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By MEDCO - Special to Marshall News Messenger | Jul 10, 2018

Marshall EDC opens discussion through this series about the community, economic growth, and the status of various projects.

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Jul 10, 2018

Press Release:  Office of the Governor of Texas - July 10, 2018

CNBC today announced that Texas has been named America's top state for business in 2018. CNBC unveiled Texas as the top state for business during their live broadcast from Enchanted Rock, and Governor Greg Abbott joined the program on location to discuss the announcement immediately after. The number one ranking was determined by CNBC following an extensive study of all 50 states based on 64 metrics in 10 categories of competitiveness.

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By Special to the News Messenger - Marshall News Messenger | Jul 9, 2018

In celebration of 75 years in business, Bear Creek Smokehouse will be opening a new General Store in November, with a soft opening tentatively planned for mid-October.

“We are so excited to finally announce that the General Store will be opened this fall,” Vice President Robbie Shoults said. “This has been a dream of ours for many years. Our family would sit around the conference table and dream about the day we would be able to make this idea come to life.

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By Marshall EDC - Special to Marshall News Messenger | Jul 8, 2018

Marshall EDC is funded by a percentage of the overall local sales tax paid in Marshall, TX.  For every $1 spent on items in Marshall requiring sales tax, Marshall EDC receives 3/8ths of a penny or $0.00375.  Over the course of recent years that comes to approximately $1.4 million annually.  $1.4 million may seem like a lot of money, however, it pales in comparison to neighboring competitors, including Kilgore and Longview, who received $2.5 million and $4.9 million, respectively, in sales tax allocation alone... Read More

By Marshall EDC - Special to Marshall News Messenger | Jul 8, 2018

Accountability in Agreements

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By Marshall EDC - Special to Marshall News Messenger | Jul 8, 2018

Have you ever wondered how incentives are offered?  Marshall EDC provides insight in the process.

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By Robin Y. Richardson - Marshall News Messenger | Jul 8, 2018

Following their announcement to invest in an unprecedented $4.5 billion renewable energy project, AEP SWEPCO is now awaiting the green light from regulatory commissions to move forward with their proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project, which is projected to lower customers’ energy bills, tremendously, by delivering wind power.

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By Special to the News Messenger - Marshall News Messenger | Jul 8, 2018

Recently, the National Civic League presented the All-America City #Show Your Shield Award to the City of Marshall at the 2018 All-America City Award conference in Denver, Colorado.

The purpose of the #Show Your Shield contest was to help recognize All-America Cities from throughout the country and showcase all the ways in which cities have used the National Civic League’s AAC logo or shield to recognize their All-America City award.

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By Staff Reports - Marshall News Messenger | Jun 28, 2018

Hobby Lobby in Marshall announced this month that its new store in the Marshall Mall, now called “Marshall Place” is set to open in early August, according to a statement from Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. headquarters in Oklahoma City.

The arts, crafts and home decor super store is set to open in the mall’s former JCPenney location. Workers were putting last touches to the interior and wiring on Wednesday and outdoor signage was set to arrive for installation next week.

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By Marshall EDC - Special to Marshall News Messenger | Jun 17, 2018

SEVEN Networks (SEVEN) is not your traditional Marshall company.  Founded in 2000 in the heart of Silicon Valley California, SEVEN, specializes in mobile device management and optimization software.  These are high-tech jobs requiring high-tech employees.  In 2015, after substantial recruiting efforts by MEDCO, SEVEN moved its corporate headquarters from San Carlos, CA to Marshall, TX.

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