Chick-fil-A to open in Colleyville, Celebrate Roanoke faces cancellation: News from DFW

The fast-food chain serves chicken sandwiches, chicken nuggets, waffle fries and breakfast items. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)
The fast-food chain serves chicken sandwiches, chicken nuggets, waffle fries and breakfast items. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)

The fast-food chain serves chicken sandwiches, chicken nuggets, waffle fries and breakfast items. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)

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Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake

Construction on new Chick-fil-A location in Colleyville to begin in August

The city of Colleyville provided an updated timeline for a new Chick-fil-A restaurant that will open at 5150 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville. Construction on the new location for the fast food chain is expected to begin in August with a goal to open in early 2021, according to the city.

Timeline: See major dates since Texas' reopening that affect Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake



This timeline tracks reopening efforts amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Texas as well as the recent surge in cases and the subsequent re-closures. This information was accurate as of the press time of the paper this originally appeared in, which was July 9.

Richardson

Second-hand store with philanthropic mission opens in Richardson


Simply Thrifty opened July 14 at 580 W. Arapaho Road, Ste. 199, Richardson. The shop sells second-hand clothing, furniture and household items.

Frisco

First Citizens Bank location under construction in Frisco

First Citizens Bank will open a branch early next year near the intersection of Lebanon Road and Old Lebanon Road in Frisco. The new branch, which is currently under construction, will be 6,900 square feet and two stories tall.

California Pizza Kitchen closes Frisco location at Stonebriar Centre

California Pizza Kitchen closed its Frisco location at Stonebriar Center in mid-July. A company spokesperson said the closure was "until further notice" due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and "related lease challenges" with its landlord.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

City officials weigh options for Celebrate Roanoke, consider canceling event

Officials with the city of Roanoke have considered canceling the city’s annual Celebrate Roanoke event in October.

Trinity Preparatory Academy of Keller relocating for 2021-22 school year

Private Christian school Trinity Preparatory Academy will relocate to a new facility for the 2021-22 school year.

McKinney

Software startup company Invene to relocate to McKinney with grant

Invene, a health care software development company, has announced it will move its headquarters to McKinney from its current location at The University of Texas at Dallas, Venture Development Center.

Makenzie Plusnick, William C. Wadsack, Miranda Jaimes, Ian Pribanic and Gavin Pugh contributed to this report.



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The shop will offer adult and kids bikes, equipment and apparel as well as triathlete equipment.

The program, which began this week in San Marcos, gives Amazon and Whole Foods employees and contractors direct access to COVID-19 vaccinations. (Courtesy Amazon)
Amazon begins rollout of statewide vaccination clinics for employees

The program, which began this week in San Marcos, gives Amazon and Whole Foods employees and contractors direct access to COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Texas Historical Commission approves relocation of Denton County's Confederate memorial

The Texas Historical Commission executive committee unanimously approved plans to relocate the Confederate monument to its new home inside the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum.

The Spicy Fried Chicken Sando is one of several offerings on Fuku's menu. (Courtesy Fuku)
Fried chicken kitchen opens in Plano; The Heritage Table to reopen in Frisco and more DFW-area news

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The Heritage Table is reopening its restaurant in Frisco. (Community Impact file photo)
The Heritage Table sets date for Frisco reopening

For the first few weeks of operation the restaurant will have limited reservations.




Daily Grinds owner John Tran describes his eatery as a bistro. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Daily Grinds owner in Frisco obsesses over detail to create bistro experience

“I love being a part of this community, and I think there’s so much growth happening,” Tran said.

Federal funding is set aside for public schools to address effects of the pandemic. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Why Texas has not yet distributed $18 billion in federal funds intended for public schools

As budget decisions loom for school districts across Texas, state leaders are holding on to federal funds intended for public schools to use in addressing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas said power outages are not expected April 13, while requesting energy conservation. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
UPDATE: ERCOT call for energy conservation ends April 13 without need for power outages

An ERCOT official said "tight" supply and demand conditions arose on the state's electric grid April 13 due to forecasting issues amid planned, seasonal maintenance outages by some power generators.

Raymond James will open a location at The Offices Two at Frisco Station. (Courtesy VanTrust Real Estate)
Raymond James to join The Offices Two at Frisco Station

Raymond James joins other companies, such as MTX Group Inc., at The Offices Two at Frisco Station.

The chain has several restaurants in Texas, including two in College Station. (Courtesy I Heart Mac & Cheese)
I Heart Mac & Cheese coming to Highland Village; Gyro Shop opens in Frisco and more DFW-area news

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Lewisville ISD to convert more campuses to STEM academies

Lewisville ISD is converting four middle school campuses and one elementary campus to STEM academies for the 2021-22 school year.

Denton County has been hosting mega vaccination clinics at Texas Motor Speedway. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
Denton County COVID-19 cases continue to trend downward

Denton County is begining to see a "slight improvement" in COVID-19 cases, according to Matt Richardson, director of public health.