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Posted on: January 17, 2022

4,233 New COVID-19 Cases in Denton County

DCPH COVID-19 Daily Update

Denton County Public Health (DCPH) announced 4,233 new cases of COVID-19 in Denton County, of which 4,224 are active cases.  This increases the cumulative, countywide total to 131,185 COVID-19 cases.  DCPH also reported 274 newly recover...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Brad Sebastian sworn in as new Denton County Fire Marshal

Denton County Judge Andy Eads swears in Brad Sebastian as 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.

“We are excited to have Brad in this position as we know he will handle the responsibil...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

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

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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.

“In acco...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Veterans Day Service on Denton Square

Drawing of military person guarding tomb of the unknown soldier as invite to ceremony.

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. 

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

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

Front entrance of new Denton County Administrative Courthouse features columns and clock.

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.

The public is invited to join Denton County in the dedication, re...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Officials commemorate completion of Crawford Road reconstruction

Officials cut a ribbon to celebrate the completion of the Crawford Road reconstruction.

Denton County Commissioner Precinct 4 Dianne Edmondson, Denton County Commissioner Precinct 3 Bobbie Mitchell, Denton County Judge Andy Eads and officials with the Town of Argyle and City of Denton commemorated the completion of the Crawford Road reconstr...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Funeral Services Monday for Chief Roland Asebedo

Chief Roland Asebedo in uniform

Roland Asebedo, 56, of Sanger, passed peacefully into his Heavenly Father’s arms, with his family by his side, on the afternoon of Monday, September 13, 2021. 

He was born on July 14, 1965, in Lockney, TX, to Johnny and Mary Asebedo. He graduated ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Denton County loses dedicated emergency services leader

Roland Asebedo

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

A 23-year veteran law enforcement officer with more than 30 years in emergency services, also as a firefighter/EMT, Chief Asebedo saved ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Denton County has not adopted a mask mandate

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Aug. 13, 2021 - The City of Denton, not Denton County, passed an unenforceable ordinance on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, requiring the development and implementation of a Health and Safety Policy to include requiring mask wearing in City of Denton buildings, ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

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

Denton County receives Safety Award for 2021 from Texas Association of Counties.

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 and commitment to safety in the workplace, as well as for controlling workers’ com...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

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

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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. 

“We are following the governor’s lead on reopening Tex...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

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

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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.  

The individual resides in unincorporated northeast Denton County an...

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