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 Turning dirt for the long-awaited Hyatt Regency hotel and convention center on Bayland Island was a dream come true for the city. Now, construction is set to begin, and city officials are ready to see the project turn into an actual structure.

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A pedestrian died when he was struck by a vehicle just before midnight Wednesday night in the 8500 block of Garth Road near Wallisville Road, just north of Baytown.

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• A 24-year-old La Porte man was charged with evading arrest after leading police on a pursuit that began on East Texas Avenue near Alexander Drive about 10:10 p.m. Monday.

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For more than 15 years the Fred Aguilar Promise Center, 2609 Market Street, has offered a helping hand to residents of West Baytown. A bright new mural unveiled this month gives visual witness to the many hands that go into building the community.

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Imagine Baytown didn’t have to use its imagination over the weekend when two workshops were held to collect feedback from residents to discuss how some may view how the city moves forward in future development plans.

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National Night Out — an annual evening dedicated to crime prevention awareness—will have a more centralized feel this year with a variety of activities 5-8 p.m. Oct. 5 at Town Square, 213 W. Texas Ave.

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A 67-year-old Baytown woman was charged with aggravated assault after allegedly cutting her 70-year-old husband with a kitchen knife during a dispute at their home in the 100 block of W. Wright Avenue about 9:45 p.m. Friday. Assistant Police Chief Eric Freed said the woman was identified as …

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Garth Road is the cradle of commerce in Baytown. The 5.2 miles of pavement is host to the city’s biggest retail chains and new businesses are popping up every month. The city is currently looking at new technology using radar technology to detect vehicles approaching the intersection.  The c…

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The City of Baytown was ready to test its new signal-timing system along city roads, including Garth, but Hurricane Nicholas delayed it, city officials said. 

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A coalition of  Black Democrats is condemning State Rep. Briscoe Cain’s attempt to end the career of Harris County Criminal District Judge Chris Morton.

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Lee College regents got a look at results from a survey done in fall of 2020 asking students, faculty and staff about their perceptions of the school’s commitment to, and success with, promoting diversity and equity.

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Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots across the board, and instead endorsed the extra vaccine dose only for those who are 65 or older or run a high risk of severe disease.

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A 26-year-old Baytown man was arrested for aggravated assault about 11:50 a.m. Thursday after inflicting abrasions on another man with a pocket knife in the 4600 block of Village Lane.

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You have a chance to give the city input on where you want to see Baytown head toward in the future by attending Imagine Baytown’s community workshops hosted by city council members within their respective districts. 

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A pedestrian died when he was struck by a vehicle just before midnight Wednesday night in the 8500 block of Garth Road near Wallisville Road, just north of Baytown. Read more

• A 24-year-old La Porte man was charged with evading arrest after leading police on a pursuit that began on East Texas Avenue near Alexander Drive about 10:10 p.m. Monday. Read more