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The coronavirus pandemic has pushed the storied but troubled department store chain J.C. Penney into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth major retailer to meet that fate.

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For the past two weeks, Jeremy Walther, co-owner of Pint & Plow has watched the community support the brewery/restaurant. Daily he sees people sometimes the same people stop by to buy a coffee, or a beer or a meal kit, all in an effort to show him and other local establishments how much …

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Local car dealerships are considered essential businesses and exempt from the governor’s stay-at-home order issued this week, but they’ve also had to adjust to a clientele that’s increasingly not inclined to venture from home due to the coronavirus and social distancing rules.

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On Thursday, Kerrville Mayor Bill Blackburn said that residents of the city and county have been very active when it comes staying home and staying put, and there’s some data out there that proves he’s right. 

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WASHINGTON  — A record-long streak of U.S. job growth ended suddenly in March after nearly a decade as employers cut 701,000 jobs because of the viral outbreak that's all but shut down the U.S. economy. The unemployment rate jumped to 4.4% from a 50-year low of 3.5%.

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The Y.O. Ranch Hotel and Conference Center joined its sister property — Inn of the Hills — in announcing it will close until at least June 1 starting on Friday. 

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H-E-B, the major grocery store chain that got its start more than a century ago in Kerrville, is assuring the public that it has no plans to close as the pandemic continues.

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UPDATE 12:51 P.M. MARCH 20: There will be 216th District Court hearings in April, but staggered so that no more than 10 people are present at once, according to 216th District Attorney Lucy Wilke, who met with 216th District Judge N. Keith Williams today to talk about court scheduling. Willi…

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Tips for staying safe from the new coronavirus include staying home and avoiding people, but nonetheless, bills and tasks still demand attention. Those who have access to a phone or the computer can still accomplish their tasks while social distancing. Here’s a list of links and/or numbers f…

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Across Texas, the coronavirus pandemic took a major turn as Gov. Greg Abbott declared a public health emergency that cleared the way for schools to close, bars and gyms to close and for the end of dining inside of restaurants.

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On Thursday morning, Bill Blackburn said he felt confident that the decisions that have to be made about managing the coronavirus pandemic were being made by well-qualified people, and that any decision he would have to make would not be done in isolation.

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Schreiner University announced Thursday that it’s partnering with Pint & Plow Brewing Co. co-owner Jeremy Walther to open a new venue on the campus that will be the focal point of the university’s connection to the Guadalupe River Trail. 

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Kerrville Mayor Bill Blackburn is adamant that the city is in crisis, but it’s one that he believes is solvable.

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The Kerrville State Hospital will undergo a major renovation and expansion in the coming months, but the hospital will also add 260 employees to help with the care of new patients and facilities.

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Ask people what architecture comes to mind when they think of downtown Kerrville, and they’ll invariably mention the City Hall clocktower and the county courthouse. By this time next year, there likely will be a new addition to this top list of iconic buildings: Broadway Bank.