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BRAZORIA — With the city looking to make a new push toward code enforcement, they received a presentation from Doug Klopfenstein, Education and Oversight Specialist for the Texas Department of Insurance, who was looking to give them a heads up on helping protect citizens.

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The Brazoria City Council created a special committee to address their desire to rewrite the city’s ordinances to differentiate chickens, and possibly other fowl or poultry, from the more broadly defined ‘livestock’ of their current laws. 

In Tuesday edition of The Facts it was incorrect as to who the new Brazoria Councilmen Perry G. Morris will be replacing. He will be taking over for Gail Logsdon. 

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To address concerns along the Oyster Creek Watershed of Brazoria and Fort Bend Counties, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Houston-Galveston Area Council will be calling a meeting on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Angleton Public Library, 401 E Cedar St.

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Incumbent Sandra K. Blaine did not manage to fend off challenger Mark Morgan Jr. to keep her seat at City Council Position One.

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In a highly contested race, the Sweeny Hospital Board election often felt as though it had two factions of voting blocks between the four incumbents on the ballot and three challengers (along with withdrawn candidate Robby Woodard) attracting voters largely along those divided lines.

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It was a night of upsets with two-thirds of the district turning over into new hands, according to final, unofficial results released Saturday night by the Brazoria County Elections Office. Results are unofficial until canvassed.

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Editor's Note: This article has been edited to indicate that Perry G. Morris will be taking over the seat vacated by Gail Logsdon. 

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RIVER’S END — The 18th annual River’s End Volunteer Fire Department BBQ Cook-Off Fund Raiser will be Friday and Saturday at 12070 FM 2918 in Brazoria.

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A small town looking at the possibility of some big changes over the next few years, West Columbia will be losing its Position Five City Councilman, Dietrich von Biedenfield, as he’s decided to not run for reelection, instead looking to try to win the election for Brazoria County Treasurer. In his stead, three candidates have stepped forward, looking to convince the city that they’re the right person for the job.

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Residents of Sweeny have seen forward progress with many of their civil projects, like the proposed hospital building, the library construction and some of the town’s water and sewer lines. 

Many still remain concerned about the city’s drainage, however, and still feel many of their needs should be addressed.

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The Sweeny Hospital District elections have been one of the most covered local races for Saturday, with seven current candidates to fill four seats. The elected officials will determine the future for the proposed new building and possibly preside over tax changes. 

After the withdrawal of Robby Woodard, those remaining are incumbents Scott Swift, Patti Foster, Charlie Genella and Mason Nichols, and challengers Nanette Lowrie, P.T. Brunner and Tom Ronayne.

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The Catholic Daughters of the Americas are holding an all-day music festival on Saturday to support Habitat for Humanity, and it will include an eclectic array of the area’s favorites.

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An incident involving an administrator recorded with a cell phone at Columbia High School has resulted in a suspended student and online scrutiny in the days that have followed.

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The Educators 500 Club celebrated their 35th-anniversary Scholarship Banquet Saturday with a red carpet and a celebration with the theme “Unity in the Communities.”

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Many of Sweeny’s political candidates gathered together to speak with the community on Monday night in a special forum at the First United Methodist Gymnasium, hosted by Sweeny local Agatha Sanchez.