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A staff member at Audelia Creek Elementary hands off bagged meals to a parent. (Makenzie Plusnick/Community Impact Newspaper)
A staff member at Audelia Creek Elementary hands off bagged meals to a parent. (Makenzie Plusnick/Community Impact Newspaper)

A staff member at Audelia Creek Elementary hands off bagged meals to a parent. (Makenzie Plusnick/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here are four stories from the Dallas-Fort Worth area that readers may have missed.

Keller ISD officials to host virtual vaping forum for students, parents

To help educate parents, teachers and especially young people to understand the effects of vaping, the Keller ISD counseling department will host a virtual vaping forum April 14.

PHOTOS: Richardson ISD staff hand out meals at Audelia Creek Elementary

Richardson ISD has made it a priority to feed students even as schools remain closed; the district had distributed 213,673 meals at 25 drop-off sites as of April 8.



ROUNDUP: How Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village businesses are adapting amid COVID-19

This post features stories from business owners in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village about how they are doing in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Verona Villa in Frisco to award free wedding to a health care worker

Verona Villa is partnering with Vestals to give away a free wedding to a couple with a health care worker to honor those on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Anna Herod, Elizabeth Uclés, Ian Pribanic and Makenzie Plusnick contributed to this report.



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Frisco confirmed a 15th mosquito pool had tested positive for West Nile virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco to spray for mosquitoes after 15th pool tests positive for West Nile virus

Frisco plans to spray for mosquitoes Sept. 26-27 near the Warren Sports Complex after a 15th local mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile virus.

The store located at The Patios at the Rail will offer a variety of Texas T-shirts, hats and gear for purchase. (Courtesy Tumbleweed TexStyles)
Tumbleweed TexStyles shop coming soon to Frisco and more DFW news

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

Gov. Greg Abbott at a press conference
Gov. Greg Abbott to allocate $171M from CARES Act to help renters at risk of eviction

Gov. Greg Abbott will allocate more than $171 million in renters assistance from the federal coronavirus relief package to eligible Texans.

Between Sept. 18-24, Denton County reported 479 new COVID-19 cases, and Collin County reported 711. (Community Impact staff)
Collin, Denton counties reported 1,190 combined new COVID-19 cases in past week

Between Sept. 18-24, Denton County reported 479 new COVID-19 cases, and Collin County reported 711.

Jennifer Skidonenko and Rep. Jared Patterson had the opportunity to discuss their platforms as candidates in the November election at a candidate forum hosted by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. (Image compilation by Miranda Jaimes/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco Chamber hosts candidate forum for state, county races

This year marked an all-virtual format for the event for the first time.

The city of Frisco and GRBK Edgewood LLC entered into a development agreement to revise the layout and amenities for the park space near Eldorado Parkway and Coit Road. (Site plan courtesy city of Frisco)
Development plans for two city parks submitted to Frisco Planning & Zoning Commission

City parks on the east and west ends of Frisco are in the works, according to recently submitted site plans.

Harvest Hall will have seven kitchens in total as well as a bar area. (Courtesy LDWW Group)
Grapevine dining hall to host 6 new restaurants and more DFW news

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

Frisco confirmed two more mosquito pools had tested positive for West Nile virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
West Nile virus found in Frisco and more popular DFW news from the week

Read popular Dallas-Fort Worth news from the past week.

Gov. Greg Abbott on July 27 issued an executive order extending the early voting period for the Nov. 3 election. (Screenshot of Sept. 17 press conference)
Lawsuit takes aim at start date for early voting as some Texas Republicans challenge Gov. Greg Abbott's order

A group of prominent Texas Republicans has embarked on a legal effort to undo the governor's executive order that extended the early voting period for the Nov. 3 election.

The forum is free to view on YouTube and will include candidates who will be on Nov. 3 ballots in Collin and Denton counties at the state and county levels. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco chamber to host virtual candidate forum for state, county races

The Frisco Chamber of Commerce will host a virtual candidate forum for state and county elective offices on Sept. 24.

The Grind Burger Bar Tap Room offers craft burgers and beer. (Courtesy The Grind Burger Bar Tap Room)
Grind Burger Bar to open in McKinney and more DFW news

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

The store located at The Patios at the Rail will offer a variety of Texas t-shirts, hats and gear for purchase. (Courtesy Tumbleweed TexStyles)
Tumbleweed TexStyles storefront coming to Frisco's Rail District in October

The store located at The Patios at the Rail will offer a variety of Texas t-shirts, hats and gear for purchase.