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Thanksgiving holiday closures
State, county and city government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. The U.S Postal Service and other federal offices will be closed Thursday only.
Faculty exhibit emphasizes process, product
Local group to host community Thanksgiving Saturday
Fred Moore Day Nursery to host annual gospel brunch
Fred Moore Day Nursery will host its annual gospel brunch fundraiser on Nov. 25.
Monument committee elects chair, vice chair
The Confederate monument advisory committee on Friday elected John Baines and Ronni Cade as its chairman and vice chairwoman, respectively.
Longtime local business owner dies at 87
Brian Briscoe recalled his father, Jack Edward Briscoe, as a devoted businessman who told masterful stories and volunteered in Denton schools long after his own children graduated. Jack Briscoe, the former owner of Briscoe Alignment & Tire, died Wednesday. He was 87.
Medical City Denton now Level II trauma center
The Texas Department of State Health Services has designated Medical City Denton a Level II Trauma Center, the second-highest trauma designation available.
More local Democrats file for 2018 election
Two more Democrats have filed to run in the 2018 election: Anjelita Cadena for chair of the Denton County Democratic Party and Andrew David Morris for state representative District 64.
One in 5 kids live in poverty: Report offers sobering numbers for Dallas, Collin, Denton county youths
One in five children in North Texas lives in poverty, with more than 260,000 kids in the area considered food insecure, according to a biennial study released Tuesday from Children's Health and the University of Texas-Dallas.