Read the most popular stories from the past week of Community Impact Newspaper coverage in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Texans on unemployment benefits will soon be required to apply for new work, state says
Texans receiving unemployment benefits will soon have to prove they are actively looking for work in order to continue receiving assistance.
Unemployment recipients will have to start documenting their efforts to find a new job July 6, with the first reports due July 19, the Texas Workforce Commission announced in a news release.
Lone Star Kartpark now open in Northeast Fort Worth
At more than a half-mile long and 30 feet wide, Lone Star Kartpark began accepting customers at the end of May.
Located adjacent to the Texas Motor Speedway at 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth, the complex features dozens of go-karts that reach speeds of 50 mph or more.
Frisco ISD teachers weigh in on e-Learning in survey
A majority of Frisco ISD teachers gained confidence in executing the e-Learning model used during the last few months of the 2019-20 school year, according to results of a recent survey.
McKinney approves grant for The Commons at District 121, which will start construction later this year
The McKinney Community Development Corp. received approval from McKinney City Council to issue a $2 million economic development grant for a new public space in McKinney.
24 Hour Fitness filing for bankruptcy, to close 11 DFW-area gyms
24 Hour Fitness announced June 15 the company has filed for bankruptcy as a result of the "devastating effects" of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a release.
Daniel Houston, Ian Pribanic, Elizabeth Ucles and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.