It’s officially back to school time, Assistant Program Director and on-air personality, Hollywoodzay decided to give back to the DFW metroplex in a meaningful way. Special Deeds for Special Needs is an event in collaboration with Texas Barber College dedicated to givingaway FREE haircuts to children with special needs. Due to the buzzing noise, children […]

During a press conference on Sunday, August 6th, the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Wings announced an official partnership and Initiative at College Park Center in Arlington,Texas. The Wings are the first WNBA team to sign a marquee agreement with an NBA franchise operating under a different ownership group. “With her along the way” is the […]

For the past 27 years, the Mayor’s Back to School Fair has helped to prepare Dallas’ children for success. The Fair, hosted by Mayor Eric Johnson, is a collaborative partnership between the City of Dallas, Dallas ISD, nonprofits, corporations, and community volunteers that serves economically disadvantaged students and their families in grades Pre-K to 12. […]

97.9 The Beat in collaboration with Mr. Sugar Rush Ice Cream and Breakfast Brothers came together to giveaway FREE ice-cream to the community this past Wednesday. The first 500 people to pull up to Breakfast Brothers received free ice cream courtesy of Atlantic Records & Kali “Area Codes.” Our loyal listeners had the opportunity to […]

It’s time to send the kids back to school, and Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson is here to help parents get everything they need for their students to thrive in 2023-24 school year. Today the 27th Annual Mayor’s Back to School Fair registration opened at Fair Park from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the centennial […]

It’s that time of year again where friends and families across the DFW metroplex gather to celebrate America’s Independence, while on the other hand many of Black America is celebrating the finale of Juneteenth. Either way, this weekend was extended for two more days of fun, BBQ and of course fireworks! Lucky for North Texans, […]

97.9 was OUTSIDE this past weekend at Beckly Saner Parks & Recreation for the annual 97 Days of Summer/ Summer of Majic Community Block Party. We kicked off summer the right way with tons of music, food,water activities and fun! We had community resources and vendors for Sunny South Dallas! Related: 97 Days of Summer Block […]

Join the Dallas Police Department tomorrow, June 10th at Willam Blair Jr Park from 10am-2p for the Sunny South Dallas Community Juneteenth Celebration! This is a free event! Food, games, vendors and a special guest performance by  Yung Nation! You don’t want to miss this Juneteenth Celebration! Questions or concerns: Contact office of community affairs […]

Did you know we have an organization for Superhero’s in the DFW? That’s right! Myles Place Foundation is all about fighting for inclusivity and raising awareness for those with Superpowers like Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and other special abilities. Photo Courtesy Myles Place Foundation   None of this would be possible without Founder/CEO Kiarra Grey, a […]

DFW’s fashion and music scene had a major moment at the fourth annual EMERGE Fashion and Music Experience. This event was hosted by Creative Currency, a Dallas-based public relations firm that has won numerous awards. The 4th installment of EMERGE Fashion and Music Experience was a spectacular occasion, bringing out the who’s who of Dallas. […]

This weeks DFW Business Blast entrepreneurs are doing it BIG for Summer time! If you’re looking for a new barber, need cool hats for the upcoming family reunion, have been thinking about getting some work done to your body, or are using government assistance and need access to internet/free phones or tablets..we’ve got just what […]

97.9 The Beat made an appearance at Webb Middle School in Garland, Tx. Monday. Pskillz, DJ Don Perryon, Shun a long with Rockteezy the mascot crashed the school pep rally. The beat gang help motivate the students in preparation for a really important test. Check out the photos below, the students are gearing up to […]