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WASHINGTON CO. CHAMBER ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR MAN, WOMAN OF YEAR

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Man and Woman of the Year-Lifetime Achievement Awards. The Chamber’s long-standing tradition recognizes the achievements of a…

BURTON MAN SENTENCED IN BRAZOS CO. TO 37 YEARS FOR BURGLARY, EVADING ARREST

A Burton man was sentenced to 37 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday in Brazos County to burglary and evading arrest charges. According to the Brazos County District Attorney’s…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TO TALK ANNEXATION, DRAINAGE UTILITY CHARGE, TAX REINVESTMENT ZONE EXPANSION

The Brenham City Council will take up several controversial topics at its meeting Thursday. The council will consider annexing, adopting service plans, and assigning zoning to several tracts of land.  …

“FOOD FOR FAMILIES” FOOD DRIVE WEDNESDAY

The 23rd Annual Food for Families Food Drive gets underway tomorrow (Wednesday) at several locations across the Brazos Valley. The effort, being put on by the Brazos Valley Food Bank…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS RECEIVE ROAD AND BRIDGE FACILITY CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Washington County Commissioners heard an update on the ongoing construction of the Washington County Road and Bridge facility at their meeting today (Tuesday). Commissioners received an update from program manager…

RIBBON CUTTING WEDNESDAY FOR BRENHAM FLORAL COMPANY

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting tomorrow (Wednesday) for a flower shop in Brenham. The Chamber’s ribbon cutting will mark a new location for Brenham…

BRENHAM SCHOOL HOUSE REMODELING LEADS NOVEMBER BUILDING PERMITS

A $750,000 permit for remodeling of the Brenham School House led an otherwise light November for building permits issued by the City of Brenham. The permit was issued to the…

ZYTHOLOGICAL SOCIETY “ZYTHMAS” PARTY TUESDAY AT BRAZOS VALLEY BREWERY

The Brazos Valley Brewery in Brenham will be home tonight (Tuesday) to the Zythological Society of North America’s annual “Zythmas” Party. The party begins at 7 p.m. at the brewery,…

MADISONVILLE WOMAN RECEIVES TWO LIFE SENTENCES IN CHILD SEX ABUSE CASE

A Madisonville woman will serve a pair of life sentences without parole, after pleading guilty to repeated sexual abuse of a child and possession of child pornography. According to the…

LUKE, LEIA, YODA NAMED PETS OF THE WEEK

The Brenham Pet Adoption Center has named a trio of “Star Wars” kittens as its Pets of the Week. Luke, Yoda, and Leia are about ten weeks old, and have…