Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville says a number of Greenville institutions made the "Best of the Upper East Side (of Texas)" list in County Line magazine, which covers Northeast Texas. Named at the best restaurant in Northeast Texas is Landon's Winery and Bistro in downtown Greenville. Lake Tawakoni made the list for "best fishing," and the Webb Hill Country Club near Wolfe City was
A law passed by the Texas Legislature in 2015 will help repay the educational loans for people who train as psychiatrists or other mental health professionals and go to work in rural areas. About 185 of the 254 counties in Texas do not have a psychiatrist. Sherri Sheffield, program director of behavioral health with Hunt Regional Healthcare, discusses the situation in this program.
Texas A&M University-Commerce economics professor Dr. Dale Funderburk says the stock market plunge last week is not only tied to a slowdown in China's economy, but a worldwide economic slowdown. He says that's also bringing down demand for oil, which is causing further declines in oil prices. Dale says he's optimistic about the long-term prospects for stocks, but we may continue to see trouble in the short term.
Commerce Chamber of Commerce manager Paul Voss says new members have joined the Chamber Board of Directors, and Velvete Womack has been elected the new chamber president. Paul says the Chamber's website received 20,000 hits over the holidays, many from businesses around the country looking to relocate to Northeast Texas. The website now features 174 photos from last fall's Bois D'Arc Bash, and photos from future events will also be made available. The chamber's annual banquet is set for Thursday, March 3.
Dallas business consultant and East Texas State and Texas A&M-Commerce alumnus Randy Pennington shares tips from his associates the Five Friends on good ways to start the New Year of 2016. Randy, the CEO of Pennington Group, says if you want something to be different, you must commit to change.