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Making hay while the sun shines

Making hay while the sun shines

Drewery Construction took advantage of the first dry, sunny day in a while to pour lightweight concrete, creating the floor of the second floor in the new Provalus building in downtown Jasper.  Using a high – powered pump transporting the concrete up and across the...

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JEDCO Helps Fund New Coding and Robotics Club

JEDCO Helps Fund New Coding and Robotics Club

At the February meeting, JEDCO’s Board of Directors voted to grant $3,085.70 to the Jasper Public School Foundation to go towards the creation of a Coding and Robotics Club at Jasper High School.  The money will help purchase coding software and robotics kits.  The...

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Bravo Named Jasper’s Small Business of the Year

Bravo Named Jasper’s Small Business of the Year

Bravo Aviation/ Spectre Aeronautics was named Small Business of the Year in Jasper County by the Texas Forest Country Partnership at their annual Economic Summit in Lufkin on November 13.  The company, owned by the Boyette family, Kevin along with sons Ryan and Ross,...

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JEDCO Teams with TWC in Education Grant

JEDCO Teams with TWC in Education Grant

The Jasper Economic Development Corporation teamed with the Texas Workforce Commission in a matching grant of $100,000 for the High Demand Job Training program at Jasper Independent School District.  This is the second time in the past year that JEDCO has granted...

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Provalus Technology Innovation Center Breaks Ground in Jasper

Provalus Technology Innovation Center Breaks Ground in Jasper

Last week an event was held on our courthouse square commemorating the beginning of work on the building that will be the Texas HQ for Provalus. This groundbreaking also celebrated the multi-million-dollar economic impact that the innovative new tech company will have...

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Small Business Development Center At JEDCO

Small Business Development Center At JEDCO

Starting Nov. 5 and continuing on first Tuesdays of every month, Dave Mulcahy, director of the Small Business Development Center at Lamar University, will be in Jasper at JEDCO’s office to meet with anyone interested in starting or expanding a business. Small business...

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Youth Career Summit in Jasper today

Our local Workforce Solutions organized and hosted this event in Jasper today at the Wesley Center at First United Methodist Church.  Students in grades 8-12 from several surrounding school districts are attending to learn more about in-demand careers in Southeast...

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JEDCO touts Airport Industrial Park at Jasper Air Show

JEDCO touts Airport Industrial Park at Jasper Air Show

JEDCO staff enjoyed being part of the 13th Annual Jasper Air Show this past weekend.  As one of the sponsors we had a booth near the entrance where we were able to show the public the available property in JEDCO's Industrial Air Park on the eastern border of the...

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