Plano In the News

Below are recent new stories that feature or include the City of Plano. For additional past coverage, please email Steve Stoler, Director of Media.

City of Plano

Cities Applying Data from Waze to Fight Traffic (KXAS-TV NBC 5) July 19

Plano police recover body of missing woman; foul play not suspected (WFAA-TV News 8) July 19

Missing Plano mom found dead after driving off freeway (KDFW-TV Fox 4) July 19

Depressed mom who drove off turnpike in Plano found dead in creek (Dallas Morning News) July 19

Police Find Body Of Missing Plano Mom (KTVT-TV CBS 11) July 19

Plano Police Find Body of Missing Woman Who Drove Her Car Off Freeway (KXAS-TV NBC 5) July 19

Search Underway for Missing Plano Mother (Plano Patch) July 19

Wheelchair-bound Abilene softball coach says he was kicked off a field because of disability (KTAB-TV Abilene) July 19

Plano is politically paralyzed, and Dallas and Frisco should be licking their chops (Dallas Morning News) July 18

Construction to start on Plano's new $6.3 million maintenance facility (Plano Star Courier) July 18

Plano's MCOR teams up with Aga Khan Council for exhibition (Plano Star Courier) July 18

Ethics in Action (Plano Star Courier) July 18

Grand jury indicts 18-year-old who police say shot 6 in deadly rampage from Arlington to Plano (Dallas Morning News) July 18

Mondays in the Park: Plano Community Band continues 39-year free concert tradition (Plano Star Courier) July 18

Plano targeting enforcement at top crash sites (WFAA-TV News 8) July 17

Softball Teams Beat the Heat at Plano Tournament (KXAS-TV NBC 5) July 17

Plano Fire-Rescue Comically Congratulates Plano Police for Winning Battle of the Badges Blood Drive (Plano BubbleLife) July 17

Blown transformer shuts down part of Central Expressway service road in Plano (Dallas Morning News) July 16

Business/Economic Development

See the new Plano restaurant district at The Shops at Willow Bend as construction nears end (Community Impact) July 19

Future Plano hotel to generate over $8 million in economic impact (Plano Star Courier) July 19

Across the country, suburbs like Plano are successfully challenging urban centers for growth (Dallas Morning News) July 18

Construction to begin soon for 14-story office towers near Dallas North Tollway in Plano (Community Impact) July 18

Despite cooldown, Dallas is nation's second hottest apartment building market (Dallas Business Journal) July 18

Coal Vines bistro closes Shops at Legacy location in Plano (Community Impact) July 18

Power sport vehicle dealer BRP opens Plano office near Dallas North Tollway (Community Impact) July 18

Toyota uses its Texas presence to lean on Ted Cruz and John Cornyn to oppose auto tariffs (Dallas Morning News) July 17

Toyota urges Texas senators to 'apply the brakes' on Trump auto tariffs (Southern Business Journal) July 17

At Home shrugs off tariff threat (Home Textiles Today) July 17

LegacyTexas: 2Q Earnings Snapshot (Equities.com) July 17

Plano-based unit of Boeing scores $2.1B worth of orders (Dallas Business Journal) July 16

Sea-Doo, Evinrude maker BRP ramping up to 100 employees in new North American Hub in Plano (Dallas Business Journal) July 16

Walmart Plans to Open New Stores in Texas (deli market news) July 16

A Look Inside the New Walmart Fuel Station (CSP Daily News) July 16

USA GOLD Softball tournament starts Monday: Event expected to attract $4.1 million in economic impact (Plano Star Courier) July 15

Our Employees are not a Security Threat - Toyota (The Gleaner) July 15

Education

Google can't find enough workers, so it's working with a local community college to help (Dallas Business Journal) July 16

Plano Talk

Church swap: Plano's Legacy Church, The Village Church trade buildings (Community Impact) July 19

The Cities with the Largest Gender Retirement Gap (MSN Money) July 18

Angela Paxton, Phillip Huffines spent $12M in Collin County Senate race, priciest in state history (Dallas Morning News) July 17

Evangelical leaders and megachurch pastors help over 100 immigrant children (Christian Daily) July 16

Remember George Teague? Alabama legend now coaches HS football in Texas (AL.com) July 14

Evangelical Leaders Serve Lunch, Bring Fun and Gifts to Trafficked Immigrant Children (Christian Post) July 14

America's Safest Places to Drive Named (worktruckonline.com) July 13

Plano Profile

Fore! Local entrepreneur successfully swings into golf business (July 16)

PISD Board President Missy Bender shares her story and her hopes for PISD students (July 13)

Plano Magazine

Plano's Kate Hilton Receives Elizabeth Abrams Memorial Scholarship (July 18)

Plano Musician Braeden Paul (July 17)

The City of Plano Partners with WAZE App to Make Driving Through Plano Easier (July 16)

Pickles & Crickets | Plano's Offbeat Summer Sports (July 16)

#ChangeMakers in the Disabilities Community: Katie Beth Massengill (July 16)