Continue reading Denton residents line up to ask commissioners to move Confederate monument
Early voting kicks off for Denton ISD tax ratification election
In what's known as a "tax swap," voters are being asked to approve an increase in the district's maintenance and operations tax rate, bringing it from $1.04 per $100 valuation to $1.06. The tax money goes into the district's operating budget that pays for salaries, supplies and other daily expenditures.
Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents
TOKYO (AP) -- The U.S. Navy dismissed the commander of the Asia-based 7th Fleet on Wednesday after a series of warship accidents raised questions about its operations in the Pacific.
Denton makes tough budget calls
Council members pulled the plug on a management contract for Stoke, the city’s co-working space for technology startups. They also began uncoupling the city from a disastrous plan to convert its fleet of garbage trucks from diesel to CNG. And they stepped back from a wildly unpopular proposal to change how longtime city employees accrue paid time off.
Trump bashes NAFTA in midst of talks to revamp trade deal
Drawing nears for Powerball jackpot that's climbed to $700 million
Charlottesville covers Confederate statue with black shroud
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Workers in Charlottesville shrouded a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in black on Wednesday, a move intended to symbolize the city's mourning for a woman killed while protesting a violent white nationalist rally earlier this month.
Walmart joins forces with Google on voice-activated shopping
NEW YORK (AP) -- Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone.
Civil War classes can differ across America
Rayzor Ranch Town Center getting more businesses, apartments
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Bingham mines life, love for art in song and film
Country artist Ryan Bingham had to miss his concert at last year's North Texas Fair and Rodeo while working on a film. He makes good on that date with a show at this year's fair.
Denton ISD talks childhood literacy
Denton ISD officials spent an hour and a half Tuesday night discussing childhood literacy within its schools. Mike Mattingly, assistant superintendent of curriculum, instruction and staff development, and other staffers went over what resources and personnel the district commits to improving reading at elementary and middle schools.
Denton Energy Center construction reaches halfway mark
Construction workers have kept a brisk schedule erecting the Denton Energy Center, which is about halfway to completion this week.
Shouldering the pain: Joint replacement innovation puts local firefighter back to work
Last year, Corinth firefighter Brian Shackelford underwent a series of surgeries — to relieve his chronic pain and keep him in the job he loved for years to come.
James A. Mann: Perhaps solar eclipse is evidence of God's design
Perhaps then, imbued with purpose, we might be better stewards of the planet he gave us and perhaps we might better get along with each other. James A. Mann, Ph. D. , is a Denton native and the lead pastor of New Life Church of Denton.