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The Chattanoogan
New Task Force Focuses On Community Involved Bear Managementaudiences are involved. Current member agencies and organizations include: City
New Task Force Focuses On Community Involved Bear Management
The Chattanoogan / Posted an hour ago
audiences are involved. Current member agencies and organizations include: City of Gatlinburg, Chalet Village, Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, National Parks Conservation Association, Appalachian Bear Rescue, Park Vista a Double Tree by... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tri-state (TN-GA-AL) Rail Stops - East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad, 1851as the Hiwassee Railroad Company in Tennessee in 1836, intending to link up wit
Tri-state (TN-GA-AL) Rail Stops - East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad, 1851
The Chattanoogan / Posted 10 hours ago
as the Hiwassee Railroad Company in Tennessee in 1836, intending to link up with the Georgia State Railroad (Western and Atlantic, or W&A) at Dalton extending to Knoxville, Tennessee. The Red Clay and Cross Plains Branch Railroad Company was... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Flights from Bradley to Dublin, Ireland start tomorrowwill once again be running out of Bradley International Airport starting Wednes
Flights from Bradley to Dublin, Ireland start tomorrow
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
will once again be running out of Bradley International Airport starting Wednesday. President of the Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, Mary Kay Wydra said, “The impact of the AerLingus flight is going to be great in terms of... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Case study dissects Louisville's hits, misses from Ali funeral weekthe week between Ali's death and funeral, the city collaborated with Boxcar PR,
Case study dissects Louisville's hits, misses from Ali funeral week
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
the week between Ali's death and funeral, the city collaborated with Boxcar PR, the Muhammad Ali Center and the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau on logistics, including a nearly 20-mile funeral procession and ceremony that drew hundreds of... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Community Corner: Come on out to Scarecrow FestSchool District 303 parking lots. The trolley route will extend to Pottawatomie
Community Corner: Come on out to Scarecrow Fest
Kane County Chronicle / Posted yesterday
School District 303 parking lots. The trolley route will extend to Pottawatomie Park this year. The Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau is located at 311 N. Second St., Suite 100, in St. Charles and serves the city of St. Charles,... Read more
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Brookings Daily Register
Brookings Register Another urban canvasof Brookings logo will be added to the left side of the artwork. Supplies are
Brookings Register Another urban canvas
Brookings Daily Register / Posted yesterday
of Brookings logo will be added to the left side of the artwork. Supplies are being paid for by a grant from the local Convention and Visitors Bureau, but SDSU�s Art Club is donating its time to create the mural that measures 17 1/2 feet high... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Council approves plans for Small Business SaturdayWILLIAMSON – At last Thursday’s meeting, the Williamson City Council approved a
Council approves plans for Small Business Saturday
Williamson Daily News / Posted yesterday
WILLIAMSON – At last Thursday’s meeting, the Williamson City Council approved a request from the Williamson Convention and Visitors Bureau for activities planned for Small Business Saturday. Chris Dotson with the Williamson Convention and Visitors... Read more
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Al.com
World Games CEO visits Birmingham, meets board, says there's 'a lot to do'County, the state of Alabama and other public entities, such as the Alabama Tou
World Games CEO visits Birmingham, meets board, says there's 'a lot to do'
Al.com / Posted yesterday
County, the state of Alabama and other public entities, such as the Alabama Tourism Department and the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau. Revenues will also be generated by ticket sales and television rights fees. But the lion's... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
The Lion King Coming to Little RockBroadway Season at Robinson Performance Hall. Season tickets for the 2017-2018
The Lion King Coming to Little Rock
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted yesterday
Broadway Season at Robinson Performance Hall. Season tickets for the 2017-2018 Season will be available in Spring 2017 and individual tickets for The Lion King will go on sale later that year. “The Robinson renovation continues to pay... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Tomblin presents $1 million for displaced workersTomblin joined representatives of the West Virginia Department of Environmental
Tomblin presents $1 million for displaced workers
Williamson Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Tomblin joined representatives of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the Hatfield and McCoy Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Human Resources Development Foundation (HRDF) in Logan County September 23 to present... Read more
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MLive.com
Grand Haven needs votes as 'Happiest Seaside Town' in countrythat captures the interest of visitors and keeps them coming back year after ye
Grand Haven needs votes as 'Happiest Seaside Town' in country
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
that captures the interest of visitors and keeps them coming back year after year," said Marci Cisneros, Grand Haven Area Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director. The beautiful beaches, stunning lighthouses, meandering boardwalk and... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Best Of Culture 2016Tree House Dividedat Gallery 76102 featured work in which the Fort Worth native
Best Of Culture 2016
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
Tree House Dividedat Gallery 76102 featured work in which the Fort Worth native explored the ethereal nature of dreams and memory via photographs, photo transparencies, and installations combining both sculpture and projections. Fuentes has... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
'Lion King' musical coming to Little Rock's Robinson Centerthat has sold more tickets than any other show in the history of Broadway," Pay
'Lion King' musical coming to Little Rock's Robinson Center
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
that has sold more tickets than any other show in the history of Broadway," Payton said, referencing Phantom of the Opera and The Lion King, respectively. Phantom of the Opera will be a part of Robinson Center's 2016-17 season, with performances... Read more
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NBA.com
New Orleans selected to host NBA All-Star 2017year's NBA All-Star Game, we went straight to work to lay the groundwork for 20
New Orleans selected to host NBA All-Star 2017
NBA.com / Posted 2 days ago
year's NBA All-Star Game, we went straight to work to lay the groundwork for 2017," said President and CEO of New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau Stephen Perry. "Our tourism industry is second-to-none at planning and accommodating massive... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Dodge City celebrates its Old West past -- both real, fictionalgirls, a piano player and singers, including "Miss Kitty" herself. • To learn
Dodge City celebrates its Old West past -- both real, fictional
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
girls, a piano player and singers, including "Miss Kitty" herself. • To learn more about the area, call the Dodge City Convention and Visitors Bureau at 1-800-OLD-WEST (1-800-653-9378) or go to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Driftwood Outdoors: New York offers great walleye fishingstate's sportsman's paradise. A few years ago, I visited Chautauqua County to
Driftwood Outdoors: New York offers great walleye fishing
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
state's sportsman's paradise. A few years ago, I visited Chautauqua County to turkey hunt with Craig Robbins of the local Convention and Visitors Bureau. It only took an hour on the first morning of my three-day hunt to put my gobbler on the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando is world Halloween capitalis promoting events on social media, arranging press trips and hosting a Hallow
Orlando is world Halloween capital
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
is promoting events on social media, arranging press trips and hosting a Halloween landing page on its web site. The convention and visitors bureau has never branded the region this way before, Chief Executive Officer George Aguel said. "We... Read more
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Philly.com
Pope's visit to Philly, a year later: Effects are personaland World Meeting of Families shed tremendous light on our city," said Julie Co
Pope's visit to Philly, a year later: Effects are personal
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
and World Meeting of Families shed tremendous light on our city," said Julie Coker Graham, president of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau. In its bid for the NFL draft, which will be in Philadelphia in April, the city submitted... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
One-of-a-kind finds at Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival41st Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Show, sponsored by the Jefferson County
One-of-a-kind finds at Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 4 days ago
41st Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Show, sponsored by the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce and the Ranson Convention and Visitors Bureau, will continue through Sunday. In addition to crafts, West Virginia wines are available for... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria Civic Center takes over sales effort in new arrangement with Convention & Visitors Bureauin its own facility. Under an intergovernmental agreement approved by the Peor
Peoria Civic Center takes over sales effort in new arrangement with Convention & Visitors Bureau
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
in its own facility. Under an intergovernmental agreement approved by the Peoria City Council this summer, the Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau will continue to market the area but the Civic Center's sales staff will now oversee space... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
MU Family Weekend to boost tourismaround town and more money coming into the area. There are two big weekends fo
MU Family Weekend to boost tourism
KOMU Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
around town and more money coming into the area. There are two big weekends for the school and city, according to the Convention and Visitors Bureau, with more than the normal amount of visitors. These weekends are homecoming and parents’... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Governor Haslam And Tennessee Tourism Commissioner Kevin Triplett Close Out 2016 Governor's Conferenceare a reflection of the successful collaboration between the state tourism depa
Governor Haslam And Tennessee Tourism Commissioner Kevin Triplett Close Out 2016 Governor's Conference
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
are a reflection of the successful collaboration between the state tourism department and our partners, from the local convention and visitors bureaus to attractions, hotels and restaurants,” Commissioner Triplett said. “It’s because of... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Check out weekend events around the metroWeekend events provided by: the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bure
Check out weekend events around the metro
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 5 days ago
Weekend events provided by: the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau and Des Moines Area Sports Commission. Event: Architects of Airs Luminarium Date: Thursday, September 22 – Sunday, September 25 Time: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Location:... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Natchez accepting applications for city's tourism directorleft vacant after former director Kevin Kirby was terminated in April following
Natchez accepting applications for city's tourism director
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 5 days ago
left vacant after former director Kevin Kirby was terminated in April following ongoing personnel issues at the city’s Convention and Visitors Bureau. The salary for the tourism director’s job is listed as being between $75,000 and $100,000,... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Natchez accepting applications for city's tourism directorNATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The city of Natchez is looking for a new director of tour
Natchez accepting applications for city's tourism director
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The city of Natchez is looking for a new director of tourism and the Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Natchez Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/2cyrIkT) applications are due to the city's personnel office by Oct. 14. The... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Natchez accepting applications for city's tourism directorNATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The city of Natchez is looking for a new director of tour
Natchez accepting applications for city's tourism director
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 5 days ago
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The city of Natchez is looking for a new director of tourism and the Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Natchez Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/2cyrIkT) applications are due to the city's personnel office by Oct. 14. The... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Effort resumes to add big, convention-focused hotel Downtownthe need,” said Dirk Bengel, chairman of the Columbus Lodging Council and a boa
Effort resumes to add big, convention-focused hotel Downtown
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
the need,” said Dirk Bengel, chairman of the Columbus Lodging Council and a board member of Experience Columbus, the city’s convention and visitors bureau. So the discussion about adding a major convention-focused hotel Downtown has begun again in... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Arts and culture weekend slated for Sept. 30 and Oct. 1and local businesses," Yost said. The Art Walk is sponsored by the Marshalltow
Arts and culture weekend slated for Sept. 30 and Oct. 1
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 5 days ago
and local businesses," Yost said. The Art Walk is sponsored by the Marshalltown Central Business District, Marshalltown Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Marshall County Arts & Culture Alliance. To learn more, visit... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Bike lanes offer middle groundthe 20 percent local match has been provided by several groups, including Capit
Bike lanes offer middle ground
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
the 20 percent local match has been provided by several groups, including Capital Region Medical Center, the Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Discover Jefferson City Foundation, Downtown Jefferson City, the East Side Business... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Low fare flights out of Greenbrier Valley Airportour friends from Charlotte here when they're hot and we're not and vice versa,"
Low fare flights out of Greenbrier Valley Airport
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 5 days ago
our friends from Charlotte here when they're hot and we're not and vice versa," Snyder said. Executive Director of the Convention and Visitors Bureau Kara Dense is excited to see tourism from these new flights, "and we hope that people will use... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Scottsdale Rethinks How It Markets The Sonoran DesertScottsdale has a new brand after an 18-month process, what used to be called th
Scottsdale Rethinks How It Markets The Sonoran Desert
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 5 days ago
Scottsdale has a new brand after an 18-month process, what used to be called the Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau has been renamed Experience Scottsdale and will be trying to bring visitors to town with its new “effortless revitalization”... Read more
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Boise Weekly
City Leaders Turn Spades at Groundbreaking for Pioneer Crossing—Formerly 'Parcel B'retail space; and the offices of the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, the Boise
City Leaders Turn Spades at Groundbreaking for Pioneer Crossing—Formerly 'Parcel B'
Boise Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
retail space; and the offices of the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, the Boise Valley Economic Partnership, and the Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau. Construction is expected to last 18 months, with a tentative completion date of March... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Duffy, Hoeft agree to debates in Wausau and Hayward Nov. 3-4moderate the Hayward debate with panelists Regan Kohler of the Sawyer County Re
Duffy, Hoeft agree to debates in Wausau and Hayward Nov. 3-4
WAOW Wausau / Posted 6 days ago
moderate the Hayward debate with panelists Regan Kohler of the Sawyer County Record, Sherry Beckman of the Hayward Lakes Convention and Visitors Bureau and Scott Klohn of WRLS FM Radio. Hoeft is a former communication arts and French teacher at... Read more
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Williamson Daily News
Mingo County Trick or Treatfirst activity approved by council was the Scarecrow Stroll. Tonya Webb and Chr
Mingo County Trick or Treat
Williamson Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
first activity approved by council was the Scarecrow Stroll. Tonya Webb and Chris Dotson with the Williamson Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) discussed the Scarecrow Stoll competition at the last council meeting. Following... Read more
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York Daily Record
Moving Up for Sept. 25, 2016with a groundbreaking ceremony supported by friends, family, York County Commis
Moving Up for Sept. 25, 2016
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
with a groundbreaking ceremony supported by friends, family, York County Commissioner Chris Reilly, the York County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Dan May from M&T Bank, and Randy Meyers from the Scenic Ridge Company. (Photo:... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Gallery to host 'Art in the Park'that Saturday morning for families after they complete the Red Hot Chili Pepper
Gallery to host 'Art in the Park'
The Newton Kansan / Posted 6 days ago
that Saturday morning for families after they complete the Red Hot Chili Pepper Run and Little Pepper Run sponsored by the Convention and Visitors Bureau. After families enjoy time by our park's fountain, eat ice cream and play games, we'll... Read more
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The Davison Index
FIGHT FOR FLINT | September 22, 2016Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Counties, along with professional boxing prom
FIGHT FOR FLINT | September 22, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted 6 days ago
Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Counties, along with professional boxing promoter Don Elbaum, Flint and Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau, and many others, have teamed up to present Fight for Flint. The event will be the first world... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Planning for Affordabilityafter a long slog, these seem to have been hammered out to (almost) everyone's
Planning for Affordability
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
after a long slog, these seem to have been hammered out to (almost) everyone's satisfaction. • Item 6 sets the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau 2016-17 marketing plan and budget of $19,282,933; this includes $2 million less in hotel tax... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
FIGHT FOR FLINT | September 22, 2016Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Counties, along with professional boxing prom
FIGHT FOR FLINT | September 22, 2016
Grand Blanc View / Posted 6 days ago
Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Counties, along with professional boxing promoter Don Elbaum, Flint and Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau, and many others, have teamed up to present Fight for Flint. The event will be the first world... Read more
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The Burton View
FIGHT FOR FLINT | September 22, 2016Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Counties, along with professional boxing prom
FIGHT FOR FLINT | September 22, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 6 days ago
Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Counties, along with professional boxing promoter Don Elbaum, Flint and Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau, and many others, have teamed up to present Fight for Flint. The event will be the first world... Read more
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Lapeer Area View
Fight for Flint on Saturday to raise money for water crisis | September 22, 2016Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee counties, along with professional boxing pr
Fight for Flint on Saturday to raise money for water crisis | September 22, 2016
Lapeer Area View / Posted 6 days ago
Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee counties, along with professional boxing promoter Don Elbaum, Flint and Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau, and many others, have teamed up to present Fight for Flint. The event will be the first world... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
FIGHT FOR FLINT | September 22, 2016Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Counties, along with professional boxing prom
FIGHT FOR FLINT | September 22, 2016
Swartz Creek View / Posted 6 days ago
Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Counties, along with professional boxing promoter Don Elbaum, Flint and Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau, and many others, have teamed up to present Fight for Flint. The event will be the first world... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Full preview of Sunday's Ironman Chattanooga [course map, schedule, photos, video]anyone who finishes, and it's a monumental undertaking for a small city hosting
Full preview of Sunday's Ironman Chattanooga [course map, schedule, photos, video]
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
anyone who finishes, and it's a monumental undertaking for a small city hosting a world-renowned event. The Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau is projecting the city will receive a $13.26 million economic impact from the event. That... Read more
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Flint Township View
FIGHT FOR FLINT | September 22, 2016Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Counties, along with professional boxing prom
FIGHT FOR FLINT | September 22, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 6 days ago
Charities of Shiawassee & Genesee Counties, along with professional boxing promoter Don Elbaum, Flint and Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau, and many others, have teamed up to present Fight for Flint. The event will be the first world... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
A glimpse of restorationhistoric homes with many photos. The booklet will be for sale at the ticket sal
A glimpse of restoration
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
historic homes with many photos. The booklet will be for sale at the ticket sales tent the day of the tour and later at the Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Capitol Avenue neighborhood has been the subject of much discussion at City Hall and had... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Livingston man, woman arrested after baby tests positive for methCVB marketing plan The Nacogdoches City council has rejected the latest propos
Livingston man, woman arrested after baby tests positive for meth
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 days ago
CVB marketing plan The Nacogdoches City council has rejected the latest proposed marketing plan put forth by the city's Convention and Visitors Bureau. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting several members, including the mayor, expressed concerns of... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Brookshire Brothers celebrates 95 yearsCVB marketing plan The Nacogdoches City council has rejected the latest propos
Brookshire Brothers celebrates 95 years
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 days ago
CVB marketing plan The Nacogdoches City council has rejected the latest proposed marketing plan put forth by the city's Convention and Visitors Bureau. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting several members, including the mayor, expressed concerns of... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
City of Nacogdoches looking for community feedback to shape the futureCVB marketing plan The Nacogdoches City council has rejected the latest propos
City of Nacogdoches looking for community feedback to shape the future
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 days ago
CVB marketing plan The Nacogdoches City council has rejected the latest proposed marketing plan put forth by the city's Convention and Visitors Bureau. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting several members, including the mayor, expressed concerns of... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Hotel staff talks about bear encounterCVB marketing plan The Nacogdoches City council has rejected the latest propos
Hotel staff talks about bear encounter
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 days ago
CVB marketing plan The Nacogdoches City council has rejected the latest proposed marketing plan put forth by the city's Convention and Visitors Bureau. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting several members, including the mayor, expressed concerns of... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Lufkin officer helps man recovering from surgery clean carCVB marketing plan The Nacogdoches City council has rejected the latest propos
Lufkin officer helps man recovering from surgery clean car
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 days ago
CVB marketing plan The Nacogdoches City council has rejected the latest proposed marketing plan put forth by the city's Convention and Visitors Bureau. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting several members, including the mayor, expressed concerns of... Read more
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