American Furniture Warehouse opened Aug. 1 at 500 Pin Oak Road, Katy. (Courtesy Chris Harris)
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American Furniture Warehouse opened Aug. 1 at 500 Pin Oak Road, Katy. The business is also expected to bring about 400 jobs to the Katy area and bring in additional sales tax revenue for the the of Katy, Council Member Janet Corte said.
"American Furniture Warehouse is going to be a huge boost to our economy," Corte said. "They will be great community partners. ... AFW already partnered with a buyers' group this year to purchase the grand champion steer at the KISD FFA Livestock Auction."
A native Texan, Nola serves as reporter for the Katy edition of Community Impact Newspaper. She studied print journalism at the University of Houston and French at the University of Paris-Sorbonne in France. Nola was previously a foreign correspondent in Jerusalem, Israel covering Middle East news through an internship with an American news outlet.
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