Wyndi Veigel
Principal wants to change lives

Principal wants to change lives

Armstrong Elementary Principal Brandy Schneider believes working in education is one of the few careers that positively impacts the community. “Your heart gets filled in a way your pocketbook never will,” Schneider said. Schneider started her career in 1994 and has...

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School personnel ready to welcome students back

School personnel ready to welcome students back

When nearly 2,000 students from Wylie, Sachse and Lavon enter Wylie East High School on Aug. 15, many will be focused on reuniting with friends and comparing classes. What most people don’t see is all the work that goes on behind the scenes to ensure a smooth first...

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GISD launches senior VIP passes

GISD launches senior VIP passes

Senior citizens in Garland Independent School District boundaries have a new way to get involved in their community. On Thursday, Aug. 1, the district began offering senior citizen VIP passes, also called gold cards. By Morgan Howard • Staff Writer •...

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Police partner with security provider

Police partner with security provider

Sachse Police Department has increased their measures to catch criminals on camera. The department recently announced its partnership with RING, a home security camera provider. RING offers various types of video devices and also has an app called “Neighbors” for...

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‘Operation Athena’ results in 19 arrests

‘Operation Athena’ results in 19 arrests

The Collin County Sheriff’s office continues to work to keep child predators off the street. Last week the department conducted “Operation Athena,” an operation that directly targeted individuals who use the internet to prey upon children and traffic in child...

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District 32 representative to visit city

District 32 representative to visit city

Sachse residents who want to have a say in what happens in Congress will soon be able to offer feedback in person. U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, a Democrat who won District 32 last November, will make several stops in the area throughout the next month. He plans to visit...

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Council sets fees, hours for community center

Council sets fees, hours for community center

After a discussion that lasted about an hour, Sachse City Council has settled on hours of operation, membership fees and reservation fees for the new community center. Council fine-tuned these details during their July 15 regular meeting. The center is under...

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The common thread of organ donation

The common thread of organ donation

Connections. They can be logical, sequential or relational, or in the case of Gynovel Henry and Nate Hawkins, they can be life altering. March 26, 2018 is a date many will remember. It was the day that Gynovel, Nate and 23-year-old Killian Kass’ lives became forever...

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