Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea celebrated its first anniversary July 22 at 3613 Shire Blvd., Ste. 110, Richardson. The business offers handcrafted espresso drinks, whole-leaf specialty tea, frozen drinks, baked pastries, desserts and a grab-and-go light food selection. 469-250-7975. www.sweetwaterscafe.com
Makenzie graduated from Tarleton State University in 2019 with a degree in communications. While in school, she interned at the Weatherford Democrat and was editor of Texan News Service, a news outlet at Tarleton. She enjoys true crime podcasts, riding horses, and spending time with her dog.