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Brazoria County’s daily COVID-19 case count ascended from the previous day and lingered above 100 Thursday, but the county judge doesn’t think that is necessarily indicative of anything.

Two bodies were found Thursday morning in Freeport in separate car accidents. The victims were Carthage resident Joe Roy McMillian, 79, and Katy resident David Ellison, 44. McMillian had been identified as missing since May while Ellison was visiting for a fishing trip before believing to have made a sharp turn off the roadway.

Sweeny ISD officials are now working to finalize an asynchronous plan that won’t require students and teachers to be online for hours at a time during remote learning. The school board also approved the safety measures presented by the district's chief of police during their special meeting Tuesday.

Alvin Community College Culinary Arts Director Chef Leslie Bartosh recently was admitted into the American Academy of Chefs, an honors society for the American Culinary Federation.

Despite Tuesday being the first day in August to top 100 COVID-19 cases, local hospitals remain stable but full of patients. The county also reached exactly 6,000 total reported cases with the addition of 108 new infections.

AUSTIN — Accurate and up-to-date coronavirus data is critical — not just for informing the officials making policy, but for parents trying to decide whether to send their kids to day care and business owners wondering whether to reopen their stores.

A two-sport athlete through his seasons at Columbia High School, Garrett Irwin knew right away which sport he wanted to pursue playing in college.