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Juneteenth celebration in Wylie Saturday

Juneteenth celebration in Wylie Saturday

The Juneteenth Gospel Choir rehearsing at Heaven’s Journey Fellowship Church on Friday, June 7. Celebrate freedom, and its roots in Texas, at a community gathering in downtown Wylie. A showcase of culture and heritage, Wylie’s Fifth Annual Juneteenth Celebration is 10...

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Trustees receive overview for first bond sale

Trustees receive overview for first bond sale

After receiving approval for all three propositions that were part of a $1.2 billion package, Garland ISD has taken its first steps to issue the first tranche of the debt. Trustees in the Tuesday, June 13, Bond Committee Meeting recommended an action item to establish...

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Council narrowly approves mural variance

Council narrowly approves mural variance

A zoning variance for the purpose of painting a mural on the side of Chase Oaks Church Woodbridge Campus had Sachse councilmembers unified on the overall impact of the project yet divided on the path forward. Todd Baughman, pastor at the church, made his case for the...

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Scholarship set up to honor shooting victims

Scholarship set up to honor shooting victims

Following the death of two Cox Elementary School students in the Allen Premium Outlet shooting May 6, a local education foundation is creating a scholarship to honor their memory. One month after the event Tuesday, June 6, the Wylie ISD Education Foundation announced...

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Flowing forward: safeguarding water safety

Flowing forward: safeguarding water safety

We all live in a watershed, so everyone should share in the responsibility of caring for it, according to a recent workshop. “A watershed is like one big bowl or bathtub, said Michael Kuitu, a program specialist and coordinator for the Texas Watershed Steward program....

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Council approves max price for animal shelter

Council approves max price for animal shelter

As the potential groundbreaking for the new animal shelter begins, Sachse City Council addressed final steps needed before the building permit can be issued. Police Chief Bryan Sylvester presented the final amendment to the contract for the new animal shelter during...

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Bluegrass on Ballard June 24

Bluegrass on Ballard June 24

A summertime staple in Wylie is set to return for another iteration that will contain plenty of fun for all ages. Over the years, Bluegrass on Ballard has evolved from a weeklong celebration known as the Wylie July Jubilee to a street dance and, ultimately, a daylong...

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Garland Summer Musicals opens 2023 season

Garland Summer Musicals opens 2023 season

Garland Summer Musicals is kicking off its summer season with the first of two musicals, the Broadway extravaganza “The Music Man” this month. The show runs on weekends from June 16 through June 30 and Friday and Saturday showtimes have changed to 7:30 p.m. According...

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Legislature wraps up, special session begins

Legislature wraps up, special session begins

Legislators gaveled out of their regular session Monday, May 29, only to learn of a special session 12 hours later. The 88th Legislative Session reached sine die May 29, but lawmakers began a special session at 9 p.m. with a focus on property tax relief and border...

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