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August 22, 2014 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse Fine Arts Academy has announced that Whitney Wyatt-Nolden has joined its teaching staff for theatre arts classes that begin on September 8. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston has selected "Empty Mansions - The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune" for the Fall 2014 Museum Book Club Series. More
August 22, 2014 -- Victor Lang was one of those guys of whom I like to say about, “they broke the mold and then they made Victor". More
August 22, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on openings at the Lawndale Arts Center and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Saturday's ArtWalk in Galveston and Sunday's annual Theater District Open House in Houston. More
August 21, 2014 -- Keller Williams Realty announced that Cindy Hamann has joined its The Woodlands operation as the new chief executive officer/team leader. More
August 21, 2014 -- Branson Airport today announced that it is continuing its non-stop, low fare service to Chicago and Houston. More
August 20, 2014 -- AARP will host a screening of the film Cantiflas, staring ?scar Jaenada, as part of its AARP Movies for Grownups series on Thursday, August 28 at Marq'E Stadium 23 IMAX & RPX at 7600 Katy Freeway in Houston. Flyer
August 20, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host activities in celebration of National Grandparents Day on September 7. More
August 20, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Scandinavian Airlines has launched a service connecting Houston with Stavanger, Norway. More
August 20, 2014 -- BP today announced that David Lawler has been named chief executive officer of BP's US Lower 48 Onshore business. More
August 19, 2014 -- Benoit Premium Threading, LLC of Houma, Louisiana has announced that it will be expanding its operations to Houston. More
August 19, 2014 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green today announced that an August 12 issuance of refunding bonds will save the city $6.1 million through lower interest rates. More
August 18, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today issued an interim rule, effective immediately, regarding regulations for offshore supply vessels of at least 6,000 gross tonnage. More
August 18, 2014 -- Discovery Green today announced the line-up of concerts for its "Sounds Like Houston!" Thursday Concerts series, which kicks off September 25. More
August 18, 2014 -- The MozART Group, a comical classic music group, will perform on September 19 at the Stafford Center in Stafford, Texas. More
August 18, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Dr. John & The Nite Trippers and Aaron Neville at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and Dailey & Vincent with Volume Five at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
August 18, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned consumers to be aware of con artists who utilize major news stories, such as the recent death of comedian Robin Williams, for "click bating" to install malware on your computer or smartphone or obtaining personal information. More
August 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies for Developing Dreams Consulting, Century 21 Paramount and Southside Pharmacy. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership on Thursday hosted a presentation on a proposal by Texas A&M University at Galveston for a coastal spine system of storm surge barriers to protect Galveston Bay. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the Texas economy added 46,600 jobs in July. More
August 15, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activity opportunities in the Gulf Coast Region, including a new art exhibition at the University Museum at Texas Southern University, Shark Weekend at the Downtown Aquarium in Houston, the "Don’t Mess with Texas, Mess with ART” Family Arts Day at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont and an evening of music and dance at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Randle Law Office has announced that its appeal to the Houston City Council on behalf of a Heights property owner was successful. More
August 13, 2014 -- Marine scientist Dr. Quenton Dokken will discuss the "Rigs to Reefs" program, an effort to transform oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico into artificial reefs, at a free issues forum on August 26 at 7 p.m. at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Hispanic Business Division will host the Third Annual Business Expo on August 21 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Houston First Corporation today announced that it has issued a request for proposals for the design and development of a hotel that would be located on top of the new parking garage and office building planned for just north of the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
August 13, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital has announced that it offers transradial cardiac catheterization, a new technique allowing access to a patient's heart through the wrist, instead of groin. More
August 13, 2014 -- Skybox Datacenters on Tuesday announced that it is building an 86,960 square foot data center facility in Katy. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors on Tuesday received an update regarding participation in the demand response services. More
August 12, 2014 -- Discovery Green has announced its fall 2014 programming season, which includes interactive art, entertainment and “family-friendly” activities. More
August 12, 2014 -- The Mary Moody Northen Endowment recently presented Moody National Bank President Victor Pierson with the 2014 Community Benefactor Award. More
August 12, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Small Business Safety and Health Center, at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute, will host a free "lunch and learn" on August 21 regarding safety measures for temporary staff. More
August 12, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will host a reception on September 11 to kick off its upcoming season. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Orange County Navigation and Port District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $2,777,500 budget for the fiscal year that begins on October 1, 2014 and ends on September 30, 2015; an increase over the $2,652,000 budget for this fiscal year. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the Galveston Independent School District's Tax Ratification Election. More
August 11, 2014 -- NRG Arena in Houston will host Theresa Caputo, from The Learning Channel's "Long Island Medium", on October 19. More
August 11, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Horton Foote’s “The Old Friends” at the Alley Theatre at University of Houston, and “Adam Trent: Magician Reinvented” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Seabrook Festival of the Arts will host its third annual event on October 25. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Adam Trent: Magician Reinvented", presented by La Marque Aid and Guidance Services, on Friday. More
August 10, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas’ 62nd season will begin on Saturday, September 20 in Beaumont. More
August 10, 2014 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will present the Tony Award winning musical, "Into the Woods" September 12-28. More
August 10, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club’s Harvest Moon Regatta Chair Jack Seitzinger has announced that the Skippers Meeting for the 28th annual regatta will be held on Friday night, October 3 in the club’s ballroom, 2425 NASA Parkway in Seabrook. More
August 10, 2014 -- Pastor Donald Lee has provided a review of The "Power of Divine Purpose: Making Your Mission Possible", by Annie Curtis. More
August 09, 2014 -- St. Vincent’s House in Galveston announced that it is partnering with the Galveston Sustainable Communities Alliance and the Family Service Center to train two Hope Academy Pre-School teachers to become facilitators of The Incredible Years, Parenting Program. More
August 08, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District recently awarded Sol Engineering Service LLC two small business task order contracts for sediment testing. More
August 08, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers will host a series of listening sessions via webinar for public input regarding the agency’s implementation of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014. More
August 08, 2014 -- The Galveston Beach Band will present its annual "Super Senior Celebration", the final concert of the season, on Tuesday. More
August 08, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Jennifer May has been named director of economic development. More
August 08, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin on leisure activity options, including Whatever Fest, a party of laughs and music near Downtown Houston, as well as poetry readings and the UniverSoul circus, which is coming to Houston. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Equal Rights Houston Campaign has responded to the temporary restraining order preventing the City of Houston from Implementing the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
August 07, 2014 -- Executive Service Corps of Houston will mark its 30th anniversary on Tuesday, September 30 with a luncheon, featuring Greater Houston Partnership Chair Paul Hobby as the keynote speaker. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Central East Texas Alliance has added another speaker for its event on August 26 centering on workforce development issues, Mick Normington, a Labor Market and Career Information Business Specialist with the Texas Workforce Commission. More
August 07, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will broadcast the docking of a European Space Agency cargo spacecraft with the International Space Station on August 12. More
August 07, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration recently tested the Orion spacecraft for recovering the craft following its splashdown in the ocean. More
August 07, 2014 -- The State Bar of Texas today issued a warning that people seeking help with immigration matters should be aware of "notarios" or others who falsely represent themselves as lawyers. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Galveston Arts Center will present two exhibits from the Houston Center for Photography, Robin Myers: Unknown Constellations and Keliy Anderson-Staley: On a Wet Bough - Contemporary Tintype Portraits, August 23 through October 5. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Houston Ship Channel will host the Centennial Family Festival on September 6 at the Bayport Cruise Terminal in Pasadena. More
August 06, 2014 -- Houston City Council today voted 10-5, with Jerry Davis, Mike Laster, Michael Kubosh, C.O. "Brad" Bradford and Jack Christie opposed, and Dave Martin and Oliver Pennington out of the room and not voting, to amend the Code of Ordinances relating to vehicles for hire to provide for businesses like Uber and Lyft that use smartphone apps to connect drivers with riders, using the driver’s personal car. More
August 06, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday announced that it has given final approval of its 50th greenhouse gas permit in Texas. More
August 06, 2014 -- Galveston Chamber of Commerce leaders will kick off visits to local businesses beginning this month to "check the pulse" of the Galveston's business community. More
August 06, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced that Texas and 41 other states have reached a $35 million settlement agreement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to resolve an investigation of the company's unlawful promoting of its immunosuppresive drug Rapamune. More
August 06, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today reported that state sales tax revenues in July totaled $2.34 billion, reflecting a 6.3 percent increase compared to July 2013. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Seafarers' Center of Beaumont will host a Sea Scout visit at the Port of Beaumont. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Texas Legislature's Joint Interim Committee on Coastal Barrier Systems on Monday held a public hearing at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
August 05, 2014 -- The American Institute of Building Design recently installed its 2014-2015 Board of Directors, including Newell Cheatheam of Newell's Designs in Katy. More
August 05, 2014 -- Capital One Bank today announced that Jim Nicholas has been named Houston market president and commercial market manager for Houston. More
August 05, 2014 -- The TWELVE photography project will kick off its 2014 project with photography and a concert featuring Hayes Carll and Carrie Rodriguez on September 6 at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson has announced its upcoming Fine Arts Academy classes, gala, and its upcoming production of Horton Foote's "The Roads to Home". More
August 04, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "The Official Blues Brothers Revue" on September 20. More
August 04, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is offering a $2.3 million investment from the Texas Enterprise Fund to attract a commercial launch facility by SpaceX to the Brownsville area. More
August 04, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will open its 2014-2015 performing arts season on September 13 with a performance by The Pointer Sisters. More
August 04, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two Woman Show at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
August 04, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned fun run participants to research events due to complaints of event cancellations with short notice and no refunds. More
August 04, 2014 -- My Plates will discontinue offering the current University of Texas license plate designs on August 10 in order to redesign the plates. More
August 04, 2014 -- From the Archives: Jim Guidry shares recordings from the early 1970's in Houston, including the vote to locate the Summit sports arena, interviews with "beggers" on the streets, and a visit with Morris the Cat. More
August 01, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final greenhouse gas Prevention of Significant Deterioration construction permit to the OCI Beaumont LLC methanol and ammonia plant in Nederland, Texas. More
August 01, 2014 -- The Port of Lake Charles recently hosted a ceremonial key exchange, handing over the keys to the newly-renovated building at 152 Marine Street to United States Customs and Border Protection officials, who will open a new field operation and border patrol office from the new building. More
August 01, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that it has extended a contract with Lockheed Martin Corporation for the Facilities Development and Operations at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. More
August 01, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the Fort Bend Strong Gala on November 6 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
August 01, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host an exhibit of items related to Galveston's Tremont Hotel, as its August "Treasure of the Month". More
August 01, 2014 -- Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. on Thursday announced that Jack Wood, former president and CEO of Western National Bank, has been elected to the board of directors for Cullen/Frost. More
August 01, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on the return of some popular annual events around the Gulf Coast region, including Houston Restaurant Weeks and the Houston Shakespeare Festival. More
July 31, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Dr. John & The Nite Trippers and Aaron Neville in concert on August 23. More
July 31, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Chorale and Mainland Singers recently performed a series of concerts in a tour of Ireland. More
July 31, 2014 -- FrenetiCore will host its third annual Apocalypse Ball on September 6. More
July 31, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land has released a request for statements of interest to select a partner to potentially develop an industrial business park at the site of the former state Central Prison Unit. More
July 31, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two Woman Show", for two performances on August 9-10. More
July 30, 2014 -- Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce’s premier of “Dancing with the Stars” will be held at the Showboat Pavilion on Thursday, August 7, as the finale of the Texas City “Small Business Week – Shop Texas City First”. More
July 30, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum has announced that it will host the Prelude Family Concert series, with performances on August 13 and September 3. More
July 30, 2014 -- Guidry News Service on Tuesday visited the Port of Lake Charles. More
July 30, 2014 -- The 33rd annual Island Oktoberfest has announced the event will take place October 24-25 in historic downtown Galveston. More
July 30, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Tuesday announced that astronaut Mike Massimino has left the agency for a full-time position with Columbia University in New York. More
July 30, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority recently provided an aerial tour of the Houston Ship Channel for Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, commanding general of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, to highlight the economic growth along the ship channel. More
July 29, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has proclaimed Friday, August 1, as Houston Shakespeare Festival Day in recognition of University of Houston's annual festival. More
July 29, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that Visualase, Inc., which was awarded a Texas Emerging Technology Fund grant in 2007, has been acquired by Medtronic, Inc. More
July 29, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to approve a lease between the Galveston Port Facilities Corporation and Turner Construction Company for the James Fadden Historic Building at 2410 Strand for a base rent of $10 per month. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $12 million civic penalty against Southwest Airlines for alleged failures in complying with regulations in three separate enforcement cases related to repairs on jetliners operated by the company. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a $1,063,855 contract to APC Construction, LLC for maintenance dredging of the docks and wharves of the port. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today elected Benjamin F. Holland, Jr. to another term as chair and reappointed Eddie Walsh as vice chair during its annual meeting. More
July 28, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the Houston Shakespeare Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will host the Senior Celebration and Consumer Expo on October 23 at the Beaumont Civic Center. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will launch single ticket sales for its 2014-2015 season on August 4. More
July 27, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has posted a review of some choice options for Cajun food in Houston and Southeast Texas. More
July 26, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority reports that dredging has started on the first of two improvement projects to deepen the port authority's container terminal channels from 40 feet to 45 feet, matching the depth of the Houston Ship Channel. More
July 25, 2014 -- Chambers representing Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Galveston, La Marque, Port Aransas, Port Arthur, Portland and Texas City met in Corpus Christi today to address sustainable funding for Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. More
July 25, 2014 -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Gulf Coast held its fourth annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake Kick Off Party at the Moody Mansion on Wednesday. More
July 25, 2014 -- Crowley Maritime Corporation has announced that Captain Stuart Miller has rejoined its TITAN Salvage operations team as salvage master. More
July 25, 2014 -- Beaumont Community Players has announced the line-up for its 2014-2015 season, opening with "Twelfth Night" on September 19. More
July 25, 2014 -- Galveston will host its next free Summer Beach Band Concert on Tuesday at the Sealy Gazebo behind Ashton Villa. More
July 25, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin highlights activities around the Gulf Coast region this next week including a chance to visit some Houston museums for free, a writer's workshop, and a jazz festival More
July 25, 2014 -- Clyde Fitzgerald, a member of the Port of Houston Authority Commission, was elected to a fourth term as president of the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District of the International Longshoreman's Association at the organization's convention in Savannah, Georgia this week. More
July 24, 2014 -- Galveston City Council this afternoon voted to make appointments to the Galveston Park Board of Trustees; the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and Galveston Port Facilities Corporation; and the Galveston Industrial Development Corporation. More
July 24, 2014 -- Sierra Nevada Corporation on Wednesday announced that it has formed a partnership with the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency for expansion of its "Dream Chaser" Space System. More
July 24, 2014 -- SpaceX on Wednesday announced that it recently performed a "soft landing" over water of its Falcon 9 rocket's first stage, a step toward landing the rockets after launch of their payloads for re-use in future missions. More w/Video
July 24, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will hold auditions August 11-13 for a music scholarship at the college. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host "Shake Your Summer Sillies Out", a series of events on August 22 in celebration of the start of the coming school year. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded 14 grants totaling almost $1 million to Texas universities and community colleges for summer youth camps focusing on science, technology, engineering and math. More
July 23, 2014 -- Port Freeport today announced that two new 100-foot gauge container cranes have arrived for installation at the port. More
July 23, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today issued a report regarding the Texas Workforce, and proposed steps to ensure continued prosperity. More
July 22, 2014 -- Fund Connell USA Energy and Chemical Investment Corporation today officially announced that it is exploring plans to construct a large methanol production and export facility at Shoal Point in Texas City. More
July 21, 2014 -- Lone Star College today issued a reminder that August 1 is the deadline to submit nominations for the Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council's 28th Annual Small Business of the Year awards. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Texas City Small Business Fair, an event launching Texas City Small Business Week, will take place on August 4 at College of the Mainland. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued an alert regarding a scam involving a fake shipping company offering "work from home" opportunities to ship goods overseas. More
July 21, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Is There Life After Lubbock?” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, and “The Tempest” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Is There Life After Lubbock?" on Saturday. More
July 18, 2014 -- Thirteen area teachers spent a week with local aerospace companies for the 2014 Aerospace Teacher Externship. More
July 18, 2014 -- Barrios Technology employees recently received corporate performance awards for their support of NASA's Johnson Space Center and the International Space Station program. More
July 18, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host auditions July 30-31 at the Central Campus for its production of "Dirty Work at the Crossroads". More
July 18, 2014 -- The City of Beaumont has announced several entertainment events taking place in the city through the remainder of the year. More
July 18, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is investing $3.9 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund into Omnitracs, LLC, which is relocating its headquarters from San Diego, California to Dallas. More
July 18, 2014 -- College of the Mainland has announced that Karen Brasier, an artist and alumnus of the college, will display works at the "Sunday Matinee: Unlimited Viewing" exhibit at Houston Community College's Wedge Gallery in September. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted unanimously to award a $557,330 contract to Hugh Patrick Constructors of Texas City for the construction of east levee roadway improvements at the Industrial Reservoir. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 19,100 jobs in June. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum is hosting "State of the Art", a traveling exhibit of art by children. More
July 18, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on events around the Gulf Coast region this weekend including festivals devoted to watermelon, vegan lifestyle and one for aerial arts, as well as live theater, and movies with live music. More
July 17, 2014 -- The Central East Texas Alliance will be hosting an event focusing on workforce development issues in central east Texas on August 26, 2014. More
July 17, 2014 -- DNV GL today announced that it is expanding its Katy office to accommodate all of its Houston area staff in one location. More
July 17, 2014 -- The Texas Bankers Foundation recently presented the 50-Year Banker Award to Richard S. Cardner, executive vice president and chief trust officer for Moody National Bank in Galveston. More
July 16, 2014 -- Barrios Technology flight controller Louis Huerta recently received the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Johnson Space Center's Power of One Award for center impact. More
July 16, 2014 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will launch its production of "9 to 5: The Musical" on Thursday. More
July 16, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded $4.5 million to Texas A&M University for the new Texas Research-based Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium. More
July 16, 2014 -- The Galveston County Economic Alliance has confirmed that discussions have been underway for a number of months and are still active with a number of entities and potential investors regarding the possible development of a methanol plant on Shoal Point in Texas City. More
July 16, 2014 -- Galveston City Council on Monday met in a joint workshop with the Galveston Planning Commission to receive a status report on proposed new land development regulations. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies for three area businesses. More
July 15, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Art Gallery will open an exhibit on Thursday featuring works from students in COM's Senior Adult Program. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will host a reception on September 11 for the kick-off of its upcoming season. More
July 15, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has awarded a nine-year contract, with at total maximum value of $1.3 billion, to Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc. to provide mission and flight crew operations support for the International Space Station and future human space exploration. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a $28,947 contract to MMR Construction, Inc. for electrical upgrades to Warehouse No. 6. More
July 14, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host a matinee performance by the Houston Children's Chorus on July 20. More
July 14, 2014 -- The North Galveston Chamber of Commerce today announced that it is dissolving; and the League City Chamber of Commerce has offered free membership for the rest of the year to former NGCC members. More
July 14, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, and “Sweet Charity” at Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston. More
July 14, 2014 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will launch its production of "Sweet Charity" on Friday. More
July 14, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding scams utilizing fake online customer surveys. More
July 14, 2014 -- BP today announced that BP America Chair and President John Mingé will sign a statement at a ceremony in Houston on Tuesday to reaffirm the company's support of employees serving in the military. More
July 14, 2014 -- Orbital Sciences Corporation on Sunday launched its second cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. More
July 13, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau has posted a schedule of activities on Galveston Island in September. More
July 13, 2014 -- Fanfare Lutheran Music Academy's Choir Camp presented "Of Thee I Sing: A Celebration of Patriotic Music" in the newly dedicated Gazebo at the historic First Lutheran Church in Galveston. More
July 11, 2014 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will offer several special promotions and events for the 41st annual Dickens on the Strand festival throughout the month of July. More
July 11, 2014 -- The City of Friendswood and the Friendswood Rotary Club are hosting the free 2014 Movies in the Park outdoor movie series July 11 through August 15 at the Evelyn B. Newman Amphitheater in Centennial Park. More
July 11, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on art gallery shows and music and dance events this weekend in the Gulf Coast region, including ArtHouston, a 12-gallery art walk in Houston and ArtWalk in downtown Galveston. More
July 10, 2014 -- The Texas Radio Hall of Fame will hold its 2014 Induction Celebration on November 1 at the Hotel Galvez in Galveston. More
July 10, 2014 -- The Alley Theatre celebrated the groundbreaking for its $73 million capital campaign on Tuesday. More
July 10, 2014 -- The Zero Waste Houston Coalition, including Texas Campaign for the Environment, Sierra Club Houston Regional Group, Houston Peace and Justice Center, San Jacinto River Coalition, and “Father of Environmental Justice” Robert D. Bullard, has published a research report on “One Bin for All” technology for recycling. More
July 09, 2014 -- Representative Gene Green reports that the House of Representatives has amended the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, adding $57 million to the Operation and Maintenance Account within the Army Corps of Engineers budget for harbor maintenance projects. More
July 09, 2014 -- Fanfare Lutheran Music Academy's Choir Camp will present "Of Thee I Sing: A Celebration of Patriotic Music" on Thursday, July 10 in Galveston. More
July 09, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today that state sales tax revenue in June was $2.24 billion, up 3.7 percent compared to June 2013. More
July 08, 2014 -- Today marks the 18th anniversary of the launch of Guidry News Service. More
July 08, 2014 -- Houston Early Music has announced its 2014-2015 Concert Season. More
July 08, 2014 -- The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts' Office is conducting 16 free taxpayer seminars across the state during the month of July. More
July 08, 2014 -- The Moody Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to St. Vincent's House to assist in the emergency assistance program. More
July 08, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) investment of $750,000 in Schneider Electric for the expansion of its operations in El Paso, which he says will create 193 new jobs and $7 million in capital investment. More
July 08, 2014 -- Guest conductor Robert Gray will direct “Old Time Religion,” the theme from Chicago, at tonight's Summer Band Concert by the Galveston Beach Band in the Sealy Gazebo. More
July 08, 2014 -- Phillips 66, a Houston-based energy manufacturing and logistics company, which was created in 2012 through a split with ConocoPhillips,has made a $100,000 donation to the University of Houston to support programs in engineering and busienss. More
July 07, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has posted comments on dining opportunities available in Houston. More
July 07, 2014 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with noted Houston periodontologist, Dr. Todd Scheyer, about the American Academy of Periodontology’s “Love the Gums You’re With” campaign. More
July 07, 2014 -- Update: Due to a change in the train’s arrival time on the Union Pacific rails, this evening’s Ringling Bros. Animal Walk has been cancelled. More
July 07, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has posted a warning against a scam known as "credit muling," where scammers are taking advantage of cash strapped victims by fooling them into purchasing new wireless contracts. More
July 07, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Carnival!” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson and the official opening of “Fallen Angels” at Main Street Theater. More
July 06, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House has been recognized as a Top Performing Attraction by TripAdvisor. More
July 04, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday announced a Texas Enterprise Fund investment of $8.6 million in Active Network, LLC, which is relocating its headquarters from San Diego, California to Dallas. More
July 03, 2014 -- Vandy Anderson, a veteran Galveston broadcaster, has been selected for induction to the Texas Radio Hall of Fame. More
July 03, 2014 -- Last weekend, approximately 100 middle and high school students from Houston PREP (Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program) at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) learned how math and science power motorsports firsthand from Team Penske Driver Will Power and engineers at the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. More
July 03, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on options for the 4th of July weekend, including a reading of the Declaration of Independence, a chance to support local artists and a classic movie. More
July 02, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Agriculture reports that Texas cattlemen approved the Texas Beef Checkoff Referendum by a 67-33 percent margin, which will require a $1 per head fee to conduct beef promotion, marketing, research and education programs for consumers. More
July 02, 2014 -- Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association President Pete Bonds today applauded the results of the Texas Beef Checkoff referendum. More
July 02, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Development Corporation will hold its annual Business Resource Expo Tuesday, July 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
July 02, 2014 -- Missouri City will feature a presentation by United States Small Business Administration Lead Lender Relationship Specialist Russell F. Hughes at its next Leadership Luncheon More
July 02, 2014 -- Pastor Donald Lee is seeking financial donations for a DeSoto High School senior who is waiting to receive a heart and kidney transplant. More
July 01, 2014 -- The Texas Tenors will celebrate the Fourth of July Weekend with a special performance at The Grand 1894 Opera House on Sunday, July 6. More
July 01, 2014 -- The Galveston Beach Band will present a special Patriotic concert in honor of Independence Day on Thursday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m. More
July 01, 2014 -- Barrios Technology Flight Controller, Louis Huerta, was recently presented with NASA Johnson Space Center’s Power of One Silver-level award for center impact. More
July 01, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Texas has posted a warning to consumers that door-to-door alarm company salespersons are using false information and high-pressure tactics to influence unsuspecting homeowners to enter into contractual agreements regarding home security systems. More
June 30, 2014 -- Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at several locations. More
June 30, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for the Maritime Careers Camp, which will be held from August 4 through 8 at various locations. More
June 30, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann in Houston is currently recruiting veterans as new employees. More
June 30, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House is currently offering special "Christmas in July" discounts from July 1 through 30 on select holiday events. More
June 30, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce was honored as the Best in Texas, winning first place in the category of Chamber Map for its 2013-2014 Map. More
June 30, 2014 -- The Texas Comptroller’s Office today released an analysis of new school construction costs that shows the cost for some campuses varied by nearly $200 per square foot. More w/Video
June 30, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Independence Day celebration concerts, with The Texas Tenors, with “Let Freedom Sing!” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and “A Star Spangled Salute” by the Houston Symphony Orchestra at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
June 28, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its 2014 Congressional Update Breakfast with Congressman Pete Olson on Monday, July 21 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
June 28, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker this week was the guest of the Houston Pilots aboard the pilot boat BAYOU CITY, bound for their ship boarding assignments. More
June 28, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce won an award in the category of Outstanding Website at the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Awards program. More
June 27, 2014 -- Galveston community leaders and supporters of The Grand 1894 Opera House turned out on Wednesday for a ceremony on the stage of the historic theater to recognize 25 years of service by Kathy Van Dewalli. More
June 27, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced the addition of a second show on August 10 for "Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two Woman Show". More
June 27, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce recently received awards in the Social Media Marketing and Communications, Brochures and Outstanding Traditional Marketing Campaign categories at the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Annual Excellence Awards. More
June 27, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is investing $300,000 through the Texas Enterprise Fund into Maverick Arms, Inc. for the firearms company to expand its Eagle Pass manufacturing facility. More
June 27, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently received a first place award in the Traditional Marketing Campaign category from the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives. More
June 27, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend activities ranging from fast cars and parades to contemporary art. More
June 26, 2014 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce today announced its support of the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. More
June 26, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Wednesday successfully completed a test of the parachute system for the Orion spacecraft. More
June 25, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host The Texas Business Conference employment law update on Friday at the Humble Civic Center. More
June 25, 2014 -- Several organizations, including the International Economic Development Council, the U.S. Economic Development Administration, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership and CenterPoint Energy on Tuesday hosted a crisis management workshop for industry and government in Greater Houston. More
June 24, 2014 -- Executive Director Roger Guenther on Monday told the Port of Houston Authority Commission that the port "reached a new milestone" in the month of May, earning a record $23 million in operating revenue. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Rice University Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship has been named number one among the top university business incubators for the second year in a row by UBI Index. More
June 24, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday sent a letter urging Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank. More
June 24, 2014 -- The 4th Annual Caribbean RumFest will take place on August 16 and 17 at Jones Plaza in Houston. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will host a Hurricane Preparedness Luncheon on July 16. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce today announced that chamber President Jim Rich has received the Marvin Hurley Award from the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region today announced that it has joined with other organizations in sending a letter urging Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank. More
June 23, 2014 -- NRG Park in Houston recently hosted a Jehovah's Witnesses Bible convention. More
June 23, 2014 -- Leaders of the Greater Houston Partnership today announced details about UpSkill Houston, a comprehensive, industry-led approach to filling gaps in the Houston region’s workforce. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to award a contract for independent representative services for the Cruise Terminal Number 2 Expansion Project to AECOM for an amount not to exceed $311,895. More
June 23, 2014 -- Top Dog Fireworks has announced that the fireworks selling season for the Fourth of July holiday begins on Tuesday. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to authorize Port Director Chris Fisher to negotiate a tax abatement agreement with Oiltanking Beaumont Partners, LP based on terms and conditions commensurate with agreements between the company and the City of Beaumont and/or Jefferson County. More
June 23, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “All My Sons” at Company OnStage in Houston and “The Blind Boys of Alabama”, performing at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today listed the five most popular scams used during the summer months. More
June 23, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that his office has filed a lawsuit against a Channelview industrial tank and container cleaning business to force the company to obey pollution laws at its facility. More
June 23, 2014 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update published on Friday reports that INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA and Sasol Chemicals North America LLC have announced that they have reached a final investment decision to form a joint venture to build a high-density polyethylene plant in La Porte. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Blind Boys of Alabama in concert on June 28. More
June 21, 2014 -- The International Convention of Jehovah's Witnesses is underway in Houston. More
June 20, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced that astronauts David Leestma and Andrew Thomas are retiring from the astronaut corps. More
June 20, 2014 -- The South Texas Coastal Zone Area Committee will host a public meeting on Tuesday in Port Aransas to discuss after-action items from the Texas City "Y" Oil Spill. More
June 20, 2014 -- FrenetiCore's youth outreach program, FrenetiKids is participating with the Children's Prison Art Project to bring dance programs to kids in prison. More
June 20, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced the recipients of awards for the top research and technology achievements of 2013 made possible by the International Space Station. More
June 20, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today released employment statistics for May, announcing that the state has added a total of 383,100 jobs during the past 12 months. More
June 20, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin highlights weekend events including free films at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, "Friday Night Creature Features" at the historic downtown Depot in Tomball, Summer Solstice at the Rothko Chapel in Houston and the Juneteenth Parade in Galveston. More
June 20, 2014 -- The new Harris County Eastgate Cemetery in Crosby officially opened on Wednesday. More
June 19, 2014 -- Kaneka North America LLC on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its Learning and Education Center in Pasadena. More
June 19, 2014 -- Kaneka North America, LLC on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its new Learning and Education Center. More
June 19, 2014 -- FrenetiCore Theater in Houston will present "Motion/Light/Form", a two-part show by Les Campbell, on June 22. More
June 19, 2014 -- Company OnStage in Houston will present Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" June 27 through July 19. More
June 18, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that the Houston Metroplex NextGen airspace redesign project has been implemented, which will result in more on-time flights for passengers while reducing pollution. More w/Video
June 18, 2014 -- The State Bar of Texas will host its annual meeting on June 26-27 at the Hilton Austin and Austin Convention Center. More
June 18, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced its 2014-2015 Performing Arts Season. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to authorize a sub-agreement with United Parcel Service for acquisition and deployment of all-electric delivery vehicles, in an amount not to exceed $2,319,696. More
June 17, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann today announced that it has received the 2014 Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award from Healthgrades. More
June 17, 2014 -- Alvin Community College is inviting painters, sculptors and illustrators to its campus to educate students about trends in art as part of the college's Visiting Artists at ACC Art Studios program. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum on the Lamar University campus will host an obstacle course mud run on June 21 as part of the museum's Great Outdoors Day. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to pay the port’s annual dues for the American Association of Port Authorities. More
June 16, 2014 -- Upstage Arts Youth Theater is performing a benefit show with its first adult cast featuring the Irish play “Dancing at Lughnasa.” More
June 16, 2014 -- The Republican Governors Association today hosted an energy press briefing featuring the governors of Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota and Wyoming at the Petroleum Club in Houston. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that United Airlines plans to introduce service to Santiago, Chile from George Bush Intercontinental Airport beginning in December. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a warning regarding virus-carrying fake emails claiming to be from the United States Postal Service. More
June 16, 2014 -- Seabrook will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday for Tires By Design. More
June 16, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Houston’s Juneteenth Celebration and concerts by the Houston Symphony, both at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
June 16, 2014 -- Beaumont will host country singer Rodney Carrington for a performance on September 27 at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
June 15, 2014 -- The Clear Lake City Water Authority plans to move forward on the Exploration Green project to create 200 acre flood control, recreation and conservation public space in the heart of Clear Lake as soon as state and local governments complete and issue the final necessary permits. More
June 15, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce hosted “One Enchanted Evening!” on Friday to honor two "Most Interesting Men," Vic Pierson and Bill Ross. More
June 14, 2014 -- Researchers at the University of Houston have published the results of a food marketing study. More
June 13, 2014 -- Juneteenth will be celebrated on Saturday, June 14 in Hitchcock with a parade starting at10am leading to the historic and beautiful Stringfellow Orchards where activities for the whole family withe professional re-enactors portraying Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. More
June 13, 2014 -- Coats Rose Law Firm has announced that the firm's construction litigation director, Patrick Gaas, has been named to the Litigation Counsel of America's advisory board. More
June 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 2014 Congressional Update Breakfast, featuring Congressman Pete Olson, on July 21 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
June 13, 2014 -- Preservation Houston will host an architecture walk of Houston's downtown skyline on Sunday. More
June 13, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin lists an art show, a boat show, and a music show as just some of the ways to pass the time this week around the Gulf Coast region. More
June 13, 2014 -- College of the Mainland spotlights a process technology class taught by Pete Rygaard. More
June 12, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas Board of Directors has named Douglas J. Fair as executive director. More
June 12, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today joined former secretary of state James A. Baker, III in announcing a special concert by the Houston Symphony to be held on November 3 marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. More
June 12, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce today issued a news release regarding improvements in graduation rates at Galveston College. More
June 12, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber is accepting applications for scholarships to be presented during the Fort Bend Strong Gala in November. More
June 11, 2014 -- United States Congressman Al Green on Wednesday introduced the Original Living American Wage Act of 2014 in the House of Representatives. More
June 11, 2014 -- Enterprise Products Partners will build an ethane export facility on the Houston Ship Channel, signing a thirty-year agreement with the Port of Houston Authority. More
June 11, 2014 -- City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Wednesday announced the second year launch of the "Liftoff Houston!" 2014 Business Plan Competition. More w/Video
June 11, 2014 -- INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA and Sasol Chemicals North America, LLC have announced a joint venture to build a high-density polyethylene plant in La Porte. More
June 11, 2014 -- Port Freeport today announced that it has donated $20,000 to the Freeport Historical Museum in support of the museum's expansion. More
June 11, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today reported that state sales tax revenues for May totaled $2.45 billion, an increase of 8.5 percent compared to May 2013. More
June 11, 2014 -- Aquanauts participating in the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations will conduct activities on the ocean floor twice this summer. More
June 11, 2014 -- Galveston Island will host a series of events throughout the month of August. More
June 10, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host a Texas Business Conference on June 27 in Humble. More
June 10, 2014 -- Houston First Corporation on Monday announced that Vivian Montejano has been named general manager of the Wortham Theater Center. More
June 09, 2014 -- Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene's Lake Houston office will host a free concert and Independence Day celebration on July 4 at Kings Harbor in Kingwood. More
June 09, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Drowsy Chaperone” at Playhouse 1960 and “Big: The Musical” at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
June 09, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued tips regarding the purchase of "high adventure activity" packages. More
June 09, 2014 -- The Houston Mayor's International Trade and Development Council for Africa is hosting a delegation of energy leaders from the Republic of Niger to share information about opportunities available to oil exploration and development companies. More
June 06, 2014 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host Al Meyer of the Gulf Coast Ship Modelers Society on June 10 to present a lecture on traditional knotwork on small craft. More
June 06, 2014 -- Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galvston-Houston will hold an open house on June 25 for its new office at the Island Community Center in Galveston. More
June 06, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on indoor and outdoor activities around the Gulf Coast region including a disc golf tournament, movies and musicals. More
June 05, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs has awarded State Representative Byron Cook with a True Texas Hero Award. More
June 05, 2014 -- The American Festival for the Arts will host its first concert of the summer with the Middle School Festival on June 21 at Pershing Middle School in Houston. More
June 05, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Central Chamber hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday for construction of Gallery Furniture's new Fort Bend/Grand Parkway location. More
June 05, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host the 10th annual Clean Fleet Technologies Conference on June 10 at Constellation Field in Sugar Land. More
June 05, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has exercised a contract option with Raytheon Technical Services Company of Houston to provide continued support of operations, training and mission planning of NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory and Space Vehicle Mockup Facility More
June 04, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership has unveiled a new community image campaign, "Houston: The City with No Limits", to highlight the "vibrancy of the Houston region and its position as a great place to live and work". More
June 04, 2014 -- Funeral services for Father Rivers Aristide Patout III, chaplain of the Houston International Seafarers’ Center, which he helped found more than 45 years ago, will be held on Friday at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Houston. More
June 04, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced that he and state attorneys general from 43 other states secured a $105 million agreement with GlaxoSmithKline, LLC in connection with an investigation of the drug maker for unlawfully promoting its asthma drug Advair and antidepressant drugs Paxil and Wellbutrin. More
June 04, 2014 -- Galveston College and the Galveston Chamber of Commerce has set dates for the 2014-2015 Leadership Galveston course. More
June 03, 2014 -- Galveston Island will host a series of events, including a new “Christmas in July” celebration, throughout the month of July. More
June 03, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Monday warned job seekers to be wary of scams involving people posing as potential employers who attempt to take money in exchange for non-existent jobs. More
June 03, 2014 -- Horse Head Theatre Co. will present "Spaghetti Code", a dark comedy written by Abby Koenig of Houston, July 12-28. More
June 02, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety will participate in "Roadcheck 2014", a national commercial vehicle safety enforcement effort, by conducting enhanced inspections of commercial vehicles traveling Texas roads Tuesday through Thursday. More
June 02, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned businesses and job seekers of a scam involving the issuance of fake checks from local businesses to victims as part of a "secret shopper" job. More
June 02, 2014 -- Discovery Green in Houston will host "Maravilloso!", a two-day circus event, on July 3-4. More
June 02, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently cut ribbons at two local businesses. More
June 02, 2014 -- Mark Ciavaglia, chair of the Texas City Economic Development Corporation, has posted a message regarding the Second Annual Texas City Small Business Week event, which kicks off August 4. More
June 02, 2014 -- Mitchell Historic Properties in Galveston today announced that Joseph B. "Joe" Rozier has been named to take the position of general manager of the company in July. More
June 02, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Butcher Holler Here We Come”, presented by the Beaumont Community Players, and “The Way It Was”, starring Victor Lang at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
May 31, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has posted recollections about the end of one economic development corporation in 1997 and the launch of a new initiative in Galveston County that same year. More
May 31, 2014 -- Don Gartman has retired as President and CEO of the Galveston County Economic Alliance and the Alliance Foundation; and Dr. Bix Rathburn has been selected to replace him. More
May 30, 2014 -- Galveston’s Henry Freudenburg Insurance Agency celebrated its 50th anniversary on Friday with clients, friends and officials from federal, state and local governments taking part in festivities recognizing the agency for five decades of service. More
May 30, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency has issued green house gas permits for the construction of an ethylene cracker near Corpus Christi by OxyChem. More
May 30, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today reappointed Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto to the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County Ports. More
May 30, 2014 -- Barrios Technology on Thursday unveiled its new International Space Station Conference Facility. More
May 30, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host an exhibit in October featuring Claude Monet's paintings of the River Seine. More
May 30, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports that art in a variety of media, ranging from exhibitions at galleries in Houston to sand sculptures on Galveston's East Beach is available this weekend. More
May 30, 2014 -- The City of Galveston will launch its Galveston Beach Band weekly concerts on Tuesday at the historic Sealy Gazebo. More
May 29, 2014 -- Port of Beaumont Director and CEO Chris Fisher was the featured guest at Wednesday’s meeting of the West Gulf Maritime Association. More
May 29, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has selected L-3 National Security Solutions, Inc. to provide simulation and software technology support to the Engineering Software, Robotics and Simulation Division at the Johnson Space Center. More
May 28, 2014 -- SpaceX today announced that it has completed qualification testing for its SuperDraco thruster, an engine that will power the Dragon spacecraft's launch escape system and enable the vehicle to land propulsively on Earth or another planet. More
May 28, 2014 -- Port Freeport today announced that it has received an "A" rating and a stable outlook from Standard & Poor's Rating Services, based on the port's senior-lien revenue refunding bonds and revenue notes. More
May 27, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cuttings for DLS Dance Studio; 2101 Church Street, a high-rise apartment community; Sherwin-Williams in a new location; and Elliot Electric Supply More
May 27, 2014 -- The Texas Bar Foundation has provided a $20,000 grant to the State Bar of Texas to fund "Justiceville, USA", a web-based project to help students meet specific elementary and secondary history, government, citizenship and geography requirements on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills exam. More
May 27, 2014 -- Kuraray America, Inc. today issued an update regarding a weather-related incident near La Porte, where a tent at a construction site collapsed during high winds. More
May 27, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that actor Mirron Willis and director Brendon Fox will be guest artists at the Houston Shakespeare Festival in August. More
May 27, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include "Good People" at the Alley Theatre in Houston and "Don't Dress for Dinner" at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
May 27, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips on hiring a lawn care service. More
May 27, 2014 -- The City of Missouri City will host its annual State of the City Address on June 5 at City Centre. More
May 23, 2014 -- The Port of Brownsville Board of Commissioners, during their regular meeting on Wednesday, held a ceremony to swear in commissioners Carlos R. Masso and John Wood for new terms in office. More
May 23, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded $639,280 in self-sufficiency funding to a consortium made up of Alvin Community College, Brazosport College, Lone Star College and San Jacinto College to provide job training in support of petrochemical employers. More
May 23, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on Memorial Day weekend events, including traditional fireworks, a beach volleyball tournament and the history of a giant lizard in the movies. More
May 22, 2014 -- The United States House of Representatives has passed the 2014 Water Resources Reform and Development Act by a vote of 412-4. More
May 22, 2014 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host the "Spring Chine" Family Arts Day on May 31. More
May 22, 2014 -- The Galveston Arts Center will offer weekly art classes during the summer. More
May 22, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday held a ceremony to administer an oath of office to newly re-elected commissioners Jerry Hughes, Sr., Keith Wallace and John Young, Jr. More
May 21, 2014 -- Griffin Communications today announced promotions in leadership positions at the agency, with Jeff Carr promoted to president, Deanna Wilke as director of account services and Jaime Napoli as director of finance and administration. More
May 21, 2014 -- BP today announced that it will seek review by the United States Supreme Court of a Fifth Circuit court decision regarding the payment of compensation of claims for losses with "no apparent connection" to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
May 21, 2014 -- The Community Associations Institute recently recognized Margey Meyer, President and CEO of CADRExperts in Houston, for her achievements. More
May 21, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a bank depository services contract to First Financial Bank. More
May 20, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission opened today’s meeting with a special tribute to former chair Jim Edmonds, who died last week. More
May 19, 2014 -- The National Aeronautical and Space Administration has selected NLT Management Services LLC of Ewing, New Jersey, to provide institutional safety and fire protection services to support the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston and White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico. More
May 19, 2014 -- Governor Rick Perry, citing the policies that have made Texas a national energy leader, called on President Obama to dramatically change his own failed energy policies in order to put more Americans to work. More
May 19, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to increase the decal and access fees for ground transportation companies accessing the Cruise Ship Terminal Complex. More
May 19, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips to avoid being a victim of Memorial Day scams aimed at military personnel. More
May 19, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a $598,900 contract to L.D. Construction for a project to pave two lots. More
May 19, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will host the third annual International Space Station Research and Development Conference June 17-19 in Chicago. More
May 19, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include preview performances of “Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike” at the Alley Theatre in Houston and “Dancin' in the Street... Motown & More Revue” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
May 19, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Sunday reported that the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft has returned to Earth from the International Space Station, bringing back more than 3,500 pounds of cargo and science samples from the station. More
May 17, 2014 -- The United States Trade and Commerce Institute has selected Houston Independent School District for a 2013 Texas Excellence Award to recognize the district's Office of Business Assistance. More
May 16, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today reported that renewable energy production grew by 12 percent in 2013. More
May 16, 2014 -- The 9th Annual State of the Lake Tourism Address, co-hosted by Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, was held on Wednesday at Butler's Courtyard in League City. More
May 16, 2014 -- Company OnStage Theater in Houston will host a special fundraising event on May 31 to launch its 2014-2015 season. More
May 16, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced that components of the International Space Station's new RapidScat, an instrument for measuring ocean winds, have arrived at the launch site at Kennedy Space Center. More
May 16, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 64,100 jobs in April. More
May 16, 2014 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host "Conversations at the Center", featuring artists Autumn Knight and Robert Pruitt, on May 29. More
May 16, 2014 -- The Houston Museum District will host its next "Museum Experience" on July 26. More
May 16, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday approved updated contracts with six municipal and residential customers to extend their service deadlines to enable them to fulfill debt obligations for the reservoir gate project at the Thomas Mackey Water Treatment Plant. More
May 16, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports that leisure activities in the Gulf Coast Region include the 6th Annual Galveston Beach Revue, the 5th Annual Red, White & Bayou Crawfish and Texas Music Festival in Dickinson and and the The 10th Annual Empty Bowls Houston event. More
May 15, 2014 -- University of Houston will host its annual Classical Minds Institute, featuring guitar masters from around the world, on June 10-14. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will end its exhibit, "John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors", on May 26. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Dishman Art Museum at Lamar University will be closed May 17 through July 1 for a re-roofing project. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will open two exhibits, "Beili Liu: Chine" and "Karin Broker: wired, pressed, nailed", on May 24. More
May 15, 2014 -- Port Freeport has announced that two new cranes have departed from Shanghai, China and are expected to arrive for installation at the port by the end of July. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 2014 State of Richmond Address, featuring Richmond Mayor Evalyn Moore, on June 20. More
May 14, 2014 -- Texas Workforce Commission Commissioner Representing Employers Hope Andrade on Wednesday marked this year's Small Business Week by speaking at a celebration at Texas State Technical College in Waco. More
May 14, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will provide live coverage on Sunday of the departure of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft from the International Space Station. More
May 13, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today participated in the 60th anniversary celebration of General Motors' Arlington Assembly Plant. More
May 13, 2014 -- The chair of the Sabine-Neches Navigation District reports that an agreement has been reached on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act conference report to include the Sabine-Neches Waterway Deepening Project, which would deepen the channel from 40 to 48 feet. More
May 12, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has posted thoughts on Saturday's election of Jim Yarbrough as Mayor of Galveston. More
May 12, 2014 -- Galveston Island will host the 28th annual American Institute of Architects Sandcastle Competition on Saturday on East Beach. More
May 12, 2014 -- Former Port of Houston Authority Chair Jim Edmonds has died. More
May 12, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host the 2014 Houston Spanish and Flamenco Festival May 27-31. More
May 12, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised parents to research summer day camps before selecting one for their child to attend. More
May 12, 2014 -- The Greenspoint District in Houston recently hosted the Sino-U.S. Petroleum Industry Dinner, which included a delegation of Chinese petroleum industry executives who were in the city for the Offshore Technology Conference. More
May 12, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that the United States Army Corps of Engineers has permitted dredging of the port's Bayport and Barbours Cut channels. More
May 12, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Houston Grand Opera’s production of “Die Fledermaus”, at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, and “Re-Designing Women”, at Island Etc East-End Theatre Company in Galveston. More
May 12, 2014 -- Texas State Representatives Senfronia Thompson and Alma Allen, as well as other area elected officials, will hold a prayer vigil for the kidnapped Nigerian girls this evening at Tranquility Park in Houston. More
May 12, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that it received $312,332 in sales tax revenues for May. More
May 12, 2014 -- The 40th annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour concluded this past weekend. Photos
May 09, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin showcases several events around the Gulf Coast region that she says will make a great Mother's Day outing including free ballet, artsy cars or a new interactive art exhibit. More
May 08, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston opens "Soto: The Houston Penetrable", an interactive exhibit, today. More
May 08, 2014 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will open its production of "Re-Designing Women" on May 16. More
May 08, 2014 -- The Texas Crab Festival in Crystal Beach on the Bolivar Peninsula is this weekend. More
May 07, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute have selected 26 proposals for funding to help investigate questions about astronaut health and performances on future deep space exploration missions. More
May 07, 2014 -- ADP today announced that Texas added 29,080 private sector jobs during April, according to its regional employment report. More
May 07, 2014 -- Port Freeport today announced the winners of the 14th Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament. More
May 07, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve subcontractors to the district's agreement with Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation. More
May 06, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Hispanic Business Division recently hosted its annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration. More
May 06, 2014 -- The American Festival for the Arts will host the Houston Girls Chorus in concert on May 18 at Covenant Church. More
May 06, 2014 -- Capital One on Monday released the findings of its quarterly Market Pulse survey, noting that small business executives in the state are increasingly confident in the Texas economy, but that optimism has stalled for the national economy's outlook. More
May 06, 2014 -- Alvin Community College's Drama Department will host auditions on May 8-9 for its two Summer Children's Theatre productions. More
May 05, 2014 -- Entergy Texas, Inc. has joined forces with leaders from ten Central Texas counties to form the Central East Texas Alliance, a community and economic development organization that will focus primarily on rural areas in ten counties. More
May 05, 2014 -- Congressman Gene Green will host the 12th Annual North Channel Job Fair on May 19 at San Jacinto College's North Campus. More
May 05, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas, in observance of National Moving Month, today provided tips to avoid scams when selecting a mover. More
May 05, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Evita” presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and “Dreamgirls”, presented by the Beaumont Community Players in Beaumont. More
May 05, 2014 -- St. Vincent’s House hosted its annual FitFair and FunDay, “An Oasis of Hope Expecting Miracles….” On Saturday. More
May 03, 2014 -- The 40th annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour is underway this weekend and next weekend. More
May 02, 2014 -- Executive Service Corps of Houston will host the Leading Edge Luncheon to celebrate its 30th anniversary on September 30 at The Junior League of Houston. More
May 02, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will open its summer entertainment season on June 7 with "The Way It Was", a one-man show featuring Victor Lang. More
May 02, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has approved a resolution supporting the re-authorization of the Export Import Bank of the United States. More
May 02, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday hosted the State of University of Houston-Clear Lake Luncheon, to increase awareness of UHCL's downward expansion to include freshman and sophomore level courses. More
May 02, 2014 -- Economic Alliance Houston Port Region on Wednesday held its bi-monthly board and membership meeting at the San Jacinto College District Transportation Center. More
May 02, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on historic homes, dragon boats and a festival of words and pictures as just a few ways to pass the time this weekend. More
May 02, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Korean Air is now operating daily non-stop service between George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Incheon International Airport in Seoul. More
May 01, 2014 -- Asia Society Texas Center in Houston will host "Transcendent Deities of India, an exhibit featuring images of Hindu gods and goddesses, May 2 through September 14. More
May 01, 2014 -- Provost Umphrey Law Firm today announced that the firm is representing one of the burn victims from the April 26 Georgia-Pacific plant fire that occurred in Corrigan, Texas. More
May 01, 2014 -- The Galveston Symphony Orchestra will perform its "grand finale" concert on Sunday at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
May 01, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the United States Army Corps of Engineers will host public discussions on navigational aid technology, with a session in New Orleans on May 7.. More
May 01, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that new power plants are expected to begin operating by late summer, resulting in improved expectations for resource adequacy later this summer and in upcoming years. More
May 01, 2014 -- The State Bar of Texas has elected Allan DuBois of San Antonio as president-elect. More
April 30, 2014 -- Parelli Natural Horsemanship will hold the Future of HorseManShip Tour on May 17 and 18 in Conroe. More
April 30, 2014 -- Houston photographer Mieko Mahi will exhibit "The Offshore World" on May 4 and 8 at Silver Street Studios. More
April 30, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann in Houston today announced that the United States Environmental Protection Agency has named the hospital system as a 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year. More
April 30, 2014 -- Dallas-based energy company Luminant on Tuesday responded to a United States Supreme Court ruling upholding the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. More
April 30, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will end its exhibit, "Georges Braque: A Retrospective", featuring 78 of Braque's defining works, on May 11. More
April 30, 2014 -- The Boeing 747 shuttle carrier aircraft has reached its new home at Space Center Houston. Photos, Video and Interviews
April 30, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host David Cassidy and Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone in concert on Saturday. More
April 30, 2014 -- The Houston Museum District Association recently held its latest Houston Museum Experience, with visitors walking to various museums, including the Holocaust Museum Houston, Asia Society Texas Center, Weather Museum and the Czech Center Museum Houston. More
April 30, 2014 -- The Nau Center for Texas Cultural Heritage on Tuesday announced that it has received a $1 million gift from Union Pacific Railroad for the "Engines of Progress" railroad interactive experience exhibit at the center's future location in Houston. More
April 30, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum recently hosted a tile-painting party with an "Under the Sea" theme, with the tiles to be installed at the new Nordstrom store at The Woodlands Mall. More
April 29, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is investing $1.5 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund into a new facility in El Paso for Prudential Financial, Inc., which will create 300 new jobs. More
April 29, 2014 -- More than 200 local Comcast employees and their families and friends volunteered to improve the Boys & Girls Club of Galveston as part of Comcast’s 13th Comcast Cares Day on Saturday, April 26. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve a settlement with Allen Flores Interests, LP regarding the Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal. More
April 28, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that Toyota Motor North America is relocating its headquarters to Plano, Texas, bringing an anticipated capital investment of $300 million and approximately 4,000 jobs. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve a change order to a contract for the Orange County Automation Project with Trans-Global Solutions, Inc. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Central East Texas Alliance, a new economic development organization, is offering entities in a ten-county region an opportunity to participate in the organization's efforts to promote the area for development. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Provost Umphrey Law Firm today announced that it has obtained a settlement in connection with a 2006 boiler explosion at a Georgia-Pacific paper mill in Cedar Springs, Georgia. More
April 28, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today offered tips on avoiding scams when shopping for Mother's Day gifts. More
April 28, 2014 -- BP America Chair and President John Mingé will deliver the opening-day keynote speech on May 5 for the 2014 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. More
April 28, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Children’s Hour” at Playhouse 1960 in Houston, and “Philippines: Pearl of the Orient featuring Leyte Dance Theater” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
April 28, 2014 -- Texas A&M University on Friday announced that it has finalized a contract with Astin Limited to manage Easterwood Airport, which is owned by the university. More
April 26, 2014 -- The University of Houston will host the first Bayou City Food and Film Festival from May 2 through 4 at 14 Pews. More
April 26, 2014 -- Jim Guidry uses a whimsical excuse to put a video of the Keystone Cops on GuidryNews.com. More
April 25, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Wednesday hosted a General Membership Meeting featuring Dr. Alan Lumsden, co-founder and co-director of the Pumps & Pipes program. More
April 25, 2014 -- Lone Star College System will host a career job fair on Tuesday. More
April 25, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will close its exhibit, "The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute", on May 4. More
April 25, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports that weekend in the Gulf Coast region include the Sylvan Beach Festival on Galveston Bay, an opening reception at the Anya Tish Gallery in Houston and the Houston Improv Festival at Midtown Art Center in Houston. More
April 24, 2014 -- Houston Tomorrow President David Crossley reports that the Houston City Council Quality of Life Committee held its first meeting to hear about and discuss the initiative to create a General Plan for Houston’s Future. More
April 24, 2014 -- Comcast will host its 13th annual Comcast Cares Day event on Saturday at the Boys & Girls Club of Galveston. More
April 24, 2014 -- Country Playhouse in Houston has announced that it has changed its name to Queensbury Theatre and plans to open a new theater in 2015 on Queensbury Lane. More
April 24, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System's Office of Business Opportunity will host its Eighth Annual Runway to Business Networking Fair on May 8 at the Humble Civic Center. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will host the "Taste of the Town" and Auction on May 1 at the Doyle Convention Center. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin, in partnership with the McDonald Observatory, will open "The McDonald Observatory: 75 Years of Stargazing", an exhibit featuring artifacts and photos from the observatory, on May 1. More
April 22, 2014 -- Port of Houston Authority Executive Director Roger Guenther today reported to the Port Commission that the United States Army Corps of Engineers has furnished the port with its draft permit for the Bayport Channel Improvement Project; and the draft permit for Barbours Cut channel dredging will follow soon. More
April 22, 2014 -- Katy Prairie Conservancy will hold its "Unplugged Adventure: Tropical Travelers" event on May 10 at Rock Hollow Creek on Warren Ranch. More
April 22, 2014 -- Lamar University's Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will perform a "concert in the park" on Sunday on the Plummer Building grounds at the university. More
April 22, 2014 -- The Upstage Arts Academy in Webster will open its production of "America the Musical" on Friday. More
April 21, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry will meet with business leaders in New York City from Tuesday through Thursday. More
April 21, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today presented a progress report on the Hire Houston First program, which shows that more than $1 billion of city business has been awarded to designated Hire Houston First firms. More
April 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its "Build a Stand... Spark a Dream" event, with more than 40 children building lemonade stands in preparation for the Lemonade Day Galveston event. More
April 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation today announced that Rene Wiley has been named the 2014 Galveston Historic Homes Tour artist. More
April 21, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Mama Won’t Fly” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson, and “Rounding Third” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City. More
April 21, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host artist Cindi Harwood Rose on May 4 for a fundraiser event. More
April 21, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections", a traveling exhibit featuring pieces from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty, in 2015. More
April 21, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today named the finalists for the 2014 Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust. More
April 18, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host the 13th Annual Men Who Cook-Tour of Duty event on July 10 at South Shore Harbour Resort. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state's unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in March, down from February's rate of 5.7 percent. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Hispanic Business Division will host its Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 1 at Legacy Ford. More
April 18, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has issued a final greenhouse gas construction permit for the Lone Star NGL facility in Mont Belvieu, Texas. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation recently presented its Stellar Awards, honoring workers in the space industry. More
April 18, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin highlights some family friendly activities for the Easter weekend around the Gulf Coast region including beach volleyball, releasing butterflies and beautiful music week. More
April 18, 2014 -- St. Vincent's House will host its first Mainland "13th Annual Gospel by the Sea Concert" on June 14 at the Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church in Hitchcock. More
April 17, 2014 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its "Masterpieces, Fakes and Forgeries" Treasure Auction on May 8. More
April 17, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host a "live painting" and poetry talk, featuring Anya Ezhevskaya, on April 22 at the Fine Arts Building. More
April 17, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a City of Richmond candidates forum on April 22 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
April 17, 2014 -- University of Houston students will host its 2014 Dionysia event, a salute to the Greek classics, on April 24-28. More
April 16, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at the Gossip Tween Boutique and Right at Home Galveston. More
April 16, 2014 -- Mitchell Historic Properties in Galveston announced today that Bill Ross and Ernie Connor are retiring and that Joe Rozier will assume the position of general manager, overseeing all of MHP's Galveston operations. More
April 16, 2014 -- Watershed Market, which launched on March 22 & 23 in Houston's East Downtown District, has scheduled its second urban market on May 10 and 11. More
April 16, 2014 -- The Galveston Arts Center will honor Susan Shirley Eckel on May 18 at the Annual Sunset Buffet. More
April 16, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies for several local businesses. More
April 16, 2014 -- SpaceX has rescheduled its launch of a third cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station to Friday, after a launch that was to take place on Monday was halted due to a helium leak in the Falcon 9 rocket. More
April 16, 2014 -- Music Doing Good in Schools will present the "Mostly Blues" concert on May 16 at The Hobby Center in Houston. More
April 16, 2014 -- Lamar University’s Lamarissimo! Concert Series will conclude on Thursday with the premiere concert of the Cardinal Jazz Singers. More
April 16, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook reports that year-to-date total sales tax revenue for fiscal year 2013-2014 is up 3.82 percent over last year. More
April 16, 2014 -- On Tuesday, the United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a permit to Apex Matagorda Energy Center in Matagorda to construct a 317-megawatt electric generating plant. More
April 16, 2014 -- The Coast Guard federal on-scene coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon Response completed the transition to the “Middle Response” process on Tuesday and opened active National Response Center cases for three miles of coastline in Louisiana. More
April 16, 2014 -- The U.S. Coast Guard today ended patrols and operations on the final three shoreline miles in Louisiana, bringing to a close the extensive four-year active cleanup of the Gulf Coast following the Deepwater Horizon accident. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Neches Federal Credit Union will host the Annual RiverFest from April 30 through May 4 at Port Neches Park. More
April 15, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host a free guitar concert, featuring arrangements of classical music and classic rock, on Thursday at the college's Fine Arts Building. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas today announced that Executive Director Craig Escamilla is resigning his position, effective May 31, to accept a position at Lamar University. More
April 15, 2014 -- Representatives with the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to advocate on behalf of the region. More
April 15, 2014 -- The BP Press Office has released an update regarding efforts to restore the Gulf coast following damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Port or Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution establishing environmental fine parity for damages resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill based on the Exxon Valdez oil spill incident in 1989. More
April 14, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has announced the Board of Directors' endorsements of candidates in the election for mayor and city council. More
April 14, 2014 -- The 49th Annual Lunar Rendezvous Festival recently kicked off "Odysseys in Orbit" at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
April 14, 2014 -- Barrios Technology in Houston recently held its Annual Awards Banquet at the Johnson Space Center's Gilruth Center. More
April 14, 2014 -- Barrios Technology in Houston has honored seven of its employees who received their college degrees in 2013. More
April 14, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided tips for consumers to consider before spending their tax refund. More
April 14, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting "My Chamber Month", and inviting non-chamber members to attend all events that are typically offered only to members. More
April 14, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Murder Ballad”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars at the Hobby Center in Houston. More
April 14, 2014 -- The Lamar Civic Orchestra will host a concert on Tuesday at Lamar State College - Port Arthur, performing classics from opera, film and ballet. More
April 14, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it is receiving a $6 million contribution from ConocoPhillips to the university's Dwight Look College of Engineering. More
April 13, 2014 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement was presented to National Aeronautics and Space Administration Administrator Charles Bolden on Friday evening. More
April 13, 2014 -- Samuel Collins, III invites all to come out and meet the 16th president of the United States and share in the history and fun of the 9th annual Juneteenth Family Day at Stringfellow Orchards on June 14, 2014. More
April 12, 2014 -- Samuel Collins, III suggests that Galveston is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth and asks "How does it change the conversation about the potential of a national celebration if the conversation became less about us and them to more about we?" More
April 12, 2014 -- NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston has released the results of testing on the Orion spacecraft. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, has announced its upcoming exhibits for the summer. More
April 11, 2014 -- Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced the establishment of Buy A&M, a single electronic procurement solution to increase the speed and efficiency of the university's procurement process. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted ribbon cuttings for the newly-opened Sonic in Richmond and the Old Main Street Bakery in Downtown Rosenberg. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Sierra Club today issued a statement following an appeals court decision rejecting the club's challenge to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's issuance of a license for a radioactive by-product disposal facility. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce recently held a graduation ceremony for its 2014 Leadership Excellence for Non-Profits Class. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Library will open "Galveston Before the Civil War", an exhibit of historic artifacts and archival images from the library's permanent collection, on April 24. More
April 11, 2014 -- The Galveston College Chorale will perform a concert featuring works by Mozart on May 18 at Moody Methodist Church. More
April 11, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend events ranging from floating the bayou to flying the skies, dancing to a Jamaican beat and enjoying Japanese food. More
April 10, 2014 -- Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership hosted its 15th Annual State of the Counties Address featuring the county judges of Brazoria, Galveston and Harris counties on Wednesday. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that the system has signed a letter of intent with the Sierra Nevada Corporation to explore opportunities by a combination of a Houston-based spaceport and the company's Dream Chaser spacecraft. More
April 10, 2014 -- ADP on Wednesday released its regional employment report, announcing that Texas added 28,650 private sector jobs during March. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Southeast Texas Economic Development Foundation and the Texas Governor's Office today announced the recipients of the 2014 State of Texas Small Business Awards. More
April 10, 2014 -- The Texas Retirement System and the Texas Workforce Commission will host the 14th Annual Purchasing and HUB Connection on May 8 in Austin. More
April 10, 2014 -- Galvestonians and those with links to Galveston's past are urged to contribute stories and photos to "Save Our Stories Galveston", an effort to capture a wide range of the Island's history told through the lives of ordinary citizens. More
April 09, 2014 -- Frio County Commissioners court on Tuesday announced that the county has been named a recipient of a $1.2 million state grant roadway fund. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas is holding registration for its Summer ArtVentures 2014 courses. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Dishman Art Museum at Lamar University will host the Magnolia Garden Club's bi-annual flower and horticulture show on April 15-16. More
April 07, 2014 -- United States Congressman Steve Stockman on Monday in Washington introduced the "Virtual Currency Tax Reform Act". More
April 07, 2014 -- San Jacinto College has announced its schedule of spring concerts taking place at all three of the college's campuses. More
April 07, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “West Side Story’, presented by The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and the official opening of “Communicating Doors” at the Alley Theatre in Houston. More
April 07, 2014 -- Reverend Donald Lee's latest posting features Dr. Shari Maiben, a Port Arthur-based evangelist and author of “Agape: The Language of Unfeigned Love”. More
April 07, 2014 -- San Jacinto College recently hosted the Business and Education Workforce Symposium - Houston Port Region, a gathering of business and education leaders to discuss increasing employment in maritime, manufacturing, oil and gas, and health care industries. More
April 07, 2014 -- Lamar Opera Theatre will present "The Magic Flute" on April 11-12 at the Rothwell Recital Hall at Lamar University. More
April 06, 2014 -- The Houston Maritime Museum’s Monthly Lecture Series will feature a lecture on Eight Significant Events in Maritime History by guest lecturer F. Carrington Weems, II, on Tuesday, April 8. More
April 05, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has selected MacLean Engineering & Applied Technologies of Houston to provide simulation model development for organizations at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. More
April 05, 2014 -- The Texas Transportation Commission has approved two projects to construct a new boat lift and construct new screening canopies at the Galveston Bolivar Ferry landing. More
April 04, 2014 -- Change Happens!, which is celebrating 25 years as a nonprofit organization established to transform the lives of families and children in high-risk communities, held its 7th Annual Spring Breakfast this morning. More
April 04, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Laura Ingalls Wilder", the last performances of its "Serious Fun" Children's Series for the season, on May 7. More
April 04, 2014 -- The Hitchcock Chamber of Commerce has announced its upcoming Easter events, including the chamber's annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 12 at the Good Ole Days Grounds. More
April 04, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce and the City of League City recently launched a business retention and expansion program for 2014. More
April 04, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host David Cassidy and Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone on May 3. More
April 04, 2014 -- Music Doing Good will present a performance on April 26 by its 2013 and 2014 scholarship recipients. More
April 04, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend activities from Beaumont to Galveston including an old-fashioned baseball game, a free movie classic and a women's expo with food, fun and shopping. More
April 04, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds business owners that April 15 is the deadline to file property tax renditions with their county appraisal districts. More
April 03, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership on Thursday hosted the annual State of the City Address by Houston Mayor Annise Parker. More
April 03, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host the seventh annual International Business and Logistics and Supply Chain Symposium on April 22 at the North Campus. More
April 03, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Health System on Wednesday announced that it has been named among the top 100 hospitals by research firm Truven Health Analytics. More
April 02, 2014 -- The Hitchcock Chamber of Commerce recently recognized the Hitchcock Family Practice as a "Business Spotlight" and held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Dwayne's Auto Express. More
April 01, 2014 -- Classic Southeast Texas has partnered with the West End Little League in Beaumont. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Texas Comptroller's office will conduct eighteen free taxpayer seminars across the state during the month of April. More
April 01, 2014 -- A free performance of the Ball High School award winning UIL One Act Play – John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men - will be offered on Thursday, April 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ball High School auditorium. More
April 01, 2014 -- The 28th Annual AIA Houston SandCastle Competition will be held on Saturday, May 31 on Galveston's East Beach. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum is joining with TOMS to help raise awareness of children living in poverty by participating in "One Day Without Shoes" on April 29. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce's Chamber Young Professional Division will host a luncheon roundtable discussion with area mayors on June 18. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Environmental Defense Fund will host a workgroup session to discuss key metrics used to measure environmental performance at ports during the National Port Stakeholders Summit to be held next week in Maryland by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will host a donation drive during the April 11 Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit conference in support of local EMS, fire and law enforcement departments. More
April 01, 2014 -- University of Houston will host its first 10-Minute Play Festival on Saturday and Sunday at the Jose Quintero Theatre. More
April 01, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble will perform on Saturday in a concert with the Texas City High School Jazz Band and Blocker Middle School Jazz Band at the high school's auditorium. More
April 01, 2014 -- Barrios Technology on Monday announced that Sandy Fletcher and the Extra Vehicular Activity 23 Console Team recently received the Eagle Manned Mission Award from the National Space Club. More
March 31, 2014 -- Response teams were out early this morning to continue the aggressive removal of oiled debris and sand from South Matagorda and tar balls on Mustang Islands. More
March 31, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to accept the Galveston Wharves and the Galveston Port Facilities Corporation Consolidated Financial Audit and the Comprehensive Annual Financial report; and also voted unanimously to accept the 2013 Audited Galveston Wharves Pension Plan Annual Financial Report. More
March 31, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a warning regarding a phone scam with perpetrators impersonating Internal Revenue Service agents. More
March 31, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to review and approve the port’s investment policy. More
March 31, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Communicating Doors” at the Alley Theatre in Houston and The 19th Annual Grand Kids Festival presented by The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 31, 2014 -- University of Houston's Jazz Orchestra will present "The Great American Song Book", a concert showcasing the works of Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin and Harold Arlen, on April 16. More
March 31, 2014 -- Texas Southern University Theatre will present its production of the musical "Dreamgirls" April 18-20 at the Granville Sawyer Auditorium. More
March 31, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will host the 19th Annual Grand Kids Festival on Saturday in Galveston's Historic Downtown Cultural Arts District. More
March 28, 2014 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst on Friday released a statement regarding the Texas Workforce Commission's report on Texas job growth in February. More
March 28, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday released a statement regarding data from the Texas Workforce Commission showing Texas added 37,000 jobs in February. More
March 28, 2014 -- University of Houston-Downtown will host Ben Crystal, author of "Shakespeare on Toast: Getting a Taste for the Bard", to instruct students in the university's theatre department, as well as give presentations to the public on April 9. More
March 28, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has reported that the state set a new wind power record on Wednesday, with output reaching 10,296 megawatts. More
March 28, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin highlights a few of the events kicking off the spring including festivals featuring art, high flying kites and events for kids. More
March 28, 2014 -- City of Houston Council Member Stephen Costello released a comprehensive draft of the city’s financial policies at Thursday’s meeting of the Budget and Fiscal Affairs Committee. More
March 28, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz on Thursday in Washington, D.C. introduced S. 2170 and H.R. 4286, which involve domestic energy resources and energy infrastructure. More
March 27, 2014 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update published this wseek reports that Solvay will build and operate a large-scale alkoxylation unit in Pasadena; and also updates plans for a major expansion of Baybrook Mall. More
March 27, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency has announced that Phillips 66 Company has agreed to retire more than 21 billion in sulfur credits that could have been used in the production of gasoline, and pay $500,000 in penalties for violations of the Clean Air Act as part of a settlement with the EPA. More
March 27, 2014 -- The Houston Public Library will kick off its Public Poetry spring reading series on April 5 at the McGovern-Stella Link Neighborhood Library. More
March 27, 2014 -- The Missoula Children's Theatre will hold an open audition for its production of "Hansel and Gretel" on Monday at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 27, 2014 -- The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics today released a report on county employment and wages in Texas for the third quarter of 2013. More
March 27, 2014 -- San Jacinto College Central Campus will host a career fair on April 10. More
March 27, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston on Wednesday announced that Angela A. Shippy has been named as the system's new chief quality officer. More
March 26, 2014 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will open its production of "Lombardi" on Thursday. More
March 25, 2014 -- The Board of Pilot Commissioners for Harris County Ports, comprised of the members of the Port of Houston Authority Board of Commissioners, today voted unanimously to approve an agreement between the Houston Pilots Association and maritime industry stakeholders that was reached last Friday after extensive negotiations. More
March 25, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will present "Soto: The Houston Penetrable", an interactive exhibit by Jesus Rafael Soto, May 8 through September 1. More
March 25, 2014 -- The 11th Annual Rice University Chamber Music Ensemble will perform in concert at the Moody Mansion in Galveston on Friday. More
March 25, 2014 -- The Coast Guard has authorized limited marine traffic in the safety zone in the Port of Houston/Galveston for commercial ship traffic, which had been closed due to an oil spill that occurred on Saturday. Update 6
March 25, 2014 -- Port of Galveston Port Director Michael Mierzwa today gave a status report on the impact of Saturday’s oil spill in Galveston Bay, noting that the Carnival Magic cruise ship was allow to depart the port today. More
March 25, 2014 -- College of the Mainland Vocal Arts will host a concert on April 4 as a preview of the college's upcoming Ireland tour. More
March 25, 2014 -- The South West International Boat Show, the largest in-water Boat Show in the Southwest, remains unaffected by the Texas City oil spill and will open on schedule Thursday, March 27 and remain open through Sunday, March 30. More
March 25, 2014 -- The National Law Journal has named Provost Umphrey's 2013 $32 million verdict against Dominos Pizza as one of the Top 100 Verdicts in the nation. More
March 24, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will hold its Third Annual "Laws of Life" Awards Banquet on April 17 at The Event Centre in Beaumont. More
March 24, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A Streetcar Named Desire” by the Beaumont Community Players, and “The Foreigner” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay. More
March 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will host Kendra Scott as a guest speaker for the 2014 Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit conference on April 11. More
March 24, 2014 -- Aubrey Lynn England, from McKinney, Texas, was named Entertainer of the Year at the 12th annual Texas Music Awards at the Texas Music Barn inside the Academy of Texas Music headquarters in Linden. More
March 24, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Hello Dolly" on March 29. More
March 22, 2014 -- The Kitchen Chick and Artist Boat will hold the Cracked Egg Cook Off and Chicken Kitsch 3D Art Contests on April 6 at the Moody Mansion in Galveston. More
March 21, 2014 -- The Houston Fringe Festival will present "The Best of Fringe" on May 16-17 at Frenetic Theater in Houston. More
March 21, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced that ExxonMobil is committing an additional $500,000 in financial support for the Community College Petrochemical Initiative. More
March 21, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin highlights a variety of activities around the Gulf Coast region this weekend, including one of the first crawfish festivals of the season, a new contemporary art exhibit and readings by a pair of critically acclaimed authors. More
March 20, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs has announced a higher level of financial transparency award for the Leadership Circle Program. More
March 20, 2014 -- Texas Workforce Commissioner Hope Andrade today issued a message to Texas employers regarding updated regulations from the United States Department of Labor related to exempt salaried employees. More
March 20, 2014 -- Rice University today named the 42 finalists that will compete in the 14th annual Rice Business Plan Competition. More
March 20, 2014 -- The Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce will present an award to Jho Low, CEO of Hong Kong investment firm Jynwel Capital, on April 3 during the 24th Annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner. More
March 20, 2014 -- A very large semi-submersible rig, the Ensco 8500, was maneuvered into the Port of Galveston for some repair work at Gulf copper Wednesday afternoon. More
March 19, 2014 -- The Texas State Library and Archives Commission is hosting an exhibit of items illustrating Texas' journey from European province to an American state. More
March 19, 2014 -- The Galveston Symphony Orchestra recently announced the winners of its Symphonie Fantastique Art Competition. More
March 19, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Tuesday announced the recipients of the agency's 2013 Small Business Industry Awards program. More
March 18, 2014 -- Neches Federal Credit Union in Beaumont is currently accepting donations for the Hamshire-Fannett Elementary School, which was damaged by a fire on Tuesday. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will present the exhibit, "Alexander Archipenko: The Berlin Drawings", May 15 through August 17. More
March 17, 2014 -- The Galveston Arts Center will open an exhibit featuring the work of Pat Colville on April 26. More
March 17, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has offered a suggestion to election officials intended to improve their communication with the news media as well as voters and taxpayers. More
March 17, 2014 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host a forum on Tuesday for candidates in the Texas State Senate District 4 special election, which will be held on May 10. More
March 17, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas, in observance of National Nutrition Month, has joined in supporting Facts Up Front, an effort to put prominent nutrition labeling on the front of food and beverage packaging. More
March 17, 2014 -- Galveston, Texas’ Emerald and Diamond Beach reported record-breaking sales for year-end 2013. More
March 17, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Traveling Lady” at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson, and The Rob Landes Trio at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 17, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston today announced that it has extended its exhibit, "The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute", through May 4. More
March 17, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present The Rob Landes Trio on March 23. More
March 16, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between the cargo ship Genius Star VII and a barge loaded with 840,000 gallons of #6 fuel oil in the Houston Ship Channel on Friday. More
March 14, 2014 -- The NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston has extended a $22 million contract with Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems to provide support to International Space Station activities. More
March 14, 2014 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance will present "Ensemble Dance Works" on March 28-30. More
March 14, 2014 -- Strategyst, LLC today announced that Sapphire, a luxury condo resort on South Padre Island, has reported sales passed expectations for 2013, with 32 of its homes sold during the year. More
March 14, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on events in the Gulf Coast Region, including a crawfish and zydeco festival, a boat race down the Buffalo Bayou and where to find the best in St. Patrick's Day parades. More
March 13, 2014 -- The University of Houston will present an exhibit entitled "Frontier Fiesta: The Greatest College Show on Earth" from March 18 through June 6 at the University's M.D. Anderson Library. More
March 13, 2014 -- BP today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency resolving all matters related to the suspension and debarment of BP, and will make the company eligible again to enter into new contracts with the federal government, including deepwater leases in the Gulf of Mexico. More
March 13, 2014 -- The Texas and Southwest Cattle Raisers Association will host a panel on eminent domain issues during the Cattle Raisers Convention on April 5 in San Antonio. More
March 13, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston has implemented the "Virtual Care Check" system, a remote patient monitoring system that provides patients with chronic medical conditions access to mobile health care services that sends updates to their providers. More
March 13, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today attended the grand opening of the Queensland Government North America Trade and Investment Office in Houston, and discussed trade opportunities between Texas and Australia. More
March 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 2014 State of the Schools Luncheon with the Lamar Consolidated and Needville school districts on April 25. More
March 12, 2014 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, which supported the Beaumont Independent School District bond referendum which called for the construction of new and modern schools and facilities, has issued a statement supporting a forensic audit to account for the bond funds. More
March 12, 2014 -- City of Houston investigators report evidence that contradicts safety inspection promises made by Lyft, a new commercial transportation provider operating in Houston without a city license. More
March 12, 2014 -- Artist Boat is conducting special two-hour guided kayak tours to Galveston Island’s Coastal Heritage Preserve for only $10 through May. More
March 11, 2014 -- Over 200 Christian leaders recently gathered to raise awareness of the upcoming Third Annual Holocaust March of Remembrance Houston, will will take place on April 26 and 27. More
March 11, 2014 -- Tony Payan of Rice University in Houston discusses the recent ruling by Mexico's Ifetel against America Movil and Televisa. More
March 11, 2014 -- Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas will hold the 23rd Annual Breakfast with the Bishop on April 5 in the Family Life Center at St Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church in Beaumont. More
March 11, 2014 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host photographer Keith Carter on March 19 for the center's "Conversations At The Center" lecture series. More
March 11, 2014 -- Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert recently presented his State of the County address at an event co-hosted by the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance. More
March 11, 2014 -- The Port of Corpus Christi will join the Neuces County Historical Commission on Wednesday in dedicating a historical marker for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center. More
March 11, 2014 -- University of Houston will present "Cold Sassy Tree", composed by former UH Professor Carlisle Floyd, April 4-7 at Moores Opera Center. More
March 11, 2014 -- The Huntsville Area Technology and Business Complex has announced that Trandori, the first company to participate in the Complex's Business Incubator Program, will beta test their interactive educational product with students and teachers through June 2. More
March 10, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently held ribbon-cutting ceremonies at the Grand Parkway Professional Building, the Brazosview Healthcare Center, and Move Dance and Fitness. More
March 10, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday in Austin was honored with an award by the Entertainment Software Association for his support of the growing video game industry in the state. More
March 10, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to authorize staff to negotiate regarding the renewal of property, liability and auto insurance coverage through the Texas Municipal League. More
March 10, 2014 -- United States Coast Guard officials and other dignitaries from the region turned out this morning for the official ribbon cutting for the USCG Sector Houston-Galveston Maritime Interagency Operations Center at Ellington Field. More
March 10, 2014 -- Jim Guidry reviews his experiences with election returns throughout the years and contemplates improvements for the future. More
March 10, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert warning email users of scam messages disguised as a funeral notification. More
March 10, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "The SOST Goes to the Opera", a concert featuring selections from Bizet's "Carmen", Puccini's "Tosca" and others, on April 5 at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
March 10, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Boeing, Boeing” at Playhouse 1960 in Houston, and “The Great American Trailer Park Musical” at Island Etc, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston. More
March 10, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present the Parsons Dance Company for a performance on March 15. More
March 09, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau has posted a schedule of festivals planned for Galveston Island during April. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Galveston Symphony Orchestra will perform with Sparky Koerner on Sunday at the 1894 Grand Opera House. More
March 07, 2014 -- NASA's Human Research Program has selected ten proposals for a twin astronaut study. More
March 07, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch will hold the annual concert benefiting St. Vincent's Clinic on March 13 at the Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "West Side Story" on April 13. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Bits 'N Pieces Puppet Theatre's production of "Three Billy Goats Gruff", part of the "Serious Fun" Children's Series, on April 3. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Texas Association of Health Underwriters has issued a reminder that March 31 is the deadline to enroll in a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host student auditions on March 31 for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of "Hansel and Gretel". More
March 07, 2014 -- Barrios Technology on Thursday announced that four of the company's employees were presented Silver Barrios Employee Awards and Recognition for their performance supporting the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's International Space Station program. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Thursday honored Reba McEntire with the establishment of the Reba McEntire Scholarship. More
March 07, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state's labor statistics for January mark the lowest unemployment rate since November 2008. More
March 07, 2014 -- Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership on Thursday featured Port of Houston Commissioner John Kennedy at its monthly luncheon. More
March 07, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin highlights a variety of activities around the Gulf Coast region this weekend including a new art exhibit in Galveston, a film festival in Houston, and a celebration of the start of spring with Persian traditions. More
March 06, 2014 -- Space Center Houston will host the Ultimate Spring Break from March 8 through 23. More
March 06, 2014 -- The Ensemble Theatre in Houston will open its production of "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark" on March 20. More
March 06, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston today announced that Caroline Goeser has been appointed as the W.T. and Louise J. Moran Chair of the Department of Learning and Interpretation. More
March 06, 2014 -- Texas Southern University hosted an audience of almost 1,800 for its two-day presentation of "Crowns", a national stage play hosted at the university on February 28 and March 1. More
March 06, 2014 -- The Galveston Symphony Orchestra will perform in concert on Sunday at The Grand 1894 Opera House. More
March 05, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host a series of concerts in March, leading up to its Expo concert on March 28 at the Central Campus. More
March 05, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its final seasonal assessment of resource adequacy for the spring, and a preliminary outlook for the summer, reporting that electricity reserves are expected to be "tight" at the start of summer, but the outlook improves by late summer. More
March 05, 2014 -- The Board of Commissioners of Galveston County Navigation District No. 1 Tuesday met with a representative from Lloyd Engineering Inc. to discuss the progress of a master service agreement between them, as well as the firm's recent work below the Pelican Island Bridge. More
March 04, 2014 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will present "Another Layover: New Art Acquisitions at IAH", March 13 through April 24 at the Alliance Gallery. More
March 04, 2014 -- Island Etc, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will present "The Great American Trailer Park Musical", opening March 14 and playing through April 12. More
March 04, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will perform a ribbon cutting ceremony at Touchstone Dentistry on March 13. More
March 04, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that a conservation alert it issued on Monday is no longer in effect, and thanked consumers for conserving electricity during winter weather conditions that affected the state. More
March 04, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas is encouraging consumers to take advantage of their rights this week in recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, which is observed March 2-8. More
March 04, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Hospital today announced that Gary Kerr has been named CEO at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital. More
March 04, 2014 -- BP today announced its intention to establish a separate business to manage its onshore oil and gas assets in the US Lower 48 states. More
March 03, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present the 19th Annual Grand Kids Festival on April 5 in the Historic Downtown Cultural Arts District. More
March 03, 2014 -- Motostalgia has been named as the official auction house of the 19th annual Keels and Wheels Concours d'Elegance, which will take place on May 2 at Lakewood Yacht Club. More
March 03, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Wizard of Oz”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars at the Hobby Center in Houston, and “The Miracle Worker” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 03, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present the Montana Repertory Theatre's production of "The Miracle Worker" on Saturday at 8 p.m. More
February 28, 2014 -- FrenetiCore is accepting applications for the Houston Fringe Festival through May 1. More
February 28, 2014 -- The Lone Star College System will participate in the ExxonMobil Community College Petrochemical Initiative exhibit in the Reliant Center from March 4 through 23 during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. More
February 28, 2014 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston spotlights its cooperative engineering program. More w/Video
February 28, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host a Lunch n' Learn Seminar on March 19 at the League City College of the Mainland campus. More
February 28, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today reported that a new 10-year outlook shows that peak demand for electricity is growing more slowly than in previous years. More
February 28, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on events in the Gulf Coast Region, including Mardi Gras and Rodeo parades and a new art exhibit and symposium on the artist. More
February 27, 2014 -- Discovery Green in Houston will host the "Miracoco" luminarium by Britain's Architects of Air from March 15 through 23. More
February 27, 2014 -- Provost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP has announced that it has joined with Veteran Contact Center, LLC to create jobs for veterans through a new outreach and verification program. More
February 27, 2014 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay is hosting performances of its production, "Run for Your Wife" through March 9. More
February 27, 2014 -- Lamar University will present a Wind Ensemble and Concert Band concert on March 4 as part of its Lamarissimo! Concert Series. More
February 27, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host its Fourth Annual ATHENA Leadership of the Bay Area Awards event on May 9. More
February 27, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will host a concert on March 4, featuring the direction Sparky Koerner. More
February 25, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to amend the port’s existing professional services contract with TC&B/GBA, a joint venture of Turner Collie & Braden, Inc. (doing business as AECOM Technical Services, Inc.) and Gahagan & Bryant Associates, Inc. for construction management and other support to Bayport and Barbours Cut channel improvement projects in an amount not to exceed $2.1 million. More
February 25, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Austin-based Castro Property Restoration. More
February 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has announced that Lemonade Day Galveston will extend beyond Galveston Island to Galveston County on May 4. More
February 25, 2014 -- The Port Arthur, Houston, and Galveston International Seafarers' Centers have all received the "Seafarer Advocate Award" from Lloyd's List. More
February 25, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority has published a news release about Executive Director Roger Guenther's report to the PHA Commission at today's meeting. More
February 25, 2014 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association today participated in a Houston area Port Coordination Team conference call regarding the suspension of activities at several ports due to fog. More
February 24, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve a resolution in support of plans to develop new vehicular and rail bridges between Galveston Island and Pelican Island. More
February 24, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve the port’s 2014 Master Facilities Plan, a 10-year, approximately $500 million plan for improvements to the port’s facilities. More
February 24, 2014 -- The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association will host the 37th Annual Cattle Raisers Expo during the Cattle Raisers Convention on April 4-6 in San Antonio. More
February 24, 2014 -- FrenetiCore in Houston will present "Wired: Dance+Technology", March 28 through April 5 at Frenetic Theater. More
February 24, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips for selecting a trustworthy tax preparer. More
February 24, 2014 -- BP today announced the start-up of Na Kika Phase 3, a project supporting the company's strategy of growing production at four BP-operated hubs in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. More
February 24, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will perform a concert on March 6 at the Rothwell Recital Hall at Lamar University as part of its "After Hours" concert series. More
February 24, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Macbeth”, opening February 27 at Main Street Theater in Houston and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena. More
February 24, 2014 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre & Dance will present its production of "Uncle Vanya" February 27 through March 2 at the Studio Theatre. More
February 22, 2014 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a series of public hearings regarding Reef Fish Amendment 28 Red Snapper Allocation from March 10 through 24 at various locations around the Gulf of Mexico. More
February 21, 2014 -- Houston Wilderness on Thursday honored the legacy of George P. Mitchell with the inaugural Wild Life Award. More
February 21, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the Fort Bend Masters Golf Tournament on April 14 at Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club in Richmond. More
February 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Arts Center will present "Through a Child's Eyes", a community photography celebration, with photographs decorating a float for the Children's Mardi Gras Parade on March 2 and on display on March 8 during ArtWalk. More
February 21, 2014 -- Provost Umphrey Law Firm has announced that Walter Umphrey and Paul "Chip" Ferguson have been named "Local Litigation Stars" by Benchmark Litigation. More
February 20, 2014 -- United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson has announced that Calvin C. Braun, a Houston attorney who handles bankruptcy cases, has been arrested on charges of bankruptcy fraud and filing false declarations in bankruptcy court. More
February 20, 2014 -- Samuel Collins III has posted a Guest Column, inviting the public to a performance of a Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church production of a play about the kidnapping and killing of Emmett Till in 1955. More
February 20, 2014 -- Bay Area Houston Idol has crowned its 2014 winners. More
February 20, 2014 -- Fredell Pollak Rosen, chair of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership’s Coastal Storm Protection Alliance, and her husband, Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen, on Wednesday hosted a delegation of visitors from Holland who are cooperating with Dr. William Merrell and Texas A&M University at Galveston on the Ike Dike Hurricane Storm Surge Protection Project. More
February 20, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 2014 State of the County address by Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert on February 28 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
February 20, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority today reported that the port generated record container movement and cargo tonnage in 2013. More
February 20, 2014 -- The Tremont House Hotel in Galveston has announced that it will host Bryan Lee Guevin and his Island Jazz Project for performances on Friday and Saturday nights. More
February 19, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz on Wednesday in Beaumont held a press conference at the Spindletop Museum to discuss ideas to promote energy development and boost the economy. More
February 19, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Wednesday announced that Dr. Roque Joel Ramirez of Robstown has entered a plea of guilty to mail fraud in connection with his scheme to defraud Medicare and Medicaid through fraudulent billings. More
February 19, 2014 -- The North American Marine Environment Protection Association and the West Gulf Maritime Association hosted a conference on the “Winds of Change in Shipping” in Houston today. More
February 18, 2014 -- Galveston County Navigation District No. 1 Chair Vandy Anderson reported to the Board of Commissioners Tuesday that Transort, LLC wants to contribute $4 billion to Pelican Island projects, including rail and vehicular bridges. More
February 18, 2014 -- City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker has announced that PM Realty will cover the cost to move four Oak trees at 3737 Buffalo Speedway to a city park. More
February 17, 2014 -- Jefferson Energy Companies recently received its first unit train of crude oil at its newly constructed Jefferson Transload Railport facility at the Port of Beaumont. More
February 17, 2014 -- The winners of the 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Go Texan Contests, which were held on February 1 at The Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, have been announced. More
February 17, 2014 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host "Home Improvement", an exhibit by the visual arts team of Hillerbrand+Magsamen, on March 8 through April 20. More
February 17, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "To Jupiter... and Beyond", a concert featuring Mozart's Jupiter Symphony, on March 1 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
February 17, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the Beaumont Community Players production of “A Soldier’s Play” in Beaumont, and “Run for Your Wife” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay. More
February 16, 2014 -- Pastor Donald Lee has posted a column about a eulogy at his cousin's funeral More
February 16, 2014 -- “Crowns,” a national stage play, will be featured at Texas Southern University’s Sawyer Auditorium February 28 and March 1. More
February 15, 2014 -- Hospice Care Team will offer 8-week “Hands Together” groups in Clear Lake, Dickinson, Galveston and Richwood this spring. More
February 14, 2014 -- Space Center Houston will host 500 middle-school students through March 19 in the Exploration Academy program, funded by The Boeing Company. More
February 14, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Automated Passport Control kiosks have been installed at George Bush Intercontinental Airport for use by those arriving on international flights. More
February 14, 2014 -- The Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont will host recording and performing artist Morrissey in concert on May 25. More
February 14, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a statement on Occidental Petroleum Corporation relocating its corporate headquarters to Houston. More
February 14, 2014 -- The City of Galveston has posted a news release regarding Seawall parking during the Mardi Gras celebration. More
February 14, 2014 -- Reliant Center in Houston today launched "The Dinosauria Experience", which continues through Sunday. More
February 14, 2014 -- DSW Homes has posted a Valentine's Day photo report on homeowners who have been assisted in Disaster Recovery Projects. More
February 13, 2014 -- Maureen Patton, the executive director of The Grand 1894 Opera House reports that The Official Blues Brothers Revue will have to be rescheduled due to the severe winter storm in the north. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold meetings of the Shrimp and Ad Hoc Artificial Substrate Advisory Pnels on March 5-6 in St. Petersburg, Florida. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will present "An Intimate Evening with Rita Moreno" on May 1 at Hotel ZaZa. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Port Arthur Public Library will host a meet and greet on Saturday with Laura Marie Casmore, whose quilt works are on exhibit at the library through February 28 in celebration of Black History Month. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the Fort Bend Masters Golf Tournament on April 14. More
February 13, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host a membership luncheon on March 14. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its seventh annual Mardi Gras party at Legacy Ford on March 4. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission recently presented a $510,834 Skills Development Fund grant to Brazosport College to provide job training for BASF Corp. More
February 13, 2014 -- The organizers of the Galveston Island Chicken Shack Strut have issued a call for chicken keepers interested in being a stop on its second annual event on April 19. More
February 13, 2014 -- The State Bar of Texas on Wednesday announced the results of its 2014 Judicial Poll. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Ensemble Theatre of Houston will present dramatic readings "The Warmth of Other Suns," the book selected by Galveston Reads this year, on February 18 at ETC Theatre, 2327 Mechanic Street in Galveston. More
February 12, 2014 -- The Houston Museum District Association will host its next "Museum Experience" event on April 26. More
February 11, 2014 -- The City of Webster will present the "Imaginate" exhibit at Space Center Houston from February 22 through April 27. More
February 11, 2014 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance will present "Our Country's Good", opening February 21 at the university's Jose Quintero Theatre. More
February 11, 2014 -- The Frio County Commissioners Court has confirmed roadways for consideration for state funding through the county energy transportation reinvestment zone grants. More
February 11, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the City of Orange for the BP Recovery Fund. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has released an update from its recent meeting in Houston. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will present the 2014 Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit Conference on April 11 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host "A Vintage (mystery) Affair", a wine tasting fundraiser, on February 21. More
February 10, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies for Triton Contractors, Southland Title and CHRISTUS Foundation for Healthcare. More
February 10, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Menopause: The Musical” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and “Angel Street” at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas is accepting nominations and applications for its 17th annual Torch Award for Marketplace Trust competition. More
February 10, 2014 -- The Official Blues Brothers Review will play at The Grand 1894 Opera House on February 15. More
February 09, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host its annual Spring Break Camp March 10-14. More
February 08, 2014 -- The 18th Annual Texas Lunar Festival is today at Amity Park in Houston. More
February 07, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will present the 2014 Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit conference on April 11 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
February 07, 2014 -- Eleven of the 12 candidates for the 36th Congressional District participated in a Meet the Candidates Forum sponsored by Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership’s Political Protocol Committee and the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday. More
February 07, 2014 -- H2o Ultra Lounge in Galveston will host a Rodeo Kickoff party on Saturday. More
February 07, 2014 -- The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter has issued a news release regarding its lawsuit against ExxonMobil, charging the company with violations of the Clean Air Act at its Baytown manufacturing facility, which begins on Monday. More
February 07, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Menopause, The Musical", February 11-14. More
February 07, 2014 -- Lamar University will host "Le Grand Bal 2014: An Evening of Art" on March 22. More
February 07, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "I Am Jack", part of The Grand's "Serious Fun" Children's Series, on March 4. More
February 07, 2014 -- Arts and culture editor Jennifer Olin highlights the wide variety of activities available this weekend around the Gulf Coast region, including a home show, a Native American art exhibit, and a showcase of international spiritual music. More
February 06, 2014 -- William Owuama, Marla Owuama, and Florida Holiday Island, all of Houston, have been indicted for health care fraud in a case investigated by state and federal officials. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted the organization’s 2014 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, an event that had been rescheduled from last week because of inclement weather. More
February 06, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is investing money through the Texas Enterprise Fund into Websense, Inc. and Dropbox, Inc., which will result in the creation of 615 new jobs in Austin. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier will host Galveston Appreciation Weekend beginning Friday, with special discounted tickets available for purchase. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Port of Corpus Christi will host a celebration on Friday marking the completion of the La Quinta Channel Extension Project. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Port of Corpus Christi has promoted Acting Chief of Police Tom Mylett to Chief of Police for the port. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will open its newest exhibit, "Navajo Weaving: Tradition & Trade" on Saturday. More
February 06, 2014 -- The Midtown Cultural Arts & Entertainment District has issued a call to artists for the eighth annual Midtown Art in the Park fine art festival. More
February 05, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual awards banquet. More
February 05, 2014 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Go Tejano Committee will hold the 30th Annual Scholarship Gala on Saturday at the Arabia Shrine Center. More
February 05, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Korean Air is launching non-stop service in May between George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Incheon International Airport in Seoul. More
February 04, 2014 -- Galveston County Navigation District No. 1 Chair Vandy Anderson on Tuesday reported to the Board of Commissioners on a meeting with Galveston County Judge Mark Henry and Precinct 1 County Commissioner Ryan Dennard regarding the proposed new rail and vehicular bridge to Pelican Island. More
February 04, 2014 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at Space City Dialysis, Anytime Fitness, and GHX Industrial. More
February 04, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at Marchi Travel Service, Spiritspace, and Pic-N-Post. More
February 04, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Tuesday renewed the proclamation declaring a liquefied petroleum gas emergency. More
February 04, 2014 -- The Apollo Chamber Players will perform in concert on February 22 as part of The Chamber Music Series of Calder Baptist Church in Beaumont. More
February 04, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today released a report finding that combined passenger totals for William P. Hobby Airport and George Bush Intercontinental Airport increased by 1.2 percent in 2013. More
February 04, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the Parsons Dance Company on March 15. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and the Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 2014 State of the County Address, presented by County Judge Robert Hebert, on February 28 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Southeast Texas Arts Council will host "Hearts for the Arts", its annual fundraiser event, on February 9 in Beaumont. More
February 03, 2014 -- Provost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP announced that it has filed a class action lawsuit against Target Corporation in response to a security breach between November and December that resulted in the exposure of personal information, including credit and debit information, of Target's customers. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a warning for cell phone users regarding the new "One Ring" scam, which can result in unauthorized charges to their wireless service accounts. More
February 03, 2014 -- University of Houston's University Dance Theatre will present "UH Goes to the Barn" on February 26 at The Barn Theatre. More
February 03, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the final performances of Monty Python’s “Spamalot” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena, and the continuation of “Freud’s Last Session” at the Alley Theatre in Houston. More
February 02, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House's Serious Fun Children's Series will present The Kid's Entertainment's production of "Dino-Light" Thursday, March 27 More
February 02, 2014 -- The Grand Kids Festival on Saturday, April 5 on Postoffice Street in downtown Galveston's Cultural Arts District will feature Trout Fishing in America. More
January 31, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has urged President Barack Obama to move forward on the Keystone Pipeline following the U.S. State Department's environmental impact study on the project. More
January 31, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission this morning voted unanimously to promote Deputy Executive Director Roger Guenther as the new executive director of the port following the surprise announcement by Colonel Leonard Waterworth that he was resigning immediately More
January 31, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that it has received a $338,571 reward through CenterPoint Energy's SCORE Lite Program to improve energy efficiency at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. More
January 31, 2014 -- Texas A&M University will host its "Aggie Entrepreneurship Saturday" this weekend in Houston and Fort Worth. More
January 31, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today is leaving for a week-long visit to South Africa to represent Houston at the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group Mayor's Summit, and lead a trade delegation to the country. More
January 31, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a closing reception for "When They Roll up the Sidewalks", a student art exhibit, on February 6. More
January 31, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday spoke at the grand opening of the Emerson Innovation Center in Round Rock, Texas. More w/Video
January 31, 2014 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will present a special Valentine's Day production of "2 Across" on February 14. More
January 31, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin highlights a variety of fine arts this weekend including dance, music and a drawing exhibition around Houston; as well as events to celebrate the Chinese New Year. More
January 31, 2014 -- The Academy of Texas Music, Inc. released the list of official nominees for the 12th annual Texas Music Awards in a worldwide Facebook event this week. More
January 30, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership and Houston Mayor Annise Parker will travel with a delegation to South Africa from February 1 through 8 to discuss trade and investment opportunities. More
January 30, 2014 -- Music Doing Good is accepting applications for scholarships through March 17. More
January 30, 2014 -- Six candidates for Texas House District 129 participated in a Meet the Candidates Forum sponsored by the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership’s Political Protocol Committee and the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday. More
January 30, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present its annual Youth Education Concerts February 4-5 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
January 30, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that it has revoked accreditation of an appliance repair business in Lumberton, Texas. More
January 30, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will present "Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris", an exhibition featuring photographs spanning Marville's entire career, in June. More
January 30, 2014 -- Houston S.H.O.P. (Sweet Hour of Prayer)Ministries Inc., a not-for-profit organization, will host the Houston Creole Heritage Festival and Mardi-Gras Parade this weekend at the Discovery Green Park in Houston. More
January 30, 2014 -- Dr. William "Bill" Merrell", chair of the marine sciences program at Texas A&M University at Galveston, has been recognized with the 2013 Unsung Hero Award from the Galveston Chamber of Commerce. More
January 29, 2014 -- Texas A&M University has released the results of a study showing that its economic impact in College Station was more than $4.4 billion during 2013. More
January 29, 2014 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, in a special meeting on Monday, approved an updated procurement policy. More
January 29, 2014 -- Moody Memorial First United Methodist Church in Galveston will host a Jazz Brunch Fundraiser on Saturday, February 8. More
January 28, 2014 -- Amy Milstead, President of Milstead Automotive, was recently invited to attend the State of the Union address in Washington and spoke at the Republican National Convention about the Affordable Care Act. More
January 28, 2014 -- The Port of Galveston has published a news release regarding the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves approval of a five year agreement with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. at Monday’s Board meeting. More
January 28, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will welcome special guest Mikaila Ulmer, a 9-year-old Lemonade Day entrepreneur, to Galveston on Wednesday. More
January 27, 2014 -- The Houston Museum District Association recently hosted the year's first Museum Experience at several locations. More
January 27, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves voted unanimously today to commit $250,000 to facilitate research and studies for the proposed Ike Dike Storm Surge Protection System. More
January 27, 2014 -- Pianist Leon Fleisher will perform at The Grand 1894 Opera House on Saturday, February 1. More
January 27, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has rescheduled its performances of "Stuart Little" to Wednesday at 11 a.m. due to weather-related school closures. More
January 27, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to enter into a tax abatement agreement with OCI N.V. for property located within the OCI Reinvestment Zone. More
January 27, 2014 -- Houston First Corporation today named former Houston city council member Mark Goldberg as director of corporate sponsorships. More
January 27, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas is sponsoring the "Laws of Life" essay contest for students in the bureau's business service area. More
January 27, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Freud’s Last Session” at the Alley Theatre in Houston and “Fascinating Rhythm: A Gerswhin Celebration”, at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City. More
January 27, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry last week represented Texas at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. More
January 26, 2014 -- ArcadiaCon, a gaming convention that promises "loads of entertainment, contests, exhibitors and top notch minecraft youtube personalities" will be held in Houston on June 7 and 8. More
January 25, 2014 -- The City of Galveston began the year long celebration of its 175th anniversary with a gala event at Galveston’s Hotel Galvez on Friday; an event that also celebrated the 168th anniversary of the Galveston Chamber of Commerce. More
January 24, 2014 -- The State Bar of Texas Board of Directors has approved the nomination of Allan DuBois and Beverly Godbey as candidates for president-elect. More
January 24, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum has issued a news release regarding the improvements the museum has made during the past year. More
January 24, 2014 -- Port Canaveral in Florida recently hosted a CPE Certified Port Executive Program. More
January 24, 2014 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake is hosting "When They Roll up the Sidewalks", a student-led art exhibit, through February 14. More
January 24, 2014 -- The Houston Public Library will host a preview performance of The Ensemble Theatre's production of "The Meeting" on Saturday at the Central Library. More
January 24, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that employers added 17,600 jobs in Texas during December. More
January 24, 2014 -- Galveston Public Information Officer Liz Rogers on Thursday updated Galveston City Council on plans for the city's 175th Anniversary. More
January 24, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin highlights opera season around Houston this weekend with offering both professional and amateur and suggests taking in a foreign film festival at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston or a comedic look at motherhood down in Galveston. More
January 24, 2014 -- Leon Fleisher, pianist, who will perform at The Grand 1894 Opera House on Saturday, February 1 will participate in a meet and greet event for UTMB students on campus at noon on January 31. Flyer
January 23, 2014 -- R.C. "Rick" Mobley has joined the Houston Office of Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam, Inc. as a Regional Director of Transportation and Planning. More
January 23, 2014 -- The Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Galveston recently held the First Annual Blessing of the Water service at Moody Gardens. More
January 23, 2014 -- The North American Marine Environment Protection Association and the West Gulf Maritime Association will hold a conference, "Winds of Change in Shipping", on February 19 in Houston. More
January 23, 2014 -- The McFaddin-Ward House in Beaumont will launch its 2014 lecture series on January 30 with "Fakes and Forgeries in the Art Market", presented by Meredith Meuwly. More
January 23, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has released a report identifying 16 transmission improvement projects, totaling more than $3.6 billion, planned for completion by 2018. More
January 23, 2014 -- Twila Lindblade, executive director of the Galveston County Food Bank has posted a guest column in support of the Souper Bowl of Caring which is currently underway until February 2 and is also helping the Galveston County Food Bank raise food and funds. More
January 22, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership will host its 2014 Annual Meeting on January 28. More
January 22, 2014 -- The Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees will host a public meeting tonight in Galveston to gather comments on $627 million in proposed early restoration projects across the Gulf Coast states. More
January 22, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn will visit San Jacinto College on Thursday to join a roundtable discussion regarding the college's workforce training programs. More
January 21, 2014 -- Houston Public Library will launch the 2014 Winter Public Poetry Reading Series on February 1 at Park Place Regional Library. More
January 21, 2014 -- Island Etc, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will launch its production of Motherhood Out Loud on Friday. More
January 21, 2014 -- University of Houston will host the 31st annual International Piano Festival, featuring concerts and master classes, January 31 through February 2. More
January 21, 2014 -- Science Applications International Corporation today announced that Larry Sikes, an employee with the company, has been selected as a recipient of a Silver Snoopy award by the National Aeronautics Space Administration's Astronaut Corps. More
January 20, 2014 -- The Galveston Symphony Orchestra will kick off its Spring Season on February 9 at the 1894 Grand Opera House. More
January 20, 2014 -- The Galveston County Tax Office reminds businesses that responsibility for the collection of Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission beer permitting fees will be moved to the State effective February 1. More
January 20, 2014 -- The Houston Association of Realtors has named Christi Borden of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene as the 2013 Realtor of the Year award recipient. More
January 20, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a job fair on Saturday at the University of Houston Sugar Land campus. More
January 20, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised consumers planning a wedding invest in wedding insurance to protect against unforeseen situations. More
January 20, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “We Will Rock You”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and The Oak Ridge Boys in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
January 20, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will launch its new "After Hours" concert series with a performances on February 6. More
January 20, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Oak Ridge Boys in concert on January 24-25. More
January 19, 2014 -- Samuel Collins, III has posted a guest column regarding the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday titled, "A Day ON, not a day off". More
January 19, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership presented the Quasar Award to University of Houston Chancellor Renu Khator at its 2014 Annual Banquet on Friday at South Shore Harbour Resort in League City. More
January 18, 2014 -- The 2014 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference will be held from January 27-29 at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Alabama. Tom Linton will cover the meeting for Guidry News Service. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Best Years Center will host a series of Mardi Gras style events from February 27 through March 1 at various locations in Beaumont. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will be the first venue for the touring exhibit, "Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House", which opens at the museum on June 22. More
January 17, 2014 -- Artist Boat in Galveston will host a kayak instructor certification course in March. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Houston Early Music series will present the Orlando Consort in concert on February 11 at The Hobby Center in Houston. More
January 17, 2014 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that construction has started on the renovation of the Sunset Coffee Building at historic Allen's Landing in downtown Houston. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today reported that electricity consumption in Texas increased by 2.1 percent in 2013. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce today announced the chamber's selection of CMS IP Technologies as the Dr. Robert A. Swerdlow Small Business Person of the Year. More
January 17, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin highlights events in Galveston this weekend, including Restaurant Weeks and ArtWalk; and in Houston where Peter and The Wolf is featured at the Zoo and the Houston Auto Show is at the Reliant Center. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and Central Fort Bend Chamber will present the 2014 State of the County address by County Judge Robert Hebert on February 28. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host "John Singer Sargent: The Watercolors", an exhibit of 90 watercolor works by Sargent, March 2 through May 26. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will host Mikaila Ulmer, a 9-year-old Lemonade Day entrepreneur from Austin who launched "BeeSweet" lemonade, on January 29. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Dishman Art Museum at Lamar University will host "One Heart", an exhibit of photographs by Pok Chi Lau, January 18 through February 28. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has announced the 2014 release dates for Texas unemployment statistics and job-related data. More
January 16, 2014 -- Finalists have been announced for the inaugural Lloyd's List North American Marine Awards, with the winners to be named at the awards dinner on February 19 in Houston. More
January 16, 2014 -- Contractors are working to remove construction scaffolding that collapsed into the waters adjacent to the Highway 82/Martin Luther King (Gulfgate) bridge in Port Arthur. More
January 15, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday announced that the state will provide athenahealth Inc. with $5 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund to expand the company's Austin operations. More
January 15, 2014 -- The Houston Ship Channel Security District Board of Directors on Tuesday elected Gary Scheibe as chair of the board for 2014-2015. More
January 15, 2014 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association has launched a revitalized CAER Line with upgraded technology to better serve the community and inform residents about emergency and non-emergency events. More
January 15, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies at Fuddruckers and the campaign office of Galveston mayoral candidate Don Mafrige. More
January 14, 2014 -- J. Sam Lott of Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., on Tuesday updated the Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors on a Texas Department of Transportation study of requirements for a high speed rail terminal in Houston. More
January 14, 2014 -- Houston First Corporation and Food and Vine Time Productions on Tuesday announced that Big Brew, a week-long celebration of craft beer, will take place starting October 20 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
January 14, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will hold their 168th Annual Meeting in honor of the City of Galveston's 175th anniversary on January 24 at the Hotel Galvez. More
January 14, 2014 -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University will host author and oil industry expert William Leffler on January 16 for an issues forum regarding the past, present and future of the offshore oil industry. More
January 14, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to order an election on May 10 to elect three positions on the board. More
January 13, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston has announced three exhibits that are opening at the museum in February. More
January 13, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host a screening of "Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust" on Sunday, with proceeds to benefit the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Texas Medical Branch and the film. More
January 13, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today released its list of the "Top 10 scams" reported to the bureau in 2013. More
January 13, 2014 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance will present its 40th anniversary of the Houston Shakespeare Festival in August. More
January 13, 2014 -- Orbital Sciences Corporation's Cygnus supply spacecraft successfully attached to the International Space Station on Sunday as part of the company's first contracted cargo delivery mission to the station. More
January 13, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Larry Gatlin in concert on January 18. More
January 13, 2014 -- Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theatre will hold open auditions for its production of "Bye Bye Birdie" on February 1. More
January 13, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Monty Python’s “Spamalot” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena, and “Cabaret”, presented by the Beaumont Community Players at the Betty Greenberg Center for Performing Arts. More
January 13, 2014 -- Space Exploration Technologies recently was awarded a contract with SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation of Japan to launch a communications satellite to a geostationary orbit in 2015. More
January 13, 2014 -- Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ officials have announced the 2014 entertainer lineup. More w/video
January 11, 2014 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce has announced their 2014 Board Members. More
January 10, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber on Friday held its 2013 Annual Awards Luncheon at Cindy's Palace in Richmond. More
January 10, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today appointed George W. Brown, III, Bradley "Brad" Rutledge and James Scott to the Jefferson and Orange County Board of Pilot Commissioners. More
January 10, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Humane Society has announced that the 16th annual Krewe of Barkus & Meoux Parade will be held on March 2. More
January 10, 2014 -- Space Center Houston will host an exhibit, featuring photographs captured by NASA-Johnson Space Center photographers and astronauts, January 17 through February 9. More
January 10, 2014 -- Gexa Energy Broadway today announced its lineup for the 2014-2015 season of performances at the Hobby Center in Houston. More
January 10, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership recently joined a delegation to Washington, D.C. to meet with members of Congress regarding possible changes to the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act and the National Flood Insurance Program. More
January 10, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann in Houston on Thursday announced that its hospitals will offer a free electronic video service for new parents documenting their child's first moments of life. More w/Video
January 10, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on several new exhibitions opening at art galleries around Houston and an opportunity to learn about the art of housing great art with a architect's tour of the Houston Museum District. More
January 09, 2014 -- Mardi Gras! Galveston has announced that Uncle Kracker will perform on February 22 in Saengerfest Park during the kick-off weekend. More
January 09, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced the successful launch of Orbital Sciences Corporation's Cygnus spacecraft on a mission to deliver cargo to the International Space Station. More
January 09, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a job fair on January 25 at the University of Houston Sugar Land campus. More
January 09, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has named Julie Harman Howell as director of member services and events. More
January 09, 2014 -- The Diocese of Beaumont will host a commemorative celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday on Saturday at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Beaumont. More
January 09, 2014 -- Harris “Shrub” Kempner, president of Kempner Capital Management, was the featured speaker at Tuesday’s meeting of the Rotary Club of Galveston Island. He was introduced by Hal Rochkind. More
January 09, 2014 -- Ronald J. Neighbors, who was general manager of the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District since it was created by the Texas Legislature in 1975, and the Fort Bend Subsidence District since its creation in 1989, was honored at a retirement party at the Alley Theatre on Tuesday. More
January 08, 2014 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon-cutting ceremonies at the American Cancer Society, Carebuilders at Home, MattressLand and Furniture, Right At Home, and Anytime Fitness. More
January 08, 2014 -- Godwin Umotong of Houston has been sentenced to 72 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $880,000 in restitution for health care fraud. More
January 08, 2014 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce today announced the newly-elected members of the chamber's board of directors. More
January 08, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Space City Con. More
January 08, 2014 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will host its 44th Annual Membership Banquet and Awards Ceremony on January 30 at the Doyle Convention Center in Texas City. More
January 08, 2014 -- Music Doing Good today announced it has formed a partnership with St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society to accept donations of instruments at St. Cecilia's three spring concerts. More
January 08, 2014 -- The Galveston County Small Business Development Center today announced that a new series of free classes is being made available for small business owners and entrepreneurs in Galveston County through a grant from BP. More
January 08, 2014 -- Port Freeport today announced that it has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the 24th year in a row. More
January 07, 2014 -- Houston Arts Alliance will host "Voices of the Spirit" on February 8 and 9 at the Asia Society Texas Center. More
January 07, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that peak demand for electricity in the morning set a new winter record of 57,277 megawatts. More
January 07, 2014 -- The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum at the Lamar University campus will host a celebration on Saturday marking the 113th anniversary of the Lucas Gusher at Spindletop. More
January 07, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will perform a Pops concert on February 1, featuring music by The Beatles, at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
January 07, 2014 -- CHI St. Luke's Health today announced that it has formed enhanced partnerships with Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Heart Institute. More
January 07, 2014 -- The National Resource Damage Assessment Trustees for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will host meetings in January to gather public comment concerning its draft plan for $627 million in restoration projects, including projects in Texas. More
January 07, 2014 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will feature "Michael Bise: Artist's Picks", an exhibition of drawings by eight regional artists, beginning Thursday and continuing through February 20. More
January 07, 2014 -- Space Exploration Technologies on Monday successfully launched and delivered the THAICOM 6 satellite to geostationary transfer orbit using a Falcon 9 launch vehicle. More
January 07, 2014 -- Port Corpus Christi will host the third annual Gulf Ports Environmental Summit on January 16 and 17 at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center. More
January 06, 2014 -- The Harris County Medical Society and the Houston Academy of Medicine will install their new officers during an event on January 17 at the Petroleum Club of Houston. More
January 06, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon-cutting ceremonies at Speedy's Printing, Affinity Immediate Care Clinic, The Kitchen Chick, and Number 13 Prime Steak and Seafood. More
January 06, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided questions consumers should ask before joining a gym. More
January 06, 2014 -- The Brazos Pilots Association have announced the election of officers for 2014. More
January 06, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will provide live coverage on NASA TV of Wednesday's launch of the Cygnus cargo spacecraft mission to resupply the International Space Station. More
January 06, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will host its annual big band concert on February 8. More
January 06, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Go Back for Murder”, at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay, and “Into the Woods”, at Main Street Theater in Houston. More
January 06, 2014 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will open its production of Agatha Christie's "Go Back for Murder" on Friday. More
January 05, 2014 -- "Swimmy, Frederick and Inch by Inch" will play at The Grand 1894 Opera House on Thursday, February 20. More
January 05, 2014 -- The Serious Fun Children's Series will feature We're Going On A Bear Hunt at The Grand on Wednesday, February 5. More
January 05, 2014 -- "Swimmy, Frederick and Inch by Inch" will return to The Grand 1894 Opera House on Thursday, February 20 at as part of the ongoing Serious Fun Children’s Series. More
January 03, 2014 -- Three Stand Up Dads will play Saturday at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
January 03, 2014 -- Texas Southern University will present a production of "Crowns" on February 28 and March 1. More
January 03, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has published his comments on Houston Mayor Annise Parker's call for a new regional meeting to move forward on storm surge protection on the Texas Gulf Coast. More
January 03, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today issued a reminder to employers that all workplace compliance posters required to be posted by law are available free of charge. More
January 03, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its 2013 Annual Awards Luncheon on January 10. More
January 03, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will hold open auditions January 14-15 for its upcoming production of "Young Frankenstein" at the college's Central Campus. More
January 03, 2014 -- University of Houston's Moores Opera Center will open its 2014 season on January 23 with "The Consul", and on January 24 with "The Barber of Seville". More
January 03, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activity opportunities this weekend, including a "geek festival with free parking" at Moody Gardens, an International Boat, Sport & Travel Show at Reliant Center and a performance of the Houston Symphony. More
January 02, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that firearm accessories manufacturer Magpul Industries is relocating its corporate headquarters from Colorado to Texas. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that Bob Pertierra has been joined the partnership as senior vice president and chief economic development officer. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum recently hosted a "High Noon Countdown" party to celebrate the new year. More
January 02, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a job fair on January 25 at the University of Houston-Sugar Land campus. More
January 02, 2014 -- Marine Response Alliance today announced that Samina Mahmood has been appointed the association's manager. More
January 02, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will present its State of the City Address on January 24 at the Sugar Land Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. More
January 02, 2014 -- Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will present special performances of "Motherhood Out Loud" on January 24-25, benefiting the Galveston Education Foundation. More
December 31, 2013 -- Marine Response Alliance has announced that it has relocated to Houston to be situated with international salvage partner, Titan Salvage. More
December 31, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ends two exhibits in January; Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna on January 12, and American Adversaries: West and Copley in a Transatlantic World on January 20. More
December 31, 2013 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will display an exhibit of pictures and items from the city's libraries, which include the first public library in Texas, as its January "Treasure of the Month". More
December 30, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve an advance funding agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the Orange County Overpass Project. More
December 30, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will present University of Houston President and Chancellor Dr. Renu Khator with the 2014 Quasar Award for Exceptional Leadership in Economic Development at BAHEP's 21st Annual Quasar Award Banquet on January 17. More
December 30, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided its "top ten" consumer tips for 2014. More
December 30, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Three Stand-Up Dads at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and the 2014 Playhouse Revue at Playhouse 1960 in Houston. More
December 27, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that it has extended its contract with DB Consulting Group, Inc. to provide information technology, multimedia, information management and external relations support services for the Johnson Space Center in Houston. More
December 27, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on opportunities to welcome 2014 in the Gulf Coast region. More
December 26, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners will meet on Monday to consider adopting an order designating a transportation reinvestment zone in the port. More
December 26, 2013 -- BoatUS today provided safety tips to prevent common boating incidents in 2014. More
December 26, 2013 -- Port Freeport recently raised more than $24,000 for the Texas Port Ministry through the port's benefit golf tournament. More
December 24, 2013 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update posted on Monday reports that it has been a banner year for the industrial sector. More
December 23, 2013 -- The Midtown Men will perform at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston on December 29. More
December 23, 2013 -- Jerry Jeff Walker will perform at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston on Saturday. More
December 23, 2013 -- Performances and concerts this week on stage in the Gulf Coast region include continued performances of The Santaland Diaries and A Christmas Carol at the Alley Theatre in Houston; and and a concert by Jerry Jeff Walker at the Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
December 23, 2013 -- David Feldman of Long Island New York recently interviewed Jim Guidry via Skype. Feldman, who operates LongIslandNY.TV, a news website covering his area, is publishing a series of articles and interviews regarding the length of time it is taking for the recovery from Superstorm Sandy. More
December 21, 2013 -- Port Corpus Christi will host the 3rd annual Gulf Ports Environmental Summit in January at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center. More
December 20, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership announced today that Lilyanne McClean has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Public Policy and Communications, effective immediately. More
December 20, 2013 -- The Frio County Commissioners Court recently increased its local match to receive Texas Department of Transportation funds for roadway improvements due to the impact of energy sector development on the county's transportation infrastructure. More
December 20, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on Holiday Season events in the Gulf Coast region. More
December 20, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state's unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent in November, the lowest rate since December 2008. More
December 20, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Thursday voted unanimously to approve an amendment to the port’s infrastructure and business development agreement with Phoenix Port Partners, the consultants working on the development of the west end of the port. More
December 20, 2013 -- San Jacinto College spotlights alumnus Craig Tyer, currently Senior Technical Designer at Boeing. More
December 20, 2013 -- Texas Chiropractic College Director of Development and Community Engagement Luis Rivas has been inducted to the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. More
December 19, 2013 -- Frenetic Theater in Houston will present "Family: Thicker than water" beginning on January 24. More
December 19, 2013 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted 6-0-1, with Cristof Spieler abstaining, to extend a contract with AECOM for one year, at no additional costs, for engineering design services related to the METRO light rail line. More
December 19, 2013 -- The Houston Museum District Association has announced a line up of new exhibitions coming to Houston museums in 2014. More
December 18, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors, in its recent meeting, discussed the methodology used for forecasting future energy needs. More
December 18, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Tuesday announced that it is postponing an upcoming Orbital Sciences commercial cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station and scheduling a series of spacewalks to replace a faulty pump module on the station. More
December 18, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday announced that Colliers International has named the Port of Houston as the "Gulf's Darn Profitable" Port. More
December 18, 2013 -- BP today announced that it has made a significant oil discovery at its Gila prospect, located in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. More
December 17, 2013 -- BP today announced that it has filed a civil lawsuit in a federal court in New Orleans against lawyer Mikal C. Watts, accusing the attorney of making fraudulent claims that resulted in the company paying $2.3 billion in relation to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
December 17, 2013 -- Jefferson Energy Companies recenlty received its first unit train of crude oil at its newly-constructed Jefferson Transload Railport facility at the Port of Beaumont. More
December 17, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office and CITGO Petroleum Corporation on Monday announced the launch of their "Kindling Young Minds" program aimed at boosting attendance at six Houston high schools. More
December 17, 2013 -- NASA's Johnson Space Center is seeking ideas for technology development. More
December 16, 2013 -- The Houston Film Critics Society has named "12 Years a Slave" the top film of 2013. More
December 16, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Shoji Tabuchi and Asleep at the Wheel, both performing at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, as well as several holiday productions. More
December 16, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the Houston Children's Chorus, performing their Holiday Pops Concert, on Sunday. More
December 16, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Asleep at the Wheel, presenting their "Santa Loves to Boogie" holiday concert, on Saturday at 8 p.m. More
December 16, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided steps businesses can take to prevent illnesses from spreading through the workplace. More
December 16, 2013 -- Freeport LNG today announced that it has signed an agreement with IFM Investors to receive approximately $1.3 billion in equity funding for Freeport LNG's proposed natural gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility on Quintana Island. More
December 14, 2013 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association hosted its annual Holiday Party on Friday. More
December 13, 2013 -- Arnie Altsuler has joined KW Commercial, a division of Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan Market Center, as Commercial Managing Director. More
December 13, 2013 -- The Pearland Convention and Visitors Bureau will host the Pearland Crawfish Festival, benefitting area non-profit organizations and The Houston Blues Society, on April 4-6. More
December 13, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host an update by Fort Bend County Precinct 1 Commissioner Richard Morrison on January 10. More
December 13, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on holiday event options in the Gulf Coast Region. More
December 12, 2013 -- The Houston Railroad Museum will move 17 of its vintage railcars on Sunday from the museum to a track at a warehouse to the east end of downtown Houston. More
December 12, 2013 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host an exhibit, featuring the works of artists Jane Allensworth and Susan Shirley Eckel, January 18 through March 2. More
December 12, 2013 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum has announced several upcoming events. More
December 12, 2013 -- Mardi Gras! Galveston has announced that the annual Mardi Gras celebration in 2014 will include two additional parades in the downtown entertainment district. More
December 12, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host a celebration on January 3 for the opera house's 119th birthday. More
December 11, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Shoji Tabuchi for a performance on Monday at 8 p.m. More
December 11, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the average unemployment insurance tax rate for all employers will be 1.66 percent for calendar year 2014, down from 1.82 percent in 2013. More
December 11, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance has announced that "Hope in Blue" by Simon Gentry has been selected as the winning entry in the alliance's The Blue Trees in Bloom Photo Contest. More
December 11, 2013 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced that Moores Opera Center recently received awards at the National Opera Association's annual Opera Production Competition. More
December 10, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to renew professional membership contracts with 21 civic and professional organizations that work on cooperative projects with the port. More
December 10, 2013 -- The Board of Pilot Commissioners for Harris County Ports, comprised of the members of the Port of Houston Authority Commission, today voted 5-1-1, with Dean Corgey abstaining and Theldon Branch opposed, to provisionally approve the pilots' requested 3.5 percent rate increase pending additional negotiations to resolve tariff issues and the number of pilots required for safe maneuvering of vessels. More
December 10, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is investing $1.75 million through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund in Minimus Spine, Inc. to support the company's non-surgical lumbar disc herniation technology. More
December 10, 2013 -- Environmental attorney Jim Blackburn has posted his annual Holiday Coastal Update about several projects on the Texas Gulf Coast. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Orange County Navigation and Port District Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve audited financial statements for Fiscal Year 2012/2013 presented by the firm of Edgar, Kiker & Cross, Certified Public Accountants. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority and the Board of Pilot Commissioners will meet Tuesday morning. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its 2013 Annual Awards Luncheon on January 10 at Cindy's Palace in Richmond. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Blue Man Group will perform in Beaumont on February 14 at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau and Western Union today warned consumers of charity scams that operate during the holiday season. More
December 09, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include continuations of “A Christmas Carol” by Clear Creek Community Theater in Nassau Bay and Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation hosted the 40th Annual Dickens on The Strand Festival this weekend. More
December 06, 2013 -- Houston reporters were invited to be the first passengers on the new North Line of the METRORail system. More
December 06, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Stuart Little" on January 29 as part of its "Serious Fun" Children's Series. More
December 06, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on Dickens on The Strand and other events in the Gulf Coast Region. More
December 06, 2013 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office today announced that it received the Gold Award at the Government Security News 2013 Homeland Security Awards for "Most Notable Maritime/Seaport Program". More
December 06, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that ExxonMobil has been named Employer of the Year. More
December 05, 2013 -- Freeport LNG today announced that Sigmund Cornelius has been selected to succeed Charles Reimer as president and chief operating officer of the company after Reimer retires in April. More
December 05, 2013 -- Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders today announced that lane closures will take place during the weekend on the southbound mainlanes of Interstate 45 north of the Hardy Toll Road to Spring Stuebner for work on the Stage Highway 99, the Grand Parkway, project. More
December 05, 2013 -- The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association will host a ranch gathering on December 19 in Brenham. More
December 04, 2013 -- Space Exploration Technologies on Tuesday successfully completed its first geostationary transfer mission, delivering into orbit a satellite launched on the company's Falcon 9 rocket. More
December 04, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership released its annual jobs forecast Tuesday estimating that the Houston metro area will create 69,800 jobs in 2014. More
December 03, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Insurance today proposed rules to strengthen protections for consumers who seek assistance from federal health exchange "navigators" when shopping for health insurance. More
December 02, 2013 -- Krispy Kreme on Monday announced that it has signed a development agreement with Dulce Restaurants to develop ten new shops in Houston over the next five years. More
December 02, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday in Katy announced that GEICO will expand its operations, creating 1,000 new jobs over the next three years and $8.5 million in capital investment. More w/Video
December 02, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today joined GEICO chair and CEO Tony Nicely in announcing the company's plans to expand its operations in Katy, creating 1,000 new jobs and $8.5 million in capital investment during the next three years. More
December 02, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority will hold meetings of the Audit; Pension and Benefits; and Community Relations committees as well as the Dredge Task Force and Procurement and Small Business Development Task Force on Tuesday. More
December 02, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Oliver!” at Playhouse 1960 in Houston and “Elf: The Musical” at Theatre Under the Stars in Houston. More
November 29, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a $21.2 million contract to Weeks Marine, Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel. More
November 29, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin highlights holiday events in the Gulf Coast region. More
November 27, 2013 -- The Port of Brownsville today announced that it has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the port's comprehensive annual financial report. More
November 27, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host its 2013 Annual Awards Luncheon on January 10. More
November 27, 2013 -- The United States Department of Commerce today announced that it is awarding $2.4 million in grants to support economic development projects in Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas. More
November 27, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors recently took action to "enhance operational flexibility and improve market signals when operating reserves are tight". More
November 27, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host performances of "Memphis" on Friday and Saturday. More
November 26, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of and participation in the fourth annual "Small Business Saturday" event on Saturday. More
November 26, 2013 -- The American Council of Engineering Companies of Texas today announced the winners of its Engineering Excellence Awards Competition. More
November 25, 2013 -- Artist Boat in Galveston today announced that it has received two $150,000 grants to provide watershed education training and stewardship training for petrochemical industry workers. More
November 25, 2013 -- The United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation has announced that the foundation's Institute for Organization Management has awarded the Regent Scholarship to League City Chamber of Commerce President Laurie Baldwin. More
November 25, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to amend the port’s stevedoring franchise policy to include a category for liquid bulk only franchises to accommodate the port’s new Orange County crude oil terminal. More
November 25, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Memphis: The Musical” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, and “The Santaland Diaries”, at the Alley Theater in Houston. More
November 25, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced the election of its new board of directors for 2014-2016. More
November 22, 2013 -- The Houston Ship Channel Security District Board of Directors, at its annual meeting on Thursday reviewed an ongoing study about a 5-year plan to find security gaps in the channel and surrounding communities. More
November 22, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves voted unanimously on Thursday to approve the 2014 Operating, Renewal & Replacement and Capital Improvement Budget. More
November 22, 2013 -- Island etc, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will debut "David Sedaris Does Christmas", with performances of "Season's Greetings To Our Friends and Family" and "The Santaland Diaries", tonight. More
November 22, 2013 -- Lamar University's A Cappella Choir and Grand Chorus will perform selections from George Frideric Handel's "Messiah" on December 1 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Beaumont. More
November 22, 2013 -- Music Doing Good in Houston will present "Miracle on 19th Street", a holiday concert event, on December 7 at Gallery M Squared. More
November 22, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will be the first venue in the United States to host "Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House", an exhibit of 100 objects from the art collections that Sir Robert Walpole and his descendants assembled in their family home, beginning June 22. More
November 22, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activity opportunities in the Gulf Coast region in the week before Thanksgiving. More
November 22, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added 43,800 jobs during the past two months, with unemployment dropping from 6.3 percent in September to 6.2 percent. More
November 21, 2013 -- Several Houston Area business and industry groups hosted a forum for Republican candidates for Texas Lieutenant Governor on Wednesday. More
November 21, 2013 -- The Alliance for Aviation Across America today commended Texas Governor Rick Perry for his declaring November as "Aviation Appreciation Month". More
November 21, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is providing $2.1 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund for the expansion of Natgasoline, LLC in Beaumont. More
November 21, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that it has revoked accreditation of a construction and remodeling company in Orange, Texas. More
November 19, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a local preference procurement program and policy. More
November 19, 2013 -- William "Bill" Clement has been appointed as director of the Galveston County Small Business Development Center. More
November 19, 2013 -- The Huntsville Area Technology and Business Complex, or HA/tch, has announced that Trandori, a new company that provides an online authoring platform allowing students and educators to search and design interactive educational problems for additional practice and test preparation, has enrolled in the HA/tch Business Incubator Program. More
November 19, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority recently hosted a visit by Vice President Joe Biden, who discussed the importance of the ports and the Panama Canal expansion. More
November 19, 2013 -- BP today announced that it has added two drilling rigs to the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. More
November 18, 2013 -- The State Bar of Texas today announced that it is moving its accounts to a Prime Partner bank to show support for the Texas Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts Prime Partner program. More
November 18, 2013 -- University of Houston on Friday will unveil student-designed customized electric guitars during a concert at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture. More
November 18, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Santaland Diaries and Season’s Greetings”, at Island etc, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston, and “A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration” at Main Street Theater in Houston. More
November 18, 2013 -- Southern News Group will host a delegation from China's Henan Province on Tuesday and Wednesday for the opening of a new Henan Tourism Promotion Center and Shaolin Temple Wushu Training Center in Houston. More
November 18, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas is encouraging consumers to "shop small" and participate in "Small Business Saturday" on November 30. More
November 18, 2013 -- BP today announced that it has made environmental data collected from the Gulf of Mexico, gathered through the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response and Natural Resource Damage Assessement, publicly available. More
November 15, 2013 -- Provost Umphrey Law Firm has announced that it will be inducted into the inaugural Texas Lawyer Hall of Fame for the 2012 jury verdict in JJJJ Walker, LLC vs. First National Bank. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Director of Aviation Mario Diaz has been named 2013 Director of the Year by Airport Revenue News. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted a State of the Port Address by Port of Houston Authority Chair Janiece Longoria on Thursday. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will open its exhibit "Georges Braque: A Retrospective", featuring a collection of 75 of Braque's works, on February 16. More
November 15, 2013 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for TriStar Global Energy Solutions in Texas City. More
November 15, 2013 -- BP today announced that a new report shows that the company supports more than 47,000 jobs, and spends more approximately $10.5 billion in Texas. More
November 15, 2013 -- Congressman Steve Stockman today announced that he has received a promise from Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to take immediate action on permits to expand refineries and export facilities in Southeast Texas. More
November 15, 2013 -- A Creole Sunday will be held on November 17 at the Langetree Retreat and ECO Center in Liberty, Texas. More
November 15, 2013 -- Diversions: As the holiday season approaches Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on the growing list of entertainment and activities available around the Gulf Coast region. More
November 13, 2013 -- BP today announced that the BP Foundation has donated $200,000 to the Red Cross for typhoon recovery efforts in the Philippines. More
November 13, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today presented a $267,648 grant to Blinn College to provide job training through a partnership with Mid-South Synergy and Line-Tech Inc. More
November 13, 2013 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for My Special Occasion in La Marque. More
November 13, 2013 -- The Human Society of the United States on Tuesday announced that an investigation it has conducted has found causes of poor conditions and sale of dogs from out-of-state unlicensed "puppy mills" at several pet stores and flea markets in Texas. More
November 12, 2013 -- The Texas City Museum will host a presentation on the USS Westfield on Thursday. More
November 12, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today issued a statement regarding a settlement in the American Airlines and US Airways merger. More
November 12, 2013 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County’s Strategic Planning Committee today heard a presentation regarding the System Re-Imagining Project concerning the division of METRO’s resources devoted to the provision of local bus service. More
November 11, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted a State of the Senate address by United States Senator Ted Cruz on Monday. More
November 11, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Harris County to facilitate live streaming coverage of commission meetings, but deferred action on committing to spending an aggregate amount not to exceed $110,000 for the project. More
November 11, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to find that the creation of a Transportation Reinvestment Zone for the port would improve the security, movement and intermodal transportation of cargo in commerce and trade. More
November 11, 2013 -- BP today announced that it has been selected as a "Top Workplace" by the Houston Chronicle, and recently ranked first in the Best Overall Internship category in a survey published by Forbes Magazine. More
November 11, 2013 -- FrenetiCore Theater in Houston will present "The Empty Spaces", a series of works by Bret Harmeyer, November 24 through December 15. More
November 11, 2013 -- San Jacinto College's Central Campus will host auditions on Thursday and Friday for children to play as elves in the college's production of "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical". More
November 11, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that veterans and military-affiliated charities are disclosing information and meeting BBB standards for accountability in larger percentages than in 2007. More
November 11, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A Christmas Carol” at the Alley Theatre in Houston and “Flipside: The Patti Page Story” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
November 11, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Flipside: The Patti Page Story" on Saturday. More
November 11, 2013 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "Home for the Holidays", a concert celebrating the holiday season, on December 8 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
November 08, 2013 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its annual Holiday Tree Lighting Party on December 5. More
November 08, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will host an Artists' Talk on November 16 in conjunction with the Alliance Gallery exhibition, "Agrestis Animi". More
November 08, 2013 -- The Coastal Conservation Assocation on Thursday announced that Shell Oil Company has extended its partnership with the association in performing marine habitat restoration projects along the Gulf Coast. More
November 08, 2013 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce today was awarded 5-Star Accreditation from the United States Chamber of Commerce. More
November 08, 2013 -- The Young Texas Artists Music Competition is accepting applications for its 30th annual event, which will be held March 6-8. More
November 08, 2013 -- Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend events around the Gulf Coast region ranging from the pets to printing to patriotism. More
November 07, 2013 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will host a concert on Tuesday featuring students from Southeast Texas performing with the symphony. More
November 07, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will host a "meet and greet" on Saturday for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises to meet with various contractors working in the Houston area. More
November 06, 2013 -- Galveston Arts Center will feature presentations by Mayuko Ono Gray and Mark Greenwalt as part of the "Conversations @ The Center" series on November 12 at 2501 Market Street. More
November 06, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will open its exhibit "Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" on December 19. More
November 06, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles" on Saturday. More
November 06, 2013 -- University of Houston will host Terence Blanchard and the UH Jazz Orchestra for a concert on November 15 at the university's Moores Opera House. More
November 06, 2013 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today announced that the state's sales tax revenues totaled $2.14 billion in October, an increase of 5.4 percent compared to October 2012. More
November 06, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Jaston Williams and Joe Ely for their performance of "Life After Lubbock" on Friday at 8 p.m. More
November 05, 2013 -- Princess Cruises on Tuesday launched "Cruising for a Cause", a benefit cruise to Mexico, from the Port of Houston Authority's Bayport Cruise Terminal in Pasadena. More
November 05, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently conducted several ribbon cutting ceremonies. More
November 05, 2013 -- The Caribbean Princess today launched the first of its three Caribbean cruise seasons sailing from the Bayport Cruise Terminal. The cruise ship arrived this morning with about 3,000 passengers from a 10-day Caribbean cruise originating from New York. More
November 05, 2013 -- Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders will host a job fair on Saturday to hire heavy construction and equipment maintenance workers for the Grand Parkway Project. More
November 05, 2013 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region today named Texas State Representative Wayne Smith as recipient of the alliance's Visionary Award. More
November 05, 2013 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update for November has been posted. More
November 04, 2013 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has provided its update for October. More
November 04, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Boeing, Boeing” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City and “Is There Life After Lubbock?” at the Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
November 04, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that it received four 2013 Outstanding BBB Awards during the 2013 International Assembly of BBB's. More
November 04, 2013 -- FrenetiCore will present "There is no answer as to why me: A Dance Tribute to David Rakoff", beginning Decmeber 6 at Frenetic Theater in Houston. More
November 04, 2013 -- Visual artist Jo Ann Fleischhauer and contemporary music group Musiqa will present "What Time Is It?", a public art installation in Downtown Houston's Historic District, on Friday. More
November 03, 2013 -- The Lone Star Rally celebrated its 12th year on Galveston Island this weekend. More
November 02, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Friday hosted a media preview tour of the Bayport Cruise Terminal which is preparing for the first of its new cruise service on Tuesday. More
November 02, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership on Friday hosted the State of Cybersecurity panel and luncheon. More
November 02, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday announced that Oracle America is expanding its operations in Austin with the aid of the Texas Enterprise Fund. More
November 01, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District on Thursday announced that it has awarded a $178,798 contract to Quaternary Resources Investigations, LLC for routine soil sampling and laboratory testing at the Alexander Island Dredge Material Placement Area adjacent to the Houston Ship Channel. More
November 01, 2013 -- The Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont will host singer and humorist Mark Lowry for a performance on November 10. More
November 01, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its final seasonal assessment of resource adequacy for the upcoming winter, which forecasts sufficient power to serve consumer needs during the winter and spring. More
November 01, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend events featuring a variety of fine art festivals and performances around the Gulf Coast region. More
October 31, 2013 -- Express Employment Professionals recently held its annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest to benefit local children's hospitals. More
October 31, 2013 -- The Texas Association of Business on Wednesday announced that a report by the Intercultural Development Research Association shows a "slight improvement" in high school drop out rates. More
October 30, 2013 -- Revolution E and A2B Electric Bikes will host a "Dealer Demo Day" to test drive electric bikes or "eBikes" on November 9 in Houston. More
October 30, 2013 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host an event on Thursday at the Jefferson County Courthouse to show support for Proposition 6, a state constitutional amendment to fund the state's water plan, on the November 5 election ballot. More
October 30, 2013 -- The Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce will host United States Senator Ted Cruz as keynote speaker during its community breakfast on Friday. More
October 30, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has rescheduled the release of labor market data for September and October to November 22. More
October 30, 2013 -- Galveston College will host "A Full Plate: Ceramic Art of Lotus Bermudez", November 6 through March 14 at the college's art gallery. More
October 30, 2013 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host an exhibit related to the early hardware business on Galveston Island, J.F. Smith & Bros. Company, as the library's November "Treasure of the Month". More
October 29, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will present concerts from its Jazz Ensemble tonight and from the COM 7 O'Clock Jazz Combo on Friday. More
October 29, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Monday announced that the Orion spacecraft was "powered on" for the first time last week for a series of systems tests at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. More
October 28, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host several veterans job fairs statewide on November 14. More
October 28, 2013 -- The Port Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to cast the port’s 63 ballots for Miriam Johnson to be re-elected to the Jefferson County Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
October 28, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve a memorandum of understanding with Transort, LLC for the development of a desalination and cogeneration facility on Pelican Island. More
October 28, 2013 -- The Coats Rose Law Firm today announced that the $10 million renovation of the Jean Lafitte Hotel in Galveston, which the firm coordinated for a developer, will soon be complete. More
October 28, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips for consumers purchasing or renting items for Halloween from seasonal stores. More
October 28, 2013 -- Music Doing Good, Inc. will present "Miracle on 19th Street", an event celebrating the organization's musical outreach programs and featuring a holiday concert, on December 7 at Gallery M Squared in Houston. More
October 28, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Evil Dead: The Musical” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena and “A Nice Family Gathering” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
October 25, 2013 -- Alvin Community College on Thursday hosted a check presentation ceremony for two grants totaling $2 million from the Texas Workforce Commission to provide training for employees at local petrochemical firms. More
October 25, 2013 -- Galveston County Daily News Publisher Patrick Graham has filed his official written protest of Galveston County Commissioners Court's award of a contract to The Post Newspaper in Texas City for publishing public notices. More
October 25, 2013 -- The Beaumont Chamber Foundation will host its BBQ Cook-Off event on Saturday at Crockett Street in Downtown Beaumont. More
October 24, 2013 -- John Ford Jewelers in Galveston has been awarded Platinum Honors in the Classical Division of the American Gem Trade Association's 2014 Spectrum Awards. More
October 24, 2013 -- Port Corpus Christi has applauded the United States House of Representatives which voted 417-3 to pass H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, on Wednesday. More
October 24, 2013 -- Teresa's Taqueria has opened its business in Kemah. More
October 24, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber on Wednesday hosted the third annual State of Fulshear Address. More
October 24, 2013 -- The Houston City Controller's Office today released an audit showing that Avis Rent a Car System, Inc., which operates at George Bush Intercontinental Airport has underpaid the city approximately $1.59 million in concession fees. More
October 24, 2013 -- The Sabine-Neches Navigation District today issued a news release in response to the United States House of Representatives passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, which includes authorization of channel improvements for the Sabine-Neches Waterway. More
October 24, 2013 -- Stark Cultural Venues has announced that author, naturalist, historian and performer Brian "Fox" Ellis will bring two performances to Orange, Texas in November. More
October 24, 2013 -- Frio County Commissioners Court recently authorized a seven percent hotel occupancy tax in unincorporated areas of the county. More
October 24, 2013 -- Artist Boat has announced it is utilizing a $150,000 grant from the Houston Advanced Research Center to offer "Habitat Restoration Adventures", a training program for petrochemical companies and their employees. More
October 24, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host pianist David Syme for a free concert on October 30. More
October 23, 2013 -- Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses, has published a news release outlining Key Health Care Reform Provisions. More
October 23, 2013 -- PortVision today announced that it has awarded its first grant in the PortVision CONNECT initiative to deploy a web-based solution for creating, sharing and managing terminal gate security clearance lists along the Sabine-Neches waterway. More
October 23, 2013 -- The Eagle Ford Shale Consortium will host its 2013 fall conference October 28-30 in Corpus Christi. More
October 23, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will present a $2 million check on Thursday at Alvin Community College to provide job training at the college. More
October 23, 2013 -- Port of Houston Authority Deputy Director of Operations Roger Guenther reported to the port commission on Tuesday that proposed tariff rate increases of three percent will be presented for consideration at the November 18 meeting. More
October 22, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today reported that the Cygnus spacecraft, sent to the International Space Station on a demonstration mission by Orbital Sciences Corporation, detached from the station today, completing the mission. More
October 22, 2013 -- The Provost Umphrey Law Firm recently participated in the Making Strides 5K run in support of the American Cancer Society. More
October 22, 2013 -- BP today announced that it has opened a new facility in Houston to house the world's largest supercomputer for commercial research. More
October 22, 2013 -- Nightlight Pediatric Urgent Care on Monday announced plans to open a new clinic in Pearland in early 2014. More
October 21, 2013 -- The University of Houston School of Theatre and Dance will present "Blood Wedding" from October 25 through November 3 at the Jose Quintero Theatre. More
October 21, 2013 -- The University of Houston Center for Creative Work will present the "Arts in Houston" lecture series throughout October and November in the Honors College. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" this weekend. More
October 21, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host its annual "Monster Musik" concert on Thursday at the college's Fine Arts Building Recital Hall. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Fort Bend Central Chamber's Young Professionals Division recently hosted a meet and greet with George P. Bush, candidate for Texas Land Commissioner. More
October 21, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Wait Until Dark” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay, and "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story", at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum will launch "Extreme Mammals: The Biggest, Smallest and Most Amazing Mammals of All Time", an exhibit of fossil and living mammals, on November 23. More
October 21, 2013 -- University of Houston will host writer Elizabeth Hunter on Thursday to discuss writing and to showcase her latest book series. More
October 18, 2013 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas has announced that music director Chelsea Tipton, II, has been named recipient of the Aspire Award from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. More
October 18, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Young Professionals Division will host its fifth annual Halloween Bash on October 24 at Fort Bend Toyota. More
October 18, 2013 -- The Offshore Technology Conference for 2012 was recently named "The Greatest Show on Earth" by Trade Show Executive magazine. More
October 18, 2013 -- San Jacinto College has placed "The Art of Space and Science", an exhibit featuring student and faculty works, on display at Space Center Houston. More
October 17, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will host the first SLAB Parade and Family Festival on Sunday at MacGregor Park. More
October 17, 2013 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its "Eat a Bug!" Family Arts Day on October 26. More
October 17, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the "State of Fulshear" address, delivered by Fulshear Mayor Tommy Kuykendall, on October 23. More
October 17, 2013 -- Lamar University's Theatre and Dance Department will present its production of "Almost, Maine" October 24-27. More
October 17, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that the county and the State of Texas has won a ruling in federal court to move an environmental penalty lawsuit against Waste Management, International Paper and McGinnis Industrial Services back to state court. More
October 16, 2013 -- Next Day Access, a new national franchise business offering accessibility products such as wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, pool lifts, ceiling lifts, bathroom safety products and vertical porch lifts for residential and commercial environments, has launched its first location in Houston. More
October 16, 2013 -- Galveston Island Oktoberfest is October 25-26. George Black has prepared a video about the event. More w/Video
October 16, 2013 -- Move to Amend, the national campaign to abolish Corporate Personhood, will host a community forum on “Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule” in Houston on Monday, October 28. More
October 16, 2013 -- University of Houston's Moores Concert Chorale will participate in a concert on November 23 featuring rarely heard works to commemorate the 200th anniversary of "The Battle of Nations". More
October 16, 2013 -- Lamar University has announced that season tickets are on sale for its "Lamarissimo!" concert series, which opens on November 5. More
October 15, 2013 -- Backbay Emporium will host the first of a series of Glorious Gatherings benefiting the Galveston College Foundation Universal Access program on November 16. More
October 15, 2013 -- The City of League City today is launching its new economic development web site. More
October 15, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry and First Lady Anita Perry today departed for an economic development mission to London, England and Israel. More
October 15, 2013 -- Samson Energy Company recently served as a break station sponsor for the Galveston Bay Foundation's Bike Around the Bay event. More
October 15, 2013 -- The Huntsville Area Technology and Business Complex recently announced the launch of its new Business Incubator Program to help aspiring technology-based companies grow and develop by providing affordable office, professional and support services. More
October 14, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has announced that author, actress and comedian Aisha Tyler will present the keynote address for the Seventh Annual Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit Conference on April 11 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
October 14, 2013 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host its 110th Annual Meeting and Spindletop Award Presentation on Thursday at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
October 14, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau, in observance of Cyber Security Awarenss Month, has launched the "Stop. Think. Connect." campaign to provide tips to avoid becoming a victim of "phishing" scams online. More
October 14, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Boeing, Boeing” by the Beaumont Community Players and “Randy Newman and His Music” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
October 14, 2013 -- The Board of Pilot Commissioners for Harris County Ports, comprised of the members of the Port of Houston Authority Commission, will meet next week, on Tuesday, October 22, to consider an application by the Houston Pilots for a change in pilotage rates. More
October 14, 2013 -- The Center for Houston's Future on Friday announced that John Wilburn has been named the center's director of strategic initiatives. More
October 14, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will host the 40th anniversary of the Dickens on the Strand event December 6-8 in downtown Galveston. More
October 14, 2013 -- Oceaneering International, Inc. has announced that it will sponsor the Sixth Annual All-Earth EcoBot Challenge, which takes place in May at the Reliant Center in Houston. More
October 14, 2013 -- The Holy Family Catholic School Annual Fall Festival will be held Sunday, October 20 at 2601 Ursuline in Galveston. More
October 11, 2013 -- San Jacinto College's theatre and film department at its Central Campus will hold public auditions on October 23-24 for the college's upcoming production of "Santa's Christmas Magic". More
October 11, 2013 -- College of the Mainland is hosting an exhibit of photographs, showcasing the work of students and educators from seven states, through October 24 at the college's art gallery. More
October 11, 2013 -- Voting closes at 9 p.m. today for "Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause", a charity gala celebrating its third year on Saturday, October 12 at the Bayou City Event Center. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Brushes by the Beach Plien Air Contest on Galveston Island will be on Saturday, November 9. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Brazoria County Historical Museum will present "Prehistoric Appetites", an exploration of the life of prehistoric hunter gatherers, tonight. More
October 10, 2013 -- The American Festival For the Arts will host the Frazier Merriman Award Luncheon, honoring Memorial High School Conductor Bingiee Shiu, on November 9 in Houston. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Jigsaw Jones: The Case of the Class Clown", part of The Grand's Serious Fun Children's Series, on October 22. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a memorandum of understanding with the Texas Department of Transportation in connection with $490,000 in grant funds the port is receiving for a rail renovation project. More
October 10, 2013 -- Previty Clinic for Surgical Care today hosted a grand opening celebration of its new office in Port Arthur. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council will hold their annual Breakfast with the Cranes on December 14 and 15 at the Moody Gardens Golf Course. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at Cadence Insurance, Fred Astaire Dance Studio River Oaks, and the Halo House Foundation. More
October 10, 2013 -- The Coastal Wrestling Federation will present "Fusion" on Saturday at The National Guard Armory in La Marque. More
October 09, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will host a gala on January 24 celebrating the 175th Anniversary of the City of Galveston. More
October 09, 2013 -- The Red Cat Jazz Preservation Society today announced that the Red Cat Jazz Festival, initially scheduled for October 10-13 in Galveston, has been postponed. More
October 09, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it has presented a $500,000 Skills Development Fund grant to be used by Wharton County Junior College in a partnership with Frito-Lay, Inc. to provide job training. More
October 08, 2013 -- Texas Southern University will hold its annual President's Gala on October 18 at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston. More
October 08, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will host the annual Strawberry Stroll and the annual Fire Prevention Festival on Saturday at Strawberry Park. More
October 08, 2013 -- Provost Umphrey Law Firm attorney Mark Sparks has been named lawyer of the year by the Jefferson County Bar Association. More
October 08, 2013 -- The first annual Boatoberfest on Clear Lake will take place from October 24 through 27 in Seabrook. More
October 08, 2013 -- Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange, Texas today announced the program for its upcoming "Exploration and Discovery" Lecture Series. More
October 08, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host United States Senator John Cornyn as the keynote speaker for the Fort Bend Strong gala on November 9. More
October 08, 2013 -- The Galveston Symphony Orchestra will host a concert featuring Japanese pianist Mai Goto on November 10 at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
October 08, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System and the Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the university has joined the College Credit for Heroes program, which "seeks to maximize the award of college credits to veterans and service members for their military training". More
October 08, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host a series of health science career fairs at its campuses, with the first on October 24 at the Central Campus. More
October 07, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will present "Roads of Arabia", an exhibit featuring objects recently excavated from archaeological sites throughout the Arabian Peninsula, beginning December 19. More
October 07, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned cellular phone users of a scam involving "smishing" schemes, with perpetrators posing as banks or lottery sweepstakes asking customers to contact them immediately about a pressing issue in order to obtain personal information. More
October 07, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will open "Words and Things: Buddhist Texts and Ritual Objects from Japan", an exhibit of 50 objects from the private collection of Boston-based English literature scholars Sylvan Barnet and William Burto, on October 20. More
October 07, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Lizzie”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and Lunada 2013 at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
October 07, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will host auditions on October 15 for its fall production of "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol". More
October 07, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House is donating a portion of tickets purchased for the October 19 concert featuring Randy Newman to the Salvation Army. More
October 05, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will hold the Governor's Small Business Forum on October 7 at the JW Marriott Houston. More
October 05, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce C-Crewe has announced the launch of the social media campaign for its "My Galveston" initiative. More
October 04, 2013 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department today announced that Marcus Edward Clyburn of Houston has been convicted on felony offenses as the result of an environmental crimes investigation concerning hazardous waste materials abandoned in warehouses in the Houston area. More
October 04, 2013 -- The Stark Museum of Art and The W.H. Stark House in Orange, Texas will host an "Illustrated Family Day" on October 19. More
October 04, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend events including food festivals, art festivals and car racing around the Gulf Coast Region. More
October 03, 2013 -- The Texana Center will present the 1st Annual Texana Tinsel and Treasurers Art Show and Marketplace on November 22 at Legacy Ford Showroom in Rosenberg. More
October 03, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host "The State of Health - Affordable Care Act: How will it affect business?" as part of its monthly membership luncheon on October 11. More
October 03, 2013 -- BP Senior Vice President Geoff Morrell on Wednesday issued a statement in response to a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit setting aside the claim administrator's interpretation of the business economic loss framework in the settlement agreement reached last year in connection with the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
October 03, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Wednesday joined the Houston Association of Realtors to announced the release of a new mobile app designed to provide consumers access to information about city government, local amenities and events, real estate and more. More
October 02, 2013 -- Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site in West Columbia will host its annual Harvest Festival on October 19. More
October 02, 2013 -- The Woodlands Bar Association will hold a free legal clinic on October 26 at VFW Post 4709 in Conroe. More
October 02, 2013 -- The Rotary Club of Galveston will host its 37th annual Chili Supper on November 7 in the Ball High School Cafeteria. More
October 02, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will present "The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings form the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute", a collection of 73 French paintings, beginning December 22. More
October 02, 2013 -- Igloo Products Corporation will host a grand opening ceremony on October 10 for its new 420,000 square foot distribution center in Katy, Texas. More
October 02, 2013 -- The Houston Museum District Association recently hosted its final "Museum Experience" event of 2013. More
October 02, 2013 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association has updated it's members on the impact of the government shutdown. More
October 02, 2013 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "Russian Tragedy to Triumph", a concert featuring Brahms' "Tragic" Overture and Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2, on October 26 at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
October 02, 2013 -- Kemah will host its annual Oktoberfest event Friday through Sunday at the city parking lot. More
October 02, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House and the Galveston Island Humane Society will present the "Artwalk Patti Page Special" on Saturday. More
October 01, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will hold the 17th Annual Island Quilter's Guild Show, "Cows and Other Quilts", from Saturday through December 27 at the Foundation's 1861 United States Custom House. More
October 01, 2013 -- Riverside Technology, inc. in Colorado has been awarded a $29.8 million contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for Technical Support to the Southeast Fisheries Science Center. More
October 01, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced that a settlement has been negotiated with American Airlines and US Airways regarding a proposed merger of the two airlines. More
October 01, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today announced that it is modifying its operations as a result of the federal government shutdown. More
October 01, 2013 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce today announced that it has approved a resolution supporting Proposition 6, a state constitutional amendment on the November 5 election ballot to create a State Water Implementation Fund for Texas. More
October 01, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership welcomed Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Joe Straus to the State of Water membership luncheon on Monday. More
September 30, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that astronauts Gregory Chamitoff and Ronald Garan are leaving the agency. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned consumers to be aware of scams involving claims about new health insurance cards required by the Affordable Care Act. More
September 30, 2013 -- Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare today announced the completion of the merger of the two health systems to form Baylor Scott & White Health. More
September 30, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today joined representatives from Southwest Airlines for a groundbreaking ceremony for a new $156 million international terminal at William P. Hobby Airport. More
September 30, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host "Bass Extremes" in concert on October 21 at the Slocomb Auditorium on the college's Central Campus. More
September 30, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “For Marrieds Only” at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson, and The Beach Boys in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "The Beach Boys" in concert on Saturday and Sunday. More
September 30, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a $1,369,515 contract to Integris Projects, LLC for dewatering of the Alexander Island Placement Area to increase the area's capacity for dredge material. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Bolivar Peninsula Cultural Foundation has announced that the Fourth Annual Jane Long Festival will take place on October 12. More
September 29, 2013 -- Port of Galveston Director of Economic Development and External Affairs Roger Quiroga was the featured speaker at last week’s meeting of the Galveston Kiwanis Club. More
September 28, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a $5 million contract to Orion Marine Construction Inc. for work on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. More
September 28, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas in Houston will host the Italian Festival from October 10 through 13. More
September 28, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a $1.8 million contract to Kimrick Performance Group LLC for construction at Sims Bayou. More
September 27, 2013 -- Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange, Texas will host its Fifth Annual Orchid Festival on October 5-12. More
September 27, 2013 -- The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council has named 18 finalists for its 27th Annual Small Business of the Year awards. More
September 27, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today warned Texas job seekers to be aware of a scam involving people posing as potential employers to obtain personal information. More
September 27, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership will host Joe Straus, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, to speak at the partnership's State of Water event on Monday. More
September 27, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend events including theater and music offerings at area universities, food festivals and the final Houston Museum Experience of 2013 this weekend. More
September 26, 2013 -- Port of Houston Authority Commission Chair Janiece Longoria has established a Chairman's Citizens Advisory Council. More
September 26, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon on Wednesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
September 26, 2013 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted to adopt METRO's FY2014 Operating, Capital, General Mobility and Debt Service budgets. More
September 26, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently conducted several ribbon cutting ceremonies at area businesses. More
September 26, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Historic Downtown Rosenberg Division recently hosted the "Tour the Arts in Rosenberg" Cultural Arts Festival. More
September 25, 2013 -- The East End Historical District Association of Galveston will hold the Annual 2013 Fall Garden Tour on October 5 and 6. More
September 25, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at the Shriners Hospitals for Children-Galveston playgrounds and Texas Home Health. More
September 25, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will hold the first SLAB Parade and Family Festival on October 20 at MacGregor Park. More
September 25, 2013 -- Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal on Tuesday joined Shell to announce the selection of Ascension Parish as the location for a potential natural gas-to-liquids facility. More
September 24, 2013 -- Two new commissioners took their seats at the Port of Houston Authority Commission table today and a third was appointed by Pasadena City Council. More
September 24, 2013 -- Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors recently voted to revise market rules to enable some eligible electric users to provide demand response services at five-minute intervals through their retail providers. More
September 24, 2013 -- Music Doing Good has received two grants from the Texas Commission on the Arts. More
September 24, 2013 -- The Greater Conroe Arts Alliance recently honored Dr. Aline Arnold, executive director of the Conroe Symphony Orchestra, for her efforts with the symphony. More
September 24, 2013 -- A VIP Party for the Houston Tomorrow Catalyst Awards finalists, sponsors, members of the host committee and special honored guests was held on Monday. More
September 23, 2013 -- The Beaumont Rotary Centennial Playground at 600 Crockett Street will open on Tuesday with a Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting. More
September 23, 2013 -- Port of Galveston Executive Director Michael Mierzwa today reported to the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on the top six funding priorities for improvements to the port in 2014. More
September 23, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve an engagement letter with Germer, PLLC, for legal services for FY2014. More
September 23, 2013 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will hold a ceremony to swear in recently appointed commissioners Theldon R. Branch, III and Stephen H. DonCarlos on Tuesday prior to the commission's regular meeting. More
September 23, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that Stephen H. DonCarlos has been appointed to the Port Commission by the Harris County Mayors and Councils Association. More
September 23, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Priscilla: Queen of the Desert”, presented by Theater Under the Stars in Houston, and “The Dixie Swim Club” at Island etc East-End Theatre Company in Galveston. More
September 23, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced the line-up of events for its 2013-2014 "Serious Fun" season. More
September 22, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership hosted a speech by Houston City Council Member Dave Martin on Thursday. More
September 22, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Wednesday hosted a State of the Counties program featuring Galveston County Judge Mark Henry and Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. More
September 21, 2013 -- The Katy Prairie Conservancy will present Bioblitz, the "ultimate scavenger hunt", on October 12 at the Conservancy's preserves in west Houston. More
September 20, 2013 -- The Stark Museum of Art and the W.H. Stark House will participate in Museum Day Live! on September 28. More
September 20, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance recently awarded Capacity Building Initiative grants to 12 local arts organizations. More
September 20, 2013 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency today announced that Total Petrochemicals USA, Inc. will pay an $8.75 million penalty as part of a settlement agreement regarding alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at the company's Port Arthur, Texas refinery. More
September 20, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston today announced that Anne Wilkes Tucker is retiring as the museum's photography curator in 2015, with Malcolm Daniel to take leadership of the department following her retirement. More
September 20, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the state fell to 6.4 percent in August, down from 6.5 percent in July and 6.8 percent a year ago. More
September 20, 2013 -- Minute Maid has announced that it is endorsing reitred Houston Astros player Craig Biggio in his bid for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. More
September 20, 2013 -- United States Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on Thursday announced that Texas will receive $5.2 million in grant funding to support skills training capacity building at community colleges and other public institutions across the state, including San Jacinto College. More
September 20, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend events including several regional fine arts fairs, events at Houston's Discovery Green, the Galveston Art Center shows art on the building instead of inside and a film retrospective of James Gandolfini. More
September 19, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce Partnership's Community Activation Fund has received donations towards implementing Rachel's Challenge in Galveston Independent School District. More
September 19, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has announced that the Community Activation Fund, established through the chamber's partnership, will allow several schools in Galveston to implement the Rachel's Challenge program to combat bullying and create a culture of kindness. More
September 19, 2013 -- Houston CPA firm Gainer Donnelly today announced that it has merged with Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC. More
September 19, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance recently announced that it is to receive an Our Town 2013 grant award from the National Endowment for the Arts. More
September 18, 2013 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont will host its seventh annual Art of Beer fundraising event on October 9. More
September 18, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a contract to Sol Engineering LLC for routine testing of dredged material from the Corpus Christi Navigation Channel. More
September 18, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that commercial space partner Orbital Sciences Corporation has successfully launched its Cygnus cargo spacecraft for a demonstration mission to the International Space Station. More
September 18, 2013 -- Provost Umphrey Law Firm in Beaumont has been listed as a leading Texas law firm by Litigation Benchmark Plaintiff. More
September 18, 2013 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will open its 2013-2014 season on September 26 with a production of Arthur Miller's "A View from the Bridge". More
September 18, 2013 -- The Galveston County Navigation District No. 1 Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted unanimously to formalize its commitment of up to $400,000 as its contribution toward the cost of initial studies and expenses related to replacing the Pelican Island Causeway. More
September 17, 2013 -- Houston First Corporation has introduced its online diversity registration program for vendors. More
September 17, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will host an industrial job fair on September 26. More
September 17, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the Second Annual Fort Bend County Employer Career Fair on October 24 at Constellation Field. More
September 16, 2013 -- The Dutch Delft University of Technology, Royal HaskoningDHV and Iv Infra are exploring possible designs for a storm surge barrier off the coast of Houston and Galveston. More
September 16, 2013 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will open "Texas Impressionism: Branding with Brushstroke and Color, 1885-1935", an exhibit showcasing Texas artists who contributed to American Impressionism, on September 27, with an opening reception on September 26. More
September 16, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned job seekers to be aware of online scams posing as job opportunities in an attempt to gather personal information. More
September 16, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “You Can’t Take It With You” at the Alley Theatre in Houston and “The Rocky Horror Show” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena. More
September 16, 2013 -- Igloo Products Corporation on Friday announced plans to hire an additional 250 workers at the company's Katy plant by the end of the year. More
September 13, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration recently tested communications with a commercial, crew-capable spacecraft being designed and built by The Boeing Company. More
September 13, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Hispanic Business Division will present a Business Expo on Tuesday at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
September 13, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies for The Greaney Company and the HH Design House. More
September 13, 2013 -- Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state will provide a $3 million investment through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund to create the Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology in collaboration with the Texas Heart Institute and Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. More
September 13, 2013 -- Tickets will go on sale next week for the The 30th Annual Greek Festival in Galveston on Saturday & Sunday, November 9 and 10, at the Greek Orthodox Church, 1824 Ball Street. More
September 13, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend events at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; biking to the Farmer's Markets of Houston; and a tour of the Ocean Star offshore museum in Galveston. More
September 13, 2013 -- The Galveston Symphony Orchestra will perform on October 13 at The Grand 1894 Opera House. More
September 13, 2013 -- FrenetiCore will hold the 6th Annual Houston Fringe Festival from October 2 through 6 at various East End venues. More
September 13, 2013 -- Artist Boat in Galveston has received a $150,000 grant from the Houston Advanced Research Center for Eco-Art Adventures, a training program for petrochemical companies and employees. More
September 12, 2013 -- The Memorial Park Conservancy has announced that Nelson Byrd Woltz has been selected as the lead landscape architectural firm for Memorial Park's Long-Range Master Planning. More
September 11, 2013 -- The American Institute of Architects Houston will hold its 2013 Annual Home Tour on October 26 and 27 at seven locations. More
September 11, 2013 -- ADP, a provider of human capital management solutions, today announced that Texas has added 19,720 private sector jobs during the month of August, according to the company's regional employment report. More
September 11, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host "Conversations with the Director", featuring MFAH Director Gary Tinterow and philanthropist and art collector Ronald S. Lauder, on September 27. More
September 11, 2013 -- Fred Astaire Dance Studios Texas Region will host the Texarama Dance Competitions Friday through Sunday at the San Luis Resort in Galveston. More
September 11, 2013 -- Theldon R. Branch, III, managing partner at Dufry Houston, today was appointed to the Port of Houston Authority Port Commission by the Houston City Council. More
September 10, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership has been recognized as an Accredited Economic Development Organization by the International Economic Development Council. More
September 10, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host a series of events for National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 through October 15. More
September 10, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today celebrated the grand opening of Flextronics' new manufacturing facility in Fort Worth, which will provide final assembly and customization for Motorola Mobility's Moto X smartphone. More
September 09, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A Flea in Her Ear”, at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay, and “Taking Sides” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City. More
September 09, 2013 -- A delegation of public officials from Harris and Galveston counties visited New Orleans last week to tour the Greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System that was installed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers following Hurricane Katrina. More
September 09, 2013 -- Sylvan Beach Pavilion in La Porte will soon reopen thanks to the help of the San Jacinto College Small Business Development Center. More
September 09, 2013 -- The Texas Attorney General’s Office on Monday secured an agreed final judgment and permanent injunction against Austin-based nonprofit Cristo Vive for providing unauthorized legal services in the Travis County area. More
September 09, 2013 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present Arthur Miller's "A View from the Bridge" from September 26 through 29 in the University Theatre. More
September 09, 2013 -- The University of Houston Moores Opera Center will hold their annual fundraiser "What's Opera, Duck?" on September 24 at The Mucky Duck. More
September 09, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host an exhibit beginning in November featuring Antonio Berni's "Juanito and Ramona" series of sculptures, prints and plates. More
September 09, 2013 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a seminar on Thursday by author Janet Allison, who will discuss her strategies for "raising confident and capable boys". More
September 09, 2013 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will launch its 49th season with "A Flea in Her Ear", opening Friday and running through September 29. More
September 09, 2013 -- Galveston Island's 32nd Annual Island Oktoberfest will be held on October 25 and 27. More
September 06, 2013 -- The Diocese of Beaumont will hold a day of prayer for peace in Syria on Saturday at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica. More
September 06, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend events at Discovery Green, the Hobby Center, Miller Outdoor Theatre and Jones Plaza in Houston and The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
September 06, 2013 -- Old West Melodrama, a theatre company in Old Town Spring, will present "Eat, Drink and Be Murdered" in October. More
September 06, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will launch its fall season with an exhibit of the work of Koloman Moser, a "leading figure of the modern design revolution that swept Vienna", September 29 through January 12. More
September 06, 2013 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston is hosting an exhibit of vintage women's hats as the library's September "Treasure of the Month". More
September 06, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority has issued a news release regarding a $10 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant awarded to the port for expansion of the berth at its Bayport Container Terminal. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region Petrochemical and Maritime Outlook Conference took place on Thursday at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Wednesday unveiled the first of a new fleet of high-performance emergency response vessels. More
September 05, 2013 -- BP today announced that Geoff Morrell has been named senior vice president in charge of the company's newly-formed United States Communications and External Affairs organization. More
September 05, 2013 -- Congressman Gene Green today applauded the award of a $10 million grant to the Port of Houston by the Department of Transportation to improve the port's Bayport Terminal. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System on Wednesday unveiled renderings of a proposed spaceport at Ellington Airport. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Diocese of Beaumont will host a Mass on Saturday at St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica to pray for peace in Syria. More
September 04, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday announced that the state is providing USAA with $5 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund to expand its information technology operations in Plano. More
September 04, 2013 -- Port Freeport today announced that the port has reached a $19.6 million settlement with multiple companies related to the investigation, redesign and repairs to the failure of the Berth 7 project. More
September 04, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land today unveiled renderings of the future 6,500-seat Sugar Land Performing Arts Center, following approval of the final design of the venue by the Sugar Land Development Corporation. More
September 04, 2013 -- The Rothko Chapel in Houston will host the "Moonrise Party on the Plaza", its fall fundraiser, on October 19. More
September 04, 2013 -- The Galveston County Navigation District Board of Directors met on Tuesday to consider collaboration with the Galveston County Rural Rail Transportation District and others for the development of new rail and vehicular bridges to Pelican Island. More
September 04, 2013 -- Cindy Schulz, executive director of Gulf Coast Big Brothers & Big Sisters, Inc. has posted an appeal to adults to participate in a youth mentoring program. More
September 03, 2013 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association in Houston has partnered with San Jacinto College and Lee College to establish twelve $1,000 scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year. More
September 03, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will hold the Ninth Annual Fort Bend Regional Infrastructure Conference, featuring Texas Department of Transportation Executive Director Phil Wilson, on September 12 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
September 03, 2013 -- The Port of Brownsville today announced that the port took the top ranking for Foreign Trade Zone Exports in the country and the state, according to the 2012 74th Foreign Trade Zone Annual Report. More
September 03, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will host "Cake at the Lake" on September 19 at The Event Centre in Beaumont. More
September 03, 2013 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum has announced a variety of events taking place in October. More
September 03, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that power supplies will be sufficient to meet peak demands during the fall and winter. More
September 03, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston today announced it has partnered with the Dallas Museum of Art for the joint acquisition of "Black Drop", a film by artist Simon Starling. More
September 03, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Real Thing” at Main Street Theater in Houston and “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at the Betty Greenberg Center for Performing Arts in Beaumont. More
September 03, 2013 -- American Maritime Safety, Inc. today announced the recipients of its 2013 safety awards. More
September 03, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host its Fort Bend Strong gala, featuring United States Senator John Cornyn as keynote speaker, on November 9. More
September 02, 2013 -- Target Corporation has made a grant to provide books for the Houston Independent School District's THINK Literacy program at the Apollo 20 elementary schools. More
August 31, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a contract in the amount of $13,287,950 to Seattle, Washington-based Manson Construction Company to perform maintenance dredging within the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and a portion of the Houston Ship Channel. More
August 30, 2013 -- First Baptist Church Spring Branch of Houston has presented a $1 million gift to Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary in Waco, Texas. More
August 30, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on Labor Day Weekend events around the Gulf Coast region. More
August 30, 2013 -- U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visited the Port of Houston Authority Thursday as she continued her nationwide listening tour, where she participated in a roundtable with Houston area business leaders sponsored by the Greater Houston Partnership. More
August 30, 2013 -- The Sealy & Smith Foundation, through its nonprofit title holding company, has acquired an 11-acre site on Central City Boulevard, off in 61st Street in Galveston, and is working with UTMB to develop a satellite clinic campus on this site. More
August 30, 2013 -- The Houston Fine Art Fair will host its third annual event at the George R. Brown Convention Center on September 19-22. More
August 30, 2013 -- Lamar University has announced that Jerry Craven, head of the Lamar University Press, has received the Frank O. Connor Award for fiction for his short story, "The Stone Salvation Barn". More
August 30, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted a forum entitled, "The Chemical Industry Drives the Economic Recovery" on Wednesday. More
August 30, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has issued a Labor Day message regarding the commission's efforts to improve the workforce in Texas. More
August 30, 2013 -- H-E-B will host the ninth annual Helping Heroes event, its company-wide volunteer service project, on September 11 at 193 fire stations across Houston. More
August 29, 2013 -- United States Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on Thursday visited the Port of Houston. More
August 29, 2013 -- The Houston Maritime Arbitrators Association will host a "Lunch and Learn" meeting featuring Captain David G. Marsh's presentation of "The Story of the Loss of M/V Derbyshire and 20 years of Investigations" on September 5. More
August 29, 2013 -- The Texas Department Of Transportation Commission approved a contract with Port Freeport to establish a truck corridor that Port Director Glenn Carlson says will have positive effects for years to come. More
August 29, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake is seeking members of the community to join the university's new Arts Council. More
August 28, 2013 -- The Diocese of Beaumont has presented the Faithful Steward Award to Sharon Begnaud and Mary Mahlie, the founders of the "Giving Field". More
August 28, 2013 -- St. Luke's Medical Center in Houston has announced that it is the first hospital in the Texas Medical Center to offer a molecular breast imaging device that is sensitive enough to detect even tiny tumors. More
August 28, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Robert Earl Keen in concert on Saturday. More
August 28, 2013 -- The United States Department of Commerce has announced that Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will visit Houston on Thursday as part of a nationwide "listening" tour. More
August 28, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host its Second Annual Patriot Award Luncheon on September 13 at South Shore Harbour Resort. More
August 28, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present the 16th Annual ARToberFEST on October 19-20. More
August 28, 2013 -- City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker proclaimed Tuesday as Bank of America Day for the bank's Summer Youth Initiative. More
August 27, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that Dow Chemical Company is expanding its manufacturing facilities in Brazoria County with two performance plastic plants, with the state providing $1.5 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund to close the deal on the project. More
August 27, 2013 -- Galveston Community Radio on Saturday will launch new a new radio station to serve the City of Galveston and Galveston Independent School District; and also will serve as the reconstruction of KTSB-FM that was destroyed by Hurricane IKE in 2008. More
August 26, 2013 -- Chamber musicians from the Symphony of Southeast Texas will perform on September 28 at Calder Baptist Church in Beaumont. More
August 26, 2013 -- Westway Terminal Company LLC, a provider of bulk liquid storage and related services throughout the world has announced an expansion of its Houston operation. More
August 26, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve a contract with Premium Roofing Systems LLC for an amount not to exceed $421,880 for the replacement of the roof at Cruise Terminal No. 2. More
August 26, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted 3-2, with Lee Smith and Georgine Guillory opposed, to appoint William C. “Bill” Darling to the vacant Ward 1 seat on the commission. More
August 26, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Wedding Belles” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson, and The Golden Dragon Acrobats at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
August 24, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will hold the 3rd Annual Step Up for Education Expo and Lemonade Day Galveston 2014 Kick-off Event on October 3 at the Hotel Galvez. More
August 24, 2013 -- A federal court on Friday in Washington, D.C. ordered the Nepali human trafficking case against Houston-based KBR to proceed to trial. More
August 23, 2013 -- Jim Guidry reports that two former associates, who helped launch Guidry News Service as a major source of news on the Gulf Coast, have rejoined the team. More
August 23, 2013 -- The Artist Boat in Galveston has announced that it is establishing a Coastal Heritage Preserve on the island and is hosting kayak trips and other events in the area. More
August 23, 2013 -- Balfour Beatty Construction today announced that it has been selected as a joint venture partner with WELBRO Building Corporation to build a new $324 million Houston Convention Center Hotel in downtown Houston. More
August 23, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on the Houston Design Center AnnualSample Sale, the 11th Annual Fall Home and Garden Show in The Woodlands, ArtWalk in Galveston, the 20th Annual TransCanada Theater District Open House and an exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. More
August 21, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday announced that the Texas Enterprise Fund has invested $800,000 in Fritz Industries Inc., who will open a manufacturing and office facility in Greenville that will create 250 jobs and $37.5 million in capital investment. More
August 21, 2013 -- NASA has awarded a human health and performance contract to Science Applications International Corporation of Virginia in support of the Johnson Space Center in Houston. More
August 21, 2013 -- EZ Cruise Parking today announced that it has completed a recent parking lot expansion in Galveston, as well as launched an updated web site. More
August 20, 2013 -- The City of Houston's 2012 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, published by the Controller's Office, has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. More
August 20, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to approve new Promotion and Development Fund Policy and Standards. More
August 20, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will host Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp as keynote speaker and Stephen Curley, author of "Aggies by the Sea" to sign copies of his book at the September 25 luncheon commemorating the 50th anniversary of Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
August 20, 2013 -- The Seafarers's Center of Beaumont will present former Port of Beaumont Commissioner H.M. "Henry" Nix with the Tom Jackson Sabine-Neches Waterway Outstanding Service Award during its annual fundraising event on August 27. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Sierra Club reports that a proposed coal export terminal at the Port of Corpus Christi has been canceled. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has released an update for its free Energy Saver mobile application on Apple and Android devices. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Halo House Foundation is preparing for its annual fundraiser “Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause”. Guidry News Service recently visited with Halo House co-founder Dr. Nathan Fowler. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will host a luncheon on September 25 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners, in a special executive meeting today, interviewed nine candidates for appointment to the board’s vacant Ward 1 seat. More
August 19, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Clint Black in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and ”Anne of Avonlea” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host "The Bootleggers Ball", the museum's 26th anniversary gala, on September 6. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Clint Black in concert on Saturday at 8 p.m. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips to those staying in hotels during the summer to inspect their rooms for bed bugs. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host Rosenberg Mayor Vincent Morales Jr.'s "State of the City" address on September 30 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Panama Canal Authority has begun the countdown for the centennial celebration as it commemorates its 99th anniversary. More
August 17, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission held a special meeting on Friday to discuss several issues. More
August 16, 2013 -- Space Exploration Technologies, a partner in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Commercial Crew Program, has completed a review of systems critical to sustaining crews in orbit and for returning them safely to Earth aboard the company's Dragon spacecraft. More
August 16, 2013 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will host "Roman Journeys", a concert featuring pieces such as Hector Berlioz's "Roman Carnival Oveture" and Ottorino Respighi's "Pines of Rome", on September 14 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
August 16, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that jobs in the state increased by 19,900 during July. More
August 16, 2013 -- The City of Kemah will host its annual Oktoberfest event on October 4-6. More
August 16, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on new exhibitions at art galleries in the Gulf Coast Region. More
August 15, 2013 -- The Texas Water Development Board on Thursday approved financial assistance totaling over $900,000. More
August 15, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation has announced several events in October as part of its "You Can't Escape History" Halloween series. More
August 15, 2013 -- The Houston Public Library will host poet Gwendolyn Zepeda on September 19 at the Julia Ideson Building as part of the library's "An Evening with..." series. More
August 15, 2013 -- Special Olympics Texas has announced that Houston attorneys Amber and Steve Mostyn have donated $2 million to the organization's capital campaign. More
August 15, 2013 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that it has been awarded a Logistics Management 2013 Quest for Quality Award in the Ports category. More
August 15, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Port Commission has called a special meeting for Friday. More
August 14, 2013 -- The Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association will hold the Texas Renewables 2013 conference and exhibit from November 11 through 13 at the Omni Colonnade in San Antonio. More
August 14, 2013 -- Reliant Park will host Theresa Caputo, star of the television show "Long Island Medium", for a live performance at the Reliant Arena on November 5. More
August 14, 2013 -- The Houston Museum District Association will host its fourth "Museum Experience" of 2013 on September 28, with attractions featuring five museums, as well as Hermann Park and Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
August 14, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today reached a $7.5 million agreed judgment with the Gulf Chemical and Metallurgical Corporation as part of an enforcement action against the company for failing to comply with state environmental quality laws at its Freeport facility. More
August 14, 2013 -- Orion Marine Group, Inc. on Tuesday announced that it has been awarded an approximately $15 million contract to partially demolish and reconstruct a wharf and new crane rails for the Port of Tacoma in Washington. More
August 14, 2013 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve the port’s FY2014 Budget. More
August 14, 2013 -- The Port of Orange has approved a lease with Maritime License Training Company, which will provide United States Coast Guard approved training courses at the port's Border Street Complex. More
August 13, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced that Texas has joined several states and the United States Department of Justice in filing a complaint in federal court challenging a proposed merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways. More
August 13, 2013 -- The International Trade Center on Monday launched its Study Abroad Programs with international business certification training. More
August 12, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”, at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena and “The Tale of Kieu” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
August 12, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that the bureau has received an increase in calls from consumers in the area reporting a variety of scams. More
August 11, 2013 -- The Holy Family Catholic School annual Fall Festival will be held Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 2601 Ursuline in Galveston. More
August 09, 2013 -- Welltec Americas, a Danish-owned company providing well technology and solutions for the oil and gas industry, has opened a 30,000 square foot headquarters in Katy, Texas. More
August 09, 2013 -- Reliant Park today announced that Australian worship group Hillsong United will perform in Houston on November 26 at the Reliant Arena. More
August 09, 2013 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region will host an economic outlook conference on September 5. More
August 09, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Cultures editor Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activities in the Gulf Coast region including the METRORailArts in Transit Exhibition: Art Architecture and Transit, the 3rd Annual Architecture Center Houston Film Festival, "From Bach to Ellington" at St. Mary’s United Methodist Church, Family Arts Day at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas and the Golden Dragon Acrobats at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
August 08, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas in Austin reports that demand for power on the grid that serves most of the state hit the third highest level in its history on Wednesday. More
August 08, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Hispanic Business Division will hold a business expo on September 17 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
August 08, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has proclaimed Friday as "Houston Shakespeare Festival Day", recognizing University of Houston's production of Shakespeare plays during the festival, which takes place at Miller Outdoor Theatre during the weekend. More
August 08, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership recently hosted representatives from cities in the Brazoria, Harris and Galveston county region to discuss the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. More
August 07, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has resolved the State's enforcement action against Phillip Watrous, a Cameron County developer who unlawfully subdivided and leased several residential lots in violation of state colonias prevention laws. More
August 07, 2013 -- Galveston Island will host a series of events throughout the month of September. More
August 07, 2013 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association recently participated in a science teachers and industry workshop to provide teachers with resources and information to help them guide students who are interested in pursuing careers in the chemical and petrochemical industry. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation today launched a fundraising campaign to create a neon sign for its location at the 1940 Sears Building. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region today announced that Tamara Nicholl-Smith has been named the economic alliance's new director of communications. More
August 07, 2013 -- Missoula Children's Theatre will hold auditions on September 9 at the Imperial Park Recreation Center in Sugar Land for the theatre's upcoming production of "Rapunzel". More
August 07, 2013 -- The Houston Museum District Association will host its final "Museum Experience" of 2013, featuring the Children's Museum of Houston, the Health Museum, Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Houston Zoo and Rice University Art Gallery, on September 28. More
August 07, 2013 -- Congressman Steve Stockman on Tuesday issued a statement welcoming Kiwi Golf, which is opening a facility in Baytown, Texas. More
August 06, 2013 -- The City of League City will host the 2nd annual Boogie, Blues and Brews music festival from September 20 through 22 at Walter Hall Park. More
August 06, 2013 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update published this week reports that construction will start this fall on Teadit North America’s new headquarters operation, a 110,000 square foot office/warehouse, in Bayport South Business Park on Red Bluff Road in Pasadena. More
August 06, 2013 -- St. Luke's Hospital in the Texas Medical Center today announced that it is the first hospital in Texas and the southwestern United States to feature the "BodyTom" CT Scanner, a portable scanner that can be used to provide real-time imaging without leaving the operating room. More
August 06, 2013 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation will host a "Business Morning Brew" on August 21 at the Seabrook Community House. More
August 06, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation has announced that it will host an art exhibit, featuring paintings by Sister Mary Agnes, from September 14 through October 5 at the Bishop's Palace. More
August 06, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies for Gone Coastal Jewelry, Shriners Hospitals for Children and Jamaica Beach Hardware. More
August 06, 2013 -- Jim Guidry has posted comments on "Blogs and Social Media". More
August 06, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the Golden Dragon Acrobats on Saturday. More
August 05, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission in a special meeting on Monday voted unanimously to authorize another $296,000 for dredging at the Bayport Cruise Terminal, which increases the authorized expenditure to an amount not to exceed $700,000. More
August 05, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised shoppers to "shop smart" during the state's annual Sales Tax Holiday for school clothing and supplies. More
August 05, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay, and The Golden Dragon Acrobats at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
August 05, 2013 -- The Rosenberg Library Museum in Galveston today announced that F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel "The Great Gatsby" is the selection for the Fall 2013 Museum Book Club series. More
August 05, 2013 -- Congressman John Carter, chair of the House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, praised the United States Customs and Border Protection on their selection of sites, which included four in Texas, for a pilot program to allow local port communities to expand commerce through a reimbursable agreement with the agency. More
August 04, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission will hold a special meeting on Monday to consider a proposed amendment to the memorandum of agreement regarding the maintenance dredging of the Bayport Cruise and Container Terminal berths. More
August 02, 2013 -- FrenetiCore and Houston Zombie Walk will present the 2nd Annual Apocalypse Ball on September 7 at the Frenetic Theater in Houston. More
August 02, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced its "Simply Irresistible" 2013-2014 Performing Arts Season. More
August 02, 2013 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will host a book discussion of "In Search of Robinson Crusoe", by Tim Severin, on August 17. More
August 02, 2013 -- Reliant Park will host recording artist J. Cole in concert on October 18 at Reliant Arena. More
August 02, 2013 -- The Center for Rural Studies at Sam Houston State University hosted a region-wide meeting of community stakeholders in Central-East Texas to discuss regional economic development on Thursday. More
August 02, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activity opportunities in the Gulf Coast Region, including the Houston Shakespeare Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre, Hands-On-Houston at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Summerfest and Movie Night on The Strand in Galveston and White Linen Night in the Houston Heights. More
August 01, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will hold the 4th annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta on November 2 and 3 on Galveston Bay. More
August 01, 2013 -- The Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin will present a number of programs that focus on handcrafted Texas furniture throughout the month of August. More
August 01, 2013 -- The Woodlands Bar Association congratulated four members of the association who are undertaking the Leadership Montgomery County class. More
August 01, 2013 -- Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will hold auditions on Sunday and Monday for its upcoming production of "The Dixie Swim Club". More
August 01, 2013 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas has announced several concerts for its 61st Season. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District is seeking Construction Manager at Risk services for the 2012 bond program projects. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Historic Downtown Rosenberg Division will host a "Tour the Arts in Rosenberg" Cultural Arts Festival on September 21. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will hold the Ninth Annual Fort Bend Regional Infrastructure Conference on September 12 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the Rosenberg Mayor Vincent Morales' "State of the City" address on September 30 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum today issued a news release highlighting the museum's initiatives to promote health for children. More
July 31, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has awarded a five-year, $25 million contract to Gilbane Building Company of Houston to provide construction management and professional engineering services at the Johnson Space Center. More
July 31, 2013 -- College of the Mainland recently hosted the first Texas City Small Business Fair as part of "Texas City Small Business Week". More
July 31, 2013 -- League City has been named the Best Texas City for Job Seekers by NerdWallet.com. More
July 30, 2013 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host an exhibit of the first cars to cross the Galveston Causeway as part of the August "Treasure of the Month". More
July 30, 2013 -- The City of League City today announced that Texas City's Independence Village and Galveston County's Toys for Tots have been added as beneficiaries of the League City Boogie, Blues and Brews festival, which takes place September 20-22. More
July 29, 2013 -- Guidry News Service recently visited the headquarters of the Halo House Foundation near Houston's Texas Medical Center and M.D. Anderson Hospital to discuss its upcoming fund-raiser, "Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause". More
July 29, 2013 -- The City of League City will host the annual Boogie, Blues and Brews music festival September 20-22 at Walter Hall Park. More
July 29, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation is hosting an exhibit of quilts from area quilt guilds at the 1861 U.S. Custom House in Galveston. More
July 29, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include The Houston Shakespeare Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
July 29, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned consumers seeking careers in music, modeling or acting to be wary of talent business scams. More
July 28, 2013 -- The Tampa Port Authority last week announced a mutual commitment with Ports America to strengthen port terminal operations for break bulk cargoes, including automobiles and containers. More
July 26, 2013 -- George P. Mitchell, heralded businessman and Galveston native, passed away this morning at his home in Galveston at the age of 94. More
July 26, 2013 -- The United States Department of Justice on Thursday announced that Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
July 26, 2013 -- Horse Head Theatre Co. will present the regional premiere of "The Aliens", on August 15 in the back lot of Boheme Cafe and Wine Barin Houston. More
July 26, 2013 -- Supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Gulf Coast turned out for the Third Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake Kick Off Party at the Moody Mansion in Galveston on Wednesday. More
July 26, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on events at the Glassell School of Art, the Jung Center of Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston as well as exhibits throughout the Gulf Coast Region, a performance of the Houston Symphony and the Go Texan Restaurant Round-Up. More
July 25, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a $4.6 million contract to Manson Construction Company for maintenance dredging in Brazoria County. More
July 25, 2013 -- Tilman J. Fertitta, owner of Golden Nugget Casinos, announced today the expansion of the Golden Nugget brand into the Louisiana and South Texas market with the acquisition of the Casino Resort and Hotel currently under construction and next door to L’Auberge Lake Charles Casino Resort located in Lake Charles, Louisiana. More
July 25, 2013 -- NASA on Wednesday held a parachute test for the Orion spacecraft at the United States Army's Yuma Proving Ground. More
July 24, 2013 -- The Galveston Symphony Orchestra will kick off its fall concert season on September 1 with a POPS Concert at the San Luis Resort Ballroom in Galveston. More
July 24, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors recently extended several pilot projects for further evaluation, and approved ERCOT's biennial budget. More
July 23, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber’s Hispanic Business Division held a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday at Credit Recovery Group, LLC in Rosenberg. Photos
July 23, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today approved a new agreement with Princess Cruise Lines to operate from the Bayport Cruise Terminal for an additional two years. More
July 23, 2013 -- Gulf Coast Big Brothers & Big Sisters will hold its 28th annual Bowl for Kids' Sake event August 6, 11 and 13 at AMF Star Lanes, 2404 Palmer Hwy, Texas City, TX. More
July 22, 2013 -- The Galveston Economic Development Partnership will host the 2013 Economic Development Summit this Friday at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
July 22, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves has elected Benny Holland to be chairman, again. More
July 22, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve a lease agreement with Port of Beaumont Petroleum Transload Terminal II, LLC for property and operations in the port’s Orange County Terminal. More
July 22, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will launch ticket sales for its 2013-2014 Performing Arts Season on August 5. More
July 22, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau is partnering with the Western Union Company to promote awareness of emergency scams, in which victims are told that their loved one is traveling and needs help. More
July 22, 2013 -- St. Luke's Hospital in the Texas Medical Center today announced that it is the first hospital in Texas to receive three Beacon Awards for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. More
July 22, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Cocktails with Larry Miller and Friends on Saturday. More
July 22, 2013 -- AeroMexico today announced that it has added a fourth daily flight between Houston and Mexico City. More
July 22, 2013 -- The Beaumont Civic Center will host "The Comedy AllStars Explosion" on August 30. More
July 22, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Cocktails with Larry Miller and Friends at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and screenings of classic movies at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
July 19, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on several opportunities to enjoy movies in the Gulf Coast Region in the next few days. More
July 18, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a contract to 4H Construction Corporation for dewatering of the Mid Bay placement area. More
July 18, 2013 -- The United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation and partners will host the Hiring Our Heroes job fair on July 24 at American Legion Post 521 in Pasadena. More
July 18, 2013 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Wednesday hosted the 83rd Legislative Session Update with Senators Larry Taylor and Sylvia Garcia, and Representatives Greg Bonnen, M.D., John Davis, Craig Eiland, Mary Ann Perez, and Ed Thompson. More
July 18, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday in Belton spoke at the Texas Association of Business Central Texas Chamber of Commerce. More
July 18, 2013 -- NASA on Wednesday in Washington released the Collaborations for Commercial Space Capabilities synopsis. More
July 17, 2013 -- VITAS Innovative Hospice Care of Texas has partnered with Houston Community College to provide job training using a Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
July 17, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission held a special meeting on Monday. More
July 17, 2013 -- The Board of Commissioners of Galveston County Navigation District No. 1 on Tuesday discussed upcoming meetings in the community to get input on repairs to the current Pelican Island causeway, which are due to get under way before the end of the year. More
July 17, 2013 -- The Port of Galveston has been ranked the fourth busiest cruise port in the U.S. based upon embarkation according to a recent study prepared by Business Research and Economic Advisors for the Cruise Lines International Association. More
July 16, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation will present the Dennis Johnson Memorial Small Business Award during the Annual Gala, which will take place on November 2. More
July 16, 2013 -- The 30th Annual Greek Festival will be Saturday, November 9, at the Greek Orthodox Church, 1824 Ball Street in Galveston at the corner 19th Street and Ball Avenue. More
July 16, 2013 -- The San Jacinto College theatre and film department will hold open public auditions for “Ripshod’s Revenge,” a family oriented melodrama dinner show, on July 31 and August 1. More
July 16, 2013 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region on September 5 will host an economic outlook conference for petrochemical and maritime experts to share plans for for unprecedented growth of the Houston Ship Channel region. More
July 16, 2013 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will present William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" from July 18 through 28 at 18029 Upper Bay Road in Nassau Bay. More
July 15, 2013 -- BP America on Monday launched the Gulf Claims Fraud Hotline to help protect the integrity of the claims processes relating to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
July 15, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership has received a $3 million grant from GE for the "Opportunity Houston 2.0" campaign. More
July 15, 2013 -- The Railway Industrial Clearance Association has recognized the Port of Houston Authority as "the nation's best" after evaluating Houston and 25 other U.S. ports in the areas of overall quality, customer service, customer satisfaction and quality of facilities. More
July 15, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has announced that the 14th Southeast Texas Senior Celebration and Consumer Expo is set for Thursday, October 24. More
July 15, 2013 -- The Cote d’ Ivoire International Trade & Development Conference will be held at the Westin Oaks Hotel in the Galleria next week. More
July 15, 2013 -- Houston's premier young choral group will appear at the Grand 1894 Opera House Sunday, July 21 at 4 p.m. More
July 15, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts this week on stage in the Gulf Coast region include “Young Frankenstein” at Island etc East-End Theatre Company in Galveston, and “A Chorus Line” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
July 15, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook reports that it has collected this month’s revenue from the State Comptroller’s Office totaling $226,268.79. More
July 14, 2013 -- The Houston Symphony Orchestra launched its Celebratory Centennial Season with a day long event at Jones Hall and Jones Plaza. More
July 12, 2013 -- Niagara Bottling Company hosted an invitation-only Grand Opening and Open House at the 356,000 square foot manufacturing and distribution center in Missouri City. More
July 12, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture's Editor Jennifer Olin reports on several opportunities to enjoy art and music this next week in and around the Gulf Coast region. More
July 11, 2013 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office on Thursday charged Cellzum.com with violating the State of Texas's consumer protection laws. More
July 11, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Texas has assisted Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott in filing a temporary restraining order and asset freeze against Javier Luna and several entities. More
July 11, 2013 -- ArtWalk is Saturday night in Downtown Galveston on The Strand and Postoffice Street. Brochure
July 11, 2013 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs on Wednesday announced that state sales tax revenue in June was $2.17 billion. More
July 10, 2013 -- HH Design House will celebrate its soft opening on Saturday at 404 25th Street in Downtown Galveston. More
July 10, 2013 -- The Governmental Relations Division of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host an 83rd Legislative Session Wrap-Up on Monday, September 6, featuring Senators Joan Huffman and Glenn Hegar, More
July 10, 2013 -- Mayor Annise Parker and Houston City Council have confirmed the appointment of Music Doing Good Executive Director David LaDuca and Roland Garcia to the Board of Directors of the Houston Arts Alliance. More
July 10, 2013 -- League City Council on Tuesday voted 8-0 to approve a three-year tourism contract with Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau. More
July 10, 2013 -- The City of Missouri City will host a Grand Opening and Open House on Friday at the new Niagara Bottling Company plant. More
July 09, 2013 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs has announced that the annual state sales tax holiday will take place from August 9 through 11. More
July 09, 2013 -- Creedence Clearwater Revisited will perform on October 4 during the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston at Reliant Park. More
July 09, 2013 -- The Texas Crime Prevention Association has announced that it will participate in the Investment Fraud Prevention Program. More
July 09, 2013 -- Habitat for Humanity Northwest Harris County has announced that two families will be given keys to their new homes on July 20. More
July 09, 2013 -- Old West Melodrama in Old Town Spring is preparing to unveil its next dinner show – a spoof on haunted mansions and Louisiana politics with a pirate’s treasure and plenty of puns and popcorn thrown in for good measure. More
July 09, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan and the Sharpstown Management District on Monday filed a lawsuit against the Red Carpet Inn. More
July 08, 2013 -- Today is the 17th anniversary of the launch of Guidry News Service as a provider of news on the Gulf Coast. More
July 08, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood will host the 2013 Movies in the Park from July 12 through August 16 at Centennial Park. More
July 08, 2013 -- FrenetiCore will premier The Rite of Summer at Wortham Center’s Cullen Theater on August 29-31, featuring performances by guest companies Psophonia Dance Company and Urban Souls Dance Company. More
July 08, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts this week on stage in the Gulf Coast region include “Wicked” at The Hobby Center in Houston, and “Lil' Abner” at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
July 07, 2013 -- The American Western music and comedy group Riders in the Sky will perform at the Grand 1894 Opera House Saturday, July 13 at 8 pm. More
July 05, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports that weekend events at Miller Outdoor Theatre include Asleep at the Wheel and a Houston Symphony rock and roll tribute to the Rolling Stones. More
July 04, 2013 -- Frio County Commissioners Court has posted comments of concern about disposed oil and gas field waste from the Eagle Ford project. More
July 04, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership has applauded Chevron’s recently announced building and workforce expansion plans. More
July 03, 2013 -- The City of Beaumont's Fourth of July Celebration will return to Riverfront Park this year. More
July 03, 2013 -- The Stark Museum of Art and The W.H. Stark House in Orange, Texas will host an "Adventure Family Day" on July 20. More
July 03, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is investing $12 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund in the expansion of Chevron's Houston facilities. More
July 02, 2013 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department today announced that the Gulf of Mexico shrimp season for both state and federal waters will open on July 15. More
July 02, 2013 -- The Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced that several events, including Artwalk and the Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival, will take place on the island in August. More
July 02, 2013 -- The Center for Rural Studies at Sam Houston State University will host a region-wide meeting of community stakeholders in Central-East Texas to discuss regional economic development on Thursday, August 1. More
July 01, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host a two-day Girl Empowerment Workshop on July 15-16. More
July 01, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host the Texas Business Conference on July 12 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center's Town Center. More
July 01, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided advice for parents to help keep their children safe online. More
July 01, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will hold its 2013 Congressional Update Breakfast on July 26. More
July 01, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include Agatha Christie’s “The Hollow” at the Alley Theatre in Houston and the Texas Tenors in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House. More
July 01, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Texas Tenors on Saturday for their "Let Freedom Sing!" concert. More
June 29, 2013 -- Mayor Lewis Rosen on Wednesday, announced a partnership between the City of Galveston, the Galveston Economic Development Partnership, the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, and the Center for Houston’s Future to increase two-and four-year college graduation rates in the region through the My Degree Counts initiative. More
June 29, 2013 -- J. A. Billipp Company in Houston has announced the future development of Ellington Air Commerce Center adjacent to Ellington Airport. More
June 29, 2013 -- The City of Texas City will host the 7th Annual Texas City Music Fest by the Bay on September 13 and 14 at Carlos Garza Sports Park. More
June 28, 2013 -- The Houston Parks and Recreation Department is advising residents to prepare for parking delays and to consider using METRO to visit Hermann Park. More
June 28, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it has awarded 20 grants totaling more than $1.5 million to Texas universities and community colleges for summer youth camps emphasizing science, technology, engineering and math disciplines. More
June 28, 2013 -- The Texas A&M University System on Thursday announced a collaborative partnership with the Center for Solar Energy to evaluate and test emergent technologies related to renewable energy and photovoltaic solar technologies. More
June 28, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration held a ceremony on Thursday for a strategic partnership with Deloitte for advanced risk management services to oil and gas companies. More
June 28, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston has announced that it has acquired a major collection of photography books and materials assembled by designer, editor and curator Manfred Heiting. More
June 28, 2013 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host an exhibit of items related to the Elite Café, one of the first and longest running family-owned restaurants in Galveston, as the library's July "Treasure of the Month". More
June 28, 2013 -- Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP has announced that its Port Arthur and Orange facilities will donate $80,000 to the Lamar Institute of Technology. More
June 28, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Entertainment Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend activities including the Festival of Aerial Arts, the Upscale Artists Garage Sale at the Summer Street Studios, the Bow Wow Meow Luau Mega Adoption Event, the Houston LGBT Pride Celebration Festival and Parade and other Independence Day events in the Gulf Coast Region. More
June 27, 2013 -- The Galveston Island Beach Patrol's tourism oriented police officers will distribute free giveaway items on Saturday at Stewart and East beaches. More
June 27, 2013 -- The Board of Pilot Commissioners for Harris County Ports is requesting public comments on proposed revisions to Section 9 Pilotage Charges of the Rules and Regulations Governing Pilots and Pilotage on the Houston Ship Channel between the Galveston Bar and Turning Basin. More
June 27, 2013 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 25 at Park Board Plaza. More
June 27, 2013 -- Boerne Performing Arts will host The Ten Tenors on January 27 as the first concert of its 2014 season. More
June 27, 2013 -- Kinderdance, a dance, motor development, music, gymnastics and fitness program, has announced that it is opening a location in Katy. More
June 26, 2013 -- Orion Marine Group in Houston on Wednesday announced a contract award of approximately $20 million to construct and dredge a new ship dock for a private customer in the Gulf Coast region. More
June 26, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies at Prestigious Event Rentals and Painting with a Twist. More
June 26, 2013 -- The Beaumont Community Players have announced the 2013-2014 Season of performances at the Betty Greenberg Center for Performing Arts. More
June 26, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission on Tuesday approved a memorandum of understanding with the City of Seabrook and Galveston Bay Foundation regarding Phase III of the Pine Gully Project to investigate and mitigate sedimentation at Pine Gully. More
June 25, 2013 -- Harris County Commissioners Court today appointed longtime labor leader Clyde Fitzgerald to serve as a member of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. More
June 25, 2013 -- Leah Cast, the Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau's public relations manager, has been named the Houston area's "Young Public Relations Professional of the Year". More
June 25, 2013 -- Nelda Luce Blair of The Blair Law Firm has been honored as the "2013 Breakthrough Woman in Education" in Houston. More
June 25, 2013 -- The Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin will begin offering "Free First Sundays" on July 7. More
June 25, 2013 -- The American Festival for the Arts will present its second annual Collaborations Concert on July 12 at Anderson Fair in Houston. More
June 25, 2013 -- Gina Spagnola of Galveston and Kevin Prothro of Houston recently began rehearsals of the dance routine they will perform on Saturday, October 12 as contenders in the 3rd annual “Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause” gala and dance competition. More
June 24, 2013 -- Transportation consultant Barry Goodman and Aubrey Haynes, managing member of Legacy Port Partners, appeared before the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today to report on the memorandum of understanding approved by the Galveston County Rural Rail Transportation District last week. More
June 24, 2013 -- Frenetic Theater in Houston will host "The Bride Laid Bare", an exhibit of new work by artist Rachel Harmeyer, June 30 through July 21. More
June 24, 2013 -- Griffin Communications Group today announced that it received two 2013 Excalibur Awards from the Public Relations Society of America Houston Chapter. More
June 24, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve Change Order No. 3 to the Orange County Access Roadway Project construction contract with APAC Texas, Inc. More
June 24, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include Island etc, East-End Theatre Company’s presentation of “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” in Galveston and the second weekend of performances by the Houston Symphony Orchestra at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
June 24, 2013 -- Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen on Wednesday will host a press conference to announce a partnership with the City of Galveston, the Galveston Economic Development Partnership, Galveston Chamber of Commerce, and the Center for Houston's Future in the launch of the "My Degree Counts" initiative. More
June 24, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority on Friday announced that it has made a "senior call" on its surface water rights on the Brazos River. More
June 24, 2013 -- Employees with the Bay Area Houston and Galveston offices of Express Employment Professionals recently hosted a food drive for the Galveston County Food Bank. More
June 23, 2013 -- The First Annual Houston Maritime Museum Family Festival on Sunday attracted a large crowd to the Sam Houston Pavilion at the Port of Houston where the new Maritime Museum will be built. More
June 21, 2013 -- Several entities covered by Guidry News Service which are involved in transportation/rail projects have similar names and missions. Jim Guidry has prepared an analysis of the entities. More
June 21, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced the award of $1.5 million to support College Credit for Heroes workforce development grants at 10 colleges and universities. More
June 21, 2013 -- Top Dog Fireworks has announced that firework sales will begin on Monday for the Independence Day selling season. More
June 21, 2013 -- The Halo House Foundation will host its "Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause" fundraising gala on October 12. More
June 21, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently conducted several ribbon cutting ceremonies. More
June 21, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added 19,500 jobs in May. More
June 21, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Johnson Space Center and Deloitte, LLP will hold a signing ceremony on June 27 for the Reimbursable Space Act Agreement, which will provide a strategic alliance offering advanced risk-management services to oil and gas companies. More
June 21, 2013 -- Diversions: It's the first official weekend of summer and Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin highlights some of the Gulf Coast region's best leisure activities. More
June 20, 2013 -- Port Corpus Christi Commissioners today approved a series of agreements associated with the construction of M&G Resins, USA, LLC project. More
June 19, 2013 -- The Tampa Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved an agreement on Tuesday that will allow four of the Florida port’s major oil and gas customers to share operation, maintenance and repair of the new petroleum unloading facilities at the Port of Tampa’s main petroleum terminal complex, currently undergoing major construction and modernization. More
June 19, 2013 -- The Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation has agreed to forward a staff recommendation to Harris County Commissioner’s Court regarding the Reliant Astrodome. More
June 19, 2013 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett today praised a proposal unveiled by the Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation to renovate the Astrodome and convert it into a conference and exposition center. More
June 19, 2013 -- The Houston Maritime Museum Family Festival takes place on Sunday, June 23 at the Port of Houston Authority's Sam Houston Pavilion from 2 pm to 5 pm. More
June 19, 2013 -- Texas A&M University today announced that it is one of eight universities that have signed a collaboration agreement with Motorola Mobility's Advanced Technology and Projects to "streamline the generation of new joint research projects". More
June 18, 2013 -- Tim Carter will host the First Annual Carter's Kids Charity Benefit on Saturday at Mosaic Bar and Lounge in Houston. More
June 18, 2013 -- AARP has named the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and MEI Technologies, both based in Houston, to the 2013 Best Employers for Workers Over 50 list. More
June 18, 2013 -- The Center for Houston's Future recently hosted its fourth Leadership Forum Graduate Reunion. More
June 18, 2013 -- Galveston College is accepting applications through August 27 for its Leadership Galveston course for 2013. More
June 18, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly membership luncheon on June 21 at the South Shore Harbour Resort. More
June 17, 2013 -- Stewart Beach on Galveston Island has been named one of the "10 Best Beaches for Families in 2013" by Family Vacation Critic. More
June 17, 2013 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green today announced that his office's Audit Division has recovered more than $800,000 in overcharges and unsupported costs associated with the Hobby Airport New East Concourse construction project. More
June 17, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will host its "Meet n' Greet" breakfast on Wednesday at the Holiday Inn in Webster. More
June 17, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided safety tips for those going on vacation this summer to keep their homes secure. More
June 17, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “The Addams Family” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, and the launch of the Houston Symphony Summer Nights at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
June 17, 2013 -- Company OnStage in Houston will present its production of "Whodunnit", June 28 through July 27. More
June 17, 2013 -- Company OnStage in Houston will conclude its 2012-2013 children's season with an adaptation of "Sleeping Beauty", playing June 29 through July 27. More
June 17, 2013 -- The Port Freeport Port Commission recently elected John Hoss as board chair. More
June 15, 2013 -- The annual Lunar Rendezvous Festival’s dining event will be held at Bay Oaks Country Club on Sunday, June 23. More
June 15, 2013 -- The Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation will formally consider recommendations regarding the future of the Reliant Astrodome at the June 19 Board of Directors meeting. More
June 14, 2013 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum has announced that it is offering several activities for youth during the summer. More
June 14, 2013 -- The United States Army's 842nd Transportation Battalion recently held a change of command ceremony at the Port of Beaumont. More
June 14, 2013 -- The Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce will host its Southern Summer Night event on July 20 at the Carl Parker Multipurpose Center. More
June 14, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies at The Parc at Marina Landing and Vasstra clothing. More
June 14, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on Juneteenth activities in Galveston, Beaumont and Houston, as well as other cultural activities in the Gulf Coast Region. More
June 13, 2013 -- The United States Department of Agriculture on Wednesday issued a notice for contract proposals from companies for the support of advanced biofuels production. More
June 13, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that NYK Line is launching a new roll-on/roll-off service connecting Houston to the west coast of South America from the Turning Basin terminals in Houston. More
June 13, 2013 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre has announced upcoming events, including its Summer Youth Program performances of Robin Hood, its Shakespeare in Summer production of Twelfth Night and its upcoming 49th Season. More
June 13, 2013 -- AT&T on Wednesday announced that it is seeking applicants for more than 1,800 jobs that are open throughout the state. More
June 13, 2013 -- Fort Bend County has announced that construction for two segments of the new I-69 corridor will be bid, with a segment from Spur 10 to FM 762 to start later this year, and a segment from FM 762 to State Highway 99 to be awarded in the beginning of 2014. More
June 13, 2013 -- The Port of Lake Charles Board of Commissioners on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a lease option agreement with Greenfield Logistical Services to build housing on port property to accommodate thousands of new workers construction jobs that will be generated by more than $47 billion worth of investments in Southwest Louisiana. More
June 12, 2013 -- Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Jack Morman recently participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony at Sylvan Beach Park in La Porte. More
June 12, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber and the Rose-Rich Auto Mile presented the 2013 State of Richmond Address Wednesday at Fort Bend Country Club in Richmond. More
June 12, 2013 -- The Carnival Triumph returned to Galveston on Tuesday following a dry dock in the Bahamas for repairs and upgrades after a fire disabled the ship. More
June 12, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it has collected more than $6 million in unpaid wages for workers from 2012. More
June 11, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Monday announce that Science Applications International Corporation has been selected to provide safety and mission assurance engineering support services for the Johnson Space Center in Houston. More
June 10, 2013 -- Galveston Island will host a series of events throughout the month of July. More
June 10, 2013 -- Ducks Unlimited recently received a $50,000 grant from Wells Fargo & Company to support wetlands conservation along the Texas coast. More
June 10, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission held a special meeting this morning regarding a special claim involving former PHA employee Ronald Levine. More
June 10, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that Mediterranean Shipping Company is providing a new weekly direct container service between Houston and Brazil. More
June 10, 2013 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners today tentatively scheduled a budget workshop for 11 a.m. on August 12, prior to the board’s regular August meeting. More
June 10, 2013 -- Port Corpus Christi today announced that it has earned two awards at the American Association of Port Authorities' 46th annual Communications Competition. More
June 10, 2013 -- The Texas Restaurant Association today applauded Texas Governor Rick Perry on signing House Bill 5, which allows students who are involved in extracurricular activities such as sports to still pursue career specific activities. More
June 10, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Blame It On Valentine, Texas” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and Disney’s “High School Musical, Jr.” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
June 10, 2013 -- The City of League City has announced that New Orleans rock band "Cowboy Mouth" will headline the city's 2013 Boogie, Blues and Brews music festival in September. More
June 07, 2013 -- NASA Chiropractic in Webster will offer free adjustments to firefighters from June through August. More
June 07, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Advocare. More
June 07, 2013 -- Texas A&M University on Thursday announced that a new article from two of the university's economists warns that prospects for economic growth in the country will remain hampered as long as "the relative attractiveness of work declines". More
June 07, 2013 -- A panel of judges from the First Court of Appeals last week ruled against former ILA Local 20 President Ted O’Rourke in his lawsuit against the Port of Galveston and the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves. More
June 07, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the 2013 State of Richmond Address on June 12 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
June 07, 2013 -- Congressman Steve Stockman today applauded ExxonMobil for the company's funding of a $500,000 workforce training program for Houston area community college students seeking chemical manufacturing jobs. More
June 07, 2013 -- Music Doing Good has announced that it will accept donations of instruments for underserved students during the Houston Symphony's ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights concerts this month at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
June 07, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin has reviewed opportunities for leisure activity around the Gulf Coast region this weekend. More
June 06, 2013 -- Connected Texas today released new broadband Internet availability figures for the state. More
June 06, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the 2013 Congressional Update Breakfast, featuring Congressman Pete Olson, on July 26 in Richmond. More
June 06, 2013 -- The Houston Public Library today announced that the winning videos of its Fifth Annual Reel Teen Film Festival are now available for viewing online. More
June 06, 2013 -- The Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site, Columbia Historical Museum and the Brazoria County Library System will host a "Blast from the Past" summer day camp June 24-28 for youth. More
June 06, 2013 -- Jim Guidry has posted a commentary on first named storm of the 2013 Hurricane Season, which has formed in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. More
June 05, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has received a Grand Award for Communications Excellence and an Award of Excellence from the American Chamber of Commerce Executives. More
June 05, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that a new fiber-optic monitoring system developed through a Space Act Agreement with Astro Technology, Inc. of Houston has helped increase safety for workers and reduced the risk of leaks and spills for offshore oil platforms. More
June 05, 2013 -- Fanny Véliz, a writer/director and actress, has announced that Senorita Cinema will host a screening of her independent film, "Homebound" on Sunday. More
June 05, 2013 -- Houston Early Music has announced the line-up for its 2013-2014 Concert Season. More
June 05, 2013 -- The 20th annual United States-Mexico Border Energy Forum will be held November 6-8 in San Antonio. More
June 05, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it is launching the State of Texas Soldier Employment Initiative in partnership with the Texas Veterans Commission to improve unemployed veterans' access to the workforce system. More
June 05, 2013 -- John Ford, president of the Galveston County Rural Transportation District, visited the Galveston County Navigation District No. 1 Board of Commissioners on Tuesday to discuss a prospect for development of a rail bridge on Pelican Island. More
June 04, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Board Game Island. More
June 04, 2013 -- League City will host the second annual Boogie, Blues and Brews music festival September 20-22 at Walter Hall Park. More
June 04, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has announced that chamber President Gina Spagnola will participate in the third annual Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause event in October. More
June 03, 2013 -- Jeri Brooks, lead strategist with One World Strategy Group, LLC, has been appointed to the ReBuild Houston Advisory Committee by Mayor Annise Parker. More
June 03, 2013 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum today announced that proceeds raised from a Lemonade Day event the museum helped organize will be used to help pay off the Montgomery County Animal Shelter. More
June 03, 2013 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre and Dance will present the Houston Shakespeare Festival August 2-11 at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
June 03, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Flashdance: The Musical” presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and “Sizzling Summer Dance” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
June 03, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided tips on precautions to take before traveling this summer. More
June 03, 2013 -- The Woodland Bar Association recently elected new directors and officers to its board. More
June 03, 2013 -- Pastor Donald Lee's latest contribution is titled, "Devil, you can’t steal my joy; you can’t take from me what you didn’t give me". More
May 31, 2013 -- United States Congressman Steve Stockman on Friday released a statement regarding Linde North America's announcement of a $200 million investment in La Porte. More
May 31, 2013 -- Feld Entertainment will present Disney Live's performance of "Three Classic Fairy Tales" at the Beaumont Civic Center on October 18. More
May 31, 2013 -- Island etc East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will present its final showings of "Harvey" this weekend. More
May 31, 2013 -- University of Houston will host concerts and classes June 11-16 as part of the 10th annual "Classical Minds" Institute. More
May 31, 2013 -- CoreLogic today released its 2013 CoreLogic Storm Surge Report, featuring estimations on the number and value of single-family homes exposed to hurricane-driven storm surge damage in the United States for the upcoming hurricane season. More
May 31, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on opportunities to experience art in many formats this first weekend of June, all around the Gulf Coast Region. More
May 30, 2013 -- Danny Gorrer will host his Annual Cookout on June 15 at Barbara Jacket Park in Port Arthur. More
May 30, 2013 -- The Galveston County Small Business Development Center hosted the Governor's Small Business Forum at Moody Gardens on Thursday. More
May 30, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will hold a reception during Galveston's ArtWalk on Saturday for an exhibit of quilts on display from the Mainland Morning Quilt Guild. More
May 30, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance and H-E-B will hold "Operation Appreciation", an event honoring veterans and active military members, on June 1 and June 8. More
May 30, 2013 -- University of Houston will hold a special concert on Sunday featuring composers with the university and students from Kashmere Gardens Elementary. More
May 30, 2013 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will host a presentation on Saturay on edible and medicinal plants. More
May 30, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for its Historic Downtown Rosenberg Division on June 6. More
May 30, 2013 -- CoreLogic will release its annual Storm Surge Report on Friday in advance of the official start of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. More
May 30, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday issued a statement on an announcement by Motorola Mobility that it will create 2,000 new jobs at its new Texas manufacturing facility. More
May 29, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will hold a Basement to Attic tour of Bishop's Palace on Saturday at 1402 Broadway. More
May 29, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Wednesday awarded $1.296 million to students during the Area Go Texan scholarship banquet. More
May 29, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at various businesses. More
May 29, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will hold a Governor's Small Business Forum on Thursday at the Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston. More
May 29, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host "Men in Black, Who Cook", on June 13 at the South Shore Harbour Resort. More
May 28, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday signed into law Senate Bill 1476, which establishes the Veteran Entrepreneur Program at the Texas Veterans Commission. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Summer Tourism Season on Galveston Island got off to a busy start, according to news releases from the Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau, the City of Galveston and the United States Coast Guard. More
May 28, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today announced that work has started on a $14.5 million jetty repair project at the entrance to the Brownsville Ship Channel at South Padre Island. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation in Orange, Texas today announced that Katrina Nelson Thomas has been named director of Stark Art and History Venues. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised parents to research offers before selecting a summer camp for their children. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will hear a presentation from Highway 36A Coalition Chair Richard Fields during the chamber's June 7 Infrastructure Department meeting. More
May 28, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club” at the Alley Theatre in Houston and the 24th Annual Accordion Kings & Queens at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
May 25, 2013 -- From the Archives: General James H. Doolittle and astronaut Alan Shepherd met with Houston reporters in 1977, to talk about fundraising for the Lindbergh Foundation and also to recall the famous mission by Doolittle's Raiders in 1942. More
May 24, 2013 -- Rosenberg Library has announced that the Summer 2013 selection for the Museum Book Club Series is "Luncheon of the Boating Party" by Susan Vreeland. More
May 24, 2013 -- NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston and The University of Texas Arlington on Thursday signed a Space Act Agreement. More
May 24, 2013 -- The City of Houston will open twenty city pools during Phase I of the summer swim season on Saturday. More
May 24, 2013 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will hold auditions for the 2013-2014 season on September 7 at Rice University in Houston. More
May 24, 2013 -- Preservation Houston has announced it is competing in a fundraising competition at the Original OKRA Charity Saloon in Houston during the weekend, with the non-profit receiving the most votes winning the bar's proceeds from the month of June. More
May 24, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor, Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activities in the Gulf Coast region this Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer. More
May 23, 2013 -- Evelyn's Park Conservancy will host a public picnic event on May 30 at 4400 Bellaire. More
May 23, 2013 -- The Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange, Texas will host its Eco-Rangers summer camps in June, July and August. More
May 23, 2013 -- The Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum in Galveston today announced that it is part of the Blue Star Museums collaboration, and will offer free admission to all active military duty personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. More
May 23, 2013 -- College of the Mainland on Wednesday announced that 12 of the college's students received Outstanding Musician Awards at the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Jazz Festival. More
May 22, 2013 -- The Harris County Tax Office has launched its new website. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors has received updates on summer preparedness and West Texas congestion. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Department of Defense has selected Waste Management of Houston and Pape-Dawson Engineers of San Antonio as finalists for the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Southwest Airlines will launch a new nonstop flight service between William P. Hobby Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in August. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today voted unanimously to enter into a memorandum of agreement with United States Customs and Border Protection to reimburse the agency in an amount not to exceed $300,000 for costs in connection with work required for inspection services at the port’s Bayport Cruise Terminal in Pasadena. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Offshore Technology Conference Board of Directors has elected Edward "Ed" G. Stokes as chair of the OTC and Dr. Joe Fowler as vice chair. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that the first of three new fireboats to be placed in service at the port is departing Lake Ontario on Wednesday on a two-week journey to Houston. More
May 20, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at various businesses, as well as Wessendorff Park in Richmond. More
May 20, 2013 -- The Board of Directors of Hometown Bank, N.A. recently held a meeting at the Federal Reserve Bank in Houston. More
May 20, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided advice on how to search for unclaimed property as well as tips on how to prevent accumulating unclaimed property. More
May 20, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve a sixth amendment to a development and facilities agreement with the City of Galveston for the development of the Galveston Downtown Transit Terminal to extend the deadline of the management and operating agreement to July 4. More
May 20, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to re-elect C.A. “Pete” Shelton as president of the board. More
May 20, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance's Folklife and Traditional Arts Program will present "Anointed and Adorned: Indian Weddings in Houston", an exhibit featuring the photography of Sohil Maknjia, May 23 through July 12 at the Alliance Gallery. More
May 19, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Much Ado About Nothing” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City, and “Southern Hospitality” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena. More
May 17, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that the port will launch a new all-water service connecting Houston with San Juan, Puerto Rico from the Jacintoport terminal on May 29. More
May 17, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that Bahri, formerly the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia, is providing monthly roll on/roll off service at the port's Turning Basin. More
May 17, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the 2013 State of Richmond Address on June 12, with Richmond Mayor Evalyn Moore providing updates on the city. More
May 17, 2013 -- The Texas Bankers Association recently elected its officers for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. More
May 17, 2013 -- The Galveston Arts Center will open "Bent into Shape", an exhibit of the works of Marcelyn McNeil's newest series of large-scale abstract oil pantings, on June 1 during Galveston's ArtWalk. More
May 17, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 33,100 jobs in April. More
May 17, 2013 -- St. Vincent's House in Galveston today announced that the Annual Gospel by the Sea Concert benefit will be held on June 8 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. More
May 17, 2013 -- John McCoy, an attorney with the firm representing West Fertilizer Co., on Thursday issued a statement regarding the results of an investigation into the explosion at the fertilizer plant in West, Texas. More
May 17, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts & Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on fun activities to kick off the summer with in the Gulf Coast region. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has released its 2012 Annual Report on the Renewable Energy Credit Trading Program. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Wednesday hosted Houston Mayor Annise Parker as speaker for its General Membership Meeting at the Bay Oaks Country Club. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Sabine-Neches Navigation District today announced that the Water Resource Development Act, which has been approved by the United States Senate, authorizes the Sabine-Neches Waterway Deepening Project. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region today applauded the passage of legislation by the United States Senate to increase funding for inland port dredging to be released from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund through the Water Resources Development Act of 2013. More
May 15, 2013 -- The Texas Department of Insurance reports that Leslie Ray Collins of Sugar Land has been convicted of a first-degree felony of misapplication of fiduciary property and sentenced to serve twelve years in prison. More
May 15, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will hold an event discussing the Affordable Care Act's impact on businesses on May 22 at the OakBend Medical Center location on 1705 Jackson Street in Richmond. More
May 15, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced a regional workforce development initiative during a Global Cities Initiative event presented by the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. More
May 15, 2013 -- Houston Public Library and Workforce Solutions will host free job search seminars at the Central Library in May. More
May 15, 2013 -- Frio County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted 4-1 to oppose all proposed "Disposal Waste by Injection, Permit Applications" filed at the Texas Railroad Commission. More
May 14, 2013 -- Galveston Island will hold the fifth annual Beach Revue vintage swimwear contest on Saturday on the Seawall at the intersection of 52nd Street. More
May 14, 2013 -- Galveston College will host an informational session on May 29 regarding the oil and gas industry as part of the college's new oil and gas training program in partnership with USA Offshore. More
May 13, 2013 -- Houston Attorney Terry Bryant has been retained to represent the family of two Brazos County boys fighting E. coli infections. More
May 13, 2013 -- Cowboy Church on the Rock will host "Crawfish for Conner" on Saturday. More
May 13, 2013 -- The Board of Commissioners of Pilots for the Ports of Galveston County today voted unanimously to approve a three-year, three percent pilotage rate increase, as requested by the Galveston-Texas City Pilots Association. More
May 13, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. More
May 13, 2013 -- The Crockett Street Entertainment District in Beaumont will host the Kinsel Lincoln Jazz+Blues Fest on May 18, with proceeds benefiting The Museum of the Gulf Coast. More
May 13, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Spamalot” presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston and “First Kisses” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay. More
May 10, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held a graduation ceremony for its 2013 Leadership Fort Bend class. More
May 10, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Arts & Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activities for the Mother's Day Weekend. More
May 10, 2013 -- The Texas House of Representatives on Thursday voted 63 - 44 to adopt the Senate version of the Port of Houston Sunset Bill. More
May 09, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will launch a pipefitting fabricator program in the fall. More
May 09, 2013 -- Mark S. Reiley of Houston has been elected to the board of directors of the Texas Bankers Association. More
May 09, 2013 -- The George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston today announced that the National Rifle Association had record attendance for its convention, which was held May 3-5 at the convention center. More
May 09, 2013 -- The Beaumont Children's Museum will host its first "Science on Broadway" gala on May 16 at the Event Centre in Beaumont. More
May 09, 2013 -- Moody Gardens will host its Silver Summer Celebration on May 18 for the 25th Anniversary of Palm Beach. More
May 09, 2013 -- Island etc East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will open its production of "Harvey" on Friday. More
May 09, 2013 -- Orion Marine Group, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded an approximately $9 million contract from the United States Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Houston Ship Channel. More
May 09, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday announced that the state is providing a $1 million investment through the Texas Enterprise Fund for the proposed expansion of Emerson Process Management's facilities in Houston. More
May 09, 2013 -- The Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced that Galveston will host the AIA Sandcastle Competition on June 1 and the island's annual Juneteenth festival on June 8-19. More
May 09, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority reports that Houston has maintained its position as Brazil's largest U.S. seaborne trade partner by value and weight according to newly compiled statistics. More
May 08, 2013 -- Dance Source Houston will host a "Barn Raising" event on May 22-23 at the Barnevelder Theatre to raise funds for the organization. More
May 08, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas on Tuesday announced the winners of the 2013 Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust at the bureau's awards banquet. More
May 08, 2013 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today announced that sales tax revenue in April was $2.15 billion, an increase of 3.9 percent compared to April 2012. More
May 08, 2013 -- Psophonia Dance Company will present "Taking Flight" on May 24-25 at the City Dance Studio in Houston. More
May 08, 2013 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced that the commercial shrimp season for the Gulf of Mexico in both Texas and federal waters will close on May 23. More
May 08, 2013 -- The Texas Comptroller's Office has announced that the state's annual Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday, offering a sales tax break on Energy Star compliant appliances, will be held May 25-27. More
May 07, 2013 -- The Ben J. Rogers Regional Visitors Center in Beaumont will host a series of events through Sunday to celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week. More
May 07, 2013 -- The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Department today reminded employers that they must now use the revised Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form for all new hires and re-verifications. More
May 07, 2013 -- Orion Marine Group, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded an approximately $38 million contract to design, build and dredge a new dock facilities for a private customer in the Caribbean. More
May 07, 2013 -- Alvin Community College's choir recently hosted its annual Spring Concert. More
May 07, 2013 -- The Texas Crab Festival is this weekend on the Bolivar Peninsula. Flyer
May 06, 2013 -- Students in University of Houston affiliate artist Natali Leduc’s Intermediate Sculpture course created art bikes that will be featured in the May 11 Art Car Parade on Allen Parkway. More
May 06, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry, speaking at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, today renewed his call for more offshore energy development and consistent federal regulations in order to help our nation reach its goal of energy independence. More
May 06, 2013 -- The United States Department of Labor today announced that Hutco, Inc., an industrial services employment agency, has agreed to pay $1,916,850 in overtime back wages to employees assigned to work in sites throughout Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. More
May 06, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas, in observance of National Moving Month, has provided tips on avoiding scams when selecting a moving company. More
May 06, 2013 -- Café Adobe Restaurant will close its original River Oaks restaurant on May 12 to open the restaurant in a new location in River Oaks. More
May 06, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance's Hispanic Business Division recently held a Cinco de Mayo Party at Legacy Ford. More
May 06, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Camelot” by the Beaumont Community Players and “Harvey” at Island etc East-End Theatre Company in Galveston. More
May 06, 2013 -- The Art Consortium of the Texas Gulf Coast will hold a celebration on May 11 for its grand opening at the consortium's 2nd Street Gallery in Seabrook. More
May 05, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation hosted its 39th Annual Historic Homes Tour this weekend. More
May 03, 2013 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont will host the gARTage Sale on May 17. More
May 03, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host the Pasadena Philharmonic Society's annual Dinner-Dance Fundraiser on Saturday at the Newton Student Center at the Central Campus. More
May 03, 2013 -- The American Festival for the Arts will host a series of concerts in Houston during May. More
May 03, 2013 -- BP on Thursday announced that has reached an agreement with Natural Resource Damages Trustees related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill for five proposed early restoration projects in Texas with an expected cost of $18 million. More
May 03, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports that Egypt, Mexico and the countries of Asia all provide entertainment and cultural exposure to people in the Gulf Coast region this weekend. More
May 02, 2013 -- Lemonade Day Galveston will host its Lemonade Day event on Sunday. More
May 02, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System will host the fifth annual Aeros & Autos event, presented by the Texas Flying Legends Museum and Ellington Air Commerce Center, on May 11 at Ellington Airport in Houston. More
May 02, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that two ultrasound devices developed by NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and Mediphan of Ontario, Canada were inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame. More
May 01, 2013 -- Eduardo Irigoyen of the United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has been named the Ronald J. Ruffennach Communicator of the Year. More
May 01, 2013 -- Revenade, a marketing provider, announced that it has merged with Sense of Service, a sales consulting firm, to offer sales outsourcing and sales strategy for small to-mid-size entrepreneurial businesses in Houston. More
May 01, 2013 -- Royal Caribbean International has announced that the cruise line will return to Galveston beginning in November with the 3,114-passenger Navigator of the Seas, which will operate year-round from the Port of Galveston. More
May 01, 2013 -- The San Luis Resort in Galveston will host a blood drive on Friday to benefit the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host an exhibit of historical items related to the Galveston Cotton Exchange, the first cotton exchange established in the state, as the library's May "Treasure of the Month". More
May 01, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its final summer Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy report, which projects tight operating electricity reserves during the summer. More
May 01, 2013 -- Royal Caribbean International on Tuesday announced that the cruise line is basing the Navigator of the Seas in Galveston to offer cruises year-round. More
April 30, 2013 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host special activities on May 18-19 in observance of Armed Forces Day More
April 30, 2013 -- San Jacinto College's South Campus San Jac Dance PAC will present its spring dance concert on May 2-3. More
April 30, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that he has named Tolunay-Wong Engineers CEO Daniel Wong of Missouri City as chair of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers. More
April 30, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will host an auction of an original painting by Galveston artist René Wiley on Friday as part of the Preview Evening Stroll for the 39th Annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour. More
April 30, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that it has signed a $424 million contract modification with the Russian Federal Space Agency to extend full crew transportation services to the International Space Station in 2016 with return and rescue services extending through June 2017. More
April 30, 2013 -- The Galveston County Chamber of Commerce recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies at CERK Security and for Galveston County Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Burnett. More
April 29, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas Fine Arts and Drama Department and the A.D. Players in Houston will present "Malcolm and Teresa" from May 22 through June 23 at 2710 West Alabama. More
April 29, 2013 -- NASA's Human Research Program and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute of Houston will fund twenty-three proposals to help investigate questions about astronaut health and performance on future deep space exploration missions. More
April 29, 2013 -- The Rotary National Awards for Space Achievement Foundation recently presented the National Space Trophy to former Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison at the Houston Hyatt Regency. More
April 29, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will offer free general admission to the museum on May 18 as part of the Association of Art Museum Drectors' Art Museum Day. More
April 29, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced the launch of its "SitesOnTexas 2.0" web-based geographic information system, which allows users to create-data-oriented reports and maps to help support economic decisions and help monitor regional progress. More
April 29, 2013 -- The Cowboy Church on the Rock in Beaumont will host a crawfish boil on May 18 to benefit Connor Stanton. More
April 29, 2013 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will host a "Fiesta Family Day", featuring the Mexican Heritage Folkloric Dancers, on Saturday. More
April 29, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today reminded consumers looking to buy event tickets to make their purchases at an authorized ticket broker to avoid scams involving fake ticket sales. More
April 29, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Wildest Dreams” at Company OnStage in Houston and a Cinco de Mayo concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
April 27, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted its annual State of the City Address by Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Friday. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Houston Public Library today announced that registration is open for the "Liftoff Houston!" Business Plan Competition. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission is assisting workers affected by the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas apply for unemployment benefits and will host a job fair for impacted workers on Monday. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will host a "Slow Art Day" on Saturday. More
April 26, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today announced that it has awarded a $3.75 million contract to Apollo Environmental Strategies, Inc. for the construction of a rock containment perimeter at the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway adjacent to the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in Calhoun County. More
April 26, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports that this weekend offers a wide variety of activities to "kick off the dust of the work week". More
April 26, 2013 -- The Lamar Civic Orchestra will host a concert featuring performances of selections from three of the operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance Board of Directors on Thursday voted to adopt a resolution supporting the City of Richmond's proposed change from a General Law Charter to a Home Rule Charter city. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Beaumont Children's Museum will host its "Do...Dream...Discover" gala on May 16 at the Event Centre in Beaumont. More
April 25, 2013 -- The NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston has extended a mission operations support contract with Lockheed Martin. More
April 25, 2013 -- Jim Guidry has published a commentary in response to questions about the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
April 25, 2013 -- The Texas Medical Center in Houston on Tuesday announced that more than 1,000 veterans have found jobs through its "Hiring: Red, White & You!" job fairs, and will host another job fair on May 8. More
April 25, 2013 -- Main Street Theater in Houston has announced the launch of the public phase of its capital campaign to renovate its Rice Village location. More
April 25, 2013 -- The Alvin Community Community Drama Department will host auditions on May 9-10 for two of the college's Summer Children's Theatre productions. More
April 25, 2013 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will open a special exhibit, "Island Art/Island Architecture: Paintings of Historic Galveston Homes", on May 3. More
April 25, 2013 -- The Galveston College Chorale will perform in concert on May 5 at the Sacred Heart Church in Galveston. More
April 25, 2013 -- The Annual Port Neches Riverfest will take place from May 1 through 5 at Port Neches Park. More
April 24, 2013 -- Wake Nation Houston will host a free day on Saturday at its cable wakeboarding park. More
April 24, 2013 -- The Obama Administration today announced that the Department of the Interior will offer a lease sale for oil and gas exploration for more than 21 million acres off the shore of Texas. More
April 24, 2013 -- University of Houston will unveil its annual School of Art Exhibition on Friday at the Blaffer Art Museum. More
April 24, 2013 -- The Lamar University Dance Team will present a performance of "Mixed Emotions", featuring performer Skeeter Jones, on May 4 at the Jefferson Theatre. More
April 24, 2013 -- San Jacinto College dance students will host an informal dance concert on Thursday at the college's South Campus. More
April 24, 2013 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum is holding enrollment for its summer programs. More
April 24, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance's Hispanic Business Division recently held a network development breakfast at Bob's Taco Station in Rosenberg. More
April 24, 2013 -- PortVision, a provider of business intelligence solutions for the maritime industry, will host its next complimentary educational luncheon for maritime terminal management on June 6 at the Embassy Suites Houston-Downtown hotel. More
April 23, 2013 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce today announced that 33,748 Texas residents have petitioned the United States Department of State to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. More
April 23, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced that it has selected executive search firm Witt/Kieffer to lead the search for the next president and CEO of the rodeo. More
April 23, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to authorize applications to the Foreign Trade Zone Board for an expansion of FTZ No. 84 and for a subzone site for Frontier Logistics on behalf of Sage V Foods. More
April 23, 2013 -- Lemonade Day Galveston will host its annual "Best Tasting Lemonade" contest on Saturday at Saengerfest Park. More
April 22, 2013 -- The 32nd annual Island Oktoberfest will take place on October 25 and 26 in historic downtown Galveston. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will hold the "Creating Equal Opportunities in Our Community Conference" on Tuesday at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center in Austin. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Board of Directors of the League City Chamber of Commerce has adopted a resolution in support of the Clear Creek Independent School District capital bond referendum. More
April 22, 2013 -- The NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston has been recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency as a Federal Green Challenge National Award winner. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and the Galveston Port Facilities Corporation Board of Directors today voted unanimously to amend the Port of Galveston’s 2013 Operating and Renewal & Replacement budgets. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau in Southeast Texas today announced the finalists for the 2013 Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies at several area businesses. More
April 22, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today reported that the maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel barge lanes between Bayport and Morgan's Point have been completed. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that George Bush Intercontinental Airport has conducted a precision approach flown by a plane using the Smartpath Ground Based Augmentation System, a new system aimed at increasing airport capacity. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Texas Medical Center and the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau today announced that the Human Genome Meeting will be held for the first time in the United States on June 12-14, 2016 in Downtown Houston. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau today warned the public to beware phony solicitations and to avoid clicking on suspicious web links related to the recent incidents in West, Texas and at the Boston Marathon. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System will host its "HobbyFest" event on May 4 at William P. Hobby Airport. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced that the 57th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival will be held on Saturday in La Porte. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to cancel the May 11 Election for an At-Large Position on the board. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host comedian Sinbad on Friday. More
April 22, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include Sinbad at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and “Where Were You In ’65?” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
April 22, 2013 -- Company OnStage in Houston will open its production of "The Magic Ring Dang Do" on May 4. More
April 22, 2013 -- Company OnStage in Houston will open its production of "Wildest Dreams", a play by Alan Ayckbourn, on May 3. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance's Hispanic Business Division will host a Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 2 to mark the division's fourth anniversary. More
April 22, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host the 2013 Athena Leadership Award Luncheon of the Bay Area on May 10 at Lakewood Yacht Club. More
April 19, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will host the Alvin Live Summer Concert Series from June 13 through August 8. More
April 19, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host a Clear Creek Independent School District School Board candidates forum on April 24 in the League City Council Chambers. More
April 19, 2013 -- Lamar University will host a concert on April 25 featuring jazz classics and popular 1950s songs. More
April 19, 2013 -- Mattress Firm is accepting donations at its Dallas, Austin, Houston and Waco locations of items in support of victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. More
April 19, 2013 -- The Episcopal Diocese of Texas today approved an agreement for the transfer of St. Luke's Episcopal Health System to Catholic Health Initiatives. More
April 19, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports that it will be a great weekend for going outside in the Gulf Coast Region, with events ranging from historical reenactments, to foreign food and "just a little wine". More
April 19, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Wednesday hosted a reception for Johnson Space Center Director Dr. Ellen Ochoa. More
April 19, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the unemployment rate remained steady in March, unchanged at 6.4 percent. More
April 18, 2013 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "An American Sampler: An Evening of Classic One-Act Plays" from April 25 through 28 in the Studio Theatre. More
April 18, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance has announced the keynote speakers for its annual Fort Bend Regional Infrastructure Conference, which will be held on September 12 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
April 17, 2013 -- Rao’s Bakery will hold their annual "Sweet Rides" car show on May 4 at their Calder location in Beaumont. More
April 17, 2013 -- The City of League City will hold both the 6th annual Wellness Walk and the Spring Arts and Crafts Show on April 27 at League Park. More
April 17, 2013 -- Members of the United States Maritime Alliance, Ltd. today voted to ratify a new six-year Master Contract with the International Longshoremen’s Association. More
April 17, 2013 -- BP Texas City Chemicals today announced that employees recently volunteered to give students lessons in economics through the local chapter Junior Achievement at Texas City and La Marque schools. More
April 16, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a proclamation in honor of Frank Thompson, Jr., the chair of the Gulf Coast Workforce Board, who died recently. More
April 16, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for BoneVoyage Pet Resort. More
April 16, 2013 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble will perform in concert tonight and on April 22 in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month. More
April 16, 2013 -- Moody Gardens today announced that the Moody Gardens Aquarium Pyramid and the Rainforest Pyramid have been granted accreditation by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. More
April 15, 2013 -- The 18th Annual Keels and Wheels Concours d'Elegance will take place on May 4 and 5 at the Lakewood Yacht Club. More
April 15, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday in Austin announced a four-point plan to provide nearly $1.6 billion in tax relief to all Texas businesses currently subject to the state's franchise tax. More
April 15, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Southwest Airlines has launched direct flights to Houston's William P. Hobby Airport from Pittsburgh International Airport. More
April 15, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host a Shakespeare festival on April 24 at the college's Central Campus. More
April 15, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance conducted its 2013 State of the Schools Address last week at Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club. More
April 15, 2013 -- The Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation is scheduled to make a recommendation on the future of the Astrodome on Wednesday. More
April 15, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that the new Terminal B south concourse at George Bush Intercontinental Airport will be opening to limited flight operations during the next two weeks, with 15 gates to be fully operational by May 1. More
April 15, 2013 -- San Jacinto College South Campus will open its theatre department spring production, "Holy Ghosts", on Thursday. More
April 15, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Heaven Can Wait” at Port Arthur Little Theatre in Port Arthur and Jeanne Robertson at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
April 15, 2013 -- Satori School in Galveston will host its annual Barbecue and Auction from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Garten Verein on Saturday, May 4. More
April 15, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host comedienne and motivational speaker Jeanne Robertson on Friday and Saturday. More
April 14, 2013 -- Midtown Houston on Saturday hosted the 7th Annual Midtown Art in the Park as a part of Houston’s Urban Art Festival. More
April 14, 2013 -- The Texas House of Representatives last week approved a bill that preserves the right of Harris County Commissioners Court, Houston City Council, Pasadena City Council and an organization of small cities on the ship channel to appoint members to the Port of Houston Authority Commission; but puts 12 year limits on their terms. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will present the 28th Annual Chamber Golf Classic on May 20 at Pecan Grove County Club in Richmond. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host a candidates forum on April 22 for the Rosenberg city council election. More
April 12, 2013 -- Ben & Jerry’s in Galveston celebrated International Free Cone Day on April 9, collecting donations for the Galveston Ronald McDonald House. More
April 12, 2013 -- Volunteers with Samson Energy Company on Wednesday joined the Galveston Bay Foundation and Spring High School students in the foundation's "Get Hip to Habitat" program. More
April 12, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Special Projects Editor Jennifer Olin highlights some of the great offerings around the area this weekend in her weekly column. More
April 12, 2013 -- Galveston Island's 3rd annual "A Bark in the Park" will take place on April 27 in Kempner Park. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership held its annual State of the Counties program on Wednesday, featuring updates from the leaders of Brazoria, Galveston and Harris counties. More
April 11, 2013 -- Lamar University's Industrial Carillon will host a concert on April 22 featuring Ustad Ghulam Farid Nizami, a Hindustani music master. More
April 11, 2013 -- The United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics today released the County Employment and Wages in Texas - Third Quarter 2012 report, noting that employment increased in 22 of the 24 largest counties in Texas from September 2011 to September 2012. More
April 11, 2013 -- Port of Houston Authority Commissioner Jim Fonteno has resigned. More
April 11, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies at TREASURES Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene, and Mallia Mediation and Arbitration. More
April 10, 2013 -- International Longshoremen’s Association members voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to approve a new six-year Master Contract covering 14,500 workers at the East and Gulf Coast ports. More
April 10, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently hosted an after hours event at Ray's Grill in Fulshear and a network development event at Buena Vista Mexican Restaurant in Richmond. More
April 10, 2013 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre is holding performances of its production of "Prelude to a Kiss" through April 28. More
April 10, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will provide NASA TV coverage of a test flight of the Antares rocket on April 17. More
April 10, 2013 -- Island etc East-End Theatre Company in Galveston is holding registration for its Students on Stage classes in performing arts. More
April 10, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will present "Underexposed", an exhibition of works from graduating seniors from the digital/media class at the University of Houston, April 19 through May 15. More
April 09, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a small business contract to First Liner Technologies for replacement of the existing security guard booth at the district’s headquarters building. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities has announced the winners of the 30th Annual Barbara Jordan Media Awards for pieces produced in 2012. More
April 09, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today applauded an announcement by Google, Inc. of the company's plans to install Google Fiber, a high-speed Internet access service, in Austin. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Port Corpus Christi Board of Commissioners today approved a grant agreement with the Maritime Administration for the use of grant funds for construction of the Nueces River Rail Yard. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that Houston Mayor Annise Parker, the partnership, and the Texas Turkish American Chamber of Commerce is taking a delegation to Turkey April 13-20 to discuss expanding trade ties and business opportunities. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host a reception on April 19 for its spring exhibitions showcasing artwork by Sally Chandler and David Everett. More
April 09, 2013 -- Houston First Corporation and Houston Mayor Annise Parker today completed a development agreement for the construction of a new 1,000 room Marriott Marquis hotel next to the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
April 09, 2013 -- Bigge Crane and Rigging today announced that it has added two new Grove rough terrain model cranes to its fleet operations in Houston. More
April 09, 2013 -- University of Houston will present "Ilium", a contemporary adaptation of Homer's "The Iliad", April 27-May 5. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum in Beaumont will host the Cowboy Ruckus & Camp Out on April 20 in celebration of Southeast Texas' ranching heritage. More
April 08, 2013 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl Johnson reminds taxpayers that businesses must render their taxable personal property by April 15. More
April 08, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston reports that Hal Holbrook’s "Mark Twain Tonight" is sold out on Saturday but standing room only tickets are available and some patrons are requesting that they be placed on the waiting list for seats in case of cancellations. More
April 08, 2013 -- The Houston Independent School District Board of Education will consider 12 contracts for work related to the 2012 Bond Election at its meeting on April 11. More
April 08, 2013 -- The Galveston County Fair and Rodeo will be held at Jack Brooks park from April 12-20. More w/Video
April 08, 2013 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to select Edgar, Kiker & Cross as the outside auditor for the port for FY2012-2013. More
April 08, 2013 -- Lamar State College-Orange and the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 2013 Annual Career Fair on Thursday at the college's Student Center. More
April 08, 2013 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present its spring dance concert, "Periphery", on April 11-12 in the University Theatre. More
April 08, 2013 -- Dr. Virgil A. Wood, a cohort of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement, will launch "Remembrance & Re-Dedication: The 2013 Civil Rights Jubilee Celebration", a two-day convocation, on April 12-13 in Birmingham, Alabama. More
April 08, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “The Elephant Man” at the Alley Theatre in Houston, and the second week of the launch of Miller Outdoor Theatre’s performance season with “Thoroughly Modern Millie”. More
April 05, 2013 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre and Dance will present Shakespeare's "As You Like It", with performances April 19-28. More
April 05, 2013 -- Change Happens!, a local, community based, non-profit program primarily serving adults and at risk youth in Houston and Harris County, hosted its sixth annual Spring Breakfast today at the Junior League of Houston building on Briar Oaks Lane. More
April 05, 2013 -- Science Applications International Corporation today announced that it received the Safety and Health Excellence Award from the Johnson Space Center during the Contractor Safety Forum. More
April 05, 2013 -- Houston Arts and Media will host its Houston History Road Rally on May 5. More
April 05, 2013 -- The Women's Guild of Wheeler Avenue Inner City Visions, Inc. in Houston will host a celebration of its 50 years of service to Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church on April 27 at the Audrey H. Lawson IMPACT Awards Luncheon and Fashion Show. More
April 05, 2013 -- The Midtown Cultural Arts & Entertainment District will host a series of events April 12-13 to celebrate the installation of a new mural at 2800 Main Street. More
April 05, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Arts and Special Projects Editor Jennifer Olin advises that better weather this weekend means a chance to get outside and enjoy a variety of activities in the Gulf Coast Region. More
April 04, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System will host a job fair on Friday at Lone Star College North Harris Campus. More
April 04, 2013 -- Houston First Corporation has issued a news release announcing the appointment of Cecil C. Conner, Jr., Irma Diaz-Gonzalez and Winslow Albert Jeffries to the corporation's board of directors. More
April 04, 2013 -- Lamar Opera Theatre at Lamar University will perform "Der Betrogne Kadi", a comic opera by Christoph Willibald, April 19-20. More
April 04, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the 28th Annual Chamber Golf Classic on May 20 at the Pecan Grove Country Club in Richmond. More
April 04, 2013 -- The Mariner Group, LLC, a world leader in delivering advanced Situational Awareness and Response software announced on Wednesday that the Port of Galveston selected CommandBridge™ as the cornerstone of its Maritime Command and Control & Situational Awareness project. More
April 03, 2013 -- The 18th Annual Grand Kids Festival will be held this weekend on Postoffice Street in Downtown Galveston. More
April 03, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host a Meet the Candidates Forum on April 24 at 300 W. Walker in City Council Chambers. More
April 03, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will present its 2013 State of the Schools Address at its April 11 Business Luncheon. More
April 03, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake President William A. Staples presented the 2013 Community Partnership Award to the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce during his annual Report to the Community breakfast in late March. More
April 03, 2013 -- The United States Coast Guard will host several meetings concerning the Transportation Worker Identification Credential Reader Requirements Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, with a meeting in Houston on April 25. More
April 03, 2013 -- The Board of Commissioners of Galveston County Navigation District No. 1 on Tuesday reviewed two issues related to the Pelican Island Causeway. More
April 03, 2013 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday announced that Lost Bayou Ramblers will be the featured entertainment for its 110th Annual Meeting on October 17. More
April 02, 2013 -- Traders Village in Houston will hold the 18th Annual Bayou City Cajun Festival on April 13 and 14. More
April 02, 2013 -- The Texas General Land Office in Austin on Tuesday held the quarterly Permanent School Fund lease sale. More
April 02, 2013 -- The Board of Regents of Alvin Community College last week approved a tax abatement plan for Ascend Performance Materials in conjunction with the construction of a $1.2 billion propane dehydrogenation complex. More
April 02, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is investing $1.6 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund in Borusan Mannesmann Pipe for the company to open a steel pipe plant facility in Baytown, Texas. More
April 02, 2013 -- Turkish Airlines officially launched new direct flights between Houston and Istanbul in a ceremony at George Bush Intercontinental Airport Monday evening. More
April 02, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority will host the Third Annual Maritime Youth Expo on April 6 at the port's Bayport Cruise Terminal. More
April 01, 2013 -- The Port of Brownsville has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. More
April 01, 2013 -- Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston will reopen on Thursday for a performance of "Thoroughly Modern Millie". More
April 01, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host a production of "Aesop's Dinosaur Fable" on Thursday at 10 a.m. and noon as part of its "Serious Fun" Children's Series. More
April 01, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that he has appointed James Scott of Beaumont to the Jefferson and Orange County Board of Pilot Commissioners. More
April 01, 2013 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will provide activities for children at The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, which takes place on April 13-14. More
April 01, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will offer a "free day" on April 14, with free admission to three of its attractions. More
April 01, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips for consumers shopping for presents for Mother's Day. More
April 01, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District is hosting the first of its series of construction networking events on Wednesday. More
April 01, 2013 -- The Liberty Opry in Liberty, Texas has announced its schedule of concerts in April. More
April 01, 2013 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will open its production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" on Friday. More
April 01, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay and “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
March 29, 2013 -- Texas director Kat Candler is holding an open casting call for an upcoming feature film on April 6 at PN-G High School in Port Neches. More
March 29, 2013 -- San Jacinto College has announced several concerts to be held in April at the college's three campuses. More
March 29, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Arts and Special Projects Editor Jennifer Olin offers up a "buffet of activities, everything from Salad to Eggs", for the Easter holiday weekend. More
March 29, 2013 -- Rhea Lana's Children's Consignment will host its Spring/Summer event April 7-11 at the Webster Civic Center. More
March 29, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added more than 80,000 jobs in February. More
March 28, 2013 -- Lone Star College System reports that it has added 30,000 students in the past five years and now has 78,000 students enrolled in credit classes, and a total of 90,000 students including non-credit and continuing education. More
March 28, 2013 -- The San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center in Galveston recently announced that it has updated its conference center as part of a multi-phase update planned for the hotel. More
March 28, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that JetBlue Airways will be adding two daily flights between Boston's Logan International Airport and Houston's William P. Hobby Airport beginning in July. More
March 28, 2013 -- Galveston’s Eighth Annual Oceans of Opportunities Job Fair at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis attracted more than one thousand job seekers on Wednesday. More
March 28, 2013 -- The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau has purchased the rights of the world-famous country music song "Galveston" made popular by Glen Campbell in 1969 and produced a video version of the song. More w/Video
March 27, 2013 -- The Galveston County Health District will hold its annual "Gold Ribbon" awards ceremony on April 3 in the Wayne Johnson Community Center in La Marque. More
March 27, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has awarded a contract with a potential value of $80 million to Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. of Oak Ridge, Tennessee to provide environmental compliance and restoration services at the agency's White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico. More
March 27, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Billy Dean and Jimmy Fortune in concert on Saturday. More
March 27, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance's Hispanic Business Division will host its annual Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 2. More
March 27, 2013 -- The Texas Dragon Boat Association and the Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce will host the 13th Annual Houston Dragon Boat Festival on May 4 at Allen's Landing. More
March 27, 2013 -- University of St. Thomas and River Oaks Chamber Orchestra will present "Czechs, Please!", a concert featuring the musical influence of Czechoslovakian composers, on April 4 at Cullen Hall. More
March 27, 2013 -- The Night & Day Orchestra will hold a benefit concert for the Dr. Wayne Dyess Memorial Scholarship in Music at Lamar University on May 2 at the Beaumont Event Centre. More
March 27, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host "The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia", an exhibit featuring a cylinder inscribed with the orders of Persian King Cyrus the Great, May 3 through June 14. More
March 26, 2013 -- College of the Mainland will host a concert featuring the college's jazz combo bands on Thursday at the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall. More
March 26, 2013 -- The Houston Port Authority Commission today voted 5-0-1, with Chair Janiece Longoria recusing herself, to approve a contract with CenterPoint Energy, Inc. for the rehabilitation of electric distribution lines at Bayport Terminal for a cost not to exceed $70,000. More
March 26, 2013 -- The United States Department of Energy today awarded more than $7 million to the University of Texas at Austin through the department's Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative for the development of manufacturing processes that save money and reduce energy required in their operations. More
March 26, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today spoke at the Texas Faith and Family Day Rally. More
March 26, 2013 -- Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. today announced that the American Arbitration Association has ruled in its favor regarding a request from Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. to change the hearing venue to Houston in a $300 million claim filed against the energy company by Ecosphere Technologies. More
March 26, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today joined Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp, Dr. Brett Giroir and representatives from GlaxoSmithKline to announced a partnership to create an influenza-vaccine manufacturing facility in College Station. More
March 26, 2013 -- The City of Houston will host its first Investor Conference on Wednesday at the Hilton Americas Hotel. More
March 26, 2013 -- The Academy of Texas Music on Monday announced that Joe "King" Carrasco has been named Entertainer of the Year and received the Historical Significance Award for the 11th annual Texas Music Awards. More
March 26, 2013 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Business Development Update published this week reports that Silver Eagle Distributors, the largest distributor of Anheuser-Busch, will build a distribution facility on SH 225 at Beltway 8 in Pasadena on approximately 50 acres of a 100-acre tract it purchased. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has released updates from its March Board of Directors meeting. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to accept the Galveston Wharves and Galveston Port Facilities Corporation Consolidated Financial Audit and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to amend a lease agreement with Port of Beaumont Petroleum Transload Terminal, LLC for the expansion of its property at the port’s Orange County Terminal. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host its inaugural Community Safety Day on April 6. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised small businesses to be aware of scams that target small companies. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has announced that it is co-sponsoring the 2013 ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair, which begins Tuesday at the University of Texas at San Antonio. More
March 25, 2013 -- Artist Boat in Galveston today announced that it is establishing a Coastal Heritage Preserve on Galveston Island. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Dishman Art Museum at Lamar University will open its exhibit, "Brilliant Corners", featuring the work of Matthew Neil Gehring, on April 2. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Kemah Car Show and Crawfish Festival will host its inaugural event on April 6 in Kemah. More
March 25, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Little Shop of Horrors” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena and “Rabbit Hole” by the Beaumont Community Players. More
March 22, 2013 -- The Flying Wallendas will perform at the annual fundraiser for Lighthouse Christian Ministries on April 6 at Eastern Regional Park in League City. More
March 22, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will host its 39th Annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour on May 4-12. More
March 22, 2013 -- University of Houston's Dance Theatre will present its annual performance on March 27 at the Barnvelder Arts Complex. More
March 22, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance is hosting volunteers to assist in creating "The Blue Trees", a temporary art installation by artist Konstantin Dimopoulo, today and Saturday at the crepe myrtle trees between Allen Parkway and Memorial Drive at Waugh Drive. More
March 22, 2013 -- The Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation hosted a media tour of the Reliant Astrodome on Thursday. More
March 22, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: In this week's column, Arts and Special Projects Editor Jennifer Olin highlights public art offerings around the Gulf Coast region, including schools of art, galleries and festivals. More
March 21, 2013 -- The Arab Studies program and Arab Student Union at the University of Houston will hold a public screening of "Under the Bombs", a Lebanese film, on Friday in the Social Work Building. More
March 21, 2013 -- Representatives from well-known industrial companies participated in a “Reverse Trade Show” where their procurement or maintenance managers were available to answer questions and visit with attendees on "How to do Business" with their company. More
March 21, 2013 -- The American Festival for the Arts will honor Julie Cripe, president of OMNIBANK, N.C., at its 2013 Gala on on April 18 in Houston. More
March 21, 2013 -- Miller Outdoor Theatre will host FrenetiCore's performance of "The Sacred Harp" on April 19. More
March 21, 2013 -- The Willow Waterhole Greenspace Conservancy and Brays Oaks Management District will host a jazz festival on April 28 at the Willow Waterhole Conservation Reserve. More
March 21, 2013 -- Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas has announced that Karen and Mike Fuljenz are the honorees for the Breakfast with the Bishop fundraising event, which will be held on April 13 at St. Jude Church in Beaumont. More
March 20, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors on Tuesday ratified the appointment of Ken McIntyre as vice president of Grid Planning and Operations and Brad Jones as vice president of Commercial Operations. More
March 20, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced that President and CEO Skip Wagner has resigned from the organization to take the position of President and CEO of the 12th Man Foundation at Texas A&M University. More
March 20, 2013 -- Members of League City's city council will participate in a "grape stomp" on Saturday as part of "League City Uncorked", a wine and art festival that takes place during the weekend at Walter Hall Park. More
March 20, 2013 -- The Texas Renaissance Festival will hold auditions for actors and specialty performers on May 4 and 11 at the festival site in Plantersville. More
March 19, 2013 -- Local recording artist Julia Cole made numerous performances of the National Anthem during the 2013 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. More
March 19, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the 2013 State of the Schools Address, with updates from Lamar Consolidated Independent School District and Needville ISD, on April 11. More
March 19, 2013 -- Samuel Collins, III has written a letter, published in the GuidryNews.com Forum, on the life of his great-grandmother Clyde Taylor-Johnson, who many called "Mama Dear". More
March 19, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will host Houston's Saint Arnold's brewery on April 20 at the 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA for presentations on the craft of ship building and the art of brewing. More
March 19, 2013 -- Lamar State College-Orange and the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 2013 Annual Career Fair on April 11. More
March 19, 2013 -- Connected Texas on Monday released new data on broadband adoption in Texas showing that 69 percent of residents in the state now subscribe to broadband Internet service. More
March 19, 2013 -- Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange, Texas will host an Easter Sunrise Service on March 31. More
March 19, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance and the Rosenberg-Richmond Auto Mile will host the 28th Annual Chamber Golf Classic on May 20. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo spotlights the 2013 Show highlights. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Magnolia Garden Club of Beaumont will host the "Beyond the Garden Gate" home and garden tour on April 13 at the McFaddin-Ward House. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau today announced that the bureau set several records for consumer services during its 100th anniversary in 2012. More
March 18, 2013 -- Lamar University will host GP Industrial Contractors, Inc. President and CEO Roosevelt Petry, Jr. on Thursday as part of the university's ExxonMobil Entrepreneurship Lecture Series. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host a Community Safety Day on April 6. More
March 18, 2013 -- Musician Morrissey has announced the cancellation of the remaining concerts of his North American tour, including a concert scheduled for April 12 in Beaumont, due to medical reasons. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region has announced that representatives from industrial companies will host a "reverse trade show" on Wednesday at the Jimmy Burke Activity Center in Deer Park. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced that Sunday's concert-only performance by George Strait, Martina McBride and the Randy Rogers Band set a new paid attendance record for the rodeo. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Sunday announced the winners of the 2013 RodeoHouston BP Super Series Championship. More
March 18, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Dividing the Estate” at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson and “Lord of the Dance” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 16, 2013 -- Beaumont Community Players will present "Rabbit Hole" from March 29 through April 13 at the Betty Greenberg Center for Performing Arts. More
March 16, 2013 -- The University of Houston will present Verdi's "Rigoletto" on April 5 and 7 at the Moores Opera House. More
March 15, 2013 -- Houston Pilots Chair Captain Robert Thompson has written a letter to the Port of Houston Authority giving notice that the Houston Pilots has withdrawn its rate application. More
March 15, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Special Projects Editor Jennifer Olin reports on several activities available for those winding down from spring break in the Gulf Coast area. More
March 14, 2013 -- The Woodlands Children’s Museum will host "Easter Eggtivities" on March 29 and 30. More
March 14, 2013 -- The Turley Law Firm today announced that 17 Texans who were aboard the Carnival Cruise ship Triumph when it became disabled have filed a lawsuit against the cruise line. More
March 14, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Michael Flatley's "Lord of the Dance" on March 21-22. More
March 14, 2013 -- The United States Maritime Alliance and International Longshoremen’s Association have issued a statement that the master contract for ILA members at East and Gulf Coast ports moved a step closer to final approval on Wednesday after the union’s Wage Scale Committee voted to recommend approval of the six-year agreement. More
March 14, 2013 -- Indy 500 winner Al Unser, Jr. will serve as the 2013 Grand Marshal at the 18th Annual Keels and Wheels Concours d'Elegance on May 4 and 5 at the Lakewood Yacht Club. More
March 14, 2013 -- The Houston Chapter of the American Institute of Architects will hold the 27th Annual AIA Houston SandCastle Competition on June 1 on East Beach in Galveston. More
March 13, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas will present "An Evening of Scenes from Musical Theater and Opera" on March 15-17, with students performing scenes from popular musicals and operas. More
March 13, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors on Tuesday officially welcomed Bert Keller as its new chair following his appointment by Houston City Council and Harris County Commissioners Court. More
March 13, 2013 -- Port Corpus Christi today announced that Austria-based voestalpine Group, a steel making and processing group, is partnering with the port for its La Quinta Trade Gateway, a multi-cargo terminal. More
March 13, 2013 -- Channel Biorefinery & Terminals, LLC will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday for a new clean fuel facility on Greens Bayou near the Houston Ship Channel. More
March 13, 2013 -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg today announced that the City of Houston is a winner of the Mayors Challenge, a Bloomberg Philanthropies competition intended “to inspire American cities to generate innovative ideas that solve major challenges and improve city life – and that ultimately can be shared with other cities to improve the well-being of the nation”. More
March 13, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Tuesday announced the winners of the RodeoHouston BP Super Series V competition. More
March 13, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Tuesday announced the winners of the second annual Rodeo Rockstar competition. More
March 11, 2013 -- The Texas Renaissance Festival recently purchased one of the top turkeys at the 2013 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. More
March 11, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce today announced that it has officially launched a survey of businesses in the city. More
March 11, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced the finalists of the BBB Laws of Life Essay Program. More
March 11, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Sunday held its School Art Auction, with record prices offered for its Grand and Grand Reserve Champion works of art. More
March 11, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo set a new attendance record on Sunday. More
March 11, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has announced the champions of Friday's BP Super Series IV, and Saturday's Super Shootout. More
March 11, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo set records with its Junior Market Lamb and Goat Auction on Saturday and Junior Market Poultry Auction on Friday. More
March 11, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Friday announced that the Retail Task Force has found that there is demand for retail stores in downtown Houston following a survey of the community. More
March 11, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Henry V” at Main Street Theater in Houston, and the Rob Landes Trio in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 10, 2013 -- Jim Guidry proposes that the loss of one hour in the switch to Daylight Saving Time should be moved from 2 a.m. Sunday to 4 p.m. Monday. More
March 09, 2013 -- A shrimp boil fundraiser benefiting the family of Jerry Nagel was held on Saturday at the Stags Head Pub, 2128 Portsmouth in Houston. More
March 08, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake Cyber Security Institute will host the Cyber Security Collaboration Forum on April 9 at the NASA Johnson Space Center Gilruth Center. More
March 08, 2013 -- Jim Guidry has prepared a special six-minute Webio Report about transportation issues in Houston this week. Listen
March 08, 2013 -- Whitley Penn today announced that it has been named AMA Houston's 2012 Marketer of the Year. More
March 08, 2013 -- Gexa Energy Broadway at the Hobby Center has announced that "Wicked" will return to Houston for performances beginning July 10. More
March 08, 2013 -- The Texas Southern University Department of Transportation Studies on Thursday hosted a conference titled, “Effectively Planning for Freight Traffic in the Houston Region as a Result of the Panama Canal Expansion". More
March 08, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added 310,900 jobs during the year. More
March 08, 2013 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority held a special meeting on Thursday to approve two items amending construction services contracts with Level Infrastructure, Inc. and Trans-Tel Central, Inc. for projects at the North Turning Basin terminals and Barbours Cut and Bayport terminals. More
March 08, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Thursday announced the selection of the Junior Market Poultry Grand Champion. More
March 08, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced that its Thursday rodeo event set a new all-time paid attendance record. More
March 08, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Arts and Special Projects Editor Jennifer Olin reviewed options for those "headed to nearby beaches or enjoying a stay-cation this Spring Break". More
March 07, 2013 -- Galveston Historical Foundation will offer a series of "Preservation U." courses beginning on March 16 at various locations. More
March 07, 2013 -- Uptown Houston, originally formed in 1975 as a voluntary association of businesses and property owners in the Galleria area, and officially approved by the Texas Legislature and the governor as a management district in 1987, is now embarking on a major new amenity for its members – a plan to improve mobility in the area. More
March 07, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted its annual State of the Airports Address on Wednesday. More
March 06, 2013 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office announces that Children's Physician Services of South Texas and Radiology Associates have agreed to pay to settle claims they violated the False Claims Act and the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act. More
March 06, 2013 -- University of Houston will host the Geologic Problem Solving with Microfossils III conference from March 10 through 13. More
March 06, 2013 -- Frenetic Theater in Houston will host a "Music for Silent Films" performance by Chris Becker on March 24. More
March 06, 2013 -- The Galveston County Navigation District No. 1 Board of Commissioners on Tuesday authorized the district’s attorney Bill Rider to discuss a proposed agreement with the City of Galveston regarding funding of “soft costs”, primarily environmental studies, for a new bridge across the Galveston Ship Channel to Pelican Island. More
March 06, 2013 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will host Catalina Aguado-Trail, one of the science team members featured in the film "Flight of the Butterflies 3D", on Saturday for the debut of the film. More
March 06, 2013 -- Intercontinental Terminals Company today announced that construction has started on a new bulk liquid terminal on the Houston Ship Channel in Pasadena. More
March 06, 2013 -- The Texas Renaissance Festival today announced that it is offering wedding and reception packages during its 2013 festival season, which runs October 12 through December 1. More
March 06, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Tuesday announced the winners of the BP Super Series III events. More
March 05, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will host a series of events for "¡Uno, Dos, Tres!: The Many Musics of Houston’s Latino Community" from March through May at various locations around Houston. More
March 05, 2013 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will present "Reflections on the December 7, 1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor" with Thomas Gillette, whose father served as manager of the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, on March 14. More
March 05, 2013 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will perform its final concert for its 60th Anniversary Season on April 6 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
March 05, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will host its "Shred It & Forget It" event on April 20 at Central Mall. More
March 05, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has awarded Wyle Laboratories, Inc. of Houston a $1.76 billion value contract for the company to provide biomedical, medical and health services in support of all human spaceflight programs at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. More
March 04, 2013 -- The State of Texas has won the 2012 Site Selection Governor's Cup. More
March 04, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will host the 14th annual Ms. Pasadena Senior pageant on Thursday at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
March 04, 2013 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union recently hosted their 76th Annual Meeting and Expo in Texas City. More
March 04, 2013 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has scheduled a special meeting for Thursday at 2 p.m. More
March 04, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced that Space Exploration Technologies Corporation's Dragon spacecraft berthed with the International Space station on Sunday in a mission to resupply the station. More
March 04, 2013 -- Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently joined other congregations on a hike touring Houston churches. More
March 04, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that Site Selection Magazine has named Texas as the recipient of the 2012 Governor's Cup for the state with the most new and expanded corporate facilities announced during the year. More
March 04, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Saturday announced that the award-winning wines at its 2013 Rodeo Uncorked! Champion Wine Auction and Dinner sold for record-breaking prices. More
March 04, 2013 -- The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum in Houston will host a celebration of the lives of Harriet Tubman and Rosa Parks, a two-woman show written and performed by M. Waddy-Thibodeaux, on Sunday, March 10. More
March 04, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that the Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land area as the 2012 "Top Metro" area in the nation for corporate relocation and expansions by Site Selection Magazine. More
March 04, 2013 -- Company OnStage in Houston will open its production of "The Emperor's New Clothes" on Saturday. More
March 04, 2013 -- Company OnStage in Houston will launch its production of two comedies by George Bernard Shaw, "Man of Destiny" and "Dark Lady of the Sonnets" on Friday. More
March 04, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “A Few Good Men” at the Alley Theatre in Houston and Savion Glover’s Sole Sanctuary: A Hoofer’s Meditation on the Art of Tap at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 04, 2013 -- The Methodist Hospital System has partnered with Houston Community College to provide job training through a $902,965 grant provided by the Texas Workforce Commission. More
March 04, 2013 -- Houston radio station 1430 KCOH-AM has changed its frequency from 1430-AM to 1230-AM as of 12:01 a.m. on Friday, March 1, due to a change in ownership, but is continuing to operate from its "Looking Glass Studio" on Almeda in Midtown Houston. More
March 01, 2013 -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a task order contract in the amount of $260,792.34 to J.M. Davidson Inc., for mooring buoy installation and repair work at the Port Arthur, Bolivar, Pelican Island and Chocolate Bayou mooring areas along the Texas coast. More
March 01, 2013 -- Marathon Petroleum Corp. and Marathon Pipe Line LLC have partnered with College of the Mainland to provide job training using a Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
March 01, 2013 -- Praise Church in Beaumont will host "Servolution" on Saturday, with participants working on projects to serve the community. More
March 01, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies for several businesses, as well as a groundbreaking ceremony for the Grand Parkway Professional Building in Richmond. More
March 01, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today reported that electricity available to meet consumer demand will be "tight" during the summer, according to a preliminary assessment of the summer's electric capacity and demand. More
March 01, 2013 -- DIVERSONS: Arts and Special Projects Editor Jennifer Olin's preview of leisure events in the Gulf Coast Region includes cooking classes at Central Market in Houston,dinner and a movie in Galveston's Saengerfest Park, classical music at Cullen Hall at the University of St. Thomas, the Faculty Brass Quintet at Lamar College in Beaumont; and other diversions. More
February 28, 2013 -- State Representative Craig Eiland has filed House Bill 1900, which would provide a tax break for video service subscribers. More
February 28, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Biloxi Blues" on Saturday. More
February 28, 2013 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company will launch its production of "Avenue Q" on Friday. More
February 28, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will present a $902,965 grant on Friday to Houston Community College and the Methodist Hospital System to fund job training courses. More
February 28, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers - Galveston District today announced that it has awarded three contracts for geotechnical services at dredging placement area sites along the Texas coast. More
February 28, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will present a $374,494 Skills Development Fund grant to College of the Mainland and Marathon Petroleum Corporation on Friday to fund job training. More
February 28, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently joined a contingent of Rosenberg groups to greet Texas Commission on the Arts Deputy Director Jim Bob McMillan on his visit to Rosenberg regarding a possible Cultural Arts District Designation for Downtown Rosenberg. More
February 28, 2013 -- Ball High School theater students will present a free community program featuring scenes from Neil Simon’s Biloxi Blues today at 6 p.m. at The Grand 1894 Opera House. More
February 28, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Wednesday held special events honoring members of the military during its Armed Forces Appreciation Day. More
February 27, 2013 -- A team of students from Clear Lake High School in the Clear Creek Independent School District has won first place in Texas in the Real World Design Challenge. More
February 27, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will present "James Turrell: The Light Inside", featuring works of the artist who created the commission installed in the Wilson Tunnel that connects the museum's art gallery buildings, in June. More
February 27, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Tuesday announced that Dana Tyson with Sunny 99.1 won the Celebrity Dairy Goat Milking Contest, making it her fifth win. More
February 26, 2013 -- Mossman Elementary in the Clear Creek Independent School District will hold its Spring Carnival on April 13 in the Mossman Courtyard. More
February 26, 2013 -- United States Congressman John Culberson on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. reintroduced the Space Leadership Preservation Act. More
February 26, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to approve the Fiscal Year 2013 Operating and Capital Budget. More
February 26, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state has invested $1 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund in Ascend Performance Materials Texas, Inc. to construct a new propane dehydrogenation facility in Alvin. More
February 26, 2013 -- Provost Umphrey Law Firm on Monday announced that Beaumont attorney Cody Dishon has joined the firm's legal team. More
February 26, 2013 -- Express Employment Professionals of Galveston/Texas City will host broadcast of the 2013 Refresh Leadership Simulcast on April 17 at College of the Mainland. More
February 26, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted a State of the County Address by Harris County Judge Ed Emmett on Monday. More
February 26, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday heard presentations on the proposed development of the west end of the port and a proposed option agreement with Texas, Mexico & Pacific Railroad LLC for 184 acres on Pelican Island; and also discussed an anticipated shortfall of almost $1 million in the 2013 Budget. More
February 25, 2013 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association has filed an objection to the Houston Pilot's February 18, 2013, application for pilotage rate change. More
February 25, 2013 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will present "Of Birds and Texas: The Art of Stuart and Scott Gentling", an exhibit of prints on loan from the Museum of Printing History Houston, beginning March 9 during Galveston's Art Walk. More
February 25, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to order an election for May 11 to elect commissioners to an At-Large position and the Ward 2 seat. More
February 25, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has planned events during the week in celebration of its 50th anniversary. More
February 25, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas, in celebration of National Consumer Protection Week on March 3-9, is offering its BBB "tip-a-day" on consumer topics. More
February 25, 2013 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce today announced that it will join chambers of commerce across southeast Texas for Golden Triangle Days in Austin, a three-day event for area delegates to meet with state officials, agency directors and their staff members. More
February 25, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include Theatre Under the Stars’ presentation of “Man of La Mancha” in Houston, and “Avenue Q” at Island Etc East-End Theatre Company in Galveston. More
February 24, 2013 -- Top barbecue teams from all over the state and nation are participating the 2013 World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. More
February 24, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Parade on Saturday, led by grand marshal Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M University head football coach; 17 floats; 10 wagons and stage coaches; 11 marching bands; and 13 trail rides made its way through the streets of downtown Houston. More
February 24, 2013 -- Donald Lee has posted an article spotlighting recording artist Meleni Smith. More
February 23, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council held its annual General Assembly Meeting on Friday. More
February 23, 2013 -- Horse-drawn covered wagons and cowboys and cowgirls on horseback arrived at their final destination in Memorial Park on Friday for an over-night stay before the 2013 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Downtown Rodeo Parade. More
February 22, 2013 -- The Yaga’s Children’s Fund will hold the 17th annual World Wild Game Championship and Barbeque Cook-off on May 10 and 11 at Pier 21 on Galveston Island. More
February 22, 2013 -- Express Employment Professionals today announced that it has been named to Inavero's 2013 "Best of Staffing" client list for the fourth consecutive year. More
February 22, 2013 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will offer youth art classes through its Art Quest program in March. More
February 22, 2013 -- The Woodlands Bar Association has announced that it has established the Future Lawyers Scholarship program. More
February 22, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Guidry News Service Arts and Special Projects Editor Jennifer Olin reports that leisure activity options during the next week in the Gulf Coast Region range from the Rodeo in Houston, Elvis at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and great art in several venues. More
February 22, 2013 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will present the Spindletop Award to Coburn Supply Company during the chamber's annual meeting on October 17. More
February 21, 2013 -- The Sierra Club on Thursday announced a partnership with Native Inc. to help families in Texas go solar. More
February 21, 2013 -- Brian Rinehart, airport manager for the Houston Airport System’s Ellington Airport, spoke to a general membership meeting of Economic Alliance Houston Port Region on Wednesday at Lakewood Yacht Club. More
February 21, 2013 -- Texas State Representative Craig Eiland has filed legislation to change the way appointments are made to the Board of Commissioners of Pilots for the Ports of Galveston County. More
February 21, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state has invested $4.4 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund in National Instruments for the expansion of its research and development capacity in Austin. More
February 21, 2013 -- United States Congressman Steve Stockman on Wednesday visited with Johnson Space Center officials to discuss NASA funding. More
February 21, 2013 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz on Wednesday in Houston spoke about the importance of small businesses to the Texas and national economies. More
February 20, 2013 -- Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano recently gave a presentation on the Panama Canal Expansion Program while visiting Lamar University. More
February 19, 2013 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will host a performance by The Trishas on March 16 at the 1859 St. Joseph's listening room. More
February 19, 2013 -- City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Tuesday began the 2013 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo season with the official proclamation of Go Texan Day. More
February 19, 2013 -- Martindale-Hubble recently announced that Coats Rose law firm director John G. Cannon has received the AV Preeminent rating for ethical standards and legal ability. More
February 19, 2013 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host "Go Go for the Gold", a fundraising event, on March 7. More
February 19, 2013 -- The Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas Board of Directors recently held its annual meeting and named Craig Sherlock as chair of the board, as well as welcomed five newly-appointed board members. More
February 19, 2013 -- Congressman Blake Farenthold on Monday applauded the investment of $1.3 billion from Tenaris to build a steel pipe plant in Matagorda County. More
February 19, 2013 -- The Galleria Chamber of Commerce will honor Mickey Gilley during its 11th Annual Texas Legends Gala on March 25. More
February 18, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised consumers to begin planning early to have their air conditioners inspected and serviced before the summer months. More
February 18, 2013 -- Neches Federal Credit Union recently gave away round-trip airfare vouchers for two during the ribbon cutting at the Jack Brooks Regional Airport Terminal. More
February 18, 2013 -- San Jacinto College will host author Justin Cronin on February 27 at the college's North Campus. More
February 18, 2013 -- The American Festival for the Arts has announced a collaboration with Aurora Picture Show to bring student composers and student filmmakers together from the organizations' camps in Houston to learn the art of film scoring. More
February 18, 2013 -- Strategyst, LLC, has released its new interactive company credentials. More
February 18, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “The Importance of Being Earnest”, presented by the Beaumont Community Players, and “Elvis Lives!” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
February 18, 2013 -- Gulf Copper & Manufacturing Corp. recently successfully completed the refurbishment and re-naming of its newest dry dock, the Mr. Morris at its Port Arthur South Yard. More
February 17, 2013 -- Simply Cinderella, a program of Munro's Dry Cleaning, the Junior League of Beaumont and KFDM Channel 6 in Beaumont, to facilitate donation of prom dresses for high school seniors in need, will officially kick-off on Tuesday. More
February 15, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held its Sixth Annual Mardi Gras Party at Legacy Ford. More
February 15, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced Tenaris, a manufacturer of steel pipe products, is building a new steel pipe manufacturing facility in Matagorda County. More
February 15, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Guidry News Service Arts and Special Projects Editor Jennifer Olin reports on post Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day activities in the Gulf Coast Region. More
February 15, 2013 -- Carnival Cruise Lines has announced the cancellation of 12 of its voyages that were scheduled aboard the Triumph. More
February 15, 2013 -- The United States Department of Justice today announced that Transocean Deepwater, Inc. has pleaded guilty to a violation of the Clean Water Act in connection with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident, and was sentenced to pay $400 million in criminal fines and penalties. More
February 14, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies at America's Home Place, The Body Space, Schlotzsky’s, Cinnabon and Carvel Ice Cream, and the Galveston Shrimp Company. More
February 14, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will open the Cyber Security Institute this spring. More
February 14, 2013 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble will host a concert featuring Johnny Gonzales on February 23. More
February 14, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Spirit Airlines will offer daily nonstop service between George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Orlando International Airport in Florida. More
February 14, 2013 -- University of Houston's AURA Contemporary Ensemble will perform "Set in Stone" on Monday. More
February 14, 2013 -- The United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics on Wednesday released a report on union membership in Texas for 2012. More
February 14, 2013 -- Alvin Community College will present "Once Upon a Mattress", opening March 2 at the ACC Theatre. More
February 14, 2013 -- University of Houston will present "Paradise Hotel", with an opening performance on February 22 at Wortham Theatre. More
February 14, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has added a third show of "Elvis Lives" for February 24 at 7:30 p.m. More
February 13, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has set a new wind power record. More
February 13, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Wednesday released a statement announcing that the State of Texas is joining the multi-state challenge to the Obama Administration's Dodd-Frank financial reform law. More
February 13, 2013 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will present "The Importance of Being Earnest", April 5-21. More
February 13, 2013 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "Macbeth", opening February 28 and playing through March 2. More
February 13, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will host its Downtown Rodeo Parade on February 23 with Texas A&M University head football coach Kevin Sumlin serving as the parade's grand marshal. More
February 12, 2013 -- Bill King has posted an appeal to support the Building Together Campaign of the Interfaith Ministries in Houston. More
February 12, 2013 -- The Julie Rogers "Gift of Life" Program will hold its annual Valentine Survivors Celebration on Thursday at the Parkdale Mall Garden Court in Beaumont. More
February 12, 2013 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation has selected Veronica McGregor to receive the 2013 Space Communicator Award. More
February 12, 2013 -- Astrotech Corporation today announced that it has been awarded a contract from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to provide payload processing services for the Orbiting Carbon Observatory - 2 satellite. More
February 12, 2013 -- Carnival President and CEO Gerry Cahill on Monday issued a statement regarding the fire that left the Carnival Triumph dead in the water on Sunday. More
February 11, 2013 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a $547,955 bid to Widgeon Construction of Orange for the Alabama Street Terminal Dock Repair Phase II Project. More
February 11, 2013 -- Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen presented a $250,000 check to Texas A&M University at Galveston for the study of the Ike Dike at today’s meeting of the Galveston Industrial Development Corporation. More
February 11, 2013 -- Freeport LNG Expansion, LP today announced that it has signed a 20-year liquefaction tolling agreement with BP Energy Company for use of Freeport LNG's proposed natural gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility on Quintana Island. More
February 11, 2013 -- University of Houston will host a free concert on Tuesday to preview music composed by students at the university's Moores School of Music that will be performed at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo events. More
February 11, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided tips to help avoid online relationship scams. More
February 11, 2013 -- Carnival Cruise Lines today reported that the Carnival Triumph, which lost propulsion during the weekend due to a fire, is awaiting the arrival of two tugboats to tow the ship to Progreso, Mexico. More
February 11, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “9-5: The Musical” at Port Arthur Little Theatre, and “Misery” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena. More
February 11, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Ronnie Milsap in concert on February 16 and 17. More
February 10, 2013 -- The “Boots on the Beach” festival a major event for the second weekend of Galveston Island’s Mardi Gras celebration was held on Friday, February 8. More
February 09, 2013 -- Express Employment Professionals in Houston has announced that franchisees in 2012 generated more than $2.3 billion in sales. More
February 09, 2013 -- The Shale Water Research Center in Houston has announced the expansion of its research lab. More
February 08, 2013 -- The Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County will hold its 3rd Annual Helping Hands Festival on March 23 at the Rotary Pavilion in Texas City. More
February 08, 2013 -- The Boerne Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced that Celtic Nights will perform on February 23. More
February 08, 2013 -- The W.H. Stark House in Orange, Texas will host a Victorian Valentine's Day exhibit February 12-16. More
February 08, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Jennifer Olin reports that activities in the Gulf Coast Region for the next week include masks and beads, hearts and flowers, and dragon and lion dances. More
February 08, 2013 -- The Texas Association of Business today announced the launch of an online petition drive to encourage the passage of $1.8 billion in tax relief targeted at small businesses in the state. More
February 07, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has received the 2013 Corporate Partner Excellence Award from the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering at Prairie View A&M University. More
February 07, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will open its exhibit of "Picasso Black and White", featuring a focus on Pablo Picasso's exploration of a black-and-white palette, on February 24. More
February 07, 2013 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will host a free family day on February 16. More
February 06, 2013 -- The 2013 Kerrville Folk Festival will take place from May 23 through June 9 at Quiet Valley Ranch. More
February 06, 2013 -- The Center for Houston's Future recently welcomed new members to its board of directors. More
February 06, 2013 -- PortVision, a leading provider of business intelligence solutions for the maritime industry, today launched the PortVision CONNECT initiative, which includes a $500,000 commitment to fund the development and implementation of web-based solutions that help non-profit maritime organizations enhance port and waterway efficiency, safety and security for their stakeholders. More
February 05, 2013 -- The Mandarin Chinese Immersion Magnet School in Houston will hold its first annual Lunar New Year Festival on February 23 on its campus. More
February 05, 2013 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union recently held its employee training day event, with a Dr. Seuss theme and an opportunity for employees to participate in the Rachel's Challenge educational program. More
February 05, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that booking is available for Air China's new service between Houston and Beijing, which begins flights on July 11. More
February 04, 2013 -- The Texas Comptroller's office will conduct four free taxpayer seminars across the state during the month of February. More
February 04, 2013 -- Characters from the Texas Renaissance Festival will make various appearances around the state during February. More
February 04, 2013 -- Galveston Island will begin offering parasailing flights over the Gulf of Mexico in March. More
February 04, 2013 -- The Texas Events Calendar has changed its name to the Texas Highways Events Calendar. More
February 04, 2013 -- The Ensemble Theatre in Houston will host "I, Barbara Jordan" for a performance on Saturday. More
February 04, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has released a radio advertisement in California aimed at attracting businesses to Texas. More
February 04, 2013 -- The Independent Community Bankers of America on Friday announced the nominees for its 2013-2014 executive committee. More
February 04, 2013 -- The Southeast Texas Arts Council will host "Hearts for the Arts", the council's annual fundraiser, on February 10 at Suga's Deep South Cuisine and Jazz Bar in Beaumont. More
February 04, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include the continuation of “Clybourne Park” at the Alley Theatre in Houston and “A Grand Night for Singing” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City. More
February 04, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas is accepting applications for its 16th annual Torch Award for Marketplace Trust competition. More
February 04, 2013 -- Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange, Texas will host performances by Saving Our American Raptors, Inc. on February 12 at the center's Discovery Theater. More
February 04, 2013 -- Cat Lift Trucks, the Official Lift Truck Provider for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, has announced that it will provide more than 100 lift trucks for preparations for the rodeo. More
February 04, 2013 -- National Retail Federation President and CEO Matthew Shay on Saturday issued a statement regarding a tentative contract agreement between the International Longshoremen's Association and the United States Maritime Alliance. More
February 02, 2013 -- Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H. Cohen has announced that that the United States Maritime Alliance And International Longshoremen’s Association have reached a tentative agreement for a comprehensive successor Master Agreement. More
February 01, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has announced awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund to three companies that are developing therapies for diabetes and heart failure. More
February 01, 2013 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will host a special, one-night performance of "Love Letters" on February 14. More
February 01, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Central's theatre and film department will host final auditions on February 5-6 for "Seussical the Musical", which will run February 20-24. More
February 01, 2013 -- Brookstone, LP in Houston recently celebrated the company's 50th anniversary. More
February 01, 2013 -- Marathon Petroleum Corporation today announced that it has closed the transaction with BP to purchase several assets, including a 451,000 barrel per calendar day refinery located in Texas City, Texas. More
February 01, 2013 -- BP today announced that it has completed the sale of its Texas City refinery to Marathon Petroleum Corporation for an estimated $2.4 billion. More
February 01, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided tips on avoiding scams involving the purchase of sports or concert tickets. More
February 01, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Jennifer Olin reports on the opening of Mardi Gras season and points out a few other options for enjoying this first weekend of February in the Gulf Coast region. More
February 01, 2013 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will host its "Three Score and More" concert on February 23. More
February 01, 2013 -- The Houston Museum District Association has provided a list of tips for helping Houston's museums. More
January 31, 2013 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today spoke at a Greater Houston Partnership event, discussing the state of the state and his priorities for the legislative session. More
January 31, 2013 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present its Youth Education Concerts on February 5-6 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
January 31, 2013 -- Jack Brooks Regional Airport in Jefferson County will launch direct flights to Dallas/Fort Worth through American Airlines beginning February 14. More
January 31, 2013 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has awarded a $9.1 million contract to Astrotech Space Operations for commercial payload processing services for missions launching from Cape Canaveral in Florida. More
January 30, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies at several businesses. More
January 30, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host its third annual Tax Seminar on February 7. More
January 30, 2013 -- Houston Independent School District today announced that it is seeking bids from firms for schoool construction-related services for its 2012 bond program. More
January 30, 2013 -- United States Congressman Michael McCaul, chair of the House Committee on Homeland Security, hosted a briefing on ”Future Security Concerns at Port of Houston” in the executive offices of the port this morning. More
January 30, 2013 -- Spirit Airlines today announced that it will launch non-stop service between Houston's George Bush Intercontintental Airport and Los Angeles International Airport in April. More
January 30, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Central Campus will host concerts showcasing performances by a majority of student music groups on the campus in February. More
January 30, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership will host Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday to give his State of the State address. More
January 30, 2013 -- Provost Umphrey Law Firm, L.L.P., of Beaumont, has announced a new priority in taking a leading role in pursuing women’s health-related litigation. More
January 29, 2013 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce recently held its 43rd Annual Banquet Awards. More
January 29, 2013 -- The Texas Association of Business today announced that Galveston Chamber of Commerce President Gina Spagnola has been appointed to serve on the association's board of directors. More
January 29, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $535,000 contract with Talon Insurance Company for the port's property insurance coverage for one year. More
January 28, 2013 -- The Brazoria County Commissioners' Court spotlights Leadership Angleton. More
January 28, 2013 -- Friendswood Animal Advocates will hold its second annual Bets for Pets Casino Night Fundraiser on March 2 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Pearland. More
January 28, 2013 -- SagaCity Media President Nicole Vogel on Monday announced the full editorial and art staffs for the April launch of Houstonia magazine, a new monthly publication that will focus on Houston. More
January 28, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to meet with representatives of the City of Galveston on a proposal to encourage the United States Army Corps of Engineers to release the San Jacinto Disposal Area, commonly known as the East End Flats, to the city for development. More
January 28, 2013 -- The Civilian Corps of the United States Army Medical Command is hosting an online career fair through Friday to recruit behaviorial health professionals. More
January 28, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include the final week of “Camelot”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and the final performances of “Suitehearts” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
January 28, 2013 -- Port Freeport today announced that the United States Army Corps of Engineers Chief of Engineers has given a positive report on the port's Harbor Channel Improvement Project. More
January 28, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston recently unveiled its new display kiosk at the Galveston Chamber of Commerce office, providing a location where visitors can purchase and print tickets to performances at The Grand. More
January 27, 2013 -- The Family Service Center of Galveston County held its 11th Annual Connections of the Heart Gala on Friday. The event honored Keith and Bernadette Casey, former Senator A.R. “Babe” Schwartz and his wife Marilyn and Lee Otis “Otie” Zapp and his wife Rose. More
January 26, 2013 -- The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts in Houston will present "Sister Act" from May 28 through June 2. More
January 26, 2013 -- Mental Health America of Greater Houston will host Lady Gaga's Born Brave Bus tour on January 31. More
January 25, 2013 -- Lamar Institute of Technology in Beaumont will host resume workshops on February 5 and March 19 in the Multi-Purpose Center. More
January 25, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will host an exhibition of works by local artists, curated by Houston artist Howard Sherman, February 7 through March 22 at the Alliance Gallery. More
January 25, 2013 -- The Harlem Globetrotters will host Houston Texans player Justin Forsett for a football skit during the third quarter of the Globetrotters' game on Saturday at Reliant Arena. More
January 25, 2013 -- The Dickinson Economic Development Corporation today announced the launch of its Facade Improvement Program for properties along the Highway 3 Overlay District. More
January 25, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Jennifer Olin reports that leisure options in the Gulf Coast region this weekend include fishing, car shows, museums, and theater. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Port of Brownsville has been ranked Number 4 of the Top 25 Foreign Trade Zones in the nation and Number 2 in Texas by the Foreign Trade Zone Annual Report. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors re-elected Craven Crowell as chair of the board and Judy Walsh as vice chair for 2013 during the board's January meeting. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Symphony League of Beaumont will present The Symphony Ball 2013, "The Secret Garden", on February 2 at the Beaumont Civic Center. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation will present former United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison with the 2013 National Space Trophy on April 26. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present a "Serious Fun" performance of "The Adventures of Huck Finn" on Friday. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves in a special meeting on Wednesday voted unanimously to enter into an agreement with Phoenix Port Partners, LLC as a port infrastructure, finance and business development consultant at a cost not to exceed $300,000. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Panama Canal Authority reports that the expansion project is moving forward and is 50 percent complete. More
January 23, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced that the League City Uncorked festival will take place on March 23 and 24 at Walter Hall Park. More
January 23, 2013 -- Galveston College will hold registration for the Spring 2013 semester of Leadership Galveston through February 27. More
January 23, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance's Folklife and Traditional Arts Program will present "Writing +C/Siting Houston", a collaborative project to offer insights into how Houstonians connect with their community, on February 6 at the Honors Commons in Anderson Library. More
January 22, 2013 -- Texas Seaport Museum Director Jamie White reports to ELISSA volunteers and other supporters that the tall ship will return to the newly refurbished berth at Pier 21 on Saturday, January 26 after undergoing restoration in dry-dock at Bollinger Shipyard in Texas City. More
January 22, 2013 -- Port of Houston Authority Chair Janiece Longoria opened her first meeting as chair of the Port Commission by thanking Houston Mayor Annise Parker, Commissioner Jack Morman and the mayors of several ship channel area cities for their support of the port. More
January 21, 2013 -- The North Houston Frontiers Club, Inc. hosted a Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast this morning at the Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel. On Sunday evening, Lorenza Butler, Jr. welcomed the event's organizers and special guests to a VIP reception held at the Houston Buffalo Soldier’s National Museum in Midtown. More
January 21, 2013 -- The Coats Rose Law Firm has announced that the firm's director, Carol Keough, has been nominated by the League City Chamber of Commerce for the 2012 Athena Award. More
January 21, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips for finding a trustworthy tax preparation service. More
January 21, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “A Grand Night for Singing” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City and “Camelot”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston. More
January 21, 2013 -- Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theatre will hold auditions for its upcoming production of "Seussical" on February 9-10. More
January 21, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Ed Asner in his starring role as Franklin D. Roosevelt in "FDR" on Saturday. More
January 21, 2013 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will open its production of "A Grand Night for Singing" on Thursday. More
January 21, 2013 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will meet on Tuesday with the commission's first female chair, Janiece Longoria, convening the meeting. More
January 20, 2013 -- The Port of Galveston has published a news release about the campaign to establish a "port of call" image to cruise ship passengers. More
January 20, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Friday presented its 2013 Quasar Award to Fred B. Griffin at it's annual meeting, titled “Prosperity Through Leadership”. More
January 18, 2013 -- Newspring and the Kauffman Foundation will launch a series of forums in the foundation's 1 Million Cups program with a free forum on January 23 at Fratelli's in Spring Branch. More
January 18, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a contemporary dance production by the Dominic Walsh Dance Theater on January 23 at the Bayou Building. More
January 18, 2013 -- The Houston Arts Alliance has announced that President and CEO Jonathon Glus has been elected to serve on the United States Urban Arts Federation executive committee and as vice chair of the Texans for the Arts Board of Directors. More
January 18, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted its 2013 Annual Meeting on Thursday, installing David McClanahan as the organization’s 24th chair. More
January 18, 2013 -- Island Etc East-End Theatre Company has extended its production of "A Steady Rain" for another weekend, with performances on January 25-26. More
January 18, 2013 -- The American Institute of Architects has selected The Menil Collection in Houston as recipient of the 2013 AIA 25 Year Award, conferred on buildings that have "stood the test of time for 25 to 35 years as an embodiment of architectural excellence". More
January 18, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Arts and Special Projects Editor Jennifer Olen reports that the Gulf Coast Region is full of activity this weekend with art and music as museums and galleries feature new collections and shows; and she says “even the Houston Zoo is getting in on the act”. More
January 18, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state's unemployment rate has declined for the fourth consecutive month. More
January 18, 2013 -- Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H.Cohen reports that the United States Maritime Alliance and the International Longshoremen's Association negotiations are "making progress". More
January 18, 2013 -- The Academy of Texas Music, Inc. today announced the nominees for the 11th annual Texas Music Awards. More
January 17, 2013 -- Frio County Judge Carlos Garcia and Commissioners Court has published a "State of the County Address" which details the impact of the Eagle Ford shale development on the region. More
January 17, 2013 -- National Oilwell Varco and BAUER Manufacturing have partnered with Lone Star College to provide job training using a $1.3 million grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
January 17, 2013 -- The 17th Annual Texas Lunar New Year celebration will be held on February 16, 2013 at Alief Amity Park located at 12509 Alief Clodine Road. More
January 17, 2013 -- Pole Position Raceway has announced that it plans to open a new indoor kart track in the Clear Lake area along Old Galveston Road. More
January 17, 2013 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host "Night at the Museum" Family Arts Day on February 9, with free admission to the museum. More
January 17, 2013 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee on Wednesday voted unanimously to endorse a request for license to use city right of way by MegaBus at the Island Transit bus stop at 20th and Market until the new Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal is completed. More
January 16, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will be one of four institutions participating in "Art Across America", a joint exhibition of historical art from the United States to be on display in South Korea. More
January 16, 2013 -- The Texas Association of Business today announced a plan to utilize a portion of the state's surplus funds for tax relief. More
January 16, 2013 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host Entergy Texas President Sally Rainer on Thursday for the chamber's quarterly membership lunch at the Holiday Inn Beaumont Plaza. More
January 16, 2013 -- Lamar University will host a concert by the United States Air Force's Gateway Brass band on January 22. More
January 16, 2013 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host "A Vintage Affair", a wine tasting event, on February 1. More
January 16, 2013 -- The Greater Houston Partnership will host its 2013 Annual Meeting on Thursday, with CeterPoint Energy President and CEO David McClanahan taking over as chair of the partnership. More
January 15, 2013 -- The Texas City–La Marque Chamber of Commerce will hold its 43rd Annual Membership Banquet and Awards Ceremony on January 24 at the Doyle Convention Center. More
January 15, 2013 -- Panama Canal Authority CEO Jorge Quijano will host a presentation on the Panama Canal expansion project on February 14 at Lamar University. More
January 15, 2013 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Air China will launch a new non-stop service between Houston and Beijing, pending government approval. More
January 15, 2013 -- The Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union will hold Stache 4 at Schools, a mustache growing contest, throughout the month of February. More
January 14, 2013 -- The Pearland Convention and Visitor's Bureau will present the Pearland Crawfish Festival from April 5 through 7 on Highway 288. More
January 14, 2013 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will present "Plaza Suite" by Neil Simon from February 22 through March 10. More
January 14, 2013 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan has filed a lawsuit against Pasadena Refining System for over $5.5 million owed to the County. More
January 14, 2013 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to approve an employment contract with Jimmy Williamson, PC, Attorney at Law and Guy G. Fisher with the Provost Umphrey Law Firm for legal representation related to the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. More
January 14, 2013 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners today, following an executive session, voted unanimously to direct Port Director and CEO Gene Bouillion to move forward with establishing a Foreign Trade Zone for Signal International. More
January 14, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips on questions to consider when joining a gym. More
January 14, 2013 -- The Beaumont Civic Center has announced that comedian George Lopez will perform at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont on March 8. More
January 14, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include Beaumont Community Players’ presentation of “Hay Fever”, and “Clybourne Park” at the Alley Theatre in Houston. More
January 14, 2013 -- The Galloway School will host its 11th Annual Galloway Gallop Mardi Gras Fun Run on February 2 in Kemah. More
January 13, 2013 -- Professional photographer, Robert Mihovil, documented Galveston Historical Foundation's Re-enactment of the Battle of Galveston on Saturday. More
January 12, 2013 -- San Jacinto Baptist Association has elected Reverend James White as its first black moderator to lead the local Southern Baptist fellowship of churches. More
January 12, 2013 -- LyondellBasell has donated $5,000 to the Environmental Institute of Houston at University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
January 12, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will host the annual Ms. Pasadena Senior Pageant on March 7 in the Pasadena Convention Center. More
January 12, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance held its annual Awards Banquet on Friday at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
January 11, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce has announced that Chamber President and CEO Laurie Baldwin has completed her second year at the Institute for Organization Management. More
January 11, 2013 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will host an exhibition and book discussion on January 19 on the National Geographic Photographs of the American West. More
January 11, 2013 -- The Texas Chapter of CPA's Banker's Meeting will be held on January 22 at the MCM Elegante Hotel in Beaumont. More
January 11, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host its "Coffee and Connections" networking event on January 24 at the Butler Longhorn Museum. More
January 11, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Jennifer Olin reports that artistic and cultural events available in the Gulf Coast Region include performances of the Houston Symphony, Mercury and the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra in Houston, as well as events celebrating the Spindletop oil discovery on the Lamar Campus in Beaumont and numerous art shows at galleries in the area. More
January 11, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at Megabytes. More
January 11, 2013 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Thursday charged Syam Tax Services with tax fraud and identity theft for a scheme targeting senior citizens in East Texas. More
January 11, 2013 -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Thursday announced that due to the state's improving unemployment rate, Texas is no longer eligible for Tier III of federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation. More
January 10, 2013 -- The University of St. Thomas will host pianist Faina Lushtak for a performance on January 18. More
January 10, 2013 -- San Jacinto College Central's theatre and film department will hold public auditions on January 15-16 and February 5-6 for its upcoming production of "Seussical: The Musical". More
January 10, 2013 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its Electric System Constraints and Needs Report, identifying existing and potential constraints that could create reliability concerns or increase costs for consumers in the next five years. More
January 10, 2013 -- Life Fellowship in Kemah will host a simulcast of the Lifelong Love Affair marriage seminar on February 8 and 9. More
January 10, 2013 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will introduce the "Good Morning Galveston!" program on February 7 at the Chamber's office. More
January 10, 2013 -- The Alvin Community College Drama Department will hold auditions for "Once Upon a Mattress" on January 16 and 17 at the College's Theatre. More
January 10, 2013 -- Joseph S. Jaworski with The Jaworski Law Firm in Galveston has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. More
January 09, 2013 -- Biehl & Co., LP has named Steen Pedersen as Vice President of Sales and Randy Tate as Port Manager of the Houston office. More
January 09, 2013 -- The Coats Rose Law Firm in Houston has announced that Jerry Young, an attorney with the firm, has been elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates National Board by the organization's Houston Chapter. More
January 09, 2013 -- The NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston reports that "NASA Johnson Style" is the most watched video on the agency's "Reel NASA" YouTube channel. More
January 09, 2013 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples on Tuesday released a statement regarding the recent decision by the Lower Colorado River Authority's Board of Directors to raise the water release threshold for Texas rice farmers. More
January 08, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Pro Tem Ed Gonzalez tells Guidry News Service that Dean Corgey, vice president of the Seafarers International Union’s Gulf Coast Region, is the frontrunner to take Port of Houston Authority Chair Janiece Longoria’s previous seat on the commission. More
January 08, 2013 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host an exhibit of works by Jacques Callot from January 31 through May 5. More
January 08, 2013 -- The Port of Tampa Authority recently commemorated 30 years of serving as home port to the Holland America Line of cruise ships. More
January 08, 2013 -- Harris County Commissioners Court and Houston City Council met in joint session this morning to vote unanimously to appoint Janiece Longoria as the new chair of the Port of Houston Authority Commission. More
January 08, 2013 -- The Galveston Convention and Visitors Bureau today announced that rock group Tonic and country music star Lee Brice will be headline performers at Mardi Gral Galveston's 2013 celebration in February. More
January 08, 2013 -- Frio County Commissioners Court is seeking expanded business opportunities in the Eagle Ford shale region. More
January 08, 2013 -- The MIT Enterprise Forum of Texas will hold the 2013 Business Forecast Luncheon on January 16 at the Federal Reserve Bank in Houston. More
January 07, 2013 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host an exhibit showcasing work by contemporary artists January 19 through April 7. More
January 07, 2013 -- Houston police arrested two people this morning during a protest against the Keystone XL pipeline. More
January 07, 2013 -- The Dishman Art Museum at Lamar University is hosting "Modern Impulses and Surreal Dreams: Contemporary Printmakers from Across the Nation", an exhibit highlighting the work of more than 25 nationally recognized printmakers, through February 23. More
January 07, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Young Man from Atlanta” at Company OnStage in Houston and “Spider’s Web” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay. More
January 07, 2013 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today named the top 10 scams of 2012. More
January 07, 2013 -- Spirit Airlines today announced the launch of a new partnership with AIDS Foundation Houston to support the 2013 AIDS Walk Houston in March. More
January 07, 2013 -- From the Guidry News Service Archives: Jim Edmonds takes oath of office as Port of Houston Authority Chair. More
January 07, 2013 -- Company OnStage in Houston will open its "Theater for Children" production of "Winnie the Pooh", on Saturday. More
January 07, 2013 -- Company OnStage in Houston will present Horton Foote's "Young Man From Atlanta", opening Friday and running through February 16. More
January 07, 2013 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Steve Solomon's "My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish and I'm Home for the Holidays" on Saturday. More
January 07, 2013 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will host its 43rd Annual Membership Banquet and Reception on January 24 at the Doyle Convention Center in Texas City. More
January 07, 2013 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced its entertainment lineup for RodeoHouston this year. More
January 04, 2013 -- Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, on the Lamar University campus, will mark the 112th anniversary of Spindletop on January 12. More
January 04, 2013 -- The City of Sugar Land, in partnership with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, will host the State of the City address, focusing on the city's accomplishments in 2012, on January 18 at the Sugar Land Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. More
January 04, 2013 -- Diversions: Jennifer Olin reports on artistic activities around the Gulf Region in the New Year. More
January 04, 2013 -- Whitley Penn in Houston has announced the promotion of Kyle McFatridge to Audit Manager. More
January 04, 2013 -- Armonia Celeste will perform "Udite Amanti - Lovers Beware!" on February 12 at Palmer Memorial Episcopal Church in Houston as part of Houston Early Music's Emerging Artists Series. More
January 03, 2013 -- Houston City Council and Harris County Commissioners Court will hold a joint meeting next Tuesday at 9:30 to elect a new chair of the Port of Houston Authority Commission. More
January 03, 2013 -- Texas A&M University will host a production of "The Phantoms of the Opera", directed by Marc Kudisch. More
January 03, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced the creation of a downtown retail task force to research options for a new downtown Macy's, as well as additional department stores and major retailers. More
January 03, 2013 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host its 2012 Annual Awards Luncheon on January 11 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
January 03, 2013 -- John Manlove has resigned his position as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves. More
January 02, 2013 -- Port Freeport has announced the appointment of Jeff Strader as its new chief financial officer. More
December 31, 2012 -- Sam's Club has announced plans to hire 40 new associates for its relocation to a new center in La Marque. More
December 31, 2012 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union today announced that the credit union's board of directors has voted to pay out approximately $1 million in bonus dividends to its membership. More
December 31, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips on becoming a "savvier consumer" in 2013. More
December 31, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts kick off the new year with Stage Door, Inc.'s production of “Rent” in Pasadena and The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston hosting William Shatner. More
December 28, 2012 -- The Outdoor Advertising Association of Texas has announced its new officers for 2013, with Lee Vela, vice president for public affairs at Clear Channel Outdoor-Houston elected as president. More
December 28, 2012 -- Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H. Cohen today issued a statement regarding an extension of negotiations between the United States Maritime Alliance and the International Longshoremen's Association. More
December 28, 2012 -- The United States Maritime Alliance today reported that a 30-day extension has been agreed to for contract negotiations with the International Longshoremen's Association. More
December 28, 2012 -- National Retail Federation President and CEO Matthew Shay today issued a statement on a 30-day extension for contract negotiations between the International Longshoremen's Association and the United States Maritime Alliance. More
December 28, 2012 -- The Houston Public Library will host a mini-concert by Reggie Quinerly on Saturday at the African American Library at the Gregory School. More
December 28, 2012 -- The New Year is upon us and here are a couple of suggestions for ushering in 2013 in the Gulf Coast region. More
December 28, 2012 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update reports that the area’s healthcare industry is continuing to grow. More
December 27, 2012 -- Carol Whitmore has been elected chair of the Manatee County Port Authority. More
December 27, 2012 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will host Victorian Tea tours of the 1892 Bishop's Palace on January 20, February 17 and March 24. More
December 27, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Jerry Jeff Walker in concert on Saturday. More
December 27, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority says it has contingency plans in place should a work stoppage occur on December 30 as a result of the International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance not reaching agreement in their Master Contract negotiations. More
December 26, 2012 -- Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Don Sumners advises that property taxes for 2012 must be paid by December 31 to qualify for a federal income tax deduction. More
December 23, 2012 -- About 600 people attended a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Missouri City’s elegant City Centre at Quail Valley. More
December 23, 2012 -- Following the recent closure of New Horizon Family Center in Baytown, executive directors of four Houston area agencies along with the Texas Council on Family Violence are coordinating efforts to serve individuals and families who experience domestic violence or sexual assault. More
December 22, 2012 -- The Texas State Championship Duck Calling Contest and the Mid-South Texas Open Duck Calling Contest will be held on January 12 at the Dallas/Mesquite Convention Center. More
December 21, 2012 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Corporation today announced that the Igloo Corporation plans to occupy a new distribution facility in the West Ten Business Park in Katy. More
December 21, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies at several area businesses. More
December 21, 2012 -- Jerry Nagel, Chairman of the Board for Rickmers-Linie America, died on Wednesday at Methodist Hospital Houston. More
December 21, 2012 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state's unemployment rate fell to 6.2 percent in November. More
December 21, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday in Paris announced the Texas Enterprise Fund investment in the new James Skinner Baking Company production facility. More
December 21, 2012 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Galveston from January 11 through 13 with a series of events throughout the island. More
December 21, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday broke ground on the Pactiv facility expansion in Corsicana. More
December 21, 2012 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors, during its December meeting, voted to continue a 30-minute Emergency Response Service Pilot Program through September 30. More
December 21, 2012 -- NASA completed parachute tests for its Orion spacecraft on Thursday at the United States Army Proving Ground in Arizona. More
December 20, 2012 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Wednesday announced that the Johnson Space Center and the Houston Technology Center have launched the JSC Accreditation Center, which provides onsite offices to enhance collaboration for business growth and future technology development. More
December 20, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that James Skinner Baking Co. is locating a new bakery production facility in Paris, Texas, which will bring 393 jobs and $25 million in capital investment. More
December 20, 2012 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will host "A Gospel Celebration", a pops concert on January 19 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
December 20, 2012 -- The United States Food and Drug Administration has warned the Eye Center of Texas in Bellaire against improper advertising and promotion of lasers intended for LASIK corrective eye surgery. More
December 19, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host an open house on January 3 in celebration of its 118th birthday. More
December 19, 2012 -- Top Dog Fireworks today announced that sales for the New Year's fireworks season begin on Thursday, and has provided tips for the safe use of fireworks. More
December 19, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that TEKsystems Global Services is locating a new IT center in Irving, Texas, which will create 500 jobs and $4.8 million in capital investment. More
December 19, 2012 -- HomeTown Bank, N.A. recently held a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony for its new branch building in Pearland. More
December 19, 2012 -- Lawrence T. Tyler of Houston has been arrested for health care fraud. More
December 18, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau reports that hotel occupancies and sales tax receipts were up in 2012 and anticipates that selection of the Bayport Cruise Terminal by two major cruise lines assures a bright future for the area. More
December 17, 2012 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve a “guaranteed maximum price” of $6,177,906 under the construction manager at-risk agreement for the Galveston Downtown Transit Terminal and $754,154 for the repairs to the Shearn Moody Parking Garage that is adjacent to the terminal. More
December 17, 2012 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County will meet in executive session on Thursday to consider the resignation of President and CEO George Greanias and the appointment of an interim president & CEO. More
December 17, 2012 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a $569,760 contract to Trans-Global Solutions for the Orange County Rail Yard Automation Project. More
December 17, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has announced the officers of its Board of Directors for 2013. More
December 17, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include The Shoji Tabuchi Road Show and The Kingston Trio, both performing at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
December 15, 2012 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association hosted its annual Holiday Party on Friday. More
December 15, 2012 -- College of the Mainland has been selected as the business of the month by the North Galveston County Chamber of Commerce. More
December 15, 2012 -- NASA scientists and educators have published a book, aimed at intermediate school students, that explains the role of nutrition in the space program. More
December 14, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted its annual Holiday Party at Di Amici Upscale Events on NASA Parkway on Wednesday. More
December 14, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City recently hosted a delegation of Chinese dignitaries from Shandong Province for a visit to discuss economic development and City government operations. More
December 13, 2012 -- The sounds of the season are ringing around the Gulf Region offering musical Diversions for those looking to celebrate the holidays. More
December 13, 2012 -- Port Freeport recently presented a donation of the proceeds from its benefit golf tournament to the Texas Port Ministry. More
December 13, 2012 -- Port Freeport recently received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. More
December 13, 2012 -- NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will receive the Magellan Award from the Circumnavigators Club on Friday in New York City. More
December 12, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Island Body Works. More
December 12, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has announced that ADP will expand its operations in El Paso with $2.4 million from the Texas Enterprise Fund, creating 585 jobs and $22 million in capital investment. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to defer action on a proposed three percent increase in tariffs until next month’s meeting. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to accept the audit report from Edgar, Kiker & Cross for the port’s FY2012 financial statements. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area has received grants for its Operation School Bell program from the Employees Community Fund of the Boeing Company and the Lunar Rendezvous Festival. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has set the employer tax rates for 2013. More
December 11, 2012 -- RE/MAX Leading Edge in Galveston opened its office on Monday. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently hosted several ribbon cutting ceremonies, including Buster’s Old Time Photos, the University of Texas Medical Branch Student Testing Center and Primary Care Pavilion, the Noon Optimist Club Christmas Tree fundraiser, Oceandance Photography, Islander Events/The Total Wedding Experience and Chunky Funky Monkey. More
December 10, 2012 -- DKM Capital Management, LLC, a Texas based management firm, has signed actor, author, producer and entrepreneur, Eddie Bauer Jr. More
December 10, 2012 -- Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and Sasol Ltd. CEO David Constable last week announced that the company plans to invest between $16 billion and $21 billion in an integrated GTL and ethane cracker complex in Westlake, Louisiana that is expected to create more than 7,000 direct and indirect jobs. More
December 10, 2012 -- The Port of Galveston has confirmed that the Disney Magic Cruise Ship, which just began operations from Galveston this year has decided to move its operations to Florida in 2014. More
December 10, 2012 -- The Houston Arts Alliance today announced that it has established a partnership with GoldStar, a membership-based web retailer of half-price tickets for live entertainment events. More
December 10, 2012 -- The Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation has announced a new brand and web site to unite their venues, including the Stark Museum of Art, the Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, and the W.H. Stark House and Frances Ann Lutcher Theater for the Performing Arts. More
December 10, 2012 -- Disney characters Mickey and Minnie Mouse on Saturday visited children from the Galveston Children's Center. More
December 10, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips on preventing spread of the cold and the flu during the season. More
December 10, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region includes “Peter Pan”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and The Texas Tenors in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
December 10, 2012 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released a Capacity, Demand and Reserves report regarding anticipated electricity and reserves available in the long term. More
December 09, 2012 -- United States Senator John Cornyn made a statement after the start of the Hanukkah holiday on Saturday. More
December 08, 2012 -- Yolanda Nowlin and Carla Parnell of Bryan have been charged with health care fraud. More
December 08, 2012 -- Science Applications International Corporation has been awarded a contract to provide research and development for the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory in Connecticut. More
December 08, 2012 -- Robert Graber of Science Applications International Corporation has received the Engineering Excellence Award from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Houston. More
December 08, 2012 -- United States President Barack Obama has released a statement regarding Hanukkah. More
December 08, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will hold its Big Band Concert on February 2 at the Nolan Ryan Center. More
December 08, 2012 -- The City of Houston Controller’s Office on Friday released an audit concluding that Office Depot Incorporated overcharged the City of Houston millions of dollars on supplies during the contract period 2006 through 2010. More
December 07, 2012 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District today awarded a $2,988,900 contract to Orion Marine Construction, Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Bayport Ship Channel in Chambers and Harris counties. More
December 07, 2012 -- The Houston Arts Alliance today announced that it has awarded more than $160,000 in grants through its Capacity Building Initiative to support local Houston emerging, growth and mature organizations. More
December 07, 2012 -- Lights on the trees and buildings are one of the joys of the holiday season and there are many places to go and enjoy them around the Gulf region this weekend. More
December 07, 2012 -- Southwest Securities, Inc. hosted a reception celebrating the opening of the new office of Burrows Auttonberry & Agol Investment Group in South Shore Harbour on Thursday. More
December 06, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently hosted several ribbon cutting ceremonies. More
December 06, 2012 -- The Port of Galveston today announced the completion of the first phase of the expansion of Pier 16-18 to support the operation of Del Monte Fresh Produce, N.A. More
December 06, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will present Fred B. Griffin with the 2013 Quasar Award for exceptional leadership in economic development on January 18. More
December 06, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that Layne Christensen Co. is moving its global headquarters to The Woodlands, a move that will create 210 jobs and $6.7 million in capital investment. More
December 06, 2012 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Wednesday charged the Christmas Bureau of Austin and Travis County with illegally soliciting charitable donations and misappropriating the funds. More
December 05, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today unveiled its "Opportunity Houston 2.0" capital campaign aimed at creating jobs and attracting capital investment and talent to the region. More
December 05, 2012 -- Officials of the Port of Houston Authority and Norwegian Cruise Line today participated in a signing ceremony for the new service at the Bayport Cruise Terminal in Pasadena. More
December 05, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted the State of METRO Address on Tuesday with remarks by Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Chair Gilbert Garcia and President and CEO George Greanias. More
December 05, 2012 -- Spirit Airlines today announced that it is adding daily non-stop service between George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston and Orlando International Airport in Florida beginning February 14. More
December 05, 2012 -- The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has issued a press release announcing the recent election of HomeTown Bank President and CEO Jimmy Rasmussen as a member of the reserve bank's board of directors. More
December 04, 2012 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas has announced its schedule of events for 2012 and 2013. More
December 04, 2012 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region today announced that Michelle Hundley has been named vice president of public affairs for the alliance. More
December 04, 2012 -- The Texas Farm Bureau concluded its 79th Annual Meeting on Monday at the Waco Convention Center. More
December 03, 2012 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will present "Teateria", an interactive art performance and exhibition by Houston/Beijing based artist Weihong December 13 through January 20. More
December 03, 2012 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that William P. Hobby Airport has launched valet parking service for its customers. More
December 03, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided safety tips for those traveling during the holiday season. More
December 03, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will present Fort Bend County Judge Robert "Bob" Hebert with the Legislative Leadership Award on January 11 during the alliance's 2012 Annual Awards Luncheon. More
December 03, 2012 -- The Science Applications International Corporation Safety and Mission Assurance Team recently collected food and money donations for the Bay Area Turning Point's "Fill the Truck" Food Drive. More
December 03, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region includes the City Ballet of Houston's performance of “The Nutcracker” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, and “La Musica del Cielo" at Main Street Theater in Houston. More
December 01, 2012 -- Provost Umphrey Law Firm in Houston on Wednesday won a $65 million judgment against First National Bank of Edinburg and the Merensky Reef Hospital Corporation. More
December 01, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District will launch an Advisory Committee for Supplier Diversity in December. More
November 30, 2012 -- The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum will host its final Wildcatter Weekend on December 8. More
November 30, 2012 -- San Jacinto College recently received a $2,850 donation from LyndellBassell to support the college's STREAM outreach project. More
November 30, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at Imperial Performing Arts’ new location. More
November 30, 2012 -- The Rosenberg Library Museum in Galveston will display greeting cards created by artist Joseph Imhof, and collected by Galveston locals William and Viola Pabst, as the library's December "Treasure of the Month". More
November 30, 2012 -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Thursday named Champion Cooler Corp. as the 2012 Texas Workforce Solutions Employer of the Year. More
November 30, 2012 -- Strategyst, LLC, the sales and marketing team for luxury living condominiums at Emerald and Diamond Beach in Galveston and Sapphire on South Padre, has announced that the condominiums have recorded record sales for the season. More
November 30, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard has approved a plan for another remotely operated vehicle investigation of the Deepwater Horizon wreckage site by British Petroleum and Transocean that will take place on Sunday. More
November 30, 2012 -- Friendswood Animal Advocates will host its second annual Bets for Pets Casino Night Fundraiser on March 2 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Pearland. More
November 30, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District will open the solicitation process on Saturday for architectural and engineering firms seeking to take part in the 2012 bond program. More
November 29, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership and Drayton McLane, Jr. will make a major capital campaign announcement on Wednesday. More
November 29, 2012 -- Port Freeport today announced that a newly-released economic impact study shows the port generated $17.9 billion in economic activity in Texas in 2011. More
November 29, 2012 -- Lone Star College System will host a free technical career and skilled trade job fair on December 5 at the Lone Star College-North Harris campus. More
November 29, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce today announced that it will be conducting a series of surveys to gather input from the business community to identify the needs of doing business in different areas of the island. More
November 28, 2012 -- Kirby Corporation announced on Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Penn Maritime Inc. and Maritime Investments LLC, an operator of tank barges and tugboats participating in the coastal transportation of primarily black oil products in the United States. More
November 28, 2012 -- Toll Brothers, Inc. has announced that it has recently purchased 692 acres in Montgomery County for the development of 1,350 luxury homes. More
November 28, 2012 -- Houston Independent School District will host workshops December 5-20 for prospective vendors interested in doing business with the district. More
November 28, 2012 -- Port Corpus Christi, NuStar Energy, the Home Depot and HDR Engineering, Inc. will host the 15th annual "A Tree for All" tree giveaway on Thursday. More
November 28, 2012 -- The Klein Collins Cross Country-Track and Field Booster Club will hold the 2013 Junior Tiger Fun Run and Tiger Marketplace on January 26 at the high school. More
November 28, 2012 -- The 2013 Texas State Championship Duck Calling Contest will take place on January 12 at the Dallas/Mesquite Convention Center. More
November 28, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Tuesday announced the Skilled Workforce Initiative. More
November 27, 2012 -- The Port Corpus Christi Commission today promoted Frank Brogan from the position of deputy port director for engineering, finance and administration services to the position of managing director. More
November 27, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Jazz Ensemble will present a concert on featuring guest artist Tom "Bones" Malone on December 1. More
November 27, 2012 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday approved a $10,000 contribution to the American Association of Port Authorities Port Employee Relief Fund to assist port authority staffs affected by Hurricane Sandy. More
November 27, 2012 -- The Texas Farm Bureau will hold its 79th Annual Meeting from Saturday through Monday in Waco. More
November 27, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas and the Houston Symphony will present the New Vision, New Stars Benefit Concert on January 22 at Jones Hall in Houston. More
November 26, 2012 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves voted unanimously to approve the 2013 Operating, Renewal and Replacement and Capital Improvement Budgets on Monday. More
November 26, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced the names of its newly-elected board of directors. More
November 26, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Dashing Through the Snow” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse and Beaumont Community Players’ performance of “White Christmas”. More
November 25, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas Campus Ministry will celebrate the 4th Annual Las Posadas on November 30. More
November 23, 2012 -- FROM THE ARCHIVES: In September 2001, a 10-foot six-inch alligator turned up in the canals of Bayou Vista and caused a great deal of excitement. More
November 22, 2012 -- The Lamar Civic Orchestra will present its fall concert, "Baroque to Modern", on November 27 on the campus of Lamar University. More
November 22, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday announced that the Texas Enterprise Fund will provide Visa $7.9 million to build a new global Information Technology center which will create 794 new jobs in Austin. More
November 21, 2012 -- Starting early Thanksgiving morning and running through the long holiday weekend there are a wide variety of things to keep families busy around the Gulf Region. More
November 21, 2012 -- Moody Gardens is hosting "Food Drive Fridays", offering 2-for-1 admission to the Festival of Lights to guests who bring a non-perishable food item on any Friday during the event. More
November 21, 2012 -- The Galveston Restaurant Group is encouraging consumers to participate in "Small Business Saturday" on November 24 by shopping or dining at a small business. More
November 21, 2012 -- Nano3D Biosciences, a life sciences technology company, on Tuesday announced that its technology was recently used in a stem cell study at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. More
November 21, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Willie Nelson and Family in concert on November 26 and 27. More
November 21, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "A Chorus Line" on Friday and Saturday. More
November 21, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Director of Economic Development Regina Morales recently completed international requirements for Certified Commercial Investment Members, a designation showing the highest level of expertise aspects of economic development. More
November 21, 2012 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas on Tuesday announced that it is evaluating how well power plants that serve the region are prepared for winter weather extremes, following a request made by ERCOT's Board of Directors. More
November 21, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Tuesday announced that Houston's aerospace sector has been invited to participate in Pumps and Pipes 6, an international conference on December 3 to explore crossover ideas and technologies that could benefit both the medicine and oil and gas industries. More
November 21, 2012 -- Galveston photographer Robert Mihovil has provided photographs for "Coastal Visions: Images of Galveston County", a picture book focusing on living in Galveston County written by Leslie A. Watts. More
November 21, 2012 -- Guidry News Service visited Port Corpus Christi this week. More
November 20, 2012 -- The Beaumont Civic Ballet will host two performances of "The Nutcracker", December 8-9 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
November 20, 2012 -- Registration for the 25th Annual Galveston Home and Garden Show on March 2 and 3 at the Galveston Island Convention Center is currently open to businesses. More
November 19, 2012 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a $1,382,700 contract to Bailey-CKY to construct dewatering ditches at the San Jacinto Placement Area related to the Galveston harbor and channel. More
November 19, 2012 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve a final redistricting plan for the port’s four single-member ward boundaries, pending a 10-day review period. More
November 19, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Alley Theatre’s “The Santaland Diaries” and “A Chorus Line” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
November 19, 2012 -- Galveston College will launch the Leadership Galveston Spring 2013 class in January. More
November 17, 2012 -- Bennie Ferrell Catering on Wednesday hosted its festive annual customer appreciation party in the reception lobby of The Ensemble Theatre in Houston's Midtown. More
November 16, 2012 -- Ovsanna Agopian on Thursday in Dallas pleaded guilty in a health care fraud case involving medical clinics in Hurst and Houston. More
November 16, 2012 -- David Adickes and Justin Garcia recently hosted a joint exhibition of their artworks in Houston. More
November 16, 2012 -- Houston city officials today dedicated the Bill Coats Memorial Bike Bridge in honor of Coats Rose Director Bill Coats. More
November 16, 2012 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that Texas employers added 36,000 jobs in October, with the state's unemployment rate dropping from 6.8 percent to 6.6 percent. More
November 16, 2012 -- Heading into the Thanksgiving holiday there is a lot to see and do around the Texas Gulf Coast region this next week. More
November 16, 2012 -- The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $22 million loan to the Dominican Republic to improve the agricultural research and technological capacity of the country. More
November 16, 2012 -- The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $39.2 million loan to Nicaragua to improve the efficiency and safety of its transportation system and advance regional integration. More
November 16, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at Galveston Island Meals on Wheels, The Lighthouse Charity Team, and The Kitchen Chick. More
November 16, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry helped the Texas Workforce Commission kick off Hiring Red, White and You! job fairs for veterans on Thursday in twenty-seven locations throughout the state. More
November 16, 2012 -- The Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council will hold the annual Breakfast with the Cranes on December 8 at the Galveston Country Club. More
November 15, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission met in executive session at the end of today’s meeting, then authorized Executive Director and CEO Colonel Leonard Waterworth to enter into agreements with Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Lines to offer new service from the Bayport Cruise Terminal. More
November 15, 2012 -- Alvin Community College is hosting its Fall Student Art Show through December 3 at the college's art gallery. More
November 15, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host a variety of concerts in December at its three campuses. More
November 15, 2012 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced the launch of the Skills for Veterans, designating $1 million to establish the initiative to provide skills training for eligible veterans. More
November 15, 2012 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that Miller Outdoor Theatre will receive irrigation improvements, including at the hillside seating area. More
November 15, 2012 -- Tickets are currently available online for the Boerne Performing Arts 2013 season. More
November 15, 2012 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo recently held the 2013 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition at Reliant Center. More
November 14, 2012 -- The Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the district’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget. More
November 14, 2012 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will perform its "Home for the Holidays" holiday concert on December 16 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
November 14, 2012 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Business Development Update published on Tuesday reports on the University of Texas Medical Branch’s expansion at Victory Lakes. More
November 14, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance today announced that its Fulshear Area Business Division has elected officers for its board of directors. More
November 14, 2012 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that it is marketing the sale of property near the George R. Brown Convention Center in Downtown Houston as a residential and retail development. More
November 14, 2012 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will present "A Christmas Story", with performances from November 30 through December 16. More
November 14, 2012 -- Temple Baptist Church in Texas City is seeking support from the community after the church was damaged by a fire on Sunday. More
November 14, 2012 -- Dominique Sacshe will serve as Mistress of Ceremony for the 6th Annual Conference Celebrating Women, Mind, Body and Spirit on April 5 in Galveston. More
November 13, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony at The Grand 1894 Opera House "Sidewalk of Stars". More
November 13, 2012 -- The Texas Sunset Advisory Commission today voted unanimously to change the way Port of Houston Authority Commissioners are selected - providing that the governor will appoint five members from a list provided by the Houston-Galveston Area Council and two of his own choosing. More
November 13, 2012 -- Port Corpus Christi today announced the closing on the sale of property at the former United States Naval Station Ingleside to Oxy Ingleside Energy Center, LLC. More
November 13, 2012 -- Cirque du Soleil will present its performance of "Quidam", March 6-10, at the Toyota Center in Houston. More
November 13, 2012 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve $15,000 to provide matching funds to a Homeland Security Port Security Grant for the purchase of a passenger van by the Port Arthur International Seafarers Center. More
November 13, 2012 -- The Port Arthur International Seafarers Center has purchased a new passenger van, through a Homeland Security Port Security Grant with assistance from the Port of Orange, to transport visiting seamen while their ships are in port in Orange and Jefferson counties. More
November 13, 2012 -- The Galveston Restaurant Association and Galveston.com and Company "Great Taste of the Gulf" Epicurean Evening will take place on Thursday at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
November 12, 2012 -- Port of Houston Authority Executive Director Colonel Leonard Waterworth has implemented his reorganization of the management structure of the port. More
November 12, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided advice on staying with a budget during the holidays. More
November 12, 2012 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library will host a visit to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston to see the museum's "Passion for Glass" exhibit on December 1. More
November 12, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Alley Theatre’s seasonal tradition of “A Christmas Carol” in Houston, and a performance by the Galveston Symphony Orchestra at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
November 12, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will open its production of "The Nutcracker" on November 30 at University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bayou Theatre. More
November 12, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who is on a trade mission to the Middle East, on Sunday announced that Saudi Aramco President and CEO Khalid Al-Falih has committed to the opening of a new technology center in north Houston after meeting with Parker in Dammam, Saudia Arabia. More
November 11, 2012 -- The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum had a “soft opening” in its new location at 3816 Caroline in Houston this Veterans Day weekend. More
November 10, 2012 -- A record breaking crowd turned out for the opening of the 11th annual Festival of Lights at Moody Gardens. More
November 10, 2012 -- Guidry News Service on Friday visited ELISSA, the Official Tall Ship of Texas, at Bollinger Shipyard at the Port of Texas City where it is currently in dry dock for repairs to electrolytic corrosion on the ship's hull which occurred during Hurricane Ike. More
November 10, 2012 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Friday announced the resolution of the State's consumer finance fraud investigation into BlueHippo firms. More
November 10, 2012 -- The Houston Girls Chorus will present its 2012 Holiday Tour with performances throughout the greater Houston and Galveston areas during the month of December. More
November 09, 2012 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas today announced the establishment of The Wesley W. Washburn, M.D. and Lulu L. Smith, M.D. Endowment Fund, a $2 million permanent fund to support the museum's education and exhibition programs. More
November 09, 2012 -- A wide range of activities, from festivals to art exhibits are available around the Texas Gulf Coast region this weekend. More
November 09, 2012 -- Galveston Island Meals on Wheels will host its Arts, Crafts and Cocktails fundraiser on November 17 at the Galveston Country Club. More
November 09, 2012 -- San Jacinto College spotlights its maritime program. More
November 08, 2012 -- Former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff was the featured speaker today at the Houston Ship Channel Security District luncheon. More
November 08, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that Chief Economic Development Officer Craig Richard has been named CEO of Greater Louisville, Inc. More
November 08, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker will lead an eight-day trade mission to Saudia Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Qatar to expand business cooperation between Houston and the Middle East. More
November 08, 2012 -- The Galveston Arts Center today announced that Kellianne Vallee has been named interim executive director of the center. More
November 08, 2012 -- The Island Art Gallery will host its Holiday Champaigne Art Show on December 8 in Seabrook. More
November 08, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Concert Band will perform a concert on November 12 featuring music from a variety of movies. More
November 08, 2012 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will launch its 11th season of its "Festival of Lights" event for the holidays on November 10. More
November 07, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the city has approved an incentive package to support plans by Texas Instruments Incorporated to locate a business and development facility in the Telfair commercial development area. More
November 06, 2012 -- Science Applications International Corporation will host a free Community Health and Wellness Fair on November 9 at the Johnson Space Center's Gilruth Recreation Center. More
November 06, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood Economic Development Office recently received a gold and two silver "Excellence in Economic Development" awards from the International Economic Development Council. More
November 06, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land on Monday announced the launch of its new economic development web site. More
November 06, 2012 -- Texas A&M University System Vice Chancellor Dr. Brett Giroir on Monday announced that the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station has been awarded a subcontract to lead and manage the therapeutics manufacturing and advanced development workforce training programs for the Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing. More
November 06, 2012 -- Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown on the Lamar University campus will celebrate Yount-Lee Day on Saturday. More
November 06, 2012 -- The Rotary Club of Galveston will host its 36th annual Chili Supper on Thursday in the Ball High School Cafeteria. More
November 06, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College South Campus fine arts department will present the annual Winter Works dance concert on November 15 and 16 in the Proscenium Theatre. More
November 05, 2012 -- The Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation has announced changes to the operational hours of both the Stark Museum of Art and the W.H. Stark House. More
November 05, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips to avoid scams when purchasing gifts or making donations during the holiday season. More
November 05, 2012 -- The Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has named Dr. William Flores, president of the University of Houston-Downtown, as Male Senior Executive of the Year. More
November 05, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Syvia” at Company OnStage in Houston, and “Treasure Island” at Port Arthur Little Theatre. More
November 05, 2012 -- Jim Guidry disagrees with those who believe that discussion of flood gates for New York Harbor in the wake of Hurricane Sandy will have a negative impact on the campaign for an Ike Dike on the Texas Gulf Coast. More
November 04, 2012 -- The latest message from Pastor Donald Lee is "Have Confidence in Your Righteousness in Him". More
November 02, 2012 -- A wide range of artistic activities and exhibits are available on the Texas Gulf Coast this weekend. More
November 02, 2012 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston today announced that the museum has signed an agreement for the loan pieces from the al-Sabah Collection, a collection of Islamic art, to a dedicated gallery at MFAH. More
November 02, 2012 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will open its mini-exhibit, "On the Wing: Birds in Books of Hours", on Tuesday. More
November 02, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday spoke at the Fifth Annual Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce Dinner in Dallas. More
November 01, 2012 -- Trinity Episcopal Church will unveil a new display of jewelry from the "Phoenix Project", which features pieces of the glass from the church's Tiffany window, on Sunday. More
November 01, 2012 -- Jim and Lynda Guidry have posted "Kudos to Patron Technology" in recognition of the steps taken by the Midtown Manhattan business to assure that Gulf Coast E-news was distributed without interruption during and after Hurricane Sandy. More
November 01, 2012 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host local state representatives for its Legislative Update Lunch on November 8 at the MCM Elegante' Hotel and Conference Center. More
November 01, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership on Wednesday hosted a State of the Port Address featuring Port of Houston Authority Chair Jim Edmonds and President and CEO Colonel Leonard Waterworth. More
November 01, 2012 -- Lamar Opera Theatre has cancelled its production of "Dichterliebe", scheduled for November 2-3, due to a cast illness. More
November 01, 2012 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its seasonal assessment for the winter season, and anticipates that there will be enough power resources to meet consumer needs for expected weather conditions. More
November 01, 2012 -- Lamar University will host the opening concert of its 23rd season of the Lamarissimo! Concert Series on November 8, with Lamar University President Jimmy Simmons joining to perform as a guest artist. More
November 01, 2012 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will present "My First Time", opening November 9 and playing through November 24. More
November 01, 2012 -- The Bethel's Place Black Chamber of Commerce in Houston is hosting MEGAeVENT 2012, a business conference and expo, transition job and college fair and community festival, through Friday at the Bethel's Place Empowerment Center. More
November 01, 2012 -- T&T BISSO has been renamed T&T Salvage, LLC following the Teichman Group's acquisition of BISSO MARINE's fifty percent share of T&T BISSO, LLC, bringing the renamed company fully under the umbrella of the Teichman Group of companies. More
October 31, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission in a special meeting today voted unanimously to approve a voluntary early retirement program for eligible full-time salaried port authority employees at least 55 years of age or older and with 15 years of service before January 1, 2013. More
October 31, 2012 -- Lighthouse Charity Team held an open house for its new Galveston Operations Center last week. More
October 30, 2012 -- Hanspeter Ueltschi, owner of BERNINA International, will visit the International Quilt Festival in Houston on Friday. More
October 30, 2012 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas and students from the West Brook High School band and orchestra will perform in a Side-by-Side Education Concert on November 6 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
October 30, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host a series of music concerts throughout November at the North, Central, and South campuses. More
October 30, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook has named Mario's Flying Pizza as the 2012 Business of the Year. More
October 30, 2012 -- The Port Freeport Board of Commissioners has extended its agreement with the Panama Canal Authority for an additional five years to promote business between the canal and Port Freeport. More
October 30, 2012 -- The Galveston County Food Bank today announced that co-founder and executive director Mark Davis has resigned from his position. More
October 30, 2012 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced four artists who will be performing as part of the 2013 RodeoHouston lineup. More
October 30, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership will host Port of Houston Authority Commission Chair James Edmonds, who will present the "State of the Port" Address on Wednesday. More
October 30, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas Consumer Education Foundation will host its 13th Southeast Texas Senior Celebration and Consumer Expo on Thursday at the Beaumont Civic Center. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at RE/MAX Realty Southwest and Stripes. More
October 29, 2012 -- Company OnStage in Houston will present A Tale of Two Santas by Andy Huggins from November 10 through December 15. More
October 29, 2012 -- Company OnStage in Houston will present Sylvia by A.R. Gurney from November 9 through December 15. More
October 29, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena has honored Chevron Phillips with the Industry of the Month award. More
October 29, 2012 -- Pastor Donald Lee's latest contribution to the Faith and Values page is "Being Bold for the Gospel’s Sake". More
October 29, 2012 -- Provost Umphrey Law Firm has opened a call center for businesses in Southeast Texas to help evaluate claims of lost business made in connection with the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
October 29, 2012 -- William Shatner, who will bring his one man show, Shatner’s World, to the Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston in January, talked to Guidry News Service about the program. More
October 29, 2012 -- The McDonald's Operators Association of Greater Houston will offer a free breakfast meal at participating restaurants to veterans on November 12 in observance of Veterans Day. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently received three "Program of the Year" awards from the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives. More
October 29, 2012 -- American Electric Technologies, Inc., a Houston-based provider of power delivery solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Energy Development Corporation (China), Inc. to provide power delivery products for an offshore production platform project in the South China Sea. More
October 29, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include a Halloween-night screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia's production of "Guess How Much I Love You" on November 28. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "A Chorus Line" on November 23-24. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Liza Minelli for a sold out performance on November 10. More
October 27, 2012 -- Nacogdoches will host the 2012 Nine Flags Christmas Festival from November 17 through December 8. More
October 26, 2012 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host Eric Young on November 8 for a lecture entitled "The Off-Beat Traveler: Cruise by Cargo Ship". More
October 26, 2012 -- The Offshore Energy Center has issued a call for nominations for induction into the center's Hall of Fame for 2013. More
October 26, 2012 -- St. James' Episcopal Church in Houston will host its 75th Anniversary Gala on November 4 at the Bayou City Event Center. More
October 26, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club's 26the Annual Harvest Moon Regatta, a race from Galveston to Port Aransas, got underway at the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier on Thursday. Photos by Robert Mihovil
October 26, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will hold a number of Halloween activities throughout the city from Saturday through the end of October. More
October 26, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau in Southeast Texas has revoked the Accreditation of Taylor Trading Company in Beaumont. More
October 26, 2012 -- Lone Star College-North Harris and Farouk Systems will hold an official groundbreaking ceremony for the CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology on October 30 at 880 E. Richey Road. More
October 25, 2012 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association on Wednesday hosted a reception for A. J. “Pete” Reixach, Jr., who recently retired as executive director of Port Freeport. More
October 25, 2012 -- A wide range of artistic activities and exhibits are available on the Texas Gulf Coast this weekend. More
October 25, 2012 -- The Offshore Energy Center today announced that it has been named the 2012 Best Outreach Program by World Oil magazine. More
October 25, 2012 -- HomeTown Bank President Allan James "Jimmy" Rasmussen has been elected to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Board of Directors. More
October 25, 2012 -- The Federal On-Scene Coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has authorized BP to proceed with a plan to cap and plug the containment dome that had been used in an attempt to contain the oil spill at the site. More
October 25, 2012 -- Platinum Motorcars has announced the launch of its Houston office, the company's second location in Texas. More
October 25, 2012 -- Big Brothers Big Sisters has announced that Jack in the Box restaurants has launched a holiday fundraiser to benefit the organization. More
October 25, 2012 -- The 31st annual Island Oktoberfest will take place on October 26 and 27 in historic downtown Galveston. More
October 25, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will hold its annual Celebration Ball on November 10 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
October 25, 2012 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Washington has selected early-stage innovation proposals from ten universities, including the University of Houston. More
October 25, 2012 -- The Lone Star Rally will take place from November 1 through 4 in Galveston Island's historic downtown and Seawall Boulevard. More
October 25, 2012 -- Shangri La Botanical Garden and Nature Center in Orange will host its Scarecrow Festival through November 10. More
October 24, 2012 -- Cathy Conlon-Townsend has invited the public to an event on Friday to raise funds for expenses for the Quaker City String Band of the Philadelphia Mummers to participate in Galveston's Mardi Gras Celebration in 2013. More
October 24, 2012 -- Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site in West Columbia will hold its annual Harvest Festival on Saturday. More
October 23, 2012 -- The Nun Run, a 50-mile, Blue Knight police escorted motorcycle ride, beginning in Houston at the Villa de Matel (the Sisters' Motherhouse) and concluding in Galveston at Schlitterbahn waterpark was held on Saturday. More
October 23, 2012 -- Humana, Inc. today announced that Linda T. Hummel has been named president of the Employer Group Division for Humana in Texas. More
October 23, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to approve amendments to the Port of Houston Authority Code of Ethics, which PHA Executive Director Colonel Leonard Waterworth said were recommended by staff following the Texas Sunset Commission review of the port. More
October 23, 2012 -- Houston artists David Adickes and Justin Garcia will host a joint exhibit November 3-10 at Sculpturworx in Houston. More
October 23, 2012 -- Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. today announced that it has received an Award of Excellence from the Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston. More
October 22, 2012 -- Pregnancy Assistance Center North today announced that it was named among Houston's "Best Places to Work" by the Houston Business Journal. More
October 22, 2012 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will host its "Ghostly Gardens" celebration on October 28. More
October 22, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Willie Nelson and Family in concert on November 26 and 27. More
October 22, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips on avoiding scams when purchasing costumes and items for Halloween this year. More
October 22, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership will host National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday to discuss the state of the league and Houston's chances at hosting the Super Bowl in 2017. More
October 22, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Nightfall with Edgar Allen Poe” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson, and “Death Trap” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City. More
October 22, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Sutton Foster on Saturday. More
October 22, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook will host the First Annual Seabrook Festival of the Arts on Saturday at the grounds of Seabrook City Hall and the Community House. More
October 22, 2012 -- Pastor Donald Lee's latest contribution to the Faith & Values page is "Saints, be". disciplined in the Word More
October 21, 2012 -- Moody Gardens on Galveston Island will kick off the 11th annual Festival of Lights on November 10. More
October 21, 2012 -- Texas Whooper Watch is seeking the public's help in collecting sightings of whooping cranes throughout the state. More
October 21, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will officiate at a ribbon cutting ceremony for The Grand 1894 Opera House's "Sidewalk of Stars" on October 30. More
October 21, 2012 -- The Houston Yacht Club Ladies Association will host a Holiday Market on the Bay on November 7 at 3620 Miramar Drive in Shoreacres. More
October 20, 2012 -- Galveston's ARToberFest returns in October showcasing the both the artworks of over 100 artists and the newly designated Downtown Cultural Arts District. More
October 19, 2012 -- Fine Arts offerings this week in the Gulf Coast region include the Texas Contemporary Art Fair featuring the works of artists from around the world and a special presentation poetry reading at the Rothko Chapel. More
October 19, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance's Board of Directors on Thursday voted to approve the launch of the chamber's Fulshear Area Business Division. More
October 19, 2012 -- Broadway Across America will present "Catch Me If You Can" for a limited engagement February 5-10 at the Hobby Center in Houston. More
October 19, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host electric violinist Mark Wood for a performance with students from Seabrook and Clear Lake intermediate schools on October 26. More
October 19, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Central's theatre and film department will hold open public auditions for its annual holiday production, "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical" in October and November. More
October 19, 2012 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Standing and Special Reef Fish Scientific and Statistical Committees on November 8 via a webinar. More
October 18, 2012 -- John Helsley, president of Texas Mexico Pacific Railroad, today reported to the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves that his Pelican Island development is moving forward. More
October 18, 2012 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation is hosting special tours during the Halloween season. More
October 18, 2012 -- Houston Airport System public information officer Darian Ward has been named one of the "top 25 women of Houston" by the Steed Society. More
October 18, 2012 -- Music Doing Good will present Find Your Voice on November 10 at Chateau Carnarvon in Houston. More
October 18, 2012 -- The Port of Galveston recently celebrated the five millionth cruise passenger to sail from Texas' Star Cruise Port. More
October 17, 2012 -- The Alvin Community College Wind Ensemble and Community Band will perform a fall concert on October 25 at the ACC Theatre. More
October 17, 2012 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host the Texas Business Conference on Friday at Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston. More
October 17, 2012 -- Lone Star College-North Harris and Farouk Systems will hold an official groundbreaking event on October 30 in North Houston for the CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology. More
October 17, 2012 -- The North Galveston County Chamber of Commerce has named Alicen Newman as its new President. More
October 16, 2012 -- Pastor Donald Lee discusses the problems with getting into a relationship without first being a complete person: "Understand that you cannot be good to anybody else until you can allow God to do a work on the inside of you." More
October 16, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at Si Environmental, Mi Casa Mexican Cafe, and Briarwood Crossing by Long Lake, Ltd. More
October 16, 2012 -- The annual Reconciliation Outreach recently held its "The Leave a Legacy" fundraising event at the Dallas Country Club. More
October 16, 2012 -- Lamar University will host "An Evening with Thomas Jefferson on the American Presidency" tonight at the University Theatre. More
October 16, 2012 -- The Texas Hospital Association on Monday presented Texas State Representative Craig Eiland with the Texas Hospital Advocacy Tribute Award. More
October 16, 2012 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will present its production of the comedy-thriller "Deathtrap" October 25 through November 18. More
October 16, 2012 -- The Texas Association of Realtors has installed Shad Bogany with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene as the 2013 chair of the association's board of directors. More
October 16, 2012 -- Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Director George H. Cohen on Sunday issued a statement regarding labor negotiations with the United States Maritime Alliance and International Longshoremen's Association. More
October 16, 2012 -- Bill Boyar has received the 2012 IMPACT Award from the Center for Houston's Future. More
October 16, 2012 -- Samson Energy Company recently participated in a special dedication ceremony on Bolivar Peninsula for the new Jane Long Memorial. More
October 16, 2012 -- The W.H. Stark House in Orange will host the 4th Annual Open Car Show on October 27 at the Lutcher Theater parking lot. More
October 16, 2012 -- Samson Energy Company recently sponsored a Break Station during the Galveston Bay Foundation's annual Bike Around the Bay on Bolivar Peninsula. More
October 15, 2012 -- The Institute of Interfaith Dialogue's Houston's Voice channel will provide streaming video of the Daiai Lama's address at the Kurukulla Center in Medford, Maryland. More
October 15, 2012 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve revisions to the port’s district ward boundaries in order to equalize voting populations in each of the representative ward districts. More
October 15, 2012 -- Music Doing Good, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts to fund "Music Doing Good in Schools", an after-school musical arts enrichment program for at-risk, underserved youth. More
October 15, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay, and "Dead Man's Cell Phone" by the Beaumont Community Players in Beaumont. More
October 15, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host pianist James Dick on Sunday. More
October 15, 2012 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will launch its production of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" on Friday. More
October 15, 2012 -- The Texas Energy Museum will host Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida, as featured speaker at Blowout 2013, the museum's annual fund raising dinner, on March 21 at the Beaumont Civic Center. More
October 14, 2012 -- District 23 Texas State Representative Craig Eiland, a Democrat, and challenger Wayne Faircloth, a Republican, met on Friday in a forum sponsored by the Galveston Chamber of Commerce. More
October 12, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today encouraged Texas employers to hire more veterans through the Texas Workforce Commission's and Texas Medical Center's "Hiring Red, White and You!" Campaign. More
October 12, 2012 -- Art Festivals, silent movies and authors are just a few of the offerings available in Houston and the Bay Area during the next week. More
October 12, 2012 -- The Port Freeport Board of Commissioners has appointed Glenn Carlson as Executive Port Director and CEO. More
October 12, 2012 -- Texas Gulf Coast residents from Orange to Brownsville participated in a Coastal Windstorm Conference in Beaumont on Thursday. More
October 12, 2012 -- Gene Kranz, retired Director of Mission Operations at NASA, was the featured speaker at Thursday’s meeting of the Webster Business Alliance. More
October 11, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership will host United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison on Friday for her State of the Senate Address and to honor the senator for her service to the region. More
October 11, 2012 -- Lamar University has moved its October 16 presentation of "An Evening with Thomas Jefferson on the American Presidency" to the University Theatre due to widespread interest. More
October 11, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Pirate Ghost Parade and Texas Coast Boat Show, with the parade kicking off on Friday and the boat show taking place Friday through Sunday. More
October 11, 2012 -- The 29th Annual Galveston Island Greek Festival, benefiting the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, takes place on Saturday. More
October 11, 2012 -- The Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center has announced that a Notice of Federal Interest has been issued to BP and Transocean in connection with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
October 11, 2012 -- The City of Houston spotlights the Walmart Foundation's $35,000 grant to the Summer Food Service Program sponsored by the city's Parks and Recreation Department. More
October 11, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host the Texas State Festival from October 18 through 20 at the Central Campus. More
October 11, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has launched Career Coach, a free online career search tool. More
October 10, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will perform in concert on October 23 at the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall. More
October 10, 2012 -- East Texas Baptist University and Houston Baptist University have filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas seeking relief from the "preventative services" mandate of the Health and Human Services Department. More
October 10, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies for the Seaside Bistro, Gypsies Rose, and the Dragony Law Firm. More
October 10, 2012 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will present "You Are Here", an exhibit by the Alliance Gallery featuring works by four local artists, on October 15 through November 30. More
October 10, 2012 -- SpaceX today reported that its Dragon Spacecraft has docked with the International Space Station on the first of at least 12 resupply missions the company will perform under a $1.6 billion contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. More
October 10, 2012 -- Bridges To Life, a faith-based program aimed at keeping inmates from returning to prison, has named Chris Castillo as the program's Southeast Texas regional coordinator. More
October 10, 2012 -- The Texas Farm Bureau's Grocery Price Watch reports that food prices are hovering at $44 for staples. More
October 10, 2012 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont will hold its "Eat a Bug!" Family Arts Day on October 27. More
October 09, 2012 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted a National Court Reporting Association convention. More
October 09, 2012 -- Darling Homes recently held a toy and gift drive for children at Shriners Hospital for Children-Galveston. More
October 09, 2012 -- Laurie Baldwin has been named the new President/CEO of the League City Chamber of Commerce. More
October 09, 2012 -- Main Street Theater in Houston today announced that "Girls Only - The Secret Comedy of Women" has been extended to run an additional six weeks at the theater's Chelsea Market stage. More
October 09, 2012 -- The Greater Beaumont and Greater Port Arthur chambers of commerce will host a Coastal Windstorm Conference on Thursday at the MCM Elegante Hotel and Conference Center. More
October 09, 2012 -- SpaceX has provided a mission update on its Dragon spacecraft, which is in orbit and approaching the International Space Station for a docking with the station on Wednesday. More
October 09, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau advises consumers to beware auto repair scams. More
October 08, 2012 -- The Port of Lake Charles has issued a request for proposals for an exclusive terminal and stevedoring handling agreement at the port’s City Docks. More
October 08, 2012 -- Port of Houston Authority Executive Director Len Waterworth has announced the hiring of Phyllis Saathoff as managing director of corporate projects for the Port of Houston. More
October 08, 2012 -- The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau is accepting entries for its Annual Gingerbread House Contest. More
October 08, 2012 -- SpaceX today provided a mission update of its Dragon spacecraft, which is traveling to the International Space Station for an official cargo resupply mission. More
October 08, 2012 -- Marathon Petroleum Corporation today announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase BP's Texas City refinery. More
October 08, 2012 -- Lamar University's Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum will host the grand opening of the new T.A. Lamb & Son, Printers exhibit, featuring a display of print and typeset machines, on October 27. More
October 08, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical” at the Hobby Center in Houston, and “The Laramie Project” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena. More
October 06, 2012 -- The Texas Coast Boat Show will be held at the Galveston Yacht Basin next weekend, October 12-14. More
October 06, 2012 -- Constellation Field in Sugar Land will host a series of shows beginning on October 19 and lasting throughout the baseball offseason. More
October 05, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority was inducted into the Houston Independent School District Partnership Hall of Fame this morning at a Partnership Appreciation Breakfast held at the Royal Sonesta Houston Hotel. More
October 05, 2012 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas, will host the National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the West, a collection of western images gathered by National Geographic over 125 years, on October 27 through January 26. More
October 05, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "A Chorus Line" on November 23-24. More
October 05, 2012 -- The Friends of the Helen Hall Library in League City recently received a $2,000 donation from AmeriWaste, LLC. More
October 05, 2012 -- The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau on Thursday hosted a reception in Houston for travel planners, tour operators, corporate guests and members of the media. More
October 05, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the First Annual Fort Bend County Employer Career Fair on October 25 at Constellation Field. More
October 05, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority will host the Journal of Commerce Breakbulk Americas Conference from October 8 through 11 at the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Hilton Americas Hotel in Houston. More
October 04, 2012 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted a debate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas at South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center on Wednesday. More
October 04, 2012 -- Spirit Airlines has announced that it is expanding its service from Houston to include flights to Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport. More
October 04, 2012 -- Port Freeport Interim Executive Director Phyllis Saathoff, who had been a candidate to replace former executive director Pete Reixach who recently retired, has announced that she is no longer a candidate for the position and she is resigning from the port. More
October 04, 2012 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will open its 2012-2013 season with its production of "Quilters" on October 11-14. More
October 04, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City recently received the 2012 Community Economic Development Award from the Texas Economic Development Council for the Niagara Bottling Company Project. More
October 04, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has launched a new program with Infintech to provide discounts in credit card processing for chamber members. More
October 03, 2012 -- Musical group Olivette will hold a human trafficking awareness concert on Sunday at Chapelwood UMC in Houston. More
October 03, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau in Southeast Texas on Tuesday held its 1st Annual "Laws of Life" Awards Banquet at the Holiday Inn and Suites Beaumont Plaza. More
October 03, 2012 -- Lamar University public radio KVLU (91.3 FM) will begin its annual fall membership campaign, "Buy the Hour", on October 16 in Beaumont. More
October 03, 2012 -- Company OnStage in Houston will launch its 2012-2013 season on November 9 with "Sylvia" by A.R. Gurney. More
October 03, 2012 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced a nine-week extension of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act benefits for unemployed Texans. More
October 03, 2012 -- The Houston Public Library will celebrate Teen Read Month with a series of virtual author visits held throughout October. More
October 02, 2012 -- The Texas Association of Business today announced it will support an increase in vehicle registration fees in Texas to fund new transportation projects across the state. More
October 02, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Liza Minelli in a sold out show on November 10. More
October 02, 2012 -- Holy Family Catholic School in Galveston is having a Fall Festival on Sunday, October 21. More
October 02, 2012 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green will speak at the Bloomberg State and Municipal Finance Conference on Wednesday in New York City. More
October 01, 2012 -- Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Director Gary Tinterow has appointed Deborah L. Roldán as assistant director of exhibitions at the museum. More
October 01, 2012 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute recently hosted a meeting to discuss the development of a performance-based regulatory model for the oil and gas industry. More
October 01, 2012 -- A Public Rosary to Our Lady of Fatima will be prayed around the nation on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at noon for our USA nation. In Galveston the event will be held at Mercy Park at the corner of 51st Street. More
October 01, 2012 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will host "A Taste of Italy", a concert paying tribute to the Italian culture of Beaumont, on November 3 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
October 01, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that the city will be recognized as one of Houston's "Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" by the National Association of Business Resources during the association's awards gala on October 25. More
October 01, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has offered steps college students can take to protect themselves from identity theft. More
October 01, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the 33rd Annual Festival Chicano at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, and “Seguin: Unsung Texas Hero” at Alley Theatre. More
October 01, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Tap Dogs", an Australian dance group, on October 8. More
October 01, 2012 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's Speakers Committee volunteers will participat in the 31st Annual Island Oktoberfest in Galveston on October 27. More
September 28, 2012 -- This week's Fine Arts offerings include a free day Saturday, September 29 at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the opening of the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft’s biennial juried exhibitions showcasing the best in Texas-made contemporary craft. More
September 28, 2012 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host a Congressional Candidate Forum for Congressional District 14 on Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Beaumont Plaza. More
September 28, 2012 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green will speak at the Bloomberg State and Municipal Finance Conference on Wednesday in New York. More
September 28, 2012 -- Forbes magazine has ranked Texas A&M University as one of the nation's "best colleges to work for". More
September 28, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will present Girls Movie Night on October 17 at Island ETC. More
September 27, 2012 -- The Ensemble Theatre in Houston has received a $75,000 matching challenge for its 2012 Founder's Circle Campaign. More
September 27, 2012 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will perform a concert on October 20 at Calder Baptist Church. More
September 27, 2012 -- Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas recently received $75,000 in grants from Capital One Trust to provide counseling and emergency financial assistance. More
September 27, 2012 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County is encouraging residents to shop at businesses along the North Line rail route in Houston. More
September 26, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has called on state lawmakers to practice greater truth in budgeting during the upcoming legislative session. More
September 26, 2012 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will host artist Eugene Aubry and writer Stephen Fox at the 1892 Bishop's Palace on October 5 for a signing of their book "Born on the Island: The Galveston We Remember". More
September 26, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership, in conjunction with the Houston Arts Alliance, on Tuesday hosted a special forum where the results of the Arts & Economic Prosperity Study IV, a comprehensive national research study conducted every five years in 139 cities and regions were discussed. More
September 26, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "An Evening with Joel Grey" on Saturday. More
September 26, 2012 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors recently received an update on summer electric use, and voted to endorse improvements to increase transmission capacity in the Eagle Ford Shale area. More
September 26, 2012 -- RAFA's Broadway Studio Workshop will present RAFA on Broadway on Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30 at The Oliver Theatre at RAFA, 17170 Mill Forest Road in Webster. More
September 26, 2012 -- “Deux Amis -- Amenez s’il vous plaît votre chéquier,” a joint art exhibition featuring the newest works of David Adickes and Justin Garcia, will be on display November 3 through10 at Scultpturworx, located at 2500 Summer Street in Houston. More
September 26, 2012 -- UPDATE: The annual Kemah Art Walk scheduled for this weekend has been cancelled due to the weather. More
September 25, 2012 -- Houston First has selected Rida Development to enter into negotiations to build a convention center hotel near the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
September 25, 2012 -- Port of Houston Authority Executive Director Colonel Leonard Waterworth told the PHA Commission that revenues are increasing as his management team continues to drive down costs. More
September 25, 2012 -- Missouri City has been ranked as the nation's third most affordable city for homebuyers by MONEY Magazine and CNNMoney. More
September 25, 2012 -- Moody Gardens will host its annual Galveston Appreciation Day on October 21. More
September 25, 2012 -- Pastor Donald Lee encourages attendance at a Christian Couples Conference on October 6 at Grace Church in Haltom City. More
September 24, 2012 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve a resolution “endorsing the efforts of Texas A&M University at Galveston to understand better, to define further, and to disseminate widely, information on the Ike Dike approach to surge protection". More
September 24, 2012 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve a $5,000 contribution to a revenue guarantee for American Airlines service between Jack Brooks Regional Airport and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. More
September 24, 2012 -- Music Doing Good has launched a new musical outreach program, Music Doing Good - Instruments, to provide used instruments to students in under-served and economically challenged school districts. More
September 24, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership will host a luncheon on Tuesday to present the results of a study on the impact of the arts on Houston's economy. More
September 24, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance's Young Professionals Division will host its fourth annual Halloween Bash on October 25. More
September 24, 2012 -- SpaceX on Friday completed its first test flight "hop" of its Grasshopper vertical takeoff and landing test vehicle. More
September 24, 2012 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that it has been named a "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures" by the Joint Commission, an accreditor of health care organizations in America. More
September 24, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” at the Alley Theatre in Houston and “Blithe Spirit” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
September 23, 2012 -- Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce President Jim Rich on Friday told Guidry News Service that he believes that enough funds have been committed to attract an American Airlines commuter service to connect Jack Brooks Regional Airport with Dallas-Forth International Airport. More
September 23, 2012 -- There was an official welcome ceremony aboard the Disney Magic cruise ship on Saturday as the ship began operation at its newest home port. More
September 22, 2012 -- According to the United States Bureau of Labor and Statistics, Texas saw the largest increase in employment of any state over the last month. More
September 22, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City has renamed Beltway Crossing as Ben E. Keith Way. More
September 21, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host Victor Wooten in concert on October 2 at Slocumb Auditorium. More
September 21, 2012 -- Carl R. Griffith and Associates in Beaumont will hold its annual "Salute To Industry" on October 19 in the Pavilion at Ford Park. More
September 21, 2012 -- University of Houston's Moores School of Music will host "Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: A Centennial Celebration", a concert showcasing the works of Coleridge-Taylor, on October 5-6 at Moores Opera House. More
September 21, 2012 -- University of Houston will host "What's Opera, Duck?", to raise funds for the Moores Opera Center on October 4. More
September 21, 2012 -- The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a meeting on Tuesday to determine the probable cause of the collision involving the chemical tanker Elka Apollon and the container ship MSC Nederland in the Houston Ship Channel. More
September 20, 2012 -- Community and business leaders joined District F Council Member Al Hoang, Mayor Annise Parker and District J Council Member Mike Laster Thursday afternoon at a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Bellaire Boulevard Access Management and Widening Project. More
September 20, 2012 -- The second annual Houston Fine Art Fair received more than 12,000 attendees during its event on September 13-16 at the Reliant Center. More
September 20, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host its annual Celebration Ball on November 10 at the Safari Texas Ranch Texas Ballroom in Richmond, Texas. More
September 20, 2012 -- The International Trade Center will host the Texas Africa Business Summit at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University in Houston on September 27-28. More
September 20, 2012 -- Beaumont's Art Museum of Southeast Texas is getting ready for it's annual Art of Beer event, featuring more than 50 types of beer and complementary food. More
September 20, 2012 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host a coastal windstorm conference on October 11 at the MCM Elegante Hotel and Conference Center in Beaumont. More
September 20, 2012 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Spirit Airlines has launched an ultra low fare service between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. More
September 20, 2012 -- Galveston Island will host a Pirate Ghost Parade on October 12 in the downtown area. More
September 19, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the efforts of Texas A&M University of Galveston to further study the "Ike Dike" approach to suppressing storm surge along the upper Texas Gulf Coast. More
September 19, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the Fulshear "State of the City" breakfast, featuring Fulshear Mayor Tommy Kuykendall, on October 12. More
September 19, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at Sugar Land Conference Center, Zena Salon Spa and Rhea Lana’s. More
September 19, 2012 -- The University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance will present "Serious Money" on September 28 through October 7 at the Jose Quintero Theatre. More
September 19, 2012 -- Hundreds of special needs students will visit Moody Gardens later this month for an opportunity to find their inner artist. More
September 18, 2012 -- Port Corpus Christi will host its second annual "Explore Your Port, World, Future" program on Wednesday at the Solomon P. Ortiz International Center. More
September 18, 2012 -- The Port Freeport Port Commission has agreed to levy a 2012 property tax rate of $0.0515 per $100 valuation. More
September 18, 2012 -- The members of the Texas State Pilots Association, meeting September 13-14 in Beaumont, Texas, honored the more than 100 years of service and leadership provided by three recently retired members, Captain Max Blanton of the Freeport Pilots, Captain Larry Robinson of the Matagorda Pilots, and Captain James Coonrod of the Galveston-Texas City Pilots. More
September 18, 2012 -- The Office of City of Houston Council Member Helena Brown will host "District A United - A Civic Convention" on October 20 in District A. More
September 18, 2012 -- The City of League City will host the Boogie Blues and Brews festival from Friday through Sunday at Walter Hall Park. More
September 17, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has announced the state is investing $930,000 through the Texas Enterprise Fund in Pactiv, creating 200 jobs in Corsicana. More
September 17, 2012 -- NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston has selected S&K Global Solutions for integration of an engineering product. More
September 17, 2012 -- Congressman Al Green has posted a message in commemoration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. More
September 17, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that its "Shred It and Forget It" event on Saturday set a new record, with more than 450 vehicles served and more than 40,000 pounds of personal documents shredded. More
September 17, 2012 -- The Clear Lake Regional Medical Center medical staff recently donated $10,000 to World Missions Possible to fund an upcoming humanitarian trip. More
September 17, 2012 -- The International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance on the East and Gulf Coast were scheduled to resume negotiations today as the September 30 expiration of the coast-wide master contract approaches. More
September 17, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Life is a Dream” at Main Street Theater in Houston, and “Salsa Y Salud” at Miller Outdoor Theatre, also in Houston. More
September 17, 2012 -- The Pasadena Parks & Recreation Department will host a movie showing at Strawberry Park, 2900 Lafferty in Pasadena on Friday, September 28. More
September 17, 2012 -- Six of the country’s leading maritime labor organizations, American Radio Association, Inlandboatmen’s Union, International Longshoremen’s Association, International Longshore & Warehouse Union, Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association, and International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots, have announced the establishment of a broad alliance to protect the interests of their members. More
September 14, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper recently participated in the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation's 2012 Leadership Exchange. More
September 14, 2012 -- Galveston Arts Center will present an exhibit of recent work by Houston-based artist Daniel McFarlane, with an opening event during Galveston's ArtWalk on October 6. More
September 14, 2012 -- The second annual Houston Fine Art Fair, featuring works from galleries from across the United States, Latin America and Europe, is underway this weekend at Houston’s Reliant Center. More
September 14, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will launch its 2012-2013 theatre season with "The Seafarer" on October 13. More
September 14, 2012 -- The Houston Arts Alliance is sponsoring "Free Night Houston!", a program offering complimentary tickets to theater, dance and music performances taking place in October through an "enter to win" selection process. More
September 14, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has released a statement regarding the Federal Reserve's announcement of a third quantitative easing. More
September 13, 2012 -- Target will provide $2,000 in grant funds for an early childhood mentor reading program at Harris County Department of Education's Head Start Compton Center in northeast Houston. More
September 13, 2012 -- Albemarle Corporation in Pasadena has donated $12,000 to San Jacinto College. More
September 13, 2012 -- The Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Galveston will host its 29th Annual Greek Festival on October 13. More
September 13, 2012 -- Pastor Donald Lee's latest message is "Frame Your World by the Word of God". More
September 13, 2012 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay is showing its season opening show of "Kiss Me Kate" through September 23. More
September 13, 2012 -- Island etc, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will open its production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" on Friday. More
September 12, 2012 -- The Texas Commission on the Arts has designated the Midtown Management District an official Cultural Arts and Entertainment district for the State of Texas. More
September 12, 2012 -- The American Advertising Federation-Houston will honor Martha Turner with its Trailblazer Award on September 20 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. More
September 12, 2012 -- The 14th Annual Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival will take place from Thursday through Sunday at the NASA Hilton in Nassau Bay. More
September 12, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook has collected the sales tax revenues for September. More
September 12, 2012 -- Port of Galveston Director Michael Mierzwa told Guidry News Service that he will announce his new choice for the position of deputy director at the September24 meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves. More
September 12, 2012 -- The Texas Dragon Boat Association will hold the 9th Annual Gulf Coast International Dragon Boat Regatta on October 20 and 21 at Brooks Lake at Fluor Daniels Campus in Sugar Land. More
September 11, 2012 -- The 24th Annual Chef's Delight, honoring Lamar University President Jimmy and First Lady Susan Simmons, will take place on October 9 at the Holiday Inn Beaumont Plaza. More
September 11, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Tuesday spent his final full day in Italy meeting with Chair Vittorio Ghisolfi and other executive leadership from M&G Group, an Italian company that last year announced plans to open a facility in Corpus Christi. More
September 11, 2012 -- Texas A&M University today announced that a study conducted by researchers with Texas A&M and Rochester universities has found that naturally occurring bacteria in the Gulf of Mexico consumed and removed at least 200,000 tons of oil and natural gas in the five months following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
September 11, 2012 -- The Hobby Center in Houston will host Yakov Smirnoff in Yakov Live! on October 26. More
September 11, 2012 -- The Provost Umphrey Law Firm in Beaumont has announced the global settlement of all litigation against Dole Food Company. More
September 10, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will offer free shredding of personal documents on Saturday during its "Shred It and Forget It" event. More
September 10, 2012 -- Members of the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, civic leaders and others turned out for the grand opening of the new Diamond Beach Resort and Spa on West Beach, which is billed as housing Galveston's only five-star mid-rise resort residences. More
September 10, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “And Then There Were None”, at Port Arthur Little Theatre in Port Arthur, and “Legally Blonde”, presented at the Hobby Center in Houston. More
September 10, 2012 -- The Original Greek Festival will host its 46th annual celebration October 4-7 at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral Complex in Houston. More
September 09, 2012 -- The Galveston County Small Business Development Center on Thursday hosted The Governor’s Small Business Forum, “Achieving the American Dream of Owning Your Own Business” at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
September 07, 2012 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union in League City has received the North Galveston County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month award. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will host the Step-Up for Education 2 Education Expo and the 2013 Lemonade Day Galveston Kick-Off event for Galveston Independent School District on October 4 at the Historic Hotel Galvez. More
September 07, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday spoke at the 38th Annual Ambrosetti Intelligence on the World, Europe and Italy Forum in Italy. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Port of Galveston has been named a major contributor to North America's cruise industry by the Cruise Lines International Association. More
September 07, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host a presentation by Kathryn Kelley on art and poetry on September 12. More
September 07, 2012 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay recently held dress rehearsals for its production of Cole Porter's Musical, "Kiss Me, Kate", which opens tonight. More
September 07, 2012 -- The University of St. Thomas will host the Women in Business Forum on September 21 at Chelsea Grill. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Texas Medical Center today announced that Dr. Robert Robbins, professor and chair of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford, has been named the medical center's new President and CEO. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region hosted the 2012 Petrochemical Maritime Outlook Conference on Thursday at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
September 06, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today appointed Robert Harvey as its new President and CEO. More
September 05, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at The Children's Center, Inc. and SMART Family Literacy. More
September 05, 2012 -- Port of Houston Authority Chair Jim Edmonds and Executive Director Len Waterworth testified today before the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission. More
September 05, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host a series of concerts in September featuring local and international musicians and dancers. More
September 05, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is investing $1.9 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund in HID Global Corporation, which is building a new manufacturing and distribution center in Austin. More
September 05, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that more than $339 million in city contracts have been awarded to certified small, minority, women and disadvantaged business enterprise companies during FY2012. More
September 05, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership will announce its new President and CEO during a special media briefing on Thursday. More
September 05, 2012 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will hold the Fourth Annual Galveston Revival Race on September 15 in the East End Historical District. More
September 05, 2012 -- The Oil Council will hold its 2012 Assembly Americas on October 9 and 10 at the Four Seasons hotel in Houston. More
September 05, 2012 -- The Galveston Symphony Orchestra, led by Guest Conductor Dominique Royem, will present a Russian themed concert on October 14 at The Grand 1894 Opera House. More
September 04, 2012 -- The United States China Educational, Economic and Cultural Foundation will hold its 3rd Annual Summit on October 6 at the Hilton Americas Downtown Houston. More
September 04, 2012 -- The Galveston Arts Center will present a pop-up exhibition of recent work by Nick Barbee on Friday and Saturday and September 14 and 15 at 4411 Montrose in Houston in conjunction with the city's Fine Art Fair. More
September 04, 2012 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont will present Espoused from September 22 through January 6. More
September 04, 2012 -- Jim Guidry has published a review of Tom Linton's book How the Parks of Galveston County Got Their Names. Review
September 04, 2012 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court today met in workshop with officials from Dickinson regarding renewal of the county’s contract with the Festival of Lights at Paul Hopkins Park. More
September 04, 2012 -- Galveston's Island Oktoberfest has announced that it will host its second annual Deutsche Kuchen Contest during the festival this year, which takes place October 26-27. More
September 04, 2012 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released a seasonal assessment of resource adequacy, and reports that anticipated electricity supplies will be adequate to serve consumer needs during the fall. More
September 04, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued an alert regarding a Southeast Texas tax scam. More
September 04, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Annie Goes to Oz” at the Ensemble Theatre in Houston and “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” by Beaumont Community Players at the Betty Greenberg Center in Beaumont. More
September 04, 2012 -- The Ensemble Theatre in Houston will present "Annie Goes to Oz", performend by The Ensemble Theatre Young Performers, September 8 through October 6. More
September 04, 2012 -- The Oil Council, a network for business development in the oil and gas industry, will host its annual conference, the 2012 North American Assembly, on October 9-10 in Houston. More
September 04, 2012 -- The Galveston Art League will host workshops on still life oil painting and urban sketching on Saturdays in September. More
September 01, 2012 -- The Texas Comptroller's office will conduct eight free taxpayer seminars across the state during the month of September. More
August 31, 2012 -- The University of Houston School of Theatre and Dance recently earned the "Best College Theater" award from the Houston Press. More
August 31, 2012 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council recently elected Doug Boyd as chair of the board, and named Kevin Anson as vice chair. More
August 31, 2012 -- The Galveston Art League will hold an opening reception and awards presentation on September 8 for the winners of the league's fall juried art show. More
August 31, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Central theatre and film department will present "The Perils of Truely Sweet" from September 5 through 8 in the Powell Arena Theatre. More
August 31, 2012 -- Prince Oji of Houston has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in a health care fraud scheme in the Eastern District of Texas. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Galveston Symphony Orchestra will open its 2012-2013 season on Sunday with a concert at the San Luis Resort and Spa in Galveston. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce has launched its 2013 Leadership Forum Class. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Re/MAX Ballunar Liftoff Festival will hold it's annual festival on September 28-30 at the Johnson Space Center. More
August 30, 2012 -- Sheryl Brady, author and pastor of The Potter's House of North Dallas, will hold a signing for her new book "You Have It In You!: Empowered to do the Impossible" on November 28 in Houston. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Swingin’ Seniors will celebrate their 30th anniversary with a party on September 11 at the Madison Jobe Senior Center. More
August 29, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Process Technology Program has received a $5,000 donation from LyondellBasell. More
August 29, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area has received a donation from Esteban's Café and Cantina in League City. More
August 29, 2012 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has secured a $69 million agreement with three major United States publishers over electronic book price-fixing allegations. More
August 29, 2012 -- Spirit Airlines on Tuesday announced that it will offer daily nonstop service from Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Chicago and Las Vegas beginning on October 4. More
August 28, 2012 -- Bryan Blevins of Provost Umphrey Law Firm in Beaumont has been named to the Best Lawyers in America 2013 list. More
August 28, 2012 -- The Santa Fe Texas Education Foundation has been awarded a Youth Literacy grant by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. More
August 28, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to negotiate with Goldshire Developers LLC for an annual contract for the concrete replacement of Lower Level Road at Turning Basin Terminal and for the contract for a new industrial restroom building and associated sanitary sewer lift station and piping system at Wharf Nos. 24 and 25 at Turning Basin Terminal. More
August 28, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will close its summer season with an encore performance by Lyle Lovett on September 4. More
August 28, 2012 -- College of the Mainland will host the Tanger Outlets Job Fair on September 6 in the College Gym. More
August 28, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host a wide range of art exhibits and music concerts during the Fall 2012 semester at all three campuses. More
August 27, 2012 -- Architecture Center Houston and AIA Houston on September 7 will present a Deans Roundtable Discussion featuring the deans of all eight schools of architecture in Texas and moderated by Texas Architects President-elect Larry Speck. More
August 27, 2012 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today named David Morgan as its choice for the position of Deputy Port Director. More
August 27, 2012 -- The 14th Annual Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival will present actor Brandon Smith with the Life Achievement Award at the Cascade Award Gala on September 15 in Nassau Bay. More
August 27, 2012 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today filed suit against Equistar Chemical, LP on claims that the company's facity in Channelview has violated state air pollution laws. More
August 27, 2012 -- Cornerstone Mortgage Company has announced that Andy Woodside, vice president of the company's North Houston Branch, was named 2011-2012 Loan Officer of the Year by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. More
August 27, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that the Council of Better Business Bureaus has nationally recognized Conn's, Inc., a Beaumont based retailer, as part of the BBB Centennial Honor Roll. More
August 27, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Frankenstein: The New Musical” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena, and SteelDrivers in concert with the Abrams Brothers at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
August 26, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Transportation's Panama Canal Stakeholder Working Group will meet in Houston and Beaumont this week. More
August 25, 2012 -- Burt Reckles will present "History of Ships in Bottles: Art...Craft...Crazy" on September 13 at the Houston Maritime Museum. More
August 25, 2012 -- IBM experts have presented the City of Houston's IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Report to Mayor Annise Parker, City Council, and community stakeholders. More
August 23, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will hold auditions for its upcoming production of "The Seafarer" on August 30. More
August 23, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted Port of Houston Executive Director Colonel Leonard Waterworth at a membership meeting on Wednesday. More
August 23, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Transportation's Panama Canal Stakeholder Working Group will hold a meeting on August 28 at the Port of Beaumont. More
August 23, 2012 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will host its annual "Battle By the Bay" Luncheon on September 7 at the Nessler Center in Texas City. More
August 22, 2012 -- The Provost Umprhey Law Firm today announced that Paul "Chip" Ferguson, a senior equity partner with the firm, has been selected as Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America 2012 in the field of product liability litigation. More
August 22, 2012 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center on Tuesday held a "Signing of the Steel" ceremony near the site of the hospital's $92 million expansion project. More
August 22, 2012 -- Connected Texas, a non-profit organization, on Tuesday announced that a new report shows that a lack of digital literacy is a barrier for Texans who do not have broadband Internet access in their homes. More
August 22, 2012 -- Dr. Emmanuel Nwora of Houston has been arrested on charges of health care fraud. More
August 22, 2012 -- The Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange has announced the programs for its Fall 2012 Saturday Adventure Series, which runs from September 15 through November 10. More
August 21, 2012 -- Vicki H. Locatto, a victim of the ammonia truck accident in Houston in 1976 has commented on a Guidry News Service article about the incident. More
August 21, 2012 -- Validas, a Houston Technology Company and Global Think Tank, held the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art 5,725-square foot headquarters in the Sugar Land Town Square on Tuesday. More
August 21, 2012 -- Electric Reliability Council of Texas CEO H.B. "Trip" Doggett today issued a statement in response to a federal court's ruling overturning the Environmental Protection Agency's Cross-State Air Pollution Rule. More
August 21, 2012 -- The 5th Annual Gary Tilton Firefighters Training Fundraiser Gala at the Omni Hotel Saturday August 18 in Katy. More
August 20, 2012 -- Gexa Energy Broadway at the Hobby Center will showcase its 10th Anniversary Season on Sunday at the Theater District Open House. More
August 20, 2012 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will present "There is no archive in which nothing gets lost", an exhibit featuring works in video by Sonia Boyce in collaboration with Ain Bailey, Wangechi Mutu and Lorna Simpson, September 7 through November 25. More
August 20, 2012 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve the port’s FY2013 budget. More
August 20, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will host the 13th Southeast Texas Senior Celebration and Consumer Expo on November 1 at the Beaumont Civic Center. More
August 20, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include "November” at the Alley Theatre in Houston, and “The Glass Menagerie” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
August 20, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Robert Earl Keen in concert on Saturday. More
August 20, 2012 -- Bay Area Houston Magazine Publisher Rick Clapp hosted a Launch Party on August 16 for his new quarterly publication, Bay Area Best Practices, "the number one health and medical resource guide" in the region. More
August 19, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Port Bureau on Saturday honored Jerry Nagel, chair of Rickmers-Linie (America), as the 2012 Maritime Person of the Year. More
August 18, 2012 -- The Texas Nature Challenge 2012 will kick off with the Coastal Bend and Rio Grande Valley regional competitions on August 25 and run through November 10. More
August 18, 2012 -- A total of forty-nine physicians at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston have been included in the United States News and World Report Top Doctors list. More
August 18, 2012 -- The Beaumont Community Players will present "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum" on September 7 at the Betty Greenberg Center for Performing Arts and through September 22 at the McFaddin Ward Theatre. More
August 18, 2012 -- The Intermodal Association of North America will hold the 2013 Intermodal Expo from November 10 through 12 in Houston. More
August 17, 2012 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will launch its 60th season on September 15 with "Simple Gifts from the Symphony of Southeast Texas". More
August 17, 2012 -- The City of League City on Thursday announced that Studio Movie Grill, a movie-grill business, has made plans to open a location near the Victory Lakes Town Center. More
August 17, 2012 -- Texas A&M International University has partnered with Strategic Marketing Affiliates to manage its domestic United States trademark licensing program. More
August 17, 2012 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will host the Third Annual BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival from August 31 through September 2. More
August 16, 2012 -- San Jacinto College Central's theatre and film department will hold auditions for "The Pillowman" on August 29 in the Powell Arena Theatre. More
August 16, 2012 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre is launching its 48th Season on September 7 with the opening of "Kiss Me Kate". More
August 16, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host a "State of the City" breakfast, featuring a presentation from Fulshear Mayor Tommy Kuykendall, on October 12 at the Irene Stern Community Center in Fulshear. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas in Beaumont will kick off "A Sparkling 60th Season of Symphonic Sounds" on September 15. More
August 15, 2012 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has taken action on the Port Authority’s application to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a permit for improvements to the Bayport Ship Channel, and the Port Authority’s formal response to the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission Staff Report. More
August 15, 2012 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Shrimp Boil on Saturday at the Nessler Center in Texas City. More
August 15, 2012 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont will host its 25th silver anniversary celebration on September 7. More
August 15, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at the Fort Bend Family Health Center in Richmond and the Nuance Downtown Studio in Rosenberg. More
August 15, 2012 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston has extended the Bodies Revealed exhibition through September 14. More
August 15, 2012 -- "The Last Ride", a movie account of the final days of Hank Williams, will open in Houston on August 24 at Sundance Cinemas Houston. More
August 14, 2012 -- The Port of Beaumont will host a banquet on Wednesday to recognize Congressman Ted Poe for his support of the Sabine-Neches Waterway. More
August 14, 2012 -- Main Street Theater in Houston will present "Girls Only - The Secret Comedy of Women", opening September 6 at the Chelsea Market stage. More
August 14, 2012 -- Broadway Across America recently concluded its presentation of Disney's "The Lion King" at the Hobby Center in Houston. More
August 14, 2012 -- The Board of Commissioners for the Orange County Navigation and Port District on Monday voted unanimously to approve the FY2013 Operating and Capital Budget for the port and a tax rate to support the budget. More
August 14, 2012 -- On Monday 34,000 petition signatures were filed at Houston City Hall to overturn the recently enacted ordinance regulating the feeding of homeless people. More
August 14, 2012 -- Anson Aviation has broken ground on its office and hangar facility at Sugar Land Regional Airport. More
August 14, 2012 -- The Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club on Monday released a statement regarding the 5th Circuit Court's ruling on the state's flexible permitting program. More
August 14, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday released a statement regarding the 5th Circuit Court's ruling on the state's flexible permitting program. More
August 13, 2012 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District today announced that the corps has awarded a $4,397,500 contract to Mike Hooks, Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Texas City Channel. More
August 13, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently hosted a "Business Blender" at the Fort Bend Family Health Center. More
August 13, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided advice to parents looking to spend less for school supplies for their children. More
August 13, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Robert Irvine Live on Saturday. More
August 13, 2012 -- Izola Collins will be featured in a concert at Reedy Chapel on Saturday, September 8. More
August 13, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include "Annie" at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston and Robert Irvine Live at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
August 13, 2012 -- Co-founder of Lakewood Yacht Club’s Harvest Moon Regatta John Broderick has announced a Bacardi Rum party for those racers and their crew who register and pay to race in the 26th Annual Harvest Moon on or before Saturday, September 8. More
August 13, 2012 -- The Galveston Art League will host its fall juried show August 30 through September 23 at the league's gallery in Galveston. More
August 13, 2012 -- Texas City will host the Sixth Annual Texas City Music Fest by the Bay on September 7-8 at Carlos Garza Sports Park. More
August 10, 2012 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that more than 10,000 customers have downloaded it's new Energy Saver app on their smart phones. More
August 10, 2012 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update on Thursday reported the relocation of a Universal Weather from the Hobby Airport area to Bay Area Houston. More
August 10, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will hold its annual Celebration Ball on November 10 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
August 09, 2012 -- The Fourteenth Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court ruling and rendered judgment against Zachry Construction Corporation in a suit the company filed in 2006 against the Port of Houston Authority. More
August 09, 2012 -- DiverseWorks ArtSpace has announced that it is relocating to the midtown area of Houston. More
August 09, 2012 -- The Galveston County Small Business Development Center will present the Governor's Small Business Forum on September 6 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
August 09, 2012 -- Preservation Houston will hold its Heights Walking Tour on Sunday, starting in the median of Heights Boulevard at 11th Street Cohen Plaza. More
August 09, 2012 -- Walgreen's recently conducted a national school supply drive with donations going to Communities In Schools-Bay Area through the Kids In Need Foundation. More
August 09, 2012 -- The City of Houston will participate in the annual Hip Hop for HIV Awareness Campaign on Friday at Reliant Arena. More
August 09, 2012 -- The Mary Moody Northen Endowment and Artspace Galveston will host a public meeting on August 13 at the City National Bank Building in Galveston regarding the building's future use regarding local artists. More
August 09, 2012 -- The City of Houston will hold a candlelight vigil for the victims of the recent Wisconsin Sikh Temple tragedy this evening on the steps of Houston City Hall. More
August 08, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised consumers to be aware of fraudulent debt collectors, who use threatening tactics to convince victims to pay immediately. More
August 08, 2012 -- Galveston Arts Center Executive Director Alexandra Irvine today announced her resignation from the center, effective September 15. More
August 08, 2012 -- Renal Ventures Management, a provider of dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure, on Tuesday announced that it is expanding its RV CARE program to several clinics in and around Beaumont. More
August 08, 2012 -- The Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Webster will host auditions for its Fall Broadway Studio Workshop, RAFA on Broadway, on August 17. More
August 07, 2012 -- The Texas Comptroller's Office today announced that businesses have until August 17 to take advantage of the "Texas Fresh Start" tax amnesty, which allows businesses to avoid paying penalties and interest on tax reports they failed to file. More
August 06, 2012 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre and Dance will present "Legacy: A Celebration of the UH School of Theatre and Dance", featuring notable former students, on September 7. More
August 06, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today listed several common scams utilizing the upcoming presidential election to obtain personal or financial information. More
August 06, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Kafe Bakery in Richmond. More
August 06, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the Ezra Charles Band at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and the continuation of the Houston Shakespeare Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
August 06, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will open its 2012-2013 Performing Arts Season on September 29 with entertainer Joel Grey. More
August 06, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the Ezra Charles Band in concert on Saturday. More
August 03, 2012 -- Direct Energy, one of North America's largest energy and energy-related service providers, today announced an initiative that it says could save Texans $1 billion through its pre-paid Power-To-Go retail product. More
August 03, 2012 -- The Texas Sunset Advisory Commission has released its staff review and recommendations regarding the Port of Houston Authority. More
August 03, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund to three early stage companies developing technologies in Texas. More
August 03, 2012 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Carl Newman has been named the new general manager for George Bush Intercontinental Airport. More
August 02, 2012 -- University of Texas Medical Branch President Dr. David Callender has responded to concerns about UTMB’s financial health and rumors of a large round of layoffs in a message to employees. More
August 02, 2012 -- The Texas Sunset Advisory Commission is expected to publicly release its staff review and recommendations regarding the Port of Houston Authority on Friday, August 3. More
August 02, 2012 -- The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has appointed Patricia A. Vojack as the institute's compliance officer. More
August 02, 2012 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host its inaugural Patriot Award luncheon honoring local first responders on September 11. More
August 02, 2012 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host its fourth annual "Kick Off by the Creek" event on August 15 at Clear Creek Independent School District's Education Village. More
August 01, 2012 -- Reverend Donald Lee's latest contribution features Minister Aaron Moses, "the next big thing in Christian rap". More w/Music
August 01, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will co-host the 2012 Fort Bend Regional Infrastructure Conference on September 27. More
August 01, 2012 -- Galveston College will host a meeting of the Galveston Welders Networking Group on August 14. More
August 01, 2012 -- Port Corpus Christi today welcomed delegates to the 2012 Texas Ports & Waterways Conference, which takes place today through Friday in Corpus Christi. More
August 01, 2012 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has reported that electric demand on Tuesday set a new July record, with a peak usage of 65,790 megawatts. More
July 31, 2012 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will display several artifacts from the Spanish-American War as the August "Treasure of the Month". More
July 31, 2012 -- Freeport LNG Expansion, LP today announced that it has signed 20-year liquefaction tolling agreements with Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. and Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. More
July 30, 2012 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted 6-0-1, with Johnny Smecca abstaining because of a conflict, to seek a construction manager at risk to build the Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal at 25th and the Strand, rather than the competitive sealed proposal method that was tried unsuccessfully. More
July 30, 2012 -- Science Applications International Corporation today announced that John Babcock has been selected as a recipient of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Silver Snoopy Award for his contributions as SAIC's senior safety engineer for the International Space Station. More
July 30, 2012 -- Science Applications International Corporation today announced that Mark Markovich, a software safety engineer with the company, was recently given the Space Flight Awareness Honoree Award by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. More
July 30, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has issued advice concerning the purchase of "wedding insurance" to protect against incidents or damages of items during weddings. More
July 30, 2012 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that George Bush Intercontinental Airport will welcome the Lufthansa A380, the largest passenger aircraft in the world, as it makes its arrival at the airport on Wednesday. More
July 30, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the Houston Shakespeare Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre performances from the Houston Young Playwrights Exchange at the Alley Theatre in Houston. More
July 30, 2012 -- Dr. Joan Nichols, principal investigator on a project at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston that received a $1.25 National Institutes of Health grant to develop a method of custom-growing human lung tissue to make a three-dimensional model for biomedical studies, visited with Guidry News Service on Friday. More
July 28, 2012 -- Galveston Mayor Lewis Rosen spoke to a large crowd in the Davidson Ballroom for the Galveston Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Friday. More
July 27, 2012 -- The Rosenberg Development Corporation recently hosted more than 200 representatives during its Annual Business Appreciation Reception at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
July 27, 2012 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will present the musical "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" August 10-19, and "Kiss Me, Kate" September 7-23. More
July 27, 2012 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation hosted an economic development training seminar on Wednesday. More
July 25, 2012 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office on Tuesday provided an update on information for TaxMasters' former clients in Texas and across the country. More
July 25, 2012 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont will host the "Don't Mess with Texas, Mess with Art" Family Arts Day on August 11. More
July 24, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted 5-0 to implement a defined contribution retirement benefit plan for eligible port authority employees who were hired on or after August 1, 2012; and then voted 5-0 to maintain the defined benefit pension plan for eligible port authority employees hired on or after August 1, 2007 through July 31, 2012. More
July 24, 2012 -- The Galveston County Tax Office now offers the option of receiving tax statements via electronic mail. More
July 24, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the Ezra Charles Band on August 11, Robert Irvine on August 18, and Robert Earl Keen on August 25. More
July 23, 2012 -- Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Tommy P. Beaudreau today announced that BOEM will offer more than 20 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development in a lease sale that will include all available unleased areas in the Western Gulf of Mexico Planning Area. More
July 23, 2012 -- The United States Chamber of Commerce will host a "Hiring Our Heroes" career fair for veterans, military personnel, and military spouses on August 7 at the Lake Charles Civic Center Exhibition Hall in Lake Charles, Louisiana. More
July 23, 2012 -- The Rosenberg Development Corporation will hold its annual Business Appreciation Reception on Thursday at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
July 23, 2012 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve the 2012-2013 Capital Improvement Program for the port. More
July 23, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will host a "Shred It and Forget It" event on September 15 at Kaplan College in Beaumont. More
July 23, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast region include screenings of three classic movies starring Humphrey Bogart at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
July 23, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the city's new Constellation Field baseball stadium has broken attendance records for the Independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, with an average attendance of 6,751 per game. More
July 23, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host "Rules of the Road", a program to discuss the impact of commercial vessels in area waterways. More
July 23, 2012 -- Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center has announced that Shearn’s Restaurant has signed on to participate in Houston Restaurant Weeks throughout the month of August. More
July 21, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host a "State of the City" luncheon featuring Richmond Mayor Hilmar Moore and City Manager Terri Vela on August 10 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
July 20, 2012 -- The Eye Clinic of Texas has announced a LASIK discount to military personnel, police and firefighters in and around Galveston and Houston. More
July 19, 2012 -- Sunny, a former BARC dog from Houston, has been chosen to play Sandy on Annie, the Broadway show. More
July 19, 2012 -- The Texas annual sales tax holiday weekend will take place from August 17 through 19. More
July 19, 2012 -- The Texas Seaport Museum on Galveston Island will hold a Marine Biology Tour on Saturday. More
July 19, 2012 -- Center for Houston’s Future on Wednesday hosted a meeting of healthcare, business, and education communities for a briefing on key findings about the link between education and health. More
July 19, 2012 -- Greenpeace today mounted a satirical billboard near Shell’s Houston headquarters featuring a family of polar bears with the slogan “You can’t run your SUV on cute. Let’s Go.” More
July 19, 2012 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold public hearings during the month of August around the Gulf coast to discuss a generic amendment to address federal seafood dealer permits. More
July 19, 2012 -- The San Jacinto College Central theatre and film department will hold open public auditions for "The Perils of Truly Sweet", a melodrama dinner show, on August 1 and 13 in the Powell Arena Theatre on the Central Campus in Pasadena. More
July 18, 2012 -- Houston Fire Department Firefighter EMT Jared Keith has been honored as the Firefighter of the Year by the Independent Insurance Agents of Houston. More
July 18, 2012 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has posted a release about its network of 31 tidal data collection stations between South Padre Island and the Sabine and Neches Rivers that help keep federal waterways open for navigation. More
July 18, 2012 -- Texas A&M University of Texas at Galveston professor Dr. William Merrell, is the Texas Gulf Coast Region to prepare for a "coming tidal wave" of new business opportunities with the expansion of the Panama Canal. More
July 18, 2012 -- A homosexual cub scout leader in Ohio has been ousted from her position on the day after the Boy Scouts of America affirmed its ban on homosexual scouts and leaders. More
July 18, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has issued a warning to consumers of the business practices of an air duct cleaning company located in Sebastian, Florida that is soliciting Southeast Texas consumers. More
July 18, 2012 -- The College of the Mainland Community Theatre will host performances of "The Wedding Singer" from July 19 through August 12. More
July 18, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will host a performance by Shake Russell on August 2 as a part of the KACC Alvin Live Summer Concert Series. More
July 18, 2012 -- The Houston Independent School District will accept applications until July 31 to fill 276 teaching positions that will start in the fall. More
July 18, 2012 -- The NASA Human Health and Performance Center at Johnson Space Center has recognized two University of Houston-Clear Lake professors for their contribution to the STELLAR education outreach program. More
July 18, 2012 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host its 3rd Annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta on October 13 and 14 on Galveston Bay. More
July 16, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas is warning of a scam that the federal government will help pay electric bills to help curb the high utility costs many Americans are incurring this time of year. More
July 16, 2012 -- The University of Texas System has awarded a $750,000 grant to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston "to foster entrepreneurism, novel research and collaboration with industry". More
July 16, 2012 -- The Texas Renaissance Festival has announced an "Heir to the Throne" contest to select an "expecting" family that will win the right to incorporate the words "Texas Renaissance" into their newborn child's name and the chance to win three lifetime passes (one for the child and two for the parents)to the festival. More
July 16, 2012 -- Tickets are on sale for the Royal Academy of Fine Arts presentation of Beauty and the Beast, Jr. which begins on August 2 at the RAFA theater at 17170 Mill Forest Road in Webster. More
July 16, 2012 -- St. Christopher Church in League City has announced a new schedule of services. More
July 16, 2012 -- Performances and Concerts this week on stage in the Gulf Coast area include “The Taming of the Shrew” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay and “The Red Velvet Cake War” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena. More
July 15, 2012 -- Donald Lee has posted an essay about an upcoming album by Christian songstress Anita Jarrll-Robertson. More
July 14, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land reports that its sales tax collections are continuing to grow. More
July 14, 2012 -- The University of Houston will host the Houston Shakespeare Festival Summer Conservatory from July 25 through August 13. More
July 14, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education will host a training session by the NASA Johnson Space Center on August 2 at the department's headquarters in Houston. More
July 14, 2012 -- The Women's Hospital of Texas in Houston has appointed a new Chief Nursing Officer, while the West Houston Medical Center has appointed new Chief Nursing and Operating Officers. More
July 13, 2012 -- The Galveston Beach Bands performing Pop Concerts each Tuesday during the summer months in Sealy Pavilion behind Ashton Villa. More
July 13, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has posted a news release regarding CNBC’s 2012 Top States for Business number one rating for the state, and noted that Texas also has maintained the top spot in the infrastructure and transportation category. More
July 13, 2012 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster has been ranked as the top hospital in the Houston region and fourth in the state of Texas by Consumer Reports. More
July 13, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has been awarded first place in Texas in the category of Marketing Campaigns by the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives. More
July 13, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently held a career fair for students at Dunbar Middle School in Dickinson. More
July 13, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies for the Glidden Home Store and Design Center, Cool Tours LLC, Bright Solutions Home Helpers, A B Sea Sales and Rentals, Inc., and Classic Auto Group Galveston. More
July 13, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce will introduce the “Out-of-the-Box” Box at their Official Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Wednesday, July 18. The Chamber invites members and community to share their unique ideas for how the chamber can continue to improve their service to the business community More
July 13, 2012 -- Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. announced on Thursday that it has received executed firm financial commitments in aggregate of approximately $3.4 billion to fund the costs of developing, constructing and placing into service the first two liquefaction trains of the Sabine Pass LNG liquefaction project. More
July 13, 2012 -- PortVision, "a leading provider of business intelligence solutions for the maritime industry", today announced that the company’s desktop Automatic Identification System vessel-tracking service is now available in a mobile platform that has been optimized for today’s full-featured smartphones including BlackBerry, iPhone and Android devices. More
July 12, 2012 -- The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced that OSHA and BP Products North America Inc. have resolved 409 of the 439 citations issued by the agency in October 2009 for willful violations of OSHA’s process safety management standard at BP’s refinery in Texas City, Texas. More
July 12, 2012 -- BP Products North America Inc. (BP) today announced that it has reached an agreement with the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to settle 409 of the 439 remaining citations issued to the BP Texas City Refinery in 2009. More
July 12, 2012 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Tuesday discussed ways to work with the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and others to attract cruise ships on port of call visits to Galveston. More
July 12, 2012 -- The Third Annual BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival will take place from August 31 through September 2 at Moody Gardens in Galveston. More
July 12, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Helena Brown, invited by the Houston Airport System, recently attended a series of meetings in Taiwan, China, and Korea to help increase travel, investments, and jobs to Houston. More
July 11, 2012 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced today that state sales tax revenue in June was $1.98 billion, up 15.2 percent compared to June 2011. More
July 11, 2012 -- HHP Summit 2012 “Natural Gas for High Horsepower Applications” will be held in Houston September 26-28. More
July 11, 2012 -- The Hobby Center in Houston will host a special autism-friendly performance of Disney's The Lion King on July 28. More
July 11, 2012 -- Texas has been named America's Top State for Business 2012 by CNBC's sixth-annual study. More
July 10, 2012 -- The University of Houston-Downtown has established the Dr. Yung-Fa Chang Endowment for Student Grants-In-Aid with the Taiwanese entrepreneur's recent $2 million gift. More
July 10, 2012 -- The Hempstead Chamber of Commerce will host the 23rd Annual Watermelon Festival on July 21. More
July 09, 2012 -- TIME CHANGE: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® circus train will stop in Downtown Houston AT 5 p.m. today. More
July 06, 2012 -- Architecture Center Houston and AIA Houston will present the 2012 Texas Student Biennial Exhibition July 26 through September 7. More
July 06, 2012 -- The Beaumont Civic Center will host comedian Ron White for a performance on September 21. More
July 06, 2012 -- The Center for Houston's Future recently hosted its LeadershipNEXT seminar, a one day session to provide leadership insights for the 21st Century global economy and one-on-one conversations with Fortune 500 CEOs. More
July 06, 2012 -- The Rosenberg Development Corporation will hold its annual Business Appreciation Reception on July 26 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
July 06, 2012 -- Science Applications International Corporation today announced that it has been awarded Star Status under the Voluntary Protection Program by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for SAIC's Safety and Mission Assurance Support Services contract with the Johnson Space Center. More
July 06, 2012 -- Science Applications International Corporation today announced that it has completed its AS9100 Revision C registration, an international standard for aviation, space and defense organizations, for SAIC's Safety and Mission Assurance Support Services contract with the Johnson Space Center. More
July 06, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the City of Richmond's "State of the City" luncheon, with a presentation by Richmond Mayor Hilmar Moore and City Manager Terri Vela, on August 10. More
July 06, 2012 -- Houston Early Music, a presenter of period ensembles and soloists, has announced its 2012-2013 season of concerts. More
July 05, 2012 -- Preservation Houston has schedule an architectural walking tour of the historic neighborhood surrounding Market Square for July 15. More
July 05, 2012 -- The Houston Symphony will present "The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddess Tour" on Friday and Saturday at Jones Hall. More
July 05, 2012 -- Am I Next? Camp to focus on showcasing career opportunities from a variety of professions to encourage 7th & 8th grade youth that they could be the next accountant, banker, minister, singer, financial advisor, newspaper reporter and more. More
July 05, 2012 -- Galveston County Navigation District No. 1 Manager Frank Incaprera on Tuesday updated the Board of Commissioners on projects at the Herbert Schmidt Pelican Island Causeway. More
July 04, 2012 -- Two teams of physicists at the Cern laboratory near Geneva are preparing today to announce their latest efforts to discover the Higgs bosun, which has been described as the "God particle". More
July 04, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land and Fluor Enterprises have reached an agreement on a long-term development and land deal. More
July 04, 2012 -- Team Industrial Services will relocate its global headquarters to Sugar Land in December. More
July 03, 2012 -- Spirit Airlines today announced that it will introduce non-stop service from Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport beginning September 20. More
July 03, 2012 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber Of Commerce was recently honored at the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Annual Excellence Awards Conference in Bastrop. More
July 03, 2012 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host City of Richmond 2012 on August 13 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
July 03, 2012 -- The Texas Comptroller's office will conduct 15 free taxpayer seminars across the state during the month of July. More
July 03, 2012 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded 14 grants totaling nearly $1 million to Texas universities and community colleges for summer youth camps that focus on science, technology, engineering, and math. More
July 02, 2012 -- The International Association of Drilling Contractors today applauded an announcement by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on plans for lease sales of areas on the Outer Continental Shelf for oil exploration and development, but called for the opening of all U.S. waters. More
July 02, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised consumers and businesses to take steps to detect and remove malware that may prevent access to the Internet for infected computers on July 9. More
July 02, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast area include Glen Campbell in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and Alley Theatre’s production of Agatha Christie’s “Black Coffee” in Houston. More
July 02, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Glen Campbell in concert on Sunday. More
July 02, 2012 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will present "Rumpelstiltskin" July 10-15 as part of the theater's Youth Apprentice Program. More
July 02, 2012 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will feature an exhibit of pictures and artifacts related to the historic Galveston Brewing Company as the library's July "Treasure of the Month". More
July 01, 2012 -- Captain Graylin Gant, who announced the launch of NW Gulf Federal Pilots, a new service to provide an alternate source of pilots for vessels operating under United States Flags in the ports of Galveston, Texas City and Lake Charles, Louisiana in May, is advertising for pilots. More
July 01, 2012 -- St. Arnold’s Brewery hosted “Treasures of the Gulf”, a tasting and tour of the brewery to benefit the Houston Maritime Museum on Thursday, June 28. More
June 30, 2012 -- The City of Houston has been named among the top twenty cities for businesses and careers in the nation by Forbes Magazine. More
June 29, 2012 -- The Port of Beaumont recently joined in shipping military vehicles returning from the war in Southwest Asia by using barges along inland waterways to Louisiana, where they will be trucked to an Army repair depot near Texarkana. More
June 29, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that the MV COSCO Houston, a new container ship from COSCO Container Lines, is expected to make its first port of call in the United States on Tuesday at the Barbours Cut Container Terminal. More
June 29, 2012 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay recently held an open house to celebrate the launch of the theater's 48th season. More
June 28, 2012 -- The Center for Houston's Future has launched the "My Degree Counts Employer Toolkit", which provides human resource managers support to assist working adults through obstacles when going back to college to get a degree. More
June 28, 2012 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange will hold Artists Family Day on July 14. More
June 27, 2012 -- The Galveston Beach Band will perform a concert featuring patriotic music on July 3 in celebration of the Independence Day holiday. More
June 27, 2012 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will hold a moving sale on July 14 at its location in Nassau Bay. More
June 27, 2012 -- The Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce and the Port Arthur International Seafarers Center will present the inaugural Southern Summer Night on Saturday at the Carl Parker Center on Lamar State College - Port Arthur campus. More
June 27, 2012 -- The Galveston County Food Bank is having a Hunger Awareness Dinner on July 21 at St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church in Texas City. More
June 26, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority has posted a news released on the reappointment of Houston attorney and investment banker Jim Fonteno, Jr. to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. More
June 26, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to award two concurrent two-year contracts to HFP Acoustical Consultants, Inc. for acoustical consulting services and monitoring and maintenance of the sound monitoring system at the Bayport Terminal for a combined amount not to exceed $250,000. More
June 26, 2012 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association on Monday announced that Michael Shaffner has been elected to the association's board of directors. More
June 26, 2012 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas reported that Texas set a new June record for peak electric demand on Monday, with use during the afternoon averaging at 65,047 megawatts. More
June 25, 2012 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve a consulting agreement with CH2M Hill relating to a conceptual study for the Homeport Turnaround to accommodate three cruise ships simultaneously at the port, at a cost not to exceed $60,000. More
June 25, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips on selecting a storage business for your belongings. More
June 25, 2012 -- Area veteran journalist Mary Alys Cherry has joined Bay Group Media as publisher of Bay Area Houston Magazine. More
June 25, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership will honor retiring Texas Medical Center President and CEO Richard Wainerdi at the partnership's luncheon on Tuesday. More
June 25, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast area include Agatha Christie’s “Black Coffee” at Company OnStage in Houston, and Disney’s “The Jungle Book Kids” at Island, etc East-End Theatre Company in Galveston. More
June 23, 2012 -- Pastor Donald Lee's latest contribution to the Faith & Values page is "Arlington pastor shares message of walking in purpose". More
June 22, 2012 -- The Texas Medical Center will host a job fair for veterans on June 28 at the Hornberger Conference Center in Houston. More
June 22, 2012 -- Top Dog Fireworks has announced that firework sales for the Fourth of July holiday begin Sunday, and has reminded customers who purchase fireworks to follow basic safety rules. More
June 22, 2012 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that it is monitoring anticipated electric use and available generation with expected high temperatures during the next week. More
June 21, 2012 -- Clear Creek Community Church will host the Global Leadership Summit 2012 for the Clear Lake area, which takes place August 9-10. More
June 21, 2012 -- Samir S. Awad, M.D. has been selected as the new Operative Care Line executive of the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston. More
June 21, 2012 -- San Jacinto College has won awards from the New Mexico American Marketing Association and the New Mexico Advertising Federation for its advertising campaign centered on the slogan "Invent Yourself". More
June 21, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance and Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host a "State of the City" luncheon featuring the Mayor of Rosenberg on July 9 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
June 20, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance and Workforce Solutions will host a job fair on June 28. More
June 20, 2012 -- The Texas Association of Business today issued a statement on the Institute for a Competitive Workforce's "Leaders and Laggards" report regarding grades for the state's universities and community colleges. More
June 20, 2012 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation has announced that the 1892 Bishop's Palace now has a new digital audio tour available. More
June 20, 2012 -- Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast will host "An Afternoon of Pirates" on July 21 at Saengerfest Park in Galveston. More
June 20, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced its 2012-2013 Performing Arts Season, which launches on September 29. More
June 19, 2012 -- The Houston Symphony Orchestra has added an additional performance on July 7 of "The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Tour" at Jones Hall. More
June 19, 2012 -- The Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange, Texas will host a free concert for the Fourth of July holiday. More
June 19, 2012 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors held a special meeting on Monday to discuss the General Mobility Program that provides 25 percent of the sales tax collected for METRO to the various “constituent partners” in the METRO service areas that use the funds for street and road improvements. More
June 19, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau In Southeast Texas has published an article entitled "Is There Science Behind Scams?" More
June 18, 2012 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted 3-2, with Henry Nix and Louis Broussard opposed, to approve a lease with Port of Beaumont Transload Terminal, LLC, a subsidiary of Jefferson Refinery, LLC, for a liquid bulk transload terminal at the port’s Orange County Terminal. More
June 18, 2012 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves met in executive session this morning and then voted 5-0 to approve a $15 million settlement with Lexington Insurance Company, York Risk Services Group and attorney Kenneth Cruikshank related to a lawsuit on Hurricane Ike issues. More
June 18, 2012 -- The Port of Beaumont today announced that the port has won three awards during the 2012 Communications Awards Program sponsored by the American Association of Port Authorities. More
June 18, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced that nonstop flights from Houston to Istanbul will begin April 1, 2013 through Turkish Airlines. More
June 18, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast area include Houston’s Juneteenth Festival, featuring Joe Sample, and a second weekend of concerts by the Houston Symphony Orchestra, both at Miller Outdoor Theater in Houston. More
June 18, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today applauded an announcement by Turkish Airlines that the airline will offer nonstop air service between Houston and Istanbul. More
June 16, 2012 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host the Fifth Annual Swashbucklers' Soiree on July 21 at the Texas Seaport Museum. More
June 16, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at Servpro of West Fort Bend County and Freebirds World Burrito. More
June 15, 2012 -- The Texas Coast Boat and Outdoor Show will take place from October 12 through 14 at the Galveston Yacht Basin. More
June 15, 2012 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake today announced that it will be vacating its location in Nassau Bay at the end of June and will "fine-tune" the center's strategy during the summer months. More
June 15, 2012 -- Company OnStage in Houston will present Black Coffee by Agatha Christie through July 28. More
June 15, 2012 -- Company OnStage in Houston will present Androcles and the Lion through July 28. More
June 14, 2012 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will present two exhibits, "The Art of Exaggeration", July 1 through September 23, and "Scandinavian Design", August 26 through January 27. More
June 14, 2012 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2012 Funfest barbeque cook-off. More
June 14, 2012 -- The Galveston Pop Concert Band will host a concert celebrating the 200th birthday of Henry Rosenberg on Tuesday as part of the band's concert series. More
June 14, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard and the Houston Pilots on Wednesday tested a new Vessel Traffic Service back-up site at the Houston Pilots new office in Deer Park. More
June 14, 2012 -- Pastor Donald Lee has posted the second of a two-part series on The Eternity of God’s Word. More
June 13, 2012 -- Frank Incaprera’s Galveston Beach Band entertained a large crowd at Sealy Pavilion behind Ashton Villa on Tuesday evening. More
June 13, 2012 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today launched a new free mobile app to provide consumers real-time updates on the state's electric grid and tips on conserving electricity. More
June 13, 2012 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today announced that the United States Fish and Wildlife Service has determined that the listing of the dunes sagebrush lizard as a threatened or endangered species is not warranted, a decision made in part due to a conservation plan led by her office. More
June 13, 2012 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors will meet on Thursday to consider an initial draft of the corporation's budget, among other items. More
June 13, 2012 -- The Ensemble Theatre in Houston will participate with Project 1 Voice in its second National Stage Reading event on June 18, with staged readings of "The Amen Corner". More
June 13, 2012 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will perform during the City of Beaumont's July 4th Celebration at Julie Rogers Theatre. More
June 12, 2012 -- Devlyn Davis of Houston on Monday learned he was selected as a finalist in McDonald's Happy Meal Chefs contest and winner of a trip to the London 2012 Olympic Games. More
June 12, 2012 -- The ExxonMobil Future Leaders Summer Youth Program, conducted by the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, will begin on Tuesday at Lamar University. More
June 11, 2012 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today discussed a mediated settlement of the port's lawsuit against Lexington Insurance Company in executive session, but took no action on the matter. More
June 11, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today met to hear staff presentations on four topics, including the proposal to deepen and widen the Bayport Ship Channel. More
June 11, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips to avoid scams when shopping for Father's Day gifts. More
June 11, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Camping with Gasoline” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and the Summer Symphony Nights series at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
June 11, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the world premier of "Camping with Gasoline" on Saturday. More
June 11, 2012 -- The Press Club of Southeast Texas named Lamar University Basketball Coach Pat Knight as the 2011 Newsmaker of the Year during the club's 21st Annual Awards Banquet on Friday. More
June 11, 2012 -- The Press Club of Southeast Texas on Friday named the winners of the Excellence in Media Awards. More
June 11, 2012 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union recently named its 2012 scholarship recipients. More
June 11, 2012 -- New for this year’s Juneteenth Celebration in Galveston County is the Historic Mainland Bus Tour. Participants (limited to 47) will be transported by air-conditioned, charter buses to two remarkable mainland sites - Stringfellow Orchards and the 1867 Settlement. Guides will welcome visitors to each site and give a history of the property. More
June 10, 2012 -- A series of culinary events benefiting The Grand 1894 Opera House is underway on Galveston Island. On Saturday Guidry News Service attended Grand Sun Splash on the Bayou. More
June 10, 2012 -- Galveston Railroad Museum Secretary Dr. Don Harper was the museum’s representative in Greenville, South Carolina on Saturday for the roll-out of two newly painted engines that will replace equipment that was damaged by Hurricane Ike. More w/Video
June 09, 2012 -- Bay Area Turning Point has received the Winner of Distinction Award from the Better Business Bureau. More
June 09, 2012 -- The Julie Rogers "Gift of Life" Program and H-E-B on Tuesday provided free breast cancer screenings to women in Beaumont. More
June 09, 2012 -- The City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with Bank of America through the bank's Summer Youth Employment Initiative and a $50,000 grant. More
June 09, 2012 -- NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston will host a special event with astronaut Dan Burbank on June 14. More
June 09, 2012 -- Elaine Roberts, Director of the City of Houston Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, has been named to the ReelAbilities: Houston Disabilities Film Festival 2013 Advisory Committee. More
June 08, 2012 -- The Galveston Wharves Board will hold a special meeting on Monday to discuss and consider a settlement with Lancashire Insurance Company Limited and Allied World Assurance Company in the lawsuit styled Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves v. Lexington Insurance Company. More
June 08, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission will hold a special meeting on Monday to hear three staff presentations and to take action on a defined contribution plan for port authority employees. More
June 08, 2012 -- The American Institute of Architects Houston will host the 2012 Design Awards Tour on June 20 at various locations in Houston. More
June 07, 2012 -- Pastor Donald Lee has posted the first of a two-part series on The Eternity of God’s Word. More
June 07, 2012 -- CoreLogic, a provider of analytics and business services, today released its Storm Surge Report, finding that more than four million homes in the United States are at risk for hurricane storm-surge flooding. More
June 07, 2012 -- BP has donated $15,000 to Collegiate High School at College of the Mainland. More
June 06, 2012 -- The Galveston County Navigation District No. 1 Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $12,007 contract with EyeCam Surveillance, Inc. for a project with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for replacement of security camera equipment that was damaged during Hurricane Ike. More
June 06, 2012 -- Connected Texas hosted its inaugural broadband summit on Tuesday at the Gaylord Texan Hotel in Grapevine, Texas. More
June 06, 2012 -- Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange, Texas will launch its Summer Wild Wednesdays series of educational programs on June 13. More
June 06, 2012 -- Preservation Houston will host a walking architectural tour of Main Street/Montrose Boulevard on Sunday. More
June 06, 2012 -- The Sugar Land Development Corporation and Sugar Land 4B Corporation recently both received certificates for achievement of economic excellence from the Texas Economic Development Council. More
June 06, 2012 -- The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety has published a report providing details on how states can improve their building code systems to better protect homes from hurricane damage. More
June 05, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has announced a Texas Enterprise Fund investment that will create more than 100 jobs in Harris County. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts in Houston will host performances of Disney's The Lion King from July 10 through August 12. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union recently presented Appreciated Teacher Awards to five Houston area teachers. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided steps parents can take to prevent their children from exceeding data limits on their cell phones, which can result in increased costs. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Eye Clinic of Texas has advised Houston area residents to take steps for protecting their eyes from ultraviolet rays if working or taking part in outdoor activities. More
June 05, 2012 -- David Murphy has posted a comment on Jim Guidry's analysis of the management of the City of Houston by Mayor Annise Parker More
June 05, 2012 -- College of the Mainland and the Safety Council of Texas City have partnered to launch the Electrical Skills Training program. More
June 05, 2012 -- The Houston Employee Relief Organization is seeking contributions to a fund that helps the families of municipal employees killed in the line of duty. More
June 04, 2012 -- The City of Missouri City has provided tips for preparing for emergencies, such as events during hurricanes, and a list of informational resources for residents. More
June 04, 2012 -- Jim Guidry has posted a commentary on the management of the City of Houston under the leadership of Mayor Annise Parker. More
June 04, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for First Victoria National Bank at its new Katy location. More
June 04, 2012 -- Samson Energy Company and NRG recently hosted the opening of Deweyville Park and Playground, which received almost $40,000 in contributions from both companies. More
June 04, 2012 -- The 28th Annual Wings Over Houston Airshow will take place October 27-28 at Ellington Airport in Houston. More
June 04, 2012 -- The Environmental Defense Fund on Friday announced that several Texas companies, cities and universities have joined in participating in the EDF Climate Corps, a summer fellowship aimed at improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. More
June 04, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars at the Hobby Center in Houston, and Chubby Checker in concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre, also in Houston. More
June 04, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host its second annual Summer Theatre Camp on July 23-27. More
June 04, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Glen Campbell in concert on July 8. More
June 03, 2012 -- Megabus.com, a new city-to-city, express bus company has announced its expansion to Texas and the southern United States. More
June 02, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies for the 2012 Galveston Island Dog Show-A Bark in the Park and the Galveston Pirate Soccer Club. More
June 02, 2012 -- The Harris County Department of Education's "Connected Learning Initiative" has received a grant from Chevron. More
June 01, 2012 -- Houston attorney and developer Andy Vickery has acquired the Historic Medical Arts Building located on 21st and Mechanic in Downtown Galveston. More
June 01, 2012 -- The Clean Galveston Back Garden Tour is this weekend, featuring self guided tours of seven back yards on Galveston Island. More
June 01, 2012 -- The National Transportation Safety Board has opened the public docket on an investigation into the October 29 collision between the Elka Apollon and the MSC Nederland in the Houston Ship Channel. More
June 01, 2012 -- The Texas Comptroller's Office will host free taxpayer seminars in June for business owners with questions about state taxes. More
June 01, 2012 -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration Administrator Charles Bolden on Thursday congratulated Space Exploration Technologies on the successful mission and return of the company's Dragon spacecraft, which performed the first commercial flight to the International Space Station. More
June 01, 2012 -- Greater Houston Partnership Chair Tony Chase has informed members that the Partnership is entering into a new phase following the departure of former president and CEO Jeff Moseley. More
May 31, 2012 -- Connected Texas today released new data showing that broadband Internet service availability in Texas is rising, with more than 97 percent of Texans having access to fixed broadband service. More
May 31, 2012 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve a $5,793,193, 10-year contract with Trapeze Software Group for an enterprise asset management system. More
May 31, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority will host an open house on the proposal to deepen and widen the Bayport Channel this evening at the Bayport Administration Building at 12619 Port Road in Seabrook. More
May 31, 2012 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will display an ornate silver pitcher and goblet which belonged to Henry Rosenberg as the June Treasure of the Month. More
May 31, 2012 -- Congressman Gene Green recently participated in an offshore energy tour in the Gulf of Mexico and noted the success of Shell's production and progress toward restoring the Gulf's economy. More
May 31, 2012 -- The Galveston and Corpus Christi Chambers of Commerce and the Coastal Windstorm Insurance Coalition will sponsor the Summer Windstorm Insurance Conference, which takes place on Friday at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
May 30, 2012 -- Port Freeport Commissioners today accepted Freeport LNG's bid for a long-term lease of a 170-acre tract of land on Quintana Island adjacent to Freeport LNG’s existing LNG regasification facility. More
May 30, 2012 -- The Galveston Beach Band will launch its Galveston Pop Band Concert season on June 5, with free concerts taking place every Tuesday through August in Galveston. More
May 30, 2012 -- The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford will open an exhibit on Saturday showcasing the relationship between the fictional worlds Charles Dickens created and the historical reality in which he lived. More
May 30, 2012 -- The Galveston-Texas City Pilots recently held a reception recognizing Captain Jim Coonrod, who has retired after a 38-career piloting ships at ports in Galveston and Texas City. More
May 30, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Wilson Phillips in concert on June 5. More
May 29, 2012 -- The Rosenberg Library Museum in Galveston is hosting "Toys: 1890-1940s", an exhibit of antique toys and vintage games, through the summer. More
May 29, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Camping with Gasoline" on June 16. More
May 29, 2012 -- Property Casualty Insurers Association of America today urged residents along the coast to be prepared for the hurricane season, which officially begins on Friday. More
May 29, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips on finding a reputable roofing contractor. More
May 29, 2012 -- Space Exploration Technologies today announced it has been contracted by satellite services company Intelsat for use of the Falcon Heavy rocket. More
May 29, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast include “The Sound of Music” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena and “Is He Dead?” at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
May 28, 2012 -- Houston’s Comicpalooza pop culture convention hosted its 2012 event this weekend at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
May 26, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance and Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host a "State of the City" luncheon on July 9 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
May 26, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at Pecan Park Apartments and the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
May 25, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is investing $1.3 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund into Centene Corporation, which plans to open a claims center in Tyler, Texas. More
May 25, 2012 -- Space Exploration Technologies' Dragon spacecraft successfully berthed with NASA's International Space Station today. More
May 25, 2012 -- The Galveston Island Arts Academy will host concert pianist Shawn Heller in concert on June 15. More
May 25, 2012 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will host a series of civil war lectures and tours of the 1838 Menard House from June through August. More
May 25, 2012 -- Galveston City Council on Thursday voted 5-2, with Elizabeth Beeton and Cornelia Harris-Banks opposed, to approve a specific use permit in conjunction with the development of an amusement that includes a go cart track on the property of the old Sea-Arama property at 9402 Seawall Boulevard. More
May 25, 2012 -- Pastor Donald Lee's latest contribution to the Faith & Values page is "Record label aims to bridge great divide between Christian, secular music". More
May 24, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that CEO Jeff Moseley will be stepping down next month to devote the majority of his time to the Opportunity Houston 2.0 campaign. More
May 24, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today released a new report that finds the addition of international service at William P. Hobby Airport by Southwest Airlines would have a positive economic impact for Houston. More
May 24, 2012 -- The Texas House Transportation Committee, chaired by State Representative Larry Philips, held a public hearing on the Panama Canal expansion project in the board room of the Greater Houston Partnership this morning. More
May 24, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Oliver Pennington today announced his support for an agreement with Southwest Airlines for international flights out of William P. Hobby Airport. More
May 24, 2012 -- Clear Channel Outdoor - Houston will display information and photos of eight missing children on several of its digital billboards on Friday in observance of National Missing Children's Day. More
May 24, 2012 -- Comicpalooza comes to Houston's George R. Brown Convention Center on Friday for its three-day convention of “multi-format pop culture”, with artists and actors including Houston's own Larry Carrell, who is hosting a screening of his horror film “Jacob” at the event. More
May 24, 2012 -- Space Center Houston is planning a weekend-celebration for the arrival of a full-scale Shuttle Orbiter replica on June 1. More
May 24, 2012 -- Pate Engineers, Inc. today announced that it has changed its name to IDS Engineering Group following an employee buyout of the company's founder. More
May 24, 2012 -- Space Exploration Technologies today announced that its Dragon spacecraft has completed low-orbit tests as part of its mission to visit the International Space Station. More
May 24, 2012 -- The Texas Renaissance Festival will celebrate the completed expansion of the Fields of New Market Campground with a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 1. More
May 24, 2012 -- NASA's Johnson Space Center has partnered with the Houston Independent School District's Booker T. Washington High School for various science and engineering projects. More
May 24, 2012 -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation's Terminal Facilities and Pipeline group has been awarded the 2012 Platinum Award for Safety by the International Liquid Terminals Association. More
May 24, 2012 -- Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale will be the guest speaker at the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance's Business Luncheon, which will be held on June 8 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
May 23, 2012 -- The Board of Directors of the Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation has voted to accept the Reliant Park Master Plan Analysis Report and to forward the Report to the Harris County Commissioners Court for further consideration. More
May 23, 2012 -- Moody Gardens is expecting "Morticia", a Giant Corpse Flower at the Rainforest Pyramid, to bloom in the next two weeks. More
May 23, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership will host a public hearing by the Texas House Transportation Committee regarding the state's preparedness for the expansion of the Panama Canal. More
May 23, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Al Hoang today announced his support of an agreement to finance the expansion of William P. Hobby Airport to include international service. More
May 23, 2012 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced her support for international service at William P. Hobby Airport through Southwest Airlines. More
May 23, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council recently visited Johnson Space Center. More
May 23, 2012 -- The Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops has endorsed lawsuits from across the country defending religious freedom. More
May 22, 2012 -- The Board of Directors of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership has given its support toward initiating international service at Houston’s Hobby Airport. More
May 22, 2012 -- Dr. John Martin, president of Martin Associates, LLC appeared before the Port of Houston Authority Commission today to report on a study that concludes that more than one million Texas workers benefited last year from activity at the port of Houston. More
May 22, 2012 -- Space Exploration Technologies today successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a Dragon spacecraft, into orbit on a mission that includes docking with the International Space Station which, if successful, will be the first commercial spacecraft to visit the station. More
May 21, 2012 -- Newly elected Port of Orange Commissioner Barbara Winfree and re-elected Commissioner James A. “Jimmy” Smith were administered Oaths of Office at Monday's meeting of the Orange County Navigation & Port District. More
May 21, 2012 -- Major Marty Maldonado has joined the United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District as the new deputy commander. More
May 21, 2012 -- The Blue Star Museums collaboration across America, including the Ocean Star Museum in Galveston and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will offer free admission to active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012. More
May 21, 2012 -- Suderman Stevedores and the Port of Galveston recently held the first Texas Livestock Summit in Galveston. More
May 21, 2012 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce and Connect Transit will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, May 23 at 10:30 a.m. for the Victory Lakes Park and Ride in League City. More
May 21, 2012 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today to approve a contract with Jimmy Williamson, P.C, to represent the port in making a claim against British Petroleum for economic losses due to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. More
May 21, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today urged consumers to be aware of scams targeting service members, families and their supporters during Memorial Day. More
May 21, 2012 -- The City of Houston and several area organizations and companies will host the 2012 Career Day Expo on Tuesday at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
May 21, 2012 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve the issuance of $4,765,000 in refunding bonds to refinance revenue bonds issued by the port in 2001. More
May 21, 2012 -- Space Exploration Technologies on Tuesday will make its second attempt to launch its Falcon 9 rocket, carrying its Dragon spacecraft, as part of a test flight that will dock the ship with the International Space Station. More
May 21, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast include “Bill W. and Dr. Bob” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City, and “The Man Who Came to Dinner” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay. More
May 21, 2012 -- The Galveston Ballet will present "The Sleeping Beauty" on Saturday and Sunday at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
May 21, 2012 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will meet Tuesday to hear a presentation on the results of the latest study of the port's economic impact. More
May 21, 2012 -- The Texas international comic conference in Houston, "ComicPalooza", will host its 2012 event on May 25-27 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
May 18, 2012 -- Samson Energy Company volunteers recently assisted the Galveston Bay Foundation and students of Dobie High School in the foundation's "Get Hip to Habitat" program. More
May 18, 2012 -- The Galveston Economic Development Partnership and the University of Texas Medical Branch today hosted 2012 Developer Conference I at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort. More
May 18, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership Board of Directors has adopted a resolution in support of competition in Houston's airport market related to proposed international air service through Southwest Airlines at William P. Hobby Airport. More
May 18, 2012 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state's unemployment rate has decreased to 6.9 percent as of April. More
May 18, 2012 -- The Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship on Thursday announced it has reached its target enrollment and cut off further registrations for its job fair in Houston, which takes places this weekend. More
May 17, 2012 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation will hold a Business Morning Brew event on June 5 at the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department. More
May 17, 2012 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will open its production of "Bill W. and Dr. Bob" on May 24. More
May 17, 2012 -- The 19th Annual Clean Galveston Back Garden Tour will be held on June 2 and 3. More
May 17, 2012 -- The Galveston Arts Center will present an exhibit featuring work by Houston-based artist HJ Bott beginning June 2. More
May 16, 2012 -- Alvin Community College radio station KACC will kick off its Live Summer Concert Series on June 7 with a performance by Mary Smith and Mystique. More
May 16, 2012 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will host its Funfest "Run By the Bay" 5k and 10k Run on June 9 in Texas City. More
May 16, 2012 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host exhibits in June showcasing collections from the Kenwood House in London, the Powers Collection of Japanese Art and the works of cabinetmaker Duncan Phyfe. More
May 16, 2012 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today today announced that Texas increased energy generated by renewable sources by 13 percent in 2011. More
May 16, 2012 -- The Academy of Texas Music will present "Memorial Day Cowboys", a concert featuring Michael Martin Murphey, on May 28 in Linden, Texas. More
May 16, 2012 -- The Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe in Galveston will host Carolyn Wonderland on Friday and Myrna Sanders on Saturday as part of its "Women of the Blues" concert series. More
May 16, 2012 -- Wortham Theater Center in Houston has a new logo. More
May 15, 2012 -- The Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced events planned in celebration of Juneteenth, taking place June 9-19. More
May 15, 2012 -- The City of Houston will hold the "Disaster Preparedness for the Religious Community" workshop on June 1 at the West End Multi-Service Center and June 2 at the Kashmere Multi-Service Center. More
May 14, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will hold auditions on Wednesday and Thursday for its summer children's theatre productions. More
May 14, 2012 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake is holding registration for its summer arts camps for youth. More
May 14, 2012 -- The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America has published a brochure debunking myths regarding hurricane safety. More
May 14, 2012 -- The Beaumont Children's Museum will host an event on May 21 to give a "sneak peek" of its future location at the Oil City Brass Building. More
May 14, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast include “The Barber of Seville” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, and “What We’re Up Against”, at the Alley Theatre in Houston. More
May 14, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has provided tips for finding a trustworthy moving company in observance of National Moving Month. More
May 12, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Trustmark Bank. More
May 11, 2012 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of its Standing, Special Shrimp, and Special Reef Fish Scientific and Statistical Committees from June 5 through 8 at the Gulf Council office in Tampa, Florida. More
May 11, 2012 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union recently unveiled their new mosaic web site in celebration of their 75 anniversary. More
May 11, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremonies for Dr. Detail, GalvestonMac.com, Yoli's Business Solutions, and at Houston Hurricane & Security. More
May 11, 2012 -- The Galveston Economic Development Partnership and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host the 2012 Developer Conference on May 18 at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More
May 11, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will have a Mother's Day appreciation event as part of its 2012 Spring Concerts in the Park series on Sunday at Oyster Creek Park. More
May 11, 2012 -- Port of Houston Executive Director Colonel Leonard Waterworth spoke to the membership of the Greater Houston Port Bureau on Thursday. More
May 11, 2012 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has announced changes to the 2013 Show schedule. More
May 10, 2012 -- Space Exploration Technologies and Bigelow Aerospace today announced a joint marketing effort to offer rides on SpaceX's Dragon Spacecraft to carry passengers to Bigelow habitats orbiting the earth. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union has named the finalists in the Appreciated Teacher Award. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently held graduation ceremonies for the Leadership Fort Bend Class of 2012. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies at Victor's Mexican Grille, the Fort Bend Women's Center Penny Wise Donation Center, and the Richmond Farmers Market. More
May 10, 2012 -- The Harris County District Attorney's Office and the Texas Department of Insurance are collaborating on a fraudulent claims initiative. More
May 09, 2012 -- Waves of Impact will be on Galveston Beach on May 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm. organizing a free surf camp for children with special challenges. The nonprofit is teaming up with local volunteers to make the event happen. More
May 09, 2012 -- The Galveston Industrial Development Corporation Board of Directors on Monday voted to approve several requests for funding of projects through the city’s 4B sales tax proceeds. More
May 09, 2012 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a $2,687,000 contract to Orion Marine Construction, Inc. for maintenance dredging of the lower reach of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway's channel to Victoria. More
May 09, 2012 -- St. Vincent's House will host the 11th Annual Gospel by the Sea Concert on June 9 at First Presbyterian Church in Galveston. More
May 09, 2012 -- Lonestar Ecology of Pasadena recently participated in the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Environmental Trade Fair and Conference in Austin. More
May 08, 2012 -- The City of Galveston's summer recreation programs will begin on June 4 at the McGuire-Dent and Wright Cuney Recreation Centers. More
May 08, 2012 -- Galveston Island has launched the Galveston Island Pass. More
May 08, 2012 -- The Galveston Police Department will participate in its annual "Cops on Top of Donut Shops" fundraiser event on Thursday at the Shipley's Donuts at 5401 Broadway. More
May 08, 2012 -- Longshoremen, soldiers and civilian employees of the Army's 842nd Transportation Battalion, Surface Deployment Distribution Command, cheered and applauded when the last vehicle out of Iraq touched American soil at the Port of Beaumont May 7. More
May 08, 2012 -- The Hartford announced today that it is making its auto insurance program available through Henry Freudenburg Ins. Agency. Inc. in Galveston. More
May 08, 2012 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority today presented a Pocca's Award to Israel Garcia, senior maintenance employee, for his community service efforts. More
May 08, 2012 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Monday reached a settlement with Abbott Laboratories. More
May 08, 2012 -- The Texas Folk Music Foundation will hold the 2012 Kerrville Folk Festival at Quiet Valley Ranch from May 24 through June 10. More
May 08, 2012 -- The City of Beaumont will host the 7th Annual Kinsel Ford Beaumont Jazz+Blues Fest on Saturday at the Beaumont Civic Center. More
May 07, 2012 -- James Hollis, director of Transportation at Connect Transit reports that the first week of service for the Victory Lakes Park and Ride was considered a success with an average of 250 trips a day. More
May 07, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today was the guest of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership in a meeting with regional leaders at the Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake Atlantis Ballroom. More
May 07, 2012 -- Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas will sponsor the 21st Annual Breakfast with the Bishop event on June 16 at the St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica Parish Center in Beaumont. More
May 07, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce and the University of Texas Medical Branch will host the Fifth Annual Conference Celebrating Women, Mind, Body & Spirit, on May 17 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
May 07, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast include “The Miss Firecracker Contest” at Island Etc East-End Theatre Company in Galveston and “The Pirates of Penzance”, presented by the Beaumont Community Players. More
May 07, 2012 -- Construction is continuing on the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier. Photos
May 07, 2012 -- Dr. William Merrell of Texas A&M University at Galveston, who weathered Hurricane Ike in the 1870 Merchants Mutual Insurance Building in the Strand Historic District where he conceived the Ike Dike, visited with Guidry News Service about storm surge protection. More
May 06, 2012 -- The annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance attracted large crowds to Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook. More
May 05, 2012 -- The 38th Annual Galveston Historical Foundation Historic Homes Tour is underway this weekend and next weekend. More
May 05, 2012 -- Architecture Center Houston will host the AIA Houston 2011 Artist of the Year Exhibition from June 14 through July 13. More
May 04, 2012 -- Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale will be the guest speaker at the Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance's Business Luncheon, which will be held on June 8 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
May 04, 2012 -- The Galveston Economic Development Partnership will host the 2012 Developer Conference on May 18 at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis. More
May 04, 2012 -- Preservation Houston will host a walking tour of the Turner Addition neighborhood on Sunday. More
May 04, 2012 -- The Lamar University Dance Team will perform at the eighth annual Cabaret des Reves on Saturday at the Jefferson Theatre. More
May 04, 2012 -- The United States State Department today announced that it has received a new application from TransCanada Corporation for a proposed pipeline to run from the Canadian border to connect to an existing pipeline in Steele City, Nebraska. More
May 04, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will host "Viva Sugar Land!" on Sunday at Oyster Creek Park as part of its 2012 Spring Concerts in the Park series. More
May 04, 2012 -- The Skills Australia Needs job fair will come to Houston on May 19-20, with several Australian companies gathering to encourage Texas workers to emigrate to jobs available in Australia. More
May 03, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood will host the 2012 Mitch and Artha Wright Concert in the Park Series beginning Friday at Stevenson Park. More
May 03, 2012 -- Temple Emanuel will host its "Love Thy Neighbor" Series this weekend, with events on Friday and Saturday. More
May 03, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the world premiere of "Camping with Gasoline", a one-person comedy by Jaston Williams, on June 16. More
May 03, 2012 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Wilson Phillips in concert on June 5 as part of The Grand's summer season. More
May 03, 2012 -- The Bodleian Libraries is seeking volunteers to help describe music pieces in its collections as part of a new project launched today. More
May 03, 2012 -- FASTSIGNS of Clear Lake will be featured on Friday's episode of the television series "Undercover Boss" on CBS. More
May 02, 2012 -- Children across Galveston Island will participate in the "Best Tasting Lemonade" contest on Saturday and Lemonade Day Galveston on Sunday. More
May 02, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership’s Business Issues Committee voted unanimously to support expanding William P. Hobby Airport for international airline service purposes. More
May 01, 2012 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District reports that the Houston Ship Channel will be closed from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. so that approximately 150 feet of submerged pipeline can be removed. More
May 01, 2012 -- Lamar University's A Cappella Choir will present their spring concert, "Love yoU", on Sunday at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont. More
May 01, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that more than 350 vehicles were served and more than 39,000 pounds of documents shredded during the "Shred It & Forget It" event on April 21. More
May 01, 2012 -- The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum will host "The Boomtown Ruckus" celebration on May 12. More
May 01, 2012 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy report for the summer, stating that calls for conservation are expected due to "tight" energy reserves. More
May 01, 2012 -- Bakkhus Taverna in Kemah will host an art show featuring the work of Isaac "Ike" Rodriguez on May 17. More
April 30, 2012 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves heard a presentation from attorneys Tim Beeton and Jimmy Williamson regarding claims related to the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill two years ago. More
April 30, 2012 -- The Annual RiverFest at Port Neches will kick off on Thursday. More
April 30, 2012 -- Connected Texas, in partnership with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and Intel, last week announced the launch of the Every Community Online program, which will offer free computer and Internet training. More
April 30, 2012 -- The City of Dickinson has announced that Rodney Parker & 50 Peso Reward will join the entertainment lineup for the Red, White & Bayou Crawfish and Texas Music Festival on May 19. More
April 30, 2012 -- San Jacinto College will host several free concerts during May at its North and Central campuses. More
April 30, 2012 -- The Executive Service Corps of Houston has announced that it will receive the first Group Lifetime Achievement Award from Volunteer Houston during a presentation on May 10. More
April 30, 2012 -- The Rosenberg Library Museum in Galveston will display an assortment of military memorabilia from the late Colonel Marius S. Chataignon as the May Treasure of the Month. More
April 30, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast include “The Foreigner” at Company OnStage in Houston, and Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez with Special Guest Vikki Carr at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
April 30, 2012 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Marketing Manager Barbara Cutsinger reports in her latest Business Development Update that pre-leasing has begun for Clear Lake Regional Medical Pavilion, a three-story, Class A, 60,000 square foot professional building at North Texas Avenue and Medical Center Boulevard on the campus of Webster’s Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. More
April 30, 2012 -- The Offshore Technology Conference, a four-day meeting expected to attract 65,000 attendees and 2,000 exhibiting companies representing more than 110 countries, opened today at Reliant Center in Houston. More
April 27, 2012 -- The City of Sugar Land will recognize the fine arts with various performances and activities on Sunday as part of its 2012 Spring Concerts in the Park series. More
April 27, 2012 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today joined online retailer Amazon.com, Inc. in announcing an agreement through which Amazon will create at least 2,500 new jobs in Texas and will resolve sales tax issues between the company and the state. More
April 27, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, in partnership with various bay area organizations, will host the 2012 Refresh Leadership Simulcast event on May 16 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
April 27, 2012 -- The Port of Brownsville will host a dedication ceremony on Monday for the International Seafarer Center. More
April 27, 2012 -- The IBC Network Foundation will issue funding for research of Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) on April 30th at 10:30 at the Mays Clinic, in Houston Texas. All are welcome to attend. More
April 26, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to support most of the proposed amendments to the City Charter in the May 12 election. More
April 26, 2012 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples will serve as keynote speaker at the Texas Broadband Summit on June 5 in Dallas. More
April 26, 2012 -- Company OnStage in Houston will present "Cinderella", opening May 5 and continuing through June 9. More
April 26, 2012 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation is hosting a display of quilts from the Texas City Mainland Morning Quilt Guild at the 1861 U.S. Custom House. More
April 26, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce is hosting its second annual "Fighting for Business" membership recruitment program, with the 2012 champion to be announced on May 31. More
April 26, 2012 -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Wednesday announced that, due to the state's improving unemployment rate, that Texas is no longer eligible for federally funded extended benefits that paid up to an additional 13 weeks of unemployment insurance benefits. More
April 26, 2012 -- Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen recently delivered his "State of the City" address. More
April 25, 2012 -- Lights Out Houston will take place on Thursday throughout the Greater Houston Region as part of the City of Houston's Earth Day 2012 celebration. More
April 25, 2012 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host the inaugural League City Home and Garden Show on Saturday at the city's civic center. More
April 25, 2012 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will host the 38th Annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour, showcasing 10 historic homes on the island, on May 5-6 and May 12-13. More
April 25, 2012 -- Company OnStage in Houston will open its production of the comedy "The Foreigner" on May 4. More
April 25, 2012 -- Theatre Under The Stars has awarded a Tommy Tune Award to Clear Springs High School. More
April 24, 2012 -- The Provost Umphrey Law Firm today announced that 28 former National Football League players are filing suit in Houston claiming that the NFL purposefully attempted to hide a link between concussions and permanent brain injury. More
April 24, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to elevate Colonel Leonard Waterworth from interim executive director to the permanent position of executive director. More
April 24, 2012 -- The United States Justice Department today announced that Kurt Mix of Katy, a former engineer for BP, has been arrested on criminal charges of intentionally destroying evidence requested by federal criminal authorities in relation to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill incident in 2010. More
April 24, 2012 -- The Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced a line-up of events for May on the island, including the opening of the new Pleasure Pier on Memorial Day weekend. More
April 24, 2012 -- The Houston Hurricane Business Recovery Center will host its annual no-cost seminar on hurricane readiness for small businesses on Thursday, May 3 at the San Luis Resort and Conference Center on Galveston Island. More
April 24, 2012 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host the lecture Battle on the Bay: The Civil War Struggle for Galveston on May 17. More
April 23, 2012 -- CITGO Pipeline Company in Houston has received the 2011 Safety Performance Award and the 2011 Environmental Performance Award from the American Petroleum Institute. More
April 23, 2012 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at Security 1 Lending. More
April 23, 2012 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today named the finalists for its 2012 Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust. More
April 23, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership will host Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, President of Mexico, on Wednesday. More
April 23, 2012 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a contract to Bo-Mac Contractors, Inc. for emergency demolition of a transit shed and portion of the dock at Wharf No. 4 for safety reasons. More
April 23, 2012 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and Concerts in the Gulf Coast include La Cage Aux Folles, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and the Galveston Symphony Orchestra in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
April 23, 2012 -- The Greater Houston Partnership will host Rice University sociology professor Dr. Stephen Klineberg on Tuesday to give a presentation on the results of this year's Kinder Houston Area Survey. More