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Proposed AMORE Act allowing catch-up contributions for retirement accounts

The AMORE Act would allow individuals to compare their actual contributions to retirement accounts such as 401(k) plans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), David Perdue (R-Ga.), and Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) introduced the Addressing Missed-savings Opportunities for Retirement due to an Epidemic Act (AMORE Act), legislation that would allow individuals facing financial challenges and who are unable…

VC graduates 46 from associate degree nursing program

Victoria College’s two-year associate degree nursing program is fully approved by the Texas Board of Nursing

VICTORIA, Texas - Forty-six students graduated from Victoria College associate degree nursing program after the spring 2020 semester. “This was a very tough and trying semester due to COVID-19, and our nursing students were able to adapt to the many…

Cuero Health: Cuero Medical Clinic welcomes new doctor

Dr. Lemley completed his residency in Family Medicine at Texas A&M

CUERO, Texas -  Cuero Medical Clinic welcomes Nicholas Lemley, D.O. to its family practice. His first day at the practice will be Monday, August 3 and he is accepting new patients.  Dr. Lemley is a Board Eligible Family Medicine physician…

Theatre Victoria cancels Matilda

If you purchased tickets for Matilda you have three options

VICTORIA, Texas - Theatre Victoria is canceling its 2020 Summer Musical, Matilda. If you purchased tickets for Matilda you have three options: -Consider your ticket purchase as a donation to Theatre Victoria. -Turn your tickets in to comps for a…

The Texas Zoo needs help to financially survive this pandemic

It costs about $40,000 a month to operate the zoo

VICTORIA, Texas-- The Texas Zoo rescues animals and relies heavily on admissions to stay open, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they're struggling to make ends meet. The sounds from the animals, the guest footsteps walking through the door, are…

Tips to make remote learning more effective

Here are five ways to make remote learning more effective

VICTORIA, Texas - Summer vacation is in full swing for students across the country. For their parents, the current climate already has them worried about what school will look like this fall. A new study from Gallup found that over…

July is "Watch your car month"

Remember Lock your cars, remove valuables and take your keys

VICTORIA, Texas - The Texas Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority has deemed July “Watch Your Car Month” So far, this month there are 17 reported burglaries of vehicles. All were unsecured and all had valuable property inside. Included in the…

Welder Center offering free Summer Family Movie Series

A total of five showings scheduled for the month of July

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College’s Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts is offering five family-friendly movies in its free Summer Family Movie Series beginning at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 16. The other showings are scheduled for Saturday, July…

VISD: Children to social distance on school buses

School buses plan to limit the amount of students on the bus to help with social distancing.

VICTORIA, Texas - A new transportation plan is coming this fall for the Victoria Independent School District. VISD is planning on having children social distance on school buses. Communications director Shawna Currie, said  VISD sent out surveys to families that…

Stay safe from mosquitos this summer

Mosquitos can spread disease here are some tips to stay safe

VICTORIA, Texas - With summer here, the Victoria County wants people to be aware of the dangers that mosquitos can cause to not only you, but your pets as well. Mosquitos can spread West Nile Virus, malaria, yellow fever and…

Moody Gardens remains open, recommends weekday visits

Moody Gardens remains open, recommends weekday visits

GALVESTON, Texas - If you're looking for a break from social distancing doldrums, you may want to plan a road trip to Moody Gardens, they have taken precautions…

VISD approves HB3 goals and administrators

The VISD Board of Trustees names new administrators

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria ISD Board of Trustees has approved new administrators for Patti Welder Middle School, West High School, and Athletic Director. The positions were open following the departure of Denise Canchola and Debbie Crick, who accepted employment…

Alamo Fireworks has seen a spike in sales during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Fireworks and sparklers are prohibited within city limits

Clarification: Newscenter25 wants to clarify fireworks are not allowed within Victoria city limits. Victoria county is not under a burn ban, but fireworks and sparklers are prohibited within city limits. VICTORIA, Texas-- The 4th of July is one of the…