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MONEY MAKEOVER SHOW 7-5-2017

Hosts: Jamie Keys, Toni Navarre, and Doug Neal Topics: College Savings Planning and Market Update

ROUND TOP 4TH OF JULY PARADE

2017 Round Top 4th of July Parade    

CITY COUNCIL MEETING SET FOR THURSDAY

The Brenham City Council will look at 2 rezoning issues at their regular meeting Thursday.  The owner a small tract of land on Peabody Street wishes to have it rezoned…

LCRA ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONS THIS MONTH

The Lower Colorado River Authority is accepting applications for grants of up to $50,000 for community projects throughout the LCRA service area. Applications for Community Development Partnership Program grants are…

TRUTH BARBECUE TO OPEN HOUSTON LOCATION

Brenham’s Truth Barbecue has signed a deal to open a second location in Houston. According to the Houston Chronicle, Truth Barbecue owner and pitmaster Leonard Botello IV has agreed to…

BUILING PERMITS DOWN IN JUNE

Building Permits for the month of June were down over the same period in 2016.  This past month building permits issued by the City of Brenham totaled 2.6 million dollars…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS REAPPOINT BOARD MEMBERS

Washington County Commissioner voted to reappoint two members of the Brazos Valley Council of Governments Board of Directors.  Dorthy Morgan and Dr. Robert Wright both indicated they wished to continue…

APPRAISAL DISTRICT TO USE EXCESS FUNDS FOR PROJECTS

The Washington County Commissioner voted to allow the County Appraisal District to retain excess funds from this year’s budget to be used on several projects.  Chief Appraiser Willy Dilworth said…

NEW DETENTION CONTROL SYSTEM NEEDED AT COUNTY JAIL

The Washington County Commissioners approved going out for bids for a new Detention Control System for the County Jail.  The current system, installed in 1992, controls the locks on the…

COUNTY APPROVES NEW PUBLIC SAFETY SOFTWARE

Washington County Commissioners awarded a proposal for new Public Safety Software for the 911 dispatch center.  The new software will interact with software used with other agencies, such as EMS,…