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The new year has started, and 2021 resolutions have been made. While many New Year’s goals focus on improving health and finances, consumers should also consider resolutions they can make to prevent fraud and protect their personal information.

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Your Victoria ISD School Board’s mission, purpose, and goal is to work with the community to envision Victoria’s educational future; with your input — the community’s input, we provide directions through planning, evaluation, and goal-setting efforts.

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Chance Glenn, provost and vice president of academic affairs for the University of Houston-Victoria, said Martin Luther King Jr.’s lessons are alive today.

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To say we live in “interesting times” is a huge understatement. I wonder if I live in an alternate reality like the movie “The Truman Show.” It is obvious I am not the only one assessing a world of distortions. We are all being manipulated in some capacity. From ministers to politicians to a…

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Who doesn’t like fresh, Texas grown peaches? Can they be grown successfully in Victoria County?

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Our family got a Kindle Fire TV Stick for Christmas to more easily access Netflix, YouTube and other video services we use regularly with our kids.

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Masks, social distancing and limited fans in the stands characterized the 2020 football season set against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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Shannon Spree was hired by the Victoria County Judge’s office to serve as the chief of staff. Spree has more than 26 years of experience in media, marketing and communications, mostly in the Victoria area. She holds her B.A. in mass communications from Texas State University.

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

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This is a listing of building permits issued by the city of Victoria from Jan. 6-12 for new commercial, commercial remodeling, new residential construction and manufactured homes.

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Pastors in Victoria used to pause their services as Ed Chesnick went from church to church to collect payments — maybe a quarter, maybe a dollar — for furniture sold on credit.

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“Zombie Prom,” is a play put on by Victoria school district students. A subhead on Page A1 Friday should have said the students came from across the district.

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We’ve all heard the phrase, “I’d rather be safe than sorry.” And that statement has validity. People often take risks that they aren’t ready for and end up sorry.

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Near the beginning of Peter’s first epistle, he leads us into God’s teaching on a Christian’s “heavenly inheritance” (1 Peter 1.3-12). In verse 7 he uses as his analogy that the preciousness of this inheritance is “much more precious than gold,” and he tells us why. Because gold “perishes.”

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A little over four years ago, I was asked by a national Christian magazine to write an article about the presidential election. The article was scheduled to run after the election, but the due date for the article was before the election. I ended up submitting two articles. One was titled, “…

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