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Wende Ragonis, former director of Community Services for the city of Brenham, has been named new president of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce.

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Brenham City Council members Thursday delayed action on whether to allow metal on exterior walls of homes.

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Residents wanting to report suspicious activities — such as strange cars in their neighborhood — but don’t want to call 911 — can use dispatching’s non-emergency number of 277-7373.

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Residents wanting to report suspicious activities — such as strange cars in their neighborhood — but don’t want to call 911 can use dispatching’s non-emergency number at 277-7373.

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Hope Rising, a Brenham-based ministry that provides emotional care and foster placement for children rescued from human sex trafficking, will hold a “Ride for Hope” fundraiser this weekend.

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AUSTIN — The Texas Senate has unanimously passed a bill authored by Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham, Senate District 18) that boosts efforts for Hurricane Harvey recovery.

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The statewide gas price average today in Texas is $2.38 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.

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Bokashi composting — converting household kitchen wastes into a rich organic soil — will be the next topic at the Bluebonnet Master Gardeners’ “Lunch-n-Learn” series.

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The Carmine Lions Club presented several awards at their March meeting. The prestigious Jack Weich Fellowship Award was presented by Lion Susan Bathe and Lion Jimmy Loewe to Alvis Mueller and Floyd Braun, and posthumously to the late Barney Eilers and the late Joyce Eilers. Their son Wade Ei…

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A $2 million sales tax rebate to a shopping center developer was approved Tuesday by Washington County commissioners, but several members expressed displeasure with what they said was a lack of communication from city of Brenham officials about the project.

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Residents wanting to report suspicious activities — such as strange cars in their neighborhood but don’t want to call 911 — can use dispatching’s non-emergency number of 277-7373.

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Moorman Tate, LLP has been ranked in the 2019 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Lawyers list of “Best Law Firms” rankings.

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Possible improvements to a problematic U.S. 290 intersection will be discussed Thursday during a joint workshop that will include the Brenham City Council, Washington County commissioners and Texas Department of Transportation officials.

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BURTON — City council members here voted unanimously to approve the 2019-20 general and water and sewer budgets Tuesday evening.

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A school financing plan being considered by the Texas Senate includes funding for full-day prekindergarten programs, Brenham school district Superintendent Walter Jackson says.

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Lifetime Learning announced its selection for the 2019 Washington County READ Monday with a ribbon-cutting sponsored by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce at the Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library.

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Residents wanting to report suspicious activities — such as strange cars in their neighborhood — but don’t want to call 911 — can use dispatching’s non-emergency number of 277-7373.

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BURTON — Burton ISD trustees discussed the 2017-18 district and campus Texas Academic Performance Reports (TAPR) and how the information can be used to further improve the district Monday during their regular monthly meeting here.

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Residents wanting to report suspicious activities — such as strange cars in their neighborhood — but don’t want to call 911 — can use dispatching’s non-emergency number of 277-7373.

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BURTON — School trustees here will hold a public hearing to discuss the district and campus 2017-18 Texas Academic Performance Reports (TAPR) when they meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the administration office, 701 N. Railroad St.

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The Burton City Council will consider final approval of the 2019-20 budgets when they meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 12200 E. Mulberry St. Spur 125.

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Brenham Middle School Life Skills students will have the opportunity to learn about government from a political official next week when they attend a presentation here from U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul.

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Residents wanting to report suspicious activities — such as strange cars in their neighborhood — but don’t want to call 911 — can use dispatching’s non-emergency number of 277-7373.

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AUSTIN ⎯ Washington County started off 2019 with an increase in its unemployment rate.

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The statewide gas price average Thursday in Texas was $2.29 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.

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Residents wanting to report suspicious activities — such as strange cars in their neighborhood — but don’t want to call 911 — can use dispatching’s non-emergency number of 277-7373.

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More than 40 years of service as Washington County’s top elected official were represented in the lobby of a retirement facility here Thursday.

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Residents wanting to report suspicious activities — such as strange cars in their neighborhood — but don’t want to call 911 can use dispatching’s non-emergency number at 277-7373.

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The Burton Heritage Society on Saturday will host its ninth annual Texas Ranger Day, a celebration named in honor of a member of the legendary law enforcement group who is buried in Burton.