MOD Pizza is expected to open Aug. 17 at 3009 S. Custer Road, Ste. 100, McKinney. The pizza parlor has more than 350 stores worldwide, and offers individual, artisan-style pizzas made from a selection of more than 30 toppings. 206-465-5991. www.modpizza.com
Emily graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in multi-platform journalism and a minor in criminal justice in Spring 2018. During her studies, Emily worked as an editor and reporter at The Houstonian, SHSU's local newspaper. Upon graduation, she began an editorial internship at Community Impact Newspaper in DFW, where she was then hired as Community Impact's first McKinney reporter in August 2018.