11:23 AM Aug 5, 2020 CDT

Plano ISD revives hybrid learning model for some high schoolers as district gears for remote start

Plano ISD high school and senior high school students who opted for face-to-face instruction this year would still have multiple days of remote schooling each week.


2:47 PM Aug 4, 2020 CDT

Masks, meals and more: 5 things to know before returning to Richardson ISD this fall

Families have until Aug. 6 to make their final decision for virtual or in-person school by responding to an email sent by the district


SweetStop bakery holds grand opening in Richardson and more DFW-area news

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



Richardson officials: Main Street improvements now 50% complete

City officials said they expect the project to be mostly finished by March.


New Richardson bakery SweetStop holds grand opening

The business sells custom cakes, pastries and fresh-baked bread and offers catering.



State legislators seek removal of Confederate monuments at Texas Capitol

The decision may ultimately lie with Gov. Greg Abbott and the rest of the State Preservation Board, which last year authorized the removal of a plaque in the Capitol that said slavery was not an underlying cause of the Confederate rebellion.



Here are 7 in-person and virtual events to attend in and around Richardson

Check out these events happening in August and September.


Sports bar and entertainment venue Good Vibes Bar & Grill coming soon to Richardson

The business will have live music every Friday and Saturday, in addition to darts, pool, dancing and karaoke.


Plano ISD nixes comprehensive exams for 2020-21 as district shifts focus to assignments, participation

Plano ISD schools will not hold comprehensive exams this year as the district puts more weight on daily assignments and participation during the pandemic.


Sonic Drive-In opens in McKinney, Koto Hibachi and Sushi now serving diners in Frisco: News from DFW

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



PAM Rehabilitation Hospital opens in Richardson

The practice offers physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy.


Whataburger to celebrate 70th anniversary, unveil food truck, expand into 3 states

Nine more new Whataburger locations are planned by year's end, and 35 new restaurants are proposed for 2021.


U.S. Census Bureau to halt counting operation a month earlier than expected

The self-response deadline has moved up to Sept. 30.


Richardson City Council votes to allow waiver of Texas law restricting property tax increases of more than 3.5%

State law permits the action when a natural disaster declaration has been put into place; however, there are no plans to issue the waiver for the upcoming fiscal year.



Whataburger coming to Northeast Fort Worth, upcoming events in Frisco: News from DFW

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


Report: With boost in e-commerce, Texas sales tax receipts increased 4.3% in July

The loss of extra unemployment support could send numbers back down, however.


Texas State Teachers Association demands TEA prohibit in-person classes until Sept. 8

The statement was released after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton earlier this week said that local districts have the sole authority to close schools due to the ongoing pandemic.





Dallas County seeing decline in number of positive coronavirus cases compared with early July

Dallas County is reporting a 6% decrease in positive cases from the previous week.


Free COVID-19 saliva testing site to open at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco

The saliva tests will be offered to all residents of North Texas, regardless of county or city of residence, though pre-registration is required.


The Local Game Store celebrates one year in Richardson

The community center offers a space for guests who wish to play board games, card games or participate in tournaments.



Pizza Americana now serving Richardson, Hotel Vin announces grand opening in Grapevine: News from DFW

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


Texas Association of School Administrators asks state for more local control, clear guidelines in 2020-21

TASA leaders said in the letter that changing guidelines coming from the state are overly complicated and have only created confusion.