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Victoria Ranks in Top 10 for Economic Growth
It's always great when you can report positive news for your hometown, especially when it's something that ranks on a national level. On that note, we're happy to report great economic news for the Victoria area.
In a story published in The Victoria Advocate, Victoria was in the top 3%…
Caterpillar Victoria To Add 200 New Jobs
In a prepared press release Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced it will begin independently designing and manufacturing its vocational truck product family at its plant in Victoria, Texas. The plant, which opened in 2012, currently produces hydraulic excavators...
Bring Your Dogs to ‘Bark for the Park’ Saturday
Wouldn't it be great if we had a place to take man's best friend for a little fun, besides just a walk around the neighborhood? That's the idea behind a proposed dog park in Riverside Park.
The Victoria Parks & Recreation Commission is raising funds for the proposed park, which would be in what i…
Eyes On Our Heroes
It’s that time of year again. You could receive the gift of FREE LASIK this September 11th from Victoria Eye Center! Q 92, Doctor George Boozalis and his team want to say Thank You to the men and women who serve and protect our South Texas communities by offering freedom from poor vi…
Vine Street in Victoria
Evan our co-worker shares with us her experience from yesterday evening:
On my way home after dinner with my sister I found I needed to take a small detour.  Vine Street is filling with water.  Thankfully I had a full belly and wasn’t in a rush...
Victoria Flood Shelter Information
As some residents in the city of Victoria face evacuation, a number of shelter facilities have been made available. Some of these may still have space, and some have certain restrictions so, call for more information.
Salvation Army, 1306 Louis St...
UHV School of Business Administration Among the Best in the World
Texas certainly has some of the best things in the world, and Victoria can now add another feather in it's cap because, we also have one of the best schools in the world.
I'm talking about the UHV School of Business Administration, which just completed it's 5th-year review and business…
Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Chappie’ Leads a Slow Weekend
With some of the year’s biggest movies only a month or two away, the box office seems to have entered a holding pattern. Some of the new releases are minor hits. Others crash and burn. Right now, Hollywood just seems to be crossing their fingers and hoping for the sweet, sweet summer movie se…
Local Victoria Athlete Goes Pro
5….4….3….2….1….RACE!!!! echoes through the arena as two teams comprised of five men and five women physically and strategically work their way across a four quadrant grid performing varied movements for one ultimate goal……. WIN...
Bring your Boots to Bootfest!
According to officials at Bootfest you won’t want to miss the second annual Bootfest to be held on Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6 on De Leon Plaza in downtown Victoria. FREE admission! Visit www.Bootfest.org for a complete schedule of events and other valuable information …

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