Staff Reports
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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Three keys to victory: Wylie East versus Sherman

Three keys to victory: Wylie East versus Sherman

Wylie East enjoyed the benefit of the bye week, entering district play healthy. Their first district matchup will be at home against the Sherman Bearcats Friday. Here are three keys to a Raiders victory this week: Score early and often In each of their first three...

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Second special session starts Saturday Aug 7

Second special session starts Saturday Aug 7

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Thursday that the Texas Legislature's special session will convene Saturday, Aug 7. In a proclamation, Abbott outlined 17 items he wants lawmakers to address. "The Texas Legislature achieved a great deal during the 87th Legislative...

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Constitutional amendments ordered for November election

Constitutional amendments ordered for November election

Deputy Secretary of State Joe Esparza drew the ballot order for eight proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution that will appear on the Nov. 2 ballot. The first proposition, HJR 143 will authorize professional sports team charitable foundations of organizations...

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Tax free shopping scheduled for Aug. 6-8

Tax free shopping scheduled for Aug. 6-8

Texas shoppers have the op­portunity to save money the weekend of Aug. 6-8 when sales taxes are eliminated on most clothing and school sup­plies priced below $100. Shoppers can save about $8 on every $100 they spend on items such as footwear, bookbags, accessories,...

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In-Sync recognizes zookeepers

In-Sync recognizes zookeepers

In-Sync Exotics in Wylie celebrated an important em­ployee group last week. The week of July 18-24 marked 2021’s National Zoo Keeper Week, with In-Sync Exotics boasting a staff of nine full-time keepers who perform and oversee a wide variety of daily critical duties,...

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Collin College to soon offer third bachelor’s degree

Collin College to soon offer third bachelor’s degree

The passage of Texas House Bill 3348 during the 85th Texas Legislative Session has opened window of opportunity for stu­dents at community colleges. Collin College may now of­fer up to five baccalaureate de­grees after the passage of HB 3348, amending a law relating...

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County to offer mobile vaccines

County to offer mobile vaccines

People or organizations wanting to acquire COVID-19 vaccines may do so through the Collin County Health Care Services' newly formed Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Teams. The Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Teams give the communities of Collin County even more options to...

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Council to have multiple hearings

Council to have multiple hearings

Wylie City Councilmembers will hold four public hearings at their Tuesday meeting. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at City Hall. The hearings: — Consider and act upon a request for a change of zoning from Agriculturalto Planned Development-Single Family, to allow for a...

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Donations accepted for fair

Donations accepted for fair

Donations for the Wylie ISD's 15th annual Back to School Fair are being accepted until July 22. Needed supplies include backpacks, crayons, composition books, highlighters, markers, pencils, erasers and more. The fair is set for 8-10 a.m. July 31 at the FBC Wylie...

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