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Grass Fire on CR 223

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An unattended burn barrel was apparently the ignition point for a slow moving grass fire on Sunday afternoon at approximately 12:20 p.m.

German restaurant, brew pub planned downtown

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Zoch Brewing Company, dba Giddings Brewhaus, has signed a long-term deal with the GEDC to lease the 3,500 square foot downtown property previously known as the historic Sterling Theatre building.

LOADS OF ROCK

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LOADS OF ROCK were put in place to form the railbed at the Hwy 290 crossing.

Small grass fire in Doak Springs area

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Eldridge Cooper called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, Aug. 18 at 12:05 p.m. about a small grass fire on Lisa Cooper’s place on FM 3403 at CR 446

Physical altercation with husband, wife

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Giddings Police Officer Dustin Kieschnick met with a female in the lobby of the police station Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 9:56 p.m. about someone jumping on her. The female stated

Woman walks dogs in middle of road

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Sgt. Lee Liles and Deputy Stephen Ledenbach located the woman walking the dogs, identified as Lynette Gardner. One of the dogs was dead, and she didn’t know who the other

$200 stolen after account hacked

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A Lexington man who lives at a home on Hwy. 77 called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 11:15 a.m. after his account had been hacked,

ZochNet in top 5,000 of fastest-growing in US

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Locally owned and operated telecommunications start-up Unified Communications, Inc, dba ZochNet, is receiving national recognition as one of America’s fastest-growing privately owned businesses. The company, which bills itself as a

Three arrested here after stop on 290

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Giddings Police Officers Dustin Kieschnick and A.J. Gonzales observed a vehicle with no license plate traveling in the 2000 block of E. Austin Street on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 4:50

County extends Burn Ban, drought conditions worsen

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Lee County Commissioners voted to extend the current burn ban due to worsening drought conditions. The KBDI (drought index) has continued to rise. As of press time, the Lee County