City employees honored for community service

City employees and council members received accolades at the Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Community Service Awards at the city’s Uptown Theater on Jan. 22. The Chamber handed out awards to 40 individuals and businesses for their outstanding work within the community and the Chamber of Commerce. Twelve city employees or City Council members were nominated for awards.

City of Grand Prairie employee winners included:

Carrollton man is city’s first traffic fatality in 2015

A thirty-three year old Carrollton man became the city’s first traffic fatality this year after a collision Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Grenoble Drive and Corn Valley Road.

The crash occurred around 4:40 pm when Miguel Daniel Que was driving a 1995 Honda eastbound on Grenoble, turning north onto Corn Valley Road. He was struck on the driver’s side by a 2008 Chevrolet Impala traveling southbound on Corn Valley.

Chamber of Commerce hosts 2014 Community Award Ceremony

Video by Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – © 2015

On Thursday, the Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce honored more than forty individuals and businesses for their community service at its annual Community Awards Ceremony.

2014 Community Award Winners: