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Jourdanton City Attorney addresses ‘Communistic’ accusation

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Citing a need to clear up some misinformation stated at the previous meeting, Jourdanton City Attorney Eric Santee held a 40-minute presentation, Understanding Off-Site Built Housing Issues within the Current Code of Ordinances, at the July 6 council meeting. All of council was present and is comprised of: Mayor Robert “Doc” Williams, Mayor Pro Tem Chester Gonzales, Karen Pesek, Jack […]

Charlotte school board hears budget requests

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The Charlotte ISD board of trustees held a budget workshop prior to their regular meeting on July 14. At this time, department heads presented their “wish list” before the board in preparation for the upcoming 2021-22 fiscal year budget. In addition to Elementary Principal Laura Mikolajczyk and Secondary Schools Principal Brianne Brock, Athletic Director Shawn Vowell and Band Director Anthony […]

Out and About

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Coastal Bend College Certified Nurse Aide Course starts Aug. 30, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays in Pleasanton. Applications now being accepted. Cost is $650 and financial aid is available. For details email ce@coastalbend.edu or call 361-354-2306. Royal Farmer’s Market on July 31 & Aug. 7 901 and 903 W. Goodwin in Pleasanton, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Delicious, baked […]

METHODIST HOSPITAL | SOUTH CELEBRATES 4 YEARS

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Methodist Hospital | South celebrated their fourth anniversary on July 1 since coming into the Atascosa County community in 2017. “We are so excited to celebrate our fourth anniversary as Methodist Hospital | South! Since the hospital became part of Methodist Healthcare System in 2017, we have been able to provide high-quality and cost-effective healthcare to the community members of […]

DOLLAR GENERAL GIVES BACK

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The Charlotte Volunteer Fire Department received over 30 cases of water for the first Hydrate Fire/EMS Drive thanks to the Dollar General in Charlotte which collected donations from the community. Pictured are CVFD members, from left, top row, Savannah Benavidez and Liz Ramon; bottom row, Joey Garza and the newest CVFD member/Dollar General Manager Brandon Sinclair.

Greyhound services looking for new home in Pleasanton

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Before closing its doors on July 12, The Store gas station located in Pleasanton was home to Greyhound Bus services for anyone wishing to travel to or from Pleasanton. The Store sold tickets at their location for both pick-up and drop-off services. However, now that it is closed, Greyhound services have been temporarily put on hold except for drop-offs. “Right […]

RB Printing and Office Supplies: Local, reliable and customer-driven

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RB Printing and Office Supplies has been serving Atascosa County since 1988 with quality customer service and a small-town mentality. Their processes and services are customerfocused and designed to cater specifically to customer needs. RB Printing and Office Supplies Owner, Barbara Peeler, and Manager, Joye Peterson, have been working together for over 30 years to bring quality office supplies and […]

ACHC recognized by THC

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The Atascosa County Historical Commission (ACHC) was presented with the 2020 Distinguished Service Award at the Commissioners Court meeting July 26. Presented by the Texas Historical Commission (THC), the ACHC was recognized for their active and wellbalanced preservation program. The ACHC is made up of 14 members. Despite COVID, they combined for a total of 1,095 volunteer hours in 2020. […]

Charlotte considering Police Department

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CHARLOTTE — The City of Charlotte has initiated steps to create a locally operated municipal police department and will hold a public meeting on Aug. 11, at 6:30 p.m., at the Charlotte Public Library Community Room, located at 8 Couser Blvd. As part of the agency application process, the city created a Police Department Advisory Committee and is utilizing resources […]

San Miguel Electric Cooperative receives prestigious safety award for outstanding performance at its South Texas Lignite Mine

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CHRISTINE – The San Miguel Electric Cooperative, Inc. (SMEC) has received a prestigious mining industry award for work at its lignite mine in Christine. The Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute (RMCMI) has presented SMEC with its 2021 Safety Award for Large Operator Surface Mine for its “outstanding and ongoing safety performance” during the 2020 calendar year. “We are very pleased […]


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