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Rockwall Council Approves Extending Marina Dock Due to Low Lake Level

07-28-2014
The Rockwall City Council previously approved the installation of a floating dock and ramp to be located on the south side of the jetty at The Harbor, in Rockwall. The floating dock was constructed to accommodate the loading and unloading of passengers on both the Sea Wolf and Harbor Lights, vessels owned by Sail With Scott, LLC. On April 2, 2014 Sail With Scott owner, Scott Self, received Rockwall Council approval to extend his dock to reach deeper water in order to safely operate his boats.
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Highway 80 Accident Backs Up Sunday Traffic

07-27-2014
A one car accident on westbound US Highway 80 backed up traffic for approximately forty-five minutes early on Sunday afternoon while Forney Police and Fire assisted
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Shelby County Man Arrested for Theft of Livestock

07-26-2014
A Shelby County man turned himself in to authorities Monday after a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was charged with felony theft of livestock and was released on a $4,000 bond.
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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
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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
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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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Weekly Posts

[07-18-2014 ] North Texas Municipal Water District Builds New Maintenance Facility in Forney
[07-17-2014 ] Forney Council Approves Site Plan for New Car Wash
[07-16-2014 ] Forney Council Holds Back to Back Public Hearings on Property Annexations
[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
   

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

Local Business Owner Backs Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Charity Fundraiser
[07-27-2014 ]

On Thursday evening Sheri Garza and the staff of The Venue 80 of Forney held the new businesses official Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting and followed the brief ceremony with a unique charity event. Hosting Forney’s first
[07-24-2014 ] Forney Mayor Jokes about “Bridge to Nowhere” at Rotary Luncheon
[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?
 

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Last in line, General Manager of Forney's Best Western, Jessica Armour, perpares to enjoy Soulman's Barbeque at the July Membership Luncheon of the Forney Chamber of Commerce.