Groesbeck City Council met in an emergency session to discuss recent COVID-19 developments and how they affect local government Tuesday, March 17.
March 2, 2020
Senior Hannah DeFriend is pictured in the middle with Coach Jim Longbotham left and Coach James Brooks right. Longbotham previously stated that DeFriend, the sole senior player for the girls this year, is aiming for state in the singles competition. Contributed photo.
Members of the 4-H Youth present a check to Limestone County commissioners for $2,000, to contribute to new horse panels for an increase in participants and events at the fairgrounds. From left, are Veda, Kayson, County Judge Richard Duncan, Isaac Lewis, Precinct 2 Commissioner Sonny Baker, Bradeyn, Michael Wagner Jr. and Precinct 1 Commissioner John McCarver. Groesbeck Journal photo/ Arthur DeVitalis
Every year, the Better Business Bureau compiles data submitted to BBB's Scam Tracker to discover which scams pose the greatest risk to consumers. Using exposure, susceptibility and median dollar loss as factors, the risk index determines the top 10 scams targeting consumers. In 2019, employment scams remained in the number one spot. However, a newcomer appeared on this year's list: cryptocurrency scams.