The Victoria Advocate won top honors in community leadership in a national journalism contest for its ”Understanding Harvey” series.
Victoria County plans to apply for almost $2 million in federal funding to make runway and taxiway improvements at the Victoria Regional Airport.
The 2018 South Texas Transportation Conference hosted by the Victoria Chamber of Commerce will focus on the aftermath of and recovery from Hurricane Harvey.
Dale Fowler, Victoria Economic Development Corporation president, has been named one of the nation’s leading economic developers. Fowler was included on the “2018 list of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers” by Consultant Connect.
Find your competitive advantage. We all have strengths and weaknesses. You want to play off your strengths. Too many times business owners try to fix their weaknesses, but they should be working on their strengths. It’s the strengths that will move them forward and gives them a competitive a…
This is a listing of building permits issued by the city of Victoria from Sept. 13 to 19 for new commercial, commercial remodeling, new residential construction and manufactured homes.
Every few months, it seems we hear about another major hack of consumer information. In the wake of these massive data breaches, like the Equifax breach in 2017, which exposed the personal information of millions of Americans, a new federal law will soon allow you to get credit protection wi…
The Legislative Committee of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce has seven areas of concentration the Chamber will focus on during the 86th Texas Legislative Session. These areas are:
Editor’s Note: Gushers and Dusters is compiled from reports filed by oil and gas operators with the Texas Railroad Commission in Austin. The Advocate does not independently verify the information reported.
Armyworm outbreaks are difficult to predict, but infestations seem to occur in portions of the state every year, especially after early fall rains. Common species of armyworms present in Texas include the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda. I have had some initial reports of armyworm activ…
Boutique Air will be the new airline to service the Victoria Regional Airport, the U.S. Department of Transportation decided Tuesday, overriding the airport board’s recommendation to select another company to provide the service.
The Department of Public Safety Officers Association plans to host a blood drive Thursday afternoon outside of its office in Victoria to raise awareness of childhood cancer.
The Victoria County Public Health Department Environmental Health Division inspects places where food is served in Victoria, DeWitt, Jackson and Calhoun counties.
University of Houston-Victoria student Lauren Wall hopes to one day open a private counseling practice in one of the historic buildings downtown with her office space on the main floor and living area upstairs.
Victoria County commissioners will make a final vote Monday on the county’s 2019 budget, which outlines almost $56 million worth of spending for county offices.
Numerous articles and interviews are recounting the implosion of Lehman Brothers 10 years ago. Once that domino fell, we quickly realized how closely positioned world dominoes were. During the next six months, the stock market fell another 46 percent.