Business

Moving tourism forward

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With the Governor’s Report to Open Texas, residents are starting to again move about the city and county. And Texans are starting to move about the state.

Make sure your customers are as ‘confident’ as can be

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Business owners have a lot on their mind right now. And, their most pressing concern is survival. Even with the path of reopening the economy being gradually lit, business owners still face many gut-wrenching decisions.

City cautious, eyeing budget changes

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This article provides updated information on the city’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.Additional information is being provided on our website (www.fbgtx.org), postings on local social media and press releases.

Taxpayers reminded about extended deadlines

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Taxpayers are reminded by Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar that the due date for 2020 franchise tax reports was extended to July 15 to be consistent with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Happy 174th birthday to Fredericksburg!

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Although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused us all to concentrate on the critical issues of the day, I think it is important to point out that last Friday (May 8) was the 174th anniversary of the founding of Fredericksburg.

Impossible to predict future in these times

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As a kid, I remember playing with my Magic 8 Ball. I now know it was originally my mother’s Magic 8 Ball because I still have the red box that slides over a black base that a Google search revealed to be the brand’s 1950 package.

Standard to offer new grants for advertising

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The Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post has established a Community Marketing Grant Program to assist locally owned businesses during the COVID- 19 crisis.