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2010-09-01 16:54:00

DALLAS, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A#1 Air, one of the leading Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex providers of air conditioning system sales, installation and service, announced today the relocation of their corporate headquarters to 1605 Crescent Drive, Suite 200 in Carrollton, Texas. The move is the culmination of steady growth over the past several years and takes the locally-based, family-owned company less than one mile from their previous headquarters, also in Carrollton. This new facility...

2008-07-20 03:00:38

By Anonymous Town North Bank, located in Dallas, topped $269,000 in scholarship awards after announcing the 2008 Mayors' Scholarship recipients. Six Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District seniors will receive $4,000 each. They are Nicole Schero and McKenzie Goad, Creekview High School; Freddie Bangs and Jacqueline Negrete, Newman Smith High School; and Elmer Herrera and Taylor Rahm, R. L. Turner High School. The students were selected as Mayors' Scholarship recipients because...

2008-07-11 09:00:31

By Stephanie Sandoval, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 11--Not much is left to mark the final resting spots of Carrollton's earliest black settlers. But they left their mark on the city, says resident Willie Rainwater. "They set the foundation for us to be where we're at now. ... They built Carrollton," he said. "Black people are the ones that laid all the bricks. The cement was poured by black people." Lest they be forgotten, every year Mr. Rainwater and a group of volunteers cut weeds and...

2008-07-04 03:00:21

By Katherine Leal Unmuth, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 4--Squeezing summer school between a job as a lifeguard and a community college class means a busy schedule for 18-year-old Kody Jackson. And like a growing number of area teens, he's turning to online summer school to finish his high school graduation requirements. "It doesn't matter when you're online, whether it's at 7 a.m. or 12 at night, it's just on your own schedule, which is really convenient," said Mr. Jackson, who attends...

2008-06-16 12:00:53

By Staff Report WEST CARROLLTON -- The West Carrollton School District this summer is offering a variety of school programs for all grade levels, including opportunities to recover credit in high school and prepare for state tests. The newest district offering is the Pirate Summer Enrichment Academy. Five different courses are being offered for first through seventh grades. "We want to provide kids who really love learning with a creative outlet for that in the summer months," said...

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