Seasonal celebrations kept those less fortunate in mind at Kilgore Allied Waste Service. Employees there raised $1,150 for Helping Hands. The largest source of the donation was a ticket drawing at the company’s annual Christmas party, where many of the company’s 98 employees ponied up the cash to brighten the season for others.
The Kilgore Economic Development Corp. is set to receive a $1 million grant that is expected to create 150 jobs and generate $8 million in private investment, officials announced Monday. For more of the Longview News-Journal story: http://www.news-journal.com/news/content/news/stories/stories/2009/12/29/12292009_kedc_grant.html
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Americans, it seems, still have a love affair with the West. Texas and Wyoming were the big winners in the Census Bureau's annual population estimates, which were released on Wednesday. http://money.cnn.com/2009/12/23/real_estate/fastest_growing_states/index.htm
Orgill’s donation was the largest single donation to Kilgore United Fund in several years.