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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Thursday, Sept. 24, there have been 4,298 total cases in Ellis County, of which 119 are active. There have been 4,140 recoveries and 39 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 42,030 tests conducted.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Wednesday, Sept. 23, there have been 4,268 total cases in Ellis County, of which 141 are active. There have been 4,088 recoveries and 39 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 41,172 tests co…

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As the final quarter of the year draws near, the Waxahachie Chamber continues to serve its members in every capacity.

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The new downtown parking lot is complete, with striping and lighting installed. It’s located at the corner of South Rogers and Cantrell streets and will serve the new Railyard Park Amphitheater while also providing general downtown parking for events and activities.

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At its meeting Sept. 22, the Ellis County Commissioners Court solidified an agreement with Earthroot Holdings LLC, an affiliate of Sunrider, which is a net exporter of health wellness and beauty products with a presence in more than 50 countries.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Monday, Sept. 21, there have been 4,172 total cases in Ellis County, of which 110 are active. There have been 4,023 recoveries and 39 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 40,580 tests conducted.

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Ellis County Weather’s goal is to provide the public with accurate forecasts, severe weather coverage and timely information. Come October, the social media site will celebrate its five-year anniversary.

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County extension agent Mark Arnold has scheduled private applicator trainings for Sept. 21, Oct. 20 and Dec. 15 in the Ellis County Extension Office in the Ellis County Sub-Courthouse in Waxahachie.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Friday, Sept. 18, there have been 4,107 total cases in Ellis County, of which 131 are active. There have been 3,937 recoveries and 39 deaths to date. As of last report, Ellis County has seen 38,204 tests conducted.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Wednesday, Sept. 16, there have been 4,069 total cases in Ellis County, of which 116 are active (108 confirmed and eight probable). There have been 3,914 recoveries and 39 deaths to date.

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This week, the Waxahachie Young Professionals under 40 will be at 101 South College for a professional development luncheon at noon Sept. 16 featuring guest speaker Jason Bang of Northwestern Mutual presenting on “Investing For Your Future!”

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The Waxahachie Sun recently paid a visit to a quaint and colorful shop in downtown Waxahachie, Ewe2Yarn, a yarnery and lifestyle marketplace owned by Trudy Fedorko and her daughter, recent SMU graduate, Lee Fedorko.

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Ellis County commissioners will consider a tax abatement agreement at their Sept. 22 meeting for the Sunrider Corporation, which looks to open a new manufacturing facility in Midlothian Business Park off of Miller Road and Challenger Drive.

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The Waxahachie City Council unanimously voted to amend its ordinance regulating door-to-door activities, replacing a previous chapter titled “Peddlers” with a new chapter titled “Solicitation Activities.”

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There’s a free historic farmhouse available to someone; however, the catch is that someone will have to pay to have it moved from its present location.

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The Ellis County Commissioners Court honored Ellis County Sheriff’s Office deputy Dale Cheek for his 20 years of service during Tuesday’s meeting. Cheek first came to ECSO in 1998 as a detention officer. He left 14 months later and then returned in June 2001. He earned his peace officer’s li…

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Tuesday, Sept. 15, there have been 4,046 total cases in Ellis County, of which 112 (103 confirmed and nine probable) are active. There have been 3,895 recoveries and 39 deaths to date.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Monday, Sept. 14, there have been 3,956 total cases in Ellis County, of which 63 (57 confirmed and six probable) are active. There have been 3,854 recoveries and 39 deaths to date.

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At vacation time, dog owners are often faced with the dilemma of what to do with their fur baby while they’re away from home. Do they kennel it, hire a dog sitter or have someone visit several times a day to feed it and let it go outdoors?

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Unity Thrift in downtown Waxahachie is a place where you can find quality items, enjoy friendly customer service and – best of all – you can shop ’til you drop and go home with money left over.

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More than 3,300 nonprofits have registered from across North Texas for the annual North Texas Giving Day event, slated for Thursday, Sept. 17. Early giving is under way and donors are encouraged to go ahead and visit the online giving portal at www.NorthTexasGivingDay.org.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Friday, Sept. 11, there have been 3,939 total cases in Ellis County, of which 99 (88 confirmed and 11 probable) are active. There have been 3,780 recoveries and 39 deaths to date.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Thursday, Sept. 10, there have been 3,920 total cases in Ellis County, of which 102 (90 confirmed and 12 probable) are active. There have been 3,780 recoveries and 38 deaths to date.

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Last Thursday, the Waxahachie Chamber hosted its monthly Speed Lead Luncheon at The Dessert Spot downtown Waxahachie and was happy to see several new faces! Several profitable connections were made.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Wednesday, Sept. 9, there have been 3,894 total cases in Ellis County, of which 113 (99 confirmed and 14 probable) are active. There have been 3,744 recoveries and 37 deaths to date.

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Tuesday evening, the Waxahachie City Council unanimously approved its 2020-2021 budget along with a $0.02 decrease from last year’s property tax rate. The new tax rate for the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1 will be $0.66 per $100 valuation.

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AUSTIN – The state’s Attorney General Office is warning Texans about scammers sending text messages that include a false package delivery notice and a fraudulent link. The text messages in question usually claim that a package is pending delivery and requests the recipient to “claim ownershi…

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Tuesday, Sept. 8, there have been 3,836 total cases in Ellis County, of which 74 (65 confirmed and nine probable) are active. There have been 3,725 recoveries and 37 deaths to date.

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In August 2005, Kim Bauman opened a private school, Pettigrew Academy, on East Marvin Street in Waxahachie. With the celebration of its 15th anniversary, Bauman recently sat down with the Sun to talk about the school’s success.

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The city of Waxahachie Economic Development Department, in partnership with the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce and Navarro College Small Business Development Center, has formed a working group to explore the interest of establishing a business incubator or co-working space in the city. 

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When COVID-19 hit, nearly 3 million Texas households were already one emergency away from financial ruin – a 10-year record high – setting the stage for the unprecedented economic impact of the crisis, according to the state’s latest ALICE Report, released Sept. 7 by United Ways of Texas in …

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The Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus is pleased to announce the Waxahachie Convention & Visitors Bureau won a “People’s Choice” Idea Fair award in its under $1 million budget category.

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Hope Clinic is once again participating in North Texas Giving Day, an annual fundraising event hosted by the Communities Foundation of North Texas, and has dedicated all donations received to its building fund.

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The Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Port Horizon Thrift, 301 N. College St., Waxahachie; Texas Clean Team, 791 N. U.S. Highway 77, 501-C, #238, Waxahachie; and Wild Rose Beauty Barn, located in downtown Waxahachie.

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Starting Tuesday, Sept. 8, through Friday, Sept. 11, the city of Waxahachie Streets Department will be trimming trees along Farley Street from Coleman to U.S. Highway 287. As a result, Farley Street from Coleman to U.S. Highway 287 will have only one lane open for traffic for those days begi…

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The Texas Department of Transportation will host a virtual public meeting beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, relating to proposed improvements for Farm-to-Market 1387 from North Midlothian Parkway to FM 664. Meeting materials, study data and a narrated video presentation on the proposed…

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Friday, Sept. 4, there have been 3,809 total cases in Ellis County, of which 138 (124 confirmed and 14 probable) are active. There have been 3,634 recoveries and 37 deaths to date.

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Waxahachie area residents Darlene Watkins and her daughter, Lisa Efurd, have been involved with the breeding, raising and shearing of Angora goats for their mohair since the 1980s.

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Ellis County’s four constables recently presented their request for a raise of $15,129 (22%) to the county’s Salary Grievance Committee. The constables currently make $66,233 a year.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Thursday, Sept. 3, there have been 3,788 total cases in Ellis County, of which 145 (126 confirmed and 19 probable) are active. There have been 3,606 recoveries and 37 deaths to date.

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As of Aug. 28, Waxahachie ISD began posting a weekly summary of any COVID-19 cases on its campuses. The summary appears on the district’s website, www.wisd.org.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Wednesday, Sept. 2, there have been 3,775 total cases in Ellis County, of which 160 (139 confirmed and 21 probable) are active. There have been 3,578 recoveries and 37 deaths to date.

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According to the case line list provided by Texas Health Trace to Ellis County for Tuesday, Sept. 1, there have been 3,746 total cases in Ellis County, of which 136 (122 confirmed and 14 probable) are active. There have been 3,573 recoveries and 37 deaths to date.