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September 30, 2014 -- The Texas Association of School Boards recently elected its 2014-2015 officers, including Andra Self of Lufkin Independent School Distric,t who will serve as TASB's new president. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday heard a presentation from Alvin city officials regarding the city's master plan for economic development. More
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September 30, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host Dr. Theresa Ochoa, a pediatric infectious disease expert from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Peru, as featured speaker at UTMB's global health symposium on October 11. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to approve a three percent across the board pay increase for employees included in the village’s FY2015 Budget. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Korea International Trade Association during the partnership's trade mission to South Korea. More
September 29, 2014 -- Longtime Galveston County Health District employee Shirley Carr, RN was recognized for her 46 years of service to public health at the Galveston County United Board of Health's recent meeting. More
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September 29, 2014 -- Lamar University will present Judith Jamison, artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, in a free public lecture in the Lamar University Academic Lecture Series on November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. More
September 29, 2014 -- The National Air Transportation Association wrote a letter to Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the Houston City Council expressing its opposition to the approval of a lease granting a new entrant fixed base operator status at William P. Hobby Airport. More
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September 29, 2014 -- San Jacinto College announced that it has been re-certified as an Achieving the Dream Leader College. More
September 29, 2014 -- Ja'Tez Gardner, a graduate student at Texas Southern University, will attend a scholarship luncheon hosted by the Texas Business Hall of Fame on November 5 and be awarded a $10,000 scholarship. More
September 29, 2014 -- The City of La Porte Purchasing Department has been awarded the prestigious 19th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award for 2014 from the National Procurement Institute. More
September 29, 2014 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve the articles of agreement with the Jefferson County Deputy Constables Association as a result of collective bargaining between the county and the association. More
September 29, 2014 -- Union Pacific Railroad has advised that the railroad crossing at Eldridge Road and Highway 90A in Sugar Land will be closed October 6-20 due to construction of a new segment of track from Urlich Street to Gessner Road in Missouri City. More
September 29, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin has announced that a public stakeholder meeting regarding the Kingwood Mobility Study will be held on October 14 at the Kingwood Community Center. More
September 29, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Aviation Director Mario C. Diaz are meeting with representatives from Korean Air on the first day of their comprehensive trade mission to South Korea and Japan. More
September 28, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority and the Port of Antwerp will sign a memorandum of understanding on Monday to kick off the 2014 Breakbulk Americas Conference in Houston. More
September 28, 2014 -- The delegation of Texans visiting the Netherlands to tour the storm surge protection system installed after the disastrous flood of 1953 on Sunday visited the Maeslant Barrier, a huge flood gate the size of the Eiffel Tower if laid on its side, to observe the annual test closing. More
September 28, 2014 -- Report from the Netherlands: Jim Guidry reports that the delegation from Texas has arrived in the Netherlands. More
September 27, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today departed with a 30-member delegation of local elected officials and business and community leaders for a week-long investment and trade mission to South Korea and Japan. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday approved an amendment to the Transportation Improvement Program and 2035 Regional Transportation Plan Update. More
September 26, 2014 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston, in partnership with the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership's Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance, is leading a delegation from Southeast Texas that is visiting Netherlands this weekend for a tour of the Delta Works, a series of construction projects that consist of dams, sluices, locks, dikes, levees, and storm surge barriers. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the U.S. Marshals Service, on Thursday arrested a 44-year-old Friendswood woman on felony warrants of kidnapping and robbery. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department will host the city's 31st National Night Out celebration on October 7. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Galveston Symphony Orchestra will perform a show consisting of three powerful pieces at the 1894 Grand Opera House on October 5 at 4 p.m. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Harris County Flood Control District has experienced project delays during the reconstruction of the bridge that crosses Sims Bayou at South Post Oak Road, between Heatherbrook Drive and Trafalgar Drive. More
September 26, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry's office announced that a special search team trained in rescue and recovery operations and ordered by the governor to assist Brooks County with locating human remains of suspected illegal immigrants, recently saved the lives of two individuals suffering from heat distress and hydration. More
September 26, 2014 -- Houston police reported that a 19-year-old man who was arrested in a fatal traffic accident at 9900 Palmhill on Monday night has been charged with intoxication manslaughter and manslaughter in the 180th State District Court. More
September 26, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 4-1, with Jeff Tave opposed, to adopt the city's FY2015 Budget. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that it has been ranked as the fourth busiest cruise port in the United States in a study by Business Research and Economic Advisors for the Cruise Line International Association. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County on Thursday announced that the opening of the new East End and Southeast METRORail Lines has been moved to April 2015 due to construction issues. More
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