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Yamaha/Skeeter Expanding Facility onto Former Halliburton Property

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Yamaha/Skeeter Expanding Facility onto Former Halliburton Property
Jan 19, 2023

“It’s win-win for the city, for Skeeter, for Yamaha, and especially for citizens in the area.”

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Yamaha/Skeeter Expanding Facility onto Former Halliburton Property
Jan 19, 2023

“It’s win-win for the city, for Skeeter, for Yamaha, and especially for citizens in the area.”

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Year in Review: Kilgore EDC brings millions in investments, hundreds of jobs
Feb 7, 2024

“The new value that this year’s efforts will yield, in comparison to the total value of this year’s tax roll, is an 8% increase in the taxable value of Kilgore through (KEDC’s) efforts this year. I’ve never seen a number like that. In a community our size, that number is just unfathomable, and shows your dedication in the work that you do. It makes a difference for all of our citizens.”

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Aspen Institute names Kilgore College as a ‘Top 150 U.S. Community College’ eligible for the 2025 Aspen Prize
Nov 1, 2023

Today, the Aspen Institute named Kilgore College as one of the 150 institutions eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation's signature recognition of high achievement and performance among two-year colleges.

The institutions selected for this honor stand out among more than 1,000 community colleges nationwide as having high and improving levels of student success as well as equitable outcomes for Black and Hispanic students and those from lower-income backgrounds.

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Texas Corrals Enough Points to Leave Trailing States in the Dust
Oct 31, 2023

Fresh from winning its 11th consecutive Governor’s Cup for total capital investment projects earlier this year, Texas is finishing 2023 with top billing in Site Selection’s annual ranking of state business climates. The ranking is based on 10 criteria, including a survey of corporate site selectors, qualified projects logged in the publication’s Conway Projects Database and independent measures of states’ attractiveness to capital investors.

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Kilgore College breaks ground on new Transportation Institute
Oct 24, 2023

On Monday, October 23, 2023, Kilgore College broke ground on its new Transportation Institute, which will house both CDL and Forklift training. Kilgore Economic Development Corporation partnered with the college to secure the land where the facility will be located.

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Denton elected to TEDC Board
Oct 20, 2023

Lisa Denton, KEDC Executive Director, was elected to the Texas Economic Development Council's Board of Directors at its board meeting on October 13, 2023, in Houston, Texas.

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KEDC brings a familiar face back to Kilgore
Sep 29, 2023

When Kilgore Economic Development Corporation began work on a new strategic plan, one thing became evident from the start: due to the organization’s success, they were quickly running out of land to attract new capital investment and jobs to the area.

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Kilgore Economic Development Corporation Welcomes DeCeault onto Board
Sep 14, 2023

Pamela DeCeault, a long-term resident of Kilgore, has been named to the Kilgore Economic Development Corporation (KEDC) Board of Directors. Appointed by the Kilgore City Council at their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, September 12th, DeCeault will start her first term on October 1, 2023.

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Kilgore ISD Named a Registered Apprenticeship Program
Aug 15, 2023

KISD is the first independent school district in the State of Texas to be recognized as a part of the National Apprenticeship System.

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