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Unofficial results in for primary elections

The unofficial results are in for Bastrop County's primary elections.

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Elgin ISD lifts mask mandate

At Monday night’s meeting, the Elgin ISD school board voted to change the district’s mask mandate into a recommendation.

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County judge thanks firefighters, asks TPWD for full report

To the citizens of Bastrop County - we are thankful that the Rolling Pines fire is under control and largely contained.

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UPDATE: Fire mapped at 812 acres, 70% contained as of Thursday

A wildland fire at 100 Park Road 1A was reported on Tuesday afternoon, prompting evacuations at Pine Hill Estates and causing road closures on State Highway 21.

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U.S. Marshals Task Force captures Elgin fugitive barricaded in stand-off

Members of the U.S. Marshals-led Task Force Thursday afternoon arrested Jaime Tamez Jr., 29, in the 500 block of Cleveland Street in Elgin.

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Change to school mask rules fails to pass

New rules at Elgin ISD that would have made masks optional failed to get enough votes at Monday night’s school board meeting, leaving the current rules in place.

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School board votes to continue mask mandate

The Elgin ISD school board voted unanimously to require masks for students, staff and visitors on district property after a discussion of the current COVID-19 surge, hearing from citizens and consultation with legal counsel during a special meetin

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Elgin ISD announces mask requirement on eve of first day

Elgin ISD will require masks for all students and staff members starting on the first day of school, citing student health and the goal of safe in-person learning.

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