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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Cleveland city manager fired, contract voided

After just two months on the job, Cleveland City Manager Stacy Williams was terminated Tuesday night, May 17, in a 3-2 vote by the Cleveland City Council. Williams’ termination is effective immediately, and he...

Dayton City Council approves $1.14 million in DCDC funding assistance

A handful of utility and public safety projects for the City of Dayton will move forward with the assistance of the Dayton Community Development Corporation. On Monday, May 16, Dayton City Council approved a...

Community celebrates sixth anniversary of Naskila Gaming

More than 100 community supporters of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas gathered Monday, May 16, to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the opening of Naskila Gaming and its profound economic benefit to the region. Elected...

City of Liberty swears in council, creates new public utility district

Liberty City Council canvassed election results and swore in two new members and a returning councilman and mayor at the regular council meeting on Tuesday, May 10. New to the council are Ed Seymour...

Mont Belvieu kicks off free concert series Friday night

On Friday, May 13, at 6 p.m. the City of Mont Belvieu kicks off the 2022 season of “Rock the Park” at its popular City Park. Friday’s concert features Austin’s premiere dance-hall band, Mike...

Union Pacific replacing century-old landmark rail bridge in Liberty

One of Liberty's most-visible and most-beloved landmarks will soon be gone. While change is inevitable and improvements were needed to modernize the structure and resolve structural deficiencies, many Liberty County residents will be sad...

Grand Parkway opening in Liberty County on May 19

Construction of the Grand Parkway/SH 99 - a major traffic artery for the Greater Houston Area - will wrap up next week with the opening of the final segments of the project, which will...

Grant will fund second fire station in Liberty

The City of Liberty has been awarded a $5 million grant from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs that will be used to build a second fire station on the 100 block...

H-GAC to present preliminary regional traffic study on Thursday in Liberty

Two years after teaming up with Liberty County and the cities of Cleveland, Dayton and Liberty on a comprehensive traffic study, the Houston-Galveston Area Council is ready to present the plan for public input...

War of words erupts in Dayton over Pct. 4 commissioner’s race

A Dayton man who created political drama last week by posting an unflattering sign of Liberty County Pct. 4 Commissioner Leon Wilson says he is simply exercising his right to free speech and vows...

Run-off election for Cleveland City Council to be held in June

The date for the City of Cleveland's run-off election is June 18 with early voting June 6-10, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and June 13-14, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., according to Liberty County...

Results for Liberty County May 7 election

The following are the Liberty County election results (early, absentee voting and all voting centers). There will be runoff elections for Cleveland City Council between candidates Rachel Hall and Desiree David, and Fred Terrell...