Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village
5:55 AM Jul 9, 2020 CDT

Housing market in Denton County remains active despite pandemic

Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village fared better than the state, with average home sales closer to 20% lower in May 2020 than in May the year prior.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village
5:47 PM CDT

Tracking COVID-19: ZIP code 75067 has the most cases in Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village

On July 3, the county recorded 152 new cases of COVID-19, the most confirmed cases in a single day since Denton County began tracking the virus in March.


Spring | Klein

Education organizations call for STAAR requirements to be waived another year

Gov. Greg Abbott waived the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, testing requirements in March of earlier this year in response to the coronavirus pandemic.



Frisco

Denton County officials confirm COVID-19-related death of Frisco man in his 40s

Denton County Public Health reported the death of a Frisco man in his 40s as a result of COVID-19 on July 10.


Spring | Klein

Q&A: Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. David Corry discusses immunity, vaccine production amid COVID-19 pandemic

Rapid development and distribution of a vaccine worldwide and successful achievement of herd immunity will be key players in determining the lifespan of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dr. David Corry, a professor of Medicine in the Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology Section at Baylor College of Medicine.


McKinney

DATA: 2018-2020 McKinney real estate market at a glance

On average, homes in this area are on the market for about two months.


Richardson

Dallas County commits $500K to scientists looking to pinpoint regional prevalence of COVID-19

Thousands of cases have been confirmed in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, but insufficient testing capacity and the prevalence of asymptomatic carriers mean scientists have an incomplete picture of the virus’s impact on the region.



Georgetown

State announces partnership for increased COVID-19 testing for patients, staff at assisted-living facilities, nursing homes

These test sites will help the state work toward the goal of processing up to 100,000 tests in the first month.


McKinney

Upcoming McKinney restaurant Black & Horn suspends opening plans

The restaurant was going to offer an upstairs lounge and live music, and provide a mix of Southern and Asian dishes, such as Cajun gumbo and Vietnamese pho, crawfish mac and cheese, and American fare staples.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Number of new unemployment claims drops in Lewisville, Highland Village, Flower Mound

Lewisville, Highland Village and Flower Mound residents are still filing unemployment claims, but the rate of filed claims is slowing down compared to a month ago, according to Texas Workforce Commission data.


Frisco

Frisco to spray for mosquitoes after fourth pool tests positive for West Nile Virus

Frisco plans to spray for mosquitoes July 11-12 near Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt after a fourth local mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile Virus.



Richardson

Rallye Auto Service shutters Richardson repair shop

The business has another location on Hillcrest Road in Dallas.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Portion of Keller trail system will temporarily close

Keller city officials announced July 8 that a portion of the city’s trail system will close for a roughly two-month period.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

DATA: More than 57,000 Tarrant County residents have cast ballots during early voting

According to Tarrant County election officials, as of July 9, 57,534 county residents cast ballots in the first nine days of early voting.


Frisco

Frisco's growth remains driver for housing market

“All housing demand is driven by job growth and population growth. The Dallas [area] has enjoyed a pretty, strong job growth market for the last decade. But [now] that’s reversed,” said Matt Enzler, senior managing director for Trammell Crow Residential.



Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Texas restaurants, businesses not required to disclose positive COVID-19 cases

If an employee of a business or restaurant tests positive for COVID-19, establishments are encouraged, but not required, to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state guidelines.


Richardson

The Heights Car Show to host socially distanced event and food drive

The 2020 show will mark the event’s 13th anniversary.


Frisco

Walker Plastic Surgery to offer surgical, nonsurgical cosmetic procedures in Frisco

Dr. Nicholas Walker will offer cosmetic procedures for the face and body.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Riverwalk Chapel creates bridge to next phase of Flower Mound's Riverwalk at Central Park Development

The 210-person chapel and similarly sized event hall will provide a flexible space for weddings as well as rotary clubs, churches and other organizations in town, manager Michael Hallford said.



Frisco

Frisco chamber to host State of the City, Crayola Experience reopens in Plano: Business, community news from DFW

Read the latest Community Impact Newspaper coverage of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


Plano

Draft policy: Plano ISD to require masks, take other health measures if students return to campuses in fall

The policies, while subject to change, represent the fullest picture yet of what a return to classrooms could look like if Plano ISD schools are able to reopen in the fall.


Plano

Construction update: Coit Road project in Plano continues, with sights set on two main stretches

Crews are making pavement and sidewalk repairs on two stretches of Coit Road.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Texas restaurants, businesses not required to disclose positive COVID-19 cases

If an employee tests positive for COVID-19, establishments are encouraged, but not required, to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state guidelines.



Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Highland Village delays community build for Kids Kastle until 2021

The community build for Highland Village's Kids Kastle is delayed once again due to the coronavirus pandemic, this time until 2021.


Spring | Klein

MAP: Governor expands restrictions on elective surgeries to more than 100 Texas counties

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expanded the restrictions that initially required only hospitals in Bexar, Dallas, Harris, and Travis counties to postpone all non-medically necessary surgeries and procedures that are unrelated to COVID-19.