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Victoria County judge gives address at chamber luncheon

Victoria County judge gives address at chamber luncheon

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria Chamber of Commerce held its luncheon at the Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex Wednesday. Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller was…

Big 12 announces schedule for 2020 football season

Schools will have to adhere to safety guidines

VICTORIA, Texas - The Big-12 conference will play sports this fall.    That news came Wednesday as the conference released it's football schedule. All schools currently have nine in-conference games scheduled, and an open date for a 10th game from an…

DeWitt County reports 95 recoveries from COVID-19

16 additional confirmed cases reported

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- County health officials report that ninety-five (95) county residents previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered from the illness. There are sixteen (16) additional (confirmed) cases of the novel coronavirus and two (2) additional deaths. The death toll…

3 COVID-19 related deaths reported in Victoria County

24 new confirmed cases reported

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department is reporting three COVID-19-related deaths in Victoria County. The patients, two female Victoria County residents in their 90’s and a male Victoria County resident in his 90’s were all hospitalized in…

Waitr Looking for 100 Workers in Victoria

Food Delivery Service Seeking New Drivers

Victoria, TX – Waitr, a leader in on-demand food ordering and delivery, announced today it is looking to hire 100 new contract drivers in the Victoria area. “These positions will not only help satisfy the continued demand for delivery from…

Governor Abbott set to visit Victoria Tuesday

Gov. Abbott will hold COVID-19 press conference at Victoria College's Emerging Technology Complex

VICTORIA, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott will travel to Beaumont and Victoria on Tuesday, August 11th to hold press briefings with local leaders. Gov. Abbott will provide an update on COVID-19. The Governor will be joined by Texas Division of…

6 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Another COVID-19 related death reported

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department is reporting a COVID-19-related death in Victoria County. The patient, a male Victoria County resident in his 80’s, had been hospitalized in Victoria. Out of respect for the family, no further identifying…

5 inmates at Victoria County Jail test positive for COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas- A report released by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards reveals that there are five inmates with a confirmed positive COVID19 test. The 54-page report released on Saturday shows the numbers of inmates and facility staff who have…

VC offering Plumbing Level 1 course Sept. 22-Dec. 17

Scholarships and financial aid are available

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College will offer a Plumbing Level 1 course on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 22-Dec. 17 from 6 to 10 p.m. at VC’s Liberty Street Industrial Training Center. The cost for the course is $600 and includes all…

Application deadline extended for VC’s Vocational Nursing Program

The program is fully approved by the Texas Board of Nursing

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College’s Vocational Nursing Program has extended the deadline for accepting applications from Sept. 1 to Oct. 1. “We want to give prospective students in our program every opportunity to complete the application process in light of the…

Three Texas Parks and Wildlife employees die in helicopter crash

Three Texas Parks and Wildlife employees die in helicopter crash

AUSTIN, Texas - Three Texas Parks and Wildlife Department employees died in a helicopter crash Saturday while conducting aerial surveys for desert bighorn sheep in West Texas. The crash occurred on TPWD’s Black Gap Wildlife Management Area in Brewster County.…

Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Victoria County

Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 confirmed Saturday by Victoria County Public Health Department officials. As of 5:15 pm today, there are: 13 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 62 newly recovered individuals 1,191 currently active…

Governor Abbott extends state disaster declaration for COVID-19

Read the Governor's disaster declaration below

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott today extended his Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties in response to COVID-19. Originally issued on March 13th, the Disaster Declaration provides the state a variety of resources to effectively serve Texans as the…

Thirty new cases, two COVID-19-related deaths in Victoria County

Thirty new cases, two COVID-19-related deaths in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - Thirty new cases of COVID-19 confirmed Friday by Victoria County Public Health Department officials. Victoria County officials also confirmed two COVID-19-related deaths, a woman in her 90s and another woman in her 60s. Both women were hospitalized…

Schroeder Hall to reopen in early September

Schroeder Hall to reopen in early September

SCHROEDER, Texas - Schroeder Hall, along with other bar venues, were forced to close their doors due to state orders from the governor after a resurgence of COVID-19…