financially” as the payback ended up being 4 and 1/2 years for a solar panel that would last from 20-30 years. Latson’s qualified for a USDA grant that paid for 25% of the cost, and they also received a 30% tax credit. Horne elaborated on how the company...

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Sulphur Springs Christian Preschool New Location Undergoes Renovation
Aug05

Sulphur Springs Christian Preschool New Location Undergoes Renovation

The Sulphur Springs Christian Preschool, located in the Factory Stores of America outlet mall on 614 Bill Bradford Rd, has begun renovations on its new location. The new site for SSCP will be the old Sulphur Springs Athletic Club at 1129 Industrial Dr E, and is set to open for the start of the new school year on  August 22nd. “For anybody that calls and enrolls their kids before the August 15th, we will be waiving their registration...

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Start Saving Today for Tomorrow’s College Bills
Aug02

Start Saving Today for Tomorrow’s College Bills

If you have young children, you might be planning for their summer activities. But you also might want to look even farther into the future — to the day when your kids say “goodbye” to their local schools and “hello” to their college dormitories. When that day arrives, will you be financially prepared to pay for the high costs of higher education? Consider this: For the 2013–2014 academic year, the average cost (tuition, fees, room...

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New Main Street Addition: Lyndsay’s Plates + Provisions
Jul21

New Main Street Addition: Lyndsay’s Plates + Provisions

Lyndsay’s Plates + Provisions puts a modern twist on pure, home-cooked food. They take their customers back to the basics with food that is made from scratch. Lyndsay’s believes that food should have intention, every ingredient taken into our bodies should be given thought. The vision of Lyndsay’s is to provide the convenience people need without losing nutrition in the meantime. On Monday, July 25th, 2016,...

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Schlotzsky’s Ribbon Cutting
Jul21

Schlotzsky’s Ribbon Cutting

  On Wednesday evening, Schlotzsky’s held a friends and family VIP event. The Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting was first on the list of events followed by a presentation from a representative from the State Senate. After ceremonies, those who were in attendance were offered a free meal. This was the first time the Schlotzsky’s team of employees got hands on experience with serving customers. Schlotzsky’s grand...

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Schlotzsky’s to Open July 21st
Jul18

Schlotzsky’s to Open July 21st

Schlotzsky’s on Gilmer Street is set to open at 10 am on July 21st. On the day of the grand opening, door prizes and give-aways will take place all day. Once they’re opened, the first 100 to purchase a 6 pack of Cinnabon cinnamon rolls will receive one free small original sandwich per week for an entire year. Schlotzsky’s is locally owned and operated and they commented, “We look forward to making Sulphur...

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Bookworm Box Packing Party!
Jul01

Bookworm Box Packing Party!

On Friday July 1st, The Bookworm box held their monthly packaging party to create their subscribed book boxes. In an interview with Lin Reynolds, Colleen Hoover’s sister, who manages the public relations for the company she explained how each month’s packing parties work. 100% of the box subscriptions profit goes to charities. This month’s charities include; The Rotary Club, No Place for Hate, Margie Long Scholarship...

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Diversified Storage Systems Continues Shipping Operations
Jun30

Diversified Storage Systems Continues Shipping Operations

Diversified Storage Systems, located on 46 HC Pioneer Parkway in Sulphur Springs, has been operating in Sulphur Springs since January of 2016 at their 50,000 sq.ft. location. The business was started in 1998 in California with Diversified Minerals until customers began speaking of a lack of proper storage units for their product. “The other side of the business is Diversified Minerals, which is a company that makes specialty...

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