To encourage business growth of all types in the region, local business leaders in Denison held a seminar on small business franchising on Thursday at the Grayson College Viticulture Center. The seminar, entitled “Career Security Through Franchise Ownership,” focused on teaching potential entrepreneurs about the realities of franchising while also dispelling the myths.
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Love’s Travel Stops continues to expand its network of compressed natural gas fueling facilities for heavy-duty trucks and passenger vehicles.
Denison Mayor Jared Johnson presents Fred Ruiz with a proclamation declaring August 21, 2014 Fred Ruiz Day and a key to the city at the 50th anniversary party held at the Denison Ruiz Foods plant Thursday afternoon. The company also celebrated the Denison plant’s expansion which is expected to begin production next week. The expansion is adding several hundred new jobs and has brought millions in new investment by the company.
For eateries located near Sherman’s ongoing Loy Lake Bridge construction project, it’s the best of times or the worst of times, depending on which side of the bridge a business calls home. The closing of the bridge six weeks ago bifurcated Sherman Town Center shopping center from Sherman Commons, creating a dichotomy in the process. Since then, it’s been a tale of two sides of the city.
The cash registers were busy at Sherman Town Center Saturday afternoon, as young families shuffled through the check-out lines like any other weekend. But it wasn’t any other weekend, at least not for those purchasing back-to-school supplies and clothing. For those families, the end of the check-out line was punctuated by a thing of beauty: “TAX: $0.00.” Texas’ annual Tax Free Weekend was a reason for them to smile.
WASHINGTON— All Americans may soon be able to get help from 911 just by sending a text message.
EDMOND, Okla. — Oklahomans are seeing some of the lowest gas prices since 2010, falling 26 cents since June 27. But events occurring in the Middle East and in Ukraine could reverse the trend, the auto club AAA reports.
DURANT, Okla. — The past week has had its highs and lows for the business community in Durant. While the Choctaw Casino Resort announced the next phases of a $275 million expansion, the news was somewhat marred by the announcement that JCP Specialty Foods, which produced sausage and other meat products locally for over 50 years, will be ceasing operations in Durant.
After a series of disappointing earnings reports, executives for Whole Foods Market hoped Wednesday’s quarterly numbers would win back favor from investors.
Love’s Travel Stops is bringing compressed natural gas to more of its customers in Oklahoma, the company announced Tuesday.