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City of Victoria Communications and Public Affairs Director Ashley Strevel was honored July 22 for earning her Certified Public Communicator certification from Texas Christian University’s Bob Schieffer College of Communication — Strategic Communication division. As part of the program, Stre…

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This is a listing of building permits issued by the city of Victoria from July 21-27 for new commercial, commercial remodeling, new residential construction and manufactured homes.

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When Mary Field took on the role of University of Houston-Victoria Staff Council chair last school year, she had no idea what to expect during a pandemic. Now, she’s ready to continue the work she started.

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The path that led Robert Merino to the field of financial aid services started when he was an undergraduate student worker at the University of Houston-Victoria. Now, the UHV School of Business Administration alumnus is tapped to lead a statewide financial aid association.

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We were on our way home one day from a trip to the gym. I was the last to walk out of the building, talking to people as usual. It was truly a beautiful day. Yes, the heat was getting back up there, and the humidity was frying my hair, but the birds were active in the trees, and the clouds m…

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The following have filed for new business permits or renewed business permits through the Victoria County Clerk’s office.

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Regional government entities meet throughout the month, taking care of public business. Below is a list of meetings this week. The meetings are open to the public.

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Victoria College will offer prospective and current students an opportunity to start or finalize their preparations for the upcoming Fall 2021 semester with a “Super Saturday” event 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Student Services Building on VC’s Main Campus.

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Vaccinations prevent many pet illnesses and can help avoid costly treatments for diseases that can be prevented, not to mention, the deadly diseases that cannot be treated. Vaccinations prevent illnesses that can be passed between animals and also from animals to people. This is of utmost im…

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This article is the latest development about a criminal justice advocate who was issued a criminal trespass warning by a district judge after she filmed a TikTok in a courtroom that was not being used. Earlier coverage includes articles on the trespass warning, the federal lawsuit against co…

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This article is the latest development about a criminal justice advocate who was issued a criminal trespass warning by a district judge after she filmed a TikTok in a courtroom that was not being used. Earlier coverage includes articles on the trespass warning, the federal lawsuit against co…

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For weeks, a white sign reading “Coming Soon,” with two doughnuts for the O’s, sat out front of a refurbished building on North Navarro Street, announcing Shipley Do-Nuts’ return to Victoria after a 10-year absence.

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Not long ago, my wife and I were in a cowboy town where the stop signs read, “whoa” instead of “stop.” I thought it was a fun way to show the uniqueness of their little town. I got a chuckle every time I had to stop at a “whoa” sign.

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The Rock the Park Coors Light Summer Street Dance sponsored by Victoria Parks and Recreation Department will be 6-10:30 p.m. Saturday in DeLeon Plaza in downtown Victoria.

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Friday is expected to be partly sunny, with a 40% chance of thunderstorms after 11 a.m. and heat index values reaching up to 110 degrees.

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Once, during a terrible storm at sea, a small passenger ship rolled out of control in the crushing waves. Anything and everything of value was tied down, and the less valuable items were cast overboard. The passengers were confined to their cabins for their safety. Many of the crew and most …

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Dr. Larry Riedel, a physician of internal medicine with the DeTar Medical Group, has been serving patients for 65 years, and he has seen more medical advancements than he can possibly recall in one interview.

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