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SAN ANTONIO CITY COUNCIL APPROVES ALAMO REDEVELOPMENT PLAN

San Antonio’s City Council recently approved a redevelopment plan for the Alamo, worth nearly $500 million dollars. On Thursday, the council voted for the $450 million proposal, after months of…

BRENHAM MAN DIES IN AUTO ACCIDENT IN HEMPSTEAD

A Brenham man died in a single-vehicle accident Friday morning in Hempstead. 60-year-old Tamir Ragonis was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.  Around 11 a.m., Ragonis was coming…

GRIMES CO. JAIL PASSES INSPECTION FOR 20TH STRAIGHT YEAR

The Grimes County Jail has passed state inspection for 20 years running. The Texas Commission on Jail Standards performed inspection on the jail, open since 1998, on Friday.  Inspections consider…

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION TO MEET MONDAY

Brenham’s Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Monday afternoon to discuss amending an ordinance for the Vintage Farms Subdivision. The Commission will hold public hearing on the planned development ordinance,…

FATAL COLLISION FRIDAY ON HIGHWAY 290 NEAR BRENHAM

Authorities were called out to a fatality accident Friday night, about two-tenths of a mile east of Brenham. DPS Sergeant Jimmy Morgan reports that about 7:40 p.m., a 2013 Toyota…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS TO CONSIDER ROAD SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH BURTON

Washington County Commissioners will look to approve an inter-local agreement with the City of Burton for road maintenance when they meet Tuesday morning. The agreement between the county and Burton…

TEXAS ARTS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL UNDERWAY IN DOWNTOWN BRENHAM

After a long wait, the 3rd Annual Texas Arts and Music Festival has officially begun in downtown Brenham. However, the main slate of events takes place today (Saturday).  Starting at…

H*E*B STUDENT SCHOLAR OF THE WEEK–SAVANNAH BARTAY

KWHI-HEB Scholar of the Week   Student name: Savannah Bartay Favorite subject: biology Favorite teacher: Barber Favorite sport or extracurricular activity: Brenham softball College or university plans: Northwestern State University…

BLINN INDUCTS FIVE TO HALL OF HONOR

The Blinn College Alumni and Friends Association inducted five civic leaders into the Blinn College Hall of Honor during a special luncheon Friday, October 19, at the Blinn College-Brenham Campus…

EARLY VOTING FOR NOVEMBER ELECTION BEGINS MONDAY

Early voting for the general election on November 6th will soon begin. People in Washington County can begin submitting their votes for local and statewide candidates beginning Monday, October 22nd…