Category: Dallas

Is This Thing On?

It’s only been like four years since I posted to this site. I kind of wanted to see if I could still log in on a WordPress site.  Plus I’ve been waxing poetic on the fact that this blog is almost 10 years old (let’s not count the 3+ year...

Southwest Center Mall is sold.

By Shawn Williams – Dallas South News Editor In a community meeting at the atrium of Southwest Center Mall on Monday night, the public was informed that after months in foreclosure, Southwest Center Mall has a new owner.  When Councilman Tennell Atkins and Mayor Tom Leppert opened the meeting of...

Youth Activist Groups Honor Local First Responders on Sept. 11

Dallas County Young Democrats (DCYD) and Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats (DSYD) Host Barbecue for National Day of Service Dallas (September 10) — The Dallas County Young Democrats and Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats are honoring service men and women with the “Serving Those Who Serve Us” Barbecue, this upcoming Friday at...

Southern Dallas Left in the Dark on Main Post Office decision

From DallasSouthNews.org Last night I moderated a Town Hall meeting hosted by Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson at Dallas City Hall regarding an Area Mail Processing (AMP) Feasibility Study conducted by the United States Post Office.  AMP Studies are taking place all across the country. Tim Vierling, Dallas Sr. Plant Manager,...

District Attorney Craig Watkins Responds to Dallas Morning News Editorial

The following is a response from District Attorney Craig Watkins regarding the Dallas Morning News Editorial “Watkins Needs to Investigate the Constables.” By Craig Watkins – Dallas County District Attorney In (Monday’s) editorial, “Watkins needs to investigate the constables,” the Dallas Morning News failed to print my actual comment and...

Alert/Update: U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson to hold townhall on Dallas postal operations Monday moderated by Shawn P.

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson will hold a townhall meeting on Monday August 24th regarding the Dallas Main Post Office and Distribution Center.  A few weeks ago we reacted here to rumors that the Dallas Main Post Office was closing. While rumors of the Post Office’s demise were a bit exaggerated,...

UPDATE: VENUE CHANGE Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson and Rep. Pete Session to participate in healthcare dialogue

Please note that the venue for Monday’s healthcare forum has been changed to Cityplace Conference Center. On August 17, a local discussion will take place around proposed healthcare legislation that is making its way through both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.  Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Rep....