Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea opened Sept. 30 in Craig Ranch at 4701 S. Custer Road, Ste. 500, McKinney. The business offers handcrafted espresso drinks, whole-leaf specialty tea, frozen drinks, baked pastries, bottled cold brew, desserts, and grab-and-go food. The location celebrated with a soft opening and will do a week-long grand opening celebration from Oct. 7-11 featuring local musicians, giveaways and more. Sweetwaters also has a location in Richardson at 3613 Shire Blvd., Ste. 110, and several more in the U.S. www.sweetwaterscafe.com/tx-mckinney-craig-ranch
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.