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Business Roundup: News in brief from across the Highland Lakes

Here’s a quick look at business happenings in the area for the week of Nov. 12: NEWS • Grand Bank of Texas recently signed a definitive merger agreement with BancorpSouth Bank. Grand Bank has branches in Marble Falls and Horseshoe Bay. • Putnam funeral services has expanded into Bertram. Bertram Funeral Home recently opened at […]

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Grand Bank of Texas will be acquired by BancorpSouth Bank, based in Tupelo, Mississippi, after a definitive merger agreement was signed Nov. 13. Grand Bank of Texas has two branches in the Highland Lakes: Horseshoe Bay and Marble Falls (pictured). Staff photo by Jared Fields

Grand Bank of Texas signs merger agreement with BancorpSouth

FROM STAFF REPORTS Grand Bank of Texas — with locations in Marble Falls and Horseshoe Bay — signed a definitive merger agreement with BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE: BXS), according to a BancorpSouth Bank media release Nov. 13. (more…)

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Median prices for homes sold up in September from 2017

Median prices for homes sold up in September from 2017

FROM STAFF REPORTS The September housing report from the Highland Lakes Association of Realtors shows close to a 25 percent increase in median prices for homes sold compared to September 2017. (more…)

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Area ranchers to gather in Fredericksburg on Oct. 18

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is hosting a ranch gathering Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds in Fredericksburg. (more…)

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Business Roundup: News in brief from across the Highland Lake

Here’s a quick look at business happenings in the area for the week of Oct. 8: NEWS • The Marble Falls EDC approved the sale of two properties in the city’s Business and Technology Park. • A sales office for the Lofts at 99 Main has opened. The planned development next to the Marble Falls Public Library […]

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The Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. approved the sale of two properties in the city’s Business and Technology Park in north Marble Falls during its regular Oct. 10 meeting. File photo

Marble Falls EDC approves two property sales in Business and Technology Park

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. board approved the sales of two properties in the city’s Business and Technology Park during its regular meeting Oct. 10. (more…)

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Jardin Corona Mexican Restaurant will be the newest addition to the Marble Falls food scene in early 2019. The restaurant is the latest in a list of new restaurants in the Highland Lakes. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Downtown Marble Falls Mexican food eatery latest in list of area restaurant additions

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Foodies in the Highland Lakes can look forward to one new addition coming to downtown Marble Falls in early 2019. (more…)

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Business Roundup

Business Roundup: News in brief from across the Highland Lakes

Here’s a quick look at business happenings in the area: ANNIVERSARIES • Save the World Brewing Co. is holding its fourth anniversary party from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Read more at 101HighlandLakes.com. EVENTS • Central Texas Hay Production Workshop is Thursday, Oct. 18, at Burnet County AgriLife Extension building, 607 N. Vanderveer in Burnet. Barbecue […]

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Business Roundup: News in brief from across the Highland Lake

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At a recent tour of the Hill Country Memorial Obstetrics Department, nurses Wynter Doyal (left) and Rene Griffin greeted prospective parents and displayed a ‘baby box’ designed to keep an infant safe while sleeping. Courtesy photo

Business Roundup: News in brief from across the Highland Lakes

Here’s a quick look at business happenings in the area: ANNIVERSARIES • Save the World Brewing Co. is holding a fourth anniversary party from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Tickets are on sale. Six new beers have been added, and there will be food vendors. The brewery has expanded its outdoor seating area and parking. Family-friendly […]

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August median house prices rise in the Highland Lakes from 2017

August median house prices rise in the Highland Lakes from 2017

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS MARBLE FALLS — August median home prices rose significantly for closed sales in the Highland Lakes, according to the Highland Lakes Association of REALTORS. The median price in Burnet County rose 33.8 percent to $339,500 from August 2017 and 30.5 percent in Llano County to $349,000 for the same period. (more…)

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Business Roundup: News in brief from across the Highland Lakes

Here’s a quick look at business happenings in the area: ANNIVERSARIES • Save the World Brewing Co. is holding a fourth anniversary party from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Tickets are on sale. Six new beers have been added, and there will be food vendors. The brewery has expanded its outdoor seating area and parking. Family-friendly […]

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Commercial permits show two businesses are moving into this building at 609 U.S. 281 in Marble Falls. The building will house the offices of G. Gray Services and Braced Orthodontics. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Business Roundup: News in brief from across the Highland Lakes

Here’s a quick look at business happenings in the area: ANNIVERSARIES • Torr Na Lochs vineyard and winery is celebrating three years from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, with live music by John Arthur Martinez and local food vendors. It is located at 7055 Texas 29 West in Burnet. EVENTS • Kingsland Chamber of Commerce […]

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Business Roundup

Business Roundup: News in brief from across the Highland Lakes

Here’s a quick look at business happenings in the area: ANNIVERSARIES • Torr Na Lochs vineyard and winery is celebrating three years from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, with live music by John Arthur Martinez and local food vendors. It is located at 7055 Texas 29 West in Burnet. COMING SOON • Ultra-premium tea and […]

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U.S. Rep. Roger Williams (at the head of the table) held a round table discussion Aug. 23 with Marble Falls leaders. Williams, who represents the Texas's 25th congressional district, has made it a priority during his time in office to work on behalf of small businesses and 'Main Street America.' Courtesy photo

Congressman Roger Williams in Marble Falls for business-focused round table

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — U.S. Rep. Roger Williams continued his whirlwind tour of Texas’s 25th congressional district with a stop in Marble Falls on Aug. 23. (more…)

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Business Roundup: News in brief from across the Highland Lakes

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Grant creates plumber training program at Central Texas College

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Almost 100 new plumbers will be needed in the Highland Lakes in the next five years, according to a statistic from state labor boards. This is due to new subdivisions, businesses, and other growth. (more…)

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Attention job seekers! Workshop series, employment fair can help

Attention job seekers! Workshop series, employment fair can help

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — Brittany Cavness noticed a trend — and saw a way the Marble Falls Public Library could help its patrons. “About 50 percent of the people who use our computers are writing résumès, are looking for a job, and applying for one online,” she said. (more…)

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Burnet County livestock producers may be eligible for drought disaster assistance

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM LAMPASAS – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency is offering assistance to eligible ranchers and livestock producers in Burnet County through its Livestock Forage Disaster Program for grazing losses incurred in 2018. (more…)

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Dr. Matthew Rogers is an interventional cardiologist at Baylor Scott & White Specialty Clinic-Marble Falls. Courtesy photo

Baylor Scott & White Specialty Clinic in Marble Falls welcomes new cardiologist

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM MARBLE FALLS — Baylor Scott & White-Hill Country Region welcomes interventional cardiologist Matthew Rogers to the staff at Baylor Scott & White Specialty Clinic-Marble Falls. (more…)

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Hill Country Memorial physical therapist Ginny Brown examines high school student Joel Jenschke’s knee. The Fredericksburg hospital is offer free orthopedic and physical therapy evaluations to middle and high school students on Saturdays from Aug. 18-Nov. 10. Courtesy photo

Hill Country Memorial offers free Sports Injury Clinics to middle, high school students

FREDERICKSBURG — Returning for the start of the 2018 school year, Hill Country Memorial’s Sports Injury Clinics will provide free orthopedic and physical therapy evaluations to middle and high school students.  (more…)

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July housing report: Median prices up in Burnet and Llano counties, closed sales down

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS MARBLE FALLS — The July housing report shows increased median prices in Burnet and Llano counties, according to the Highland Lakes Association of REALTORS. (more…)

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Dr. Curtis Copeland (left), family medicine physician at Baylor Scott & White Clinic-Marble Falls, along with Dr. Adam Racusin, orthopedic surgery, and Dr. Brian Ransdell, dermatology and Mohs surgery, both of Baylor Scott & White Specialty Clinic-Marble Falls, made the Texas Super Doctors: Rising Stars Edition 2018 list in the July 2018 edition of Texas Monthly. Courtesy photos

Three Marble Falls physicians make Texas Super Doctors: Rising Stars list

SPECIAL TO DAILYTRIB.COM MARBLE FALLS — Three Baylor Scott & White physicians in Marble Falls representing Baylor Scott & White-Hill Country Region were featured in the July 2018 issue of Texas Monthly in its list of Texas Super Doctors: Rising Stars Edition 2018. (more…)

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Hill Country Memorial inpatient nursing team members join hospital leaders with the Healthgrades 2018 Outstanding Patient Experience Award: Director of Patient Experience Holly Schmidt (left), Jose Ramirez, Sarah Rush, Katie Oslin, CEO Jayne Pope, Erin Yzaguirre, Kristen Lyle, Chief Nursing Officer Maureen Polivka, Derrad Fawcett, Cari Behrends, and Randall Masters. Courtesy photo

Hill Country Memorial earns eighth Healthgrades award for outstanding patient experience

FREDERICKSBURG — Hill Country Memorial recently earned its eighth consecutive Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades, a national health care quality rating institution. (more…)

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Highland Lakes Title named Tasha Comstock manager of its Horseshoe Bay office, 9650 RR 2147. Comstock has spent 16 years with Highland Lakes Title, most of it in the Kingsland area. Overall, she has 23 years of title industry experience. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Highland Lakes Title names longtime agent Tasha Comstock its Horseshoe Bay manager

FROM STAFF REPORTS HORSESHOE BAY — After 16 years of primarily serving the Kingsland market for Highland Lakes Title, Tasha Comstock is relocating. (more…)

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An environmental group critical of a planned Sandy Creek dredging operation has offered development recommendations to government leaders and private companies in charge of decisions about granting permits. Photo courtesy of Collier Materials

Environmental group offers ‘good neighbor’ suggestions for mining operations

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY SUNRISE BEACH VILLAGE — Environmental groups and government entities have drafted resolutions and proposed stricter oversight on the burgeoning mining industry as planned dredging operations await word about permits from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. (more…)

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