• September 26, 2016

Government

Amanda Raine, mother of Cameron Raine, a high school student killed in a vehicle/pedestrian accident, speaks about the proposed speed limit reduction on county roads during the Coryell County Commissioners' Court meeting Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, in Gatesville.

Coryell County commissioners approve lowering of speed limits

A petition launched by the family of a 15-year-old Copperas Cove High School student struck and killed by a vehicle while waiting for his school bus helped convince the Coryell County Commissioners’ Court to lower the speed limit on certain county roads during their meeting at 9 a.m. Monday at the County Annex in Gatesville.

Cove school board cancels election, OKs bus purchase
Posted: September 16, 2016

Three places on the Copperas Cove Independent School District board of trustees are welcoming back familiar faces for the next three years.

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City Council decides to retain ownership of old City Hall
Posted: September 09, 2016

The old City Hall will stay in the hands of the city after the City Council hesitated to move forward on listing the abandoned property Tuesday.

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Cove chamber audit shows mishandling of funds
Posted: September 02, 2016

A detailed report released Aug. 12 on an audit conducted by the city on the Chamber of Commerce’s financial controls and compliance with city agreements shows the chamber did not comply with two separate agreements, commingled hotel occupancy tax funds disbursed by the city and funds in its general operating budget, and lacked adequate financial controls to handle those funds.

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Cove officials respond to resignation of chamber head
Posted: September 02, 2016

Current and former Cove city officials sounded off on the sudden resignation of Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Sean Corrigan on Aug. 24.

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Nine candidates file to run for council seats in November
Posted: August 26, 2016

The deadline to file for open positions on the Copperas Cove Independent School District board and Copperas Cove City Council in the Nov. 8 election ended Monday at 5 p.m.

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City to hold meeting on Transportation Master Plan/Comprehensive Plan
Posted: August 19, 2016

The city, with the assistance of Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam Inc. engineering firm, is developing a new Transportation Master Plan, and a meeting will be held Wednesday to educate the public.

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Council member resigns position
Posted: August 19, 2016

Disenchantment with fellow council members and the city manager motivated Councilwoman Marty Smith to resign her position Aug. 11. The council accepted her resignation on Tuesday.

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Council OKs loading zone amendment, holds tax rate hearing
Posted: August 19, 2016

Stephen Branch told the City Council to not hurt his business regarding parking in downtown Cove.

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Council holds budget hearings
Posted: August 12, 2016

No one spoke during public hearings Tuesday on the Cove fiscal year 2017 City Manager’s Proposed Budget and Plan of Municipal Services and the Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation’s fiscal year 2017 proposed budget.

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City accepting applications for boards
Posted: August 12, 2016

The city is accepting applications to fill positions on several advisory boards and committees.

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