Recent News

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 9:33pm

The investigation continues into how Vanessa Olivas, a former Howard County Tax Assessor Collector Employee, allegedly stole over $20,000 from residents trying to renew their vehicle registration. Read More

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 9:31pm

Gary Borsch has been chair of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce, one of the largest non-profit business advocacy organizations in El Paso, for three months. Read More

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 10:34pm

Vanessa Olivas a former employee of the Tax Assessor Collector's Office was arrested on Tuesday. She is being investigated for stealing thousands of dollars. According to the arrest affidavit, Texas Rangers were contacted by the Department of Motor Vehicles because of suspicious activity at the Howard County Tax Assessors Office. An unusual amount of voided and exempt transactions were being filed. Rangers interviewed 33-year-old Olivas whose ID code was on the transactions. Read More

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 10:35pm

Rep. Carolyn Branagan, R-Georgia, urged her colleagues Thursday to use about $2 million from the education fund reserve to avoid an increase in statewide property tax rates this year. Read More

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 10:37pm

Manassas City Council met on Monday to review City Manager Patrick Pate’s proposed budget for the 2016 fiscal year. Read More