Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Plano

Minnie’s Food Pantry robbed during Easter weekend

Upon returning to the office on Monday morning to resume services after the Easter weekend, Minnie’s Food Pantry staff realizes they are one truck...

Texas National Guard helping the North Texas Food Bank feed those in need locally

Heroes on the Front Lines to Fight Hunger Members of the Texas National Guard arrived in Plano last weekend with a simple mission: feeding the...

Garland, Richardson and Plano applaud PUC decision to review water rates

The Cities of Garland, Mesquite, Richardson, and Plano applaud the Public Utility Commission (PUC) for its decision to conduct a review of water rates...

Father and sons join Neiman-Marcus fashion show for fifth appearance

Dr. Simeon Udunka and his sons, "Boyz3+Dad", are scheduled to make their fifth appearance walking the runway at Neiman-Marcus Children's Spring Fashion Show at Willowbend...

Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program Accepting Applications

In true Alex Trebek fashion, Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere today kicked off the 2020 Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program with a fast-paced Jeopardy-style “game show” as...

Dr. Myrtle Hightower awarded the key to the City of Plano

The Plano City Council presented Dr. Myrtle Hightower with a key to the City at their regular meeting on Feb. 10. Dr. Hightower served...

McKinney launches interactive Black history story map

As part of its recognition of Black History Month, the City of McKinney developed a website to tell the story of Black history in...

Collin County Realtor Association Creates 2020 Census Videos in 26 Languages

The Collin County Association of Realtors (CCAR) passion for the community prompted the Association to create 2020 Census video resources in 26 different languages—something...

Main Event hosting Dallas Cowboys’ 60th Birthday Party

On January 28, 1960, Clint Murchison Jr. was awarded a National Football League expansion team at the League’s annual meeting in Miami Beach, Florida....

Norma’s Cafe for offering a free slice on National Pie Day; plus supporting The Birthday Party Project

Coming soon is one of Norma’s Cafe’s favorite days of the year. The iconic Dallas diner will celebrate National Pie Day on Thursday, Jan. 23....

George Teague named Dallas Cowboys 2019 Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Nominee

The Dallas Cowboys have named George Teague, former player and Head Coach at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas as the team’s...

Plano names Ed Drain as new Chief of Police

Plano City Council members selected Ed Drain as the City’s new Chief of Police. He will replace former Chief Gregory W. Rushin, who was...

Norma’s Cafe diners sign 5,000 postcards for soldiers

Being away from home for the holidays is very hard for soldiers and their families. Locally, residents want members of the military to know...

10 Plano intersections partial closures scheduled for October 21 – November 2

Ten Plano intersections will be closed from Oct. 21-Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. . The closures are the result of routine...

Ancient ocean fossils discovered in City of Plano

Could Plano be sitting on an area that was once an ancient ocean? Construction crews found fossils while doing foundation work at the site of...

TXDOT to close ramps at PGBT & US 75 in Plano

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) construction project at US 75 and President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT) is moving towards its last phase of...

City of Plano hosting 2nd Annual Bark in the Park on June 8

The City of Plano’s Parks and Recreation, Environmental Health, and Animal Services departments are teaming up again to treat man’s best friend (and their...

Plano teens prep for Mayor’s Summer Internship Program

Mock interviews, elevator speeches and speed connection sessions made for a busy Saturday as approximately 425 Plano teens gathered at the Capital One Conference...

Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce hosting Small Business Expo

Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce (CCBCC) have announced their fifth annual Small Business Expo on Friday, Aug. 10 from 9 a.m. - 2...

Plano ISD student wins DART art contest

Plano eleventh-grader Caitlin Savage is this year’s best of show winner in Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) annual student art contest.  Her work was selected...