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Extra efforts in hard times can earn points

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When Governor Greg Abbott announced the first of his plans to gradually re-open the Texas economy, he included a “retail to go” order to take effect this Friday, April 24. And, aside from a scant two-page logistical guideline found at https://dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus, much of how “retail to go” works is left to the imagination.

Laughlin Homes remodel receives award

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Laughlin Homes & Restoration, Inc. added an award to its portfolio when its 410 Spruce Street project was named the Platinum Winner in the 2019 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) in the Entire Home Remodel category.

Unemployment rates reach lowest in several years

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Workforce Solutions Alamo recently released information indicating that the Gillespie County unemployment rate increased to 3.3% in March, higher than the 2.6% rate that was reported in February.

Lifecare Ministry reaches out to community

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Lifecare Ministry at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church is reaching out to the community to bring comfort during these challenging times of COVID-19.

City secretary’s office earns achievement award

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Out of 595 members, the City of Fredericksburg’s city secretary’s office is one of 18 to receive the inaugural Texas Municipal Clerk’s Association (TMCA) Achievement of Excellence Award.

Look Up and Dream

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All of us are being bombarded by news of COVID-19 every day, every hour. To try to maintain some sense of perspective, this might be a great week to look up at our dark skies.