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Palestine Named one of the Top Travel Destinations in Texas
Palestine Herald Press  |  10-Jul-2014

Palestine Named one of the Top Travel Destinations in Texas read more >
2014 Facade Improvement Grant
24-Jun-2014
Palestine Community Development Grant
15-May-2014
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Sanderson Farms announces intent to build in Palestine, Texas
Palestine Economic Development  |  14-Feb-2013
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Community Development Grant Applications Available
01-Aug-2011
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Willow Creek Medical Office Building
21-Aug-2009

Willow Creek Medical Office Building read more >
Palestine Becomes State's 17th Certified Retirment City
Cheril Vernon  |  08-Aug-2008

Texas Department of Agriculture commissioner Todd Staples described the importance of being designated a GO TEXAN Certified Retirement Community during a press conference Thursday afternoon.
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Murray Building Coming Back to Life
Beth Foley  |  15-Nov-2007

The oilfield firm is happy to have found the type of space it needed, said Donney Walker of LDI. “We looked all around – Buffalo, Jacksonville, Tyler,” Walker said. “Those folks (at PEDC) were really accommodating. Any questions, any needs, they were met. There’s a good business atmosphere with those folks.”
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City, PEDC Win State Recognition
By BETH FOLEY  |  30-Sep-2007

Mayor Carolyn Salter and Brian Malone accept the CEDA Award at the TEDC Annual Conference read more >
Seed America Acquires Murray Building
25-Oct-2007
Growth Along Loop 256 Aiding Local Economy
By BETH FOLEY  |  16-Jun-2007
City Competing for Bottling Plant
By PAUL STONE  |  16-May-2007

Palestine is competing with two Central Texas communities for a water bottling company which initially create 40 new jobs. read more >
Exceeding Expectations
Beth Foley - The Palestine Herald  |  01-Nov-2006

Firm surpasses five-year goals in less than one read more >
City offered provisional Main Street status
Beth Foley - The Palestine Herald  |  27-Oct-2006

. . . The city’s application impressed the judges enough that the panel extended an invitation for Palestine to become a “provisional” Main Street City for 2007. read more >
Palestine Key Rate Drops
Palestine EDC  |  05-Sep-2006

According to Warren Oakley, chief building official for the City of Palestine the ISO ratings for Palestine has dropped. read more >
Palestine council Ok's updated tax abatement policy
Beth Foley - The Palestine Herald  |  30-Nov-2006

City council members gave the green light to the Palestine Economic Development Corporation’s updated tax abatement policy. read more >
College Campus Growing
Mary Rainwater - The Palestine Herald  |  19-May-2006

Expanded campus coming to UT-Tyler Palestine read more >
Palestine, County win first round of FutureGen selection process
Sherryl-Lynn Williams - The Palestine Herald  |  16-Dec-2005

The Palestine and Anderson County FutureGen site proposal received a unanimous vote of support to represent East Texas in the state site selection process... read more >
Willow Creek Business Park Seeing Progress
Sherryl-Lynn Williams - The Palestine Herald  |  19-Nov-2005

The Willow Creek Business Park has seen much progress since its official opening in May.
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Lowe's Plans Store for Palestine, Texas
Lowe's  |  30-Jul-2003

Lowe’s announced today plans to move forward with a new store project for Palestine. The new Lowe’s will be located at the South Loop 256. read more >