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.
North Texas Regional Airport – Perrin Field may soon have a new terminal to welcome visitors and aviators to Grayson County. Rise Aviation is expected to finance a new 11,000-square-foot facility at the site.The Grayson County Regional Mobility Authority board voted to enter into a professional services agreement that will set the stage for the potential development of a new terminal building.”This is a clean-cut deal for the county,” GCRMA Board Chair Robert Brady said.
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 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.