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November 25, 2020

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State approves funding for Cypress River Airport

Approximately $300,000 for Cypress River Airport was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission at its October meeting. The funds will be used for planned airport improvements, which includes: Design/construct pavement improvements A project consultant was previously selected; work will begin this winter. Project costs will be funded through Marion County and TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant Program,

Marshall Economic Development Corporation

Major Distributor Expands Operations to Marshall

The Marshall Economic Development Corporation (Marshall EDC) is pleased to welcome and announce the expansion of Channel Control Merchants of Texas, LLC, (CCM) to the Marshall, Texas area. Channel Control Merchants owns and operates Dirt Cheap, the largest retailer of customer returns, and marked out of stock merchandise in the United States.  Dirt Cheap will

Marion County Takes Aggressive Approach to Ensure Safe Re-Opening

Jefferson, Texas – As Texas begins to re-open for business, County Judge Leward J. LaFleur takes the lead with proactive measures to ensure the health and safety of Marion County Residents and visitors are top priority.“Life has changed since the Coronavirus. Our residents and visitors need to feel safe and secure in Marion County. With

Walmart to reduce opening hours in order to restock shelves

Temporary Changes to Our Hours to Better Serve Customers March 14, 2020By Dacona Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Walmart U.S. “I could not be prouder of our associates and what they continue to accomplish for our customers. I don’t think any of us have been through an experience like this, and we

East Texas 100 Club logo

East Texas 100 Club Ribbon Cutting in Marshall, Texas

On Friday, January 17th, 2020, from 10 am until 11 am, the Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce will be holding a ribbon-cutting event for its newest member, the East Texas 100 Club, along the north side of the Historic Harrison County Courthouse in Marshall, TX (at Houston and N Washington).  Local East Texas 100 Club board members will be

Welcome WATCO Transportation Services, LLC

The Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce is honored to welcome WATCO Transportation Services, LLC, one of the largest short line railroad holding companies in the U.S. with 41 short line railroads operating on more than 5,100 miles of track, as well as 31 industrial contract switching locations. WATCO’s Mechanical Services operates at 19 locations with

Tony Juays, CPP

EAST TEXAS Photographer One of Only 3% Certified in the Nation

Tony Juays of Juays Photography joins a prestigious group as a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) Tony Juays, CPP of Juays Photography in Marshall, Texas has earned the Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) designation from Professional Photographers of America (PPA). Juays earned this designation after completing an intensive program that measures his artistic and technical competence. Professional

A Better Super Bowl | NFL Hyundai Super Bowl LI

Millions of people watched Super Bowl LI. But without our troops, this day wouldn’t be possible. This year, Hyundai made their Super Bowl better. They couldn’t come home, so we brought home to them. Watching the Super Bowl is amazing, but watching it with the ones you love is better.

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