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Person to Person with Larry Wilson

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Bastrop Economic Development Corporation

Larry Wilson, world-famous guitarist and owner of Larryland Music Store in Bastrop, joins us for "Person to Person (P2P)." Hosted by national and international reporter Jenny Hoff, P2P is our new web series focused on some of the people and places that make Bastrop a great place to live, work and thrive.

Butler Brothers Odd Jobs: Award-winning Contractor

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By Terry Hagerty – Contributing writer/photographer

A Bastrop business whose wide range of services includes solar-energy support seems to be doing things quite right. Butler Brothers Odd Jobs won first place for Best Contractor for 2018 and 2019 in the Bastrop Advertiser’s annual Best of Bastrop County readers’ poll. Owned by Alan Butler, Butler Brothers Odd Jobs has been doing impressive business since opening in 2014. The Iowan transplant, who grew up in the construction business, is assisted by his mother Chris Butler, who is director of operations, and his younger brother Robert, who gives creative input.

Person to Person: Behind the Scenes

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Bastrop Economic Development Corporation

Phallan Davis, BEDC MARCOM manager and interim executive director, sits down with Jenny Hoff in a behind-the-scenes interview to discuss the organization’s new web series titled “Person to Person.”

Person to Person: Behind the Scenes from Bastrop EDC on Vimeo.

Person to Person: Teaser

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Bastrop Economic Development Corporation

Check out the teaser for our new web series “Person to Person.” Hosted by Jenny Hoff and produced by Joshua Helms, this series offers a glimpse into the heart of Bastrop through its residents. Our guests for Season One include: Larry Wilson, owner of Larryland Music Store; Peterson Brothers Band; Connie Schroeder, mayor of Bastrop; Sharah Johnson; president of Bastrop Historical Society and her husband David Johnson, a professor at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. 

Governor's Office Small Business Workshop held in Bastrop

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By Terry Hagerty – Contributing writer/photographer

Special guest speaker TWC Commissioner Julian Alvarez gave opening remarks. (Terry Hagerty Photo)

Ribbon cutting marks completion of BEDC’s Agnes Street Project

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By Terry Hagerty – Contributing writer

The planned opening of Ascension Seton Neighborhood Hospital this fall will be a boon for area business development while in the future allowing nearby residents safer and easier access to downtown with the extension of Agnes Street. The $30 million, 40,000-square-foot hospital and medical campus is located on 30 acres fronting Texas 71 just east of where it intersects with Texas 304.

Good Shepherd Lutheran opens K-2 school

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By Terry Hagerty – Contributing writer/photographer
With opening of the 2019-2020 school year, a new Christian-based school has joined the ranks of Bastrop private schools.

Agnes Street Ribbon Cutting!

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Bastrop Economic Development Corporation

"Keeling"

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Bastrop Economic Development Corporation

"Keeling" is a mini-documentary that focuses on the groundbreaking and life-saving research conducted at the Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research, an MD Anderson Cancer Center campus. For nearly 45 years, the Center has enjoyed a home in Bastrop and our community is richer for it.

Bastrop means business – The Art Institute of Austin is headed to town

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By Terry Hagerty – Contributing writer/photographer

“This is a town in search of a college, and we are a college in search of a town, and together we are going to become a college town”, said Claude Brown, chancellor of the Art Institute of Austin (AAI) school system, at a special event held on August 8th to announce their plans to move to Bastrop.

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