Daily Archives : August 4, 2014

Belton to host first Sip and Stroll

Published July 31, 2014 By David Tuma, The Belton Journal Belton’s first ever Belton Sip and Stroll is August 9 from 4 to 8 p.m. This is the first wine tasting event in Belton, and it involved a number of…

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The Belton Police Station is set to begin expasions soon. The station currently does not have enough parking to accomodate the amount of daily visitors and lacks secure parking for police vehicles and crime victims.

Increasing Safety: BPD to begin building expansions

Published July 31, 2014 By David Tuma, The Belton Journal The expansion of the Belton Police Station is long overdue and is currently close to becoming a reality. “This is a significant addition. There isn’t near enough parking at the…

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Proposed BISD tax rate to decrease

Published July 31, 2014 By Sydney Walter, The Belton Journal Proposed Belton ISD tax rates will decrease by one cent from last year, from a $1.45 tax rate to a $1.44 tax rate, pending a public meeting on August 18…

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Sparta Elementary earns top ratings

Published July 31, 2014 By Sydney Walter, The Belton Journal Recently, Sparta Elementary School has been designated by the Texas Education Agency as a High Performing Rewards School and a High Progress Rewards School. “These designations were created as part…

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Commissioners outline stance on influx of illegal immigrants

Published July 31, 2014 By Sydney Walter, The Belton Journal Housing undocumented immigrants is not in the best interest of Bell County, according to a resolution adopted by the Commissioners Court on Monday. The Court similarly encourages state and federal…

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