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City of Abilene Announces Director of Human Resources

The City of Abilene is pleased to announce that Brenda Alexander has been named the new Director of Human Resources after serving as Interim Director for Administrative Services since June of this year. City Manager Robert Hanna is very confident in the appointment of Alexander. “During the time that she has served as Interim, I ...

Protecting you I.D. after a data breach

By Floyd Miller

Scammers have all kinds of techniques to collect personally identifiable information . Once they have it, they can…

TSTC Culinary Art Graduate Finds His Passion in the Kitchen

By Floyd Miller

– Sweetwater native Marc Silvas went off to Texas Tech University to study to be a pharmacist but…

Garcia’s State Farm Agency Named Small Business Of The Year

By Floyd Miller

Garcia’s State Farm Agency Named Small Business Of The Year By The Abilene Business Council Of The Abilene…

Tips to Help Ensure Financial Marital Bliss

By Floyd Miller

Wedding bells are ringing and “I Dos” are in the air. Newlyweds are taking their first steps toward…

Black and Hispanic Newspaper Publishers Form National Advertising Task Force

By TriceEdneyWire.com

The National Newspaper Publishers Association and the National Association of Hispanic Publishers have announced the formation of a…

Honda Finance Division Makes $25 Million Settlement For Discriminatory Lending

By Floyd Miller

By North Dallas Gazette, Writer Nicole James ScottAfter a probe by the Department of Justice American Honda Finance…

The Texas Roundtable comes to Abilene

By Floyd Miller

By Floyd MillerThe Abilene Black Chamber and the Texas Association of African Americans Chambers of Commerce hosted a…

Constraining Consumer Access Doesn’t Solve the Payday Debt Trap

By Floyd Miller

By Sasha Orloff The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a government agency created after the 2008 financial crisis, is…

2016 Campaign: Same Issues as ‘Black Politics at the Crossroads’ – 1972

By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III

NEWS ANALYSIS – “Our cities are crime-haunted dying grounds. Huge sectors of our youth — and countless others…

Benefiting From Economic Cycles: The Four Economic Indicators of 2015

By Floyd Miller

By Dr. Stanley Riggs Economic cycles were first recorded in 1349 in Florence, Italy. Sir Isaac Newton lost…

Texas Black Business: Time to go “Back to the Future”

By Floyd Miller

It often seems the only time Black Texans think about Black-owned businesses is when it’s time to complain…

McMurry Hosts Free TCU Energy Institute Training Program for Mineral and Royalty Owners

By Gary Ellison, Associate Director of Communications - McMurry University

McMurry University has formed an alliance with the Energy Institute at Texas Christian University to offer a free…

The Brief: Oil Prices Are Falling Again

By Floyd Miller

By: John Reynolds, The Texas Tribune | March 17, 2015 The Big ConversationOil prices are falling again with…

ABILENE BUSINESS EXPO

By Floyd Miller

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New Tractor Supply Company Store Planned For Abilene

By Floyd Miller

By: Shannon Scott BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Tractor Supply Company , the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in…

Is Your Company’s Supply Chain Solid Enough to Survive a Disaster?

By Floyd Miller

Get business continuity tips at a free webinar hosted by SBA & AgilityBy: Kim HobgoodWASHINGTON – Most organizations…

Founder Courtney Wesh Announces First Black Success Summit 2015

By Floyd Miller

By: Courtney Wesh Jacksonville, NC — Courtney Wesh, creator and host of the first ever Black Success Summit…

Americans Get Failing Grades in Retirement Knowledge

By Floyd Miller

If retirement knowledge were a subject in school, 80 percent of the students would fail. The American College…

American’s Top Priority: Playing catch-Up

By Floyd Miller

American’s Top Priority: Playing catch-UpWhat is the No.1 financial priority for Americans? It’s pretty simple: Catching up on…

Child Care Costs How Much?

By Floyd Miller

Many clients dream of saving enough to send their children to college. But before they can afford to…