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Rotary Club holds golf tournament
GOLIAD – The Goliad Rotary Club held its annual golf tournament Aug. 2 at the Goliad Golf Club. Twelve teams competed in the event as the club raised $3,800. Goliad Rotary Club members donated $600...
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GISD to use new visitor screening system
GOLIAD – Goliad Independent School District has implemented a new visitor screening system this school year, which adds “another layer of protection” for a growing student population. The computeri...
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Goliad Center for Texas History has new operating hours
GOLIAD – The J.A. White Family Goliad Center for Texas History, which is located in the Goliad County Library, has new operating hours. The Center is now open from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday throu...
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Be aware of four local school crossing zones
Drive 2 Arrive Alive By Trooper Ruben San Miguel & Tami Troell School starts next week. As drivers, we need to become increasingly aware of the movement of children in our area either as pedestrian...
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Goliad school gym vandalized after break-in
GOLIAD – Coastal Bend Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the identification of the person(s) responsible for a break-in and vandalism at a local school. On Aug. 6, ...
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Good morning, Goliad!
Today is Friday, Aug. 29 Weather forecast: • Mostly cloudy in the morning with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. • High temperature near 94 this afternoon with a lo...
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This week's Advance-Guard available online and at local news stands
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In this week's Advance-Guard: • Traffic near DCP Midstream plant diverted after suspicious package found • Bowman files for Precinct county commissioner seat • Three residents file for two vacant c...
Goliad County 4-H Club "I Dare You" Award winners
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The 2014 "I Dare You" Award recipients at the Aug. 2 Goliad County 4-H Club awards banquet were, from left, Tallis Butler and Kayla Stock.
Goliad County 4-H Club Bronze Star recipients
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The 2014 Bronze Star recipients at the Aug. 2 Goliad 4-H Club awards banquet were, from left, Abby Yanta and Braxton Butler.
Second Goliad Habitat for Humanity home construction underway
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GOLIAD – Construction is underway at Goliad’s second Golden Crescent Habitat for Humanity home at 510 E. Garden. Volunteers are needed to assist with construction and meals. Groups meet at the site...
GISD turnover attributed to housing shortage
by Coy Slavik, Advance-Guard Editor
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GOLIAD – Goliad ISD heads into the 2014-15 school year with plenty of new faces at all its campuses. Superintendent Emilio Vargas III said 26 new hires were made over the summer to fill teaching, a...
Good morning, Goliad!
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Today is Thursday, Aug. 28 Weather forecast: • Partly cloudy in the morning turning to cloudy in the afternoon with an 80 percent chance of thunderstorms and returning to partly cloudy in the eveni...

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U.S. President Obama arrives onboard Air Force One at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York
(Reuters) - Authorities in Connecticut on Friday were investigating a possible threat against Pre...
2014-08-29 19:38:37 -0500
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District Judge Lee Yeakel said the so-called "ambulatory surgical center requirement" was unjust ...
2014-08-29 18:57:34 -0500
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By Aaron Mendelson SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - The California state legislature enacted a ban o...
2014-08-30 03:01:35 -0500
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State Senators Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, left, and Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, celebrate after lawmakers approved Padilla's bill to ban single-use plastic bags at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. By a 22-15 vote, the Senate approved SB270 that makes California the first state to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The bill now goes to Gov Jerry Brown. De Leon had previously opposed the bill, but gave his support after protections were added for plastic bag manufacturers.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state ...
2014-08-30 03:27:42 -0500
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