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Stay informed about the latest local news in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake, including GCISD coverage, the newest business and development headlines, plus other city council updates affecting your community.

10:18 PM Oct 23, 2017 CDT

6 things job seekers should know about the North Texas Regional Job Fair

The Grapevine Chamber of Commerce will host the North Texas Regional Job Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 25 at the Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S. Main St., Grapevine.


The deadline is here: Austin, Dallas and Houston go after Amazon's HQ2

Communities around the metropolitan areas of Austin, Dallas and Houston have teamed up to send proposals for Amazon’s second headquarters, nicknamed HQ2.


Grapevine on track for TEX Rail station, hotel development

The zoning application for the development of a rail station, hotel and parking garage was approved at the Oct. 17 joint planning and zoning commission and Grapevine City Council meeting.



Grapevine sees big construction value gains in FY 2016-17

Construction values for commercial and residential projects have soared in the city of Grapevine for the past two years.


Cities set budgets, tax rates as new fiscal year begins

Oct. 1 marked the start of fiscal year 2017-18 and therefore the start of a new budget year for the cities of Southlake, Colleyville and Grapevine.



Grapevine to compete for Amazon's HQ2

Grapevine officials and economic developers have officially submitted data to include in a proposal for Amazon's second headquarters.



Texas Central selects design-engineering firm WSP USA for rail project consultant

The pre-construction phase of Texas Central's high-speed rail moves forward with the selection of design-engineering firm WSP USA on Thursday, Oct. 5, as engineering consultant for the project. According to a statement, WSP will provide engineering, cost estimating and scheduling services for Texas Central.


Southlake City Council approves first reading for new offices at meeting Tuesday

The properties at 2149 E. Highland St. and 1030 N. Kimball Ave. in Southlake are being considered for office spaces following a rezoning request.


Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar shares thoughts on how Harvey will affect state's economy at Texas Tribune Festival

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Glenn Hegar said Saturday at the Texas Tribune Festival that Texas is in the midst of a short-term economic downturn in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, but he does not expect that to affect the state's overall revenue.


INTERACTIVE: See how your city's unemployment rate compares to the rest of Texas

The Texas economy continues to grow with the addition of 5,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in August. This is the 14 th consecutive month of job growth across the state of Texas.



Grapevine taking steps to bid for Amazon headquarters

The city of Grapevine is weighing a potential bid to be the newest Amazon.com Inc. headquarters location.


3 things to know from the Sept. 5 Grapevine City Council meeting

At the Tuesday night Grapevine City Council meeting, the Council approved adding extra space for the Grapevine Vintage Rail and held the first public hearing for a tax rate increase.





Despite rumors, there is not a gas shortage: Officials say North Texas stations will resupply fuel soon following post-hurricane demand

Motorists across North Texas are hunting for gas stations that still have fuel while eating the cost of increased prices.




INTERACTIVE: See how your city's unemployment rate compares to the rest of Texas

Texas’ job economy continued to grow in June with the addition of 40,200 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs. This is the 12th month in a row that the number of state jobs has increased.





Southlake-based Sabre Corp. lays off 9 percent of workforce

On Monday, Southlake-based Sabre Corp. laid off approximately 9 percent of its existing workforce of 10,000, including the elimination of certain open positions, according to a statement from Sabre.


These items will be tax-free August 11-13 during the Texas state tax holiday

Buyers can save money during the Texas sales tax holiday weekend on August 11-13, when most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks are exempt from sales tax.