McKinney to honor police by lighting water tower blue and more DFW news

McKinney's downtown water tower will be lit in blue light to show support for the McKinney Police Department through the month of September. (Courtesy Xtreme Heights Productions)
McKinney's downtown water tower will be lit in blue light to show support for the McKinney Police Department through the month of September. (Courtesy Xtreme Heights Productions)

McKinney's downtown water tower will be lit in blue light to show support for the McKinney Police Department through the month of September. (Courtesy Xtreme Heights Productions)

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McKinney

City of McKinney to light downtown water tower in honor of McKinney police

In honor of the McKinney Police Department, the city of McKinney will light up its historical water tower blue, city officials confirmed Sept. 2. The lighting display will run through the end of September.

UPDATED: Where is dove hunting permitted in McKinney?



Sept. 1 was the start of dove hunting season, which runs until Nov. 12 and again from Dec. 18-Jan. 3, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth

Golden Triangle Library now open in Northeast Fort Worth

The city of Fort Worth Golden Triangle Library officially opened Aug. 18 at 4264 Golden Triangle Blvd., Fort Worth.

The 15,000-square-foot library is expected to house more than 50,000 items for checkout and training.

Plano

Corner Wines in Plano switches owners after 14 years

Jamie Heise and Michael Martin became the new owners of Corner Wines on Sept. 1. Former owners Jim and Lynda McDevitt ran the store for 14 years. The business, located in Lakeside Market at 4017 Preston Road, Ste. 535, Plano, sells a variety of boutique wines and spirits.

Makenzie Plusnick, Miranda Jaimes and Ian Pribanic contributed to this report.



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Cinemark Movies 14 at 1701 S. Central Expressway, McKinney, temporarily closed in January. (Courtesy Cinemark)
Cinemark 14 in McKinney temporarily closed

The movie theater chain said the temporary closure is due to a limited supply of new film content.

Melodic Bake Shop opened Jan. 21 at 1550 S. Custer Road, Ste. 600, McKinney. (Courtesy Melodic Bake Shop)
Custom cakes crafted at Melodic Bake Shop in McKinney

The family-owned bakery bakes themed cakes for special and everyday events.

RPM xConstruction is bringing its headquarters to McKinney. (Rendering courtesy city of McKinney)
RPM xConstruction moves forward with McKinney office project

McKinney planning and zoning commissioners approved Jan. 26 a site plan variance for the project located north of Henneman Way off of Meyer Way in Craig Ranch.

Tasty Casa opened Jan. 24 at 1213 S. McDonald St., McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tasty Casa opens in McKinney; Premier Grilling relocates in Plano and more DFW-area news

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Tasty Casa opened Jan. 24 at 1213 S. McDonald St., McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Tasty Casa now serving Mexican food classics in McKinney

The sit-down and drive-thru restaurant serves a collection of Mexican favorites.

The Renaissance School is set to open in fall 2022 with a focus on life skills that founder Sam Banerjee said lacks in many other educational settings. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
New McKinney private school won't require algebra or calculus

The Renaissance School is coming to McKinney in fall 2022 with a focus on educating the whole child and equipping them with basic life skills, including financial literacy, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, meal preparation and car maintenance.

Krust Pizza Co. opened Jan. 21 at 7701 Stacy Road, Ste. 300, McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Krust Pizza Co. opens in McKinney; P.F. Chang's coming to Flower Mound and more DFW news

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P.F. Chang's To Go is expected to open in McKinney soon. (Courtesy P.F. Chang's)
P.F. Chang's To Go to open in McKinney

“Asian has always been a go-to takeout cuisine and off-premise dining is a model where P.F. Chang’s shows its strength, which has allowed us to continue to meet consumer demand for elevated Asian cuisine in an easily-accessible way,” officials said.

Plano ISD Superintendent Sara Bonser said the east parking lot by the visitor side of John Clark Stadium has been converted into a vaccine mega-center. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Vaccine distribution by Collin County Health Care Services to start Jan. 27 at Plano ISD stadium

Collin County is utilizing Plano ISD property to distribute COVID-19 vaccine allotments for Collin County and the city of Plano.

Krust Pizza Co. opened Jan. 21 at 7701 Stacy Road, Ste. 300, McKinney. (Matt Payne/Community Impact Newspaper)
Krust Pizza Co. cooking customizable pies in McKinney

The build-your-own pizza shop has an array of common and premium toppings.

The candidate filing period for the May 1 Collin College board of trustees election will remain open until Feb. 12. (Community Impact staff)
Here’s who has filed to run for the Collin College May 1 board elections

So far, three incumbents have filed to run for re-election to their seats.

McKinney has reported almost 700 new cases of COVID-19 cases over the past week, down from more than 800 the week prior. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Tracking COVID-19: New cases in McKinney decrease week over week

McKinney has reported almost 700 new cases of COVID-19 cases over the past week, down from more than 800 the week prior.