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    Two New Affordable Housing Initiatives Will Move Forward in McKinney

    The McKinney City Council approved two measures at their meeting on Tuesday that could make housing more affordable in the city.The council approved the...

    Visit McKinney announces new Executive Director

    Visit McKinney, the city’s destination marketing organization, recently welcomed a new executive director to lead the team. “The Board of Directors is excited to announce...

    McKinney City Council Will Look at Affordable Housing Solutions Next Week

    Next week, the McKinney City Council will take up two initiatives that could have a big impact on solutions to help with affordable housing...

    AT&T Byron Nelson – 19th Hole Offers Great Deals & a...

    If you are heading out to the AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament this week, make sure a visit to the 19th Hole expo tent is on your list.Not...

    What McKinney is Planning to do About Housing Affordability

    Affording housing in North Texas is becoming pretty tricky. Actually, downright impossible for some.The City of McKinney is well aware that home prices have...

    Australian-based Artist Comes to paint the 100-Foot-Tall historic Silos in Downtown...

    The City of McKinney plans on having an Australian-based artist paint the 100-foot-tall historic concrete silos and grain elevator in the Historic Downtown McKinney Cultural...

    This is how frontage roads work in Texas

    If you are new to Texas, you likely have noticed roads that run next to the highway you are on. Referred to as “feeder roads”...

    H-E-B breaks ground in McKinney

    H-E-B officials and McKinney city leaders broke ground on Thursday on the new H-E-B store located on the northeast corner of Custer Road and...

    How to donate your time or give money to help those...

    Giving back is such an important aspect of being a part of a community. Whether it's offering your time, skills, or money, there are...

    It’s back! Third Monday McKinney Trade Days to open market

    It’s official, Third Monday Trade Days in McKinney is back.Formerly known as Third Monday Trade Days, it is now called Third Monday McKinney Trade...

    Liquor Petition Update

    The McKinney Chamber announced they had completed the first phase of the effort to allow package liquor store sales in the City of McKinney. ...

    McKinney Group Asks Voters to Support Limited Alcohol Sales

    McKINNEY, TX (November 19, 2021) – A group of citizens announced the launch of a petition campaign to gather nearly 22,000 signatures of McKinney...

    McKinney Chamber Releases Statement Regarding Affordable Housing in McKinney

    McKINNEY, TX – Affordable housing is an issue that cities across the nation deal with. And McKinney is no exception.During a recent McKinney City Council...

    Firehouse No. 10 Goes Back to the Future

    McKinney Fire Department’s Firehouse No. 10 is going “Back to the Future” for a grand opening celebration from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept....

    Visit McKinney Wins Awards for Branding, Cooperative Marketing

    Visit McKinney, the City of McKinney’s tourism organization, won two “People’s Choice” Idea Fair awards that were presented at the Texas Association of Convention...

    McKinney City Council Approves Budget with Lower City Property Tax Rate

    McKINNEY, TX – McKinney City Council voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2022 budget of $618 million, resulting in just over a one-cent reduction...

    McKinney ISD Lowers Tax Rate by 9.8 Cents

    McKinney, TX - At their August meeting Tuesday night, the McKinney ISD Board of Trustees approved a 9.8 cent property tax rate decrease for...

    City of McKinney to Spray for Mosquitoes

    McKINNEY, TX – McKinney is set to spray an area of the city to control mosquitoes after a mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile...

    Governor Abbott, Attorney General Paxton Aligned in Defense of Executive Order...

    AUSTIN, TX -- Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the filing of a mandamus petition in the 5th Court of Appeals to...

    McKinney announces 230-acre parkland acquisition within Painted Tree development

    McKINNEY, TX – The City of McKinney has announced the acquisition of 230 acres of parkland within the Painted Tree development. The city acquired...

    Congressman Van Taylor Urges State Department to End the Passport Processing...

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last week, Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03), alongside over 200 of his colleagues in the House, sent a letter urging Secretary of State, Antony...
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