Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake
6:12 PM Jul 9, 2020 CDT

Lexus Grapevine dealership is now under new ownership

Asbury Automotive Group has acquired the Lexus Grapevine dealership at 901 E. SH 114, Grapevine, according to a July 6 announcement.


McKinney

DATA: McKinney’s sales tax revenue climbs 18% in spite of pandemic

This marks the second month in a row where the city has reported a year-over-year increase in sales tax revenue.


Frisco

'You can always get better': Frisco police chief reflects on department diversity, procedures

Over the last month, the Frisco Police Department has looked inward to improve its diversity and use of force procedures, according to the police chief.



McKinney

Home improvement: Kangaroo Contractors president in McKinney weighs in on remodeling projects

“I guess [it’s] because people are at home more now, and they’re seeing that their house really needs to be repaired and updated."


McKinney

McKinney's housing market rebounds following COVID-19 slowdown

With the coronavirus pandemic at the forefront of buyers’ minds, the people looking for homes are serious shoppers, experts said.


Frisco

Frisco's latest monthly sales tax revenues down almost 7% year-over-year

The $6.56 million sales tax allocation for Frisco in July was based generally on purchases in May, the Texas comptroller’s office reported. In July 2019, Frisco received more than $7.05 million in sales tax revenue.


Richardson

DATA: Thousands of Dallas County residents turn out to vote early in Democratic primary runoff

According to the Dallas County Elections Office, 41,901 county residents have cast ballots in person since polls opened.



Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

DATA: More than 13,000 Denton County residents cast ballots in first week of early voting

Although the deadlines to register to vote in this election and to apply for an absentee ballot have passed, Denton County residents can cast ballots at any early voting center through July 10.


Richardson

Sakhuu Thai Cuisine now open in Richardson

The restaurant serves a variety of dishes, such as sakhuu stuffed wings, Bangkok lo mein noodles and panang curry.


Richardson

Despite a pandemic, Richardson sales tax receipts increase by 10% in May

The city collected $3.2 million in sales tax in May, which is up from the $2.9 million collected at the same time last year, according to data from the Texas Comptroller’s Office.


Spring | Klein

UIL releases guidelines for conducting summer activities during COVID-19 pandemic

The University Interscholastic League released udpated guidelines for schools conducting summer activities such as sports training and marching band practices on July 8.



McKinney

Fusion Teas relocates to larger space in McKinney

The relocation includes a modern retail shop for locals and McKinney visitors.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Officials to spray for West Nile virus after positive sample in Keller

The city of Keller announced July 8 that a positive West Nile virus sample was recorded within city limits.


Frisco

Frisco looking to issue debt for water, sewer, road projects

Frisco City Council approved a plan that could see the city issue $45 million in bonds for upcoming water, sewer and road projects.


Frisco

Raw Fitness now offering high-intensity, strength workouts in Frisco

The gym offers high-intensity training and a strength training program conducted in small groups.



Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Housing market in Denton County remains active despite pandemic

Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village fared better than the state, with average home sales closer to 20% lower in May 2020 than in May the year prior.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

The Coder School closes Flower Mound location, consolidates in Frisco

An after-school program focusing on computer technology has closed its Flower Mound doors and consolidated with its Frisco location.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Lewisville ISD shares plans for in-person and virtual learning for 2020-21 school year

Additional information and signups for the in-person or virtual learning option will be available to parents beginning July 15.


Frisco

Frisco reports 175 active cases of COVID-19

The average number of active cases between July 1-7 in Frisco was 156, according to city data. This case average the week before was 125 cases.



Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

DATA: See the latest sales tax collections in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake

Sales tax collections in Grapevine and Southlake saw declines, while collections in Colleyville were up.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

One Stop Nutrition opens for business in Southlake

One Stop Nutrition opened a new location in mid-July 2704 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 101.


Richardson

Students in Richardson ISD can attend school online or in-person this fall

Approximately 67% of families said they intend to send their students to school in-person, while 32% have chosen to remain online, according to a survey from the district.


Plano

Crayola Experience reopens at Plano's Shops at Willow Bend

In an effort to comply with government guidelines to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the children’s entertainment facility is operating at half its normal capacity.