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Lower fire insurance bills for local residential and business property owners may be possible now that the Fredericksburg Fire/Emergency Medical Services

Bestfest will be celebrated from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct.

Texas State Comptroller Glenn Hegar is bullish on the Lone Star State, even in light of disasters and a flat oil market.


The Battlin’ Billies came close to a comeback, but fell short in the end.

Now 5-0 in District 28-4A play, the Fredericksburg High School Volleyball team is eyeing a district championship with just three remaining games in the re


Barrett Reed Burns, 71, of Houston and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017.

Dominga Venzor Gaytan Diaz, 84, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, died Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017.

Donald B. Heidebrecht, 90, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at Heritage Place.

Gillespie Life

As my granddaughter dropped scavenged coins into her piggy bank, I realized I am seeing the last generation that will use this method of saving.

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A look at local businesses in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.


When Luana and Ricky Priess open up each day at Gold Orchards, Inc., in Stonewall, they carry on a tradition dating back to 1940.


Columns, editorials and more of interest to our readers.

One internet meme that made the rounds during the Hurricane Harvey aftermath read: “Texas needs to erect a statue of a random, average guy in a bass boat.


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