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Signs in the window of Payless ShoeSource, 2713 U.S. 281 in Marble Falls, confirm the store’s closing as part of the company’s plans to shutter all 2,100 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Marble Falls store among 2,100 Payless locations closing

FROM STAFF REPORTS Three words, “SALE! CLOSING STORE,” confirm that Payless ShoeSource in Marble Falls is one of the 2,100 stores in the United States and Puerto Rico that are going out of business. (more…)

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Give ‘High Five’ to ‘mompreneur’ with grant contest vote

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO It’s not easy being a “mompreneur,” a woman actively balancing being a mom and an entrepreneur. Just ask Lerin Lockwood, the founder of Lion Latch. (more…)

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The February edition of the new The Picayune Magazine, in mailboxes starting today!

The Picayune Magazine hitting Highland Lakes mailboxes

The first edition of The Picayune Magazine is hitting mailboxes starting today. The full-color February publication came out Wednesday, Feb. 6, for home delivery. If you haven’t seen it yet, go check your mailbox. (more…)

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‘Shorthanded’ employers turn to Llano Job Fair on Feb. 7

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO Briley Mitchell, executive director of the Llano Chamber of Commerce, has talked to business owners across the area, and they all have a common problem. (more…)

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The Picayune then and now celebrates the community

The Picayune then and now celebrates the community

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON When Lee Alvey and her late husband, Dan Alvey, started The Picayune about 28 years ago, they weren’t out to change the world. They just wanted to help create a closer-knit Highland Lakes community. They envisioned The Picayune, even in its infancy, as a way to connect the community and the people. […]

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Home prices climbed in 2018, while sales fell from 2017

Home prices climbed in 2018, while sales fell from 2017

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Highland Lakes housing market slowed slightly in 2018 but saw median prices continue to increase. (more…)

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The Picayune newspaper growing into monthly magazine

The Picayune is growing up — again. In its almost 28 years as the eyes, ears, and voice of the Highland Lakes, The Picayune has evolved with the times. Jan. 30 will be the last edition of The Picayune newspaper to be thrown on your doorstep. Next month, look in your mailbox for The Picayune […]

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October flood impacts Highland Lakes housing market

October flood impacts Highland Lakes housing market

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS November’s local housing report offers the first full month of data to gauge the October flood’s impact on the Highland Lakes housing market. (more…)

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Paceline Collision in Marble Falls is one of the company’s nine Texas locations acquired by the Boyd Group.

Boyd Group acquires Paceline Collision Centers, including Marble Falls location

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Boyd Group announced on Dec. 17 the acquisition of Paceline Collision Centers’ nine Texas locations. (more…)

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Marble Falls EDC partners with workforce groups to help fill needed occupations

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS The Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. committed $46,900 to future job training in partnership with Workforce Network Inc. and Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area. (more…)

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Waste Management of Texas Inc. acquired Republic Services Inc. as of Dec. 1. Photo courtesy Waste Management of Texas

Waste Management takes over trash duties in several towns

FROM STAFF REPORTS Waste Management of Texas Inc. acquired Republic Services Inc. on Dec. 1, including municipal contracts and the operation of the Burnet County transfer station. (more…)

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Harbor Freight Tools has a permit to remodel the Designers Furniture Market building at 3300 U.S. 281 North in Marble Falls. The furniture business is in the final days of a sale before closing. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Tool store will take the place of Marble Falls furniture market

FROM STAFF REPORTS A nationwide tool store will move into the Designers Furniture Market building in Marble Falls. (more…)

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Granite Mesa Health Center held a ribbon-cutting for its new Dialyze Direct dialysis unit Nov. 27 at 1404 Max Copeland Drive in Marble Falls. Call (830) 693-0022 for more information. Courtesy photo

Business Roundup: New Kingsland Chamber officers, Christmas events, and more

Here’s a quick look at business happenings in the Highland Lakes for the week of Nov. 26: NEWS • Kingsland/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce recently elected officers and new directors. Officers elected Nov. 6 are President Susan Patten of Valentine Lakeside, Vice President Blake Sieck of Kingsland Insurance, Secretary Melody Yanniell of Prosperity Bank, and […]

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Lou Quallenberg of Llano won the Best Texas Style award for his piece ‘Larita’ at the annual Texas Furniture Makers Show in Kerrville. This is the eighth time Quallenberg has received the award. Courtesy photo

Llano artist wins eighth Best Texas Style award at Kerrville furniture show

FROM STAFF REPORTS Lou Quallenberg loves saving mesquite “one piece at a time” from the fire pit, opting instead to sculpt pieces of art out of them. (more…)

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October housing report: Flood affects Llano County closed sales; median prices up

October housing report: Flood affects Llano County closed sales; median prices up

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

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Business Roundup

Shop Small Saturday shines spotlight on local businesses

FROM STAFF REPORTS From Bertram over to Llano, down to Johnson City, and up through Marble Falls to Burnet — with a stop in Kingsland — the Highland Lakes is blessed with a great number and variety of small businesses. (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 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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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

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

Business Roundup: News in brief from across the Highland Lake

Here’s a quick look at business happenings in the area: (more…)

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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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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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