Staying connected to the community is a key ingredient to healthy and successful aging.
Local nursing and long-term care facilities, along with other businesses, have had to make adjustments during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected us all. Hopefully, it will not permanently change us, but that is yet to be determined.
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott announced April 13 that Goldman Sachs and the LiftFund, along with other community development financial institutions (CDFIs), are partnering to provide $50 million in loans to small businesses in Texas that have been affected by COVID-19 as part of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.
Silsbee Family Medicine has closed their waiting room along with several other precautionary measures as they reported after a patient’s confirmed positive test of COVID-19 at the regional testing site on April 2, according to their post on Facebook on April 6. The facility took proactive
AUSTIN — Texas Back in Business has begun processing applications received from small businesses that applied for available federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for economic revitalization activities following Hurricane Harvey.
West Rock employees test positive
KOUNTZE — The Kountze ISD Board of Trustees voted 6-1 to adopt a resolution for modifying specific policies and procedures on grading, promotion, class rank, and related Instructional Issues and delegating authority to the superintendent regarding COVID-19.
KOUNTZE — The Hardin County Commissioners Court conducted their regularly scheduled meeting online April 14.
“Tiger Jim,” aka Isabella Merritt, was on the streets of Silsbee recently bringing smiles to motorist and urging them to “wash their paws” and “stay positive.” Merritt is a senior All-American mascot on the Silsbee High School cheer team. She was also traveling through several neighborhoods on April 13, waving at citizens.