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…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: ·      …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 appreciative to have gotten to work with Mr. Bullock the last two years,” Aubrey ISD superintendent Dr. David Belding said. “Over the last 21 years, Ron has made a difference…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 our own emergency management plan because we have specific needs that require a customized approach.” The emergency management function is nested in the Fire Department, which traditionally deals with weather…Read More

Little Elm Clean-up Efforts Win Second Place Statewide

By 380news | Little Elm

Similar-size cities compete for state grants LITTLE ELM, TX – Efforts to keep Little Elm as a clean, attractive and welcoming community characterize the work of the many volunteers who participate in clean-ups under the auspices of the year-round Keep Little Elm Beautiful campaign, this year the winner of second place in the Governor’s Community Achievement Awards program for its category. For the second year in a row, Little Elm’s nomination for the award in category six, cities and towns between 25,000 and 40,000 population, placed second, behind Lake Jackson.…Read More

Where is Jim?

By 380news | Community

Join 380News in our summer adventure with Jim Manning. Yes, you can win! It is easy. Just tell us the location of the photo, and send the information to along with your email or phone number. There will be a drawing from all of the correct answers to determine the winner. Jim Manning will contact the winner from the drawing and the prize can be picked up Hula Hut. This month’s prize is a gift certificate from Hula Hut, located at 210 East Eldorado Parkway in Little Elm, their…Read More

Tax Myths and Misunderstandings

By 380news | Business

Of all the things that I dislike in helping taxpayers with their taxes and IRS issues is dealing with the IRS. They are a bureaucratic abyss that is difficult to navigate even for those of us who understand tax law and the process. Taxpayers are held to certain deadlines for addressing IRS letters and audits, yet the IRS usually takes…Read More

Sarah Auer at the USA Gymnastics Region Three Championships

By Amy Ruggini | Aubrey

Aubrey High School freshman Sarah Auer placed in the top 10 at the USA Gymnastics Region 3 Level 7 Championship in Kansas City, Missouri over the April 2729 weekend. Sarah placed fifth on balance beam, ninth on vault, ninth on the uneven bars and ninth all-around. Sarah was one of 480 gymnasts competing from Texas, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico,…Read More

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