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The words “wash and wear” exploded in the 1950s thanks to the introduction of treated cotton and synthetics that meant clothing could be worn straight from the washing machine. Ironing board sales plummeted, and housewives singing “Wash Day Blues” gave way to “Happy Days are Here Again.”

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Texas is an appropriate place to host Texas CARES — the Texas Coronavirus Antibody Response Survey — not just because of the number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19, but because of how many people haven’t been tested at all.

Brazoria County officials were “sad” to include three COVID-19 related deaths in the county’s case report Friday afternoon: a Sweeny man in his 70s, a Brazoria man in his 70s, and an Alvin man in his 60s.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee’s theme for 2021 is “Stronger Together,” and when it comes to COVID-19, all of Brazoria County is in this together. To support that effort, the MLKCC prepared 500 COVID-19 prevention kits, which will be distributed at three sites to community members.

WALLIS — Running a bit short-handed, the Danbury High School cross country team showed up at the District 24-3A Meet on Monday but were unable to qualify anyone to the Region III Meet.

Fellowship. Community. Integrity. Those are the values the Brazoria County Pan American Golf Association go by and it showed at its 17th annual Golf Invitational fundraiser Saturday morning at Freeport Municipal Golf Course.