Developer looks to turn former hotel into student housing
Change has been a constant in Commerce over the past year, and it looks like 2012 will begin the same way. A developer has purchased the old University Inn on Highway 25/50 and is transforming it into hospitility-based student housing facility with 60 rooms, a coffee house, restaurant, billiards room and more.
Dodd works wonders with steel and color
When Jerry Dodd was told he had to take a sculpture class in order to graduate during his undergraduate work at Central Michigan, he didn’t have the best reaction. Little did he know that the class would change the direction of his career.
Boys & Girls Club partners with GISD, Commerce community
Change is in the air for Greenville after school programs, and the Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Texas is participating in that change by collaborating with other community organizations to help give their members a more rewarding experience.
Grazing Buffalo aims to please patrons with assortment of wings, barbecue, salad bar
Commerce residents have a new sit-down option for lunch and dinner thanks to The Grazing Buffalo, the most recent in a slew of small businesses that have opened their doors in Commerce during the past few months. The Grazing Buffalo, which is owned and operated by Laura Eichelberger, sits on Park Street where Blackjacks Barbecue used to be.
Cross country program off to strong start
Greenville Christian School is best known for its high school six-man football team, which has been one of the most successful in the state over the past decade.
Winning county pageant proves emotional for new titleholders
The tears overflowed from the two young women who were named the 2010 titleholders at the conclusion of the county scholarship pageant late Sunday night at the Ram Rayburn Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus.
- Volleyball coach battling cancer and opposing teams When you think of Commerce High School head volleyball coach Kelsey Hall, you think of someone young, healthy, having energy and the whole world ahead of him.
- With a little luck, she made it to Commerce Some may wonder how a Harvard Ph.D. who was reared in Michigan ended up in Commerce, but Dr. Kathryn Jacobs’ journey from the Midwest to the East Coast to East Texas is partly luck, according to this professor of English at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
- Aviation pioneer Yeager donates memorabilia to A&M-C Aviation pioneer Jeana Yeager has donated the memorabilia from her record-setting Voyager flight to Texas A&M University-Commerce.
- Foundation receives $50,000 pledge The Commerce Schools Educational Enrichment Foundation received a $50,000 pledge from Lowell H. Lebermann, a Commerce ISD alumnus who resides in Austin.
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