Local Yocal BBQ & Grill now has a new event space called The Augustus. (Courtesy Local Yocal BBQ & Grill)
Earlier this fall the team behind Local Yocal BBQ & Grill launched a new event space, The Augustus. The Augustus is located behind the restaurant at 350 E. Louisiana St., Ste. B, McKinney. The total event space has more than 6,000 square feet across five rooms to host weddings, corporate events, holiday parties, birthdays, family reunions and more. 469-444-8442. www.theaugustusmckinney.com
Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.