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Park Avenue Thrift awards $140,000 in community grants

Park Avenue Thrift awards $140,000 in community grants

Park Avenue Thrift recently awarded $140,000 to 14 organizations in Enid, through the nonprofit's 2020 community grants and sponsorships. The 2020 grant recipients are 4RKids, Atelier, Chautauqua, Cimarron Montessori School, Enid Public Schools, Chisholm Public...

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Manor on Willow set to be completed by December

Manor on Willow set to be completed by December

Construction is set to be completed for the Manor on Willow affordable housing project by the end of this year unless there are delays. Principal of Belmont Management Derrick Hamilton said the goal completion date is Dec. 15 for the project being built at 1410 W....

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Artist: ‘Real Magic is underneath’ downtown project

Artist: ‘Real Magic is underneath’ downtown project

Enid's latest public art project "Under Her Wing Was the Universe" is complete and already attracting visitors. Artist Romy Owens said she was pleased with the results of the project and hopes the community is pleased with them as well. The project received a $2,500...

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Settlers Brewing Co. brings life back to downtown building

Settlers Brewing Co. brings life back to downtown building

Settlers Brewing Co., located at 202 E Randolph, is a family-run business in a 4,500 square foot downtown Enid building. Some of Enid’s residents remember visiting the KGEO-TV studio at this location, which later became KOCO-TV when it moved to Oklahoma City. It was...

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Garfield County Industrial Park Awarded $800,000 EDA Grant

Garfield County Industrial Park Awarded $800,000 EDA Grant

On June 15, the Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced the Garfield County Industrial Park as a recipient of an EDA Grant for $800,000 for infrastructure improvements. The EDA grant will be matched with $225,394 in local funds and is expected to create 30...

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ERDA Announces $5,000 Grant Recipient

ERDA Announces $5,000 Grant Recipient

  The Enid Regional Development Alliance (ERDA) is proud to announce Sunny Moon Day Care as the recipient of the first annual MicroEnterprise Grant. A total of nine applications were received representing a variety of small businesses in Enid. The $5,000 award is...

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Autry seeking rezoning for new training site

Autry seeking rezoning for new training site

Autry Technology Center is awaiting rezoning for a property meant to house two new training programs, one set to begin next month. The request seeks to change the property, formerly known as Zaloudek Marine, from C2 and C3 (commercial) to special usage. Autry...

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OG&E Changing Street Lights to LED

OG&E Changing Street Lights to LED

Progress is continuing to be made by OG&E to convert street lights in Enid to LED. Over the past two years, an estimated 3,000 lights have been switched in Enid. The five-year plan to convert street lights to LED  in Enid is ¾ completed, building upon the...

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