Former Dallas City Council member Al Lipscomb, a long-time local activist and a lightning rod in the city’s decades-long debate over civil rights, died Saturday after a long illness. He was 86.
Plenty of school districts are already aware of their budget problems, and now major cities are also beginning the process of discussing their upcoming deficits.
In just over a year from now, Dallas will see the opening of its first convention center hotel.
At a news conference following the memorial service for Coppell mayor Jayne Peters and her teenage daughter, Coppell City Manager Clay Phillips said Peters had been using her city-issued cards for personal expenses.