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3,281 VOTERS • 577,456 VOTES

176 WINNERS


THANK YOU HUNTSVILLE FOR VOTING US THE BEST DEALERSHIP!

CONGRATULATIONS TO TERRY MALAK FOR PLACING IN THE TOP THREE FOR BEST AUTOMOTIVE SALESPERSON

WIESNERHUNSTVILLE.COM

230 IH 45 North Huntsville TX 77320 Service (936) 755-4583


VOTED BEST

The Best Fine Dining and The Best Steak

2641 11th Street

VOTED BEST BURGER

u o y k n a Th tville n u H H . r -M 918 11th Street

936-291-0571


Editor’s Note Have you ever sat around wishing there was a publication that would list all of the best things in Huntsville, as determined by a group of your peers? Well, your wish has been granted. The Huntsville Item has been in the business of curating the Best of Huntsville/ Walker County for decades, highlighting the city’s most outstanding selections in Automotive, Beauty and Health, Food and Drink, Home Services and Finance, Kids and Education, People and Places, Services and Shopping. And the responsibility of selecting these exceptional entities is held solely by our readers.

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This year, over 500,000 votes were tallied to determine who was the best. Readers logged onto the ballot site and voted off of printed copies to vote for their favorites in broad categories like Best Restaurant, Best Server and Best Pizza, with more niche topics including Best Salad, Best Realtor and Best Margarita. You might not need to know who the Best Automotive Dealer is right now, or the Best Lawyer, but when you do, we’ve got you covered. Also included within this section is the reader selections for Citizen of the Year and Volunteer of the Year. Of course, not everything we want to highlight about the city and county could fit into this issue, but we tried to cram as much in here as we could. So if your favorite restaurant or boss isn’t featured, there’s always next year. JOSEPH BROWN | EDITOR

Staff PUBLISHER Jake Mienk jmienk@itemonline.com EDITOR Joseph Brown jbrown@itemonline.com

ADVERTISING DIRECTOR Tammy Farkas tfarkas@itemonline.com OFFICE MANAGER Traci Gallin tgallin@itemonline.com ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES Ashley Willoughby Meaghan Gustavus © 2020 The Huntsville Item, Huntsville, TX All rights reserved Printed in the USA by Publications Press


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AUTOMOTIVE BEST CUSTOM DETAILING WINNER: Wish Wash Car Wash 2nd: LJ Detailing 3rd: Luxe Auto Care

BEST DIESEL REPAIR SHOP WINNER: Dealer Solutions 2nd: George’s Garage 3rd: Grigg’s Automotive

BEST FARM EQUIPMENT RETAILER

WINNER: Huntsville Truck & Tractor 2nd: Lone Star Outdoor Power & Rental Equipment 3rd: United Rentals

BEST AUTO BODY SHOP

WINNER: Amaya’s Collision Center 2nd: Danny Brown 3rd: Imperial Collision of Huntsville

BEST DEALER SERVICE DEPARTMENT WINNER: Bill Fick Ford 2nd: Weisner of Huntsville 3rd: Team Dodge

BEST AUTOMOTIVE SALESPERSON WINNER: David Larkins - Bill Fick Ford 2nd: Ronny Lyons - Bill Fick Ford 3rd: Terry Malak - Weisners

BEST AUTO GLASS REPAIR WINNER: Able Auto Glass 2nd: Glass Dr. 3rd: American Glass

BEST CAR WASH

WINNER: Whitewater Carwash 2nd: Wish Wash 3rd: Scrub Hub Car Wash

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BEST INDEPENDENT AUTO REPAIR

WINNER: W C Auto Repair 2nd: Amaya’s Collision Center 3rd: Huntsville Discount Tire & 24hr Road Service

BEST AUTO DEALERSHIP (NEW)

BEST TIRE CENTER

WINNER: Huntsville Discount Tires & 24hr Road Service 2nd: Ringo Tire & Service Center 3rd: A1 Tire & Feed

BEST TOWING/ WRECKER SERVICE WINNER: Pete Johnson Wrecker 2nd: Snags Wrecker Service 3rd: J & D Towing and Recovery

BEST UTILITY TRAILERS & PARTS

WINNER: Husky Trailer & Parts Company 2nd: Eastex Trailers & Storage 3rd: Trailer Parts Unlimited

BEST UTV/ ATV/ MOTORCYCLE DEALER WINNER: Big D Marine and Powersports 2nd: Jerry’s Outdoor Sports 3rd: Ogden Powersports

WINNER: Wiesner of Huntsville 2nd: Bill Fick Ford 3rd: Huntsville Toyota

BEST AUTO DEALERSHIP (USED) WINNER: Charlie’s Used Cars 2nd: Dale’s Auto Sales 3rd: Springtime Motors

BEST OIL CHANGE

WINNER: Take 5 Oil Change 2nd: Ringo Tire & Service Cener 3rd: Firestone Complete Auto Care

BEST RV DEALER

WINNER: Huntsville RV Repair 2nd: Let’s Roll RV Repair 3rd: Jordan’s RV Repair

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It is our pleasure Huntsville! Thank you for allowing us to be The Best Auto Dealer Service Dept and second for the Best New Auto Dealership.

We appreciate all the support in voting us The Best Used Auto Dealership for 2020! 230 I-45 South Huntsville, TX 77340 • 936-291-3473

SNAGS WRECKER SERVICE

Thank you for voting us one of the top Towing/ Wrecker Services! Call us for all your towing needs

936-594-9494

Bill & Amy Fick

737 I-45 South, Huntsville billfickford.com • 936-295-3784 ITEMONLINE.COM

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BEST PLACE TO BUY A NEW CAR For 25 years, Wiesner of Huntsville has been the standard bearer for auto dealers in Walker County. The Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealer has survived behind a commitment to customer satisfaction. Whether you stop by to test drive a new model, browse their certified pre-owned and used vehicles, purchase a part from the parts department, or get a routine oil change in their service bay, they make your happiness our mission. Wiesner of Huntsville also boasts one of the largest selection of new and preowned vehicles within Walker County. They have also earned Buick’s “Best in Class” award and GMC’s “5 Star” award. “We have one of the widest selection of new and used cars in the area and a top-notch service department and body shop that can repair almost any vehicle,” said Clint McLarren, general manager for Wiesner of Huntsville. The local dealership is located at 230 I-45 N. in Huntsville. by Joseph Brown

Thank you for allowing us to provide you with all your glass needs!

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•ShowerS •MirrorS •windShieldS •Building MaterialS

WE ARE FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED DEALERSHIP.

WE ARE HONORED TO BE YOUR

1300 Ave. Q Huntsville TX 77340

936-295-5784

Best UTV/ATV/ MOTORCYCLE DEALER!

256 STATE HIGHWAY 19 NORTH HUNTSVILLE TX 77340

936-295-5175

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BEST PLACE TO BUY FARM EQUIPMENT

For over 40 years Huntsville Truck & Tractor has been serving Walker County and surrounding areas. Building great relationships within the community along the way, the local Kubota dealer is eager to be a part of the community for the long haul. At Huntsville Truck & Tractor, they are

passionately committed to providing their customers with the highest quality products, most innovative solutions and services delivered with integrity and professionalism. From utility vehicles, zero turn mowers and lawn tractors to 135 horsepower cab tractors, Huntsville Truck &

*The Best Embroidery Shop! *Top for Promotional Items! *Top for T-shirt/Specialty Printing! 252 State Highway 19 • Huntsville, Texas 77340 • stephanie@advantagespecialties.com

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Tractor has a large selection to choose from.

ply give them a call at 936-291-8103 and let them know how they can help you.

At Huntsville Truck and Tractor, they pride themselves on matching each Huntsville Truck & Tractor is located at customer’s unique needs with the 2124 Hwy. 30 E. in Huntsville. Kubota that will serve them best. Check out their inventory, order parts, by Joseph Brown get your equipment serviced, or sim-

WC Auto is locally owned and operated by Wayne Cummins, serving Huntsville, Texas and the surrounding community since 1997. The best customers in the world walk through these doors! If you want excellent service that is completed accurately and on time contact us today! For complete auto repair service, stop by or call us for a free estimate. 1412 Sam Houston Ave, Huntsville, TX 77340 (936) 291-1093

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BEAUTY & HEALTH BEST BARBER SHOP

WINNER: G&O Barber Shop 2nd: Cajun Barber 3rd: House of Fadez

BEST BARBER

WINNER: Merle Tennet - G&O Barber Shop 2nd: Odell Rachel - The Cajun Barber 3rd: Daniel Gomez - House of Fadez

BEST CHIROPRACTOR

WINNER: Joint & Spine Center (Dr. Jeffrey Pruski) 2nd: Huntsville Physical Medicine Institute (Dr. Greg Peters) 3rd: Peck Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Clinic (Dr. Michael Peck)

BEST CLINIC/ HOSPITAL

WINNER: Huntsville Adult and Pediatric Medicine 2nd: Huntsville Family Medicine 3rd: Huntsville Memorial Hospital

BEST COUNSELOR

WINNER: Dr. Sheri Gaines MD 2nd: Christine Hoover MA, LPC 3rd: Jacky Shair (New Horizons Mental Wellness Counseling)

BEST DAY/ MEDICAL SPA WINNER: The Facemaker 2nd: Salon ADK 3rd: CosMEDIC Solutions

BEST DENTIST OFFICE

WINNER: Family Dentistry of Huntsville 2nd: Dr. Paul G Kooi, D.D.S. 3rd: Sims Dentistry

BEST DERMATOLOGIST OFFICE WINNER: Dr. Perri Dermatology 2nd: Hanna James M MD

BEST PHARMACY

WINNER: McNease Pharmacy 2nd: Walgreens 3rd: HEB

BEST EAR, NOSE & THROAT

WINNER: Texas ENT & Allergy 2nd: Texas ENT Specialists 3rd: Huntsville Otolaryngology Center

BEST EMERGENCY ROOM/ URGENT CARE WINNER: Texpress Urgent Care 2nd: CHI St. Luke’s 3rd: Huntsville Memorial Clinic

BEST EYE CARE

WINNER: Dr. Stephen Means & Assoc 2nd: Berkeley Eye Center 3rd: Avery Eye Clinic

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BEST FAMILY PRACTICE

WINNER: Huntsville Adult and Pediatric Medicine 2nd: Huntsville Family Medicine 3rd: Huntsville Pediatric and Internal Medicine

BEST FITNESS CENTER/ GYM WINNER: Iron Works 2nd: Anytime Fitness 3rd: Curves

BEST HAIR SALON

WINNER: The Facemaker 2nd: Salon ADK 3rd: Hot Tops Salon

BEST HAIRSTYLIST

WINNER: Lyndsey Starkey (The Facemaker) 2nd: Kaci Wells (Salon ADK) 3rd: Ashley Tomlinson (Salon ADK)

BEST HEARING AID

WINNER: Dr. Cahill (Family Hearing Center) 2nd: Miracle Ear 3rd: Sound Works

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BEST HOSPICE CARE WINNER: Heart to Heart 2nd: Thee Hospice 3rd: Compassus Hospice

BEST MESSAGE THERAPIST

WINNER: Krystal Rabb (The Facemaker) 2nd: Julie Fischer (Infinite Glow and Body Wellness) 3rd: Karyna Ward (Elevate Massage)

BEST NAIL SALON WINNER: Tango Nails 2nd: Perfect Nails 3rd: Taylor Nails & Spa

BEST PERSONAL TRAINER

BEST NURSE

WINNER: Rhonda Blair (Huntsville Family) 2nd: Alivia ( Dr. Deahl’s Office) 3rd: Ryan Eaves (UTMB)

WINNER: Tori Koerselman (The General Performance Training) 2nd: Katie Fox - Fox Yoga 3rd: Brandi Gabehart (Hard Body Studio)

BEST OB/GYN

BEST PHARMACIST

WINNER: Dr. Tim Deahl 2nd: Dr. Curtis Montgomery 3rd: Dr. Atkins (Women’s Clinic)

WINNER: Danny McNease ( McNease Pharmacy) 2nd: Donna Baker (HEB) 3rd: Ronny Rozell (Brookshire Brothers)

BEST ORTHODONTIST

BEST PHYSICAL THERAPIST

WINNER: Bryan Orthodontics 2nd: Dr. English (Family Dentistry of Huntsville) 3rd: Element Dental & Orthodontics

WINNER: Physical Therapy Associates 2nd: Aspire 3rd: Joint & Spine

VOTED BEST BARBER SHOP IN HUNTSVILLE!!

Thank you for your support and also voting for me as

BEST BARBER. -Merle Tennant and G&O Barber

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BEST SENIOR CARE FACILITY WINNER: Creekside 2nd: Carriage Inn 3rd: Lexington Center

BEST SENIOR CARE SERVICE WINNER: Meals on Wheels 2nd: Huntsville Health Care Center 3rd: Home Instead Senior Care

BEST TANNING SALON

WINNER: Unique Tan & Boutique 2nd: Double R Sun Gun 3rd: Infinite Glow and Body Wellness

Thank you for voting us best tanning salon 8 years in a row! Tanning, Spray Tanning, & Boutique www.uniqueandboutique.com

(936) 294-9955

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Thank You Huntsville and Walker County

McNease Drugs

AD McNease (Qtr)

Prescription and OTC Drugs

Local pharmacists ready to serve you!

The Best Drug Store/Pharmacy and The Best Pharmacist for 2020!

Fast Friendly Service

Medicaid • Most Insurance Accepted • Free Delivery in Huntsville Open: Mon, - Fri. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. • Sat. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 936-293-8333 • 103-B Medical Park Lane • Huntsville

Thank you Huntsville! You have helped us through this auspicious start to 2020. We want to Thank You for voting us “Best Salon & Day Spa”, for the 30th time! And also for waiting 7 weeks through these trying times, you have truly shown your loyalty to us!

Lyndsay Starkey Best Hairstylist

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Krystal Rabb Best Massage Therapist

Bert Lyle Best Boss 936-295-3800

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Thank you for choosing us as your

Thank you for choosing us BEST

ORTHODONTIST

BEST DENTAL OFFICE!

It is a pleasure to serve this community and we greatly appreciate YOU! This would not be possible without our wonderful staff and patients.

smilesbybryan.com (936) 291-1919

3203 Robinson Creek Pkwy. • Huntsville

Thank you for choosing us Best Physical Therapist

Family Dentistry Of Huntsville

127 Medical Park Lane • Huntsville

936.294.0283

1020 Riverwood Ct. • Suite 120 • Conroe

936.494.1292

@ptahuntsville

Thanks Walker County for voting us

Best Eye Care & Optician Service! Dr. Stephen H. Means & Associates Therapeutic Optometrists

Contacts • Glasses - Large Frame Selection On-Site Lab Dr. Owned & Operated 109 Medical Park Lane • (Behind Hospital) • Huntsville

#1 Best Kennel

Danny English, DDS

Jason Koranek, DDS

936-295-3709 2703 Montgomery Road, Huntsville, TX 77340 ITEMONLINE.COM

936-291-8282

Magnolia Boarding Kennel of Huntsville

Since 1998

Thank you for voting us Best Kennel in Huntsville,

“where DOGS get to be DOGS!” (936)294-9454 • www.magnoliakennel.com | On Line Reservations Available

See website for more information | magnoliakennel936@gmail.com

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FOOD & DRINK BEST RESTAURANT

BEST DESSERTS

WINNER: Farmhouse Cafe 2nd: Big E-Z Crawfish & Oyster Bar 3rd: Humphreys

WINNER: Farmhouse Cafe 2nd: Best Box Ever Bakery 3rd: City Hall Cafe

BEST ASIAN DINING

BEST DONUTS

WINNER: Yummy Yummy 2nd: Shogun 3rd: Grand Buffet

WINNER: Fresh Donuts 2nd: Shipley Donuts 3rd: Mayflower

BEST BAKERY

BEST BEER/ WINE SELECTION

BEST BAR/ CLUB

BEST FINE DINING

WINNER: The Best Box Ever Bakery 2nd: Mayflower Bakery 3rd: Baking Sweet Memories

WINNER: Spec’s 2nd: Humphreys Bar and Grill 3rd: Lone Star Liquor

WINNER: Humphrey’s 2nd: Shenanigans 3rd: 12th Street Bar

BEST BARBECUE

WINNER: McKenzies BBQ 2nd: Bennie J’s 3rd: HEB True Texas BBQ

BEST BISCUITS/ BREAD WINNER: Farmhouse Cafe 2nd: Honeys Coffee 3rd: Mayflower

BEST BREAKFAST WINNER: Toasted 2nd: Cafe Texan 3rd: Lindo Mexico

BEST BURGER

WINNER: Mr. Hamburger 2nd: Fat Boys 3rd: Shorts Top Burger

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WINNER: 1836 Steakhouse 2nd: Olive Garden 3rd: Carbonero

BEST CATERING

WINNER: Farmhouse Cafe 2nd: Carbonero 3rd: McKenzie’s

BEST CHICKEN FRIED STEAK WINNER: Farmhouse Cafe 2nd: City Hall Cafe 3rd: Cafe Texan

BEST CHICKEN WINGS

WINNER: Buffalo WIld Wings 2nd: Wing Stop 3rd: Humphreys

BEST COFFEE SHOP

WINNER: Honeys Coffee 2nd: Cafe Texan 3rd: Cafe Gemini at Your CBD Store

BEST FOOD TRUCK WINNER: Arnaud’s 2nd: Fat Boys 3rd: Floyd’s on 14th

BEST HEALTHY OPTION WINNER: Arnauds Bon Sante 2nd: Five Loaves Deli 3rd: Pita Pit

BEST ICED TEA

WINNER: McAllister’s 2nd: Farmhouse Cafe 3rd: Bennie J’s

BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT WINNER: Olive Garden 2nd: Luigi’s

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BEST LOCALLY OWNED RESTAURANT WINNER: Arnaud’s 2nd: Farmhouse Cafe 3rd: Rodeo Mexican Bar and Grill

BEST LUNCH

BEST PIZZA

BEST SERVER

WINNER: Double Dave’s 2nd: Domino’s 3rd: Humphreys

WINNER: Mandy Johnson - Fiesta Taqueria 2nd: Gerardo Arreguin - Los Perricos 3rd: Jessica Holland - Cafe Texan

BEST SALAD

BEST STEAK

WINNER: Fiesta Taqueria 2nd: Five Loaves Deli 3rd: Farmhouse

WINNER: McAlister’s 2nd: Five Loaves Deli 3rd: Arnauda’s Bon Sante

WINNER: 1836 Steakhouse 2nd: Carbonero 3rd: Country Inn Steakhouse

BEST MARGARITA

BEST SANDWICH SHOP WINNER: Five Loaves Deli 2nd: McAllister’s 3rd: Schlotzsky’s

BEST SUSHI

WINNER: Yummy Yummy 2nd: Shogun 3rd: Tokyo Grill & Sushi Bar

BEST MEXICAN RESTAURANT

BEST SEAFOOD

BEST WINERY/ VINEYARD

WINNER: 7 Leguas 2nd: Los Pericos 3rd: Rodeo Mexican Bar and Grill WINNER: Los Pericos 2nd: 7 Leguas 3rd: Fiesta Taqueria

WINNER: The Big E-Z Crawfish & Oyster Bar 2nd: Arnuad’s 3rd: Country Inn Steak and Seafood

WINNER: West Sandy Creek 2nd: Froggy Wines 3rd: Teysha Vineyard

Pete

Johnson Wrecker Service

Thank you for all the love and support from our loyal also new customers. Without you, there is no us!

Love, Fiesta

*Best Lunch *Top Mexican Restaurant *Best Waitress/Server Mandy Johnson ITEMONLINE.COM

631 Ryans Ferry Rd Huntsville, TX 77320 936-291-1119 / 800-743-1029 Fax 936-291-9319

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BEST ASIAN DINING

THANK YOU

HUNTSVILLE For those seeking a ‘simple, easy and affordable’ meal in Huntsville, look no further than Yummy Yummy Mongolian Grill and Sushi.

Customizable mongolian grill bowls are at the forefront of the menu, giving customers the opportunity to take full control of their dining experience. Asian options are plentiful, obviously, but they also serve up items such as alfredo, fajita and cajun style bowls.

Yummy Yummy, located at 3006 State Highway 30, is known for its combination of low prices and wide variety of options. As a result, they have been voted the Best Asian “There’s not a lot of options where Dining option for the second straight you can go customizable, but with year. the Mongolian grill, you can customize almost everything how you like “It’s really affordable, and there’s it,” Rowland added. “There’s not a lot tons of options,” general managof restaurants like that.” er Angela Rowland said. “There’s always going to be something that Yummy Yummy also serves up somebody is going to like. We’re a affordable sushi and appetizers, to pretty relaxed atmosphere and we go along with a full bar and happy like to have fun. … Simple, easy and hour prices. affordable.” by Joseph Brown

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YOU’RE AWESOME! BEST SEAFOOD AND TOP FOR ALL AROUND RESTAURANT

Home of the

$10.99

All You Can Eat Catfish & Fries! Wednesday $.50 chicken wings

2707 Sam Houston Ave Huntsville, TX 77340 | 936-295-2003

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BEST FINE DINING Situated right in the heart of Huntsville is one of the most unique dining and drinking experiences in all of Southeast Texas. 1836 Steakhouse, located on 11th Street, serves up everything from hand-cut, certified Angus beef steaks to fine wine and bourbon — and much more. Named for the year Texas won its independence, the restaurant is housed in a building that was constructed in the late 19th Century in Italianate Country Villa style. Perched atop a hill off of one of Huntsville’s main throughway’s, it’s hard to miss. “The big white house up on the hill can be intimidating for people, but we don’t want to be pretentious,” said Eric McClanahan, director of restaurant operations for Deco Eats — which also owns Walls BBQ and Mr. Hamburger in Huntsville, as well as a second Mr. Hamburger location in Bryan.

rest from around the globe. The Attic Room is open “We want to be everything for everybody, while still seven days a week, with happy hour daily from 4:30-6:30 p.m. holding our standard for food and beverage.” On the second floor of the restaurant is the Attic Room — one of Huntsville’s hidden gems, and a goto spot for fine wine, good bourbon, local craft beer and one-of-a-kind cocktails. As for the drink menu, 1836 prides itself on serving up a taste of Texas, as well as the best of the

“We truly do believe in local,” added McClanahan, pointing to Southern Star, Stesti and Karbach beers on tap, before noting that they also have international offerings, such as Peroni on draft and European wines. The restaurant itself features several rooms, each

with its own unique spin on Texas heritage. Prime rib lunch on Sunday has become a tradition at this Walker County staple, creating a family-like environment in which kids eat free. Day-to-day, restaurant-goers have a plethora of choices on the menu to select from. Fried goat cheese and the 1836 crab cakes are just two options to start off a meal that can include anything from top-notch steaks and seafood to homemade sides and desserts.

Thank you Huntsville for voting us Best Sandwich!

2nd place in Healthy Options and Salad Midway Plaza • 1329 University Ave. Ste l (936) 439-9400 Mon-Fri 7:00am - 4:00pm • We are closed on Saturdays

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HOME SERVICES & FINANCE BEST ACCOUNTANT/ BOOKKEEPER

BEST HOME SECURITY

WINNER: Lloyd Wells (Webb and Wells) 2nd: Chris Davis (Davis, Heinemann & Company P.C.) 3rd: Brian Slaughter (Neuwirth Slaughter & Associates)

WINNER: Anthem Technologies 2nd: Vivint

BEST CLEANING SERVICE

WINNER: Maid’s Quarters 2nd: Shelby Watkins (Sparkly Clean) 3rd: Jean Warga - Pampered Princess

BEST APARTMENTS (STUDENTS) WINNER: The Connection Of Huntsville 2nd: The Villas on Sycamore 3rd: The Grove Apartments

BEST INSURANCE AGENCY

WINNER: Diana Barnes State Farm 2nd: Rollo Insurance - Huntsville 3rd: Chris Batten Agency

BEST APARTMENTS (NON-STUDENTS) WINNER: The Timbers 2nd: 2000 Sycamore at Millenium Square 3rd: Rolling Brook

BEST INVESTMENT FIRM/ FINANCIAL PLANNING

WINNER: Edward Jones - Scott Francis Office 2nd: Global Financial Services 3rd: Waddell & Reed Inc.

BEST BANK

WINNER: First National Bank 2nd: First Financial Bank 3rd: Prosperity Bank

BEST CREDIT UNION

WINNER: Community Service Credit Union 2nd: Walker County Federal Credit Union

BEST ELECTRICAL SERVICE WINNER: McCaffety Electric 2nd: Woods Electric 3rd: McCarty Electric

BEST FOUNDATION REPAIR

WINNER: ACE Foundations 2nd: Huntsville Foundation Repair 3rd: Melendez House Leveling Foundation Repair

BEST GLASS COMPANY

WINNER: Able Glass 2nd: Glass Dr 3rd: American Glass and Shield

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BEST LANDSCAPING

BEST HANDYMAN

WINNER: Cowboy Contractors 2nd: Alex Wells 3rd: Riley Remodeling & Handyman Services

BEST HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING WINNER: All Temp 2nd: Huntsville Air Conditioning 3rd: McGilberry Mechanical

BEST HOME BUILDER

WINNER: Superior Homes 2nd: DCM Davis Custom Homes 3rd: Legacy Builders

BEST HOME CONTRACTOR WINNER: Cowboy Contractors 2nd: Hollis Home Remodeling 3rd: CWS Home Remodel & Repair

WINNER: Kim’s Garden Center 2nd: Rockin’ D Services 3rd: Professional Landscape Management- Justin Roberson

BEST LAW FIRM

WINNER: Haney Moorman & Paschal 2nd: Moak & Moak, P.C. 3rd: Bennie D. Rush

BEST LAWN CARE

WINNER: MBT Lawn 2nd: Hopkins Lawn Service 3rd: Gail’s Lawn Service

BEST LOAN COMPANY

WINNER: First National Bank of Huntsville 2nd: First Financial Bank 3rd: Walker Co Federal Credit Union

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BEST MORTGAGE LENDER

BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY

WINNER: First Financial Bank 2nd: First National Bank of Huntsville 3rd: K & G Capital Mortgage

WINNER: Markham Realty 2nd: Homeland Property 3rd: Arcadi Realty- The Adam Olsen Team

BEST MOVING COMPANY

BEST SIDING/ WINDOWS/ ROOFING

BEST PAYDAY/ QUICK LOAN

BEST STORAGE FACILITY

WINNER: Huntsville Moving 2nd: Crossin Moving and Storage 3rd: BearKat Movers WINNER: Toledo Finance 2nd: Swift Cash 3rd: Regional Finance

BEST PROPERTY MANAGEMENT WINNER: Homeland Properties 2nd: Heart of Texas 3rd: Realty Center Management Inc.

WINNER: Utopia Roofing 2nd: Brothers Roofing 3rd: Robert’s Painting & Home Repairs

BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT

WINNER: Adam Olsen- Adam Olsen Team, Arcadi Realty 2nd: Stacy Roberts - Re/Max Integrity 3rd: Donna Story - The Story Team, Keller William Realty

WINNER: Climatec Secure Storage 2nd: I-45 Self Storage 3rd: Hillside Storage

BEST WINDOW COVERINGS WINNER: Ward Furniture 2nd: The Carpet Store 3rd: Budget Blinds of Huntsville

Is happy to receive the honor of Best Accountant/Bookkeeper. Lloyd E. Wells, CPA lloydewells@webbwellspc.com ITEMONLINE.COM

1223 Financial Plaza Huntsville, TX 77340 www.WebbWellSPC.com

936.295.9193

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BEST REALTOR With just over six years in the real estate industry, Adam Olsen has quickly become one of the top realtors in Texas. The Huntsville-based agent has climbed the ladder in all facets of the industry, selling everything from commercial and residential properties to farms and ranches. “We’ve sold everything from five-story apartment complexes to car dealerships to restaurants to multimillion-dollar properties,” Olsen said. Adam believes that digital marketing is what sets him apart, consistently ranking as the top realtor in the Lone Star State for online real estate marketing. “We have excelled through social media.

Research shows that nearly 90 percent of buyers will first find their home online, so we are trying to reach out to potential customers rather than have them go through the everyday real estate portals,” Olsen said. Adam and his knowledgeable and dedicated team have sold properties all across the state of Texas, from Dallas to Laredo, and all parts in between. He has realtors in Huntsville, Spring, The Woodlands and Houston to help facilitate sales across Southeast Texas.

Mandela (Nelson Mandela’s grandson), Dr. Phil McGraw, as well as many others. The Adam Olsen Team office is located at 1400 13th St Huntsville, TX 77340. He can be reached at 936- 689-9123. A seperate office is availiable in Waco.

Adam Olsen has created a name for himself, and his team, across the U.S. by speaking at various business seminars alongside entrepreneurship gurus such as Steve Wozniak (Co-Founder of Apple), Barney Waters (CEO of Adidas), Ndaba

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BEST BANK One bank is synonymous with Huntsville.

College Station.

For over 130 years, First National Bank of Huntsville has been a part of the community, providing everything from home and personal loans to business services.

“We are a locally-centered and locally-owned bank,” FNB president James Coleman said. “Our ownership has invested in this community, because how our customers do reflects to how well we do, and how well the community does.” Readers have voted First National Bank as the best mortgage company and the best bank in Huntsville and Walker County.

Established on January 14, 1890 as Gibbs National Bank on the corner of 11th Street and Sam Houston Avenue, FNB has grown and evolved exponentially since the early days. An innovator in the banking industry, First National Bank had the first underground drive-thru system, and also was the first bank to provide customers with an ATM in 1981. The Huntsville-based bank has expanded outside of Walker County with branches in Crockett, Madisonville, Franklin and Bryan/

“We really are a community bank,” FNB Vice President Jennifer Davis said. “We really do know our customers, because they are our neighbors and our fellow church members.” First National Bank is headquartered on 11th Street in Huntsville, with its west branch on Col. Etheridge Boulevard. by Joseph Brown

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You’re The Best!

Thank you for voting FNBH Best Bank and also Best Loan Company. We are especially proud of our Mortgage Team Leader Lorri Lehman who was voted Best Loan Officer! Our heartfelt thanks and appreciation go out to each of you with our promise to always provide the very best service from Huntsville’s only locally owned community bank.

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BEST MORTGAGE LENDER It goes without saying, First Financial is not your everyday bank. Their “One Bank, Multiple Regions” concept combines the best of “Big Bank” customer benefits with the local decision making and involvement of a community bank. The Company includes multiple banking regions, with 78 convenient locations throughout Texas, and they offer convenient banking options with a local, personal touch. For the second straight year, First Financial Bank in Huntsville has been voted as the top mortgage lender within Huntsville and Walker County. The former First State Bank, which was acquired by First Financial in

2012, specializes in commercial and residential loans. “We have a good supporting cast at the holding company with a lot of credit analysts who process loans, so we are able to process loans a lot faster than other banks,” said Kirby Cason, president for First Financial Bank of Huntsville.

The Huntsville branch is located at 33 Hwy. 75 North, while the New Waverly location is at 9330 Hwy. 75 S. by Joseph Brown

Today, First Financial Bankshares is recognized as one of the nation’s top performing banks. In fact, Bank Director Magazine has named First Financial as one of the top 10 banks in the nation in the $5 Billion to $50 Billion asset category in each of the past 10 years.

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How’s This For A Bank Statement: Thanks Huntsville. All of us at First Financial Bank are so proud that our colleague Cassidy Stoecklein was named “Best Mortgage Lender” in Walker County. We thank you so much for the recognition of Cassidy’s excellence and service in mortgage lending. Cassidy and the rest of our team will continue to work to earn your business and respect in every aspect of our bank. It’s our standing commitment to our customers and community. Let us put You First! Thank you again, from each of us at First Financial Bank for honoring us with the following award.

Cassidy Stoecklein - VP Mortgage Lender cstoecklin@ffin.com Office: 936-439-1823 NMLS# 945547 Stop in and see for yourself what First Financial Bank can do for you.

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BEST INSURANCE AGENCY For nearly four decades, Diana Barnes has been an active member of the Huntsville community. The local “Good Neighbor Agent” has been with State Farm for the past 33 years. Known in the community as “Diana K” to many, she has been and remains active in serving and supporting numerous youth and outreach activities. With the assistance of State Farm, Diana was able to provide signs to over 40 newly formed neighborhood watch programs in Huntsville and Walker County. She is also proud to have helped the city of Huntsville obtain a $10,000 grant from State Farm to assist in the

development of Safety Town, a program that continues to help young children develop lifelong safety skills. Prior to joining State Farm, Diana taught the blind and visually impaired, including four years with Education Service Center Region VI in Huntsville. Diana is passionate about and committed to being your “Good Neighbor Agent” for years to come. The Diana Barnes State Farm Insurance Agency is located at 1227 11th Street in Huntsville. by Joseph Brown

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Foundation Repair & House Leveling Joe Soliz Huntsville, TX (936) 293-1448 Thank you for all your support!

Thanks Walker County for voting us

Best Commercial & Residential Electrical Service Call us for all your wiring needs • No job too large or too small

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Thank you Huntsville for voting Brian Smith, CFP® Best Financial Planner

Brian B. Smith, CFP® Founder and Managing Partner

Linda Smith

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Wealth Planning Advisor

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Customer Services Coordinator

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Securities offered through Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., a broker-dealer, member, FINRA/SIPC. Advisory services through Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., a registered investment advisor. Cambridge and Global Financial Partners are not affiliated. Cambridge does not provide tax advice. The Reader’s Choice Award is based on a general reader poll and does not reflect investment performance or client experience.

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BEST HOME CONTRACTOR & REPAIR For nearly two decades, Walker County residents have called the cowboys when remodeling their home. Cowboy Contractors — who were once again voted as the best contractors in Huntsville/ Walker County — began in 2000 when owner Clint Wilson wanted to provide quality construction and craftsmanship options to the community. The business seeks to maintain the highest levels of professionalism, integrity and honesty in its relationships with suppliers and subcontractors and employment of motivated and focused teams. “Our motto is ‘often out-promised, seldom out-performed,’ and we always want to provide our best performance,” Wilson said. “We will do whatever it takes to make the customer happy and we cherish the business we receive.” Cowboy Contractors has worked on a variety of projects, including historical restoration, commercial and residential remodels, new construction and simple repairs — with no job too big or too small. The company has maintained its roots in the community by shopping, working and dealing locally, while also ensuring complete customer satisfaction. “This business is bigger than just me,” Wilson added. “To be the best, you must be surrounded by the best and our staff is definitely the best.”

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BEST APARTMENT COMMUNITY

Living alone for the first time can be a daunting task, but one apartment complex has formed a lasting ‘Connection’ with college students. For Sam Houston State University students searching for their home away from home, look no further than The Connection Apartments, leading the way in luxurious student living since 2008. With over 30 years of experience in the student housing industry, manager Angela Kizzee and staff work to ensure each student feels safe, and is supported in their education. “We take pride in having an open-door policy with

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our residents,” Kizzee said. “Our community takes this feedback and puts together an action plan to make the living experience here even better than before.” The all-inclusive apartment complex offers 792 total beds, with one, two, three and four bedroom units. The complex features fully furnished units, private bedrooms and bathrooms and full size washers and dryers in every apartment. Residents also have access to luxury amenities including a dog park, four pools and hot tubs, two sand volleyball courts, a 24-hour computer lab, two shuttles to campus, a 24-hour fitness center and

study rooms. As the complex seeks to feel like a community, regular resident events are hosted to focus on connecting residents and creating a living experience like no other in Huntsville. “At The Connection, we care not only about our residents, but the Huntsville community as well,” Kizzee added. “Many of our residents decide to stay in town after their undergrad to continue their education or to join the local workforce. That’s what it’s all about ... building a community.”

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KIDS & EDUCATION BEST DAY CARE

WINNER: Faith Lutheran 2nd: The Children’s House 3rd: Huntsville Family YMCA

BEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WINNER: Alpha Omega Academy 2nd: Stewart Elementary 3rd: Huntsville Elementary

BEST HIGH SCHOOL

WINNER: Huntsville High School 2nd: Alpha Omega Academy 3rd: New Waverly High School

BEST INTERMEDIATE/ MIDDLE SCHOOL

BEST LEARNING CENTER/ TUTOR

WINNER: Learning Rx 2nd: Believe Therapy 3rd: Roxie Douglas Learning Institute

BEST PRESCHOOL

WINNER: Alpha Omega Academy 2nd: The Children’s House 3rd: 2nd Baptist

BEST SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR

WINNER: Shannon Duncan 2nd: Jessica Moore 3rd: Clint Allen

WINNER: Alpha Omega Academy 2nd: Mance Park Middle School 3rd: Huntsville Intermediate

BEST TEACHER

WINNER: Patricia Nash 2nd: Chelsea Fernandez 3rd: Mydah Stoever

Thank you Huntsville we are here to serve you whether in our office or in the comfort of your home.

Thank You for voting

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Best Childcare!

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the BEST Community Festival!! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3

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Best Pre-School Best Elementary and Best Middle/Junior High School

Now taking applications for 2020-2021!

A classical, Christ-centered school Pre-K through 12th grade

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PEOPLE & PLACES BEST BOSS

BEST ELECTED OFFICIAL

BEST CAMP

BEST EVENT PLANNER/ COORDINATOR

WINNER: Bert Lyle - The Facemaker 2nd: Sam Burris - First National Bank 3rd: Kari French - Walker County WINNER: Carolina Creek 2nd: Forest Glenn Camp 3rd: Huntsville Family YMCA

BEST CHURCH

WINNER: University Heights Baptist Church 2nd: Northside Baptist 3rd: The Ark

BEST CIVIC CLUB/ NON-PROFIT WINNER: CASA of Walker County 2nd: WCFA 3rd: Junior Service League

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR WINNER: Vickie Mckenzie 2nd: Mike Yargo 3rd: Ray Hernandez

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR WINNER: Mike Yargo 2nd: Holly McMicheal 3rd: Marshall Altom

BEST ATTORNEY

BEST COMMUNITY FESTIVAL OR EVENT

WINNER: Fair on the Square 2nd: Walker County Fair and Rodeo 3rd: Huntsville Antique Show/Rusty Chippy Show

BEST COMPANY TO WORK FOR

WINNER: Sam Houston State University 2nd: The Facemaker 3rd: First National Bank of Huntsville

WINNER: David Moorman - Haney, Moorman, Paschal 2nd: Jacob Paschal -Haney, Moorman, Paschal 3rd: Sam Moak - Moak and Moak PC

WINNER: Tallan Metcalf -Ferguson Unit 2nd: Kayla Timko- Wynn Unit 3rd: Reid Page- Ellis unit

BEST BANKER

BEST DANCE STUDIO/ SCHOOL

WINNER: Carol Sullivan -Community Service Credit Union 2nd: Sam Burris - First National Bank 3rd: John Sanders - First National Bank

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WINNER: Danny Pierce 2nd: Steve Fisher 3rd: Daiquiri Beebe

WINNER: Kay King 2nd: Dana Wallace/ DW Interiors and Events 3rd: Let Us

BEST EVENT VENUE

WINNER: Magnolia Lakes 2nd: Walker County Fairgrounds 3rd: Lowman Student Center

BEST FAMILY AMUSEMENT

WINNER: Jump Around Moonwalks 2nd: Cinestar of Huntsville 3rd: American Flip Factory

BEST FINANCIAL PLANNER

WINNER: Bryan Smith - Global Financial Partners 2nd: Walter H. Bennett, Jr. - First National Bank of Huntsville 3rd: Scott Francis - Edward Jones

BEST CORRECTIONAL OFFICER

WINNER: MC Dance 2nd: American Flip Factory 3rd: Hot on Your Heels

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BEST FIREFIGHTER WINNER: Greg Mathis 2nd: Chase Wood 3rd: Trey Lamb

BEST GOLF COURSE

WINNER: Raven’s Nest Golf Course 2nd: Elkins Lake 3rd: Waterwood

BEST HOTEL/ MOTEL

WINNER: Holiday Inn 2nd: Hampton Inn Huntsville 3rd: Fairfield by Marriott

BEST INSURANCE AGENT

WINNER: Diana Barnes - State Farm 2nd: Steven Gregory - Rollo Insurance - Huntsville 3rd: Bryan Mathys - Bryan Mathys Insurance

BEST LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER WINNER: Gene Bartee 2nd: Cassie Wheeler 3rd: Jeff Butterworth

BEST LOAN OFFICER

WINNER: Lorri Lehman - First National Bank of Huntsville 2nd: Susie Garza - First Financial Bank 3rd: Jim Coleman - First National Bank

BEST PASTOR

WINNER: Richard Rogers - University Heights Baptist Church 2nd: Gary Garrison - Second Baptist 3rd: Luke Cunningham - The Ark

BEST PHOTOGRAPHER

WINNER: Jessica Davis/Chasing Light 2nd: Yvette Wood 3rd: Natalie Michelle Photography

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BEST PUBLIC EMPLOYEE WINNER: Wade Roberts 2nd: Gene Bartee 3rd: Stacey Lawler

BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION WINNER: Sam Houston Statue 2nd: Texas Prison Museum 3rd: Sam Houston Museum

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Thank you to all our loyal customers for your business and votes. Being voted as Best Flooring & Carpet Store is a real honor for us. We have been in business for 19 years, serving Huntsville and surrounding areas. “We Will Strive To Always Do Our Best!”

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The City of Huntsville is proud of our employees!

for voting us Best Special Event Venue

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The Best Law Enforcement Officer

and Team

Casie Wheeler

Mickey Moore, DVM John David Nicholson, DVM

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The Best Public Employees Wade Roberts

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EQUIPMENT RENTAL in town. 936-295-6417 936-295-0366

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#1 Florist for 2020

Best Elected Official I wanted to thank

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SERVICES BEST DRY CLEANERS WINNER: Town & Country 2nd: Lucky Star 3rd: Magic Closet

WINNER: Precision Pest Control 2nd: McMillian Pest Control 3rd: Huntsville Pest Control

BEST EQUIPMENT RENTAL

BEST PET GROOMING

BEST FUNERAL HOME

BEST PLUMBING SERVICE

WINNER: Huntsville Rentals 2nd: Lone Star Outdoor Power & Rental Equipment 3rd: United Rentals

BEST ALTERATIONS

WINNER: Ou’s Alterations 2nd: Town & Country Cleaners 3rd: The Alterations Shoppe

BEST BAIL BONDS

BEST PEST CONTROL

WINNER: Pampered Pets 2nd: Pets Boutique 3rd: Farm Hound Grooming

WINNER: Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home 2nd: Waller-Thornton Funeral Home - Hutnsville 3rd: Cox Funeral Home

WINNER: Affordable Plumbing Inc 2nd: Action Plumbing 3rd: Full Force Plumbing

BEST KENNEL

WINNER: F’N Classy 2nd: Blessed Ink 3rd: Infusion Tattoos

WINNER: Magnolia Kennel 2nd: Gazebo 3rd: Ducks In A Row Labs/ Pam York

BEST LOCKSMITH

WINNER: A-1 Locksmith 2nd: Security Locksmith 3rd: A+ Locksmith

BEST TATTOO PARLOR

BEST VETERINARY OFFICE

WINNER: Moore Veterinary Clinic 2nd: Long Veterinary Clinic 3rd: Huntsville Pet Clinic

WINNER: OK Bail Bonds 2nd: A-1 Bail Bonds

BEST CARPET CLEANING

WINNER: Rainbow Carpet Cleaning 2nd: The Steamery 3rd: Crossin Carpet Cleaning

BEST CELL PHONE OR COMPUTER REPAIR WINNER: Huntsville Techs 2nd: Tech-ER 3rd: Ample Computer

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SHOPPING BEST GROCERY STORE WINNER: H-E-B 2nd: Kroger’s 3rd: Brookshire Brothers

BEST HARDWARE STORE

WINNER: Walker County Ace Hardware 2nd: McCoy’s 3rd: Harbor Freight

BEST HOME DECOR

WINNER: Able’s Mercantile 2nd: Tinkled Pink Gifts 3rd: Southern Charm

BEST HOME & GARDEN CENTER WINNER: Kim’s Home and Garden 2nd: Walker County Ace Hardware

BEST ANTIQUE SHOP

BEST FLOOR COVERING STORE

BEST LIQUOR STORE

BEST APPLIANCE STORE

BEST FLORIST

BEST MATTRESS RETAILER

BEST FURNITURE STORE

BEST NEW BUSINESS

WINNER: UpTown Vintage 2nd: Huntsville Antique Mall 3rd: A Nitsch In Time WINNER: Otis Appliances 2nd: Buddy’s Home Furnishings

BEST BOUTIQUE STORE WINNER: Giddy Up Glamour 2nd: Magnolia Mey 3rd: Barbwire Barbie

BEST EMBROIDERY SHOP WINNER: Advantage Specialties 2nd: Trophy Case 3rd: Labors of Gray

BEST FARM & RANCH SUPPLY

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WINNER: Huntsville Farm Supply 2nd: Walker County Feed and Farm 3rd: Huntsville Feed

WINNER: TCS Flooring & Design 2nd: Ward Furniture and Flooring 3rd: Lonestar Interiors WINNER: Heartfield Florists 2nd: Sweet Karoline’s 3rd: Crazy Daisy WINNER: Ward Furniture 2nd: Adams Furniture 3rd: Buddy’s Home Furnishings

BEST GIFT SHOP

WINNER: Williams Farm And Treasures 2nd: Able’s Mercantile 3rd: Classy Country Corner

WINNER: Spec’s 2nd: Lone Star Liquor 3rd: A1 Liquor

WINNER: Adams Furniture 2nd: Mattress Firm 3rd: Texan Mattress

WINNER: Arnauds Bon Sante 2nd: Jump Around Moonwalks 3rd: Fox Yoga Studio

BEST PAWN SHOP

WINNER: EZ Pawn 11th Street 2nd: OK Pawn 3rd: Cash & Gold Pawn

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BEST PROMOTIONAL ITEMS/ SPECIALTY COMPANY WINNER: Trophy Case 2nd: Advantage Specialty 3rd: Chez Designs

BEST T-SHIRT/ SPECIALTY PRINTING COMPANY WINNER: Ink Slingers 2nd: Advantage Specialty 3rd: Chez Designs

BEST VAPE/ SMOKE SHOP

WINNER: Alpha Vapes 2nd: Freedom Vape 3rd: World Peace Smoke Shop Huntsville

We are very grateful to serve the community and want to say thank you for allowing us to be your NUMBER ONE GROCERY STORE FOR 2020! 1702 11th St. • Huntsville, TX 77340

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#1 Mattress Retailer Top Furniture Store 30 State Hwy 75 North Huntsville, Texas 77320

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Thank you for voting Rainbow International Restoration & Cleaning “Best Of” for the 24th time

Hometown Traditions...Hometown Values

Thank you for voting for us! We are so honored that for the last 18 years you have trusted us with your loved ones. We are dedicated to continuing to serve you.

Call 936-291-0968 today for your free estimate rainbowintl.com/huntsville

Larry Don Graves: Co-owner and Funeral Director

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THANK YOU WALKER COUNT Y!

*Best Law Firm *Best Attorney- David Moorman

Our law firm has been a part of the legal community in Walker County for nearly 50 years. We are glad we have been able to help many people during that time. We appreciate your vote of confidence in our firm.

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