"County to reopen bars Oct.14" by: Jessica Shepard

   Matagorda County commissioners voted unanimously to allow county bars to open Wednesday, Oct. 14 during their regular court meeting Monday, Oct. 12.
   This decision comes on the heels of Governor Greg Abbott’s announcement Oct. 7 that gave county judges the authority to reopen the bars that were part of COVID-19 closures.
   “I hope that our bar owners will be good citizens and exercise good common sense,” said McDonald.
   “We all want the same thing. We want our businesses up and running again. We want to stimulate the economy and open back up again.”

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