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Below are articles which feature the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and events we are involved with.  Credit for these articles and images goes to various news affiliates. Please click on the link for the full story and appropriate credit.

Hot Off the Press!

Ribbon cutting ceremony held to celebrate renovations to Petty’s BBQ in downtown Killeen
Posted on: 25 Apr, 2024
Ribbon cutting ceremony held to celebrate renovations to Petty’s BBQ in downtown Killeen

The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday to celebrate Petty’s BBQ new renovated location at 510 Rancier Avenue and is ready to serve the Killeen area some of the finest BBQ around.

Company that deals in emergency vehicles setting up shop in Killeen
Posted on: 23 Apr, 2024
Company that deals in emergency vehicles setting up shop in Killeen

A company that sells emergency vehicles is setting up shop at the Killeen Business Park, according to a news release from the Killeen Chamber of Commerce. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the event on Friday at 10 a.m. at 4901 Roy J. Smith Drive, part of the Killeen Business Park.

Killeen barbecue restaurant moves to new downtown location
Posted on: 22 Apr, 2024
Killeen barbecue restaurant moves to new downtown location

Another business is moving to downtown Killeen. Petty’s BBQ is moving to a new location and celebrating the occasion with a ribbon cutting later this week, officials said.

Growing Campus: A&M University-Central Texas breaks ground on new building
Posted on: 11 Apr, 2024
Growing Campus: A&M University-Central Texas breaks ground on new building

The list of visitors at Texas A&M University-Central Texas was long and distinguished as more than 200 guests gathered on the south Killeen campus for a groundbreaking ceremony of the new Centralized Operational Reliability and Efficiency — or CORE — building Thursday morning.

Killeen EDC hires new VP of economic development
Posted on: 09 Apr, 2024
Killeen EDC hires new VP of economic development

The Killeen Economic Development Corporation announced Tuesday the hire of Kelly Halsted, the new vice president of economic development.

New blues bar opening in downtown Killeen
Posted on: 29 Mar, 2024
New blues bar opening in downtown Killeen

More live music will soon be flowing from downtown Killeen as a new venue for blues and other bands will celebrate its grand opening this weekend.

Killeen City Council approves additional funding for KEDC
Posted on: 26 Mar, 2024
Killeen City Council approves additional funding for KEDC

The Killeen City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved giving $865,000 to the Killeen Economic Development Corporation.

Saturday’s weather did not stop the community from eating some good food
Posted on: 16 Mar, 2024
Saturday’s weather did not stop the community from eating some good food

Flavors of Central Texas 2024 — hosted by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce — brought the community to the Killeen Special Events Center to try food samples from a variety of over 20 vendors on Saturday.

Lots of food — Flavors of Central Texas — will be available in Killeen Saturday
Posted on: 15 Mar, 2024
Lots of food — Flavors of Central Texas — will be available in Killeen Saturday

On Saturday, the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 2024 Flavors of Central Texas event at the Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. W.S. Young Drive, in Killeen.

KWTX@4: 15th annual 'Flavors of Central Texas' food event returns to Killeen this weekend.
Posted on: 11 Mar, 2024
KWTX@4: 15th annual 'Flavors of Central Texas' food event returns to Killeen this weekend.

KWTX@4: 15th annual 'Flavors of Central Texas' food event returns to Killeen this weekend.