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Breckenridge High School student tests positive for COVID-19; district now requiring masks for third graders and older

  Breckenridge High School student tests positive for COVID-19; district now requiring masks for third graders and older

Today Breckenridge Independent School District announced that a high school student had tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, and had been on campus on Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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Walker Sayle Unit in Breckenridge reports 77 active inmate COVID-19 cases

  Walker Sayle Unit in Breckenridge reports 77 active inmate COVID-19 cases

There are now 77 active COVID-19 cases at the Walker Sayle Prison Unit in Breckenridge, as of Wednesday, Aug. 12,

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Blood drive donations are now tested for COVID-19 antibodies, used in treatment

  Blood drive donations are now tested for COVID-19 antibodies, used in treatment

There was something new at this year’s local Battle of the Badges Blood Drive, all blood donations were tested for

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Stephens County moves to Stage 3 as COVID-19 threat seems to lessen; hospital to offer 15-minute tests soon

  Stephens County moves to Stage 3 as COVID-19 threat seems to lessen; hospital to offer 15-minute tests soon

On Friday afternoon, Stephens Memorial Hospital personnel hosted the weekly COVID-19 update for the county, announcing the first local death

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Stephens County Jail inmate, jailer test positive for COVID-19

  Stephens County Jail inmate, jailer test positive for COVID-19

An inmate in the Stephens County Jail has tested positive for COVID-19 this week, according to a news release from

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Local officials investigating COVID-19 deaths reported for Stephens County

  Local officials investigating COVID-19 deaths reported for Stephens County

Local officials are investigating the situation that led to two coronavirus-related deaths being attributed to Stephens County. A change by the

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Breckenridge ISD creates new plan for 2020-2021 school year

  Breckenridge ISD creates new plan for 2020-2021 school year

Breckenridge Independent School District administrators released the official plan for the 2020-2021 school year this morning, following a full day

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BISD administrators address upcoming school year during weekly COVID-19 update

  BISD administrators address upcoming school year during weekly COVID-19 update

Breckenridge Independent School District officials gave a brief look at the upcoming school year during Friday’s weekly COVID-19 update hosted

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Face masks to be required in public in Stephens County, beginning Monday, July 20

  Face masks to be required in public in Stephens County, beginning Monday, July 20

This afternoon, Stephens County Judge Michael Roach and Breckenridge Mayor Bob Sims announced new community restrictions due to increasing numbers

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Local officials to update community on COVID-19 situation this afternoon

  Local officials to update community on COVID-19 situation this afternoon

Local officials will host an “Urgent COVID-19 Update” at 4:30 p.m. today, Thursday, July 16. The update will be broadcast

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Temporary waiver of vehicle title, registration remains in effect

  Temporary waiver of vehicle title, registration remains in effect

Texans still get a break from certain vehicle title and registration requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The temporary waiver announced

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Governor issues mandatory face mask coverings; more positive COVID-19 cases reported locally  

  Governor issues mandatory face mask coverings; more positive COVID-19 cases reported locally  

Thursday afternoon, shortly after Gov. Greg Abbott issued new mask guidelines for Texans, Stephens County officials announced two new local

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White House task force releases Coronavirus Guidelines for America

On Monday afternoon, March 16, President Donald Trump and the White House Coronavirus Task Force issued new guidelines for Americans to follow during the global coronavirus outbreak. According to the

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