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Partnership teaches executives to protect their companies from cyberattack

The Blinn College District and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) Cyber Readiness Center are offering a four-hour course designed to help business executives understand the vital role … more

Human trafficking

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a four-part series on human trafficking, an overview of what it is. Future stories will include interviews with law enforcement, clergy and parents and … more

County commits to repairing dangerous bridges

Austin County commissioners approved a resolution May 29 to replace a bridge on Neuman Road and provide matching funds on a Texas Department of Transportation project to repair the Mill Creek Road … more

County continues talks on facilities, possible bond issue

Austin County commissioners continued discussions on the future of county offices last week as Judge Tim Lapham reminded the court that if they want to issue bonds in November, they have to make a … more

Four appointed to Sealy EDC after heated discussion

Following a heated discussion last week, new members were appointed to Sealy’s Economic Development Corp. The EDC formed in 1997 and uses sales tax revenues to recruit new businesses to the … more

Sealy City Council makes EDC appointments

The following is a transcript from a portion of the May 22 Sealy City Council meeting prepared by Sealy News editor April Towery. Mayor Janice Whitehead announced Item No. 15: Discussion and possible … more

Police Blotter

The following call log was released by the Sealy Police Department for the time period of May 10, 2018 through May 17, 2018. Inclusion in the call log is not an implication of guilt. Officers … more

Austin County Jail passes inspection

Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes presented information last week showing that the local jail is in compliance with state standards. The facility has been plagued with mold, prompting county … more

Boy Scouts take flight

A group of 22 Boy Scouts with Charlie Ribardo’s Troop No. 548 earned their aviation badges Saturday as they spent the day at Gloster Airport in the Brazos Country area of Austin County. Airport … more

Austin County prepares for hurricane season

AUSTIN – With the hurricane season less than one month away, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) urges all Texans to learn how to protect themselves and their families from hurricanes and … more

Going the distance

Standing in the front hall of Sealy High School, a school employee and two seniors struggle to find an anecdote that exemplifies who Sealy senior Tyrek McNeese is as an athlete, student and person. … more

Austin County Fair Queen pageant set for Oct. 6

Applications for the Austin County Fair Queen pageant are now being accepted. A candidate must be at least 15 years of age by the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year, be single, be a resident … more

New company to manage city pool

The Sealy City Council is moving forward with a new company – Katy-based Aquatico Pool Management – to oversee the swimming pool in Cryan Park. The decision was made last week following a … more

Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for April 20-April 26, 2018. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Garrette Lekelth Nunn was arrested for … more

Sealy City Council incumbents win

Sealy City Council members Jennifer Sullivan and Larry Koy will return for another three-year term, along with Chris Noack who ran unopposed. Noack garnered 373 votes, while Sullivan ousted … more

‘We are not walking away from the community’

The Irene La Blanc swimming pool in Cryan Park will open for the summer, beginning Saturday, May 26, from noon to 8 p.m. Applications, for counter help are currently being accepted by the city of … more

Can we get a hallelujah?

San Felipe United Methodist Church is in the last phase of its restoration. The church welcomes new visitors on Sunday mornings. Visit sanfelipeumc.com for more information. more

Voters to decide council seats Saturday

Sealy residents will choose two city council members in an election Saturday; a third did not draw an opponent. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the W.E. Hill Community Center, 1000 Main … more

Problems continue at juvenile group home

The Austin County Sheriff’s Department announced last week another incident at the Five Oaks Achievement Center in New Ulm, the latest in a string of occurrences that have plagued the at-risk … more
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