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San Antonio suburb plans to eliminate property tax
The mayor of a recently created San Antonio suburb wants to abolish a city property tax because of booming truck stop and online shopping sales.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
S.A. suburb to end property tax
Since becoming a city in 2008 and imposing a property tax, the South Bexar County community of Von Ormy has gradually reduced its tax rate as sales tax proceeds have risen.
TexStar plans Eaglebine-to-Houston pipeline
TexStar Midstream Logistics Pipeline LP is looking for companies that want to move Eaglebine crude oil and condensate on its planned TexStar East Texas Pipeline.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
El Paso Times
Mexico energy officials said Chihuahua and three other northern border states are ripe for fracking, a controversial and widespread method that is used to extract shale gas and oil from the ground.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Industrial property values fall in JWC
Anthony Ruiz News Jim Wells County experienced a significant decrease in its net taxable value according to certified tax rolls recently released by the county's appraisal district, most notably in the City of Alice and the Alice Independent School District.
Fortune's fastest growing companies in Texas
Spouting black gold: Another crude-oil player taps a vein of deep profits in the Eagle Ford and Bakken shales.
Review: Dobie West performers knock - Dividing the Estate' out of the park
By Ben Tinsley The Progress GEORGE WEST - It's probably safe to say you probably won't think about wealth the same way again.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Oversized signs emphasize driver safety
The Texas Department of Transportation hosted a press conference in Karnes City July 29 to help draw attention to their media campaign aimed at making state highways safer to drive.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Mexico prepares to list oil fields open to foreign bids
Key details of Mexico's overhaul of its energy industry will come into focus on Wednesday, when longtime oil monopoly Pemex learns which fields it gets to keep for future exploration.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Olive & Well
Apparently feral pigs like olives. I am walking through narrow rows of arbequina olive trees on the outskirts of Carrizo Springs with Jim Henry, the man who founded the Texas Olive Council and perhaps knows more about making Texas olive oil than anyone else in the state.
Fracking brings employment, but not without risk
Switching gears to the fracking business thats brought a lot of employment opportunities to our area, but with that also comes risks.
American Midstream plunking $300 million in Eagle Ford Shale
American Midstream Partners LP is expanding the company's asset base in the Eagle Ford Shale via new acquisitions.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Plea for deputies remains unmet
The sheriffs office's hope that more deputies would be on patrol fell off the edge of a limited county budget.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
New city of Sandy Oaks chooses first aldermen
Eight candidates competed for five alderman slots in the Southeast Bexar County community, which includes the Waterwood Park subdivision.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
TxDOT places oversized signs to emphasize driver safety
Joe Baker photo A giant-size sign placed near the Karnes County Courthouse sends a message to local drivers highlighting TxDOT's recent Be Safe.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
San Antonio firm seeks to build $5 million waste disposal site in DeWitt County
San Antonio-based Petro Waste Environmental, a company that processes non-hazardous solid oilfield waste, has filed an application with the Texas Railroad Commission to develop a $5 million landfill in one of the Eagle Ford Shale's busiest drilling areas.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas
Court rules in favor of counties
DeWitt County judge Daryl Fowler and commissioners court led the charge into Austin asking the 83rd Legislature to give some of Texas' 'rainy day fund' to counties impacted by Eagle Ford Shale oil discovery.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Legislation opening Mexican oil fields heading to finish line this weekend
Luis F. Gomar, partner-in-charge of Strasburger & Price's Mexico City office, says firms active in the Eagle Ford are in a good position to enter Mexico's liberalizing energy business.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Victoria Advocate
DeWitt County STAAR preliminary results
DeWitt County educators will continue improving across the board in order to surpass the goals set for next year's State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness.