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Go Vote for Orange County Special Angels Rodeo Tree

Orange County Special Angels Rodeo is one of eight charities participating in the Trees of Hope contest at Delta Downs Casino in Vinton, La. Cash prizes are awarded to the top... — Updated 11/25/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News 

County renews tax abatement policy that helped get new plastics plant

Orange County Commissioners Court Tuesday renewed the county's tax abatement policy for another two years, days after Chevron Phillips-QatarEnergy announced an $8.5 billion new... — Updated 11/22/2022


Chevron Phillips Chemical and QatarEnergy to construct integrated polymers facility on US Gulf Coast

THE WOODLANDS, Texas - Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC and QatarEnergy announced today that they are proceeding with the construction of an $8.5 billion integrated polymers... — Updated 11/22/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News 

Bridge City Chamber making the season merry and bright

The halls have already been decked with wreaths around Bridge City as the Chamber of Commerce helps spread the Christmas season spirit. The Chamber is sponsoring a wreath silent auc... — Updated 11/22/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News 

Old hospital turns into SWAT training grounds

Once, Orange Memorial Hospital, now closed, saved lives. On Friday, the building once again helped save lives, but this time for law enforcement. The building became the training... — Updated 11/22/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News 

Three take oath for Orangefield ISD School Board

Orangefield ISD gave the oath of office last week to three trustees, including one new one. Kyle Dubose, left, is the new school board member. He is replacing Donovan Weldon, who... — Updated 11/22/2022

 By Staff Report    News 

Cow Bayou boat parade set for Dec. 10

The spirit of Christmas will light up Cow Bayou in Bridge City with a boat parade scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 10. The “Christmas on the Bayou” boat parade will wind its way... — Updated 11/22/2022

 By Tommy Mann Jr    News 

Holiday season fun begins this week

The official start to the holiday season begins this week and there are a bunch of great events on tap for the next several weeks. A few big shows have been announced for 2023... — Updated 11/22/2022

 By Dan Perrine    News 

Humble named next Pinehurst Police Chief

The City of Pinehurst will have a new Chief of Police effective in December of this year. The Pinehurst City Council unanimously named Chris Humbe as their new Police Chief at a... — Updated 11/22/2022


West Orange-Cove CISD Welcomes Chevron Phillips to Orange

After much anticipation, Chevron Phillips Chemical and QatarEnergy announced their plans on Wednesday morning for an $8.5 billion construction in Orange County. West Orange-Cove... — Updated 11/18/2022


TxDOT Urges Texans to Find a Sober Ride This Holiday Season

AUSTIN – Six years have passed since a drunk driver killed Azeza Salama’s fiancé and sent her and her two children to the hospital, but her memories of the crash remain as... — Updated 11/17/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News 

New plastics plant will bring 500 permanent jobs

The official announcement Wednesday that Orange will be getting a new $8.5 billion petrochemical plant for plastics may be the biggest news since 1945, when DuPont announced its pla... — Updated 11/17/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News

Army Engineers will take virtual questions on levee system Thursday.

People with questions about the levee-floodwall project across Orange County will be able to submit them by email and then listen for the answers on a virtual, online conference... — Updated 11/15/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News

Sales taxes mixed in cities, but strong in county

Sales taxes were mixed across the county in September as cities were having a difficult time keeping up with the inflation rate. However, Orange County's sales taxes continue to... — Updated 11/15/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News

Law enforcement investigating two deaths plus a shooting injury

The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man on a working tugboat on the Neches River side of the county. Captain Joey Jacobs described the death as... — Updated 11/15/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News

Two BCHS students invited to help lead meeting in San Marcos

Grant Hale, left, president of the Bridge City High School student body, along with Aidan McAllister, student council public relations officer, were invited to help lead the Texas... — Updated 11/15/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News

Mid-term election draws 46 percent of county voters

The final results of the November 8 general election shows that nearly 46 percent of registered voters in Orange County cast a ballot. The county in the last census had a... — Updated 11/15/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News

Orange gets new public works director

The city of Orange on Tuesday announced that Adam Jack has been appointed to become the new public works director. He replaces Jim Wolf, who retired earlier this year after more... — Updated 11/15/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News

A capella group Home Free set to appear at Lutcher Theater

The Lutcher Theater on Tuesday announced the a capella singing group Home Free, which includes a Nederland native, will present a concert on Sunday, February 19, at 7 p.m. Tickets... — Updated 11/15/2022


Bridge City Marching Band traveled to UIL State competion

The Bridge City High School Marching Band traveled to the UIL State Championship performances in the Alamodome in San Antonio this past Thursday. Of the 206 Class 4A bands... — Updated 11/15/2022


Blue Santa collecting donations on Saturday in Vidor

The Orange County Sheriff's Office is currently collecting toys and cash donations for the annual Blue Santa project to provide children in families with needs gifts for Christmas.... — Updated 11/15/2022


Red Cross Honors United States Army Veteran Chester Jourdan Jr.

Friday, November, 11 2022 — This Veterans Day, November 11, 2022, the American Red Cross is recognizing veterans who continue their service in local communities across the country... — Updated 11/11/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News

LC-M voters reject proposed tax rate in early balloting

Early votes Orange County votes tabulated Tuesday night show that voters in the Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD are rejecting a proposition for a basic tax rate to be more than... — Updated 11/8/2022

 By Margaret Toal    News

November is Prostate Awareness Month with free men's health screenings

Orange County Commissioners Court Tuesday declared November as Gift of Life Prostate Awareness Month and learned about a free men's health screening clinic to be held in Orange.... — Updated 11/8/2022


Officer with WOCISD buys books

Officer Ryan Levy with the West Orange-Cove CISD Police Department supports reading and showed his appreciation to students by giving new books to the top readers at West... — Updated 11/8/2022


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