TAPS earned one of its best financial audits in recent years, officials with the organization said Tuesday. The paratransit company reduced its debt load from about $8 million down to about $1.2 million and it is expected to continue to decrease.Grayson County Judge Bill Magers said he wanted to thank the county for its financial support of the struggling transportation company.
Three boats were destroyed and a storage slip was heavily damaged after a fire broke out at Grand Pappy Point Marina in Denison Wednesday afternoon.Denison Fire-Rescue Battalion Chief Bruce Geilhausen said dispatchers received a report of a boat-dock fire shortly before 1 p.m., prompting a multi-agency response.
Grayson County leaders gave a nod of approval to a new roadway project that will connect the area to the future extension of the Dallas North Tollway.
Control tower operators and first responders at North Texas Regional Airport may soon receive additional training following an incident at the airport last month. The incident, which was resolved safely with no issues, revealed breaks in procedures regarding communication during an emergency and a need to update tower equipment.Airport officials said the incident occurred when an airplane reported an emergency while approaching the airport in August.
Grayson County commissioners rolled forward with their tax cutting budget for the 2020 fiscal year Tuesday.The county’s new fiscal year begins October 1.The budget is built on a tax rate of $.416429 per $100 valuation.
After the Bearcats and Yellow Jackets battle on the gridiron Friday night, one not-so-lucky mayor will have to don the opposing teams jersey, a side of history that former mayors from both towns agree they don’t want to be on. “If you lose, you gotta pay the price,” said Robert Brady, former mayor of Denison.
SHERMAN, Texas — Grayson County is taking precautions after “statewide, coordinated cyber-attacks” infected more than 20 government agencies across Texas. The county shut down all government computer systems on Friday evening; public Wi-Fi was turned off at the courthouse.
TOM BEAN, Texas — Tom Bean is welcoming a major development on the city’s east side. Texas Platinum Homes noticed the job growth in the community and saw an opportunity. They broke ground on a three-housing phase project on Friday. “I saw the potential along with my business partner,” said Texas Platinum Homes owner Josh Holley.
The second phase of the Sherman Municipal Airport master plan, which is expected to cost about $75,000, is expected to look at how to develop the airport into a thriving destination for future aviators.The Sherman City Council is expected to consider a second phase of the plan for the Sherman Municipal Airport that will look at possible projects when it meets next week.The plan will be presented by consulting firm Corgan, who completed the first phase of the project earlier this year.
Tax Assessor Collector Bruce Stidham said the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles wants Grayson County to keep registering vehicles like it has done in the past.
Grayson County Judge Bill Magers said the proposed budget would also provide county employees with a nearly 4 percent pay boost.
Grayson County Commissioners stepped squarely into the digital age Tuesday when one of their members became the first ever to video conference into a weekly meeting.Commissioner Jeff Whitmire, Precinct 1, is out recovering from triple bypass surgery, but Tuesday morning, folks at the Grayson County Courthouse could both see and talk to Whitmire via a video conference that was set up.Grayson County Judge Bill Magers was quick to point out that the video conferencing has its pros and cons.