10:54 PM Oct 21, 2021 CDT

Keller's concrete commitment: City invests $3.5M to improve sidewalks in fiscal year 2021-22

With $3.5 million going toward 3,000 sidewalk repairs, Keller Mayor Armin Mizani said the goal is to complete the work by the fiscal year’s end.


1:11 AM Oct 23, 2021 CDT

2020 census data underscores population, diversity trends in Keller, Roanoke and Fort Worth

Keller, Roanoke and Fort Worth have each experienced population growth of at least 67% in the past 20 years.


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.




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.


Four transportation updates for Keller, northeast Fort Worth in October 2021

Work is ongoing at Harmon Road, Kroger Drive and N. Riverside Drive in northeast Fort Worth.


Social Rose owner hopes boutique functions as gathering space for Keller community

Alongside the fashion boutique, Social Rose—which has been open for five years now—also hosts a variety of events, such as wine nights, book club meetings and more.



CI NATION ROUNDUP: Inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo underway; delivery drones coming to Friso 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.



Keller City Council approves zoning change to allow for Rufe Snow residential development

After hours of deliberation, Keller City Council approved a zoning change to allow construction of a luxury residential community to be built at 1301 Rufe Snow Drive.


Custom homebuilder Garabedian Properties to open office in Roanoke

Garabedian Properties, a custom home building company based in Southlake, will open an office in Roanoke at the end of 2022.



CI NATION ROUNDUP: Taco Palenque opens in Round Rock; Plano ISD considering two draft calendars for 2022-23 school year 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. 21.


Los Compadres brings upscale, Mexico City-style Tex-Mex cuisine to Roanoke

Los Compadres is the third concept restaurant opened by Jose Mendez and Jack Layman.


Delivery drones will soon be flying around Frisco; Dutch Bros Coffee coming to Grapevine and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Early concept for Frisco’s Northwest Community Park includes biking tower for ‘gravity riding’; Perky Beans Cafe now open in Leander, 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. 20.



Fort Worth reactivates redistricting task force, amends process

The reactivated task force will evaluate submitted maps, conduct public hearings and recommend an initial map to the Fort Worth City Council.


Keller City Council passes child sex offender residency ordinance

It is now illegal for registered child sex offenders to live within 1,000 feet of areas children commonly gather after the Keller City Council passed an ordinance at its Oct. 19 meeting.


Salad and Go bringing healthy drive-thru option to northeast Fort Worth in summer 2022

A new Salad and Go location is coming in summer 2022 to the Shops at Timberland Crossing in Fort Worth.


Twisted Root Burger Co. coming to Plano; Chick-fil-A to open Oct. 21 in McKinney and more DFW-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.



Tarrant County approves operations agreement for mental health jail diversion center

County documents also confirm that the facility will be located at 812 W. Morphy St. in Fort Worth.


Collin College, Tarrant County College sign agreement to streamline bachelor's degree in nursing

The agreement was signed to address the need for highly qualified nurses in Texas, a news release said.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Read the latest top news about restaurants, businesses and other commercial projects that are coming soon or now open

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 19.


Ayni Skate Shop brings ‘everything skateboarders need’ to Roanoke

Ayni Skate Shop opened Oct. 3 on Byron Nelson Boulevard in Roanoke.



Northwest ISD trustees increase bus driver pay in response to driver shortage

After discussing its driver shortage and pay comparisons to other districts, Northwest ISD's board of trustees approved an increase of $2 per hour for its bus drivers at its Oct. 18 meeting.