4:54 PM May 29, 2020 CDT

Patients delay their medical care in McKinney amid pandemic

With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, people are slow in returning to their doctors.


7:28 PM May 29, 2020 CDT

DATA: Confirmed COVID-19 cases in McKinney ZIP codes

McKinney had 10 new cases of the coronavirus reported on May 29.


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.


Collin County to transition coronavirus case management to state health department

The Texas Department of State Health Services will perform all COVID-19 case investigations and contact tracing for Collin County following a vote by Collin County Commissioners Court on May 29.


‘It’s not enough’: McKinney wedding businesses struggle under 25% occupancy restrictions

While restaurants are allowed to operate at 50% capacity, wedding venues in McKinney and throughout Texas are restricted to the initial 25% occupancy Abbott announced at the start of May due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Collin College offering grants, tuition credit for students affected by coronavirus pandemic

Collin College is offering student grants and tuition credit to students who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and the college's shift to online courses.



McKinney transportation update: Bloomdale Road expansion

Construction is not expected to affect existing traffic in the surrounding area.


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.


3 additional coronavirus cases reported in McKinney

Health officials reported 19 new cases of coronavirus in Collin County on May 28, including three McKinney cases.


McKinney transportation update: New turn lane coming to Airport Drive

In June, work will continue to pave new northbound lanes north of FM 546 and create a new southbound right-turn lane at Industrial Boulevard, officials said.



New convenience store The Bodega at Craig Ranch opens its doors

A new upscale convenience store opened May 25 at Craig Ranch in McKinney.


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.


Independent Bank merger called off due to COVID-19

Independent Bank Group Inc., the parent company of Independent Bank, announced May 26 that the merger between the group and Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. has been terminated.


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.


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.


Daily report shows 4 new cases of coronavirus in McKinney

Collin County health officials reported 28 new cases of coronavirus May 27, including 4 cases in McKinney.


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.



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.


North Texas cities join regional alliance aimed at advancing innovation

The North Texas Innovation Alliance comprises 21 founding members, including Richardson, Frisco, Plano and McKinney, among others.


A 'fragile population': McKinney senior living facilities work to protect residents from COVID-19

State data released in late May on COVID-19 cases in assisted living facilities contained somber news: At least 19 people in Collin County senior living facilities who tested positive for the virus have died.


Collin County delays shift to state reporting on coronavirus cases

Collin County has postponed shifting its coronavirus case management to the Texas Department of State Health Services, according to a May 26 update from County Judge Chris Hill.



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.


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.