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By Cheryl Posey

Hold the presses! This can’t wait.

If you have a cup of hot (or cold, for you wimps) Starbucks deliciousness in your future, you may have to add a few more minutes to your drive time to get it for a couple of weeks, which is ill-timed since teachers and students may need that extra caffeine at the start of school. Continue reading

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Splash Dayz coming to White Settlement

Preliminary Conceptual Site Plan for Veterans Park Hawaiian Falls Waterpark and Adventure Park
Splash Dayz is new name for the water park.

by A.C. Hall

At a joint meeting on Monday between the White Settlement Parks and Recreation Board and the White Settlement City Council, some big decisions were made about the future of the waterpark formerly known as Hawaiian Falls.  After considering many different names for the waterpark, the City decided to name it Splash Dayz.   Continue reading “Splash Dayz coming to White Settlement”

City begins repairs, cleanup at water park

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by A.C. Hall

As the City of White Settlement took possession of the Hawaiian Falls Waterpark last week they began assessments on the property.  Some of the council members who walked through the park took to social media to share their thoughts on the state of the property and their impressions painted a vivid picture.  Overgrown weeds, cracks in pools, piles of junk and garbage, issues with water slides, and improper painting are just some of the problems that these council members say they encountered at the property. Continue reading “City begins repairs, cleanup at water park”

Local grocery store celebrates remodel

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Scotty Sass, Executive Director of Albertsons, David Urby, Southern Vice President of Marketing & Merchandising of Albertsons, Keith Thurman, Service Deli Manager, and Mike Mead, Store Director celebrate the re-grand opening of the Albertsons on Clifford Street with a ribbon cutting. The store recently underwent a major remodel. During the ceremony, the store also presented White Settlement ISD schools with a $2,500 check.

Let’s hear it for the Westside

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By Cheryl Posey

We’ve got to hand it to the City of Fort Worth.  Our downtown plain out rocks on the weekends with endless amounts of entertainment to fit every taste from Bass Hall to the Scat Jazz Lounge and everything in between — downtown’s got it.  It is now considered a “destination city” by travel agents and websites alike, and I must admit I’ve booked a few nights myself in my own city, just to stay in the Omni and enjoy downtown like a tourist. Continue reading “Let’s hear it for the Westside”