Hot Off the Press!
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Hot Off the Press!
City of Killeen Mayor, Jose Segarra, talks about the exciting growth of Solix Inc. and it's downtown expansion, including more jobs coming soon!
Take a walk in downtown Killeen, and you'll notice a lot of the buildings are vacant - yet the area was once a staple in the community. City officials are working to get it back to that, starting with expanding services at Solix.
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Solix, Inc., plans to expand services at its call center in downtown Killeen, adding as many as 180 jobs over the next three years, the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday.
A Black History Month research project won one Killeen fourth-grader two tickets to see her role model in an upcoming global broadcast.
KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce announced Friday that it’s endorsing the Killeen ISD’s proposed $426 million bond package. The chamber’s Public Policy Council and Board of Directors voted on Wednesday to support the proposed bond issue.
The Red Lion Hotel at 803 E. Central Texas Expressway opened with a roar, bringing a fresh face to Killeen’s hotel scene. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, hosted by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce, one of the hotel’s new owners, Kulwant Singh, thanked Killeen officials for giving him guidance.
Patrons get information from various organizations during the bi-annual Hood Howdy event.
The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce military relations council welcomed U.S. Army Operational Test Command commander Brig. Gen. John Ulrich to a luncheon at Central Texas College on Tuesday to learn about how the unit impacts the everyday lives of soldiers on Fort Hood.
KILLEEN - Killeen's economy may be busy, but it's also dependent on fluctuations with the military at Fort Hood. The 14 Forward campaign is a business wide effort to bring in more civilian jobs to the Killeen area -- like manufacturing and IT businesses.
After a busy weekend in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, visited Central Texas on Tuesday to update his constituents on the status of the government shutdown and benefits of the tax cuts passed last month.