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Mayor Chuck Brawner Upbeat about City in Address to Katy Business Association

CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy) – Katy’s newly elected mayor, Chuck Brawner, sees great things ahead for the city after his first 60 days on the job. That was his message on Wednesday afternoon as he addressed the Katy Business Association. “We are open for business!” Mayor Brawner said. He carried the message that he’ll […]

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Newland Communities names Lifestyle Director for Elyson community in Katy

  KATY (Covering Katy) – Newland Communities has named Kelly Jones as Lifestyle Director for Elyson, its 3,642-acre community at Grand Parkway and FM 529 in Katy.  Jones, a Katy resident, will plan a year-round calendar of events and activities for residents of Elyson. Newland Communities has named Kelly Jones as Lifestyle Director for Elyson, its […]

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AMP Lending Cuts Ribbon on Grand Parkway Office

KATY (Covering Katy) – The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for AMP Lending.  AMP is located at 410 W. Grand Pkwy Site 250 , Katy, TX  7749.  Their telephone number is  281-391-5363. Below is information taken from the AMP website: We’re a full service mortgage lender with an experienced staff offering expertise […]

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Layoffs at Academy Sports Katy Corporate Office

  KATY (Covering Katy) – Academy Sports + Outdoors announced Thursday afternoon that it is laying off approximately 100 employees at it’s corporate headquarters on North Mason Road in Katy. The company says it’s part of a strategic reorganization. The layoffs are reportedly being spread across numerous departments and employees will be given severance packages. “Today’s announcement […]

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New Businesses in Katy

KATY, Texas (Covering Katy) – It’s been a busy summer for the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce which has held several ribbon cuttings lately. The Katy area’s newest businesses are listed below. Redline Athletics Katy This new Katy business provides a specialized program to develop core stability, speed improvement, running form, agility, acceleration, strength training […]

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Rehab, Assisted Living and Memory Care Center Under Construction in Katy

  KATY, Texas (Covering Katy)  – Construction is officially underway on a new  70-bed transitional care rehabilitation center, an 18-bed assisted living center, and a 16-bed secured memory care unit in Katy. A ground breaking was recently held in Katy for the 58,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility.  It will be located in the Parkwest Business Park off […]