Statement from Collin County Judge Chris Hill: Collin County resident tests ‘presumptive positive’ for coronavirus

Statement from Collin County Judge Chris Hill:  Collin County resident tests ‘presumptive positive’ for coronavirus

(McKINNEY, TX) Collin County health officials have identified a presumptive positive case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19. A Frisco man in his late 30’s who recently traveled to California is stable, in isolation in his home, and is being monitored by county health care staff. Collin County Health Care Services (CCHCS) will await further testing to […]

Criminal Interdiction Unit combats drug smuggling, human trafficking on North Texas roadways

Criminal Interdiction Unit combats drug smuggling, human trafficking on North Texas roadways

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 27, 2018) The team of deputies making up the North Texas Criminal Interdiction Unit are showing they’re a force to be reckoned with for those smuggling drugs and human cargo across the region’s major highways. In December 2017, Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner, Grayson County Sheriff Tom Watt, Hunt County Sheriff […]

Shrimp & Crawfish Boil to benefit growing Boys & Girls Clubs

Shrimp & Crawfish Boil to benefit growing Boys & Girls Clubs

(FRISCO, TX — April 12, 2016) The Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (BGCCC) will hold its 7th Annual Shrimp & Crawfish Boil on Saturday, April 30, at Frisco Bar & Grill in Frisco (4851 Legacy Dr). Thanks to the support of surrounding businesses the area will take on a carnival atmosphere with a Cajun […]

Rockwall City Council seeks citizen input on Blacklands Corridor

ROCKWALL, TX (August 14, 2014) The North Central Texas Council of Governments is hosting a public meeting for residents to learn about the Blacklands Corridor Feasibility Study. It will be held on Thursday, Sept. 4, in Lavon at Nesmith Elementary School, 801 Presidents Blvd, Lavon, TX 75166. The meeting will begin at 6 pm. The […]

Give Back Collin County launches nonprofit website to benefit local charities

COLLIN COUNTY, TX. (July 2, 2014) Give Back Collin County is announcing the launch of a new and interactive social media based website that creates awareness and support for Collin County nonprofit organizations. It works by connecting users with volunteers who want to give back.  It’s about creating community awareness and showing exactly what the […]

Faith Like A Mustard Seed: Local ministry nurtures servants’ hearts

Faith Like A Mustard Seed: Local ministry nurtures servants’ hearts

(January 2, 2013) Few things are as heartwarming as children giving to others and enjoying themselves while doing it. At an early age children can learn the value of living a life of service; giving comes naturally. Faith Like A Mustard Seed was created to nurture and grow a child’s natural love for giving to the […]

Busy day at grand re-opening of adoption center

Busy day at grand re-opening of adoption center

(Rockwall – November 14, 2012)  Melanie gets some rest after an exhausting day at the Collin County Humane Society Rockwall Animal Adoption Center’s Re-Grand Opening event Saturday. CCHS President Molly Peterson said about 200 people came out to see the facility and visit with the animals. Food, fun and pet adoptions made for a great […]

Panel discussion to help homeless teens in Collin County

(Frisco – November 12, 2012) No one imagines a child they know might be someday be living on the streets, especially from affluent areas where opportunity seems endless, good schools are touted and the business community is prosperous. It’s a hidden problem where light needs to be shed to help these children.  General society ignores […]

Grand re-opening party Saturday at Rockwall Animal Adoption Center

(Rockwall – November 8, 2012) The Collin County Humane Society at Rockwall and the Rockwall Animal Adoption Center (a No-Kill facility) invites you to a Grand Reopening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, November 10 at 1825 Airport Road in Rockwall. Festivities will include a bounce house, face painter, crafts for the kids and more. There […]

Frisco boy starts nonprofit, sends North Texas kids to robotics camp

Frisco boy starts nonprofit, sends North Texas kids to robotics camp

Robots 4 Everyone comes to McKinney Boys & Girls Club August 09, 2012 – Robots 4 Everyone, an organization that sends at-risk kids and kids from low-income families to robotics camp, hosted its first camp at the Boys & Girls Club of Collin County, McKinney Branch, August 6-10.  What makes this unique is that the […]