H-E-B plans to open in McKinney; local election results are in, and more top stories from Dallas-Fort Worth

Grocery store chain H-E-B announced June 8 the company's plans to open a store in McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Grocery store chain H-E-B announced June 8 the company's plans to open a store in McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)

Grocery store chain H-E-B announced June 8 the company's plans to open a store in McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)

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H-E-B announces plan to open McKinney store

The store is expected to open in spring 2023, according to the announcement. The McKinney store will be located on the northeast corner of the intersection of Custer Road and Eldorado Parkway, according to the release.

Pelham defeats White in runoff election for Frisco City Council Place 3

Angelia Pelham will fill the spot held by Will Sowell, who reached term limits. Four candidates sought to replace him in the May 1 election, but no candidate earned over 50% of votes, so the pair with the two highest votes advanced to a runoff.


Shannon Braun wins over incumbent Mindy McClure in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Place 1 runoff election

"I am humbled by the opportunity to serve GCISD students, families and voters on our school board," Braun said in a statement. "Our community has spoken, and it is time to get GCISD back on track."

Julie Holmer wins runoff election race for Plano City Council Place 7

Echoing similar election night comments made by Place 4 winner Kayci Prince, Holmer said she was looking forward to giving a voice to the vast assortment of citizens who reside in Plano.

Grand opening for Torchy’s Tacos in Frisco is June 16

The first 100 to arrive at Torchy’s will receive one limited edition Torchy’s at Frisco Park T-shirt and free queso for a year, according to a Facebook event page shared by Torchy’s.

Matt Payne, Kira Lovell and Erick Pirayesh contributed to this report.


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Rubyz Day Spa has opened in a new location in Frisco. (Courtesy Rubyz Day Spa)
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Rubyz Day Spa provides facials, body treatments, waxing, threading, spa packages and other specialty services as well as customizable treatments.

See how voter turnout for local elections in Frisco have changed over the years. (Community Impact staff)
Voter turnout in Frisco plunges from November to May elections

While local elections allow residents to decide who will represent them on issues such as fixing local roads, repairing sidewalks, setting trash pickup rates and reviewing developments, it is not easy to get people to vote in these races, said Janice Schieffer, vice president of voter service for the League of Women Voters of Collin County.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas issued a call for Texans to conserve energy June 14. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
ERCOT asks Texans to conserve energy with generation outages 2.5 times higher than normal

"This is unusual for this early in the summer season," said Woody Rickerson, ERCOT vice president of grid planning and operations, in a news release.

Angelia Pelham (courtesy Angelia Pelham)
Q&A with Frisco City Council member-elect Angelia Pelham

Community Impact Newspaper asked Pelham what is in store as she prepares to undertake the new role.

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Affinity Dermatology in Frisco offers variety of skin care services

The facility offers medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology services.

Dutch Bros Coffee expects to open later this year in Richardson. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)
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Dutch Bros Coffee expects to open this summer in Plano. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)
Dutch Bros Coffee coming to Plano; The Pop Parlour opens in Frisco and more DFW-area news

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Dogtopia to offer pooch boarding, spa services in Frisco

Webcams are built into each playroom, enabling owners to check on their dogs from anywhere.

Pineapple Mango is one of the flavors offered at The Pop Parlour. (Courtesy The Pop Parlour)
The Pop Parlour now open in west Frisco

The shop offers fruity and creamy popsicles along with specialty drinks, such as matcha lemonade and espresso drinks.

Gov. Greg Abbott, center signed Senate Bills 2 and 3 into law June 8 in response to the devastating winter storm last February. (Trent Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gov. Abbott signs bills to reform ERCOT and weatherize Texas power grid

The bills will go into effect Sept. 1 and aim to reform ERCOT leadership and increase accountability and communication among power agencies.

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Frisco ISD cancels plan for permanent online learning option due to lack of state funding

The regular session of the Texas Legislature ended May 31 without final approval of a bill that would have expanded online learning.

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop will open June 14 at 1612 FM 423, Ste. 100, Frisco. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop to open Frisco location

The national sandwich brand serves hand-crafted cheesesteaks, turkey subs and more.