city of Marble Falls

City recognizes 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage

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Marble Falls Mayor John Packer read a proclamation Sept. 15 recognizing the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage, 1620- 2020. Pictured with Packer are local Mayflower Society members, Janey Rives and Janet Daniel, who are descendants of the pilgrims. On Nov. 11, 1620, the Mayflower anchored at what is now Provincetown Harbor, Cape Cod. They drafted the famous Mayflower Compact, which was a precursor for modern day governance rejecting the British monarchy.

Free COVID-19 testing this week in Marble Falls

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For the rest of this week, Marble Falls residents can get a free Curative cheek swab test for COVID-19 at the Lakeside Pavilion, 307 Buena Vista, Marble Falls. Marble Falls Fire Rescue Chief Russell Sander, who is also the regional coordinator for the Emergency Operations Center, said the tests will be given from 10 a.m.