CANTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The City of Canton has closed First Monday Trade Days through the May market for the first time in 170 years
The decision was based on Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-14 extending social gathering restrictions in Texas through April 30, and the CDC’s use of projections that have COVID-19 peaking in Texas early May.READ MORE: Homeland Security Chief At Texas-Mexico Border As Thousands Of Migrants Crowd In Makeshift Camp
City leaders said they know many vendors and local merchants rely on this market for their livelihood, so it weighs heavily on our hearts.
Vendors and merchants with lost revenue are encouraged to apply for emergency relief programs for small businesses and entrepreneurs.READ MORE: 1 Texas Police Officer Dead, Another Hospitalized After Being Shot While Executing Narcotics Arrest Warrant
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Vendors may contact their property owner for more information.MORE NEWS: Governor Greg Abbott Requests Federal Emergency Declaration For Texas In Response To Border Crisis