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Whole Foods opening soon in Denton County

The first Whole Foods Market in Denton County will open next month in Highland Village.

The 38,000-square-foot store will be at the Shops at Highland Village, at the intersection of FM407 and FM2499.

The store has scheduled a grand opening for Sept. 10, with a bread-breaking ceremony at 7:30 a.m. At 8 a.m., regular business hours will begin.


Co-working space now available at Banter

The new startup support group TechMill celebrated a grand opening Aug. 8, when the group launched its first co-working space in Denton.

Housed inside Banter Bistro, 219 W. Oak St., the new co-working space has free tables for startups and entrepreneurs to work alongside other business-minded freelancers.

There will be memberships available at the co-working space for $50 a month or $5 a day. Members will get access to a locking cabinet during the day, priority seating, a discount on food and espresso, and free coffee and tea.


Pizzeria joins H-Squared

Pizza Snob, a build-your-own pizza shop, will occupy a storefront in H-Squared, a mixed-use development on West Hickory Street just off the downtown Square.

The 2,644-square-foot shop will be Pizza Snob’s second location as the business branches out from its Fort Worth location near Texas Christian University. According to Axis Realty Group, the shop will open late this fall.

The restaurant has customers choose a crust with up to four toppings, and also offers salads.


DATCU expanding junior board of directors

DATCU will expand its junior board of directors, a program in which high school seniors sit on a board and learn about leadership, the credit union and the financial industry.

The program, which has won the Dora Maxwell Award for Social Responsibility, is now accepting applications for the 2014-15 group. For the first time, students in Decatur and Lewisville can apply, in addition to Denton students.

To qualify, students must be set to graduate in May 2015, and be able to attend four meetings throughout the school year. Applications are due Aug. 28, and can be found at in the “About Us” section.

An external committee will choose the participants, who will receive $250 scholarships.


Peterbilt creates online customization tool

Truck purchasers can now customize their Model 579 Peterbilt trucks online, from the sleepers in the truck to the interior trim. The new tool is available at and can be used for fun or as a basis for a customized truck.

Contact Jenna Duncan at or 940-566-6889.

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