Park coming to McKinney and more top DFW-area news

A splash pad is included in the new plans for the park. (Rendering courtesy McKinney Parks and Recreation)
A splash pad is included in the new plans for the park. (Rendering courtesy McKinney Parks and Recreation)

A splash pad is included in the new plans for the park. (Rendering courtesy McKinney Parks and Recreation)

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McKinney

New 17-acre park coming to McKinney

The city is building a new 17-acre park in the Prestwyck neighborhood at the intersection of Coit Road and East University Drive.

New uses in the works for 62 acres in McKinney



More than 62 acres in McKinney have been given an initial nod of approval for new uses through rezoning.

Plano ISD

BY-CAMPUS BREAKDOWN: More Plano ISD families opt for in-person learning for second half of semester

Plano ISD is experiencing a districtwide increase in students opting for face-to-face instruction for the second half of the semester, according to data released Oct. 7.

Plano

Everything Plano voters need to know ahead of the first day of early voting Oct. 13

The following coverage of the Nov. 3 election includes everything voters should know before heading to the polls.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Riverwalk developer reveals another Flower Mound restaurant concept, but opening dates re

More than a decade after the first developer laid out a vision for the 158-acre property, the restaurant portion of the site is facing yet another setback due to the economy.

Miranda Jaimes, Makenzie Plusnick, Liesbeth Powers and Daniel Houston contributed to this report.



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The Korean fried chicken restaurant Mad for Chicken is planning to open a location in McKinney. (Courtesy Mad for Chicken)
Korean-style Mad for Chicken to open location in McKinney

New York-based Mad for Chicken will bring its Korean-style fried chicken to McKinney this spring.

McKinney Municipal Court is now offering a new warrant forgiveness program. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
McKinney launches new program to forgive warrants, replaces annual warrant roundup

Officials cautioned residents against scammers who make illegitimate calls to residents about false outstanding warrants.

Jim's Pizza is relocating to Eldorado Parkway. (Community Impact staff)
Jim's Pizza relocates in McKinney; ice pop shop coming to Frisco and more DFW-area news

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Evans Middle School science teacher Chandler Jackson introduces herself on the first day of McKinney ISD in-person learning on September 3, 2020. (Courtesy McKinney ISD)
McKinney ISD proposes 4 ballot items: Measures include school bonds, tax rate change

“This spring’s elections are extremely important as they not only provide capital improvements, but also will ensure the continuation of sufficient operational funds to support teachers, maintenance costs and other programmatic costs,” Superintendent Rick McDaniel said in a statement.

The red portion of the map identifies Collin County's corridor study area for new alignments for an expansion of FM 546. (Courtesy Collin County)
Collin County studies FM 546 in McKinney; 29 trees transplanted in Frisco and more top DFW-area news

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Longtime McKinney restaurant Jim's Pizza to relocate to Eldorado Parkway

McKinney restaurant Jim's Pizza will be relocating to Eldorado Park Shopping Center.

TeaLatte Bar is now open at 7001 S. Custer Road, Ste. 400, McKinney. (Courtesy TeaLatte Bar)
Hawaiian-inspired TeaLatte Bar now open in McKinney

TeaLatte Bar offers various blends of Hawaiian-inspired tea and coffee in McKinney.

Chick-fil-A's new location in the Spanish Village Shopping Center is now open for drive-thru and mobile curbside service. (Courtesy Chick-fil-A)
Chick-fil-A opens in Richardson; Lo-Lo's Chicken and Waffles moves to Grapevine and more DFW-area news

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New private gym, The Exercise Coach, now open in McKinney

The Exercise Coach offers one-on-one training sessions using technology and scientific training methods to offer personalized workouts in 20 minutes.

Oasis Car Wash is coming soon to McKinney. (Courtesy city of McKinney)
New car wash to come to Collin McKinney Parkway

Oasis Car Wash will offer a variety of both full-service self-service cleanings.

The Plano-McKinney Music & Arts Festival will include a classic car show. (Courtesy Outlaw Nation)
McKinney music, arts festival set for mid-April; Raising Cane's opens in Plano and more DFW-area news

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According to the release, three STAAR tests were affected by the connectivity issues including fourth grade writing, seventh grade writing and English I. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
TEA Student Assessment Division calls STAAR Online Testing Platform connectivity issues 'completely unacceptable'

According to the release, three STAAR tests were affected by the connectivity issues including fourth grade writing, seventh grade writing and English I.