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Stephens County health officials elevate county to Stage 5 of Community Health Plan

    Stephens County health officials elevate county to Stage 5 of Community Health Plan

On Sunday afternoon, Oct. 11, Stephens County Judge Michael Roach and other local health authorities enacted Stage 5 of the Community Health Plan. Officials from the county, City of Breckenridge

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Stephens County continues to see spike in COVID-19 cases; local bars might reopen next week

    Stephens County continues to see spike in COVID-19 cases; local bars might reopen next week

In the rapidly changing coronavirus situation, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Stephens County continued to spike this week, reaching 30 by Thursday afternoon when three new positive test results were reported by Stephens Memorial Hospital.

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Breckenridge ISD to end remote learning program due to high rate of failure

    Breckenridge ISD to end remote learning program due to high rate of failure

The Breckenridge Independent School District’s Board of Trustees met in a special called meeting shortly after noon today, Tuesday, Oct. 6, and voted unanimously to end remote learning in the school district with a few exceptions.

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Update: Stephens County no longer exempt from mandatory mask order as number of active COVID-19 cases surpasses 21

    Update: Stephens County no longer exempt from mandatory mask order as number of active COVID-19 cases surpasses 21

UPDATE: As of Saturday afternoon, Oct. 3, Stephens County is no longer exempt from the mandatory mask order issued by Gov. Greg Abbott, GA-29, issued on July 2, according to Stephens County Judge Michael Roach.

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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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TSTC campuses focus on safety, offer online instruction this fall

  TSTC campuses focus on safety, offer online instruction this fall

Safety will be the top priority at Texas State Technical College when the fall semester begins Aug. 31, on the

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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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Four more Stephens County inmates test positive for COVID-19

  Four more Stephens County inmates test positive for COVID-19

On Monday, Aug. 3, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office was notified that four of the five inmates, who were housed

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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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