WASHINGTON (AP) — Same pillared House hearing room. Different chairman with his own mission.
Interstate Restoration LLC, a Fort Worth-based emergency restoration and reconstruction firm helping businesses recover after a disaster, has acquired RESTORx, an emergency restoration service company headquartered in Dallas.
Family-owned Richards Supply Co. of Waco expanded its North Texas market presence with the Dec. 1 acquisition of Manske Material Handling, a Fort Worth-based company since 1993, for an undisclosed amount.
General Motors Co. has made its largest renewable energy purchase to date, buying enough wind energy to equal the electricity needs of 16 of its U.S. sites and warehouses, including GM’s assembly plant and stamping complex in Arlington and the Fort Worth headquarters of General Motors Financ…
Ivie & Associates, a full-service marketing and public relations agency headquartered in Flower Mound, has acquired BuzzShift, a digital strategy agency based in Dallas, for an undisclosed amount.
United Way of Tarrant County awarded $35,000 in grants to three local nonprofit organizations as the first social innovators from its new social innovation fund.
The Fort Worth Zoo will host the inaugural Heroes Day, an event honoring veterans, reserve and active duty personnel of the United States military as well as first responders on Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Colonial Country Club’s annual Birdies For Charity campaign scored another fundraising record and pushed the tournament’s overall tally past the $11 million mark for the first time.
Medical Center Arlington cut the ribbon on Oct. 12 to celebrate the completed construction on two projects totaling $30 million, part of a $100 million facility expansion and renovation investment that includes expansion of the emergency room and construction of a $60 million Women’s Hospital.
Kindred Hospital Tarrant County-Fort Worth Southwest, a 92-bed transitional care hospital for acute patients requiring continued care and extended recovery time, recently opened an outpatient infusion clinic for adult patients who do not require hospitalization but need to receive treatments…
The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame has named Academy Award-winning screenwriter and director Callie Khouri as the 2016 Patsy Montana Award recipient.
A $1.5 million commitment from University of North Texas alumnus Don Millican and his wife Donna Millican has established the Don and Donna Millican Endowed Chair in Accounting at the UNT College of Business.
For the fifth year in a row, Tarleton State University has set a record for total enrollment with 13,063 students, an increase of 6 percent from last year and up 32 percent from 2011, based on the 12th class day report.
The Stay on Track Coalition, a program of Challenge of Tarrant County, will host a symposium on opiate misuse and abuse in North Texas on Sept. 22, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Hurst Conference Center.
Heather Stark knows first-hand the challenges and struggles young girls face, issues that can be especially devastating if they lack confidence and self-worth.
Tackling an increase in specific challenges to the community is a daunting task for one or even a handful of nonprofit organizations, so United Way of Tarrant County sent out a call this summer to local nonprofits, businesses, civic organizations and entrepreneurs to find creative new ways t…
Longtime civic leader and philanthropist Sheila B. Johnson will receive the 2016 VolunteerNow Lifetime Achievement Award for her service and leadership to the Tarrant County community.
Fort Worth-based MORSCO, a distributor of commercial and residential plumbing products, heating and cooling equipment, and pipe, valves and fittings, said it will acquire Fortiline Waterworks, a portfolio company of CHS Capital LLC of Chicago and one of the largest waterworks distributors in…
The fruit basket turnover among grocery stores in North Texas continues with the announcement that Albertsons Companies has purchased one former Fresh Market store in Fort Worth and two Fresh Market locations in Dallas with plans to rebrand all three under the Tom Thumb banner.
Higginbotham, a Fort Worth-based independent insurance broker and financial services firm, and Davis Insurance, an independent, family-owned broker with offices in Lufkin and Amarillo, have merged their operations.
Tarrant County-based Worthington National Bank recently broke ground on a 13,300-square-foot building in west Fort Worth, located at the southeast corner of Edwards Ranch and Bryant Irvin roads.
Tarleton State University will take a road trip to Arlington on Sept. 24 to showcase more than 90 bachelor’s and graduate degree programs and provide opportunities for students to apply to attend the university.
BBB serving Tarrant, Johnson, Hood, Somervell, Wise, Parker, Erath and Palo Pinto counties is expanding its reach by merging with BBB serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin.
Fort Worth-based Giordano, Wegman, Walsh and Associates, a full-service brokerage firm specializing in high-value properties across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, has joined Christie’s International Real Estate, a global luxury real estate network, as an affiliate.
Farmer Bros. Co., a national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products, said Sept. 12 it will acquire all the assets of premium tea manufacturer and distributor China Mist Brands Inc. for $10.8 million, plus a performance-based payment of $0.5 million if…
The U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation along with lead sponsors Capital One, Carmax, Fedex, Grant Thornton, La Quinta and the Texas Rangers will host a Hiring our Heroes Hiring Expo for transitioning service members and military spouses Sept. 16 at Globe Life Park, 1000 Ball Park Way in Arlington.
The Fort Worth Metro Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will recognize several outstanding nonprofit benefactors and boosters at the 2016 National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon on Nov. 17 in Fort Worth.
The late Erma C. Johnson Hadley served the Tarrant County College District for nearly 50 years, beginning as a founding faculty member in 1968 and later becoming interim chancellor and eventually acting chancellor in 2010 until her death in October 2015.
American Airlines Group Inc. has named Chief Operating Officer Robert Isom president, effective immediately, the Fort Worth-based carrier said Aug. 29.
First Command Financial Services Inc. has signed a five-year sponsorship deal with the U.S. Military Academy and Learfield’s Army West Point Sports Properties, the Fort Worth-based investment adviser and broker-dealer said Aug. 25.
Alex Sharp recalled one of her first aha moments about how art-making directly affects communication, creative self-expression and remembrance, especially for people with cognitive impairment.
Fueled by continued sales, a renewed strategy by leadership to elevate the brand and build both franchisees and fans, and consumers’ growing thirst for living healthy, active lifestyles, Smoothie King is expanding its presence at home and abroad while maintaining its royal status in the boom…