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A house was destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon in a blaze of unknown origin that appeared to have spread from an adjacent shed. The house on Klopesteck Road was fully engulfed around 5 p.m. … more
Things are looking a little blank on Main Street right now, but that’s about to change. After months spent replacing water mains under Main Street, the city has repaved the road from the water … more
Despite the rise in cases of COVID-19, local law enforcement has managed to keep healthy during the pandemic. According to Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes, none of his deputies or staff have … more
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and the likelihood of wearing facial coverings becomes prolonged, more and more people are wearing custom masks. The Sealy News asked people on Facebook to … more
After finishing in a tie for sixth place in the first round of the girls cutting competition at the Texas High School Rodeo Association State Finals Rodeo in Abilene last month, Sealy’s Samantha … more
The Blinn College Agricultural Sciences Department’s innovative virtual livestock judging camp held earlier this month attracted 92 participants from around the country. “It was a … more
When your name is Big T, it’s hard sticking to anonymity in a small town — but as owner of Big T’s Auto Detail at 416 Hwy. 90 he found building bridges within a community can be just as … more
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Thursday issued an executive order that requires all Texans in counties with 20 or more cases of COVID-19 to wear a face mask or other covering in public. "Wearing a face … more
Traffic has come to a stop on Highway 36 next to the shopping center and Chicken Express, and most residents are happy about it.For the first time in many years the stoplight that has been blinking a … more
The Sealy City Council voted and confirmed four members for the Sealy Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors during a June 22 special meeting after candidates proposed how they would … more
The Sealy City Council approved $205,000 Tuesday for the Sealy Economic Development Corporation to attract a company’s planned $35 million manufacturing facility. Hendrix Industries, Inc., a … more
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church held a surprise retirement parade for the Rev. Eric Pitre Sunday, June 28, following his final Masses prior to his retirement June 30. The parade started at B&PW … more
Austin County voters have several items on the ballot for the runoff election slated for July 14. Early voting began June 29 and will run through July 10, with polls closed on weekends. Voters should … more
The coronavirus pandemic that led to a three-month shutdown has flared up and taken more social event victims with it. This year there will be no public fireworks displays in Austin County and the … more
As hospitalizations and positive test rates for COVID-19 in Texas continue a dramatic rise, Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Friday to re-close bars, rafting and tubing businesses and put … more
An arrest is not proof of guilt. All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. more
When it rains outside, Diane Wuthrich feels drained. She doesn’t need a water gauge or a hydrology report to know something isn’t right in the waterway that runs behind her home — all she needs to grow worried is a watch. more
The National Weather Service in League City issued a Flash Flood Watch from 7 p.m. Tuesday through Wednesday morning. more
On June 17, first responders in the Katy area held a parade in their vehicles for health care workers at the Texas Children’s Hospital. Vehicles such as fire trucks, ambulances, and police cars drove by, sirens blaring and horns honking, as health care workers stood outside and waved. more
The Austin County Commissioners Court approved a plan to implement new voting systems in the county which are expected to improve safety for voters in November and move towards allowing voters to vote at any county polling location rather than in their precinct’s location. more
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