• December 3, 2016

Business

Cajun specialties: Purple Gator opens in new location

In less than a year, The Purple Gator, with its Cajun cuisine, went from a tiny takeout spot inside a local convenience store to its own restaurant at 212 S. Second St., in downtown.

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Purple Gator

Experts: Recent drop in cattle prices hurting calf markets

BRYAN — Spiraling cattle prices in recent weeks are not leaving much wiggle room when it comes to marketing calves and replacement females to fit current trends, according to cattle experts.

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Business hosts ‘Wine Down Wednesday’

Refresh Spa & Boutique spiced up hump day Aug. 10 by hosting its free “Wine Down Wednesday.”

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Wine Down Wednesday

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Cajun specialties: Purple Gator opens in new location

In less than a year, The Purple Gator, with its Cajun cuisine, went from a tiny takeout spot inside a local convenience store to its own restaurant at 212 S. Second St., in downtown.

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Friday 10/28/2016
Experts: Recent drop in cattle prices hurting calf markets
Posted: October 28, 2016

BRYAN — Spiraling cattle prices in recent weeks are not leaving much wiggle room when it comes to marketing calves and replacement females to fit current trends, according to cattle experts.

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Friday 08/19/2016
Business hosts ‘Wine Down Wednesday’
Posted: August 19, 2016

Refresh Spa & Boutique spiced up hump day Aug. 10 by hosting its free “Wine Down Wednesday.”

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Friday 08/05/2016
PARS Guns hosts grand reopening
Posted: August 05, 2016

Michael Desmond has always had an interest in guns.

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Friday 07/15/2016
EDC ready and willing to help existing businesses in the city
Posted: July 15, 2016

The Economic Development Corporation doesn’t exist just to recruit new businesses to town. The EDC also can help current businesses expand.

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Friday 07/08/2016
Pretzel store brings a new twist to Cove
Posted: July 08, 2016

In June 2015, Phil Agnello was visiting family in his native New Jersey ready to take a mini-vacation with cousin Bobby Agnello.

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Husband, wife cook up Cajun delights at Cove corner store
Posted: April 08, 2016

The family-owned Purple Gator, with its Cajun cuisine, continues to cook up a recipe for success — along with its delicious gumbo, etouffee, Po Boy sandwiches and many more food items.

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Friday 03/25/2016
Spa celebrates one year in business
Posted: March 25, 2016

Celebrating a one-year anniversary is usually a pretty big step in life, regardless of what kind it is. But when that anniversary is for a business, the feeling of accomplishment can be pretty amazing.

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Friday 01/01/2016
Four trends to capitalize on in 2016
Posted: January 01, 2016

To help your business grow in 2016, consider these trends and how well you execute in each area.

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Friday 11/27/2015
Candy Outfitters chosen as December Business of the Month
Posted: November 27, 2015

The Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors chose Candy Outfitters as their Business of the Month for December.

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Friday 10/23/2015
Fitness center named Business of the Month for November
Posted: October 23, 2015

The Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors named Anytime Fitness as the November Business of the Month on Wednesday.

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Friday 10/02/2015
Small-business owners learn better communication skills at EDC workshop
Posted: October 02, 2015

It’s a busy world today and people often don’t have the time to listen to what a stranger may have to say. Especially if that person is trying to sell them something, regardless of whether what they are selling is a product, service, an idea or a request for funding to research what the effect of shrimps on treadmills would be to the oceanic environment.

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Friday 09/25/2015
Frames and Things chamber’s October Business of the Month
Posted: September 25, 2015

The Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors chose Frames and Things, in Cove Terrace, as their October Business of the Month.

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Friday 08/21/2015
Cove gym named Chamber Ambassador’s September business of the month
Posted: August 21, 2015

The Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors honored one of the chamber’s newer members, Crossfit Beyond Limits, as their September business of the month during a presentation Wednesday.

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Friday 07/31/2015
Chamber ambassadors name Lil' Tex Restaurant August business of month
Posted: July 31, 2015

The Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce ambassadors chose Lil’ Tex Restaurant as the August Business of the Month.

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Sunday 07/12/2015
Champion CrossFit athlete holds seminars in Copperas Cove
Posted: July 12, 2015

COPPERAS COVE — National CrossFit competitor Alex LaChance took the opportunity to coach, mentor and work out with city residents Saturday at CrossFit Beyond Limits.

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Friday 07/10/2015
‘Cow-rific Creations Night’ today from 5 to 7 p.m. at Chick-fil-A
Posted: July 10, 2015

Chick-fil-A is offering a free meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner) to any customer who visits one of its 1,900-plus restaurants fully dressed as a cow on Tuesday.

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Friday 06/26/2015
Recommended reading for owners of small, medium businesses
Posted: June 26, 2015

Every time I do a workshop or presentation, I end with a list of resources— including a list of books. At one of my recent talks, someone asked what other books I would recommend for business owners.

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Friday 06/19/2015
Waffle Cone is chamber Ambassadors' July Business of Month
Posted: June 19, 2015

The Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors awarded John Hayes of Waffle Cone as their July Business of the Month during a ceremony at the restaurant Wednesday.

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