Taking Care of Business: That’s one fast talker

Published Saturday, November 10, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

When I was a kid, I was mesmerized by the auctioneer at the Wise County Youth Fair. What was he saying? How did he talk so fast?

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Taking Care of Business: New location stitched up

Published Saturday, October 20, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

It's no secret, but Ink 'N' Stitch is on the move.

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Taking Care of Business: Vintage phone booth rings up memories

Published Saturday, October 6, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

I've been singing this Eddy Raven tune and a playlist of other phone call songs in my head ever since a vintage phone booth was delivered to downtown Decatur earlier this week.

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Taking Care of Business: Snack, shop, meet and greet

Published Saturday, September 29, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

If you're looking to snack next week, there's no shortage of events where you can get a quick bite and more importantly, support local businesses.

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Taking Care of Business: Chick-fil-A back for second visit

Published Saturday, September 22, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

We're cookin' with gas now, folks. For the second time in two weeks, Chick-fil-A was right here, in Wise County, selling sandwiches.

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Taking Care of Business: Hobknobbing with the Chick-fil-A cow in Wise

Published Saturday, September 15, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

A chicken sandwich never tasted so good.

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Taking Care of Business: Firestorm of foam headed to Wise

Published Saturday, September 8, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Take cover! The Nerf Fest Mobile Tour is coming to Decatur.

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Make way for Industrial Diesel, Orscheln

Published Saturday, September 1, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

We're getting closer to having a business up and running at Eagles Landing Business Park.

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Taking Care of Business: Tip of the hat to Biggar

Taking Care of Business: Tip of the hat to Biggar

Published Saturday, August 25, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

The red carpet was recently rolled out in Decatur for Jeff Biggars, his friends and customers.

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Taking Care of Business: New management takes over Fairfield Inn

Published Saturday, August 18, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

The Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites at the Decatur Conference Center is under new management.

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Taking Care of Business: Good time had by all

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

The grand opening of Hayhurst Brothers Design and Build was more of a party (thank goodness!) than a ribbon cutting.

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Taking Care of Business: Slice of heaven at Pie Pop Up

Published Saturday, July 28, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

"Everybody wants pie!" announced a little girl as she left the Pie Pop Up in downtown Boyd Friday morning.

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Taking Care of Business: Devon sells Enlink interest

Published Saturday, July 21, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Devon Energy Corp. sold its ownership interests in EnLink Midstream Partners, LP and EnLink Midstream, LLC for $3.125 billion to affiliates of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a leading global, independent infrastructure fund manager.

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Taking care of business – the best I can

Published Saturday, July 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

I feel the pressure of trying to fill the big shoes of Kristen Tribe while she's out celebrating her anniversary, but here we go with the latest business happenings in Wise County. Don't worry, she'll be back next week.

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Taking Care of Business: Get to know the new Freedom

Published Saturday, July 7, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Freedom Powersports is reintroducing itself to the community.

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Taking Care of Business: New owners take swing at The Club

Published Saturday, June 30, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

The Club in Runaway Bay is under new ownership and is officially kicking things off Saturday with the Firecracker Open.

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Taking Care of Business: Some like it hot; new boutique to open

Published Saturday, June 16, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Shannon Black is bringing the heat to 119 W. Main Street in Decatur.

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Taking Care of Business: Reader’s Choice awards to be announced soon

Published Saturday, June 9, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

The votes have been counted and the winners of the Messenger's 2018 Reader's Choice awards are ...

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Taking Care of Business: Yoga studio opening in July

Published Saturday, June 2, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Roll out your yoga mats. Divine Center of Yoga will be opening on the Decatur Square at the beginning of July.

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Taking Care of Business: Business booming at the conference center

Published Saturday, May 26, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

"How many times are we eating dinner at the conference center this month?" It's become a running joke at my house because almost every local banquet, fundraiser or holiday party is held at the Decatur Conference Center.

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