8:28 PM Oct 18, 2021 CDT

Richardson ISD trustees will not fill board vacancy created by former president's resignation

The seat became vacant when former President Karen Clardy resigned from the board Sept. 24 in a letter to the other trustees and Superintendent Jeannie Stone.


12:05 AM Oct 20, 2021 CDT

Plano ISD considering two draft calendars for 2022-23 school year

Draft A would have the school year begin Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022 and end on Friday, May 26, 2023. Draft B would see the school year begin on Monday, Aug. 8, 2022 and conclude on Thursday, May 25, 2023.


Amazon hiring for thousands of seasonal jobs throughout Texas

It is that time of year when people look for seasonal jobs as the holidays approach. Amazon aims to meet that demand by hiring for thousands of seasonal positions throughout Texas.




CI NATION ROUNDUP: Inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo underway; delivery drones coming to Friso and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 22.


The String Bean: Restaurant and Bar brings Southern-style comfort food to Richardson

The restaurant is known for its home-style southern cooking, its various Tex-Mex options and a popular dessert menu.


Plano ISD to host informational webinar for specialized district academy programs

Students that will be in ninth or 11th grades in the 2022-23 school year, along with their families, can find out more information about Academy High School, Health Sciences Academy, IB World College and PISD Industries Academy at the Collin College Technical Campus on Oct. 28.




Greenville Avenue Pizza Co. expects to open Richardson location in November

GAPCo, as the eatery is also known, originally hoped to open its Richardson location by the end of 2020, but delays related to construction and the coronavirus pandemic pushed that date back.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Taco Palenque opens in Round Rock; Plano ISD considering two draft calendars for 2022-23 school year and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 21.


Delivery drones will soon be flying around Frisco; Dutch Bros Coffee coming to Grapevine and more DFW-area news

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



CI NATION ROUNDUP: Early concept for Frisco’s Northwest Community Park includes biking tower for ‘gravity riding’; Perky Beans Cafe now open in Leander, and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 20.


Richardson ISD trustees approve first round of Student Health Advisory Council members

While the council includes representatives from each of the district’s learning communities, Deputy Superintendent Tabitha Branum said there is room for more members.


Mixed-use development CityLine marks 5th anniversary in Richardson

“We at CityLine are proud to be part of Richardson and can’t wait to continue growing, evolving and thriving over the next several years and decades,” CityLine Director of Marketing Jessica Robertson said.


Twisted Root Burger Co. coming to Plano; Chick-fil-A to open Oct. 21 in McKinney and more DFW-area news

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



Collin College, Tarrant County College sign agreement to streamline bachelor's degree in nursing

The agreement was signed to address the need for highly qualified nurses in Texas, a news release said.


Richardson to spray Oct. 19-20 after mosquito trap tests positive for West Nile virus

The Richardson Health Department plans to spray for mosquitoes in the southeast section of the city after another trap in the area tested positive for West Nile virus.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Read the latest top news about restaurants, businesses and other commercial projects that are coming soon or now open

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 19.


Second phase of expansion at JJ Pearce High School greenlighted by Richardson City Council

The request included the construction of an additional 74,000 square feet of classroom, office and lobby space, among other items.



Council approves four-story apartment complex with coworking space in south-central Richardson

Sherman Lofts will include 299 traditional units as well as three live-work apartments and a 932-square-foot coworking space that will be open to the public.



CI NATION ROUNDUP: New H-E-B in Leander opening soon; Texas Supreme Court grants rehearing for high-speed rail eminent domain case and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 18.


Men's apparel boutique Best Dressed Man expands showroom in Richardson

The business offers custom-tailored apparel as well as hats, sunglasses and footwear.



Early voting begins in Richardson for Nov. 2 election

Richardson residents will have the chance to decide on several ballot items, including five municipal bond propositions, in the November election.


Frisco ISD proposes attendance zone modifications; rental community coming to McKinney and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.