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County Commissioners 2-25-15

COMMISSIONERS APPROVE CONTRACT FOR NEW SEWER SYSTEM

A contract between Washington County and Schultz and Son’s Construction Co for a new sanitary sewer system was approved by the Washington County Commissioners at their regular meeting Tuesday morning….

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WASHINGTON COUNTY NOW INCLUDED IN LOW-COST COLON SCREENING PROGRAM

Texas A&M Health Science Center recently received another $1.5 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) that will enable a colorectal screening program to continue…

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POLICE INVESTIGATE LOCAL BURGLARY

Brenham Police are investigating a break-in at a local home. Monday morning, Cpl. Steven Eilert was called out to the 600 block of E. Academy in reference to the burglary…

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“ARTS & APPETIZERS” TONIGHT

The Young Artist Showcase and Arts & Appetizers Auction is set for tonight in the Brenham National Bank Lobby. The Reception and Auction will he held from 5:30pm to 7…

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KOLKHORST RECOMMENDS AUDIT FOR BLINN COLLEGE

After a bill that will allocate more money to the Blinn College Bryan campus, Senator Lois Kolkhorst has recommended Blinn officials to obtain a financial audit. A bill by Rep….

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BRAZOS VALLEY RESIDENTS GET FREE COMPOST TO BENEFIT BRAZOS VALLEY FOOD BANK

Brazos Valley residents can get FREE pickup full of their finest premium compost during their 4th Annual Compost Giveaway Day on Friday, March 6, from 8am to 5pm, and on…

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CITY COUNCIL TO TAKE ANOTHER LOOK AT ANIMAL SHELTER BIDS

Negotiations are ongoing this week between the City of Brenham and the low bidder for a new Pet Adoption and Animal Care Facility.  And if enough can be cut from…

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BUILDING PERMITS DOWN FOR FEBRUARY

Building permits for last month are down from January, with a February total of $709,892 compared with the total of $4,725,697 for January. During the month of February, the city…

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LT GOVERNOR DAN PATRICK ADDRESS CROWDS AND WASHINGTON-ON-THE-BRAZOS SUNDAY

  Despite the rain and drizzle on Sunday, a crowd of around 250 attended the Washington-on-the Brazos State Park’s celebration of Texas Independence Day. Senator Lois Kolkhorst gave the opening…

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ONE ARRESTED FOR DRUG POSESSION/DANGEROUS DRUG

Cpl Lance Weiss conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling the wrong way in the 400 block of the US 290 feeder road on Sunday around 6:49 am. While…

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