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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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Michael Wright shows his opposition to a planned quarry and rock crusher on 281 acres next to the Double Horn Creek subdivision during a Sept. 8 rally. Wright, who lives in Double Horn Creek, fears the facility would increase the amount of dust and traffic in the area. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Residents rally against planned quarry, rock crusher between Spicewood neighborhoods

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON SPICEWOOD — More than two dozen people braved a potential storm Sept. 8 in an effort to stop a planned quarry and rock crusher being built between the Double Horn Creek and Spicewood Trails subdivisions. (more…)

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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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The Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. presented a $72,994.34 check to Baylor Scott & White Health as the final payment in a $2.5 million agreement for providing new jobs and extending utilities after opening its Marble Falls hospital in 2012. Pictured are EDC board members Ryan Nash (left), EDC Executive Director Christian Fletcher, John Packer, Bramer Owens of Baylor Scott & White Health, Steve Reitz, Lindsay Plante, Jane Marie Hurst, Chris Beck of Baylor Scott & White Health, Mark Mayfield, and Judy Miller. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Marble Falls EDC hears updates on hospital job creation, new brewery, city projects

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. board members heard updates about city projects, the progress of Baylor Scott & White, and a new brewery at their regular meeting Sept. 5. (more…)

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

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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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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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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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David Gorman (left), president of the Texas Professional Insurance Agents, presented Theresa Friesenhahn of Salem Insurance in Marble Falls with the 2018 Customer Service Representative of the Year during a May 19 ceremony in Arlington. The TPIA gives the award to a customer service representative who has helped improve an agency’s operation, served the clients in a unique or extraordinary way, engaged in the community, and helped advance the insurance industry. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls insurance agent wins Texas Customer Service Rep of the Year award

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — As a customer service representative for Salem Insurance, Theresa Friesenhahn loves taking care of her clients, and while she can take care of both personal and commercial clients, she focuses on one particular group. (more…)

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Chevrolet Buick Marble Falls earned the GM Mark of Excellence Award for both Buick and Chevrolet brands for the staff’s efforts in 2017. It’s the only dealership in Central Texas to receive the awards. This is the second year in a row the Marble Falls dealership has garnered the honors, which is quite impressive considering its only been under its current ownership for about 2½ years. Pictured are President Greg Wessels, office manager Lauren Duran, GM District Manager Robert Owusu, new car sales manager Jason Duran, used car sales manager Damon Farmer, service manager Geoff McElroy, parts manager Rand Bettencourt, and manager Matt Wessels. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Chevrolet Buick Marble Falls wins GM Mark of Excellence awards for second year in a row

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — Just moments after GM District Manager Robert Owusu awarded Chevrolet Buick Marble Falls with the GM Mark of Excellence Award for both Buick and Chevrolet brands on June 6, the management and staff slipped off and went back to what they do best: taking care of customers and the […]

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Aaron Farmer of The Retail Coach will present a free program geared toward small-business owners looking to succeed in a world dominated by online retail giants. Courtesy photo

Marble Falls EDC hosting small business presentation on how to compete in Amazon-size world

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — If you’re the owner of a small business, especially a brick-and-mortar retail shop, your world shifted — well, actually endured an 8.0 earthquake — when online giant Amazon and other e-commerce sites started booming. (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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Attention, H-E-B shoppers: New Marble Falls store opens Feb. 9

Attention, H-E-B shoppers: New Marble Falls store opens Feb. 9

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — When the new H-E-B throws open its doors Feb. 9, shoppers will not only find more space but a department for all your Highland Lakes needs as well as Curbside Service and a much larger selection for wine lovers. (more…)

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A 23,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, located between Burnet and Marble Falls, is expected to be operational by the end of December. Jewell, an Oldcastle company, announced the facility will focus on growing Oldcastle’s concrete and mortar brands. The manufacturing unit will also bring new employment opportunities to the area, according to company officials. Courtesy photo

State-of-the-art manufacturing facility between Burnet, Marble Falls opening soon

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — People driving U.S. 281 between Burnet and Marble Falls might have noticed workers building a new manufacturing facility just on the north side of the railroad tracks between the two communities and wondered what it was. (more…)

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A manufacturing company could lay down stakes on 16 acres in the Marble Falls Business and Technology Park in an area where Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. officials cleared the way for new development. File photo

Manufacturing company considering move to Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. officials have taken steps to coax a manufacturing company to the city on several acres in an area of the Marble Falls Business and Technology Park opened for development with a roadway extension. (more…)

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Jack and Virginia Walker of Sandstone Street Bed and Breakfast in Llano show off their new ‘hardware’ after Better Business Bureau officials presented them with the Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Ethics. Sandstone Street Bed and Breakfast is only one of four businesses in a 105-county area honored with the award. Courtesy photo

Llano’s Sandstone Street Bed and Breakfast wins BBB’s Torch Award for Ethics

FROM STAFF REPORTS LLANO — When you do things right, you sometimes get rewarded. That’s what Virginia and Jack Walker and their staff at Sandstone Street Bed and Breakfast learned Sept. 13. (more…)

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Rene Jackson was aiming for 30 years in the Army, but a second bout with cancer cut his goal short by two. Many veterans ponder what they’ll do after a military career, but after careful research and study, Jackson settled on selling pizzas. Jackson and his wife, Sandra, who works in the Pentagon, are opening a Little Caesars franchise in Marble Falls. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

After military career and cancer battle, veteran opening Marble Falls Little Caesars

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — Chicken wings and $5 pizzas weren’t on Rene Jackson’s radar about six years ago. The then-Army lieutenant colonel was wrapping up three decades of military service. “My plan was to put in 30 years,” Jackson said. Then, cancer struck. This wasn’t the first time either. “I fought cancer twice. […]

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Time isn’t just passing by for Great Escapements clock repair in Lampasas

Time isn’t just passing by for Great Escapements clock repair in Lampasas

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON LAMPASAS — The constant “tick-tock” fades into the background after a few minutes, but at the hour, half-hour, and quarter-hour, chimes ring out. Some are loud enough to cause a visitor to Jason Soule’s shop to look up. (more…)

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U.S. Rep. Roger Williams (R-Austin) visits with Marble Falls-area business owners during an Aug. 17 stop. Williams held the Small Business Roundtable to share his Jumpstart America tax-reform plan with business owners and community leaders. Williams, who represents the 25th District of Texas, outlined eight things he’d like to pass, including cuts to personal income tax, corporate taxes, and payroll taxes. Go to williams.house.gov to look at the plan. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

U.S. Rep. Williams in Marble Falls touting tax cuts, Main Street America

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — U.S. Rep. Roger Williams laid out his vision for boosting the U.S. economy to Marble Falls-area business owners and community leaders during a Small Business Roundtable on Aug. 17 at the Market on Avenue H. (more…)

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Bertram’s Texas Pecan Cake Shop wins first in HEB’s Quest for Texas Best contest

Bertram’s Texas Pecan Cake Shop wins first in HEB’s Quest for Texas Best contest

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON BERTRAM — The days of baking only a handful of Lorraine’s Original Texas Pecan Cakes at a time might be over for Bridget and Will McCoy after the couple nabbed first place in the 2017 H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best contest. (more…)

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H-E-B employees will begin temporarily parking on a newly constructed lot on the Marble Falls Middle School property at the intersection of Pony Circle and Bluebonnet Drive until the new grocery store is completed in the summer of 2018. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Marble Falls ISD cuts deal with H-E-B for temporary employee parking

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Crews are clearing the way for a lot on the Marble Falls Middle School property as part of an agreement between the school district and H-E-B for temporary employee parking while the new store is being built. (more…)

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