• CoServ Presents $10,000 Check to Health Services of North Texas

    A $10,000 grant from the CoServ Charitable Foundation (CCF) will help Health Services of North Texas provide more medical assistance to those in need in Denton and Collin counties. Health Services expects to serve more than 12,000 patients this year…Read More

  • Mustang SUD to Hold Election May 6

    Three Board of Director’s seats set for ballot AUBREY, TEXAS – The Mustang Special Utility District (SUD) will hold an election on May 6, with three Board of Director’s positions set to be on the ballot. Seats currently occupied by…Read More

  • Windsong Ranch Wins Four Silver Awards from Industry’s National Sales and Marketing Council

    PROSPER, TX – Windsong Ranch announced today it has received four Silver awards by the NAHB’s National Sales and Marketing Council (NSMC). As the building industry’s premier competition, the Nationals salutes and honors the best in the U.S. and Canada…Read More

  • A Christmas Carol

    “There are many things from which I might have derived good, by which I have not profited, I dare say,’ returned the nephew. ‘Christmas among the rest. But I am sure I have always thought of Christmas time, when it…Read More

  • FM 1385 Pipeline Project Awarded

    Bid price exceeds $1 million AUBREY, TX – The Mustang Special Utility District (SUD) Board of Director’s awarded the construction of the FM 1385 pipeline on Monday to Arlington’s Blue Star Utilities. The line 6,000 feet in length of 24inch…Read More

CoServ Presents $10,000 Check to Health Services of North Texas

By 380news | Metro

A $10,000 grant from the CoServ Charitable Foundation (CCF) will help Health Services of North Texas provide more medical assistance to those in need in Denton and Collin counties. Health Services expects to serve more than 12,000 patients this year through its seven medical facilities. In 2015, medical staff at the clinics conducted 33,000 medical visits and expect to exceed…Read More

Denton’s Bonnie Brae Closure

By 380news | Metro

January 17 through January 27 DENTON, TX – The Wastewater Collections Department will close the intersection of South Bonnie Brae Street and West Hickory Street beginning January 17, 2017, in order to improve utilities. Weather permitting, the road will reopen January 27. West Hickory will be closed to thru traffic between S. Bonnie Brae St. and Avenue H through March…Read More

Trash and Recycling Route Changes Affect 600 Homes

By 380news | Little Elm

Some Tuesday routes moved to a Wednesday pickup schedule LITTLE ELM, TX – Starting in March, about 600 residences in the Town’s mid-section that are currently on a Tuesday pickup schedule will be moved to Wednesday collection, says Public Works Director Kevin Mattingly. “Currently, the Wednesday collection route is smaller than the Tuesday route,” he said. “The imbalance decreases the…Read More

Little Elm Public Library Initiates Mobile Hotspot Lending Program

By 380news | Education

LITTLE ELM, TX – It may be hard for many Little Elm residents to imagine, but there is a substantial number of local households with no internet connectivity. “Recent studies have revealed that over a third of Little Elm homes are not enabled with internet service,” says Library Manager Lynette Roberson. “Whether it’s cost or availability or a temporary situation, we want to ensure that those who want access to the World Wide Web are able to have it, regardless of obstacles.” That sentiment is the basis for the Little…Read More

Texas Workforce Commission Sets Employer Tax Rates for 2017

By 380news | Business

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced the average Unemployment Insurance (UI) tax rate for all employers will be 1.64 percent for Calendar Year (CY) 2017, up slightly from 1.46 percent in CY 2016. The average tax rate for experience-rated employers is 1.51 percent for CY 2017, and is up from 1.30 percent in CY 2016. The minimum tax rate is paid by 302,738 employers, which represents 69.4 percent of experience-rated employers. The standard minimum UI tax rate paid by Texas employers in CY 2017 will be…Read More

Denton Offers Rebates for Energy Storage

By 380news | Metro

Four homeowners in Denton, Texas are seeking to install solar panels and energy storage with help from Denton Municipal Electric (DME). Denton is one of the first cities in the nation to offer rebates for energy storage. DME, Denton’s community-owned electric utility, offers up to $30,000 in rebates for home or business owners who install solar panels and battery backup systems. “Solar panels are a good way to generate clean energy,” said Phil Williams, General Manager of Denton Municipal Electric. “But keep in mind that solar power tends to not…Read More

Kevin Franklin Jr. Elevated to Position of Wide Area Network Manager

By 380news | Education

DENTON, TX – Kevin Franklin Kevin Franklin Jr., telephone and network engineer, has been named the manager of the district’s wide area network. He replaces Chris Langford who left the district. “I am honored to be here and look forward to this exciting opportunity to use my knowledge and experience to continue supporting our students and staff,” said Mr. Franklin. Mr. Franklin brings eight years of experience to the position. Most recently he served as the local/wide area network administrator for the City of Grapevine. Prior to that, Mr. Franklin…Read More


Docent Orientation and Training Session

By Gretel L’Heureux | Education

The Denton County Office of History & Culture is seeking volunteers to join their growing team of docents. Volunteers can help as museum greeters, tour guides, in educational outreach programming to the schools, in the research room and at events. Hours and days are f lexible. A Docent Orientation and Training session will be held on Wednesday, February 8th from 10 am – 12 noon in the 1896 Room at the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square. If you are interested in learning more about Denton County, are eager to meet people who…Read More

Windsong Ranch Wins Four Silver Awards from Industry’s National Sales and Marketing Council

By 380news | Home & Garden

PROSPER, TX – Windsong Ranch announced today it has received four Silver awards by the NAHB’s National Sales and Marketing Council (NSMC). As the building industry’s premier competition, the Nationals salutes and honors the best in the U.S. and Canada for their determination, integrity, creativity and success. Windsong Ranch received 2017 Silver Award honors for Master Planned Community of the Year, Best Landscape Design for a Master Planned Community, Best Signage and Best Computer Generated Sales Tool. “Industry awards like The Nationals show our success in creating the best community…Read More

Seven Ways To Help Prepare Your Home For Winter

By 380news | Home & Garden

Winter is on its way and, for most of North Texas that means freezing temps, wind, snow, ice and heavy jackets. To prepare your home and your household for the colder months ahead, review this handy checklist, which is designed to help you be more prepared for whatever old man winter has in store. Please keep personal safety in mind…Read More

Denton Increases Use of Renewable Energy

By 380news | Community

City Council Approves Agreement for Additional Wind Power DENTON, TX – The Denton City Council recently approved an agreement with Invenergy LLC to increase Denton’s supply of renewable wind energy. The agreement is an integral part of the Renewable Denton Plan (RDP), which will increase the percentage of the City’s electricity generated from renewable sources to 70 percent by 2019.…Read More

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