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AUSTIN CO. COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS ROADS

The reconstruction of portions of a couple of roads in Austin County is one of the topics on the agenda for Monday morning’s 9 o’clock meeting of the Austin County…

SALES TAX REBATES CONTINUE TO DROP IN BRENHAM/WASHINGTON CO.

Both the City of Brenham and Washington County continue to see declines in sales tax rebates from the State of Texas this month. Brenham’s rebate from the state for July…

WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS INSURANCE

The health insurance plan for Washington County employees will be among the topics discussed at Tuesday’s meeting of the Washington County Commissioners Court. The contract for Washington County’s group medical…

SEALYBRATION CONTINUES TONIGHT

The 8th Annual Sealybration continues today (Saturday) in Sealy with family fun and entertainment. Sealy Mattress is sponsoring Sealybration for the first time ever in a tribute to the company’s…

BFD RESPONDS TO RUBBISH FIRE

The Brenham Fire Department responded to a burning pile of rubbish in a Brenham neighborhood Friday afternoon. At 1:32 p.m. Friday Brenham firemen extinguished a burning pile of discarded construction…

BRENHAM MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR BURGLARIES

A 19 year old Brenham man has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for burglarizing a building in the 21st Judicial District Court in Washington County this week. 19…

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION WEDNESDAY IN BRENHAM

Families with children who will be attending the Brenham Independent School District for the first time this fall have some important dates coming up. All new Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten students…

FEMA CAUTIONS ABOUT MONEY USE

For those residents of Washington and surrounding counties who may receive money as a result of damage from the recent floods, FEMA officials have a word of caution. FEMA says…

BRENHAM BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS TO MEET MONDAY

The Brenham Board of Adjustments will consider several variance requests when they meet Monday afternoon at 5:15 at City Hall. A storage facility located at 2000 U.S. Highway 290 East…

CITY OFFICIALS ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT VALMONT

The tax abatements for Valmont Industries recently approved by the City of Brenham and by Washington County have brought up many questions, considering last year’s layoffs by the company.  Brenham…