The Advance-Guard also received first place in sports photos, second place in news photos, second place in news writing and second place in overall sweepstakes.
“An overall great newspaper,” the GCPA judges from the Panhandle Press Association wrote of the Advance-Guard. “Good organization throughout and excellent coverage of your community. Keep up the good work!”
The Advance-Guard, which began publishing in July 2012, previously received five awards at the South Texas Press Association’s ceremony in Round Rock.