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Local districts receive 'A-F' rating, Greenville receives 'B'

This is the first year that schools were graded on the new accountability system, which gives schools a letter-grade, similar to how students receive scores on their report card. The state education agency on Wednesday released grades for districts based on data from the 2017-18 school year.


Greenville ISD 'Meet the Teacher' and Annual Open Houses scheduled today

The L.P. Waters Early Childhood Center, located at 2504 Carver St., will be having an open-house from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2018-08-16 12:15:00

Small-town Terrell gets some suburban sprawl with new retail project next to Buc-ee's 

Crossroads at Terrell, a 255-acre retail and mixed use development around the first Buc-ee's in North Texas, has received commitments from several big-box retailers to open next year.Construction on the shopping center developed by South Carolina-based RealtyLink started this week. Dallas-based Oakr

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-17 16:51:32

Grand jury to meet, could consider Royse City homicide case

Randall Kevin Baker, 65, remains in custody at the Hunt County Detention Center in lieu of $1 million bond on one count of murder in connection with the death of Jack Wright.

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2018-08-17 11:15:00

Texas couple races against time to treat son's rare disease

This photo taken June 20, 2018, shows Kasey and Doug Woleben, and their daughter Lauren and son Will, who has a rare neurodegenerative disease called Leigh Syndrome, having dinner at their home in McKinney,... more

SFGATE - 2018-08-16 22:38:37

Separate business expos on Cedar Creek Lake scheduled for Sept., Oct.

On Sept. 29, Lowe's in Gun Barrel City will partner with Walmart and Brookshire's at Cedar Creek Lake to host its annual event. Jeri Bailey and Heather Hanes, representing Lowe's, spoke to members of the Gun Barrel City branch of the Cedar Creek Lake Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday to encourage

ATHENS DAILY REVIEW - 2018-08-16 21:01:00

Who funded the successful legal challenge over a Plano councilman's recall election? It's still a mystery

The state's top lawyer faced a similar quandary, but has disclosed the donors to his legal defense.Harrison hasn't. His most recent campaign finance report, which covers Jan. 1 through July 15, listed no political contributions or expenditures.Sandy Dixon, one of Harrison's supporters tapped to expl

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-17 11:00:00

Car shows trek into town

The event, hosted by Farmersville Chamber of Commerce, allows myriad classic cars and trucks to park on the square on their way to Bug Tussle, Texas.

FARMERSVILLE TIMES - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

What's this Monty Python sign doing in the middle of Sulphur Springs, Texas? 

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas — And now for something completely different: A Monty Python-inspired crosswalk in the middle of an East Texas town.This is not the setup for a joke. It's right there, where Main and Gilmer streets meet, near the plaza and in sight of the historic courthouse: A pair of traffic

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-16 02:13:18

Hearing slated in abuse of corpse case

An autopsy on Stevenson, who was found dead in a vehicle at the Prime Stop convenience store on Jan. 8, classified the death “as a sudden unexplained infant death” (SUID).


Hearing today in Craig capital murder case

Brooke Ashley Craig also faces lesser included counts of murder and manslaughter in connection with the Dec. 28, 2017 death of Kaden Green, 7.


County employees to receive pay raise

However, two public hearings are scheduled this month, as the proposed rate is still considered a more than 11 percent tax increase, because it is above the effective tax rate, which is the rate at which the county would receive the same amount of revenue as in the current fiscal year.


School districts accepting applications for free, reduced-price meals

At the beginning of August, school districts in Hunt County, including Greenville, began sending out letters to families about eligibility for free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch benefits.

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2018-08-16 09:00:00

School zones, curfews to return

Fire lanes are to be kept clear at all times and parking is not allowed in marked lanes. Violations for stopping, standing or parking a vehicle in a fire lane can result in a fine of up to $2,000.

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2018-08-16 10:45:00

Apartment developer at Plano Marine takes early steps toward 380-unit project | Community Impact Newspaper

The city is clearing the way for hundreds of additional residential units south of downtown Plano, approving tax funding to assist with a long-planned, 380-unit residential project at the Plano Marine.The Plano City Council on Aug. 13 approved an agreement with the developer to provide $423,000 in f

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-15 21:35:15

8-county drug task force seizes over 1,600 lbs of drugs

They travel on major highways across North Texas.U.S. Highway 75. Interstate 30. 287. I-20.They travel in family RVs, F150 trucks, black Cadillacs and unsuspecting sedans. They smuggle drugs in hidden compartments, spare tires, suitcases and laundry bags. One smuggler even hid 70 pounds of marijuana


Woman Flooded with Makeup Requests After Mugshot Goes Viral

Woman Flooded with Makeup Requests After Mugshot Goes Viral:A former Texas A&M University student's mugshot for possession of 2 grams of marijuana - has gone viral after being posted on the Greenville, Texas police Facebook page, with people from all over the country requesting her makeup advice.


Controversial Plano councilman won't face recall election in November

PLANO, Texas- A Plano councilman will not face a recall election in November.Councilman Tom Harrison faced a public outcry in February after he shared an anti-Islamic message on Facebook.Opponents gathered signatures on a recall petition and submitted them for review. However, there are two conflict


Greenville Lions open practice just after midnight

The words of Greenville coach Darren Duke sum up what it was like for the Lions’ first fall workout of the 2018 football season. The Lions began their first workout just after midnight on Sunday night, officially at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, the earliest starting time allowed by the University Interscho


Barretts to appear in court Wednesday

A local couple, accused of using their adopted children as slave labor in running a puppy mill, are scheduled to return to court this week.