Arlington ISD Announces 6th Annual Back to School Kickoff

The sixth annual Arlington ISD Back to School Kickoff event sponsored by the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation will have a different look this year. The event, which allows Arlington ISD students to get backpacks, school supplies and more to prepare for the school year, is slated for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. August…

Texas: Uber Technologies, Inc., to Move to Dallas, Texas

The San Francisco-based transportation company Uber Technologies, Inc. will now call Dallas home. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott confirmed the announcement last week. Dallas City Council approved an economic incentive package, developed by the Office of Economic Development, for an expansion of Uber on August 14. The project will create 3,000 new jobs and more than…

Cleburne Businesses Get Help Through All-Aboard Cleburne

Cleburne businesses are all aboard a program to encourage the community to shop, dine, and play in Cleburne. City staff recently presented an update to City Council about the shop local. The program allows qualified businesses to participate in the “All Aboard Cleburne” marketing campaign to receive a one-time $5,000 payment, which can aide businesses…

UT-Arlington on Why We Celebrate Juneteenth

Juneteenth, a combination of “June” and “nineteenth,” has been a day of celebration for more than 150 years. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The University of Texas at Arlington hosted online events to celebrate its significance. The day commemorates June 19, 1865, when news of the federal order ending slavery in the United States reached…