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On the lookout

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a four-part series on human trafficking. We sat down with local law enforcement officials to get their take on the matter and found out it’s not a … more

NewsBits

Around the World with Double E World Wednesdays at Double E Grocery Ermis Encore began June 13 featuring Mexico. They continue throughout the month with Italy on June 20 and South Asia – … more

Scholarship awarded to Sealy grad

Molly Dittert, a senior at Sealy High School, received a $500 scholarship at the Texas German Society Convention held May 5. Dittert plans to attend Texas A&M University in the fall. Pictured with … more

TxDOT to highlight upcoming construction opportunities

YOAKUM — The Texas Department of Transportation is sponsoring PAVED, an event highlighting upcoming subcontracting opportunities for highway construction and maintenance projects in the Yoakum … more

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

Master Gardeners improving Levine Park

Sealy citizens may notice some more color has been added to Levine Family Park in the past few months. The park is being replanted with new shrubbery and flowers by The Bluebonnet Master Gardener … 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

Sealy residents celebrate Memorial Day

Members of Sealy’s American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary of Post No. 442 were busy over the Memorial Day weekend honoring living and remembering the fallen Veterans who sacrificed their … more

NewsBits

Summer Reading Program Readers of all ages will explore all things musical this summer as Gordon Memorial Library presents “Libraries Rock” during their summer library program. Activities may … 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 wants to retain Main Street status

Sealy City Council members opted last week to place the city’s Main Street program on probationary status to reorganize the program while still maintaining the designation. The council … more

Helping One Another

Selena Arndt of The Sealy News presented a $410 check Friday to Buddy Chance for Helping One Another-Meals on Wheels. The funds come from The Sealy News’ recycling bin proceeds. more

Emergency medical technicians honored

Emergency Medical Services Week was celebrated May 20-26. EMT attendants were honored at a San Felipe meeting and again by the Sealy City Council. 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

Taking home with you

As the Future Farmers of America awards banquet for the 2017-2018 school year began to wind down last week, one of the final speeches was delivered by the group’s seniors. They recalled … more

Art awards presented

Friends of Attwater Prairie Chicken Refuge announced the following winners of the Student Festival Art Contest 2018. Awards were presented at Sealy Junior High on May 7. The contest was open to … more
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