Haslet annexes properties
Haslet Council on Aug. 24 annexed four properties totaling 147.9 acres.
One property is located west of southbound FM 156 and south of Blue Mound Road East. A second property lies east of southbound FM 156 and north of Blue Mound Road East. The other two properties are south of Westport Parkway and west of Interstate 35W.
The Council applied suburban residential zoning on a 36.8-acre tract at Blue Mound Road and FM 156. A 4.2-acre tract near Westport and I35W received agriculture homesites zoning.
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The largest tract, consisting of 103.5 acres near Westport and I35W was zoned industrial (to the west of Harmon Road and north of the agricultural homesites zoning district to the south) and agricultural homesites zoning on the remainder of the tract.
The other tract, 3.5 acres along Blue Mound Road and near FM 156, will be used for park land.
Each of the properties was in extra-territorial jurisdiction and surrounded by the city of Haslet, Mayor Bob Golden said.
"Annexing the properties allows the City to better control the development that will occur in those respective areas," Golden said.
No development plans have been discussed for the properties, Golden said.
GameStop reports big increase in its second-quarter earnings
Grapevine-based GameStop reported higher second-quarter earnings as comparable-store sales increased by 8.1 percent. The video game and electronics retailer reported net earnings of $25.3 million, including a one-time charge of $7.8 million related to an acquisition and store expansion.
Total sales rose 1.8 percent to $1.76 billion. New sales of video game hardware and software declined but overall growth was driven by increases in its newer mobile and consumer electronics sectors, reflecting strong growth in its Spring Mobile chain.
The company opened or acquired 182 new stores in the last quarter.
— Steve Kaskovich
Hollywood Feed opens pet supply store
Hollywood Feed, a natural and holistic pet supply provider based in Memphis, has opened its 13th Texas store, the first in Grapevine.
Hollywood Feed provides natural and holistic pet supplies for dogs and cats, as well as offers professional grooming amenities, pet training programs and houses self-service pet washing stations.
Goods sold at Hollywood Feed include everything from natural dog food and toys to the famous Mississippi Made beds and crate mats.
In addition, the staff at Hollywood Feed is veterinarian-trained in both health and nutrition, and is available to provide counsel and advice on store products.
The store is located at 129 S. Main St.
— Marty Sabota
Mosquito samples tested in Haslet
Haslet officials announced Aug. 28 that West Nile Virus was present in mosquito samples collected at 201 School House Road in Haslet. The city announced plans to ground spray on Aug. 31 and Sep.1 the area within a half-mile radius of the positive sample. For more information, go to the Haslet website or call David Rogers, public works director for Haslet, at (817) 307-0286.
— Mark Wright
Snap Kitchen opens store in Colleyville
Snap Kitchen is putting down more roots with a new location in Colleyville. Health-conscious residents can find Snap Kitchen’s chef-driven and dietitian approved meals.
It features grab-and-go prepared meals available for in-store or curbside pickup.
Snap Kitchen is dedicated to bringing customers handcrafted food that supports a commitment to local, organic ingredients and healthy cooking. At Snap, guests can easily grab a healthy meal, snack or cold-pressed juice.
The menu offers a vast selection of vegetarian, vegan, paleo, dairy free, carb conscious and sodium conscious items.
The store is located at 4712 Colleyville Blvd. and is open Monday-Thursday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. For information, call 817-608-0727 or visit www.snapkitchen.com.
— Marty Sabota