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Former Golden Corral building finds new owner

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon A vacant building on Air Depot Blvd. will soon have a new occupant. Voyage Long Term Care last month purchased the former Golden Corral building, 617 S. Air Depot Blvd., and plans to renovate the building to be used for their corporate office. “We have outgrown our current office…

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The Surf Bar bringing new concept to Midwest City

By Valerie Scott Midwest City Beacon Midwest City will have a new spot for smoothies and acai bowls. The Surf Bar is opening a new location at 6825 SE 29th St. The Oklahoma-based company offers a variety of their signature acai bowls and smoothies made with all fresh ingredients. Palmer Jones, the franchisee of the…

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R&M Arms in Minco a friendly source for firepower

R&M Arms in Minco started as a hobby for Mindy and Ronnie Porter in August of 2020. After opening their first storefront in Minco, business was booming, and they were able to move to a bigger and better location at 208 West Main Street in Minco. Mindy spoke Monday morning about how the business came…

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ArchWell Health opens clinic in Midwest City

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Local senior citizens have a new option for primary health care in Midwest City. ArchWell Health last week celebrated the grand opening of a primary care physician office at 6951 SE 15th St. in Midwest City. The new facility offers holistic primary healthcare services for senior citizens age 65…

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Panera Bread moving to new location

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon Panera Bread is on the move in Midwest City. But it isn’t going far. The fast-casual restaurant plans to move to the former Steak ‘n Shake building, which is across the street from their current location in Town Center Plaza. Panera Bread is in the process of remodeling the…

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Physicians Choice Dialysis coming to Del City

Physicians Choice Dialysis (PCD) is proud to announce that construction is nearly complete on its state of the art Del City clinic located at 3200 SE 29th St.  The 9,000-square-foot outpatient dialysis center which is scheduled to open in the early fall, will have 21 dialysis stations and multiple PD suites.  The clinic is open…

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Swadley’s opens in Midwest City

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon The wait is over for Swadley’s Bar-B-Q. The Oklahoma barbeque chain opened its new Midwest City restaurant on Monday, July 26. It is located at 6905 SE 29th St. in a former Enterprise Rent-A-Car building. Swadley’s in Midwest City is like other locations in the metro. Customers can enjoy…

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A fond farewell to Bonnie

Midwest City and Tinker communities express gratitude to retiring Chamber director By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon For more than 30 years, Bonnie Cheatwood has worked behind the scenes organizing events, projects and campaigns for the betterment of Midwest City and Tinker Air Force Base. Last week, the script was flipped. Cheatwood was the center…

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Medical offices planned for SE 15th St.

By Jeff Harrison Midwest City Beacon A pair of vacant commercial buildings will have new life. The former Hancock Fabrics, 7521 SE 15th St., and CVS Pharmacy, 6951 SE 15th St., in Midwest City are both being remodeled for professional medical offices, according to city officials. The commercial projects are each estimated at about $2…

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Chamber announces new director

The Midwest City Chamber of Commerce will soon have a new leader. The chamber executive board recently announced the hiring of Marcy Jarrett as its new executive director. Jarrett, currently the director of Visit Enid, will replace Bonnie Cheatwood, who announced her retirement in March, after serving in the role for 20 years. Jarrett is…

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