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

Texas businesses and services able to open today

Texas businesses and services able to open today

May 22, 2020

Editor's Note: Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order allows certain businesses and services to open today under certain guidelines, but it is up to respective businesses/services...

(Video) Local barbershop reopens after nearly two months of closure

(Video) Local barbershop reopens after nearly two months of closure

May 21, 2020

After more than 30 years in the barbershop business, Mario Wiggins, owner of Mobettacutz Barbershop, said he never saw barbershops close the way COVID-19 forced them to after...

Gov. Abbott updates from May 21

Gov. Abbott updates from May 21

May 21, 2020

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced new COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites, a limited reopening of driver license offices, an executive order terminating air travel restrictions...

Hays County reports eight new COVID-19 cases, three recover

Hays County reports eight new COVID-19 cases, three recover

May 21, 2020

The Hays County Local Health Department reported eight new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, May 21, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 258 and total active...

Sewell Park to remain closed Memorial Day weekend, reopens summer II

Sewell Park to remain closed Memorial Day weekend, reopens summer II

May 21, 2020

Texas State announced Sewell Park will remain closed Memorial Day weekend and reopen at the beginning of the summer II session, July 6. Texas State will post signage at...

Not today COVID-19, we have work to do

Not today COVID-19, we have work to do

May 20, 2020

COVID-19 changed everything as we know it.  At The Star, we have not printed in weeks, our newsroom is quiet, all meetings take place on Zoom and we are severely limited...

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