Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Carrollton

Carrollton enjoyed sustainable economic growth in 2019

Carrollton’s economy grew by more than 3 percent in 2019, as the City’s strategic location, transportation links, quality of life, access to a quality...

Registration opens January 24 for Carrollton Fire Rescue team exam

Become a part of the award-winning Carrollton Fire Rescue (CFR) team. Registration for the City of Carrollton firefighter entrance exam is now open and...

DFW Community Briefs: Carrollton Neighborhood Empowerment Zones and more

This week Carrollton announced an expansion of their Neighborhood Empowerment Zones, Garland residents can find out more about their city and services via a...

Community Briefs: Spring Break ideas and more in Dallas

After a rather rainy February, everyone in DFW is looking forward to Spring Break. Here are a few ideas for your spring break and...

New Caring Transitions Business Serves the Carrollton Region

Coppell resident Celia Ahn is pleased to announce the launch of her local senior relocation and estate sale company, Caring Transitions of Carrollton, Texas. Caring...

Carrollton Names Derick Miller as Carrollton Police Chief

The City of Carrollton has named Derick Miller as the new Carrollton Chief of Police, effective November 20, 2017.  Miller currently serves as Carrollton’s...

A continued look into Carrollton’s coordination with ICE enforcement

By Nolan Adams, NDG Special Contributor Last week we took a look at the history of Carrollton’s unique partnership with Immigration Control and Enforcement (ICE)....

No Fear, All Passion: The Battle to end Carrollton’s agreement with ICE

By Nolan Adams, NDG Special Contributor The winds of change are sweeping through the streets of Carrollton, whipping and lashing against the doors of city...

Carrollton’s new mayor selected

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor In the race for Carrollton mayor featuring Kevin Falconer versus Steve Babick, it was clear Falconer's get out the vote...

Carrollton mayor race runoff election this Saturday

The City of Carrollton will choose their new mayor in the runoff election this Saturday, June 10. Following the May 6 general election two...

Sister Tarpley: Saluting 2017 Graduates

By Sister Shirley Tarpley, NDG Religion Editor At the end of May, Bethel Bible Fellowship Church in Carrollton where Dr. Terrance Woodson serves as the Senior Pastor,...

The impact of diversity in local elections

By Liz Castaneda, NDG Special Contributor Let’s get uncomfortable and discuss politics, race and religion. These subjects are sometimes addressed and focused on when a candidate...

Sister Tarpley: Being Choked by Wealth

By Sister Tarpley, NDG Religion Editor "Whoever loves money never has money enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income...."  Ecclesiastes 5:10 Christians believers...

Carrollton mayor run-off candidates present their case at forum

By Nolan Adams, NDG Special Contributor Carrollton’s recent election was rocky for the Metrocrest Democrats, a local Democratic political action committee. The organization’s endorsee for...

Carrollton Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpa voted Regional Chapter of the Year again

For the second consecutive year, the Carrollton-based Rho Nu Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. was voted the 2017 Southwestern regional alumni...

Upcoming candidate political forums for Dallas suburbs this week

In this busy election season, the voters have ample opportunities to hear from candidates seeking their vote on May 6. This is a critical...

Carrollton police offer tips to protect your child from sex abuse

The Carrollton Police Department wishes to remind parents that child safety is the responsibility of adults, not a burden that children should shoulder by...

Carrollton names Gregg Salmi as the new Fire Chief

After a nationwide search beginning in January, the City of Carrollton appointed Assistant Chief of Operations Gregg Salmi as the Fire Chief of Carrollton...

Operation Kindness Teams Up with North Shore Animal League

Operation Kindness – the original and largest no-kill shelter in North Texas – is teaming up with North Shore Animal League America and more...

Carrollton Fire Chief John Murphy Announces Retirement

Chief John Murphy has announced he will retire from service in March 2017 after 12 years as Carrollton’s Fire Chief. Murphy began his career in...
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