Downtown Marble Falls’s newest music venue: Harmony Park (dailytrib.com, 2-07-2019)
STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Steve Reitz remembers a family trip to Silverton, Colorado, because of one of the city’s downtown features: a musical instrument installation. “From 2 years old to 100, everyone hit (one of those instruments) once or twice,” said Reitz, the Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. board president. “It was a real asset […]
By Lew K. Cohn
A new report from the Texas Comptroller’s Office shows Marble Falls hotels generated a record $11.7 million in total revenue for 2018 — an increase of about seven percent above the nearly $10.95 million lodgers generated in the community in 2017, a local economic development official said.
STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS News of a $3.2 million contract awarded for Marble Falls park improvements quickly sparked words of remorse for the supposed loss of the beloved Walkway of Lights. (more…)
Posted on 21 November 2018. Tags: Marble Falls economy
STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Marble Falls’s November state sales tax allocation increased 3.88 percent from the prior year’s amount, according to the state comptroller’s office. The growth in November’s allocation — which is based on September receipts — is the ninth month in 2018 the city has received more than the comparable month in 2017. This month’s […]
STAFF WRITER JARED FIELDS Free monthly movies in Marble Falls parks could soon be a regular occurrence after the Economic Development Corp. and Hotel Occupancy Tax committee approved funds for an inflatable screen and a high-definition projector. (more…)
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Oct 5, 2018 – DailyTrib.com – Your Hill Country online news authority … The next step in the evolution of downtown Marble Falls came earlier this week … Renderings on the development’s website show five stories of residences … to Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation executive director Christian Fletcher.
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By Glynis Crawford Smith
Reports have been steady that things have been promising on the economic front in Marble Falls this year and the long-awaited downtown hotel/conference center seems to back on track.
By Glynis Crawford Smith
A set of new renderings of the proposed hotel/conference center in Marble Falls reveal a concept compatible with newest additions to the city landscape.
MARBLE FALLS — When 23-year-old Becca McCrocklin arrived home from college, she resettled into quite a different town with more retail outlets and eateries than when she first left.
MARBLE FALLS — A job-training program offering free tuition has proposed expanding to include trades such as plumbing and electrical with potential seed money from the state and the Marble Falls Economic Development Corp., officials said.
The Marble Falls Economic Development Board of directors on Wednesday, Aug. 3, committed $6.2 million to the $25.3 million waterfront hotel conference center agreement with Novak Cobalt Partners, LLC.
MARBLE FALLS — When the first homes in the Gregg Ranch development are ready in late 2017, it will fill a need local leaders have been eyeing for some time.
After narrowing down a list of 52 applicants, Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. officials chose Midge Dockery, a longtime nonprofit funding director, for a newly created business development coordinator position Oct. 7.
City leaders believe they must strike a balance between the needs of aging infrastructure within the community and investing in future growth and development, according to discussions during a city planning retreat June 9.
A budding craft brewery will unveil its first ale to the public while campaigning to expand Marble Falls’ boundaries allowing for the sale of alcohol on premises to include areas annexed in the past two decades.
Bronze isn’t such a bad color when it means you’re among the top 15 percent high schools in the country.
That’s just what Marble Falls High School and Llano High School learned April 22 when the U.S. News and World Report released its 2014 Best High Schools rankings. The magazine awarded both schools bronze medals as “high-performing schools based on state exam performance.” The top two awards were gold and silver.
Economic Development Corp. officials are eyeing a tract of land between historic downtown Main Street and Lakeside Park for potential development such as a performing arts center, a hotel and conference center or a retail, eatery and lodging complex.
David Rathkamp and Alex Payson are busy discussing and mashing numbers as a large vat of soon-to-be craft beer bubbles nearby. They talk about yeast amounts, sugar percentages and all types of things one doesn’t think about making beer.
Marble Falls Economic Development Corp. officials and owners of a fledgling microbrewery obtained more than enough signatures needed on a petition to offer an alcohol-sale-and-consumption option to voters, officials said.
Everything really is bigger in Texas: It’s the No. 5 wine-producing state in the U.S., the Texas Hill Country AVA is the second largest in the nation and its most promising wines boast supersized flavors.
The skeleton of the Baylor Scott & White Marble Falls hospital is becoming visible from TX 71 with vertical expansion now underway.
He answered “2,000.” I said, “You have got to be kidding. You made and sold 2,000 pies over the Thanksgiving holiday?”
Within this upper echelon of pie peddlers, the city of Marble Falls stood out for its status as home to not one, not two, but three spots garnering multiple mentions.
While Moonlight Madness on Oct. 24 doesn’t officially kick off the holiday shopping season, organizers hope residents will see it as an opportunity to check out local retailers and remember them when it comes time for Christmas shopping.
As he drove to the different parts of the city of Marble Falls’ trail system, Parks and Recreation Director Robert Moss smiled.
Economic development officials in Austin’s suburbs have again hung the proverbial “open for business” sign for retailers and restaurants…
Scott & White Healthcare has filled two executive roles in charge of the system’s Hill Country region. Kevin Leeper has been named chief executive officer of hospitals…
Marble Falls has a strong entrepreneurial spirit. An estimated 13.7 percent of workers, or 2,609 people, in the Central Texas town are self-employed…
The second annual Marble Falls Soapbox Classic should confirm once again that men will be boys—and, yes, women will be girls, albeit in lesser numbers.
Many baby boomers dream of retiring somewhere by the water. These half-dozen places are on a lake, a river or an ocean – yet they won’t sink your retirement budget…