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STATE SALES TAX HOLIDAY THIS WEEKEND

Last-minute school shoppers can take comfort in this weekend’s state sales tax holiday. The sales tax holiday is scheduled for this Friday through Sunday, and exempts most school supplies, backpacks,…

BACK TO SCHOOL BLAST IN CALDWELL TONIGHT

The City of Caldwell is getting students ready for school with a Back-to-School Blast. This (Wednesday) evening from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Covered Pavilion in downtown Caldwell, students…

BRYAN MAN KILLED IN ACCIDENT IN BURLESON COUNTY

DPS Troopers are investigating a single-vehicle crash resulting in a fatality in Burleson County. Around noon on Tuesday, a 2000 Chevrolet pick-up was driving westbound on FM 60—east of County Route…

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY TOMORROW AT BANK OF BRENHAM

Bank of Brenham is celebrating its 17th birthday with a Customer Appreciation Day tomorrow (Wednesday). From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the bank lobby, the bank will have giveaways…

WALLER AREA CHAMBER HOLDING ANNUAL TEACHER APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

The Waller Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual teacher appreciation luncheon tomorrow (Wednesday). From 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Waller Baptist Church—located at 2520 Cherry Street—the art-themed…

BRENHAM P.D. WARNING AGAINST SCAM CALLS

The Brenham Police Department is cautioning people of scam phone calls. Following a recent surge in reports of scam calls, Brenham Police Captain Lloyd Powell is advising the public of…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS APPROVE AMBULANCE PURCHASES

Washington County Commissioners approved purchases for a new county ambulance at today’s (Tuesday) meeting. Commissioners were presented with three bids and opted to buy through Appel Ford, because its bid…

BURTON ISD TO HOLD BUDGET WORKSHOP THURSDAY

The Burton School Board will meet Thursday afternoon for a budget workshop. Board members will convene at 5:30 p.m. to hold the workshop, followed by executive session where they will…

WASHINGTON CO. RELEASING NEW TOURISM GUIDE

Washington County will soon be releasing the newest edition of the official Brenham/Washington County Visitor Guide. Around 100,000 copies of the guide will be distributed through a number of outlets, including all…

LOCAL LIONS CLUBS HOSTING SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

The Lions Clubs of Carmine and Round Top are helping students go back to school with a school supply drive. From August 16 to the 26th, the Lions will be…