2:56 PM Sep 17, 2020 CDT

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: Retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, gyms can reopen at 75% capacity as early as Sept. 21

Nursing home and long-term care facilities will also be allowed to reopen for visitation as early as Sept. 24.


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Frisco Animal Services issues alert after bat tests positive for rabies

Frisco Animal Services issued a local alert Sept. 18 after a bat found in the Tuscany Meadows neighborhood tested positive for rabies.


Neighborhood Medical Center to offer free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Frisco

A new option for free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing will be available over the next few Sundays in Frisco.



Chido Taco Lounge to serve Frisco in 2021

To be located at The Shops at Starwood, the hybrid of a fast casual and full service restaurant will focus on tacos and cocktails and also offer desserts.


DATA: Frisco's latest monthly sales tax revenues down nearly 9% year-over-year

The $6.9 million sales tax allocation for Frisco was based generally on purchases in July, the Texas comptroller’s office reported Sept. 10.


Q&A: St. Luke's physician shares advice on flu season, vaccine and prevention

The influenza vaccine is recommended for nearly all patients of all ages ahead of this year's flu season, Dr. Sam Rolon said.


Tracking COVID-19: Collin, Denton counties report over 2,500 active cases combined

On Sept. 17, the counties reported a combined total of 2,502 active COVID-19 cases: 1,539 in Denton County and 963 in Collin County.



TEA launches statewide COVID-19 dashboard for public schools

The Texas Education Agency, in collaboration with the Texas Department of State Health Services, has launched its latest COVID-19 dashboard for positive cases in Texas public schools.


Makers Gym to open in October in Frisco's Rail District

The business was expected to open in the spring but experienced delays due to COVID-19-related construction issues.


Social Finance Inc. to establish regional HQ in Frisco

Personal finance company Social Finance Inc. will establish a headquarters in Frisco following an approved performance agreement with the Frisco Economic Development Corp.


Seafood eatery Hot Crab opens in Richardson and more DFW news

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RE/MAX DFW Associates to merge Frisco, Plano offices

Around 125 agents will be based at the Frisco Starwood office and will focus on the Collin County market.


North Texas Giving Day to aid more than 3,300 nonprofits

The 18-hour online event organized by Communities Foundation of Texas allows people to support local nonprofits and causes.


Q&A: National Center for Learning Disabilities expert discusses challenges of special education, remote learning during pandemic

The NCLD's director of policy and advocacy spoke about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on special education students and their development in and out of the classroom.


Frisco City Council approves FY 2021 budget, tax rate

The approved tax rate for FY 2021 is $0.4466 per $100 valuation, which is consistent with Frisco's 2019-20 tax rate and does not exceed the no-new-revenue and voter-approval tax rates.



Dutch Bros. Coffee coming to Plano and more DFW news

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Crafting business The Rustic Brush closes in Frisco

The business offered workshops in do-it-yourself wooden signs and home decor.


Frisco ISD provides update on close contact reviews, use of local COVID-19 data

The definition of "close contact," which primarily comes from the Texas Education Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has changed" four or five times this past month," according to FISD officials.


Frisco fried food cafe Frank Seoul opens and more DFW-area news

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Collin County expands small business grant program

The grant program initially launched Sept. 4. Within the first hour, it drew more than 375 requests, according to a Collin County news release.


Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar discusses state budget, economic planning

Hegar shared his outlook on the state's finances and economic outlook in a September TAG Houston livestream.


Korean fried snack cafe Frank Seoul now open in Frisco

The Korean cafe, which offers fried hot dogs, desserts and snacks, opened July 11 on Warren Parkway.


Starbucks in north Frisco to open this fall

The new location along US 380 will offer a drive-thru.



Landon Winery to open in Grapevine and more DFW-area news

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Get a cup of joe: Coffee shops now open in the Dallas-Fort Worth area

Read about coffeeshops nearby in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.