Thursday Aug 21
Von Ormy will have no property taxes effective next year
Truckers passing through on their way to the very busy Eagle Ford Shale find Van Ormy a convenient place to fill up and grab a bite to eat.
San Antonio suburb plans to eliminate property tax
The mayor of a recently created San Antonio suburb wants to abolish a city property tax because of booming truck stop and online shopping sales.
S.A. suburb to end property tax
Since becoming a city in 2008 and imposing a property tax, the South Bexar County community of Von Ormy has gradually reduced its tax rate as sales tax proceeds have risen.
New city of Sandy Oaks chooses first aldermen
Eight candidates competed for five alderman slots in the Southeast Bexar County community, which includes the Waterwood Park subdivision.
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Secretive Texas Militias Now Patrolling Along Border, Paper Reports
After stumbling out of the gate last month, militia activists in Texas are now appearing along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a vigilante campaign to "secure our border" in the midst of a refugee crisis involving unaccompanied children from Central America.