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The new H-E-B store on RR 1431 in Marble Falls is about seven weeks away from completion. Courtesy photo

New Marble Falls HEB store set to open Feb. 9

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — The wait for the grand opening of the new H-E-B store in Marble Falls is almost over. Officials announced the new store, which is 110,000 square feet, will open at 6 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9.  (more…)

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Angel Mitchell works on the Christmas tree at J&J’s on Main in Marble Falls. Shop owner Lindsay Burrow and many businesses in the Highland Lakes depend on people shopping locally. Since 2010, American Express has emphasized the importance of shopping locally through its annual Small Business Saturday: Shop Small promotion, which is Saturday, Nov. 25, this year. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Small Business Saturday shopping fuels growing Marble Falls economy

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — City and business leaders are promoting a “shop local” theme this holiday season to motivate shoppers to support mom-and-pop businesses and boost the local economy. (more…)

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Market Day on Main is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, along Main Street in downtown Marble Falls. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Market Day on Main attracts shoppers, boosts Marble Falls economy

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce hopes to coax locals and tourists alike to Market Day on Main this weekend, boosting sales and the economy and keeping customers coming back to the downtown shopping district year-round. (more…)

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Jessamyn Putnam of Putnam Cremation Advocates (left) visits with someone about cremation and the options available that aren’t always associated with funerals. Jessamyn and her husband, Chris, own Putnam Funeral Home in Kingsland. They noticed many customers steered away from traditional funeral homes and burials toward cremation. They opened Putnam Cremation Advocates, 206 Ave. H, Suite 204, in Marble Falls, in response to the changing needs of customers. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

New Putnam Cremation Advocates offers ‘different’ option in final arrangements

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON MARBLE FALLS — Walking into Putnam Cremation Advocates on the second floor of Market on Avenue H makes a person stop and wonder, “Where are the caskets?” It is, after all, a licensed funeral home. (more…)

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Marble Falls EDC workshops to help growing businesses

Marble Falls EDC workshops to help growing businesses

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — Business owners and their employees looking to grow their business and develop customer service excellence might want to attend one or both of the upcoming Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. workshops. (more…)

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Time2Eat on Main in Marble Falls will serve cafe-style food during breakfast and lunch. Staff photo by London Gibson

Local flavor on the menu at new Marble Falls Main Street restaurants

STAFF WRITER LONDON GIBSON MARBLE FALLS — While a surge of national food chains has hit Marble Falls, two new local restaurants on Main Street might just stanch the franchise flood, or at least keep a local flavor downtown. (more…)

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Northland moves to new Marble Falls location, plans to expand services

Northland moves to new Marble Falls location, plans to expand services

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — One of the largest cable TV, phone, and internet service providers in the Highland Lakes has moved its operations to a more visible location and announced plans to expand its services. (more…)

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Community support inspires Noon Spoon owner to reopen in wake of burglary

Community support inspires Noon Spoon owner to reopen in wake of burglary

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — Noon Spoon Cafe owner Jennifer Cayce credited community support and personal strength for her motivation to reopen two days after a destructive burglary at her eatery. (more…)

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Thieves burglarized the Noon Spoon Cafe, located in the 600 block of Broadway Avenue in Marble Falls, sometime overnight July 25-26, causing damage and forcing the eatery to close its doors for at least a day. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Thieves steal cash, cause damage at Noon Spoon in Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — A popular eatery closed its doors for at least a day after thieves took several hundred dollars and destroyed items in the kitchen area overnight, according to a Marble Falls Police Department report. (more…)

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Police search for clues in tree poisoning case at Blair’s Western Wear in Marble Falls

Police search for clues in tree poisoning case at Blair’s Western Wear in Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY MARBLE FALLS — A business owner has offered a $5,000 reward as Marble Falls police sift through surveillance video that might help catch a suspect in a tree poisoning incident on private property. (more…)

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New projects under construction, driving a thriving Marble Falls economy, include the Homestead Apartments, 1301 Max Copeland Drive in Marble Falls. Photo courtesy of Marble Falls EDC

New construction, sales tax growth drive spike in Marble Falls values

STAFF WRITER CONNIE SWINNEY  MARBLE FALLS — City leaders are taking steps to keep pace with infrastructure needs and skyrocketing property values as economic development officials report booming business permits and sales tax figures, according to a 2017 mid-year economic snapshot of Marble Falls. (more…)

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Alexandra Hahn, Michael Wall, and Connor Castillo were the first in line at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night before the new Chick-fil-A Highland Lakes franchise opened its doors at 6 a.m. Thursday. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Trio lined up the night before for the first bite of Chick-fil-A in Marble Falls

STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS MARBLE FALLS — Video games, Netflix, and college classes. That’s how three people made it from 11:30 p.m. to the 6 a.m. opening of Chick-fil-A Highland Lakes on April 27. (more…)

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Owners of new Marble Falls Chick-fil-A look to serve community more than chicken

Owners of new Marble Falls Chick-fil-A look to serve community more than chicken

STAFF WRITER JENNIFER FIERRO MARBLE FALLS — While Alan and Inda Williams have already made quite an impact on the city of Marble Falls by opening a Chick-fil-A restaurant, they’re aiming to have an even bigger one on the future of the community’s schoolchildren. (more…)

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Marble Falls H-E-B will be 'state-of-the-art' with expanded, new departments

Marble Falls H-E-B will be ‘state-of-the-art’ with expanded, new departments

JENNIFER FIERRO • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — When Marble Falls H-E-B store manager David Crail took the stage April 7 at the official groundbreaking of a new store, he said he was relieved to finally be able to reveal his big secret. (more…)

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Chick-Fil-A is expected to be open by summer this year at 2105 U.S. 281 North in Marble Falls. Photo by Karla Held

Marble Falls sees spike in health and food businesses

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — As the healthcare industry takes shape in Marble Falls, economic development officials reported an influx in related and ancillary businesses, including specialty clinics, fast-food eateries, and housing developments. (more…)

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Marble Falls EDC lays groundwork for Dallas-based sawmill company

Marble Falls EDC lays groundwork for Dallas-based sawmill company

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — A wholesale lumber business is set to cut a new pathway in the Marble Falls Business and Technology Park as economic development officials launch plans to extend infrastructure into a new corner of the property. (more…)

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Site of construction for Chick-fil-A in Marble Falls. Staff photo by Karla Held

Construction sign means Chick-fil-A closer to opening

Drivers along U.S. 281 in Marble Falls may notice a new sign announcing the construction of a new Chick-fil-A restaurant.

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Marble Falls city officials have credited new business such as Ross Dress for Less on U.S. 281 as well as population growth for spurring 2016 sales tax collection figures. File photo

New stores and growth boost sales tax collection in Marble Falls

CONNIE SWINNEY • STAFF WRITER MARBLE FALLS — When 23-year-old Becca McCrocklin arrived home from college, she resettled into quite a different town with more retail outlets and eateries than when she first left. “We have more options. It definitely shows that we’re growing,” McCrocklin said. “It’s not considered a small town anymore.” (more…)

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The Coldspring facility in Marble Falls. Courtesy photo

With purchase, Coldspring granite producer adding Marble Falls jobs

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — The Marble Falls area could see 40 more jobs heading its way after Coldspring purchased Coppell-based Stone Panels Inc. in November. (more…)

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Marble Falls small-business owners jump in and live their dreams

Marble Falls small-business owners jump in and live their dreams

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Sometimes, you just have to jump in. That’s what Lakriesha Cesario did last fall when she opened up her cafe and coffee shop, Love Bites. (more…)

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The recipient of the The Picayune’s 2015 Locals Love Us favorite doctor for the Marble Falls area is Dr. Juliette Madrigal (third from left). Pictured at the new location of Madrigal’s medical practice, 105 Meadowlakes Drive in Meadowlakes, are Lindsay Crawford (left), Nohemi Medina, Madrigal, Jannet Medina and Edlin Aguilar. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

LOCALS LOVE US: Dr. Juliette Madrigal credits staff, family with success

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — For Dr. Juliette Madrigal, longtime patients and a dedicated staff are what make her medical practice one of her life’s greatest joys. “I would never work anywhere else. I love the way the community is. People watch out for one another. You get to watch people over […]

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Co-owners Donna Petty and Rosie Franco of Chique, Unique and Antique, 1707 U.S. 281 North at Seventh Street. The one-of-a-kind Marble Falls store features vintage, antique and collector’s items, which include dishes, clothing, furniture, decor and jewelry. Staff photo by Cindi Ashford

LOCALS LOVE US: Chique, Unique and Antique puts customer first

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — Donna Petty’s store — Chique, Unique and Antique — offers customers a little bit of everything with a hometown appeal. “We get a very wide range of items. Some are antiques. Some are vintage. Some are handmade,” Petty said. “We are home-owned, and we have the individual booths. […]

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Jennifer Cayce opened the Noon Spoon Cafe, 610 Broadway St. in Marble Falls, in 2008 and recently started serving the dinner crowd five nights a week. Visit www.noonspooncafe.com for more information and hours. Staff photo by Jared Fields

Noon Spoon Cafe in Marble Falls now serving dinner

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS — After more than six years, Jennifer Cayce’s spoon isn’t just for noon. Cayce has extended the hours of the Noon Spoon Cafe to dinner five nights a week. (more…)

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Main Street shop owners want residents, visitors to get off highway

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — It might come as a surprise to many people traveling in and around Marble Falls, but U.S. 281 is not Main Street. “When I owned Printworks years ago, I’d tell people I was on Main Street and they’d think I meant (U.S.) 281,” said Brenda Morris, the owner […]

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Marble Falls EDC loses money on CorWorth deal

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF MARBLE FALLS – What started as a deal for a potential vocational school and an eco-friendly carmaker ended with a private corporation that makes outdoor public restroom kits purchasing a building from the Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. for $1.4 million, officials say. (more…)

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Trisha Greenfield of Madlyn's of Marble Falls (left) assists Kay Stripling during a recent shopping trip. Madlyn’s, which opened its first store in Fredericksburg in 1964, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month. The founder, Madlyn Hoffman, stressed that each person who walked into the store was truly important and deserved to be treated as such. Though she passed away in 2007, her philosophy continues to influence the family owned and operated business. Madlyn's is located at 2106 U.S. 281 in Marble Falls. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Madlyn’s in Marble Falls celebrating 50th anniversary

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — When Madlyn Hoffman saw a person walk through the doors of her namesake store, she took one thing to heart about the customer: She (or he) is important and should be treated as such. (more…)

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