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As of Monday morning, Austin County Judge Tim Lapham announced there are 14 total cases of COVID-19 countywide but with nine cases declared recovered, the county can proceed to reopen under phase two of Tex. Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive orders at 50% capacity. more
Austin County Judge Tim Lapham provided a statement on Friday afternoon announcing another positive COVID-19 case in the Kenney area, bringing the total case number to 13 countywide, although nine have already been declared recovered. more
The Sealy News has hit the airwaves!  more
Since becoming the first person to have a confirmed test of COVID-19 in Austin County, Sealy’s Amy Jett has become one of the biggest supporters of others going through the process and recently donated plasma to aid three infected people. more
With the coronavirus’s sweeping arm shutting down all athletic competitions, it was exceptionally devastating to former Sealy High School and Sam Houston State jumper Tristyn Allen, who said she trained the hardest she ever had leading up to this outdoor season for the Northern Illinois Huskies and coach Connie Teaberry as a graduate transfer. more
What was it that made current Sealy ISD Superintendent Sheryl Moore decide she was ready to retire from education after 35 years, creating what she calls “the best job available in the state of Texas”? more
U.S. News and World Report released its Best High School national school performance rankings and considered various factors to rank each school within its state as well as in the country. more
With traditional graduations likely off the table for the Class of 2020, one group of local parents has spearheaded efforts to honor all of the seniors in Austin County with a specialized gift from a community member who signs up to “adopt” a senior. more
At last Friday night’s meeting of the Sealy ISD Board of Trustees in the Sealy Junior High School cafeteria, it was officially announced that Dr. Bryan Hallmark will take over as superintendent on May 4, replacing Sheryl Moore who announced her retirement in January. more
As of Monday, Austin County Judge Tim Lapham announced there were still only 12 total cases of COVID-19, with seven of those being recovered. more
The National Weather Service Houston/Galveston issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning at 3:30 p.m. more
The National Weather Service announced a special weather statement because a strong cluster of thunderstorms were tracked moving 40 mph. more
The Sealy City Council took the final step in approving a $250,000 grant program to help Sealy businesses facing economic uncertainty in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and also approved all other items on their agenda during a Friday evening meeting. more
Austin County Judge Tim Lapham announced Friday that the county will have a state-supported mobile COVID-19 testing sight on Sunday, April 26, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. according to a release. more
Even though Brazos senior Allie Gonzalez didn’t actually get to play in her senior night game, Cougarette head softball coach Dustin Nilius made sure her career was still honored and hosted an unconventional senior ceremony. more
A Tuesday afternoon update from Austin County Judge Tim Lapham said another drive-thru testing facility will be available in Austin County Sunday. more
As the nation continues to shelter in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is urging Texans to shop online or practice strict social distancing measures for in-store purchases during the sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies. more
To honor first responders in this time of crisis, one local photographer has been setting up charity photoshoots to show support of those on the frontlines. more
Faith Academy of Bellville's third-quarter honor roll. more
The National Weather Service announced a Tornado Watch 133 until 5 p.m. for Austin County, among others. more
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