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Jefferson County

August 29, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation today announced that the Texas Transportation Commission has approved more than $10.2 million for projects in Jefferson and Hardin County. More
August 29, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin highlights some fun Labor Day Weekend activities around the Gulf Coast region including movies, outdoor music and dance with international flair; and a chance to learn all about beer. More
August 27, 2014 -- Port Arthur City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted 6-2, with Willie “Bae” Lewis and Stephen Mosely opposed, to establish a City Manager's Search Advisory Board. More
August 26, 2014 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to approve a change order to a contract with Johnson Controls, Inc. to increase the number of new water meters to be replaced in the city. More
August 25, 2014 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve specifications for a request for proposals for development of a multi-sports training facility at Ford Park. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to adopt the port’s FY2015 Budget, which included total revenues of $12.17 million. More
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August 25, 2014 -- The City of Beaumont has announced that crews will close Howard Street between East Lavaca and Adam streets on Tuesday, and continuing for approximately two months, for construction. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Jefferson County Tourism Committee is accepting applications through September 5 for grants for tourism related projects and events. More
August 22, 2014 -- The American Red Cross Beaumont and Orange County Chapter has named Chester R. Jourdan, Jr. as the chapter's new executive director. More
August 22, 2014 -- Port Arthur City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Stephen Mosely opposed, to extend a contract with Strategic Government Resources related to search services for the city manager position. More
August 19, 2014 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its 27th anniversary gala on September 5 at 6:30 p.m. More
August 19, 2014 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to change the speed limit along four sections of South Major Drive. More
August 18, 2014 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted 4-1, with Everette “Bo” Alfred opposed, to approve a hotel occupancy tax emergency grant allocation of $35,914 for Ford Park. More
August 18, 2014 -- The City of Beaumont and the Miller Community Fund will host a reception on Thursday in honor of Ben Woodhead's service to the Miller Library. More
August 18, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned consumers to be aware of con artists who utilize major news stories, such as the recent death of comedian Robin Williams, for "click bating" to install malware on your computer or smartphone or obtaining personal information. More
August 15, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activity opportunities in the Gulf Coast Region, including a new art exhibition at the University Museum at Texas Southern University, Shark Weekend at the Downtown Aquarium in Houston, the "Don’t Mess with Texas, Mess with ART” Family Arts Day at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont and an evening of music and dance at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
August 14, 2014 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to canvass the results of the August 5 Special Runoff Election for Texas Senate District 4. More
August 12, 2014 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to approve the issuance of $50 million in solid waste disposal revenue bonds by the Mission Economic Development Corporation to finance a proposed waste-to-energy conversion project near Lafin Road in Beaumont. More
August 11, 2014 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted 4-1, with Michael Sinegal opposed, to approve the assignment by Jefferson Refinery, LLC of all of its rights, title, obligations and interest in the December 2010 loan agreement between Jefferson Refinery and the Jefferson County Industrial Development Corporation prepared in connection with the Hurricane Ike Disaster Area Revenue Bonds to Jefferson 2010 Bond Holdings, LLC., and to assign rights, title, obligations and interest in the August 1, 2012 agreement for revenue bonds to Jefferson 2012 Bond Holdings, LLC. More
August 10, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas’ 62nd season will begin on Saturday, September 20 in Beaumont. More
August 09, 2014 -- The Texas Chapter of the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association met in Galveston on Friday. More
August 08, 2014 -- The City of Beaumont today reported that the Lindbergh Drive overpass has been closed until further notice due to damage caused by a train derailment that took place this morning. More
August 06, 2014 -- The Golden Triangle Sierra Group will host renowned environmental attorney Jim Blackburn on September 11 at Unity Church in Beaumont for a program on “Landscape-Scale Green Space Solutions for Hurricane Surge Damage Reduction” More
August 06, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation on Monday announced that the Texas Transportation Commission has approved more than $26 million for maintenance on the Rainbow Bridge between Port Arthur and Bridge City. More
August 06, 2014 -- Port Arthur City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize emergency repairs to a 24 inch waterline at 18th Street and Woodworth Boulevard by Allco, LLC of Beaumont, in the amount of $200,000. More
August 05, 2014 -- Brandon Creighton defeated Steve Toth in the Texas Senate District 4 race. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Texas Legislature's Joint Interim Committee on Coastal Barrier Systems on Monday held a public hearing at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
August 05, 2014 -- Beaumont City Council today voted unanimously to make various amendments to the city’s FY2014 Budget. More
August 05, 2014 -- Voters are casting their ballots today in the special runoff election for Texas Senate District 4 between Brandon Creighton and Steve Toth. More
August 04, 2014 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to award a $1,955,000 contract to N&T Construction for the new health clinic. More
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