8:56 PM Oct 26, 2021 CDT

Four Corners project in north Frisco to include fewer apartments after developer compromises

A blueprint submitted to the city includes 628 units to be built upon 711,101 square feet in 4- and 5-story buildings.


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Luxury grooming salon The Gents Place opens at The Star District in Frisco

Hair care services include cuts, shampooing and conditioning, and facial hair trims. Specialty manicures and pedicures are also offered, alongside boot and shoe polishing.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: ExxonMobil to bring Hughes Landing employees back to Spring location; Dave's Hot Chicken to open in Plano and more top stories

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 27.



Commissioners plan for Denton County redistricting with approval to come in November

District lines are redrawn every 10 years based on updated census information.


The Now Massage grand opening set for early November in Frisco

The Frisco location joins two North Texas locations in Dallas and Southlake.



CI NATION ROUNDUP: Lebowski's Grill upends expectations in Austin; first Houston-area Costco Business Center opens in Stafford and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 26.



COVID-19 cases, hospitalization rates continue to decrease in Denton County

New COVID-19 cases in Denton County continue to trend downward as vaccinations and herd immunity rise, said Dr. Matt Richardson, Denton County director of public health.


The Harvest at Frisco Commons ribbon-cutting signifies ‘a dream’ come true for city parks staff

The garden has 88 beds for lease, and 33% of the beds were already leased ahead of the ribbon-cutting, according to Play Frisco.


Gov. Abbott approves new voting maps for state legislature, Congress, school districts for next decade

The maps will go into effect Jan. 18, 2022, after the state legislature passed them during a 30-day special session.


Statewide job fair aims to connect Texas veterans and their families to employers

The job fair is coming to local Texas Workforce Solutions offices, some of which are having early admission for veterans and their families.



Tradehome Shoes opens in Frisco's Stonebriar Centre

The shoe retailer is also celebrating its 100th anniversary with the launch of a new brand that benefits local nonprofits.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Japanese department store Teso Life coming to Frisco; New Braunfels’ Gruene Hall set as backdrop for Scotty McCreery music video and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 25.


Lincoln Experience Center to close at The Star District in Frisco

Other Lincoln retailers are in Frisco, Grapevine, Fort Worth, Sherman and Dallas.


Texas Education Agency accepting applications for $1,500 grants for students in special education

To be eligible for the grant, students must be enrolled in pre-K through 12th grade in a Texas public school and served by a special education program.



Early voting in Nov. 2 election shows almost 1.3% turnout in Denton County so far

Denton County has recorded 6,324 in-person ballots and 1,089 mail-in ballots during early voting for the Nov. 2 election.


Amazon hiring for thousands of seasonal jobs throughout Texas

It is that time of year when people look for seasonal jobs as the holidays approach. Amazon aims to meet that demand by hiring for thousands of seasonal positions throughout Texas.


Japanese department store Teso Life coming soon as part of Frisco Ranch shopping center expansion

The Frisco Ranch shopping center is planning to add 23,829 square feet of business space across from 99 Ranch Market. Teso Life will occupy a 10,385-square-foot building alongside three future tenants, according to plans.




Denton County Public Health now scheduling booster shots for Moderna vaccine

The move comes after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, and the Texas Department of State Health Services all authorized the booster shot for those who meet certain criteria and who originally received the Moderna vaccine.


Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Centennial earns designation for cardiac care

BSW-Centennial said it offers expanded cardiovascular services in coordination with Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano.


Frisco ISD reviews staff turnover, employment in 2021-22 hiring season

Frisco ISD had 857 resignations out of 8,070 staff members from May 22 to Sept. 16. For new hires, the district brought on a total of 966 employees.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo underway; delivery drones coming to Frisco and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 22.




Applebee's Grill + Bar closes Frisco location

Locations in Little Elm, McKinney and Carrollton remain open.