Business Digest: Austin Bank honors employees | Local

Austin Bank honors employees Austin Bank recently honored employees for their work and years of service with the company. They were recognized at the bank’s 2023 Service Award Luncheon Dec. 19 at Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler. This year’s annual luncheon recognized Austin Bank employees who completed five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and…

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Business Briefs | Local News

Harker Heights Coffee Connections event set for Nov. 7 The Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce will host its next Coffee Connections event from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Nov. 7 at Central Texas Youth Services, 100 S. Ann Blvd., Harker Heights. This free, monthly event is open to chamber members and the community and will provide…

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Veterans’ business summit slated | News

LITTLE ROCK — The Cooperative Extension Service is inviting military veteran business owners to learn about the many resources available to them at the sixth annual Arkansas Veterans’ Business Summit on Nov. 2. The event is organized by the Arkansas APEX Accelerator, part of extension’s Community, Professional and Economic Development department. APEX Accelerator is part…

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Business Digest: Emerging Leader recognition for businessman | Local

Emerging Leader recognition for businessman Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine selected Casey Driggers, executive vice president of safety and personnel for Custom Commodities Transport in Gilmer, as an Emerging Leader in 2023. Emerging Leaders must be younger than 40 and work for a for-hire, private, government, or vocational fleet. Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine editors look for young professionals…

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Guest Column: Bridging tech & humanity: Amplifying human touch in substance abuse disorder recover | Local News

With the Biden Administration’s recent $1.6B investment to tackle the SUD and opioid overdose crisis, SUD recovery is at an inflection point. Technology has revolutionized numerous sectors, but SUD recovery demands this innovation now more than ever. The objective isn’t to supersede the vital human touch but to bolster it. The multifaceted nature of recovery…

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