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Sales Tax Holiday this weekend

This year’s Sales Tax Holiday is coming up, just in time to get prepared for the school year. From Aug. 11-13, shoppers can save $8 on each $100 spent when shopping for tax exempt items. As in … more

‘Power trio’ bringing local flavors to online radio

Back in the day — when Greg Ramirez and John Anthony Vega jammed together in the Tejano group Klazz — they had no idea they’d one day be starting their own internet radio station. Fast … more

Gonzales City Council sets maximum Ad Valorem Tax Rate

GONZALES — After months of financial planning and discussion Gonzales City Council voted Tuesday night to establish the city's maximum Ad Valorem Tax Rate. Councilman District 4, Dan Blakemore … more

Council postpones actions involving GVEC

Gonzales City Council met Tuesday night with big-ticket items including setting the Maximum Ad Valorem Tax Rate and accepting the 2017-2018 Proposed City Budget. The Maximum Ad Valorem Tax Rate was … more

US Congressman makes visit to Gonzales

GONZALES — While Washington is on its August break, Congressman Blake Farenthold (R) Dist. 27, Texas, is making rounds and reaching out to his constituents for dialogue opportunities. Farenthold … more

School districts confer on alternative education programs

At a July 17 Nixon-Smiley CISD school board meeting, the district opted to include an option for a level 3 agreement to surrounding school districts in addition to the original memorandum of … more

Council discusses cutting community center costs

WAELDER — Tuesday night’s Waelder city council meeting featured a discussion on whether or not the city should continue to pay for the community center’s utilities. Community Center Board … more

Waelder to discuss community center lease agreement

WAELDER — Waelder City council will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at City Hall. During the meeting they will discuss the city’s community center lease agreement (specifically utilities, booking and … more

New library: A gift to community

GONZALES — Through the generosity of many benevolent people and businesses, the City of Gonzales and the community now have a new and improved library and not one cent of city money was spent to … more

GEDC to hold special meeting

GONZALES — Gonzales Economic Development Corporation has called a special meeting to address two action items. First up is for the corporation to receive, discuss and consider a Small Business … more

Gonzales City Council to set Ad Valorem Tax Rate tonight

GONZALES — Gonzales City Council is set to receive the City of Gonzales Proposed Operating Budget and establish the city's maximum Ad Valorem Tax Rate tonight. At a budget planning workshop last … more

Houston man drowns under river bridge

GONZALES — Police officers, sheriff’s deputies, fire department and EMS/rescue were dispatched to the Guadalupe River bridge on Highway 183 Saturday in reference to a report of a drowning … more

Waelder ISD board to vote on new superintendent

WAELDER — School board officials will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 31, to finalize their decision to hire Jon C. Orozco as the district’s new superintendent. On July 8, Waelder ISD announced … more

Nixon holds town hall meeting to discuss Passion for Paws

NIXON — City Council on Tuesday held a town hall meeting to discuss with the public issues including community cleanup and the “Passion for Paws” dog shelter. Mayor Gladyne Finch said property … more

Austin-based seminary files suit, seeks reversion of J.B. Wells Park

GONZALES — Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, a non-profit academic institute in Travis County, seeks ownership of Gonzales' J.B. Wells park by way of reversion of the 1962 Last Will and … more

Gonzales Noon Lions to break ground on splash pad in September

GONZALES — If everything goes as planned, the Gonzales Noon Lions Splash Pad could be functional by Come and Take it. After more than two years of planning, fundraising and many, many charitable … more

Local Sales tax revenues show some increase, Waelder jumps by double

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $679.9 million in local sales tax allocations for July, this … more

State department spokesman gives Zika PSA

GONZALES — County commissioners on Monday received a presentation from Texas Department of State Health Services Representative Elvia Ledezma regarding the Zika virus. As temperatures continue … more

I-10 wreck leads to 3 hospitalized

GONZALES — Congested traffic on Interstate 10 led to a two-vehicle car crash last week that authorities said sent three people to the hospital. The Texas Highway Patrol reported that at 11:35 … more

Routine stop leads to drug bust

GONZALES — A New Braunfels woman wound up behind bars last week after police said she was caught driving with meth, weed and drug paraphernalia. At 11:01 p.m. July 10, Officer Thomas Garza was … more
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