Updated abatement policy possible boon for county

The Dallas-Fort Worth area, which includes Denton County, continues to attract companies large and small. DFW has the third highest number of Fortune 500 headquarters in the U.S., behind New York City and Chicago. With no state income tax, a lower cost of living and a low county property tax rate, we have positioned Denton … Continue reading Updated abatement policy possible boon for county

Ellen M. Painter to receive humanitarian award

In January, a longtime volunteer and philanthropist will be recognized as the seventh recipient of the Dr. Bettye Myers Humanitarian Award. Ellen M. Painter will receive the special award during United Tribute gala, an annual event benefitting United Way of Denton County. Ellen, who has worked with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton for years, has … Continue reading Ellen M. Painter to receive humanitarian award

Denton County, Frisco join forces to expand Legacy Drive

Denton County Commissioners Court recently approved an interlocal cooperation agreement with the City of Frisco to expand Legacy Drive from Rockhill Parkway to U.S. 380, which is located in Precinct One. The project, estimated to cost $4.9 million, will build Legacy Drive as a six-lane, divided urban roadway.  The county will provide $4 million from … Continue reading Denton County, Frisco join forces to expand Legacy Drive

Commissioners Court honors longtime CPS board members

Denton County Commissioners recently recognized several members of the Child Protective Services Board of Directors for their dedication to serving children in need across the county. Lorraine Perry, Gwen Gary, Joni Coker, Dr. Jennifer Martin, Dorothy J. Minter. Gwen Gary, Lorraine Perry, Jennifer Martin and Dorothy Minter have each dedicated more than 20 years of … Continue reading Commissioners Court honors longtime CPS board members