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Gonzales water station extended through Friday

Over the weekend, on Feb. 20 and 21, Gonzales County residents were invited to fill their own clean containers with potable water at the Gonzales Fire Station. This has been extended through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to a statement from City Manager Tim Patek.

We want your input! What would an increase in your energy bill mean to you?

Utility bills across the state are expected to increase due to increased usage and pricing of wholesale power.

Historic Freeze Leading to Significantly Increased Bills for Utility Customers

The historically unprecedented state-wide freeze last week calling for the deployment of Emergency Operations to help stabilize the Texas energy grid is over, yet the repercussions are just beginning for utilities and their customers across the state in terms of the impact to their energy bills.

Water stations for Gonzales residents

Gonzales residents may fill containers— up to 20 gallons' worth— at the Gonzales Fire Station from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday. . . . . . .

Smiley City Council clears air regarding street abandonment

The Smiley City Council had a brief meeting Friday, Feb. 19, at 10 a.m. to clarify that certain city streets were not officially closed or abandoned by the city.
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Gonzales trash pick up resumes Friday

According to a statement from Gonzales City Manager Tim Patek, Gonzales residents should expect trash pickup delayed due to severe weather to be picked up beginning Friday, Feb. 19.
Opinion
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

No tax breaks for solar farm

  Dear Editor, I listened to the Gonzales County Commissioners Court meeting on Monday with much interest, as it was listed that the court would begin considering a Chapter 312 tax break …
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Proud of council

Dear Editor: I am writing this letter as someone who spoke and witnessed this week’s city council meeting. I must say I am proud of the council for finally realizing they aren’t …
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Ask state leaders to give rural areas more COVID-19 vaccine doses

Dear Editor: My husband and I were fortunate enough to be able to receive our COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 4, 2021 at JB Wells Park, for which we were very grateful. I must express our sincere …
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Unhappy with GISD’s COVID-19 response

The Gonzales Independent school district has created an unsafe environment for not only the students but the teachers as well. There has been unrest in the high school since the first six weeks of …
Photo galleries
PHOTO GALLERY: Gonzales vs. Boerne in UIL Boys Bi-District playoff on Feb. 20, 2021
The Gonzales High School boys basketball team lost to Boerne in the Bi-District round of the playoffs on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: Readers' Snow Photos from Feb. 2021
The Gonzales Inquirer asked readers to submit photos of people enjoying the rare snowfall in Gonzales County on Monday, Feb. 15. We … Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: High school basketball with Gonzales girls, and boys and girls from Nixon-Smiley on Jan. 15, 2021
Stopped by three high school basketball games on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Here are some photos.  Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: Gonzales vs. Cuero in girls basketball on Jan. 8, 2021
The Gonzales High School girls basketball team lost to Cuero, 44-36 on Jan. 8. Read More
PHOTO GALLERY: Gonzales vs. Smithville in girls soccer on Jan. 8, 2021
Here are photos from the Lady Apaches 1-0 win over Smithville on Jan. 8. Read More