Sales tax holiday returning in mid-August The annual back-to-school Texas Sales Tax Holiday, or tax-free weekend, will take place Aug. 11-13. These helpful links will show you which clothing and which school supply items are exempt from taxes during the tax-free weekend. Dumas city ordinance addresses traffic on N. 8th The City of Dumas and Moore County Road and Bridge have partnered up for improvements to N. 8th Street, which is half in the city limits and half out of the city limits. Now that the work is nearing completion, city leaders are taking action to reduce the speed of vehicles and to control the weight of vehicles traveling along the roadway. Find out more about the city ordinance by reading the July 20 print edition of the News-Press.