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Novak Djokovic loses Australian visa appeal

Tennis star Novak Djokovic left Australia on Sunday evening, facing a three-year visa ban after an appeals court in the country revoked his visa. Driving the news: Djokovic will not be able to defend his Australian Open title when the tournament starts in Melbourne. The World No. 1 is looking to break a three-way tie with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for most Grand Slam men's singles titles.

West Nile Virus Alert

Tarrant County has notified the City of Colleyville on Monday August 16, 2021 of a positive test result for West Nile virus in 2 of the 6 submitted mosquito samples for the week of August 12 ,2021. The samples that tested positive for West Nile virus was taken from vicinity of 200 McDonwell School RD and 1600 Hall-Johnson. This is the 5th sample that has tested positive for WNV in 2021.

Spenga fitness concept to open soon in Colleyville

A Spenga location will open soon in Colleyville at 3825 Glade Road, Ste. 130. A representative for the new location said he anticipates an opening in February. According to a company website, Spenga emphasizes cycling, strength and yoga training. Currently, the new fitness facility is taking reservations for members interested in locking in its “founding member” rate. The chain of fitness studios has locations in several states and nearby locations in the metroplex include Southlake, Flower Mound and Frisco, among others. 817-369-3179.
The Texas Tribune

How a Black high school principal was swept into a “critical race theory” maelstrom in a mostly white Texas suburb

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. It was June 3, 2020, and James Whitfield couldn’t sleep. He hadn’t been able to sleep for the last several days. As a Black man, the deaths of three Black Americans, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, weighed heavily on his mind. Their slayings by white people had been dominating the news — sparking once again national conversations about race and racism in the United States.
NBC News

Texas principal fights for his job as race roils school district

COLLEYVILLE, Texas — Not long ago, James Whitfield would be awake at 6 a.m., dressed in a suit and ready to lead a high school of about 2,000 kids. Now, the closest he can get is dropping off his 9-year-old son at the school across the street. That’s because, since September, Whitfield has been suspended from his job as the first Black principal of Texas’ majority-white Colleyville Heritage High School, in the Fort Worth area.

City of Colleyville Special Events

CANCELED - Colleyville City Fair. Come one, come all to the 1st Annual Colleyville City Fair! This event will take a moment to honor those who have died protecting our nation as well as bring our community together for a family-focused, fun-filled event. Carnival rides, games, a pie eating contest, food trucks, stilts walkers, face painters, balloon artists, award-winning attractions, petting zoo, pony rides, and much more! The event will conclude with a spectacular firework show so mark your calendars and stay tuned for more information!
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

COVID-19 eyed in death of Colleyville physician, attorney who was Peace Corps’ top doctor

Steven Weinberg, a Colleyville physician and attorney who was the medical director of the Peace Corps in the early 2000s, died on Aug. 20. He was 78. Weinberg died while he was sleeping at a second residence in Edwards, Colorado, his wife Vicki Weinberg said. The cause of his death is not certain. No autopsy was conducted. Steven Weinberg tested positive for COVID-19 in early August, and Vicki Weinberg said that she believes that the coronavirus likely contributed, with other medical problems, to the cause of his death.