Sam Patel opened American Shaman at 480 W. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 105, Southlake, on Sept. 14. The franchise sells products made with concentrated hemp oil derived from all-natural industrial hemp. Products include CBD creams and oils—claimed to relieve pain and anxiety—as a natural alternative to pharmaceutical medications. 817-900-6060. www.cbd-southlake.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.