Business

Rise above rancor and work to heal

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Raise your hand if you are tired of COVID-19! Yes, every hand both here and around the globe is raised. But sadly, it appears COVID-19 is far from tired of us.

Turn down the volume, be part of the solution

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When I was 20-something, a person I very much admired professionally asked me to accompany him on a day trip to look at some developing tourism products of interest to us both.

New day, new challenges

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The Texas Hill Country has benefitted from the production of wool and mohair sacks by Woolsacks, a family owned business, since its opening in 1982.

Jobless rate drops to 8.7%

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Workforce Solutions Alamo recently released data indicating that the Gillespie County unemployment rate decreased to 8.7% in May, lower than the 10.3% rate that was reported in April, after adjustments from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

We can still celebrate our nation’s holiday

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I recently saw an internet meme that read, “If 2020 were a drink, it would be boiled weenie water.” Having grown up in a middle-class household in the 1970s, when (inexplicably) boiling was the preferred way to make hot dogs, I know that truer words have never been spoken!

Chamber sets job fair

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The Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce is slated to hold a Career and Job Fair from 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, June 24, at the Adelsverein Halle at Marktplatz.