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News & Events

Kaemark Inc. Secures $221,000 Workforce Training Grant; Partners with Blinn College

Kaemark, a local furniture manufacturer that has been in business in Giddings since the mid-1970's is now the nation's largest provider of salon furniture.

GEDC & IWire365 Host Gigabit City Luncheon

Giddings, TX (September 1, 2016) 




Giddings Economic Development Corporation  

Information Luncheon - IWire365 Gigabit City

FunTown RV Opens Fifth Location in Giddings

Giddings, TX (March 4, 2016) - The Giddings Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) is pleased to announce that Fun Town RV, the nation’s largest towable RV dealer, has added a fifth location in the Central Texas town of Giddings, and is now open for business.

Giddings Lands Little Caesers Pizza Restaurant

Giddings, TX (March 4, 2016) – The Giddings Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) is pleased to announce that Giddings has been selected as the site for a new Little Caesers Pizza.   The restaurant will be centrally located on the north side of Highway 290 at 1799 East Austin.  Marc Ashley, owner and CEO of GTX Doe Boyz, a Texas Corporation, plans to have the restaurant open and operating by early June 2016.

Invitation for Bids - Business Park Road

Giddings, TX (October 2, 2016) - [Bids No Longer Being Accepted] 


Advertisement and Invitation for Bids

The Giddings Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is receiving bids for Business Park Road – Phase I. Bids are invited for road improvements as described in the specifications, including new concrete driveway, asphalt deceleration lane, and traffic signal modifications.

City of Giddings Amends Zoning Map

Giddings, TX (July 14, 2015)  -  Upon the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Committe of the City of Giddings and by a unanimous vote of those present, on July 13, members of City Council voted to amend the official zoning map of the City of Giddings to rezone the real property located at 3799 East Austin Street, known as the Giddings 290 Business Park, from Agricultural/ Residential to General Commerical/ Light Manufacturing.

GEDC, Chamber Co-Host Area-Wide Job Fair

Giddings, TX  (July 14, 2015) – The Giddings Economic Development Corporation (GEDC), Giddings Chamber of Commerce (GCOC) and Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area (WSRCA) will host an Area-Wide Job Fair at the Giddings Public Library in Giddings on Monday, July 20, 2015, from 2p.m. to 5p.m. 

GEDC Board Member Honored with Excellence in Leadership

First National Bank Senior Vice President Angie Brown Recognized by Indpendent Bankers Association of Texas 

Austin, TX (June 12, 2015) -  The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) honored Giddings Economic Development Corporation Board Member Angie Brown, senior vice president of First National Bank of Giddings, with its 2015 Excellence in Leadership Award.  Brown was presented this prestigious award during the IBAT Leadership Conference held in San Antonio, June 11-12, 2015.

GEDC Hosts Governor's Small Business Forum

Giddings, TX (June 28, 2015) -   The Governor's Small Business Forum will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2015, 8am to 2pm at the Landmark Center in Giddings.   Registration is $25 per person, tickets in advance at the Giddings Economic Development Corporation or the Giddings Chamber of Commerce.  Tickets online $25.26 (includes processing fee).

Red Cross Opens Local Emergency Shelter

In response to Tropical Storm Bill and previous severe weather conditions, the American Red Cross has opened shelters at two locations in Central Texas.