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  1. Killeen could have a new assistant city manager — if the council votes for her

    Killeen may have a new assistant city manager — the city’s top administrator behind City Manager Kent Cagle — on Tuesday night if the City Council approves the promotion of Executive Director of Public...

  2. Donna financial audit gets top marks

    ...the city of Donna’s finances emerged from 2020 with top marks. The news was delivered to the Donna City Council during a meeting Tuesday, where Carlos Cascos, the certified public accountant whose firm evaluated...

  3. Epidemiologist warns of COVID-19 variant’s effect on kids

    One of the COVID-19 variants can infect children more easily, posing a new risk to kids, a nationally respected epidemiologist warned on Sunday. The variant called B.1.1.7, first detected in the U.K., represents “a brand-new ballgame” in the fight...

  4. Pflugerville envisions possible downtown revamp initiatives in 2040 comprehensive plan

    ...and land use. The plan—with additional community workshops scheduled in the spring and Pflugerville City Council’s expected approval in December—outlines downtown revitalization as one of Pflugerville’s targeted...

  5. Cove council to consider design of another drainage improvement project

    The second phase of designing a drainage improvement project in Copperas Cove may begin soon. City council members on Tuesday will consider approving City Manager Ryan Haverlah to execute a professional...

  6. The Latest: Texas to get 2.5M doses of vaccine next week

    The Texas Department of State Health Services says more than 1 million first doses will be sent to vaccination sites in 200 counties. About 900,000 first and second doses will go to pharmacies and to health and dialysis centers. The remaining doses...

  7. Coppell selects parks director

    The city of Coppell has announced Jessica Carpenter as the new director of parks & recreation, effective immediately. Carpenter takes over the role for former director Brad Reid, who retired in March.

  8. Sheppard Air Force Base touts improved security at ribbon cutting for new entrance gate

    ...that’s one of the best things that can be said, combat and capability starts here,” Wichita Falls Mayor Stephen Santellana said. “Let’s hear it again, combat and capability starts here, there we go, we...

  9. City of Marlin in dire need of road repairs but the money 'isn't there'

    ...be torn up all over town and be re-did. You can't even patch them anymore," Cedric Davis, Marlin's City Manager said. At least 150 square miles are in need of repairs with a prices tag anywhere from $60...

  10. Price, 71, the city's longest-serving mayor, sat down for an interview with WFAA to talk about her time in office

    The longest-serving mayor in the Fort Worth’s history, known for her biking and running prowess, has almost reached the finish line of her time in office. Mayor Betsy Price is in the final month on the job, after announcing at the beginning of the...

  11. Community garden opens in Edna

    ...Condarco-Cardenas said, that hasn't been difficult. "We've been going out pretty much daily," she said. Edna's City Manager, Gary Broz, said he has high hopes for the garden. "I think it’s going to be a great thing,"...

  12. Valley View mayor dies

    Valley View Mayor John Fortenberry is dead. Fortenberry died at 10:30 a.m. today, Friday, April 2, at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton after battling a brief illness, his daughter, Paige Cooney...

  13. Coppell's tethering ordinance clarified

    The Coppell City Council further clarified the proposed dog tethering ordinance at its March 23 meeting. Following its previous discussion March 9, Police Chief Danny Barton presented changes to the proposed...

  14. North Texas churches stepping up to solve vaccine hesitancy and improve access

    ...greedy. We have a need and they're meeting the need, and we're very appreciative of that." Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson's office also arranged free Uber rides to Project Unity COVID-19 vaccination sites if...

  15. Pharr reaches ‘agreement in principle’ to acquire Hidalgo County EMS

    After negotiations, Hidalgo County EMS and Pharr reached an “agreement in principle,” ... Pharr would acquire “substantially all” Hidalgo County EMS assets and “a large majority” of Hidalgo County EMS ambulance contracts.

  16. Road and drainage project in Cove expected to last 9 months

    ...be given if a complete road closure is required, the city said in the release. The Copperas Cove City Council awarded the contract to TTG on Jan. 5. The cost of the project is around $1.35 million. Funding...

  17. Japanese trade mission eyes Kerrville

    ...Japan, who are looking to do business in the state, according to a recent presentation to the Kerrville City Council. It is part of the efforts of the Governor's Office of Economic Development, which partnered...

  18. New Vehicles Delivered to Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department

    ...Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department would like to say Thank You to the city of Fairfield, Fairfield City Council, and most importantly the citizens of our community, for making these purchases possible. ...

  19. City of Nacogdoches to allow return of public events, park and pavilion rentals

    In response to the recent lifting of Governor Abbott’s COVID-19 safety protocols regarding public gatherings and with full and enthusiastic support of city council, the City of Nacogdoches is pleased to announce the immediate return of public events...

  20. Panola County opens Emergency Operations Center for tornado response/relief

    Panola County Judge, Lee Ann Jones has established an Emergency Operations Center to help coordinate the efforts for response and relief for victims of the March 27th tornadoes. The EOC will be based at the Panola County Exposition Center and...

  21. Round Rock parks, trails to see new amenities

    For the past eight years, projects totaling $56.5 million have been in the works to improve Round Rock’s parks and trails. There are 14 active park projects in the design phase or under construction to improve the city’s green space and encourage...

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