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Upcoming Denton County commissioners meeting canceled

Denton County Commissioners have canceled the regular meeting scheduled for Tuesday, in anticipation of the Thanksgiving holiday. The next meeting of Denton County Commissioners is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the courtroom at the Denton County Courthouse on the Square. Denton County

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-17 21:43:22

Rock N Roll Sushi now open in Denton

Downtown Denton has a new dining option. Rock N Roll Sushi is now open. The restaurant at 321 W. Hickory St. formally opened Nov. 16 after months of construction and renovation. The restaurant is part of the Rock N Roll Sushi group across Alabama and Mississippi, and is the first location in North

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-17 19:55:44

Denton floral shop to expand offerings in new downtown space

Flower Garden, a longtime floral shop in Denton, is moving a new space later this month. The move to 118 W. Congress St. means more space so the shop will feature gift items, clothing and home decor. Grand opening at the new location is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 27. Until then, the shop is still l

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-17 19:47:11

'A mother to us all': City's newest school namesake leaves lasting legacy in Denton education and community

The Denton ISD school board voted unanimously on Tuesday to rename Robert E. Lee Elementary School for a woman who taught in the district for 45 years. So who is Alice Alexander? Alice Alexander Denton County Office of History and Culture On paper, she was a lifelong Denton resident and the daug

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-17 00:50:35

Denton utility deposits a burden for some

The Barnett family's electricity and garbage bill often comes in higher than the monthly payment for their mobile home in southern Denton. Laura Barnett can pay the bill most of the time, she said. She's the sole breadwinner for her family of six. But a few times in the past several years, the elec

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-16 23:30:00

Downtown Denton development named top new construction in statewide awards

The Railyard/East End Apartments development was named the best new construction project in its category at the Texas Downtown Association annual awards. The mixed-use development by Links Construction and the Martino Group houses 110 apartment units, Spiral Diner, the co-working space Stoke and ad

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-16 20:23:45

Blotter: Man kidnapped from Denton apartment complex, dropped off in Farmers Branch

A shoeless man walked into a Waffle House in Farmer's Branch on Tuesday to call police moments after he was kidnapped from a Denton apartment complex, according to police. At least two suspects had taken his shoes and cellphone before they let him out of a silver Chevrolet Impala on Valwood Parkway

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-16 00:23:08

Strange magic: Denton duo to take tricks to local stage

Most Denton residents who know Ritchy Flo know him as a chronically optimistic hip-hop artist and beat maker. Flo also co-hosts "Nobody Knows" with local comedian Joe Coffee for DentonRadio.com. But since he was a pup, Flo has been a fan of magic, and until recently, an amateur magician. On Nov. 2

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-16 03:36:33

Sarasota Uber driver shoots passenger

Geoffrey Ruscher was arrested for battery after he was shot by an Uber driver. Deputies say the driver fired in self-defense. (SOURCE: SCSO) SARASOTA COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - An irate Uber passenger ended up getting shot by the driver according to Sarasota County Sheriff's deputies. The passenger, iden

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-11-17 17:46:00

Sarasota man arrested after wife finds child pornography, Sheriff says

She searched their house after he made her suspicious, according to an arrest report. SARASOTA COUNTY -- A man was arrested this week after his wife became suspicious of his online activity and found child pornography, the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office reports. According to the Sheriff's Office,

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 13:54:03

Investigation underway after deputies respond to shooting on Lockwood Ridge Road

An investigation is underway after deputies responded to reports of a shooting Thursday night on North Lockwood Ridge Road, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office. At 8:19 p.m., deputies were called to the 4100 block of North Lockwood Ridge Road and found a shooting victim on the side of

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-17 05:50:00

Unemployment rate in Bradenton-Sarasota falls again

The unemployment rate in the Bradenton-Sarasota region fell again in October and remains one of the lowest in the state. Unemployment in the Bradenton-Sarasota-North Port metropolitan statistical area fell to 3.2 percent last month, down from 3.3 percent in September and 4.7 percent in October 2016.

BRADENTON HERALD - 2017-11-17 19:15:00

Icon plans new townhome project east of downtown Sarasota

SARASOTA - A Tampa developer intends to build its second townhome project between Fruitville Road and Main Street. Icon Residential filed plans with the city this week to develop 32 townhouse units on property just west of where it has a 37-townhome project underway. The new project, called 1st and

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 21:28:06

Hurricane Irma debris cleanup nearly complete in Sarasota, Manatee counties

Hurricane Irma debris cleanup is nearly complete in both Sarasota and Manatee counties, two months after the historic storm swept across Florida. Sarasota County reported this week that it is 98 percent through a so-called "first pass" of debris collection and expects to exceed its original estimate

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 19:11:48

Pick up of Irma debris 98 percent complete in Sarasota

SARASOTA COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - Collection of storm debris from Hurricane Irma, in Sarasota County, is at more than 98 percent complete. Debris pickup crews are now working in all zones across the county and current expectations are the first pass of debris collection will be completed in all zones, on

MYSUNCOAST.COM - 2017-11-16 19:50:00

Cops Corner: Sarasota 11.16.17

6:30 p.m. - 2000 block of Siesta Drive Property damage: A supervisor reported damage to a company vehicle. Sometime overnight, someone shattered the windows of a vehicle left in the back parking lot. An officer found a rock painted red, white and blue next to the vehicle. Another employee for the c

LONGBOAT OBSERVER - 2017-11-16 10:50:00

New weather satellite set to launch early Saturday

The clock is ticking for the launch of a next-generation weather satellite. NOAA said the launch of Joint Polar Satellite System-1 is scheduled for the early hours of Saturday in California. A Delta II rocket will carry the satellite into orbit at 3:37 a.m. CST Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Bas

AL.COM - 2017-11-17 15:00:00

Judge finds probable cause in case of 2 Tiger Transit drivers charged with rape and sodomy

Warning: This article contains graphic content that may be uncomfortable or unsuitable for some readers. A Lee County District Judge has found probable cause in the case against two former Tiger Transit drivers, Tony Patillo and James Johnson Jr., who are charged with first-degree rape and sodomy of


Several Anniston groups to offer meals on Thanksgiving

The first of several Thanksgiving meal programs for those in need is set for Saturday atUnity House, a building on the southwestern corner of Zinn Park in Anniston. John Elston, pastor of New Life Covenant Church and a board member of the Higher Ground Ministerial Fellowship, said the group plans to

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-16 22:01:00

Local author Marshall Pope visits St. Jude's clinic in Huntsville, donates book of poems, cash

TALLADEGA -- Talladega author and poet Marshall Pope visited St. Jude's Research Clinic in Huntsville on Monday, presenting Director Melissa Jones with a copy of one of his volumes of poetry, "Blind Faith," and a cash donation. "Pope and his wife, Lori, were welcomed with open arms as they agreed to

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-17 01:52:00