5:52 PM May 22, 2020 CDT

Grapevine-based private medical doctor shares how he keeps doors open amid COVID-19

While businesses navigate how to remain profitable while reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. James Terry of Mid-Cities Direct Care said his work has remained steady.


1:37 PM May 21, 2020 CDT

Gaylord Texan to reopen Grapevine resort June 8 with new COVID-19 protocols

Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center management announced May 21 the destination’s doors will reopen June 8.




Gov. Abbott issues proclamation allowing water parks to open

Starting Friday, May 29, water parks will be allowed to open but must limit guests to 25% of their normal operating capacity.


New hotel and small-business grants: News from the DFW area

Read Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Dallas-Fort Worth area here.


Texas schools may begin hosting sports workouts, band practices June 8

The University Interscholastic League released guidelines for allowing sports workouts and marching bands to practice.


ROUNDUP: Memorial Day news in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake

See below a roundup of Memorial Day news in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake.



Umbra Winery in Grapevine adds market concept; doors to open May 25

Umbra Winery is adding a market concept to its Grapevine location at 415 S. Main St., Grapevine.


ROUNDUP: How DFW businesses are faring amid COVID-19

Here are 10 recent updates on the metroplex business and restaurant community, with stories on new businesses opening, old businesses struggling, owners making innovations and more.


Expanded testing, population growth in Frisco and 3 other DFW-area stories

Here are five recent updates from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, on a butcher shop in Keller, expanded COVID-19 testing in Collin County and more.


Freestanding ERs in Texas can now care for Medicaid, Medicare patients during pandemic

In April, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that independent, freestanding ERs in Texas and several other states can be recognized health care providers eligible for reimbursement for treating Medicaid and Medicare patients during the coronavirus pandemic.



North Texas Food Bank says new donation will provide 300,000 meals for residents in need

The North Texas Food Bank received a $100,000 donation from online retailer Amazon as the nonprofit continues to provide meals for residents in need.


LIST: What is open, closed in Texas and how businesses can operate

Texas openings are staggered with different opening dates and operating limits.


New CVS drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations announced across Dallas-Fort Worth area, state

CVS Health is opening 44 new COVID-19 test sites at drive-thru locations across Texas, including a number of locations in the DFW area, according to a May 21 announcement by Gov. Greg Abbott.


Texas to test all state hospitals, supported living centers for COVID-19

All patients, residents and staff at Texas' 23 state hospitals and supported living centers will be tested for coronavirus regardless of symptoms or exposure.



Budget cuts slated for Texas state agencies, higher education institutions in 2020-21 biennium

Texas state agencies and institutions of higher education to expect a 5% reduction in budget plans for the 2020-21 biennium as part of the state's response to the economic ramifications of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.


DATA: Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake as of May 21

Tarrant County Public Health reported that the county has seen an increase of 160 new COVID-19 cases since May 19.


Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake all see number of new homes listed for sale cut in half

Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake all saw year-over-year declines in the number of homes for sale in April.


Gov. Abbott removes late-fee barrier for Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission license, permit renewal

Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to waive the late fee for license and permit renewals that have lapsed since March 13, according to a May 20 press release.




MAY 21 ROUNDUP: Latest census data from DFW-area cities

Read the latest census data for Dallas-Fort Worth-area cities here.


DATA: Populations increase in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake

Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake all saw their populations increases from 2010-19.


State, federal officials offer resources, advice for Texas small business owners

“Small businesses are having to pivot, and we are seeing that. We are having businesses that had one business model that had to change," said Adriana Cruz, executive director for economic development and tourism in the Office of the Texas Governor.



Despite a global pandemic, these 4 Dallas-Fort Worth businesses are positioned to grow

A May 20 webinar hosted by the Richardson Chamber of Commerce highlighted companies that quickly adapted to the changing environment and will likely be in high demand once the crisis is over.


Updated: Appeals court blocks vote-by-mail expansion; Texas Supreme Court hears separate case

The ruling is the latest in the ongoing debate over whether access to mail ballots should be expanded in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic.