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Uvalde

(yo͞ovăl`dē), city (1990 pop. 14,729), seat of Uvalde co., SW Tex., in a farm area; founded c.1854, inc. as a city 1921. It is a rail junction in an agricultural area with cattle, sheep, goats, hogs, vegetables, cotton, and wheat. Wool, mohair, vegetables, and frozen foods are processed. Minerals (asphalt, lime, sand, gravel) are also mined in the area. The home of Vice President John Nance GarnerGarner, John Nance,
1868–1967, Vice President of the United States (1933–41), b. Red River co., Tex. A lawyer, he served (1898–1902) in the Texas legislature and then (1902) was elected to Congress.
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Located in Uvalde, Texas, SWTJC is a comprehensive, public, two-year College serving eleven counties in Southwest Texas.
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The university serves children in the Galveston area, while Hill Country MHDD Centers offer services for kids in Bandera, Blanco, Comal, Edwards, Gillespie, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Llano, Mason, Medina, Menard, Real, Schleicher, Sutton, Uvalde and Val Verde counties.
They have collected and delivered brood fish for culturing next-generation minnows at the Southwestern Native Aquatic Resource and Recovery Center in Dexter, New Mexico, and Uvalde National Fish Hatchery in Texas.
The company added that it is looking for community leaders who may already operate local businesses, such as other restaurants, retail outlets or even convenience stores and gas stations, who have the passion and financial qualifications in the markets in North and Northeast Texas in the areas of Paris, Athens, Commerce, Sulphur Springs, Palestine and Hillsboro; Southeast Texas in the areas of Beeville, Alice, Kerrville, Angleton and Bay City, as well as in Uvalde, Del Rio and Eagle Pass and West Texas, in the areas of Pecos, Monohans, Fort Stockton, Andrews, Big Spring and Brownfield.
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Demand for original equipment tires continued to grow, and General Tire invested in new, advanced tire plants, as well as in the world's largest tire test track in Uvalde, TX.
The company has bulk plants in Boerne, Carrizo Springs, Uvalde, Del Rio, Pearsall, Floresville and Kenedy, Texas which allows it to service customers in over 35 counties in south Texas.