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Thankful for old friends

Thankful for old friends

It’s Thanksgiving week, a great time to reflect, give thanks, or in other words, gratitude.  I’m thankful for so much this season.  One thing in particular is a reconnection with an old friend. We’ve all got those people in our lives, that for a season were...

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Two people found shot, killed in Josephine

Two people found shot, killed in Josephine

Wylie ISD teacher identified as victim A Wylie ISD teacher and another person were found shot and killed Sunday night in Josephine. Josephine police responded to a home in the 700 block of Mallard Drive after being dispatched shortly after 8 p.m. According to reports,...

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Fireworks are illegal in city limits

Fireworks are illegal in city limits

The Fourth of July holiday weekend is fast approaching and Wylie residents are reminded that it is illegal to set off fireworks in the city limits. In Collin County, it is legal to discharge fireworks on privately owned property in unincorporated areas. However,...

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Ribbon-cutting held for Lavon sub-courthouse

Ribbon-cutting held for Lavon sub-courthouse

Community leaders and elected officials gathered in Lavon to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new sub-courthouse for Collin County Precinct 2. The courthouse, located at 1025 South State Highway 78 in Lavon, holds the offices of Justice of the Peace Judge Jerry...

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Council holds first budget workshop

Council holds first budget workshop

City staff and council kicked off the budget season with a workshop to discuss the fiscal year 2022-23 budget held during the April 12 regular meeting. Interim City Manager Brent Parker began the presentation by covering the projected numbers for the end of the...

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National Slam the Scam day is March 1o

National Slam the Scam day is March 1o

Almost everyone has received a phone call from someone pretending to be with the government, alleging that personal information has been compromised or claiming that an immediate payment is due. Ignore these calls says the Social Security Administration (SSA). The...

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Special housing project approved

An income-adjusted housing development has cleared the first set of hurdles, first gaining approval from the Wylie Planning and Zoning Commission and then city council last week. Wylie City Council held two public hearings and authorized the issuance and sale of bonds...

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Shoebox gifts collected by volunteers

Shoebox gifts collected by volunteers

As the collection point for Operation Christmas Child (OCC), First Baptist Wylie received more than 17,000 shoeboxes filled with gifts from several area churches and organizations to send to needy children around the world. Susan Seibert, area coordinator for...

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