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Inside The Elm Avenue Pedestrian Project In North Waco

Posted by:Adam Voight

TIF to share cost of $3.8 million Elm Ave. pedestrian project Original Article by J.B. Smith of WacoTrib.com An ambitious $3.8 million effort to transform Elm Avenue with wide sidewalks, street trees, lampposts, benches and bike lanes got a boost Thursday from the downtown Tax Increment Financing Zone board. The city of Waco is applying…

Chart-Topper Eddie Money Brings Classic Hits To The Backyard: Bar Stage & Grill

Posted by:Adam Voight

Chart-Topper Comes To Town: Eddie Money brings past hits to Waco Original Article by Carl Hoover of WacoTrib.com Eddie Money, 7 p.m. Saturday, The Backyard, 511 South 8th Street, Waco, Texas 76701; $30, $35 day of show. Eddie Money comes to the Waco area this weekend with a concert likely to take his fans back…

Waco Economy Continues To Break Records

Posted by:Adam Voight

Original Article by Mike Copeland of WacoTrib.com Home construction and home sales paced the Greater Waco economy in February, and revised figures from the Texas Workforce Commission show the area created 2,900 jobs between February of last year and this year, according to a monthly economic snapshot produced by Amarillo-based economist Karr Ingham. Ingham said…

Tips for interacting after work; January jobs; TCA campus price cut; Waco firm wins Addy

Posted by:Adam Voight

Original article by Mike Copeland of wacotrib.com Most people who work in an office setting have opportunities to socialize with colleagues after- hours. These gatherings can mean connecting with co-workers in a more relaxed environment. But Sharon Schweitzer, founder of Protocol & Etiquette Worldwide and an expert on business etiquette, said the occasions can turn…

Study Shows Waco’s Economic Output Will Double By 2040

Posted by:Adam Voight

Preparing for future growth in Waco through infrastructure investment Original Article by The Perryman Group of PerrymanGroup.com Executive Summary In recent years, Waco has seen significant growth and building momentum in the area of economic development. The City of Waco is taking many important steps in order to foster economic growth in the city and…

Waco’s Gander Mountain store to close

Posted by:Adam Voight

Original article by Mike Copeland of wacotrib.com Gander Mountain, the financially troubled outdoors chain, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Friday and will close 32 underperforming stores, including Waco’s at South Valley Mills Drive and the Interstate 35 frontage road. Dallas-based Leon Capital Group had chosen Gander Mountain to anchor a development that now…

Waco council open to expanding landfill study to other sites

Posted by:Adam Voight

Original article by J.B. Smith of wacotrib.com Waco City Council members agreed Tuesday to explore other possible sites for a new landfill, even as study continues on the proposed site off Highway 84 that has met opposition from nearby residents. “We don’t have the luxury of time to stop the legal and engineering work on…

Waco Founder’s Lions Club Celebrates 101 Continuous Years of Service

Posted by:Lori Roller

Local Lions Club celebrates record 101 continuous years of service Original Article by Paul J. Gately of KWTX.com The Waco Founder’s Lions Club in a few days will celebrate its 101st anniversary, which makes it the oldest continually operating Lions Club in the world. The Waco Founder’s club was organized in 1916, along with 22…

Inside Waco’s Multi-Million Dollar Downtown Development Project

Posted by:Adam Voight

Inside the multi-million dollar Waco development project Original Article by Chris Rogers of KCEN.com Waco, Texas, a city smack dab in the middle of the Lonestar State, famous for its storied history, beloved Baylor Bears, and of course, Chip and Joanna Gaines. However, the face of the city is changing like never before. Thanks in…

Chip and Joanna with Talks of Leaving Waco?

Posted by:Adam Voight

Chip and Jo say it just ain’t so Original Article by Julie Hays of KWTX.com WACO, Texas (KWTX) “Fixer Upper” stars Chip and Joanna Gaines moved quickly Wednesday to quash rumors they plan to leave Waco. “Not sure how that got twisted but Waco is our home,” Joanna Gaines tweeted to nearly half a million…

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