Collin County

Daughter of McKinney Mayor Tests Positive with COVID-19

By Shelby Skrhak / March 30, 2020 / 6 Comments

The 19-year-old daughter of McKinney Mayor George Fuller, who is being sued by local real estate agent Derek Baker, has tested positive for COVID-19. KRLD’s Chris Sommer broke the story Monday morning and Fuller confirmed in an interview with CandysDirt.com. Layla, a freshman at the Art Institute of Dallas, started feeling ill two weeks ago […]

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McKinney Real Estate Agent Sues Mayor As Citizen Petition for Shelter-in-Place Orders Grows Quickly

By Shelby Skrhak / March 28, 2020 / 29 Comments

Is the city of McKinney’s shelter-in-place order unconstitutional? That’s what a McKinney real estate agent alleges in his lawsuit against the mayor. Meanwhile, Collin County residents have begun a Change.org petition, asking County Judge Chris Hill to make his order consistent with surrounding counties who’ve asked citizens to stay home.

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Collin County Residents Mixed on New Shelter in Place Order That Says ‘All Businesses Are Essential’

By Shelby Skrhak / March 24, 2020 / 4 Comments

Collin County residents may have more questions than answers after officials issued a modified shelter in place order March 24, asking residents to stay home but urging businesses to stay open. It largely leaves decisions whether to stay home up to businesses and city mayors to enact stricter guidelines. “I’m announcing new ‘stay home, work […]

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McKinney Ranks At Top of Best Places for First-Time Buyers

By Candy's Dirt / July 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports Nearly 40 percent of 2018’s single-family home purchases were made by first-time buyers — with some places being more friendly to those new to the market than others. McKinney ranked 10th among 300 cities WalletHub looked at in regards to how amenable they were for first-time buyers. The Collin County town ranked 160th […]

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3 Retail Reasons I Love Plano’s Legacy West

By Shelby Skrhak / June 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

I’m ashamed to say that even though I’ve lived and worked in West Plano for years, I can’t keep all the new developments in this part of town straight in my head. I’m not alone either. Now instead of idle small chat about the weather, Planoites talk about all the coming traffic to “that part […]

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Plano Can’t Seem to Give Away The Collinwood House

By Shelby Skrhak / June 1, 2018 / 9 Comments
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I’m not speaking in hyperbole when I say they’re practically giving away this 3,200-square-foot home in far west Plano, located at 5400 Windhaven Parkway near the Dallas North Tollway. Admittedly it’s not move-in ready, but the Collinwood House’s motivated seller is throwing in a quarter of a million dollars to make sure this rustic beauty really […]

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