Coronavirus

Kayaking has returned to Riverside Park

VICTORIA, Texas---Kayaking has returned to Riverside Park. This is the first time in almost three years that the city of Victoria has worked with an outside company to offer kayaking.…

Part one of East High School graduation takes place Wednesday

VICTORIA, Texas -- VISD's in-person graduation ceremonies continued on Wednesday, with part one of East High School's commencement taking place at Memorial Stadium. Graduating seniors from East with last names beginning in A through L walked across a stage at…

Governor Abbott announces Phase III to open Texas

Phase III to open Texas released

AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today announced the third phase of the State of Texas’ plan to safely open the economy while containing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase III, effective immediately, all businesses in Texas will be able…

Day 2 of West High School in-person graduation takes place Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas -- Day two of VISD's in-person graduation ceremonies took place at Memorial Stadium Tuesday evening. Graduates from Victoria West High School with last names beginning with letter M-Z were recognized. East High School will host graduation on Wednesday…

VC museum offering at-home summer camp kits

VICTORIA, Texas-Victoria College’s Museum of the Coastal Bend is offering at-home kits for its Beginner Scientist, Archaeology 101 and History Explorers summer camps. The museum annually hosts the camps at its location on Victoria College’s Main Campus. As a precaution…

Part one of West High School graduation takes place Monday

VICTORIA, Texas -- Part one of VISD's in-person graduation ceremonies took place at Memorial Stadium Monday evening, with graduates from West High School with last names beginning in A-L the first group to be recognized. The rest of West High…

Victoria College announces Presidential finalists

VICTORIA, Texas - The presidential search committee recently interviewed the finalists via video conferencing. The four finalists are  Mickey D. Best, Jennifer Kent, James R. Dire, and Robert J. Exley. On Monday…

Manning Gymnastics reopens for first time in over two months

VICTORIA, Texas -- Local gymnastics center Manning Gymnastics opened its doors on Monday for the first time since being forced to close in mid-March. The facility, which trains Junior Olympic and Trampoline and Tumbling teams, reopened under current CDC guidelines…

Graduation Ceremony for Liberty Academy

Virtual graduation ceremony for class of 2020

VICTORIA, Texas- Watch the virtual graduation ceremony for Liberty Academy.  Congratulations to the Class of 2020.

Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Yorktown on Sunday

Must have an appointment

VICTORIA, Texas- The Texas Department of State Health Services has coordinated with the Texas Military to perform free Drive-Thru COVID-19 testing in Yorktown on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at the Yorktown ISD Bus Barn. This information can also be found…

249 COVID-19 tests completed this week in Victoria county

One new case Friday, and 4 new recoveries

VICTORIA, Texas- As of 5 p.m. Friday, May 29th there is one new confirmed case of COVID-19 in Victoria County and four recoveries which brings the total active case count to 12 in Victoria. There have been 249 tests…

One new COVID-19 case documented in Victoria county

Update COVID-19 numbers for Victoria county

VICTORIA, Texas- As of 5 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2020 there was one new case of COVID-19 and four new recoveries in Victoria County. There have been 249 tests done in the past week.

One new case of COVID-19 documented in Victoria County

One new case of COVID-19 in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas- As of 5 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 2020 there was one new case of COVID-19 and one new recovery in Victoria County. Source: Victoria Emergency Management For a look at numbers statewide click here.  

Vela Farms moves to new location on Main Street

VICTORIA, Texas -- The novel coronavirus has presented myriad challenges to small business owners across the country, but in Victoria one prominent business has been navigating the logistics of moving on top of it all. "That’s probably been the most…

No new cases of COVID-19 reported Wednesday

31 cases active in Golden Crescent Region

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Department of Public Health reports zero new cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County. Of the 159 total cases, 15 are still actively sick and working towards recovery. There are seven deaths recorded due to…

Local boutique adapting to pandemic landscape

VICTORIA, Texas -- Victoria gift shop and boutique Days Gone Bye! is one of countless small businesses in the Golden Crescent severely impacted by strict regulations imposed due to…