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Good morning, McKinney-Frisco! Let’s get you started this Thursday with everything you need to know going on around town today.


First, today’s weather:

Partly sunny and very warm. High: 73 Low: 53.

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Here are the top stories in McKinney-Frisco today:

  1. The McKinney community is pulling together to help rebuild the historic downtown of Mayfield, Kentucky after a devastating tornado strike. Jennifer Klassen, a Downtown McKinney business and property owner, said she came up with the idea for McKinney Heart Mayfield after seeing images on the news of a sign that said, “Welcome to Historic Downtown Mayfield.” (FOX 4 Dallas)
  2. The Wellness Experience, a CBD store, has opened in McKinney. The Black- and women-owned store sells various CBD products, including recovery, beauty, and pet care essentials. Bestsellers range from lotion to hemp honey to vape carts, according to the business’s website. (Community Impact Newspaper)
  3. The Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation, a not-for-profit corporation that reports global rehabilitation data, ranked Medical City McKinney in the top 10% of rehab centers, according to a December news release. (Community Impact Newspaper)

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Today in McKinney-Frisco:

  • Bingo Night At SRC At McKinney Parks and Recreation (6:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Make-A-Wish of North Texas wants to know if you have made your end-of-year gift yet? There are still a few days left to make a difference for kids like Journey, who wished for a swimming pool in Lubbock earlier this year! (Instagram)
  • Collin County Sheriff’s Office is reminding you that sober rides are cheaper than DWIs. Play the “Game of Consequences” to see the potential costs of drinking and driving. Remember—when you go out, always find a sober ride home. (Facebook)
  • City of Frisco administrative offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 31. Curbside trash collection and recycling will NOT be impacted. (Facebook)

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Nicole Fallon-Peek

About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and copywriter with a degree in Media, Culture and Communication from New York University. She has served as a freelance reporter, managing editor, copy editor, and editorial director for a variety of B2B news outlets. She currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.

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