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Local News

Williamson County adds 98 COVID-19 cases; positive test rate raises concerns

Williamson County health officials are concerned about 46.2 percent of coronavirus tests performed in the county coming back positive, raising serious worries for them about how much of a risk is …

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Impact of Corona Virus

Nearly 3,500 confirmed COVID-19 cases in WilCo in July

The Williamson county coronavirus dashboard was last updated on Friday and reported 99 new cases.

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Hospital Perspectives During the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it crystal clear just how much communities rely on their local hospitals and also how much we rely on you. During the past few weeks, we’ve felt an outpouring of support and we are grateful to everyone who has delivered a meal, sewn a facemask, left a card, or who has just reached out to our caregivers and support teams to say – thank you.

EDUCATION
School News

Texas schools are being compelled to reopen classrooms on the state's timetable, like it or not

Gov. Greg Abbott has yet to formally announce a definitive plan for reopening Texas schools safely, but two actions Tuesday effectively force districts to have students back in classrooms after eight weeks of the school year's start.

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STATE & REGION

Gov. Greg Abbott says local health officials can shut down schools only in limited circumstances

Abbott said local health authorities can't shut down in-person instruction before school starts, but an outbreak on campus once students have arrived could prompt a closure.

Commentary

The fellow doth protest too much

We all have that one person who follows us on social media who we dread to see that posted something on our time line. If we’re lucky, it’s only one.You know the fellow. Could be an uncle or …

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Elections

BREAKING: Abbott adds a week to November's early voting schedule

In a surprise move, Governor Greg Abbott Monday  issued a Proclamation extending the early voting period for the November 3rd Election by nearly a week.

Sports
High School Sports

LISD suspends extracurricular activities following discussion at board meeting

Leander ISD suspended all extra- and co-curricular activities until further notice on Sunday night.