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By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.



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Mark Latham runs Latitudes along with his wife in Grapevine. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Local nonprofit Latitudes helps communities abroad become financially stable through craft sales

“We want to erase that stigma of what they can and what they can't do, based on their own abilities—not what someone else may be saying or doing," said Mark Latham, owner of Grapevine-based nonprofit Latitudes.

A positive West Nile virus sample was found near 240 McDonwell School Road in Colleyville on Sept. 20. (Courtesy Pexels)
Mosquito fogging to take place in Colleyville Sept. 21 after 13th positive West Nile virus sample

Truck-mounted fogging for mosquitoes near 240 McDonwell School Road in Colleyville will take place Sept. 21 due to a positive West Nile virus sample.

Fajita Pete's opened in Colleyville on Sept. 20. (Courtesy Fajita Pete's)
Fajita Pete's now open in Colleyville's Stampede Shopping Center

Fajita Pete's in Colleyville is owned by franchisee Christopher Enright and opened Sept. 20.

SkateTown first opened in June 1997. (Courtesy SkateTown)
Former SkateTown property in Grapevine sold to Carrollton-based group

The Carrollton-based group is considering a reconfiguration of the former SkateTown property in Grapevine.

Compass has offices across DFW, including in Plano, Southlake, Highland Village and Frisco. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Real estate company Compass acquires LegacyTexas Title

The acquisition will strengthen Compass’ title and escrow portfolio and enable further integration of the company’s brokerage and related services, according to a company release.

La Myrrah is now open at The Shops at Highland Village. (Valerie Wigglesworth/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lingerie shop opens in Highland Village; Crepe Delicious coming to Frisco and more DFW news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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Grapevine's new Peace Circle has 11 bronze statues featuring Sam Houston, Native American chiefs

The new public art installation in Grapevine features statues of Republic of Texas President Sam Houston and Native American chiefs from the Delaware, Chickasaw, Waco, Tawakoni, Keechi, Caddo, Anadarko, Ioni, Biloxi and Cherokee nations.

Volunteers with signs.
13th annual NTX Giving Day partners with record 3,300-plus nonprofits

A fundraiser started by Communities Foundation of Texas connects donors with nonprofits in their area.

New fixtures are being installed at the Cannaday Recreation Area near Clark Middle School. The 4-acre park is being redesigned as an athletic training hub. A budget of $500,000 will bring an obstacle course not unlike something from the “American Ninja Warrior” TV show to the neighborhood. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
Collin County adopts budget and property tax rate; Frisco prioritizes parks and trails development, plus more top news from DFW

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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DATA: How population changed in Texas counties between census counts in 2010, 2020

Texas added nearly four million people between 2010 and 2020, according to the latest Census data.

The theme for this year's GrapeFest is “Texas Wine. Come and Taste It!” (Courtesy Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau)
35th Annual GrapeFest underway in downtown Grapevine

The four-day event opened Thursday, Sept. 16 and runs through Sunday, Sept. 19. The theme for this year’s GrapeFest is “Texas Wine. Come and Taste It!”

Tarrant County total tax rate for fiscal year 2022 includes a maintenance and operation rate of $0.213553 per $100 valuation and a debt service rate of $0.015447 per $100 valuation. (Courtesy Pexels)
Tarrant County commissioners approve fiscal year 2021-22 tax rates

The Commissioners Court unanimously adopted a total tax rate of $0.229000 per $100 valuation for Tarrant County in fiscal year 2022 on Sept. 14.