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Crown Vic Backs Into Light Pole Downtown

by Katelyn Robertson

Apr 16, 2014

An elderly woman has backed her silver Ford Crown Victoria into a light pole in front of the Cactus Hotel.

Cause of the crash was explained by SAPD saying that she was pressing on the accelerator thinking it was the brake and when the car wouldn’t stop she continued to press the accelerator, crashing into the light pole.

Texas Business Women Host Unhappy Hour

by Chelsea Schmid

Apr 16, 2014

Although there have been a lot of improvements in the last few years to help working women, a local group has found that there is still a long way to go.

Most City Offices Closed in Observance of Good Friday

by Chelsea Schmid

Apr 16, 2014

Most City offices will be closed Friday, April 18, in observance of Good Friday.

Neither garbage collection nor landfill operations will be interrupted on Good Friday.

Shannon Wins National Award for Cardiac Care

by Chelsea Schmid

Apr 16, 2014

Shannon Medical Center received the Get With the Guidelines®- Heart Failure Silver Plus Achievement Award from the American Heart and American Stroke Association.

San Angelo ISD Receives Comptroller's Platinum Award

by Chelsea Schmid

Apr 16, 2014

For the fifth year in a row, the San Angelo Independent School District has received the State Comptroller’s highest award for financial transparency.  Russell Gallahan from the Texas Comptroller’s Office states, “As the regional representative for your region, I am pleased to inform you that San Angelo ISD has earned a PLATINUM Leadership Circle Award by scoring twenty-one of twenty-two possible points on our rat

Live Oak at Civic League Park Removed Following Council's Approval

by Matt McDaniel

Apr 16, 2014

The landscape at San Angelo’s famous Civic League Park has officially changed.

A city crew with a crane, bucket truck, chipper and dump trucks came to remove the live oak tree that has been blocking sunlight and depositing unwanted droppings into the International Water Lily Collection ponds on Wednesday.

City Council Approves Watering Restrictions

by Matt McDaniel

Apr 16, 2014

Watering Restrictions

The City Council approved a resolution that limits outside watering to once every 14 days, reverting to the restrictions in place during the fall and winter months. The tighter restrictions take effect immediately.

Tuesday Sees Variety of Assault Charges

by Chelsea Schmid

Apr 16, 2014

Tuesday saw a range of assault charges in Tom Green County, when of 27 arrested individuals one was charged with assault, one with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one sexual assault of a child. 

Possession charges once again took the lead with six arrests, followed by public intoxication at four and theft at three. 

Twenty-four inmates were released on Tuesday.

Council Decision Allows More Houses in New Subdivisions With Only One Access Road

by Chelsea Schmid

Apr 16, 2014

“We’ve got to do something,” Mayor Dwain Morrison said at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, beginning his address on the contentious fire access road issue that has put many local housing developers and contractors on hold. “We’ve got to do something about it; we’ve got to allow these developers to develop, and we have to build houses so that we can take care of our problem.”

TCG Commissioner's Court Reinstates Burn Ban

by Matt McDaniel

Apr 15, 2014

The Tom Green County Commissioner’s Court convened for their regular meeting at the Keyes Building on Tuesday in San Angelo.