There’s wishing life could begin to return to what it looked like before the COVID-19 pandemic, and then there’s watching life evolve in real time. Business leaders have reason for optimism, though.
Brazoria County passed a key number in its COVID-19 immunization progress recently.
It was literally a learning experience. Sometimes, even with careful planning, work, checks and re-checks, somehow it all goes haywire. For a few students in Brazoswood High School’s rocketry program, they discovered that, and witnessed some teamwork along the way.
The good news is Richwood’s much-awaited north water plant is on track to start operations by the end of this year. The bad news is regular line flushing in Oakwood Shores will continue, at least in the near term.
Lupe Valdez will be acting police chief in Angleton for the next four months or so, and — if the last city council meeting is any indication — the odds-on favorite for becoming chief permanently when the search process concludes.
County commissioners gave their consent to a staffing increase at the Brazoria County jail, but other county agencies and divisions may have to make do later this year when it comes to their hopes for additional personnel.
A provision that could have banned the governor from issuing mask orders in a pandemic failed by one vote in the Texas House of Representatives. Members later passed the bill it was to amend, House Bill 3, which is a priority of House Speaker Dade Phelan that reduces the governor’s and local governments’ emergency powers.
People who are uninsured or underinsured are short on time if they want help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for property damage …