Dallas Lawyer Receives National Animal Law Award

By 380news | Metro

Dallas Lawyer Receives National Animal Law Award THLN Board Member Has Dedicated Bulk of Legal Career to Texas Animals   Dallas, TX – August 6, 2018 – Dallas resident Yolanda Eisenstein was honored Friday in Chicago at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting.  The Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Animal Law Committee presented her with the annual “Excellence in…Read More

Texas Workforce Commission Updates

By 380news | Uncategorized

Texas Workforce Commission Newsroom Top Stories – July 2018 After Near Decade of Leadership, 20 Years of Public Service, TWC Chairman Andres Alcantar Retires from State Service Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Chairman and Commissioner Representing the Public Andres Alcantar has retired from state service effective July 31. Under Chairman Alcantar’s guidance, the Texas Legislature increasingly entrusted TWC with programs and responsibilities that expanded the agency’s…Read More

Seventh Murphy, TX CERT Class Now Accepting Applications

By 380news | Metro

Seventh Murphy CERT class now accepting applications MURPHY, TX- The next opportunity for residents interested in becoming part of the critically-important Community Emergency Response Team is coming soon, and applications are now being accepted.                  “Emergencies, natural and man-made, are part of our community’s life,” says Murphy Fire Marshal Perry Elliott.  “CERT members help people get through these incidents in…Read More

Annual Community Picnic Aims to Maintain Traditions

By 380news | Prosper

Annual Community Picnic Aims to Maintain Traditions PROSPER, TX- New commercial activity and residential construction in Prosper are moving at an unprecedented pace, converting large swaths of land that had recently been filled with crops or set aside for grazing into shops, retail stores, restaurants and single-family homes.The Town’s profile is quickly changing from mostly rural and agricultural to a suburban community with the right mix of services, shops and other amenities. Nevertheless, in the face of such rapid growth, Prosper’s commitment to its small-town feel remains strong, and part…Read More

McKinney Economic Development Corporation Names New President

By 380news | Metro

McKinney Economic Development Corporation Names New President Peter Tokar III begins July 30 McKINNEY, Texas (July 12, 2018) – Today, the McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Board of Directors announced the hiring of Peter Tokar III as President and CEO. Tokar will start July 30. Tokar comes to McKinney from Alpharetta, Georgia where he served as the Economic Development Director at the City of Alpharetta since 2012. He concurrently served as Managing Director of the Alpharetta Development Authority. During his time in Alpharetta, he helped recruit a technical college system…Read More

Denton Cooling Stations During Extreme Heat

By 380news | Metro

  Denton Cooling Stations During Extreme Heat DENTON, TX, July 16, 2018 – Assistance is available as summer heat quickly rises to the triple digits. Water, cooling stations, and shelter are available for those who need a place to escape the extreme heat. Hours and services are subject to change, please check with the location/agency to confirm. Cooling Stations: ·       City of Denton Public Facilities – Various City facilities are air conditioned with public access to restrooms, water fountains, and sitting areas during normal operating hours. o   Parks & Recreation…Read More

Aubrey Invites Small Businesses to Get on the TRAIN to Success

By 380news | Business

Corinth, TX –Small business owners in the Aubrey area are invited to attend a free event to find out how to get the training and resources needed to stay competitive in their industries. North Central Texas College Adult and Continuing Education will make its next T.R.A.I.N. stop Wednesday, July 18th, from 10am to 3pm at the Aubrey Area Library, 226…Read More


Aubrey Education Foundation Awards Grants

By Amy Ruggini | Aubrey

The Aubrey Education Foundation awarded 11 innovative and technology grants, totaling $22,178, to Aubrey Independent School District teachers in May. AEF Executive Director Rhonda Brawner, Aubrey ISD administrators, and representatives from CoServ and the city of Aubrey surprised teachers in their classrooms with large paper checks. The teacher grants are partly funded by endowments from CoServ Charitable Foundation and Boeing, and AISD Employee Giving. This year’s grants included a floral cooler for floral design classes, funding for three robotic teams, a Google smart speaker, mobile STEM carts, fine motor light…Read More

Child Involved in Accidental Drowning at Little Elm Park

By 380news | Little Elm

LITTLE ELM, TX – A family gathering at Little Elm Park Beach has resulted in the tragic drowning of a three-year-old female on the afternoon of May 26. 2018. The child’s family reported the missing child to park officials at approximately 3:29 p.m. In anticipation of the expected Memorial Day holiday crowds, the Town of Little Elm had enlisted additional staff from the Parks and Recreation Department, Little Elm Police officers, Fire Department personnel, EMS technicians, and numerous volunteers. An emergency communication regarding the missing child was made to all…Read More

Aubrey ISD Board Members Sworn In at May Meeting

By Amy Ruggini | Education

The Aubrey Independent School District community said goodbye to a familiar face and welcomed a new one at the May school board meeting. School board president Ron Bullock stepped down after 21 years of service, current school board members Dr. Joey Saxon and Annette Crooks began new terms and new school board member Carlos Urquidez was sworn in. “I’m so…Read More

Prosper Produces Own Emergency Management Plan

By 380news | Prosper

PROSPER, TX – By the end of this month, the Town of Prosper will no longer be part of the Collin County Emergency Management Program, opting instead to be governed by its own customized program. “The push for developing our own emergency management plan started almost a year ago,” Says Kent Bauer, Emergency Management Coordinator. “We recognized the need for…Read More

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