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Two men pleaded guilty to felony offenses and were sentenced before Judge Reva L. Towslee Corbett in the 21st Judicial District Court on Thursday.

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If you’ve waited to file your taxes due to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, time is running out to settle with Uncle Sam or file an extension.

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With the start of the academic school year approaching, the Burton Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet Monday at 6 p.m. through video conference to discuss what the upcoming year may look like.

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The Brenham Police Department and Washington County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday in a joint press release it will not “cite, detain or arrest any person” for a violation of not wearing a mask or face covering in public.

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Washington County Judge John Durrenberger and Brenham Mayor Milton Tate want to remind everyone in Washington County to follow the Gov. Greg Abbott’s July 2 Executive Order.

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As the summer heat settles in Brenham, Fire Marshal Roger Williams advises to be on the look-out for signs of heat-related illness, as well as tips to stay safe as temperatures reach levels of extreme heat.

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A volunteer fire department in Washington County is holding a drawing for firearms to make its fundraising goal this year amid a wave of event cancellations from the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Crews contain grass fire Members of local volunteer fire departments extinguish flare ups in the 4600 block of Quail Run Road. Fire fighters responded to the grass fire and put out the fire before major acreage was lost.

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More than 500 residents made their voices heard at the ballot box in Washington County by the end of voting Wednesday.

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The Washington County Commissioners Court approved the use of credit and debit cards as payment at the fairground during their regularly scheduled public meeting Tuesday morning.

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Texas public school districts haven’t finalized their plans for a return to the classroom, but they know the state will resume its high-stakes standardized testing for millions of students.

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New Beginnings Pregnancy Center is holding a Walk 4 Life Aug. 8 for the community to gather together and walk as a symbol of a commitment to life. The event is also a fundraiser for the pregnancy center. The event will take place at the Hohlt Park Amphitheater from 6:30-8 p.m.

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KEY WEST, Florida — The College of the Florida Keys (CFK) bid farewell to a legend in the history of the southernmost college. Dr. William A. Seeker, who served as college president for 28 years, passed away on July 1, at the age of 81. Seeker’s humble beginnings inspired his career — and no…

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All children in Washington County are invited to Faith Mission’s SMART Kids online story times. This online story time will be held Mondays and Tuesdays from 2-2:40 p.m. starting July 6.

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The Washington County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday will begin with a presentation of service awards for three Washington County employees with 10 years of service: Janet Daniel, Denice Franco and Jerod Hartfield.

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While Washington County may experience scattered showers through Wednesday morning, the end of the week looks dry and hot, with temperatures pushing 100 degrees.

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Last week in Washington County saw one of the largest increases in confirmed positive coronavirus cases since pandemic testing and data tracking began at the end of March.

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the city of Brenham are working together to improve race relations in regards to police brutality in the community.

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The Washington County District Attorney’s Office said it secured five guilty pleas this week as the pandemic hasn’t stopped the ability of the justice system to punish crime during the pandemic. The DA’s office said the following individuals pleaded guilty and were sentenced:

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Brenham City Council moved Thursday not to move forward with a mandatory mask order, but an order that strongly encourages residents to wear a mask. Council also moved to cancel all city-sponsored events, such as Hot Nights, Cool Tunes, Movies in the Park, the Community Picnic and Summer Sip…

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Gov. Greg Abbott issued a statewide mask mandate Thursday as Texas scrambles to get its coronavirus surge under control.

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Building permits are nearly $2 million higher compared to last year due to Blinn College’s million-dollar permit for a student housing project.

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More than 200 Washington County residents cast votes so far after the third day of early voting.

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School lunches, county roads, Medicare Part B and federal grants all have one thing in common: If Washington County residents do not respond to the 2020 Census, less funding will be given to these programs and more. More than $675 billion of federal funding is set aside for the 2020 Census, …

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The driver of an Amazon big rig is lucky to have walked away with their life after the truck almost careened off the bridge under construction over Sheppard Creek.

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City of Brenham residents should let freedom ring — not fireworks — this Fourth of July holiday.

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The Washington County Commissioners Court approved the purchase of a water heater replacement for the Washington County Jail.

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Brenham Animal Services (BAS) now has a program to help combat an abundance of animals at the animal shelter. When a family needs to re-home an animal, instead of it going into the shelter system, creating stress for the animal, Home-to-Home will keep the animal in a home environment.