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May general election slated to be historic

May general election slated to be historic

History will be made in Southlake in the May 9 election as two women face off to see who will become the city’s first female mayor

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Dealerships love Grapevine

The stretch of SH 114 and SH 121 has 14 car, truck, motorcycle, off-road vehicle or watercraft dealerships along the DFW Connector. more »

Apr 15, 2015 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Frisco ponders annexing ETJ

Some recent development may have given the city of Frisco cause to move forward with more annexations in its dwindling extraterritorial jurisdiction, or ETJ. The ETJ is the area outside the city limits that has been claimed by the city with the inten more »

Apr 8, 2015 8:00 AM Frisco

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Officials: Hotel could spark new development

For seven years a concrete frame sat deserted at the corner of US 75 and SH 121 serving as an eyesore and a reminder to McKinney residents of a failed public-private development venture. more »

Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM McKinney

Drivers on US 75 during their evening commute (above) inch their way through McKinney.

Photo by Lindsey Juarez

Relief in sight as end of road construction nears

Designed more than 50 years ago as a two-lane arterial to connect suburban Collin County communities, US 75 has since become overwhelmed by the more than 120,000 daily drivers who use the road for commuting to work and accessing local businesses. more »

Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM McKinney

City Council unanimously approves HUB Streat Food Port in downtown

A new trend picking up speed across the country is about to drive in to Plano. At a regular meeting March 17, the City Council approved the rezoning of 1.6 acres of land at the southwest corner of 14th Street and M Avenue for a new food truck park more »

Mar 25, 2015 8:00 AM Plano

Texas Longhorns roam the Brinkmann Ranch, which encompasses about 3,300 acres of land, making it one of largest remaining undeveloped pieces of land in Frisco.

Photo by Lindsey Juarez

Remaining land to shape Frisco’s future growth

The development cycle in a growing city is like a line of dominoes: a chain reaction begins with a single event. For instance, building more housing yields more people, more people yield more development and all of that yields more infrastructure. more »

Mar 11, 2015 8:00 AM Frisco 3 Comments

Frisco at forefront of rise in 3-D printing technology

Although the concept of 3-D printing began in the 1980s, only recently has the technology and its potential applications come to the public’s attention. Today in Frisco that trend is becoming increasingly visible and useful on educational, business, more »

Mar 11, 2015 8:00 AM Frisco

Trader Joe’s opened in February in Southlake Town Square making it the fourth specialty grocery store in Southlake.

Photo by Sherelle Black

Grocers flock to Southlake

The city of Southlake began the year with the openings of two grocery stores—Fresh Market, which opened in January, and Trader Joe’s, which opened in February. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

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Increasing trafficking awareness

The "hidden crime" of human trafficking led a Grapevine couple to start a nonprofit organization and a director to film a full-length movie throughout the area more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake 3 Comments

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