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 commissioners unanimously gave their preliminary approval Tuesday to a tax rate that is expected to save Grayson County homeowners with $100,000 homes about $23.94 in county taxes.The preliminary vote was just a way for county commissioners to give their final go ahead to the county auditor to file the needed paper work for the commissioners to be able to hold public hearings on the rate and schedule public votes on it.That new rate is .416429 per $100 valuation.”I think
Grayson County Judge Bill Magers said the proposed budget would also provide county employees with a nearly 4 percent pay boost.
The Sherman Municipal Airport could see more than 15,000 operations and 40-based aircraft by the year 2040 based on the results of the airport’s new master plan.
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.
President Trump has tapped Texoma Congressman John Ratcliffe to be the next Director of National Intelligence. “He has shown his capabilities in the intelligence community and I think his efforts are being rewarded,” said Grayson County Judge Bill Magers.
Portions of Broughton Street in Sherman may soon see new life as developers eye the area for new residential growth.