McKinney, TEXAS – Make your Fourth of July holiday as festive as apple pie at the City of McKinney’s Red, White, and BOOM! celebration. Independence Day kicks off with free family activities, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show. Families can also explore the many dining and shopping options that Historic Downtown McKinney has to […]
Well sometimes a job is just not a right fit. Apparently the position as Director of Finance for the City of McKinney was not a good fit for Kevin Hammeke. He resigned as Director of Finance, effective immediately. He started on Monday. According to the statement released by the city, Hammeke indicated he underestimated the workload required […]
By: Michael Watts II, NDG Special Contributor We see them all time on TV, the police are always on the news. This week was no exception. The McKinney Police Department held a public event Monday night to discuss last summer’s altercation which caused a national outcry. The viral post via social media showing McKinney Police Officer Eric Casebolt […]
Last summer, teenagers celebrated the end of the school year with a pool party at the Craig Ranch community in McKinney, Texas. One teen, Dajerrria Becton, was in the eyes of many via social media, brutally attacked by Officer Eric Casebolt. According to NBC News “Cellphone videos were taken at the pool showed Casebolt, who […]
Move over donuts, looks like you have been replaced at the top of food list for McKinney’s police officers and the community. Last week, more than 350 residents attended the first Tacos with Cops event hosted by the McKinney Police Department at Old Settler’s Recreation Center. The event provided a unique opportunity for community members to ask […]
The McKinney Economic Development Corporation announced China-based Hisun Motors Corporation will expand the company’s North American headquarters in McKinney, adding more than 44,000 square feet of warehouse space and 10 new jobs within three years. The expansion is scheduled for completion in October. “McKinney is a great place to do business. We are so pleased […]
The City of McKinney invites residents and stakeholders to attend an interactive open house to review and provide feedback on major elements of the ONE McKinney 2040 Comprehensive Plan such as guiding principles, future land use, transportation and mobility, and economic indicators. The city’s Comprehensive Plan is a statement of the community’s vision for McKinney […]
Residents can help keep McKinney beautiful during the eighth annual Texas Trash-Off event hosted by the City of McKinney Saturday, April 9. The event coincides with the Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off, the largest single day cleanup event in the state. Registration is now open at www.mckinneytexas.org/texastrashoff.