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McKinney's housing market rebounds following COVID-19 slowdown

With the coronavirus pandemic at the forefront of buyers’ minds, the people looking for homes are serious shoppers, experts said.


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McKinney senior living community Teresa's House prepares to open amid pandemic

The memory care house is slated to open this month, and the assisted-living houses are set to open a few weeks later.


Market data: Fewer homes were listed in May this year than in 2019

Fewer homes were listed on the market in most McKinney ZIP codes, and the number of homes under contract …



Richardson car show to carry on, part of Keller trail to close: DFW business, community news

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


Tips for planting a garden in McKinney

Find out how to choose the best container for your garden, popular vegetables to grow and some tips for caring for your garden.


Lewisville school plans, police reform talks and other popular DFW stories from this week

Here are five recent updates from Greater Dallas on restaurants opening and closing, community conversations about policing and more.


Education organizations call for STAAR requirements to be waived another year

Gov. Greg Abbott waived the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR, testing requirements in March of earlier this year in response to the coronavirus pandemic.



Q&A: Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. David Corry discusses immunity, vaccine production amid COVID-19 pandemic

Rapid development and distribution of a vaccine worldwide and successful achievement of herd immunity will be key players in determining the lifespan of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Dr. David Corry, a professor of Medicine in the Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology Section at Baylor College of Medicine.


DATA: 2018-2020 McKinney real estate market at a glance

On average, homes in this area are on the market for about two months.


State announces partnership for increased COVID-19 testing for patients, staff at assisted-living facilities, nursing homes

These test sites will help the state work toward the goal of processing up to 100,000 tests in the first month.


Upcoming McKinney restaurant Black & Horn suspends opening plans

The restaurant was going to offer an upstairs lounge and live music, and provide a mix of Southern and Asian dishes, such as Cajun gumbo and Vietnamese pho, crawfish mac and cheese, and American fare staples.



Texas restaurants, businesses not required to disclose positive COVID-19 cases

If an employee of a business or restaurant tests positive for COVID-19, establishments are encouraged, but not required, to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state guidelines.


Frisco chamber to host State of the City, Crayola Experience reopens in Plano: Business, community news from DFW

Read the latest Community Impact Newspaper coverage of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


MAP: Governor expands restrictions on elective surgeries to more than 100 Texas counties

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expanded the restrictions that initially required only hospitals in Bexar, Dallas, Harris, and Travis counties to postpone all non-medically necessary surgeries and procedures that are unrelated to COVID-19.


DATA: McKinney’s sales tax revenue climbs 18% in spite of pandemic

This marks the second month in a row where the city has reported a year-over-year increase in sales tax revenue.



Home improvement: Kangaroo Contractors president in McKinney weighs in on remodeling projects

“I guess [it’s] because people are at home more now, and they’re seeing that their house really needs to be repaired and updated."


UIL releases guidelines for conducting summer activities during COVID-19 pandemic

The University Interscholastic League released udpated guidelines for schools conducting summer activities such as sports training and marching band practices on July 8.


Fusion Teas relocates to larger space in McKinney

The relocation includes a modern retail shop for locals and McKinney visitors.


DATA: More than 20,000 Collin County residents cast ballots in the first week of early voting

As of July 7, 15,423 votes had been cast in person, and 5,173 mail-in ballots were received.



2020 census: Bureau prepares nonresponse follow-up field operations

For individuals who have not responded to the 2020 census, one of about 500,000 census takers will visit the their household between Aug. 11-Oct. 31.


Federal order means thousands of UT Dallas exchange students must return to in-person learning this fall

International students are limited in the number of online classes they can take outside of a pandemic, but those restrictions were relaxed earlier this year when COVID-19 forced many universities to shut down.


Emler Swim School offering online curriculum for children 10 and under

The program offers parents instructional videos for teaching children how to swim at home or in a local pool.


Construction begins on new industrial buildings near McKinney National Airport

McKinney Airport Center will feature multiple suites, 24 dock doors, large clearance height with wide bays and more than 230 parking spaces.



Texas Education Agency issues guidelines for 2020-21 school year

The guidelines address on-campus activities, attendance requirements, and health and safety precautions that should be enforced at Texas schools this year.