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Medical City Alliance becomes first Level III trauma center in North Fort Worth

Medical City Alliance is the first and only hospital in North Fort Worth with a trauma Level III classification.


10:13 AM May 29, 2020 CDT

Roanoke Farmers Market set to open June 6 with special hours for seniors, at-risk residents

Roanoke city officials announced May 22 that the farmers market will be moved to a new location within the Roanoke City Hall plaza.


MAY 31 ROUNDUP: Business news from Dallas-Fort Worth area

Read the latest business news from Dallas-Fort Worth.



Tuesday Morning bankruptcy, census data and three other DFW-area stories

Here are five recent updates from the metroplex, on delayed openings, mass layoffs and more.


Red Cross offers incentives for blood donations in Dallas-Fort Worth area

The American Red Cross has roughly 1,300 blood donation appointments in North Texas that need to be filled through June 15.


Businesses in Keller, Roanoke, North Fort Worth respond to fewer COVID-19 restrictions

Businesses in Keller, Roanoke and North Fort Worth are taking advantage of less restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.


North Texas Tollway Authority develops plan to mitigate unprecedented loss of revenue

Money-saving tactics include an indefinite hiring freeze and the delay of some projects, according to a spokesperson.



Los Compadres Cantina set to open this spring in downtown Roanoke

Tex-Mex restaurant Los Compadres Cantina will now open this spring at 320 S. Oak St., Roanoke.


Spectators to be welcomed back to Texas outdoor sporting events May 31 at 25% of venue capacity

Venue owners must operate under guidelines that facilitate appropriate social distancing.


Development news and other top stories from this week in DFW

Read the most popular stories so far this week from Community Impact Newspaper's Dallas-Fort Worth coverage.


Officials in Keller, Roanoke and Fort Worth weigh furloughs, hiring freeze options as revenues fall

City officials in Keller, Roanoke and Fort Worth are searching for cost-saving measures to oset shortfalls in revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic.



Some Texas students eligible for one-time federal benefit to aid with food purchases

Texas received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide more than $1 billion in pandemic food benefits.


Keller City Council accepts nearly $2.5 million in CARES Act funding to combat coronavirus

Keller City Council on May 27 accepted a grant of $2.48 million to help offset city expenses related to the coronavirus.


Texas comptroller predicts slow, steady economic turnaround post-pandemic

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said the state entered the era of the coronavirus in a healthy financial situation, which bodes well for the future as reopening continues, but that Texans are not out of the woods yet.


Tracking COVID-19: More than 240 cases confirmed in Keller, Roanoke, Northeast Fort Worth

As of May 26, there were a combined 243 confirmed cases in the four ZIP codes that make up Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage area.



Gov. Greg Abbott announces $3.6 million project to connect nursing home residents to families

Gov. Greg Abbott announced May 27 that $3.6 million will be provided to nursing facilities to purchase tablets, webcams and headphones to connect residents with family members.


State of Texas releases voter health checklist for polling stations in June and July

Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs released a checklist May 26 for voters to follow to help prevent the spread of coronavirus at polls.


Performing arts nonprofit reopens studio in Fort Worth

During Stand Performing Arts summer camps, students learn choreography and other aspects of a production in order to perform a show for a full audience.


Tuesday Morning files for bankruptcy; 2 Richardson locations to close

The company plans to close 230 locations, including stores in Dallas, Richardson, Irving, Arlington and Murphy.



Hawaiian Falls in Roanoke to reopen May 29 after proclamation by governor

Officials with Hawaiian Falls Waterparks in Roanoke announced that the park will open for the summer season beginning May 29.


Nestle Toll House Cafe celebrating 1-year anniversary in Keller

Nestle Toll House Café of Keller is celebrating one year in business this May.


Baylor Scott & White Health to lay off 1,200 after reporting 'drastic drop' in visits

The layoffs represent 3% of the health system’s workforce.


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.



Construction set to begin on $31 million distribution center in Roanoke

Construction work is set to begin in June on a privately funded distribution center west of the Hwy. 114 and Litsey Road intersection in Roanoke.


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

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