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By NEDCO Staff | May 6, 2019

National Economic Development Week is May 6th to May 11th, 2019. NEDCO (Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation) is hosting an Open House in celebration. Join us for light refreshments and meet the staff on Wednesday, May 8th from 2-4pm. Our office is on the 2nd floor of City Hall in Room 218. (202 E. Pillar Street.) NEDCO has several ongoing community projects and efforts to improve the quality of life in the Nacogdoches County area. Come learn about what's new in Nacogdoches and ask any questions you may... Read More

By NEDCO Staff | Apr 5, 2019

The Nacogodches Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO) and the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce are co-sponsoring an upcoming business development seminar, "Employer Best Practices." Manpower Employment Agency Market Manager, Claire Robbins will give a presentation on human resources, background checks, operations, unemployment and more. The seminar will be Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce at 2516 North Street in Nacogdoches. The seminar is free to attend, but please... Read More

By NEDCO Staff | Feb 22, 2019

The Nacogdoches Chamber of Commerce, NEDCO and Stephen F. Austin State University are collaborating to provide an informative seminar on "How to do business with SFA." The session is geared toward existing businesses who are interesting in bidding their services to the local university.

Topics of discussion will be:

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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: 



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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