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Officials warn of ‘concrete treatment’ scam in Nixon, surrounding areas

A scam targeting elderly people has reached Nixon and local police agencies are asking for help to catch the criminals. According to officials, two Hispanic men are approaching elderly victims who … more

Silent Santa elves busy wrapping gifts

Silent Santa is in its 10th year of providing necessities at Christmas throughout Gonzales County based on donations through Gonzales, Waelder and Nixon-Smiley school districts as well as the … more

Commissioners discuss election upgrades

Gonzales County Commissioners Court heard a presentation on a new voting system Monday morning. Express Vote is the newest trend in ease of access voting equipment and If implemented it would change … more

GVFD to purchase rescue boat with LCRA grant, 20 percent match

GONZALES — Gonzales Volunteer Fire Department soon will be able to purchase a rescue boat and motor thanks to a $7,108 grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority. The grant, along with $1,777 … more

Velazquez puts Gonzales Fire Department on the silver screen

Eriverto “Eddie” Velazquez grew up dreaming of becoming a firefighter. Last week he expanded his dreams when he was chosen to be an extra in the location shooting of The Son. “When I was … more

Wyatt shoots for the stars in The Son

Glori Wyatt was looking for something different to do. When she found “that something,” it was one of the coolest things she has done in her life. Wyatt, who has served as an … more

Residents petition city for rollback election

GONZALES — Tuesday night during the regularly-scheduled meeting of Gonzales City Council, City Secretary Kristina Vega was presented with a folder containing a petition with more than 600 … more

Nixon trio face felony charges after theft

GONZALES — Three Nixon men face felony charges after authorities said they stole $33,000 worth of tools and equipment from a home in the Smiley area. Around 10 a.m. Nov. 13, sheriff’s deputies … more

First responders rescues man from drowning

GONZALES — First responders were able to prevent a second drowning in four months when they rescued a man trapped while kayaking in the Guadalupe River. At 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, sheriff’s … more

Gonzales celebrates Winterfest

The halls were decked. The bells were silver. Christmas was in the air this weekend as Gonzales Main Street celebrated Winterfest 2017. Winterfest 2017 was a finely-tuned train, much like the … more

Farenthold settles harassment suit

Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold settled a sexual harassment claim leveled against him by his former spokeswoman using taxpayer funds, according to numerous media reports. Lauren Greene, who worked as … more

Council to meet tonight

Gonzales City Council meets 6 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, December 5, with the first order of business being “Hearing of Residents.” This time is set aside for any person who wishes to address the … more

Winterfest Chili and Bean Cook-Off a success

Some of the area's finest recipes for chili and beans were on full display Saturday afternoon in Confederate Square at the annual Chili Cook Off as part of the Winterfest festivities. By the time … more

Chamber Seeks nominations for David B. Walshak Lifetime Achievement Award, Community Service Award

Gonzales Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture has announced the date for the 96th Annual Gonzales Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture Banquet. Chamber officials now seek the community’s … more

GJH UILthespians to perform Olympiaganza at local festival

Gonzales Junior High School will host two public performances of this year’s UIL One act play, Olympiaganza, next weekend. Olympiaganza is a Greek mythology, by Don Zolidis, in which two … more

Gonzales welcomes ‘The Son’

GONZALES — Actor Pierce Brosnan may be best known for his portrayal of Bond – James Bond in GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World is Not Enough, or Die Another Day. Some fans may remember him … more

Breakfast with Santa set for Saturday

What child has not dreamed of having breakfast with Santa? All those dreams can come true on Saturday morning, Dec. 2, when Gonzales Rotary Club hosts its annual Christmas Breakfast with Santa at the … more

Edwards Association seeks sponsors for MLK Celebration

The 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration is scheduled for Monday, January 15. The theme of this year's celebration is Sharing the Dream – moving forward as a nation in unity, without regards … more

City raises franchise fees for $104k increased revenue

The City of Gonzales has conducted an evaluation of the existing franchise agreements and then compared the rates that other municipalities are charging. After speaking with Texas Disposal … more

Lawing appointed to GEDC Board

Gonzales Economic Development Corporation board members Dewey Smith, Steve Sucher and Crissy O'Neal have been reappointed to the GEDC board for two-year terms that began on Oct. 1. At the time of … more
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