New businesses an encouraging sign for our town
On Thursday Feb. 18, we will hold a ribbon cutting for Blue Willow
located at 225 Estelle St.
The owner, Rusty Gregory, says this is a licensed, certified child development center and serves pre-school 3-5 years old.
They are open 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and serve breakfast, two snacks and lunch. Full Story
Sales tax rebates down
December sales down 12% or more locally
As expected, with fewer temporary workers in town and an economy dealing with layoffs, December’s sales were down about 12 percent, according to the State Comptroller’s office.
Rebates for Februar y, which reflect December sales, showed a drop of 12 percent in Rockdale. Year-to-date (YTD) sales show a 16 percent decline. Full Story
Alcoa status report given to advisors
“What’s happening at Alcoa?” was the main question on the minds of members and visitors at the January meeting in Cameron of the Community Advisory Panel to Alcoa (Rockdale Operations)—CAPARO.
L oc at ion manager Royce Haws reported on environmental compliance, worker safety, jobs, and economics in response to CAPARO interests. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Abandonment of Assumed Names
Bobby Lehnert dba B&G Tractors & Equipment (v. 1,117, p. 779).
Bobby Lehnert dba Lehnert Tractor & Tire (v. 1,117, p. 781). Full Story