Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep 21

Kilgore College awarded

Kilgore College has been honored with the designation of “Military Friendly School” by G.I. Jobs, the premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and veterans …

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Sep 21

AT&T opens new store

AT&T recently opened a new  4,000-square-foot retail store in Broadway Square Mall, at 4757 S. Broadway Avenue in Tyler to address the growing demand for advanced wireless and wired products and services. The retail store features a state-of-the-art, hands-on design to engage shoppers and provide a “try before you buy” service experience. Trained consultants provide …

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Sep 21

Turning Tyler pink

To raise awareness of women’s cancer, Tyler Firefighters urge area public safety officers, businesses, schools and citizens to wear pink on Monday, Oct. 3 to show that “Tyler cares enough to wear pink”. The entire community is invited to come to the Downtown Square in their pink shirts for the third annual TURN TYLER PINK …

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Sep 21

Cost of Texas’ drought

By Tom Pauken   Devastating wildfires across Texas in recent weeks have been the most visible evidence of a year-long drought that Texas officials have declared to be the worst on record. Behind the highly visible carnage caused by the fires, the drought also has inflicted a toll on the Texas economy that will have …

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Sep 21

Film festival tickets on sale

Tickets for the inaugural Downtown Tyler “Show Us Your Shorts” Film Festival are now available at www.tylerfilmfest.com. The festival is set for Oct. 12-15 at Liberty Hall, 103 E. Erwin. Prices range from $7.50 to $50, and all nightly tickets provide the holder a full evening’s entertainment, said Beverly Abell, department leader for the City …

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Sep 21

The 411 on prepaid cards

By Jason Alderman According to Gail Cunningham, spokesperson for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, we live in a credit-dominated society. “Without a checking or savings account,” she says, “it’s difficult to cash payroll, Social Security and unemployment checks; you need a credit or debit card to shop online, book a flight or rent a …

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Sep 21

GSMC balloon times beat national average

A recent study by the American Heart Association has significantly lowered the national average on “door-to-balloon” times for angioplasty patients. The national study, recently published in the August 2011 release of Circulation:  Journal of the American Heart Association, stated that between 2005 and 2010 average times adjusted down from 96 to 64 minutes. Good Shepherd …

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Sep 21

Texas adds jobs

Texas’ private sector continued to grow in August, with 8,100 jobs added. Texas’ total nonfarm employment was up over the year for a total gain of 253,200 nonfarm jobs, despite declining by 1,300 jobs in August. This most recent annual growth brings total nonfarm jobs in Texas to 10,615,000. Texas has experienced positive annual job …

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