Called, committed - Ed Thompson: Improved businesses bring in more money

Ed Thompson grew up being thankful for what he had. The developer believes he demonstrates that with the work he is doing to revitalize north Tyler. Thompson, who worked at Goodyear for mo 20 April 2014 [10:47 PM]

Dilapidated to Destination: Bow Plaza latest renovation project

  Ed Thompson wants to bring north Tyler back to being a destination. After about three years of work, he completed renovations to his second retail center in north Tyler. Thompson, 20 April 2014 [06:56 PM]

Starbucks opens mall kiosk

  The Starbucks kiosk at Broadway Square Mall is open. At 9 a.m. Tuesday, the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce and mall officials will celebrate with a ribbon cutting ceremony. A sampli 20 April 2014 [04:19 PM]

Fourth Walmart Supercenter in the works

  Don Simmons has been working for more than a year to bring a Walmart Supercenter to the east side of Tyler. Simmons, of Simmons Real Estate, said he believes they are getting close 20 April 2014 [08:38 PM]

Coldwater Creek to close all stores

Coldwater Creek Inc., a woman’s apparel and accessory retailer, will be shuttering its stores, including the one in Tyler, after filing for bankruptcy. Idaho-based Coldwater Creek Inc 20 April 2014 [11:41 PM]


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Coldwater Creek to close all stores

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Obama must stop the 'war on cows'

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TxDOT workers to work on East Texas roads this week

The Texas Department of Public Safety workers will be in eight counties working on and repairing East Texas roadways this week. Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress and flaggers will control traffic. Motorists…

20 April 2014 [11:09 PM]
Railroad bypasses college town and Larissa is history

One of the oldest towns in Cherokee county that was hailed for its devotion to education and its deep historical roots blew off the map after the Civil War. The town of Larissa was once situated northeast of Jacksonville off…

20 April 2014 [10:55 PM]
Tyler PD looking for robbery suspect

The Tyler Police Department is looking for a man who robbed a Tyler Gas station Sunday evening. Officers were called to Food Fast, 4725 Troup Highway at 8:50 p.m., said Sgt. Adam Colby. The clerk told officers an African-American man…

20 April 2014 [10:15 PM]
Hispanic business alliance taking scholarship essays

The Tyler Hispanic Business Alliance is inviting Tyler area graduating high school seniors to participate in the Mayra Cedillo Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest. Ms. Cedillo died in 2003 at the age of 19 after a wreck involving a drunken…

19 April 2014 [11:36 PM]

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Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and…

20 April 2014 [08:02 PM]