The Zilker Tree Lighting is an Austin tradition that has been an annual celebration since 1967 when Mayor Emma Long lit the first tree. This years lighting, on November 26, marks the 53rd time that the tradition has been upheld and celebrated. This is just one of the great ways that the city of Austin brings people together to grow the community. The tree lighting marks the beginning of the holiday season and the opening of Austin’s renowned Trail of Lights on December 9th.
When Jazmyn Zynda trekked up the hills of Purgatory Creek Natural Area in San Marcos on Nov. 7, it was not without cause. She was hiking two-and-a-half-miles to raise funds for diabetes research. That Sunday, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) held its annual One Walk, a fundraising event for Type 1 diabetes. Two members […]
As COVID-19 struck Texas along with the rest of the world earlier this year, businesses and employees have suffered from the effects of the pandemic. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, there were 805,082 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Texas as of Oct. 13, 6,084 of those cases are located in Hays County. […]
By Karen Valencia During the last couple of months there has been a large influx of music coming to multiple streaming and music-selling platforms. This can be a huge risk to take during this time because of COVID-19. Due to the pandemic many artists have taken a huge hit in album sales, and a big […]