Category Archives: Eco. Development

Economic development occurring all over Orange

Taylor Warner

The city of Orange is eyeing to commercially develop in the future along one of its main attributes- the Sabine River. A rumor, however, circulating among some residents who reside along Simmons Drive believe the city may move low and/or

Kari Michutka CPA named Business of the Month

Kari Michutka CPA named Business of the Month

The Bridge City Chamber recognized Kari Michutka CPA as the December Business of the month.  The award was presented at the Chamber’s Monthly Networking Coffee held at the Bridge City Independent School District Administration Building located at 1031 West Roundbunch

Warner is the new face of the Orange Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Taylor Warner

Ms. Taylor Warner has been appointed as the new coordinator for the Orange Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (CVB). Warner is a Nederland High School graduate and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Tourism Management as well as a certificate

Fresh Brew offers coffee vending machines

RIB.Fresh Brew

The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for the Fresh Brew Group recently.  Fresh Brew Vending is a privately owned full service vending company offering coffee services and state of the art vending machines. They are

Pinehurst receives grant for wastewater projects from SRA

Pinehurst Check

Christmas came early for the city of Pinehurst. The city received a Community Assistance Grant for $10,000 in Friday from the Sabine River Authority of Texas to help on wastewater treatment issues, the infiltration system and to clean up Adams

Corner Cuts & Massage by Brooklyn named as Business of the Month

Bridge City Chamber Ambassador Shirley Zimmerman presents the Business of the Month award to Brooklyn Richardson, Linda Threatt and Jade McDuff – Not pictured Kristy Spikes

The Bridge City Chamber recognized Corner Cuts & Massage by Brooklyn located at 3139 Texas Avenue on the corner of Highway 62 and Highway 87 South as the October Business of the month. The award was presented at the Chamber’s

Residents still against housing project being built in neighborhood

This 14 acres property on Sikes Road is the proposed site for a 70-unit mixed income housing complex. Many resdidents in nearby neighborhoods are against building the complex.
RECORD PHOTO:David Ball

Round two of a public hearing on the proposed building of a public housing complex on Sikes Road was held in a larger venue this time and as a result drew a larger crowd in attendance. The public hearing was

Orange Family Dental welcomed by GOACC

Orange Family Dental

The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Orange Family Dental. The new dental office strives to elevate your sense of wellness and confidence. The Orange Family Dental team of professionals looks forward to providing

Peggy’s on the Bayou Cafe’ II open for business

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The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Peggy’s on the Bayou Cafe’ II.  The restaurant is owned by Peggy and Richard Albair. After much success for Peggy’s on the Bayou Cafe’ they decided to

BCCC names Shaffer Ambassador of the Quarter

Bridge City Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Quarter Scot C. Shaffer and Ambassador Shirley Zimmerman.

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce recognized Ambassador Scot C. Shaffer as their Ambassador of the Quarter with Ambassador Shirley Zimmerman awarding the plaque of recognition which is sponsored by David Self Ford. The Chamber along with the business members

Construction underway at David Self Ford

A groundbreaking ceremony was held last week to mark the beginning of construction for David Self Ford. RECORD PHOTO: Larry Trimm.

The local Ford dealership has been a well known component in Orange County for 50 years. David Self officially took over operations in 2007. What began in 1963 has grown into one of the most prominent businesses in Orange and

Golden nugget acquires Lake Charles casino development

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Tilman J. Fertitta, owner of Golden Nugget Casinos, recently announced the expansion of the Golden Nugget brand into the Louisiana and South Texas market with the acquisition of the Casino Resort and Hotel currently under construction and next door to

More Americans optimistic about the future

More Americans optimistic about the future

(StatePoint) Certain things may be beyond your control — the weather, the stock market or whether your favorite team wins or loses its next game. However, new findings show that possessing an optimistic attitude makes you more likely to take

BCCC names Total Impressions Business of the Month

BCCC names Total Impressions Business of the Month

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce recognized Total Impressions Salon as Business of the Month  at their monthly networking coffee held at the Bridge City Chamber of Commerce & Historical Museum, located at 150 West Roundbunch in Bridge City. Total

BCCC names Karen Boden Employee of the Month

Bridge City Chamber Ambassador Scot C. Shaffer presented Karen Boden, secretary at St. Henry’s Catholic Church, with the Employee of the Month Award. Boden’s family and friends joined her at the award presentation.

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce announced Karen Boden as their employee of the month at their monthly networking coffee held at the Bridge City Chamber of Commerce & Historical Museum located at 150 West Roundbunch in Bridge City. Boden

Local chambers welcome OC Drainage District

Orange County Drainage District Ribbon Cutting.

The Orange County Drainage District held an open house, dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony at its new administration building on Wednesday. The county’s three Chambers of Commerce, Bridge City, Vidor and the Greater Orange Area united together with each of

BCCC names BC Animal Hospital Business of the Month

BCCC Biz of the Month - BC Animal Hosp web

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce recognized the Bridge City Animal Hospital as June’s Business of the Month at their monthly networking coffee held at Corner Cuts & Massage by Brooklyn, located at 3139 Texas Avenue (at the corner of

BCCC welcomes Corner Cuts & Massages by Brooklyn

The Bridge City Chamber held a ribbon cutting to welcome Corner Cuts & Massage by Brooklyn into the Chamber Membership as they announce their Grand Opening at 3139 Texas Avenue, on the corner of Hwy 62 Hwy 87 South.

The Bridge City Chamber held a ribbon cutting to welcome Corner Cuts & Massage by Brooklyn into the Chamber Membership as they announce their Grand Opening at 3139 Texas Avenue, on the corner of Hwy 62 Hwy 87 South. Corner

BCCC names Lloyd Employee of the Month

Ms. Mary Lloyd, a Walmart associate for 22 years, was given the Bridge City Chamber of Commerce Employee of the Month award by BCCC Ambassador Scot C. Shaffer. Also pictured are Ms. Mary’s family and Bridge City Walmart Manager Robert Sullivan.

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce announced Ms. Mary Lloyd as their employee of the month at their monthly networking coffee held at Corner Cuts & Massage by Brooklyn located at 3139 Texas Avenue, the corner of Hwy 62 and

GOACC welcomes Creative Upholstery

Creative Upholstery

The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Creative Upholstery to the membership with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Creative Upholstery is an independently owned business that is available to take care of all your upholstery needs including automotive, marine, residential

BNI, a new way to do business

“Who in here likes to cold call?” asked Mary Alice Griffin in a recent meeting. No hands were raised. “No one,” said Griffin. Cold calling is one of the things that Business Network International (BNI) attempts to eliminate or minimize