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Thu
28
Jan

East Coast blizzard brings Babin to town

Roxanne Babin looked warm, friendly and elegant when she walked into the Woods Event Center in Vidor by herself on Tuesday night. Mrs. Babin, the wife the 36th Congressional District U.S. Representative Dr. Brian Babin, arrived alone at the Orange County Republican Party “Coffee with the Candidates” event but was instantly recognized and welcomed like a family member.

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Thu
28
Jan

County could save between $2-$6 million

By George Garza

The Orange County Commissioners Court found out that they could see a savings of between $2 million to $6 million in energy costs by fixing, replacing, standardizing and modernizing the power-using infrastructure of the County. Kenneth Morris of Way Services of Vidor told the Court on Monday that his company’s survey and audit of the County’s power consumption is complete and that he is ready to sit down with the Court and discuss their options as far as how extensively they want to pursue energy cost reductions.

Tue
26
Jan

Escapade winners

Tue
26
Jan

Property taxes are due now

By George Garza
 
Tue
26
Jan

Vidor set to approve tax abatement zones throughout city

Some property owners in Vidor could save thousands of dollars in taxes when they build, remodel or add-on to an existing residence. With the city’s “Pride and Progress” program, a series of ordinances offering tax abatements, waived fees for some services and the targeting of substandard structures and public nuisances, Vidor City Council is hoping to spur new growth and attract new residents.
 
Tue
26
Jan

Crooks are scamming loyal cable subscribers

By George Garza
 
Tue
26
Jan

Filing underway for three council positions

By Randall Luker
 
Thu
21
Jan

Carlton asks city to reinvest in reconstituted OCEDC

By Randall Luker
 
Thu
21
Jan

Water district examines options for reducing trihalomethanes

By George Garza
 
Thu
21
Jan

Orange makes plans to move their City Hall

By George Garza
 

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