McKinney Art Commission looks to narrow down artist submissions for sculpture at Mitchell Park



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Gov. Greg Abbott announced the date for a second special legislative session. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gov. Abbott announces second special session agenda

The special session will be Aug. 7 with 17 items on the agenda ranging from bail reform to employment.

A local State Farm agent has relocated to Custer Road. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
McKinney State Farm agent Christie Rhyne relocates to Custer Road

The business provides insurance and asset protection with services that include car insurance, homeowners insurance, renters insurance, life insurance and business insurance.

McKinney City Council has set a maximum possible tax rate for the upcoming tax year. (Courtesy Fotolia)
McKinney’s proposed fiscal year 2021-22 tax rate to lower current tax rate

At the Aug. 3 McKinney City Council meeting, council members set a maximum possible tax rate of $0.5025 per $100 valuation, which McKinney Chief Financial Officer Mark Holloway noted is lower than the city’s current tax rate.

Results Physiotherapy is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Results Physiotherapy)
Hands-on physical therapy available at Results Physiotherapy in McKinney

The business offers a team of physical therapists to help clients relieve pain and restore mobility.

Taco Ocho is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Taco Ocho)
Taco Ocho opens in McKinney; Hoff's Steaks & Steins coming to Frisco and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including Tornado Terry's celebrating 30 years of games in Fort Worth.

Q&A: Greg Smith, executive director of Fast Growth School Coalition

Greg Smith is the former superintendent of Clear Creek ISD and became executive director of Fast Growth School Coalition in December 2020. 

boy on laptop
Frisco ISD will offer temporary virtual learning for students through grade six

Online classes will be available for the first nine weeks of the school year for lower grade levels.

Taco Ocho is now open in McKinney. (Courtesy Taco Ocho)
Taco Ocho restaurant expands into McKinney

The restaurant serves starters such as queso, chips and jalapeno salsa, with entrees such as salads, tacos, tostadas, quesadillas, nachos and tortas.

Stumpy's Hatchet House offers ax throwing for groups of any size. (Courtesy Stumpy's Hatchet House)
Ax-throwing venue comes to Frisco; Plano ISD to offer back-to-school fair and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including an Aug. 3 event Plano ISD is hosting to give away backpacks.

Yaba Java Cafe is set to open in McKinney on Lake Forest Drive. (Courtesy Yaba Java Cafe)
Yaba Java Cafe to offer espresso, Italian iced sodas, specialty dishes to McKinney

“I want you to come in here and feel really comfortable,” owner Ayman Hatkwa said.

student writing on paper
Texas Legislature allows parents to opt for students to repeat grade levels or courses

Senate Bill 1697 is effective for the 2021-22 school year.