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Commissioner explains court’s function

Commissioner explains court’s function

As growth in Collin County continues, two issues remain vital — transportation and budgeting — and fall under the purview of the County Commissioners Court. The Texas Constitution established the County Commissioners Court in 1876. It consists of a county judge and...

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Property owners outcry CCAD value estimates

Property owners outcry CCAD value estimates

As prices for basic goods and services continues to stretch budgets, many Collin County property owners received appraised value estimates last week that have them in shock. The valuations were mailed by Collin Central Appraisal District (CCAD) and if the property...

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Program offers resources, education

Program offers resources, education

Millions of Americans battle drug and alcohol addiction, but Collin County residents facing these issues have a resource they might not know about.  The Collin County Substance Abuse Program, first established 32 years ago and served 58 clients in its first year,...

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State primary runoff election set for May

State primary runoff election set for May

Collin County residents who voted in the March primary will be asked to head to the polls again to settle races where there wasn’t a clear winner. To win most Texas elections, candidates must receive more than 50% of the vote. When there is no clear winner, officials...

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Drought conditions persist despite rainfall

Drought conditions persist despite rainfall

Despite recent heavy rains the past few weeks, about 95% of the state continues to experience drought conditions. Galen Roberts, assistant director of water resources for the North Texas Municipal Water District, explained drought as an “extended period of low...

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Community ISD calls $650M bond election

Community ISD calls $650M bond election

The Community ISD Board of Trustees called a bond election for $650 million during the Feb. 14 regular meeting. Superintendent Tonya Knowlton, who started with Community ISD in August 2021, said the board and administration worked with a bond committee and community...

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Primary filings draw to a close

Primary filings draw to a close

The Republican and Democrat filing period for the March 1, 2022 primaries closed with several candidates drawing challengers in their perspective races. Filing closed Monday, Dec. 13 and candidates for county-level offices signed up with county political party chairs,...

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Lavon resident joins primary race

Lavon resident joins primary race

A Lavon man has thrown his hat in for the upcoming primaries, where he will seek the Democratic nomination for Collin County judge. Josh Murray said he is understanding of those with differing political views, and he is empathic to their concerns but added that he...

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