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  1. South Texas communities organize massive bi-national vaccination drives ahead of border reopening

    With border travel restrictions to be lifted in a couple weeks, several border communities in South Texas are organizing vaccination drives north of the Rio Grande to help get more Mexican neighbors vaccinated. COVID-19 vaccination will be a...

  2. Council OKs TPD salary increase

    Terrell City Council on Tuesday voted to approve an increase in pay for entry level through captain ranks of Terrell Police officers, effective Jan 1, 2022. “As Terrell continues to grow, the safety and protection of our citizens must remain our top...

  3. Texans will decide eight proposed amendments to the state Constitution on Nov. 2.

    ...may have area-specific positions and initiatives on the ballot, such as school board officials and city council members. Here’s the breakdown of each proposed amendment. Proposition 1: rodeo raffles Proposition...

  4. Fun Run Means Something Good for Students in Sunnyvale

    The Town of Sunnyvale is getting ready for their third annual Fast and Furriest Turkey Trot which will be on Thanksgiving Day. The 5K and 1-mile fun run benefits the Sunnyvale Animal Shelter. After registering, participants can buy a t-shit for a $25...

  5. Harlingen keeping down energy costs; Negotiating with company to keep bill at $1 million

    ...paying an extra $649,128 charge to foot the bill for six days of power during the deep freeze. Now, City Manager Gabriel Gonzalez is monitoring the fluctuating energy market to lock in a good rate with TXU...

  6. Hearne Council passes new city dog ordinance

    The new ordinance, which modifies parts of two older ordinances and adds some new provisions, will become effective October 15. In order to acquaint all residents with provisions of the new ordinance, it will be printed in…

  7. Just the Facts by Mayor Ron Robertson — October 2021

    Copper Canyon Last month the Town Council passed the budget for the next fiscal year. We are accomplishing a lot while being conservative. I asked Donna Welsh, the town administrator to prepare the proposed budget with a two-cent tax reduction. The...

  8. College Station City Council adopts revised Comprehensive Plan

    “We branded it the Next 10,” Alyssa Halle-Schramm, long-range planning administrator for the city, said. “… It was like taking a step back, looking at where are we today, what conditions have changed from 2009 to 2019, what is going well, what has...

  9. Council approves revised junked vehicle ordinance

    The new ordinance, which modifies an already existing ordinance, now includes aircraft and watercrafts to the list of what could be considered junked vehicles that cannot be parked in the right-of-way in residential zones. According to the Texas...

  10. Wichita Falls Taco Festival to raise money for Zavala Heritage

    This Saturday will mark the first ever Taco Festival. Since announcing the festival, there has already been $5,000 raised going toward those students, and besides the money already raised, Santellana said this event will be a big one.

  11. Dripping Springs Transportation Master Plan coming to fruition

    Residents were informed of a Transportation Master Plan in the works for Dripping Springs in 2018. And in 2021, that plan could become a reality. The city will soon finalize these plans in the long-range planning document that defines goals and...

  12. CITY OF BRENHAM TO RECEIVE $3.4 MILLION FROM TEXAS GLO FOR HOGG BRANCH REHABILITATION

    At today’s (Thursday) Brenham City Council meeting, Public Works Director Dane Rau announced that the city is slated to receive $3.43 million from the Texas General Land Office (GLO) for the Hogg Branch rehabilitation project, stemming from the 2016...

  13. San Angelo City Council allocates portion of property tax to new street fund

    The San Angelo City Council voted to take a portion of the City’s property tax to the new street fund. The tax rate will remain the same and a portion of the proceeds will go towards the fund. The current city tax rate is .776 percent and the amount...

  14. Tyler's oldest, largest celebration returns as ribbon is cut on 88th annual Texas Rose Festival

    The 88th annual Texas Rose Festival kicked off with its ribbon-cutting and morning prayer service, just two of what will be a string of events through Sunday celebrating Tyler’s rose-growing heritage and status as Rose Capital of the United States....

  15. West Columbia awards disaster debris removal contract

    The West Columbia City Council awarded a disaster debris removal contract to Witt O’Brien, pursuant to a cooperative purchasing interlocal agreement with the city of Baytown. “We have a contract for debris removal and we also have a contract for...

  16. Shenandoah City Council discusses possible use of American Rescue Plan Act funds

    The Shenandoah City Council discussed possible uses for the $740,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funding it received during an Oct. 13 meeting. Finance Director Lisa Wasner presented an option to council to work on the city's water utility reading...

  17. Bonnie and Clyde Days returns to Pilot Point

    The 11th annual Bonnie and Clyde Days, after a year of hiatus, returned with nary a sign a wear. “It’s always great seeing people come out, especially after dealing with the pandemic; It’s good to see people out enjoying themselves and it’s a great...

  18. City of Dallas Expands Public Library Access

    The City of Dallas is expanding access to public libraries by allowing students and teachers from any school within the city to get a library card. Under the previous policy, library cards for non-residents were limited only to students and teachers...

  19. Roscoe city manager charged with official abuse of power

    Cody Thompson turned in his resignation to the city council earlier this week, effective November 1st of this year, according to the Roscoe city attorney who told KTXS News he was “caught by surprise” by the resignation.

  20. Horseshoe Bay city manager resigns

    Stan Farmer resigned as Horseshoe Bay city manager Wednesday, Oct. 13, a day after the City Council held its regular meeting. The council appointed Utilities Director Jeff Koska as interim city manager the same day.

  21. Granite Shoals OKs water project contracts

    The contract with Hayter Engineering is for $53,853 to design the plans for a new raw water intake line in Lake LBJ. Hayter Engineering will be paid from the water bond that was passed in November 2019. The current intake line is in 9 feet of water...

  22. Annual Madisonville Texas Mushroom Festival

    The Annual Madisonville Texas Mushroom Festival will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021.. On Saturday, start the festival off with the Shiitake 5K Walk/Run on the downtown square at 8:30 AM. There is chipped timing for accurate finishing times....

  23. City raises trash rates by 5.79 percent

    An increase in the fee charged for residential solid waste collection/disposal services was approved by the Iowa Park City Council Monday night, and will go into effect Jan. 1, 2022. The city has a contract with EISI TX Corp. for residential solid...

  24. Harlingen wants 2-year contract for city manager

    Four days after hiring him, city commissioners are planning to sign City Manager Gabriel Gonzalez to a two-year contract paying an annual salary of $225,000. The proposed contract, which could be extended for an additional two years, would open with...

  25. Sugar Land prepares for upcoming holiday events

    ...tradition a night to remember. The lighting of the tree will take place after a short welcome from the mayor and the city’s traditional countdown, and the event will conclude with a short, spectacular firework...

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