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  1. DCPH COVID-19 Daily Update

    4,400 New COVID-19 Cases in Denton County

    Denton County Public Health (DCPH) announced 4,400 new cases of COVID-19 in Denton County, of which 4,398 are active cases. This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 151,672 COVID-19 cases. Read more information on COVID-19 cases
  2. Denton County Judge Andy Eads swears in Brad Sebastian as Denton County Fire Marshal.

    Brad Sebastian sworn in as new Denton County Fire Marshal

    On Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, during the Denton County Commissioners Court meeting, Brad Sebastian was officially sworn in as the new Denton County Fire Marshal. Read on for more details
  3. Denton County Texas Seal

    Denton County Commissioners Court meeting rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022

    Due to an inadvertent posting error as a result of a computer glitch in the notification system during the holidays, the Commissioners Court meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday has now been rescheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. Read on for more details
  4. Drawing of military person guarding tomb of the unknown soldier as invite to ceremony.

    Veterans Day Service on Denton Square

    The public is invited to join the Denton County Veterans Service Office, Texas Woman’s University, the University of North Texas and other area service organizations for a Veterans Day Ceremony at the Courthouse-on-the-Square at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11. Read on for more details
  5. Front entrance of new Denton County Administrative Courthouse features columns and clock.

    Dedication for new Denton County Administrative Courthouse set for Nov. 4

    On Nov. 4, Denton County Commissioners Court is planning a dedication and grand opening for the new Denton County Administrative Courthouse at 1 Courthouse Drive just off Loop 288 in Denton. Read on for more details
  6. Officials cut a ribbon to celebrate the completion of the Crawford Road reconstruction.

    Officials commemorate completion of Crawford Road reconstruction

    Denton County Commissioner Precinct 4 Dianne Edmondson, Denton County Commissioner Precinct 3 Bobbie Mitchell, Denton County Judge Andy Eads and local officials commemorated the completion of the Crawford Road reconstruction on Sept. 9, 2021. Read on for more details
  7. Chief Roland Asebedo in uniform

    Funeral Services Monday for Chief Roland Asebedo

    The family will receive friends on Sunday, Sep. 19, from 1–3 p.m. at Bill DeBerry Funeral Directors in Denton. Funeral Services will be Monday, September 20, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Lewisville, 1251 Valley Ridge. Read on for more details
  8. Roland Asebedo

    Denton County loses dedicated emergency services leader

    Denton County Fire Marshal Roland Asebedo, 56, passed away on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, from complications with COVID-19. Read on...
  9. Denton County Texas Seal

    Denton County has not adopted a mask mandate

    The City of Denton, not Denton County, passed an unenforceable ordinance on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, requiring mask wearing in city buildings, commercial enterprises within the city limits, and all pre-k - 12th grade public schools and child care centers. Read on for details
  10. Denton County receives Safety Award for 2021 from Texas Association of Counties.

    Denton County Earns Excellence in Safety Award from TAC Risk Management Pool

    Denton County has earned a 2020 Excellence in Safety Award from the Texas Association of Counties Risk Management Pool for its record of excellence in involvement, commitment to safety in the workplace and controlling workers’ compensation claims. Read on for more details
  11. Denton County Texas Seal

    Denton County following state guidelines in opening businesses at 100 percent, lifting mask mandate

    Denton County has followed state guidelines and will continue to do so with Gov. Greg Abbott’s announcement today that all businesses can operate at 100 percent beginning Wednesday, March 10. Read for more details
  12. Image states DCPH Press release

    First Known Case of COVID-19 B.1.1.7 Variant in Denton County

    Denton County Public Health (DCPH) announced the first known case in Denton County of the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7, the same variant previously discovered in the United Kingdom. Read more information on COVID-19 cases
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