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.
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.
It could cost about $400,000 to connect North Texas Regional Airport – Perrin Field to radar services near the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, county and airport officials estimate.