Business

COVID-19 has hit businesses in different ways

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To say the year 2020 has been a roller coaster for businesses would be an understatement. But not everyone has been riding the same coaster. The speed, frequency of twists and turns, angle of decent and number of laps have been different for varying industries.

Virtual symposium set this weekend

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Admiral Nimitz Foundation and The National Museum of the Pacific War will host the 33rd annual symposium online Friday and Saturday, Sept. 18-19.

League of Women Voters plans event Sunday

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Gillespie Unit of the League of Women Voters — Hill Country, Texas will be holding a planning meeting at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept.

Age Management Center comes to Kerrville

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Bella Luz’s Kathy Simmons, RN, BSN, has announced that the Age Management Center of the Hill Country is now in Kerrville. The new center is home to four health care providers combining technology, artistic, technical skills and medicine to act as a one-stop-shop for age management consultations and treatments.

Tourism update: Six full months into the pandemic

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Six months have now passed since we started to see the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic for the tourism industry here in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County as well as around the United States. So now might be a good time for a quick assessment of where things stand.

Chipping away at ‘The List’ in downtime

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In each of our tired, overcrowded brains, we keep The List. Not the daily to-dos of busy work and family life that we jot on sticky notes or list in the pages of planners. I am talking about THE List. It’s the place to which we mentally append anything that needs to be done some day, but is likely not to become urgent anytime soon, if ever.

Trusted service changes hands

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Participating in his high school’s auto mechanics club in the late-1960 and early-1970s, Warren Burrer developed an interest in cars. He attended computer programing school but soon found out that if he wanted to work for IBM, it meant moving to Houston.

‘Ridin’ with Biden’ event set

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A classic car drive-through event in support of the Biden-Harris ticket and in support of National Voter Registration Day is planned by the Gillespie County Democratic Party and Association. The drive-through event will take place Tuesday, Sept.

Coffee with City Manager planned Sept. 16

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Residents will have a chance to ask questions and voice their city-related concerns with Fredericksburg City Manager Kent Myers on Wednesday, Sept. 16.