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GC 2015 campaign kicks off

Grayson College’s Foundation will kick off its 2015 “Supporting the Dream” campaign with a piano recital at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Crucce Stark auditorium at GC’s Denison campus.

Grayson College program earns Bellwether nomination

Every year the Bellwether Awards recognize innovative and unique college programs that lead community education towards the future. This culminates in an exclusive event to recognize the best colleges in instructional programs and services; workforce development; and planning, governance and finance.

Walls rise as Emerson begins hiring

Construction crews worked to place the walls of Emerson Process Management’s Sherman plant expansion Tuesday afternoon. The manufacturing company in south Sherman is hiring 22 new employees as part of an $8 million upgrade to its Fisher Controls production line, which creates industrial-strength valves for the energy sector and other producers.

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New motorcycle law ensures safety features stay

Nearly five years elapsed between the death of Malorie Bullock — the 19-year-old Tom Bean graduate who was thrown from the back of a friend’s motorcycle in April of 2010 — and the full enactment of a Texas state law named in her honor. House Bill 3838, or “Malorie’s Law,” was passed in 2013 under the sponsorship of Sherman Rep. Larry Phillips, after a lengthy negotiation over what, exactly the law would say.

Pottsboro City Council takes no action for school district zone change

The Pottsboro City Council met for a special session Monday night. The Council met in executive session to decide a possible zone change for the Pottsboro Independent School District. Reconvening after their session the Council stated that based on current state law, the Council is unable to and will not take action upon the zone change request by the Pottsboro Independent School District.