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February 12, 2016 -- The City of Galveston recently launched the Beautification and Code Compliance Initiative, a multi-departmental program structured to provide residents, business owners, and property owners with an overview of the most common code compliance infractions in an effort to encourage and facilitate voluntary compliance. More
February 12, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Friday announced the inaugural launch of regular direct container/roro service between Houston and West Africa by Grimaldi Lines. More
February 12, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Friday announced several staff changes following the departure of senior members. More
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February 12, 2016 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick on Friday appointed five individuals to the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission, as well as named a state senator to the Southern States Energy Board and a resident to the Jobs and Education for Texas Grant Program Advisory Board. More
February 12, 2016 -- The Houston Mayor's Office has announced that Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services has upgraded its bond rating for the Houston Airport System from ‘A’ to ‘A+’ with a stable outlook. More
February 12, 2016 -- The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts has advised families seeking to lock in the cost of undergraduate tuition and required fees at the state's public colleges and universities to enroll their children in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® by February 29. More
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February 12, 2016 -- Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta today announced that he has been elected chair of the Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council. More
February 12, 2016 -- The City of Houston will launch a citywide clean-up of illegal dump sites and collection of heavy trash on Saturday to reduce mosquito breeding sites. More
February 12, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that UTMB is collaborating with the Brazilian Ministry of Health to research and develop a Zika virus vaccine. More
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February 12, 2016 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today reported that a deputy has been terminated on grounds of inappropriate communications with two witnesses in separate incidents. More
February 12, 2016 -- Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders today advised that closures are scheduled for the Grand Parkway at U.S. Highway 59/Interstate Highway 69 for striping at the interchange. More
February 12, 2016 -- Freeport LNG Development, LP today announced that Bryan Frey has been selected to serve as vice president and global head of LNG Marketing. More
February 12, 2016 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Mounted Patrol will kick off the 67th Annual Pony Express Ride on Sunday, departing Houston to deliver invitations to the 2016 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo to state officials in Austin. More
February 12, 2016 -- Houston City Controller Chris Brown today announced that a recent bond sale of $955 million to refinance previous bonds is expected to result in an estimated savings of $116 million for the city. More
February 12, 2016 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education on Thursday voted in separate motions, to order the renaming of Albert Sidney Johnston Middle School, Sidney Lanier Middle School and Jefferson Davis High School. More
February 12, 2016 -- Santa Fe City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to confirm the city manager's appointment of Billy Creppon as street superintendent. More
February 11, 2016 -- The City of League City has advised residents that repairs to the eastbound lane on FM 518, between Reynolds Street and Texas Avenue, have been completed and all traffic lanes are open. More
February 11, 2016 -- Houston police have reported that an arrest has been made in the fatal stabbing of a male found at 4100 Holmes Road the morning of January 19. More
February 11, 2016 -- The Texas Senate Select Committee on Property Tax Relief and Reform has announced that it had a "standing room only" turnout in Harlingen for its hearing on property taxes. More
February 11, 2016 -- Harris County Commissioner Gene L. Locke on Thursday announced that Precinct One plans to spend $12.5 million to repair city of Houston streets in the NRG Park area in time for the 2017 Super Bowl. More
February 11, 2016 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin and his staff have responded to water quality and discolored water issues in Kingwood. More
February 11, 2016 -- The American Red Cross Greater Houston Chapter will be canvassing neighborhoods in Southwest Houston and Pasadena on Friday to visit residents and install smoke alarms where needed. More
February 11, 2016 -- Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan today announced that he is extending the renewal period for drivers to update their expired auto registration at their local grocery store. More
February 11, 2016 -- Galveston City Council in a special meeting on Thursday voted unanimously to call the May 7, 2016 general election. More
February 11, 2016 -- Houston First Corporation on Wednesday announced that Pilar Florez has been named director of tourism for Visit Houston. More
February 11, 2016 -- The Harris County Citizens Corps is hosting the 10th Community Emergency Response Team Rodeo Round-Up on Saturday. More
February 11, 2016 -- Galveston College will host a Career Fair and Transfer Day on March 23. More
February 11, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Wednesday announced that he will distribute $867 million in monthly sales tax revenues to local governments. More
February 11, 2016 -- The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association will host the 2016 Coastal Summit on February 23-25 in Washington, D.C. More
February 11, 2016 -- Space Center Houston today announced that several new members have been appointed to the Manned Space Flight Education Foundation Board of Directors. More
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