Candace Hemelt, Author at Port Arthur News


GALLERY — Port Arthur Chamber recognizes Motiva’s Greg Lucchesi with “special thank you”

Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Pat Avery made a special presentation recently to a valued community member. Greg Lucchesi, who is ... Read more

by Candace Hemelt, Tuesday, July 19, 2022 12:18 am


ON THE MENU — Take a seat (see the photos) at Clifford Distilling for your favorite whiskey and rum

Port Arthur has a new distillery ready to serve locally produced whiskey and rum for personal enjoyment or your next party. Owner Sean Clifford welcomed ... Read more

by Candace Hemelt, Saturday, April 23, 2022 12:26 am


PHOTOS — Howell Furniture can get you right and rested

NEDERLAND — Howell Furniture welcomed the community to a networking coffee this week with a simple message of comfort. Myreda LeRoux, Nederland store manager, said ... Read more

by Candace Hemelt, Sunday, March 13, 2022 12:32 am


PHOTO GALLERY — Good Choices nutritional lounge finds home in Port Arthur

New business owner Sha’Cerria McCrea knew she wanted to thrive and give back in her hometown of Port Arthur. The entrepreneur celebrated that effort this ... Read more

by Candace Hemelt, Saturday, February 12, 2022 12:36 am


PHOTO FEATURE — Contractors Business Development brings in crowd

The Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce Contractors Business Development Group continues to be one of the top gatherings of business professionals in Southeast Texas. ... Read more

by Candace Hemelt, Saturday, February 12, 2022 12:30 am


Thomas Jefferson Maritime Club students discover port connections, opportunities

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Maritime Club students have a whole new understanding of Port Arthur’s connection to international shipping. The students recently received a guided tour ... Read more

by Candace Hemelt, Tuesday, February 1, 2022 12:24 am


PHOTO GALLERY — ZaZa’s Boutique enjoys well-earned ribbon cutting

NEDERLAND — ZaZa’s Boutique has been open in Mid County for 13 months, but the community and Nederland Chamber of Commerce was finally able to ... Read more

by Candace Hemelt, Saturday, January 29, 2022 12:26 am


PHOTO GALLERY — Nederland Chamber celebrates community leadership

A packed house of members and supporters gathered this week at The Pompano to celebrate the 80th Annual Installation Banquet for the Nederland Chamber of ... Read more

by Candace Hemelt, Friday, January 21, 2022 12:10 am


Port Neches Chamber honors star student Emily Smith

PORT NECHES — School administrators joked Thursday that it was only a matter of time before Emily Smith was recognized as Student of Month. The ... Read more

by Candace Hemelt, Friday, September 17, 2021 12:22 am


PHOTO FEATURE — Diamond Nail Bar provides customers with luxurious feel

NEDERLAND — According to co-owners Anna Lee and Tracie Pham, Diamond Nail Bar will stand out from the competition with a luxurious appearance and feel. ... Read more

by Candace Hemelt, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 12:36 am

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