BY-CAMPUS DATA: More than 3,800 Plano ISD students granted exemptions from district's mask mandate
The PISD board of trustees passed the temporary mask mandate, which allows for medical, religious, philosophical and administrative exemptions, in a 6-1 vote during an Aug. 23 emergency meeting. Angela Powell was the only trustee to vote against the proposal.
Staffing shortages create challenges for businesses in Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth
The changing power dynamics between job-seekers and employers are something Rodney Johnson, director of the Tarrant Small Business Development Center, said he has noticed, too.
“I do believe that, in one aspect, people are seeing that there are greater opportunities out there for them to go and make money,” Johnson said. “‘Take whatever you can get’ is not the order of the day. ‘I have options’ [is].”
Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop in Colleyville changes ownership
Colleyville's Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop is now under the ownership of Sheila Ridley—a Birdville ISD teacher of 10 years—and her husband, Jason, as of Aug. 17.
Free COVID-19 antibody infusion center to launch at Collin College in McKinney
The 10-chair infusion center is located at Collin College in the McKinney Campus Conference Center, 2400 Community Avenue. It began accepting patients on Sept. 2, and will treat outpatient cases of COVID-19 with Regeneron’s monoclonal antibodies.
Hissho Sushi & Wine Bar opens inside Walmart Supercenter in Plano
The full-service restaurant offers made-to-order sushi as well as a selection of wines. The Plano location is offering Hissho Sushi's new crunchy buffalo chicken roll made with Frank's Red Hot sauce, according the company's website.
William C. Wadsack, Steven Ryzewski, Sandra Sadek and Matt Payne contributed to this report.