It’s last call for bread sticks. Sherman’s Little Italy Ristorante will close its doors Tuesday after six years of slinging spaghetti and moving mozzarella. Proprietor Dana Tennyson said the shuttering is owed to an escalating dispute between her landlord and a nearby neighbor over a poorly located grease trap.
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WHITESBORO — Riding the momentum gained from opening its first store in Grayson County last year, the Brookshire Grocery Company announced this week the purchase of land in Whitesboro for a second store. Brookshire broke into the Grayson market last year when the grocery store chain opened a location in Pottsboro.
Four members of Sherman’s Planning and Zoning Commission voted Tuesday night to prohibit a free-standing cell phone tower on a tiny piece of land off U.S. Highway 82 at Hickory Street, citing local ordinances. Zone Systems, Inc. Representative Peter Kavanagh said the tower would have closed a major coverage gap in the middle of the city and provided 4G Internet access inside businesses and homes around the Town Center development.
NOVO 1, which operates an inbound call center in Denison, will be experiencing some changes over the next few months, after it was announced last week that the company will be combined with a Michigan-based Glencoe Capital company called Dialogue Marketing into a new company named DIALOGDIRECT.
Denison-based Main Street Lumber was recognized and received awards from a trade publication for its technological innovation within the industry during a recent trade conference in Florida.
WHITESBORO — Dennard’s Farm Supply has called Texoma home for well over a century. The feed and farm supply store has changed locations multiple times and expanded in the 124 years since R.E. Dennard set up shop in Sadler, its focus has remained squarely in Texoma where it opened for business in 1890. While it has been over 80 years since the farm supply and feed business moved from Sadler to Whitesboro, the memories it has created across the region over the years remain.
The Texas Workforce Commission reported that over 17,000 jobs were created across the state in December in a press release issued on Friday. The Commission reported that over 252,000 jobs were created state-wide in 2013, bringing the end of year unemployment rate to 6 percent for the state.
Ending weeks of speculation, the Irving-based parent of Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurants said early Thursday it has agreed to be purchased by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management LLC in an all-cash deal valued at $1.3 billion.
Stephens Media CEO Ed Moss announced a new executive leadership team on Monday for the company and its flagship newspaper, the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
The Denison Development Alliance’s final regular meeting of the year was highlighted by optimism for the city’s economic development in 2014.