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The local board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program is preparing to submit a proposal for federal funds made available through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency to the Emergency Food and Shelter Program National Board.

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If you look around at the plans taking shape in different city departments, you’ll see a common theme: a deliberate effort to enhance livability and address community needs by bringing city functions in line with residents’ expectations, particularly the goals outlined in the city’s 2035 Com…

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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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As images of hundreds of pro-Trump rioters swarming the U.S. Capitol filled screens in the Crossroads on Wednesday, many saw a nation more divided than they had ever seen. Others said the riot was inevitable.

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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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Editor’s Note: The 87th Legislative session will begin Jan. 12 in Austin. The Advocate will run a series of stories previewing key issues in the session from city and county government to education as well as public safety and health care, among others. Friday’s topic is public safety government.

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After 39 years working in Victoria County’s tax office — that’s nearly 10,000 workdays — Rena Scherer found herself tossing and turning, unable to sleep before her last day in the office. So she got to work at 6 a.m. Thursday.

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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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Brookshire Brothers, a Texas-based grocery store chain, is opening a store in Cuero by the summer with possible assistance from local government.

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A local program that provides home visitations for parents who are expecting a baby or raising young children is receiving a $15,000 pandemic grant, pending approval from the Victoria County Commissioners Court.

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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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At least 1,106 bills have already been filed in anticipation of next year’s Texas Legislature, and many of those bills could affect how cities like Victoria govern themselves.

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If a developer taking a first drive through Victoria sees litter along the highways, convincing that person to invest in our community will be an uphill battle. However, if they see clean and well-maintained public areas dotted with colorful flowerbeds, they will know Victoria is an ideal pl…

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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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With the 87th Texas Legislature preparing to convene in January, Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, as chair of the Senate Committee on Health & Human Services, conducted the state’s first public hearings on COVID-19 earlier this week, according to a news release from her 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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