Classifieds 07-29-2020

Governor Abbott Waives Grade Promotion Requirements For 2020-2021 STAAR Testing


Governor Greg Abbott announced that the grade promotion requirement related to the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test for students in grades 5 and 8 has been waived for the upcoming school year. Typically, school systems must take into account a student’s score on the STAAR test to determine whether the student can be promoted to the next […]

Back to School? The ABCs of COVID-19 Zoom Meeting


Are you weighing in-person versus remote learning options for your family? Senator Judith Zaffirini is hosting a Zoom meeting titled, Back to School? The ABCs of COVID-19, tomorrow from 1:30-2:30 p.m. The panel comprises the following: Senator Judith Zaffirini, PhD, Moderator Tammy Camp, M.D., Texas Pediatric Society President María Colón-González, M.D., Lead Family Physician, Vera Whole Health Megan Mooney, PhD, […]

The Buzz, Advertising for Local Businesses


The Buzz has officially made it to TWO PAGES, and we could not be more grateful! The Buzz is an advertising opportunity designed to support local businesses in both digital and print form! We have 3 advertising options: 3 month – $35 per week, including an ad in The Buzz print section 6 month – $30 per week, including an […]

Farmer’s Market Saturday, August 1


Head on out to the local farmer’s market happening this weekend. You can find fresh produce, homemade goods and a variety of local vendors. Royal Farmer’s Market will take place on Saturday, August 1, from 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon. They are located at 903 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton.

Ag Commissioner issues warning on unsolicited seeds from China


Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is urging Texans to take extreme precautions when receiving unsolicited seed packets from China. These packets have been mailed to multiple states, including Texas, falsely labeled as jewelry. Residents are advised not to plant the seeds as they could contain harmful invasive species or be otherwise unsafe. “I am urging folks to take this […]

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