By Roxanne Thompson
Like many small Texas towns, Mexia struggles with the appearance of its downtown area, once a hub of activity, now punctuated by vacant, deteriorated buildings and faded signs from decades ago. A group called Mexia Downtown, however, formed last spring, aims to make downtown vibrant and attractive again, so residents look on it with pride and invite their friends to see it.
“We can make it great again,” said Mitzi Eves, president of Mexia Downtown, “and that’s the goal: to have people feel like they’re coming home.”
Heavily involved in the group and its goal are the Economic Development Corporation and the Chamber of Commerce.
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