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Tarrant County opens new round of small-business grants Oct. 26

Round 2 of applications for Tarrant County's Small Business Assistance Grant has opened.


Tarrant County Commissioners Court approves second round of grants for small businesses

Round two of applications for Tarrant County's Small Business Assistance Grant opens next week.


DATA: Household income, uninsured rate increase in DFW

The latest data release from the 2018 American Community Survey shows that population is not the only thing  increasing in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.



Colleyville efforts to aid SH 26 businesses to continue as construction delayed

Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the name of Michael Cifre's business. He owns Colleyville ATA Martial Arts.


Texas shoppers to save millions during tax-free weekend, Aug. 9-11

Editor's note: This post has been updated to clarify the 8.25% sales tax charge refers to the state and local charges.


Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill designed to limit property tax growth

By Riane Roldan and Shannon Najmabadi , The Texas Tribune


Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to expand with new terminal, part of multibillion dollar investment

American Airlines and the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport are working together to build a sixth terminal, Terminal F, to include up to 24 gates, according to a May 20 news release from the DFW Airport. It is expected to open as soon as 2025.



Texas shoppers pay no sales tax on emergency preparedness supplies this weekend, April 27-29

As hurricane season approaches in Texas, state Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced a statewide sales tax holiday this weekend, April 27-29, on emergency preparedness supplies.


Paycom breaks ground on new facility in Grapevine

Paycom, a payroll and human resources technology company, broke ground on its new 150,000-square-foot operations center April 10 at 3489 SH 121, Grapevine.


Businesses in Grapevine experience growth surge

Infiniti dealership owner George Grubbs III moved from Euless to Grapevine in 2015 expecting to grow about 40 percent over three years’ time.


North Texas Tollway Authority's 5-year plan involves $1.5 billion investment in existing toll roads

Over the next five years, the North Texas Tollway Authority will invest $1.5 billion in the maintenance, expansion and safety of existing toll roads, according to Public Relations Manager Angelica Solano.



Colleyville partners with school district to support local businesses impacted by construction

As Colleyville businesses struggle to  turn a profit  as the city’s business corridor, SH 26, is expanded, the city is welcoming back an initiative to encourage commerce.


Stories to follow in 2019: Lawmakers representing Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake, will consider school finance and taxes

What we reported:   Elected officials face mounting pressure over the school finance system, which relies heavily on local property taxes, according to a December news report published in Community Impact Newspaper.


Retirees opt to live in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake despite costs

Colleyville and Southlake have higher housing costs and fewer options for smaller homes, apartments and senior living facilities compared with their neighbors, but that is not keeping older residents away.


Amazon announces new headquarters; Grapevine's proposal not chosen

Amazon Inc. has chosen New York City and Arlington, Va., to accommodate its new headquarters—investing $5 billion and creating more than 50,000 jobs across both locations, according to a Tuesday news release from the company. Amazon also announced it will establish a business operations center in Nashville, Tenn., which is expected to create another 5,000-plus jobs.



Colleyville's new initiative to help businesses along SH 26, nonprofits

The city of Colleyville launched in October another phase in its promotional initiative to benefit existing businesses located along the SH 26 corridor as construction continues on the major thoroughfare.


NTX Regional Job Fair to provide immediate hiring, openings in thousands of jobs Oct. 31

The Grapevine Chamber of Commerce will host a free regional job fair from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 31 at the Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S. Main St., Grapevine.


Colleyville council adopts effective tax rate

Editor's note: While fiscal year 2018-19's budget marks the first tax rate Colleyville has set at the effective rate, in fiscal years 2011-12 and 2012-13 the city set a tax rate below the effective tax rate.


Colleyville City Council proposes tax rate of $0.3208 per $100 valuation at meeting Tuesday

Editor's note: A previous version of this story had a misprint for the existing tax rate. The correct city tax rate is $0.333834 per $100 valuation. In addition, Adrienne Lothery's title has been updated, and the public hearing date has been clarified.



Southlake’s $290M Carillon Parc project moving forward

When Denise Shirey first purchased her home in 2012 in the Carillon residential community, it was with the promise that a state-of-the art, mixed-use development would take shape in the field adjacent to her house.


Colleyville launches its next phase of business promotion as SH 26 construction continues

As Colleyville businesses struggle to turn a profit as the city's business corridor, SH 26, is expanded, the city is launching a new initiative to encourage commerce.


Southlake unanimously backs Carillon Parc development at second reading

At the June 19 Southlake City Council meeting, council members approved a zoning change and development plan for The Village at Carillon Parc on the item's second and final reading.


Starbucks stores in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake to close in afternoon May 29 for race, diversity training

Over 8,000 Starbucks stores across the country will close this afternoon for a race, bias and diversity training session for its employees, according to a company news release.



Southlake P&Z Commission approves Carillon Parc development

The Southlake Planning & Zoning Commission approved a development plan May 17 for approximately 42.51 acres for a project to be known as Carillon Parc.