Business

Saying goodbye to Tower Tee

Above: Tower Tee owner Steve Lotz and batting cages operator Dave Swatek wave ‘goodbye’ to the crowd after announcing the next band to perform during the golf course’s farewell concert Sunday. While on stage, organizers read a statement from U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner. ‘Everyone has a Tower Tee story, which is a testament to the

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Farewell concert will see off Tower Tee

Tower Tee will close Sunday, July 8, but owner Steve Lotz is inviting the golf course’s many customers back for one final day of fun, food, drinks and great music with a farewell concert from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the course, 6727 Heege Road. Tower Tee invites attendees to the “Tower Tee Amphitheatre,”

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Mateker’s Meat & Catering closes its doors Saturday

Above: Charles W. Mateker Jr. on the next-to-last day of business at Mateker’s Friday. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. Mateker’s Meat & Catering will close its doors for good Saturday after more than 80 years in business in south county. The shop is located at 11642 Concord Village Ave. “I am sad to say goodbye to

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Sears at South County Center to close in September

Pictured above is South County Center. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Sears store at South County Center will close in September, the company announced Thursday. The Sears at 250 South County Center Way is one of the anchors at the south county mall. Liquidation sales can begin as

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Tower Tee owner has no ill will for Tegna, McBride

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com At first, Tower Tee owner Steve Lotz wanted to fight a proposed subdivision at the golf course his family leased for five decades. But when his attorney looked at the language of his contract, there was no way out, Lotz said. Even with the help of business interests, he

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New Affton precinct will be at site of Sappington Garden Shop

Above, the current buildings of the Sappington Garden Shop, still taking deliveries Wednesday. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The county is under contract to buy land for a new Affton Southwest Precinct at the site of the Sappington Garden Shop across from Lindbergh Schools’ new Central Office, officials first publicly

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