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The Kaufman County Commissioner’s Court on Monday mandated the use of face coverings in commercial establishments throughout the county, and the Terrell City Council on Tuesday endorsed the move in response to surging COVID-19 cases locally.

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Kaufman County Commissioner’s Court on Monday unanimously passed an order requiring that all commercial business entities must develop a health and safety policy that requires use of facemasks.

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The Terrell Police Department has experienced its first confirmed positive for Covid 19. The patrol officer displayed no symptoms inside the police facility or any city vehicles, or during any periods on duty, according to a Terrell Police Department news release.

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The Kaufman County Courthouse is closed today, Friday, after two additional employees who work in the courthouse tested positive for COVID 19, the county said in a news release.

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The Food Box program in which boxes of produce were distributed to the public on Friday at the Tanger Outlet Mall and on Saturday at Rafter J Cowboy Church has ended.

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Bingham Industries, a precision manufacturer of ultra-high pressure (UHP) water jet parts, is pulling stakes in Seattle and moving to Terrell. It expects to be operational here around the first of July.

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Bingham Industries, a precision manufacturer of ultra-high pressure (UHP) water jet parts, is pulling stakes in Seattle and moving to Terrell. It expects to be operational here around the first of July.

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Terrell residents will get a final shot at making their views known about the planned rezoning of much of the city’s downtown area during a public hearing that begins at 5:30 p.m. on June 23 at Furlough Middle School, 1351 Colquitt Road.

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The Terrell ISD Board of Trustees on Monday, June 1, approved an expenditure of $350,000 for the purchase of 1,000 Chromebook laptop computers as the school district seeks to expand digital literacy among students.

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The police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the resulting unrest in cities across the nation is on the minds of many here in Terrell, where anguish and outrage has largely been expressed peacefully.

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Fresh produce that might have otherwise been plowed under or left to rot in fields is finding its way to Terrell as part of the USDA’s Farmers to Family’s Food Box program.

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TERRELL – A 48-year-old Wills Point man was taken into custody Wednesday morning after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase in a stolen pickup, according to the Terrell Police Department.

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Gov. Greg Abbott’s stay-at-home order will expire at the end of the month, and certain businesses can open up Friday with a reduced amount of customers.

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The Terrell ISD school board on Monday night appointed Reginald Pegram to the seat vacated in March by former Trustee Reginald Williams.

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In expectation of coming actions by President Trump and Gov. Greg Abbott, Kaufman County is forming a taskforce to develop a plan for re-opening non-essential businesses throughout the county, according to the office of County Judge Hal Richards.  

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Terrell High School is planning for graduation to be held on Friday, June 12, Supt. Dr. Georgeanne Warnock told the school board Tuesday.

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STAR Transit is temporarily waiving the bag limit normally in place for shopping trips. This waiver also applies to rides to food pantries and share centers. For the protection of STAR riders and drivers, all items must be contained in bags and/or boxes and secured in one of the following ways:

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The city of Terrell has put in place a humanitarian aid strategy for quarantined individuals, and its emergency management coordinator called it “foolish” to predict when the COVID-19 crises will end.

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Kaufman County Health Officer Dr. Benjamin Brashear told the commissioners court Tuesday morning that community spread combined with a lack of easy and available testing likely points to far more cases of COVID-19 in the county than Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) numbers reflect.

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Kaufman County Health Officer Dr. Benjamin Brashear told the commissioners court Tuesday morning that with community spread and a lack of widespread testing, he believes there are far more cases of COVID-19 in the county than Texas Department of State Health Services numbers reflect.

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The Terrell City Council moved the May 2 municipal election to Nov. 3, and City Manager Mike Sims touched on the budget implications of the COVID-19 pandemic during a meeting Tuesday night.

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Kaufman County on Friday morning confirmed four new cases of COVID-19 according to DSHS. Two new cases are in the Forney area, one new case is in the Scurry area, and one new case is in the Wills Point area. This brings the total for the county to nine.