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Karissa Nickeson is sworn in as a new patrol officer for the Sealy Police Department by Sealy City Manager Lloyd Merrell (right) Monday morning at City Hall. Behind Nickeson is Sealy Police Chief Jay … more
On Sept. 10, AL&M Building Supplies donated T-shirts to members of the Sealy Fire Department in remembrance of 9/11. Pictured are Jonathan Tollett, Joshua Bermea, Kevin Kramr, Debbie Hamner of AL&M, … more
Two Sealy fall favorite events have fallen to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Seal News has canceled Bras for a Cause and Boo Bash. “In the interest of public safety amid the COVID-19 crisis and … more
After holding two public hearings in six days on the proposed tax rate for 2020-2021, the Austin County Commissioners Court is poised to pass a slight increase due in large part to an increase in … more
The number of active COVID-19 cases in Austin County has plummeted but at the same time, the number of deaths has spiked.The state reports Austin County with nine deaths due to the virus, up three … more
Miss Marshmellow is offering her dance classes for free. Marsha Merrell (a.k.a. Miss Marshmellow) is offering her tuition-free dance classes at First Baptist Church, 707 8th St., until the Hill … more
A brawl broke out at the Kenney Store in the early morning hours of Aug. 30 involving up to as many as 30 people and sending two to the hospital. The case under investigation by the Austin County … more
Senior Alvin Nunn carries the American flag as he leads the Sealy Tigers football team onto the field Friday night for the first game of the season. more
When the Sealy Economic Development Corporation provided grants to local businesses to help them through financial struggles related to the COVID-19 pandemic, it did so with the caveat that the money … more
The number of active COVID-19 cases has begun to decline in Austin County. The Texas Department of State Health Services reported on Monday that the number of active cases in the county was down … more
The Texas Department of Transportation said its contractor working on demolition of the existing westbound Brazos River bridge will close the turnaround on the west side Thursday night from 7 p.m. to … more
Austin County Commissioners Court will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2020-2021 budget at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, in the upstairs courtroom at the Austin County Courthouse in … more
On Aug. 24, members of Austin County State Bank presented the Austin County Sheriff’s Office with peach cobbler recognizing National Peach Pie Day, showing their support of first responders in the … more
Trinity Lutheran Preschool has had to face the realities of the COVID-19 economy and has closed its doors for the 2020-2021 school year. Factored into this decision are the loss of tuition during … more
Two members of America’s Frontline Doctors appeared at a meeting at Faith Academy in Bellville Saturday, touting a controversial cure for COVID-19 and telling the audience of about 120 people … more
The Sealy Independent School District Board of Trustees voted to approve a $.0036 decrease in the tax rate at last Wednesday’s regular meeting in the Sealy ISD administration … more
Another death and 40 new active cases of COVID-19 were reported last week in Austin County by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The sixth death from the virus was reported on Aug. … more
Daniel Bonk comes to Bellville Medical Center with a hefty resume of administering hospital systems that make Bellville look like a small clinic in comparison. That raises the question of why … more
Construction workers labor at building the new Austin County Justice Center Monday morning in Bellville. The new county facility is paid for through a $17 million bond voters approved in 2018. more
Work continues on the Austin County Sheriff’s Office and Jail renovation and expansion Monday Moring on Chesley Street in Bellville. Construction began Feb. 26 and is due to be completed a year … more
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