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UNEMPLOYMENT AT HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE JANUARY 2013

The unemployment rate in Washington County has increased to 5.6-percent this past month – the highest the rate has been in three-and-a-half years, June’s jobless rate was the highest since…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS BURN BAN

A possible burn ban in Washington County will be discusses Tuesday morning at the next meeting of the Washington County Commissioners Court. County fire departments responded to three grass fire…

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ARREST MADE IN BELLVILLE BOMB HOAX

An arrest has been made in connection with an alleged bomb threat, July 19th, to the Dollar General store in Bellville. 25-year old Jamie Lynn Rooker of Sealy, has been…

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ROCKDALE WOMAN TO REMAIN IN FEDERAL PRISON ON CHILD PORN CHARGES

A Rockdale woman has been ordered to remain in federal custody after waiving her formal arraignment in her child pornography case. Federal Judge Jeffrey C. Manske ordered Charlotte Horelica to…

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BLINN NAMES DEAN OF AGRICULTURE & NATURAL SCIENCES

Dr. Elmer Godeny brings 30 years of higher education experience   Blinn College has named a veteran educator with 30 years’ experience its new Dean of Agricultural & Natural Sciences….

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SCHUMACHER NAMED TO TABC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Texas Association of Basketball Coaches honors long-time coach with appointment Blinn College men’s basketball coach and athletic director Scott Schumacher added another honor to his illustrious coaching career with his…

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UNITY THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2016-17 SCHEDULE

Unity Theatre has announced the schedule for its upcoming season. According to Lisa Thomas, Unity General Manager, the 2016-17 season will bring hysterical comedies, powerful dramas, and stories of the…

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GRASS FIRE NEAR BURTON BURNS NEARLY 25 ACRES

A grass fire near Burton has burned nearly 25 acres of land. The Rocky Creek Fire Department was called out to the blaze at the intersection of Longpoint Road and…

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BRENHAM MAN REPORTS STOLEN CAR

Brenham police are searching for a reported stolen car. Thursday, around 5:30 p.m., Officer Jonathan Phipps responded to the 400 block of E. Alamo in reference to a stolen vehicle….

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POLICE INVESTIGATE LOCAL BURGLARY

Nearly $2000 in items were taken in recent burglary in Brenham. Thursday afternoon around 1:30 p.m., Officers Colin Godmintz and Hunter Andras responded to the 500 block of East Main…

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