As well prepared as Peterson Health and Peterson Regional Medical Center was for an emergency, navigating the coronavirus pandemic has proven to be a challenge even for a hospital that’s seen very few cases, and the financial toll has been harsh.
Upstairs at the Gold Cup Pawn Shop, something magical is happening, especially when considering the time that we’re all in — where coronavirus has disrupted the daily life of small business owners in Kerrville and beyond.
NEW YORK — J.C. Penney said Thursday that it will start closing 154 of its stores next week in what it is calling the first phase of its efforts to shrink its footprint.
Mooney International may not have been immune to the economic hit many businesses took from the coronavirus pandemic and related government restrictions.
James Avery Artisan Jewelry will welcome guests and retail associates back into select stores May 22 in accordance with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's recommended health protocols.
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.
DALLAS — American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines said Thursday they will soon require passengers to cover their faces during flights, following the lead of JetBlue Airways.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a three-phase approach to reopening the state's economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
After Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday golf courses were not an essential business, the city of Kerrville said it would close Scott Schreiner Municipal Golf Course on Saturday.
We all know that our local businesses are facing extraordinary times in keeping their employees working, and serving their customers. Here's a guide to what some of our local businesses are offering.
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 …
Texas' state parks will close to the public after officials said they were struggling to ensure people are practicing social distancing to curb the spread of the coronavirus, among other issues.
In a show of appreciation to those on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, Turtle Creek Olive Grove donated almost 1,400 bottles of extra virgin olive oil to the staff at the Peterson Regional Medical Center.
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.
The Texas Workforce Commission has been slammed by huge numbers of callers as the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic continues to take its toll on the state.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The threat of the coronavirus pandemic has forced Hobby Lobby to close its stores until further notice, the arts and craft retail chain announced Friday.
The shopping experience at Walmart will become decidedly more regulated in the days to come as the retailer moves to restrict the number inside of its stores at any one time.
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.
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%.
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.
H-E-B will launch its Favor delivery service in the Hill Country on Friday morning, including here in Kerrville, as the demand for service to homebound seniors grows during the coronavirus pandemic.
Walmart announced that it was going to enact more stringent health safety procedures for its employees to guard against the coronavirus inside of its stores, including here in Kerrville.
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and President Trump’s decision to extend social distancing practices nationwide through April 30, it remains unclear what retailers will reopen their doors in the coming days, including here in Kerrville.
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.
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…
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…
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.
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.
After more than three years in Kerrville, Walt Koenig will resign his roles as Chief Executive Officer of the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce and Executive Director of the Kerrville Economic Development Corporation.
Angela Dominique Ruiz, 49, of Kerrville, was booked at the Kerr County jail by a Kerrville police officer who accused her of driving while intoxicated with a child.
Although this year's Hill Country Economic Summit isn't the first, it may be one of the most unique and interesting, due to so much happening this year at the local and national level.
After one last day on Earl Garrett Street on Friday, Heritage Kitchen is moving and rebranding, opening up new doors in about 10 days. The new restaurant will be called Liberty Kitchen.
The turnover of businesses in Kerrville continues, with at least three different businesses closing in the past three months and two businesses announcing their opening.
Thousands waded through the mud and muck at the Hill Country Youth Event Center on Friday for the last day of competition at the 76th Annual Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show, but the biggest part of the show is coming today!
Kerrville’s newest retail stores have announced their grand openings, signifying what should be a busy year for growth and development in the city for 2020.
Employees at Mooney Aircraft were told Monday to go home and that the company couldn’t pay them for the two weeks of holiday pay they were promised.
Most restaurants lived up to the satisfaction of the city of Kerrville health inspectors, but there were problems at eight restaurants.
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.
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.
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.
City of Kerrville emergency service workers recently visited the students of St. Peter’s Episcopal School. Their visit was part of a national recognition of EMS Appreciation Month.