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New year, new projects

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New year, new projects

As roads become more congested, the price of oil falls and available funds for road projects dwindle, transportation will continue to be a hot topic throughout the area in 2015.

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Ribbon cutting crowd from Feb. 23

Photo courtesy of Rebecca Barksdale, Community Outreach Director, Tarrant County.

Northeast Tarrant County Courthouse ribbon cutting

The Northeast Tarrant County Courthouse held its grand opening Jan. 23. more »

Jan 28, 2015 3:58 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Southlake May election filing starts Jan. 28

Individuals can begin filing for the May election Jan. 28. more »

Jan 27, 2015 5:20 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Colleyville May election filing starts Jan. 28

Individuals can begin filing for the May election Jan. 28. more »

Jan 27, 2015 5:21 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Grapevine May election filing starts Jan. 28

Individuals can begin filing for the May election Jan. 28. more »

Jan 23, 2015 4:45 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Colleyville Matt's Rancho Martinez closed after bankruptcy

After opening less than a year ago, Matt's Rancho Martinez restaurant in Colleyville is officially closed after the chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. more »

Jan 23, 2015 4:34 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Thomas W. Whelan, a representative for La Hacienda Ranch, addressed the Colleyville City Council Jan. 20 about the changes that have been made and withdrew the restaurants opposition to the project.

Photo by Kyle G. Horst

Colleyville approves Hampton Inn & Suites

The Colleyville City Council voted 6–0 to allow the construction of Colleyville's first hotel on SH 121. more »

Jan 21, 2015 2:12 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake 2 Comments

Proposed Southlake Kroger met with opposition

Southlake City Council to consider approving or denying a new Kroger at the southeast quadrant of Dove Road and Hwy. 114 at its Feb. 3 meeting. more »

Jan 21, 2015 2:05 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

A $12,000 check is presented to the City of Southlake FD, Edgecliff Village FD, and Fort Worth Fire from Koch Pipeline Company and Flint Hills Resources.

Courtesy photo by Kacey White

Southlake Fire Department receives grant

The Southlake Fire Department has received a $4,500 grant to purchase three new gas monitors. more »

Jan 14, 2015 12:24 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Reaction Fitness & Self-defense to host abduction awareness seminars

Reaction Fitness & Self-defense in Grapevine plans to host a number of abduction awareness and prevention seminars Jan. 10 with the Grapevine Police Department. more »

Jan 9, 2015 6:21 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Alexis Georgiadis, the vice president and chief financial officer of La Hacienda Ranch, speaks in opposition to a proposed Hampton Inn & Suites Hotel that wants to build a 5-story, 91 room facility on the neighboring undeveloped property.

Community Impact photo by Kyle G. Horst

Colleyville hotel decision pushed to Jan. 20

The Colleyville City Council moved to table discussion on the fate of a proposed Hampton Inn & Suites so the developer and adjacent land owners can further review the proposed site plan. more »

Jan 7, 2015 3:29 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake 1 Comments

Minyard Food Stores to acquire Grapevine Tom Thumb location

The Grapevine Tom Thumb location at 44000 William D Tate Ave. has been acquired by Minyard Food Stores as part of an agreement that includes 11 other Tom Thumb and Albertson’s locations in the DFW area. more »

Dec 23, 2014 12:33 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Dallas Symphony Orchestra to perform in Southlake

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra will be performing a number of popular classical pieces at White's Chapel United Methodist Church on Jan. 18. more »

Dec 19, 2014 4:33 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Colleyville reaches record amount of December sales tax revenue

Colleyville's December 2014 sales taxes are up 7.47 percent, or $17,593, from the same time last year, accounting for the highest December sales tax allocation ever received. more »

Dec 18, 2014 12:02 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Chuy's to hire about 175 staffers for new Southlake location

Tex-Mex restaurant Chuy’s is looking to hire approximately 175 staff members to work at its new location in Southlake. more »

Dec 15, 2014 9:55 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Colleyville City Council tables proposed hotel approval to Jan. 6

The fate of a proposed hotel on SH 121 was put on hold until January at the request of the developer at the final Colleyville City Council meeting of the year Dec. 16. more »

Dec 17, 2014 2:01 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake 1 Comments

Developer breaks ground on new brownstones

The second phase of new upscale housing is beginning to take shape in Southlake Town Square starting with 31 new brownstones built in a “post-World War I” style in the Garden District development. more »

Dec 10, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Scammers attempt to swindle Southlake law firm

Scammers, posing as a large corporation, attempted to steal nearly $500,000 from McCown P.C. more »

Dec 10, 2014 4:41 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Colleyville honors Jack Olsen as hometown hero

A ceremony and reception was held Dec. 6 for Colleyville resident, Jack Olsen, who was selected as a Colleyville Hometown Hero. The ceremony, which was open to the public, was held at Heroes Park. more »

Dec 10, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Colleyville chamber selects new president

Brendon Payne was chosen as the new president for the Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce. more »

Dec 10, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Southlake announces new branding campaign

The Southlake Department of Economic Development and Tourism announced a new branding campaign at the monthly Southlake Chamber of Commerce luncheon. more »

Nov 25, 2014 11:28 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

At the Capitol

Meet your legislators and read about the start of the 84th Texas Legislature.

Coffee with Community Impact: Michael Morris

Photo by Renee Hansen

Community Impact sits down with Michael Morris, the director of transportation for the North Central Texas Council of Governments

Kids Matter International

Photo by Kyle G. Horst

“Our mission is simple ‘helping children in crisis.’ That’s it. Four words.”

Transportation Updates

See our December transportation updates.

Real Estate

Check out real estate data for January 2015 and the feature neighborhood of the month, the Villas at Oak Pointe.

Dining: Flips Patio Grill

Photo by Lindsey Juarez

Read our December dining profile here.

Icon: Roxann Taylor

Courtesy Roxann Taylor

Read our profile on local icon Roxann Taylor.

People: Marty Wieder

Courtesy Marty Wieder

Read our question and answer session with Marty Wieder.

History: Nash Farm

Diane S.W. Lee

Check out a brief history of Nash Farm in Grapevine.

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