School zone established for Emerson High in Frisco ISD; 61% of residents in 3 Plano ZIP codes fully vaccinated, and more top news from DFW

The city of McKinney established school zones for Emerson High School in a July 20 City Council meeting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The city of McKinney established school zones for Emerson High School in a July 20 City Council meeting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The city of McKinney established school zones for Emerson High School in a July 20 City Council meeting. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

McKinney establishes school zones for new Emerson High

The city of McKinney established school zones for Emerson High School in a July 20 City Council meeting. Emerson, Frisco ISD’s 11th high school, will open this year at 6300 Collin McKinney Parkway in west McKinney.

Historic housing shortage spurs buying frenzy in Plano

A lack of supply and the rapid pace of sales are behind the surge in home costs in Plano and beyond, said Chris Kelly, president and CEO of Ebby Halliday, which recently relocated its headquarters to the city. May data lists the median sales price in Plano as $430,400, an increase of about 25% year-over-year.


Northern Tool + Equipment retailer moving to new location in Lewisville to make way for I-35E expansion

Widening of I-35E has required partial demolition of its current location on the west side the highway at 1329 S. Stemmons Freeway, according to a city of Lewisville memo.

Colleyville approves $8 million contract for Colleyville Boulevard Gateways Project

The project will build three gateways along Colleyville Boulevard: the Pastoral Gateway at John McCain Road, the Main Street Gateway at Main Street and the Creekside Gateway near Brown Trail.

Tracking COVID-19: 3 Plano ZIP codes have more than 61% of residents fully vaccinated as of July 19

Collin County Health Care Services allows people to register for an appointment here. Denton County Public Health has an interest portal for vaccines on its webpage and allows individuals to schedule appointments.


Brooklynn Cooper, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Karin Shaw Anderson, Kira Lovell and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.


MOST RECENT

With Canyon East complete, Frisco Station now has nearly six acres of walkable open space and trail connectivity, according to the development. (Courtesy Frisco Station)
Second phase of park, trail system at Frisco Station complete

Frisco Station now has nearly six acres of walkable open space and trail connectivity.

Rashida Rasheed, left, stands in front of the new Masjid with her husband, Shaikh Aliasger Rasheed, and their daughter Sarrah Rasheed. (Karen Chaney/Community Impact Newspaper)
Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County focuses on warm welcomes, local outreach

When the Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County was established five years ago, they had 47 families. Now they have 87 families who live throughout Collin County.

the exterior of Fort Worth City Hall
Fort Worth City Council monthly meeting schedule to change beginning in November

Beginning in November, Fort Worth City Council will hold its work sessions and regular meetings separately, on different Tuesdays of each month, and will also hold a dedicated meeting for public comment twice a month.

coming soon sign
Tradehome Shoes set to open in Frisco this fall

The footwear retailer carries dozens of brands, including Sperry, Timberland and Ugg.

office building
4 more companies lease space at Lakeside International Office Center in Flower Mound

The companies will be moving in at Lakeside DFW, a 150-acre urban-style, mixed-use development in Flower Mound.

Stonebriar Grooming opened on July 13 at 1701 Legacy Road, Ste. 180, Frisco. (Courtesy Unsplash)
Stonebriar Grooming providing luxury pet care in Frisco

The pet salon offers breed-specific haircuts and consultations with experienced groomers.

In 2015, H-E-B purchased the 65-acre property that is currently home to the Nutty Brown Cafe & Amphitheatre. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Nutty Brown Amphitheatre to relocate; Grand Parkway extension fuels East Montgomery County development, and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Sept. 28.

person getting vaccinated
Denton County offering Pfizer vaccine booster shots starting this week for those eligible

Matt Richardson, the county’s public health director, told Denton County commissioners Sept. 28 that the county is offering the vaccine booster shots for free.

The subject property is located north of UT Dallas and the future Silver Line rail. (Courtesy city of Richardson)
Richardson City Council denies revised request for unaffiliated student housing project north of UT Dallas

The requested zoning change would have paved the way for a 12-story, 195-unit building with 526 beds.

On Sept. 28, Gov. Greg Abbott announced six appointees to the Texas Energy Reliability Council. (Courtesy The Texas Tribune)
Abbott announces Texas Energy Reliability Council appointees

The appointees include the interim CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, as well as representatives from Samsung, Valero and H-E-B from each of Texas’ largest four metros.

Stephanie Williams and Andrew Yeager are both running for Carroll ISD's Place 7 seat in the November election. (Courtesy Stephanie Williams and Andrew Yeager campaigns)
Carroll ISD's Place 7 candidates share priorities ahead of November special election

Stephanie Williams and Andrew Yeager are running to fill the vacant Place 7 seat on the Carroll ISD board of trustees after trustee David Almand announced he was stepping down back in July.