VIDEO: You can buy a bottle of whiskey for $25,000

KYTX CBS 19's Dana Hughey has the consumer corner report!…

Business notes: Industry notes across East Texas

OPENING Shazia Rafi and Geeta Sandhu will officially open Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant at 5221 S. Broadway Ave.

VIDEO: New Dunkin Donuts restaurant open in Tyler

The first of six Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants planned for East Texas opened this morning. Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, announced recently the signing of a multiunit store development agreement with franchise group, BG&E Investments, to develop five Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants and one Dunkin’ Donut

Luncheon to honor Hispanic business owners for their success

There are 16 businesses, professionals, volunteers and nonprofit organizations that are finalists for this year’s Hispanic Business Alliance Achievers Awards. The Annual Achievers Awards Luncheon, set for Oct.

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MADD of East Texas director to be on Chamber Radio show

Leslie Watson, executive director of MADD East Texas (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), will be interviewed this week on the Tyler Chamber Radio show. MADD’s mission is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage…

28 September 2014 [08:46 PM]
First stores officially open in new Village at Cumberland Park

About 100 people attended the ribbon cutting at The Village at Cumberland Park this morning to celebrate the first stores opening in the 78-acre shopping center. “It’s been a long process and we’re glad to be here finally,” Matt Wilson,…

26 September 2014 [11:54 AM]
Coming Soon to Village at Cumberland Park

STORE OPENINGS Tuesday: Vitamin Shoppe Friday: Gordmans and Kirkland’s Sept. 29: Petco Oct. 4: Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts Oct. 17: Dress Barn, Maurices Oct. 19: TJ Maxx Oct. 28: Massage Envy Oct. 29: Famous Footwear Oct. 31: Versona, Lane Bryant…

22 September 2014 [04:34 PM]
Insights to share with your wise elders

BY LEO ROSSLER, Tyler Social Security district manager While the baby boom era is behind us, the effects will live on. The number of people reaching the autumn season of life is higher than ever. In fact, the World Health…

20 September 2014 [10:34 PM]
Bureau's tips for baby safety month

Drowning, poisoning, burns and falls are some of the leading causes of child injury. BBB and the Center for Disease Control (CDC)…

20 September 2014 [10:10 PM]
Retiring to ranching workshop

By CHAD GULLEY, Smith County Extension Agent As a landowner or agriculture producer, do you ever have questions on whom to contact for various local, state and federal resources when it comes to your forage or livestock operations? When you…

20 September 2014 [10:07 PM]
Senate looks into tax reform, again

BY ALEX MILLS, Texas Alliance of Energy Producers The federal tax code is voluminous and complicated. Just about everyone who has filed a federal income tax return knows how complicated it can be. However, attempts to simplify and shorten the…

20 September 2014 [10:04 PM]
Tyler employment rate on par with state

The Tyler area last month saw an employment rate of 94.6 percent, continuing on par with the state. The local employment rate for August was a slight increase from the 94.5 percent experienced here in July, but a decent hike…

19 September 2014 [07:01 PM]
Buckner making bid for Meadow Lake parent company

BY CASEY MURPHY Buckner Retirement Services Inc. could become the largest not-for-profit senior living provider in the state if it follows through with plans announced Thursday to pursue an affiliation with or acquisition of Sears Methodist Retirement System,…

18 September 2014 [07:15 PM]
"Best practices' luncheon highlights advantages of hiring veterans

Veterans possess numerous desired characteristics, which serve companies well, area human resource professionals were told Tuesday during a Best Practices for Hiring Veterans Lunch & Learn. The event, hosted by the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce, the Tyler Veterans &…

16 September 2014 [06:54 PM]
Tyler home sales dip 2.8 percent

The Tyler area saw home sales dip by 2.8 percent in August compared to the same time a year ago. There were 347 houses sold last month, down from 357 units in August 2013, according to…

16 September 2014 [05:11 PM]
Chamber honors outgoing directors

Retiring officers and directors of the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce were recognized Tuesday during the monthly meeting. Chairwoman Rosemary Jones served as head of the board of directors for the last meeting and recognized Charles…

16 September 2014 [05:09 PM]