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  1. City of Dallas launches volunteer corp to support homelessness initiatives

    The city of Dallas’ Office of Homeless Solutions is launching a volunteer corps to serve unsheltered neighbors ahead of the winter season when the city and Austin Street Center open doors in times of inclement weather.

  2. Seguin, Guadalupe County shows its holiday spirit

    A truckload of new unwrapped toys were collected for the Seguin Police Department’s Blue Santa program, along with several hundred pounds of food that was collected for the Christian Cupboard. The collection effort also brought in more than $9,000...

  3. Packed house at KPD’s Robbery Seminar

    “Some of these strategies could even help reduce employee turnover and enhance your sales,” Holtzclaw said. “If your employees feel as though their safety is important, as well as the safety of customers your image as a business owner improves, as...

  4. New Tiny Home site back

    Huntsville - “In review of the concept plan and in discussion with the developer, the smaller lot sizes and reduced setback lines are essential for the proposed development,” Irones said. The applicant has developed a similar development in the...

  5. Beach City resolution opposes deepwater channel

    The city council of Beach City voted 4-0 this week for a resolution opposing a proposed Cedar Port Navigation District Channel Deepening Project. The vote was meant to send a message to federal officials that the residents believe the proposed...

  6. New Cameron Park Zoo director takes post with eye toward future

    Brendan Wiley started last week as the new director of the Cameron Park Zoo as it prepares to open a new penguin exhibit this summer. He got his start volunteering at the Kansas City Zoo in college and comes from the Topeka Zoo, where he led a...

  7. Clarksville wells operating again; boil notice in effect

    The water wells are up and working again, but the city is still waiting on word from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to lift the boil water notice, according to Mayor Ann Rushing.

  8. The City of Odessa Parade of Lights

    This is the largest parade that the city of Odessa has had so far with three-hundred floats being a part of the parade. Nothing was stopping them from being a part of the Parade of Lights despite the cold weather.

  9. Troy water main break repaired

    City workers were working Saturday to repair a major water line break, City Administrator Gary O. Smith said. “Though not necessary at this time, a boil water notice may be required, and residents are advised to stay informed on this issue as the...

  10. City of Belton hosts Christmas Parade

    "Santa Claus is here, we have a wonderful kid's zone with inflatables and an ice skating rink all free of charge," said events and marketing coordinator with the City of Belton parks and rec Charisse Bennett. The event featured over 100 vendors...

  11. News from Double Oak Town Hall — December 2023

    The Double Oak Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be on Monday, Dec. 4th, at 6 p.m., followed by the town council meeting at 7 p.m. This event gets bigger every year. Our tree in the park grows, and so does the number of lights displayed.

  12. Lubbock Councilmembers to co-host electric competition meeting

    The press release said representatives from Lubbock Power & Light will be in attendance to answer citizen questions about picking a new electric provider when the shopping period opens January 5, 2024.

  13. New Universal theme park heading to North Texas reveals name, logo

    Universal and Frisco city officials held a press conference Friday to reveal the branding elements surrounding what will be known moving forward as Universal Kids Resort. The park, which doesn't have an opening date set yet, will be Universal's first...


    On November 21, Burton officials received word from the Texas General Land Office that the city has been awarded a $593,800 grant from the Regional Mitigation Fund. The money will be used toward the drilling of the secondary water well.

  15. City of Wharton finally breaks ground on river levee project

    “We're talking 25 years that we've been trying to get some type of protection for the city, and now it's coming into fruition,” Wharton City Manager Joe Pace told Wharton City Council Monday evening.

  16. San Antonio Zoo opens grand new entry and plaza

    “Even more exciting things are on the way,” he said. “Soon, we’ll break ground on the most incredible gorilla habitat that has ever been imagined, and the Ralston, a world class event center, will be right behind that.”

  17. Mayor's State of the City Address Tackles Crime, Taxes

    Mayor Eric Johnson delivered his State of the City address Thursday evening via a radio broadcast, commenting on where Dallas is on issues ranging from crime and public safety to government spending and property taxes.

  18. A new Christmas movie is filming in Granbury

    If Granbury’s historic town square looks like the set of a Christmas movie, that’s because it actually is. The small town, which has been the set of previous film and television projects, including "Yellowstone" prequel "1883," finds itself as the...

  19. Future population growth leads Fort Worth to consider annexing some county roads

    ...Between 2025 and 2039 Fort Worth is looking at 18 other potential areas to annex. 11 of those are due to urban development. The city council could take action on the annexation at the Dec. 12 meeting.

  20. Saenz hired in Falfurrias

    The City of San Benito announced this week that one of its own is moving on. Martin Saenz, who served as the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) administrator, was recently named City Administrator for the City of Falfurrias. His last day with...

  21. City manager welcome event set

    The City of San Benito is inviting the public to officially welcome its recently hired City Manager, Fred Sandoval. This event will take place 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at the San Benito Cultural Heritage...

  22. City of Lewisville aims to bring more brand awareness to Lake District

    The City of Lewisville is looking to bring more awareness to the Northern Gateway of the city and Lake Park in order to better connect with the community and attract new businesses, visitors and residents.

  23. City of Lamesa website gets a brand new look

    Look on the City of Lamesa’s website and you’ll see something a little different.Along with city information about upcoming city council meetings, how to rent municipal properties for parties and a list of city ordinances are...

  24. Fort Worth Public Library Gets a New Director After Nationwide Search

    “I’m thrilled to welcome Midori Clark to the city of Fort Worth,” Assistant City Manager Jesica McEachern said in a statement. “Midori is a demonstrated leader who brings to the position a wealth of experience and vast knowledge in the profession.

  25. Starting Jan. 5, Lubbock residents will have to pick a power provider – here’s what you must know

    Starting in March, no one in Lubbock will purchase electricity from Lubbock Power & Light but instead will choose a power provider. You can meet companies face-to-face during a series of “shopping fairs” at the Civic Center in January and...

  26. New workers’ compensation policy created for Frisco’s public safety workers

    City Council members unanimously approved a new public safety workers’ compensation policy with an ordinance during a Nov. 21 meeting. The new policy will be just for city employees who are police officers, firefighters and emergency medical services...

  27. Keller City Council to consider guaranteed maximum price for park renovations

    The Keller Development Corporation Board on Nov. 30 unanimously approved a guaranteed maximum price for the renovations at Keller Sports Park. The price is $30.9 million. The board’s recommendation will be considered by the Keller City Council at its...

  28. Highland Village City Update — December 2023

    Our Parks Department is hosting Wine Down with the Grinch on Friday, Dec. 8. This event is for adults aged 21 and up and is a perfect date night opportunity for couples during this holiday season. Attendees will experience live music, adult...

  29. San Antonio’s 12-year-old bike plan flopped. Now young city leaders are spearheading a reboot.

    Tuesday’s event was a soft launch of the in-person listening tour the Transportation Department plans to begin in the coming months. That effort is beginning nearly a year after the city started surveying residents online about what they would like...

  30. Vexus to invest $35 million into a new 100 percent fiber optic network in Mission

    ...Texas, New Mexico, and Louisiana. Garcia, along with Mission Mayor Norie Gonzalez Garza and Mission City Manager Randy Perez, met with Vexus executives at the Center for Education & Economic Development Corporation...

  31. San Antonio Annexes 4000+ Acres On South Side

    ...Antonio is extending its city limits in January to take in more than 4,000 acres on the South Side. City council voted on Thursday to approve the annexation of 133 agricultural properties the city has had...

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