Marine Creek Creative Writing Conference a Huge Success

More than 150 people gathered at TCC Northwest in November for the 9th annual Marine Creek Creative Writing Conference. The conference is a celebration of creativity that is free and open to the public and serves the TCC community as well as the greater Fort Worth community. Attendees received a free lunch, attended multiple workshops […]

A new way to pay for meter parking in Fort Worth’s West Seventh district

On-street mobile payment for parking has been expanded to meters in the West Seventh Street entertainment district. Customers using the FW PARK app can pay for parking with their smartphones using the free mobile application for iPhone and Android. Additionally, Parkmobile customers from other cities can pay for parking in Fort Worth using a current […]

Hundreds of Middle Schoolers Visit TCC Northwest

Three hundred and sixty-two Badgers from Ed Wilkie Middle School explored career options and learned new work skills as part of Reverse Junior Achievement in a Day on Nov. 2 at TCC Northwest Campus. Through the program, students arrive on campus in the morning and are split into three groups, rotating through a college-style schedule […]

Dead Writers Night Celebrates Halloween Season

More than 80 students and community members joined TCC faculty and staff in the TCC Northwest Walsh Library on Oct. 18 to celebrate the Halloween season at Dead Writer’s Night. The annual event invites participants to read selections of literature and dress in costumes representing book characters or authors. Twenty-six people read at the event, […]

Coffee and Conversation: Aiming to Make Change

More than 150 people attended the recent Coffee and Conversation event at The Marq Southlake. The event was the latest in a series of community meetings and gatherings after a video recently posted on social media showed teenagers chanting a racist word to the camera. Led by Mayor Laura Hill, CISD Board of Trustee President […]

Sales tax collections up 3.4 percent in September

Fort Worth’s net sales tax collections in September totaled $14,438,858, up from September 2017 by $480,127, or 3.4 percent. So far this fiscal year, sales tax collections are up 6 percent. The city’s general fund actual collection exceeded the FY2018 budget by $2,148,349, or 1.4 percent. The city’s Crime Control and Prevention District fund actual […]