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This month’s sales tax disbursements by the Texas Comptroller’s Office paint a mixed economic picture of the Red River Valley, as the cities and counties that usually collect the most sales tax took a hit and smaller entities experienced an increase.

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DETROIT — In an effort to make it easier for residents to pay their bills and deter them from missing payments, the City of Detroit has altered its policies regarding when utility bills will be due and fines issued for late payments.

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As digital-savvy hosts turn to Airbnb to offer travelers a place to stay, they are finding a surprisingly steady business. But such services could be costing states, counties and cities millions in uncollected hotel occupancy taxes, a new study found.

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Beautiful morning, Red River Valley! It's day number four for heat advisories as that stubborn high pressure system sits over the Red River Valley. Today's forecast high is 98 with a heat index value around 106 degrees. 

Texas’ annual sales tax holiday, during which consumers can pick up clothing, footwear, school supplies, backpacks and more without paying sales tax, begins today.

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced work planned in Delta, Lamar and Red River counties this week. Schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.

Texas’ annual sales tax holiday, during which consumers can pick up clothing, footwear, school supplies, backpacks and more without paying sales tax, is planned for Aug. 9-11.

The Texas Department of State Health Services will provide free basic medical care and health screenings to uninsured East Texans at its upcoming East Texas Medical Outreach Day, scheduled for today.

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced work planned in Delta, Lamar and Red River counties this week. Schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.

The Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday issued the first part of its report into Russian interference in the 2016 election, noting Russian agents "exploited the seams" between federal government expertise and ill-equipped state and local election officials.