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Group of people outdoors with trash bags and work gloves.

City to host 1st community cleanup

The City of Victoria has partnered with the Southside Community Coalition for a volunteer-led day of cleanup and community development.
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Santa Claus on a sleigh parade float with autumn trees in background.

Parks & Recreation to host ‘reverse Christmas parade,’ fireworks show

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Joel Novosad speaks with Ashley Strevel in front of Explore Victoria backdrop with tourism photos. Text reads "Joel Novosad, Director of Convention & Visitors Bureau." Play button is displayed.

Victoria Minute: Come and explore Victoria

Joel Novosad, director of the Convention & Visitors Bureau, is here to tell you how the CVB works to bring people to Victoria and spread the word about events.
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Abstract art of a woman's face. Text reads, "Artisan Market. Shop masterpieces from local artists. Enjoy live music and great food."

City’s Victoria Main Street Program to host 1st Artisan Market

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Two portrait photos, a man and a woman.

City of Victoria announces promotion, new hire

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A family forms a wide circle around a smiling cartoon space heater. Word bubble reads, "I'm so happy when I have my own space!" Subtitle reads, "Keep space heaters at least 3 feet from anything that can burn...including people!"

Heat your home safely by keeping seasonal hazards in mind

Before you light a fire in the fireplace or turn on your heating appliances, remember that fire safety is crucial even (and especially) during the colder months.
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City Council chambers

City Council meeting

The City Council approved an incentive for a new shopping center, increased the HOT fund allocation for Warrior's Weekend and approved amendments to the CDBG 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and 2019 Annual Action Plan.
Dates to remember


Slightly weathered American flag.

City of Victoria closings for Veterans Day observance

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Map showing lane reduction on Crestwood Drive between Main Street and the railroad tracks to the east.

Part of Crestwood Drive closes to eastbound traffic

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Map shows the site plan for a shopping center near home depot. 10 retail spaces with room for expansion.

Outside developer will invest $31M in economic development for City

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Explore Victoria logo.

Application deadline extended for volunteer Tourism Advisory Board

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Keep Victoria Beautiful logo: City of Victoria star with leaves growing out of it.

Keep Victoria Beautiful seeks volunteers for upcoming litter pickups

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GLO launches survey for Economic Development & Diversification Study

Texas General Land Office seal featuring a buffalo and a star rising over a cliff.This survey applies to Aransas, Bee, Calhoun, Goliad, Jim Wells, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, and Victoria Counties. If you are a resident, business owner, government professional, nonprofit leader or anyone with a stake in the future of these counties, this is your final chance to provide input before the draft plan is created! Click here to take the survey. For more information, email


COVID-19 case count for November 9th. New:  54. Active: 154. Recovered: 4250. Deaths: 95. Probable: 9. Total: 4499.
Numbers posted Monday-Saturday on the health department's Facebook page
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