Author Archives: Brian Bearden

About Brian Bearden

The mission of Collin County Magazine is to connect the cities of Allen, Frisco, McKinney and Plano along with the surrounding areas in Collin County as it grows from a small farming community into one of the fastest-growing regions in the United States. Our goal is to help local charities and non-profits get their message out. We also offer inexpensive but effective advertising solutions if you want to reach your active, engaged neighbors.

Allen EDC: Why we are proud of working and living in Allen TX

Allen is growing fast. From the drawing board to finish, we are watching history being made every day in Allen, Texas, as more families and companies move into North Texas. This video from the Allen EDC is from January 2016, … Continue reading

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Local Texas music: Prestonwood – featuring Emily Inman ‘You Cover Me’

Check out local Texas music – Prestonwood Buy tickets to the Christmas Show at Prestonwood CollinCountyMagazine.com promotes local people, local arts, local music, local sports, local shopping and much more in the area around Allen, Frisco, McKinney and Plano, Texas. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2017

From our family to yours, have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Our prayer is that you are able to share this special time with your family and reflect on God’s great blessings. We associate Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims who made their way … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree lighting on Friday at Home for the Holidays … A McKinney Christmas

Bring the family downtown to take your annual Christmas photos in front of the historic courthouse and the big Christmas tree this weekend. Home for the Holidays … A McKinney Christmas Thanksgiving weekend marks the 37th year for this hometown … Continue reading

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How to avoid burning down the house or garage when frying Thanksgiving Day turkeys

Our local State Farm dude sent us these handy tips for frying a turkey: It’s hard to beat the speed of deep-frying a turkey-or the irresistible flavor and juiciness that result. State Farm reports that turkey fryers have the potential … Continue reading

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North Texas Turkey Trot map #roadclosures

The roads near the North Texas Turkey Trot trail will be closed before and during the run. Map courtesy City of Frisco @CollinCountyDFW CollinCountyMagazine.com Save

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McKinney TX: Home for the Holidays, Santa on the Square

Return to McKinney, Texas, for Home for the Holidays Nov. 24 to 26 at the historic downtown square. Santa on the Square will begin Nov. 24 if you want to take the kids for Christmas photos. Grab some coffee in … Continue reading

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McKinney TX – A City on the Rise

Why is McKinney, Texas, a city on the rise? Let’s ask the people who live in McKinney … starting with Mayor George Fuller #mckinneyrising #mckinneytexas #homefortheholidaysMckinneytx #HomefortheHolidaysAMcKinneyChristmas @collincountydfw CollinCountyMagazine.com

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Historic moment: That makes it official – Angela Paxton files for Texas State Senate

Video courtesy – Angela Paxton Page sponsored by the Lincoln Society of Collin County

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Friday Night’s Collin County North Texas High School Football Scoreboard #txhsfb

Updated – Friday’s DFW North Texas High School Football Scoreboard for Nov. 10, 2017 as compiled via radio reports and via twitter, facebook and Ham radio along with some calls in from coaches at Whataburger #TXHSFB FRIDAY’S 6A TEXAS HIGH … Continue reading

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