Tag Archive: Austin

Jul 02 2014

Push to rein in predatory payday and auto title lending gains momentum

In an effort to rein in abusive practices by payday and auto title loan businesses, Midland is the latest municipality to pass Texas’ unified ordinance, which sets basic affordability standards for payday and auto title loans and helps borrowers avoid a never-ending cycle of debt. “Our state has some of the most lax oversight of payday and auto title …

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Apr 29 2014

Technology takes root

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging residents to beat the summer rush at driver license offices across the state by renewing their license or identification card early or online. The summer months are typically one of the busiest times of year at driver license offices, and many eligible Texans can skip the …

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Mar 11 2014

Excellence award:Kilgore College selects NISOD recipients

Kilgore College is proud to announce its recipients of the annual National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Awards. This year’s honorees from KC include Lori Truman, English instructor; Michele Daniels, speech instructor; and Paul Wills, psychology instructor. It also includes Minnie Stevens Piper nominee Paul Buchanan, geology instructor. NISOD’s Excellence Awards recognize …

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Jan 30 2014

Mayor endorses Fish

In an unprecedented move, Jay Dean, Mayor of Longview has endorsed Kimberly Fish for Commissioner Precinct 2.    The endorsement  came on a biting, cold east Texas morning in front of the Gregg County Courthouse with several of Fish supporters watching.    Without mincing words, Dean said, “Kimberly is very passionate about the spirit of …

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Dec 15 2013

Payday Lenders Pimping Again

We all know how the holiday season can stretch family budgets to the limit. Starting before Halloween, consumers are bombarded by commercials selling sparkling jewels, the latest high-tech craze or the newest must-have toy. It’s no wonder that more and more strapped-for-cash Texans may be tempted to turn to payday and auto title loans as …

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Nov 21 2013

Jack in the Box® Launches Donation Drives

Jack in the Box® Launches Donation Drives Benefitting The Salvation Army and Operation Homefront   Austin, Waco, Killeen, Bryan, College Station, Tyler and Temple, Texas, November 4, 2013 — At a time when most folks start planning for their families’ Thanksgiving celebrations, local Jack in the Box® restaurants are launching Jack’s Giving Donation Drive, to …

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Nov 20 2013

Rep. David Simpson announces re-election bid

Representative David Simpson (R-Longview) officially announced his campaign for re-election to the Texas House, District 7, with the support of a long list of prominent Republican party leaders and area elected officials. “Representing the people of District 7 is a great privilege and responsibility,” said Simpson Tuesday. “If the people choose to elect me again, …

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Oct 08 2013

Guitar great:Guitarist Monte Montgomery returns to Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall is pleased to announce the return of blues guitarist, Monte Montgomery on October 18 at 8 p.m. Montgomery is well known around East Texas and was named one of the “Top 50 All-Time Greatest Guitar Players” by Guitar Player Magazine in 2004; he’s been called everything from “guitar-god” to the “answer to the …

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