Arts School Survives Pandemic, Parents Rally in Support

Almost nothing was left untouched by COVID-19, including the arts. An Irving business owner and community were determined to make sure children have an outlet for expression. There was a time over the last year when Zoe Madewell wasn’t sure what the future would look like. The idea of children performing on stage in front […]

Kimberly-Clark Partners With Biotech Innovator RWDC To Develop Sustainable Plastic Alternatives

Diapers made from sugarcane. Sustainable biopolymers. “Biovanescent” materials that break down to water and carbon, leaving no trace. They’re just some of the ways Irving-based Kimberly-Clark is working to solve the world’s single-use plastics problem. Yesterday the company announced a partnership with Athens, GA- and Singapore-based biotech firm RWDC Industries to advance sustainable technology for […]

Irving’s Fourth of July Celebration Returning With Live Music, Fireworks and a Beer Garden

Irving’s Fourth of July celebration will return next month with a community parade, live music and fireworks. Canceled last year due to COVID-19 concerns, the city is calling this year’s celebration “Bringing Back the Spark.” On July 3, a parade through downtown will feature community organizations, businesses and families with floats and custom vehicles. Applications […]

Texas Wins Ninth Gold Shovel Award For Job Creation And Business Investments

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas is again recognized with a Gold Shovel Award by Area Development magazine for leading among the most populous states in attracting high-value business investments in 2020 that will create a significant number of new jobs in communities across the state. This is the ninth year Texas has won […]