Meet the editor: Sherelle Black joins the Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village team

The city of Lewisvilleu2019s Emergency Water Management Plan is in effect year-round, limiting water customers to outdoor watering on two assigned days each week.

The city of Lewisvilleu2019s Emergency Water Management Plan is in effect year-round, limiting water customers to outdoor watering on two assigned days each week.

I moved to Lewisville three years ago to work for Community Impact Newspaper as the editor of the Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake edition.

In those cities I attended city council meetings, covering the latest budget, development, transportation and zoning issues. I also covered Grapevine-Colleyville and Carroll ISD meetings to track the latest school board happenings.

I thoroughly enjoyed my time there, but when it was announced this summer that we would be expanding to Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village, I could not pass on the opportunity to write about things that were occurring in my own backyard.

As a local I understand the need for a news source that keeps residents informed of the changes and challenges of a growing area and how it affects our daily lives. That’s why each month I will provide you with stories that answer the question of, “What does this mean to me?”
By Sherelle Black
Sherelle joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2014 as a reporter for the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. She was promoted in 2015 to editor of the GCS edition. In August 2017, Sherelle became the editor of the Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. Sherelle covers transportation, economic development, education and features.


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