Business

Kingdom Tire Pros celebrates new location with ribbon cutting

Kingdom Tire Pros celebrated the Dec. 14 opening of their new location, 923 N. Broadway, on Thursday with a ribbon cutting, courtesy of the Post Area Chamber of Commerce. Since opening the new location, which sits right off of U.S. Highway 84, owner Ted Thomas says the shop has seen an immediate increase in business.…

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Chamber of Commerce welcomes Blossom Salon to local business scene

The Post Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Blossom Salon owners’ Taylor and Matthew Lovas with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, Jan. 7. At Blossom Salon, 302 W. 8th St., Taylor Lovas offers women’s, men’s and children’s cuts as well as root touch ups, all over color, partial and full highlights, balayage and more. For service…

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Santas, Hares and Bears opens, bringing year-round holiday cheer to local business scene

By Elizabeth Tanner Walking into Santas, Hares and Bears feels a bit like entering Santa’s workshop with the illumination of Christmas flocking the newly renovated storefront and giving customers a warm sense of nostalgia. Theresa Doggett, who never dreamed of owning her own retail store, originally bought the former house turned doctor’s office, located at…

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Peoples Bank donates $1,000 to Trailblazers in honor of Giving Tuesday

In honor of Giving Tuesday, Peoples Bank recently donated $1,000 to Garza County Trailblazers Senior Citizen Center, a local nonprofit organization that addresses senior hunger and isolation. “This donation will help us tremendously,” Trailblazers Manager Joanne Rathbun said. “On behalf of the board members, myself and the staff at Garza County Trailblazers, we are very,…

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Happy State Bank donates $3,000 to Post Cares

Happy State Bank, formerly Centennial Bank, recently donated $3,000 to Post Cares, covering the entirety of funds typically raised at the annual fundraiser that was cancelled due to Covid-19. “Post Cares does such crucial work in our community,” Happy State Bank Vice President Branch Manager Ashely Hawkins said. “When we heard that they would not…

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Britton transforms barbershop into bait shop

Giving building new life By Elizabeth Tanner/Post Dispatch— Although Randy Britton never dreamed of opening his own business, he has poured his heart into transforming 214 W. 15th St. into The Bait Shop, a 24/7 live bait store. “I never imagined I would have opened this business,” long-time fisherman Britton said. “But I am thankful…

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Post-Garza County Endowment awards $30,000 in community grants

By Mike Travis Post-Garza County Endowment Affiliate Chair The Post-Garza County Endowment, an affiliate of Community Foundation of West Texas, recently awarded $30,063 in community grants to local non-profit organizations. The Endowment, created in 2010, gives the residents of Post and Garza counties the opportunity to build a pool of permanent resources exclusively for the…

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Property tax rate of $0.7727 proposed

Garza County Commissioners Court By Elizabeth Tanner/The Post Dispatch— A proposed No-New-Revenue property tax rate of $0.7727, a 17-percent increase, was approved by Precinct 1 Commissioner Jeff Williams during the Aug. 31 commissioners court meeting. With the proposed tax rate, yearly taxes paid by the average homestead will be $402, a 21-percent increase, considering the…

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