Plano South

Stay informed about the latest local news in Plano South, including PISD and Plano City Council headlines, updates on major projects like the Collin Creek Mall redevelopment, along with the latest transportation and health care news affecting your community.

3:25 AM Jul 21, 2022 CDT

Here are 5 restaurants slated to open soon in Plano

From Italian food to a variety of sandwiches and salads, these five restaurants are coming soon in Plano.


Texas health department accepting grant applications to expand access to health care

The grant will help health centers that serve underserved and uninsured Texans in areas with limited resources.


Q&A: Bob Popinski, Raise Your Hand Texas senior director of policy, discusses Senate Bill 3

Bob Popinski, senior director of policy for Raise Your Hand Texas, spoke about Senate Bill 3, the bill passed last legislative session that impacts social studies teaching.



Fine Things International now open in The Shops at Willow Bend in Plano

The store carries clothes, women’s accessories and more. Fine Things International is located on the second floor of the mall.


The Joint Chiropractic opens in Berkeley Square Shopping Center in Plano

The clinic offers services to realign the spine to help prevent back and neck pain, migraines and fibromyalgia. Walk-ins are welcome at the center.


Plano ISD task force presents $1.49B bond recommendation for November ballot

With four propositions, the proposed bond package would total $1,495,638,000 for “critical” projects in the district, according to task force co-chairs Rick Cinclair and Marshall Jackson.


Healthy dining eatery Jugo to open location in Plano

The menu features acai bowls, juice, smoothies and more. The company has other locations in San Antonio, Dallas and Fort Worth.



Texas extends emergency SNAP benefits through August

Texas will provide over $305.5 million in emergency benefits this month, which is expected to help 1.5 million households.


Medical City Plano doing electrical renovations at hospital campus on West 15th Street

Medical City Plano, which is located at 3901 W. 15th St., is a 603-bed acute care facility with more than 1,800 physicians representing over 70 specialties and subspecialties, according to the hospital’s website.


Eddie V's Prime Seafood sets opening date for new Plano location

Known for its seafood, cocktails and hand-carved steaks from its in-house butcher, the restaurant will offer a luxurious fine dining experience, according to a release from the business.


Work on new multifamily apartment complex The Promenade to begin later this year in Plano

Construction on a new multifamily apartment complex is slated to get underway later this year near the southwest corner of Chase Oaks Boulevard and Anniston Trail in Plano, according to a listing with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.



Texas records nation's largest job gains in June; state unemployment rate continues to fall

As more people move to Texas and return to “normal” activities, Texas’ labor force is also growing, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.


Texas sales tax holiday on school supplies planned for Aug. 5-7

Items can be purchased in person, online or through mail order to qualify.


Loretta’s Intimates changes name to Petticoat Fair in Plano

The Plano location is the second Petticoat Fair boutique for owner and buyer Kali Andrews after its existing Austin store.


DATA: Home prices in Plano increase 21%-31% over prior year

While homes are spending fewer days on the market in Plano, the options potential buyers have to choose from are slimmer than the year prior as fewer homes are being sold in most of the city’s ZIP codes.



USDA invests over $36M for high-speed internet in rural Texas

Telecommunications companies in Central Texas and the West Plains region will receive funding to help rural Texans gain access to high-speed internet.


Here are 5 new businesses that have opened in Plano

From jewelry and luxury sneakers to an event venue, these are five businesses that are now open in Plano.


Nonprofit The Storehouse of Collin County provides food, clothes and care

The mission statement of The Storehouse is to feed, clothe and care as neighbors in one community. In addition to the food pantry, programs include the clothing closet Joseph’s Coat and Project Hope.


Boure Event Studio offers venue rental in Plano

The event venue offers floor plan flexibility and a variety of packages for up to 75 guests, according to Boure Event Studio’s website.



Luxury sneaker brand Golden Goose opens store at Legacy West in Plano

The brand specializes in high-quality, chic streetwear shoes, the website states.


Texas receives over 14,000 monkeypox vaccines as cases rise

Over 5,000 doses have been sent to Dallas County, and others will be distributed to local health departments.


Plano eatery Nest Burger offers food that surprises new customers from their first bite

Dipesh Pandey had been in the restaurant industry for more than 10 years when he purchased Nest Burger in October 2019.