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Elementary construction continues amid weather

After a brief delay by winter weather, construction at the site of the new Sealy Elementary School resumed late last week as members of the Sealy ISD school board and members of the committee that … more

Weather causes two-day shutdown in Sealy

Ice and snow prompted a brief shut-down of city government, local businesses and Sealy schools last week. The hazardous conditions came through late Jan. 15 and roads were still being sanded the … more

Q&A with the coach

We sat down with Coach Brian Barone this week – by phone, since he’s on the road with his team in Illinois – to ask him how the season is going and what advice he’d give to young players. … more

Adulting is hard; parenting is harder

About five years ago we looked at our then-1 ½-year-old and realized our school days were numbered. Our little guy was growing up fast and before we knew it, the time would come for him to enroll in … more

City honors law enforcement

Mayor Janice Whitehead, right, reads a proclamation during the Jan. 9 city council meeting to honor local law enforcement officers. more

City manager could be named Jan. 23

The Sealy City Council interviewed three city manager finalists last week and staff members provided tours of the community to the hopefuls. Mayor Janice Whitehead said Friday she could not … more

Interact Club recycles

Melissa Simms, faculty adviser, and members of the Sealy High School Interact Club, collect aluminum cans at the recycling bin behind The Sealy News. The club got $108 from their most recent haul. … more

Let go and let life

It feels like our crew has been battling sickness forever. We wash hands like crazy, take our vitamins, get sleep and still it seems like we just can’t seem to get a handle on these nasty winter … more

‘I have a dream’

The year 2017 revisited an ongoing dialogue regarding many social issues, including racism, a topic brought to light during Martin Luther King Jr.’s quest for nonviolent activism during the Civil … more

Visitors Day at Community Bible Study

The Bellville CBS class will be hosting a Visitor's Day at its host church, Bellville United Methodist Church on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.. Anyone interested in learning more about … more

City manager search narrows to three

The Sealy City Council is getting closer to naming a city manager, as the race narrowed to just three hopefuls last week after Copperas Cove City Manager Andrea Gardner withdrew her … more

Sealy News donates to HOA-Meals on Wheels

Tad Desai of The Sealy News presents Buddy Chance of HOA-Meals on Wheels a check for $485.55. The Sealy News donates proceeds from the newspaper’s recycling bin to the nonprofit organization. Thank … more

Sealy ISD receives academic performance report

Sealy ISD Assistant Superintendent Doug Young presented the Texas Academic Performance Report for grades six through 12 during the district’s December school board meeting. While the overall … more

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announces 2018 lineup

HOUSTON – The 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo entertainment lineup features a mix of country, rock, R&B and Spanish pop artists. Several local favorites, plus six entertainers new to … more

Who will it be?

The Sealy City Council is scheduled to interview city manager candidates in person Jan. 8 and Jan. 10, bookending a regularly-scheduled Jan. 9 city council meeting. Officials say they expect the … more

Sealy ISD financial rating drops due to floods, construction

Sealy ISD chief financial officer Jim Obermeier presented the 2016 Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) in front of the school board during their meeting on Dec. 20. The school district … more

Faster than a speeding bullet ...

DALLAS – The Texas bullet train made a big push forward last month as federal regulators for the first time outlined a preferred route between North Texas and Houston and identified passenger … more

Take a cup o’ kindness yet, for auld lang syne

I love Christmas. I love the decorations, the cookies, the hot chocolate, the songs, the parties, and the presents - I love it all. With that said, here’s a big air high-five out there to … more

Oh, what a year!

The year 2017 brought a lot of change in Sealy city government. Residents elected a new mayor, got a new police chief and will have a new city manager early next year. We mourned the loss of Fire … more

Q&A with the coach

What’s your favorite thing about Christmas? It sounds cliché, but family. As a coach you miss so many landmark holidays, vacations and events with immediate and extended family. This is the one … more
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