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Vote for Best in Bell County for a chance to win $50 cash!

It’s that time of year again to nominate Belton area businesses for Reader’s Choice 2020! The Belton Journal is conducting a straw ballot of our readers as to who or what you consider to be the best of 2020. One…

0 Comments / 572 View / July 28, 2020

Q&A with Terri Covington, 2020 Chair of Belton Chamber

By CASSIDY PATE With the start of a new year comes the beginning of a one-year term for the Belton Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and former Chair-Elect and 2020 Chair of the Belton Chamber Terri Covington took…

0 Comments / 191 View / January 27, 2020

Board approves new hiring, retention incentive for teachers

Certified classroom teachers hired early to receive $2,500, with experienced teachers earning incentives at campuses with over 80% economically disadvantaged students.

0 Comments / 186 View / January 27, 2020

Stratasys shows youth how computer drafting helps manufacture parts

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Stratasys Direct Marketing, formerly know as Harvest Technologies, is a company that specializes in radid prototype design, three-dimensional computer-aided drafting (3D CAD), and the production of parts for multiple industries, such as the medical, aeronautic…

0 Comments / 118 View / August 1, 2016

New 60-room hotel coming soon to Belton

By David Tuma Publisher A ground breaking ceremony was held at Bell County’s new motel located in Belton near IH-35. The 2.9 million facility will add 60 rooms and 34,000 square feet of building to the tax rolls. It took…

0 Comments / 807 View / June 28, 2016

Belton’s first 3-story office building underway

By Elizabeth Varville Correspondent Builder Major Constructions has recently began construction on Belton’s first 3-story office-focused building, Commerce Marketplace, in the transitioning neighborhood of Lake Road and Commerce. The 22,000 square foot building will feature office spaces on the second…

0 Comments / 728 View / June 27, 2016

Belton, Temple Chambers hold member appreciation event

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent In the rolling hills of Florence, Belton and Temple Chamber of Commerce had a member appreciation party on Thursday at the Vineyard of Florence. More than 60 members showed up to try Texas wines and…

0 Comments / 128 View / June 27, 2016

Belton City Council approves Goodyear Tire Shop

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal The Belton City Council held a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday. During the meeting, the council held a public hearing that authorized a zone change allowing Goodyear Tire Shop to begin planning for a…

0 Comments / 144 View / January 22, 2015

Year in Review: Belton Economic Development Corporation

By David Tuma, The Belton Journal One of the top programs in Belton this past year was Grow Belton. It was a cooperative program started by the Belton Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) and the Belton Economic Development Corporation (BEDC)….

0 Comments / 151 View / January 22, 2015