It was a packed house at the Rockdale Workforce Center Tuesday afternoon as the local business community gathered to say “good-bye” to Denice Doss. Full Story
Jobless rate jumps back above 10 percent
U.S., Texas rates rise slightly; neighboring counties also see increase
Unemployment numbers across the state are looking better, but that is not the case for Milam County, according to reports released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).
Jobless numbers rose a full point for the month, up to 10.8 percent. The rate is up half a point from the same time in 2010 where 10.3 percent of county residents were unemployed. Full Story
Last week of an 11 year journey
This is my last week at the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce. I leave with excitement on the new venture and a sadness because I will miss this place. I will miss the people who call because they know the Chamber is the place with all of the answers. We are definitely the “go-to” place and people recognize that and depend on us to have those answers. Full Story
STONEY’S START UP–
Grand opening and Cameron Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremonies were held for the new Stoney’s Liquor in Cameron on Friday. Full Story
Doing business as.... Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Kelli Ann Allison dba Live Oak Storage (v. 1,151, p. 500).
Charles Ottis Ellis dba Padex USA (v. 1,151, p. 646).
Leanna H. Applegate and Main Group LLC dba Elements (v. 1,151, p. 650). Full Story