Coppell - Valley Ranch - Las Colinas Edition - April 2020

COPPELL VALLEY RANCH LAS COLINAS EDITION

VOLUME 1, ISSUE 7  APRIL 14MAY 11, 2020

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Local businesses nd ways to survive under COVID19 restrictions

ADAPTING TO CHANGE

BY OLIVIA LUECKEMEYER AND GAVIN PUGH

Demetrius Ennett said he went from running his barbershop in Valley Ranch to needing to nd part-time work in a matter of days. Like so many business owners,

Ennettwasforced to shut down his shop, 5 Star Cutz, amid coronavi- rus orders that limited business operations.

INSIDE For a timeline of events related to the coronavirus, see Page 13.

“It’s a struggle mentally, emo- tionally, and nancially when you’re in your 40s, and it’s basically, like, you lose your job,” Ennett said. Dallas County’s stay-at-home order went into eect at midnight March 23. “The rst job of government is to protect the safety of the people

DEMETRIUS ENNETT, THE OWNEROF 5 STAR CUTZ, CLOSEDHIS BARBERSHOPAFTER BUSINESSES DEEMEDNONESSENTIALWERE SHUT DOWN.

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COURTESY DEMETRIUS ENNETT

Gyro company provides free meals in Las Colinas Page 14 Community garden donates food to pantry Page 15

Tollway revenues nosedive during closures

FOOD &DRINK DELIVERY OPTIONS

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