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BEYOND THE STORM — Business is booming: Billions of dollars up for grabs in regional industrial projects

There’s been no letup in jobs for industrial contractors. In fact, things may be picking up. Travis Woods, general manager of T&L Solutions, LLC, spoke ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Moore.

BEYOND THE STORM — One person’s story: Chamber president goes full circle with Harvey

Bill McCoy, president of the Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce, said after his experience with Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey, he never wants to ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Moore.

BEYOND THE STORM — A return to stability: Greater Port Arthur Chamber’s membership holding steady

Most Port Arthur and Mid County businesses that struggled through Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey and its aftermath have stabilized. At least that’s what Greater ... Read more

2 years ago by Ken Stickney.

BEYOND THE STORM — Generosity reciprocated: Mike’s Furniture bounced back after giving away remaining stock

Faddi Aref remembers well that dark Aug. 29 day last year when he entered Mike’s Furniture, which has been in the family’s ownership for almost ... Read more

2 years ago by Ken Stickney.

BEYOND THE STORM — Keeping people working: Business weathers hardship; makes successful return

Tropical Storm Harvey affected multiple businesses in Southeast Texas — big and small, new and old — and affected them in ways ranging from minor ... Read more

2 years ago by L.V. Salinas.

BEYOND THE STORM — Everything taken out: Flooded hotels rebuild interiors from scratch

When Anthony Patel opened the doors to his newly constructed Days Inn & Suites in February 2017 he had no idea what awaited him down ... Read more

2 years ago by Mary Meaux.

BEYOND THE STORM — Keeping the light burning: Three Port Arthur teachers endured loss but never missed a beat

Three educators with the Port Arthur Independent School District — Loyce Comeaux, Glenn Mitchell and Germain Eddie — suffered loss and endured challenges as many ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Moore.

BEYOND THE STORM — Tenacity and Grit: Lessons learned for Port Arthur Independent School District

The Port Arthur Independent School District learned much from the devastation Tropical Storm Harvey brought to Southeast Texas. At a time when residents, officials and ... Read more

2 years ago by L.V. Salinas.

BEYOND THE STORM — Through the eyes of the rescuers: Acadian Ambulance used what they had to make it through the storm

The staff at Acadian Ambulance knew a hurricane could come at any point. It was just a matter of when. “We had been having meetings ... Read more

2 years ago by I.C. Murrell.

BEYOND THE STORM — Insurance agent: Head start on Harvey claims

As an insurance man, Stuart Salter of Julian Salter Insurance in Port Arthur, said being out of town when Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey hit ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Moore.

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