General news articles

Local unemployment numbers down from 2013

Data released monthly by the Texas Workforce Commission, shows a decrease in unemployment for the Golden Triangle from 2013 – 2014.

The data from the LMCI’s Economic Profiles, give a brief fact filled one-page snapshot of an area economy on a monthly basis. The profile covers Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA), Texas as a whole, and by industry.

Beaumont decreased from an unemployment percentage of 9.4 in February of 2013 to 8.1 in February 2014. Unemployment in Beaumont decreased 1.3% between 2013-2014, according to the TWC data.

Local dermatology practice breaks ground on new location

Friday, April 25, Dr. Norman C. May and staff eagerly broke ground on their new dermatology office set to open September of this year.

Dr. May has practiced dermatology for 43 years. Born in Africa, raised in England, trained in Canada, Dr. May moved to this area in 1994 and has been practicing locally ever since.