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CRICKET WIRELESS RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY TODAY

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon cutting ceremony for Cricket Wireless today (Friday). The ceremony will take place from 3 p.m. to 3:30 at the store’s…

LETTER SCAM CIRCULATING AROUND FAYETTE COUNTY

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens of a scam going around the community this holiday season.  A letter is being mailed to residents saying that they have won a…

ADAM’S ANGELS TOY DRIVE HAPPENING TODAY

Adam’s Angels Ministry’s annual toy drive will have a special event today (Friday) in Brenham. A drive-thru and drop-off will be happening from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Fireman’s…

SCHUBERT OPPOSES HAZARDOUS LANDFILL IN COLORADO COUNTY

Representative Leighton Schubert has sent a letter to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality expressing his opposition to a hazardous waste disposal site in Colorado County. Altair Disposal Services has…

LOCAL BUSINESS SEES BEGINNING OF RECOVERY FOR SCRAP METAL MARKET

A local scrap metal business says they are hopeful looking to the future as the presidential election seems to have inspired a revival of commodities. Blake Brannon, the President of…

KBTX FOOD FOR FAMILIES DRIVE GATHERS OVER 150,000 POUNDS OF FOOD

The 2016 KBTX Food for Families drive saw more than 150,000 pounds of food and $130,000 donated on Wednesday. The food and money will go to the Brazos Valley Food Bank. KTEX’s…

CHAMBER NOT AFFILIATED WITH MAP SOLICITORS CONTACTING LOCAL BUSINESSES

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is advising local businesses that a company selling advertisements on a new map is not affiliated with the chamber. The next “Official Street Map”…

WASHINGTON COUNTY LIFETIME LEARNING LECTURE TOMORROW

Washington County Lifetime Learning’s last lecture for 2016 will take place tomorrow (Friday). The lecture, titled “The Rise of the Ugly & the Breaking of the Renaissance Window” will be…

LOCAL SPEECH AND DEBATE TOURNAMENT NEEDS VOLUNTEER JUDGES

Volunteers are needed for a speech and debate tournament in Brenham next month. The National Christian Forensics Association is currently recruiting community judges for the tournament that will take place…

LOBOS LOCATES 25 POUNDS OF MARIJUANA HIDDEN IN VEHICLE

Fayette County Sheriff’s K-9 Lobos has made another drug bust, discovering a 25 pound bundle of marijuana during a traffic stop Wednesday morning. Just before 11 a.m. Sgt. Thumann pulled…