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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Forney High School Homecoming Parade this Saturday

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Forney High School will be holding their annual homecoming parade this Saturday, September 21, at 9 a.m. The parade will assemble and stage in the Warren Middle School parking lot, then begin by travelling north on Bois d’ Arc from Jackrabbit St...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Governor’s Small Business Forum to be Held September 26

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Our City is home to several amazing small businesses, as well as entrepreneurs hoping to kick-start their own business. The Governor’s Small Business Forum can help. The Governor’s Small Business Forums provide small business owners an...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Forney Arts Council Hosts Live House Concert Series

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The Forney Live House Concert Series is back and will host singer/songwriter Dan Navarro at 7:30 p.m. on October 4 at the Historic Spellman Home, 400 S. Center St. Dan began his career as a songwriter, most often with Eric Lowen, but also with a diverse g...

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Posted on: July 26, 2019

“Brews on Bois d’ Arc” Coming to Downtown Forney

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The City will be hosting the inaugural ‘Brews on Bois d’Arc’, a craft-beer inspired, live-music, FREE event, in historic Downtown Forney from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on October 5. The event will highlight the craft-beer trend and s...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

City of Forney Finance Department Recognized by GFOA

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The City of Forney Finance Department was recently awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the 2018-2019FY budget. This marks the 11th consecutive year that the Finance Department has...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Red, White and You Hiring Event Scheduled for November 7

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The Texas Workforce Commission will host its 8th annual statewide Hiring Red, White & You! job fair on November 7. The Hiring Red, White & You! job fair connects Texas veterans and their spouses with Texas employers that value the experience, disc...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Ellen Brooks West Memorial Library Announces Story Time Dates

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The Ellen Brooks West Memorial Library, 1800 College Ave., has released its fall schedule for the popular preschool story time. Preschool children, ages 2 – 5, are welcome to attend this weekly event for stories, music and crafts. Story time is ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

City Manager Selects New Chief of Police

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After a national recruitment and lengthy interview process that included more than 40 applicants, the City of Forney is excited to announce the hiring of Mica Lunt as the next Chief of Police. Lunt will be leaving his position as Police Lieutenant for the...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Neighborhoods Encouraged to sign up for National Night Out

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On October 1, the City of Forney will be participating in National Night Out and would like to know if your neighborhood is! This event enhances the relationship between neighbors and first responders while bringing back a true sense of community. Further...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Construction to begin on Portion of CR 212

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On July 10, Lone Wolf Construction will begin a 60-day restoration project on a large portion of CR 212. During construction, the county road will be closed east of Gateway Boulevard to Kiest Drive. Crews will work from 7 a.m. to dusk and weather pending ...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

CWD offers Mobile App for Forney Residents

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Is it your week to recycle? How much brush can I put out? How do I schedule a household hazardous pick-up? Who do I call if CWD missed my house on Wednesday? All these questions can be answered on the CWD mobile app. Residents simply need to create an acc...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Reeder Road Closed for Construction

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The City is about to begin construction of a “new” Reeder Road. To do so, the City will close Reeder Road from the round-a-bout to the FM 212 connection just north of U.S. Highway 80. The City will close the road on June 24 and begin c...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

City Unveils Capital Improvements Program Project Map

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Several weeks ago, the City revealed its new Community Development map. Today, we are happy to unveil our newest map, the Capital Improvements Program Project Map, or CIP Map, which will provide residents with an in-depth look at all the construction proj...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

City Begins Proactive Spraying Measures for Mosquitoes

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The City of Forney will begin to proactively spray for mosquitoes on April 29, between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 6 a.m. The water soluble spray that will be used to fog for the mosquitoes, will not harm animals. Residents will not want their pets and ope...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Development Map Offers Look into 'Who, What and Where' of Projects

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Have you ever driven by a location in the City and wondered what was being built there? Or that you know a business such as Panera Bread will be coming to Forney but aren’t exactly sure where it will be located? We hope our new development map w...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Council Adopts Updated Thoroughfare Plan

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During the March 19th City Council Meeting, the Council received an updated draft of the Thoroughfare Plan. Lee Engineering, a firm that specializes in traffic engineering and transportation planning, provided council with the updated draft that the firm ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Need to Update Your Passport before Vacation?

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Is your family planning an international vacation in the coming months and not sure where to get passports updated? The Kaufman County District Clerks Office, 100 W. Mulberry in Kaufman, accepts all passport applications Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

TxDOT Project Tracker Helps Residents Keep Up with State Projects

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Did you know that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has a project tracker online that has information on more than 11,000 TxDOT projects. Several roads that go through the City are controlled by the state, including FM 548, 1641, 740, 741 and...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

City Releases 2019 Recycling Calendar

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Find a space on your fridge! The City has released the 2019 recycling calendar for residents, which will again be picked up every other Wednesday. The City will alternate pick-up dates between Zone A (Homes north of Highway 80) and Zone B (Homes south of ...

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