Pittsburg, Texas is launching its first startup business competition that will reward a small business for opening up inside its city limits.
The Pittsburg Innovative Entrepreneur competition will award $20,000 to the winning business plan to be used on startup expenses, along with other perks. Pittsburg’s economic development director Jenny Rowan said she wants to generate buzz and grassroots support for economic development.
When was the last time you were solicited to take a survey? Chances are very recently, according to commentator Gary Borders, who now and again takes the bait and fills one out. Borders is a journalism instructor at Kilgore College. Chances are his students will one day fill out a survey about him.
These weathered boxing gloves were passed down from Gary Borders' father.
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Walk into the study of commentator Gary Borders and you'll see framed sports memorabilia showcasing an American cultural icon of the 1920s. Newspaper clippings of Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey remind Borders of his dad and Dempsey's ties to East Texas.