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Above, people stand in line at a free COVID-19 testing site at Bonham Pre-Kindergarten School in San Marcos on June 14. The testing was conducted by the Texas Department of Emergency Management and the Texas National Guard. Daily Record photo by Lance Winter

Backlogged COVID-19 test results explained

COVID-19 tests results have been significantly backlogged across the state due to increased testing and supply shortages, contributing to lagging data.

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Above, Kyle City Councilmember Robert Rizo grabs boxes of food during Central Texas Food Bank mass distribution in Kyle on June 18. Daily Record photo by Stephanie Gates

Central Texas Food Bank announces Kyle distribution event; calls for volunteers

The Central Texas Food Bank added a distribution in Kyle on Saturday from 8-11 a.m. at the Smile Direct facility, 300 Vista Ridge Drive.

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Owner and hairdresser Maylan Buffin works with client of 20 years, Elise Kinney while wearing masks at X'Clusive Hair Studio at 1904 Old Ranch Rd 12. Daily Record photo by Stephanie Gates

X’Clusive multicultural hair studio celebrates first anniversary

Editor’s note: This story is the second story in a series highlighting Black-owned businesses in San Marcos. If you are interested in being featured, please contact


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