Chamber Connection – Sept. 19, 2019
Sep18

Chamber Connection – Sept. 19, 2019

The Chamber is celebrating a big day!!! We are hosting our very own Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Tuesday, October 1st at our new location, 110 Main Street in Sulphur Springs. We will host an Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with our ribbon cutting at noon. Please make plans to come celebrate with us! I have some more very exciting news! The Chamber of Commerce is currently selling our 2019 Hopkins County Christmas ornament. This...

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Chamber Connection – Sept. 12, 2019
Sep12

Chamber Connection – Sept. 12, 2019

By Lezley Brown, CEO & president, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce I have some more very exciting news! The Chamber of Commerce is currently selling our 2019 Hopkins County Christmas ornament. This ornament is the second of our series and features our beautiful Buford Park, the 50th Anniversary Stew Contest and beautiful oak trees under a starry sky. It is dated with the year, made with 24 karat gold, shatterproof, and VERY...

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Go Ahead Given For New Business Building On Gilmer Street, Plus An 8-Unit Building And 6 Quadplexes
Sep06

Go Ahead Given For New Business Building On Gilmer Street, Plus An 8-Unit Building And 6 Quadplexes

If you’ve driven down Gilmer Street at the Oak Avenue split this spring and summer, you most likely wondered what was planned for the property where the old house was removed. That is tabbed to become Stone Leaf Stone Leaf Addition Sulphur Springs City Council this week agreed to a request from GNZ Land Holdings, LLC, to combine several lots totaling 4.916 acres of property, just off Gilmer Street, into two lots. This will...

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Chamber Connection For Aug. 29, 2019
Aug29

Chamber Connection For Aug. 29, 2019

By Lezley Brown, President/CEO of Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce The 50th Anniversary of Stew Contest will be here before we know it! Cooks have begun reserving their spots, and it’s going to be quite a celebration. Just so you know, cook letters and entry forms have been mailed out. Your letter, if you cooked last year, should have arrived in the mail. However, if you need them, all forms are on our website at...

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Chamber Connection – Aug. 22, 2019
Aug22

Chamber Connection – Aug. 22, 2019

By Lezley Brown, president/CEO, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce The 50th Anniversary of Stew Contest will be here before we know it! Cooks have begun reserving their spots, and it’s going to be quite a celebration. Just so you know, cook letters and entry forms have been mailed out. Your letter, if you cooked last year, should have arrived in the mail. However, if you need them, all forms are on our website at...

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NextLink Breaks Ground On Sulphur Springs Site
Aug20

NextLink Breaks Ground On Sulphur Springs Site

Groundbreaking ceremony on Aug. 20, 2019, for NextLink Internet’s Sulphur Springs office Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County officials and community members welcomed NextLink to town Tuesday morning. The Texas-based high speed Internet and phone company kicked off construction of a Sulphur Springs location in Heritage Business Park beside Armorock and across from Load Trail. “We are glad to have NextLink here to contribute...

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NextLink To Break Ground at 9 a.m. Aug. 20 On New Sulphur Springs Facility
Aug19

NextLink To Break Ground at 9 a.m. Aug. 20 On New Sulphur Springs Facility

Construction will soon begin in Heritage Business Park on a new Sulphur Springs office for NextLink. The Weatherford-based company is expanding Internet coverage in rural areas across the state, and plans to open an office in Sulphur Springs within the next year. The office is expected to employ 15 people starting out, with plans to hire up to 20 people, most of whom will work in the field putting up towers to help make Internet...

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Channel 18:  Chamber of Commerce Open in their New Location
Aug12
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Tax Free Weekend Begins Friday, August 9th
Aug09

Tax Free Weekend Begins Friday, August 9th

During this annual sales tax holiday, you can buy most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) tax free from a Texas store or from an online or catalog seller doing business in Texas. In most cases, you do not need to give the seller an exemption certificate to buy qualifying items tax free. This year’s sales tax holiday begins Friday, Aug. 9, and goes through midnight Sunday, Aug. 11. The...

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Landmark Southside, Travel Time RV To Expand; Agreement Amended For Main Street Project
Aug08

Landmark Southside, Travel Time RV To Expand; Agreement Amended For Main Street Project

Sulphur Springs City Council at their August meeting approved two contracts and an agreement amendment which will impact three local businesses. Community Facilities Contracts Approval was given for Community Facilities Contracts for expansion of Travel Time RV and a Wildcat Way storage facility for Landmark Southside Storage, provided each meets the terms of the contract. Travel Time RV, 1811 West Industrial Drive. According to City...

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