2017 Economic Outlook Dinner Features AEDC Executive Director

Mike Preston, Executive Director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, was the featured speaker at the 2017 Economic Outlook Dinner hosted by the Texas A&M University-Texarkana College of Business on Feb. 15. Preston told the crowd of 135 regional business and community leaders that the key to economic growth on both sides of the state line in Texarkana is to brag about what is already here, including industrial space and educational opportunities.

McAlister’s Building sells for $2,125,000

The building housing the Saxton Group’s McAlister’s Deli in Texarkana has been sold to an east coast private invester. Operator, Adam Saxton has this to say about the sale, “the Saxton Group is proud of 10 plus years operating McAlister’s Deli in Texarkana.

Texarkana Twins Inaugural Season

Texarkana’s Texas Collegiate League team, the Texarkana Twins, will be starting their inaugural season with a home opener Friday May 26th at George Dobson Field, in Spring Lake Park, against the Victoria Generals. There will be plenty of family fun and a spectacular fireworks display to kick off the four game opening stand for the Twins.

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