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All-day bar, restaurant Fizz now open in West Plano Village development

Fizz offers coffee service beginning at 7 a.m. before transitioning into a lounge with drinks and music in the evenings, according to a news release from the business.

Plano South

Pavement repairs on Legacy Drive and more transportation projects in Plano

Here are several ongoing and upcoming transportation projects in Plano.


Plano ISD board approves $38.9M budget deficit for 2022-23 school year

General fund revenue is projected to increase from last year’s budget to $698.2 million. However, expenditures of $736.7 million, including a state recapture payment of $226.9 million, are expected to lead to the $38.9 million decrease in the district’s existing balance of operating funds.

Public safety director: Law enforcement response to Uvalde shooting was ‘abject failure'

During a public Senate hearing regarding the shooting in Uvalde, Texas DPS Director Steven McCraw said law enforcement waited 74 minutes to neutralize the gunman while they "waited for a key that was never needed."


Rental home community Avanterra Lake Forest receives green light from McKinney City Council

The community's clubhouse includes a gathering room, a 24-hour fitness center, a kitchen area, a coffee bar and office space. A pool, sun deck and outdoor grilling area would be located behind the clubhouse.


New telecommunications tower coming to McKinney-Frisco border

This particular tower is called a stealth bell tower, and its primary carrier would be Verizon Wireless.

Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Deceleration lanes to be added at two intersections on Southlake Blvd.

Southlake City Council awarded the contract June 21 for no more than $917,000 to EARTC LLC to construct the new deceleration lanes on Southlake Boulevard at the intersections of Byron Nelson and Southridge Lakes parkways.


Texas Capital Bank planning to open Richardson campus in 2023

Texas Capital Bank announced it will relocate to a new campus in Richardson in late 2023.

Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Abercrombie & Fitch Outlet coming soon to Grapevine Mills

Retailer Abercrombie & Fitch carries men's and women’s clothing, including tops, bottoms and swimwear, as well as cologne and fragrance.

Lake Highlands | Lakewood

New Dallas ISD superintendent to meet with community at public event

Community members have an upcoming opportunity to meet with the new leader of Dallas ISD.


Q&A: NAMI Central Texas program director speaks on pandemic and mental health

Rebecca Farrell sat down with Community Impact Newspaper to discuss the effects the pandemic had on mental illness across the country.

Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Flower Mound Town Council talks tennis center, potential project funding

Flower Mound Town Council discussed the potential for a May bond election for a tennis center during its June 20 meeting.

Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Crumbl Cookies to open in Lewisville

Crumbl Cookies is scheduled to open in Lewisville.

Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Keller awards new construction bids for ongoing sidewalk repairs

Construction bids for sidewalk repairs have been approved for the Chase Oaks and Oak Run areas.


Salata planning to open new location on Preston Road in Plano

The restaurant offers different styles of salads and wraps that can be customized with more than 50 different toppings, according to the Salata website.


Delucca Gaucho Pizza & Wine offers gourmet pizza flavors in Plano

A sampling of the savory pizzas include Turkish lamb, Mexican elote and classic pepperoni. Sweet pizzas also share an international flair with dulce de leche, and Romeo and Juliet featuring Brazilian guava marmalade.

Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Carroll ISD board approves raises for teachers, staff for 2022-23 school year

School board members decided to increase teacher starting pay to $58,600 with further increases based on a teacher's years of experience.


UPDATE: Pacheco wins runoff election for Richardson ISD District 2 seat

Vanessa Pacheco defeated Sherry Clemens in the Richardson ISD board of trustees District 2 race, according to unofficial totals for the June 18 runoff election from Dallas County.


Here are the 6 newest restaurants coming to Frisco

Foodies can look forward to six new restaurants coming to Frisco.

Lake Highlands | Lakewood

Kwik Kar opens auto care shop in Lake Highlands

A variety of vehicle services are offered at the shop, including oil changes, work on breaks, power steering, headlights, tire rotations, diagnostic services and more.


Be In Health Foundation addresses health equity in Frisco ISD

The foundation connects Frisco ISD students to resources for medical, dental, mental health care and more.


Elegance Ballroom Dance Studio and Event Center offers lessons to all in Plano

The studio in Plano offers dance lessons for people of varying skill levels and a space that can be rented for a variety of events.

Lake Highlands | Lakewood

Dallas police report nearly 15% less violent crime in 2021

Violent crime across the city of Dallas last year was down 14.5% compared to 2020, according to data shared by Dallas police.