McKinney
3:12 PM Aug 13, 2020 CDT

GALLERY: Craig Ranch Fitness & Spa unveils renovations

The event also kicked off the Craig Ranch Fitness & Spa Youth Center's first day of Social Distance Learning as well as a food and school supply drive for local nonprofits, which will continue through Aug. 16.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Market data: Fewer homes for sale in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake compared to 2019

The number of homes listed for sale decreased in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake in June when compared to the same period in 2019.


Frisco

Learn more about Frisco's Taychas Trail and its future connection to Plano

Frisco will offer a preview of its connection to the Six-Cities Trail through Plano during the Roll with the Council event Aug. 15.



Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

City of Fort Worth Complete Streets policy aims to prevent pedestrian deaths

The city of Fort Worth has committed to a number of Complete Streets projects throughout the city in order to create a more comfortable pedestrian environment.


Richardson

Richardson restaurant Frankie's Mexican Cuisine changes name to Dos Arroyos

The business will continue to serve the same menu and drinks under its new name.


Frisco

Frisco sees 154 new cases of COVID-19, 49 recoveries in the last week

As of Aug. 12, there were 347 active cases of COVID-19 in Frisco.


Richardson

Richardson proposes unchanged tax rate despite projected $6M loss in operating revenue

This loss is due in part to a dip in citywide property valuations. By keeping the tax rate the same and applying it to a lower taxable value, the city will collect less property tax revenue in fiscal year 2020-21.



Northwest Austin

AMC Theatres to reopen Aug. 20 with 15-cent tickets

AMC Theatres—which has multiple locations in the Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas—will begin reopening its movie screens Aug. 20.


Frisco

Frisco ISD welcomes students back for fall

Frisco ISD Superintendent Mike Waldrip said the district has “every confidence” students who have committed to face-to-face instruction will return to campuses Sept. 3.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Smile Doctors Braces closes in Lewisville

Smile Doctors Braces has remaining locations in Little Elm, Denton, Southlake and other areas in North Texas.


Plano

Bar-Ranch Steak Co. prepares for opening in downtown Plano

The butcher shop will offer a variety of aged steaks for sale, as well as beer and wine pairings.



McKinney

SkyWay Towers files lawsuit against McKinney after rezoning denial

The lawsuit claims the city’s denial of an application to build the cell tower was based on reasons that were “not supported by substantial evidence.”


Frisco

Denton County officials confirm COVID-19-related death of Frisco man in his 80s

Frisco reported 26 new coronavirus cases in the city on Aug. 12, bringing the city's total since March to 1,001, according to the city's public health awareness dashboard.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

DATA: See how airports' passenger traffic has changed amid pandemic

The beginning of 2020 showed that travel at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport was higher than in 2019.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Grapevine-Colleyville, Carroll ISD graduates plan around pandemic ahead of fall semester

Grapevine High School alumna Elizabeth Reed had her freshman year of college planned out: She would attend the University of Alabama in the fall and bunk with a roommate from Connecticut that she was already getting to know.



Frisco

More than 24,000 Frisco ISD students request electronic devices for return to school

Of the device requests, 218 Frisco ISD families also requested internet connectivity.


Frisco

Stein Mart Inc. files for bankruptcy, launches store closing process

Stein Mart Inc. has 281 stores in 30 states with locations in Frisco, Plano, McKinney, Keller, Fort Worth and Flower Mound.


McKinney

Made of Sugar and Spice in downtown McKinney changes owners, readies to launch new programs

The party and event venue offers a place for girls to celebrate their birthdays while making it easy for parents to plan.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Highland Village names new city manager

Paul Stevens will begin serving as the new city manager for Highland Village on Oct. 1.



Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Flower Mound to seek interim, replacement town manager

Flower Mound Town Manager Jimmy Stathatos announced Aug. 11 that he has accepted a position as city manager with the city of Bedford.


Spring | Klein

REPORT: COVID-19 cases in children increase by 90% nationwide in 1 month

As school district officials across the U.S. prepare for the start of the 2020-21 school year, 179,990 new COVID-19 cases were reported in children nationwide between July 9 and Aug. 6—an increase of 90%, according to a report compiled by The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Lewisville Connect to resume regular service hours in coming weeks

The Lewisville Connect Route 21 and 22 will resume pre-COVID-19 service levels beginning Aug. 24.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Hwy. 377 construction continues near downtown Roanoke

TxDOT officials announced in August that one-way traffic patterns would begin Aug. 10 on a number of city side streets.