Frisco ISD to change attendance zones and more top DFW news

2020-21 Frisco ISD high school school attendance zones are shown. (Courtesy Frisco ISD)
2020-21 Frisco ISD high school school attendance zones are shown. (Courtesy Frisco ISD)

2020-21 Frisco ISD high school school attendance zones are shown. (Courtesy Frisco ISD)

Read top stories from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Frisco

Frisco ISD plans for shift in school attendance zones

At the Nov. 9 Frisco ISD school board meeting, staff presented plans to trustees for shifting attendance boundaries in anticipation of the 2021-22 school year to accommodate the upcoming Emerson High School.

Lewisville



In heart of city, Lewisville eyes land in under-served community for new public park

Tucked into several busy commercial corridors, a community without a public park of its own has struggled at times to find its voice, residents and city officials said.

Richardson

Richardson City Council greenlights $45 million Amazon fulfillment center

Richardson City Council approved a zoning permit for an Amazon distribution and fulfillment center at its Nov. 9 meeting.

Collin County

Collin County to alter COVID-19 dashboard; only county hospitalizations to be shown

Collin County’s COVID-19 dashboard will soon only show county hospitalizations.

County commissioners voted 3-2 Nov. 9 to change the dashboard and remove most of the data; only the information regarding hospitalizations will be left, along with some links to state COVID-19 data.

Collin County Dawoodi Bohra Masjid under construction in McKinney

The Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County is in the process of building the Collin County Dawoodi Bohra Masjid at 1410 S. Tennessee St., McKinney. The two-story mosque will serve the community of more than 75 families and will be approximately 15,600 square feet with prayer areas, a children’s area and a community kitchen.

Francesca D’ Annunzio, Daniel Houston, Makenzie Plusnick, Miranda Jaimes and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.






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Artio Birth Care opened in October at 614 S. Edmonds Lane, Ste. 205, Lewisville. The education center offers classes and groups for people preparing for childbirth. (Courtesy Artio Birth Care)
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COVID-19 patients occupy around 15% and 10% of hospital beds in Denton County and Collin County, respectively. (Community Impact staff)
Denton County COVID-19 hospitalizations hit 15% of beds; Collin County approaches 10%

For the fourth day in a row, COVID-19 patients have occupied at least 15% of hospital beds across Denton County.

D'Ambrosio's #1 Pizza Pub will offer customers a friendly environment to enjoy a more contemporary style of Chicago deep-dish pizza. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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99 Ranch Market has teamed up with Instacart to offer rapid grocery delivery services at stores nationwide. (Courtesy 99 Ranch Market)
99 Ranch Market in Frisco now delivering with Instacart

99 Ranch Market is now offering direct delivery from the store via Instacart.

The Omni PGA Frisco Resort is scheduled to open in spring 2023. (Courtesy Omni PGA Frisco Resort)
BEYOND THE GAME: PGA Frisco creating destination 'whether you're a golfer or not'

While the new Professional Golfers Association of America development in Frisco aims to make the city the home of golf in America, it will also have appeal for those unfamiliar with birdies, bogeys and mulligans.

The $8.5 million sales tax allocation Frisco received in November was more than a 4% increase as compared to the same month a year ago. (Community Impact staff)
DATA: Frisco's latest monthly sales tax revenue up more than 4% year over year

The $8.57 million sales tax allocation for Frisco was based generally on purchases in September, the Texas State Comptroller’s Office reported Nov. 12.

The Christmas in the Square event features the largest choreographed lights and music display in North Texas. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)
TO-DO LIST: Here are 10 in-person and virtual events happening in Frisco

Here is a list of some ongoing and upcoming events taking place in Frisco and online over the next several weeks.

Tarot & Tea's sage bundles are now available at its shop inside Stonebriar Centre. (Courtesy Tarot & Tea)
Tarot & Tea opens inside Frisco's Stonebriar Centre mall

The shop offers tarot readings, intention candles, sage bundles, oils and incense.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan for the state Nov. 23 for a vaccine he said could be available as soon as December. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

The vaccine could start being distributed "as early as next month," according to a Nov. 23 news release.

Sweets on a Stick sells hand-painted cookies for birthday parties, baby showers, weddings, holidays and more. (Courtesy Sweets on a Stick)
Sweets on a Stick now selling customized, hand-painted cookies in Frisco

The shop sells gourmet, customized sweets, such as hand-painted cookies and cake pops.

Collin County commissioners unanimously approved a $2 million allocation of federal funding to continue reimbursements of local food pantries. (Screenshot courtesy Collin County)
Collin County allocates additional $2M in CARES funding for local food pantries

Collin County commissioners allocated an additional $2 million in federal funding to the Collin CARES program to continue reimbursements for local food pantries.

The Collin College campus in Frisco was one of the city's most popular sites for early voting during the Nov. 3 election. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Everything Frisco voters need to know about early voting Nov. 23-Dec. 4 for City Council runoff

Frisco voters will have several opportunities over the next two weeks to cast an early ballot in the Dec. 8 Frisco City Council Place 5 runoff election between candidates Dan Stricklin and Laura Rummel.