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In a 5-1 vote, the Waxahachie Planning and Zoning Commission gave its recommendation to approve a zoning change for the Cypress Creek apartment complex at its Tuesday night meeting. The proposed complex looks to be built northwest of Post Oak Drive at U.S. Highway 287 Bypass.

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This spring, the Ellis County Master Gardeners and Ellis County Extension Agency are again teaching a variety of classes to prepare your gardens and yards. The classes are being offered through Waxahachie ISD’s Lighthouse for Learning, continuing education program. A list of this semester’s …

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In this week's edition of The Ag Report, cohosts and Ellis County ag producers John Paul III and Heather Dineen discuss health and fitness, with Heather sharing her story of how she came to be a certified personal trainer – and how they use this to educate their customers of their Yellow Far…

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The quality of life for Grant Kunz has significantly improved after he sought medical treatment deemed illegal in the United States. The 12-year-old is now looking to schedule his third appointment in Panama, where he will receive 60 million stem cells extracted from donated umbilical cord.

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The Spirit of Waxahachie Indian Band program closed out the TMEA Area round of state band auditions Saturday by adding nine All-State 6A Band qualifiers and three state alternates to their list of state qualifiers – bringing its total all-state honorees to 11, including its All-State Jazz mu…

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The celebration of Mardi Gras returns to downtown Waxahachie in February will all of its pomp and circumstance. Events start with a pub crawl Friday, Feb. 21, followed by a Mardi Gras parade, concert and beer sip ’n stroll Saturday, Feb. 22.

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In a 3-2 vote Wednesday, the Waxahachie Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone board recommended the expenditure of up to $100,000 to repair a hole that formed in the parking lot of Covenant Life Church.

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The upcoming Waxahachie High School winter musical “Big Fish” is set to debut Jan. 23-26 in the Performing Arts Center. This magical Broadway play streamlines a touching story of imagination, family and togetherness through the many actors in the musical theater department.

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The city of Waxahachie has partnered with Swagit Productions LLC to stream its indexed public meetings, live and on demand, on its website portal. The link to the portal can be found at http://www.waxahachie.com/government/city_council/city_council_meeting_live_stream.php.

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The Ellis County Republican Women are hosting a candidates forum Monday, Jan. 13, at the Waxahachie Civic Center.

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Through the generosity of the community, the Waxahachie Police Department was able to raise more than $18,000 to support the Testicular Cancer Foundation. Since October, officers have been sporting beards to be used as a conversation to raise awareness about men’s health issues along with se…

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I, Vance Hinds, am honored to announce my candidacy for Judge of the newly created Ellis County Court of Law No. 3. My roots run deep in Ellis County. My family has lived in Ellis County since the 1800s. Both parents were born in Ellis County, and both graduated from Italy High School. I, as…

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Conservative Republican Richard Rozier has announced he will run for Ellis County commissioner Precinct 3 in the primary election next March. The Ellis County businessman and community leader said he would advocate for a conservative agenda that would stand up for taxpayers, efficiently mana…

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In this week's edition of The Ag Report, host John Paul Dineen III discusses the how and why of agricultural spraying as it relates to harvest production. Using the current wheat planting as an example, he shares information about the process, including the training requirements placed upon …

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With the start of the new year, several new improvements to the city of Waxahachie’s park system are coming online for the public to enjoy.

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Waxahachie ISD hosted the first of four community forums related to rezoning Monday night at Coleman Junior High’s Fine Arts Center.

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The Waxahachie City Council accepted a donation from Baylor Scott & White of its former hospital campus on West Jefferson Street at its Monday night meeting. The city will look to redevelop the site, which adjoins Getzendaner Park.

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The Ellis County African American Hall of Fame in Waxahachie is sponsoring an Essay and Oratorical Contest and an Art Contest to be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the museum, 411 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

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Did you know? The city of Waxahachie’s residential trash service provider, Waste Connections, collects leaves and grass from homes twice a year.

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The North Central Texas Council of Governments recently announced that Albert Lawrence, assistant city manager for Waxahachie, has completed a 10-month program for emerging municipal management leaders.

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In a 4-1 decision, the Waxahachie City Council approved the site plan and development agreement for The Park at Northgate apartment complex at its Monday night meeting. The apartment complex will be at the corner of Northgate Drive and Stadium next to Lumpkins Stadium.

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Waxahachie ISD parents, staff members, students and community members are invited to join district administrators and school board members to share their thoughts on rezoning for the 2020-2021 school year.

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Monday, Dec. 31, several of the stylists from Vogue Salon and Spa at Legacy Ranch gave up their free time and used their talents to do makeovers for seven women in the salon’s second annual makeover event.

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The spy thriller “Homeland” has taken audiences on an exciting and emotional ride as its story has unfolded over the past seven seasons. However, when the show makes its premiere for an eighth season Feb. 9, audiences will see Waxahachie actor Sam Chance as a cast member.