McKinney
9:43 PM CST

McKinney Fire Department gets green light to open COVID-19 vaccination hub, receives 2,800 doses

People are encouraged to sign up at multiple sites and respond to the first phone call they receive, officials said.


McKinney
9:53 PM CST

McKinney ISD opts in for asynchronous learning days in spring 2021

The independent learning days are scheduled for: Feb. 1, Feb. 16, March 15 and April 12.


Frisco

Frisco council approves project, finance plans for Hall Office Park tax reinvestment zone

The city of Frisco is moving forward with plans to build out infrastructure around Hall Office Park.



Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

The Cottage eatery opens in Roanoke and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


McKinney

Building No. 2 will more than double Independent Financial's presence at McKinney's Craig Ranch

Independent Financial is expanding its McKinney headquarters to be twice as big for its growing team.


Frisco

Sushi Box coming to west Frisco in summer 2021

A new sushi joint is coming to west Frisco in summer 2021, according to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.




McKinney

McKinney ISD ‘elevating both languages’ at first districtwide Spanish spelling bee

Eleven students will compete in McKinney ISD's first districtwide Spanish spelling bee this week.


Tomball | Magnolia

Food insecurity in Texas' 87th Legislature: Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas to propose legislation addressing hunger

Hunger relief organization Feeding Texas hosted a webinar Jan. 19 to discuss increasing funding and accessibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the 87th legislative session.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Ecoutez Hearing Boutqiue now open on Southlake Boulevard

The clinic offers fashionable hearing aids and in-home and in-store testing.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Greater Fort Worth Association of Realtors names leadership for 2021

GFWAR CEO Robert Gleason said he expects the organization to continue to succeed under new leadership.



Richardson

SPENGA North Dallas Richardson opens local fitness studio

SPENGA offers one-hour group training workouts that include 20 minutes of spin, 20 minutes of strength training and 20 minutes of yoga.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Sidewalk construction underway on north side of John McCain Road in Colleyville

Hike and bike trail improvements include an 8- to 10-foot-wide concrete walkway in separate segments that will connect to the existing Cotton Belt Trail.


Frisco

Bigdash to celebrate 1 year of serving kanafeh in Frisco

Bigdash, a bakery selling Middle Eastern sweets, is marking its first anniversary.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Main Squeeze Juice Co. now open in north Fort Worth

Main Squeeze Juice Co. opened in January on Heritage Trace Parkway.



Frisco

Sylvan Learning in Frisco now operating under new ownership

In late November, Nizar Bhulani and Frank Kesh bought seven Sylvan Learning locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including one in Frisco.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Who's filed to run: Highland Village City Council races on the ballot in May

Voters in May will decide races for three seats on the Highland Village City Council.


Richardson

Annual homelessness count adapted to answer questions brought on by pandemic in Collin, Dallas counties

The point-in-time count in Collin and Dallas counties will not look like it has in recent years, when upward of 1,000 volunteers would canvas the streets to get an accurate count of the number of unsheltered residents facing homelessness.


Plano

Annual homelessness count adapted to answer questions brought on by pandemic in Collin, Dallas counties

The point-in-time count in Collin and Dallas counties will not look like it has in recent years, when upward of 1,000 volunteers would canvas the streets to get an accurate count of the number of unsheltered residents facing homelessness.



Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Who's filed to run: 2 spots on Lewisville ISD board of trustees

The candidate filing period is open through Feb. 12 for Places 1 and 2 on the Lewisville ISD board of trustees.


Frisco

HotWorx sauna fitness studio coming to west Frisco

Hotworx is opening up a new Frisco location at the intersection of FM 423 and Stonebrook Parkway in west Frisco.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Who's filed to run: Lewisville City Council seats up for grabs as May elections approach

Two Lewisville City Council races—including one for the mayor's seat—will be on the ballot as the city prepares for its next round of municipal elections in May.


Heights | River Oaks | Montrose

DATA: Texas has vaccinated about 9% of estimated Phase 1 recipients

Over 1.1 million individuals from the Phase 1 population, which is estimated to include 13.5 million individuals total, have received at least one dose.



Plano

Tracking COVID-19: Plano adds more than 900 cases in a week

Plano has reported more than 900 new cases of COVID-19 cases over the past week as North Texas hospitals continue to serve high numbers of patients, according to state data.


Tomball | Magnolia

‘What does virtual learning and remote learning look like moving forward?': Raise Your Hand Texas policy director talks legislative priorities

Bob Popinski is the director of policy for Raise Your Hand Texas, an Austin-based organization committed to improving public education. He spoke with Community Impact Newspaper in late December about the 87th legislative session, which began Jan. 12.