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Hot Off the Press!

Local university to influence type of industries coming to Killeen
Posted on: 16 Aug, 2017
Local university to influence type of industries coming to Killeen

Members of the Killeen Economic Development Corporation and the city’s chamber of commerce know what industries they want to attract to the city. That vision relies on aligning economic development efforts with the research planned and underway at Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

Heights-area drivers seeing new I-14 signs along U.S. 190
Posted on: 28 Apr, 2017
Heights-area drivers seeing new I-14 signs along U.S. 190

Colorful new signs have been cropping up along U.S. Highway 190 in the Killeen area this week, including along the roadway in Harker Heights. The appearance of the Interstate 14 signs followed Saturday’s unveiling ceremony at Central Texas College. U.S. Reps. John Carter, R-Round Rock, and Roger Williams, R-Austin, unveiled the first I-14 signs for U.S. 190 between Copperas Cove and Belton.

I-14 and defense community honors recognized during ceremonies
Posted on: 26 Apr, 2017
I-14 and defense community honors recognized during ceremonies

KILLEEN — The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce hosted joint ceremonies Saturday to celebrate the designation of the Fort Hood-Central Texas Region as a Great American Defense Community and to unveil Interstate 14 signage.

Interstate through Killeen: Officials celebrate the new I-14
Posted on: 23 Apr, 2017
Interstate through Killeen: Officials celebrate the new I-14

The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce hosted joint ceremonies Saturday to celebrate the designation of the Fort Hood-Central Texas Region as a Great American Defense Community and to unveil Interstate 14 signage.

County judge, Killeen mayor talk growth, taxes
Posted on: 28 Mar, 2017
County judge, Killeen mayor talk growth, taxes

Growth dominated two state of the region speeches delivered Tuesday by Bell County Judge Jon Burrows and Killeen Mayor Jose Segarra. The judge and mayor discussed growth and other happenings in their areas at an event hosted by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce at the Grace Christian Center, 1401 Elms Road.

'We want them to know they have a champion'
Posted on: 24 Feb, 2017
'We want them to know they have a champion'

The Killeen Independent School District hosted a Community Impact Day to empower high school girls to care for themselves and encourage one another. A group of 50 girls from the four KISD high schools met Wednesday with community mentors to learn together from a wide range of community leaders.

Cove council approves trip to California military training center
Posted on: 08 Feb, 2017
Cove council approves trip to California military training center

COPPERAS COVE — The City Council on Tuesday approved the authorization of Councilman Dan Yancey to travel to California to observe military training activities at the National Training Center.

I-14 transformation expected to impact local businesses in big ways
Posted on: 05 Feb, 2017
I-14 transformation expected to impact local businesses in big ways

Now that the Killeen area soon will see Interstate 14 signs along U.S. Highway 190, area leaders say the move will bring in new business and represent a show of support to the military. The Texas Transportation Commission approved a new interstate, a 25-mile span of U.S. Highway 190 through Bell County, as part of a long-term federal transportation bill on Jan. 26.

Aycock honored at reception Thursday
Posted on: 05 Jan, 2017
Aycock honored at reception Thursday

Jimmie Don Aycock has worn many hats over the course of his life. He was a captain in the Army from 1970 to 1972. He received his doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1970, and spent much of his life as a vet and a rancher.

Holiday cooking class taking place Nov. 16
Posted on: 11 Nov, 2016
Holiday cooking class taking place Nov. 16

Metroplex Health System, in partnership with the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and Central Texas College, is hosting a Cook Smart Cooking Class on from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Culinary Arts Building at CTC.