Read some of the most popular Dallas-Fort Worth news among readers from Community Impact Newspaper's August coverage.

Cars wrap around Jollibee parking lot on first day open in Plano

Jollibee opened with a fanfare of cars wrapped around its parking lot midday Aug. 20 at 1016 Preston Road, Plano. The Filipino fried chicken chain's menu options include fried chicken served with gravy and rice, Filipino noodle dishes and fried peach-mango pies.

Richardson City Council votes to allow waiver of Texas law restricting property tax increases

By unanimous vote, Richardson City Council unlocked the ability for future councils to waive the 3.5% cap on increases to its property tax rate without voter approval.

Storming Crab to open in former Fuddrucker’s location in McKinney

Fuddrucker’s in McKinney has permanently closed, and in its place, Storming Crab, a new Cajun restaurant, will open.

Collin County to add disclaimer to COVID-19 dashboard

Collin County plans to add a disclaimer to its COVID-19 dashboard that says the county does not have confidence in the accuracy of the data currently being provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

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.

Liesbeth Powers, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Miranda Jaimes and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.