Hot Off the Press!


Below are articles which feature the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and events we are involved with.  Credit for these articles and images goes to various news affiliates. Please click on the link for the full story and appropriate credit.

Hot Off the Press!

Flavors of CTX provides a variety of foods for folks to enjoy
Posted on: 12 Aug, 2019
Flavors of CTX provides a variety of foods for folks to enjoy

For the August 9 edition of Central Texas Living Ann Harder spoke with Rebekah Moon, VP of investor services at the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and Jasmine Suino, investor services program manager for the chamber.

Bandwidth infrastructure improving for some Killeen businesses, residents
Posted on: 03 Jul, 2019
Bandwidth infrastructure improving for some Killeen businesses, residents

While Killeen officials would like to see faster internet speeds in the city, they say some improvements have already happened. According to Broadband Now, a national broadband internet rating system, during the past year Killeen rose from 722nd to the 624th most connected city in Texas ahead of Fort Hood and Copperas Cove, but behind Belton, Nolanville and Harker Heights.

Killeen Chamber to host public safety forum
Posted on: 07 May, 2019
Killeen Chamber to host public safety forum

Locals will hear from top officials in the law enforcement profession during a Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce public safety forum Tuesday.

Chem plant opens in Killeen
Posted on: 15 Mar, 2019
Chem plant opens in Killeen

Officials on Friday celebrated with a ribbon-cutting the grand opening of a chemical plant in Killeen that produces high-grade hydrogen peroxide.

Central Texas chambers of commerce oppose state property tax measure
Posted on: 06 Mar, 2019
Central Texas chambers of commerce oppose state property tax measure

Central Texas chambers of commerce are opposing a plan presented by the governor’s office to cap property tax revenue increases, in spite of bipartisan support among voters.

Lt. Gen. Funk tells Killeen leaders about housing, training, deployments
Posted on: 26 Feb, 2019
Lt. Gen. Funk tells Killeen leaders about housing, training, deployments

Lt. Gen. Paul Funk II addresses the community members gathered at Monday’s III Corps Update Luncheon sponsored by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce.

Interstate 14 expansion to continue through five different states
Posted on: 14 Jan, 2019
Interstate 14 expansion to continue through five different states

Mayor Jose Segarra said the effort is aimed at making it easier for military establishments to have access to the coast. “It's what they call forts to ports and what it does is allows bases especially like ours to have easy access to the ports,” said Segarra.

Killeen chamber looking to increase city’s internet speeds
Posted on: 14 Jan, 2019
Killeen chamber looking to increase city’s internet speeds

The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce is currently looking to increase the number of internet service providers (ISPs) and overall bandwidth ...

Killeen continues to attract new businesses and see economic growth
Posted on: 10 Jan, 2019
Killeen continues to attract new businesses and see economic growth

Construction of phase one of a Mitsubishi Pure Chemicals America plant, will be complete in February, said Charles Watts, president of Killeen Economic Development Corporation, in a business update to the Killeen City Council.

Lunch with Hegar
Posted on: 10 Jan, 2019
Lunch with Hegar

The public had the opportunity Wednesday to have lunch with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, thanks to the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce.