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BURTON CITY COUNCIL TO SET PROPERTY TAX RATE

The Burton City Council will look to adopt a property tax rate and the new appraisal budget at Monday evening’s meeting. Currently, the Burton property tax rate sits at 50…

APPRAISAL OFFICE RELEASES 2018 CERTIFIED PROPERTY VALUES

The Washington County Appraisal District announced moderate growth of property values for this year. Chief Appraiser Willy Dillworth has released the certified numbers for Washington County, citing a 3.1 percent…

BENEFIT SKEET SHOOT SET FOR SATURDAY

Still Creek Ranch in Bryan is hosting its 2nd annual Pull! For the Children this weekend. Saturday morning, Still Creek will be putting on a hybrid skeet shoot and trap…

SALES TAX REBATES UP FOR COUNTY, DOWN FOR BRENHAM, BURTON

Washington County showed a sizable uptick in state sales and use tax distributions this month, but both Brenham and Burton experienced a decrease. Washington County’s total refund was $305,211, a…

FIREMAN’S FIESTA THIS SATURDAY AT FIREMAN’S TRAINING CENTER

Anyone anxious for their fill of steak and sausage is encouraged to come to this weekend’s annual Brenham Fireman’s Fiesta. Saturday evening at the Fireman’s Training Center, from 5:30 to…

WASHINGTON CO. FAIR QUEEN CANDIDATES TO BE ANNOUNCED MONDAY

The Washington County Fair will announce the 2018 Queen candidates Monday evening at the Washington County Event Center. Announcement of this year’s candidates is set for 6:30 p.m. on Monday,…

HOLY OPEN GOLF CLASSIC NEXT WEEKEND

The Brenham Country Club is preparing to host its 27th annual Holy Open Charity Golf Classic next Saturday, August 18th. Over the past 27 years, the annual fundraiser has raised…

CITY OF BRENHAM TO TAKE OVER DUTIES OF ECONOMIC DEV. FOUNDATION

Brenham’s Economic Development Foundation (EDF) will soon be under the umbrella of the City of Brenham. According to City Manager James Fisher, the city is taking EDF activities in-house, while…

VEHICLE DESTROYED BY FIRE IN CRASH NEAR LAKE SOMERVILLE

An auto accident Monday morning in Somerville left a vehicle destroyed by fire. According to DPS Trooper Jimmy Morgan, a 2007 Mercedes was headed south on Park Road 57 near…

AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATING DRIVE-BY SHOOTING IN GRIMES COUNTY

The Grimes County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred this weekend. According to Investigator Kindale Pittman, an Iola homeowner in the 24000 block of FM 39…