New store coming to downtown McKinney looks to renew lost form of written communication

Graphite expects to open in downtown McKinney this September.

Graphite expects to open in downtown McKinney this September.

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Graphite expects to open Sept. 26 at 211 N. Tennessee St., McKinney, in the former location of 31Ten Boutique. The store strives to renew the lost form of written communication, according to the owners. Graphite will offer a wide variety of pencils from international and national brands, as well as sharpeners, erasers, stationary, stickers, cards, books, socks, T-shirts and more. The store will also host events and monthly classes to teach handwriting, calligraphy, letter writing, journaling and sketching, among other skills. www.thegraphitestore.com
By Emily Davis
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.


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