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Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake September 2012

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Colleyville scores high on Dallas suburb ranking

Colleyville was recently named the fifth best Dallas suburb by the biennial Best Dallas Suburbs issue of D Magazine. more »

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

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Darrell Huffman

After a second-place finish in the Republican primary, Darrell Huffman rallied his supporters and came out victorious in this summer’s runoff election with nearly 56 percent of the vote against challenger Jason McCaffity. more »

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Editor’s Note — September 2012

The temperatures have cooled, football is back in full swing and students have settled into their class schedules. That can only mean one thing: budget season. more »

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

FY 2013 budgets: big projects, stable taxes

The local economy has improved some in the past year, bringing with it the slow return of higher sales tax revenues, modest increases in property values and a bump in new construction. more »

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

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Southlake joins in on Vial of Life

Southlake Fire Services is now offering the Vial of Life program free to residents. more »

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Lynda Hawkins (left) enjoys working with family, including daughter Natasha and granddaughter Trinity.

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Waffle Way

Stop by Waffle Way any morning, and you’re likely to see a tableful of men just to the right of the entrance sharing food and stories. more »

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Workers transform the old Kroger building on Colleyville Boulevard into a Walmart Neighborhood Market.

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Large vacancy leases give development directors hope

When Julie Poteet opened Enigma Salon 12 years ago, customers bustled among the shops surrounding hers on Colleyville Boulevard between trips to the nearby Kroger, and Poteet and her stylists had to turn down walk-ins throughout the day. more »

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine: Program guides move online

In an effort to save money and reduce paper waste, Grapevine has stopped printing physical copies of its program guides from the Parks and Recreation department. more »

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

The three-story Medlin barn was believed to be 130 years old when it was torn down in the late ’90s.

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Westlake

Stately homes tucked away in alcoves of gated communities, lush green links, and an eclectic mix of business professionals, sports heavyweights and other stars are often the first images North Texans conjure when they think of Westlake. more »

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Westlake Town Council gets top honors

The Westlake Town Council in late August was awarded the City Council of the Year Award by the Texas City Managers Association. more »

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

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Agenté Technical

Alexa Bui wasn’t expecting to be hired herself the day she went along with a friend to a job interview for moral support, but within three years she was the top recruiter for the DFW office of Butler staffing. more »

Sep 20, 2012 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake