Carrollton city leaders are seeking to reassure residents that they are taking every step necessary to curtail the spread of the coronavirus.
Carrollton city officials collected more in tax revenue during the 2019 fiscal year and have stockpiled six months of operating expenses in case of a rainy day.
A 53-acre industrial park for Old Bremen Road was approved Monday night by the Carrollton City Council despite concerns from a nearby church.
The Carrollton City Council has banned open containers of alcohol after midnight on Adamson Square seven days a week, except in certain locations such as outdoor restaurant seating areas and the downtown amphitheater.
A special election will be held on May 19 to fill the unexpired term of Ward 1 Councilman Gerald Byrd, who resigned on Monday.
Carrollton Ward 3 Councilman Jim Watters was sworn in for his third term Monday night, becoming the senior member of the council.
The City of Carrollton has a new mayor with Betty Cason, the first woman to serve in the role, and a new District 4 council member, both of whom were sworn in Thursday night.
Carrollton District 4 Councilman-elect Bob Uglum is to be sworn in Thursday night alongside the city's first woman mayor, Betty Cason, and will succeed current Councilman Met Lane.
Carrollton Mayor-elect Betty Cason will be sworn in next week, and she has been spending the past few weeks getting up to speed on everything going on in the city.
Carrollton Mayor Walt Hollingsworth is ending his term next week, but he has a number of accomplishments to look back on – including growing as a person and a hand in making the city government more transparent.