Firm’s location may indicate likelihood of fraud
COLLEGE STATION—When evaluating the risks associated with investing in a company, one telling detail might be its proximity to the Bible Belt, indicates research from the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. Full Story
The Rockdale Chamber is here to support YOU!
Chambers of Commerce have been in operation since 1770. Originally they were begun for promoting trade and training young men for commercial careers, especially overseas.
In the U.S. early Chambers undertook to promote the sale of goods. They organized markets, made and enforced rules of trade, and protected goods in transit. Full Story
Milam jobless numbers stay at 10.7%
County workforce numbers drop by 1,300; state rate 8.5%
Milam County’s jobless rate fell slightly to 10.7 percent in July, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.
Milam’s rate was based on a labor force of 11,341 with 10,125 working and 1,216 out of work.
Milam’s rate dropped one tenth of a point from June’s 10.8 mark. July’s 10.7 rate is the same in July 2009. Full Story
DOWNTOWN TEAR DOWN
Jeff Noack shows a skillful touch using this excavator to take down the old Lone Star Gas building on north Ackerman Street on Monday afternoon. Full Story
Time may be right to convert to Roth IRA
Do you regularly contribute to a traditional IR A? If so, you’re taking an important step toward building financial resources for retirement.
But it’s possible that you could take an even big ger step— by converting your IRA to a Roth IRA. And you may have an especially good opportunity to make this conversion in 2010. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Parviz Hedayatifar and Deborah Hedayatifar to 79 Auto Glass (v. 1,130, p. 50).
Jo Ann Barcak dba Rockin “B” Learning Tree (v. 1,130, p. 286). Full Story