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Irving Fifth Hardest-Working City

For many of us, hard work remains the path to achieving the American Dream. We work so hard, in fact, that we put in more hours at our jobs than several other industrialized countries such as Germany, Japan and the U.K. But some U.S. cities represent the strong work ethic that helped to build the world’s biggest… Keep Reading »

Join in the Holiday Tree Lighting Dec. 8

Join in the festivities with Irving Parks and Recreation Department as the city holiday tree is lit at 6 p.m., Dec. 8. After, stop by the free holiday lights displays at Centennial and Heritage parks, which will open to the public immediately following the tree lighting. The Centennial Park holiday lights display will be open… Keep Reading »

Irving businesses recognized in the Dallas 100

  The Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business has recognized the 100 fastest-growing private companies in North Texas in the 26th year of the Dallas 100.  To qualify for the Dallas 100, companies must meet a number of criteria based on their location, sales history, legal status, credit report… Keep Reading »

Las Colinas Federal Credit Union announces selection of new CEO

Kevin Scott has been named as Las Colinas Federal Credit Union’s new CEO effective Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. The executive search was conducted by Credit Union Resources for the $70 million dollar credit union. Scott was previously the chief operations officer at Institution Solutions LLC in Richardson, Texas, and responsible for executive leadership and management… Keep Reading »

Atmos Energy Reminder: Call Before You Dig

Did you know that, before you dig, it is required by law to call 811 to have all buried utility lines located and marked? Atmos Energy wants to thank homeowners and excavators alike for observing the law and keeping our communities safe by always calling 811 before digging. Since 2008, Atmos Energy has seen a… Keep Reading »

Healthcare Associates announces new website

The Shams Group rebuilt the Healthcare Associates main website, by integrating three locations into one website – Irving, Coppell and McKinney. The site was built to increase website traffic and change the layout and design. The Shams Group performed the appropriate research and design to build an interactive and dynamic website for Healthcare Associates. Features… Keep Reading »

Irving ISD’s food and nutrition department selected to to showcase best practices at national conference

Irving ISD’s Food and Nutrition Department has been selected to showcase their innovative “outside the cafeteria” program at the annual School Nutrition Conference in San Antonio next week.  The outside the cafeteria program began in 2002 with breakfast in the classroom with the use of food carts sent to each elementary school classroom.  In 2014,… Keep Reading »

Midtown Express S.H. 183 reconstruction work will affect Irving traffic

  Ramp closures, traffic lane switches and bridge work are expected to increase dramatically along the S.H. 183 corridor within the next few weeks. Those who live and work in the City of Irving, as well as visitors, are reminded they can obtain the latest construction news from the DriveMidtown.com website’s Closures and Traffic Changes… Keep Reading »

Irving Chamber hosts Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins for annual State of Dallas County Presented by AT&T

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce hosted Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins for its annual State of the Dallas County address on Wednesday, June 1. The Irving Chamber’s signature program was held at the Hackberry Creek Country Club. Dallas Morning News Reporter Gromer Jeffers moderated the conversation with Judge Jenkins about Dallas County. The State… Keep Reading »

Dragon Boat, Kite and Lantern Festival

Oriental dragon boats were full throttle at Lake Carolyn, in Irving, for the Ninth Annual DFW dragon boat, kite, and lantern festival. Dragon boat racing originated in China over 2,000 years ago and these days’ people can’t get enough of the ancient competition.  It has become a phenomenon across the world. And now, we can… Keep Reading »