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Current EDC Projects Sign
Marine to Open Golden Chick Franchise

Dec 2, 2019
Terry Bell, an ex-marine and local entrepreneur, impressed the EDC with his well-researched plan to open a franchise business. Bell won matching grant funds through the Boots-to-Business Grant, a program sponsored by the EDC for military veterans who wish to open or expand a business here in Gun Barrel City. Construction for Golden Chick is currently underway and is set to open this winter.

Auto Shop in Model Building

Dec 2, 2019
A new auto shop is under development at 312 Dunaway. For those interested in applying for business assistance, the building is a good example of the style of structure the EDC likes to see built.

Discount Tire to Open in Gun Barrel City

Dec 2, 2019
Discount Tire has purchased real estate in Gun Barrel City. The location will be across from Dairy Queen on Highway 334.

Other Current Developments

  • A 500-home subdivision is currently under construction.
  • 8 business remodels are currently underway, sponsored by the EDC’s Redevelopment Grant.