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EEDC gives approval to grant applications


The Ennis Economic Development Corporation gave its approval to historic preservation work by the MW Emporium group and Ennis Daily News this week.

Ewings gets the offer

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Ennis is offering its city manager post to former Longview assistant city manager Charles Ewings.

Manager post vote coming


It’s possible Ennis will have a new city manager chosen Monday.

City manager hopefuls enter final round today

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City commissioners will have final interviews today with the three remaining candidates for the open post of city manager in Ennis.

Salik seeking May re-election


Jeremie Salik, Ward 1 city commissioner, filed his intent to run for re-election.

Fire rating improves

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Effective this month, Ennis is rated at a Class 2 on the Insurance Services Office’s scale for fire protection.

First grants get the OK


The Ennis City Commission gave preliminary approval to the first three Historic Preservation Grant Applications on Monday.

Market gains steam; first info meeting set

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The Ennis City Commission gave their approval to the establishment of the Ennis Farmers Market on Monday.

City finances stay strong


Greer Yeldell recently delivered bright financial news to the city commission — Ennis has continued to grow its reserves and maintain a healthy financial position.

Market logo up for vote

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The public has until Feb. 10 to vote for the logo for the new Ennis Farmers Market.

Haupt files in Ward 3

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Jess Haupt, city commissioner for Ward 3, has filed for re-election in polling scheduled this May.

City to interview finalists


Three city manager candidates are set to have final interviews with the Ennis City Commission next week.

Election filings begin


Filing has begun for the upcoming citywide elections for the Ennis City Commission and Ennis Independent School District Board of Trustees.

Holley files candidacy

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Ward 5 Commissioner Brian Holley has announced his intention to seek re-election for the commission seat in polling set in May.

Ennis Farmers Market set

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The community’s new farmers market initiative is gathering steam for an April 5 opening in downtown.

Coordinator job is first priority

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Downtown development advocates want the Ennis City Commission’s backing in further work on the city’s heart, including hiring a new person to oversee the effort.

GEDA pushing commission


The Ennis City Commission and Greater Ennis Development Alliance will share ideas at tonight’s regularly scheduled commission meeting.

Barricades come down after eight months

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Crews worked this morning to tear down barricades along Ennis Avenue that have been a fixture since the days after the May 16 tornado.

EEDC: Activity buzzing in Ennis


New Economic Development Director Marty Nelson shared his first multi-point update on the local economy Tuesday with the members of the Ennis Economic Development Corporation, including ongoing commercial construction activity in town.

UW keeps trying

Ennis Daily News photo by Nick Todaro  / The United Way’s fundraising sign isn’t a true reflection of the health of the campaign:?The total funds pledged has topped 75 percent in recent days, but is still short of the $325,000 goal as the deadline comes closer.

The Greater Ennis United Way is winding down its annual campaign as the Feb. 1 deadline looms.

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