Higher rates, inflation quickly drove D.R. Horton's buyers away in June
Dallas Morning News
The nation's largest homebuilder saw a sharp drop in demand from buyers last quarter as buyers struggled with affordability due to higher interest rates and inflation. Arlington-based D.R. Horton saw its sales decrease 7% year over year nationwide to 16,693 homes in its third fiscal quarter that ended June 30.
New poultry processing plant to bring 180 new jobs to Tuscaloosa
A new $15 million poultry processing plant is expected to bring up to 180 new jobs to the Tuscaloosa market. Fit Foodz, an Atlanta-based company that now serves the retail and restaurant industry across the globe, is planning to open its latest chicken processing plant at 2773 39th St.
Will Partying Turn into Prison for Tax Assessor?
A night of partying turned into a nightmare in Florence several months ago. The Attorney General arrested Rankin County Tax Assessor John Sullivan for an alleged rape that took place at his home after Byram police arrested him for drunk driving just a few hours earlier.
Samsung May Build 10 Semiconductor Plants in Texas
Samsung is considering building 10 semiconductor plants in and around Austin, Texas, dramatically escalating its plans for microchips as supplies of the critical products remain exceedingly tight worldwide.
What Happens When Texans Protest Their “Mind-boggling” Property Taxes?
The median market value for homes in Travis County soared from $411,658 in 2021 to $632,208 in 2022, a record 54 percent jump. For weeks, the talk of the home-owning bourgeoisie was property taxes. Renters, meanwhile, braced themselves for another wave of rent hikes.