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Local News for Sherman, Texas

05/27/2020

Sherman-Denison unemployment doubles in April

For the month of April, the Sherman-Denison area saw its unemployment rate double amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.In its latest unemployment update, the Texas Workforce Commission reported that the Sherman-Denison area had an unemployment rate of about 10.6 percent, a sharp increase of the 4.5 percent seen in March.Despite the increase in unemployment, area workforce READ MORE.
05/27/2020

SEDCO approves $50K for Presco water line extension

The Sherman Economic Development Corporation approved an incentive Wednesday aimed at assisting a Sherman business’ effort to install fire suppression in of its Sherman facilities.Following a brief executive session, the board of directors voted unanimously Wednesday to provide a $50,000 incentive for Presco Polymers aimed at extending a water line that would provide service for READ MORE.
05/27/2020

SEDCO to end 2020 in the black despite deficit budget

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, the Sherman Economic Development Corporation is likely going to remain in the black for 2020.The Sherman Economic Development Corp. presented early budget plans for the 2020-2021 fiscal year during a special meeting Wednesday. As a part of the budget process, SEDCO is projecting that revenues for the current fiscal READ MORE.
05/26/2020

Sherman Fire-Rescue confirms 4 COVID-19 cases

As the number of COVID-19 cases in Grayson County continues to rise, Sherman is reporting confirmed cases in its first responders.City officials confirmed that four firefighters with Sherman Fire-Rescue tested positive for the disease last week, bringing the number of cases in the department to five.“The fire department is where you are going to have READ MORE.
05/23/2020

SISD approves $691K in purchases, projects

As the school year comes to a close, the Sherman ISD Board of directors approved about $691,000 of maintenance projects and other purchases.The expenses, which were approved last week during the district’s monthly meeting include projects aimed at preparing for the transition to the new high school and other changes that will across the district READ MORE.

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