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March 4, 2013

BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL: First rule of a superior, drive-through restaurant: Mobility, mobility, mobility

Restauranteur hopes to cater to the needs of the trucking industry




The Heritage Center of Cherokee County is presenting its “A Banker's Holiday” event to honor the Bonner and Perkins Families and restoration of the first bank of Cherokee County. Proceeds of the fund-raising gala to benefit the Heritage Center of Cherokee County, according to an online post.

The Gala will be held on April 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at 208 S Henderson St. Tickets are $20 per person and festivities include silent & live auctions and a “wine & cheese tasting.”  

The museum also has extended hours and now is open on Fridays from 1 to 5 p.m.

For additional information or to volunteer at the Heritage Center of Cherokee County please call (903) 683-5665, (903) 683-5235, visit the website at www.HCCC-Museum.org or befriend them on Facebook.


The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce is putting out the word: The 29th Annual Tomato Festival is on its way! June 8 is the date for the event on Commerce and Austin Streets in downtown Jacksonville!

The chamber has added booth applications to its website and payment for registration can be sent online. Try http://jacksonville-texas.com/pages/TomatoFest/


Best cup of coffee or espresso in the city of Jacksonville. Still needing feedback.

Said cuppa has to be hot, tasty, have lots of caffeine, and  have the capacity to wake me up the morning. Trust me. This is a huge challenge. Email me at Jacksonville, I will put your suggestion on a tallied list. Later, I will travel around town, sampling one cup  per day. I will ultimately proclaim a winner in this column.

I'm waiting to hear from you!

Ben Tinsley, a Jacksonville Daily Progress reporter with over 20 years in the journalism industry, writes Business Confidential, a column designed to help promote and help spotlight the diverse and growing business community of Cherokee County.

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