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Plano ISD students, staff work through kinks of in-person, remote learning

Adjustments made to several key areas of district operations are outlined in this story from Community Impact Newspaper's September edition.


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Tracking COVID-19: New confirmed cases of coronavirus hold steady in Denton County since mid-September

Denton County health officials have reported 573 new cases since Sept. 15, a slight uptick from the 542 new cases confirmed in the seven reporting days ending Sept. 14. See our interactive charts inside.


DART board considers more options for bus network redesign

This hybrid option was created after committee members expressed interest in a middle ground among ridership options.



Grind Burger Bar to open in McKinney and more DFW news

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


Lawsuit takes aim at start date for early voting as some Texas Republicans challenge Gov. Greg Abbott's order

A group of prominent Texas Republicans has embarked on a legal effort to undo the governor's executive order that extended the early voting period for the Nov. 3 election.


Scrambler Cafe coming soon to Plano

The restaurant expects to begin serving breakfast and brunch in Plano in the coming weeks.


Obsessive focus on flavor the underpinning of Tasty's Chicken in Plano

When Terral “Hollaback” T. Slack moved to the Dallas area three years ago, he said there was something noticeably missing from the fried chicken.



Collin County to reimburse housing and shelter not-for-profits for some coronavirus costs

Collin County plans to reimburse not-for-profit organizations that provide housing and shelter services for costs they have accrued assisting citizens during the coronavirus pandemic.


Food hall coming to Frisco in 2021 and more DFW news

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


Plano builds upon its local and regional trail systems

The city has made progress on a handful of projects, including two that are on the cusp of completion.


Rum Cakes Factory opens in Plano and more DFW news

Read the latest business and community news from the DFW area.



New coffee shops in Frisco, Plano plus more popular DFW news

Read popular news from this week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


Plano Overnight Warming Station approved to take on more capacity more nights of the year

The station received approval to extend its capacity from 100 to 150 people each night, and operators may now choose to open when temperatures drop below 50 degrees.


Rum Cakes Factory brings baked goods to Plano

The bakery sells cakes and cupcakes in flavors such as Amaretto, Grand Marnier and Coconut Rum.


Q&A: St. Luke's physician shares advice on flu season, vaccine and prevention

The influenza vaccine is recommended for nearly all patients of all ages ahead of this year's flu season, Dr. Sam Rolon said.



TEA launches statewide COVID-19 dashboard for public schools

The Texas Education Agency, in collaboration with the Texas Department of State Health Services, has launched its latest COVID-19 dashboard for positive cases in Texas public schools.


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: Retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, gyms can reopen at 75% capacity as early as Sept. 21

Nursing home and long-term care facilities will also be allowed to reopen for visitation as early as Sept. 24.


Seafood eatery Hot Crab opens in Richardson and more DFW news

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Brasão Brazilian Steakhouse coming soon to The Shops at Legacy in Plano

The restaurant specializes in authentic Rodizio-style dining for lunch and dinner.



Collaborative space for hairstylists found at Hair'em & Nail'em in Plano

The all-female team behind the salon is aiming to bring positivity during the pandemic.


RE/MAX DFW Associates to merge Frisco, Plano offices

Around 125 agents will be based at the Frisco Starwood office and will focus on the Collin County market.


North Texas Giving Day to aid more than 3,300 nonprofits

The 18-hour online event organized by Communities Foundation of Texas allows people to support local nonprofits and causes.


Layoffs to come for JCPenney employees at Collin Creek Mall as sale of Plano store is finalized

The $15 million sale of the former JCPenney location at Collin Creek Mall to developer Centurion American was finalized during a Sept. 14 bankruptcy hearing.



Q&A: National Center for Learning Disabilities expert discusses challenges of special education, remote learning during pandemic

The NCLD's director of policy and advocacy spoke about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on special education students and their development in and out of the classroom.


Dutch Bros. Coffee coming to Plano and more DFW news

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