Market data: Fewer homes were listed in May this year than in 2019

Fewer homes were listed on the market in most McKinney ZIP codes, and the number of homes under contract decreased across the board. (Michelle Degard/Community Impact Newpaper)
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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A mural depicting Texas nature and wildlife is now on the wall of Fair & Square Imports in downtown McKinney. (Miranda Jaimes/Community Impact Newspaper)
New 100-foot mural unveiled on downtown McKinney business Fair & Square Imports

The artwork is the result of Fair & Square owners Andrew and Kate Jones teaming up with local artist Andrea Holmes.

McKinney City Council has selected individuals for the Throckmorton statue advisory board. (Miranda Jaimes/Community Impact Newspaper)
Members selected for McKinney’s Throckmorton statue advisory board

Based on discussions during the council’s work sessions in July, the advisory board would review and assemble information pertinent to the statue, such as its history and the context for it, and incorporate public input.

The Confederate Soldiers Monument stands on the south grounds of the Texas Capitol. A group of Democratic lawmakers have called for its removal, along with other statues and portraits honoring the Confederacy. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
State legislators seek removal of Confederate monuments at Texas Capitol

The decision may ultimately lie with Gov. Greg Abbott and the rest of the State Preservation Board, which last year authorized the removal of a plaque in the Capitol that said slavery was not an underlying cause of the Confederate rebellion.

Red Zeppelin Records opened in late July in downtown McKinney. (Courtesy Red Zeppelin Records)
Red Zeppelin Records now open in downtown McKinney

The business is female owned and operated and offers vinyl records of all genres.

McKinney City Council set dates for public hearings on its budget and tax rate. (Courtesy Fotolia)
DATA: McKinney City Council sets public meeting dates, maximum tax rate

“The recommended tax rate will be less than this ceiling,” McKinney’s Chief Financial Officer Mark Holloway said.

Sonic Drive-In will open a location on Lake Forest Drive in McKinney. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Sonic Drive-In opens in McKinney, Koto Hibachi and Sushi now serving diners in Frisco: News from DFW

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In the last year, Whataburger launched a new, modern restaurant design and began offering curbside and delivery services for the first time amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the release. (Courtesy Elizabeth James for Whataburger)
Whataburger to celebrate 70th anniversary, unveil food truck, expand into 3 states

Nine more new Whataburger locations are planned by year's end, and 35 new restaurants are proposed for 2021.

Sonic Drive-In will open a location on Lake Forest Drive in McKinney. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Sonic Drive-In opens new location in McKinney

The fast-food drive-in restaurant opened in late July and marked the sixth Sonic in McKinney.

The U.S. Census Bureau will halt its counting operation a month earlier than expected. (Courtesy U.S. Census Bureau)
U.S. Census Bureau to halt counting operation a month earlier than expected

The self-response deadline has moved up to Sept. 30.

A new Whataburger location is expected to open Aug. 17 at 3052 Golden Triangle Blvd., Fort Worth. (Courtesy Whataburger)
Whataburger coming to Northeast Fort Worth, upcoming events in Frisco: News from DFW

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