Staff Reports
Collin County announces economic recovery plan

Collin County announces economic recovery plan

Collin County officials recently published the Collin County Recovery Plan, a 22- page document detailing the projects the county intends to fund using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. Along with ARPA funds, the plan includes State and Local Fiscal Recovery...

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Constitutional amendments ordered for November election

Constitutional amendments ordered for November election

Deputy Secretary of State Joe Esparza drew the ballot order for eight proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution that will appear on the Nov. 2 ballot. The first proposition, HJR 143 will authorize professional sports team charitable foundations of organizations...

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Tax free shopping scheduled for Aug. 6-8

Tax free shopping scheduled for Aug. 6-8

Texas shoppers have the op­portunity to save money the weekend of Aug. 6-8 when sales taxes are eliminated on most clothing and school sup­plies priced below $100. Shoppers can save about $8 on every $100 they spend on items such as footwear, bookbags, accessories,...

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In-Sync recognizes zookeepers

In-Sync recognizes zookeepers

In-Sync Exotics in Wylie celebrated an important employee group last week. The week of July 18-24 marked 2021’s National Zoo Keeper Week, with In-Sync Exotics boasting a staff of nine full-time keepers who perform and oversee a wide variety of daily critical duties,...

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Mobile vaccine teams available

Mobile vaccine teams available

People or organizations wanting to acquire COVID-19 vaccines may do so through the Collin County Health Care Services’ newly formed Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Teams. The Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Teams give the communities of Collin County even more options to...

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Checklist for new homeowners makes a move easier

Checklist for new homeowners makes a move easier

Now that you’ve closed on your first house, you’re officially a homeowner. However, before you can get comfy in your new place, you need to actually move in. If you’ve never moved into a new house, there are a few things you may not be aware of. As you make plans to...

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Collin College to offer additional bachelor’s degrees

Collin College to offer additional bachelor’s degrees

The passage of Texas House Bill 3348 during the 87th Texas Legislative Session has opened window of opportunity for stu­dents at community colleges. Collin College may now offer up to five baccalaureate degrees after the passage of HB 3348, amending a law relating to...

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Community Center gym reopens

Community Center gym reopens

Folks hankering to play some basketball at the Murphy Com­munity Center can do now that as the gym reopened this week. The facility reopened July 19. The Community Center gym closed its doors for main­tenance and updates in June, city officials said. During the brief...

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