Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

McKinney establishes school zones for new Emerson High

The city of McKinney established school zones for Emerson High School in a July 20 City Council meeting. Emerson, Frisco ISD’s 11th high school, will open this year at 6300 Collin McKinney Parkway in west McKinney.

Historic housing shortage spurs buying frenzy in Plano

A lack of supply and the rapid pace of sales are behind the surge in home costs in Plano and beyond, said Chris Kelly, president and CEO of Ebby Halliday, which recently relocated its headquarters to the city. May data lists the median sales price in Plano as $430,400, an increase of about 25% year-over-year.

Northern Tool + Equipment retailer moving to new location in Lewisville to make way for I-35E expansion

Widening of I-35E has required partial demolition of its current location on the west side the highway at 1329 S. Stemmons Freeway, according to a city of Lewisville memo.

Colleyville approves $8 million contract for Colleyville Boulevard Gateways Project

The project will build three gateways along Colleyville Boulevard: the Pastoral Gateway at John McCain Road, the Main Street Gateway at Main Street and the Creekside Gateway near Brown Trail.

Tracking COVID-19: 3 Plano ZIP codes have more than 61% of residents fully vaccinated as of July 19

Collin County Health Care Services allows people to register for an appointment here. Denton County Public Health has an interest portal for vaccines on its webpage and allows individuals to schedule appointments.

Brooklynn Cooper, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Karin Shaw Anderson, Kira Lovell and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.