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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Texas Businesses and Residents Affected by Severe Storms and Torn

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Texas Businesses and Residents Affected by Severe Storms and Tornadoes

Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Texas businesses and residents affected by severe storms and tornadoes that occurred Nov. 4, 2022, announced Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman of the U.S. Small Business Administration. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received from Gov. Greg Abbott on Nov. 15, 2022.

City considers moving downtown water tower

City considers moving downtown water tower

City leaders in New Boston will be exploring the idea of moving the downtown water tower. In their regular monthly meeting, City Administrator Wayne Dial explored the idea of moving the downtown water tower, which was only in use for a brief time after its construction, to the Glass Hill area to improve water pressure in that part of town. The tower was constructed and designed by Texas Water Utilities, but was taken out of service soon after, due to design flaws.

BBB Advises Storm Victims to be on the Lookout for “Storm Chasers”

Texas and Oklahoma were hit with an onslaught of severe weather, thunderstorms, and at least nine (9) tornadoes on Friday, according to the National Weather Service. And according to poweroutage.us, nearly 40,000 homes are without power in Northeast Texas. And while we East Texans are no strangers to storm damage, Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises residents to be on the lookout for storm chasers who show up unannounced, offer to repair storm damage for a low price, require advance payment and make big promises on which they have no intention of delivering.

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Bowie County Citizens Tribune

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