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GYC opens for Harvey evacuees

After fleeing their homes for higher ground Hurricane Harvey’s youngest evacuees maintained some normalcy, were able to pursue extracurricular activities and enjoy playtime at Gonzales Youth Center … more

Despite rumors, officials insist no fuel shortage

For all the folks who decided to wait in line for an hour or more to fill up their vehicles on Thursday because they thought there was a gas shortage, well, the effort may not have been worth the … more

Statewide ban begins for texting while driving

For those who choose to risk their and others’ lives by texting while driving, there is a new incentive to refrain from doing so. As of Friday, Sept. 1, texting or using social media while … more

Miss Gonzales County contest changes format

The Come and Take It Celebration, as you may well know, is the largest annual festival in Gonzales County. But what you may not know is the Come and Take It Celebration is a vehicle, of sorts, … more

Local man arrested for assault

GONZALES — A local man was arrested after police said he assaulted a woman after barging into her home. On Aug. 14, the Gonzales Police Department received a report of a burglary of a habitation … more

Relief workers head to Rockport for support

A group of relief workers from Gonzales and Austin have joined forces and have traveled to Rockport to feed first responders and victims left in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. "Our priority is to … more

Gonzales High students ready to step into workforce through Career Preparation Cooperative Training program

Opportunity is knocking for Gonzales High School Students who are ready to enter the workforce. The junior and senior students, through Career Preparation Cooperative Training (CPCT), are able to get … more

Nixon weathers Harvey

NIXON — In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Nixon city officials reported that there were no casualties and no homes destroyed, and that evacuees received ample shelter while weathering the … more

State of Emergency declared in Gonzales

As of Aug. 25, effective 4 p.m., a state of emergency was declared by Gonzales Mayor Connie Kacir. In a press release sent out Friday, Kacir wrote the “State of Emergency has been declared due … more

Officials monitor rainfall, river levels

According to National Weather Service (NWS) reports Hurricane Harvey continues to bring torrential rains and catastrophic flooding to Texas. Harvey has brought more than 20 inches of rain to … more

Harvey wreaks havoc across south Texas

GONZALES — As former Hurricane, now downgraded to Tropical Storm Harvey continues its onslaught across south Texas, local officials are advising citizens to be mindful of high water and to follow … more

Emergency Management Coordinator urges public to stay home

For safety reasons, Gonzales County Emergency Management Coordinator Jimmy Harless is asking the public to stay home during this weekend’s storms if possible. “People tend to get out and drive … more

Officials urge citizens to stay safe during tropical storm

The Gonzales County Emergency Management has reported a tropical storm warning in effect for Gonzales County. A tropical storm warning means tropical storm wind conditions are expected somewhere … more

Local charged with intoxication assault

GONZALES — A Houston woman faces felony charges after authorities said she drove while intoxicated and caused a wreck that sent a local woman to the hospital. The Texas Highway Patrol reported … more

City leaders meet with local residents to discuss Gonzales' Confederate Memorial

GONZALES – A small group of city leaders met Thursday morning to hear the concerns of local resident Thomas Enriquez who has taken on the task of rallying minority leaders to stand in unity against … more

School districts announce cancellations

Due to forecasted severe weather over the next three days, local school districts have announced they will be closing early today and that there will be no school Monday. Gonzales ISD announced an … more

Nixon to enforce property upkeep

NIXON — City council met on Aug. 14 and voted to enforce property upkeep by homeowners who have allowed their properties to become littered with brush and debris. The policy involves the council … more

North Avenue opens 2017-2018 year with Ron Clark Essential 55 curriculum

GONZALES — This week, North Avenue Intermediate opened its doors with a new program in mind for the first two weeks of classes. Instead of books and bustle, students will be following the Ron Clark … more

Districts in Gonzales County ‘meet standards’

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released its 2017 accountability summaries for the Gonzales, Nixon-Smiley and Waelder school districts on Tuesday. Under the state accountability system, … more

Joint GEDC Gonzales City Council meeting called

GONZALES — Gonzales City Council will meet tonight in a joint executive session with Gonzales Economic Development Corporation to discuss a business prospect.Council will open the meeting with a … more
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