City of Garden Ridge marks its 50th birthday | Community Alert

Nestled between San Antonio and New Braunfels is the small, quiet city of Garden Ridge — but it hasn’t always been there. Prior to its incorporation as a city, Garden Ridge was known for being a small community of a few hundred people, who were drawn to the location for its natural forest scenery and … Read more

McLennan County bans fireworks ahead of July Fourth holiday | Local Govt. And Politics

McLennan County will learn what it is like to celebrate July Fourth without fireworks, as County Judge Scott Felton on Tuesday signed an order banning their sale and use the next 60 hours. He also sent a letter to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott asking that his office extend the ban much longer. Sellers such as … Read more

Fireworks stands ready to help light up the holiday | News

Fireworks season in Bakersfield officially commenced Friday afternoon with the completion of final inspections for booths selling to residents looking for the most bang for their buck. Noting the stands were about as ubiquitous as the Starbucks throughout city limits over the next four days, Bakersfield City Fire Marshal Shane Gardner and a team of … Read more

As Virginians hit the road for holiday, state gas taxes to rise Friday | Govt-and-politics

As Virginians prepare to hit the road for the July 4th holiday weekend, state gas taxes are going up, along with a fee to replenish a fund for cleaning up leaking underground petroleum storage tanks. Under an index to offset inflation, state and regional motor fuels taxes will increase 7% on Friday, which translates to … Read more

Sheriff’s office stresses safety ahead of busy holiday weekend | News

With the cost of gasoline hovering at its highest point in history, there’s still no deterring motorists from hitting the road over the upcoming July 4th holiday. Nearly 48 million people are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home this weekend, according to AAA — a figure that nearly matches the pre-pandemic numbers … Read more

Downtown Elizabethton will have busy holiday weekend. | Local News

ELIZABETHTON — Independence Day won’t be until Monday, but there are plenty of events planned through the weekend in Downtown Elizabethton for the nation’s birthday. The Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Department will hold its annual Independence Day celebration at Covered Bridge Park on Saturday. Also on Saturday, the weekly Cruise-In, sponsored by the Carter County … Read more

Downtown Elizabethton will have busy holiday weekend. | Appalachian Highlands

ELIZABETHTON — Independence Day won’t be until Monday, but there are plenty of events planned through the weekend in Downtown Elizabethton for the nation’s birthday. The Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Department will hold its annual Independence Day celebration at Covered Bridge Park on Saturday. Also on Saturday, the weekly Cruise-In, sponsored by the Carter County … Read more

Best Early Amazon Prime Day Deals 2022

Shutterstock Maven Media Brands, LLC and each content providers may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Prime Day deals are set to begin Tuesday, July 12 and continue through July 13. Amazon ((AMZN) –Get Amazon.com Inc. Report Prime Day sales have continued to grow year after year since the … Read more

Juneteenth events in Anderson bring neighbors together | Local News

ANDERSON — As she carefully arranged small baskets full of her homemade beaded bracelets and necklaces on a table beneath a tent, Dakayta McKinney paused as she considered why she and her friends were spending the afternoon with other residents of the 16th Street neighborhood near Madison Avenue. “I just wanted to show some love … Read more