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Elective surgeries suspended, Greek restaurant celebrates 10 years in Frisco: News from DFW

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


New restaurant Texana Grill to open in former location of El Corazon in McKinney

“The menu is a road trip through Hill country serving up diner fare that’s a little more refined than you might expect."


McKinney ISD asking parents to decide if their students will attend class virtually or in person this fall

Parents who would like to change their decision can do so up until July 30.



Federal unemployment payments of $600 per week end July 25

While the added $600 federal unemployment benefits will end, Texans are still eligible for other forms of relief.


Amore Lounge Cafe & Hookah opens in McKinney

The business is family-owned and offers a variety of desserts, pastries, coffees, beverages, fruit smoothies and hookah flavors.


Disease expert discusses ongoing pandemic and nearing school year

Dr. Steven H. Kelder recently answered several questions for Community Impact Newspaper regarding COVID-19; trends in cases statewide; and important considerations for parents, students and educators as the 2020-21 school year approaches.





Medical City temporarily suspends elective surgeries in effort to expand bed capacity

Medical City Healthcare is suspending elective surgeries in some of its 16 North Texas hospitals.


Department of Defense task forces deployed to help Texas combat COVID-19

Gov. Greg Abbott announced July 13 the U.S. Department of Defense would provide more resources to Texas to combat the rise of COVID-19.


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.