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Texas Economy Adds 34,700 Positions in May

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

State has experienced 23 consecutive months of employment growth AUSTIN - The Texas economy added 34,700 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in May, which marked 23 consecutive...
Palestine, TX Has a Vibrant Art Community

Monday, June 18, 2018

Each year in Palestine, dozens of sculptures are placed throughout downtown. Regional artists participating in Palestine's Art Tracks program install their finest works to be...
New Texas Water Smart Garden in Palestine

Monday, June 11, 2018

A new water conservation demonstration garden has been installed in downtown Palestine. “Palestine embodies the best of rural Texas,” said Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller. “The...
Palestine, TX has an Airport

Monday, May 14, 2018

Flying in and out of Palestine is easy for smaller aircraft. We have a municipal airport with two runways, a self-serve fuel pump that operates...
Mayor touts near 'full employment'

Monday, May 14, 2018

Declaring Palestine enjoys nearly full employment, Mayor Steve Presley proclaimed May 7-10 “Economic Development Week.” “Locally, they [the Palestine Economic Development Corporation]are very active,” Presley told...
YMCA Alex Patel Soccer Complex Now Open

Monday, May 07, 2018

Palestine, TX now has a new soccer complex. After years of careful planning and fundraising, the YMCA Alex Patel Soccer Complex is open for games...
Congress passes omnibus spending bill for 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

Congress has passed full-year funding for fiscal 2018 and it includes some of the highest funding levels for federal economic development programs in years, possibly...