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The Austin County, Texas 2019-2020 Proposed Budget At-A-Glance

The Austin County, Texas 2019-2020 Proposed Budget At-A-Glance

Since the 2019-20 Proposed Budget of Austin County was released, we have been working diligently to break it down graphically to help the populace of Austin County have a better view/understanding of the overwhelming list of numerical data. However, we did face some hurdles in an effort to do this. We hope you find this tool helpful in deciphering the proposed budget and an understanding of how your tax dollars are being utilized.

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Hailiang Copper Tube Texas Plant Opening In Sealy, Announced at Ceremony [VIDEO]

Hailiang Copper Tube Texas Plant Opening Announced at Ceremony [VIDEO]

Tuesday was a big economic announcement day for Austin County and Sealy, Texas.  Zhejiang Hailiang Co., Ltd, a Chinese-based company, has purchased the former BAE Systems facility and plans to build a new 500,000-square-foot building worth a total investment of $165 million into the project. The new facility will produce copper water pipes, coils, refrigerating air conditioning pipes, insulation pipes, and other conduits, according to the company.

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HGAC Releases “Together Against the Weather” Campaign Ahead of Hurricane Season

HGAC Releases “Together Against the Weather” Campaign Ahead of Hurricane Season

HGAC has released its “Together Against the Weather” campaign, created to help residents of the 13-county region (Austin County being one of them) to better plan and prepare for hurricanes this 2019 season. Together Against the Weather focuses on helping various special needs populations in our 13-county region, as well as provide strategies and tool kits of materials to help the general population overcome challenges they could experience in advance of a storm.

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Bellville Hospital Foundation Holds Townhall Meeting [VIDEO]

Bellville Hospital Foundation Hold Townhall Meeting [VIDEO]

The Bellville Hospital Foundation along with ERH Healthcare and TRG hosted a Townhall Meeting Monday night at the Bellville High School Auditorium.  The townhall focused on the future of the hospital in light of CHI, the current managing company, terminating their lease agreement.  CHI’s management officially ends on May 7, 2019, leaving the status of the Bellville Hospital in question.

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