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Groundbreaking July 29 for new Baylor Scott & White Health Burnet clinic

New Baylor Scott & White clinic a booster shot for Burnet

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON While the groundbreaking July 29 at the new site of Baylor Scott & White Health’s Burnet clinic was ceremonial, it represented the health care provider and the Burnet Economic Development Corporation digging in for the community’s future. “I look at this as an economic engine as well as for the health care,” […]

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Texas Workforce Commissioner Julian Alvarez (kneeling) signed a $52,500 ‘check’ during a May 3 presentation to Highland Lakes economic leaders in Marble Falls. The commission matched contributions by three area economic development corporations to support educational efforts in several high-demand careers. Joining Alvarez at the ceremony were Pat McDowell (standing, left) of the Llano EDC, Burnet City Manager David Vaughn, Marble Falls EDC Executive Director Christian Fletcher, and Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area CEO Paul Fletcher. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

TWC grant to fund training for high-demand jobs in the area

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Texas Workforce Commissioner Julian Alvarez said the last time he was in Marble Falls, as a high school sports official, he was booed. On May 3, he was cheered. (more…)

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The Burnet Economic Development Corp. is purchasing 13.51 acres on U.S. 281 and Houston Clinton Drive. The tract allows for a number of development opportunities for the city. Graphic courtesy Burnet EDC

With Burnet EDC land purchase, area would be open for business

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The city of Burnet opened up development opportunities during the regular City Council meeting Feb. 26. (more…)

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Burnet EDC looks at whether city has room for another hotel

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS After a recent convention visit, Burnet officials were approached about the possibility the city could support another hotel. To find out, the Burnet Economic Development Corp. voted Jan. 25 to contract for a feasibility study. (more…)

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Winery strikes deal to lease Badger Building from Burnet EDC

Winery strikes deal to lease Badger Building from Burnet EDC

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — A San Saba-based winery has agreed to a deal with the Burnet Economic Development Corp. to lease the Badger Building, which is undergoing more than $1.5 million in renovations, on the downtown square, officials said. (more…)

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At least five of about 25 proposed homes are under construction by a private developer on 13 acres off Westfall in Burnet, officials said, due to the cultivation of the housing market by the city’s economic development corporation.

Program ‘catalyst’ for more low-cost home construction in Burnet

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — A public-private partnership served as a “catalyst” for a private developer to begin work on dozens of single-family homes on 13 acres adjacent to Burnet City Cemetery, officials said. (more…)

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Burnet Economic Development Corp. has decided to sell a 21-acre planned commercial park on Texas 29 to free up funding for Badger building renovations. The historic building is located on the Burnet County Courthouse square. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Burnet to sell 21-acre commercial park for Badger building funding

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY BURNET — Economic Development Corp. officials have shifted gears on planned development projects by putting a 21-acre commercial park up for sale and moving forward on the renovations of an historic courthouse square building. (more…)

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