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  1. Raymondville, Lyford holiday festivities this week

    Parades, festivities will jump start the holiday season in Willacy County this week. Raymondville Economic Development Coordinator David Correa recently reported to the City Commission that all indications show the parade will be as big as those...

  2. Two north Texas cities get new police chiefs

    The City of McKinney is going with long-time employee Joe Ellenburg. He has been the Interim Police Chief in McKinney since October... The City of Carrollton has hired Roberto Arredondo, Jr. to be its next police chief. He's currently the Police...

  3. Mayor’s Message – Pleasanton

    Hope everybody had a great ... the city has applied for, and been granted, a home contract from the USDA for the construction of homes for lowincome individuals. This will allow citizens to demo and reconstruct a house on the same property up to a...

  4. DESOTO RELEASES RESULTS OF 2022 RESIDENT SURVEY

    DeSoto fared strongest versus other communities nationally, coming in 33.3% higher for the quality of residential garbage collection, 32.3% higher for the quality of customer service from City employees, and 30.5% higher versus the nation for the...

  5. Heights lifts boil water order

    Normal water usage may resume immediately, the city announced just before 8 p.m. Tuesday. Service has been restored, and all water quality test have been completed. The water is now safe to drink and use without boiling, the release stated.

  6. Check out these upcoming holiday events, parades in Mid and South counties

    ...3rd and the Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Lighted Christmas Parade on Tuesday, Dec. 6th,” Nederland City Manager Chris Duque said. “During this challenging economic period, we hope to provide families and...

  7. DON’T MISS A MINUTE: Orange County has plenty of Christmas fun planned this weekend

    Santa start his weekend Friday at the Bridge City Christmas in the Park from 5-9 p.m. The Bridge City Christmas Light Parade will run for its 13th year. In Orange, the 73rd annual Kiwanis Christmas Parade is themed Through the Decades.

  8. EMS bringing new ambulance into service

    A new ambulance was on the early El Campo EMS Christmas wish list, and city council hopes most of its $137,568 cost won’t be paid by local taxpayers. The department has received a $75,000 grant to help fund the ambulance already and “has an...

  9. Teachers to take the lead in this year’s Holiday Stroll Parade in Seguin

    Some of Guadalupe County’s best teachers will be leading the way during this year’s 30th Annual Holiday Stroll Parade in downtown Seguin. Seguin Mayor Donna Dodgen has chosen Teachers of the Year in the City of Seguin and Guadalupe County to serve as...

  10. Denton city, schools consider future projects to benefit campuses and neighborhoods

    Denton ISD leaders and the City Council and staff worked through a stacked agenda Tuesday morning, but it was the final report that promises payoff for students and the neighborhoods surrounding selected...

  11. Laredo Utilities Department reports good water quality

    As the year ends, the Laredo community questions whether the water issues are coming to an end as well. From not having enough water to floods to boil notices, the Utilities Department director Arturo Garcia gave an update on the water to city...

  12. McAllen celebrates additional parking at all-inclusive park, baseball complex

    ...offered at the park. “We didn’t just build a new parking lot here at the baseball complex,” McAllen City Manager Roel “Roy” Rodriguez said. “We continued to improve the facility for everyone in our community...

  13. Bittersweet departure: Victoria police chief moving on

    During his time with the city, Arredondo improved the department’s technology and data resources, according to the news release. He also supported the city manager’s compensation efforts to attract and retain Victoria’s workforce and, more recently,...

  14. Fort Worth provides incentives for $150 million manufacturing plant

    Coppell-based Beauty Manufacturing Solutions Corp, plans to spend $150 million to put the new facility in the AllianceTexas development in North Fort Worth The 445,870-square-foot plant will employ more than 250 people and will be located at 5650...

  15. Hollywood Park using ARPA funds to finish fire station project

    City Treasurer Fred Timmons said, minus the $65,000 allocated to pay off remaining costs associated with the fire bay extension project, Hollywood Park has about $332,000 in federal COVID-19 relief funds leftover for application toward certain...

  16. Hollywood Park council endorses EDC funding for new A/V equipment

    ...for new A/V equipment inside the council chambers, where the EDC board meets on a monthly basis. Mayor Sean Moore said the EDC sought to offer financial support for infrastructure improvements at Voigt...

  17. Sherman City Council takes new steps to boost well-being of downtown

    During a time of growth, the city of Sherman said it’s making sure its heart, downtown, isn’t left behind. “Any small business is a foundation for the town,” said Mychah Simpson. “This is our livelihood. This is what we do for a living. We give back...

  18. Fort Worth to Consider Extending Curfew for Minors Until 2026

    The first of two public hearings was on Tuesday when Capt. Marcy Conrad with the Fort Worth Police Department presented data to the city council. According to Conrad, the number of curfew citations has decreased by 59.7% since October 2019.

  19. Hutto to consider adjusted rates for Acadian ambulance services

    Hutto City Council will consider an amended fee schedule for its franchise agreement with private EMS provider Acadian Ambulance Services at a Dec. 1 meeting. Under the franchise agreement, which council voted to renew in November, Acadian provides...

  20. Buda welcomes new Assistant City Manager Wendy L. Smith

    Smith has more than 25 years of experience in city management and has managed a range of disciplines that will lend in her role overseeing the Buda Development Services and Public Works departments. She will also manage capital projects and more....

  21. Radio system upgrades move forward after concerns from city manager

    Parker County commissioners moved forward with executing an agreement for radio system upgrades, while assuring local administrators that a lack of communication and confusion regarding the new system would be addressed. "To be clear, we are not...

  22. Point Blank takes aim at roadways

    Additionally, the council approved an ordinance regarding the use of city streets. Wood said there was some dredging work being done around the shore of the lake which had led to trucks causing damage to the roads.

  23. MW seeks agreement with seven water boards

    MINERAL WELLS -- A city concerned about its water capacity will meet Thursday with the boards of seven wholesale suppliers to find a balance between a diminished treatment plant and the dual demands of drought and population growth.

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