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By NEDCO Staff | Nov 9, 2018

Nacogdoches will see several building projects in the coming months thanks to the recent approval of one of Stephen F. Austin State University's largest building initiatives to date. SFA has $125 million in plans, including a new basketball performance facility, dining hall, residence hall, welcome center and expansion of the College of Fine Arts. 

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By NEDCO Staff | Oct 24, 2018

Texas State Comptroller Glenn Hegar spoke at the NEDCO Annual Luncheon on Tuesday, October 23rd. NEDCO welcomed a record of 140 attendees to the luncheon at The Fredonia Hotel. Comptroller Hegar spoke about the importance of Economic Development in rural counties, including Nacogdoches County. 

NEDCO President Larissa Philpot presented a report of the 2017-18 year. Vice Chairman Robert Flores spoke on the importance of joining NEDCO, and Treasurer Ron Collins gave the financial report.  

 

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By KTRE | Oct 17, 2018

The Stephen F. Austin State University Charter School has been named the Number 1 of out 315 charter elementary schools in Texas. Read the article posted by KTRE here: 

 

http://www.ktre.com/2018/10/11/sfa-charter-school-ranked-no-texas/?fbcli...

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By NEDCO Staff | Oct 10, 2018

Texas Workforce Solutions will be hosting a Hiring Fair on November 8th, 2018 at the Nacogdoches County Expo Center from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Deep East Texas Workforce Solutions will help connect veterans, service members, and their spouses to Texas employers, at no cost. For more information, visit texasworkforce.org/hrwy or contact Workforce Solutions-Deep East Texas. 

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By NEDCO Staff | Sep 26, 2018

The 2018 Entrepreneurship Program kicked off on Thursday, September 20th. In attendance were 16 future entrepreneurs, NEDCO Staff, SBDC Director Larry Cain, Mayor Shelley Brophy, and City Councilman Garth Hinze. The class shared their business ideas, and heard from two successful entrepreneurs in the Nacogdoches Community; Matt Turner with Turner Fabrication, and Teresa Darby of Glass Castles. The group was very engaged and eager to ask questions. The second class will be Thursday, October 4th.

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By NEDCO Staff | Sep 4, 2018

Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO), the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), The Chamber of Commerce and Stephen F. Austin State University are partnering to offer the Entrepreneur Certification Program for the Fall of 2018 to assist you with your dream. This is a local business community-sponsored certification program and does not result in university credit hours. The class is free to the first 30 registrants. You'll hear from local business owners to find out how they got their start... Read More

By NEDCO Staff | Aug 27, 2018

NacSpace founders broke ground at 2526 N. Stallings Drive, surrounded and encouraged by community stakeholders on August 27th, 2018. The new data center is partnered with Elliott Electric Supply, a Nacogdoches-grown business since 1976, with over 40 locations. NacSpace will create many economic benefits, but at the top of the list is bringing dollars back to Nacogdoches. Several Nacogdoches businesses outsource their data management, but with NacSpace, they will now have the opportunity to have their data... Read More

By NEDCO Staff | Aug 22, 2018

The Nacogdoches Convention and Visitor's Bureau (CVB) attended the Texas Association of CVB's last week. Nacogdoches CVB Staff entered their most successful marketing campaigns to be recognized, and received two awards!

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By NEDCO Staff | Aug 7, 2018

Contributing writer Melissa Gaskill described her 3-day stay in Nacogdoches in the August/September issue of Texas Parks & Wildlife. Her tour guide, Jeffry Abt, made sure to hit all of the best known destinations in Nacogdoches, as well as the lesser known stops. For a taste of what Gaskill's stay was like, read her article here:

https://tpwmagazine.com/archive/2018/aug/threedays_nacogdoches/index.phtml

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By NEDCO | Jul 30, 2018

Nacogdoches County Sales Tax is up 4.25% for the year. Unemployment figures for Nacogdoches County are 4.7% (City of Nacogdoches is 5.2%). In comparison, the Texas Unemployment rate is at 4.2%, and the U.S. Unemployment Rate is 4.2%. 

 

 

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