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Forney Council Members Rip Brooks & Nash over Zanata’s Amended Contract

09-18-2014
On Tuesday evening the Forney City Council unanimously voted to approve a request by the Forney Economic Development Corporation to spend an additional $135,000.00 on the renovation of the EDC owned 213 South Bois d’Arc building. The building has already been totally gutted and is in the process of being redesigned in order to lease the space to the Zanata Restaurant Group. Considering that the renovation price tag for the building has now grown to $510,000.00, Council Members Ray Stephens, Scott Regan, and especially Mayor Pro-tem Andy Parker expressed numerous concerns for the costly project.
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Forney City Council Honors Fallen Hero Chad Drake

09-17-2014
In recognition of Fallen Hero Day, on Tuesday evening the Forney City Council honored Forney native and decorated hero, Chad Hadden Drake, on the tenth anniversary of his death.
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Forney's Best Western Christopher Inn & Suites Has Been Sold

09-16-2014
On Monday morning the Forney Best Western Christopher Inn & Suites was officially sold by the Helms Corporation to Nicky Jariwala of Forney Joint Ventures, LLC. The three story hotel
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Kaufman County Commissioners’ Appoint Richards to Head New Consolidated Department

09-15-2014
In an effort to provide for a more efficient operation of three important departments of Kaufman County government the Kaufman County Commissioners’ Court appointed
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Forney EDC Spends Another $135K on Zanata’s Renovation

09-13-2014
At their Thursday evening meeting, the Forney Economic Development Board of Directors listened intently as Assistant City Manager, Gina Nash, explained that it will cost
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Forney City Manager Gives Update on Search for New EDC Executive Director

09-13-2014
On Thursday night, Forney City Manager Brian Brooks updated the Forney EDC Board of Directors on the ongoing search for a new EDC Executive Director.
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Forney Citizen Upset by Lack of Code Enforcement

09-11-2014
One citizen of Forney is dead set and determined to have the Forney City Council hear her concerns about numerous code violations within her neighborhood. At the September
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Weekly Posts

[09-10-2014 ] Forney Police Issue Update on Active Investigation
[09-09-2014 ] State of Texas Will Soon Privatize Terrell State Hospital
[09-09-2014 ] Texas Attorney General Secures Asset Freeze and Temporary Injunction
[09-07-2014 ] Kaufman County Commissioners Work Through Budget Changes
[09-06-2014 ] Booker T. Washington Project is Removed from Upcoming Bond Proposal
[09-05-2014 ] Texas Rangers Arrive to Assist Forney Police with Suspicious Death Investigation ** Update**
[09-05-2014 ] NORAD Jets Monitor Unresponsive Aircraft
[09-03-2014 ] Kaufman County Budget Considered a Work in Progress
[08-29-2014 ] Best Western Plus of Forney to be Recognized with Two Brand Awards
[08-27-2014 ] Backside of Shaffer Plaza Approved for Renovation
   

Sports

Falcons Take Down Jaguars in Homecoming Celebration
[09-13-2014 ]

The North Forney Boys football team started off Homecoming weekend with a rousing 38-0 victory over the winless Dallas Molina Jaguars Friday night at City Bank Stadium. The win
[09-12-2014 ] 15th Annual AMA Texas Full Moon Series Round 7 Buffalo Creek MX Park
[09-08-2014 ] North Forney Loses to Frisco Lone Star 51-14
[09-06-2014 ] Crandall Pirates Fall to Marshall Mavericks in non-district Home Opener
[08-13-2014 ] Trevor Ludwig Turns to Americans Fans for Help in Selecting Next Jersey Number
 

Community

99.5 The Wolf Expected to Spice Up 2nd Annual Forney Business Expo
[09-17-2014 ]

On Thursday evening, 99.5 The Wolf will be broadcasting live from the 2nd Annual Forney Chamber of Commerce Business Expo which will be held at The Venue 80 of Forney. Expected to spice up the free public event, the popular local radio station will be giving away
[09-16-2014 ] Buckner to Host Foster Care and Adoption Interest Meeting
[09-15-2014 ] Texas Man Arrested for Theft of Livestock
[09-14-2014 ] Service Members and Community Leaders From Across Colorado Springs Join for 9/11 Commemoration
[09-13-2014 ] Greenville Chamber of Commerce to Host 9th Annual Rally Round Greenville
 

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This little North Forney Falcons fan was totally bundled up against the high wind whipping through City Bank Stadium on Friday night.