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Smart, Very Smart -Communication is the Building Block to Exceeding Expectations at Tartan Homes and Remodeling

By Jodie Linton-Prickett | Oak Point

OAK POINT, TX– There is something very exciting about building a new home or remodeling an existing one. It is also very energizing to think of doing these things and incorporating smart home technology! Smart homes are not just a trend, they are here to stay. When building from the ground up or remodeling, it gives the homeowner the opportunity to put their personal stamp on the place they are going to reside. The ability to choose everything from colors, lighting, cabinetry, and floor coverings to the actual footprint and…Read More

Prosper Council Passes Fifth Resolution on 380 Bypass

By Municipal Voice | Development

PROSPER, TX- Describing their steadfast and unwavering support for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) expansion of US 380 within its corporate boundaries as “clear and consistent,” the Prosper Town Council has passed its fifth resolution supporting that specific stance. The five resolutions, starting with the first in April 2017, are also equally resolute in their solid opposition to the construction of a US 380 bypass route that bisects or divides Prosper. Each of the five resolutions, which all share common language, is aimed at conveying the Town’s strong position,…Read More

Prosper Mayor Issues Annual Health and Fitness Miles Challenge

By Municipal Voice | Prosper

PROSPER, TX- Among Prosper’s most ardent and tireless supporters of health and fitness for all residents is Mayor Ray Smith, a standout college athlete who played Division I football, son of an NFL player, and, significantly, heart attack survivor. “There is nothing more important than your health,” he said. “When I was asked about lending my name to the Mayor’s Fitness Challenge several years ago, I jumped at it. It’s a tremendous idea, and I am in full support of anyone and everyone who wants to participate.” Now in its…Read More

Aubrey Middle School One-Act Play

By Amy Ruggini | Aubrey

AUBREY ISD, TX- The Aubrey Middle School One-Act Play company placed second at the district contest last month. The Chaps also received six individual honors. Braelyn Myers and Christian Mann were named to the all-star cast, and Eddie Sondota, Hudson Head, Kiera Schmidt were named to the honorable mention cast. Alexis Brockett received outstanding tech honors.Read More


Innovative Programming at Prosper’s Library

By Municipal Voice | Featured

PROSPER, TX-  In symbolically shaking off the proverbial dust of 2020, the Prosper Community Library has entered the new year with a fresh slate of programs, events, and activities that the staff is excited to offer. Because many of the offerings are virtual, the participation levels, referred to as impressions, are expected to be high, says Library Director Leslie Scott. “We expect that the number of impressions throughout the community will be rather extensive,” she said. “Due to the wide variety of programming for all ages and interests, the staff…Read More

Drum Roll, Please! Two Aubrey High School Band Members Named to the All-State-Band

By Amy Ruggini | Aubrey

AUBREY, TX– Erin Lim and Xander Rouk were recently named two of the top high school musicians in the state of Texas by the Association of Texas Small School Bands. The two Aubrey High School band members were named to the all-state band after performing at the virtual ATSSB area audition in January. Fourteen Chaparrals were named to the all-region band in November, and Erin and Xander were among six members of the Aubrey High School band program that advanced to the area auditions. “We have amazing students in our…Read More

Prosper Mayor Ray Smith Elected New President of the North Central Texas Council of Governments for 2020-2021

By 380news | Prosper

  August 17, 2020 — Prosper Mayor, Ray Smith, was elected President of the North Central Texas Council of Governments’ (NCTCOG) Executive Board at NCTCOG’s 54th annual General Assembly, which was held virtually on Friday, August 14th.  The Executive Board is the policy-making body of the Council of Governments which serves the 16 North Central Texas counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, Tarrant and Wise.  Mayor Smith will lead the 17 member board for the next 12 months. Smith assumes the leadership of NCTCOG from Wise County Judge J. D. Clark, who was elected to the one year term in June 2019.  He will continue to serve on the NCTCOG Board as…Read More

Guess What’s Happening at Lizzy Gators?

By Jodie Linton-Prickett | Pilot Point

PILOT POINT, TX- Lizzy Gator Custom Creations is at it again.  Not only are they adding more beauty to the world they also add happiness!  Join in the fun and guess what the latest creation is at 12222 Massey Rd. in Pilot Point.  Visit facebook.com/LizzyGator-Custom-Creations and let them know what you think they are creating.  Keep an eye out, they will be holding a naming contest in the near future with the opportunity to win an amazing prize!Read More

Chamber Members within the Town of Little Elm Only

By 380news | Little Elm

Dear Chamber Members within the Town of Little Elm ONLY,  In an effort to support local businesses during this challenging time, the following requirements detailed in the Town of Little Elm’s Code of Ordinances are amended, as follows, for a period of 30 days or until such time that the Governor of Texas rescinds the standing Disaster Declaration, whichever comes first: Sec. 86-13. Permitted signs (2) Banner signs – two week limit extended to cover period of impact (8) Human signs – Permit and fee requirement waived (9) Inflatable signs – Event permit and fee requirement waived (14) Window – Amended to allow temporary window art and lettering (a) Manner (1) 30 percent area restriction waived (2) Open sign limit/size…Read More

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