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    Author: gladewater

    Gladewater Economic Development Corporation and Gladewater Chamber of Commerce Business Development Breakfast:

    September 21, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Gladewater Chamber of Commerce Conference Room.


    213 N. Main Street

    Gladewater, Texas 

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    Author: Becca Hensley | Austin Monthy

    Explore these hidden gems in our own backyard

    No need to travel far and wide in search of undiscovered treasure. Take a statewide sojourn to these unique Texas spots.

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    Author: Jo Lee Ferguson

    Sunday, August 25, 2013
    By Jo Lee Ferguson Special to the News-Journal


    Two Longview business owners have invested in property along Texas 42 with plans to possibly construct buildings to lease out.

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    Author: Becca Hensley | Special to the American-Statesman

    Along Gladewater's Main Street, the vendors trade in memories.

    But that wasn't always the case. Once a booming oil town, this mini-metropolis near Longview felt the slump of the 1980s with a vengeance.

    With the finality of a townwide going-out-of-business sale, Main Street dried up, buildings were boarded up, and once-flush inhabitants found their economic prospects on the grim side of fair to middling.

    "We needed to reinvent ourselves," said Margaret Larkin, one of the founding vendors of a movement that helped Gladewater rise from the ashes.

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    Author: Jimmy Isaac | Longview News Journal

    Forty-year-old Robert Johnson is a Minneapolis, Minn., native who spent the past two decades living in Austin, continuing his education, serving in the military and promoting economic development and better business through the Texas Historical Commission.

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