News from McKinney A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Aug 29, 2014, 09:00 ET

Barclays Bank Chooses McKinney, Texas for U.S. Technology Center

 London-based Barclays Bank has selected McKinney, Texas, as the new site for one of the company's innovative technology centers. Barclays, a...

Aug 21, 2014, 10:00 ET

UPS Opens New Distribution Facility in McKinney

Today, UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced the addition of two new package distribution facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, one facility to open...

Jul 29, 2014, 11:41 ET

Encore Wire Corp. Celebrates 25th Anniversary with major expansion in McKinney

Encore Wire Corporation announced their plans for a major expansion at the McKinney City Council work session on July 28, 2014. This year, one of...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:00 ET

McKinney launches mobile version of SPENT

Urban Ministries of Durham (UMD), the nonprofit behind a game about surviving homelessness, and its ad agency McKinney announce that SPENT can now...

May 30, 2014, 10:48 ET

Methodist McKinney Honored With Texas Quality Award

Methodist McKinney Hospital (MMH) is proud to receive the Texas Hospital Quality Improvement Silver Award from TMF® Health Quality Institute,...

May 22, 2014, 10:27 ET

McKinney National Airport Lands Leading Air Ambulance Provider

First Flight, a fully licensed air ambulance company that provides around-the-clock medical air transport for emergency and nonemergency...

May 02, 2014, 09:11 ET

McKinney Air Center Named Top FBO in U.S. in Pilots' Choice Awards

 McKinney Air Center, the fixed based operator (FBO) that provides fuel and other services to aircraft at McKinney National Airport (KTKI), has...

Apr 08, 2014, 10:13 ET

McKinney's Second Largest Employer Named One of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies by Forbes

The City of McKinney and the McKinney Economic Development Corporation congratulate Encore Wire for being named One of America's 100 Most...

Mar 25, 2014, 09:26 ET

McKinney Among Top Cities on the Rise in Texas

 NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, recently conducted a study to find the fastest growing cities in Texas – and McKinney ranked...

Mar 19, 2014, 09:21 ET

Could The City Of McKinney Be Better Than Silicon Valley?

 The City of McKinney could be poised to become better than Silicon Valley. McKinney's many favorable characteristics such as low cost of...

Feb 24, 2014, 12:41 ET
Author, Reginia (Regana) McKinney-McGee Completes Series One of Her Novel Introspection Published by Archway Publishing.  (PRNewsFoto/iReach House Account)

Author, Reginia (Regana) McKinney-McGee Completes Series One of Her Novel Introspection Published by Archway Publishing

Author, magazine publisher and business owner, Reginia McKinney-McGee, announces her new book titled Introspection published by Archway...

Feb 24, 2014, 09:28 ET

Not Only Has The City Of McKinney Been Named One Of The Best Places For Homeownership, It's Also One Of The Happiest Mid-Sized Cities In The Nation

According to Movoto Real Estate blog, a real estate research site, McKinney is one of  America's happiest mid-sized cities. The study...

Feb 06, 2014, 10:35 ET

A New Study by NerdWallet finds the City of McKinney One of the Best Places for Homeownership in Texas

NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, recently conducted a study to find the best places for homeownership in Texas – and McKinney made...

Jan 30, 2014, 17:06 ET

Methodist McKinney Acquires Downtown Surgery Center

 Methodist McKinney Hospital is proud to announce they have recently acquired an outpatient surgery center, located at 1505 Harroun Street,...

Jan 27, 2014, 14:35 ET

Methodist McKinney Chef Earns ACF Certification

 Jeffery Barnes, Chef Director of Food and Nutrition Services at Methodist McKinney Hospital, recently earned his Executive Chef Certification...

Dec 17, 2013, 10:01 ET

City of McKinney Tops National List for Homebuyers

 Families looking for a new home are overwhelmingly choosing the North Texas city of McKinney, just 30 miles north of downtown Dallas. ...

Nov 12, 2013, 08:00 ET

Methodist McKinney a Top 100 Place to Work

Methodist McKinney Hospital is proud to announce that they have been chosen as one of Dallas-Ft. Worth's Top 100 Places to Work, as recognized by...

Nov 06, 2013, 10:00 ET

Collin County Regional Airport Renamed McKinney National Airport

 The McKinney City Council has approved changing the name of Collin County Regional Airport to McKinney National Airport. The decision follows...

Nov 01, 2013, 09:00 ET

City of McKinney Takes Over Operations at Collin County Regional Airport

 In a bold move to spur additional economic development, the City of McKinney today took over operations at Collin County Regional Airport. The...

Aug 27, 2013, 09:50 ET

Methodist McKinney Hospital Receives Accreditation From The Joint Commission

Methodist McKinney Hospital is proud to announce that they earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation. The award...