After being temporarily closed due to an ongoing investigation into foodborne illness claims, Don Juan’s Mexican Restaurant, located at 2200 Victory Drive, is reopen for business. The restaurant was officially closed Jan. 15 for approximately five days.
JEFFERSON — Despite the Krewe of Hebe’s 32nd annual Mardi Gras Upriver 2021 event being canceled and postponed until 2022 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, several Jefferson businesses are doing their best to make sure the good times still roll this Mardi Gras holiday.
JEFFERSON — A Jefferson business owner has now added the title of author to her resume as she fulfills one of her lifelong dreams with the release this week of her published book, “She Rises for Tomorrow.”
During a month long holiday event at Shreveport Aquarium, businesses and organizations were asked to show their Christmas spirit by sponsoring and decorating a tree for the aquarium’s first annual Christmas tree decorating contest.
PHOENIX – While millions of people may know their credit card limits, they may never have stopped to ask some critical questions about how those spending limits can affect their financial lives.
When you begin investing, you’ll generally assess your comfort with risk, as your investment choices will be guided at least partially by your risk tolerance. But once you actually experience the ups and downs of the market, this tolerance could be tested.
Now under new ownership, Raw Iron Gym in Marshall has expanded what it offers; now making the 24 hour gym a one stop shop for those looking to make getting healthy their New Year resolution.
The holidays are a time of giving, but they are also a time of great need. Food insecurity continues plaguing families and individuals across the country, with an estimated 1 in 6 at risk of hunger as a result of COVID-19. This is compared to a pre-pandemic number of 1 in 9 struggling with f…
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for cybercriminals as many consumers are rounding out their end of year giving and getting some last-minute deals with end of year sales. With the increase in online shopping and donation activity due to C0VID-19, BBB has seen a dramatic spike in online scams. BBB reminds consumers and donors to use caution when conducting online transactions through the end of the year.
The Marshall-Harrison County U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that Terence Helton of Marshall was elected to represent his local administrative area during the recent county committee election.
Brookshire's and Super 1 Foods pharmacies expect to receive their initial COVID-19 vaccine allotments on Christmas Eve and are encouraging those currently eligible to get the vaccine to schedule an appointment.
Many of us probably felt that 2020 lasted a very long time. But now that 2021 is upon us, we can make a fresh start – and one way to do that is to make some New Year’s resolutions. Of course, you can make these resolutions for all parts of your life – physical, emotional, intellectual – but …
Austin Bank recently honored a group of 80 employees with a combined total of 1,225 years of experience as recipients of the Bank’s 2020 Service Awards. Marshall employee Debbie Perkins was recognized for her outstanding work and 15 years of service with the company.
JEFFERSON — Those looking for a more spooky twist to their holiday festivities this year can head on over to the bayou city of Jefferson and the newly re-opened Historic Jefferson Hotel for the first ever, “Haunted Holiday Investigation.”
HALLSVILLE — A new salon has just celebrated its grand opening and Hallsville Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting, just in time for folks to get that new hair do before the Christmas pictures.
Want some advice about scams? Stay calm. Con artists use that feeling of alarm to trick victims to acting before they can think. BBB Scam Tracker is seeing reports of a con that claims that your Amazon, Paypal, or other account has been compromised. Scammers hope you’ll panic and fall for th…
Have your retirement plans changed because of COVID-19? If so, you have plenty of company. Nearly 40 percent of those planning to retire say the pandemic has disrupted their intentions, according to the Edward Jones/Age Wave Four Pillars of the New Retirement study. You might have been think…
JEFFERSON — Guests to Salon Rouge Spa in Jefferson next Friday will have a chance to consult with stem cell therapist Gail McBride and her team of doctors and specialists, Salon owner Brooke Bradley-LaFleur said Friday.
JEFFERSON — Visitors flocked to downtown Jefferson on Saturday to grab a warm cup of Wassail during the fourth annual Jefferson Wassail Walk and to visit the Candlelight Tour of Homes.
With United States and Canada close to approving a COVID-19 vaccine, government officials expect scams to emerge as distribution begins. Watch out for everything from phony treatments to phishing messages.
As the year draws to a close, it’s fair to say that we’ve all learned something about the social, political, physical and environmental forces that have affected everyone. And, in some ways, our lives will be changed, perhaps permanently. But as an investor, what lessons can you learn from 2020?
The University of Texas at Tyler’s Small Business Development Center in Longview has temporarily expanded its outreach by opening an office in Marshall.
Thanks to the global pandemic keeping people at home, the popular video conferencing platform Zoom has seen usage grow exponentially in 2020. Naturally, this has attracted the attention of hackers and scammers. With a huge user base to target, con artists are using old tricks in new scams to…
We’re nearing the end of 2020 — and for many of us, it will be a relief to turn the calendar page on this challenging year. However, we’ve still got a few weeks left, which means you have time to make some year-end financial moves that may work in your favor.
Local businesses in Marshall are gearing up for the holiday season that started with Black Friday this week and continues throughout the weekend.
Nov. 28 offers a chance for locals to show support for area businesses on Small Business Saturday with many businesses downtown and throughout Marshall participating.
JEFFERSON — East Texans looking for a delicious way to warm up from the chilly weather can head over to the bayou city for the fourth annual Historic Jefferson Wassail Walk.
BECKVILLE — Merket Christmas Tree Farm in Beckville is gearing up for its 31st year of selling Christmas trees beginning at noon on Thanksgiving Day and it can’t come a moment too soon as East Texans are champing at the bit to get Christmas underway.
JEFFERSON — Those looking to get into the Christmas spirit can step aboard the Historic Jefferson Railway’s annual Christmas Express train set to depart on Nov. 27 in downtown Jefferson.
mLife Diagnostics LLC of Marshall announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Emergency Use Authorization, or EUA, for the mLife True saliva COVID-19 collection kit for testing at Express Gene Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory of Miami, Florida.
Cadence Delivery, an Amazon Delivery Service Provider in Texas, recently celebrated its one year business anniversary, owned by Marshall native and retired Army veteran Philip Tatum.
With many people shopping for gifts on a budget this holiday season, scammers are taking advantage of the demand for pricey gaming consoles by promoting fake deals on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 PRO, and the new PlayStation 5. Be sure to use caution when buying a console online.
Your employer-sponsored retirement plan is a valuable asset. But sometimes things happen that can affect the status of your plan. So, for example, if you work for a hospital that changes ownership, and you have been participating in a 403(b), 457(b) or 401(k) retirement plan, what should you…
Like everyone, you want to remain physically and financially independent throughout your life. But if you lose some of this freedom, the last thing you’d want is to become a burden on your family. How can you keep this from happening?
The holiday shopping season is upon us. With the pandemic, many local in-person events, such as popup holiday markets or craft fairs, have moved online. Scammers are creating phony copycat events that charge for admission and steal your credit card information.
HALLSVILLE — The Hallsville community came together on Thursday to show some love to East Texas military veterans and first responders during the Hallsville Chamber of Commerce Veterans and First Responders Appreciation Dinner at Hallsville High School.
HARLETON — Guests wanting to increase their holiday decorating skills while enjoying delicious wine and desserts in a beautiful East Texas venue can purchase their tickets now for Enoch’s Stomp Vineyard and Winery’s Christmas “Decorate with Dylan” event set for Sunday.
JEFFERSON — The Animal Protection League, a low-cost traveling veterinarian service, celebrated its official ribbon cutting in Jefferson on Monday through the Marion County Chamber of Commerce.
Longview’s newest downtown living option could be ready for move-in later this month, with workers putting the finishing touches on Heritage Tower inside the historical building at 208 N. Green St.
Thought we had seen the end of COVD-19 scams? Think again! Scammers are sending out text messages promoting participation in phony clinical studies.
As 2020 draws to a close, you might wonder how you can improve your tax situation – especially in terms of your investments. Here are a few year-end ideas to consider:
HALLSVILLE — Harrison County Sheriff Elect B.J. Fletcher will be making his first official appearance as the guest speaker at the annual Hallsville Chamber of Commerce Veterans and First Responders Appreciation Dinner set for Nov. 12 at Hallsville High School.