Deborah Laine of Texas City, a marketing and fundraising professional, is the new executive director of the Clear Creek Education Foundation. She replaces Kaci Hanson, who resigned so as to spend more time with her husband and two young sons.
She brings 13 years of experience as the executive director of the Texas City ISD Foundation for the Future and director of development and community relations for Texas City ISD. She has over 30 years of experience in marketing, advertising, fundraising, business relations and consumer goods packaging design.Read More
League City will enact Stage 3 of the City’s Drought Contingency Plan for all water customers west of South Highway 3, except for commercial businesses, beginning Tuesday, July 17 at 12 a.m. until Thursday, July 19, at 11:59 p.m. This is a necessary precautionary measure to complete 39-inch water main tie-ins along both sides of IH-45 which are required for TxDOT’s on-going widening of the interstate highway.Read More
With Harris County planning a vote Aug. 25 on its $2.5 billion bond proposal to fund flood risk reduction projects, several meetings are being held beforehand to hear the public’s thoughts on flooding issues.
One such public hearing Tuesday, July 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. concerning the Clear Creek Watershed and involving a number of area projects, will be held at the El Franco Lee Community Center, 9500 Hall Road, just off the Beltway.Read More
The Houston-Galveston Area Council has announced the launch of the Gulf Coast Regional Tow and GoT Program, which provides no-cost towing for vehicles that break down from mechanical failure while traveling within the City of Houston on freeways with camera coverage.
The regional quick clearance program will expand next into Harris County and eventually to freeways in neighboring counties where camera coverage is available and as funding is allocated. Tow and Go will replace existing clearance programs like SafeClear.Read More
By Mary Alys Cherry
Interfaith Caring Ministries celebrated the arrival of summer in a big way, with a move of the ICM Resale Shop to a new location — 803 E. NASA Parkway, Suite 118 in Webster, in the Challenger Plaza retail center — and a ribbon cutting ceremony at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 20.Read More
The Area’s Newest Choice for Retirement Living
League City now has an all-new choice for retirement living that’s a bit like a cruise ship that never leaves port: The Delaney® at South Shore. The community offers well-appointed private residences, exceptional amenities, welcoming hospitality services and a full social calendar of recreational, educational and cultural events and activities.Read More
THE MAYORS of League City and Pearland often attend the monthly luncheons hosted by the Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership, so why not let them be the program and give an update on their Harvey problems?
Both Mayor Tom Reid of Pearland and Mayor Pat Hallisey of League City thought it was a good idea and presented quite an interesting program that all appeared to enjoy.Read More
The annual State of the Counties Luncheon is always the highlight of the year for the Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership, and this year was no different with President Theresa Rodriguez greeting many area mayors and city councilors, eager for an update.Read More
By Don Armstrong Cadillac Escalade ESV The Cadillac brand has exemplified American luxury for over a century. Today, the Escalade ESV is its largest canvas. Some say it’s nothing more than an overpriced Chevy Suburban. It is not. Although built with similar body components and on the same chassis, that’s pretty much where it stops. This gorgeous behemoth has a […]Read More
By Michael W. Gos
Terlingua Ghost Town, Texas
If you spend a lot of time in any place, even as a tourist, you get to know some of the people there and come to call them friends. I go to Big Bend country a lot, and when I am done with my day’s hiking, I head to Terlingua for some laid-back fun. As a result, I know quite a few people there.Read More
Story and Photos by Mary Alys Cherry
In case you have been wondering when we will ever get to Mars, and even back to the moon again, you are not alone. Congressman John Culberson has been, too.
He came down to Clear Lake for a visit with a group of aerospace executives over at Oceaneering’s headquarters on Space Center Boulevard and was quick to let everyone know that all of Washington had their backs.Read More
Story and Photos by Mary Alys Cherry In case you have been wondering when we will ever get to Mars, and even back to the moon again, you are not al...Read More
Beachfront and central! Casa Del Mar Beachfront Suites is the ideal location to make the most of the beach, attractions, summer events and great fo...Read More
By Xander Thomas Grazia in Italian means “grace,” a name that restaurant owner Adrian Hembree is completely committed to living up to. “W...Read More