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Snowden selected as CTE Teacher of the Week

During February, in honor of CTE Month, the Sealy High School students are choosing one CTE teacher each week to spotlight the great things that they are doing in their classrooms and … more

Texas Central picks preferred high-speed train passenger station in Houston

HOUSTON – Highlighting Houston’s history as a major railway hub, Mayor Sylvester Turner and developers of the Texas Bullet Train announced today the preferred site of the new passenger station, … more

Warrant resolution program begins this month

The Sealy Municipal Court, Austin County Justice of the Peace Precinct 3, and San Felipe Municipal Court will participate in a 2018 Warrant Resolution beginning Saturday, Feb. 24, and ending March … more

It lasts a lifetime

Bullying is a widespread problem in schools ranging from elementary to high school but the effects it can have can last decades after both the bullies and the victims leave school. The emotional … more

Chamber event honors fallen, welcomes new leaders

The theme of this year’s Sealy Chamber of Commerce banquet was “Superheroes” and there was no shortage of Wonder Women and Super Men in the audience Friday night. The late Sealy Fire Chief … more

County voices opposition to New Ulm juvenile facility

Austin County commissioners unanimously agreed Monday to oppose the continued operation of an at-risk juvenile group home in New Ulm. While the Commissioners Court does not have regulatory … more

Warrant resolution program begins this month

The Sealy Municipal Court, Austin County Justice of the Peace Precinct 3, and San Felipe Municipal Court will participate in a 2018 Warrant Resolution beginning Saturday, Feb. 24, and ending March … more

Straus: Audit reveals need for stronger oversight at state agency

AUSTIN — House Speaker Joe Straus on Jan. 31 said a new state audit raises questions about the management of the state Health and Human Services Commission and illustrates the need for legislative … more

Made, not born

People know the clichés. Bullies come from broken homes and bad parenting, and they struggle with insecurities. What many don’t understand is why those factors drive kids of all ages, even … more

Texas high-speed train unveils passenger station in Dallas

DALLAS – Developers of the Texas Bullet Train unveiled new details today on its passenger station in Dallas, giving riders quick and comfortable access for their in-state travels instead of being … more

Sealy city manager takes office

Lloyd Merrell was welcomed by enthusiastic employees last week for his first day on the job. The new city manager started Feb. 1 and will earn an annual salary of $118,000. Merrell said he is getting … more

Sealy High holds college night

Last week, Sealy High School hosted College Night where representatives from universities and military branches could talk with students ranging from sixth grade to 12th grade. Representatives also … more

New concert stage unveiled for rodeo

Today, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials revealed a new, larger RODEOHOUSTON® stage that will put fans closer to the action in 2018. “We continue to look for new ways to improve the … more

Sheriff's Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for Jan. 19-25. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt. Rayford Doss Vanwinkle was arrested for possession … more

Why women should listen to their hearts

SUGAR LAND — Despite the perception that heart disease is a man’s disease, it’s the No. 1 killer of women, according to the American Heart Association. Millions of women die of heart disease … more

Community contributes to local cop

Sealy Police Detective Jason Manies was presented a check for $720 to help his family recover from destruction to his home caused by Hurricane Harvey. Manies thanked local residents who contributed … more

Sticks and stones

Bullying has been a problem for decades but evolved to new lengths thanks to the anonymity and accessibility of social media and the Internet. Cyberbullying is a method in which a student can target … more

CenterPoint Energy earns award for restoration efforts following severe storms in Sealy

CenterPoint Energy has been presented with the Edison Electric Institute (EEI)’s “Emergency Assistance Award” for its outstanding power restoration efforts after storms hit Sealy in May … more

Walmart to raise wages

DALLAS – Recently, Walmart announced plans to increase the starting wage rate for all hourly associates in the U.S. to $11, expand maternity and parental leave benefits and provide a one-time cash … more

New city manager tapped to lead Sealy

The Sealy City Council unanimously voted following a closed session Jan. 23 to hire Lloyd Merrell as the new city manager. Merrell will earn an annual salary of $118,000. His first day is … more
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