2:13 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

Franchise tag no more, Commerce hotel changes name

Photo by Amy Patrick

COMMERCE - Citizens in Commerce were left scratching their heads this week after noticing a sign that once read Holiday Inn Express is now labeled Hotel Azul and Suites.

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10:06 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Citizens to Regroup in Battle Against Poverty

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COMMERCE - Poverty: the state or condition of having little or no money, goods, or means of support; condition of being poor.

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Illegal dumping suit
7:49 am
Thu March 29, 2012

Hearing set concerning motion for summary judgment

COMMERCE - Attorneys say a lawsuit alleging illegal dumping filed by the City of Commerce against their clients is unconstitutional and want it dismissed. 

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6:26 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Ordinance puts new emphasis on living requirements

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce has amended its residential rental ordinance that relaxes occupant restrictions and puts the focus on parking requirements. 

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2:21 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

New Director of Finance to begin work March 28

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce has named Warren Jamieson its lone finalist for the position of finance director. 

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Police and Courts
4:12 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Commerce robbery suspects apprehended

COMMERCE - Two suspects wanted for an alleged robbery in the 900 block of Martin Luther King St. last month have been arrested.

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8:03 am
Tue March 6, 2012

City to discuss employee salary structure ahead of new hire

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce could have a new finance director in place by next month after interviewing seven candidates last week. 

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7:57 am
Tue March 6, 2012

No injuries from Celeste, Commerce house fires

HUNT COUNTY - Two houses in Hunt County were destroyed in separate fires Sunday, one which could be the result of arson. 

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1:10 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Three persons fall victim to robbery

COMMERCE - Commerce Police are investigating an alleged robbery Tuesday evening in the area of Elm and Britton Streets. 

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7:12 am
Wed February 29, 2012

District basketball awards announced

District 10 3A Awards have been handed out for boys basketball, with Commerce Senior T.J. Pannell sharing the honor for Co-offensive Player of the Year.

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Community Event
6:13 am
Tue February 28, 2012

Children’s Museum Hosts Bridge Event Fundraiser

Nancy McFarland, Sharline Freeman and Toni Deaton use giant playing cards as part of the decoration for the upcoming Bridge Event.
Submitted by Alton Biggs

COMMERCE - Anticipation is building among regional Bridge players. That is the day of an annual fundraiser at Northeast Texas Children’s Museum.

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3:22 pm
Mon February 27, 2012

Council race adds two ahead of March 5 filing deadline

COMMERCE - The latest candidates to file for the Commerce City Council include a school teacher and former assistant police chief. 

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6:52 pm
Fri February 24, 2012

Authorities respond to accident along Culver St. crosswalk

Commerce Police clear the area where an individual was hit Friday afternoon in front of Whitley Hall.

COMMERCE - One person was injured in a vehicle-pedestrian collision Friday evening along a Commerce crosswalk that’s predominantly used by university students.

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7:52 am
Fri February 24, 2012

Williams pleads guilty to arson at city jail

COMMERCE - A Commerce man who set fire to his jail cell has been sentenced to half a dozen years behind bars. 

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7:49 am
Wed February 22, 2012

City joins others in support of transportation plan

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce is the latest Hunt County entity to sign off on a draft transportation plan that will guide the region for the next few decades.

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