VIDEO: Apple Pay Q&A: What you need to know

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card. But don't leave your wallet or purse behind quite yet: Despite a few dozen retail chains pledging support for…

VIDEO: Several major airlines increasing air fares

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Business notes, October 20

STORE OPENING Famous Footwear is opening a new store in The Village at Cumberland Park shopping center in Tyler on Oct. 29 and announced plans for its grand opening events.

Christina Fulsom receives Community Impact Leader Award

Christina Fulsom’s mission is to ease people’s suffering. “The idea that people are hurting upsets me to no end,” she said.

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Business notes, October 20

STORE OPENING Famous Footwear is opening a new store in The Village at Cumberland Park shopping center in Tyler on Oct. 29…

19 October 2014 [09:51 PM]
Champions for Children executive director featured on Chamber Radio

Smith County Champions for Children Executive Director Jackie Cannon will be featured on this week’s Tyler Chamber Radio show. Champions for Children provides education, mentoring, tools and support to caregivers, teachers, and parents to help children achieve their full potential.…

19 October 2014 [08:34 PM]
Fort Worth bank's merger with Southside closer to final

TYLER and FORT WORTH (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Southside Bancshares, Inc. ("Southside") (Nasdaq:SBSI) announced that at its special meeting held yesterday, shareholders approved the issuance of shares of Southside common stock to stockholders of OmniAmerican Bancorp, Inc. ("OmniAmerican") (Nasdaq:OABC) in connection…

15 October 2014 [01:05 PM]
VIDEO: Home Depot VP to become JCPenney CEO

Home Depot executive vice president Marvin Ellison has been named president and CEO-designee at J.C. Penney. Ellison, 49, starts Nov. 1, but…

14 October 2014 [09:41 AM]
Tyler Chamber supports state Proposition 1

Scott Haywood, president of Move Texas Forward, stopped in Tyler Monday to ask the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for their support of Proposition 1 during the upcoming Nov. 4 general election. If passed, Proposition 1 would…

13 October 2014 [08:33 PM]
Tyler home sales up more than 25 percent in September

Home sales in the Tyler area skyrocketed in September, up 25.78 percent from the same time a year ago. “There were a lot of closings in September,” Jason Gregory, president of the Greater Tyler Association of Realtors, said. “Every Realtor…

13 October 2014 [08:21 PM]
PATH executive director featured on Tyler Chamber Radio show

Gregg Grubb, executive director of PATH (People Attempting to Help), is interviewed on this week’s Tyler Chamber Radio show. According to PATH, 175 new families need assistance every month. During Coats for Kids, PATH is collecting winter coats for children…

12 October 2014 [10:08 PM]
Business notes, Oct. 13

NEW HIRE Discovery Science Place announced hiring Whitney Patterson as development director. She previously served as director of development for Meals On…

12 October 2014 [09:50 PM]
Veteran and Industry Partnership (VIP) creates jobs for veterans

The Texas Workforce Commission announced the launch of the Veteran and Industry Partnership (VIP), an initiative to create jobs for veterans and supply a skilled and ready workforce for some of the state’s most high-demand industries. The Texas Workforce…

12 October 2014 [09:09 PM]
Made in East Texas: Cleveland Steel Container

MAKER: Cleveland Steel Container in Kilgore ANNIVERSARY: Cleveland Steel Container gave its Kilgore manufacturing plant employees a half-day off recently to celebrate the company’s 50 years of success. According to a Kilgore Economic Development Corp. report, Cleveland Steel chairman and…

12 October 2014 [09:05 PM]
First trampoline park opening in Tyler

Rachel and Jared Guthrie are bringing the first trampoline park to Tyler. They are converting two vacant spaces on Capital Drive into…

12 October 2014 [08:58 PM]
Bealls has a special treat for some customers this Saturday

Bealls department store at Broadway Market Center will surprise some of its customers in the checkout line on Saturday. From 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. corporate leadership will be visiting the Bealls store to surprise random customers by paying for…

10 October 2014 [11:22 AM]
BBB issues warning about 'most dangerous celebrities'

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about the “Most Dangerous Celebrities,” whose names and photos are most often used by scammers. Along with security technology company McAfee, BBB is alerting people about the problem of click baiting and…

01 October 2014 [11:50 AM]