Vaccine hub opens at Stonebriar Centre in Frisco; vaccines set for Texas Motor Speedway and more DFW news

The city of Frisco is inoculating people at its vaccine hub at Stonebriar Centre mall. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The city of Frisco is inoculating people at its vaccine hub at Stonebriar Centre mall. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The city of Frisco is inoculating people at its vaccine hub at Stonebriar Centre mall. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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Frisco

Frisco taking appointments for vaccine hub at Stonebriar Centre mall

Nearly one month after requesting the state’s permission, the city of Frisco’s COVID-19 vaccine hub opened Feb. 2 at Stonebriar Centre mall.

Plano



Angry Bee CrossFit & BootCamp helping Plano residents meet fitness goals


Angry Bee CrossFit & BootCamp opened Oct. 31 at 2865 McDermott Road, Ste. 200, Plano. The facility offers a group-driven community to meet clients’ fitness goals through workout programs and training.

Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake

Colleyville approves pickleball courts for City Park

Colleyville City Council approved $149,000 to add four new pickleball courts in City Park.

McKinney

ContraForce relocates to McKinney, commits to creating high-tech jobs

ContraForce relocated in November to 6401 W. Eldorado Pkwy., McKinney. The cybersecurity platform, with help from the McKinney Economic Development Corporation’s Innovation Fund, plans to create 20 high-tech jobs over the next three years, according to a news release from the city of McKinney. The city says ContraForce pays an average yearly salary of $100,000.

Richardson

Storage 365 facility coming soon to Richardson

A new Storage 365 facility is scheduled to open this summer at 350 Buckingham Road, Richardson.

Denton County

Tens of thousands to receive vaccines at Texas Motor Speedway as Denton County scales up inoculation efforts

The process of vaccinating tens of thousands of people on Denton County’s waitlist is underway this week at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.

Kira Lovell, Francesca D’Annunzio, Matt Payne, William C. Wadsack and Daniel Houston contributed to this report.



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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)
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The Heritage Table is reopening its restaurant in Frisco. (Community Impact file photo)
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Federal funding is set aside for public schools to address effects of the pandemic. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Raymond James will open a location at The Offices Two at Frisco Station. (Courtesy VanTrust Real Estate)
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The chain has several restaurants in Texas, including two in College Station. (Courtesy I Heart Mac & Cheese)
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Lewisville ISD to convert more campuses to STEM academies

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