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The Planning and Zoning Commission could approve land for a new subdivision Monday at 5:15 p.m. in council chambers at city hall, 200 W. Vulcan Street.

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County commissioners will hear monthly reports from an array of county offices Tuesday at 9 a.m. in Court Chambers No. 103 at the Washington County Courthouse.

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Third grade students from the Gateway program at Alton Elementary School, assisted by Keith Herring, Ward 1 council member and Rusty Pancoast, interim police chief, design a dream city Friday during a special city council meeting. Students also had the opportunity to voice their opinions to …

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Good weather brought voters to the polls Friday for a total of 376 votes for the 2020 Primary election.

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Washington County’s employment numbers are in for the third quarter of 2019 and they show total employment up slightly to 15,266 compared to last quarter’s 15,116.

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The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.14 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is six cents more than this day last week and is three cents more per gallon compared to this day last year.

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More than 200 faculty, staff, students and community members celebrated the grand opening of a new agricultural sciences building on the Blinn College-Brenham campus Thursday.

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AUSTIN — Texas is tied with Virginia for the third-lowest union membership rate in the country at 4%, according to a new report from the Center for Public Policy Priorities.

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A handlers border collie races behind a herd of sheep Thursday afternoon during th Brenham Sheep Dog Trial being held this weekend at a farm on Mustang Road. The competitive dog sport in which herding dogs move sheep around a field, fences, gates or enclosures as directed. Such events are pa…

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Christians around the world will head to church this Wednesday the first day of Lent, also known as Ash Wednesday. And as part of that tradition, pastors will place the sign of the cross in ashes on the foreheads of the faithful.

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Businesses that pay for trash services in Brenham might soon have a clearer picture of the city’s pending agreement for solid waste services.

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The 335th District Judge Reva Towslee Corbett announced her bid for reelection in a contested race for a fifth term, serving Bastrop, Burleson, Lee and Washington counties since 2005.

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The second day of early voting showed a slight decline with a total of 197 Republican voters and 52 Democratic voters.

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The Brenham ISD Education Foundation is hosting its 15th annual Arts & Appetizers event at Ant Street Inn Ballroom, 107 West Commerce Street on Feb. 27. Art from students from the elementary to high school level will be showcased.

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CORPUS CHRISTI — State Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) received the Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society on Feb. 14 at the society’s 56th annual meeting.

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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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Bryan firefighter and Brenham native Adam Schroeder was named the EMT/paramedic of the year by the Texas American Legion and Earl Graham Post 159 in Bryan.

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The first day of early voting saw 223 in-person voters cast ballots in the Republican Primary and 47 cast ballots in the Democratic Primary.

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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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Blinn College trustees heard and discussed a possible increase in tuition and fees for the Blinn-Brenham campus Tuesday during a workshop meeting.

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Carmine Mixer Awards Night will be Friday, Feb. 28 beginning at 6 p.m. at JW’s Steakhouse Event Room, in honor of Texas Independence Day. Entertainment with acoustical guitar will be provided by Robbie Wooten. There will be a meal, door prizes, mixer activity and cash bar. It is sponsored by…

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AUSTIN — Climate change is being felt in a corner of the world different from where one might expect: Wall Street, where some of the biggest investors are starting to take action.

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When the Dr. W.W. O’Donnell Performing Arts Center opened on the Blinn College-Brenham campus in 2001, William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” was one of the first productions staged there.

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Four candidates and representatives addressed a crowd of approximately 50 individuals Monday evening at the Cannery for a forum, sponsored by the Brenham Activist Association and Concerned Citizens for Progress.

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A second child within a month is in critical, but stable condition following an attack from two German Shepherd dogs.

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Two items dealing with the new county Road and Bridge facility were discussed Tuesday at the Washington County Commissioner’s Court meeting.

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Washington County emergency dispatching received 275 calls to the 911 emergency phone system during the 72-hour period ending at midnight today.

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Six individuals are vying for a seat on the Burton ISD board in the May 2 election.

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Two meetings for the Blinn Board of Trustees will be held Tuesday in the board room on the 3rd floor of the administrative building on the Brenham Blinn Campus, 802 Green Street.

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A regular meeting for the Washington County Commissioners will meet Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the courthouse court chamber #103 to hear reports from various county entities.

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A special meeting for the Brenham ISD Board of Trustees will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at the BISD administration office, 711 E. Mansfield Street.

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Early voting in the upcoming primary elections begins next week starting Tuesday morning through Feb. 21 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Washington County Courthouse Annex, 100 South Park Street.

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The Brenham Heritage Museum will host an oral history workshop at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the museum’s Bus Depot Building, 313 East Alamo Street.