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New face on the town council: Council members sworn in, Home Rule Charter takes effect
After a month's break, the Sunnyvale Town Council had its first meeting under the new Home Rule Charter and swore in council members who won in May's election.
Shelter reaches its limits: Sunnyvale Animal Control reaches out to residents for adoption help
Sunnyvale's four-legged friends are in a desperate search for new homes as crowded conditions at the Sunnyvale Animal Shelter mean officials are running out of options.
Lasting impact: Community loses a valuable asset with Frank Greenhaw's passing
When Frank Wesley Greenhaw passed away on June 5, the area lost an influential member of the community. Art Greenhaw, Frank's son, said the family has received hundreds of letters and emails expressing the impact Frank made in their lives.
Donations needed: American Red Cross seeking blood
The American Red Cross is sponsoring a blood drive in Mesquite on June 15. The blood drive will have support from the city's police and fire departments, who are encouraging their off-duty employees to participate.
Class of 2013: Sunnyvale High School
Sunnyvale community notes, June 13
North Texas now under Stage 3: Dry winter, spring worsen drought conditions for NTMWD
Time for residents to tighten up those water hoses, because despite recent rainfall Sunnyvale and the North Texas region is still under drought conditions and Stage 3 water restrictions have been implemented.
State takes action against mosquitoes, DCHHS urges residents to prevent West Nile virus by removing standing water
With the recent rains in Dallas County, Dallas County Health and Human Services is urging county residents to help decrease the mosquito population by removing standing water around their homes.
Taking time to recover: SBA offers assistance to Texas residents, businesses affected by severe weather, tornadoes
Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Texas residents and business owners affected by the severe weather and tornadoes that occurred May 15, U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Karen G. Mills announced.
A classic good time: Father's Day car show enters second year
The classics are rolling into Town East Mall again.
Two steps to save a life: Hands-Only CPR technique easy, effective
"Stayin' Alive" could be the theme song for National CPR Awareness Week, now in full swing through June 8. The American Heart Association suggests the Bee Gees' hit is the ideal soundtrack to accompany performing Hands-Only CPR.
Sunnyvale community notes, June 6
Clean, Drain and Dry: State fights zebra mussels with educational campaign
Nothing ruins a zebra mussel's day more than a boater who cleans, drains and dries his boat to prevent the spread of this small but devastating aquatic invasive species.
Attracting shoppers: New video monument sign being built at Town East Mall
Shoppers that flock to Town East Mall will soon be treated to a new addition. The mall officially broke ground on the construction of a new video marquee sign that will serve as a beacon to motorists along I-635 about specials and events at Town East.
Staying safe over summer: Heat-related illnesses can result in serious health problems, death
With summer just around the corner, more people throughout North Texas are heading outdoors to enjoy seasonal activities at the same time temperatures begin their inexorable climb toward the triple digits.
Burkett focuses on those in need: Workforce program bill to help unemployed
AUSTIN - Recently the Texas State Senate passed H.B. 3005 authored by Sunnyvale Rep. Cindy Burkett. The legislation will assist the unemployed by providing more tools to the Texas Workforce Commission to fund innovative reemployment programs.
Sunnyvale community notes
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