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Shred, Donate, Declutter: Community Yard Sale Gives Residents a Jump on Spring Cleaning

August 20, 2018

Closets around Southern Highlands are feeling much lighter after the 2018 Spring Community Yard Sale held March 17-18—about three and half tons lighter, to be exact. The two-day neighborhood yard sale also included a donation drop-off for the Opportunity Village Thrift Store. Southern Highlands residents delivered more than 1,200 lbs of good-quality used furniture, housewares […]

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Ortwein Elementary to Open for 2018-19 School Year

August 20, 2018

Construction is almost complete, the Facebook page is up, and the doors are set to open for the 2018-19 school year at Ortwein Elementary, Home of the Olympians! Located at Dean Martin and Interstate 15, south of West Cactus Avenue, the new CCSD school will be helmed by Principal Traci Holloway and house approximately 850 […]

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Local Students “Knock It Out of the Park” with Nonprofit 108 Double Stitch

August 20, 2018

Last fall, a drive through the Valley’s northeast side to a Little League baseball game sparked the give-back spirit in Connor Long, then a 3rd grader at Stuckey Elementary. “He saw homeless people on the street and asked, can we do something?” said his mom, Kimberly. Recognizing the need of the local homeless community extends […]

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