Horseshoe Bay news

Your 2020 guide to the candidates and issues

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Early voting for the Nov. 3 general election is underway through Friday, Oct. 30 in Burnet County and Llano County. Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, turnout is expected to be high since this year marks a presidential election year and there is a U.S. Senate race on the ballot as well. Plus, there will be some school district and city elections for voters to decide as well.

Remember When: Flood devastates the Highland Lakes

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Two years after a historic flood event devastated the Highland Lakes area, the community has not forgotten what happened that fateful day - Oct. 16, 2018. The Llano Bridge was closed to traffic - and remained so for most of the day - for fear it was compromised due to the a tremendous amount of fast flowing water going under the bridge, only one of two feet from the roadway of the bridge.

November 2020 voting deadlines approaching

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Eligible voters have through Monday, Oct. 5, to register to vote in the Nov. 3, 2020, general election in Texas. Early voting begins Tuesday, Oct. 13, and continues through Friday, Oct. 30. The last day to apply for a ballot by mail is Friday, Oct. 23 (application must be received by that date). Connie Swinney/The Highlander