Businesses react to coronavirus orders and other DFW community news

An executive order by Gov. Greg Abbott requires the closure of all bars in the state by noon on June 26. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)
An executive order by Gov. Greg Abbott requires the closure of all bars in the state by noon on June 26. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)

An executive order by Gov. Greg Abbott requires the closure of all bars in the state by noon on June 26. (Katherine Borey/Community Impact Newspaper)

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State, county coronavirus restrictions impact bars in Keller, Roanoke, Northeast Fort Worth


State and county health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to affect businesses across the Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth areas.

Technology helps DPC Healthcare connect with Northeast Fort Worth patients amid coronavirus



As the onset of the coronavirus pandemic prompted stay-home orders and other restrictions from state and local governments, DPC Healthcare leaned on what it does best as a telemedicine and concierge-type medical practice, administrator Lan Pham said.

Plano

In-person book browsing—at limited capacity—to return to Plano libraries in July

Some Plano recreation classes will resume and libraries will reopen for limited browsing as the city prepares to expand access to its facilities in the month of July.

Richardson

'Enough is enough': Richardson bar refuses to close despite statewide mandate

Six Springs Tavern in Richardson has made it clear it will remain open despite a statewide mandate calling for bars to close.

A Safe Space: UT Dallas recognized as one of nation's leading universities for LGBTQ+ students

UT Dallas was recently named one of the top colleges in the country for LGBTQ+ students, according to a June 17 press release. It ranked 14th in the nation by Best Colleges in partnership with Campus Pride and is the only university in Texas to make the top 25.

Twisted Root Burger Co. files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Twisted Root Burger Co. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on June 8, according to court documents obtained by Community Impact Newspaper.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Per Facebook post, Colleyville does not intend to enforce county mask order

A Tarrant County executive order requiring face masks goes into effect June 26, but the city of Colleyville says it does not intend to enforce it.

Frisco

Amazon to open delivery station in Frisco, offer hundreds of local job opportunities

Amazon will open a delivery station sometime in 2020 at 16399 Gateway Path, Frisco. The station will provide fast and efficient delivery for the community and hundreds of local job opportunities, according to Amazon spokesperson Jen Crowcroft.

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Denton County Public Health now scheduling booster shots for Moderna vaccine

The move comes after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, and the Texas Department of State Health Services all authorized the booster shot for those who meet certain criteria and who originally received the Moderna vaccine.

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial in Frisco has received a national accolade for cardiac care. (Courtesy Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial)
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial earns designation for cardiac care

BSW-Centennial said it offers expanded cardiovascular services in coordination with Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano.

In a special meeting on Oct. 22, the district reviewed labor statistics from May 22 to Sept. 16. (Courtesy Unsplash)
Frisco ISD reviews staff turnover, employment in 2021-22 hiring season

Frisco ISD had 857 resignations out of 8,070 staff members from May 22 to Sept. 16. For new hires, the district brought on a total of 966 employees.

The first-ever Williamson County Fair and Rodeo opens its gates to guests Oct. 21 with live music, carnival rides, food vendors, rodeo events and more. (Courtesy Pexels)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo underway; delivery drones coming to Friso and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 22.

Applebee's Grill   Bar is closed at 3141 Preston Road, Frisco. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Applebee's Grill + Bar closes Frisco location

Locations in Little Elm, McKinney and Carrollton remain open.

Taco Palenque is now open as drive-thru only in Round Rock. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Taco Palenque opens in Round Rock; Plano ISD considering two draft calendars for 2022-23 school year and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 21.

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ReBalance Physical Therapy delays Frisco opening to November

The physical therapy clinic will open next month due to shipping delays in necessary supplies.

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National Breast Cancer Foundation marks 30 years in Frisco with awareness campaign

The campaign, called RISE, encourages women to get screened early for breast cancer.

4 Wheel Parts plans to open in October at 2605B Preston Road, Frisco. (Courtesy 4 Wheel Parts)
4 Wheel Parts to offer truck, jeep accessories near Stonebriar Centre mall in Frisco

4 Wheel Parts also has locations in Plano, Coppell, Dallas and throughout the state.

Renderings of the conceptual tower were shown depicting a roughly 100-foot tower, but the intent is to build a smaller tower. A total of $2.43 million was given as an estimated cost for a 100-foot gravity tower, but presenters said the cost would scale down with a smaller tower. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Early concept for Frisco’s Northwest Community Park includes biking tower for ‘gravity riding’; Perky Beans Cafe now open in Leander, and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 20.

Drone-based delivery company Wing, a subsidiary of Alphabet, announced on Oct. 20 a partnership with Walgreens to bring the unconventional delivery model to densely populated metropolitan areas in the country. (Courtesy Wing)
Delivery drones will soon be flying around Frisco; Dutch Bros Coffee coming to Grapevine and more DFW-area news

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