Economic Gateway https://www.seguinedc.com Seguin Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Wed, 27 Oct 2021 17:49:23 -0500 en-US GRMC named as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2021 https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38147/grmc-named-as-one-of-the-best-places-to-work-in-healthcare-in-2021 https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Wed, 27 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Seguin) – GRMC has made the grade when it comes to being a place where employees like to show up for work. Guadalupe Regional Medical Center (GRMC) has been selected by Modern Healthcare (MH) as one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The... Tyson Foods Investing $58 Million to Expand Operations in Seguin to Meet Growing Consumer Demand for Chicken https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38157/tyson-foods-investing-58-million-to-expand-operations-in-seguin-to-meet-growing-consumer-demand-for-chicken https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Wed, 20 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, Texas- The City of Seguin, the Seguin Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) and Tyson Foods, Inc. announced today that Tyson Foods, Inc. will expand its facility in Seguin, Texas to increase production capacity to meet increasing demand for Tyson chicken. The expansion project will represent a $58 million capital investment... New Early Head Start, Head Start Center opens doors in Seguin https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38141/new-early-head-start-head-start-center-opens-doors-in-seguin https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Tue, 19 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre Enrollment of children plus hiring now underway (Seguin) — The Head Start program is on its way to serving even more children thanks to its new physical location here in Seguin. The new Early Head Start and Head Start Center opened its doors this past... Tour gives parents insight into Navarro $160M bond request https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38138/tour-gives-parents-insight-into-navarro-160m-bond-request https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Sun, 17 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Dalondo Moultrie The Seguin Gazette Navarro ISD is experiencing growth that has its schools busting at the seams and something needs to be done, district administrators said. The district is asking voters to approve a pair of bond initiatives leaders say will address space and other facilities issues at the complex in... County resident getting into the spirit of entrepreneurship https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38140/county-resident-getting-into-the-spirit-of-entrepreneurship https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Wed, 13 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Dalondo Moultrie The Seguin Gazette A Guadalupe County man is making a spirited effort to bring a new business to the area. Saturday will mark the grand opening of CY Distillery, the new venture in which adult beverages crafted and sold on the ranch he and his wife operate, Brent Convey said. “We’re... Brotherhood, Integrity & Development https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38142/brotherhood-integrity-&-development https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Tue, 12 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre Seguin now home to Gracie Barra Academy You no longer have to be curious about that unknown storefront glow at 1427 N. Austin St. While people easily pass up the building during the day, it’s late at night that you can’t help but notice the lights... Unemployment for city, county keeps improving https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38139/unemployment-for-city-county-keeps-improving https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Sun, 10 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Dalondo Moultrie The Seguin Gazette As the economy continues its climb back from the ravages of COVID-19, Guadalupe County’s and Seguin’s unemployment rates continue to ebb. While it’s not happening as quickly as some would like, continuing to plug at it is the best way to lower the rate and fill jobs,... GOING YARD Friends renovate campus into fun-for-family venture https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38136/going-yard-friends-renovate-campus-into-funforfamily-venture https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Sun, 03 Oct 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Felicia Frazar The Seguin Gazette The facility that once served up eduction to children is now dishing out fun for the whole family. The new owners of the former Lizzie Burges campus have renovated the facility to create The Backyard. Freddie and Denise Leos and Molly and Julian Rojas brought to life the... Navarro Elementary earns National Blue Ribbon https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38137/navarro-elementary-earns-national-blue-ribbon https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Sun, 26 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Felicia Frazar The Seguin Gazette The hard work of Navarro Elementary School’s students and staff earned national recognition last week. The campus was one of 26 Texas schools to earn designation as a National Blue Ribbon School. Navarro Superintendent Wendi Russell received word in February this year that the elementary campus was nominated.... TLU Ranked No. 1 Best Value on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 “Best Colleges” List https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38151/tlu-ranked-no-1-best-value-on-us-news-&-world-reports-2022-best-colleges-list https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Tue, 14 Sep 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre University is also No. 5 “Best Regional College” in the West (Seguin) – You apparently get more bang for your buck while attending Texas Lutheran University. TLU is again in the national spotlight when it comes to value. TLU is an official U.S. News & World... The City of Seguin Launches New Business Improvement Grant Program https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/36876/the-city-of-seguin-launches-new-business-improvement-grant-program https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Wed, 11 Aug 2021 00:00:00 -0500 SEGUIN, TX – The City of Seguin has launched a new Business Improvement Grant (BIG) Program, a reimbursement-based grant program aimed at the development and expansion of business enterprises within the City of Seguin. The Seguin City Council authorized the creation of the BIG Program on July 20, 2021, allocating... Citizens have new tool to help estimate, calculate taxes https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38150/citizens-have-new-tool-to-help-estimate-calculate-taxes https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Mon, 02 Aug 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Seguin) — You no longer have to feel blindsided by an unexpected increase in your taxes or have to question what an entity’s proposed  tax rate really means to you. That’s all because taxpayers in Guadalupe County now have access to the Truth In Taxation... BIG Program coming from city of Seguin https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38145/big-program-coming-from-city-of-seguin https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Darren Dunn (Seguin) — The city of Seguin wants local businesses to go big when it comes to making improvements to their operations or to their facilities. The Seguin City Council on Tuesday approved the creation of the Business Improvement Grant (BIG) Program. The program calls for... Texas Crab Company: Opens doors to seafood lovers https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/38144/texas-crab-company-opens-doors-to-seafood-lovers https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Seguin) – Why follow your tastebuds all the way to the ocean when the whole ocean has apparently arrived at the dinner table here in Seguin? Ruben Garcia, owner of the Texas Crab Company, says today he is celebrating his first full week of doing... School Supplies ‘R Us https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/36347/school-supplies-r-us https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Wed, 14 Jul 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Seguin) — Christmas in July is how some Seguin ISD families are describing the district’s latest announcement that it will be buying all of the school supplies for students this upcoming school year. The supplies will be purchased for all students grades Pre-K through 12th. The news... New afterschool grant secured by Seguin ISD https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/36274/new-afterschool-grant-secured-by-seguin-isd https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Mon, 12 Jul 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Cindy Aguirre-Herrera (Seguin) – The Seguin ISD has landed a multi-million-dollar boost in its efforts to ensure the success of all students across the district. The district is the recipient of the Texas Afterschool Centers on Education program grant to the tune of $1.7 million a year annually over five years.... Developer ready to expand retail, restaurants on west side of Seguin https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/36275/developer-ready-to-expand-retail-restaurants-on-west-side-of-seguin https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Wed, 07 Jul 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Dalondo Moultrie The Seguin Gazette With promises of still more to come, a developer announced the recent opening of businesses at an expanding real estate development in Seguin which was a couple years in the making. A fast-food restaurant and a medical center are operating at the retail center under development near... New Braunfels and Seguin Team Up Again for a Regional Job Fair https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/36348/new-braunfels-and-seguin-team-up-again-for-a-regional-job-fair https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Mon, 05 Jul 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Job Seekers looking for a change are invited to attend the New Braunfels and Seguin Regional Job Fair, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at the McKenna Events Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is hosted by the New Braunfels EDC and Seguin EDC to help local businesses find skilled employees. Approximately 40 employers with over... City of Seguin preps parade plans https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/36076/city-of-seguin-preps-parade-plans https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Mon, 28 Jun 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Seguin) – Floats are in place for this year’s Biggest Small Town Fourth of July Parade in Texas. Hosting the event on behalf of the city of Seguin is the Seguin Main Street Program. Assistant Director Blaire Zahn says the city is excited and... KWED Freedom Fiesta set for Friday night; Food truck festival, live music, beer booth on tap for celebration https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/36079/kwed-freedom-fiesta-set-for-friday-night-food-truck-festival-live-music-beer-booth-on-tap-for-celebration https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Mon, 28 Jun 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Seguin) — Seguin Radio KWED is gearing up for the return of Freedom Fiesta. Families are encouraged to mark their calendars for this year’s Fourth of July celebration in downtown Seguin. The event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 2... Starbucks brews donation, partnership with nonprofit https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/36086/starbucks-brews-donation-partnership-with-nonprofit https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Sat, 26 Jun 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Felicia Frazar The Seguin Gazette A group of Starbucks employees served up more than coffee to the a local nonprofit on Tuesday. Representatives from the Seguin shop presented Guadalupe County Children’s Advocacy Center Executive Director Christy Williams with a $1,000 donation from the Starbucks Foundation. “It is from Starbucks Corporation, they put aside... Navarro ISD approves salary increase for all employees https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/36081/navarro-isd-approves-salary-increase-for-all-employees https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Thu, 24 Jun 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Geronimo) — The Navarro ISD remains a favorable player when it comes to maintaining and recruiting quality teachers. The Navarro ISD Board of Trustees on Monday approved another consecutive salary increase for employees across the district. Navarro Communications Officer Whitney Magness, says for the last... Seguin ISD extends contract for superintendent, approves salary increase https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/36078/seguin-isd-extends-contract-for-superintendent-approves-salary-increase https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Thu, 24 Jun 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Seguin) — Seguin ISD Superintendent Dr. Matthew Gutierrez will continue to serve the district for an additional two years. The Seguin ISD Board of Trustess Tuesday night unanimously approved to not only extend his contract for an additional two years, but also increased his... Sweet Treats serves up a little soul food for Juneteenth celebration https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/36085/sweet-treats-serves-up-a-little-soul-food-for-juneteenth-celebration https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Wed, 23 Jun 2021 00:00:00 -0500  Felicia Frazar The Seguin Gazette A Seguin business owner served up a little soul in her celebration of Juneteenth this weekend. Commie Holmes, owner of Sweet Treats, swapped out her traditional decadent desserts for a more savory option on Saturday as she dished out her popular soul food cupcakes — a cornbread... City, County & GRMC Officials Will lead the “Biggest Small-Town 4th of July Parade https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media/p/item/35908/city-county-&-grmc-officials-will-lead-the-biggest-smalltown-4th-of-july-parade https://www.seguinedc.com/news-and-media Mon, 21 Jun 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Seguin, TX, USA / Seguin Today Cindy Aguirre (Seguin) – Those who helped safeguard the city of Seguin against the COVID-19 pandemic will help lead Seguin’s “Biggest Small-Town 4th of July Parade. Seguin Mayor Donna Dodgen recently announced this year’s parade marshals. Dodgen says not only is she grateful to resume the longtime...