Commerce – The City of Commerce has responded to Mayor Quay Throgmorton's inquiry regarding the legitimacy of Dion Miller's suspension.
Throgmorton's argument looks at the language in both Section 30 (Removal of city manager) of the City's Charter, and Section 3 (Suspension) of City Manager Miller's employment contract, claiming the contract is inconsistent with and in violation of the City Charter.
– A report from the U.S. Census Bureau finds area counties responding to the government's questionnaire fall in line with the national average.
As of Monday, the participation rate was 34 percent nationwide.
Area counties either equaling or exceeding that rate by one or two percentage points were Hopkins, Fannin, Lamar and Wood counties, with Rockwall County posting the region's highest participation rate at 37 percent.