FIRST ANNIVERSARY— Stoney’s Liquor in Cameron celebrated its first anniversary with a ribbon cutting and by joining the Rockdale Chamber of Commerce. Full Story
Thorndale welcomes new businesses
Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce met in their regular monthly meeting on Aug. 1 at the Downtown Café in Thorndale. This meeting was rescheduled from the previous week. Following the minutes and financial report, the directors heard committee reports. Full Story
State’s sales tax holiday weekend Aug. 17-19
AUSTIN—Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers they can save money on everything from pens, jeans and shoes to backpacks and other items priced under $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17-19. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Troy L. Shesler Sr. dba Top Notch Tree Workers (v. 1,177, p. 675).
Catherine R. Halfmann dba Halfmann Real Estate (v. 1,177, p. 717).
Debbie Schulze dba H.O.P.E. Ministry (v. 1,177, p. 719). Full Story
‘10 commandments of work’ heard at annual convention
Went to the TCCE annual convention a few weeks ago and heard a very dynamic speaker, Glenn Shepard. The following are his 10 commandments of work:
1. Raises are earned, not given.
2. Leave your home life at home.
3. If you’d wear it to the state fair, don’t wear it to work. Full Story
Just another form of debt
My son is 22 and about to enter the Navy as an officer. He’s been offered a Career Starter Loan. His plan is to invest the money and let it grow while he’s in the service. I’m not sure this is a good idea. What do you think about it? Full Story