Rebecca Martin


News Tribune staff reporter

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Homemade barbecue sauce hits area markets

Ronnie Childs’ barbecue sauce recipe took 10 years to perfect. It took more than 35 years to make it to tables outside the circle of his family and friends.

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BizBeat: Summit Villa nursing home doubling in size

The Guthrie family has owned and managed Summit Villa Assisted Living for five years, and decided this year to add a second 46-bed assisted living facility to make its full capacity 92 beds.

BizBeat: Freeman Mortuary to renovate chapel

A complete renovation of Freeman Mortuary’s second-floor chapel will keep the funeral home from hosting funerals on site for four to six weeks, but it will remain open for family consultations and operations.

BizBeat: Store openings slated at Capital Mall

Two national retailers will open for business in Capital Mall in the coming week.

Lincoln University launches small business center

Lincoln University announced this week it will open a Small Business Development Center in conjunction with the Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Centers on its south campus in Jefferson City.

Rickman Center sold for $1.1M

Developer to use part of tract, donate rest to charity for at-risk youth

The new and future owners of the Rickman Conference Center are still laying plans for their new acquisition, including relocated quarry operations and a new charitable partnership.

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BizBeat: Downtown Book & Toy turns new page with second location

Look for an old Jefferson City favorite in a new location when Downtown Book & Toy 2 opens in Capital Mall next month.

BizBeat: Capitol Plaza under new management

Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, at 415 W. McCarty St. in Jefferson City, will be under new management effective Friday.

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BizBeat: Local chef nourishes healthy lifestyles with new business

Laurel Dunwoody’s new business, Love2Nourish, offers meal preparation and nutrition counseling services to help keep busy people healthy in the Jefferson City Area.

BizBeat: Maru’s Mexican Restaurant closed

Maru’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, a Mexican-style eatery on Jefferson City’s west side, has closed permanently as of last week.

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