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ANNOUNCES BEST OF 2017
December 29, 2017
Congratulations! Winnsboro! Businesses listed below made the "Best of 2017" list in P.A. Geddie’s‘ “COUNTY LINE” covering 22 counties in Northeast Texas.
“Winnsboro is certainly the place for burger lovers to go for delicious and unusual choices in three restaurants in the downtown arts district, which earned the town a three-way tie this year.” – P.A. Geddie
BEST BURGERS IN A 22 COUNTY AREA IS IN WINNSBORO, TEXAS
The Barrel House Bar & Grill (Susann Briggs)
The Lone Republic Steakhouse & Bar (Brent Blake)
The Rooster Café (Steve Barnhart)
OTHER COUNTY LINE ‘BEST OF 2017”
County Line Magazine(and the awesome P.A. Geddie) produces the online and inprint County Line Magazine. With polished professionalism in marketing and media relations, County Line publishes great stories, entertainment, dining, arts, heritage and more for East Texas.
As WinnsboroTexas.Org promotes moving good information in the Winnsboro Tri-County area --- is just a fraction of what County Line Magazine accomplishes in a roughly 22 county area on the Upper East Side of Texas.
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CHAMBER OFFICES & CITY VISITORS CENTER
The Winnsboro Area Chamber of Commerce office is located at the northeast corner of Main (Hwy. 37) and Broadway (Hwy 11). The Winnsboro Area Chamber of Commerce was founded on May 21, 1957 and celebrated their 60th Anniversary this year. The Chamber also serves as the official Visitors Center for the city. Web: http://www.winnsboro.com/
Someone asked in late 2017 about a list of Winnsboro area business expansions or new businesses in the last two years. Here's a partial list.
Tractor Supply took over the old Alco Bldg.
Ana Mae's coffee shop, downtown
Rooster Cafe, downtown
Lone Republic added the Bowery Bar building and patio, downtown
JHead bought Brewbaker's, downtown
Ashley's Flowers, downtown
The Barrel House, downtown
The Little Blond Baker, south Main / Hwy 37
Scissor Tail Boutique, downtown
Betsy's Boutique, downtown
Feather & Fawn,
Donnie Ditto Galleries, downtown
The Carousel, Children's Resale
The Elusive Turkey poolhall
Small Town Thrift, downtown
Gabriel's Hands, downtown
Spit and Whittle Cafe
Creekside Mini Golf, RV park
Tire Shop (in the old Cowser bldg. on Hwy 11)
Winnsboro Auction Company
Wild Game processing company (working on name)
Vape Shop (working on name)
All Wired Up
Archangels Infinity Lavender Ranch
B&D's Junk, Trunk & Farm
Vintage & Vines
Moves and Product Line Expansions
Jeb's signs expanded to their commercial sign building
Copperleaf Day Spa expanded with Directional Wellness
Winnsboro Hardware expanded their large equipment rental business
Alexanders Meat Market opened Tackle & Bait shop,
H&R Block expanded to new offices next to ABC Auto,
Tiffany & Co. & Bling Queen expanded to new digs next to ABC Auto,
The Big Tease bought the old Scrappy scrapbook Bldg. and expanded
Autumn Wind Assisted Living
built 16 new independent living cottages
Madison Oaks 60 unit apartment complex built
Two new houses built in Winnsboro City limits
OTHER NOTED MOVES, IMPROVEMENTS
Autumn Trails moved to FNB Drive in bldg.,
Chamber moved to Clark's Corner.
WINNSBORO TRAIN DEPOT
Years ago, the Hospitality / Visitor's Center was a log cabin type building on the Depot lot, at the southeast corner of Main and Broadway. The Depot was eventually renovated and restored, largely with funding from Winnsboro Economic Development Corporation, and a parking lot was upgraded. For a time, The Depot served as a museum. In the past it has also housed the Small Business Development Center and the WEDC, and a facility room available for rent to the public.
The Winnsboro Depot building is now empty; future has yet to be revealed by the city, but good things should be in store for the property and community!
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