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Hays County reports nine new COVID-19 cases, three recover
Gov. Abbott announces new openings under phase II

Gov. Abbott announces new openings under phase II

May 26, 2020

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation adding additional services and activities that can open under Texas's phase II of reopening. The services include: water parks,...

San Marcos honors fallen soldiers through virtual Memorial Day ceremony

San Marcos honors fallen soldiers through virtual Memorial Day ceremony

May 25, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of San Marcos honored servicemen and women who lost their lives serving the country through a virtual Memorial Day ceremony May 25. The...

First-generation graduates persevere despite cancellation of in-person commencement

First-generation graduates persevere despite cancellation of in-person commencement

May 25, 2020

Walking the stage at college graduation was something Ahkilah Armster anticipated her entire life. After finally arriving at Texas State, the day her name would echo through...

Opinion: Texas State owes the Class of 2020 an in-person commencement

Opinion: Texas State owes the Class of 2020 an in-person commencement

May 25, 2020

Over 6,000 Bobcats looked forward to the day they were supposed to receive their college degrees in person this summer despite the hardships COVID-19 brought to the university...

Two San Marcos restaurants close after employees test positive for COVID-19

Two San Marcos restaurants close after employees test positive for COVID-19

May 25, 2020

Fuego Tortilla Grill and Garcia's Restaurant-Wonder World, in San Marcos, announced closures until further notice after employees at both restaurants tested positive for COVID-19. One...

Hays County reports no new cases of COVID-19, no recoveries

Hays County reports no new cases of COVID-19, no recoveries

May 24, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reported no new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 May 24, leaving the total lab-confirmed cases at 270 and total active cases at 109. As...

Hays County reports four new cases of COVID-19

Hays County reports four new cases of COVID-19

May 23, 2020

The Hays County Health Department reported four new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total amount of cases in the county to 270 and total active cases to 109. As...

Hays County reports eight new cases of COVID-19

Hays County reports eight new cases of COVID-19

May 22, 2020

The Hays County Local Health Department reported eight new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 May 22, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 266 and total active...

2020 Census operations to resume in Hays County

2020 Census operations to resume in Hays County

May 22, 2020

In coordination with federal, state and local health officials, the U.S Census Bureau will begin a phased restart of field operations in certain areas of Texas next week,...

Gov. Abbott suspends in-person visitations in county jails

Gov. Abbott suspends in-person visitations in county jails

May 22, 2020

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order May 22 suspending in-person visits to all county and municipal jails in the state. The restrictions do not apply to attorneys...

Hays County Task Force concludes COVID-19 testing at nursing facilities

Hays County Task Force concludes COVID-19 testing at nursing facilities

May 22, 2020

The Hays County Task Force will complete COVID-19 testing for all residents and employees across six Hays County nursing facilities May 22. The task force consisted of...

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