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A second Building Code Overview and Compliance Seminar is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at Love Civic Center, 2025 S. Collegiate Drive.

It’s a fairly predictable pattern: When the stock market rises, more people invest, but after a large-scale drop, many of these same people head for the exits. But by staying out of the financial markets, and only putting their money in “safe” vehicles that offer few or no growth prospects, …

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Payless ShoeSource. GameStop. Family Dollar. With Forever 21 now joining the growing list of closing brick-and-mortar retail stores, global research firm Coresight Research warns the nation is on course to see 12,000 store closures by the end of 2019 as a result of changing consumer tastes, …

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Happy Trailer Sales with a ribbon cutting on Friday. Happy Trailer Sales moved and are currently located at 2975 South Church Street.

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Nu-Start Nutrition with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday. Nu-Start Nutrition is located on 2290 Northeast Loop 286.

It’s probably safe to say that many of us are concerned about having enough money to cover our retirement years. In fact, some surveys have shown that we are more frightened of running out of money than we are of dying. What can you do to help alleviate these fears?

The upgrades are the result of the city being selected as the 2019 HEROES Project by Lowe’s Texas Regional Distribution Center Team, Mayor Ann Rushing said.

The availability of gainful employment is a major factor for area growth, and industrial diversity can help a community weather economic ups and downs. Although pay, stability and company size differ from industry to industry, it takes a mixture to service the needs of an area's population. …

Local State Farm Agents recently volunteered at the Downtown Food Pantry and presented the organization with a 2019 State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant. The $8,200 grant will provide around 34,000 meals for Paris area food uncertain community members. Pictured, from left, are: State F…

The Career and Technology Department at North Lamar High School received a pallet of miscellaneous tools through Milwaukee Tools Technical Education Tool Donation Program. The donation of power tools and equipment will benefit students enrolled in Ag, Small Engine, Auto Tech and Construction…

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Wingstop with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday. Wingstop, under new owner and management, is located at 3955 Lamar Avenue.

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Tarvia Bills The Cleaning Lady with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday. Tarvia is located at 32 Clarksville Street in Downtown Paris.

Across the country, mobile home parks are an attractive investment. Tenants own their homes but not the land they sit on, and because the homes aren’t actually easy to move, are at the mercy of landlords, who can increase rents or sell the land out from under them.

Lisa Butler, assistant vice-president of deposit services manager at First Federal Community Bank Paris, recently completed the National Automated Clearing House Association’s Accredited Payment Risk Professional certification.

Lamar National Bank has announced Van Pardue has joined the bank as president of corporate development. He will be responsible for developing client and investor relationships in the Metroplex as well as being integral in strategic and capital planning.

Tickets for Paris Community Theatre’s production of “The Wizard Of Oz” will be available for purchase beginning Sunday by visiting the theatre’s website, pctonstage.com.

Efforts to ban flavored e-cigarettes and reduce their appeal to youngsters have sputtered under industry pressure in over a half-dozen states this year even as one state, Michigan, moves ahead with its own restrictions and President Donald Trump promises federal ones.

Paris Harley-Davidson is making a second attempt at setting a world record and will host the Bring it Home Parade on Oct. 5, in an effort to break the record of continuous Harley Davidson motorcycles on parade

WASHINGTON — Federal health authorities on Monday blasted vaping company Juul for illegally pitching its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking and ordered the company to stop making unproven claims for its products.

If you’re in the early stages of your working life — or even in the not-so-early ones — the chances are pretty good that you will change jobs at some point. When that happens, you’ll probably leave a few things behind — but will one of them be your 401(k)?

Australia has failed to heed the lessons of the United States, and is now facing skyrocketing rates of opioid prescriptions and related deaths. And as with the U.S., Australia’s government has also been slow to respond to years of warnings from worried health experts.

Paris Energy Center will receive an adjustment to its environmental regulations, after the Ark-Tex Council of Governments voted Thursday to allow the change at the recommendation of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

The 15% U.S. taxes apply to about $112 billion of Chinese imports. All told, more than two-thirds of the consumer goods the United States imports from China now face higher taxes.