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Two restaurants set for makeovers

Chicken Express and Wendy’s will both be renovating their locations soon, according to employees with the two fast-food restaurants. Get this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

City approves incentives to keep businesses, help expand

Polyguard Products and Price Distributing will be staying and expanding, respectively, in Ennis after reaching incentive agreements with the city, which were approved at Tuesday night’s city commission meeting. Find the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

Ennis native opens city’s first tattoo shop

Ennis native Jose Gonzalez Jr. said he viewed each turning point in his life as a progression to something bigger. Get the rest of this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe now!

Court orders vehicle seizure at dealership

A local power sports vehicle dealer last week had more than $100,000 worth of inventory seized as part of a civil suit. Get the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Subscribe today!

Partnership to benefit local chamber

One local business is going all in on the idea of giving back to its community. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Support local news, become a subscriber today!

Cannabis Q&A: Debunking the rumors

There was considerable reaction and comments on social media regarding the city commission’s decision to express support for Arete Holistics, a cannabis processing facility that could potentially be built in Ennis in the future. Based on an aggregate of questions, the Ennis Daily News hopes to dispel the major rumors. Why did the city give […]

City commission votes to support medicinal cannabis processor

The Ennis City Commission voted 5-1 in support of Arete Holistics as the business makes its application to the State of Texas for a cannabis cultivation facility to be located just outside the city limits. Get the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Former Cowboys safety talks work ethic at Rotary meeting

Former Dallas Cowboys safety and 8-year NFL veteran Beasley Reece spoke to the Ennis Rotary Club Tuesday about the importance of what he called, “doing something everyday,” a mantra he says that led to all his successes on and off the football field. Read the full story in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. […]

Weekend storms damage some parts of Ennis

Some local businesses suffered damage from storms that rolled through Sunday night and persisted well into Monday morning. Get the full story in Tuesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News… Support local news, subscribe today!

Chemical mixing plant slates opening for July 1

Lloyd Brown could think of no other way to describe his trip to Ennis–“divine intervention” he called it. Brown, the president of Smart Chemical Services, is heading up the soon-to-be-open Genesis Custom Chemical Blending, LLC, a chemical mixing plant set to open July 1 at 2708 N. E. Main St. Get the details on this […]

City sales tax revenue jumps 22% YTD

A monthly report from the State Comptroller’s Office shows generation of sales tax revenue in Ennis is up some 22 percent from the same period last year. Find this story and more in Sunday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Officials slate zoning meeting for later this month

Residents and business owners will likely be in attendance later this month as city officials have scheduled a “Zoning Update” meeting that’s being promoted on yard signs posted around town. Get the details on this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Be informed, subscribe today!

City preps for ‘Love Local’ event

The Downtown Ennis Merchants have been busy decorating their windows and prepping for a Valentine event Saturday… Find this story and more in Friday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ennis ‘Main Street’ program to get national accreditation

Less than two years into its work as a Texas “Main Street” city, Ennis has been recommended by the Texas Historical Commission for national accreditation by the National Main Street Center, potentially making the downtown eligible for certain grants and putting it in the same conversation as some of the state’s most highly regarded downtowns. […]

City gives nod to chemical mixing plant

A new chemical mixing facility will be coming to Ennis after commissioners unanimously approved two provisions to amend zoning regulations at 2708 N.E. Main St., and make a special exception for chemical and petroleum product manufacturing at the location. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Ag outlook: Ripe for bumper crops

Veteran farmer Bob Beakley, like thousands of other farmers across the nation, is preparing for what he believes will be a bumper crop with a positive payday. Ultimately, though, that is not something he has complete control over. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News. Support local news, subscribe […]

Two homes burn in county grass fire

Fire officials were able to contain a grass fire near F.M. 1182 Tuesday afternoon, but not before two mobile homes were destroyed. Find this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News…

Thrift shop closes after water damage

Poppa’s Junk is being forced out of business after extensive water damage from recent storms, according to business owner Tim Brown. Find this story and more in Thursday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

City alters alcohol restrictions for theater

The Ennis City Commission unanimously approved a request on behalf of Ennis Public Theatre to serve alcohol at the new venue set to open on North Dallas Street. Get the details on this story and more in Wednesday’s edition of The Ennis Daily News.

The big top comes down: Ringling Bros. circus is closing

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on “The Greatest Show on Earth.” The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May. The iconic American spectacle was felled by a variety of factors, company executives say. […]

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