According to Global Market Research, digital gift voucher numbers are soon estimated to reach $698.2 billion globally. The report also highlights a growth rate expected at 10% annually from 2015 to 2025.
The Sears Wish Book, which debuted in the early 1930s and went through many transformations throughout the decades, was always the go-to catalog when browsing for Christmas gift ideas.
Tyler’s Pizzeria, which opened Dec. 2, provides locals a pizza buffet and arcade to enjoy.
After the inaugural year, the Tower City Comedy Festival returns to downtown Paris on Jan. 30, 31 and Feb. 1. More than 50 comedians and podcasters were selected from over 300 submissions from all over the country and Canada.
The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Platinum Tax Services and Notary to the chamber with a ribbon cutting on Tuesday. The business is at 2214 Lamar Avenue.
Looking forward to 2020, the local Realtors said they expect to continue to see growth. Whelchel said Paris is a steady market, and growth is typically gradual.
Paris Junior College on Wednesday hosted an inaugural job fair for students and regional businesses. The goal chiefly was to help Paris Junior College graduates obtain employment, although anyone in the community was welcome to attend.
Shoshana Zuboff's indictment is straightforward: Tech companies put out new apps designed to suck up our data trails; companies then use those insights to steer us toward our next YouTube video or Facebook interaction or Amazon purchase — and to develop their next apps. Rinse and repeat.
The Salvation Army announced that 1st Federal Community Bank has agreed to match all donations given to the red kettle located at the Brookshire’s, 925 Clarksville St., between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. today.
Toys for Tots wrapped up collection week at Paris Harley-Davidson on Saturday, inviting people to donate toys and “adopt” a child by picking their name off an angel tree at one of more than 40 sites.
With graduation on Friday, Paris Junior College is sponsoring a job fair Wednesday in the Student Center Ballroom from 2 to 4 p.m.
Why do you invest? For many people, here’s the answer: “I invest because I want to enjoy a comfortable retirement.” And that’s certainly a great reason, because all of us should regularly put money away for when we’re retired. But you can also benefit by investing in your family and your community.
David House Jewelry has the largest selection of diamonds in the region — a guarantee House has made to customers for 40 years.
While many consumers are logging online to do their Christmas shopping, there are perks to looking for keepsake gifts closer to home, such as supporting the community and unearthing unique treasures made by local people.
Scholastic Entertainment is rebooting the TV series about the giant dog with an equally large heart this week on Amazon Prime Video and PBS, the latter his home since the early aughts.
There is no shortage of sports fans, and with Christmas drawing near, people’s sports allegiances can lead to some truly memorable gift opportunities. That’s where Big Boy Memorabilia comes in.
An analysis by the Washington D.C.-based Environmental Integrity Project found that 30 states have cut funding to environmental agencies over the past decade. In Texas, lawmakers slashed spending by more than a third between 2008 and 2018.
BREAKING: Uber acknowledged more than 3,000 sexual assaults occurred during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, the company said in a long-awaited safety report.
Hormel Foods and Brookshire's partnered to donate 90 hams to the Downtown Food Pantry to help feed those in need this holiday season. Pictured are Chris Carpenter and Key Yarbrough with the Paris Brookshire's grocery store, along with food pantry executive director Allan Hubbard. The two com…
Federal officials are considering requiring that all travelers — including American citizens — be photographed as they enter or leave the country as part of an identification system using facial-recognition technology.
U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Hoyt approved the settlement agreement between a scrappy environmental coalition and plastics giant Formosa. The settlement is the largest in U.S. history resulting from a citizen environmental suit.
A team of local hair dressers showed students at North Lamar High School kindness by giving free haircuts.
A subsidiary of Tulsa-based Williams Companies is suing Texas' oil and gas regulatory agency after it approved a request from Dallas-based Exco Operating Company to burn off natural gas from wells in South Texas even though it was hooked up to Williams' pipeline system.
This year's Black Friday was the biggest ever for online sales, as fewer people hit the stores and shoppers rang up $7.4 billion in transactions from their phones, computers and tablets.
People looking to buy a new phone now have another option as T-Mobile recently opened a store in the Paris Towne Center, 3556 Lamar Ave.
Lamar National Bank President and CEO Greg Wilson announced today that Lamar National Bank is opening a branch in Northlake.
If you’re fairly new to investing, you might be wondering what sort of rules you should follow or moves you should make. And while everyone’s situation is different, there are indeed guidelines that make sense for all investors. Here are some to consider:
Santa visited Toyota of Paris Saturday afternoon for cookies and milk.
Adobe Analytics predicts a loss of $1 billion in online revenue from a shortened season. Still, it expects online sales will reach $143.7 billion, up 14.1% from last year's holiday season.
An investigation by The Texas Tribune and Grist shows that regulators in the Lone Star State have given a hand up to struggling coal companies as they face millions of dollars in mandated land restoration costs.
Families traveling outside of Texas for Thanksgiving might want to increase their fuel budget slightly as Thanksgiving gas prices are the highest they’ve been in five years.
This Thanksgiving, people across the city of Paris are thankful for many things: family, friends, health and personal qualities. Here are some of their stories.
Santa Claus stopped by The Paris News' office for a few hours on Wednesday and met with children to learn what they wanted for Christmas. The stopover also was used to collect donations for Toys for Tots.
The average person owns a vehicle for about six and a half years. When it’s time to buy a new one, chances are there’s a lot of new technology to catch up on.
Paris Children’s Dentistry will perform free dental screenings for students at Clarksville ISD on Dec. 2 and 3 at 9 a.m.
The Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site will feature “Christmas in 1939” as the theme of its annual Holiday Open House on Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
“We want everybody to be happy and get some good cattle,” Mallicote said. “They do a good job for them during the year, they sell them and put them in the feed yard — the quality makes a difference here.”
Paris Economic Development Corp. directors learned Monday a transfer of property scheduled in October for American SpiralWeld Co. has been delayed until after the first of the year because of unexpected environmental testing.
The first cargo-carrying robot marketed directly to consumers is on sale this holiday season. But how many people are ready to ditch their second car to buy a two-wheeled rover that can follow them around like a dog?
CLARKSVILLE — There is a new eating establishment in town. Shirley Moore Calahan and Sheryln Moore Scott officially started living their dream when they opened the doors at Bo & Chris’s Place at 221 N. Walnut St. on Nov. 16 with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Pierson & Fendley Insurance in Paris is part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America “Best Practices” Study Group.
The nursing home recently received designation as a secure nursing home, and added alarms to doors to prevent long-term residents with dementia, Alzheimer’s or a similar issue from wandering off the premises, Legend Healthcare executive director Kenneth Grover said.
The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce welcomes CashMax with a ribbon cutting on Thursday.
The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Sister Babyz with a ribbon cutting on Thursday. The boutique is located at 201 North Collegiate Drive and has two other locations in Sulphur Springs and Royce City.
Abbott has set a Dec. 1 deadline for agencies to tell his office how they plan to limit regulations, reduce fees and, "where appropriate," remove licensing barriers for people with criminal records.
Lamar Electric Cooperative recently conducted pole top rescue training sessions to prepare the company’s linemen to rescue a person who has been injured working on power lines.
Mundipharma has promoted its blockbuster product, OxyContin, in questionable ways in other countries, including Italy and Australia. But the company has particularly high hopes for China.
President Donald Trump celebrated tech behemoth Apple keeping its Mac Pro computer manufacturing plant in the Texas state capital.
President Donald Trump will tour a new Apple manufacturing plant in Austin on Wednesday with Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Revised incentives for J. Skinner Bakery may be in the works when Paris Economic Development Corp. directors meet Tuesday.
Hundreds came out Saturday night to support 6-year-old Powderly resident Jaxon McFarland, who was badly burned in an accident in early October.