Gov. Abbott postpones run-off election


Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation postponing the runoff primary election until July 14, 2020. The runoff election was originally scheduled for May 26th, but has been postponed in conjunction with the state’s ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. In Atascosa County there is only one run-off.  The run-off is for the position of Constable Precinct 1 with incumbent […]

Gov. Abbott temporarily closes schools, restaurants, gyms, bars statewide


Effective midnight March 20, Gov. Greg Abbott will temporarily close schools, restaurants, gyms and bars statewide in his most sweeping step yet to stop the spread of novel coronavirus. Restaurants now will be drive-thru and “to go” only, plus delivery. The order is effective at midnight tomorrow and continues until April 3, the Governor stated in a live broadcast at […]

UIL extends suspension of contests, practices to May 4 amid Coronavirus concerns


AUSTIN — The University Interscholastic League (UIL) announced an extension to its suspension of contests and practices during the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday, March 19. The newest extension sets the earliest date for competition back to Monday, May 4. On Friday, March 13, the UIL announced the initial suspension would last until March 29. “We are working diligently on contingency […]

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