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Rockwall Council Approves Variances for Channell Commercial Corporation

07-24-2014
The Channell Commercial Corporation and the Rockwall Economic Development Corporation have for months been working on plans for the company to open its second facility at the corner of John King Boulevard and Justin Road in Rockwall. On Monday evening the Rockwall Council further finalized these plans by approving several variance requests associated with building the 295,910 square foot manufacturing warehouse and office building. Listed as the fourth Action Items on Monday nights’ agenda, the Rockwall Council listened
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Forney ISD Announces Administrative Additions and Changes

07-22-2014
The Forney Independent School District recently announced a number of administrative additions and changes to central administration as well as to a number of campuses.
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Attorney General Abbott Statement on the National Guard Being Deployed to the Border

07-21-2014
On Monday, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement regarding the decision announced to deploy the National Guard to the Texas-Mexico border
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Congressman Hensarling Tours Texas Border

07-19-2014
U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling issued the following statement following his visit to the U.S.-Mexico border in South Texas: “My visit today to our southern border was a stark
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North Texas Municipal Water District Builds New Maintenance Facility in Forney

07-18-2014
The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) recently received approval from the Forney City Council on a site plan for a new maintenance facility that will be built
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Forney Council Approves Site Plan for New Car Wash

07-17-2014
The Forney City Council recently approved a Conditional Use Permit for a site plan for a “self-service; automated car wash” to be located between the currently under construction Aldi
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Forney Council Holds Back to Back Public Hearings on Property Annexations

07-16-2014
Last night the Forney City Council approved the annexation requests of three separate tracts of land owned by South Forney, LLC. Legally required to hold three separate
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Weekly Posts

[07-15-2014 ] Forney City Manager Comments on Free Summer Concerts
[07-15-2014 ] Texas Pharmacist Convicted in “Pill Mill” Operation
[07-14-2014 ] Forney Attorney Lectures P&Z Commission on the Intent of the Texas Open Meetings Act
[07-13-2014 ] Forney P&Z Commissioners Table Developer Request
[07-09-2014 ] Forney Representatives Grooms & Cates Toast NTMWD Ozone Project
[07-09-2014 ] Hensarling on President Obama’s Visit to Texas
[07-05-2014 ] Forney Council Works on Optimistic Strategic Plan
[07-02-2014 ] The Travels & Expenditures of City Manager Brooks
[06-30-2014 ] Congressman Hensarling Addresses Hobby Lobby Case
[06-29-2014 ] It’s a Two Lady Ticket for Texas Democrats
   

Sports

Kaufman County A&M Club Host Annual Golf Tournament
[07-02-2014 ]

On May 5, 2014, the Kaufman County A&M Club hosted their annual golf tournament at Buffalo Creek Golf Club. They had over 100 golfers
[06-25-2014 ] Tommy Phillips Earns Rare Double Victory in Tulsa
[06-25-2014 ] The Fulton School Hire New Baseball Coach
[06-07-2014 ] Local Softball Referee’s selected to officiate at 5A State Semi Finals
[05-28-2014 ] Forney ISD Athletes Sign Scholarship Letter’s of Intent
 

Community

Forney Mayor Jokes about “Bridge to Nowhere” at Rotary Luncheon
[07-24-2014 ]

On Wednesday, Forney Mayor, Darren Rozell, was the keynote speaker at the monthly luncheon of the Forney Rotary Club. He first provided a brief report on the current state of affairs at Forney City Hall and then gave his insight on several city projects including development near the “Bridge to Nowhere”. Clearly campaigning
[07-24-2014 ] Forney Girl Scouts Announce Annual Uniform Sale
[07-24-2014 ] Ridgecrest Healthcare & Rehabilitation Hosts Blood Drive
[07-24-2014 ] How Do You Like Your Hot Dog?
[07-22-2014 ] Forney ISD FFA Members Earn Top Honors at State FFA Convention
 

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Thoroughly drenching himself, this young man couldn't have cared less that he was fully dressed as he immensely enjoyed Forney's Splash Pad on Sunday afternoon.