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Work is underway to renovate a long-deteriorating buying heart on Pine Tree Highway in Longview, near Golden Flake Bakery.

The property was caught up in a 2014 artificial drug case, when federal investigators shut down the Glass Dragon in that buying heart and different areas. Renovations had began on the heart earlier than the raid, and work stopped because the case labored its method by means of federal courtroom. It sat largely vacant for years, with quite a few complaints concerning the constructing’s situation through the years.

The property offered in October to a gaggle of buyers, often known as 900 Pine Tree Highway LLC. The group consists of native industrial actual property dealer Cody Sage, with JBK Enterprises.

Sage mentioned renovations ought to be completed in a few months, with a complete of six retail areas created. Each will probably be about 1,200 sq. toes, with three completed for rental and three left unfinished to customise for tenants.

“It’s going to appear like a brand new constructing,” Sage mentioned.

Hallsville Medical Clinic deliberate

Town of Hallsville can have a medical clinic for the primary time in a few years when Hallsville Medical Clinic opens in November.

The clinic will probably be at 209 W. Important St., Suite D, with a face acquainted to the Hallsville group offering care there.

Doctor Assistant Rene’ Halbert, PA-C, was the supplier for near 10 years till 2014 at a earlier clinic that was in Hallsville. She mentioned that when COVID-19 hit, the clinic closed, and Hallsville hasn’t had a medical clinic since. She mentioned hospitals took related steps in different small space cities after the pandemic hit.

“Now that I’m at a spot the place I can open a clinic, I made a decision that we’re going to open a clinic again up,” she mentioned. She was the supplier in Hallsville for thus lengthy, she mentioned, that folks nonetheless referred to as her and ask her to begin practising once more within the metropolis.

The clinic will open Nov. 1 for scheduling appointments.

“We are going to do household apply, ages 2 and above,” Halbert mentioned, and supply routine well being care, remedy for acute sickness, coughs, chilly and flu, and minor surgical procedures corresponding to sutures and mole removing. The clinic additionally will present telemedicine companies and COVID-19 testing and remedy.

The clinic will make use of a nurse and an workplace assistant. Dr. Mary Ok. McGee is Halbert’s enterprise accomplice however is not going to be seeing sufferers on the clinic.

Hours will probably be 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1:30-5 p.m. Monday by means of Friday.

Waitr increasing in East Texas

Meals supply service Waitr introduced this previous week that it’s searching for 200 drivers in Tyler and Longview.

Drivers are impartial contractors. They will need to have a legitimate driver’s license, proof of auto insurance coverage and a sensible telephone. In addition they have to be not less than 18 years outdated. Apply at waitrapp.com.

“We have now a devoted, hard-working group of staff members, a diversified collection of restaurant companions and an impartial contractor driver base, all working collectively to supply our diners with high quality service,” mentioned Carl Grimstad, Chairman and CEO of Waitr in a ready assertion. “These positions will assist fulfill the continued demand for supply from restaurant companions.”

Waitr first started working on this market in 2017.

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