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Eight grants totaling $11,316.91 were awarded to Danbury ISD teachers for various classroom programs and tools, zeroing out the Danbury ISD Education Foundation’s fund — as they do every year, President Celia Lewis said.

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The Brazosport Rotary Club held a make-up shrimp boil after running out of food at their first one in Freeport on Saturday. The club anticipated serving more than 250 meals at the RSVP-only event. Every person who bought a ticket for the previous shrimp boil, but didn't get a meal, received …

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At 84 years old, Don Schulte died Feb. 13, leaving behind his wife Olga, two daughters, three granddaughters and two great-grandchildren — and an entire community of which he was very much a part.

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Vow 22 hosted their annual Veteran Suicide Awareness Hike in Lake Jackson on Saturday. Participants hiked four miles throughout town, led by local veterans. 

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Many Lake Jackson residents were able during the recent winter storms, while getting ready for bed in residences that had uncomfortably low temperatures, look out their window and see a commercial area of the city brightly lit.

The following people were indicted this month by a Brazoria County grand jury. An indictment is not a finding of guilt, only a determination enough evidence exists to proceed to trial.

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The Say Their Names Exhibit will be available for public viewing 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. everyday through March 13 outside the Center For The Arts and Sciences on the Brazosport College campus. The memorial honors people killed due to police brutality and racial injustice. It is the MLKCC of Brazoria County's goal the exhibit sparked conversations about how to resolve and end racism.

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The MLKCC sponsored a Say Their Names Memorial at the Center for the Arts and Sciences in Clute. The traveling memorial was made to honor the lives lost to racial injustice, and will be on display outside the center through March 13.

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As soon as fourth grade teacher Alicia Neubauer heard the drums, she came running down the hall of Danbury Elementary School to her classroom in excitement. Neubauer was awarded $1,500 from the Danbury ISD Education Foundation for her students to publish their own books.

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A long line of vehicles forms as people wait for meals and water Sunday at Skrabanek Park. Steve Garner and Butch Peterson of Danbury organized the event for residents affected by last week’s winter storm. Meals were provided from local donations and pallets of water were provided by Brazori…

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With no opposition, incumbent trustees Matt Damborsky and Becky Danford were certified for another term and trustees canceled the May election during Tuesday’s board meeting. They also approved the 2021-22 calendar and discussed budgetary changes.

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Angleton ISD officials want to figure out how to document parents’ decision about students’ taking the STAAR test, along with how to tailor their curriculum for more success on TSI testing, as mentioned during February’s board meeting Monday.

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The VOW22 organization prides itself on providing free counseling services for veterans and their families struggling with mental illness battles. The organization is expecting a 40 percent drop from the previous year based on fewer sponsors and the lack of an auction.

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The mayor and city council pushed off other business at its latest meeting to deal directly with responses to last week’s multiple weather-related crises, and what else may need to be addressed before hurricane season.

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After the Sweeny ISD Board of Trustees is fielding questions about the district’s education foundation money that they’re not sure how to answer, trustees Donna Bohlar-Schroeder, Debra Fields-Bell and Connie McAda will comprise a new committee to oversee the education foundation. Before the end of the school year, they’re tasked with examining guidelines in place and establishing a path to move forward.

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The scoop this week shares news of Urban Eve’s makeover and what’s available for pet parents and their fur babies at Brazos Woods Pet Resort & Day Spa (and Veterinary Clinic!), plus news of Wing Stop landing in Angleton.

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AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott, speaking Wednesday evening in a rare statewide televised address, sought to reassure Texans that the state was moving aggressively to get to the bottom of the power grid failure that left millions of them in the cold and dark last week.

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Crocodile Encounter has two American crocodiles, and on the first day of the winter freeze last week, they would’ve both been dead, park owner Chris Dieter said. But both made it through, as did nearly every other one of Crocodile Encounter’s hundreds of animals.

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The Humane Society of Houston partnered with Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta to host a drive-thru event offering free dog and cat food to county residents at the Brazoria County Courthouse in Angleton on Tuesday. The humane society brought nearly 6,000 pounds of food to distribute, along …

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Lynnette Brooks of Lake Jackson sent this photo of her area in the Artic blast. She titled it: “Oh baby, it is cold outside!”

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For the second day in a row, more than half of the new COVID-19 cases reported are actually old cases, from test samples taken more than two weeks ago. County officials reported 336 cases of the virus Sunday, of which 206 are linked to old tests.