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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Texarkana to Host Governor's Small Business Forum

The City of Texarkana, Texas, in partnership with the Governor’s Office, the Texas Workforce Commission, and Workforce Solutions of Northeast Texas, will be hosting a free Small Business Forum October 26 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Tex...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Texarkana Arts and Historic District to host free Downtown Bike Tours

The Texarkana Arts and Historic District will be hosting free bike tours of downtown Texarkana four Fridays this fall to showcase the District and encourage residents to engage in active modes of transportation.

The guided bike tours will be offered the la...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

City of Texarkana, Texas Receives Recognition for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The City of Texarkana, Texas is pleased to announce that it has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) based on the City’s...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Public Notice regarding Emergency Preparedness

The City of Texarkana, Texas strives to ensure all residents are aware of available resources in the event a natural disaster was to impact our area.

The weather forecast for the Texarkana area indicates the potential for rainfall in varying amounts. While...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

TTFD deployed to assist with Hurricane Harvey relief

Members of the Texarkana Texas Fire Department Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) Team have been deployed to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Members of the team include Don Rich, Marty Lawrence, Lucas Shelton, and Brad Smith. The team...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Jaster named Interim City Manager

The City of Texarkana, Texas is pleased to announce the appointment of Shirley Jaster as Interim City Manager. The City Council confirmed Jaster’s appointment on Friday, August 4th, 2017 after former City Manager John Whitson announced his retir...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

City Receives Second Report on Hotel Grim from Council of Development Finance Agencies

The City of Texarkana, Texas has received a second report from the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) team focused on redevelopment options for the Hotel Grim property. The second report, which builds on recommendations made in 2015, includes ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

City begins demolition of Kress Building

Demolition of the Kress Building began on Monday, May 15, 2017 and will last for approximately four months. The Texarkana, Texas City Council approved demolition in 2016, deeming it necessary to demolish the building due to health and safety concerns.

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