Effective April 1, 2017, Grand Prairie homeowners and local business owners may qualify to receive a lower insurance renewal rate as a result of the ISO 1 rating score earned by the Grand Prairie Fire Department.
The City joins the top one percent of communities in
Spring is generally the time more severe weather is seen. The Better Business Bureau receives hundreds of complaints each year concerning sub-par work performed by contractors. BBB advises people to take the time to properly research contractors for any needed repairs.
What you can do to prepare
Join Mayor Ron Jensen for the Get Fit Mayor's "No Frills" 5K Stroll, Walk or Run and Chase the Chiefs 1-Mile Fun Run through downtown Grand Prairie on Saturday, April 1. Participants will meet at the corner of Center and Main Streets at 8:30 a.m.
The Opening Day for the city's Farmers Market is Saturday, April 1. The day will be filled with live entertainment, giveaways with market purchase, and more. Open every Saturday through December 17, Grand Prairie Farmers Market features locally grown fruits and vegetables, meats, honey, pasta,
In honor of the International Day of the Girl, the Grand Prairie Public Library System held a scholarship competition for Grand Prairie high school senior girls planning to attend college in the fall of 2017. Made possible by the Friends of the Library, the $1,000
From April 5 through May 3, caregivers and children ages 1-3 can participate in Discovery Time Workshop. This five-part workshop will feature five one-hour sessions where parents will do hands-on activities that engage directly with their child to promote emotional, physical, and cognitive development. For
During their assigned 24-hour shifts, members of the Grand Prairie Fire Department operate out of the 10 fire stations scattered throughout the city. When they aren’t providing medical and fire assistance, they find ways of making their live/work space as homey as possible. We spent
“People are quick to tell you, ‘Oh, I’m not crazy.’ They will say, ‘I’m not depressed. I’m a strong guy.’ They see mental illness as a loss of control.” —Dr. Adejoke Jegede, Clinical Neuropsychologist
In “The State of Mental Health in America 2017” report, Mental Health America estimated that one
When Mitchell Ellis first laid eyes on his wife, Kimmie, the connection was instant and mutual. Their courtship mimicked those narrated in chic flicks. The whirlwind romance led to marriage six months into their relationship. By all appearances, the couple seemed happy. Like most marriages
Home: this singular word evokes different meanings to different people. Ask anyone, like we did with this issue’s contributors, and you get the point. I have had the pleasure of adopting many homes in my lifetime. My original home— Ilesha in Ondo State, Nigeria— exists