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SALES TAX REBATES UP THIS MONTH

Sales tax rebates for Brenham, Burton and Washington County were all up last month. The City of Brenham received $520,398—an increase of 4.8-percent over last year ($496,622). So far this…

BLINN BOARD TO HOLD HEARING ON TAX RATE, TUESDAY

The Blinn College Board of Trustees will hold their second public meeting Tuesday on the proposed tax rate. A special meeting of the Blinn Board is set for noon on…

ABBOTT EXTENDS HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX SUSPENSION

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has extended the suspension of collecting all state and local hotel occupancy taxes, following Hurricane Harvey. Any victims of the hurricane, or personnel participating in hurricane…

CHAPPELL HILL FUNDRAISER TODAY

A fundraiser for a pair of LaMarque businesses devastated by Hurricane Harvey is being held today (Saturday) in Chappell Hill. The Chappell Hill Chamber of Commerce is hosting the fundraiser…

CUBS ROLL TO SEASON OPENING WIN, 48-7

The Benham Cubs scored every time they had the ball as they rolled over Elgin, 48-7 in the season opener, Friday night at Cubs Stadium. The Cubs took advantage of…

GROUND-BREAKING, SEPT. 14 FOR NEW OMALLY/STRAND ACCOC. OFFICES

Strand Associates, Inc. engineering firm is breaking ground on construction of a new, multi-million dollar office building at 1906 Niebuhr Street. Officials with the company say they are expanding to…

MAN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE DRUG CHARGES

A man from Melissa, Texas faces several drug possession charges after his arrest during a traffic stop last night. Just before 11:30, Ofc. Andy Adams conducted a traffic stop in…

BROWNSVILLE MAN ARRESTED IN LOCAL TRAFFIC STOP

A Brownsville man faces a charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance after his arrest Brenham. Thursday night, around 6:20, Cpl. Hunter Andras conducted a traffic stop in the 2000…

BRENHAM WOMAN ARRESTED ON WARRANTS

A Brenham woman is in custody after her arrest on outstanding warrants. 25-year old Kassandra Love of Brenham was arrested in the 1500 block of Clay Street, last (Thursday) night…

SCARECROW EXTRAVAGANZA ENTRIES BEING ACCEPTED

Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 Downtown Brenham Scarecrow Extravaganza. Main Street Brenham will present over $1300 in prizes.  There will be seven winners of $150, while $250…