Shipping container homes coming to McKinney and more top DFW news

A new affordable housing community called the Cotton Groves will feature homes made of shipping containers. (Courtesy Habitat for Humanity)
A new affordable housing community called the Cotton Groves will feature homes made of shipping containers. (Courtesy Habitat for Humanity)

A new affordable housing community called the Cotton Groves will feature homes made of shipping containers. (Courtesy Habitat for Humanity)

Read some of this week's most popular news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

New container home community the Cotton Groves on track to open in McKinney this year

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, a shipping container community called the Cotton Groves, located at the southeast corner of Bumpas and Fitzhugh streets in McKinney, is gearing up for a 2020 debut.

Collin County revises disclaimer on COVID-19 dashboard

Collin County revised the disclaimer on its COVID-19 dashboard to acknowledge the Texas Department of State Health Services is working to make the data as accurate as possible.



McKinney commission OKs rezoning for Wysong Hospital campus

The McKinney Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously voted Aug. 25 to rezone 11.47 acres to allow for the redevelopment of the Wysong Hospital campus, or the building housing Medical City Behavioral Health, and the surrounding area.

Restaurants, retail, hotel in the works near Hollyhock Road in Frisco

Plans for restaurants, retail, a professional office building and a hotel are in the works near US 380 in Frisco following approvals by the Frisco Planning & Zoning Commission.

7-Eleven to open new Plano location

A 7-Eleven will open in late October at 3940 W. 15th St., Plano. In addition to fuel, the convenience store sells grab-and-go food, coffee, Slurpees, sodas and snacks.

Miranda Jaimes, William C. Wadsack, Elizabeth Ucles and Olivia Lueckemeyer contributed to this report.