Brazoria County officials reported 94 new positive COVID-19 tests on Monday, and 26 recoveries — a number that County Judge Matt Sebesta thought was low. No deaths were reported Monday, which is good, he said.
A new pavilion to host educational programs and gatherings, families fishing off a new dock, more trails suitable for hiking or casual nature strolls and other amenities will beckon visitors to Hanson Riverside County Park, county park officials believe.
The victim of a shooting in the Edgewater Apartment complex early Friday morning died after being taken to the hospital, officials said. The investigation is ongoing.
As face masks or shields have becom e an integral part of most people’s daily attire, many are choosing coverings to inspire and express themselves and match the rest of their clothing.
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.
The victim of a shooting that occurred early Friday morning in Lake Jackson succumbed to his injuries after arriving at CHI St. Luke's Health Brazosport, officials said. The incident is still under investigation.
The nine new deaths county officials reported Wednesday did not all occur in one day, but “it’s still too high of a number,” County Judge Matt Sebesta said.
Local veteran and retired Clemens prison chaplain Bruce Williams will celebrate his 100th year of a long, full life on August 21 — and while he says he doesn't yet know what turning 100 will feel like, he already doesn't feel any different.
CLUTE — Visitors from near and far enjoyed visiting the Brazosport Museum of Natural Science during the month of June thanks to a $5,000 grant assisting with expenses associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
LAKE JACKSON — SPCA of Brazoria County has joined NBCUniversal-owned television stations’ Clear the Shelters 2020 pet adoption campaign.
LAKE JACKSON — Brazosport College students can get all their in-person registration and enrollment needs easily and safely completed in one place.
The only thing that Brazosport ISD knows for certain is that things change rapidly, especially when trying to plan a return to school in the middle of a pandemic. There is one other thing that’s certain, however: when students do return to school at Bess Brannen and O. M. Roberts Elementaries, they’ll start the new year inside a new campus.
ANGLETON — One group of Angleton residents protested police brutality Friday, and another group of Brazoria County locals protested the idea of defunding police. There were no reports of violence.
If Ethel Cloudt's health would allow, she'd still be living on her farm instead of at Plantation Villas in Lake Jackson. Never one to just sit around, however, she's found ways to stay busy — including walking a total of 100 miles around the apartment complex, at the age of 93.
Thursday marked the 12th straight day that Brazoria County officials reported 100 or more cases, as county officials added 145 new cases of COVID-19 to the tally. County Judge Matt Sebesta looks forward to the day the numbers drop, he said.
Brazosport ISD Chief of Staff and Governmental Affairs Brent Jaco has accepted a new position as the superintendent of Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD in Pecos, TX. It's a challenge he's excited and ready for, he said.
U.S. election outcomes have always been at the mercy of public opinion, which can be swayed by the messaging of political campaigns. Historically, the campaign poster has played a large role in political messaging, and a collection of these can be viewed as part of the Lake Jackson Historical Museum’s “Signs of the Times” exhibit.
Smaller churches may not generally have the same funds and resources to support themselves during times of crisis, but they can adapt just as well as the larger churches while continuing to serve parishioners.
ANGLETON — City Council plans to adopt a property tax rate that should generate $500,000 more revenue than this year, but is waiting on certified property values to determine what that rate will be.
Christian Wiggs’ latest album, "Between Love and Fascination," has been a long time coming but Wiggs is pleased with what the extra time allowed him to produce: a record that highlights his growth as a musician, as well as the other musicians who helped bring the album to fruition.
Under the circumstances of the pandemic, a lot of the healthcare PPE standards have changed, or healthcare providers have adapted their standards to keep themselves and their patients as safe as possible.
A 17- and a 19-year-old from Sugarland were swept off the jetties by a large wave as they attempted to walk down the rocks on Saturday afternoon. Hurricane Hanna moved inland south of Brazoria County throughout the day, causing high tides along the coastline.
Surf Drive in Surfside Beach close to the jetties is completely under more than a foot of water after Hurricane Hanna created a storm surge of nearly five feet. The quick nature of the storm left many residents with no choice but to leave cars and other items in the flood waters.
A house in Surfside Beach appears to be on an island while being surrounded from flood waters dumped in the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Hanna, which made landfall on Padre Island Saturday afternoon. Many residential streets were covered by more than six inches of water.
Residents flock to the Surfside jetties Saturday afternoon hours before Hurricane Hanna made landfall on Padre Island as a category one hurricane, raising the storm surges to deadly levels.
The Brazos River in West Columbia is nearly out of its banks Saturday afternoon as the swell caused by Hurricane Hanna brought an over 15-foot increase in the river level in just 24 hours.
Brazoria County officials reported 130 new cases across 20 different communities Saturday evening — including one resident of The Landing at Watercrest at Shadow Creek Ranch in Pearland.
School district officials know that the upcoming school year is going to be a unique one already. Much of that will be because of the changes the coronavirus has caused, but it will be unique in one more way: for the first time, every high school student will have their own Chromebook to use for in-person and online learning.
LAKE JACKSON — Registration is ongoing for a new session of Brazosport College’s Jumpstart pipefitting, electrical and office administration programs.
The Angleton Lions Club presented scholarships to students from Angleton High School during its Installation and Awards banquet June 23. Daniel Yardof was presented a $2,000 scholarship and Rebecca Bryant, Landon McCoy (not pictured) and Julian Pena were each presented a $500 Leo Scholarship.
Crowd favorite DeAnna Wendolyn will open for Hayden Baker's Saturday night performance at The Dirty South. Wendolyn will play at 9 p.m. and Baker will take the stage at 10 p.m., playing a mix of original songs, classic country covers, and more.
The Angleton Lions Club had annual Installation and Awards Banquet on June 23rd at La Casona Restaurant in Angleton. New officers were installed by Past District Governor Jeanie Cobb of the West Columbia Lions Club. They are Lonnie Laqua, president; Sheila Walters, first vice president; Hele…
PEARLAND — When state Rep. Ed Thompson was approached by a young high school student about his Eagle Scout project, he didn’t hesitate to assist once he learned about the subject matter.
For her 18th birthday, Jessica Savell asked for lots of lunch meat to make sandwiches for the homeless. With the help of her mother Kathy and Brazosport Cares Food Pantry, she's still going to make a difference, but has decided to go about it differently.
CHI St. Luke’s Health Brazosport officials are concerned that people are foregoing potentially life-saving emergency room visits due to fears of catching the coronavirus.
Brazoria County officials added 110 new cases to their COVID-19 dashboard on Tuesday, including a Pearland man who has died. While five new cases are linked to nursing homes, none of them are the two Woodlake employees that the facility's website indicates have tested positive.
Brazosport ISD’s regular board meeting Monday evening closely resembled last month’s meeting, as several of the same issues were addressed and several questions were raised about the plan for going back to school in the fall.
Dual credit courses can make a college education more accessible to high school students, and through a partnership with Brazosport College, local school districts are now making dual credit a more accessible opportunity for all students.
A Pearland man in his 70s reported to have died was among the 110 new cases Brazoria County officials added to their COVID-19 dashboard on Tuesday evening.
CLUTE — City council is looking to issue certificates of obligation to finance almost $3.78 million for electricity upgrades, sidewalks, parks and parking improvements.
This year's ceremony wasn't a typical one, but people gathered to celebrate the graduation of eight interns from Project SEARCH Thursday evening with a drive-by parade. Having completed their internships, the students are ready and excited to take on their futures.
LAKE JACKSON — People lined up at two local COVID-19 testing sites Friday were there either to find out whether their ailments meant they had the virus or to assure their employers they didn’t.
Even though Julia Duran had to miss out on her 8th-grade district and state PSIA academic competitions, she was able to apply for — and receive — the Top Honor Scholarship, which is awarded to only one private school eight-grader across the state of Texas.
ANGLETON — Tax breaks that will benefit the developers and investors also will benefit the city as two new housing projects add rooftops to the growing city, officials said.
ANGLETON — Police issued a warrant for an Angleton man they believe ran from his car and escaped after leading officers on a 3-mile pursuit, authorities said.