Fulton Sun Business


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Developer: Construction of Fulton biodiesel plant could begin this spring

After four years of planning, setbacks and more planning, the developer of the proposed Fulton biodiesel plant told the council construction could begin “within the next two or three months.”

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Finally Tammy’s closes doors

After almost two years of serving up daily specials like homemade lasagna, fried chicken and hamburgers and satisfying local sweet teeth with homemade pie and a smile, the owners of Finally Tammy’s have been forced to close their doors for financial reasons.

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UW campaign still short of goal

The $242,220.33 raised so far through the Callaway County United Way’s 2011 fall campaign will be used to feed hungry families at the SERVE Food Pantry, provide educational opportunities at the Fulton Head Start and provide counseling and resources for abused women and children at the Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence and a host of other valuable services in 2012.

Ameren Missouri seeks 14.6 percent rate hike

Customers of Ameren Missouri would see their average monthly electric bills rise about $14 under a rate increase proposal filed Friday.

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FADC banquet to focus on ‘The Way We Will Work’

The Kingdom of Callaway Chamber of Commerce put its focus on the way Callaway has worked in the past during its recent banquet.

UW gains new board members

The group that helps determine distribution of funds to area charitable organizations has a couple of fresh faces for 2012.

Local tax firm offers way for clients to aid schools

To help deal with school budget cuts, B&N Business and Accounting Services of Fulton is offering a way for new tax clients to help band and music programs at local schools.

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Fulton Diner opens in Fulton

With new menu items, the Fulton Diner opened Wednesday at 2101 North Bluff St. in Fulton at the former location of Diner 54.

Council to consider industrial revenue bonds

Fulton Area Development Corporation President Bruce Hackmann encouraged the city council to consider developing a policy for use of what he described as an important tool to assist in economic development: Chapter 100 Industrial Revenue Bonds.

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New winery opens near Millersburg

The owners of Serenity Valley Winery may be new to Callaway County, but they certainly are not new to the wine making business.

Holts Summit set to attract new business

The city received welcome news for economic development just in time for Christmas. The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced Friday that Holts Summit had been designated an Enhanced Enterprise Zone.

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Xpress Mart comes to Bluff Street

Despite cold temperatures Wednesday, construction crews were pouring concrete footings for a new convenience store that will be located at the corner of North Bluff and 13th streets.

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Downtown businesses report strong start to holiday shopping season

Thanks in part to a large turnout at the Fulton Downtown Business Association’s annual Holiday Open House on Nov. 18, businesses along Court Street said the holiday shopping season already is off to a strong start locally.

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Barnwarming to feature local crafts people

A special event out at the big red barn on Shryocks Callaway Farms will offer local artisans a chance to showcase their wares and area shoppers a chance to cross some things off their holiday lists.

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Atlas Physical Therapy to move in new year

Atlas Phsyical Therapy and Sports Medicine will soon be moving into a new location with room for expansion.