5:00 AM Aug 6, 2020 CDT

Denton County doles out CARES Act funds

The county focused these federal funds in areas of high-need, including housing assistance, food programs, local businesses and nonprofits, according to Dawn Cobb, county director of community relations.


7:59 PM Aug 5, 2020 CDT

A little more than half of Lewisville ISD students sign up for in-person learning—see where each campus ranks

The district shared preliminary results from parents at an Aug. 3 board work session. Nearly 90% of parents had responded at the primary and secondary level at that time.


Pharmacy & Home Health Specialists relocate from Lewisville to Highland Village

The company offers in-home services such as skilled nursing; physical, occupational and speech therapy; and catheter and wound care.



SweetStop bakery holds grand opening in Richardson and more DFW-area news

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


Total Med solutions opens in Flower Mound

The enhanced health and living company offers treatments for weight loss and wrinkles as well as hormone therapy and aesthetic treatments, such as acne treatment or laser hair removal.



State legislators seek removal of Confederate monuments at Texas Capitol

The decision may ultimately lie with Gov. Greg Abbott and the rest of the State Preservation Board, which last year authorized the removal of a plaque in the Capitol that said slavery was not an underlying cause of the Confederate rebellion.



Highland Village-based Guru Academic Advising aims to help each student find their path

Every student and family is unique in the steps they need to take to prepare for college, said Erika Dietz, founder of and lead counselor with Guru Academic Advising.


Colleges prepare for an uncertain semester in North Texas

Local colleges have worked to recreate higher education for the upcoming fall semester with new learning options and additional safety measures.


A look at higher education: See education levels of Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village residents, local college demographics

The educational attainment of those 25 and higher in Lewisville, Highland Village and Flower Mound shows a higher percentage of those with bachelor's degrees than the state average.


Sonic Drive-In opens in McKinney, Koto Hibachi and Sushi now serving diners in Frisco: News from DFW

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



Whataburger to celebrate 70th anniversary, unveil food truck, expand into 3 states

Nine more new Whataburger locations are planned by year's end, and 35 new restaurants are proposed for 2021.


U.S. Census Bureau to halt counting operation a month earlier than expected

The self-response deadline has moved up to Sept. 30.


Peters Colony Road roundabout in Flower Mound to be completed in coming month

The project includes the installation of the roundabout and eight-foot multiuse trail crossings from Auburn Drive to Peters Colony Road as part of the Town’s Parks and Trails Master Plan.


Whataburger coming to Northeast Fort Worth, upcoming events in Frisco: News from DFW

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



Jungle Castle indoor play center now open in Flower Mound

The jungle-themed play space features multiple levels, a tube slide and a ball pit as well as wall games, a soft carousel and a toddler play area.


Report: With boost in e-commerce, Texas sales tax receipts increased 4.3% in July

The loss of extra unemployment support could send numbers back down, however.


Jinbeh keeps the focus on family at Lewisville, Frisco and Las Colinas restaurants

Because Jinbeh is a family-owned business, many members of the staff have become like family to owner Aya Matsuda over the years.


Texas State Teachers Association demands TEA prohibit in-person classes until Sept. 8

The statement was released after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton earlier this week said that local districts have the sole authority to close schools due to the ongoing pandemic.





Lewisville's Main and Mill corridor project to cause intermittent lane closures in next few months

In the next few months, landscaping work will take place on both streets, as will the installation of pedestrian features and walls at the corners of Main and Mill streets.


Free COVID-19 saliva testing site to open at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco

The saliva tests will be offered to all residents of North Texas, regardless of county or city of residence, though pre-registration is required.



Judge dismisses suit against Lewisville ISD over alleged Voting Rights Act violations

The July 31 ruling by U.S. District Judge Sean D. Jordan granted the school district’s motion for summary judgment and dismissed all claims for lack of jurisdiction.


Lewisville ISD creates additional virtual learning courses for 2020-21 school year

The district will create its own curriculum for the additional courses, the update said.