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Lake Jackson awaits CDC test results

The city is in a waiting game to end its free chlorine conversion as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has begun testing 15 samples they collected throughout the city this week. Read more

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New driver’s license center opens to light business

ANGLETON — In a field on Anchor Road, just northwest of downtown Angleton, sits a massive building that is one of the state’s two newest dr… Read more

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Search for new hospital CEO in early stages

Al Guevara submitted his resignation as president and CEO of CHI St. Luke’s Brazosport in August after 16 years with the hospital. A comprehensive search for the new president is ongoing, officials said. Read more

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Local legislators talk pre-filing, legislative priorities

One of Brazoria County’s state representatives has begun filing bills during the pre-filing period ahead of the 87th Texas Legislature while all have plans to make major strides involving issues like abortion, balancing the state budget and funding public education. Read more

Police beat for Dec. 5, 2020

LAKE JACKSON Read more

Meeting previews for Dec. 5, 2020

ANGLETON Read more

BUDDY SCOTT:

This column is about surviving traumas and begins with an illustrative story. Read more

Christmas in Brazoria: The same, yet different

BRAZORIA Read more

Community calendar for Dec. 5, 2020

Organizations wishing to include an event can send information by fax to 979-265-9052; by email to community@thefacts.com; by mail to P.O. Box 549, Clute, TX 77531; or drop it off at our office, 720 S. Main St., Clute. To ensure publication, information should be submitted at least three business days before the event. Read more

Sports

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Wildcats can't complete comeback

ANGLETON — The finish to the Angleton Wildcats football season was fitting for the crazy 2020 pandemic-altered season as the home team lost… Read more

AREA ROUNDUP: Ladycats improve to 2-0 in district

GIRLS BASKETBALL Read more

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Bad Company claims 8U softball title

Together for just two weeks prior to the USA 8U United States Softball Championships, the Bad Company 8U squad from Lake Jackson and West C… Read more

Opinion

OUR VIEWPOINT: Reforms part of reason state can shut prisons

The decrease in the state's prison population shows Texas has gotten smarter about how it is dealing with criminals. Read more

Letter to the editor for Dec. 5, 2020

Election arguments cause befuddlement Read more

BUDDY SCOTT:

This column is about surviving traumas and begins with an illustrative story. Read more

Weather Today

Scattered showers

Today

58° 45°

Showers. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 40s.

Humidity:78%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:NNE at 8 mph
Chance of Rain:50%
UV Index:2 Low
Sunrise:07:01:17 AM
Sunset:05:23:57 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Scattered showersSat
50%58° 45°
Partly cloudySun
20%64° 40°
ClearMon
10%64° 40°
Mostly clearTue
10%67° 46°
ClearWed
10%72° 52°
Mostly clearThu
20%74° 62°
ThunderstormFri
40%74° 54°