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Read the latest jobs and economic news from Jasper and across the nation. Jasper Economic Development Corporation brings you the latest news around town.

New Parking Lot Complements Downtown Revitalization

  Members of JEDCO’s board of directors, The Jasper – Lake Sam Rayburn Chamber of Commerce and interested citizens celebrated the completion of a new parking lot in downtown Jasper. The lot, designed by McKinley-Golden Architects and built by Leland-Bradlee...

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JEDCO Intros GIS Mapping with New Website

JEDCO launched a new and improved website this week at featuring a GIS mapping element useful to both site selectors and area commercial real estate brokers. The site was created by Sal Baldovinos and Ariel Digital Marketing.  The GIS mapping segment...

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Progress – Revitalizing Downtown Jasper

Patience truly is a virtue, one that is showing signs of paying off regarding the planned revitalization of Jasper’s downtown. Real change can be seen on the on Phase One which entails a beautiful makeover of South Main Street from US 190 north to Water Street that...

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Provalus Coming to South East Texas

We’re heading to the Lone Star State… Provalus is opening its 2nd technology center in Jasper, Texas to provide a superior alternative to overseas outsourcing of services. “We’re proud to say our mission is to provide tech careers to bright under-employed individuals,...

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Economy Adds 19,600 Jobs in May

AUSTIN ⎯ The Texas economy saw additional positive employment growth in May 2019, with 19,600 seasonally adjusted nonfarm positions added over the month. The Texas economy’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in May 2019 set a new historic record low rate of 3.5...

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