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US 81/US 287 - Avondale-Haslet Road to I-35W Virtual Public Hearing with In-Person Option

US 81/US 287 - Avondale-Haslet Road to I-35W Virtual Public Hearing with In-Person Option

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is proposing improvements to US 81/ US 287 from south of Avondale-Haslet Road to l-35W in Tarrant County, Texas. The proposed project would reconstruct the mainlanes and add one inside mainlane in each direction, construct new continuous one-way frontage roads, and convert existing two­ way frontage roads to one-way frontage roads.

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Tarrant County Law Enforcement Memorial 2022

Tarrant County Law Enforcement Memorial 2022

The Tarrant County Law Enforcement Memorial 2022 was held on May 6 to honor the lives of those who died serving their Tarrant County community.

This Memorial honors Tarrant County law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Dedicated on May 14, 2021, on the west lawn of the historic 1895 courthouse, the memorial creates a solemn place for members of our community to honor our lost law enforcement officers. Years of planning, designing, and fundraising made this tribute a reality.

Names of fallen officers, their rank, and end of watch date are inscribed in Texas pink granite, encircling a star and the Tarrant County Seal.

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Commissioner Gary Fickes' Northeast Tarrant County Seniors Rock Program wins NACo 2022 Achievement Award!

Commissioner Gary Fickes' Northeast Tarrant County Seniors Rock Program wins NACo 2022 Achievement Award!

Commissioner Gary Fickes’ Northeast Tarrant County Seniors Rock Program has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.

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Summer Fun Paint Project - June 8, 2022

Summer Fun Paint Project - June 8, 2022

Join us for the Summer Fun Paint Project scheduled for Wednesday, June 8, 2022. We are painting uplifting rocks for homebound seniors that reflect Independence Day and Summer to brighten their day.

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City of Hurst Developments

City of Hurst Developments

The HEB area is attractive with its many amenities and central location to a lot of families who would like to take up residence here. With Hurst being a city that is 99% built out, the best way to accommodate that interest is by using the few small parcels of land available to create vertical residential.

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Hatching Day 2022

Hatching Day 2022

Hatching Day 2022 - First graders across EMS ISD learn the life cycle of an animal every year. This year, they raised eggs and hatched chicks! Enjoy the video.

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Development Highlights in Euless

Development Highlights in Euless

Development activity during the 4th quarter of 2021 continued at a steady pace.

During the quarter, a total of 23 certificates of occupancy were issued for new businesses in Euless. The total certificate of occupancies for new businesses in 2021 was 121. New businesses opening during the quarter include Tommy’s Car Wash on E. Euless Boulevard, Navy Federal Credit Union in Glade Parks, Popeye’s Chicken on W. Airport Freeway, and Frost Bank on W. Euless Boulevard.

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City Purchases 18-Acre Property to Control Its Development

City Purchases 18-Acre Property to Control Its Development

The City of Bedford is pleased to announce the recent purchase of 18.5 acres of land situated at the highly visible northwest corner of Hwy 183 (Airport Frwy.) and Industrial Blvd. (FM 157). The City closed on the property in mid-December and is currently in talks with a master developer. The property was purchased from First Baptist Church of Euless, which used it as the church’s “Campus West” building.

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National Therapy Animal Day

National Therapy Animal Day

DA Dog Brady, and his CDA office pal Scout, attended County Commissioners Court today to receive a proclamation for National Therapy Animal Day. This Saturday we celebrate our pet partners, like Brady and Scout, who bring comfort to crime victims as they seek justice in Tarrant County courts.

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