City of Commerce, TX

COMMERCE - The Commerce City Council has accepted a bid for an environmental project in lieu of paying a fine to the TCEQ, which was issued following a 2011 inspection at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

City of Commerce to spray for mosquitoes

Jun 17, 2012

COMMERCE - Beginning June 18, the city will begin implementation of its Mosquito Management Plan, which has been administered each summer over the past several years to help control the population.

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Power outages were still widespread as of late Tuesday afternoon, causing at least one school district - Wolfe City ISD - to close for the day and force area citizens to clean up the damage. 

Franchise tag no more, Commerce hotel changes name

Apr 27, 2012
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.

Citizens to Regroup in Battle Against Poverty

Apr 25, 2012
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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.

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

Ordinance puts new emphasis on living requirements

Mar 22, 2012

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

New Director of Finance to begin work March 28

Mar 12, 2012

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

Commerce robbery suspects apprehended

Mar 6, 2012

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

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

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

Three persons fall victim to robbery

Mar 1, 2012

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

District basketball awards announced

Feb 29, 2012

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.

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.

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