Governor Greg Abbott proposed a 2.5 percent revenue cap on property tax for all Texas counties. While Grayson County Judge Bill Magers wants lower taxes, he believes this potential cap could do more harm than good for Grayson County. Governor Abbott points out that property taxes in Texas have increased over two times faster that most household incomes.
The city of Denison is moving forward with plans for water projects that will help provide adequate water, including one of the city’s highest growth corridors.The city council voted to take the first steps in pursuing $5.72 million in debt for water and sewer improvements this year that includes a new water line along West Loy Lake Road and improvements to the city’s elevated tower at North Texas Regional Airport – Perrin Field.One of the largest pieces of this year’s
POTTSBORO, Texas — Sunday night was the biggest night of the year for football fans, but it was an even bigger night for Texoma’s football fans featuring Pottsboro native and Los Angeles Rams linebacker Justin Lawler. At 24 years old, Justin Lawler is the only Pottsboro native to play in the NFL and the biggest football game of the year.
Fifteen teams from five different states were a part of this year’s Kangaroo Brawl.
David Gunn, owner of Knight Furniture, was honored by the Sherman Chamber of Commerce with three awards, including the President’s Award, Small Business of the Year, and the Community Leader of the Year. More than 330 people attended the Sherman Chamber of Commerce Awards Luncheon on Friday at Austin College to recognize all the service-minded individuals in the community.
SHERMAN, Texas — Grayson County Judge Bill Magers is making a trip to Austin for some face time with state lawmakers. Magers is hoping to cement funding for the county’s future transportation needs.
Representatives for Judah 1, which bills itself as the world’s first Christian-based airline, expect to be operational and in the air by this summer.The prospective airline announced plans in December to start operations at North Texas Regional Airport – Perrin Field and focus on providing transportation options to missionaries and support efforts across the world.
Denison residents, business leaders and other stakeholders came together Friday to recap what the past year has meant for the city and what 2019 has to offer. These updates came as part of the Denison Development Alliance’s 18th Annual Economic Development Conference, which showcased upcoming projects not only in Denison but across the region.”I think it’s great that we’ve got close to 300 people in attendance here,” DDA board Chairman David Spindle said.
Grayson County’s largest employer recently got another tax abatement for a possible $30 million expansion of its local facility.The Grayson County Commissioners Court unanimously approved a six-year tax abatement for 50 percent of the company’s property taxes each year.
Judge Thomas Redwine was recognized for 40 years of public service.