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Dallas County Community College District changes to help with enrollment, graduation

Hundreds of Dallas County Community College District students learned too late they would be unable to graduate in spring 2019 despite fulfilling all of their course requirements.


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Valley Ranch development with Dallas Cowboys ties adds more senior housing

Once a cornerstone of the Valley Ranch community, the former Dallas Cowboys practice grounds are being converted into a multigenerational housing development.

Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD adopts 2020-21 academic calendar

The Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD board of trustees adopted its 2020-21 academic calendar at a Jan. 16 meeting.



Irving mayor highlights 2019 accomplishments, sets sights on 2020 at state-of-the-city event

Irving’s annual state-of-the-city event highlighted recent economic development efforts while looking forward to city projects slated for 2020.


Panera Bread opens on Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway

Panera Bread opened in December at 140 W. Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway, Coppell.


Candidates file paperwork for public seats in Coppell, Irving ahead of May 2 elections

Candidates vying for seats in local governments began submitting paperwork Jan. 15.


Alpine Wash offers expedited services in Coppell

Business partners Palmer Dean and Randy Brown sought to offer a more time-efficient alternative to car washing when they opened Alpine Wash in Coppell in early 2019.



Our Place Indian Cuisine includes dishes from three different regions

Narendar Babu said he has seen the diversification of the North Texas region firsthand since moving to the area in 1996.


Texas oil and gas industry could see a major slowdown in 2020

The oil and natural gas industry paid a record-setting $16.3 billion in taxes and royalties to local governments and the state in 2019, the Texas Oil and Gas Association announced Tuesday.


Construction complete on Westridge Park boutique office in Las Colinas

Real estate group CBRE announced the completion of the first phase of construction of Westridge Park office concept was in December.


Coppell ISD adopts 2020-21 academic calendar

The Coppell ISD board of trustees adopted at a Jan. 13 meeting the district’s 2020-21 academic calendar.



FM 2499 bridge demolition scheduled to begin Jan. 17

Work on the I-635/SH 121 interchange project continues as demolition of the northbound FM 2499 bridge is set to take place from 8 p.m. Jan 17 to 6 a.m. Jan. 20, according to a news release from NorthGate Constructors.


Flavors Indian Kitchen opens in Las Colinas

Flavors Indian Kitchen opened in the fall at 5459 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving.


Eye Level of Las Colinas opens new education facility on MacArthur Boulevard

Eye Level of Las Colinas opened in October at 7600 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 160, Irving.


Transit agency to hold meetings to update communities on 26-mile Silver Line project

Dallas Area Rapid Transit is inviting communities along the historic Cotton Belt railroad to learn more about their 26-mile passenger rail project.



New Girl Scout cookie to premiere when sales begin Jan. 17

Proceeds from cookies bought locally will benefit the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas.



Unicorndog opens food stand on Belt Line Road in Irving

Unicorndog opened in December at 3048 N. Belt Line Road, Irving.


Recent data shows rates of new cancer cases, deaths continue to decline in Texas

The new data also includes estimates for the causes of new cancer cases and deaths for the year ahead.



Gov. Greg Abbott warns Texas agencies seeing 10,000 attempted cyber attacks per minute from Iran

Gov. Greg Abbott is warning Texans to be “particularly vigilant” over potential cyberterrorism from Iran, suggesting that heightened tensions with the country have caused an increase in attempted attacks on state agencies.


Plans for Feather Smash badminton facility surface in Coppell

Feather Smash plans to open a badminton facility that straddles the Lewisville and Coppell border at 400 W. Vista Ridge Mall Drive, Lewisville.


Multiple flu-related deaths reported across Denton, Tarrant, Dallas counties in December

Texas public health officials are seeing high flu activity across the state, according to the latest flu surveillance report from the Texas Department of State Health Services.


151 Coffee to open storefront with 2 drive-thru lanes in Coppell

151 Coffee received Coppell City Council approval Dec. 10 to construct a new coffee shop at the southwest corner of the intersection of Sandy Lake and Denton Tap Roads.



Applejacks Liquor opens in Cypress Waters

Applejacks Liquor opened in December at 8704 Cypress Waters Blvd., Ste. 100, Irving.


Coppell, Cypress Waters to receive new trail along historic Cotton Belt corridor

A new trail along Cypress Waters' northern border will link up with the historic Cotton Belt corridor.