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Wylie Police blotter

Wylie Police blotter

Wylie Police Department blotter from April 4 – April 10 April 4• 12:43 – Possession of Marijuana, less than 2 ounces – 2000 N. Hwy. 78 • 16:56 – Assault Bodily Injury/Family Member – 1300 E. Oak St. • 18:46 –Found Property – 1800 McMillen Rd.• 20:36 – Possession of a...

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Council passes parking ordinance

Council passes parking ordinance

Wylie City Council held several public hearings and passed an ordinance prohibiting parking near the intersection of Cloudcroft Drive and South Ballard Avenue at the Jan. 11 regular meeting. Council first discussed the parking ordinance in November 2021 after...

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Wylie voters go to polls to give verdict on bond

Wylie voters go to polls to give verdict on bond

Voters today will decide the fate of a $50.1 million bond in Wylie. Polls close at 7 p.m. The bond, which seeks to improve or upgrade infrastructure around town, includes three propositions: A. $35.1 million for expansion and reconstruction of McMillen Drive, Park...

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Redistricting plans head to governor

Redistricting plans head to governor

The third called session of the Texas Legislature ended with the lawmakers addressing most of Gov. Greg Abbott’s concerns.  With the exception of a ban on vaccine mandates, increased penalties for illegal voting and a constitutional amendment allowing courts to deny...

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Wylie resident wants to spread awareness of mental health

Wylie resident wants to spread awareness of mental health

Crystal Reeves wanted to find a way to create awareness about what happened to her and why.  She was motivated to do so after watching a beauty pageant for wheelchair-bound women.  “I thought well, you know what, I could get my platform out there,” she said.  For...

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Wylie ISD reports deep drop in COVID-19 cases

Wylie ISD reports deep drop in COVID-19 cases

 A dramatic drop in COVID-19 cases has occurred in Wylie ISD.  The district had just six active student cases as of Oct. 25, said Amy Hillin, coordinator of health services for Wylie ISD.  Between Oct. 15 and 18, cases dropped from 83 to 10. Students...

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District looks at rezoning elementary school boundaries

District looks at rezoning elementary school boundaries

Students attending Dodd Elementary School in the future would switch to Smith Elementary as part of a rezoning change being considered by Wylie ISD. The change would go into effect for the 2022-23 school year and beyond. Wylie ISD board members heard about the plans...

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Council to hold hearing on multifamily zoning

Council to hold hearing on multifamily zoning

The Wylie City Council will hold a public hearing at its 6 p.m. meeting Tuesday to consider, and act upon, a request for a change of zoning from Commercial Corridor to Planned Development-Commercial Corridor / Multifamily on property generally located on the southwest...

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Leaders study traffic issues in Wylie

Leaders study traffic issues in Wylie

 Wylie residents could see Ballard Avenue converted into a one-way thoroughfare in one idea proposed by the Downtown Wylie Traffic Impact Analysis project.  Speaking during a work session at the Oct. 12 work session, Tim Porter, public works director, said...

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Planning committee examines available space in city

Planning committee examines available space in city

 Members of the Wylie Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee toured the city Oct. 8 to understand more about open space as the committee gathers information for the updating of the comprehensive plan.  A handful of committee members left City Hall on a small...

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