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Sealy High among TRF School Days winners

Members of Frederick Talley's AP physics class show a trebuchet they made for the Texas Renaissance Festival to the Sealy school board at a November meeting. more

2015: What were the top local stories of the year? The Sealy News ranks them from 10 to 1

If the year 2015 was anything, it was impactful. It was a year of gains and losses, hellos and goodbyes and more than one surprise. As we look back at the year that was, The Sealy News has ranked … more

2015: What were the top local stories of the year? The Sealy News ranks them from 10 to 1

1. Mike Weber, representing the developers of Town Park Center, meets with the Sealy City Council to discuss the Interstate 10 Frontage Road. more

Solar power farm coming to Austin County

Thousands of solar panels line the side of the road off FM 3013. CenterPoint Energy will offer a few hundred residents the renewable energy source starting in 2016. more

2015: What were the top local stories of the year? The Sealy News ranks them from 10 to 1

6. Leighton Schubert overpowered former Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski, right, in a run-off election for the State House District 13 seat. more

Solar power farm coming to Austin County

(Correction: In the Dec. 31 article, “Solar power farm coming to Austin County,” CenterPoint Energy was improperly cited as a partner with Harvest Moon to construct a solar power farm. The power … more

Blinn board approves negotiations for new Brenham campus housing

The Blinn College Board of Trustees has authorized college administrators to negotiate with a private company regarding the development of new student housing on the Blinn-Brenham campus. During a … more

2015: What were the top local stories of the year? The Sealy News ranks them from 10 to 1

5. News that the Greater Church of Lucifer had taken out certificates to conduct business in Austin County created quite an uproar, even though the group never left Houston. more

DPS increases traffic enforcement

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase patrols Dec. 31 – Jan. 3. DPS troopers, as well as law enforcement across the state, will be patrolling roadways throughout the holiday … more

A Visit from St. Nicholas

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon … more

Police Report

The Sealy Police Department released a report of its activity for the period of Dec. 10-17. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt of any crime. Officers dispatched to 1400 block of … more

QuickBooks course at Blinn

The Blinn College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host basic and advanced QuickBooks courses in January to teach small business owners to get the most from their accounting … more

Open Carry: Handgun law same as conceal carry law

On Jan. 1, handguns across Texas will come out of hiding as the state’s new open carry law overrides the concealed carry law. “Don’t be alarmed and overreact when you see someone open carry … more

Sheriff Report

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office released a report of arrests and bookings for the period of Nov. 27-Dec. 3. Inclusion in the report does not implicate guilt of any crime. Juan Jose Garcia was … more

Open Carry: Handgun law same as conceal carry law

Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes, with his handgun at his side and a copy of the U.S. Constitution framed on the wall behind him, stands ready to enforce the state's new open carry handgun law … more

Lower corn, beef prices fuel barbecue town hall

Ray Riley, manager of the Rosenthal Meat Science and Technology Center at Texas A&M University, slices beef tenderloin to serve attendees at the recent barbecue town hall meeting. more

A look at the March Primary races

The election-filing deadline has come and gone, and now the wait for the 2016 March Primary has begun. The following is a breakdown of the candidates that will appear on the March 1 Primary … more

News Bits

Candlelight church service The historical San Felipe United Methodist Church will observe Christmas Eve with a candlelight service on Dec. 24 at 5 p.m. The old original oil lamps will be lit and a … more

Grand Jury

The Austin County Grand Jury returned indictments against eight individuals during its December term. Those indicted include: Joe Anthony Acosta, 24, evading arrest detained with … more

Pet of the week

Anyone looking for a mature, super sweet, but still energetic companion should consider Dolly. She’s a Labrador/ Catahoula mix and weighs about 70 pounds. She’s been at the shelter for a good … more
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