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Here's how San Angelo's Health Department is attempting to slow COVID-19 community spread

Here's a look at the process for the San Angelo Health Department when a patient tests positive for the...

Coronavirus in San Angelo: First patients out of hospital, isolation; 1 new case 'community spread'

Here are the latest numbers dealing with coronavirus cases in San Angelo from city...

Coronavirus San Angelo: Lowe's will close all stores for Easter Sunday

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus and how COVID-19 is impacting Tom Green County and the San Angelo...

Bernie Sanders drops out of presidential race, saying he concluded his path to victory was 'virtually impossible'

Sanders' exit means former Vice President Joe Biden has a clear path to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination to...

Angelo State provides 'relief housing' to medical staff conducting COVID-19 tests

Angelo State University is providing "relief housing" to medical staff conducting COVID-19 tests to...

Texas Democrats' lawsuit: Let everyone vote by mail during coronavirus outbreak

Texas Democrats say social-distancing and other measures to slow the spread of coronavirus are incompatible with...

Texas sees record number of new coronavirus cases in 24-hour span

The number of known COVID-19 cases jumped by 986 in a 24-hour span, a record for Texas, according to data from the...

Coronavirus and shopping for supplies: Getting to the bottom of the toilet paper shortage

Empty shelves are caused by a fundamental shift in demand for a certain kind of toilet paper for use at home, as well...

Acting Navy secretary is out after bungled firing of USS Theodore Roosevelt's captain

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly is out after a profanity-laced speech about Capt. Brett Crozier, who was fired for...

Here's where San Angelo's older residents can shop alone during the coronavirus pandemic

These stores are designating hours for senior citizens to come shop during the coronavirus ...

Coronavirus in Texas: State parks ordered closed in ongoing effort to slow infection rate

The Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife says people with paid reservations can be...

San Angelo responds to coronavirus: in photos

The effects of the new coronavirus on San Angelo have been swift and profound. Here's a gallery of some of those...

As oil price crisis grips the globe, small Texas producers feel the ripple effects

As oil price crisis grips the globe, small Texas producers feel the ripple...

Texas City nursing home residents with coronavirus being treated with hydroxychloroquine

Texas City nursing home residents with coronavirus being treated with...

Here are the most commonly asked questions about the coronavirus and San Angelo

Here are some frequently asked questions -- with answers from city officials -- about the coronavirus in San ...

Yes, some Standard-Times journalists are being furloughed. Here's what that means

I'm not one to mince words, and I don't mind telling you that I'm worried.        

Christoval ISD announces home-based learning will last through end of school year

Christoval ISD is the first school in the area to announce they will continue home-based instruction through the end of...

At this critical time, how can Texas keep refusing Medicaid expansion?

We'd like to think that Gov. Abbott would swallow his pride and accept Medicaid expansion. Coronavirus is killing...

Wine tannin terms and their meaning

When managed, tannins are delicious. Tannins are essential elements of tea, coffee, dark chocolate,...

Irion County listed as likely to be hit the hardest in Texas by COVID-19 recession

Irion County has been listed as one county that will likely be hit the hardest by the coronavirus recession, according...

Legendary Canyon High School girls basketball coach Joe Lombard retires

Legendary Texas girls high school basketball coach Joe Lombard announced his retirement Tuesday, April 7,...

Pfluger: Saudis must return to their seat at the table as a trusted ally

Submitted pieces are not the opinion of the Standard-Times. Send your opinion for publication to...

Amid pandemic, a rush for wills and end-of-life documents

Amid pandemic, a rush for wills and end-of-life documents        

San Angelo ISD hires communications, community directors

San Angelo ISD announced the hiring of two directors for the communications and community relations departments on...

Gannett launches website to help local small businesses hit hard by coronavirus crisis

Gannett, the owner of USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local media properties, is launching a nationwide effort to...

Teen accused of shooting Lubbock police dog during domestic disturbance response

The teenager girl, who was also treated for wounds, was in custody while the police dog was being treated for injuries...

Coronavirus in Texas: See how Texans are responding to COVID-19

See how Texans are responding to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus.        

COVID-19 in San Angelo: 24 positive cases, 132 pending, 530 negative

San Angelo is reporting 24 positive cases on Monday, April 6, 2020. The most recent cases involve 2...

How the Texas Tech baseball coach thinks a shortened draft could affect his team

Texas Tech baseball coach Tim Tadlock talks about how a shortened draft could affect his...

Eldorado football coach Johnson takes new opportunity at Henrietta

Eldorado High School head football coach and athletic director Michael Johnson is taking over at Class 3A...

Coronavirus in Texas: PPE arriving in the state and more on the way, Gov. Abbott says

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will hold a Monday news conference to give Texans an update on the coronavirus in the...

United Way help, Development Corporation projects among Abilene City Council items

The Abilene City Council meets Thursday. Meetings remain closed to public attendance. Separate phone lines will be...

Coronavirus creeping undetected through Texas and U.S.

For the 102 Texas counties that, as of Sunday, had not yet reported a confirmed case of COVID-19, there is a 9% chance...

Shannon offers online service to diagnose potential coronavirus cases

Shannon Medical Center is offering a free online screening service to people who think they may have coronavirus....

San Angelo police change crash reports due to coronavirus concerns

The San Angelo Police Department has announced a change in how people should report crashes amid coronavirus safety...

City waives all late fees for San Angelo residents on their water utility bills for April

Late fees for water utility customers in San Angelo will be waived for the month of April after an emergency city...

Check out these things to do in San Angelo

Here's a comprehensive guide to events in San Angelo and the surrounding area. Add an event: Email information to...

Corrections & Clarifications

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City looks at placing those quarantined for COVID-19 in San Angelo hotels

San Angelo's city manager received authorization to negotiate contracts between the city and hotels to house people q...

Parents: Here's how to calm coronavirus concerns

Here are some tips on how to talk to your children about new coronavirus, aka COVID-19. Debunking myths and...

Coronavirus updates: Abilene adds 4 cases Sunday; Brown County patient hospitalized

2 of 4 new Saturday cases are healthcare workers; Haskell County detention facility employee tests positive; TSTC...

COVID-19 in San Angelo: 21 positive cases, 182 pending, 430 negative

San Angelo reporting 21 cases on Sunday, April 5, 2020. The most recent case involves a man who is...

Gardens are a sensible response to uncertain times

The pandemic has greatly increased interest in home gardening...       

San Angelo's most famous speller to be featured in Netflix documentary

A San Angelo spelling bee legend will be featured in a Netflix original documentary set to be released in...

Coronavirus in San Angelo: Week 3 live updates (March 30-April 6)

Here's a look at how COVID-19, aka new coronavirus, is impacting the San Angelo...

COVID-19 in San Angelo: 7 more cases reported, including newborn

Seven more people have tested positive for coronavirus in San Angelo.        

COVID-19 in San Angelo: City up to 20 cases; 230 tests pending

San Angelo now has 20 cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday, April 4, 2020.