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Businesses picking up the pieces

Ennis Daily News photo by Nick Todaro / Much of the debris on E. Ennis Avenue came from Texas Lifestyle Furniture and The Herb Place health food store. Keith Jantz, owner of the building in which those stores reside, said he’s received approval from the city to begin repairs. He said he does not know when the furniture or health food stores will re-open.

Business owners along the storm’s path are only now seeing the full extent of the damage to their facilities today.

Big day nearing for new grocery

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Plans are in place to see the Brookshire’s location on W. Ennis Avenue open May 22.

Brookshire’s eyes May completion

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Work on the future location of Brookshire’s in Ennis is moving that a pace that puts expected completion in early May.

All Star Bowl back in business

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The new owners of All Star Bowl are hoping fresh renovations and promised future improvements are enough to lure league bowlers back to Ennis.

Ribbon cut at Ennis Quick Care

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Ennis Quick Care, an urgent care clinic located at 2200 Physicians Blvd. off the U.S. 287 Bypass, on Jan. 10. The facility, led by Dr.?Bart Crosby, offers treatment of work-related injuries, minor accident aid, X-rays, lab work, virus, cold and flu treatment, physicals, workers compensation assessments and other services. They accept a range of insurance plans and are open six days a week. For more information, call 972-875-9755 or visit www.ennisquickcare.com.

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Ennis Quick Care, an urgent care clinic located at 2200 Physicians Blvd. off the U.S. 287 Bypass, on Jan. 10.

Medicine Chest sells 19 store locations to CVS

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CVS acquired 19 Medicine Chest drug stores in Texas during the last weekend of December, including the Ennis store.

Children get special care

Ennis Daily News photo by Phil Banker / Dentist Nasim Aleagha prepares a patient at Just For Kids, a pediatric dentistry office that recently opened in Ennis.

The latest dental office to open in Ennis caters to a specific crowd— a smaller, younger crowd.

BBVA Compass employee hangs it up after 29 years

Ennis Daily News photo by Phil Banker / Pictured are, left to right, Angelica Sanchez, Elizabeth Webster, Kimberley O’Donnell, Kelly Francis, Wanda McBride, Mary Fuentes, Robert Collins, Patty Miller and Tabetha Tyner.

A long-time employee of BBVA Compass Bank is retiring after 29 years in the financial industry.

Brookshire’s planning Ennis store


A new grocery store is coming to town.

Golden Chick to open Monday

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The latest new restaurant in Ennis is bringing in what franchisee Jeff Bankston calls “a chicken concept like no one around here has ever seen.”

Unemployment jumps in Ellis County

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Unemployment filings jumped significantly in Ellis County in June.

Industry on the grow

Ennis Daily News photo by Nick Todaro / U.S. Polyco’s Marvin Small stands beside the Ennis facility’s new asphalt tanks, added as part of an expansion effort at the local plant.

U.S. Polyco has a lot to be happy about.

Local realtor chosen for D Magazine honor

Laurie Mah of RE/MAX About Dallas has been named one of “The Best Real Estate Agents” in Dallas by D Magazine for 2012.

ERMC plans blood drive

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Ennis Regional Medical Center will hold a blood drive at its facility next week. The drive starts will last from noon until 5 p.m. July 10 at the hospital in Room 119. For every person who donates blood in July, you get a gift certificate for a free pint of Blue Bell ice cream!  You’ll […]

Speaker shares strategies

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Marc Willson brought his expertise to the Ennis Chamber of Commerce on Thursday morning on how local businesses can best capitalize on local events.

Doc’s Beverage upgrades

Ennis Daily News photo by Phil Banker / Ice lovers take note: Doc’s Beverage owner Imran Meer is providing pebbled ice at his business after a little market research revealed a love for the commodity in the community.

Imran Meer, owner of Doc’s Beverage at 1103 E. Ennis Ave. hopes the latest addition to his store will bring in more thirsty customers.

Bella Italia focuses on quality

Ennis Daily News photo by Phil Banker / Co-owner Benni Selimi said Bella Italia has refocused on freshness and quality in its Italian cuisine.

The restaurant formerly known as Marsala’s is under new management, with a new name and new focus on quality.

Direct Energy plans closure

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City manager Steve Howerton confirmed today Direct Energy’s Ennis center is planning to shut down in September.

Gas prices hold steady

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While gas prices in Texas have snuck 6 cents higher this week, Ennis has remained fairly stable in its range of prices.

Gas prices top Texas average in Ennis

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Retail gas prices in Texas have jumped more than 10 cents this week, and prices in Ennis are scraping closer to $4 as the spring moves forward.

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