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Smiley City Council to discuss upcoming holiday events Thursday

The Smiley City Council will discuss upcoming holiday events such as Candy Alley and the Christmas Bash, as well as Blue Santa at a special called meeting on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. in the Smiley Community Center. The 2020 Tax Roll and a final pay raise for City Marshal Lawrence Robles will be discussed.

We want your Veteran's photos!

The Gonzales Inquirer is seeking help from Gonzales County residents as we get ready for our annual Salute to Veteran's special section on Thursday, Nov. 5.  Just e-mail the photo and …

Gonzales Mayor issues proclamation making Oct. 16 Ann Covert Day

Gonzales Mayor Connie Kacir issued a proclamation stating that Oct. 16 should be Ann Covert day at the special called meeting of the City of Gonzales.

COVID-19 cases increasing in county

Eighteen new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Gonzales County for the week of Oct. 7 through 13, according to Gonzales County Judge Patrick C. Davis. The spike follows weeks of new cases in the single digits, including two each of the past two weeks. Three additional cases of COVID-19 were reported on Wednesday and Thursday.

GCVB discusses plans for Visitors Center, approves funding for interpretive panels

 The Gonzales Convention and Visitors Advisory Board elected new leadership at its regular meeting on Oct. 15. Jean Burns was elected as the new Chair of the Board, Andi Seger was elected as Vice President, and Holly Danz was re-elected as the Board Secretary.

Vendor mistake causes mail-in ballot confusion

A printing mistake by ballot venders is causing confusion for some voters in Gonzales County.

Gonzales City Council to discuss Trunk or Treat at special called meeting

A special meeting has been called by the Gonzales City Council for 12 p.m. on Oct. 16 to discuss approval of a Trunk or Treat event in the downtown square.

Gonzales voters know what's at stake

Dear Editor: I am writing this letter in response to the changes the city is making to be more transparent and accountable concerning the decisions they’re making. It amazes me weeks from …

Tax rate: City did the right thing

(This letter will appear in the Thursday, Oct. 8 print and e-edtion of The Inquirer.) Dear Editor: This comes because in your report of the last City Council meeting you wrote of the …

Deadline to submit election-related letters to the editor is noon Tuesday, Oct. 6

The Thursday, Oct. 8 edition of The Inquirer will be the last to publish letters specific to the Nov. 3 General Election. The Inquirer, per its published policy, does not run election letters once …

Elections Have Consequences

Dear Editor: I am writing this letter as a concerned citizen. I live in District 4 and am worried about the ever increasing price of living and endless regulations in my city. My taxes have …
Photo galleries
PHOTO GALLERY: Gonzales vs. Pleasanton Volleyball on Oct. 23, 2020
Here are some photos from the Apaches' season-ending loss to Pleasanton in five set: 14-25, 25-19, 25-17, 12-25, 18-20.  Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: Nixon-Smiley vs. Luling Volleyball on Oct. 16, 2020
Here are some photos from the Nixon-Smiley High School volleyball team's win over Luling on Oct. 16, 2020.  Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: Gonzales vs. Cuero Volleyball on Oct. 13, 2020
The Gonzales High School volleyball team lost its Oct. 13 district match to Cuero in four sets.  Here is a photo gallery from the … Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: Gonzales vs. Giddings Football on Oct. 9, 2020
Here isthe photo gallery from the Gonzales High School football game played Oct. 9, 2020 at Giddings High School.  Giddings won … Read More