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2014 PROPERTY TAX ROLLS SHOW MODEST GROWTH

Property rolls in Washington County show only modest growth over 2013 property values, according to Chief Tax Appraiser Willy Dilworth. The Washington County Appraisal District has now certified the property…

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RECORD CROWD WELCOMES SUEDE SATURDAY NIGHT

One of the largest crowds ever saw the final concert Saturday night of the 10th anniversary season of Main Street Brenham’s “Hot Nights, Cool Tunes” concert series. With hundreds of…

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BRENHAM CROSSFIT GRAND OPENING

Crossfit has become a popular workout routine over the past year or so for Americans. Now, Brenham has a new crossfit training facility in the downtown area. Owners Andrew Adams…

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FERTILIZER MANUFACTURERS BLAME VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS

One of the fertilizer manufacturers in last year’s fatal explosion in West has filed court papers blaming the city’s volunteer fire department for the blast. C.F. Industries is one of…

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AUSTIN COUNTY NAMES 4-H EXTENSION AGENT

Austin County has a new 4-H Extension Agent, and its someone who is very familiar with the area. Travis Gonzales, an Austin County native and Bellville High School graduate, was…

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GARY GATES LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN FOR TEXAS SENATE

Glenn Hegar’s Senate seat is not even open yet, but a Richmond businessman has announced plans to run for it. Gary Gates has launched a campaign to become the next…

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INDUSTRY FIRE DEPARTMENT CELEBRATION TODAY

The community of Industry will be enjoying the 64th Annual Industry Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department’s annual Celebration and Fundraiser today (Saturday). Activities include a children’s tractor pull, live and…

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UT CHANCELLOR FINALIST TO BE NAMED

The Austin American Statesman is reporting that a finalist will soon be named for the Chancellor’s position in the University of Texas System. Sources say Admiral William McRaven is expected…

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WASHINGTON CO. TREASURER & AUDITOR TO BE HONORED

  Washington County Commissioners will honor two offices that have been honored by the state, when they meet in regular session Tuesday morning.   The County Treasurer’s and County Auditor’s…

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FUSION UNIT ARRESTS WANTED MONTGOMERY CO. MAN

The Fusion Unit of the Brenham Police Department has apprehended a man wanted on a warrant out of Montgomery County. Officers with the Fusion Unit, including: Investigator Joseph Merkley, Sgt….