Tire Town

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BUSINESS OF THE WEEK Tire Town This week, we are putting Tire Town in the spotlight, and we're excited about it! Not only can you purchase tires and have them installed at Tire Town, but they also offer alignment and brake services. Mike Gilmer, the owner of our Business of the Week, started as an employee in 1981. About four years later, he became a partner in ownership, and by 1990, he was the full owner. In other words, he is a very dedicated and hard worker! In the next post, we'll be telling you more about Mike and the rest of the Tire Town family, so stay tuned for that! ☺️🚗 #BOTW
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La Quinta Inn & Suites

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BUSINESS OF THE WEEK La Quinta Inn & Suites Our #BOTW, La Quinta Inn & Suites, opened up in July of 2010 and was taken over in August of 2018 by Kenny, pictured above in the blue. He has been in the hospitality industry for 16 years, with experience in managing IHG, Wyndham and Choice Hotels. Kenny loves to see happiness in people, which is what inspires him to provide the best hospitality service possible to his guests. He, and his staff, enjoys getting to know each guest that stays at the hotel, in order to meet their needs, help them to have a peaceful stay and surpass their expectations. If you have met Kenny, I'm sure you can imagine that he does all of that easily, with his kindness and…
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Hopkins County Fire Department

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BUSINESS OF THE WEEK Hopkins County Fire Department We are excited to announce that our next #BOTW is the Hopkins County Fire Department!!! 🚒 Yesterday, we visited Station 20, which is the Central Station in our county and one of only five full-paid fire departments in the State of Texas. Station 20, along with 12 volunteer fire departments, work together to serve the entire county. The HCFD is also affiliated with the Emergency Management Department and Environmental Services Department, meaning that many of the men and women who work there wear multiple hats on the job! On Tuesday, we met with Fire Chief Andy Endsley to learn more about our #BOTW, the Hopkins County Fire Department. While we were with him at Station 20, he also told us part of his story too!…
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Northeast Texas Heart of Hope

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BUSINESS OF THE WEEK Northeast Texas Heart of Hope We are excited to present our next Business of the Week, Northeast Texas Heart of Hope, a pregnancy resource center that assists young women with planned and unplanned pregnancies. They offer many services, such as pregnancy tests, ultrasounds and prenatal/parenting classes. They also offer referrals for adoption services and to local community services. NETX Heart of Hope is a 501(c)3 organization, and everything they do for their clients is free of charge. Stay tuned, this week, to learn more about this wonderful local organization! 💙 #BOTW Our #BOTW, Northeast Texas Heart of Hope, opened its doors in June of 2012, when Steve and Pat Phillips accepted the opportunity to fill the need of a pregnancy center in Sulphur Springs. When we asked what inspired…
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American Towing & Tire

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BUSINESS OF THE WEEK American Towing & Tire Let's get to know the Bryant family! Jason and Calyn (pictured) have been married for 11 years, and they have three children: Jay, Jaydee and Jagger. Jaydee and Jagger attend North Hopkins ISD, where both are active in sports, and Jay operates a tow truck for American Towing everyday. Jason has been in the towing industry since 1997. In 2017, he acquired American Towing & Tire Company from what was formerly Tommy Evans Firestone. Since then, they have continued to provide the same services and have added a few more into the mix. This week, we are putting American Towing & Tire Company in the spotlight. 😁 They offer a wide variety of products and services including towing for light, medium and heavy sizes,…
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4-J’s Body Shop

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BUSINESS OF THE WEEK 4-J's Body Shop Our next Business of the Week will definitely add some sunshine to this cloudy day we're having! 🤩 4-J's Body Shop offers automotive collision repair, full paint and body restoration and RhinoPro Spray-On Bedliner services. Make sure you check back in throughout this week to learn more about the sweet family behind this awesome local business!!! We have thoroughly enjoyed having 4-J's Body Shop in the spotlight this week! To continue our Friday tradition, we want to share a personal message from the owners, Justin and Jennifer Harrington: "We are huge advocates for shopping local! We are a small business, therefore we believe in shopping and supporting small business every chance we get... We would love to thank the community for all their support. We…
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NETBIO

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BUSINESS OF THE WEEK NETBIO This week we are putting the Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization (NETBIO) in the spotlight! This organization is made up of local independent cattle producers and agribusiness representatives who are striving to "enhance the beef industry and the entire Northeast Texas economy." A few of the many different ways they are working toward this goal include improving the genetic make-up of NETX Commercial Cattle herds, enhancing the performance of cattle throughout their life cycle and rewarding commercial producers financially for adding value to their product (all of which are listed in their mission statement). The cattle producers and agribusiness representatives that make up NETBIO have a goal to "establish a reputation for the area as a supplier of quality beef calves..." They do not only…
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Financial Solutions

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BUSINESS OF THE WEEK Financial Solutions Financial Solutions has been serving residents, businesses and institutions of Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County for over 27 years. Monica Littlefield, with Financial Solutions, is fully licensed and prepared to address every area of your wealth care plan and to help you design a comprehensive, personalized wealth care plan that puts you on the right track to achieve your goals. It’s time to get to know Monica Littlefield, with Financial Solutions! Monica is married to Steve Littlefield (the World Champion Hopkins County Stew Cook), and together they have one daughter and son-in-law and two grandchildren. She plays golf at least once a week with her Mimosa group of ladies, and she spends her weekends at Lake Quitman with her friends who are family. Over…
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J&J Meat Market

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BUSINESS OF THE WEEK J&J Meat Market J&J Meat Market offers premium meats and smoked goods, with a focus on USDA upper 2/3 choice and prime grade beef. They also make a variety of specialty creations, including steak and chicken grenades, MOAB and Bouncing Betty's (just to name a few). Check back in throughout the rest of this week, to learn more about this awesome local business!!! 🥩 Jason LaRue (right) and Justin Friddle (left) started planning, for what would become J&J Meat Market, back in late 2014. While Jason was working toward his degree, he took a few extra classes on meat processing, preparation and evaluation, and he actually really enjoyed it! When moving back to his hometown of Sulphur Springs, Jason reached out to his long-time school friend,…
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Law Offices of B. Gregg Price, P.C.

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BUSINESS OF THE WEEK Law Offices of B. Gregg Price, P.C. This week, we will be highlighting the Law Offices of B. Gregg Price P.C.!!! 🥳 Mr. Price, along with his fellow attorneys and staff members, takes customer service very seriously, and they provide "attentive, hands-on representation" for individuals who have been injured in accidents including automobile, motorcycle, 18-wheeler, professional malpractice and others. We got to meet with Gregg Price on Monday, and I must say, he was so kind and welcoming! He also has deep roots planted in Hopkins County!!! He was born and raised in Sulphur Springs and has been actively involved in the community all throughout his life, having served as a former mayor and school board member. He has also contributed to First Baptist Church and various non-profit…
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