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Testing offered as OC Covid-19 skyrockets

Active cases of COVID-19 in Orange County have jumped from 3 to 317 since June 3, according to statistics posted on the Orange County Emergency Management Facebook page Thursday... — Updated 7/9/2020

 

60 county residents test positive for covid-19

The number of new cases of covid-19 in Orange County continue to rocket up the charts with Wednesday afternoon's numbers released by health officials showing a record increase of... — Updated 7/3/2020

 

Record Covid-19 spike continues in OC

More than 100 new test-confirmed cases of the Covid-19 respiratory virus have been reported in Orange County in the last week, according to a Wednesday, July 1 report. That means... — Updated 7/3/2020

 

Orange County Judge confirms he has COVID-19

In the midst of the worst spike yet in local coronavirus cases, Orange County Judge John Gothia has tested positive for COVID-19, he told the County Record and Penny Record newspape... — Updated 6/30/2020

 

Hennigan, McKenna win Orange council run-off seats

Caroline Mazzola Hennigan and Mary McKenna scored convincing wins over incumbents in Saturday’s Orange City Council Run-off Elections. Hennigan won 71.6 percent of the votes cast... — Updated 6/16/2019

 

Headed by WOS, football teams return to practice fields

PHOTO: West Orange-Stark football players take a conditioning run under the watchful eye of coach Cornel Thompson Wednesday as the team held a voluntary workout. While Josh Smalley was sending notice Tuesday his Orangefield... — Updated 9/7/2017

 

County, city dispel rumors of looting violence

PHOTO: City of Orange law enforcement officers are conducting residential well-being checks and leaving ribbons attached to their property. They merely mean that the property has... — Updated 9/6/2017

 

Florida responders, volunteers head home to prepare for Irma

You couldn’t hardly go anywhere in Orange County the past few days – when you could go anywhere in Orange County – without encountering a storm helper from Florida. More than 400 volunteers came from Florida to help with the... — Updated 9/6/2017

 

Mobile substation could power up western Orange County

Entergy Texas officials hope they have at least a temporary fix to most of Orange County’s electricity problems. Plans are for the company to install a mobile substation to... — Updated 9/5/2017

 

Schools review storm damage, consider date for return

West Orange-Cove ISD said its Middle School flooded as a result of last week’s Tropical Storm Harvey and that all its buildings received at least minor water damage. Orangefield... — Updated 9/5/2017

 

Numbers improve for County's weary flooding victims

“Normal” may take a good while. But the numbers are definitely trending in a positive direction for storm-punched Orange County. Sunday evening Entergy reported that there were... — Updated 9/4/2017

 

News improves on Sabine River, Toledo Bend spillway releases

(Looking east on Green Avenue at 4th Street Saturday. Photo courtesy Don Carona) At noon Saturday, Sept. 2, the Sabine River had crested at Deweyville and Toledo Bend Reservoir had... — Updated 9/2/2017

 

Rising water keeps Orange, Vidor residents steaming in the dark

Entergy reported 26,000 Orange County customers without power – and air-conditioning -- at midday Saturday – nearly four days after Tropical Storm Harvey inundated Southeast... — Updated 9/2/2017

 

Sabine River tops expected crest

The Sabine River level topped its expected crest of 30.7 feet at Deweyville Friday morning, forcing the National Weather Service to adjust its forecast. It now says the major... — Updated 9/1/2017

 

Orange works on sewer, electric

The City of Orange was still in “rescue mode” Friday afternoon, but also crews were working hard on sewer and electric issues. Most of the City of Orange’s 18,000 residents were still lacking electricity at midday Friday,... — Updated 9/1/2017

 

Lights, optimism shine in Bridge City

The lights and air conditioning have come back on in most of Bridge City and Jerry Jones sees no reason for folks to talk about the big E. As in evacuation. “The city of Bridge City is not calling for an evacuation. Repeating,... — Updated 9/1/2017

 

Harvey rainfall causes Toledo floodgates to open wide on Sabine

The Toledo Bend Reservoir today increased spillway releases into the Sabine River to nearly half the surge that preceded last year’s federally declared flooding disaster in Deweyv... — Updated 8/30/2017

 

Roundbunch Road swing bridge closes for repairs

The swing bridge on E. Roundbunch Road closed Friday, a couple months earlier than expected, after this week's state inspection. The bridge is expected to be closed for almost two... — Updated 3/10/2017

 

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