McKenzie Gibson has loved to bake since she was a little girl, and at age 21, she’s made this passion into a career, opening a new bakery called Kenzie’s Cakes and More in Carthage.
Bringing a new puppy into the home can be fun and rewarding, but without proper research and consideration, the process can be frustrating, expensive and heartbreaking. With the recent local incidents of pet breeders and sellers exercising questionable business practices, BBB reminds consume…
Hurricane season officially began on June 1, and according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) initial outlook for 2019, we can expect up to 15 named storms and eight hurricanes with as many as four reaching Category 3 or higher through the end of the season on No…
Teachers and property owners might have survived the 86th Legislative Session that ended Memorial Day, but the plumbers didn’t.
Summer is officially right around the corner and many parents are beginning to search for a safe, rewarding summer experience. Parents have a wide range of choices when it comes to choosing summer activities.
The Marion County Commissioners will hold a regular meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 30 on the second floor of the county courthouse annex, 114 W. Austin St., Jefferson.
The Harrison County Commissioners will hold a regular meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 29 in the commissioners courtroom of the Harrison County Courthouse in Marshall.
The Capital One drive-up location at 100 N. Columbus Street in Marshall recently closed on May 9, but the lobby location and ATM on 100 N. Bolivar Street remain open, officials said.
The end of the school year marks the beginning of the busy summer travel season, and whether you’re planning a road trip with family or an exotic getaway, a little planning will go a long way towards making your trip a safe one.
TYLER — The East Texas Leadership Summit was held May 17 at Tyler Junior College in Tyler. This is the second annual summit presented by the Hispanic Professional Association. This year’s focus was “Connecting to Make an Impact.”
The city of Marshall’s health inspections office closed down the Sonic Drive-In at 901 E. Grand Ave. (US Highway 80) on Friday, May 17, due to health code violations.
Gateway Tire & Service Centers will offer free oil changes Saturday to all veterans, active military and bereaved partners to honor the sacrifice of all those who have served our country.
JEFFERSON — Jefferson residents looking for employment should have no trouble in the coming months, thanks to the work of Jefferson Economic Development Corporation (JEDCO).
Better Business Bureau serving Central East Texas (BBB) is hosting the next Lunch.Learn.Lead workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, May 13 at the West Campus of Tyler Junior College, 1530 S SW Loop 323, Tyler.
TATUM — A Rusk County man suing his former employer at a Nacogdoches County biomass plant will have his case heard by the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals later this spring.
Last week, Louisiana Tech MBA student Ryan Walters returned with the SEVEN Networks team from a weeklong trip to the company’s office in Hangzhou, China.
Local merchant Suzzane Planchard is the owner of The Brass Trunk, a Marshall business that has been at its same location for more than three decades.
With the median price at $956 for a one-bedroom apartment according to the Texas Comptroller, it’s more important than ever for renters to make educated decisions before choosing an apartment or other rental property.
Nestled in historic Avinger off Texas 49, 15 minutes west of Jefferson, one could blink, keep driving and miss the entire downtown. However, there is at least one compelling gastronomic reason to spend a bit of time in Avinger: Five D Cattle Company Steak House & Meat Market.
Think children are immune from identity thieves? Think again. Children have become prime target for identity thieves because, in part, they lack financial experience, meaning they have clean credit. The Better Business Bureau serving Central East Texas urges parents to use caution when filling out forms with their child’s personally identifiable information.
Some area cities posted double-digit increases in sales tax proceeds over the past year, while many had small increases and others fell short, according to a report released this week from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar.
A Missouri developer is moving ahead with plans to build a 45-unit apartment complex for seniors in the Harrison County portion of Longview.
April is National Pest Management Month, and if you’re like many people, the sight of a creepy crawly creature will have you on pins and needles. When your pest problem gets too big for a flyswatter, consider reaching out to a professional service. In 2018, more than 450,000 people turned to Better Business Bureau for information on pest control services.
Texas business leaders who helped draft legislation banning cities from implementing employment benefit ordinances now fear those measures might be imperiled after a bill they thought was a slam dunk became ensnared in a fight over protections for LGBTQ workers.
Dallas-Houston bullet train developer Texas Central Partners LLC said its project could be delayed by a provision added to the Texas Senate’s proposed 2020-21 budget Wednesday, even though the company is not planning on using state funds to build the high-speed rail line. The company said la…