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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HAVE LIGHT AGENDA TUESDAY

The Washington County Commissioner have a relatively routine and light agenda for their meeting next week. On Tuesday, August 9th at 9 a.m. the Washington County Commissioners will meet to…

CITY APPROVES PURCHASE OF FURNITURE FOR REMODELED LIBRARY

Brenham’s newly remodeled and expanded library is getting two hundred thousand dollars in new furnishings and fixtures thanks to today’s (Thursday’s) action of the Brenham City Council. During Thursday afternoon’s…

CITY COUNCIL APPROVES PROPOSED TAX RATE INCREASE

The first step toward higher taxes for Brenham property owners was taken by the Brenham City Council during their meeting this (Thursday) afternoon. Staff members proposed that the council adopt…

COUNCIL PLANS TO ISSUE CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

After using a million and a quarter dollars of street reconstruction money for other projects, the Brenham City Council intends to repay that money by issuing certificates of obligation. During…

CITY APPROVES PURCHASE OF ADDITIONAL SKATE RAMPS

Brenham’s Skate Park will be getting some new equipment thanks to the Brenham Community Development Corporation and Texas Parks and Wildlife. During Thursday afternoon’s meeting, the Brenham City Council approved…

CITY APPROVES “LETTER OF NO OBJECTION” FOR PROJECT

The Brenham City Council has approved a “letter of no objection” for the rehabilitation of the Brenham Housing Authority’s Northside Terrace apartment complex. Marvalette Hunter of Huntjon LLC, the contractor…

POLICE REMIND DRIVERS TO WATCH THEIR SPEED ON 290

Brenham Police Chief Craig Goodman says Washington County residents and people traveling through Brenham need to continue watching their speed on US Highway 290. Chief Goodman says the Brenham Police…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT CALLED TO ILLEGAL BURN

The Brenham Fire Department was dispatched last (Wednesday) night for illegal burning during a burn ban. The responders notified the subject of the burn ban and extinguished the fire. The…

WASHINGTON CO. FAIR QUEENS TO BE ANNOUNCED

The queen candidates for the 148th Washington County Fair will be announced during a reception Monday night. The oldest county fair in Texas will host a reception Monday evening at…

LADY LION OF THE YEAR TO BE ANNOUNCED

The Lion of the Year will be announced by the Washington County Ladies Lions Club during their meeting at noon Monday. Club immediate Past President LaVerne Krumrey will announce the…