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 […]
Fort Worth icon Opal Lee’s years of civic activism culminated in the passing of the law Thursday. The event organizer said Lee and the event are setting their eyes on newer goals now.
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 […]
The Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge will be adding expansions to the boardwalk where roamers can see wildlife like alligators, fish and turtles. The boardwalk’s location is an active alligator hotspot.
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The teacher incentive allotment is a way to keep the best teachers in the classroom and attract some of the best educators to schools to lift student performance.
The TXT4 Tarrant Cares program aims to connect residents to community resources. The already-established Tarrant Cares program offers a website with resources on everything from housing issues to recreation services.
Fort Worth’s municipal elections are nonpartisan officially, but experts say it was partisanship and the campaigns’ efforts to reach people in person that boosted the mayoral race’s visibility and increased voter participation to a record high for this century. Voter participation for Fort Worth’s mayoral race increased from 14.11% in the May 1 general election […]
Six new City Council members have breathed life into the commission that has long been a goal of advocates of equitable representation in Fort Worth.
Mattie Parker succeeded her one-time boss Betsy Price on Saturday to become mayor of the 12th-largest city in the country.
Fort Worth high school students get head start in life through tuition-free associate’s degree program
The program serves a larger purpose: It begins to cultivate Fort Worth’s workforce and keep skilled residents in the city, both long desired goals of city officials pushing for greater local economic development.
Fort Worth ISD’s summer school program could be a new model for education to go beyond its traditional boundaries and include other social and emotional services to make children more well rounded.
A new education nonprofit released nine report cards detailing school performance by each of the eight Fort Worth City Council districts and the overall city.
Arts & Culture
Fort Worth is painted in murals — more than 175, to be exact. Not one, though, is accessible for visually impaired residents. The Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth plans to change that. The nonprofit is commissioning a mural featuring tactile elements so blind residents can partake in this growing culture of art. Fort […]
Sports fans of a certain age might have fond memories of opening up a cheap pack of cards hoping to find an image of their favorite player. Now, that humble hobby has evolved into a part-gambling, part-investment-based business that can fetch up to $3.1 million for a single card. That shift has put money in […]
Fort Worth is the second fastest growing city in the nation. But more job opportunities with high-paying companies are necessary to keep residents working in the city.
‘Pushing the homeless back’: Proposed mental health clinic could displace people living in Glenwood Park
Doctor, advocates at odds over proposed development that spotlights the competing challenges the country’s 12th-largest city faces as it grows.
Only military museum in North Texas expands to listen and share more forgotten stories of service members
The museum recently expanded into a larger location inside Ridgmar Mall that enables it to display more artifacts from the local military community.
“I want to be a famous basketball player.” I watched the kindergarten graduation with my heart warmed by the enthusiastic 5-year olds that crossed the stage declaring their career choice, and […]
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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