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CHAPPELL HILL — For many residents of Washington County, it’s hard to imagine Easter without the church. Many families celebrate Easter with festive brunches, Easter egg hunts, family photos in the bluebonnets and whacking each other over the head with confetti eggs. For so many, these ritua…

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Bridge Ministry of Burton is currently seeking volunteers to sew cloth masks and donate materials for mask making efforts in Washington County.

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A seal coat bid was approved by Washington County Commissioners Tuesday at a virtual meeting, a temporary fix for some county roads in need of repair.

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Dorestan Anthony “Tom” Fontenot, 77, of Brenham, died April 6, 2020, in Brenham.

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Brenham Independent School District has temporarily closed all of its drive-thru meal locations after an employee was forced to self-quarantine due to a possible exposure to COVID-19.

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Mama’s Kitchen was essential to the small community of Somerville long before the novel coronavirus, but now the future of the town’s longest operating mom-and-pop eatery is unclear.

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The Joint Information Center (JIC) of Washington County emergency management officials, the city of Brenham, local school districts, Blinn, the Chamber of Commerce, Baylor Scott & White, Washington County Sheriff’s office and more have announced the introduction of a streamlined resource…

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Washington County Commissioner’s Court will discuss the approval of the first amendment to the interlocal agreement during a special session Tuesday held via Zoom.

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The Blinn-Brenham Theatre Arts Program’s presentation of “Macbeth” won a host of awards at the recent Texas Community College Speech and Theatre Association (TCCSTA) Play Festival, including an “excellent” rating for the production.

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The Baylor Scott & White (BS&W) system has seen a big change in the last few weeks: Of the almost 14,000 health and wellness visits Monday, more than 7,000 were done virtually.

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AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Friday said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.69 billion in March, 2.9% more than in March 2019.

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The Brenham Independent School District board of trustees will conduct a special virtual meeting at noon Monday, days after Washington County officials confirmed the county’s first COVID-19-related death, which came Friday morning.

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Brenham’s Congressman Michael McCaul (R-Cypress) is concerned the country’s manufacturing capabilities won’t meet the demand for a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Jennifer Patrick, director of youth at First United Methodist Church (FUMC) Brenham, had an innovative idea when Pastor Bobbie Maltas asked for new and creative ways to celebrate Palm Sunday safely in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

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County commissioners approved Stuart J. Yoffe, M.D. as the interim medical director for the Washington County Jail Tuesday during commissioners court. Contract negotiations are to follow.

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A regular city council meeting will be held via teleconference and video conference Thursday at 1 p.m. to discuss items regarding the city’s action plan for COVID-19.

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AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds business owners that for many property types, April 15 is the deadline to file property tax renditions with their county appraisal districts. Different deadlines apply for certain regulated property.

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Brenham’s own U.S. Congressman, Rep. Michael McCaul, appeared on Fox News last week to lambast the Chinese Communist Party over its handling of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Brenham and Burton ISD announced Monday they will be extending the suspension of normal school operations beyond April 3. There is no date set for students to return yet.

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Burton ISD board of trustees met via Zoom video conference Friday morning to discuss the effect of COVID-19 on the district.

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A workshop to discuss the medical director for the Washington County jail is on the agenda for Washington County Commissioner’s Court Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the courthouse chamber No. 103.

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Brenham Animal Services needs help adopting and/or fostering the current 21 dogs and nine cats in the shelter.

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The Brenham Police Department wants to urge its citizens to be very aware of scammers, especially during these times. Police have recieved multiple calls on scams that are happening and want to remind citizens that some scammers will use local phone numbers to make their stories seem more “c…