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The act of honoring someone for their service to the community has turned into a matter of contention for the Waxahachie City Council, with an agenda item about possibly naming the future city hall annex abruptly withdrawn without explanation by Mayor Doug Barnes during the council’s July 19…

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Continued growth in the community has triggered the need for a second medical office building at the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie campus. The Waxahachie Planning and Zoning Commission will hear about the project on Tuesday, Aug. 10. The project is slated to go before …

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With rapidly rising COVID-19 case counts due to the highly contagious Delta variant and the start of the flu season fast approaching, we believe now is the right time to take the next step in achieving a fully vaccinated workforce. 

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Over the course of the next eight months, the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce has a grand total of four large events and its leadership program, Leadership Ellis County, to plan out and execute. One of those large events, the 35th annual Gingerbread Classic Golf Tournament is drawing nearer a…

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Sweets of all varieties are on display and for sale at the Sweet Lab booth at the Waxahachie Farmers Market, open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. each Saturday through the end of October.   

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Working to find solutions to the logistical needs of businesses, KTX Transport fills the need for reliable and efficient transportation services. Founded in 2020 by Ellis County native Daryl Kosoris, KTX continues to grow in response to those needs.

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The Waxahachie Downtown Merchants Association is hosting Christmas in July from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, July 24. Multiple stores will have specials and sales going on. The headquarters for the event will be at The Perfect Pair, where they will be grilling hot dogs and hosting photos with Santa.

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In this week's edition of The Ag Report Host, Ellis County, Texas-based ag producer and host John Paul Dineen III talks about his recent visit to the Volleman's Family Farm to see its milk production facility.

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People looking to hone their detective skills are in luck because local restaurant Super Sliders is serving up that opportunity. The restaurant will host a murder mystery dinner every three to five weeks, feeding its audience both with good food and a puzzle to solve.  

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The Ellis County Commissioners Court finalized a $185,000 escrow agreement at its Tuesday, July 13, meeting that will help complete the sale of the former classroom wing of the old First Baptist Church building. The county is looking to use the building for additional office space.

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Producers from around the area got a first-hand look at some of the latest agriculture innovations during the recent Ellis County crop tour, which featured test crops.

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Plans are moving forward on the construction of a new dealership building at Waxahachie Central Kubota. Waxahachie City Council members unanimously approved a specific use permit for the project as well as a developer agreement during their Tuesday, July 6, meeting. The approval includes a s…

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In this week's edition of The Ag Report, host and local producer John Paul Dineen III talks with Ellis County Extension agent Mark Arnold about the recent 2021 county crops tour. A Waxahachie Sun production. #TexasAgricultureStory

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In this edition of The Ag Report, Waxahachie, Texas-based ag producer and host John Paul Dineen III discusses the problems that producers face from feral hogs. A production of the Waxahachie Sun. #TexasAgricultureStory

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Melissa McClain Lewis and Bell-Scott Insurance recently brought shaved ice treats to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie’s day and night shifts. “Everybody loved a little sip of summer to brighten their day,” Feed the Fight – Waxahachie wrote on its Facebook page. “Thank you…

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Waxahachie Young Professionals recently announced its 2021-22 executive board: chair Ashley Ford, vice chair Stephanie Sara Reyna, secretary Jordan Hatley Molina, treasurer Landy Blackmore and programs Kelsey Poynor. WYP is a program of the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce and is a network of …

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On Friday, July 3, WoodmenLife Chapter 46 members completed a two-day distribution of American flags. The 131-year-old fraternal life insurance company has many volunteer chapters throughout the country serving their local communities, with Chapter 46 serving all of Ellis County. 

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The Waxahachie Sun recently visited with Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County president, Elizabeth Bravo. Here's what she shared about the nonprofit and the work it does in addressing housing needs at the local level.

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The Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce is proud to report that the month of June brought with it nine new members, including Milano’s Pizza, Solon Estate, Level Up Nutrition, Love Your Neighbor Thrift Store, 77 Energy Hub, Law Office of Ron B. Johnson, Wray Foundation, Ellis County Christian Hom…

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A large crowd was in attendance Friday, June 18, at the ribbon cutting for Waxahachie’s new option for medical care, Texas Health Surgery Center, an ambulatory surgery facility designed exclusively for outpatient surgery.

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Registration is open to Ellis County residents to participate in the 2021 Ellis County Crops Tour, which will be held June 29. RSVP is required by Friday, June 25, and can be done via phone at 972-825-5175 or by email to AgriLife Extension agent Mark Arnold at wmarnold@ag.tamu.edu.

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During their meeting Monday night, Waxahachie City Council members unanimously approved a contract with Midwest Wrecking Company of Texas and Vantage Environmental for the demolition, abatement, and inspection of two properties, 408 and 410 S. Rogers St., along with a budget amendment of $11…

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The Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce would like to invite the community to the following events.

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Century 21 Judge Fite Company has announced that DeAnne Fite will serve as the new regional sales manager for the Midlothian Regional Office. Fite previously served as the office’s assistant regional sales manager and has more than 16 years of experience in the industry.  

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Walking through the gates at the Waxahachie Farmers Market, it was hard to miss the man behind the counter of Jim’s Produce booth. Jim Dockins was always ready to meet new people, have a conversation and extend a hand of friendship. The long-time market vendor and market president passed awa…

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CORSICANA – Community Services Inc. is a nonprofit Community Action Agency providing resource coordination, utility assistance, transportation, and food assistance to residents of 10 counties in the Dallas Fort-Worth Metroplex area.

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Southwestern Assemblies of God University business professor Ellie Gates recently won the Leadership Waxahachie Award at the 93rd annual Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce’s awards banquet. Her award was one of nine given out for business excellence in the community, recognizing business leaders…

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With the needs for services continuing to grow, Ellis County commissioners have started looking into the future to address upcoming needs. The county has contracted with engineering and planning group Kitchell to develop a long-range plan and needs assessment covering the next 20-25 years.