Texas Counties' Neck-Breaking Growth

How Texas' fastest growing counties are navigating population explosions.

Features

Comal County Sheriff saved colleague through living liver donation

'It was a big ask and a big give,' recipient says

March 1 primaries are first elections under state's new political maps

Several lawsuits have been filed against the maps, arguing they violate the federal Voting Rights Act

A grant success story

Caldwell County's grants portfolio has increased from $2 million to $32 million since 2018

Three-Legged Willie

A Texas hero and county legend

Data & Analysis - Texas highways and roads

Miles traveled on Texas roads increasing

Tim Brown

President's Report

Meet the new TAC President, Tom Green County Auditor Nathan Cradduck

Nathan Cradduck

President
Texas Association of Counties

Nominations open for 2022 County Best Practices Awards

Counties have until March 31 to nominate their proven solutions to common concerns

Texas county fairs are back and bigger than ever

Since 1881, counties have been hosting livestock shows, exhibition halls that draw thousands

Addie Broyles

Texas’ population boom

The challenges, blessings of being a fast-growing Texas county

Mary Huber

The great migration

Some rural Texas counties struggle amid urbanization

Mary Huber

County Calendar

Conferences and events that matter to county officials and employees

NACo maintains key American Rescue Plan resources

Board sets national association's legislative priorities for 2022

TAC HEBP launches Readiness for Duty program

Initiative aims to improve health and lower health care costs for law enforcement

Melissa Maluski

A grant success story

Caldwell County's grants portfolio has increased from $2 million to $32 million since 2018

Zelma Smith

State law requires new voting machines

Paper trail, audits part of election law changes

Clayton Stromberger

The return of the bitcoin gold rush

The boom in energy-intensive data centers can offer big rewards for counties with the right mix of cheap power and electrical infrastructure

Mark Barron

March 1 primaries are first elections under state's new political maps

Several lawsuits have been filed against the maps, arguing they violate the federal Voting Rights Act

Jody Seaborn

In-person CMRC option is back

Annual conference will be held at resort and on the internet

Travis County: Work from home saves money, boosts morale

Could it work in other Texas counties?

Julie Chang

Register now for the 2022 TAC Legislative Conference

This year’s conference, like last year’s, will be a hybrid ev ent, with the option to attend either in person or online

Courtney Govea stays technology-sharp

End User Support Administrator fields 100 help desk tickets a month

Erica Macioge

Executive Director's Report

Like the clock and the calendar, we at TAC are always moving forward

Susan M. Redford

Executive Director
Texas Association of Counties

Comal County Sheriff saved colleague through living liver donation

'It was a big ask and a big give,' recipient says

Tonyia Cone

Three-Legged Willie

A Texas hero and county legend

Chet Garner

TAC Launches Podcast!

Texas County Voice

LAST LOOK

County Clue - Which county is this?

Guess the courthouse: This beautiful white stone courthouse was built in 1909 and underwent a full restoration in 2018.

Send your answer to magazine@county.org to be entered into a drawing for a shoutout in the next County magazine issue and a County magazine mug. Submission deadline is March 15.