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Members selected for McKinney’s Throckmorton statue advisory board

Based on discussions during the council’s work sessions in July, the advisory board would review and assemble information pertinent to the statue, such as its history and the context for it, and incorporate public input.


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INTERACTIVE: PPP loans allow McKinney businesses to retain more than 23,000 jobs

In the McKinney area, a total of 2,971 businesses have received PPP loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.


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.



New 100-foot mural unveiled on downtown McKinney business Fair & Square Imports

The artwork is the result of Fair & Square owners Andrew and Kate Jones teaming up with local artist Andrea Holmes.



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.


Red Zeppelin Records now open in downtown McKinney

The business is female owned and operated and offers vinyl records of all genres.



McKinney calls for land sale, recall election in November

The elections will take place Nov. 3.


DATA: McKinney City Council sets public meeting dates, maximum tax rate

“The recommended tax rate will be less than this ceiling,” McKinney’s Chief Financial Officer Mark Holloway said.


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.



Sonic Drive-In opens new location in McKinney

The fast-food drive-in restaurant opened in late July and marked the sixth Sonic in McKinney.


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

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


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

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


McKinney businesses offer distance learning programs as schools start online

Child care centers are launching distance learning programs to assist students who are learning virtually.



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.


Club 4 Fitness coming soon to McKinney

The fitness center will offer group fitness classes, KidCare programs, personal training, tanning, red-light therapy and a women’s-only weight room.


McKinney transportation update: 'Light Up Louisiana' downtown improvements

The paving along the remaining north half of the roadway will continue through the month of August, with one travel lane provided for vehicles.


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.




Collin College prepares to restart fall classes in McKinney

This fall, the community college will offer on-site and remote learning options as well as combinations of the two.



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.



More than 62% of McKinney ISD families prefer face-to-face learning—see where each campus ranks

More than 12,000 responses chose the in-person option as the district prepares to resume face-to-face learning at some point during the 2020-21 school year.


Pizza Americana now serving Richardson, Hotel Vin announces grand opening in Grapevine: News from DFW

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