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The Rowlett Citizen Corps Council will sponsor a two-day Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class on Saturday, February 1 & 8, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each of those days.  Both days are required. 

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Commuters traveling north and south along the North Dallas Parkway north of US 380 will no longer have to share the access road on the east side of the planned extension of the North Dallas Tollway.

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Proposed changes to how sales tax is collected are coming close to reality, but for many cities like Coppell, the new rule could have a significantly negative impact on revenues. 

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For the second year, Metrocrest Services participated in the Point in Time (PIT) Count, an annual effort to count the number of unsheltered or homeless individuals in a certain area. 

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A Mesquite educator was sentenced today to 14 years in federal prison for child exploitation, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox.James Earle Cude, 55, pleaded guilty in August to receipt of child pornography. Cude previously served as North Mesquite Hig…

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The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board voted Thursday to approve the University of North Texas creating a Frisco-based branch campus that would provide upper-level and graduate courses on 100 acres donated by the city of Frisco.

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At Tuesday night’s Rowlett City Council meeting the city recognized World War II Army veteran Billy Furgerson as part of the city’s veteran recognition program.

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During this month’s Mesquite ISD regular board of trustees meeting the board approved Liz Felton as the new principal of Henrie Elementary.

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More than 1,800 students representing all the high schools in Collin, Denton and Tarrant counties competed at the District 7 DECA career development conference at the Irving Convention Center. Twenty-nine students from Little Elm High School’s DECA club will be advancing to the state competi…

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The City of Mesquite has announced a new customer service platform called myMesquite to report street repair, code violations, public safety concerns and other types of issues. The myMesquite platform is accessible through a mobile app and on a desktop computer. More details are available at…

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Ten Garland ISD fourth- through eighth-graders were recognized with the Evidence of Excellence award for winning the nationwide I Write Short Stories by Kids for Kids publishing contest. These GISD students are among 100 student authors to be featured in this year’s anthology.

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Mesquite-based nonprofit Sharing Life Community Outreach recently announced it secured a site to open a warming center to serve the unsheltered when the weather gets dangerously cold, and they are currently seeking Weather Activated Refuge Mesquite (WARM) volunteers to assist.

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From 8 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday, NorthGate Constructors will begin demolition of the northbound FM 2499 bridge as part of the I-635/SH 121 Interchange project.

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Public schools across Texas will hold the first Holocaust Remembrance Week starting Monday Jan. 27. Over the summer, Gov. Greg Abbott signed SB 1828 into law after Texas Senator José Menéndez authored the bill during the 86th Legislative Session.

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Each year Garland ISD holds a greeting card contest for its fifth graders, and each campus selects a winner to compete at the district level. This year’s Stephens Elementary’s campus winner is 11-year-old Alyssa Prather. Her art teacher said the students were given a theme for the contest an…

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Robin Bullock has been named as the Allen ISD superintendent of schools. The board voted unanimously to officially hire Bullock as Allen ISD’s leader on Wednesday following the state-required waiting period. She was named as the lone finalist for the position in December and was previously n…

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The Garland ISD District Affairs Committee received an early literacy action plan presentation during its Jan. 14 meeting from Melissa Hill, director of teaching and learning development.

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Two Mesquite ISD high school teachers joined the ranks of Apple Corps during this month’s regular MISD regular school board meeting: Jeffrey Blackwell of Poteet High and Carol Kruckenberg of Mesquite Academy.

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The Denton County Transportation Authority’s (DCTA) 19-mile A-train Rail Trail is now complete following years of construction. The final construction project phase connecting Highland Village/Lewisville Lake station to downtown Lewisville was complete at the end of December 2019.