LOGIX Fiber Networks Adds MicroCorp as Master Agent, Expanding LOGIX’s Extensive Fiber Network Across Texas

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 14, 2020–

LOGIX Fiber Networks, a Texas-based business connectivity company with more than 280,000 miles of fiber across Texas, has recently partnered with telecommunications, data center, cybersecurity and cloud solutions master agent MicroCorp. Adding MicroCorp expands LOGIX’s footprint in the state of Texas and will accelerate growth across key business drivers for LOGIX.

LOGIX has provided carrier-grade, fiber network services to Texas businesses for more than 35 years and owns the state’s largest independent network with over 3,000 on-net buildings, 6,200 route miles of metro fiber, 2,800 route miles of long-haul fiber and is on-net in 100+ data centers in major Texas cities.

Similarly, for more than 30 years, MicroCorp has been a leading national master agent for telecommunications, cybersecurity, data center, and cloud services, working to simplify the purchase and integration of IT services for their vast partner network.

“MicroCorp is an established and leading master agent,

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Keith Barnes Named Market President for Cigna’s Commercial Business in North Texas and Oklahoma

In this role, his responsibilities include driving market growth by creating customer value and ensuring that the local market strategy, product and network offerings meet evolving customer and client needs. While focusing on improving health care affordability, predictability, and simplicity for Cigna’s clients and customers, he will collaborate with area health care professionals and health systems to help improve the health of Cigna’s customers, and lead Cigna’s efforts to serve local communities.

Keith Barnes is an accomplished and skilled leader who understands the complexities of the local market. He is committed to driving value for our customers and clients, and with his extensive broker and client relationships in North Texas and Oklahoma, he is exceptionally well-suited to drive sales and customer growth,” said Ralph Holmes, senior vice president for Cigna’s U.S. commercial business in the Southwest region.

Barnes comes to Cigna with more than 33 years of

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Central Texas bars reopening and staying closed

Bars can only reopen on Oct. 14 if the county judge of each county opts in with the TABC.

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor’s note: KVUE has reached out to all Central Texas county judges on their decision. This story will be updated on what they decide.

Some local bars are reopening their doors again.

On Sept. 7, Gov. Greg Abbott announced that all Texas bars can reopen at 50% capacity after hinting about it on social media. But, there’s a catch. The bars can only reopen on Oct. 14 if the county judge of each county opts in with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC). 

RELATED: Gov. Greg Abbott announces Texas bars can reopen at 50% capacity if county judges opt in

The bars in counties that do allow them to reopen must follow strict guidelines. Bars must make sure all customers are seated while eating or drinking and groups

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Central Texas Pumpkin Patches To Check Out This Fall

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Are you looking for a day trip to a pumpkin patch or corn maze to celebrate the season? Check out these Central Texas pumpkin patches to get into the fall spirit:

Morath Orchard

Morath Orchard began as a small family farm in 1981 near Wichita Falls. They recently just opened a five-acre corn maze. The creator, Will Morath, says it took about 12 hours to mow down. The design is the shape of Texas with a pumpkin in the middle. The maze takes about 30 minutes to complete. It’s 8 bucks for adults, 4 for kids, and free for kiddos four and under. There’s also a five-acre pumpkin patch on-site. Learn more HERE.

Harvest the Fall fun at Sweet Berry Farm!

This Marble Falls farm has over 60 acres of fun activities for

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Jungle Scout CEO Greg Mercer Wins 2020 EY Entrepreneur of the Year for Central Texas

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Jungle Scout CEO Greg Mercer Wins 2020 EY Entrepreneur of the Year for Central Texas

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Jungle Scout CEO Greg Mercer Wins 2020 EY Entrepreneur of the Year for Central Texas

AUSTIN, Texas – October 9, 2020 – ( Newswire.com )

Jungle Scout, the leading all-in-one platform for selling on Amazon, today announced that its Founder and CEO, Greg Mercer, won the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur of the Year® 2020 Central Texas Award. 

Award winners were selected by an independent panel of judges and were unveiled during a virtual awards gala on Oct. 8. Finalists were evaluated based on six criteria: overcoming adversity, financial performance, innovation, societal impact, talent management, and commitment to building a values-based company.

“I’m incredibly fortunate to have been

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