Skeeter Fishing Boats plans Kilgore expansion, adding 80+ jobs
Updated: Jan. 22, 2023 at 9:51 AM CST
The loss of Halliburton was a blow to the Kilgore economy. But with that loss, the Kilgore Economic Development Corporation immediately looked to Skeeter.
“Being adjacent to Skeeter’s property, it made sense. They were at a point where they needed room to grow. First phase is the purchase of about 12 acres of that site,” says KEDC executive director Lisa Denton.
The Gregg County Sheriff’s Office is upgrading their current body camera system. The new WatchGuard cameras will be purchased using ARPA funds in the amount of $78,881. KLTV 7′s Kristine Guevara spoke with Gregg County Chief Deputy Craig Harrington about the upgrade.
Developer Kim Crisp spoke to KTRE about bringing a business downtown and the importance of preserving and renovating original buildings. Crisp has asked the Nacogdoches City Council to issue a permit so he can construct a restaurant inside an old bank in downtown Nacogdoches.
KTRE’s Avery Gorman speaks about the new Freddy’s that is coming to Nacogdoches. City council will meet tomorrow to discuss and possibly approve the construction and installation of a 6" water line to the property.
“We love Patrick so we’re - the fact that everyone is representing him here in Whitehouse, and just making it known that this is where he’s from, this is his roots, and we’re very proud of how far he’s gotten,” says Ariana Avila with Whitehouse Family Dentistry.