6:31 PM Jul 9, 2020 CDT

Low supply, high demand for housing underlined by COVID-19 in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake

Some North Texas real estate experts say COVID-19 has resulted in fewer homes on the market, but demand remains as high as ever.


10:00 AM Jul 11, 2020 CDT

DATA: See annual real estate trends in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake

The number of homes sold in the yearlong period that ended May 31, 2020, declined in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake as well as in Tarrant County as a whole.




Learn about advantages, disadvantages of refinancing home amid low interest rates

When interest rates are low, homeowners may look to save money by refinancing, which means getting a new mortgage with a better term or interest rate to lower payments.


Collective MVMT opens exercise studio in Southlake

Collective MVMT opened at the end of June at 2251 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 100, Southlake.


Lewisville school plans, police reform talks and other popular DFW stories from this week

Here are five recent updates from Greater Dallas on restaurants opening and closing, community conversations about policing and more.


Education organizations call for STAAR requirements to be waived another year

Gov. Greg Abbott waived the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, testing requirements in March of earlier this year in response to the coronavirus pandemic.



Q&A: Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. David Corry discusses immunity, vaccine production amid COVID-19 pandemic

Rapid development and distribution of a vaccine worldwide and successful achievement of herd immunity will be key players in determining the lifespan of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dr. David Corry, a professor of Medicine in the Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology Section at Baylor College of Medicine.


State announces partnership for increased COVID-19 testing for patients, staff at assisted-living facilities, nursing homes

These test sites will help the state work toward the goal of processing up to 100,000 tests in the first month.


Frisco chamber to host State of the City, Crayola Experience reopens in Plano: Business, community news from DFW

Read the latest Community Impact Newspaper coverage of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


MAP: Governor expands restrictions on elective surgeries to more than 100 Texas counties

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expanded the restrictions that initially required only hospitals in Bexar, Dallas, Harris, and Travis counties to postpone all non-medically necessary surgeries and procedures that are unrelated to COVID-19.



Lexus Grapevine dealership is now under new ownership

Asbury Automotive Group has acquired the Lexus Grapevine dealership at 901 E. SH 114, Grapevine, according to a July 6 announcement.


UIL releases guidelines for conducting summer activities during COVID-19 pandemic

The University Interscholastic League released udpated guidelines for schools conducting summer activities such as sports training and marching band practices on July 8.


DATA: See the latest sales tax collections in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake

Sales tax collections in Grapevine and Southlake saw declines, while collections in Colleyville were up.


One Stop Nutrition opens for business in Southlake

One Stop Nutrition opened a new location in mid-July 2704 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 101.



2020 census: Bureau prepares nonresponse follow-up field operations

For individuals who have not responded to the 2020 census, one of about 500,000 census takers will visit the their household between Aug. 11-Oct. 31.


DART officials report 55% hit to ridership since March

The transit agency anticipates continued declines due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19 as well as major event cancellations, such as the State Fair of Texas, which brought millions of riders to DART.


Federal order means thousands of UT Dallas exchange students must return to in-person learning this fall

International students are limited in the number of online classes they can take outside of a pandemic, but those restrictions were relaxed earlier this year when COVID-19 forced many universities to shut down.


Emler Swim School offering online curriculum for children 10 and under

The program offers parents instructional videos for teaching children how to swim at home or in a local pool.



Colleyville City Council approves funding for median landscaping along SH 26

Colleyville City Council approved a $5.75 million contract for landscaping along SH 26.


Texas Education Agency issues guidelines for 2020-21 school year

The guidelines address on-campus activities, attendance requirements, and health and safety precautions that should be enforced at Texas schools this year.



Texas driver license offices reopen for in-person renewal, replacement services

The second phase of reopening announced July 7 expanded services offered at driver license offices.



New U.S. guidelines require exchange students to take in-person classes this fall

The guidelines released by ICE require foreign students to take mostly in-person classes to stay in the U.S. on education visas.


Texas students given access to thousands of books, news articles for summer reading through TEA partnership

The Texas Education Agency and Renaissance have partnered to give students unlimited access to enhanced digital books in English and Spanish.