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Wylie shutout in district opener

Wylie shutout in district opener

The Wylie Pirates could do nothing to slow down the Garland offense.Garland (4-0, 1-0) threw four touchdown passes in beating Wylie (0-4, 0-1) to open the District 9-6A competition. Leading the way for Garland was Cergio Perez, who scored five total touchdowns in the...

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WEDC works to spur growth

WEDC works to spur growth

As an organization it does not tend to toot its own horn, Wylie Executive Development Corporation has worked for 30 years bringing industry and business to town. The organization was chartered in 1979 as an autonomous arm of the city of Wylie, bankrolled by a...

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Family affair

Family affair

It will be family affair for Wylie siblings Carley and Canyon Hall. They’ll be part of the Thursday, July 24 to Saturday, Aug. 3 AAU Junior Olympic Games. The games will be held at North Carolina A&T’s Aggie Stadium in Greensboro, NC. Carley, member of Texas...

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City, school property values increase over 10 percent

City, school property values increase over 10 percent

Property values for the city of Wylie and Wylie Independent School District grew more than anticipated over the past year, surpassing property value estimates released in spring. Collin Central Appraisal District released its certified property values Thursday, July...

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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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Solar car team places second

Solar car team places second

In a close race, the Solar Car Team from Wylie East High School finished second in its division last week at the Solar Car Challenge held at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. The WEHS team, which led the first day, finished second to the Prosper Mighty Engineers. It...

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Districts plan back to school fairs

Districts plan back to school fairs

School districts are gearing up to welcome students back to class. Wylie, Garland and Plano Independent School Districts will offer back to school fairs over the next few weeks to help families prepare. WISD’s fair is set for 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 at the...

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