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WASHINGTON COUNTY CHAMBER TO CELEBRATE 100TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2017

In 2017, the Washington County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 100th anniversary. The milestone anniversary will be celebrated throughout the year with events that recognize the achievements of the…

MISSING WOMAN FOUND SAFE AND SOUND

A local family says an 18-year-old woman who was reported missing out of the Bryan/College Station area has been found. According to the Rocky Creek Fire Department’s Facebook page, Paige Blackwell…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS EXPAND WORKERS COMPENSATION COVERAGE

The Washington County Commissioners Court approved a resolution to expand optional workers compensation coverage for its volunteers during their meeting today (Tuesday). Judge John Brieden says the resolution will now include…

CHAMBER BANQUET TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Today (Tuesday) marks the first day tickets are on sale for the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Brenham Economic Development Foundation’s Annual Banquet. Page Michele says the banquet is…

62ND ANNUAL WASHINGTON CO. SPELLING BEE NEXT TUESDAY

The 62nd Annual Washington County Spelling Bee is set to take place next Tuesday, January 10th at Alton Elementary School. The top three spellers will receive cash prizes from KWHI,…

WASHINGTON COUNTY FARM BUREAU ATTENDS TEXAS FARM BUREAU DAY IN AUSTIN

Representatives from the Washington County Farm Bureau attended Texas Farm Bureau day in Austin last week. Washington County Farm Bureau President Larry Winkelmann, his wife Donna, and Director Linda Oberhoff…

MAN SENTENCED TO 50 YEARS FOR WASHINGTON CO. MURDER

A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for a 2009 murder in Washington County. Taylor Hutson Edmiston pled guilty to the murder of Vincent Gourley and…

WASHINGTON COUNTY YPO NETWORKING HOUR TONIGHT

The Young Professionals Organization of Washington County is having a networking hour this (Thursday) evening. The event will take place at Brenham National Bank and will feature music by Allison…

FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY

A flash flood watch has been issued for Washington County and surrounding areas. The National Weather Service issued the watch for portions of southeast Texas including the following counties: Austin,…

TODAY IS WASHINGTON COUNTY DAY AT THE CAPITOL

As state legislators and officials convene in Austin for the 85th Legislative Session, the Washington County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the biannual Washington County Day at the Capitol today…