Tag Archive: College Station

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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Dec 20 2013

Do not drink and drive

This holiday season, Gregg County and local city law enforcement will be out in force and cracking down on drunk drivers throughout the region with aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement. The sad reality is that Texas continues to lead the nation in drunken driving fatalities, and the holiday period is especially dangerous. …

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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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Sep 17 2013

Soil testing deadline extended

The deadline for the Gregg/Upshur County Soil Test Drive has been extended to Fri., Sept. 20, 2013 to allow gardeners and forage producers’ ample opportunity to turn in samples of their soil(s) for fertility analysis. The Gregg/Upshur Soil and Water Conservation District has graciously teamed up with the Gregg County A&M AgriLife Extension Service for …

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Jun 19 2013

Ambassadors take part in hospitality training

The 2013 Texas Friendly Hospitality Instructor Training at Texas A&M University in College Station saw literally hundreds of hospitality professionals attend. Longview Tourism Services Manager Margie Harris and Longview Mainstreet Manager Kayla Cantey, both Longview Chamber of Commerce members, were in attendance. The Chamber’s commitment to providing development programs and building community leadership was well …

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