In recent years, Grayson County has focused on the development of single-family living options, such as Gateway Village in Denison. However, the conversation has shifted as the options of multi-family housing are starting to slowly grow throughout the area.
VAN ALSTYNE — In recent years, the Grayson-Collin Electric Cooperative has experienced so much growth it doubled the number of employees required to keep the area in electricity.
Rows of parts and equipment in various stages of completion lined the corridors of Sherman’s Emerson Process Management assembly plant Thursday night. Each pieces of equipment had a tag describing what stage it was at in the process. For some of those in a group touring the plant Thursday, this was their first experience with local industry.
Earlier this month, the World Health Organization declared a public health emergency of intentional concern after a spike in birth defects and disorders suspected to be linked to the Zika virus, which has had outbreaks predominantly in Central and South America. The virus, which can be transmitted by mosquitoes and possibly sexually , is suspected to be the cause of microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome , with 11 cases reported in Texas . On Wednesday, the Texas House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Health held a public hearing to study the state’s readiness to handle safety threats, such as the Zika virus.
Fires in Leonard and Whitewright over the last two weeks have consumed GroveHill and Marvin United Methodist churches, both of which were more than 100 years old.
How about some Wild West action and outdoor fun? Is a mountain of chocolate more your style? And speaking of style, what about a new hair style or going out for a stylish night of fun? All that awaits you this weekend.
When Gunter Independent School District students board their school buses this month, they may see and feel a difference. Gunter ISD is joining other Grayson County districts who have implemented security cameras in school buses.
The scheduled demolition of the Madonna Hospital in Denison may take longer than initially planned. Officials with the city said last week that the asbestos in the building was not fully abated as was originally expected. The facility was originally approved for demolition in October.
The three men seeking the Republican Party nomination for the post of Grayson County Sheriff spent some time addressing members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People at a forum held Saturday at Austin College.
The NAACP welcomed all of the candidates seeking the Republican nominations for the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office and the District Attorney’s Office to speak at a forum on Saturday.
Grayson County commissioners approved the submission of a grant on Tuesday to help pay for the county’s domestic violence investigator at the Grayson County District Attorney’s Office.
Howe High School students, from left, Logan Seagroves, Addison Hughes and Jaycob Miller head out to the Texoma Regional Blood Center’s Bloodmobile bus to give blood Wednesday afternoon. The Texoma Regional Blood center is currently in need of all blood types, especially O negative.
The Rev. Wesley Evans places ashes on the forehead of Frances Neidhardt during a service at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Sherman Wednesday afternoon. The church was one of dozens in Texoma and around the world that observed Ash Wednesday. The day of fasting marks the start of lent for several Christian faiths and falls 46 days before Easter.
Total sales tax revenue for Grayson County cities dropped into the negative and Sherman rounded out the year in the positive, while Denison dipped several percentage points. On Wednesday, the Texas Comptroller’s Office reported allocations to cities based on sales made in December by businesses that report tax monthly; in October, November and December sales by quarterly filers; and 2015 sales by businesses that report tax annually.
In all three state Supreme Court seats up for election this year, Republican incumbents face primary challengers on March 1 — but that’s where the similarities end. Medical malpractice litigation dominates one race. A second pits two men named Green against each other. And the third features a two-time loser trying again to reach the state’s highest civil court.
Roads and economic development were the primary focus of discussion for candidates for Grayson County Commissioner of Precinct 3 during a forum in Whitesboro last week. The event, which featured candidates for Grayson County Sheriff, District Attorney and County Commissioner was hosted and moderated by the Whitesboro News-Record.