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Officials: More hotels offer new tourism opportunities

With the promise of new area hotels in the pipeline, the Frisco Convention and Visitors Bureau is biding its time until it can begin promoting new hotel locations to convention and meeting planners and continue expanding an already growing Frisco tou

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Wal-Mart’s new store plan troubles some

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. officials are working to open two more Supercenters in Frisco in 2016 in addition to the two Supercenters and one Neighborhood Market Market already in operation. more »

Aug 6, 2014 Frisco (11 Comments)

City bans smoking in parks

The Frisco City Council passed an ordinance Aug. 5 that bans smoking in city parks. more »

Aug 6, 2014 Frisco

GCISD trustee named to state board

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD trustee Leon Leal will be the newest member of the Texas State Board for Educator Certification after an appointment by Gov. Rick Perry. more »

Aug 1, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Future four-year college debated

Higher education and drawing a four-year university to the community has been on the city of Frisco’s radar for more than a decade. more »

Aug 6, 2014 , Frisco (1 Comments)

The DPS North Station, opened this year, was the last piece needed for Southlake's re-rating success.

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Southlake snags best fire rating in the state

The Southlake Fire Department’s rating with the Insurance Services Office has jumped from a 4 to the top rating of 1, and the department has earned the state’s highest-ever recorded fire protection score: a 97.53 on a 100-point scale. more »

Jun 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Once the work is done, delays on FM 2499 are expected to give way to smoother traffic flow.

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FM 2499 jams likely through 2016

Delays linked to the FM 2499 project near Grapevine Mills could continue for at least another two years as construction adds lanes and separates consumer traffic headed to the mall area from commuters headed to and from Flower Mound. more »

Jun 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake (2 Comments)

Colleyville begins to evaluate aging water systems

The city of Colleyville is creating a new comprehensive water and wastewater plan, said Bob Lowry, director of the Colleyville Public Works Department. more »

Jun 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Property values increase again

Taxable values for single-family homes in Frisco are increasing for the second straight year. more »

Jun 4, 2014 Frisco

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