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Planning a Road Trip this Summer? Start Right Here in Texas
I love road trips. Getting out on the highway and exploring all that our great country has to offer, exploring out of the way diners and scenery. Needless to say, Texas has plenty to offer for your vacation. In fact, the website WalletHub crunched the numbers comparing states to find the best & …
Victoria Travelers Stuck on the Tarmac at DFW
Have you ever been on a plane that was delayed for whatever reason? I have for about an hour one time, and that was no fun but, at least it wasn't longer than that.
About 11 passengers headed to Victoria from DFW were delayed three hours on Sunday due to what they were told was weather related, …
Great Places in Texas to Do Some Hiking
We love taking trips around the state to discover new things like great scenery. I've lived here for over twenty years, but I've only seen a small portion of the beauty Texas has to offer. Here's a list of some great places to visit in that you should definitely put on your list...
Austin is the Best State Capital in the Nation
Everybody loves Austin, Texas. From it being the live music capital of the world to offering some of the best restaurants, scenery, history and culture (not to mention the fact that it's the seat of government), Austin is a great place to live, work and visit, minus the horrible traffic, that i…
TxDOT Opens Safe Phone Zones for Safer Highway Travel
During the holiday season, you and a whole lot of other people may be will taking to the highways to visit family and friends. Naturally with the increased traffic, comes more risk of distracted driving, and that's why the Texas Department of Transportation has created 'Safe Phone Zones&ap…
Top 9 Speed Traps in Texas
Before I moved here from Southern New Mexico some 20 years ago, I would venture into El Paso from time to time for concerts, restaurants and other attractions. One thing that always surprised me was the number of speeders on Texas highways...
Twelve Other Places Named Victoria in the United States
Before I moved to Victoria, I never would have thought of the name as anything other than a woman's first name. Now that I do live here, I find it unusual to think of other places with the same name as our fair city but, did you know there are an even dozen more in the good 'ol USA?
According to Wike…
More Lane Reductions for Victoria Utility Line Work
If you travel Bridge Street in Victoria, you may face some delays for a few days, as city officials say Bridge Street has been reduced to one lane from Stayton Avenue to Commercial Street to install utility lines. This work which began today, is expected to take 4 days, weather permitting...
More Street Reductions in Victoria this Week
If you travel downtown Victoria on a regular basis, you will likely face some delays this week, as the city installs utility lines in some areas, which will require some lane reductions.
Beginning today (July 5) North Street will be reduced to westbound only traffic from East Street to Depot Street t…

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