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Since Hurricane Harvey hit in 2017, the Victoria County Long-Term Recovery Group has received two grants from the American Red Cross to assist with recovery efforts in Victoria County, said Rick Villa, development coordinator for the group.

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Eight people spoke against a homeless ordinance during a Victoria City Council meeting on Tuesday, and one person favored the proposed ordinance that would regulate where homeless people can sleep. A story on Page A1 Wednesday was not clear in the breakdown of speakers.

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Victoria City Council on Tuesday delayed voting on an ordinance aimed at the homeless to allow more time for its members to research and consider it.

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Join us Sunday at 3 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 12183 Farm-to-Market Road 236, to enjoy organ and choral music performed by Victoria-area musicians. This free concert will be presented in an informal format with opportunities to see the organ up close and learn more about the “King of Inst…

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The Andreas Windberg family reunion will be from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m Oct. 5 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Parish Hall, Farm-to-Market Road 622, in Schroeder.

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Reconstruction of Crestwood Drive between Laurent Street and Ben Jordan Street is scheduled to begin Monday, according to a news release from the city.

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Soon after 12:30 p.m. Monday, the Chick-fil-A pop-up truck across from DeLeon Plaza had already sold out of the 200 sandwiches they’d stocked for the day.

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The windmill blade stuck in a Fulton tree has withstood several hurricanes, but its future wavered in the past month when insurance agents said it created liability problems for a home on the property.

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This is a listing of building permits issued by the city of Victoria from Aug. 8-14 for new commercial, commercial remodeling, new residential construction and manufactured homes.

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When Esperanza Buentello had her quinceañera in June, only a couple of songs had played during her party when the power suddenly went out.

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Soiled bunker gear was once worn back to fire stations with little concern, but departments across the country, including Victoria departments, are drastically changing how gear is cleaned and handled in efforts to prevent cancer.

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Victoria City Council appears ready to approve an ordinance aimed at the homeless that would, if approved, make it an offense for anyone to camp in primarily residential areas or designated historic districts.

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will speak in Goliad next week at the annual meeting of the general assembly for the Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission.

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Some people have traditions during vacations, like visit a brand new restaurant or a theme park. My personal traditions have changed throughout the years; when I was a child, we would go and take a family road trip to visit cousins and uncles who lived in the northern regions of New Mexico. …

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Victoria’s Delaware Hotel began its life in 1908 when John E. and Helen Krapf Hall leased a building at 301 N. Main owned by the Victoria YMCA. The first floor, or street level, was remodeled to accommodate a lobby and large dining room. The second floor was divided into five guest rooms and…

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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.

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As a staff member at the University of Houston-Victoria at Katy for more than 18 years, Rosemary McCusker feels a sense of duty to serve on the university’s Staff Council, build relationships and promote collaboration.

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