Fulton Sun Business


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.

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New Bloomfield firm to export precut oak log homes to China

Lynn Gastineau, owner of Gastineau Log Homes of New Bloomfield, returned home from China Tuesday after signing a contract in Shanghai, China, to export precut oak log homes to China.

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Fischer’s farm offers fun in the corn

Fischer’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze in rural Callaway County near Jefferson City offers a variety of family fun. In addition to a 10-acre corn maze and a 24-acre pick-your-own pumpkin patch, the farm’s attractions also include a 250-bushel corn box (a large sand box with corn instead of sand), hay rides, a smaller straw maze, farm animals and two recently-acquired Clydesdales.

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New barber shop opens in Fulton

The Downtown Barber Shop opened for business for the first time Monday morning at 7 West Fifth St. in downtown Fulton.