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COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) 2020 Updates
City of Amarillo Rolls Out New Notification System To Your Device
The City of Amarillo announced a new emergency notification system for the city that will provide current and factual information on a variety of topics.
US Census Day Has Past, But It's Not Too Late To Be Counted
Census Day has come and gone, but if you haven't filled out your online form yet, you still have time before the Census Bureau comes to you
New Policies And Precautions At Target Stores Amid COVID-19
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the panhandle, local retailers are taking new measures to protect their customers and employees.
Hobby Lobby Closes All Stores, Furloughs Employees
Many businesses around the world are having to shut their doors and layoff employees. Hobby Lobby is the latest retailer to join the list.
It's More Accurate to Report COVID-19 Deaths vs. Recoveries
Practice social distancing. Stay home. But keep in mind, there are people beating this every single day. Even if you don't hear about it.
Bus Driver Dies From COVID-19 After Posting Angry Facebook Video
A bus driver, who complained and warned that people take the novel coronavirus seriously in a Facebook video post has died.
United Way Of Amarillo And Canyon Creates Emergency Relief Fund
The United Way of Amarillo and Canyon has established the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to provide aid to those affected. Apply for aid now.
Child at Local Amarillo Daycare Tests Positive for COVID-19
While one might be quick to say they should be closed, there is the issue of families who work in what are considered essential occupations.
Sod Poodles Players To Be Paid During COVID-19 Postponement
Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday morning that the organization will pay Amarillo Sod Poodles and all minor-league players $400 per week.
WT Waives Application Fees And Expands Free Tuition Program
WT is helping families weather economic hardships associated with the COVID-19 pandemic by keeping prospective students’ hopes of a college education alive.
2 Randall County Residents Have Recovered From COVID-19
There is some great news to share here in the Texas panhandle today.
City of Amarillo Opens Pet Food Pantry Drive-Thru Service
If you are feeling the economic impact of sheltering in place and COVID-19, the City of Amarillo is ready to help you take care of your furry friends.