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Local Government

Tarrant County clerk fights fraud through new law

In 2019, Eric Serrano filed a warranty deed with the Tarrant County clerk’s office for a home on Haynes Avenue in Fort Worth. The deed allowed Serrano to sell the property and affirmed that he was the rightful owner.  In reality, though, he had no rights of ownership for the property. He was committing property […]

Tarrant water board tables plan to honor retiring GM

The Tarrant Water Board skipped its plan to honor retiring general manager Jim Oliver during its board meeting this week. The board’s agenda called for it to “consider the adoption of a resolution honoring” Oliver. This honor was to come after the board met in closed session to discuss purchasing land for the Integrated Pipeline […]


Arts & Culture



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The greatest community ever?

Our first two months at the Fort Worth Report have been a blur of activity. One event I attended stands out because of all the remarkable people involved: the Reader’s Choice […]

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Fort Worth: Did you know?

Fort Worth is home to the oldest stock show and rodeo in the country -the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show. Source

In 1909, the Fort Worth Zoo opened as the first zoo in Texas.  Source

Founded by 25 women who sought to bring a different sort of culture to the  cattle-focused city, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth was originally known as the Public Library and Art Gallery. Source

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