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Crossroads Area 911 System Upgraded to Allow Text Messages
The 911 emergency system is a great tool to have to reach first responders, but what if the person who needs emergency services can't speak or is hard of hearing?
That problem is no more, thanks to system upgrades that will now allow the system to receive text messages...
Victoria Summer July Fun
This July, Victoria is in full swing with events galore. Make some time and clear your schedule to take part in these upcoming and fun activities.
Thursday July, 4th
July 4th Celebration: Victoria Community Center - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Sunday July, 7th
Pop-Up Parksicles: Hopkins Park - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Wed…
Celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month in Victoria
The Victoria Parks and Recreation Department is urging Victorians to #DiscoverParksVictoria throughout the month of July in celebration of the National Parks and Recreation Month.
That means residents can join the fun all through the month by celebrating the 4th of July with music and fireworks, play…
Victoria Named Among Recession-Proof U.S. Cities
Is a recession on the horizon? A recent survey by Duke University of CEO's across the country seem to think so, around half think by the end of this year, but as many as 82% think by the end of next year. There are some U.S. cities that may be better places to be if the recession does hit, and …
Where Are the Safest Neighborhoods in Victoria?
Sure, we have our share of crime in Victoria. I've always thought we lived in a pretty safe city so, I was surprised to see a statistic from the website NeighborhoodScout that said at a rate of 41 crimes per 1,000 people, we are actually among the cities with the highest crime rates in the nati…
Check Out Victoria’s Community Crime Map
I didn't get my Victoria Advocate newspaper this morning. That means I was forced to go on their website to see the latest local news. Personally, I prefer the physical paper that I subscribe to not only for the news, but for the features like Ann Landers and the comics...
Is Victoria 'Relatively Unsafe?'
How safe do you feel living in Victoria? Personally, I feel pretty safe. Being in media and having had contact with area law enforcement on a professional level, I know we have some of the best, most conscientious officers in the business working to protect us every day...
The Blizzard of 2017
I survived the blizzard of 2017 and if you're reading this, I assume that you did too.
When I came into the house last night around 11, it was a steady drizzle outside and cold temperatures around 38 degrees. The conditions were right, but I didn't expect to actually see snow on the ground …
Victoria on TV Saturday
Chet Garner has been exploring the Lone Star State since 2010 on a PBS series called 'The Daytripper.' He visits communities all over the state spending a day visiting local landmarks, restaurants, parks, exploring history and more and, he's headed to Victoria this weekend...
Victoria Stores Coming and Going
Victoria is definitely growing. As the population grows, so does the addition and expansion of businesses which is great for the area. Unfortunately, with the effect of the economy nationwide, other businesses are closing their doors in some places, including Victoria...
How Kinky is Victoria?
I would say that most of the people I know in Victoria are pretty normal. Although I don't personally know what their habits might be when they're alone with their significant other (or, by themselves, I don't judge), I would tend to think they're not into anything that might be …
Welcome to Dangertown
When you think Texas you think southern hospitality. Not saying every state doesn't have their fair share of people who like to cause trouble. This list is compiled using crime statistics per capita.
1. Bexar County
In 2015, there were 1,793 sexual assaults in Bexar County compared to far less th…

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