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April 24, 2018 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to make an amendment to Board Management Policy. More
April 23, 2018 -- Galveston College Welding program director James Love has a challenging assignment for students enrolled in his second semester class, Introduction to Layout and Fabrication. More
April 23, 2018 -- Port Freeport today issued a news release regarding the start of early voting for the port's $130 million bond referendum, which is on the May 5 election ballot. More
April 23, 2018 -- Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will present "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" May 11-26. More
April 23, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Dance of Asian America: East Meets West XVI” in Houston and the Third Coast Music Festival in Galveston. More
April 22, 2018 -- Texas City’s spring Art Walk filled with artists, musicians, families, pets and city leaders was held on 6th St in Texas City on Thursday. More
April 21, 2018 -- The United States Coast Guard on Friday posted an update regarding response to a natural gas pipeline fire near Port O'Connor. Texas More
April 20, 2018 -- San Jacinto College and the Texas A&M Maritime Academy will host the Shared Quarters National Maritime Conference June 5-6. More
April 20, 2018 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced a settlement with Patterson Companies, Inc., a dental supply distributor, regarding antitrust law violations through an illegal group boycott against an online rival. More
April 20, 2018 -- Theatre Under the Stars in Houston recently presented the Tommy Tune Awards to high school students across the Greater Houston area. More
April 20, 2018 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state's economy added 32,000 nonfarm jobs in March. More
April 20, 2018 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council recently hosted its April General Assembly Meeting. More
April 20, 2018 -- The Fort Bend Chamber will present Richmond Mayor Evalyn W. Moore on June 21 to present the State of the City address. More
April 20, 2018 -- Space Center Houston will host a Technology Day, featuring NASA experts giving discussions on robotics, spacewalk operations and hardware, planetary science and mission architecture, on April 27. More
April 19, 2018 -- Dickinson youth are invited to find the perfect summer job at Dickinson Public Library’s annual Teen Job Fair on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. More
April 19, 2018 -- Darrell John’s CD release party held at Yaga's on the Strand in Galveston brought out his admiring fans from his early years and newly acquired followers. More
April 19, 2018 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today voted in favor of confirming Jim Bridenstine as the next administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. More
April 18, 2018 -- The Houston community is invited to the Barbara Bush Literacy Plaza to pay tribute and share their memories of the First Lady. HPL's Houston Metropolitan Research Center will preserve these memories in a memory book and posters and through recordings in its archives. The tribute will be available through Monday, April 30. More
April 18, 2018 -- Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos today convened the first Border Trade Advisory Committee (BTAC) meeting of 2018 at the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) state headquarters. More
April 17, 2018 -- The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association today announced that Executive Director of Government and Public Affairs Jason Skaggs will take over as Executive Vice President and CEO following the retirement of Eldon White. More
April 17, 2018 -- A news conference held today at Scholes International Airport at Galveston to announce a partnership between NASA and the City of Galveston in testing and collecting data as part of NASA’s research towards the production of a supersonic, commercial airliner. More
April 17, 2018 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that year-to-date total tonnage for the port through March has increased by 2 percent. More
April 16, 2018 -- The Association of Business and Professional Women (ABPW) has nominated Pam Culpepper, owner of J Pamela Photography, Inc., for the 2018 Woman of Excellence Award, presented by the Federation of Houston Professional Women. More
April 16, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital, joins Houston restaurants and businesses to host a special prom for its teen patients and their families on Saturday, April 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. More
April 16, 2018 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today voted unanimously to accept the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for FY2017. More
April 16, 2018 -- St. Michael Orthodox Church in Beaumont will host the 10th Annual St. Michael Mediterranean Festival on May 5. More
April 16, 2018 -- Lamar University today announced that the university's Center for Advances in Port Management is developing a tool to help address disruptions to traffic through the Houston Ship Channel. More
April 16, 2018 -- The Texas Comptroller's Office, in the April issue of Fiscal Notes, examines the emerging solar industry in Texas. More
April 16, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” in Galveston and “Step Afrika!” in Houston. More
April 14, 2018 -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday announced that the kickoff of its 2018 Summer Earn and Learn program that provides students with disabilities with work readiness training and paid work experience. More
April 13, 2018 -- Senator Borris L. Miles recently hosted a successful Internship and Job Fair for high school students with Fort Bend Independent School District (Fort Bend ISD) and Stafford Municipal School District (Stafford MSD). More
April 13, 2018 -- The United States Coast Guard has lifted waterway restrictions on the Mississippi River near New Orleans, following an oil spill in the area. More
April 13, 2018 -- The United States Coast Guard is continuing to respond to an oil spill that took place on Thursday on the Mississippi River near New Orleans. More
April 13, 2018 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host Treasure Auction: The Art of the Abstract, on May 10. More
April 13, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" on April 21. More
April 13, 2018 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Rice University, at a press conference held on Thursday in the former Sears building at Fannin and Wheeler, announced plans for the new Midtown Innovation District. More
April 13, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Amazing Grace" on Saturday. More
April 12, 2018 -- The United States Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to reports of an oil spill on the lower Mississippi River near New Orleans. More
April 12, 2018 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas this week assessed more than $850,000 in fines regarding enforcement dockets against oil and gas businesses and pipeline operators. More
April 12, 2018 -- Music Doing Good in Schools will present "In.My.Feelings" on May 11 at the Hobby Center. More
April 12, 2018 -- Houston Early Music's 2017-2018 season will conclude on May 5 with Heinrich Biber's "The Mystery Sonatas" at the Shepherd School of Music's Duncan Recital Hall at Rice University. More
April 12, 2018 -- Rice University President David Leebron joined Houston Mayor Sylester Turner today in announcing plans for a new Midtown innovation district that will transform a site anchored by the former Midtown Sears building into a hub to bring together the area's entrepreneurial, corporate and academic communities into collaborative spaces and programs. More
April 12, 2018 -- Lamar University's Center for Advance in Port Management will host a half-day workshop on April 24 to discuss emergency response planning and review the 2018 Hurricane Plan. More
April 12, 2018 -- Alvin Community College is hosting its Spring Student Art Show through April 29. More
April 11, 2018 -- The Fort Bend Regional Infrastructure Conference, a collaborative effort between the Central Fort Bend Chamber and the Fort Bend Chamber, will hold a half-day conference on Thursday, June 28, 2018. More
April 11, 2018 -- Texas City Independent School District and College of the Mainland will host An Evening of Jazz on April 21. More
April 11, 2018 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that his office is distributing $651 million in local sales tax allocations for April. More
April 11, 2018 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has advised that it is closing areas of Copano Bay to commercial and recreational oyster harvesting beginning Saturday. More
April 10, 2018 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department will present the western comedy,“Wild Oats” on Thursday, April 19th, 20th and 21st in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing on the Galveston College campus. More
April 10, 2018 -- During a combined Senate Judiciary and Senate Commerce Committee hearing entitled: “Facebook, Social Media Privacy, and the Use and Abuse of Data,” U.S. Senator John Cornyn today questioned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on data privacy concerns. More
April 10, 2018 -- Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos today hosted the first-ever NASA Innovation Day, bringing together leaders from NASA's Johnson Space Center, state agencies, the Texas Legislature, the University of Texas at Austin, economic development organizations, and the private sector. More
April 10, 2018 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today named Wei Wang as executive director. More
April 10, 2018 -- Guidry News Service Associate John David Suayan has posted a photo essay about Domecoming, an event which celebrated 53 years of the Astrodome. More
April 09, 2018 -- The Team America Rocketry Challenge today announced the names of the top 100 teams, including teams from Beaumont, Houston, League City and Seabrook, that will compete in the National Finals Fly-Off event on May 12. More
April 09, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Celebrate Japan!” in Houston and “Amazing Grace” in Galveston. More
April 08, 2018 -- The annual Grand Kids Festival in Galveston delighted children young and old on Saturday. The free festival, organized by The 1894 Grand Opera House, drew large crowds in spite of the chilly weather. More
April 08, 2018 -- Rice University on Saturday announced that Infinite Cooling from Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been named winner of the 2018 Rice Business Plan Competition. More
April 06, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will host its 23rd annual Grand Kids Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on Postoffice Street between 20th and 23rd streets in Galveston. More
April 06, 2018 -- The Board of Pilots for Galveston County Ports on Thursday met at the Galveston County Courthouse in Galveston, and heard from representatives with the Port of Galveston concerning pilotage issues. More
April 06, 2018 -- The Lamar University Center for Advances in Port Management is holding its second annual symposium, "Resilient Ports and Waterways in 2030", today at the Center for Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship. More
April 05, 2018 -- The Lone Star College-Small Business Development Center is hosting the Small Business Expo May 1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas. More
April 05, 2018 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded a $382,548 Skills Development Fund grant to San Jacinto College to provide workforce training for a consortium of marine technology companies. More
April 05, 2018 -- The Port of Galveston today is celebrating Western Hemisphere Ports Day. More
April 04, 2018 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Tuesday reported that sales tax revenues totaled $2.4 billion in March, an increase of 7.2 percent over March 2017. More
April 03, 2018 -- The Keep La Marque Beautiful Commission has planned Tour de Trash from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, April 21, with two bulk trash delivery locations for citizens of La Marque and cleanup events throughout the city. More
April 03, 2018 -- Port Freeport today reminded residents that the deadline to register for the May 5 election, which includes a bond proposition by the port, is Thursday, April 5. More
April 03, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will celebrate The Grand Kids Festival on Saturday. More
April 03, 2018 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council recently completed its 2018 aerial development map of the Katy area. More
April 02, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today shared with local leaders and Rockport-Fulton Chamber members in a video supporting economic development efforts in the Coastal Bend communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. More
April 02, 2018 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has advised that commercial harvest of greater amberjack in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico will not reopen on June 1, but will remain closed until January 1, 2019. More
April 02, 2018 -- The Lutcher Theater in Orange, Texas will present "Go, Dog. Go!" on April 16. More
April 02, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include An Evening with Sophia Loren in Galveston and “Cleo” in Houston. More
April 02, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host An Evening with Sophia Loren on Sunday. More
April 02, 2018 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas has released oil and gas production statistics for January 2018. More
March 30, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Blood Sweat & Tears in concert on May 12. More
March 30, 2018 -- The Rothko Chapel in Houston will present "In a Moss Garden: The Sounds of Japan" on April 10. More
March 30, 2018 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to accept the responses of the Compliance Questionnaire. More
March 30, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott is returning to Texas today following a nine-day business development mission in India. More
March 30, 2018 -- Galveston College on Thursday announced that students with the college's theatre department were recently recognized at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. More
March 29, 2018 -- The Texas Comptroller's Office, in this month’s edition of Fiscal Notes, examines rising Texas home prices, fueled in part by higher costs for labor and land. More
March 29, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6 on May 5. More
March 29, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott and First Lady Cecilia Abbott today visited the Taj Mahal as part of the final days of a business mission to India. More
March 29, 2018 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce held a "meet and greet" reception for Galveston’s new port director, Rodger Rees, on Wednesday at the Chamber’s offices. More
March 29, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday met with India's Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, in New Delhi, India. More
March 29, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present The Grand Kids Festival on April 7. More
March 28, 2018 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve payment of checks exceeding $25,000 for the month of February 2018. More
March 28, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who is on a business mission in India, today met with Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. More
March 28, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today met with India's Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, as part of the governor's business mission to India. More
March 27, 2018 -- Historical researcher Sharon Gillins will give Moody Mansion guests a glimpse into the collections of the late Mary Moody Northen on Sunday, April 8. More
March 27, 2018 -- Alvin Community College is planning an Adjunct Job Fair to be held at the Pearland Hilton Garden Inn on April 21. More
March 27, 2018 -- Acadiana will be graced by the visit of Les Jeunes Chanteurs d’Acadie from April 25 to May 1 More
March 27, 2018 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today voted unanimously to amend the port's contract with Allie Universal Security Service, LLC for uniformed security gate officer services. More
March 27, 2018 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to adopt the Port Strategic Plan devised by John Manlove Marketing & Communications and approve staff recommendation of the mission statement, strategic goals, and objectives. More
March 27, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott, as part of his business development mission to India, today visited Wipro's Electronic City facility in Bengaluru, India, where he announced the company's plans for a new technology center in Plano, Texas. More
March 26, 2018 -- The Select Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure of the Texas House of Representatives today met at Texas A&M University at Galveston to discuss balances of representation on the Boards of Pilot Commissioners and the Port Authority Advisory Committee, as well as public-private partnerships to finance port infrastructure projects. More
March 26, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Shrek the Musical” and “Daisy” in Houston. More
March 26, 2018 -- The Spinletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum will host "Gladys City Live" on April 21. More
March 26, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today visited JSW Group Global Headquarters in Mumbai, India, where he signed an agreement for potential investment in expanding the steel manufacturer's Baytown operations. More
March 25, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today spoke to the Rotary Club of Bombay in Mumbai, India. More
March 25, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today visited Mahindra & Mahindra Limited in Mumbai, India as part of his economic development mission. More
March 24, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today kicked off his business development mission in India by meeting with executives from Reliance Industries Limited. More
March 23, 2018 -- Houston Independent School District Chief Technology Information Officer Lenny Schad has been named a Houston CIO of the Year ORBIE Award winner. More
March 23, 2018 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is extending the deadline to Friday, March 30, for youth to complete applications for jobs with private sector employers and non-profits through the Hire Houston Youth summer internship program. More
March 23, 2018 -- The Port of Corpus Christi on Thursday announced that Director of Environmental Planning and Compliance Sarah Garza has received a Public Service Commendation from the United States Coast Guard for her services during Hurricane Harvey. More
March 23, 2018 -- Lamar University's Center for Advances in Port Management will host its second annual symposium, "Resilient Ports and Waterways in 2030", on April 6, featuring Rear Admiral Paul F. Thomas with the Eight Coast Guard District as keynote speaker. More
March 23, 2018 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that companies in Texas added more than 42,000 jobs in February. More
March 22, 2018 -- The Port of Corpus Christi today announced that the port has approved a lease agreement with CCI Corpus Christi Infrastructure, LLC for a new marine terminal facility for export of crude oil, condensate and refined petroleum products. More
March 22, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today submitted the state's Opportunity Zone designations to the United States Treasury Department to encourage long-term investment in eligible Texas communities. More
March 21, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today named Mark Dunn chair of the Texas Workforce Investment Council. The council assists the Governor and the Legislature with strategic planning for and evaluation of the Texas workforce system. More
March 21, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott will depart on Thursday to lead a business mission to India. More
March 21, 2018 -- Communities In Schools - Bay Area today announced that it has received a $1,500 contribution from the Del Papa Distributing Community Fund to support campus programs in the Dickinson community. More
March 20, 2018 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host an artist talk on April 21 to open three exhibitions that will be on display at the center through May 27. More
March 20, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Smith & Nephew, Inc. has selected its Fort Worth facility for a $29 million expansion project. More
March 20, 2018 -- The Houston Public Library will host Dr. Wayne Wiegand on April 2 as part of the library's Quarterly Author Series. More
March 19, 2018 -- The Lutcher Theater in Orange, Texas, will present Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, on April 5. More
March 19, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo wrapped up its 2018 event on Sunday, with more than 2,400,000 guests attending rodeo activities. More
March 19, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include Cirque Eloize – Saloon in Galveston. More
March 19, 2018 -- Galveston College is hosting an exhibit through April 5 of recent ceramic art by Linnis Blanton. More
March 19, 2018 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston, for its April Treasure of the Month, will exhibit several historical items related to Galveston's 1881 Saengerfest celebration and to the German singing society known as the Salamander Club. More
March 18, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo hosted its Super Series Championship on Saturday. More
March 17, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today held the 2018 Junior Market Steer Auction. More
March 17, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Friday held the Wild Card Round for the Super Series Championship. More
March 17, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Friday selected its Grand and Reserve Grand Champion Junior Market Steers for 2018. More
March 17, 2018 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has issued a reminder that April 2 is the deadline to file property tax renditions with their county appraisal districts. More
March 16, 2018 -- Buyers set two new world records on the champion and reserve champion lots during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Junior Market Barrow Auction, Friday, March 16. More
March 16, 2018 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz recently advocated for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project during a Senate Committee hearing. More
March 16, 2018 -- The Bureau of Labor Statistics today released a report on county employment and wages in Texas for the third quarter of 2017. More
March 16, 2018 -- Company OnStage in Houston will present "The Quality of Life" March 16 through April 7. More
March 16, 2018 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will host various events in celebration of the Easter holiday. More
March 16, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Thursday hosted the Super Series Semifinal 2 Round. More
March 16, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Cirque Eloize - Saloon, on March 24. More
March 16, 2018 -- Company OnStage in Houston will present "Babe the Sheep Pig" March 17 through April 7. More
March 15, 2018 -- The U.S. Coast Guard (Coast Guard) this week announced that Port Houston is the recipient of the 2018 Rear Admiral Richard E. Bennis Award (Port Authority category). More
March 15, 2018 -- Mayor Sylvester Turner today announced the approval of $1.3 milion in grants, awarded through Miller Theatre Advisory Board, for 31 local nonprofit organizations to present 95 performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre during the 2018 season. More
March 15, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that management and business experts have found that moderate-intensity anger expressions in negotiations elicit larger concessions than no anger, or high-intensity anger. More
March 15, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will host the Super Series Championship on Saturday. More
March 14, 2018 -- The Texas Health Care Association today announced its support of the next phase of a nationwide, multi-year initiative to improve quality care in long term and post-acute care centers and communities. More
March 14, 2018 -- The Texas Farm Bureau today announced that food prices dropped slightly in the first quarter of 2018. More
March 14, 2018 -- Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business and Texas A&M University's Mays Business School today announced that researchers have found companies in the oil and gas sector should work to increase customer satisfaction to boost sales. More
March 14, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo hosted the final round of the 2018 Rodeo Rockstar competition on Tuesday. More
March 13, 2018 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is seeking public input regarding a proposed plan by the National Marine Fisheries Service that would allow the state to manage the recreational red snapper season in federal waters during 2018 and 2019. More
March 12, 2018 -- Governor Greg Abbott today met with Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to the United States David O’Sullivan to discuss Texas' strong economic ties with Europe. More
March 12, 2018 -- Rice University today announced that 42 teams will compete in this year's Rice Business Plan Competition, which takes place on April 5-7 at the Jones Graduate School of Business. More
March 12, 2018 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership’s Small Business Committee hosted its annual State of the Economy luncheon on Thursday, featuring guest speaker, Patrick Jankowski. More
March 12, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Diavolo” in Houston and “The Foreigner” in Dickinson. More
March 12, 2018 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene a meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, Shrimp and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees on March 26-27. More
March 12, 2018 -- SNCF America, Inc., an operator of high-speed rail, today announced that it has submitted comments to the Federal Railway Administration concerning the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed high-speed rail project for Dallas to Houston. More
March 10, 2018 -- The City of Houston Department of Neighborhoods (DON) and Complete Communities, along with the Houston Bar Association (HBA) and Houston Volunteer Lawyers (HVL),announce the 2018 Will-A-Thon. More
March 10, 2018 -- Galveston College and the Rotary Club of Galveston have partnered to present the 2018 Career Fair and Transfer Day on Wednesday, March 21. More
March 09, 2018 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state's unemployment rate was 4 percent in January. More
March 09, 2018 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Thursday administered the oath of office to John Montagne, Jr., who was appointed to represent Precinct 3 on the board. More
March 09, 2018 -- The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center, in partnership with the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce, will host a free event on March 21 to assist small-business owners secure federal government contracts. More
March 09, 2018 -- The Friendswood Downtown Economic Development Corporation has received approval to launch the next phase of utility pole removal and burying wires along Friendswood Drive. More
March 09, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present The Rob Landes Trio for "The Fabulous 50s" on March 18. More
March 08, 2018 -- Lemonade Day Galveston County is set for Sunday, May 6. City of La Marque mayor and council members hosted this year's kick-off celebration. More
March 08, 2018 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded a $208,493 Skills Development Fund Grant to Houston Community College to provide job training for 144 new and existing workers with Sumner Manufacturing. More
March 08, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today accepted Site Selection Magazine's 2017 Governor's Cup award, which recognizes top-performing states for business and job creation. More
March 08, 2018 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, in recognition of International Women's Day, announced the launch of the "Women in the Workforce" edition of his "Good for Texas Tour", which will highlight women at all levels of business and their impact on the state's economy. More
March 08, 2018 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council today announced that council President/CEO Lance LaCour has been named to the Texas Economic Development Council Board of Directors. More
March 07, 2018 -- The Women's Auxiliary of The Salvation Army Galveston County recently had a big day at the Runway of Hope Style Show and Luncheon. More
March 07, 2018 -- METRO today hosted its "Meet the Buyers" event, a free seminar to give business owners a chance to hold face-to-face meetings with the agency's procurement decision makers. More
March 07, 2018 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre & Dance will host the 2018 South-Central Conference of the American College Dance Association beginning on March 13. More
March 06, 2018 -- The African American Museum, the Acadian Memorial and Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site invite you to A Celebration of Women and Culture on Sat., March 17, 2018 in St. Martinville, LA. More
March 06, 2018 -- The Better Business Bureau Institute for Marketplace Trust today released its 2017 Scam Risk Report. More
March 06, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that experts find that Houston requires more growth venture capital to spur a high-growth, high-technology startup ecosystem. More
March 05, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas has been awarded Site Selection Magazine's Governor's Cup for the sixth year in a row. More
March 05, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Hair” and “On Golden Pond”, both in Galveston. More
March 05, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has named Gina Spagnola as honoree for the 27th Annual Leonora Kempner Thompson Community Enrichment Award. More
March 03, 2018 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will reprise his walk-on role in Sunday's performance of "Memphis" at the Hobby Center. More
March 02, 2018 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in support of President Trump’s legal authority to appoint a temporary director for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). More
March 02, 2018 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that sales tax revenue totaled $2.61 billion in February. More
March 02, 2018 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a contract to Lard Oil Company to supply motor fuel. More
March 02, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will hold open auditions for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of "Treasure Island' on April 2, and will host The Grand Kids Festival on April 7. More
March 02, 2018 -- The Galveston Arts Center will present artists John Pluecker and Carrie Marie Schneider on March 22 to speak as part of its Conversations @ The Center series. More
March 02, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "On Golden Pond" on March 10. More
March 02, 2018 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced that the City of La Marque will host a kickoff celebration for Lemonade Day on March 7. More
March 02, 2018 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council Board of Governors recently appointed executive committee members and officers for 2018. More
March 01, 2018 -- Port Freeport recently selected the winners of the 18th Annual Logo Drawing Contest for its Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament. More
March 01, 2018 -- The Lutcher Theater in Orange, Texas will present "On Golden Pond", performed by the Montana Repertory Theatre, on March 9. More
March 01, 2018 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its final Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy report for the upcoming spring season and preliminary assessment for the summer, which forecasts record-breaking peak usage due to the strong Texas economy. More
March 01, 2018 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the Smart Financial Centre has exceeded attendance projections by more than 35 percent and net new sales tax revenue by almost 50 percent. More
February 28, 2018 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today visited Daikin Texas Technology Park in Waller, Texas to share the results of a study his office recently completed examining the impact of manufacturing on the state's economy. More
February 28, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" on April 21. More
February 28, 2018 -- The Grand Kids Festival Committee in Galveston has announced the winners of the 23rd Annual Grand Kids Festival Banner winners. More
February 27, 2018 -- San Jacinto College announced that its Board of Trustees has approved recommendation that the Central Campus Welcome Center project be enrolled in the Construction Career Collaborative (C3) initiative. More
February 27, 2018 -- Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will open its production of "Hair" on March 9. More
February 27, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present the touring production of "Amazing Grace" on April 14. More
February 27, 2018 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner recently welcomed the installation of "High Plains Drifter", a sculpture by Peter Reginato, which was unveiled at Agnes Moffitt Park in northwest Houston. More
February 26, 2018 -- Houston’s Lakewood Church recently hosted its M3 (Mobilizing Medical Missions) Conference for the third year, welcoming participants from near and far for two days of intensive networking and information sharing. More
February 26, 2018 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement agreement for property located in the Dow Chemical Company Reinvestment Zone. More
February 26, 2018 -- Kuraray America recently volunteered to assist with the annual Girls Exploring Math and Science event in Houston. More
February 26, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo held its annual Rodeo Uncorked! Champion Wine Auction and Dinner on Sunday. More
February 26, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include Jerry Jeff Walker in Galveston and “Satchmo at the Waldorf” in Houston. More
February 26, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present The Julian Bliss Septet in "A Tribute to Benny Goodman" on Saturday at 8 p.m. More
February 26, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Jerry Jeff Walker in concert on Friday at 8 p.m. More
February 26, 2018 -- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced a strategic alliance with RaySearch Laboratories to enhance cancer radiation therapy through several initiatives. More
February 26, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host an evening with Sophia Loren on April 8. More
February 22, 2018 -- In celebration of Black History Month, a local African-American advertising, marketing, media and communications company is honoring the achievements of legendary African-Americans. More
February 21, 2018 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton participated in a town hall hosted Tuesday by Sen. Borris Miles and Rep. Ron Reynolds to provide updates and answer questions regarding an oil well blowout that occurred in Fort Bend County on Dec. 6, 2017. More
February 21, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today reappointed James Scott, Shawn Sparrow, and Milton "Brad" Taylor to the Jefferson and Orange County Board of Pilot Commissioners. More
February 21, 2018 -- The Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation will host a dedication ceremony on Thursday for the new Walter G. Reidel III Education Center and Eunice R. Benckenstein Library and Archive at the Stark Museum of Art. More
February 20, 2018 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will perform in a walk-on role in tonight's performance of "Memphis" at the Hobby Center. More
February 20, 2018 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to authorize the port director to obtain insurance premiums from Hugh Wood, Inc. at the best rates that can be negotiated. More
February 20, 2018 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today visited Klein Tools in Mansfield, Texas, to share the results of a study his office recently completed examining the economic impact of manufacturing on the state's economy. More
February 20, 2018 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation today announced that William Shatner has been selected to receive the 2018 Space Communicator Award. More
February 20, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today kicked off the 2018 show with the Rodeo Roundup. More
February 19, 2018 -- San Jacinto College was recently honored by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce as the chamber's 2018 Business of the Year. More
February 19, 2018 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host BP for its Energy Outlook 2018 on March 2. More
February 19, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Memphis” in Houston and “Laughter on the 23rd Floor” in Nassau Bay. More
February 19, 2018 -- The Lutcher Theater and Shangri La Botanical Gardens in Orange, Texas will host "Symphony at Shangri La", featuring the Symphony of Southeast Texas, on March 25. More
February 19, 2018 -- The Rothko Chapel in Houston will host an event on March 8 to celebrate International Women's Day. More
February 16, 2018 -- The Port Freeport Board of Commissioners on Thursday approved a resolution calling for a $130 million bond referendum to be placed on the May 5 election ballot. More
February 16, 2018 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently welcomed Hobby Lobby at its new location at 10247 West Grand Parkway in Richmond. More
February 16, 2018 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host solo exhibitions, featuring artists Shaun Roberts and Anthony Sonnenberg, March 17 through June 3. More
February 16, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Yamato - The Drummers of Japan on February 24. More
February 16, 2018 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Thursday announced the first grants by Let Creativity Happen, which support innovative ideas that redefine artistic boundaries. More
February 15, 2018 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced that it will close oyster harvesting in portions of Galveston Bay and Lavaca Bay beginning Monday. More
February 15, 2018 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas, at its conference on Tuesday, assessed $384,615 in fines involving 231 enforcement dockets against oil and gas operators and businesses. More
February 15, 2018 -- The Art Colony Association has announced the non-profit beneficiaries of the 2018 Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park, which will take place March 23-25. More
February 15, 2018 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Johnson Space Center in Houston has selected San Diego Composites as the 2017 Small Business Subcontractor of the Year for its support of NASA's Orion spacecraft. More
February 14, 2018 -- Leaders with Port Freeport and the Brazos Pilots Association were recently recognized by the United States Coast Guard for their service during the events of Hurricane Harvey. More
February 13, 2018 -- Texas Southern University will host "Rites of Passage: An Ode to Humanity & Culture", an exhibit of vintage African art and contemporary works, at the university's museum through April 15. More
February 13, 2018 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host the annual Go for the Gold fundraiser on March 8. More
February 13, 2018 -- Lamar University will host the third annual Brass Festival on March 1-3. More
February 13, 2018 -- The Houston and Galveston-Texas City Ship Pilots were among those recently commended by the United States Coast Guard for their efforts before, during and after Hurricane Harvey. More
February 13, 2018 -- The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center will host Congressman Kevin Brady during a special Small Business Town Hall on February 22. More
February 13, 2018 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to appoint John Montagne to fill the vacancy in Precinct 3 on the board. More
February 13, 2018 -- The Port of Corpus Christi today announced that the port's Ship Channel Improvement Project has been included in the FY2019 Presidential Budget for the United States Army Corps of Engineers. More
February 12, 2018 -- The 2018 M3 (Mobilizing Medical Missions) Conference will be held on February 23rd and 24th at Lakewood Church. More
February 12, 2018 -- The Star of the Republic Museum at the Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site will present "So Others Could Follow: Four Centuries of Maps that Define Texas", an exhibit of maps spanning three centuries, on March 3. More
February 12, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today named five members to the Product Development and Small Business Incubator Board. More
February 12, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include Parsons Dance in Galveston. More
February 12, 2018 -- Lone Star College and the Energy Conference Network will host the second annual Texas Open Innovation Conference March 28-29 at LSC-University Park in Houston. More
February 12, 2018 -- Lamar University will host Azar Rejaie on April 18 to present "What's He Doing in There? Photobombing in the Italian Renaissance" at the Dishman Art Museum Auditorium. More
February 09, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House presents the eagerly anticipated return of Parsons Dance on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at 8pm. More
February 09, 2018 -- The Texas Railroad Commission today reported that 1,166 original drilling permits were issued in January 2018. More
February 09, 2018 -- The Brazoria County Historical Museum will open "Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy", a traveling exhibition created by the Wittliff Collections at the Alkek Library, on Monday. More
February 09, 2018 -- Theatre Under the Stars is holding auditions for its upcoming production of Guys & Dolls. More
February 09, 2018 -- The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center will host the Small Business Administration's fourth annual Emerging Leaders Program beginning in April. More
February 08, 2018 -- In a special edition of Fiscal Notes, released Thursday, the Texas Comptroller’s office examines the effect of Hurricane Harvey on the Texas economy through data modeling. More
February 08, 2018 -- Rock and Roll Hall of Famer David Crosby and Oscar/Grammy winner Melissa Etheridge recently rallied in support of Dayna Steele and her campaign to represent Texas’ 36th Congressional District in Washington. More
February 08, 2018 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that Brett Milutin, the port's Harbormaster, is being presented with a Public Service Commendation by the United States Coast Guard in recognition of his service to the regional port community during Hurricane Harvey. More
February 08, 2018 -- Preservation Houston will host an architecture walk on Sunday featuring the Civic Center and Theater District. More
February 08, 2018 -- The Ensemble Theatre in Houston today announced that Artistic Director Eileen J. Morris is among five female artistic leaders awarded part of a $1.25 million gift of The Pussycat Foundation and Northern Stage in support of women artistic directors. More
February 08, 2018 -- The United States Department of Labor today announced that, following an investigation by the department's Wage and Hour Division, that the operator of Don Carlos Mexican Restaurants will pay $97,080 in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages to 24 employees. More
February 07, 2018 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that his office is distributing more than $911 million in local sales tax allocations for February. More
February 07, 2018 -- The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau will host its 28th Annual Hall of Fame Reception on Thursday. More
February 06, 2018 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce today announced the nominees for the 2018 Business Awards. More
February 06, 2018 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has issued an advisory regarding a final rule modifying commercial bottom longline regulations. More
February 06, 2018 -- The American Maritime Partnership has announced the availability of its Military to Maritime digital career platform to connect veterans with career opportunities in the maritime industry. More
February 05, 2018 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is accepting applications to serve on the Reef Fish Advisory Panel and the Shrimp Advisory Panel. More
February 05, 2018 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum today announced that it has been selected as one of 15 museums in Texas to receive the Earth & Space 2018 Toolkit, a large collection of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics materials, from the National Informal STEM Education Network. More
February 05, 2018 -- The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center will launch its Business Success Seminar on February 21 with "Instagram for Business." More
February 05, 2018 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today hosted a news conference to announce the selection of Northwest Mall as the site of Houston’s passenger rail station for the proposed high speed rail line between Houston and Dallas. More
February 05, 2018 -- Texas Central, developer of the Texas Bullet Train proposed between Houston and Dallas, today issued a news release regarding the selection of Northwest Mall as the site of the Houston passenger station. More
February 05, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Men on Boats” and “Lover, Beloved: An Evening with Carson McCullers” in Houston. More
February 04, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Cirque Éloize - Saloon, on March 24. More
February 02, 2018 -- The Galveston Island Port of Call Committee, created by the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves at the request of Board Chairman E.L. “Ted” O’Rourke, met on Tuesday, January 31. More
February 02, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present The Rob Landes Trio for a performance on March 18. More
February 02, 2018 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenue totaled $2.67 billion in January, an increase of 9.1 percent compared to January 2017. More
February 02, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "On Golden Pond", performed by the Montana Repertory Theatre, on March 10. More
February 02, 2018 -- United States Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today issued a statement regarding the January 2018 Employment Situation report. More
February 02, 2018 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department will present its first 10-Minute Play Festival on February 16-17. More
February 01, 2018 -- Texas Farm Bureau President Russell Boening today announced that the bureau supports the confirmation of Kathleen Hartnett White to the Council of Environmental Quality. More
February 01, 2018 -- Commissioners with the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Education Agency, and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board today urged employers and students to participate in the Texas Internship Challenge. More
February 01, 2018 -- Texas A&M AgriLife and Colorado State University researchers are evaluating production practice risks to beef trade to help develop industry best practices. More
February 01, 2018 -- The 107th Mardi Gras! Galveston celebration kicks off on Friday and continues through February 13. More
February 01, 2018 -- The Houston International Seafarers' Center will honor the Maxcey family with the Bronze Anchor Award during the HISC Maritime Gala on May 5. More
February 01, 2018 -- The Brazosport Center for the Arts and Sciences in Clute, Texas, has announced its Centerfest 2018 entertainment lineup. More
February 01, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present The Julian Bliss Septet in "A Tribute to Benny Goodman" on March 3. More
February 01, 2018 -- The Houston Public Library will present author Nikki Giovanni on February 15 at the Cullen Performance Hall. More
February 01, 2018 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will close coastal waters between February 16-25 to facilitate the annual volunteer crab trap cleanup. More
January 31, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today unveiled its new larger performance stage. More
January 31, 2018 -- University of Houston will host a screening of "The House on Coco Road" on February 6, as part of the university's celebration of Black History Month. More
January 31, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Jerry Jeff Walker on March 2. The concert was rescheduled from December. More
January 31, 2018 -- The Obsidian Theater will present "Cabaret" as part of its 2018 season, April 12 through May 5. More
January 30, 2018 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced highlights from the port's record-setting business and operational results for 2017. More
January 30, 2018 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to authorize the port director to send a letter to the Galveston County Board of Pilot Commissioners requesting a joint meeting. More
January 30, 2018 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today voted unanimously to renew the port's professional membership to the Alliance for I-69 Texas and payment of dues for a period of one year, in an amount not to exceed $57,500. More
January 30, 2018 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council is seeking high quality photos of the Katy area to be featured on the council's website, social media and marketing materials. More
January 30, 2018 -- University of Houston will host Kenny Broberg, a UH alumnus and silver medalist at the 2017 Cliburn International Piano Competition, for a performance on Friday during the International Piano Festival. More
January 30, 2018 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has extended the application period for the position of executive director through February 9. More
January 30, 2018 -- The Port of Corpus Christi today announced that CEOs of six leading American energy companies have signed a letter urging President Donald Trump to support the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. More
January 29, 2018 -- MaximGroup, an Assured Partners company, is again underwriting the annual Raise Your Glass to CIS wine tasting benefiting Communities In Schools-Bay Area, a dropout prevention program serving Clear Creek and Dickinson ISDs. More
January 29, 2018 -- Lutcher Theater in Orange, Texas will present "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" on February 9. More
January 29, 2018 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston hosted the 32nd Annual Mardi Gras Ball for Special People on Sunday at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
January 29, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include continuation of “The Great Society” in Houston and “Lucky Stiff” in Texas City. More
January 29, 2018 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today announced that the commission's electronic well log filing system has saved more than $300,000 for industry and thousands of man-hours for the agency since being put in place one year ago. More
January 26, 2018 -- Houston based Barrios Technology's Kevin Beaulieu was recently presented the 2017 JSC Engineering, Technology, and Science (JETS) Contract President’s Award. More
January 26, 2018 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $890,586 in fines involving enforcement dockets against operators and businesses during the commission's conference on January 23. More
January 26, 2018 -- The Brazoria County Historical Museum will host Mary L. Scheer, author of "Women and the Texas Revolution", on February 8. More
January 25, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston will hold its 4th annual Mardi Gras Parade Viewing Party, Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Tremont Ballroom. More
January 25, 2018 -- The Texas Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, and Rural Affairs will host a committee hearing on Monday, January 29, 2018 at Wharton County Junior College. More
January 25, 2018 -- San Jacinto College is set to welcome more than 600 women at the third annual Women in Industry Conference on Thursday, February 22. More
January 25, 2018 -- City leaders voted on Thursday January 25th to allow limited overnight parking along Galveston’s Seawall Boulevard during the first weekend of Mardi Gras! Galveston 2018. More
January 24, 2018 -- Lemonade Day, a well-established national youth entrepreneurship program that teaches children leadership and business skills is teaming up with Gallup to host a briefing on “Business Startup Challenges and Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities.” More
January 24, 2018 -- The Brazoria Count Historical Museum will host "Women at the Turn of the Century", a program in the "If Objects Could Talk" series, on February 22. More
January 24, 2018 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced the details regarding the 2018 Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit, the 11th annual Galveston women's conference, which will take place on May 4 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
January 23, 2018 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council is accepting applications for the position of executive director. More
January 23, 2018 -- Texas Railroad Commission Chair Christi Craddick today directed Railroad Commission staff to assess the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 on Texas gas utility rates to ensure companies pass on to customers the savings resulting from the corporate tax reduction. More
January 22, 2018 -- Port Freeport today announced that Lauren McCormick has been named the port's public affairs manager. More
January 22, 2018 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to renew the port's property insurance policy for 2018-2019 with Higginbotham Insurance & Financial Services. More
January 22, 2018 -- Rice University today announced the opening of "Between Love and Madness: Mexican Comic Art from the 1970s", an exhibit of Mexican "micro-cuentos" or pocket-sized comic books, at the Lawndale Art Center. More
January 22, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “The Great Society” in Houston and German Cornejo's “Tango Fire” in Galveston. More
January 22, 2018 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today announced that the city has selected 45 new artists to expand the number of "mini-murals" on street-side traffic signal control cabinets. More
January 19, 2018 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 306,900 jobs over 2017. More
January 19, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present German Cornejo's Tango Fire on January 26. More
January 18, 2018 -- The S&P Global Ratings service today raised Houston’s financial outlook to “AA stable” from “AA negative” in recognition of a $1 billion bond that reforms the city’s pension systems. More
January 18, 2018 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today released a statement after Amazon announced that Austin and Dallas are included in the top 20 cities being considered for the company's second headquarters. More
January 18, 2018 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce today announced the award winners for the 48th Annual Membership Banquet. More
January 17, 2018 -- League City announces that residents and businesses will have an increase in solid waste rates beginning February 1, 2018. More
January 17, 2018 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today reported that a new winter peak demand record was reached over Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning due to cold temperatures. More
January 16, 2018 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will host a Mardi Gras Parade Watching Party on February 10. More
January 16, 2018 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host the second annual Mardi pARTy on February 2. More
January 15, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “Love, Loss and What I Wore” in Galveston and “One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show” in Beaumont. More
January 14, 2018 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce on Friday held its 172nd annual meeting. The themed event, An Evening in Italy, was filled with sights, sounds, and aromas of a small Italian village. More
January 12, 2018 -- The third Women in Industry Conference will be hosted by the Community College Petrochemical Initiative Thursday, February 22 at Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston. More
January 12, 2018 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick today delivered the keynote address to the Texas Pipeline Association's annual meeting in Houston. More
January 12, 2018 -- The Community Artist's Collective in Houston will present "Catch on Fire", a collection of the art of designer Ashley Washington, beginning January 18. More
January 12, 2018 -- The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center will host "Building a Buzzworthy Business", a seminar aimed at helping small business owners learn to promote and market their business, on January 17. More
January 12, 2018 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that cruise ships sailing out of Galveston set new records for passenger boarding and calls to the port in December. More
January 11, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House presents The Oak Ridge Boys on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, January 21 at 3 pm. More
January 11, 2018 -- The Washington on the Brazos State Park Association will host its annual Sundown Social on April 21 at Rockin' Star Ranch in Brenham, Texas. More
January 11, 2018 -- The Galveston Arts Center has announced its line-up of events for January. More
January 11, 2018 -- Barrios Technology recently presented employees with the 3rd Quarter Silver BEAR awards for 2017. More
January 11, 2018 -- The Texas Railroad Commission on Tuesday provided drilling permits and completions statistics for December 2017. More
January 11, 2018 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will present "Never a Dull Moment: The Art of Grace Spaulding John" through July 20. More
January 11, 2018 -- Music Doing Good has announced that it is accepting applications for scholarships through March 21. More
January 11, 2018 -- The Rotary Club of Galveston Island recently hosted Shrub Kempner, president of Kempner Capital Management, to provide his annual report on the economy. More
January 10, 2018 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves (Port of Galveston) was recently awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive 2016 annual financial report (CAFR). More
January 10, 2018 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced the launch of a new online application that allows individuals to file a wage claim electronically for unpaid wages under the Texas Payday Law. More
January 10, 2018 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined a coalition of 18 states in urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to make sure that public utility companies pass to consumer the savings from the reduction in the corporate income tax rate under President Donald Trump's tax reform plan. More
January 09, 2018 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has won a court order preventing a Houston company from accepting more waste and disposing of waste into the city's storm sewer system. More
January 09, 2018 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners on Monday voted to approve items related to the purchase of approximately 76 acres of land in connection with the lease and development of the property by Allegiant Industrial, LLC. More
January 08, 2018 -- Lone Star College's Small Business Development Center will offer Business Plan Basics, a seminar to help entrepreneurs develop a sound financial plan, on January 16. More
January 08, 2018 -- The Galveston Arts Center will kick off its annual speaker series, Conversations @ The Center, on January 25 with Darryl Ratcliff and Rick Lowe. More
January 08, 2018 -- The Press Club of Southeast Texas today announced that Debbie Bridgeman has been elected as the club's 2018-2019 president. More
January 08, 2018 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that Alex Strogen, a graduate from the university, has been named chief commercial officer at the Port of Vancouver USA. More
January 08, 2018 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will present "Love, Loss and What I Wore", opening January 19 and playing through January 27. More
January 08, 2018 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas, will host a reception and book signing for its new exhibit, "Long Shadow: The Lutcher-Stark Lumber Dynasty", on January 27. More
January 08, 2018 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "The Official Blues Brothers Revue" on Saturday at 8 p.m. More
January 08, 2018 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include “The Official Blues Brothers Revue” in Galveston and Agatha Christie’s “Black Coffee” in Nassau Bay. More
January 08, 2018 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation today announced that Robert Lightfoot, acting administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, has been selected to receive the 2018 National Space Trophy. More
January 05, 2018 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that veteran astronaut Mario Runco, Jr. has retired from NASA. More
January 05, 2018 -- Alvin Community College will host a Big Band Concert on February 10. More
January 05, 2018 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has announced the 2018 RodeoHouston entertainment lineup. More
January 04, 2018 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that a new winter demand record for electricity was set on Wednesday, with demand reaching 62,855 MW. More
January 04, 2018 -- South Land Title today announced that is has acquired Guaranty Title Company of Grimes County. More
January 03, 2018 -- The City of Port Arthur today announced that the city has entered into new Industrial District Agreements with nine facilities in the Port Arthur area. More
January 02, 2018 -- The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association will host the annual Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo March 22-25 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. More
January 02, 2018 -- Danos, a Louisiana-based company that provides materials management services supporting Royal Dutch Shell's onshore and offshore production operations in the United States, today announced that it has achieved 1 million man-hours without a recordable incident. More
January 02, 2018 -- Barbara Cutsinger with the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership has provided the Business Development Update for December. More
December 29, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has provided information on the recreational gray triggerfish and greater amberjack fishing seasons for 2018. More
December 28, 2017 -- The public is invited to Moody Mansion’s annual Twelfth Night of Christmas celebration the evening of Saturday, January 6. More
December 28, 2017 -- The Houston International Seafarers Center has announced the opening of the new Seafarers Landing Restaurant at the Howard T. Tellepsen Center in Houston. More
December 28, 2017 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas today announced the museum's 2018 schedule of events. More
December 28, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced its 2018 Texas Business Conference schedule, with the first conference to be held in Nacogdoches, Texas on January 19. More
December 27, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Yamato - The Drummers on Japan on February 24. More
December 27, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Parsons Dance on February 17. More
December 26, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast area include the final week of “A Christmas Carol” in Houston. More
December 23, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will celebrate its 123rd birthday on January 3. More
December 22, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state's unemployment rate has fallen to a record low of 3.8 percent. More
December 21, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council today announced that new management measures have been put in place for the Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Fishery. More
December 21, 2017 -- The Texas Farm Bureau today announced that it has distributed almost $1.5 million to farmers and ranchers impacted by Hurricane Harvey. More
December 21, 2017 -- The Bayou Theater at the University of Houston-Clear Lake campus on Wednesday announced the launch of its "Take Your Seat" fundraising campaign in support of renovations to the theater. More
December 20, 2017 -- The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs today announced that more than 1,500 first-time homebuyers were assisted through a $10 million loan agreement with Woodforest National Bank. More
December 19, 2017 -- On December 18th, 2017, after seven days of trial, Cassaundra Dawn Nichols was found guilty of first degree felony theft by a jury in the 405th District Court. More
December 19, 2017 -- San Jacinto College recently received a $250,000 donation in support of the college's Center for Petrochemical, Energy and Technology. More
December 19, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that the university is accepting applications through February 9 for the 18th annual Rice Business Plan Competition. More
December 19, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to elect Angie Ramirez as interim board secretary, replacing Judy Esponge, who is retiring from her position at the port. More
December 18, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston today welcomed Laura C. Camcioglu as the port's new director of administration. More
December 18, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to accept the FY2017 annual audit report. More
December 18, 2017 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership recently hosted its membership annual holiday party. More
December 18, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the continuations of “Sleeping Beauty and Her White Knight” and “A Christmas Carol” in Houston. More
December 18, 2017 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its Capacity, Demand and Reserves report, which includes information about existing and planned generation resources and expected electricity needs during the next 10 years. More
December 18, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi today is recognizing the two-year anniversary of the lifting of the crude oil export ban. More
December 15, 2017 -- Texas Senator Larry Taylor from Friendswood, president of Truman Taylor Insurance, is closing his agency after 55 years of operation and joining Galveston Insurance Associates, effective Dec. 15. More
December 15, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council today announced that the NOAA has issued new management measures for gray triggerfish. More
December 15, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi today announced that the port anticipates handling more than 3,000 large wind turbine components throughout 2017. More
December 15, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi today announced that Executive Director John LaRue will be retiring from the port, with Deputy Executive Director Sean Strawbridge to be promoted to take over the position in January. More
December 14, 2017 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Friday voted unanimously to accept the audited financial statements for FY2017 as presented by the firm of Keri Michutka. More
December 14, 2017 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that the ERCOT Board of Directors has endorsed a transmission project to help address growing electricity needs in Freeport, Texas. More
December 14, 2017 -- Port Freeport recently presented a check of funds raised during the port's Annual Golf Tournament to the Texas Port Ministry. More
December 13, 2017 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today filed suit against drug manufacturers and distributors, doctors and a pharmacist for their roles in promoting the opioid epidemic in Harris County. More
December 13, 2017 -- The annual Dickinson Rotary Club Christmas Parade is scheduled for Thursday, December 14, at 6:30 pm. Road closures will begin at 6:00 pm on Thursday evening. More
December 13, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston today issued a news release regarding the appointment of Rodger Rees as port director. More
December 13, 2017 -- During his report to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday, Executive Director Roger Guenther announced that Port Houston terminals handled nearly 35 million tons of cargo through November. More
December 12, 2017 -- La Marque City Council at its December 11 regular meeting was presented a check for $27,668.04 by Siemens and Texas New Mexico Power (TNMP for infrastructure updates. More
December 12, 2017 -- Brian Darnell, executive vice president of Cheryl K, LLC, and executive vice president of the San Jacinto River Fleet, LLC, today issued his opinion regarding the Port of Houston Authority's Barge Fleeting Leasing Policy. More
December 12, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday attended the grand opening of a new seamless pipe mill, operated by Tenaris, in Bay City, Texas. More
December 12, 2017 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today voted unanimously to approve contracts related to governmental policy consulting services at the state and federal levels. More
December 11, 2017 -- Kubota Tractor has donated $1 million worth of funds and equipment to Hurricane affected regions in Texas, including the City of Galveston. More
December 11, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves, in a special meeting held today, voted unanimously to hire Rodger Rees as the new Director of the Port of Galveston. More
December 11, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner declared that meetings with government officials and business leaders during a trade mission with China last week reached "a golden moment" of mutual economic advantage. More
December 11, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today issued a report on drilling permits and completions statistics for oil and gas wells for November 2017. More
December 11, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bayou Theater will open 2018 with the Bumper Jacksons in concert on January 11. More
December 11, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Sleeping Beauty and Her White Knight” in Houston and The Texas Tenors in Galveston. More
December 11, 2017 -- Dow Industrial Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, today announce plans to expand its propionic acid facility in Texas City, Texas. More
December 11, 2017 -- Amazon recently delivered jackets, toys and kindles, as well as funding, to Communities in Schools of Houston as part of Amazon's national holiday tour. More
December 09, 2017 -- Since 1998 Dickinson Festival of Lights Society has brightly proclaimed the spirit of the Christmas season to visitors with no admission charge. The festival will run nightly December 15 through December 23 with shuttle pickups starting at 6:00p.m. and ending at 8:30p.m. More
December 08, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Travis County District Court has granted a temporary injunction against several tech support companies involved in a deceptive practices case. More
December 08, 2017 -- Texas Central, the developer of a proposed high-speed train between Houston and Dallas, today announced that Drayton McLane, Jr. has been appointed as the company's board chair. More
December 08, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble will host a free concert on December 12 at the Fine Arts Building Theatre. More
December 07, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Gartner, Inc. will be expanding its presence in Irving, Texas, bringing 800 new jobs and more than $12 million in investiment. More
December 07, 2017 -- The Fort Bend Regional Council will host its 9th Annual Helen Cordes Award Dinner on February 22, featuring 2018 honoree, Fort Bend County Commissioner Vincent Morales. More
December 06, 2017 -- The Galveston Economic Development Partnership has issued a news release on the GEDP's 6th Annual Economic Development Summit, which was held on Tuesday at the Moody Gardens Convention Center. More
December 06, 2017 -- The Galveston Economic Development Partnership on Tuesday held its sixth annual Economic Development Summit. More
December 06, 2017 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will host Magic & Memories II, a celebration of the theater's 15th anniversary with performances on December 15-16. More
December 06, 2017 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will host "Carneval de Venezia", the 48th Annual Membership Banquet and Reception, on January 18. More
December 05, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council today announced the launch of its remodeled Coral Portal website. More
December 05, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Golden State Foods Corporation will be opening a new manufacturing and distribution facility for its Liquid Products Division in Burleson, Texas. More
December 05, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Monday reported that state sales tax revenue totaled $2.78 billion in November, an increase of 11.1 percent over the same month in 2016. More
December 04, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today attended the 84th Annual Texas Farm Bureau Convention. More
December 04, 2017 -- Barbara Cutsinger with the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership has provided the Business Development Update for November. More
December 04, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Nutcracker” in Galveston. More
December 04, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, who is leading a trade mission to China, has signed a memorandum of understanding with CIMC-TianDa, a China-based firm, for the possible development of a base of operations for manufacturing in Houston. More
December 03, 2017 -- The Texas Farm Bureau, during its 84th Annual Meeting on Sunday, recognized several county farm bureaus for their growing membership. More
December 01, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today named Brownwood Regional Medical Center as large employer of the year and Arrow Ford as small employer of the year. More
December 01, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will depart Saturday for a trade mission to China, the city's second largest international trade partner. More
November 30, 2017 -- Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) hosted its annual State of METRO luncheon on Thursday. More
November 30, 2017 -- The Obsidian Theater in Houston has announced the line-up for its 2018 performance season. More
November 30, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Cognizant will open a new regional technology and service delivery center in Irving, Texas in early 2018. More
November 30, 2017 -- The Art Colony Association, Inc. today announced that it has awarded $28,000 in grants to seven beneficiaries from October's Bayou City Art Festival Downtown in Houston. More
November 30, 2017 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will host a breakfast buffet with Santa on December 9 and 16. More
November 29, 2017 -- Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, on the Lamar University campus, will mark the 117th anniversary of the Lucas Gusher at Spindletop on Saturday, January 13, 2018. More
November 29, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today the recent transfer of $1.47 billion into the State Highway Fund and the Economic Stabilization Fund (ESF), commonly known as the Rainy Day Fund. More
November 29, 2017 -- Barrios Technology will host a Systems Engineering and Requirements Management webinar on December 14. More
November 29, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Liberty Mutual Insurance Plano campus. More
November 29, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner today spoke at the Oil & Gas Environmental Conference in Houston to discuss the energy opportunities Texas possesses. More
November 28, 2017 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners last week voted unanimously to approve a professional services agreement with Meyer & Associates, Inc. for the design of Berths 2 and 3 Rehabilitation at City Docks. More
November 28, 2017 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will present their annual Holiday Concert on December 10 at the Moody Methodist Church. More
November 27, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted 5-2, with Mayor Jim Yarbrough and Todd Sullivan opposed, to approve the 2018 Operating, Renewal & Replacement and Capital Improvements Budget. More
November 27, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A Christmas Carol” at various locations and “Scrooge” in Beaumont. More
November 25, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced that Jerry Jeff Walker's concert for December 16 has been rescheduled to March 2. More
November 25, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" on December 1 and 2. More
November 22, 2017 -- The City of Galveston today encouraged shoppers to support small businesses during Small Business Saturday on November 25. More
November 22, 2017 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its Annual Gingerbread House Workshop on December 2. More
November 21, 2017 -- Dr. William “Bill” Merrell of Texas A&M University at Galveston has been honored with the distinguished titles of President Emeritus and as one of the 2017-2018 Regents Professors by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. More
November 21, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today announced the launch of the "Choose Local" campaign, an initiative encouraging Houston-area residents to support local businesses and the creative community. More
November 21, 2017 -- Rice University's Shepherd School of Music will host the inaugural performance of the Shepherd School Chamber Players on November 30. More
November 20, 2017 -- Texas Farm Bureau President Russell Boening today testified before a United States Senate subcommittee, where he stressed the importance of the North American Free Trade Agreement. More
November 20, 2017 -- The Houston Early Music series will present Trio Settecento on February 11 at Christ the King Lutheran Church for "Handel's Violin", a program featuring the music of George Frideric Handel. More
November 20, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A Christmas Carol” in Houston and “Christmas Wonderland Holiday Spectacular” in Galveston. More
November 20, 2017 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association today announced that the the annual PetrochemWorks Golf Tournament, which benefits regional workforce development, has raised more than $1 million in the past four years. More
November 17, 2017 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association recently presented awards to Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell and Morgan's Point Mayor Michel Bechtel in recognition of their work on regional flood protection. More
November 17, 2017 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council this week hosted Katy Mayor Chuck Brawner at the council's General Assembly meeting to discuss flood mitigation plans in the city. More
November 17, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state's unemployment rate has fallen to 3.9 percent, setting a record for the lowest unemployment rate recorded in 40 years. More
November 17, 2017 -- The Port of Brownsville on Thursday announced that the port has been ranked second in the nation for the value of exports during 2016, according to the United States Foreign-Trade Zones Board annual report to Congress. More
November 17, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted unanimously to award a $537,175 contract to Oldcastle Gulf Coast for the Old Highway 90 Widening Project. More
November 17, 2017 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership recently joined a local delegation in Washington, D.C. to meet with lawmakers to advocate for the construction of a coastal spine system to protect Southeast Texas against storm surge. More
November 16, 2017 -- Memorial Hermann Health System has been recognized as a 2017 Pioneers in Quality™ Expert Contributor for its contributions to electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data for quality improvement in health care. More
November 16, 2017 -- Port Freeport Commissioners has agreed to extend its Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) for an additional five years. More
November 16, 2017 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has filed a lawsuit against Arkema, Inc. in connection with the company's plant in Crosby, which had burned during Hurricane Harvey. More
November 16, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that the Carnival Cruise Line ship Carnival Dream will begin cruises out of Galveston beginning in 2019. More
November 16, 2017 -- Nassau Bay Baptist Church will present its Christmas musical on December 16-17. More
November 16, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian on Wednesday delivered the keynote address at the Texas Oil and Gas Association Energy Summit, and visited the Railroad Commission of Texas district office in Corpus Christi. More
November 16, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday announced that the refund program for the Western Union settlement reached early this year is now underway, with approximately 39,000 Texans who may be eligible for refunds. More
November 15, 2017 -- The Maritime Workers Emergency Medical Fund, an industry non-profit group formed to assist maritime families alleviate financial stress during times of medical crisis, held their third annual golf tournament Thursday, November 9. More
November 15, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority today issued a news release regarding the port commission's approval of the port's FY2018 Budget. More
November 15, 2017 -- Ronald Frederick Plackemeier, attorney and local civic leader, passed on Saturday November 11th at the age of 65. More
November 14, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Arthur D'Andrea to the Public Utility Commission of Texas. More
November 14, 2017 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today voted unanimously to adopt the port's proposed FY2018 Operating and Capital Budget. More
November 13, 2017 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will present "Spirit of Bethlehem: The Boehm Porcelain Nativity", a 16-piece nativity scene in white bisque porcelain, November 21 through January 6. More
November 13, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Concert Band will hold a free concert on November 20 at the Fine Arts Building Theatre. More
November 13, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Stomp” in Galveston and a screening of “Elf” in Houston. More
November 13, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston has announced that Dr. Joan Mileski, head of the university's Maritime Administration department, will speak at the Marine Technology Society Technology Innovation Breakfast on Maritime Cybersecurity, which will be held in Arlington, Virginia on Wednesday. More
November 13, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission recently launched its Texas Operation Welcome Home web portal to better meet the employment needs of transitioning service members, recently separated veterans and military spouses. More
November 12, 2017 -- Jimmy Rasmussen, President/CEO of Home Town Bank, NA and a member of the board of directors of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank, in an interview with Guidry News, shared his thoughts about President Donald Trump’s recent nomination of Jerome Powell to become the new chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. More
November 11, 2017 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston today kicked off its 16th annual Festival of Lights. More
November 10, 2017 -- Moody Gardens will kick off its 16th annual Festival of Lights event on Saturday. More
November 10, 2017 -- College of the Mainland is hosting its Student Art Exhibition through December 3 at the college's Art Gallery. More
November 10, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Stomp" on November 18-19. More
November 09, 2017 -- Memorial Hermann Health System today announced that eight of its hospitals earned an "A" rating for patient safety in the Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. More
November 09, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today announced that Facebook has selected Houston and four smaller cities to host the first phase of its Community Boost Project, which is designed to help small businesses and non-profit organizations grow and to equip residents with online skills. More
November 08, 2017 -- The United States Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement are responding to a report of an oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico. More
November 07, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today visited Continental Automotive Group in Seguin, Texas and DPT, a Mylan Company, in San Antonio as part of his "Good for Texas Tour: Manufacturing Edition." More
November 07, 2017 -- Royal Caribbean International’s Vision of the Seas began its home port seasonal sailing itinerary from the Port of Galveston on Monday afternoon. More
November 07, 2017 -- Texas Southern University on Monday announced that the university's Jesse H. Jones School of Business has partnered with Aspect to train students in energy and commodities trading. More
November 06, 2017 -- Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will open its production of "Love & Money" on November 16. More
November 06, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley” in Houston and “Dixie’s Tupperware Party” in Galveston. More
November 06, 2017 -- Lone Star College's Small Business Development Center, in partnership with FranNet, will present a free seminar on franchising on November 15. More
November 04, 2017 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Houston Cinema Arts Society will host the third annual CineSpace short film competition at the Houston Cinema Arts Festival on November 10. More
November 03, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston presents Dixie’s Tupperware Party, Friday, November 10, at 8 pm. More
November 03, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "The Nutcracker" on December 9-10. More
November 03, 2017 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will open its Ice Land: Rainforest Holiday exhibit on November 11. More
November 03, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Thursday reported that state sales tax revenue totaled $2.46 billion in October. More
November 03, 2017 -- Theatre Under the Stars has rescheduled chorus auditions for its upcoming production of "Memphis" to November 9 due to today's parade celebration the Houston Astros. More
November 03, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the 15th Houston Area Community College Student Exhibition at the university's Art Gallery from November 9 through December 15. More
November 03, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that his office has served an investigative subpoena on Equifax in connection with a data breach of the company's records. More
November 01, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host a Texas Business Conference in Galveston on Friday at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort. More
November 01, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday announced that his office has sent notices of violations to 127 businesses accused of price gouging during the state of disaster declared for Hurricane Harvey. More
November 01, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol" on December 1-2. More
November 01, 2017 -- Lamar University will present a concert, featuring the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band, on November 16. More
November 01, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today visited Cheniere Energy in Corpus Christi as part of his "Good for Texas Tour." More
November 01, 2017 -- TOTE Maritime today announced that it is increasing its service offerings and customer support to meet demand for ongoing relief and rebuilding efforts in Puerto Rico. More
November 01, 2017 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today reported that there will be sufficient installed generating capacity to serve peak demand for the upcoming winter and spring, according to its most recent assessments. More
October 31, 2017 -- Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston today announced that the performance of "No Bully Here", scheduled for November 9, has been cancelled, and the screening of the movie "Elf" has been rescheduled to start at 7 p.m. on November 17. More
October 31, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will present "An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Band" on December 4. More
October 30, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host the "Hiring Red, White & You!" statewide hiring fair for veterans on November 9. More
October 30, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted 5-1, with Richard DeVries opposed, to approve a resolution supporting the Galveston County bond proposal. More
October 30, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include "Eurydice" in Texas City and “Tsuru” in Houston. More
October 30, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will celebrate Small Business Saturday on November 25, and is encouraging shoppers to show their support for small retailers in Galveston. More
October 29, 2017 -- Moody Gardens today hosted its 20th annual Ghostly Gardens event. More
October 27, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today attended the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. More
October 27, 2017 -- The Brazoria County Historical Museum will host its Austin Town event on November 4. More
October 27, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Fort Bend Hope to celebrate the grand opening of its location in Rosenberg. More
October 27, 2017 -- The Rothko Chapel in Houston has announced the recipients of the 2017 Óscar Romero Awards, who will be recognized in a ceremony on November 12. More
October 27, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commission Ryan Sitton on Thursday participated in a panel at the Texas #AE Industry Conference. More
October 27, 2017 -- Galveston College's Theatre Department will present a radio play version of "It's A Wonderful Life" November 30 through December 2 at the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing. More
October 26, 2017 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a $331,063 contract to Industrial Crane Services, Inc. for the American unloader elevator replacement project. More
October 26, 2017 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced that the Texas commercial and recreational oyster seasons open on November 1. More
October 25, 2017 -- The 36th Annual Island Oktoberfest - kicks off this Friday evening, October 27 from 5-11pm; and continues Saturday, October 28 from 11 am - 11 pm. More
October 25, 2017 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council Board of Governors recently adopted a resolution supporting a bond referendum proposed by the Katy Independent School District. More
October 25, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today announced a partnership with Workforce Solutions to launch a major hiring initiative to employ residents who lost their job due to Hurricane Harvey into positions repairing city-owned infrastructure damaged by the storm. More
October 25, 2017 -- The Galveston Arts Center will open exhibits featuring works from Dan Schmal, Joan Laughlin and Motoyuki Noguchi and Toshimichi Minagawa on November 25. More
October 25, 2017 -- University of Houston has announced that artist and UH faculty member Gabriel Martinez will open an exhibit, featuring street debris turned into art, on Friday at the Blaffer Art Museum. More
October 24, 2017 -- Lone Star College-North Harris will host a grand opening ceremony for its new LSC-Construction and Skilled Trades Technology Center Monday, Oct. 30. More
October 24, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today held a news conference announcing the launch of Houston Exponential, a consolidated organization aimed at accelerating the development of Houston's “Innovation Academy”, focused on supporting high-growth, high-impact startup businesses. More
October 24, 2017 -- The Lone Star College Business Success Center will co-host a Governor's Small Business Service Provider workshop on October 30. More
October 24, 2017 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of commerce will host "Discovering Opportunities in the Changing Landscape of the Energy Sector", the chamber's 2018 Economic Development Breakfast, on November 2. More
October 24, 2017 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, in its meeting on Monday, received a report on the growth in container activity for the port in September. More
October 24, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Monday received delivery of three new ship-to-shore cranes at the Barbours Cut Container Terminal. More
October 23, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to authorize or ratify emergency purchases or contracts for response to Hurricane Harvey. More
October 23, 2017 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have launched a new website to help assess commercial impacts on fishing-related businesses from Hurricane Harvey. More
October 23, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Art Gallery is accepting entries through November 3 for the 2017 Student Art Exhibition. More
October 23, 2017 -- Port Freeport today named John Mannion as the port's chief financial officer. More
October 23, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include "Sleuth" in Dickinson and “Nosferatu” in Galveston. More
October 23, 2017 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today voted unanimously to acknowledge gifts of donations of funds and items provided to the port related to Hurricane Harvey. More
October 23, 2017 -- The City of Sugar Land is accepting nominations through November 10 for recipients of the Legacy Award, which recognizes individuals and businesses that have made a significant, lasting impact on economic development and overall prosperity in the city. More
October 20, 2017 -- The Breakbulk Americas 2017 conference hosted a record number of attendees in Houston this week for its 28th annual event. More
October 20, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday announced that a $120 million settlement has been reached with General Motors following a multistate investigation concerning a defective ignition switch. More
October 20, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Esemble will present a free concert on Tuesday. More
October 20, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added an estimated 256,100 jobs during the past year, with jobs decreasing by 7,300 September, which was attributed to Hurricane Harvey. More
October 20, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that an expert with the institute's Center for Energy Studies is exploring the economic and legal issues regarding the recycling of water used in Texas oil fields, and its impact on the profits on local landowners. More
October 20, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will host a screening of the film "Nosferatu", accompanied live by organist Rob Landes, on October 27. More
October 20, 2017 -- The Port of Houston this week hosted the 28th Annual Breakbulk Americas conference and exhibition, with more than 5,200 registrants from 67 countries and 325 exhibitors attending the three-day conference. More
October 19, 2017 -- Rice University's Opera Department and Chamber Orchestra will present Mark Adamo's "Little Women", opening November 1, at the Wortham Opera Theatre. More
October 19, 2017 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership recently hosted its annual State of the Counties address, featuring Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and Galveston County Judge Mark Henry. More
October 19, 2017 -- Theatre Under the Stars in Houston will hold national auditions on November 2-3 for its upcoming production of "Memphis." More
October 18, 2017 -- Moody National Bank recently participated in a video by the American Bankers Association highlighting how banks responded to rebuild communities affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. More w/Video
October 18, 2017 -- The George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston will host the 2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting, with more than 5,600 operations research and analytics professionals expected to attend the event. More
October 18, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake was recently welcomed by area business leaders during a gathering hosted by the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership and local chambers of commerce. More
October 18, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, as part of his "Good for Texas Tour: Manufacturing Edition", recently visited two plants in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. More
October 17, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) awarded the Consumer Protection Division of his office its Partner Award. More
October 17, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Ashley Furniture Industries Distribution and Fulfillment Center in Mesquite, Texas. More
October 17, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Christmas Wonderland" on November 24-25. More
October 17, 2017 -- Theatre Under the Stars in Houston will host its 21 Celebration Benefit for the River Performing and Visual Arts Center and the Humphreys School of Musical Theatre on October 26 at Bayou Place. More
October 16, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "STOMP" on November 18-19. More
October 16, 2017 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will host its annual Halloween event on October 29. More
October 16, 2017 -- The Golden Triangle Rose Society will host the 2017 Convention and Rose Show on November 3-5 in Beaumont, Texas. More
October 16, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" in Nassau Bay and "Baby with the Bathwater" in Beaumont. More
October 16, 2017 -- The Houston Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce will host Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and officials from the Small Business Administration and Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide an update on recovery from Hurricane Harvey and the role small businesses can play in the recovery. More
October 15, 2017 -- The 34th annual Greek Festival at Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Galveston kicked off on Saturday and continues through Sunday. More
October 14, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton on Friday spoke at the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce "Celebrating Business Leaders with a Purpose: Shaping Montgomery's Tomorrow" luncheon. More
October 14, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present violinist Joshua Bell and pianist Alessio Bax on October 22. More
October 13, 2017 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday to celebrate receiving the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association's "Get with the Guidelines" Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. More
October 13, 2017 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council on Thursday released the results of its Hurricane Harvey Business Impact Survey. More
October 13, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont today announced that retired United States Coast Guard Captain Randal Ogrydziak has been named the port's new director of security, facilities and regulatory compliance. More
October 12, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas on Wednesday reported on drilling permits and completion statistics for September. More
October 12, 2017 -- Memorial Hermann Medical Group Central Pearland today welcomed Dr. Loan Kim Nguyen, as a new family doctor at the practice. More
October 11, 2017 -- Mayor Sylvester Turner announces today that the City of Houston will join the highly successful national Startup in Residence (STIR) program that connects government agencies with start-up companies to create technology solutions for civic challenges. More
October 11, 2017 -- United States Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz today sent a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos urging him to locate its new second headquarters in Texas. More
October 10, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today appointed Wei Wang as interim executive director. More
October 10, 2017 -- The Galveston Arts Center today announced that the center has been named a recipient of the Galveston Historical Foundation's Sally B. Wallace Award for Historical Preservation for its continued stewardship of the 1878 First National Bank Building. More
October 10, 2017 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday awarded a $191,460 contract to Gulf Coast, an Oldcastle Company, for the Alabama Street and Water Tower Road Repairs Project. More
October 09, 2017 -- Obsidian Theater in Houston will present "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" November 2-18 at Riche's Nightclub. More
October 09, 2017 -- The Texas Travel Industry Association today announced the election of new officers and new members to its board of directors. More
October 09, 2017 -- Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston today announced its performance schedule for November. More
October 09, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Secret Garden” in Houston, and The Beach Boys in concert in Galveston. More
October 09, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present The Beach Boys in concert on Sunday. More
October 07, 2017 -- The Brazoria County Historical Museum will host a Dia de los Muertos, exhibit and festival on October 21. More
October 06, 2017 -- San Jacinto College's theatre and film department has announced open audition dates for its holiday production of "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical." More
October 06, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will present "An Evening with Sophia Loren" on November 12. More
October 06, 2017 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its Free Family Arts Day on October 28. More
October 06, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake Bayou Theater will host Riyaaz Qawwali, a seven-man ensemble, for a performance on November 3. More
October 06, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that a recent study by Business Research and Economic Advisors shows an increase of 35.4 percent in cruise activity between 2014 and 2016, maintaining the port's status as the fourth busiest cruise port in the United States. More
October 06, 2017 -- The Community Artists’ Collective “Quilt Peace” sculpture installed September 20 in front of the building at 4101 San Jacinto Street in Houston's Midtown falls prey to vandalism. More
October 05, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton, in honor of National Energy Awareness Month, will travel around the state throughout October educating community and oil and gas groups about the enormous impact of energy. More
October 05, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today visited the Space Exploration Technologies Corporation's rocket-development facility in McGregor, Texas, as part of his Good for Texas Tour of the state's manufacturing plants. More
October 05, 2017 -- Texas Central today announced that WSP USA is joining the Bullet Train team to provide engineering support as the development of a high-speed passenger train between North Texas and Houston moves ahead in its pre-construction phase. More
October 04, 2017 -- Maritime industry leaders recently met at Texas A&M University at Galveston to discuss current security policy and proposed changes to policy. More
October 03, 2017 -- The Consumer Energy Alliance and Consumer Energy Education Foundation has announced that it will donate $10,000 to help Houston-area classrooms rebuild following Hurricane Harvey during the Energy Day Festival on October 21. More
October 02, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today announced that two Texas energy companies, Fasken Oil and Ranch and Pioneer Natural Resources, have been named as winners of the 2017 Chairman's Stewardship Awards by the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission. More
October 02, 2017 -- Moody National Bank has reopened its West Houston branch, located in Houston’s Energy Corridor, in a temporary modular building at the same location, 850 N. Eldridge Parkway. More
October 02, 2017 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host firefighters from The Woodlands Fire Department on October 10 as part of National Fire Prevention Week. More
October 02, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will present "Dixie's Tupperware Party" on November 10. More
October 02, 2017 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council today announced that CNPC USA Corporation, a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation, will open a technology and innovation center in Katy, Texas. More
October 02, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian today kicked off "Energy Awareness Month" at the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. More
October 02, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Jimmy Webb in a concert tribute to Glen Campbell in Galveston, and the 38th Annual Chicano Festival in Houston. More
October 02, 2017 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners last week voted unanimously to elect John LeBlanc as Secretary/Treasurer of the board and Elcie Guillory as Assistant Secretary/Treasurer. More
October 01, 2017 -- The Lone Star Flight Museum. held its official dedication and ribbon cutting on Saturday in Webster, Texas. Doug Owens, CEO of the new Lone Star Fight Museum and retired Air Force Lt General, lead the ceremony. More
September 30, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Jimmy Webb with "The Glen Campbell Years" on October 7. More
September 30, 2017 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston has announced that it will open ICE LAND: Rainforest Holiday, an exhibit of ice sculptures, on November 11. More
September 29, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today hosted Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda to discuss the state's partnership with Toyota. More
September 29, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi on Thursday announced that restriction conditions along the port's ship channel put in place due to Hurricane Harvey have been lifted. More
September 29, 2017 -- The George R Brown Convention Center in Houston played host this week to its first major conference since Hurricane Harvey. The Society of Exploration Geophysicists held its annual meeting, as scheduled. More
September 29, 2017 -- William Powell “Bill” Glenn, Jr. passed into his eternal rest in the early morning hours of Saturday, September 23, 2017.Services will be held at First Lutheran Church in Galveston, Texas on Friday, September 29, 2017 at noon. More
September 28, 2017 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host an advanced robotics workshop on Saturdays beginning October 7. More
September 28, 2017 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host a panel of members of the Women's International Shipping and Trading Association on October 10 to discuss opportunities in the maritime industry. More
September 28, 2017 -- Theatre Under the Stars in Houston has announced that the TUTS Star Students Performance Troupe will sing the national anthem at the Houston Texans game on Sunday. More
September 27, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Brakebush Brothers, Inc. will build a new processing plant in Greenville, Texas. More
September 27, 2017 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize an additional payment, not to exceed $2 million, to the United States Army Corps of Engineers for Hurricane Harvey-related dredging expenses for Turning Basin, Sims Bayou, Woodhouse and the Houston Public Grain Elevator Terminals. More
September 27, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Port Commission on Tuesday discussed the importance of restoring and improving the Houston Ship Channel following Hurricane Harvey. More
September 27, 2017 -- Galveston photographer and Guidry News contributor Robert Mihovil reports that a section of the old Falstaff Brewery in Galveston is being demolished. More
September 27, 2017 -- Alvin Community College has announced its 2017-2018 Drama Season, which kicks off on October 7 with "Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery." More
September 27, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host an "Open Mic" event on Saturday. More
September 26, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton on Tuesday addressed the Texas Public Policy Foundation Liberty Leadership Council. More
September 26, 2017 -- The Rothko Chapel in Houston will host "Art and Incarceration: Poetry, Theatre and Music in and about Captivity" on October 12. More
September 26, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commission Chair Christi Craddick this week attended the National Petroleum Council and met with United States Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry, to discuss support for new technologies and strategies to strengthen the country's energy industry. More
September 25, 2017 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "Mauritius", a play written by Theresa Rebeck and directed by guest director Carolyn Johnson, October 5-8 at the Studio Theatre. More
September 25, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to accept a United States Department of Homeland Security FY2017 Security Grant Award in the amount of $871,076. More
September 25, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to grant right-of-way to Orange County for the Old Highway 90 Widening Project. More
September 25, 2017 -- The Texas Railroad Commission today provided a report on oil and gas production statistics for July. More
September 25, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Houston Strong” a Theater District benefit honoring local heroes, and “Take Me to the River” a Memphis Soul and Rhythm & Blues Revue, both in Houston. More
September 25, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council today announced that, due to technical difficulties related to Hurricane Irma, the NOAA Fisheries Southeast Region Permits Office is extending the valid period of any permits for which vessel owners have submitted a renewal application. More
September 25, 2017 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will open "Sex With Strangers" on October 5. More
September 25, 2017 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership recently hosted Texas State Senator Larry Taylor and Texas State Representatives Dennis Paul and Greg Bonnen for a roundtable discussion to provide an overview of the 85th Legislative Session. More
September 22, 2017 -- The United States Coast Guard Corpus Christi Captain of the Port has provided updates on port conditions. More
September 22, 2017 -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas recently donated retail gift cards to help Moody Bank’s 42 employees recover from property losses suffered in Hurricane Harvey More
September 22, 2017 -- The Lone Star College-Small Business Development Center has announced that it has changed its 31st Annual Small Business of the Year awards dinner to a luncheon to be held on November 9. More
September 22, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton on Thursday gave the keynote address at the Gulf Coast Industry Forum. More
September 19, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday attended a groundbreaking ceremony at Charles Schwab's new Westlake campus. More
September 19, 2017 -- Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos on Tuesday convened the second Border Trade Advisory Committee meeting of 2017. More
September 19, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Texas and a coalition of 40 other states have served investigative subpoenas and additional requests on eight companies that manufacture or distribute highly addictive painkillers. More
September 19, 2017 -- The Brazoria County Historical Museum will host Nicole Telkes, author of Medicinal Plants of Texas: A Guide to Locating, Growing, Harvesting and Using Plants in Texas and the Deep South, on September 28. More
September 19, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its inaugural Fiesta Patrias Celebration at Saengerfest Park. More
September 19, 2017 -- BP today announced that it has launched delivery of natural gas to customers in Mexico. More
September 18, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar recently visited Brownwood on his tour of the state's manufacturing plants. More
September 18, 2017 -- The Art Colony Association today announced that it is offering $5 tickets to first responders for the Bayou City Art Festival Downtown, which takes place October 14-15. More
September 18, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined, for its performance of Brahms' 2nd and Mendelssohn's 5th on October 6 at the Bayou Theater. More
September 18, 2017 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a "Mad Hatter Tea Party" on October 6. More
September 18, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Chita & Tune - Two for the Road” in Galveston and “South Pacific” in Beaumont. More
September 18, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune in concert on Saturday. More
September 17, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston today issued a news release clarifying that the port has been open for business since September 1. More
September 17, 2017 -- Fiestas Patrias was celebrated with a Mexican Market Place at Seangerfest Park in Galveston on Saturday. More
September 16, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce on Friday hosted the second annual George P. Mitchell Regional Entrepreneurs of the Year awards ceremony. More
September 15, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 5,500 jobs in August, decreasing the state's unemployment rate from 4.3 percent to 4.2 percent. More
September 15, 2017 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council today released the results of the Katy Area Workforce Survey. More
September 14, 2017 -- Kuraray Co., LTD today announced that it is contributing $100,000 to the American Red Cross in support of Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Houston and surrounding southeast Texas. More
September 14, 2017 -- The Montgomery County Choral Society will open its 2017-2018 season on October 3 with "Broadway Tonight!" More
September 14, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host Daniel G. Hill, president of the American Abstract Artists, on October 2 to discuss the 75th Anniversary American Abstract Artists Print Portfolio, which is on exhibit at the university. More
September 14, 2017 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region will host the Gulf Coast Industry Forum, featuring keynote speakers Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, United States Senator Ted Cruz and Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton, on September 20-21 at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
September 14, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that the port has received $1 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency through FEMA's Port Security Grant Program. More
September 13, 2017 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas today announced that it has rescheduled its 30th Anniversary Gala to October 21. More
September 13, 2017 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership and the Houston City Council on Tuesday unveiled the second promotional video to advance a coastal spine system that would protect the Upper Texas Gulf Coast from rising water due to storm surge during a hurricane. More
September 13, 2017 -- Texas Mutual Insurance today announced that it will donate $10 million in grants to policyholders affected by Hurricane Harvey. More
September 12, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today issued a consumer alert in response to a data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax, Inc. More
September 12, 2017 -- The Texas Farm Bureau today announced that CoBank and Farm Credit Bank of Texas have provided a $50,000 donation to the bureau's Agriculture Research and Education Foundation to assist the state's farmers and ranchers in recovery from Hurricane Harvey. More
September 12, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that most businesses in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey will be granted a 30-day extension to file August and quarterly sales and tax use reports. More
September 12, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday announced that he has filed a petition with the Harris County District Court against an online reputation management company for violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. More
September 12, 2017 -- Insperity, Inc. has announced that it is committing $1 million to the Lake Houston Area Relief Fund to assist families and businesses in rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey. More
September 12, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed suit against three businesses for price gouging during Hurricane Harvey. More
September 12, 2017 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the port's FY2018 Budget. More
September 11, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to hire John Manlove Marketing and Communications as a consultant to guide Port of Galveston staff through the development of a strategic plan. More
September 11, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will present the 20th anniversary celebration of ARToberFEST on October 21-22 in Galveston's Historic Downtown Cultural Arts District. More
September 11, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Ronnie Milsap's Farewell Tour” in Galveston and “Calendar Girls” in Nassau Bay. More
September 11, 2017 -- BP today announced that it is moving forward with an initial public offering for its United States pipeline assets. More
September 08, 2017 -- The United States Coast Guard recently utilized electronic aids to navigation to assist in the reopening of Port Aransas, Texas following Hurricane Harvey. More
September 08, 2017 -- Space Center Houston will host its fall Home School Day event on October 19. More
September 08, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Ronnie Milsap's Farewell Tour on September 16-17. More
September 08, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bayou Theater has announced that its season opener concert with Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined, will take place on September 14 after rescheduling for Hurricane Harvey. Mercury will perform "Baroque Masterworks." More
September 07, 2017 -- Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston has announced a schedule of dates for performances in September that have been postponed and rescheduled due to Hurricane Harvey. More
September 07, 2017 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas has announced that it is rescheduling exhibition dates due to damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. More
September 07, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today charged the Tri-Agency Workforce Partners, which includes the Texas Workforce Commission, the Texas Education Agency and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, with developing an education and workforce training plan to support the rebuilding of communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. More
September 07, 2017 -- BP today announced that it has donated 100,000 gallons of gasoline to Harris County and the City of Houston for first responders, following a previous donation made to the Houston area last week. More
September 07, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday hosted its Legislative Update and "Recovery" Luncheon, featuring Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Texas State Senators Larry Taylor and Brandon Creighton, and Texas State Representatives Wayne Faircloth and Greg Bonnen in Galveston. More
September 07, 2017 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its final Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy for the upcoming fall season and the preliminary assessment for winter, finding that there will be sufficient generation capacity to serve demand during both seasons. More
September 06, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton today issued a statement regarding the status of the state's gasoline supply in the wake of Hurricane Harvey "panic buying." More
September 05, 2017 -- Jack Fryday offers expert information for anyone who has suffered damage or loss from hurricane Harvey. I am Jack Fryday and am writing this based on my experience with hurricane recovery. More
September 05, 2017 -- The Galveston Economic Development Partnership today announced that Galveston banks are reinstating a low-interest Business Recovery Loan program used during Hurricane Ike to provide assistance to businesses impacted by Hurricane Harvey. More
September 05, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region tentatively include “Talley's Folly” in Texas City and “Xanadu” in Houston. More
September 04, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present composer Jimmy Webb on October 7 for his tribute to Glen Campbell. More
September 04, 2017 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host ArtWalk on September 9. More
September 03, 2017 -- Arkema, Inc. has issued a statement regarding conditions at the plant in Crosby, Texas. More
September 03, 2017 -- The United States Coast Guard today provided an update regarding port condition recovery status for Port Houston-Galveston. More
September 03, 2017 -- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday provided an update on the opening of waterways to ship traffic at ports in the Corpus Christi area. More
September 02, 2017 -- Port of Beaumont Port Director Chris Fisher today provided an update on conditions at the port following flooding in the area caused by Hurricane Harvey. More
September 02, 2017 -- Representatives from Galveston non-profits and local leaders met on Thursday to plan for a Hurricane Harvey recovery outreach. More
September 02, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi Authority Commission on Friday approved a partnership agreement with the United States Army Corps of Engineers for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. More
September 02, 2017 -- BP today announced that it has donated 100,000 gallons of fuel for first responders in the Houston area to use in cleanup efforts related to Hurricane Harvey. More
September 02, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a legislative luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on September 6th in the Floral Ballroom at Moody Gardens. More
September 01, 2017 -- Space Center Houston will reopen to the public on Saturday. More
September 01, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi Authority today reported that the port re-opened to traffic on Thursday, six days after closing due to Hurricane Harvey. More
September 01, 2017 -- Moody National Bank has reopened 15 of its 16 banking centers after Hurricane Harvey. More
September 01, 2017 -- Galveston photographer Robert Mihovil has provided a photo from Pier 21 of the return of two Carnival Cruise Line ships Friday morning. More
September 01, 2017 -- Niagara Bottling has announced that it is donating more than 2 million bottles of water and pledges $1 million to support Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts. More
September 01, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority is re-opening its terminals for business today following the impact of Hurricane Harvey. More
August 31, 2017 -- Port Freeport today reported that the port is in recovery condition, but that the harbor channel has been re-opened. More
August 31, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi Authority today provided an update on recovery of the port following Hurricane Harvey. More
August 31, 2017 -- Arkema, Inc. has reported that they were informed by the Harris County Emergency Operations Center of two explosions and black smoke from its plant in Crosby, Texas. More
August 30, 2017 -- Due to the impact and continued threat of Hurricane Harvey, Moody Mansion will be closed through Thursday, August 31, and will re-open on Friday, September 1. More
August 30, 2017 -- Moody National Bank has 12 of its 16 banking centers in Texas open as of Wednesday, Aug. 30, after Hurricane Harvey. More
August 30, 2017 -- The United States Coast Guard today reported that the Captain of the Port is beginning to open certain waterways within the COTP zone at the Port of Corpus Christi. More
August 30, 2017 -- Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce President Gina Spagnola has issued a message to GRCC membership and GNS's audience regarding efforts to offer storm relief and resources to regional businesses, their employees and patrons. More
August 30, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi Authority has provided an update regarding post storm recovery of the ship channel. More
August 30, 2017 -- Motiva Enterprises has pledged $500,000 to support disaster recovery efforts in Houston and Port Arthur. More
August 29, 2017 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission today announced that it has adopted new regulations for statewide oyster fishery. More
August 29, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi Authority today provided an update on recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey. More
August 29, 2017 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership has advised that the 85th Legislative Update scheduled for Wednesday has been put on hold until further notice. More
August 29, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting of its Standing, Reef Fish, and Socioeconomic Scientific and Statistical Committees on September 12-14 in Florida. More
August 28, 2017 -- Union Pacific today pledged $250,000 to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. More
August 28, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commission Chair Christi Craddick today issued a statement regarding the commission's efforts during Hurricane Harvey. More
August 28, 2017 -- BP and the BP Foundation today announced the donation of $750,000 to support flood relief efforts in Houston and surrounding communities. More
August 28, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to adopt the port's FY2018 Budget. More
August 27, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi AUthority today announced that it is fully transitioned to Post Storm Recovery in accordance with its Hurricane Readiness Plan. More
August 27, 2017 -- Lynda Guidry reports from the offices of Guidry News Service located at Fannin and Alabama Streets in Midtown Houston at 3 pm Sunday afternoon. More
August 25, 2017 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has issued a weather-related watch in preparation for Hurricane Harvey. More
August 25, 2017 -- The Rothko Chapel in Houston will host a concert featuring the Apollo Chamber Players on September 21 in celebration of the International Day of Peace. More
August 25, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the "75th Anniversary American Abstract Artists Print Porftolio", a nationally touring exhibit, August 31 through October 20. More
August 25, 2017 -- Children's Memorial Hermann and Memorial Hermann Life Flight on Thursday unveiled a new look for one of its Life Flight helicopters. More
August 25, 2017 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council recently hosted representatives from MD Anderson and Katy Independent School District at its general assembly meeting. More
August 25, 2017 -- The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration has announced the opening of the 2018 Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Competition, which will provide funds to projects that address the needs of fishing communities, build and maintain sustainable fisheries, and increase opportunities to keep working waterfronts viable. More
August 24, 2017 -- Theatre Under the Stars in Houston has announced that it has canceled the Theater District Open House due to the potential impact of Hurricane Harvey. More
August 24, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton today addressed the Industry Council on the Environment regarding the role of technology in the energy industry and its impact on emissions. More
August 24, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston is postponing events for the weekend, including ArtWalk and Dixie's Tupperware Party, due to the potential impact of Hurricane Harvey. More
August 24, 2017 -- Mark Finley, General Manager, Global Markets and US Economics, BP at a breakfast hosted by Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, presented 2016 energy market data. More
August 23, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Pei Wei is moving its global headquarters to Irving, Texas. More
August 23, 2017 -- Barbara Cutsinger with the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership has provided the Business Development Update for August. More
August 22, 2017 -- The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau today announced that Mallory Cross has been selected as the bureau's new communications specialist and Christina Majdalani as its new tourism development coordinator. More
August 22, 2017 -- The Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church in Galveston will host the 34th Annual Greek Festival on October 14-15. More
August 21, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton today participated in a panel hosted by the Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos, where he discussed the importance of Mexico to the success of the Texas energy economy. More
August 21, 2017 -- Port Freeport recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony marking the commencement of construction of the first phase of a rail project at the site of a future industrial park. More
August 21, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Dixie’s Tupperware Party” in Galveston and “Godspell” in Houston. More
August 18, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commission Chair Christi Craddick on Thursday urged the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to include all 26 outer continental shelf planning areas in the development of a new five-year oil and gas leasing program. More
August 18, 2017 -- The Houston Fringe Festival will host its 2017 event September 5-10 More
August 18, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton, in a news conference on Wednesday, announced he is sending a letter urging the United States Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project, which would deepen the channel to a depth of 52 feet. More
August 18, 2017 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston recently welcomed four new additions to its Rainforest Pyramid, with the arrival of a Blue Duiker calf, a Prehensile-Tailed porcupette, and two male Giant River Otters. More
August 18, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Dixie's Tupperware Party" on August 26. More
August 17, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new container yard by Terminal Link Texas at the Bayport Container Terminal. More
August 16, 2017 -- H-E-B today announced that it is launching a fundraising campaign with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to help end cancer. More
August 16, 2017 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve the proposed FY2018 Operating and Capital Budget. More
August 15, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host 10 and 30-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration training in September and October. More
August 14, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently welcomed a new member in 12|20 Salon with a ribbon cutting ceremony. More
August 14, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to order an election for November 7 to seek voter approval to issue $85 million in bonds to fund the rebuilding of three docks as well as possibly other capital projects for the port. More
August 14, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host a Texas Business Conference on September 8 in Galveston. More
August 14, 2017 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, in a special meeting held today, voted unanimously to award a $15,056,107 contract to Aetna Life Insurance Company for group medical insurance coverage for port authority active employees, retirees who are not Medicare eligible and dependents. More
August 14, 2017 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will host a book discussion with Sarah E. Boehme, co-editor and co-author of Branding the American West: Paintings and Films, 1900-1950. More
August 14, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include a celebration of Nat King Cole and Incredible India: Unity in Diversity in Houston. More
August 14, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today kicked off his tour of Texas manufacturing plants with visits to Samsung in Austin and TECO-Westinghouse Motor Company in Round Rock. More
August 14, 2017 -- The City of Houston today announced that Cargo Logic Air, a British all-cargo airline, will launch service this month from George Bush Intercontinental Airport. More
August 14, 2017 -- Texas Central today announced that it has formed agreements with the Fluor Corporation and with The Lane Construction Corporation to further refine and update construction planning and sequencing, scheduling and cost estimates and other design and engineering activities for the proposed high-speed train project to connect Houston and Dallas. More
August 13, 2017 -- The Galveston Seafarers Center held its annual gala fundraiser on Saturday at the Hotel Galvez, honoring the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston for the faithful and generous support it gives the Center. More
August 11, 2017 -- Theatre Under the Stars in Houston has announced that Garrett Clayton will reprise his role in a production of "Sleeping Beauty and Her White Knight." More
August 11, 2017 -- The Artist Boat in Galveston is accepting registration through September 1 for the Beautify the Bucket competition. More
August 11, 2017 -- Port Freeport recently received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 28th consecutive year. More
August 10, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host former chief economist for Royal Dutch Shell, Suman Bery, on August 25 to discuss India's recent energy policy initiatives. More
August 10, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves, in a special meeting held Wednesday, unanimously elected to renew its contract with consulting firm Tetra Tech for a short period of time and then resolve issues pertaining to outstanding bills related to services provided during Hurricane Ike. More
August 10, 2017 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its 30th Anniversary Gala: A Pearlescent Evening, on September 8. More
August 10, 2017 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will host its 20th Annual Torch Awards event on September 8 at Ford Park. More
August 08, 2017 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick on Tuesday announced an appointment to the Port Authority Advisory Committee. More
August 08, 2017 -- The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America provided insurance advice for those impacted by the major storms in Texas. More
August 08, 2017 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston today announced that its Dinos Alive exhibit will close on August 13. More
August 07, 2017 -- The Better Business Bureau today advised business owners and consumers that the BBB name and logo is being fraudulently used by criminals in an ongoing phishing scam. More
August 07, 2017 -- Texas Orthopedic Hospital today announced that Jeffrey A. Kozak, M.D., has been elected as managing partner of Fondren Orthopedic Group, LLP and Fondren Orthopedic LTD. More
August 07, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the tributes to Selena and The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in Houston and the Best of Broadway gala in Dickinson. More
August 07, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bayou Theater will open its 2017-2018 season with a performance by Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined, on August 31. More
August 07, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced a settlement has been reached in connection with an investigation into an illegal group boycott in the dental supply market. More
August 07, 2017 -- BP today announced that it has brought online a highly productive natural gas well in the Mancos Shale in New Mexico. More
August 04, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas this week assessed $531,291 in fines involving enforcement actions against pipeline operators and businesses in the state's oil and gas industry. More
August 04, 2017 -- Harris County Precinct Four has announced that Michael Hix will headline the precinct's 16th annual Opry on August 11. More
August 04, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the Congressional Update, with Congressman Pete Olson, on August 22 at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond, Texas. More
August 03, 2017 -- Houston Eye Associates today issued a news release advising the public to take safety precautions when viewing the solar eclipse anticipated to take place on August 21. More
August 03, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has issued an advisory regarding a final rule by the NOAA to allow fishing for and retaining King and Spanish Mackerel. More
August 02, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenues totaled $2.56 billion in July, an increase of 7.9 percent from July 2016. More
August 02, 2017 -- Port Chaplain Karen Parsons has submitted a letter of invitation to take part in honoring the Catholic Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston for 178 years of ministry on the Galveston docks at Galveston Seafarers Center's annual Gala on August 12. More
August 01, 2017 -- The Center for Houston's Future today announced that Brett Perlman has been named the organization's new President and CEO. More
August 01, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston today issued a news releases announcing that Humberto Leal has been named the port's new director of engineering, maintenance and environmental affairs. More
August 01, 2017 -- Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston today announced its upcoming free performances for September. More
July 31, 2017 -- The Lutcher Theater in Orange, Texas, will launch sales of tickets to its 2017-2018 performance season on August 11. More
July 31, 2017 -- The Houston Pilots Association today announced that two Houston Pilots, Captains Michael McGee and Michael Phillips, have been named recipients of the International Maritime Organization's 2017 Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea. More
July 31, 2017 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a Super Hero Day on Friday. More
July 31, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the conclusion of the 43rd Houston Shakespeare Festival in Houston and the U.S. Navy Band Cruisers in Galveston. More
July 31, 2017 -- The Salvation Army and SER-Jobs for Progress recently held a course in customer service and food handler training in Galveston. More
July 28, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced that it will be hosting a trip to Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast in October. More
July 28, 2017 -- The Galveston Summer Beach Band will next perform in concert on Tuesday, with special guest Ronald McDonald. More
July 27, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council on Wednesday announced a final rule for hogfish in the Gulf of Mexico. More
July 27, 2017 -- The Propeller Club of Galveston recently donated $10,000 to the Galveston Seafarer's Center. More
July 27, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Wednesday announced that cargo shipments continue to increase at the port. More
July 26, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority Port Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a reimbursable agreement with the United States Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, for the enhancement, management, operation, maintenance and repair of the Houston-Galveston Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System. More
July 26, 2017 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to propose a millage rate of 2.53 mills for Tax Year 2017. More
July 25, 2017 -- Galveston Arts Center will present three exhibitions, featuring works from artists Bradley Kerl, Angel Oloshove and Christopher Cascio, opening on August 26. More
July 25, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that three new Super Post-Panamax cranes have departed Shanghai, China for delivery at the Barbours Cut Container Terminal. More
July 24, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve the beginning annual salary of the Port of Galveston's Director of Engineering, Maintenance and Environmental Affairs. More
July 24, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to adopt an order authorizing the issuance of revenue refunding bonds for the refinancing of Series 2007 and 2008 Port Revenue Bonds. More
July 24, 2017 -- The City of Houston will host a reception on Tuesday at City Hall for an exhibit of Islamic Art curated by the Islamic Arts Society. More
July 24, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a meeting August 7-10 in San Antonio. More
July 24, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the 43rd Houston Shakespeare Festival in Houston and “Riders in the Sky” in a salute to Roy Rogers in Galveston. More
July 24, 2017 -- University of Houston today announced that Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has declared Friday as "Houston Shakespeare Festival Day" in recognition of the kick-off of the 43rd season of the festival. More
July 21, 2017 -- Texas A&M Sea Camp students, under the guidance of instructor Robert Mihovil, provided to Guidry News a special report on Galveston's much loved Beach Band Summer Concert. More
July 21, 2017 -- The Galveston Summer Beach Band continues its Tuesday concerts through August 15 at the Sealy Gazebo. More
July 21, 2017 -- The Texas Railroad Commission today provided oil and gas production statistics for the month of May. More
July 21, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 42,000 jobs in June. More
July 21, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Riders in the Sky", in a salute to Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys, on July 29. More
July 20, 2017 -- Houston indie rock band Channel K recently held a release party for their second EP, Super Queen, at Warehouse Live in East Downtown Houston. More
July 20, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the state has been ranked as the top state for best business climate by Business Facilities Magazine. More
July 20, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today announced that the Anne, the biggest oil tanker ever to call on a Gulf of Mexico port, was recently piloted into the Port of Corpus Christi by Captain Jay Rivera, a graduate of the university's Maritime Academy. More
July 19, 2017 -- The Brazos Pilots Association today announced that it has filed a motion for reconsideration of the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Brazoria County Ports concerning the board's July 10 order regarding pilotage rate adjustments. More
July 19, 2017 -- The Stark Museum of Art and the Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange, Texas today began offering free admission to the community. More
July 19, 2017 -- Houston Early Music today announced its 2017-2018 concert series line-up. More
July 19, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Center for Risk Management will host two no-cost safety classes in August. More
July 19, 2017 -- BP on Tuesday announced that it is evaluating the formation and initial public offering of a master limited partnership to grow its midstream business. More
July 18, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the United States Navy Band Cruisers in concert on August 6. More
July 18, 2017 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that Astronaut William McArthur has retired from the agency. More
July 18, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi today announced the approval of a long-term lease agreement with Maverick Terminals Corpus, LLC, a subsidiary of Howard Energy Partners, for 31 acres of land on the north side of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in the Inner Harbor. More
July 18, 2017 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its Family Arts Day on August 12. More
July 18, 2017 -- Harris County Precinct Four's Senior Adult Program will host its 16th annual Opry on August 11 at the Humble Civic Center. More
July 17, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Alfred Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps” in Houston and “Disaster! The Musical” in Galveston. More
July 17, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that biopharmaceutical company Merck is locating its newest IT Hub in Austin. More
July 16, 2017 -- On Saturday, supporters, staff and volunteers, along with the public, attended a special event hosted by the Lone Star Flight Museum to say goodbye to its Galveston home and celebrate the journey to the museum's new Ellington Airport location. More
July 14, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced that PBS will broadcast a performance by The Texas Tenors that was filmed at the opera house. More
July 14, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today toured The Boeing Company's Global Services site in San Antonio. More
July 14, 2017 -- Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston has announced its line-up of entertainment for August. More
July 14, 2017 -- Memorial Hermann Health System on Thursday announced that it has been listed as one of the country's "Most Wired" hospitals and health systems in a survey conducted by Health & Hospitals Network. More
July 14, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Willie Nelson & Family in concert on November 13. More
July 13, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today accepted the responsibilities of hosting the 2020 World Petroleum Congress in an official hand-off ceremony in Istanbul. More
July 13, 2017 -- College of the Mainland opens its production of "Song of Singapore" tonight at the COM Community Theatre. More
July 12, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas on Tuesday reported that the commission issued a total of 1,305 original drilling permits in June. More
July 11, 2017 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a $261,345 contract to Collins Engineers to conduct wharf inspections. More
July 11, 2017 -- The Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Ports of Brazoria County on Monday voted unanimously to issue a final order regarding requests by the Brazos Pilots Association for adjustments to pilotage rates for Port Freeport. More
July 10, 2017 -- Million Air has posted a release about a new mega hangar it is constructing. More
July 10, 2017 -- The Texas Farm Bureau recently distributed $361,000 to victims of the March wildfires in the Texas panhandle. More
July 10, 2017 -- The Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum in Beaumont will host a celebration on August 26 marking the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the Gladys City Oil, Gas and Manufacturing Company. More
July 10, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Song of Singapore” in Texas City and “Pippin” in Houston. More
July 08, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday announced that his office has reached a $900,000 agreed judgment with a Pearland developer in connection with the sale of property at an illegal Caldwell County subdivision known as Century Oak Estates. More
July 07, 2017 -- Guidry News Service is marking its 21st Birthday. On July 8, 1996, Guidry News Service was launched by Jim Guidry. More
July 07, 2017 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced that the Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will reopen on July 15. More
July 07, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today attended the grand opening of Toyota's new North American headquarters in Plano, Texas. More
July 06, 2017 -- Memorial Hermann Health System today announced the promotion of System Chief Operating Officer Charles "Chuck" D. Stokes to president and CEO of Memorial Hermann. More
July 06, 2017 -- Barrios Technology on Wednesday announced that Becky Difard has been presented the Power of One Gold Award by the Johnson Space Center for her contributions. More
July 06, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Wednesday announced that state sales tax revenues totaled $2.4 billion in June, 10.3 percent more than in June 2016. More
July 05, 2017 -- The Brazos Pilots Association today announced that a majority of Port of Freeport shippers have approved of a negotiated rate adjustment in order to make proposed port improvements. More
July 05, 2017 -- Seawall Boulevard was lined with Galvestonians and visitors to watch the Annual Independence Day Parade and Fireworks Celebration on Tuesday, July 4th. More
July 05, 2017 -- The Brownsville Navigation District Board of Commissioners today announced that it has received a provisional commitment by Rio Grande LNG, LLC for the restoration, enhancement and preservation of the Bahia Grande wetland complex through the expansion of a pilot channel. More
July 05, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Ronnie Milsap's Farewell Tour on September 16 and 17. More
July 05, 2017 -- The Houston Shakespeare Festival will present productions of "Richard III" and "Twelfth Night" in repertory July 28 through August 6 at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
July 05, 2017 -- The Galveston Beach Band will perform a special concert on Thursday at the Sealy Gazebo in Galveston. More
July 05, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host free safety classes in July. More
July 04, 2017 -- The Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site is hosting activities and fireworks today in celebration of Independence Day. More
July 04, 2017 -- Guidry News contributor Juan Pena attended Galveston’s Beach Band Concert led by Frank Incaprera on Monday evening and has shared this report, which includes Gini Brown's salute to America's 241st Birthday. More
July 03, 2017 -- Life Fellowship Church in Kemah will host saxophonist Tom Braxton for a performance on August 27. More
July 03, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Ezra Charles in Galveston and “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” in Dickinson. More
July 03, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Dixie's Tupperware Party" on August 26. More
July 02, 2017 -- The Brazoria County Historical Museum will kick off its Cultural Concert Series on July 8 with Step Rideau and the Zydeco Outlaws. More
June 30, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted the State of the City Address by Richmond Mayor Evalyn Moore. More
June 30, 2017 -- The City of Houston and Harris County on Thursday announced the closing of the first commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy projects at the Houston Premium Outlets and San Marcos Premium Outlets, with Simon Properties to receive more than $4 million in energy and water saving retrofit investments financed by Petros PACE Finance. More
June 30, 2017 -- The Houston AfriFEST will host its fifth annual event on September 9 at Houston Baptist University. More
June 30, 2017 -- Barrios Technology recently presented employees with Silver BEAR awards recognizing their performance supporting NASA's International Space Station Program. More
June 30, 2017 -- Freeport LNG on Thursday announced that it is filing an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to construct and operate a fourth liquefaction train at its liquefied natural gas export facility located near Freeport, Texas. More
June 30, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present pianist Ezra Charles for "The Story of Boogie Woogie" on July 9. More
June 30, 2017 -- The Company OnStage Theatre in Houston will host a benefit performance of "The Adventures of Robin Hood" and announced its 2017-2018 season line-up on July 7. More
June 29, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce Workforce Development Task Force will host Stephen Freeman, CEO of Playsmint, LLC, on July 25 to address the challenges of finding opportunities to recruit employees, and discuss career touchpoints. More
June 29, 2017 -- The Texas Governor's Office and the Texas Workforce Commission today announced the "We Hire Vets" employer recognition program in partnership with the Texas Veterans Commission. More
June 29, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today issued a news release regarding a recent economic development mission he led to Israel. More
June 29, 2017 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to elect Dudley Dixon as president of the board. More
June 28, 2017 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council recently held its General Assembly meeting. More
June 28, 2017 -- The Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market will kick off its 27th annual event on November 8 at the NRG Center. More
June 28, 2017 -- The Galveston Beach Band will perform a concert of patriotic selections on July 3 as part of its Galveston Summer Band Concert Series. More
June 28, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Vince Gill in concert on June 29. More
June 28, 2017 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the port's sponsorship of the 2018 Retail Industry Leaders Association Logistics Conference in an amount not to exceed $65,000. More
June 28, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday announced that maintenance dredging of the Bayport Channel has been completed, allowing the Bayport Container Terminal to receive 45-foot draft vessels. More
June 27, 2017 -- The Texas Farm Bureau is praising the Environmental Protection Agency's repeal of the Waters of the United States rule. More
June 27, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi Authority today announced the hiring of Kresten Cook as director of operations and Kent Britton as financial controller. More
June 27, 2017 -- Gourmet, experience-based store to offer more than 85 custom spice blends, as well as loose-leaf teas in new Galveston location. More
June 26, 2017 -- The Lamar University Academic Lecture Series will feature model, actor and deaf activist Nyle DiMarco, winner of Dancing with the Stars and America’s Next Top Model, on September 12, 2017. More
June 26, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve the port’s 2017-2018 Capital Improvement Program. More
June 26, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to appoint board members to committees. More
June 26, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott, in a letter released June 17, denied a petition by Justin Renshaw, an attorney on behalf of the NW Gulf Federal Pilots, to initiate rulemaking proceedings related to the application process for branch pilot licenses issued under the Galveston County Pilots Licensing and Regulatory Act. More
June 26, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Vince Gill in concert in Galveston and the continuation of ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights concerts in Houston. More
June 26, 2017 -- The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce will present "Bay Area Boom: Creating a Health Care and Medical Innovation Ecosystem", an event marking the launch of a strategic initiative aimed at creating such an ecosystem, on June 28 at the UTMB Health League City Campus. More
June 26, 2017 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a celebration for its 7-year anniversary on July 14. More
June 23, 2017 -- The fireworks sales period for the Independence Day season begins on Saturday and continues through July 4. More
June 22, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas on Wednesday announced that a new well log electronic system has reduced the burden on oil and gas well operators and resulted in the reduction of costs. More
June 22, 2017 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Wednesday announced the retirement of veteran astronaut Rick Mastracchio. More
June 22, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce recently launched College Town Galveston, a collaboration with Galveston's institutions of higher learning as part of a campaign to promote and support the efforts of the University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas A&M Galveston and Galveston College. More
June 22, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that he has reached a $74,995 agreement with a San Antonio-based travel service business regarding allegations the business violated the state's Deceptive Trade Practices Act and other statutes. More
June 21, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that he has reached a $36,000 settlement with THEG, Inc., which did business as an online contact lens distributor, concerning the sale of lenses to consumers without requiring a valid prescription. More
June 21, 2017 -- The Port Freeport Port Commission recently elected Paul Kresta as chair of the board. More
June 20, 2017 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association has announced that it will co-host the PetrochemWorks™ Golf Tournament with several other organizations. More
June 19, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Clear to Partly Crazy” in Galveston and the ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights concerts in Houston. More
June 16, 2017 -- The Harlem Globetrotters have announced that star player Thunder Law will address youth campers in Missouri City on June 20. More
June 15, 2017 -- The Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County Ports today voted unanimously to recommission Captains Jon Halvorsen, Chris J. Gutierrez, and Wallace R. Hogan. More
June 15, 2017 -- Company OnStage will present The Adventures of Robin Hood from June 16 to July 15. More
June 15, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has announced that the commercial harvest of greater amberjack in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico will close on June 20. More
June 14, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont today hosted a United States Army Change of Command Ceremony in which Lieutenant Colonel Brad Bane relinquished command of the 842nd Transportation Battalion to LTC Donald Santillo. More
June 13, 2017 -- The Rothko Chapel in Houston will kick off its annual concert series, Summer Sounds on the Plaza, on July 6 with a performance by the Boomtown Brass Band. More
June 13, 2017 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to name Scot Sheldon with Moore Landry, LLP as the port's new attorney, as discussed in closed session. More
June 13, 2017 -- Alvin Community College will kick off its 33rd Summer Children's Theatre Festival on June 26 with performances of "Jack and his Amazing Multi-Colored Beanstalk." More
June 13, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Clear to Partly Crazy" on June 24. More
June 13, 2017 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city collected $307,748 in sales tax revenue based on April sales. More
June 12, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Heart By Heart” and “H-Town Get Down” in Houston. More
June 12, 2017 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted Radney Foster in concert as part of the college's Alvin Live Summer Concert Series. More
June 10, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner will depart tonight to lead a delegation on a week-long economic investment and trade mission to Israel. More
June 08, 2017 -- The City of Sugar Land will host Umbria, an International Italian Film Festival, September 27 through October 1. More
June 08, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a decline in residential electricity rates relative to wholesale prices suggests that providers are minimizing costs to meet market demands. More
June 08, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston will host a community open house event on June 9 at Cruise Terminal 2. More
June 07, 2017 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will kick off its Bands on the Sand concert series on Saturday. More
June 06, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously, with Todd Sullivan abstaining, to approve an increase to the authorized annual amount for the maintenance dredging contract for port facilities to Callan Marine, Ltd. to $2.12 million. More
June 05, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted 4-3, with Richard DeVries, Todd Sullivan, and Albert Shannon opposed, to elect Ted O’Rourke as Chair. More
June 05, 2017 -- Retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General Douglas H. Owens, the new CEO of the Lone Star Flight Museum, recently addressed the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership's Education and Workforce Development Committee regarding the direction of the museum when it opens at its new location at Ellington Airport on September 1. More
June 05, 2017 -- Rice University today released the 2017 Seed Accelerator Rankings, a rankings project run by entrepreneurship and management experts from Rice, MIT and the University of Richmond. More
June 05, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The World According to Snoopy” and “Once on This Island”, both in Houston. More
June 05, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced that it will offer special single ticket sales for its 2017-2018 season to its "Cast of Characters" members beginning June 19. More
June 05, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that researchers have released a white paper discussing Houston's entrepreneurial climate. More
June 02, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenues totaled $2.5 billion in May. More
June 02, 2017 -- The Texas Health Care Association today announced that 55 nursing homes across the state were recognized for their commitment to improving the quality of care for seniors and persons with disabilities. More
June 02, 2017 -- Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott today spoke at the inaugural Heart of Business Summit. More
June 02, 2017 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to provide an update on the city during its membership luncheon on Thursday. More
June 02, 2017 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that Patrick Forrester has been named chief of the Astronaut Office. More
June 02, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi Authority today announced that the port has received ISO 14001 certification through the International Organization for Standardization. More
June 01, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commission Chair Christi Craddick today delivered keynote remarks at the LNGgc Americas Conference in Houston. More
June 01, 2017 -- Theatre Under the Stars in Houston will present "The World According to Snoopy", June 7-16 in Zilkha Hall at the Hobby Center. More
June 01, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday announced that his office has reached a settlement with home security company Vivint regarding allegations it violated the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. More
May 31, 2017 -- Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos on Wednesday convened his first meeting as Chair of the Border Trade Advisory Committee. More
May 30, 2017 -- The Galveston Beach Band will kick off its Summer Band Concert Season on June 6. More
May 30, 2017 -- The Coastal Conservation Association today applauded passage of a resolution signed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott encouraging the United States Congress to adopt policies allowing the state to manage the red snapper fishery in the Gulf of Mexico. More
May 30, 2017 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas, will host Adult Studio Art Workshops in June. More
May 30, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Freaky Friday" and "Sizzling Summer Dance" in Houston. More
May 26, 2017 -- Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos this week led a delegation on an economic development mission to China. More
May 26, 2017 -- Theatre Under the Stars in Houston has announced the cast and creative team for the upcoming production of Pippin, which will play at Miller Outdoor Theatre July 11-16. More
May 26, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host free safety classes in June. More
May 26, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas on Thursday reported that it assessed $311,914 in fines involving 168 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses in the oil and gas industry and for pipeline safety. More
May 25, 2017 -- Lamar University will host "Lamar Now and Then", a talk and photography exhibit showing changes at the university through the decades, on May 30. More
May 25, 2017 -- The Big Thicket Association recently received $10,000 in funding from the Port of Beaumont to continue the association's Neches River Adventures and Neches River Rally. More
May 25, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Clear To Partly Crazy" on June 24. More
May 25, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority's Port Commission on Wednesday heard a presentation from Chair Janiece Longoria on a briefing and tour of the Houston Ship Channel with Lt. General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers for the United States Army Corps of Engineers. More w/Video
May 24, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday announced that Texas will receive more than $2.2 million in a $33 million, 43-state settlement with pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson. More
May 24, 2017 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today voted unanimously to award a $16,366,222 contract to Konecranes Finland Corporation for the purchase of nine diesel electric container yard cranes for the Bayport Container Terminal. More
May 24, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Baylor College of Medicine will receive $2 million through a settlement reached with Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. regarding allegations the company monopolized the market for the drug Acthar. More
May 24, 2017 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to authorize advertising for bids for the Bulk Terminal-1 Expansion Project at Berths 15 and 16. More
May 24, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday announced that an $18.5 million settlement has been reached in a multi-state investigation into Target's 2013 data breach. More
May 23, 2017 -- Supporters and guests gathered on Friday at the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum, located in Galveston, for its 20th anniversary celebration. More
May 23, 2017 -- Metdance in Houston will perform "Sizzling Summer Dance", its final show of the season, on June 2 at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
May 23, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Community Theatre is hosting its production of "Red" through June 4. More
May 23, 2017 -- Visit League City today announced the launch of its social media campaign to highlight hotels, meeting sites, restaurants and events throughout the area. More
May 23, 2017 -- At its annual Youth Empowerment Luncheon, Partnership for the Advancement and Immersion of Refugees (PAIR), raised over $60,000 to continue its work in Houston’s refugee communities. More
May 22, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a $1,115,600 contract to Oldcastle Materials Texas, Inc. for the South End Property Infrastructure Improvements. More
May 22, 2017 -- The 10th Annual Texas Outlaw Challenge, an event featuring more than 200 performance boat teams, will take place June 21-25 along the Upper Texas Gulf Coast. More
May 22, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Little Shop of Horrors” in Nassau Bay and “Dancin’ in the Street” in Houston. More
May 22, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston has cancelled its "All Things Maritime Look and learn" due to weather, and will hold its Maritime Day Memorial Ceremony at Cruise Terminal 2 at 3 p.m. More
May 20, 2017 -- John Augelli, executive director of the Rosenberg Library in Galveston, welcomed fellow Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce members and supporters to a business mixer on Thursday. More
May 19, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has announced that a manufacturing consortium, including Aramark, Marathon-Norco Aerospace, Trane and Vossloh Fastening Systems, has partnered with McLennan Community College to provide job training using a $688,760 TWC Skills Development Fund grant. More
May 19, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Young Professionals Committee on Thursday hosted Golf Talk. More
May 19, 2017 -- Port Freeport today announced the winners of the 17th Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament at Freeport Municipal Park. More
May 19, 2017 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership hosted its annual State of the Counties luncheon on Wednesday, and honored James D.(Jim) Dannenbaum, PE with the Charles A. Jacobson Award. More
May 19, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 30,400 jobs in April. More
May 18, 2017 -- Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos today participated in the 2017 Invest in America! Summit hosted by the United States Chamber of Commerce. More
May 17, 2017 -- The Texas Orthopedic Hospital today announced that it has been awarded a 5-star hospital rating by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. More
May 17, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Hudson Product Holdings, Inc. is relocating its manufacturing operation at the company's headquarters outside of Rosenberg, Texas. More
May 17, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has advised that commercial harvesting of King Mackerel in federal waters in the Western Zone of the Gulf of Mexico will close on May 21. More
May 16, 2017 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council Board of Governors has identified four target industries as part of the organization's new strategic plan, Katy Area 2020. More
May 15, 2017 -- The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators is hosting its Second Annual International Petroleum Summit in Houston this week. More
May 15, 2017 -- Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston will host The Curt Miller Magic and Comedy Show July 1-7. More
May 15, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Red” in Texas City and “Fun Home” in Houston. More
May 15, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Select Title's new location in Richmond, Texas. More
May 15, 2017 -- The Seafarers' Center of Beaumont will host a memorial ceremony on May 22 in recognition of National Maritime Day, National Armed Forces Day and National Transportation Week. More
May 14, 2017 -- On Saturday supporters and volunteers put on their western outfits for the BUCKAROO Ball at the Garten Verein in Galveston to celebrate Ronald Mc Donald House’s 28th Birthday. More
May 12, 2017 -- Memorial Hermann Health System today announced that it is partnering with Dress For Success Houston for its annual "Send One Suit" donation drive. More
May 12, 2017 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present is annual Youth Education Concerts May 16-17 at the Jefferson Theater in Beaumont. More
May 12, 2017 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city collected $377,532 in sales tax revenue based on March sales. More
May 12, 2017 -- Theatre Under the Stars in Houston today announced the casting for the first national tour of "Fun Home", which will premiere in Houston on Tuesday. More
May 12, 2017 -- The Galveston Arts Center has announced details of three exhibits it will open in June. More
May 12, 2017 -- The Brazoria County Historical Museum will host Lora-Marie Bernard on May 25 to discuss her book, The Counterfeit Prince of Old Texas: Swindling Slaver Monroe Edwards. More
May 11, 2017 -- Center for Houston's Future recently reached its 1,000th milestone as its Business/Civic Leadership Forum celebrated its 34th class. More
May 11, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton on Thursday spoke with students, operators and technology experts who gathered for the 2017 Technology Forum hosted by the Texas Oil & Gas Institute. More
May 11, 2017 -- Port Freeport today announced that commissioners John Hoss and Shane Pirtle have been re-elected to the port commission. More
May 11, 2017 -- Memorial Hermann Health System today announced the launch of Memorial Hermann Find My Way, a digital wayfinding app aimed at improving patient experience. More
May 11, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host public meetings on May 23-24 via webinar to gather public comments on proposed changes to Vermillion Snapper management and the minimum stock size threshold for reef fish stocks. More
May 10, 2017 -- Galveston College's Community Chorale will perform its annual spring concert on Sunday at Moody Methodist Church. More
May 10, 2017 -- Memorial Hermann Health System on Tuesday announced that Charles "Chuck" D. Stokes, executive vice president and chief operating officer, was recently named among the Top 25 COO's in medicine by Modern Healthcare. More
May 10, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that he will distribute $788 million in monthly sales tax revenue to local governments. More
May 10, 2017 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve the preliminary tax values from the Orange County Tax Assessor-Collector's Office for 2017. More
May 09, 2017 -- The Texas Governor's Office today announced that Texas has been named the "Best State for Business" for 2017 by Chief Executive. More
May 09, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council has issued a bulletin regarding the closure of federal waters off Texas to shrimp trawling on May 15. More
May 09, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority will host the Second Annual JOC Gulf Shipping Conference on May 14-16 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. More
May 08, 2017 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host Donald Duck's Birthday Party, celebrating the first film appearance of the character, on June 9. More
May 08, 2017 -- Memorial Hermann today announced that 20 of its nurses were listed in the Top 150 "Salute to Nurses" list by the Houston Chronicle. More
May 08, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it is providing a $780,462 Skills Development Fund grant to Lone Star College to provide job training for construction firm, Webber. More
May 08, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, in his recent issue of "Fiscal Notes", discusses the state's high ranking nationally for women-owned businesses. More
May 08, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Spamalot: The Musical” in Beaumont and “Madame Butterfly” in Houston. More
May 08, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Arlo Guthrie in concert on Saturday. More
May 08, 2017 -- H-E-B on Sunday announced the statewide winners of the 16th annual H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards. More
May 08, 2017 -- Mariachi music swirled through the air from the annual Cinco De Mayo celebration in Galveston on Sunday. More
May 07, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce presented the sixth annual Lemonade Day Galveston County on Sunday, May 7. More
May 07, 2017 -- Gary Rose comments on “Drinking Water Week,” a week dedicated to highlighting the importance of water and the essential role it plays in our daily lives. More
May 05, 2017 -- Galveston College will host a Small Business Employer Breakfast Forum, featuring representatives from the Texas Workforce Commission, on June 7. More
May 05, 2017 -- Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston has announced its schedule of free performances for June. More
May 05, 2017 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host its final "Conversations at The Center" for the season on May 25, with guest speakers Adela Andea and Pablo Gimenez-Zapiola. More
May 04, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission is accepting applications to serve on the Advisory Committee for Purchasing from People with Disabilities. More
May 04, 2017 -- The Bureau of Labor Statistics today released its released a report on Minimum Wage Workers in Texas for 2016. More
May 03, 2017 -- Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos today welcomed energy leaders to the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. More
May 03, 2017 -- Rice University's Energy and Environment Initiative and the International Energy Agency, Gas and Oil Technology Collaboration Programme have signed an agreement to work in collaboration with a focus on gas and oil technologies. More
May 03, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today awarded 26 grants, totaling $5 million, to public community and technical colleges and school districts for job training in high-demand occupations. More
May 03, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Ryder Integrated Logistics, Inc. will be expanding its facilities in Fort Worth to support its supply management, logistics and transportation management operations. More
May 02, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenue for April totaled $2.44 billion, a 2.5 percent increase over April 2016. More
May 02, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council today announced that the 2017 Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper recreational fishing seasons open June 1. More
May 02, 2017 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas is holding registration for its Summer ArtVenture art courses for children. More
May 02, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today signed into law legislation that will prohibit all state agencies from contracting with and certain public funds from investing in companies that boycott Israel. More
May 02, 2017 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) Foundation honored the dedication of the space workers at their annual awards banquet on Friday by presenting the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) Stellar Awards. More
May 02, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted a State of the Schools Address event for the Needville, Lamar Consolidated and Fort Bend school districts. More
May 02, 2017 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy for the summer and a preliminary assessment for the fall, as well as an updated Capacity, Demand and Reserves Report for the coming years. More
May 01, 2017 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation on Friday presented the 2017 National Space Trophy to Dr. John Grunsfeld, former NASA Associate Administrator of the Science Mission Directorate, during the RNASA 31st annual Gala. More
May 01, 2017 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will host its "SOST On the Town" concert on Thursday in the Edison Plaza Lobby in Beaumont. More
May 01, 2017 -- The City of Friendswood will host "Vocal Trash" for the city's "School's Out for the Summer" concert on May 12. More
May 01, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Artrageous” in Galveston and a Cinco de Mayo celebration in Houston. More
April 28, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its "Build a Stand... Spark a Dream!" event on Saturday as part of events leading to Lemonade Day Galveston County, which takes place May 7. More
April 28, 2017 -- The Southwestern Graduate School of Banking Foundation at Southern Methodist University in Dallas recently made appointments to its board, including naming Victor Pierson, president of Moody National Bank in Galveston, as dean for bankers for 2017-2018. More
April 28, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will host its final three free concerts of the semester in early May. More
April 28, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Artrageous" on May 6. More
April 28, 2017 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that Anna Fisher, a member of NASA's first astronaut class to include women and the first mother in space, has retired. More
April 28, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Young Professionals Committee will host a "Golf Talk" on May 18 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
April 28, 2017 -- The Houston Texans on Thursday hosted an NFL Draft Day watch party at NRG Stadium. More
April 27, 2017 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership attended the groundbreaking ceremony for a new control tower at Ellington Airport. More
April 27, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Charles E. "Charlie" Holder of Vidor and William G. "Will" Jenkins, III of Beaumont to the Jefferson and Orange County Board of Pilot Commissioners. More
April 27, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Rejuven8 Medical in Sugar Land. More
April 27, 2017 -- The Bureau of Labor Statistics today released a report on occupational employment and wages in Houston, The Woodlands and Sugar Land for May 2016. More
April 27, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas on Wednesday issued a report on oil and gas production statistics for the state for February. More
April 27, 2017 -- College of the Mainland is hosting "Arrested Momentum", an exhibit of ceramics by Marcus Helton, through May 11. More
April 27, 2017 -- The Brazosport Center for the Arts and Sciences has announced that Freeport LNG is sponsoring the CenterFest 'Love' Concert on May 6. More
April 26, 2017 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to authorize an additional amount of $150,000 in services for engineering, planning, designing and acquiring real estate rights related to the future Lake Charles Methanol, LLC project. More
April 26, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host free workplace safety classes in May. More
April 26, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority has reported that container volumes shipped through the port continued to grow during the first quarter of 2017. More
April 25, 2017 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce has named Cheniere Energy, Inc. & Golden Pass LNG as its 2017 Spindletop Award recipients. More
April 25, 2017 -- Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos on Monday led the second in a series of rural economic development summits as part of Governor Greg Abbott's Texas Rural Economic Development Initiative. More
April 25, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston will host an observance and memorial ceremony on May 22 for National Maritime Day. More
April 25, 2017 -- The Rotary Club of Galveston hosted its 7th Annual Crawfish Boil fundraiser at Moody Gardens on April 23rd. More
April 24, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted 5-1, with Ted O’Rourke opposed, to accept the 2016 Audited Galveston Wharves Pension Plan Annual Financial Report for the year ending December 31, 2016. More
April 24, 2017 -- The Offshore Energy Center is hosting an open house to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum on Wednesday, April 26th. Admission is free for the day. More
April 24, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve a change order to a contract between Jefferson Railport Terminal II as construction management agent and STI Group, Inc. for the 2300 Mainfold Infrastructre Project. More
April 24, 2017 -- Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange, Texas will host an event on May 12 in celebration of National Public Gardens Day. More
April 24, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A View from the Bridge” in Houston and The Midtown Men in Galveston. More
April 24, 2017 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city received $252,671 in sales tax revenues, based on collections from February. More
April 21, 2017 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host events on May 6 and May 13 in celebration of Mother's Day. More
April 21, 2017 -- Theatre Under the Stars in Houston today announced the winners of the 15th annual Tommy Tune Awards. More
April 21, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 9,500 jobs in March. More
April 21, 2017 -- Memorial Hermann today announced the opening of its first occupational medicine clinic, located in the Medical Plaza adjacent to Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. More
April 21, 2017 -- The City of Houston today joined in the opening of a new 50 megawatt solar facility which will provide as much as 10.5 percent of the city's electricity needs. More
April 21, 2017 -- Congressman Gene Green today joined the Communications Workers of America in a rally at the Houston AT&T Call Center in an effort to combat the offshoring of call center jobs. More
April 20, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a State of the Schools Address on April 28, featuring superintendents with Lamar Consolidated ISD, Fort Bend ISD, and Needville ISD. More
April 20, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted the 12th Annual Oceans of Opportunities Job Fair on Wednesday at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort. More
April 19, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi today issued a news release regarding the selection of a site in San Patricio County by ExxonMobil and SABIC for a new, $10 billion plastics manufacturing complex. More
April 19, 2017 -- The Rothko Chapel in Houston will host a site-specific musical performance and interactive labyrinth dance on May 6 as part of MenilFest 2017. More
April 19, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that San Patricio County has been selected as the site for the development of a petrochemical plant by ExxonMobil and SABIC US Projects, LLC. More
April 19, 2017 -- Barbara Cutsinger with the Bay Area Houston Economic Development Partnership has provided the Business Development Update for April. More
April 19, 2017 -- Music Doing Good will host a media event on May 4 to announce the launch of a new scholarship program. More
April 18, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at the Greater Houston Partnership State of the State luncheon. More
April 18, 2017 -- The City of Missouri City will host its inaugural Job Fair and Career Development Forum on June 7. More
April 18, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi today is considering the approval of the first woman deputy port pilot for the Aransas-Corpus Christi Pilots. More
April 18, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton today sent a letter to United States Customs and Border Protection expressing concerns regarding a proposal that would modify interpretations of rules for vessels transporting specialized equipment used by the offshore oil and gas industry. More
April 17, 2017 -- Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick recently touted Texas as a leading player in clean energy techology in an editorial she wrote. More
April 17, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of the Farmers Insurance - Fenina Flink Agency in Richmond, Texas. More
April 17, 2017 -- The Galveston Arts Center will open three exhibitions, including works from Jules Buck Jones, Calder Kamin and James Talambas, on April 22. More
April 17, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include The Galveston Symphony Orchestra in Galveston and Che Malambo in Houston. More
April 16, 2017 -- NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston recently presented Barrios Technology with the 2016 Super NOVA award. More
April 13, 2017 -- Theater majors at College of the Mainland will hark back to the glory days of radio theatre on April 26 with a public show featuring “Flash Gordon” “The Shadow,” “Sgt. Preston of the Yukon” and “Frontier Gentleman” episodes. More
April 13, 2017 -- The Texas House Select Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation and Infrastructure on Wednesday met to hold a public hearing regarding several proposed bills related to the committee, including legislation to the financing of port projects such as channel widening, and three bills related to the state's cruise industry. More
April 13, 2017 -- Music Doing Good in Schools in Houston will present "Jazz Is..." on May 12. More
April 13, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today attended the valve-opening ceremony of NRG, JX Nippon and Hilcorp's Petra Nova carbon capture, enhanced oil recovery system installed at the W.A. Parish power plant. More
April 13, 2017 -- Moody Gardens will host its annual Easter in the Gardens event on Sunday. More
April 13, 2017 -- The Brazosport Center for the Arts and Sciences in Lake Jackson, Texas will host its "CenterFest" event on May 6-7. More
April 13, 2017 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host Anne Wilkes Tucker for a presentation on April 26 as part of the "Conversations @ The Center" lecture series. More
April 13, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Hulu, LLC will open a new viewer experience operations headquarters in San Antonio. More
April 13, 2017 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers has provided an update regarding the status of the decommissioning and dismantling of the STURGIS, a barge with a nuclear power generator. More
April 12, 2017 -- The Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of the International Council on Systems Engineering will host their inaugural Houston Area Systems Engineering Conference on May 5. More
April 12, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will help host the 12th Annual Oceans of Opportunities Job Fair on April 19. More
April 12, 2017 -- H-E-B today announced that the company has reached the status of the largest privately held employer in the state, with more than 90,000 partners in Texas and more than 10,000 in Mexico. More
April 12, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday hosted a reception at the Governor's Mansion recognizing industry-leading companies and business executives from the state. More
April 11, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber’s Young Professionals Committee will host Golf Talk on May 18. More
April 11, 2017 -- Barrios Technology was recently awarded a contract by Sierra Nevada Corporation to provide systems engineering services in support of SNC’s Dream Chaser Cargo System under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services 2 contract. More
April 11, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, in the latest issue of "Fiscal Notes", discusses the possible impact of the expansion of the Panama Canal on Texas ports. More
April 10, 2017 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host Ellen Beasley for a guest lecture related to her exhibit, "The Small houses of Galveston: Another Take", on April 27. More
April 10, 2017 -- Core Performance Company will perform "walk", a dance work celebrating the sacred space of a labyrinth at two distinct Houston-area spaces on May 6 and May 7. More
April 10, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today kicked off the application period for the second year of Hire Houston Youth, a summer jobs program to provide jobs and internships. More
April 10, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the Concert Band & Soldiers’ Chorus of the U.S. Army Field Band and “Houston’s Got Bollywood” in Houston. More
April 09, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce presented the 10th Annual Conference for Women on Thursday, April 6, recognizing “Outstanding Texas Women” More
April 09, 2017 -- Rice University on Saturday named Forest Devices from Carnegie Mellon University as the winner of the 2017 Rice Business Plan Competition. More
April 07, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce's 2017 Celebrating Women: Mind-Body-Spirit Conference was held Thursday at Moody Gardens Convention Center on Galveston Island. More
April 07, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today issued a report on drilling permits and completion statistics for March 2017. More
April 07, 2017 -- The Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County Ports today declined to consider licensing of pilots separately from the current process used by the board and the Galveston-Texas City Pilots Association. More
April 07, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Kubota Tractor Corporation North American headquarters. More
April 07, 2017 -- Harris County Precinct Four will host a free Shakespeare festival on April 22 at Burroughs Park. More
April 06, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday attended the grand opening of the new McKesson Corporation Facility. More
April 06, 2017 -- On Thursday evening a free “shakedown” cruise was provided by gambling boat, Jacks or Better Casino, in preparation for its grand opening on Friday. More
April 06, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted its monthly Breakfast in the Bend event at Classic Chevrolet in Sugar Land. More
April 06, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas this week assessed $459,081 in fines against oil and gas pipeline operators and businesses. More
April 06, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host Black Violin in concert on Sunday. More
April 05, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today welcomed Boeing Global Services's headquarters to Texas, which will house the company's leadership and support staff and will serve as the central hub for 20,000 employees around the world. More
April 05, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Governmental Affairs Committee will host a series of candidate forums for the upcoming May 6 local elections. More
April 05, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reminded business owner that April 17 is the deadline for filing property tax renditions with their county appraisal districts. More
April 05, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi today announced that officials have determined that a proposed container facility at the La Quinta Trade Gateway is no longer a viable option due to its proximity to the North Shore residential community. More
April 04, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that state sales tax revenues totaled $2.4 billion in March, reflecting a 3 percent increase compared to the same month in 2016. More
April 04, 2017 -- Moody Gardens today announced that the Moody Gardens Hotel has been named as one of the "Top Adventure Resorts" for 2017 by ConventionSouth Magazine. More
April 04, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston today joined in celebrating ports in observance of Western Hemisphere Ports Day. More
April 04, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today hosted a reception honoring leading companies and CEOs from Texas. More
April 03, 2017 -- Texas Farm Bureau President Russell Boening on Monday testified in support of Senate Bill 740 before the Senate State Affairs Committee. More
April 03, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to accept the Galveston Wharves and Galveston Port Facilities Corporation 2016 Financial Audit, Federal Single Audit, and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. More
April 03, 2017 -- Galveston College will host the Galveston Ball High Student Art Exhibition, which opens on April 4 at the college's Fine Arts Gallery. More
April 03, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Greater Tuna” in Galveston and “Dreamgirls” in Houston. More
April 03, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that it has received a $1 million gift from Baker Botts, LLP to host an annual energy conference for key industry and government stakeholders. More
April 03, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston today is welcoming the MS Amadea, a German cruise ship operated by Phoenix Reisen Cruise Lines, as it makes a port call at Galveston. More
April 02, 2017 -- Guidry News contributor Juan Pena provided images of The Grand Kids Festival on Galveston Island including a booth with information about the annual Lemonade Day event organized by the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce coming up in May. More
April 01, 2017 -- The 22nd annual Grand Kids Festival took place on Saturday on Postoffice Street in Galveston’s historic downtown Cultural Arts District. More
March 31, 2017 -- On January 1st 2017, the Association of Business and Professional Women (ABPW) introduced its 2017 Boards of Directors. More
March 31, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Arlo Guthrie in concert on May 13. More
March 31, 2017 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston today issued a news release on the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce naming Dr. Donna Lang, Associate Vice President for Academic Operations, as an outstanding Texas woman at the 10th Annual Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit Conference. More
March 31, 2017 -- Inspect2GO today announced that the Environmental Public Health Division of Harris COunty Public Health has selected its Environmental Health Software for inspections and audits using mobile devices. More
March 31, 2017 -- The Lutcher Theater in Orange, Texas, will present "Once" on April 15. More
March 31, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the Grand Kids Festival on Saturday. More
March 31, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority has announced that Executive Director Roger Guenther has been selected to receive the 2017 Bronze Anchor Award from the Houston International Seafarers' Center. More
March 30, 2017 -- The Texas Senate Transportation Committee today approved SB 28, the Texas Port Expansion Act. More
March 30, 2017 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that CEO Todd Caliva has been appointed to the American College of Healthcare Executives Council of Regents. More
March 30, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at the new Charles Schawb North Austin Campus. More
March 30, 2017 -- Port Freeport on Wednesday announced the winners of its 17th Annual Logo Drawing Contest for its Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament. More
March 30, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Artrageous", an interactive arts and music experience, on May 6. More
March 30, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble will host an "Evening of Jazz", a free concert on Saturday to kick off Jazz Appreciation Month. More
March 30, 2017 -- The Texas Railroad Commission on Wednesday reported oil and gas production statistics for January. More
March 30, 2017 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation will host its annual space awards gala on April 28 at the Houston Hyatt Regency. More
March 29, 2017 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council has reported that Amazon.com, Inc. intends to open its tenth Texas fulfillment center in Katy. More
March 29, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced the women who will be honored at the 10th Annual Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit conference on April 6. More
March 29, 2017 -- The City of Galveston today issued a news release regarding The Grand Kids Festival, which will be held on Saturday in the Galveston Downtown Cultural Arts District. More
March 29, 2017 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve a professional service agreement with Meyer & Associates, Inc. More
March 28, 2017 -- Stark Cultural Venues in Orange, Texas, will host its Western Family Day on April 8. More
March 28, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to amend a development and marketing agreement with Jefferson Terminal Logistics for the 215 acre “North Terminal” property. More
March 27, 2017 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced that more than 2.6 million fans attended the 2017 show, setting a new record. More
March 27, 2017 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that Merlion on 4th, a restaurant in the city, recently received various awards, including being named Best Asian Restaurant in the Bay Area for 2016 at the Best of the Bay Dinner. More
March 27, 2017 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced that theater productions from two of its high schools received nominations for the 2017 Tommy Tune Awards. More
March 27, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Footloose: The Musical” in Houston. More
March 24, 2017 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Friday reported that buyers submitted record-breaking bids at the HLSR Junior Market Barrow Auction. More
March 24, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas this week assessed $697,568 in fines against operators and businesses related to enforcement of the state's oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline safety. More
March 24, 2017 -- Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce member, Nate Stockard, recently spoke with Guidry News about the events organized to give children of Galveston County an opportunity to participate in the highly successful Galveston County Lemonade Day initiative. More
March 24, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today joined President Donald Trump at the White House to to announce that Charter Communications will open a new Spanish-language call center in McAllen, Texas. More
March 24, 2017 -- Galveston County's Economic Development Department today released a new marketing video aimed at attracting industry to the area. More w/Video
March 24, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 6,700 jobs in February. More
March 24, 2017 -- Dr. Bernard Milstein of the Eye Clinic of Texas spoke with Guidry News about performing a newly approved treatment for nearsightedness and the potential benefit to patients who live an active lifestyle. More
March 23, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will host registration today through Sunday at various locations for the Galveston County Lemonade Day More
March 23, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Scrap-Arts-Music in concert on Friday at 8 p.m. More
March 23, 2017 -- The College of the Mainland Mainland Chorale will perform its "Prelude to Europe" concert on March 31 at St. John's United Methodist Church before leaving for a performance tour of Europe. More
March 23, 2017 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the Houston-Galveston Area Council to support an analysis of vehicle activity data to improve regional freight mobility and air quality planning in and around the port. More
March 23, 2017 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will kick off its production of "Moon Over Buffalo" tonight. More
March 23, 2017 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced the winners of the Semifinal 1 Super Series Championships. More
March 23, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi on Wednesday announced that it has been recognized by the United States Army for the port's support during recent military load-out operations. More
March 22, 2017 -- The Netherlands Business Support Office-Texas (NBSO) and the Netherlands American Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday hosted a networking event aboard the historical Clipper 'Stad Amsterdam' in Galveston’s harbor. More
March 22, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority's Port Commission on Tuesday received a report on cargo volume to date for 2017. More
March 20, 2017 -- William P. Hobby Airport in Houston will host its annual HobbyFest event on April 15. More
March 20, 2017 -- Steinway & Sons North Texas - Houston will host "Melody's Mostly Musical Day", with a live performance by pianist Jenny Lin, on Thursday. More
March 20, 2017 -- The Stark Museum of Art and Shangri La Gardens in Orange, Texas are holding registration for youth summer camps. More
March 20, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Moon Over Buffalo” in Texas City and “Grand Concourse” in Houston. More
March 20, 2017 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will end its 64th season on April 1 with "Symphony Fantastique." More
March 17, 2017 -- The Texas House Select Committee on Texas, Innovation and Infrastructure on Monday received testimony during its inaugural meeting, including testimony from the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, regarding the Corps' mission and discussion of studies into a coastal storm surge barrier for the Upper Texas Gulf Coast. More
March 17, 2017 -- NRG Park in Houston will host "I Love The 90s", a concert featuring several acts, on July 30 at the NRG Arena. More
March 17, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a petition for review of a rule imposed by the federal Department of Transportation's Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to create new safety standards for underground natural storage facilities. More
March 17, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "42nd Street" on March 18. More
March 17, 2017 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has announced that Garth Brooks will perform in concert for the open and close of the 2018 rodeo. More
March 16, 2017 -- The Bureau of Labor Statistics today reported that employment increased in 19 of the 26 largest counties in Texas between September 2015 and September 2016. More
March 16, 2017 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host exhibits from artists Jules James Buck, Calder Kamin and James Talambas beginning April 22. More
March 16, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to award a $12,168,910 contract to STI Group, Inc. for the 2300 Mainfold Infrastructure Project. More
March 16, 2017 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host Easter celebration activities on April 14 and 15. More
March 16, 2017 -- Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will open its production of "Next to Normal" on Friday. More
March 15, 2017 -- The Houston Mayor's Office today announced that George Bush Intercontinental Airport has been ranked as one of the most improved airports in the world, according to a survey conducted by Skytrax, a global air transport rating organization. More
March 13, 2017 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston today announced that "Caught in the Revolution" by Helen Rappaport will be the selection for the Spring 2017 Museum Book Club series. More
March 13, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “An Act of God” in Houston and “Next to Normal” in Galveston. More
March 13, 2017 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has announced contestants advancing to the semifinals following the RodeoHouston Super Series II. More
March 10, 2017 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Ranching and Wildlife Auction on Friday raised close to $380,000. More
March 10, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added 51,300 jobs in January. More
March 10, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston Police Department recently promoted three of its officers. More
March 10, 2017 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that Elizabeth (Liz) Fredrichs has been named as President/CEO. More
March 09, 2017 -- The Houston Airport System has announced that George Bush Intercontinental Airport was ranked No. 5 overall by RewardExpert.com in terms of airport dining in the country. More
March 09, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host open auditions for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of "Aladdin" on March 27. More
March 09, 2017 -- College of the Mainland piano student Greta Glasscock recently performed with the Galveston Symphony Orchestra. More
March 08, 2017 -- The Pilots Board of Commissioners for Galveston County on Tuesday voted unanimously to make a change in the pilotage rate increase that was approved last fall. More
March 08, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today called on Houston corporations and nonprofits to join his Hire Houston Youth summer jobs program before the March 27 deadline. More
March 08, 2017 -- The Port of Corpus Christi today issued a news release regarding Senate Bill 28, proposed state legislation to provide funding opportunities for port access improvement projects. More
March 07, 2017 -- St. Martinville extends an invitation to the reopening of the Acadian Memorial and celebrate the 13th annual Acadian Memorial Heritage Festival and Wooden Boat Congrès and St. Martinville’s Bicentennial More
March 07, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Finnegan Auto Group's grand opening of its Auto Repair and Collision Center in Rosenberg. More
March 07, 2017 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host the annual "Go for the Gold" fundraising event on March 30. More
March 07, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced that it has been awarded accreditation from the United States Chamber of Commerce. More
March 07, 2017 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a celebration for its seventh year at its current location on July 14. More
March 06, 2017 -- United States Congressman Brian Babin on Monday praised ExxonMobil's $20 billion investment in the U.S. Gulf Region. More
March 06, 2017 -- Harris County Vince Ryan today announced that he has filed a lawsuit against a Pasadena refinery company on claims of repeated violations of the state's environmental protection laws. More
March 06, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Cinderella” in Houston and The Rob Landes Trio in Galveston. More
March 06, 2017 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today issued a statement on the filing of the Texas Ports Act. More
March 06, 2017 -- RodeoHouston today announced that Old Dominion will not be performing at the March 8 rodeo. More
March 06, 2017 -- Company OnStage in Houston will open its production of "Cinderella" on Saturday. More
March 04, 2017 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today hosted the 30th annual Rodeo Run in Downtown Houston. More
March 04, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves, in a special meeting held Thursday, received presentations on pension and savings plans for Port of Galveston employees. More
March 03, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present The Rob Landes Trio on March 12. More
March 03, 2017 -- About 200 chamber of commerce and government representatives participated Wednesday in the first Galveston County Legislative Day at the Texas Capitol. More
March 02, 2017 -- Texas A&M University Galveston will help host the Fifth Annual Maritime Security East Conference. More
March 02, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenue totaled $2.4 billion in February. More
March 02, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Midtown Men in concert on April 29. More
March 02, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Greater Tuna", featuring a new cast, on April 8 and 9. More
March 01, 2017 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to renew stevedore licenses for five companies. More
March 01, 2017 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its final Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy for spring and preliminary outlook for summer, which forecast sufficient generation to meet projected demand during both seasons. More
February 28, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted the annual State of the City Address featuring Rosenberg Mayor Cynthia A. McConathy. More
February 28, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to approve changes to the port's tariff regarding passenger vehicle parking in order to specify rates for cruise parking in the Shearn Moody Plaza Transit Terminal Garage. More
February 27, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a contract to BBVA Compass Bank for bank depository services. More
February 27, 2017 -- The Gulf Coast Safety Institute at College of the Mainland will host free workplace accident prevention classes in March. More
February 27, 2017 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will perform its traditional choral concert on March 11. More
February 27, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Barefoot in the Park” in Galveston. More
February 26, 2017 -- Galveston photographer and GNS contributor Robert Mihovil has provided images of the 2.2 mile Knights of Momus Grand Night Parade enjoyed by revelers on Saturday evening. More
February 24, 2017 -- The Lutcher Theater in Orange, Texas will host The Illusionists - Live From Broadway, on March 10. More
February 24, 2017 -- Space Center Houston will open its new exhibit, "Math Moves!", on Saturday. More
February 24, 2017 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host its Mardi Gras Celebration on Tuesday. More
February 24, 2017 -- San Jacinto College's Maritime Technology and Training Center was recently selected by American Commercial Barge Line to deliver the Rose Point Electronic Charting System. More
February 24, 2017 -- Tri-Agency Partners, a partnership of the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Education Agency and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, today announced that several employers have accepted the "Texas Internship Challenge." More
February 24, 2017 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will host new attractions and discounts for the Spring Break holiday. More
February 24, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the Montana Repertory Theatre for its production of "Barefoot in the Park" on March 4. More
February 23, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college's maritime program will provide training and re-certification for employees of Point Comfort Towing, Inc. More
February 22, 2017 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Wednesday announced that the United States Department of Commerce awarded the city a $1 million Economic Development Administration grant for Houston Spaceport infrastructure. More
February 21, 2017 -- Miller Outdoor Theatre has released its schedule for April 2017. More w/ Video
February 21, 2017 -- Lone Star College recently hosted the 41st annual Community Colleges for International Development conference. More
February 21, 2017 -- Texas Tri-Agency Partners, which includes the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Education Agency and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, is launching the Texas Internship Challenge, a campaign to increase and promote internships for students in Texas. More
February 20, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “An American in Paris” in Houston and “Xanadu” in Beaumont. More
February 20, 2017 -- Lamar University's College of Business recently received accreditation through the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. More
February 20, 2017 -- Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston has announced its 2017 performance season, opening with Michael Londra's Celtic Fire on March 17. More
February 17, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber on Thursday hosted its Working Lunch Series on Digital Marketing Strategies. More
February 17, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas this week assessed $319,320 in fines involving enforcement dockets against operators and businesses. More
February 17, 2017 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Houston Cinema Arts Society will host the CineSpace short-film competition, with submissions accepted June 1 through July 31. More
February 16, 2017 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host Dr. Jimmy Simmons, former president of Lamar University, during its member luncheon on February 23. More
February 16, 2017 -- The City of Kemah today announced that the city has acquired more than a mile of right-of-way and reached an economic development agreement for a new retail project in the city. More
February 16, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today announced that it has added quarterly oil and gas enforcement data to the agency's website. More
February 16, 2017 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council today announced that TMEIC Power Electronics Products Corporation has broken ground on a new 45,000 square foot facility in the Katy Area. More
February 16, 2017 -- The George Foundation in Fort Bend County today announced that it has named Ammie Blahuta as director of special programs. More
February 16, 2017 -- Newell Cheatheam on Wednesday announced that his firm has completed the custom design of several area projects. More
February 16, 2017 -- Texas State Representative Shawn Thierry today introduced legislation to increase small businesses and bring jobs in the Texas energy industry. More
February 16, 2017 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership recently honored Sen. Larry Taylor with 2017 Quasar Award during its 24th Annual Quasar Award Banquet on February 3, 2017. More
February 15, 2017 -- The MacArthur Foundation today announced that eight projects have been selected as semi-finalists for the foundation's $100 million grant through the 100&Change competition. More
February 15, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced that the fourth annual Doolin Maritime Careers Camp is accepting applications through May 1. More
February 15, 2017 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve a request for $50,000 for electrical upgrades and repairs in warehouses 2, 4, 5 and 6. More
February 14, 2017 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced that Demi Lovato will perform on March 14 in place of Meghan Trainor. More
February 14, 2017 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that astronaut Ellen Ochoa will be inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame. More
February 13, 2017 -- The Community College Petrochemical Initiative will host the Women in Industry 2017 conference on Friday at the South Shore Harbor Resort in League City. More
February 13, 2017 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a series of workshops during the spring break holiday in March. More
February 13, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Let the Right One In” in Houston and Robert Earl Keen in a concert celebrating Mardi Gras in Galveston. More
February 13, 2017 -- The Houston Symphony League Bay Area will host its 16th Annual Home Tour March 31-April 2, in support of music enrichment programs in local schools. More
February 13, 2017 -- Branson Airport today announced that VIA Airlines is offering service from Branson, Missouri to five new destinations, including Houston's Hobby Airport. More
February 13, 2017 -- Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush today applauded the creation of the Select Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation and Infrastructure within the Texas House of Representatives. More
February 11, 2017 -- The Houston Livestock and Rodeo today announced that Meghan Trainor has cancelled her performance at the rodeo on March 14 due to doctor-mandated extended vocal rest. More
February 10, 2017 -- The Mexico Center at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has released a new paper focusing on Mexico's energy reform. More
February 10, 2017 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas has issued a total of 956 original drilling permits in January 2017 compared to 510 in January 2016. More
February 10, 2017 -- The Southwest Information Office of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released "Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Texas – 2016". More
February 10, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Robert Earl Keen Celebrates Mardi Gras" on February 16. More
February 10, 2017 -- The City of St. Martinville will host the 13th annual Acadian Memorial Heritage Festival and Wooden Boat Congrès on March 18. More
February 10, 2017 -- Galveston College will present William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" on February 24-25. More
February 10, 2017 -- The Texas General Land Office, the County of Galveston, the City of Texas City, Greater Barbour’s Chapel Baptist Church and DSW Homes recently held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for The Oaks at Blue Jay Development. DSW Homes has posted a video from the opening of the development. More w/Video
February 09, 2017 -- Rice University today announced that engineers are studying how oil and gas molecules, water and rocks interact at the nanoscale in an effort to enhance methods to characterize deposits and potential for extraction. More
February 08, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday announced that Connie Watt, Vice President of the Justin J. Watt Foundation, will speak at the 10th Annual Conference Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit, on April 6. More
February 08, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its Working Lunch Series on Digital Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses on February 16. More
February 08, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that he will distribute $858.6 million in sales tax revenues to local governments. More
February 07, 2017 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host Chase Untermeyer for a discussion of his book, "Inside Reagan's Navy" on February 21 as part of the museum's lecture series. More
February 07, 2017 -- Texas Central, developer of a proposed high-speed train in Texas, today announced that it has reached a milestone in its land option program for construction of a bullet train between North Texas and Houston. More
February 07, 2017 -- Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston recently hosted a social reunion of patients from its Texas Cleft-Craniofacial Clinic. More
February 07, 2017 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute recently received a $100,000 donation from Texas Mutual Insurance to fund free safety workshops to professionals in all industries. More
February 07, 2017 -- Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston will present the 13th Houston Jewish Film Festival, featuring 27 of the best Jewish and Israeli films from around the world, March 5-19. More
February 06, 2017 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court in a case regarding the matter of where patent owners can file claims. More
February 06, 2017 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation today announced that Rob Navias, mission commentator for the Johnson Space Center Public Affairs Office, has been selected to receive the 2017 Space Communicator Award. More
February 06, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Copenhagen” in Houston and The Time Jumpers in concert in Galveston. More
February 05, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Time Jumpers in concert on Saturday. More
February 05, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Pump Boys and Dinettes" on February 12. More
February 04, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted its annual Awards Luncheon to honor several chamber members. More
February 03, 2017 -- Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos today delivered the keynote address for the John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute's 32nd Annual Texas Leadership Forum. More
February 03, 2017 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the Bay Cup I Regatta on March 4 on Trinity Bay. More
February 03, 2017 -- Alvin Community College recently received two grants from the Texas Workforce Commission to provide workforce training for the community. More
February 02, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenues totaled $2.45 billion in January. More
February 02, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene its Shrimp Advisory Panel on February 16 in Florida. More
February 02, 2017 -- The Lutcher Theater in Orange, Texas will host Lightwire Theater for its production of "The Ugly Duckling" on February 10. More
February 02, 2017 -- Memorial Hermann's Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center in Houston today announced that Dr. Shariq Khwaja has joined the hospital as a radiation oncologist. More
February 02, 2017 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will presnt "Adios Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950", an exhibit of Cuban art, March 5 through May 21. More
February 02, 2017 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday reappointed David Mattax as the Commissioner of Insurance. More
February 01, 2017 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced the winners of its 2017 Go Texan contests. More
February 01, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Rob Landes Trio in concert on March 12. More
February 01, 2017 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority heard reports on the port's progress for 2016 during the commission's first regular meeting of the year. More
February 01, 2017 -- Texas Railroad Commission Chair Christi Craddick today met with leadership at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas to discuss the year's outlook for the state's oil and gas industry. More
February 01, 2017 -- The Central East Texas Alliance will host its second annual Commercial Real Estate Broker Breakfast on February 21 at Energy Texas, Inc. in The Woodlands. More
February 01, 2017 -- Barrios Technology recently presented employees with Silver BEAR awards for their performance during the past quarter. More
January 31, 2017 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to renew its property and associated insurance policies with Hugh Wood, Inc. More
January 31, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will host the Montana Repertory Theatre on March 4 for its production of "Barefoot in the Park." More
January 31, 2017 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host an exhibit of items related to the history of the Rosenberg Free School, as the library's "Treasure of the Month" for February. More
January 31, 2017 -- The City of Houston kicked off the final countdown to Super Bowl LI, with events geared toward diehard and casual football fans. More
January 30, 2017 -- The City of Houston today announced the winners of the 2016 Houston Green Office Challenge. More
January 30, 2017 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to renew the port’s property insurance coverage for a total premium of $394,813. More
January 30, 2017 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that area businesses are relocating and closing due to the State Highway 146 Expansion Project. More
January 30, 2017 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers today provided an update regarding the decommissioning and dismantling of the STURGIS, a barge that contained a nuclear reactor, in Galveston. More
January 30, 2017 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum is hosting workshops for homeschooled students in the spring. More
January 30, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concertsin the Gulf Coast region include “An Evening with Sophia Loren” in Galveston. (Update: Sophia Loren has rescheduled for 2018 and the event will not be held on Saturday.) More
January 30, 2017 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a $15,000 donation from BB&T in support of the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament. More
January 30, 2017 -- Harris County Precinct Four's Senior Adult Program will host a "Jazz It Up" Mardi Gras Dance on February 29 at the Humble Civic Center. More
January 30, 2017 -- The Cenikor Foundation recently hosted a tour for Congressman Brian Babin's Chief of Staff Stuart Burns on a tour of its Houston/Deer Park treatment facility. More
January 30, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston recently received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the port's comprehensive annual financial report. More
January 29, 2017 -- The Texas General Land Office, the County of Galveston, the City of Texas City, Greater Barbour’s Chapel Baptist Church and DSW Homes on Friday held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for The Oaks at Blue Jay Development. More
January 27, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it has partnered with several organizations to provide a free Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities Business Forum. More
January 27, 2017 -- Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce on Thursday honored Sea Star Base Galveston with a ribbon cutting ceremony to announce and celebrate its recent name change. More
January 27, 2017 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its "Mardi pARTy" fundraiser on February 24. More
January 27, 2017 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a week-long program for "Get Fit February", offering family workout activities February 20-25. More
January 27, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Sophia Loren on February 4. More
January 26, 2017 -- Lamar University will present a guest artist recital, featuring Christopher Adkins, principal cellist of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, on Friday. More
January 26, 2017 -- The Texas Railroad Commission on Wednesday released oil and gas production statistics for November. More
January 26, 2017 -- College of the Mainland will kick off its production of "Lost in Yonkers" tonight at COM Community Theatre. More
January 26, 2017 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host Actors from The London Stage for performances of "Romeo and Juliet" on March 9-11. More
January 25, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that, according to a new paper, Mexico's energy reform can benefit from the development of the petroleum sector in Latin America. More
January 25, 2017 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Hugo's Cocina and Landry's Seafood have opened at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. More
January 24, 2017 -- Houston First Corporation has announced that the George R. Brown Convention Center has retained its LEED Silver status. More
January 24, 2017 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will host exhibits and activities during Super Bowl LIVE, a nine-day fan festival leading up to Super Bowl LI in Houston. More
January 23, 2017 -- Houston today hosted a trade delegation from Cuba as part of the delegation's multi-city tour focused primarily on visiting ports. More
January 23, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Lost in Yonkers” in Texas City and “God of Carnage” in Beaumont. More
January 23, 2017 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement today announced that Dr. John M. Grunsfeld has been selected to receive the 2017 National Space Trophy. More
January 23, 2017 -- Rice University's Shepherd School of Music's Chamber Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra will perform free concerts on February 3 and 4. More
January 23, 2017 -- BP today announced that it has started up its Thunder Horse South Expansion Project, which is expected to boost oil production in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico by an estimated 50,000 barrels per day, eleven months early and $150 million under budget. More
January 23, 2017 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that analysis by experts finds that dormant parts of the United States shale oil sector will "ramp up" if oil prices stabilize at or above $60 per barrel. More
January 22, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present a special Mardi Gras performance by Robert Earl Keen on February 16. More
January 20, 2017 -- The Center for Risk Management at the College of the Mainland will host no-cost classes in maintaining an effective lockout/tagout program and workplace violence prevention. More
January 20, 2017 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added an estimated 210,200 jobs during 2016, including 800 jobs added in December. More
January 20, 2017 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Thermo Fisher has removed contaminated material from the city's ditch near 1410 Gillingham Lane. More
January 20, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Pippin", performed by the National Touring Company, on January 29. More
January 19, 2017 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Darrell Morrison opposed, to reappoint Roy Mease to the Port of Houston Authority Port Commission for a two year term. More w/Video
January 19, 2017 -- Company OnStage in Houston will kick off its production of "The Pied Piper of Hamlintown" on Saturday. More
January 18, 2017 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake is inviting the public to visit its art gallery to get a glimpse of Houston’s vibrant art scene in the new exhibition, “Reflecting/Reimagining: Selections from Glassell School of Art Studio School Faculty Members.” More
January 18, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce today sent a message announcing to its membership on behalf of Texas A&M University at Galveston Provost & Executive Vice President Dr. Karan L. Watson that Colonel Michael E. Fossum, a former astronaut, has been appointed new vice president and chief operating officer of the university campus. More
January 18, 2017 -- The Harris County Medical Society and Houston Academy of Medicine recently installed new officers. More
January 18, 2017 -- Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos on Tuesday addressed the Texas Association of Business during its Annual Conference Board Luncheon in Austin. More
January 17, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will kick off its annual Lemonade Day celebration on Thursday with a registration event at Central Middle School Media Arts Academy. More
January 17, 2017 -- Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will open its production of "Small Engine Repair" on January 27. More
January 17, 2017 -- The Ensemble Theatre will host "End Zone Live", a variety show celebrating the kick-off of the upcoming Super Bowl in Houston, on January 30. More
January 17, 2017 -- Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush today announced that his office will open "Mapping Texas: From Frontier to the Lone Star State", an exhibit of historic maps, on January 27 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. More
January 17, 2017 -- Space Center Houston on Monday issued a statement on the passing of astronaut Eugene "Gene" Cernan, who flew the Apollo 17 mission. More
January 16, 2017 -- The Consumer Energy Alliance today released a report finding that, without more infrastructure such as pipelines, the United States could use one-third of its electricity generation capacity by 2030. More
January 16, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include The Oak Ridge Boys in concert in Galveston and “Dry Powder” Houston. More
January 13, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that the United States Federal Maritime Commission has ruled in favor of the port in an appeal of a lawsuit filed by three private parking lot operators. More
January 13, 2017 -- The Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County Ports today discussed the application of the NW Gulf Federal Pilots to offer pilotage services in Galveston's ports. More
January 13, 2017 -- LyondellBasell today donated $100,000 to the Houston Fire Department and other local fire departments that serve industrial corridors to fund specialized emergency training. More
January 13, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present The Oak Ridge Boys in concert on January 21 and 22. More
January 12, 2017 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that Carnival Cruise Lines will homeport its newest and largest ship, the Carnival Vista, in Galveston beginning in 2018. More
January 11, 2017 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently honored members of local law enforcement agencies during its January "Breakfast in the Bend" event. More
January 11, 2017 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will award the inaugural H. Rudy Teichman Maritime Wheel of Excellence Award at the chamber's 171st Annual Meeting on Friday. More
January 10, 2017 -- Entergy Texas, Inc. and the City of Beaumont today announced that a donation from Entergy will help fund the installation of new LED streetlights in various areas of the city. More
January 10, 2017 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of legislation to create a hospital district. More
January 10, 2017 -- The Port of Houston Authority today issued a news release regarding the reappointment of Janiece Longoria as chair of the Port Commission. More
January 09, 2017 -- Harris County Commissioners Court and Houston City Council, in a special joint meeting today held at the Port of Houston executive offices, reappointed Janiece Longoria as chair of the port commission. More
January 09, 2017 -- San Jacinto College today announced that the college's South Campus will host Lithic, an interactive art exhibition featuring a collection of ancient stone tools from the Houston Museum of Natural Science's permanent collection, January 17 through February 17. More
January 09, 2017 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Wiesental” in Galveston and Agatha Christie’s “Appointment with Death” in Nassau Bay. More
January 09, 2017 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Houston's airports have expanded its tracking capabilities for wait times at security checkpoints. More
January 09, 2017 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced the entertainment lineup for the 2017 rodeo in March. More
January 08, 2017 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Wiesenthal", a one-act off-broadway performance, on Saturday. More
January 06, 2017 -- The City of Sugar Land and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will present the State of the City Address on January 19 at the Smart Financial Centre. More
January 05, 2017 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host an exhibit of architectural fragments from the Buccaneer Hotel, which was demolished in 1999, as the library's "Treasure of the Month" for January. More
January 04, 2017 -- Music Doing Good is accepting applications through March 22 for scholarships for private lessons, music workshops and tuition. More
January 04, 2017 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas on Tuesday warned consumers concerning a scam on Facebook claiming to be a gift exchange. More
January 04, 2017 -- The Central East Texas Alliance will host a sales tax workshop on January 25 at the Lone Star College-University Center at The Woodlands. More
January 04, 2017 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenues totaled $2.44 billion in December, a 4.9 percent increase compared to December 2015. More
January 04, 2017 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center and Conroe Regional Medical Center were recently designated as Level II Trauma Centers by the American College of Surgeons and the State of Texas. More
January 04, 2017 -- George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston was recently named a Top 5 Airport in North America for Millenials by Trazee Travel, an online publication. More
January 03, 2017 -- The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association will host the 140th annual Cattle Raisers Convention and Expo in San Antonio from March 31 through April 2. More
January 03, 2017 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will host a meeting of its Scientific and Statistical Committees on January 10-11 in Florida. More
December 29, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a series of science events in January. More
December 29, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced that actress and author Marilu Henner will be the keynote speaker at the 10th Annual Conference Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit, on April 6. More
December 28, 2016 -- The Ensemble Theatre in Houston will present its production of "Mahalia" January 21 through February 27. More
December 28, 2016 -- The City of Sugar Land will host an open house on January 7 for the new Smart Financial Centre, the city's performing arts venue. More
December 28, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its annual awards luncheon on January 26. More
December 27, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host a Texas Business Conference on January 20 in Houston. More
December 24, 2016 -- The Port of Corpus Christi on Friday announced that NuStar Energy, LP has added capacity at its facilities at the port through a $93 million acquisition. More
December 22, 2016 -- Point Comfort Towing, Inc. has announced that the Texas Workforce Commission on Tuesday approved it for a Skills for Small Business grant of more than $6,700. More
December 22, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its annual gala. More
December 22, 2016 -- Barbara Cutsinger with the Bay Area Houston Economic Development Partnership has provided the Business Development Update for December. More
December 21, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to promote Deputy Port Director Peter Simons to Interim Port Director on a month to month basis. More
December 21, 2016 -- The Texas Railroad Commission today released oil and gas production statistics for October. More
December 21, 2016 -- The Houston Airport System today reported that approximately 2.4 million travelers are expected to pass through Houston airports while traveling during the holiday season. More
December 20, 2016 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council recognized the 2016 "Katy People of the Year" award winners and Kate Area EDC Vice President Frank Lombard during its December General Assembly meeting. More
December 20, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it has set employer tax rates for 2017. More
December 19, 2016 -- The sale of fireworks for the New Year's holiday season begins on Tuesday. More
December 19, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today honored Port Director Michael Mierzwa on his retirement after more than 16 years of service to the port. More
December 19, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Loretta Lynn in concert in Galveston, and the continuation of holiday productions of “A Christmas Carol” and “The Santaland Diaries” in Houston. More
December 19, 2016 -- Rice University's Shepherd School of Music today announced plans to break ground on a new music and opera building in September 2017. More
December 19, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau today issued a warning to consumers regarding common holiday scams. More
December 19, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today recognized Port Director Michael Mierzwa on his retirement after more than 16 years of service. More
December 16, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority Port Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the port's membership in the Greater Houston Partnership at the Managing Partner level. More
December 16, 2016 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a joint meeting of the Ad Hoc Red Snapper Charter For-hire and the Ad Hoc Reef Fish Headboat Advisory Panels on January 9-10 in New Orleans. More
December 16, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host An Evening with Sophia Loren on February 4. More
December 16, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added more than 20,000 jobs in November. More
December 15, 2016 -- The La Marque Economic Development Board has approved a downtown revitalization plan. More
December 15, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today issued a statement on his visit to the Port of Houston as part of his "Good for Texas" tour. More
December 15, 2016 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released an updated Capacity, Demand and Reserves report. More
December 15, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority Port Commission on Tuesday received a report regarding the receipt of the first shipment of new automobiles at the Bayport Terminal. More
December 15, 2016 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today announced that Houston has been selected to host the 2020 World Petroleum Congress. More
December 13, 2016 -- Realtors and clients of RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring recently celebrated the holiday season at The Woodlands Children's Museum. More
December 13, 2016 -- Port Freeport today welcomed Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on his tour of the state's ports. More
December 13, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve the 2015-2016 annual audit report. More
December 12, 2016 -- The City of Sugar Land is inviting the public to its New Year’s Eve on the Square celebration. More
December 11, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Jerry Jeff Walker in Galveston. More
December 11, 2016 -- The Port of Houston and the Port of Antwerp in Belgium have approved an agreement for collaboration on building the trans-Atlantic supply chain. More
December 10, 2016 -- Port Corpus Christi today issued a news release regarding the approval of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act by Congress. More
December 10, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Loretta Lynn in concert on December 19. More
December 10, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Jerry Jeff Walker in concert on December 17. More
December 09, 2016 -- Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has joined forces with LifeGift to address the nation's critical shortage of organs. More
December 09, 2016 -- The Port Freeport Commission recently approved the lease of property to the Village of Surfside for use as a splash pad and recreation park. More
December 09, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has announced that Lockheed Martin was named Large Employer of the Year at the commission's 20th Annual Texas Workforce Conference. More
December 08, 2016 -- The Texas Railroad Commission today issued a report on the state's drilling permits and completion statistics for November. More
December 08, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today visited the Port of Port Arthur as part of his Good for Texas Tour: Ports Edition. More
December 08, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Texas will receive $1,015,420 as part of a $19.5 million multi-state settlement with the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb regarding violations of the state's deceptive trade practices act. More
December 07, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that he will distribute approximately $628 million in sales tax revenues to local governments for December. More
December 07, 2016 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council today announced that Rick Ellis has been named the new Vice President of Economic Development. More
December 07, 2016 -- Port Freeport recently presented a $34,200 check, representing proceeds from the port's 2016 Golf Tournament, to the Texas Port Ministry. More
December 07, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today visited Port Freeport as part of his Good for Texas Tour: Ports Edition. More
December 07, 2016 -- The Webster Business Alliance on Tuesday held a luncheon at the Webster Civic Center featuring Marc Vandermeer, the radio play-by-play announcer of the Houston Texans, as the guest speaker. More
December 06, 2016 -- The Houston Airport System recently celebrated the first flight of non-stop service from Houston to Havana, Cuba. More
December 06, 2016 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that John Gonzalez has been promoted to vice president for the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
December 06, 2016 -- The Texas Railroad Commission today elected Commissioner Christi Craddick as chair. More
December 06, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday hosted Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium and dignataries of the Belgian economic delegation. More
December 05, 2016 -- South Land Title has announced that it has opened an office in Sugar Land. More
December 05, 2016 -- The NOAA Fisheries on Friday announced the extension of the Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper Recreational Sector Separation Provisions. More
December 05, 2016 -- The Brazoria County Historical Museum will host a "Santa's Workshop" on December 17. More
December 05, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Into the Woods” in Houston and “The Nutcracker” in Galveston. More
December 05, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host its 122nd birthday celebration on January 3 with an open house. More
December 04, 2016 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation has announced the addition of a second weekend, December 9-10, of the Dickens on the Strand Festival due to rainfall during this weekend's event. More
December 02, 2016 -- Congressman Blake Farenthold has sent a letter to President-Elect Donald Trump in support of the infrastructure improvements, including the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. More
December 02, 2016 -- Young Texas Artists in Conroe, Texas is inviting classical music enthusiasts to join its YTA Circle Program. More
December 02, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Wiesenthal", a one-act theatrical performance, on January 14. More
December 01, 2016 -- Company OnStage in Houston will present "The Velveteen Rabbit", based on the book by Margery Williams, December 3-17. More
December 01, 2016 -- BP today announced that it has sanctioned the Mad Dog Phase 2 Project, which will bring a second offshore oil platform to the Mad Dog field in the Gulf of Mexico. More w/Video
December 01, 2016 -- The St. Martinville Garden Club will host its annual Tour of Homes on Sunday. More
December 01, 2016 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will present its winter exhibits, with works by Houston based artists David Aylsworth and Steve Murphy, December 10 through February 26. More
December 01, 2016 -- The Port of Corpus Christi on Wednesday received an award from the South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable in recognition of the port's community and social investment. More
November 30, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new W.W. Grainger sales facility in San Antonio. More
November 29, 2016 -- The Galveston Arts Center will be making custom-made silhouettes of visitors at the Galveston Historical Foundation's Dickens on the Strand festival on Saturday. More
November 29, 2016 -- The Texas Railroad Commission on Monday released oil and gas production statistics for September 2016. More
November 29, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that a team of researchers with the university's Conrad H. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management has received a $50,000 prize to start a business to commercialize innovative smartphone/tablet based food safety training tools. More
November 29, 2016 -- Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston will present Dance Month in January and February at Kaplan Theatre. More
November 28, 2016 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has announced that wind generation output set a new milestone. More
November 28, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its Annual Gala on Friday at Safari Texas in Richmond. More
November 28, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include more holiday classics, with performances of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” in Galveston and “A Christmas Story” opening in Nassau Bay. More
November 28, 2016 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that sales tax revenues received this month, based on sales made in September, totaled $361,563, a decrease of 1.75 percent compared to the same period in 2015. More
November 28, 2016 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today announced the launch of a new interactive regional building inventory application that explores the 2015 regional building inventory and analyzes development patterns. More
November 28, 2016 -- The Moody Mansion in Galveston will host College of the Mainland alumnus Jack McLaughlin on Tuesday for his master's recital piano performance. More
November 28, 2016 -- Galveston College's Theatre Department recently received awards at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Texas I Festival. More
November 28, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" on Friday and Saturday. More
November 23, 2016 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce today issued a statement in response to a judge's ruling blocking a new federal rule regarding overtime. More
November 23, 2016 -- Lamar University's Cardinal Jazz Orchestra will perform in a free holiday concert on Monday. More
November 23, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to accept a settlement with Lexington Insurance and ACE North American Insurance for business interruption losses as a result of the fire aboard the Carnival Triumph cruise ship in February 2013. More
November 22, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for First Community Credit Union in Richmond. More
November 22, 2016 -- The Port Freeport Port Commission recently appointed Dan Croft to the Brazoria-Fort Bend Rail District Board. More
November 22, 2016 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that TEAM Industrial Services, Inc. has announced plans to expand their current corporate headquarters in the city as part of the company's recent acquisition of Furmanite Corporation. More
November 21, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host magician Scott Hollingsworth on December 28. More
November 21, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to table an item pertaining to a consulting agreement with The Goodman Corporation to develop the Port of Galveston’s transit/parking terminal and infrastructure projects. More
November 21, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Center for Risk Management will host a no-cost class on December 2 to help organizations and businesses create safer work spaces. More
November 21, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a $610,999 contract to EMCO Wheaton for the 2300 Manifold Loading Arms Project. More
November 21, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Young Professionals Committee recently hosted "Kick-off to an Americana Holiday", a networking event sponsored by Gallery Furniture. More
November 21, 2016 -- Spindletop Center in Beaumont will host a Therapist Career Fair on December 2. More
November 21, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will present a series of holiday concerts in various locations in December. More
November 21, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include The Priests in concert in Galveston and “The Happy Elf” in Beaumont. More
November 20, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present The Priests in concert on November 27. More
November 18, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber and Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a reception for elected officials throughout the county. More
November 18, 2016 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Greater Houston Partnership today announced that they will lead a trade mission to Mexico City on November 20-22. More
November 18, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the state will receive $50 million from Volkswagen through a lawsuit related to the automaker's equipping of vehicles with device software that misrepresented vehicle emissions during testing. More
November 17, 2016 -- Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital today announced that it has been named a recipient of the 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. More
November 17, 2016 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will host "Home for the Holidays", a concert featuring popular seasonal songs, on December 4 in Beaumont. More
November 17, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Concert Band will host a free performance on November 21. More
November 16, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday approved the port's 2017 Operating and Capital Budgets. More
November 16, 2016 -- College of the Mainland is hosting the 2016 Student Art Exhibition through November 30 at the COM Art Gallery. More
November 16, 2016 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that ABM, a provider of facility solutions, is relocating its corporate shared services operations to the city. More
November 15, 2016 -- Houston First Corporation has announced the appointment of Bobby Singh to its board of directors. More
November 15, 2016 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve change orders for maintenance and repairs to the port's water tower. More
November 14, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A Christmas Carol” in Houston and “Winter Wonderettes” in Galveston. More
November 11, 2016 -- Barbara Cutsinger with the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership has provided the Business Development Update for November. More
November 11, 2016 -- Moody Gardens will kick off its 15th annual Festival of Lights on Saturday. More
November 10, 2016 -- The La Marque Economic Development Corporation has posted a news release about retail development in the city. More
November 10, 2016 -- The Greater Houston Port Bureau today announced that Janiece Longoria, chair of the Port of Houston Authority's port commission, has been named the 2017 Maritime Person of the Year. More
November 10, 2016 -- The Brazoria County Historical Museum will host Dr. Paul Pedisich on November 17 to discuss his book "Congress Buys a Navy: Politics, Economics and The Rise of American Naval Power, 1881-1921." More
November 10, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that his Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative has issued a joint report on education and workforce integration. More
November 10, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced the launch of his tour of the state's ports of entry. More
November 10, 2016 -- United States Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Ted Poe today announced that they will introduce resolutions commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. More
November 10, 2016 -- Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will present its production of "Winter Wonderettes" November 18 through December 10. More
November 09, 2016 -- Space Center Houston today announced that it has earned a 2016 Top Workplaces Award by the Houston Chronicle. More
November 09, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that he is distributing $737.9 million in sales tax allocations for November. More
November 08, 2016 -- The Texas Railroad Commission today issued its report on drilling permits and completion statistics for October. More
November 08, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host its Pancakes with Santa event on December 10. More
November 08, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Rudolf, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Musical" on November 19. More
November 07, 2016 -- Spindletop Center in Beaumont today announced that it has been named the 2016 Business of the Year by Texas Workforce Solutions. More
November 07, 2016 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department will present "Christmastime" on December 2-3. More
November 07, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “ELF The Musical” in Galveston and “The Rocky Horror Show” in Houston. More
November 07, 2016 -- College of the Mainland is hosting "Undetermined Practices", an exhibit of photographs by former COM student Kevin Flores. More
November 04, 2016 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its annual Gingerbread House Workshop on December 3. More
November 04, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Elf - The Musical" on November 13. More
November 03, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenues for October totaled $2.29 billion. More
November 02, 2016 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today delivered the keynote address to the World Energy Cities Partnership during its annual meeting in Cape Town, South Africa. More
November 02, 2016 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host its quarterly legislative update breakfast on November 10. More
November 01, 2016 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett will host the Eighth Annual Harris County International Trade & Transportation Conference on Wednesday at NRG Center. More
November 01, 2016 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its final outlook for winter and preliminary outlook for spring, which forecasts that the state will have enough generation capacity to serve the region's electricity demands in both seasons. More
November 01, 2016 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present its production of "Boeing Boeing" this week, with performances Thursday through Sunday. More
October 31, 2016 -- College of the Mainland invites the public to watch “C.O.M. Wasn’t Built in a Day,” an original play on the history of the school. More
October 31, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently welcomed its new member, Business Spirt Promotional Products & Wearables in Stafford. More
October 31, 2016 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "Triumphant Tchaikovsky", a concert fearing "some wonderful triumphs of the greatest composers of all time", on November 19. More
October 31, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen in concert in Galveston and “COM Wasn’t Built in a Day” in Texas City. More
October 28, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas this week assessed $509,027 in fines against oil and pipeline operators and businesses for violations of safety rules. More
October 28, 2016 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today will depart for South Africa to lead an investment and trade mission. More
October 28, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Rosenberg Arts Alliance 3rd Street Art Park in Historic Downtown Rosenberg. More
October 27, 2016 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council has been named a recipient of the 2016 Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations for the Designing for Impact project. More
October 27, 2016 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton today kicked off the 54th Annual Meeting of the Permian Basin Petroleum Association. More
October 27, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the state has obtained $2.8 million as part of a settlement with automakers Hyundai and Kia regarding false fuel economy claims for a number of their 2011-2013 vehicles. More
October 26, 2016 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick on Wednesday visited with members of the Greater Houston Partnership's Energy Advisory Committee. More
October 26, 2016 -- KBR, Inc. recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the official opening of the Houston offices of its subsidiary, KBRwyle. More
October 26, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday issued a news release announcing that the port commission has awarded a $4 million gate operations and optical character recognition project at the Bayport and Barbours Cut container terminals to optimize the truck gate interchange process at the terminals. More
October 25, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted its Working Lunch Series on Employment Law. More
October 25, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has announced the six finalist for its 2016 Small and Large Employers of the Year. More
October 24, 2016 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will host its "Ghostly Gardens" celebration on October 30. More
October 24, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen in concert on November 1-2 at 7:30 p.m. More
October 24, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Jacbos Engineering Group is relocating its global headquarters from Pasadena, California to Dallas. More
October 24, 2016 -- The Houston Mayor's Office today announced that the recent expansion of William P. Hobby Airport has been named the 2016 Project of the Year by Engineering News-Record. More
October 24, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” in Galveston and “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” in Houston. More
October 24, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present the silent film, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", accompanied by organist Rob Landes, on Saturday. More
October 23, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Community Impact Newspaper in Richmond. More
October 21, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its Annual Gala, a Winter Soiree on December 2. More
October 21, 2016 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council recently hosted Texas Central, the organization working to develop a high speed rail service between Dallas and Houston, at the council's October General Assembly meeting. More
October 21, 2016 -- The First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Galveston will host its 35th Annual Island Oktoberfest tonight and on Saturday. More
October 20, 2016 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host its annual meeting tonight at the Beaumont Civic Center, where the chamber will present The Spindletop Award to the Classic Southeast Texas Auto Group. More
October 20, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will preside over a dedication ceremony on October 25 to officially name the Interstate 45 Causeway as the George and Cynthia Mitchell Memorial Causeway. More
October 19, 2016 -- Newell Cheatheam of Newell's Designs and Stephanie Leggett, director of community relations for the Greater Southwest Prayer Center, recently visited with Texas State Representative Mike Schofield. More
October 17, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a $5,349,100 contract to PATTANK for the 2300 Series Tanks Project. More
October 17, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to start a search process for a new port director to succeed Michael Mierzwa, as discussed in executive session. More
October 17, 2016 -- The Consumer Energy Alliance and Consumer Energy Education Foundation hosted its annual Energy Day Festival in Houston on Saturday. More
October 17, 2016 -- Stratus Public Relations, LLC today announced that Kara Mayfield, Karen Reagan and Lucinda Saxon have joined the firm. More
October 17, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host its "Winter FUNcation", a series of activities for children during winter break, December 19-29. More
October 17, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Veronica’s Room” in Nassau Bay and “Part I: Wolf Hall” in Houston. More
October 17, 2016 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its "reliability must-run" studies, which found that while a co-generation facility in the Houston area is not needed for system reliability, another Houston-area generation source is needed until a new plant begins operations in 2017. More
October 14, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Gina Spagnola has been selected as one of 10 national finalists for the 2016 Glenn Shepard Excellence in Leadership Award. More
October 14, 2016 -- Lamar University recently hosted a regional meeting of Transportation Excellence for the 21st Century. More
October 14, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will host its Monster Musik concert, a free concert featuring pieces from classic horror movie soundtracks, on October 27. More
October 14, 2016 -- Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business will host the 2016 Rice Energy Finance Summit on November 4. More
October 14, 2016 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council announced that the western zone of the Gulf of Mexico has been closed to commercial fishing for king mackerel. More
October 14, 2016 -- The Texas Women's Empowerment Foundation recently hosted its inaugural finance and career expo in Houston. More
October 14, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that OKI Data Americas will establish a new office in Irving, Texas. More
October 13, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas, during its conference on Tuesday, assessed $231,775 in fines against oil and gas operators and businesses. More
October 13, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Wednesday announced that his office is distributing $650 million in local sales tax allocations to cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts. More
October 13, 2016 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve a six-month extension to a consulting agreement with Tim Richardson. More
October 13, 2016 -- The Consumer Energy Alliance and Consumer Energy Education Foundation will host its Sixth Annual Energy Day Festival in Houston on Saturday. More
October 12, 2016 -- The City of Sugar Land has posted a news release about national rating agencies recognizing its economy. More
October 12, 2016 -- The Community College Petrochemical Initiative will host its Women in Industry 2017 conference on February 17 at South Shore Harbour Resort in League City. More
October 12, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves, in a special meeting held today, voted 6-1, with Todd P. Sullivan opposed, to ratify a decision to join the lawsuit filed by Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association, Carnival Corporation, and Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. against the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County Ports. More
October 12, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, in a special meeting on Tuesday, approved the corporate restructuring of one of the port's tenants at the Bayport Container Terminal. More
October 12, 2016 -- The United States Coast Guard is responding to an oil spill on the Intracoastal Waterway near Port Isabel. More
October 11, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has announced the Houston White Cane Safety Day March to celebrate and raise awareness about the independence of people with visual disabilities. More
October 11, 2016 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton on Tuesday spoke at the Young Professionals in Energy's Lunch and Learn Series. More
October 10, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host their annual Business Expo on October 18. More
October 10, 2016 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its annual "Monster Mash" Halloween costume party on October 21. More
October 10, 2016 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston on Sunday provided a hard hat tour of its $37 million renovation of the Aquarium Pyramid. More
October 10, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce today issued a news release regarding the recent Galveston Coastal Legislative Tour. More
October 10, 2016 -- The Texas Railroad Commission today reported that a total of 746 original drilling permits were issued in September, compared to 906 issued in September 2015. More
October 10, 2016 -- College of the Mainland is hosting its 50th anniversary art exhibition through October 27. More
October 10, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Chubby Checker and the Wildcats in Galveston and “She Kills Monsters” in Beaumont. More
October 08, 2016 -- Tutor A Tor held a ribbon cutting Thursday at Ball High School in Galveston. More
October 07, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its October Working Lunch Series on Employment Law on October 20. More
October 07, 2016 -- Lone Star College will host a series of free career fairs beginning on Tuesday at the LSC-North Harris campus. More
October 07, 2016 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick today met with the Texas Taxpayers and Research Association to discuss the outlook of the state's energy industry. More
October 07, 2016 -- The Texas Governor's Office Committee on People with Disabilities today announced the winners of the 2016 Lex Frieden Employment Awards. More
October 07, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host free safety workshops in October. More
October 07, 2016 -- Lamar University's Cardinal Jazz Orchestra will perform its fall concert on October 13. More
October 07, 2016 -- Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted a Legislative Breakfast on Tuesday at the San Luis Resort in Galveston. More
October 07, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it has awarded a $4.7 million, two-year grant to Texas A&M University's Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning to implement a statewide Adult Education and Literacy Professional Development Center. More
October 07, 2016 -- Company OnStage in Houston will open its production of "Sleepy Hollow" on Saturday. More
October 06, 2016 -- The Episcopal Health Foundation has approved $4 million to benefit 18 grant partners working to strengthen the health system across Texas for the poor and those with the least resources. More
October 06, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host the Prelude Family Concert on October 26. More
October 06, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the musical trio, The Priests, on November 27. More
October 05, 2016 -- The City of Sugar Land and the Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation will host a free exhibition opening and artist demonstration with Sugar Land area artist Mark Chen and Shiao-Nan Chen on October 8. More
October 05, 2016 -- The Asian Chamber of Commerce in Houston recently recognized local business winners during The Spirit of Entrepreneurship Gala. More
October 05, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will host its 19th Annual ARToberFEST on October 15-16 in historic downtown Galveston. More
October 05, 2016 -- The Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange, Texas will host the Symphony of Southeast Texas for "Symphony at Shangri La" on October 16. More
October 04, 2016 -- The United States Department of Labor has settled allegations of systemic hiring discrimination by one of the world’s largest food processing companies at six of its locations in Texas, Arkansas and New Mexico after an investigation by the department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. More
October 04, 2016 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council today announced that it is offering free workshops to local manufacturers, distributors, and industry and service based businesses. More
October 04, 2016 -- Breakbulk Americas recently hosted more than 5,000 attendees at its 2016 exhibition in Houston. More w/Video
October 03, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Rudolf, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Musical" on November 19. More
October 03, 2016 -- The United States Small Business Administration today announced the award of $18.8 million through the State Trade Expansion Program to support export growth among small businesses. More
October 03, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”and the 37th Annual Chicano Festival in Houston. More
October 03, 2016 -- Bass Pro Shops today announced that it will be acquiring sporting goods store chain Cabela's for approximately $5.5 billion. More
September 30, 2016 -- The Houston Airport System has announced the expansion of the United States Customs and Border Protection's Mobile Passport Control program to George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport. More
September 30, 2016 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council recently hosted the University of Houston-Victoria to discuss plans for a new UH System Katy area campus. More
September 30, 2016 -- Breakbulk Americas held its 2016 exhibition and convention at the George R. Brown Convention Center this week. Robert Mihovil provided photos of the event. More
September 30, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced the launch of Texas HireAbility, a campaign to raise awareness about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities. More
September 30, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Elf - The Musical" on November 13. More
September 30, 2016 -- Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston has announced its upcoming free performances for the month of November. More
September 30, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced that the chamber has joined a lawsuit filed by the United States Chamber of Commerce challenging President Barack Obama's overtime rule. More
September 30, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Texas, as well as 48 other states, reached a settlement with USA Discounters to resolve claims of deceptive trade practices against the company. More
September 30, 2016 -- Congressman Brian Babin today announced that the House of Representatives has approved the Water Resources Development Act, including two amendments he offered to improve the navigation and maintenance of the Houston Ship Channel. More
September 29, 2016 -- HCA Gulf Coast Division today announced that Todd Caliva has been appointed chief executive officer at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster. More
September 29, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen in concert on November 1-2. More
September 29, 2016 -- Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will end its production of "Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead" this week, with performances tonight, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. More
September 29, 2016 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that Reginald Randolph, the general manager of Theater District Parking in Houston, has been named Innovator of the Year by the National Parking Association. More
September 29, 2016 -- HCA today announced that Mauricio Camargo has been named vice president of planning and business intelligence for the HCA Gulf Coast Division, which includes 13 affiliated hospitals. More
September 29, 2016 -- The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will meet on October 17-20 in Biloxi, Mississippi. More
September 28, 2016 -- Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick on Wednesday spoke to the West Texas Geological Society at its annual fall symposium in Midland. More
September 28, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday approved a long-term lease agreement with LBC Houston, LP for a new liquid bulk facility to be developed on the north side of the Bayport Turning Basin Terminal. More
September 28, 2016 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Executive Director Bill Rase as the port's official representative at the 2016 American Association of Port Authorities Annual Convention. More
September 27, 2016 -- The Houston International Seafarers Centers, Inc held its annual gala fundraiser on Saturday, September 24 at Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport. More
September 27, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted to name Port Director Michael Mierzwa as delegate and Trustee Richard DeVries as alternate to the 2016 Annual Membership Meeting of the American Association of Port Authorities. More
September 27, 2016 -- Port Freeport today announced that the port has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. More
September 27, 2016 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, who is in Cuba as part of a trade mission, today announced that he is seeking the country's support of Houston's bid to host the 2020 World Petroleum Congress. More
September 26, 2016 -- The Lutcher Theater for Performing Arts in Orange, Texas, will host a performance of Work Light Productions' touring show of "Mamma Mia!" on October 4. More
September 26, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to adopt the port tax abatement policy, with amendments. More
September 26, 2016 -- Congressmen Gene Green and Ted Poe today issued statements regarding proposed changes to the Water Resources Development Act that would impact funding for the nation's ports. More
September 26, 2016 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently announced that Hilltop Securities, Inc. has joined the "Adopt a School" project with Clear Path Alternative School. More
September 26, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Noises Off!” in Dickinson and 1,000 Lights for Peace in Houston. More
September 26, 2016 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city collected $278,114 in sales tax revenues based on July sales. More
September 25, 2016 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today joined the Greater Houston Partnership in departing on a three-day investment and trade mission to Cuba. More
September 23, 2016 -- The Texas Railroad Commission today released a report on the state's oil and gas production statistics for July. More
September 22, 2016 -- Port Freeport recently celebrated the first Neo-Panamax vessel to call into the port. More
September 22, 2016 -- The Office of the Texas Attorney General on Thursday halted the sale of unsafe contact lenses in San Antonio. More
September 22, 2016 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a free performance by the Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra Chorus on Saturday at the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center. More
September 22, 2016 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "Oh, What a Night", a concert featuring tenor Connor Bogart O'Brien. More
September 22, 2016 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department will present "Silent Sky", on October 21-22 at the college's Fine Arts Building. More
September 21, 2016 -- United States Senator John Cornyn recently met with the Port Freeport leadership team to discuss important issues to the port. More
September 21, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today joined the Texas Education Agency in announcing that the agencies have launched a $7.8 million grant program to expand access to prekindergarten across the state. More
September 21, 2016 -- The Houston Maritime Museum today announced the opening of its new exhibit, "Houston's Story: From Bayou to Ship Channel," which traces Houston's growth as a port city. More
September 20, 2016 -- The Lone Star College-Small Business Development Center Advisory Council has named 18 finalists for the 30th Annual Small Business of the Year awards. More
September 20, 2016 -- Event chair Armin Cantini invites Galveston County residents to participate in the annual Galveston/Bay Area Walk to End Alzheimer’s event on October 8 to raise money for research and programs, to educate, and to honor people they love and admire. More
September 20, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today joined Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt in filing a lawsuit on behalf of 21 states challenging the Obama Administration's Overtime Rule. More
September 19, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Texas Board of Directors has announced the departure of President/Chief Executive Officer John Paschall. More
September 19, 2016 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council has announced that it is crafting a new economic development strategic plan and is seeking input. More
September 19, 2016 -- The Butler Longhorn Museum in League City will host the Texas Gathering and 22nd Annual Oak Tree Festival September 30 through October 2. More
September 19, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Steppin’ Out Live with Ben Vereen” in Galveston and “Salsa y Salud in Houston. More
September 19, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Steppin' Out Live" with Ben Vereen on Saturday. More
September 19, 2016 -- Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land will host Reba McEntire in concert on January 27. More
September 16, 2016 -- The Galveston Arts Center will present three new solo shows curated by GAC Director Jennifer Justice, opening October 8 and continuing through November 20. More
September 16, 2016 -- Alvin Community College has announced the line-up for its 2016-2017 Drama Season. More
September 16, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday announced that Sabre GLBL, Inc. will be expanding its headquarters in Westlake, Texas. More
September 16, 2016 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership celebrated its 40th anniversary on Wednesday with a lavish gathering for members at South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center. The event included several large exhibits that chronicled the organization’s growth. More
September 16, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added an estimated 21,400 jobs in August. More
September 16, 2016 -- The Houston-Galveston Clean Cities Coalition on Thursday hosted a panel discussion regarding the establishment of workplace electric vehicle charging stations. More
September 16, 2016 -- The Texas Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports on Thursday received testimony from various ports, industry organizations, state agencies, and others regarding the impact of the state's ports and the potential impact of the Panama Canal. More
September 15, 2016 -- Million Air Charter in Houston on Wednesday announced that it has obtained full Federal Aviation Admininstration authorization to travel directly to Cuba. More
September 15, 2016 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton today delivered remarks concerning the state of the energy industry to the Pearland Chamber of Commerce. More
September 15, 2016 -- Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Senior Vice President and CEO Brian Dean has been named to the Houston Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Class of 2016. More
September 15, 2016 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce today announced that Derek Duckett has been named vice president. More
September 14, 2016 -- Barrios Technology has announced that Chelsey Chapman-Bussey has been presented the Johnson Space center's Power of One Gold Award. More
September 14, 2016 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that the corporation and the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau have moved into their new location at the Partnership Tower, a 10-story office building that connects to the north end of the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
September 14, 2016 -- The City of Friendswood on Monday held a ceremonial swearing-in of members of the newly-created Friendswood Downtown Economic Development Corporation. More
September 14, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today welcomed the United States Department of Defense's new Austin outpost of the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, an initiative to enhance the technological capabilities while growing innovative business enterprises in Texas. More
September 13, 2016 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.00756 per $100 valuation for the 2016 Tax Year. More
September 13, 2016 -- United States Customs and Border Protection has announced that Roderick Hudson has been selected to serve as CBP Port Director for the Area Port of Houston/Galveston Seaport. More
September 12, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Friday signed a cooperation agreement with Freight Shuttle International for a joint project to evaluate deployment of a freight shuttle system in the Port of Houston area. More
September 12, 2016 -- Texas state legislators on Friday began their first full day of the Galveston Coastal Legislature Tour with a visit to Texas A&M University at Galveston for a morning of intensive learning about the "coastal spine" concept and critical issues impacting Galveston County and the Upper Texas Coastal Region. More
September 12, 2016 -- The Montgomery County Choral Society will present "A Disney Spectacular, Part 2" at the launch of its 2016-2017 season on September 27. More
September 12, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Turner Duran Architects, LP in Houston. More
September 12, 2016 -- The Houston International Seafarers Centers will honor Senior Vice President of the West Gulf Maritime Association Niels Aalund with the Bronze Anchor Award during its Annual Maritime Gala on September 24. More
September 12, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include An Evening with Mark Russell in Galveston and “In the Heights” in Houston. More
September 12, 2016 -- The First Lutheran Church in Galveston will host the 35th Annual Island Oktoberfest on October 21-22. More
September 12, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host An Evening with Mark Russell, Politically Incorrect, on Saturday. More
September 09, 2016 -- College of the Mainland is hosting a display of ceramic works by Jerry Solomon, an alumnus from the college. More
September 09, 2016 -- Texas Senator Larry Taylor and Texas Representative Wayne Faircloth on Thursday teamed with Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce as hosts of the 2016 Galveston Coastal Legislative Tour. The hosts had the full cooperation of a brilliantly colored Texas Coastal sunset as legislators, guests and sponsors gathered for the first event of the three day tour. More
September 09, 2016 -- The Port Freeport Commission has adopted a property tax rate of $0.0401 per $100 valuation for the 2016 Tax Year. More
September 08, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Community Theatre opens its production of "Crimes of the Heart" tonight at 8 p.m. More
September 08, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that a $1.175 settlement has been reached with Katz Boutique stores regarding the sale of synthetic marijuana. More
September 08, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that he will distribute $629.2 million in sales tax revenues to local governments for September. More
September 08, 2016 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council today announced that it has been awarded $10,000 through the Texas Governor's Office of Small Business Assistance to promote the development and success of small businesses. More
September 07, 2016 -- The Ensemble Theatre will host an opening night performance and media reception on September 22 for its season-opening production of "Sassy Mamas". More
September 07, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that its University Park campus is launching a new fast-track program in mechatronics designed to meet Houston's need for trained technical workers in the manufacturing sector. More
September 06, 2016 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange will host its Favorite Things Family Day on September 17. More
September 06, 2016 -- Robert Mihovil of Galveston has announced his candidacy for the Galveston County Navigation District No. 1 Board of Commissioners. More
September 06, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include The Texas Tenors in concert in Galveston and “My Fair Lady” in Beaumont. More
September 05, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Chubby Checker and the Wildcats on October 15. More
September 05, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Texas Tenors in concert on Saturday. More
September 05, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned consumers to be wary of scams involving callers claiming to represent a campaign donation fund. More
September 02, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced the availability of $7.2 million in grant funding to support the launch of Texas Industry Cluster Innovative Academies. More
September 02, 2016 -- Memorial Hermann has issued a news release on its 40-day campaign, launched in August, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its Life Flight program. More
September 02, 2016 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster today announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Sepsis Certification. More
September 01, 2016 -- United States Congressman John Culberson on Tuesday visited the Johnson Space Center and participated in a roundtable conversation with aerospace executives at the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership. More
September 01, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that Enterprise Products Partners, LP has launched service at its newest ethane export terminal, which is located at the port. More
September 01, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Center for Risk Management will offer two September classes on ways companies and organizations can increase safety and reduce costs. More
September 01, 2016 -- The City of Houston today announced it is partnering with PeopleFund for Innovation Week, a small business education event. More
September 01, 2016 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its final Seasonal Assessment for Resource Adequacy for fall and preliminary outlook for winter, finding that adequate generation should be available for the upcoming seasons. More
September 01, 2016 -- Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company is holding auditions on September 11-12 for its upcoming production of "Winter Wonderettes". More
August 31, 2016 -- The Pilots Board of Commissioners for Galveston County today voted unanimously to approve the application for pilotage rate changes. More
August 31, 2016 -- The Ensemble Theatre will kick off its 40th Season on September 22 with the opening of "Sassy Mamas". More
August 31, 2016 -- Galveston College's Theatre Department has announced it will present two productions during the fall season. More
August 31, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that experts with the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy have issued a brief discussing the need for deregulation for the Japanese economy to grow. More
August 30, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted the Texas Department of Transportation Update featuring TxDOT Transportation Engineer Grady Mapes. More
August 30, 2016 -- Memorial Hermann's Accountable Care Organization was recently named a top performer by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. More
August 30, 2016 -- College of the Mainland is hosting "This, But Not This", an exhibit of works by Derek Eley and Neal Robinson, through September 25 at the college's Art Gallery. More
August 30, 2016 -- Women's Voice for Better America, a Houston-based organization, hosted an opportunity fair for women on August 27 in Sugar Land. More
August 30, 2016 -- Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will open its production of "Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead" on September 9. More
August 29, 2016 -- AIA Houston has announced the winners of its 2016 Houston Design Awards. More
August 29, 2016 -- The Galveston Arts Center today announced that Dennis Nance has been named as curator. More
August 29, 2016 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "Cirque de la Symphonie", a concert featuring acrobatics and performers, on September 17. More
August 29, 2016 -- This Week On Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Something About a Rose: Music Inspired by Shakespeare” in Houston. More
August 29, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas, during its August 24 conference, assessed $894,926 in fines against oil and gas pipeline operators and businesses. More
August 29, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised of a scam in which con artists claim victims are receiving a package in an attempt to obtain their credit or debit card information. More
August 27, 2016 -- The George P. Mitchell Society of Texas A&M University at Galveston hosted a reception for its members Thursday at the Bryan Museum, featuring remarks by museum founder J.P. Bryan and Dr. Douglas J. Palmer, TAMUG Interim COO. More
August 26, 2016 -- The Port Freeport Commissioners, at their meeting Thursday, honored safety milestones reached by three entities. More
August 26, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today released oil and gas production statistics for June 2016. More
August 26, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today recognized the City of Carrollton with the Economic Development Transparency Star for its efforts in informing taxpayers about programs and incentives designed to attract industry and investment. More
August 26, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced the launch of the Texas Industry Partnership Program, a $1 million program to support collaborations between Workforce Solutions partners and private employers to address skills needs and ensure a talent pipeline to address industry needs. More
August 25, 2016 -- Barrios Technology recently recognized several employees with Silver performance awards. More
August 25, 2016 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick today spoke at the annual Railroad Commission Pipeline Safety Conference, where she discussed the importance of pipeline safety as the state's energy infrastructure grows. More
August 24, 2016 -- Barrios Technology has announced that Vera Annenkova was recently presented the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Silver Snoopy award in recognition for her work on the Johnson Space Center's Engineering Technoloyg and Science Contract and support of NASA's Orion program. More
August 24, 2016 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to enter into a professional services contract with Gahagan & Bryant Associates, Inc. for consulting services associated with the dredging of the port's ship channel. More
August 23, 2016 -- The Johnson Space Center has announced the retirement of astronaut Terry Virts. More
August 23, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve the port's FY2017 Budget. More
August 22, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and the Galveston Port Facilities Corporation today elected and installed new officers, as well as swore in new members. More
August 22, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will celebrate National Grandparents Day on September 11. More
August 22, 2016 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council recently held discussions regarding the economic impact of the Port of Houston Authority at the council's August General Assembly meeting. More
August 22, 2016 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region will host the Gulf Coast Industry Forum Wednesday and Thursday at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
August 22, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Cemetery Club” in Dickinson and a preview performance of “The Revolutionists” in Houston. More
August 22, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips for those planning to make donations in response to flooding in Louisiana. More
August 21, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will kick off single ticket sales for its 2016-2017 Performing Arts Season on August 29. More
August 19, 2016 -- The Friends of Moody Gardens will host "Island Weather - We Get It All", a special event featuring Frank Billingsley, on October 1 at the Moody Gardens Visitors Center. More
August 19, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Young Professional Committee recently hosted a "Know Your Community" event highlighting the City of Richmond. More
August 19, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 23,600 non-farm jobs in July. More
August 18, 2016 -- The Gulf Coast Industry Forum will feature ExxonMobil Senior Vice President of Global Operations Bruce March as the keynote speaker on day one of the two-day Economic Alliance Gulf Coast Industry Forum on August 24. More
August 18, 2016 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton today delivered the keynote address at the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon. More
August 18, 2016 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted its Annual State of the Counties luncheon Wednesday at the Bay Oaks Country Club. More
August 17, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission is preparing to welcome several programs operated by the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services to the Workforce Solutions system on September 1. More
August 17, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, in a special meeting held Wednesday, approved a $1.5 million increase in funding for the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ maintenance dredging of a portion of the Bayport Ship Channel. More
August 17, 2016 -- Harris County Precinct Four has provided a schedule of activities taking place in Jones Park in September. More
August 17, 2016 -- College of the Mainland today announced that 34 area students were recently presented with scholarships by ExxonMobil as part of the Community College Petrochemical Initiative. More
August 16, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host its Halloween SpookTacular celebration on October 31. More
August 16, 2016 -- The Art Colony Association will host its 45th Bayou City Art Festival on October 8-9 in Downtown Houston. More
August 16, 2016 -- Congressman Brian Babin recently announced the formation of the Texas Space Congressional Caucus, which will help advocate and protect the interests of NASA's Johnson Space Center and the space industry in Texas. More
August 15, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas recently assessed $933,738 in fines involving 536 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses in the oil and gas industry. More
August 15, 2016 -- The Houston Arts Alliance has announced the appointment of new officers for its board of directors, including Philamena Baird as chair of the board. More
August 15, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that a federal court has rejected a proposed settlement in a class action lawsuit filed against Similasan Corporation on claims that the company engaged in false and deceptive labeling of their homeopathic products. More
August 15, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host a Texas Business Conference on September 1 in The Woodlands. More
August 15, 2016 -- The Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land will host Steve Martin and Martin Short, with special guests Steep Canyon Rangers, on April 7. More
August 15, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A Night with Janis Joplin” and “Hand to God”, both opening at the Alley Theatre in Houston. More
August 15, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau today announced that research from its Institute for Marketplace Trust has found that Millenials are actually more vulnerable to scams than those of the Baby Boomer generation. More
August 11, 2016 -- For the third time this week, electrical use in the ERCOT market has broken yet another record by exceeding 71,000 MW in systemwide hourly peak demand More
August 10, 2016 -- Port Freeport Commissioner John Hoss, CEO Phyllis Saathoff and Business and Economic Development Director Jason Miura recentlyy joined in meetings and tours with private sector and Panamanian Government officials. More
August 10, 2016 -- For two consecutive hours today, ERCOT systemwide demand surpassed the previous record set Monday, Aug. 8. More
August 10, 2016 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve electrical updates to Warehouse 6, in an amount not to exceed $50,000. More
August 10, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House is advising its patrons that city crews will be overlaying Postoffice Street from 20th Street to 23rd Street beginning Wednesday, August 10th. More
August 10, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that he will distribute $769 million in sales tax revenues to local governments for August. More
August 09, 2016 -- The Beaumont Chamber Foundation has announced that its 16th annual Spice of the Season will treat guests to a trip down memory lane as they "Travel Through Time" via this year's theme. More
August 09, 2016 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that it has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10 best hospitals in Texas. More
August 08, 2016 -- Barbara Cutsinger with the Bay Area Houston Economic Development Partnership has provided the Business Development Update for August. More
August 08, 2016 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that systemwide peak demand for electricity reached 70,169 megawatts, a new record. More
August 08, 2016 -- Texas Southern University today announced that a team of TSU students were recognized at the International Competition for Entrepreneurs in Montego Bay, Jamaica for Radblok, a chip designed to boost cell phone performance. More
August 08, 2016 -- Space City Films today announced that that it has been named an award winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for their film, Aerojet Rocketdyne - The First Hundred Years. More
August 08, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Phil Vassar performing a benefit concert in Galveston and “Little Women, The Musical” in Houston. More
August 08, 2016 -- Alvin Community College will host a three-day seminar on Practical Distillation Technology on August 22-24. More
August 08, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau today announced the launch of the new BBB EU Privacy Shield program to provide compliance assistance and privacy dispute resolution services for U.S. companies doing business in Europe that must meet new privacy standards under a new pact between the U.S. and the European Union. More
August 06, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday announced that a $125 million, 49-state settlement has been reached with Cephalon, Inc. following an investigation into anti-competitive conduct by the company. More
August 05, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted its August breakfast, featuring a discussion of Brazos Bend State Park by Park Superintendent Chris Bishop. More
August 05, 2016 -- Harris County Precinct Four will host its 15th annual Opry in Humble on August 12. More
August 05, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "An Evening with Mark Russell, Politically Incorrect" on September 17. More
August 05, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host its "Christmas in August" event at the 14th Annual Fall Home & Garden Show on August 13-14. More
August 05, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its Leadership Welcome and Alumni Reception on August 25 in Richmond. More
August 05, 2016 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted unanimously to approve corrections of a clerical error in resolutions approving an ad valorem millage rate for 2016. More
August 04, 2016 -- United States Senator John Cornyn recently met with The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership. More
August 04, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority will once again be the presenting sponsor of the Gulf Coast Industry Forum. More
August 03, 2016 -- Lone Star College recently hosted a Small Business Lender/Borrower Matchmaking event with the Small Business Administration Houston District and the North Houston Regional Center for Economic Development. More
August 03, 2016 -- The Ensemble Theatre in Houston will host its annual celebrity black tie gala on August 20. More
August 03, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the Texas Tenors in concert on September 10. More
August 03, 2016 -- Galveston hosted a visit from Ronald McDonald during its Summer Band Concert last week. More
August 02, 2016 -- The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association will host its annual Policy Conference September 28-30. More
August 01, 2016 -- Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick has written a letter to United States Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson urging him to use his project nominating authority to allocate funds through the RESTORE Act for projects that enhance national defense, energy and economic security assets. More
August 01, 2016 -- The Memorial Hermann Health System today hosted an event to launch a campaign recognizing the 40th anniversary of Memorial Hermann Life Flight. More
August 01, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Jeanne Robertson in Galveston and the Houston Shakespeare Festival. More
August 01, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a news release with tips on purchasing a home warranty. More
July 29, 2016 -- The Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center in Galveston has appointed Leon Garrison as its general manager. More
July 29, 2016 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick today discussed the commission's emergency preparedness policies and actions during the recent flooding in Texas, as part of her remarks at the 126th meeting of the National Petroleum Council in Washington, D.C. More
July 29, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday voted to award a $1,273,601 contract to Belaire Environmental for a planting project to vegetate the Bayport Container Terminal Sound Berm. More
July 29, 2016 -- The City of Galveston will host a fireworks display on Sunday at 37th Street and Seawall Boulevard. More
July 29, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host An Evening with Jeanne Robertson on August 5-6 at 8 p.m. More
July 29, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a new working paper examines climate risk and the impacts of climate-change relief actions on the fossil fuel business. More
July 28, 2016 -- The Houston Maritime Museum today announced that it will be closed through August 2 for repairs. More
July 28, 2016 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a millage rate of 2.53 mills for Tax Year 2016. More
July 27, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted an official groundbreaking ceremony for new member Kiddie Academy. More
July 27, 2016 -- East Harris County Manufacturers Association, in partnership with the Texas Chemical Council and Greater Houston Area Association of Builder Contractors, will host its third annual Workforce Development Golf Tournament on October 28. More
July 26, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority today reported that its mid-year results for container shipping volume, and announced that works on projects including a canopy into the entrance of the Turning Basin Terminal and a new front entry into the Executive Office Building at the terminal kicks off this week. More
July 26, 2016 -- Molina Healthcare, Inc. and Memorial Hermann Health Plan, Inc. on Tuesday jointly announced that Molina Healthcare of Texas, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Molina Healthcare, has entered into an agreement with Memorial Hermann to enhance access to safe, high-quality care for Medicaid, Medicare and CHIP recipients in the greater Houston area. More
July 26, 2016 -- Galveston County, in partnership with area Chambers of Commerce and the Bay Area Houston Transportation Summit, will host the first Galveston County Transportation Summit on September 1. More
July 26, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to approve the port's participation in the United States Customs and Border Protection Reimbursable Services Program, through which the CBP provides services to requesting parties on a reimbursable basis. More
July 26, 2016 -- The United States Coast Guard temporarily closed the Houston Ship Channel on Monday due to a sulfur dioxide release at the Pasadena Refinery. More
July 25, 2016 -- The Alvin Community College Continuing Education/Workforce Development Division has received a $501,882 grant from the Texas Workforce Commission Skills Development Fund to provide industrial jobs training for Ascend Performance Materials employees. More
July 25, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to select Jefferson Rail Port Terminal II as construction manager agent for the Jefferson Energy Companies Project. More
July 25, 2016 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston recently welcomed Sam, a California sea lion, to its Aquarium Pyramid as part of the North Pacific Exhibit. More
July 25, 2016 -- Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Regina Lindsey recently attended the White House Forum on Economic Development. More
July 25, 2016 -- HBW Resources today announced that it has been retained by Port Cameron, LLC to enhance the its campaign to identify and secure new customers for its new private deepwater staging port in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. More
July 25, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host its "Shake Your Summer Sillies Out" event on August 19. More
July 25, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that the Federal Trade Commission has shut down a fraudulent medical insurance scheme following a BBB investigation into complaints that the company mislead consumers. More
July 25, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include The Houston Shakespeare Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
July 22, 2016 -- The City of Galveston will host a fireworks display at Seawall Boulevard and 37th Street on Saturday. More
July 22, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host an event on August 1 to celebrate Friendship Day. More
July 22, 2016 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host the "Don't Mess with Texas, Mess with ART" Family Arts Day on August 20. More
July 22, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for HNTB. More
July 22, 2016 -- SpaceCom has announced the line-up for its upcoming Space Commerce Conference and Expo event, which takes place November 15-17 in Houston. More
July 22, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced settlements with MCCi, LLC and VP Imaging, Inc., doing business as DocuNav Solutions, in connection with an antitrust investigation concerning agreements the companies made not to compete in the market for enterprise content management software. More
July 21, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Childhood Cancer Connection, Inc. More
July 20, 2016 -- The Association of Space Explorers today announced that Houston has been selected to host the 32nd ASE Planetary Congress event in 2019, which will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. More
July 18, 2016 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted country music singer Libby Koch for the college's Alvin Live Summer Concert Series. More
July 18, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show” in Galveston, and “Romeo and Juliet” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay. More
July 18, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned users of Instagram of a phishing scam involving notifications regarding an "Ugly List", which tricks victims into providing their user names and passwords. More
July 17, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show" on July 23. More
July 15, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its Congressional Update with United States Congressman Pete Olson on August 5. More
July 15, 2016 -- Harris County Precinct Four will host a screening of "Inside Out" on July 21 at Burroughs Park. More
July 15, 2016 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will host the Second Annual Heritage Foundation on August 6, with events including the Sacred Places Tour. More
July 14, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced a settlement with a Florida tech company regarding an investigation into possible violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. More
July 14, 2016 -- Port Corpus Christi today held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Oil Dock 15, which will accommodate through a new pipeline and accept both Aframax and new Panamax class ships. More
July 14, 2016 -- Hillman's Seafood Market in Dickinson has issued a news release clarifying that the market was not part of the sale of Hillman's Shrimp & Oyster and Shipyard. More
July 13, 2016 -- The City of Galveston and Sky Wonder Pyrotechnics will host multiple fireworks displays. More
July 11, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today released drilling permit and completion statistics for the month of June. More
July 11, 2016 -- The Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church will host the 33rd Annual Greek Festival on October 15-16. More
July 11, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A Wolverine Walks into a Bar” in Galveston and Agatha Christie’s “Spider’s Web” in Houston. More
July 11, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Jaston Williams and Lauren Lane for Williams' newest play, "A Wolverine Walks into a Bar", on Saturday. More
July 11, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau today provided tips for donating to disaster relief efforts, including to assist those impacted by recent flooding in West Virginia. More
July 08, 2016 -- Guidry News Service Publisher Lynda Guidry today marked the 20th Anniversary of the launch of Guidry News Service to provide important news and information to the Gulf Coast region. More
July 08, 2016 -- FrenetiCore today announced that its board of directors has renamed its theatre space as "The Pilot on Navigation", and has released a schedule of upcoming projects. More
July 07, 2016 -- The Houston Mayor's Office has announced that the United States Department of Transportation has tentatively awarded United Airlines nonstop flights to Cuba from Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport and New York/Newark. More
July 07, 2016 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a $228,410 contract to Excavation Technologies, Inc. for the removal of marine debris in, on and under piers along Pier Road. More
July 07, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host a free electronic record-keeping "lunch and learn" class on July 12. More
July 06, 2016 -- The City of La Porte held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday for the La Porte Town Center project. More
July 05, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that state sales tax revenues in June totaled $2.2 billion. More
July 05, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Finian’s Rainbow” in Dickinson. More
July 05, 2016 -- Galveston hosted its Fourth of July Parade on the Seawall on Monday. Robert Mihovil provided photos of the event. More
July 04, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted the Fort Bend Masters Golf Tournament at Black Hawk Country Club in Richmond. More
July 04, 2016 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will open its production of "Catch Me If You Can" on July 15. More
July 04, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding imposters claiming to work for the government calling small businesses claiming they are violating the law. More
July 04, 2016 -- Bay Area Harbour Playhouse today announced the line-up for its 25th performance season. More
July 04, 2016 -- Washington on the Brazos State Historic Park will host its "Fireworks on the Brazos" Celebration tonight. More
July 01, 2016 -- Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, each summer from Memorial Day through Labor Day. More
June 30, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that a lawsuit against the Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude Earl Walker has been dismissed after Walker agreed to end pursuit of a subpoena seeking decades of records from ExxonMobil. More
June 29, 2016 -- Flint Hills Resources recently awarded scholarship to eight students from Houston area high schools planning to pursue fields of study related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics. More
June 29, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday voted to amend the port's Tariff Numbers 8, 14, and 15, related to the Turning Basin Terminals, Barbours Cut Terminal and Bayport Container Terminal, effective July 1. More
June 29, 2016 -- Playwright Patricia Rumble has announced that her play "Little Scrooge", a modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", is being published in July. More
June 29, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday issued a news release regarding the Port Commission meeting and discussion of the recent opening of the expanded Panama Canal. More
June 28, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the state has reached a $50 million partial settlement with Volkswagen regarding the sale of diesel vehicles with equipment designed to meet emission standards only when being tested. More
June 28, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to allow the port to possibly issue a total $155.8 million in revenue bonds for further development of the Orange County Terminal site, and for possible partial reimbursement to Jefferson Energy Companies for expenses related to the improvements. More
June 27, 2016 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners last week voted unanimously to approve a construction management at-risk agreement with Alfred Palma, LLC for replacement of conveying systems at Bulk Terminal No. 1. More
June 27, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted 6-0-1, with Gerald Sullivan abstaining, to approve a task order with Tetra Tech, Inc., under a purchasing agreement through the Houston-Galveston Area Council, for public assistance and cost recovery services related to damages caused by Hurricane Ike. More
June 27, 2016 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will present the comedy, "Finian's Rainbow", July 8-31. More
June 27, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau today issued a scam alert regarding pet sitting services. More
June 27, 2016 -- The San Jacinto Museum of History Association today announced that it is offering free entrance to the museum to all active duty military personnel and their families through September 5. More
June 27, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Johnny Rivers, and the conclusion of “Born Yesterday”, both in Houston. More
June 26, 2016 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will display an exhibit of items of Harry Bennett, a merchant marine and contributor to the library, as the library's "Treasure of the Month" for July. More
June 26, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced the line-up for its 2016-2017 Performing Arts Season. More
June 24, 2016 -- The Malaquite Visitor Center at the Padre Island National Seashore will host the Centennial Sea Turtle Celebration on July 9. More
June 23, 2016 -- Barrios Technology today announced that the company has been selected by Boeing to support International Space Station and commercial space programs under the Boeing Engineering and Technical Service Support program. More
June 23, 2016 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council today announced that Patricia Wood has been named as its new Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. More
June 23, 2016 -- The Brazos State Historic Site, located between Brenham and Navasota, Texas, will host an Independence Day celebration on July 4. More
June 23, 2016 -- The Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that the center has been granted three-year accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. More
June 23, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House has announced that the 3 p.m. matinee showing of "One-Man Star Wars Trilogy" on Saturday has been cancelled, but the 8 p.m. performance will take place as planned. More
June 22, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission’s recent Improve Fraud Discovery project was recently recognized with a 2016 Best of Texas award for Best Data Analytics/Business Intelligence Project by the Center for Digital Government. More
June 22, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at the unveiling ceremony for Israel's F-35 Adier fighter jet at the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company plant in Fort Worth. More
June 22, 2016 -- Houston First Corporation today issued a statement concerning an accident involving an employee of TD Industries falling at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
June 21, 2016 -- Texas Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick on Tuesday at the commission's open meeting directed agency staff to conduct a full review of the commission's rules and processes. More
June 21, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted its June Working Lunch Series, which focused on employer incentives available through Workforce Solutions. More
June 21, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications through July 10 for the Doolin Maritime Careers Camp. More
June 21, 2016 -- Moody Gardens will host "Shark University Week", a series of shark-themed activities, June 26 through July 2. More
June 20, 2016 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers today provided an update regarding the decommissioning of the STURGIS, a barge that had housed a nuclear power plant, which is being dismantled in Galveston. More
June 20, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised residents to be aware of fake debt collectors calling with claims that their loved ones owe payments on a loan, and threaten jail time to trick victims into paying them money. More
June 20, 2016 -- The City of Friendswood will offer early purchase discounted carnival ride wristbands for the city's Fourth of July Celebration. More
June 20, 2016 -- Rosenberg Library in Galveston today announced a new exhibit, "Made in America: The Early American Pressed Glass Collection of Mary Moody Hutchings", is on display through December 31 at the library. More
June 20, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include a one-man performance of the Star Wars Trilogy in Galveston and the continuation of the Houston Symphony’s “Summer Symphony Nights” in Houston. More
June 20, 2016 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city received a total of $315,996 in sales tax revenues this month, based on sales tax income from April. More
June 17, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted the 2016 State of the City of Richmond Luncheon featuring Richmond Mayor Evalyn Moore. More
June 17, 2016 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will host its "Taste of the Town" and Auction event on June 23 at the Doyle Convention Center in Texas City. More
June 17, 2016 -- HomeTown Bank will host a celebration on June 24 recognizing the bank's 50th anniversary. More
June 17, 2016 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced the final details for its Fourth of July Celebration at Constellation Field. More
June 17, 2016 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today announced that the Texas Supreme Court has filed a ruling in favor of the state in a lawsuit with Southwest Royalties, Inc., which had claimed a sales tax exemption for equipment it had purchased. More
June 15, 2016 -- Texas Southern University today announced that it has received a $540,000 donation from Pappas Restaurants in support of the university's student housing initiative. More
June 15, 2016 -- Theatre Under the Stars has announced the line up for its 2016-2017 Season. More
June 15, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present performances of the "One-Man Star Wars Trilogy" on June 25. More
June 14, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently held its monthly networking breakfast at the Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. More
June 14, 2016 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Commissioners John Young and Keith Wallace to a committee to approve expenditures to an amount not to exceed $50,000. More
June 13, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce's Health and Wellness Committee will host a fitness expo event with Bobby Whisnand, "The Exercise Doctor", on July 7. More
June 13, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the kick off of the Houston Symphony’s “Summer Symphony Nights” series at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
June 13, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a news release regarding a continuing fake check scam offering victims money if they deposit a check into their accounts and return a portion of the funds. More
June 10, 2016 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will join the City of Beaumont in hosting a free concert on July 4. More
June 10, 2016 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston is hosting "Wings of Wonder", a live bird show focusing on the history, special traits and natural skills of birds, during the summer. More
June 10, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas recently assessed $587,859 in fines involving 276 enforcement cases against oil and gas industry operators and businesses. More
June 10, 2016 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today invited residents to submit their favorite poem to the City of Houston Favorite Poem Project. More
June 10, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show" on July 23. More
June 10, 2016 -- Company OnStage in Houston will open its Theater for Children production of "Treasure Island" on June 17. More
June 10, 2016 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced that it is consolidating Commercial Driver License skills testing locations on July 1 to comply with federal regulations that take effect in the fall. More
June 10, 2016 -- Galveston Mayor Jim Yarbrough and City Manager Brian Maxwell will present a "State of the City" address on Monday at the Cheney Student Center at Galveston College. More
June 09, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Texas will join a coalition of states to file a lawsuit against the State of Delaware to revert an estimated $150 million in unclaimed MoneyGram checks to their rightful owners. More
June 09, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that it is offering English language skills training to Kroger employees through the Skills and Opportunity for the New American Workforce. More
June 07, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a luncheon featuring Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw, who will provide an update on border security in the state. More
June 07, 2016 -- Alvin Community College is hosting a job fair for the company Empereon Constar. More
June 07, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that W.W. Grainger, Inc. has opened a new sales facility in San Antonio, Texas. More
June 07, 2016 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced the launch of construction on the public plaza next to the Smart Financial Centre, the city's live entertainment venue. More
June 07, 2016 -- Galveston hosted the annual Oceans of Opportunity Job Fair on Monday at the Galveston Island Convention Center at the San Luis Resort. More
June 06, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "A Wolverine Walks into a Bar", a new play starring Jaston Williams and Lauren Lane, on July 16. More
June 06, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host Sonny "The Birdman" Carlin on June 23 for a presentation on exotic bird species. More
June 06, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “In the Heights” at Playhouse 1960 in Houston and “Kids on Broadway” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
June 06, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it is changing providers for its unemployment benefits prepaid debit card from Chase Bank to U.S. Bank. More
June 06, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned customers using self-checkout lanes at stores to take precautions against "skimmers", devices used by scammers that collect data from credit, debit, or ATM cards. More
June 03, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Thursday announced that the state's sales tax revenues totaled $2.41 billion in May, a decrease of 7.1 percent compared to May 2015. More
June 03, 2016 -- Space Center Houston today announced that it has partnered with The Coca-Cola Company as its new exclusive beverage provider. More
June 02, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has reminded individuals impacted by April's severe weather that the deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance is on June 9. More
June 02, 2016 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council today announced that Pepperl+Fuchs has broken ground on a 110,000 square-foot facility in Katy's West Ten Business Park. More
June 02, 2016 -- The City of League City will host a public meeting on June 15 to gather public input regarding the city's Downtown Revitalization Plan. More
June 01, 2016 -- Memorial Herman Health System today announced that it has formed a collaboration with UnitedHealthCare to launch an accountable care program. More
May 31, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its 31st annual Fort Bend Masters Golf Tournament on June 27 at Black Hawk Country Club in Richmond, Texas. More
May 31, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Born Yesterday” at the Alley Theatre in Houston, and “Accordion Kings and Queens” at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
May 31, 2016 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host an exhibit of items related to the Garden of Tokio, a beachfront dancing pavilion opened in 1921 as part of Galveston's Joyland Park. More
May 31, 2016 -- Rice University today announced that the percentage of Texans without health insurance has declined by 30 percent since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, according to a new report from the Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Episcopal Health Foundation. More
May 31, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today re-issued a warning regarding JustFly.com, an online travel agency that has received several complaints and an "F" rating by the bureau. More
May 29, 2016 -- The United States Coast Guard on Saturday closed a portion of the Neches River after a pipeline at the Jefferson Energy Terminal released approximately 880 gallons of oil into the Neches River. More
May 29, 2016 -- The United States Coast Guard today closed the Houston Ship Channel briefly due to flood levels at the San Jacinto River, which caused 12 barges to break free. More
May 27, 2016 -- The Galveston Roundtable of Foundations will host Galveston Mayor Jim Yarbrough and City Manager Brian Maxwell on June 13 to present a "State of the City" event. More
May 27, 2016 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation today announced the launch of "Harbor City Ambition; Life in Galveston from 1838-1859", a series of programs examining life of settlers in Galveston in the 1800s. More
May 26, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas has provided oil and gas production statistics for March 2016. More
May 26, 2016 -- Texas State Senator Larry Taylor recently spoke with Guidry News Service regarding the Texas Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports. More
May 26, 2016 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that two of the center's nurses have been listed in Houston's "Top 150 Nurses" by the Houston Chronicle. More
May 26, 2016 -- The City of League City today announced that Scott D. Livingston has been named the new Director of Economic Development. More
May 26, 2016 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host no-cost classes on avoiding injuries on June 8 and June 24. More
May 26, 2016 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a six-month pilot program to provide transit services to the community along Manchester and Lawndale. More
May 25, 2016 -- The Port of Galveston has reported that it has topped the list of the country's ports with a substantial rise in passenger volume in 2015. More
May 25, 2016 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award an approximately $577,000 contract to Preferred Electric, Inc. for new electric switchgear for Bulk Terminal-1. More
May 25, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will present the inaugural George P. Mitchell Regional Entrepreneurs of the Year awards at an event on June 10. More
May 25, 2016 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that members of his team have been named to the Plaintiff's Steering Committee in an air pollution lawsuit against Volkswagen for manipulating emission controls in its vehicles. More
May 24, 2016 -- United States Congressman Gene Green on Tuesday spoke in support of the Toxic Substance Control Modernization Act. More
May 24, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Monday voted unanimously to award a $26,196,370 contract to CYMI Industrial, Inc. for construction of Container Yard 6 South at the Bayport Container Terminal. More
May 23, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Monday announced the availability of $1 million in additional funding for the High Demand Job Training Program, which supports collaborations between Workforce Solutions partners and local economic development corporations. More
May 23, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today approved a partnership with the United States Army Corps of Engineers for a cost-shared project that will allow for the beneficial use of clay mined from the Bayport Flare area. More
May 23, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to authorize Port Director Michael Mierzwa to enter into a three-month proof of concept proposal for valet cruise parking. More
May 23, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today hosted Gary Nami, ombudsman for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, to present the Patriot Award to Port Director & CEO Chris Fisher and Deputy Port Director Bill Carpenter. More
May 23, 2016 -- The Houston Public Library today announced that it is accepting entries June 1 through July 30 for the library's Teen Writing Contest. More
May 23, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Giselle” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and “Dancin’ in the Street…Motown & More Revue” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
May 23, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised parents to research summer camps before committing to sending their child. More
May 22, 2016 -- Port Freeport Commission Chair Ravi Singhania recently provided testimony to the Texas Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports regarding how the port can benefit from the Panama Canal expansion. More
May 20, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 31st annual Fort Bend Masters Golf Tournament on June 27. More
May 20, 2016 -- The Port of Galveston hosted its annual National Maritime Day Commemoration Ceremony on Thursday afternoon. The event was moved to the Texas Cruise Terminal I, from the usual location at Pier 21 due to thunder showers, lightning, downtown street flooding and a tornado warning. More
May 20, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Community Theatre is currently showing "Bleacher Bums" through June 5. More
May 19, 2016 -- Verizon and Texas Southern University have announced a partnership focused on exposing middle-school minority boys across Houston to coding, application development, 3D printing, science, technology, engineering and math programs and related career opportunities. More
May 18, 2016 -- Artist Boat, Inc. and the Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees are hosting a World Oceans Day Festival and Art Contest on June 8. More
May 17, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission is reminding individuals affected by the April storms in four counties that the deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance is June 2, 2016. More
May 17, 2016 -- The Galveston Island Humane Society will host the sixth annual "A Bark in the Park" dog show on May 21. More
May 17, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Philadelphia Story” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay and the Houston Grand Opera’s “Tosca” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
May 16, 2016 -- RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring realtor Ivan Arjona was recently honored with his second consecutive Exceptional Performance Builders Award by The Woodlands Development Company. More
May 16, 2016 -- H-E-B on Friday announced statewide winners of the 15th annual H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards. More
May 14, 2016 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston today announced that the corpse flower, "Morticia", has bloomed for the second time. More
May 12, 2016 -- University of Houston will recognize Russell Ybarra, J. Victor Samuels and Glenn T. Lilie with honorary degrees at its commencement ceremony on May 14. More
May 12, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that Integricote, a nanotechnology company created by the university, has signed a distribution deal for its protective coatings. More
May 12, 2016 -- The American Red Cross today announced that the Anheuser-Busch Foundation has committed $100,000 to support flood relief efforts in the Greater Houston area. More
May 12, 2016 -- The City of Houston on Wednesday formally announced the launch of the "Liftoff Houston!" 2016 Business Plan Competition. More
May 12, 2016 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city received $336,296 in sales tax revenues in May. More
May 12, 2016 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to reappoint Jerry Hughes as president of the board. More
May 11, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Office of the Attorney General Director of Law Enforcement David Maxwell have released statements following the announcement that the 2013 explosion in West, Texas, was caused by an intentionally-set fire. More
May 11, 2016 -- Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Texas has announced its 2016 Torch Awards winners. More
May 11, 2016 -- Preservation Houston will host an architectural walk of the Broadacres neighborhood on Sunday. More
May 11, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that he will distribute approximately $768 million in monthly sales tax revenues to local governments. More
May 10, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday announced Texas is co-leading efforts with the Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, along with nine other states, to ask a United States District Court to halt the U.S. Department of Labor’s plans to impose new rules that would make it more difficult and expensive for small business owners to obtain legal advice. More
May 10, 2016 -- Center for Houston's Future recently hosted its Business/Civic Leadership Forum. More
May 10, 2016 -- Port Freeport today announced the winners of its 16th Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament. More
May 10, 2016 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will host Gregg J. Dimmick on Sunday for a lecture on his latest book, Sea of Mud: The Retreat of the Mexican Army after San Jacinto, An Archeological Investigation. More
May 09, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today attended the grand opening of Raytheon's CityLine facility in Richardson, Texas. More
May 09, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas has been named the best state for business by Chief Executive Magazine. More
May 09, 2016 -- The Ensemble Theatre in Houston today announced its 2016-2017 performance season. More
May 09, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the musical “Mamma Mia!” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, and “Las Cafeteras” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
May 09, 2016 -- The Port of Galveston recently submitted a letter providing testimony to the Texas Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports. More
May 09, 2016 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that he has filed a lawsuit to stop the promotion and distribution of the "Mineral Miracle Solution". More
May 09, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Mamma Mia!" on Friday and Saturday. More
May 09, 2016 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers has provided and update regarding the status of the decommissioning of the STURGIS, a barge that formerly housed a nuclear power plant. More
May 06, 2016 -- San Jacinto College has announced that its Maritime Technology and Training Center recently received the Houston Business Journal's 2016 Landmark Award in Education Facility. More
May 06, 2016 -- Hospital Corporation of America on Friday announced the appointment of Troy A. Villareal as president of its Gulf Coast division effective June 20, 2016. More
May 05, 2016 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that it has increased minimum requirements for tax abatements and direct incentives used to attract businesses. More
May 05, 2016 -- The Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center and the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth today announced the addition of Dr. Joseph Martinez as a neurosurgeon and assistant professor. More
May 05, 2016 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that William P. Hobby Airport has been awarded a 4-star rating by Skytrax, a global air transport rating organization. More
May 05, 2016 -- The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the University of Texas Medical Branch’s League City Campus Hospital. More
May 05, 2016 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that a record 17.5 million visitors traveled to Houston in 2015. More
May 05, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Jamba, Inc. will be relocating its headquarters from California to Frisco, Texas. More
May 05, 2016 -- The Texas Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports met on Wednesday in Austin and heard testimony from transportation and maritime experts, as well as representatives from various ports in the state, regarding the state of the ports and challenges they're facing. More
May 04, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority has entered into a host port sponsorship agreement with the Journal of Commerce, a subsidiary of IHS Maritime and Trade, for the 2016 Gulf Shipping Conference. More
May 04, 2016 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted a breakfast on Monday for Henne Schuwer, Netherlands Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to America, based in Washington, D.C.. More
May 04, 2016 -- Congressman Gene Green will host his 14th Annual Job Fair on Thursday at the San Jacinto College North Campus. More
May 04, 2016 -- San Jacinto College today announced that its Continuing and Professional Development division is partnering with the Global Corporate College network to expand its workforce training. More
May 04, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that SATA Group, a high-tech components manufacturer, will be building a new machine plant in Brownsville, Texas, and is receiving a $1.8 million investment through the Texas Enterprise Fund. More
May 04, 2016 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation recently presented the 2016 Stellar Awards, recognizing workers in the space industry. More
May 04, 2016 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation recently hosted its Space Awards Gala in Houston. More
May 03, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday announced that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is relocating its U.S. headquarters from New York to Texas. More
May 03, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas has one Site Selection's Prosperity Cup for 2015, recognizing the state's economic development efforts. More
May 03, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host its "Shake Your Summer Sillies Out" event on August 19. More
May 03, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenues in April totaled $2.38 billion, an increase of 3 percent compared to April 2015. More
May 03, 2016 -- Lone Star College today announced that it has become the first community college to be accredited by the International Association of Drilling Contractors. More
May 03, 2016 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its seasonal and 10-year outlooks, which anticipate adequate generation capacity for upcoming electricity demands, but identify uncertainties that could affect outcomes. More
May 03, 2016 -- The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center Advisory Council is accepting nominations through June 30 for the 30th Annual Small Business of the Year awards. More
May 03, 2016 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host the fifth lecture of its "Conversations at the Center" series, featuring artists Dan Havel and Dean Ruck, on Wednesday. More
May 03, 2016 -- The City of Houston today announced the launch of the "Liftoff Houston!" 2016 Business Plan Competition. More
May 02, 2016 -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Houston Fall Prevention Alliance will host the Stand-Down to Prevent Falls event on Tuesday at TNT Crane & Rigging. More
May 02, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the "One-Man Star Wars Trilogy", a performance based on the Star Wars movies, on June 25. More
May 02, 2016 -- Alvin Community College held a ceremony on Friday to receive a $1.4 million grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to help fund workforce training courses. More
May 02, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston and “Rent”, presented by the Beaumont Community Players at the Betty Greenberg Center in Beaumont. More
May 02, 2016 -- Barrios Technology recently received the 2015 Super NOVA award at the Johnson Space Center Contractor Safety Forum. More
April 29, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Mamma Mia!", with performances on May 13-14. More
April 29, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Concert Band will host "From Broadway to Bond", a free concert on Monday at the COM Fine Arts Building. More
April 29, 2016 -- Congressman Gene Green today named businesses participating in his 14th Annual Job Fair on May 5 at the San Jacinto College North Campus. More
April 29, 2016 -- The Central East Texas Alliance today announced that it has received 501(c)(3) non-profit status. More
April 29, 2016 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Thursday hosted its Annual State of the Economy luncheon at the Lakewood Yacht Club. More
April 28, 2016 -- Fidelis Realty Partners today kicked off demolition as part of the redevelopment of the San Jacinto Mall in Baytown, Texas. More
April 28, 2016 -- Air Liquide U.S. on Wednesday held a ceremony to celebrate the redevelopment of its complex in the Bayport Industrial District east of Houston. More
April 28, 2016 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host John Stiff on May 17 for a lecture on "The Ups and Downs of Jack-Ups", a history of the jack-up rig. More
April 28, 2016 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host Laurence Shallenberger on May 10 for a lecture on "The Battle of the Atlantic". More
April 28, 2016 -- The Galveston County Health District recently hosted its 20th Annual Gold Ribbon Awards Ceremony, recognizing food establishments with exemplary food safety practices. More
April 28, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that it supports a new requirement to verify the gross weight of a loaded container before it is accepted by an ocean carrier for transport. More
April 27, 2016 -- The Galveston Island Humane Society has announced that the 6th annual “A Bark in the Park” has been rescheduled to May 21 due to inclement weather. More
April 27, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Thomson Reuters will be expanding its operations in Carrollton, Texas, with assistance through an approximately $1.5 million grant from the the Texas Enterprise Fund. More
April 27, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it is providing a $1.4 million grant to Alvin Community College to provide job training for INEOS Olefins and Polymers USA and TEAM Industrial Services, Inc. More
April 27, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority's Port Commission on Tuesday received a report on the port's operations, and marked the 60th anniversary of the sailing of the Ideal-X into Houston, making the first modern container shipment. More
April 26, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission’s Commissioner Representing Employers and the Society for Human Resource Management Texas State Council has announced the formulation of a collaborative partnership to co-sponsor this season’s Texas Business Conferences. More
April 26, 2016 -- KPRC2 and Kroger recently joined forces to host a telethon supporting the disaster relief efforts of the American Red Cross. More
April 26, 2016 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District on Monday voted unanimously to authorize a lease agreement with Driftwood LNG. More
April 26, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today voted unanimously to approve a memorandum of understanding with Galveston county regarding the development of a new vehicular bridge and potential rail bridge between Galveston Island and Pelican Island. More
April 25, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve a change order to a contract with Taylor Marine Construction for the Harbor Island Wharf Repairs Contract. More
April 25, 2016 -- United States Representatives Gene Green and Yvette D. Clarke on Monday sent a letter along with fifty-three of their colleagues urging Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to suspend further action on the Notice of Proposed Rule Making as it pertains to the set-top box proposal. More
April 25, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to authorize offering a modified lease agreement to Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Vehicle Services Americas for approximately 6.022 acres of west end port property for a five-year term and an additional option for another five years. More
April 25, 2016 -- Theatre Under the Stars in Houston today announced that Sheldon Epps has been appointed as Artistic Advisor. More
April 25, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the Cinco de Mayo celebration at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, and A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
April 25, 2016 -- The American Red Cross today announced that Noble Energy provided a $100,000 disaster relief contribution in response to last week's severe storms and flooding in Houston. More
April 25, 2016 -- Galveston College's Community Chorale will perform its Spring Concert on May 15. More
April 22, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Governor Hideaki Ohmura expressing their shared desire to establish a relationship between the state and the Aichi Prefecture of Japan. More
April 22, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas on Wednesday announced that it has revoked accreditation for two businesses due to failing to comply with the BBB Code of Business Practices and Standards for Accreditation. More
April 22, 2016 -- The Texas Governor's Office of Economic Development and Tourism today announced that it will participate in the United States delegation to the Hannover Messe 2016 trade event for industrial technology. More
April 21, 2016 -- The American Red Cross on Thursday announced that Phillips 66 has donated $500,000 in response to this week's storms and flooding in Houston. More
April 21, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday accepted the Consumer Technology Association's Innovation Champion Award on behalf of the state, recognizing Texas for its innovation-friendly policies. More
April 21, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Jazz Ensemble and the Texas City High School Jazz Band will host a free concert on April 30 at the Texas City High School Auditorium. More
April 21, 2016 -- Kuraray America, Inc. today celebrated the grand opening of its new Kuraray Poval plant, which will produce polyvinyl alcohol, in Pasadena. More
April 21, 2016 -- The Galveston College Art Department will host the 36th Annual Galveston College Student Art Exhibition April 28-September 30 at the Fine Arts Gallery. More
April 21, 2016 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will host a tour and party for mid-century modern homes in Galveston on May 7, in conjunction with the foundation's Historic Homes Tour. More
April 20, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Texas has warned consumers to be wary of a scam involving Internet-connected cars. More
April 20, 2016 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city received $252,834 in sales tax revenues for April, based on February sales. More
April 20, 2016 -- The BMW Group today celebrated the official opening of its Vehicle Distribution Center at the Port of Galveston.Photos by Galveston photographer Robert Mihovil. More
April 20, 2016 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today applauded the passage of the Energy Policy Modernization Act, which includes a provision to "streamline" the approval process for LNG exports. More w/Video
April 20, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today announced the oil and gas production statistics for February. More
April 20, 2016 -- Moody Gardens will host an Earth Day Expo and other activities April 22-24. More
April 19, 2016 -- Lamar University has named Erik Stromberg as the inaugural executive director of the Center for Advances in Port Management after a national search. More
April 19, 2016 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will hold auditions for its upcoming production of "Catch Me If You Can" on May 1-2. More
April 19, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum today announced that it is expanding its Cinco de Mayo Celebration to two days, May 5-6. More
April 19, 2016 -- The Houston Health Department has issued an advisory that food service establishments that sustained damage from the recent flooding must immediately discontinue operations and notify the department of possible imminent health hazards. More
April 18, 2016 -- NRG Park has announced that tonight's performance of Disney On Ice Presents 100 Years of Magic has been canceled due to inclement weather. More
April 18, 2016 -- The Texas Comptroller's Office today announced that its latest issue of "Fiscal Notes" discusses the Texas Economic Development Act. More
April 18, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Governmental Affairs Committee will host a forum on Tuesday for candidates for Richmond City Commmissioner. More
April 18, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas recently assessed $294,882 in fines involving enforcement dockets against operators and businesses. More
April 18, 2016 -- The City of Nassau Bay will host the Nassau Bay Street Eatz Party on April 23. More
April 18, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Christians” at the Alley Theatre in Houston and “Thala” - Drums and Dances of Sri Lanka at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
April 17, 2016 -- Rice University on Saturday announced that TriFusion Devices from Texas A&M University was named winner of the Rice Business Plan Competition. More
April 15, 2016 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that William P. Hobby Airport has been named a recipient of the Landmark Award by the Houston Business Journal for the airport's international concourse project. More
April 15, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state has added approximately 185,000 jobs during the past year. More
April 14, 2016 -- The United States Department of Labor has announced that $80,000 in fines have been levied on Quick Roofing LLC for repeatedly exposing workers at a Conroe, Texas worksite to falls, ladder hazards, and eye injuries. More
April 14, 2016 -- Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott on Thursday honored the winners of the 2016 Governor's Small Business Awards. More
April 14, 2016 -- Texas Railroad Commission Chairman David Porter on Thursday spoke at the 2nd Mexico Gas Summit. More
April 14, 2016 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed an amicus brief in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas in support of the City of Dallas's ban on a pornography convention being hosted in a city-owned convention center. More
April 14, 2016 -- A fun three-day weekend photo adventure for amateur photographers, 55 and older, living in the Galveston County area, sponsored by Texas A&M University, Educational Outreach Program is being offered on April 29, 30 and May 1. More
April 13, 2016 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Wednesday urged passage of the bipartisan Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act and support for an amendment he’s introduced to promote public-private partnerships at the country's ports of entry. More w/ Video
April 13, 2016 -- The Brazoria County Historical Museum Board of Directors will host its 20th Annual Father of Texas Awards Banquet on April 30. More
April 13, 2016 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will present the 21st Annual Keels & Wheels on April 23-24. More
April 12, 2016 -- Barbara Custinger with Bay Area Houston Economic Development Partnership has provided the Business Development Update for April. More
April 12, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding scammers who hack into email accounts and instruct homebuyers to wire closing costs directly into their accounts. More
April 12, 2016 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to renew a contract with Keri Mitchutka, CPA to provide independent auditing services for FY2016. More
April 11, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Big State Plumbing in Needville. More
April 11, 2016 -- The Brazoria County Historical Museum will host Margaret Lewis Furse for a discussion and signing of her latest book, The Hawkins Ranch in Texas: From Plantation Times to the Present. More
April 11, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the Kenny Endo Contemporary Ensemble at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston and Robert Irvine Live at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
April 11, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today delivered remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new General Motors financial services center in San Antonio. More
April 11, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present chef Robert Irvine on Sunday at 4 p.m. More
April 08, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded $500,000 mentoring grants to a college consortium. More
April 08, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today reported that 511 original drilling permits were issued in March, compared to 923 permits in March 2015. More
April 08, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber, during its April Breakfast in the Bend event, received a presentation on programs offered at Wharton County Junior College. More
April 08, 2016 -- Updated: AlertHouston has canceled a Shelter-in-Place issued today for portions of East Houston due to a chemical plant fire at 317 North Allen-Genoa Road. More
April 08, 2016 -- JV Driver Group USA today announced that Traci Koenig, former director of economic development for the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region, has been named special assistant to the president. More
April 08, 2016 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will open its production of "No Sex Please, We're British" tonight. More
April 08, 2016 -- The Center for the Arts & Sciences in Clute, Texas, will host the "Art Stroll" on May 13 as part of the 2016 Texas Gulf Coast Arts Festival. More
April 08, 2016 -- Port Freeport today announced that Phyllis Saathoff has been named Executive Port Director/CEO. More
April 08, 2016 -- The Houston Public Library will host "Designing America: Spain's Imprint in the U.S.", an exhibit featuring Spain's contributions in architecture, urban planning and the territory of the United States, April 14 through July 23 at the Julia Ideson Building. More
April 07, 2016 -- Right At Home In Home Care & Assistance today announced that it has established its "Caregiver of the Year" program to honor at-home care professionals' contribution to the home care industry. More
April 07, 2016 -- The Texas Seaport Museum in Galveston will host a lecture and concert in conjunction with the 2016 Daysails of the 1877 Tall Ship Elissa on Friday and Saturday. More
April 07, 2016 -- Scholes International Airport in Galveston will host the Galveston Island 150 Air Race on April 30. More
April 07, 2016 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, in a news conference today, launched “Hire Houston Youth”, a program to provide summer internships and jobs for the city's youth, and called on local private businesses and community organizations to participate by hiring or sponsoring an eight-week job. More
April 07, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will host a "Shred Day", to provide residents an opportunity to shred their personal confidential documents, on Saturday at Central Mall in Port Arthur. More
April 06, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today delivered the welcome address for the opening session of the 2016 World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit in Dallas. More
April 06, 2016 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host an opening reception on April 14 for the 2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, featuring the work of graduating art students. More
April 06, 2016 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host opening receptions for exhibitions from Texas artists Margaret Smithers-Crump and Mari Omori on April 16. More
April 06, 2016 -- University of Houston's American Sign Language students will take the stage to provide sign language interpreting during the Theatre Under the Stars production of "Oliver!" on April 14. More
April 05, 2016 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce today announced that Jenny Senter has been selected as the chamber's new president. More
April 05, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today announced permitting requirements for on-site recycling of treated domestic wastewater and treated wastewater from mobile drinking water systems at oil and gas drill sites. More
April 05, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reminded business owners that April 15 is the deadline to file property tax renditions with their county appraisal districts. More
April 05, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that ATM skimming, the use of devices attached to automated teller machines to "skim" card information from customers, has reportedly increased recently. More
April 04, 2016 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that Dr. John Byrne has been named chief medical officer. More
April 04, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenues in March totaled $2.17 billion, an increase of 2.1 percent compared to March 2015. More
April 04, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include "Oliver!" at Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and "The Pirates of Penzance" at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
April 04, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "The Pirates of Penzance" on Saturday. More
April 02, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston today celebrated the 20th Anniversary of The Grand Kids Festival. More
April 02, 2016 -- Barrios Technology in Houston on Friday announced changes in the company's executive leadership. More
April 01, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently held a ribbon-cutting and groundbreaking ceremony for Superior Tank's expansion in Rosenberg. More
April 01, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that Houston is the first port of call for the "Lone Star Express", a new direct all-water container service between the United States and Asia. More
April 01, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Grand Kids Festival on Saturday. More
April 01, 2016 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will host "SOST On the Town", a concert in the Edison Plaza Lobby, on May 5. More
April 01, 2016 -- Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will host "BAHBT in the Spotlight", a red carpet event in celebration of its 40th anniversary, April 15-17. More
April 01, 2016 -- Space Center Houston today announced that William T. Harris has been named as CEO of the organization. More
March 31, 2016 -- Lone Star College will host career fairs for health care and supportive services, technical careers and skilled trades, and professional careers and administrative services, in April. More
March 31, 2016 -- University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance will present Ensemble Dance Works, an evening of contemporary dance works, Friday through Sunday at Lindall Finley Wortham Theatre. More
March 31, 2016 -- Bay Area Harbour Playhouse's Fine Arts Academy will present an adaptation of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" on April 23 and April 30. More
March 30, 2016 -- Lamar University’s Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music will host its inaugural Brass Festival April 7-9. More
March 30, 2016 -- Alvin Community College will host a job and resource fair on April 27 at the Nolan Ryan Center. More
March 30, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas on Tuesday released January's oil and gas production statistics for the state. More
March 30, 2016 -- The Preserve at Grand Beach in Galveston will host a reception on Thursday to celebrate the start of construction of the gated beachfront community, which will be at Galveston's East Beach. More
March 30, 2016 -- The Galveston Arts Center on Tuesday announced that it is introducing a new program for adults who are interested in learning how to incorporate the arts in their wellness practice, or "self-care". More
March 30, 2016 -- College of the Mainland will open its production of "Second Samuel" on Thursday at the COM Community Theatre. More
March 29, 2016 -- The North American Marine Environmental Protection Association and the Houston Maritime Museum recently signed an agreement to advance maritime education. More
March 29, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce is holding registration during Saturday's Grand Kids Festival for the May 1 Lemonade Day event. More
March 29, 2016 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to authorize a real estate lease option agreement with Lake Charles Methanol, LLC. More
March 29, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to accept the Galveston Wharves and Galveston Port Facilities Corporation Consolidated Financial Audit, Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, and Federal Single Audit Report for FY2015. More
March 29, 2016 -- Memorial Hermann Health System today announced the opening of its new Pearland Hospital, a 250,000 square foot, 64 bed facility. More
March 28, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Arun Agarwal of Dallas to the Product Development and Small Business Incubator Board. More
March 28, 2016 -- Memorial Hermann today announced that Bryan Lee has been named vice president of finance for Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. More
March 28, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a Sensory Friendly Day, a free event for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and sensory processing differences, on April 18. More
March 28, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Crazy For You”, presented by HITS Theatre at the Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, and “The Odd Couple”, presented by Beaumont Community Players. More
March 28, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will present Cirque Mechanics "Pedal Punk" on Sunday. More
March 28, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present the 21st Annual Grand Kids Festival on Saturday. More
March 28, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned senior citizens of the "Grandparent Scam", in which grandparents receive calls from someone posing as a grandchild claiming to need money. More
March 25, 2016 -- The Houston Public Library will host an outdoor movie night on March 31. More
March 25, 2016 -- Stark Cultural Venues on Thursday announced that it is accepting donations for disaster relief efforts in response to the Sabine River Flooding. More
March 25, 2016 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department will present the Australian comedy, "COSI", starting April 21. More
March 25, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a business development workshop on April 26. More
March 25, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state has added jobs for 11 consecutive months, with 2,100 non-farm jobs added in February. More
March 25, 2016 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will host "Easter in the Gardens", an event featuring Easter egg hunts and a variety of activities, on Sunday. More
March 24, 2016 -- Diversions: It's Easter weekend and around the Gulf Coast Region there are a number of activities to add to the celebration, including Easter egg hunts at Moody Gardens, outdoor fun along Houston's White Oak Bayou and a new addition to FotoFest opens at The Art Car Museum. More
March 24, 2016 -- Port Freeport recently hosted Texas Senators Lois Kolkhorst and Larry Taylor for a visit to the port as part of their tour of the Texas Port System. More
March 24, 2016 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation today announced space industry representatives who will be recognized at the foundation's space awards gala on April 29. More
March 24, 2016 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city received $245,338 in sales tax revenues for March. More
March 23, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Swiss dermatology company Galderma plans to expand its North American headquarters in Fort Worth, adding $22 million in capital investment and creating 342 new jobs. More
March 22, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today amended and renewed the port's memorandum of understanding with the Panama Canal Authority. More
March 22, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve a change order to a contract with Taylor Marine Construction for the Harbor Island Wharf Repairs Project. More
March 22, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Monday announced that it is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance for workers in Jasper, Newton and Orange counties who lost their jobs due to flooding in the region. More
March 21, 2016 -- Houston Airport System Director Mario Diaz today delivered the State of the Airport 2016 address. More
March 21, 2016 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced that more than 2.46 million visitors attended the 2016 rodeo. More
March 21, 2016 -- The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo has announce the winners of Sunday's Agricultural Mechanics Project Show. More
March 21, 2016 -- The United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics today released the County Employment and Wages report for Texas for the third quarter of 2015. More
March 21, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips to avoid scams when finding contractors to repair storm damages. More
March 21, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Grounded” at the Alley Theatre in Houston, and “An Evening with Kinky Friedman” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 20, 2016 -- Stark Cultural Venues has announced that its venues will begin re-opening on Tuesday following flooding in Orange County. More
March 19, 2016 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Friday announced the winners of the Wild Card round of athletes advancing to compete in the Super Series Championship today. More
March 18, 2016 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Thursday announced the winners of the second round of semifinals to compete in the Super Series Championship. More
March 18, 2016 -- Frenetic Theater in Houston will present Refine Arts' production of "Before Never", a dance narrative that "re-imagines J.M. Barrie's beloved Peter Pan stories", beginning March 31. More
March 18, 2016 -- Comicpalooza today announced that several castmembers from the 1986 film "Aliens" will be part of the guest line up of the 2016 Texas International Comic Convention, which will be held in Houston in June. More
March 18, 2016 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host Dixie Friend-Gay and Sara Kellner on April 5 for its "Conversations at the Center" series. More
March 17, 2016 -- Diversions: There is a wide variety of activities to enjoy around the Gulf Coast region and Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin previews several, including a chance to check out boats at an in-water boat show, photography from all over the world at the 16th Annual FotoFest and a food from all over at a flavor-focused food truck festival. More
March 17, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Young Professionals Committee will host its "Golf Talk" event on March 31. More
March 17, 2016 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced a five-year agreement with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement to examine offshore risks. More
March 17, 2016 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Wednesday announced the winners of the RodeHouston Semifinals, who will move on to the Super Series Championship on Saturday. More
March 17, 2016 -- Earthcam has provided a time-lapse video of the construction of the new International Terminal at Houston's Hobby Airport. More w/Video
March 17, 2016 -- The Houston Controller's Office today announced that an audit of the city's vendor contract with NAPA found more than $1 million in overcharges through management fees, employee salaries, no-cost parts, and erroneous tax reimbursement. More
March 17, 2016 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that the Del Papa Distributing Company Community Fund has contributed $1 million to establish the Lawrence J. Del Papa Distinguished Chair in Neurodegenerative Disease Research. More
March 16, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced the establishment of the Doolin Maritime Pathways Committee, which will promote local workforce development for the maritime industry through collaboration and partnerships with local maritime business and educational facilities. More
March 15, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Hispanic Business Committee will host its annual Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 5. More
March 15, 2016 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston has announced it is offering new attractions and discounts during spring break. More
March 14, 2016 -- The United States Department of Labor has announced that a Sugar Land oil and gas services provider violated the overtime and recordkeeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and will have to pay $225,000 in back wages. More
March 14, 2016 -- Bach Society Houston will perform "Music for Passiontide" on Sunday at the Lyceum of Galveston Island. More
March 14, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Pegasus Foods will be expanding operations in Texas with a new manufacturing facility in Rockwall, Texas. More
March 14, 2016 -- The City of League City today announced that Cabela's will host a grand opening ceremony on Thursday. More
March 14, 2016 -- Stark Cultural Venues and the Stark Foundation today announced closures and event cancellations at its venues due to flooding in the area. More
March 14, 2016 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "Russian Nights", a concert featuring works by Russian composers, on April 16 at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
March 14, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the GuGu Drum Group at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, and “Witness for the Prosecution” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
March 14, 2016 -- Covestro CEO Patrick Thomas recently spoke to students from Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District, Barbers Hill ISD, and Lee College, encouraging them to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math fields. More
March 14, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam email posing as a company president/CEO and seeking to obtain victims' W-2 forms. More
March 13, 2016 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced that the Go Tejano Day event broke attendance records, with 75,508 fans attending the event. More
March 12, 2016 -- Holy Family Parish in Galveston today hosted its St. Patrick's Day Festival. Juan Peña provided photos of the event. More
March 11, 2016 -- Rice University, at the South by Southwest event in Austin, today announced the rankings in the 2016 Seed Accelerator Project. More
March 11, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that students with the university's Department of Art will present an exhibit of their work at the San Jacinto College North campus in Houston through April 8. More
March 11, 2016 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Thursday hosted Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner for its March general membership meeting. More
March 10, 2016 -- Diversions: Spring Break has come to the Gulf Coast region and Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin has some suggestions for getting out and enjoying the season, including the French Cultures Festival and free concert at Discovery Green in Houston, a classic car show with a spooky twist, and what's new at Galveston's beaches. More
March 10, 2016 -- University of Houston today announced that Syed Ahmed has been named director of the university's Advanced Superconductor Manufacturing Institute, which will launch commercialization of the production of high-temperature superconductors. More
March 10, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Hair Salon Maciel in Rosenberg. More
March 10, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the McKesson Corporation will consolidate and expand its operations in the Dallas metro area, and open a new regional office in Irving, Texas. More
March 10, 2016 -- Fort Bend County Judge Robert Hebert recently presented the State of the County address at an event hosted by the Central Fort Bend Chamber and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce. More
March 09, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that he will distribute approximately $586 million in local sales tax allocations for March. More
March 09, 2016 -- University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance will present Ensemble Dance Works, an evening of contemporary works, April 1-3. More
March 09, 2016 -- Opera in the Heights will present Christoph W. Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice, the final performance of the 20th anniversary season, April 8-16. More
March 08, 2016 -- Memorial Hermann Health System today announced that Dr. Benjamin K. Chu has been named as its President and CEO, effective in June. More
March 08, 2016 -- The Galveston Arts Center is postponing its monthly "Conversations at the Center" tonight due to weather. More
March 08, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today released drilling permits and completion statistics for February. More
March 07, 2016 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today released a report finding that Texas' venture capital investments are declining. More
March 07, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a warning regarding scams involving perpetrators posing as representing business ventures seeking partners for a fee. More
March 07, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today established the Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative to "assess local economic activity, examine workforce challenges and opportunities, and consider innovative approaches to meeting the state's workforce goals". More
March 07, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Mary Poppins”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and The Rob Landes Trio at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 07, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present The Rob Landes Trio on Sunday at 4 p.m. More
March 05, 2016 -- The United States Coast Guard today temporarily closed the Houston Ship Channel between Cotton Patch Bayou and Sims Bayou due to an explosion at Pasadena Refining System, Inc. More
March 04, 2016 -- Dance Source Houston today announced that it will end its management of "The Barn" venue. More
March 04, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Lice Treatment Center of Fort Bend. More
March 04, 2016 -- Lamar University will host a cello recital featuring Christopher Adkins, principal cellist of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. More
March 04, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted Attack Poverty Founder and CEO Richard Logan at its March membership breakfast. More
March 04, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 31,400 jobs during January. More
March 04, 2016 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on unique offerings around the Gulf Coast region this weekend, including giant bugs in Orange, free historic house tours in Houston and the 11th Annual Houston Jewish Film Festival. More
March 03, 2016 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will host "Learner's Permit", an improv team, on March 12 and "Witness for the Prosecution", opening March 18. More
March 02, 2016 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting legislation that would create the Cameron Parish Port Harbor and Terminal District. More
March 02, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to approve an engagement letter with the firm of McLeod, Alexander, Powel & Apffel, PC to continue legal services with the firm. More
March 01, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas is accepting nominations through March 21 for the 19th Annual Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust. More
March 01, 2016 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its seasonal forecasts for the spring and summer seasons. More
March 01, 2016 -- The Gulf Coast Safety Institute's Center for Risk Management will host a no-cost class for safety for confined space entry on March 4. More
March 01, 2016 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Council on Friday voted unanimously to approve an amendment to the Transportation Improvement Program and the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan to conduct five Livable Centers Initiatives Studies. More w/ Video
February 29, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners recently presented a $100,000 donation to the Big Thicket Association for the association's Environmental Education Classes. More
February 29, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today reported that the state produced 74,575,286 barrels of crude oil and 625,413,983 thousand cubic feet of gas during December 2015. More
February 29, 2016 -- The Butler Longhorn Museum in League City will host singer-songwriter Susan Gibson on March 11. More
February 29, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Capitol Steps” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and “Around the World in 80 Days” at the Alley Theatre in Houston. More
February 28, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "The Capitol Steps" on Sunday. More
February 28, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Vocalosity" on Saturday. More
February 26, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas, during its conference this week, assessed $319,350 in fines involving 234 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses. More
February 26, 2016 -- The Community College Petrochemical Initiative recently hosted the Women in Industry conference in Galveston. More
February 25, 2016 -- Diversions: Arts and Cultures editor Jennifer Olin highlights events around the Gulf Coast region this weekend, including a film and music festival bringing attention to Beaumont, celebrating African American History month through dance, and calming meditation lessons at the Rothko Chapel. More
February 25, 2016 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies for various businesses. More
February 25, 2016 -- Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will hold open auditions on March 7-8 for its upcoming production of "Rex's Exes". More
February 25, 2016 -- Music Doing Good is accepting scholarship applications through March 25 for students seeking funding for private lessons, music workshops and tuition through educational institutions. More
February 25, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston on Wednesday announced that the university has received a grant from Shell to help students explore opportunities in maritime careers. More
February 25, 2016 -- Alvin Community College's Continuing Education/Workforce Development Division recently received a $1.4 million grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to provide training to local industry firms. More
February 25, 2016 -- Galveston College and the Rotary Club of Galveston will host a Career Fair and Transfer Day on March 23. More
February 24, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce recently presented the 2016 State of the City of Rosenberg address, which was given by Rosenberg Mayor Cynthia A. McConathy. More
February 24, 2016 -- The American Maritime Partnership on Tuesday announced that Texas has been ranked third in the nation for maritime jobs, with Houston ranked second among U.S. cities, in a study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers. More
February 23, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today welcomed Julian Alvarez as the new commissioner representing labor. More
February 23, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the issuance of $144,200,000 million in Dock and Wharf Facility Revenue Bonds related to the Jefferson Energy Company's project to expand facilities at the Orange County Terminal. More
February 22, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House at Galveston will present the comedy troupe "The Capitol Steps" on March 6. More
February 22, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce C-Crewe recently hosted University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston President Dr. David Callender at its quarterly luncheon. More
February 22, 2016 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council recently hosted representatives from Typhoon Texas and Wild West Brewfest at the EDC's General Assembly meeting. More
February 22, 2016 -- Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush today unveiled the Energy Map of Texas, a map which highlights the 500-year history of energy production across the state, as well as the office's first digital interactive commissioner map. More
February 22, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned residents of a new scam involving attempts to commit identity theft or steal money by claiming the victim had failed to report to jury duty at a local court. More
February 22, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Miss Firecracker Contest” at Clear Creek Community Theater in Nassau Bay and “Jesus Christ Superstar” presented by Beaumont Community Players in Beaumont. More
February 21, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "TAO: Seventeen Samurai" on Friday. More
February 19, 2016 -- The Houston Arts Alliance today announced that it has awarded grants to a new program to teach students how to design video games, as well as a costume-sharing program for local theater companies. More
February 19, 2016 -- Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston today announced the theatre's 2016 season of free performances. More
February 19, 2016 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports that a wide variety of activities are available this weekend around the Gulf Coast region, including "Tree People", a dance performance using an art installation as a backdrop in downtown Houston, an art show commemorating Black History Month in Beaumont and a new art exhibit at the MFAH. More
February 18, 2016 -- Lamar University today announced that the university's Department of Earth and Space Sciences has received two three-year software licenses, valued at approximately $1.7 million, from Schlumberger. More
February 17, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today reminded oil and gas operators the need to minimize the impact of light from oil and gas activities in the vicinity of the McDonald Observatory near Fort Davis. More
February 17, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a series of business development workshops, beginning February 24. More
February 16, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority Port Commission today approved the purchase of insurance from various carriers for the port's primary and excess property and casualty insurance coverage. More
February 16, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced plans for a new refrigerated cargo storage facility at the port's Bayport Container Terminal. More
February 16, 2016 -- FrenetiCore in Houston will host its "Better Late Than Never" Valentine's fundraiser on February 27. More
February 16, 2016 -- The United States Department of Transportation today announced that an agreement has been signed to re-establish air service between the United States and Cuba, and is seeking applications from U.S. air carriers to provide passenger and cargo flights. More
February 15, 2016 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will present "Birds in Art", the museum's spring exhibition, beginning March 12. More
February 15, 2016 -- Representatives from the Economic Alliance - Houston Port Region recently participated in the 19th Annual Hot Air Topics conference held by the Air & Waste Management Association Gulf Coast Chapter. More
February 15, 2016 -- The Butler Longhorn Museum in League City will host a car and bike show on Sunday. More
February 15, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Ragtime: The Musical” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
February 15, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present the Broadway musical, "Ragtimel" this weekend. More
February 12, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Friday announced the inaugural launch of regular direct container/roro service between Houston and West Africa by Grimaldi Lines. More
February 12, 2016 -- Houston Early Music will host The Baltimore Consort for a concert and program entitled "The Food of Love: Songs, Dances and Fancies for Shakespeare", on April 24. More
February 12, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Envoy Mortgage in Houston. More
February 12, 2016 -- Freeport LNG Development, LP today announced that Bryan Frey has been selected to serve as vice president and global head of LNG Marketing. More
February 11, 2016 -- Diversions: Arts and Cultures editor Jennifer Olin highlights events around the Gulf Coast region this weekend, including an art show featuring pancakes, celebrating the Lunar New Year and a new production of an old favorite, Ain't Misbehavin'. More
February 11, 2016 -- Houston First Corporation on Wednesday announced that Pilar Florez has been named director of tourism for Visit Houston. More
February 11, 2016 -- Port Freeport on Wednesday announced the winners of its 16th Annual Logo Drawing Contest for the Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament. More
February 11, 2016 -- Galveston College will host a Career Fair and Transfer Day on March 23. More
February 11, 2016 -- Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick on Wednesday delivered the keynote address at the North American Prospect Expo's Global Business Conference in Houston. More
February 11, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Wednesday announced that he will distribute $867 million in monthly sales tax revenues to local governments. More
February 11, 2016 -- The Mystic Krewe of Aquarius held its 20th Annual Fat Tuesday Parade on Tuesday evening, wrapping up Mardi Gras celebrations in Galveston. Robert Mihovil provided photos of the event. More
February 10, 2016 -- The Air & Waste Management Association - Gulf Coast Chapter will host the 19th Annual Hot Air Topics Conference on Thursday in Houston. More
February 10, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority today issued a news release regarding the reappointment of Theldon R. Branch, III to the Port Commission by Houston City Council. More
February 10, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced that the Ninth Annual Conference "Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit", which will be held on April 14, will be dedicated to former Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas. More
February 10, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday issued a statement on the state's ranking as the top exporting state in the nation for the 14th consecutive year. More
February 09, 2016 -- Houston First has hired Roger Harris as director of external affairs to expand the local-government corporation’s community outreach. More
February 09, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau has advised residents to be vigilant of romance scams when using social media and online dating sites. More
February 09, 2016 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to order an election for May 7 to elect two positions on the board. More
February 09, 2016 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its "State of the Grid" report for 2015. More
February 09, 2016 -- San Jacinto College will host concerts featuring music students and guest artists in February and March. More
February 08, 2016 -- The Community College Petrochemical Initiative will host the "Women in Industry" conference on February 19 in Galveston. More
February 08, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today released drilling permit and completion statistics for January. More
February 08, 2016 -- The Texas Comptroller's Office today announced that Fiscal Notes, a publication of the office, will discuss the "help and hurdles" Texans can expect when starting a new business. More
February 08, 2016 -- Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will present its production of "Cinderella" for four performances on February 19-21 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake theater. More
February 08, 2016 -- Galveston College Theatre will present "An Evening of Scenes" on February 19-20 at the college's Fine Arts Building. More
February 08, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Love and Information” at Main Street Theater in Houston, and The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
February 07, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra of New Zealand on February 13. More
February 05, 2016 -- Morgan's Point Mayor Michel Bechtel recently presented a letter of thanks from the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region and the League City Chamber of Commerce to Jed Webb of Congressman Randy Weber's office. More
February 05, 2016 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today announced the launch of a workforce development initiative to help students enter the workforce faster. More
February 05, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas on Wednesday assessed $567,834 in fines against operators and businesses for violations of oil and gas and pipeline safety regulations. More
February 05, 2016 -- Space Center Houston today announced that the attraction has a $73 million annual economic impact on the greater Houston area, according to a new economic study. More
February 05, 2016 -- Lamar University will host readings by writers Elizabeth Harris on February 24 and Lisa Sandlin on February 29 as part of its Literary Festival series. More
February 05, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Governmental Affairs and Infrastructure Committees will host a regional update breakfast with the Texas Department of Transportation on February 24. More
February 05, 2016 -- Morgan's Point Mayor Michel Bechtel recently met with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to discuss local storm surge protection needs and funding challenges, as part of the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region's policy trip. More
February 05, 2016 -- VisitHouston on Wednesday announced that Pamela Summers has been hired as director of tourism partnerships. More
February 04, 2016 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin rounds up some entertaining events to fill out the weekend, including new art exhibits at the Houston Center of Contemporary Craft, free jazz music and celebrating the traditions of some special Texas cultures. More
February 04, 2016 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that passenger totals at Houston's airports surpassed 55 million in 2015, setting a new record. More
February 04, 2016 -- Newell Cheatheam of Newell's Designs recently attended the Chief Architect Academy. More
February 04, 2016 -- The Krewe of Barkus & Meoux and the Firefighters Children's parades, which take place on Sunday as part of Mardi Gras celebrations, have been relocated to the Historic Strand District in Downtown Galveston. More
February 04, 2016 -- The 710th Brigade Support Battalion recently deployed from Fort Polk, Louisiana to the Port of Beaumont to train for hurricane relief and mobility. More
February 04, 2016 -- John Manlove Marketing & Communications today announced that the company has been retained by the Port of Houston Authority for the port's rebranding campaign. More
February 03, 2016 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation today announced that Bill Nye has been selected to receive the 2016 Space Communicator Award. More
February 03, 2016 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday received a report that the port handled 30.5 million tons of cargo during 2015, surpassing previous records. More
February 02, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenue in January totaled $2.47 billion, a decrease of 4 percent compared to January 2015. More
February 02, 2016 -- The City of La Porte will host the Second Annual Mardi Gras on Main event on February 21. More
February 01, 2016 -- The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association has reported that seven out of possibly 22 suspects were arrested in connection with their involvement with an all-terrain vehicle theft ring which encompassed three states. More
February 01, 2016 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Friday presented Clear Creek ISD Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith with the 2016 Quasar Award for Exceptional Leadership in Economic Development. More
February 01, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Vocalosity", an all-new concert experience, on Saturday, March 5. More
February 01, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Nunsense” at COM Community Theatre. More
January 30, 2016 -- The Mystic Krewe of Aquarius today held its kick-off parade celebrating the start of Mardi Gras in Galveston. Robert Mihovil provided photos of the event. More
January 30, 2016 -- The Funky Uptown Umbrella Brigade held its celebrations on Friday in Downtown Galveston, as part of the first day of celebrations for Mardi Gras! Galveston. Robert Mihovil provided photos from the event. More
January 29, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber and the The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host Rosenberg Mayor Cynthia A. McConathy's annual State of the City of Rosenberg on February 23. More
January 29, 2016 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present its annual Youth Education Concerts on February 2-3 at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
January 28, 2016 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin finds that the hardest thing to do will be choosing what to do around the Gulf Coast Region, with Mardi Gras festivities, free theatre, free art and free music all taking place during the weekend. More
January 28, 2016 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers has provided an update on the status of the decommissioning of the STURGIS in Galveston. More
January 28, 2016 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "When Swing was King", a pops concert featuring swing dance era music, on February 20. More
January 27, 2016 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council has announced the winners of the 2015 Parks and Natural Areas Award competition. More
January 27, 2016 -- Congressman Gene Green will tour the DeLorean production plant in Humble, Texas on Thursday, which will start producing the vehicle in small numbers through the Low Volumne Motor Vehicle Act. More
January 27, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority recently hosted United States Small Business Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet to discuss the port's Small Business Development Program. More
January 27, 2016 -- Air Alliance Houston today announced that it will participate in a public hearing on Thursday regarding a federal air pollution permit for Pasadena Refining System, Inc. More
January 26, 2016 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that the Harris County Commissioners Court has reappointed John D. Kennedy to the Port Commission. More
January 26, 2016 -- Port Freeport today congratulated Freeport Terminal, LLC on achieving 365 days without a lost time injury. More
January 26, 2016 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that the Houston Spaceport at Ellington Airport has been named "Deal of the Year" for 2015 by the Houston Business Journal. More
January 26, 2016 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve an agreement and plan of merger involving Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. and Gold Merger Sub, LLC in relation to the ground lease agreement between the port and PNK (Lake Charles), LLC and PNK's parent company, Pinnacle Entertainment. More
January 26, 2016 -- The Harris County Mayors' and Councils' Association recently reappointed Stephen H. DonCarlos as a member of the Port of Houston Authority's Port Commission. More
January 25, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host the Texas Business Conference in Houston January 28-29. More
January 25, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has partnered with Hotel Galvez & Spa and Yaga's Entertainment to offer an All-Access Weekend with Chef Robert Irvine during the seventh annual Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival on April 16-17. More
January 25, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to amend a contract with Farmers Alloy Fabricating, Inc. for the conduit and lighting installation work at the east end of the port for the vehicle processing center. More
January 25, 2016 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to renew the port’s property insurance coverage for 2016. More
January 25, 2016 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council recently hosted its monthly General Assembly meeting. More
January 25, 2016 -- The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced the schedule of events for the first weekend of Mardi Gras! Galveston, which kicks off on Friday. More
January 25, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding con artists who are impersonating cable companies claiming to offer discounted cable television service. More
January 25, 2016 -- The Greater Conroe Economic Development Council will host the Greater Conroe Job Fair on Tuesday at the Lone Star Convention Center. More
January 25, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “All The Way” at the Alley Theatre in Houston and “August: Osage County” by the Beaumont Community Players. More
January 22, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Art Gallery is exhibiting students' works of art through February 14. More
January 22, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 24,900 jobs in December, resulting in a total of 166,900 new jobs in 2015. More
January 21, 2016 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports a wave of art openings and new adventures around the Gulf Coast region this weekend, including five new exhibits at the Lawndale Art Center and the grand opening of the new Independence Plaza, which includes the space shuttle replica and a shuttle carrier aircraft, at Space Center Houston. More
January 21, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today released the state's oil and gas production statistics for November. More
January 21, 2016 -- Houston First Corporation on Wednesday renamed the Preston Street Bridge in honor of Robert A. Mosbacher, Sr. More
January 20, 2016 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who is in Switzerland on a business development trip, today announced that the state will partner with three Swiss companies to participate in an apprenticeship program. More
January 20, 2016 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host Gregon Gant on February 9, as part of the museum's monthly free lecture series, to discuss the heavy lift transport of the USS Cole in 2000 after the ship had been damaged by a bomb. More
January 20, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a St. Patrick's Day Celebration on March 17. More
January 19, 2016 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas recently warned consumers of a scam involving fake websites offering dogs for sale. More
January 19, 2016 -- Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson is holding registration for its Fine Arts Academy Spring Drama Classes. More
January 19, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a Mardi Gras celebration on February 9. More
January 19, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston today announced that two area students have been cast in the production of "Ragtime". More
January 19, 2016 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation today announced that Dr. Charles Elachi, director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, has been selected to receive the 2016 National Space Trophy. More
January 18, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Bridges of Madison County” at Theater Under the Stars in Houston, and The Oak Ridge Boys in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
January 18, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present The Oak Ridge Boys in concert on Saturday and on Sunday. More
January 17, 2016 -- The Central East Texas Business Alliance will host a CETA Focus Series event on February 11. More
January 17, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas recently assessed $394,129 in fines against oil and gas operators and businesses as part of the commission's enforcement actions. More
January 17, 2016 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host the second lecture in its "Conversations at the Center" program on February 10, featuring Daniel Anguilu and Laura Wellen. More
January 15, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Kinky Friedman on March 26 for a benefit concert for Congregation Beth Jacob. More
January 15, 2016 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that energy use in the region increased by 2.2 percent in 2015. More
January 15, 2016 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that it has awarded three cargo contracts for cargo deliveries to the International Space Station. More
January 14, 2016 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin recommends some great events to celebrate the Martin Luther King Day holiday weekend including parades, music, including a free concert by the Houston Symphony, and entertainment for all ages. More
January 14, 2016 -- The Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council recently honored more than 600 first responders, healthcare providers and government leaders at its awards banquet. More
January 14, 2016 -- The National Federation of Independent Business/Texas on Wednesday released its list of Texas legislators who earned a 100 percent in voting for or against legislation that would have had an impact on small business. More
January 12, 2016 -- The Houston Airport Marriott Hotel at George Bush Intercontinental Airport today unveiled the hotel's recent renovations. More
January 11, 2016 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today reported that the commission issued a total of 727 original drilling permits in December, compared to 1,506 in December 2014. More
January 11, 2016 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will host "Third Thursdays Art Night", with displays of local student artwork and studio art activities for all ages, on January 21. More
January 11, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Agatha Christie’s “Towards Zero” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay and “The Producers” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
January 11, 2016 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Robert Tijerina, a former San Jac student, has been named 2015 Male Entrepreneur of the Year by the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. More
January 11, 2016 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will host its third annual fundraising dinner, "An Intimate Evening with Sinatra's Iconic Music" on April 28. More
January 11, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "The Producers" on Saturday. More
January 08, 2016 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host the Texas Business Conference January 28-29 in Houston. More
January 08, 2016 -- Zachry-Odebrecht has reported that it is close to reaching final configuration for the future SH-99 and US 59/I-69 interchange. More
January 08, 2016 -- Alvin Community College will host its 17th Annual "Evening of Big Band Music" concert on February 6. More
January 08, 2016 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted its monthly membership breakfast. More
January 08, 2016 -- The Central East Texas Alliance will host its Commercial Real Estate Broker Breakfast on January 21 in Conroe. More
January 08, 2016 -- Lloyd's List is accepting submissions for the Lloyd's List North American Awards, which will be held on May 19 in New York. More
January 07, 2016 -- Diversions: The new year brings new art exhibits to area galleries, according to Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin. Check out the offerings in Houston and Galveston and grab a bite to eat as Galveston Restaurant Week kicks off. More
January 07, 2016 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region today announced that Denise Smesny has been named program manager for the "Dream It. Do It." Southeast Texas Education Foundation, Inc. More
January 07, 2016 -- Memorial Hermann Health System today announced plans to open a new urgent care facility in Clear Lake in the summer. More
January 07, 2016 -- The Lake Conroe Home & Garden Show will host its third annual show on February 20-21 at the Lone Star Convention Center. More
January 07, 2016 -- The City of Sugar Land and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will present the State of the City Address on January 22. More
January 06, 2016 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts will receive $617.2 million in local sales tax allocations for January. More
January 05, 2016 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a Chinese New Year celebration on January 30. More
January 05, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Tao: Seventeen Samurai" on February 26. More
January 05, 2016 -- San Jacinto College will host auditions on January 19-20 for its upcoming production of "Rashomon" at the college's Central Campus. More
January 04, 2016 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will open its production of "Small Engine Repair" on January 15. More
January 04, 2016 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host "Conversations at the Center", an informal lecture series, on January 13. More
January 04, 2016 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Olympia Dukakis in “Rose” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, and “Proof” at Bay Area Harbour House in Dickinson. More
January 04, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Olympia Dukakis for her performance of a one-woman show, "Rose", on Saturday. More
December 31, 2015 -- Port Freeport recently presented Shintech with the "Partners in Environmental Stewardship" Award for the company's use of the Heavy Lift Corridor as part of their operations, whichl lowers truck pollution. More
December 31, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Ragtime: The Musical" on February 20 and February 21. More
December 31, 2015 -- Moody Gardens is open for New Year's Eve, and is continuing its "Food Drive Thursdays", and accepting a non-perishable food item from guests for 2-for-1 admission to the Festival of Lights. More
December 31, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra of New Zealand on February 13. More
December 31, 2015 -- The Galveston Island Humane Society will present the 18th annual Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Parade on February 7. More
December 31, 2015 -- The Texas City Rotary will present the Second Annual Mainland Mardi Gras Parade on January 23. More
December 30, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today issued a reminder that January 6 is the deadline to apply for disaster unemployment assistance for those affected by October's severe weather. More
December 29, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy today announced that a recent report finds that increasing the United States' export of liquefied natural gas above 12 billion cubic feet per day would be "positive" for the economy. More
December 29, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Jerry Jeff Walker in concert on January 2. More
December 29, 2015 -- The City of Houston today announced that it has signed an agreement with Reliant Energy to increase the city's purchase of renewable power through June 2016. More
December 29, 2015 -- Barbara Cutsinger with the Bay Area Houston Economic Development Partnership has provided the latest Business Development Update for the bay area. More
December 28, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Jerry Jeff Walker in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and the conclusion of holiday performances. More
December 28, 2015 -- Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will open its production of "Proof" on January 8. More
December 23, 2015 -- The Friends of the Lydia Ann Channel today announced that the organization has filed a lawsuit against the United States Army Corps of Engineers regarding approval of an industrial barge fleeting, storage and service facility in the channel. More
December 23, 2015 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that sales tax revenues received based on October sales totaled $268,402. More
December 22, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Gavleston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to approve a five-year lease agreement with Cheryl Tombanillo to lease 1,261 square feet of space at the Galveston Transit Terminal for operation of a specialty convenience store. More
December 22, 2015 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today released October's oil and gas production statistics for the state. More
December 21, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber’s annual awards luncheon, presented by Memorial Hermann Sugar Land, will be held on January 22, 2016. More
December 21, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission Child Care Services department has created an online parent website as a new resource for families seeking information to meet the needs of children. More
December 21, 2015 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today released the agency's 2015 Year in Review. More
December 21, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday announced that the number of jobs in the state increased by 16,300 during November. More
December 21, 2015 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council hosted the British International School of Houston and Katy Independent School District during its final General Assembly meeting of the year. More
December 21, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will open its production of "Towards Zero", an Agatha Christie murder mystery, on January 15. More
December 21, 2015 -- The City of Seabrook today announced the winners of the Old Seabrook Holiday Decorating Contest. More
December 21, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Merry Texas Christmas Y’all” by Asleep at the Wheel at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and other holiday performances. More
December 20, 2015 -- The Red Cat Jazz Festival has named Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce President Gina Spagnola as honorary chair of the sixth annual festival, which takes place May 5-8 at the Moody Gardens Hotel and Spa. More
December 19, 2015 -- Top Dog Fireworks announced that sales begin on Sunday for the Christmas/New Year's fireworks sales season. More
December 19, 2015 -- Houston Arts Alliance's Folklife + Traditional Arts Program will host an exhibit focusing on the Lunar New Year January 13-19 at Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston. More
December 19, 2015 -- The Galveston Arts Center on Friday announced the reopening of ArtWorks, a museum store at the arts center. More
December 18, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it is accepting entries through February 14 for the college's cell phone photo contest. More
December 18, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Asleep at the Wheel for "Merry Texas Christmas Y'all", a holiday-themed concert, on Tuesday. More
December 18, 2015 -- The City of Houston today announced the winners of the "Liftoff Houston!" Business Plan Competition. More
December 18, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced that the annual Galvestonian of the Year Award will be named for "Nonno" Tony Smecca. More
December 18, 2015 -- The Houston Arts Alliance today announced that Deidre Thomas, grants coordinator for the alliance, has been elected to serve as a member on the Emerging Leaders Council of the Americans for the Arts. More
December 17, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin wraps up events for the whole family to enjoy the holiday season around the Gulf Coast region, including the Santa Hustle marathon in Galveston, carols and other holiday music with the Houston Boychoir and a host of fun activities for friends and family members. More
December 17, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that GM Financial will expand operations in Texas by building a financial servicing center in San Antonio. More
December 17, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will host Jentry Kelley for a presentation during the ninth annual "Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit" conference on April 14. More
December 16, 2015 -- The Houston Arts Alliance on Monday announced that it has received a $920,000 grant from the Houston Endowment. More
December 16, 2015 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday received updates on the port's operations, including revenues, which increased by 12 percent compared to last year. More
December 15, 2015 -- The State Bar of Texas, along with the American Bar Association and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is offering free legal assistance to individuals affected by the recent inclement weather. More
December 15, 2015 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce's Education Division will host a breakfast on January 29 to discuss Fort Bend ISD's career and technical education. More
December 15, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve payment of $5,000 for membership dues in the I-14/US 190/Gulf Coast Strategic Highway Coalition. More
December 14, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned consumers regarding a scam claiming to provide deep discounts on items if a gift card is used to make the purchase in order to obtain the funds from the gift card. More
December 14, 2015 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "Only in America", a concert featuring the works of three American composers, on January 23 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
December 14, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
December 14, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical" on Saturday. More
December 14, 2015 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that it has been awarded a $3.1 million state grant to assist in building a new air traffic control tower at Ellington Airport. More
December 13, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Black Hawk Country Club in Richmond, Texas. More
December 11, 2015 -- National Oilwell Varco and and Anheuser-Busch have partnered with Lone Star College to provide job training for a total of 513 new and incumbent workers using two Skills Development Fund grants totaling $913,864 from the Texas Workforce Commission. More
December 11, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a New Year's Eve party at noon and at 3 p.m. on December 31. More
December 11, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont has issued a news release regarding the port's upcoming 100th anniversary. More
December 11, 2015 -- Port Freeport recently hosted its fourth annual golf tournament, which raised $30,000 for the Texas Port Ministry. More
December 11, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin suggests a wide variety of activities suitable for the whole family this weekend, including the opening of a new art exhibit in Beaumont, food fun in downtown Houston, and movies and photos about food highlighting life in a delicatessen. More
December 10, 2015 -- The Texas Commission of Environmental Quality on Thursday announced that the agency is now accepting applications for grants to help defray the costs of building or rebuilding alternative fueling facilities. More
December 10, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Thursday announced that it has surpassed 2 million twenty-foot-equivalent units handled for the year, setting a new record and solidifying its position as the leading container port on the United States Gulf Coast. More
December 10, 2015 -- InHouston-Katy Group will host a Primer Professional Networking Mixer on December 15 at Texas Borders Bar & Grill. More
December 10, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will host Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick to speak at the chamber's 170th Annual Meeting and Gala on January 15. More
December 10, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host its "Barefoot Books Book Fair" on December 18-19. More
December 10, 2015 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas has announced its schedule of events for the remainder of 2015 and 2016. More
December 09, 2015 -- The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas today announced that Jimmy Rasmussen of Galveston has been re-elected to the reserve bank's board of directors. More
December 09, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce recently hosted its annual Fort Bend Strong Gala. More
December 09, 2015 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that sales tax revenues in November totaled $2.58 billion, a decrease of 3.3 percent compared to November 2014. More
December 07, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it is accepting applications for disaster unemployment assistance for those affected by flooding that occurred in October. More
December 07, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted its "Breakfast in the Bend" at the Richmond State Supported Living Center. More
December 07, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised consumers to be aware of several scams that are common during the holiday season. More
December 07, 2015 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department will present "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever", with performances on Friday and Saturday. More
December 07, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A Christmas Story: The Musical” at Theatre Under the Stars in Houston and The Nutcracker, presented by City Ballet of Houston at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
December 06, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host an open house on January 3 in celebration of the Grand's 121st birthday. More
December 05, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston recently announced the winners of the 21st Annual Grand Kids Festival Banner contest. More
December 04, 2015 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that it has won a lawsuit that had been filed by three private parking lot operators contesting fees charged to drop off and pick up cruise passengers and luggage at the Galveston Island Cruise Terminals. More
December 04, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce today announced that Jesse Dayton will perform at the chamber's annual meeting and gala on January 15. More
December 04, 2015 -- The South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center has announced that the resort will undergo a major renovation. More
December 04, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today released a web video of his trip to Havana, Cuba. More w/Video
December 04, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will open its production of "It's a Wonderful Life" tonight. More
December 03, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports that with the holiday season in full swing, the Gulf Coast region is hosting festivals with a little bit for everyone, including a tree lighting, a menorah lighting, a Dickens on the Strand and sounds of the season at a holiday concert. More
December 03, 2015 -- Sea Scout Base Galveston will host the inaugural Galveston Historic Schooner Race during the weekend. More
December 03, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Mainland Singers and Mainland Chorale will present a Christmas concert in honor of the college's president, Dr. Beth Lewis, on Friday at St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church in Texas City. More
December 02, 2015 -- The Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel is hosting a chocolate Christmas display that weighs more than 1.5 tons at the hotel's lobby rotunda through the holidays. More
December 01, 2015 -- Texas Farm Bureau on Tuesday commended Texas Governor Greg Abbott for his leadership in promoting Texas agricultural products and working to establish a trade relationship between Texas and Cuba. More
December 01, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today issued its updated 10-year capacity, demand and reserves report, which shows a continued rise in reserve margins due to the addition of new generation capacity in 2017 and 2018. More
December 01, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday attended a dinner sponsored by the Houston Airport System in Havana, as part of Abbott's business development mission to Cuba. More
November 30, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A Tuna Christmas” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena and “A Christmas Carol” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
November 30, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will host its production of "The Nutcracker", beginning on Friday at the University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bayou Theatre. More
November 30, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" on Friday. More
November 30, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips for those looking to make donations on "Giving Tuesday". More
November 24, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will launch the Vivian Rose Hernandez Junior Ambassador Program on December 2. More
November 24, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to submit an initial conceptual business plan for the operation of the Downtown Intermodal Transit Terminal to the City of Galveston. More
November 23, 2015 -- The Port of Galveston on Monday announced that the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves approved a five year agreement with the City of Galveston for cruise terminal shuttle bus services. More
November 23, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will honor Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith with its 2016 Quasar Award for Exceptional Leadership in Economic Development during the organization's 23rd annual Quasar Award Banquet on January 29, 2016. More
November 23, 2015 -- The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada has awarded Port Freeport the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 26th consecutive year. More
November 23, 2015 -- The 21st Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance benefiting The Boys & Girls Harbor is currently accepting sponsorships for participation in the 2016 event scheduled for April 23-24. More
November 23, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts this week on stage in the Gulf Coast region include “An Olde English Christmas” with Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, and the traditional production of “A Christmas Carol” at the Alley Theatre in Houston. More
November 20, 2015 -- Linbeck Group has announced that it has received notice to proceed on phase one of an academic complex at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
November 20, 2015 -- The holiday season is upon us and Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports there is plenty to do this weekend to welcome winter and the holidays, including a fancy new winter light display, street art that literally colors the streets in downtown Houston and ice skating returns to the Bayou City. More
November 18, 2015 -- Texas Farmers Bureau has recognized three young farmers and ranchers as finalists in the 2015 Outstanding Young Farmer & Rancher competition. More
November 18, 2015 -- Port Freeport recently hosted United States Army Corps of Engineers Brigadier General David C. Hill and the USACE Galveston District's Colonel Richard P. Pannell. More
November 17, 2015 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, in a special meeting held on Tuesday, approved the Fiscal Year 2016 Operating and Capital Budget. More
November 17, 2015 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association announced that it raised more than $275,000 for local college technical programs through its golf tournament. More
November 16, 2015 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council announced that Fritz Industries recently opened its news Houston office. More
November 15, 2015 -- Santa Claus opened the holiday season with tradition at Moody Gardens, flipping the giant electrical switch to turn on more than one million lights at the 14th annual Festival of Lights. More
November 13, 2015 -- The Port of Galveston on Friday welcomed Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas cruise vessel. More
November 13, 2015 -- Port Freeport chief executive officer Glenn Carlson announced his decision to retire to the Commission effective March 15, 2016. More
November 13, 2015 -- The Port Freeport Commission voted unanimously to lower the tax rate from .045 cents to .041304 cents, a decrease by 8.2 percent. More
November 13, 2015 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host Rick Fowler, who will discuss the development of the Delta House Floating Production System, on Tuesday for the museum's final industry lecture of the year. More
November 13, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will hold auditions on November 18-19 for participants in the children's elf chorus in the college's production of "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical". More
November 13, 2015 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Council and the Seabrook Association invite the public to Celebration Seabrook on November 14. More
November 13, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will open its production of "All in the Timing" tonight. More
November 13, 2015 -- Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will present its traditional production of "The Nutcracker" December 4-6 and 11-13 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake Bayou Theatre. More
November 13, 2015 -- Diversions: It's the weekend and Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin has some suggestions from around the Gulf Coast region, including the Houston Cinema Arts Festival 15, a free guided walk in Memorial Park and a chance to taste all Turkish culture has to offer. More
November 12, 2015 -- The City of Nassau Bay will host a "Street Eatz Party" on Saturday, featuring food trucks and live music, at Nassau Bay Town Square. More
November 11, 2015 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve a lease of office space at the port's administration building with NorthStar Group Services, Inc. More
November 11, 2015 -- The Houston Downtown District and Downtown Development Authority on Tuesday announced the launch of a capital improvements campaign for the Main Street corridor. More
November 11, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority will host the inaugural Container Trade Outlook Conference on November 18. More
November 11, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host a conference on Thursday to discuss the risks, opportunities and stakes of Arctic oil and gas development. More
November 11, 2015 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas today reported that a total of 822 new drilling permits were issued in October, compared to 3,046 issued on October 2014. More
November 10, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to adopt the port's FY2016 operating, renewal and replacement and capital improvement budgets. More
November 09, 2015 -- Memorial Hermann Health System today announced that Peter R. Huntsman has been named to the system's board of directors. More
November 09, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today offered tips for online shoppers to protect themselves from scams while shopping for the holidays. More
November 09, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will host "Evolve", a performance by the San Jac Dance Performing Arts Company, November 20-21 at the college's South Campus. More
November 09, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include a special weekend performance of “All in the Timing” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay and “Recycled Percussion” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
November 06, 2015 -- Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce President Gina Spagnola today issued a statement regarding the signing of the Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2015 into law. More
November 06, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority today commissioned the first of four new Super Post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes at its Barbours Cut Container Terminal. More
November 06, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Asleep at the Wheel: Merry Texas Christmas Y'all" on December 22. More
November 06, 2015 -- The Consumer Energy Alliance today issued a statement regarding the rejection of a permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline Project. More
November 05, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports that it will be an event-filled weekend around the Gulf Coast region, including a bike show and rally in Galveston, a fall festival in Orange and a hands-on art festival in Houston. More
November 05, 2015 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that it now offers "Genius" 3D Mammography exams. More
November 04, 2015 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that he is distributing a total of $731.7 million in sales tax allocations to local governments for November. More
November 04, 2015 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for NASA to provide assets and expertise in the development of the new commercial spaceport at Ellington Field. More
November 03, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host local magician "Professor Hughdini" on November 27. More
November 03, 2015 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will open its production of "Round and Round the Garden" on Thursday. More
November 02, 2015 -- San Jacinto College's North Campus will host several "mini job fairs", featuring industry-specific employers, beginning on Tuesday. More
November 02, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding emails claiming a new credit or debit card with a new security chip is on the way, and requesting account updates, but are attempts to download malware onto victims' devices and steal their personal information. More
November 02, 2015 -- The Texas Retailers Association today announced that George Kelemen has joined the organization as President and CEO. More
November 02, 2015 -- The City of Houston Controller's Office Audit Division today released an audit that finds that the city and the Houston Airport System were overcharged by a contractor for the Hobby Airport Main Terminal Expansion Project. More
November 02, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical" on December 19. More
November 02, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Round and Round the Garden” at COM Community Theatre in Texas City, and “Silent Sky” at Main Street Theater in Houston. More
November 02, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that sufficient electricity resources are expected to be available to meet peak demands during the winter and spring. More
November 02, 2015 -- Barbara Cutsinger's Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update for October has been posted. More
November 02, 2015 -- Guidry News Service Publisher Jim Guidry has posted an update regarding his return to home and office. More
November 01, 2015 -- The InHouston-Katy Group will host its Primer Professional Networking Mixer on November 10 at the Texas Borders Bar & Grill. More
October 30, 2015 -- Port of Houston Authority Chair Janiece Longoria today delivered the annual State of the Port Address at a meeting of the Greater Houston Partnership. More
October 30, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" on December 4. More
October 30, 2015 -- Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host an exhibit in November featuring items related to Galveston's historic wagon bridge. More
October 29, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin brings some ideas for seasonal fun for the whole family this weekend, including Halloween and Dia de Los Muertas celebrations, a Galveston Greek Heritage Festival and the annual Jewish Book and Arts Fair. More
October 29, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its 170th Annual Meeting and Awards Gala on January 15. More
October 29, 2015 -- Louisiana Spirits Distillery today announced that it has signed an agreement with Stoli Group USA, LLC for national distribution of the company's Bayou Rum. More
October 29, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick today announced the launch of a new initiative to help ports in Texas take advantage of the upcoming expansion of the Panama Canal and the new Panamax ships. More
October 28, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host its 11th annual Monster Musik free electric guitar concert on Thursday. More
October 28, 2015 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve a lease agreement with Dongsung Finetec America, LLC, to lease property in the port's industrial park east to the company. More
October 28, 2015 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority on Tuesday accepted a recommendation to not raise tariff rates for the port in 2016. More
October 27, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents recently received a tax abatement proposal from INEOS USA for construction of a $460 million linear alpha olefins plant along Chocolate Bayou. More
October 27, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted 5-1, with Richard DeVries opposed, to approve committing approximately $200,000 in funds as part of a cost sharing agreement with the United States Army Corps of Engineers for the completion of a feasibility report and environmental assessment report for the Galveston Channel Extension Project. More
October 26, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding scammers claiming to offer refinancing for the victim's home in an attempt to obtain money under the guise of an upfront fee. More
October 26, 2015 -- The Houston Arts Alliance's Folklife + Traditional Arts Program will present "Winter Celebrations", a trio of installations along with live performances and interactive events centered on the feast day of the Virgin of Guadalupe, beginning in December. More
October 26, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to cast the port’s ballots in favor of electing Jefferson County Tax Assessor-Collector Allison Nathan Getz to the Jefferson County Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
October 26, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include a screening of the 1920 silent film “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” with Rob Landes on October 30 at The Grand 1894 Opera House, and “Harvey” at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
October 26, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host a screening of John Barrymore's 1920 silent film, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, with Rob Landes performing at the organ, on Friday. More
October 25, 2015 -- The 34th Annual Oktoberfest hosted by the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Galveston proceeded as planned on Friday, October 23rd and Saturday, October 24th despite the weather. More
October 23, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority recently hosted its Second Annual Foreign Trade Zone Conference. More
October 23, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a celebration of the Chinese New Year on January 30. More
October 23, 2015 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host its quarterly membership luncheon, focused on transportation issues in the Beaumont area, on October 29. More
October 23, 2015 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council's General Assembly on Tuesday heard a presentation on a new business park and new companies recruited to the Katy area. More
October 23, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports that everything from dogs and turtles to German and Mexican holiday celebrations are on tap for this weekend around the Gulf Coast region, as state of the art doghouses are up for auction, Ninja Turtles are visiting Houston, Oktoberfest comes to the beach and the Day of the Dead is just around the corner. More
October 22, 2015 -- Rice University on Tuesday announced that the university's Master of Business Administration program has been ranked 19th in Bloomberg Businessweek's analysis of the best full-time MBA programs in the nation. More
October 21, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will open its production of "The Haunting of Hill House" on Friday. More
October 21, 2015 -- College of the Mainland is hosting a display of sculptures created by Kamila Szczesna, an artist from Galveston. More
October 21, 2015 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "Best of Beethoven", a concert featuring Beethoven's Symphony No. 4, on November 14. More
October 21, 2015 -- Galveston will host musician Alex Meixner during the 34th Annual Island Oktoberfest, which will be held Friday and Saturday, rain or shine. More
October 20, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority recently served as host port of the 2015 Breakbulk Americas Conference. More
October 20, 2015 -- The Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Galveston will host the 32nd Annual Greek Festival October 31-November 1. More
October 20, 2015 -- The Galveston County Animal Resource Center will host a Halloween Pet Costume Contest, along with low cost pet vaccinations and other services, on October 31. More
October 20, 2015 -- Texas Central Partners today announced that it has reached an agreement with Dallas to Houston Constructors for engineering and pre-construction work for the development of a high-speed rail project between Houston and Dallas. More
October 19, 2015 -- Artadia: The Fund for Art & Dialogue, will host its first "Art & Dialogue: Houston" event on Wednesday with Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara Executive Director Miki Garcia. More
October 19, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that the BBB shut down a fraudulent website in August after it was found to be sending emails in an attempt to install malware on victims' computers. More
October 19, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today closed a section of the Houston Ship Channel after a tug and barge sank in the upper ship channel area. More
October 19, 2015 -- The Houston Minority Supplier Development Council will host its 2015 Business Expo November 4-5 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
October 19, 2015 -- The Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin today announced that it has opened "Mapping Texas: Collections from the Texas General Land Office", an exhibit featuring significant maps from the General Land Office's collection. More
October 19, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Other Place” at the Alley Theatre in Houston and “The Haunting of Hill House” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay. More
October 16, 2015 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region teamed up with BIC Alliance to host the semi-annual Procurement Managers Networking Breakfast on Thursday. More
October 16, 2015 -- Galveston will host its 34th Annual Island Oktoberfest event October 23-24 in historic downtown Galveston. More
October 16, 2015 -- San Jacinto College's theatre and film department will hold public auditions for its annual production of "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical" in October and November. More
October 16, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its updated analysis of the impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan. More
October 16, 2015 -- Space Center Houston today announced that its President and CEO Richard Allen will retire in the spring. More
October 16, 2015 -- Diversions: It's a busy weekend throughout the Gulf Coast region and Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin hands out a few tips on things to do, including the opening of a new museum showcasing local blues music and musicians, a celebration of denim at Houston's Contemporary Art Museum, and a juried art festival takes over downtown Galveston. More
October 15, 2015 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston today broke ground on the Fayez S. Sarofim Campus, which will house the Glassell School of Art. More
October 15, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted a State of the Counties Address with Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and Galveston County Judge Mark Henry on Wednesday at the Lakewood Yacht Club. More
October 15, 2015 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced the opening of the hospital's new bariatric program for weight loss. More
October 15, 2015 -- William P. Hobby Airport in Houston today opened its new international concourse, launching the airport's international flights, with non-stop daily service planned for destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean by the end of 2015. More
October 15, 2015 -- Texas Central Partners, the company developing a high-speed train between Houston and Dallas, today announced that a study projects that the potential economic impact of the train totals $36 billion over the next 25 years. More
October 14, 2015 -- The City of Seabrook today announced its entertainment line-up for the inaugural "Celebration Seabrook" event on November 14. More
October 14, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Tuesday announced the five finalists for the 2015 Texas Workforce Solutions Employer of the Year. More
October 13, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Annual Business Expo hosted by the Hispanic Business Committee and presented by Chase Bank will be held on October 20. More
October 12, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will present "All in the Timing: An Evening of Comedy and Music", November 13-15. More
October 12, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding a common job hunt scheme that uses real business names and "interviews" job candidates online in order to steal money or personal information from victims. More
October 12, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently held its "Breakfast at the Bend" event in Rosenberg. More
October 12, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Leading Ladies” by the Beaumont Community Players and Michael Feinstein performing for the Sinatra Centennial Celebration at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
October 11, 2015 -- Galveston Arts Center will host a workshop on making "Spirit Dolls" on October 25 at the Moody Mansion. More
October 10, 2015 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council on Friday announced that it is expanding its presence on social media. More
October 09, 2015 -- Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will host its Breakfast with the Sugar Plum Fairy, 25th Anniversary Annual Gala on November 21 at South Shore Harbour Resort in League City. More
October 09, 2015 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, in partnership with Houston Cinema Arts Society, will host the inaugural CineSpace short film competition on November 13. More
October 08, 2015 -- Diversions: It's festival time around the Gulf Coast region and Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin has a few suggestions, including an Italian food fest for the whole family, fine arts in East Texas, and a film festival featuring movies made with donated funds from across the country. More
October 08, 2015 -- Memorial Hermann Health System today announced that President & CEO Dan Wolterman intends to retire in the second half of 2016. More
October 07, 2015 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that sales tax revenues for the state totaled $2.2 billion in September. More
October 07, 2015 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Schlumberger plans to consolidate the company's United States headquarters in Sugar Land. More
October 06, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host the "Hiring Red, White & You!" veterans hiring fairs across the state on November 12. More
October 05, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that Texas and four other Gulf Coast states have reached a settlement agreement with BP concerning the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
October 05, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding text messages that appear to be alerts from banks, but are attempts to obtain personal information from users. More
October 05, 2015 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host the "Eat a Bug!" Family Arts Day on October 31. More
October 05, 2015 -- The Offshore Energy Center Society will host the 2015 "Women with Energy Summit" on November 9 in Houston. More
October 05, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Matilda The Musical” presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and Lunada 2015 at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
October 02, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber held its 2015 Annual Infrastructure Conference on Wednesday. More
October 02, 2015 -- Port Freeport today announced that the port has received an "A" rating and stable outlook by Standard & Poor's Rating Services, based on the port's revenue refunding bonds and revenue notes. More
October 02, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Herman's Hermits, starring Peter Noone, in concert on November 28. More
October 02, 2015 -- The Port of Galveston on Thursday celebrated the 15th anniversary of the start of its year-round cruise business. More
October 01, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports that it's going to be a great weekend to get out and enjoy all the Gulf Coast region has to offer, including cultural celebrations at The Original Greek Festival, beautiful gardens around Galveston, and one of the largest communities of working artists in the state. More
October 01, 2015 -- Texas Commissioner of Insurance David Mattax today appointed nine members to serve on the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Board of Directors. More
October 01, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Vince! The Life and Times of Vince Lombardi" on November 21. More
October 01, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host its Halloween SpookTacular event on October 31. More
September 30, 2015 -- Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson is hosting its production of "Guards! Guards!" through October 18. More
September 30, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced that Gretchen Rubin, author of "The Happiness Project", will present the keynote address at the ninth annual Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit conference in Galveston on April 14. More
September 30, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday approved several items in relation to the completion of projects on the east end of the port to accommodate the new vehicle processing center. More
September 30, 2015 -- The Port of Galveston today celebrated its 15-year anniversary of hosting year-round cruises from Galveston. More
September 29, 2015 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today approved two construction contracts for infrastructure improvements for the Bayport Container Terminal. More
September 29, 2015 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a $574,256 contract to Simco Enterprises, Ltd for a water line extension project to the port's Bulk Terminal 1. More
September 28, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding scammers sending fraudulent emails claiming to be associated with the "WhatsApp" mobile application in an attempt to spread malware. More
September 28, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to renew the port’s employee health insurance coverage with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas. More
September 28, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the Alley Theatre’s return to its renovated theater in Houston for “One Man, Two Guvnors”, and a pre-season special performance of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
September 28, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present a pre-season special performance of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" on Friday. More
September 27, 2015 -- Alvin Community College's Community Chorus will open its second performance season with a Christmas concert on December 8. More
September 25, 2015 -- Lamar University's Cardinal Jazz Orchestra will host its fall concert on October 8. More
September 25, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will offer a General Industry Outreach safety course in October. More
September 25, 2015 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "Symphony at Shangri La" on October 18 at the Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange, Texas. More
September 25, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin says Fall is the season for all kinds of new activities around the Gulf Coast region, including great museum experiences around Houston with new exhibits and family activities; shrimp and gumbo are the focus on Galveston Island, and new artworks in Beaumont. More
September 24, 2015 -- Dream It. Do It. Southeast Texas on Wednesday announced that several businesses are hosting events through October 2 as part of Manufacturing Day 2015 to demonstration opportunities in manufacturing. More
September 24, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers in Richmond. More
September 22, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today addressed the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce during its National Convention in Houston. More
September 22, 2015 -- The Houston Arts Alliance's Folklife + Traditional Arts program will present the short film "Voices of the Spirit: A Visual Poem" on October 10. More
September 22, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its 170th Annual Meeting on January 15 at the Bryan Museum. More
September 21, 2015 -- The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Galveston.com & Company today announced the launch of the re-designed www.galveston.com website, which provides resources for visitors to Galveston. More
September 21, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding con artists who impersonate Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes in order to convince victims to provide funds to pay "taxes" on winnings. More
September 21, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Guards! Guards!” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson and METdance’s 20th season concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
September 18, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to approve compensation adjustments to provide one-time merit increases in employee pay checks in October. More
September 18, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host the United States Air Force Band of the West's jazz band, Dimensions in Blue, for a free concert on September 28. More
September 18, 2015 -- The Galveston Art Center will host an art workshop featuring artist Eric Schnell on October 3. More
September 18, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership, during its monthly luncheon on Wednesday, hosted Port Freeport Executive Director Glenn Carlson to discuss the port's activities. More
September 17, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin highlights a wide variety of activities gracing the Gulf Coast region this week, including free concerts and art exhibits, and unique solstice celebrations. More
September 17, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that $48.5 million in job training funding is available through the Skills Development Fund. More
September 17, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, today announced that it has awarded a $3.1 million contract to Southern Contracting, LLC for bank stabilization in Jefferson County. More
September 17, 2015 -- The Rosenberg Development Corporation held its Business Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday. More
September 17, 2015 -- Congressman Gene Green today announced that the House Energy and Commerce Committee has approved a mark-up of legislation to lift the country's ban on crude oil exports, including an amendment by Green to grant authority to the President to halt exports in cases where it is not in the nation's best interest. More
September 16, 2015 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar will visit Friendswood and Baytown on Thursday as part of his "Good for Texas" tour. More
September 16, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday issued a statement following Texas being ranked first in foreign and domestic investment in a report released by IBM. More
September 16, 2015 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that it has awarded a five-year contract to AWD Management Services, Inc. for administrative and secretarial support services at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. More
September 16, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that Woody Rickerson has been named vice president of Grid Planning and Operations, and Kenan Ogelman as vice president of Commercial Operations. More
September 15, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will present "The Haunting of Hill House", October 23 through November 8. More
September 15, 2015 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will open an exhibit featuring works from Orna Feinstein and Michael Kennaugh on September 25. More
September 15, 2015 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.00765 per $100 valuation for the 2015 Tax Year. More
September 14, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers today provided an update to stakeholders regarding the decommissioning of the STURGIS, a barge that housed a nuclear power plant, at Port of Galveston. More
September 14, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding a new scheme targeting business and personal email addresses through creating nearly identical accounts and using that account to initiate wire transfers. More
September 14, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a "Mad Hatter Tea Party" on October 2. More
September 14, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Glass Menagerie” at Island Etc East-End Theatre Company in Galveston, and ”Rent”, presented by Theater Under the Stars in Houston. More
September 13, 2015 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will host its "Taste of the Town" & Auction event on Thursday at the Doyle Convention Center. More
September 11, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday announced a settlement with RadioShack regarding un-redeemed gift cards from the company's stores in relation to its bankruptcy. More
September 11, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will kick off its performance season with a Sinatra Centennial Celebration, featuring Michael Feinstein, on October 17. More
September 10, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports it's a great weekend for both and arts and culture around the Gulf Coast region, with events including a fine arts fair, a celebration of Mexican culture and music from countries around the world including Italy, India and Spain. More
September 10, 2015 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that it is launching "Harmony in the Air", a performing arts program featuring live performances in the atrium of Hobby Airport and the walkway connecting terminal "A" North and terminal "A" South at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. More
September 10, 2015 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will kick off its production of "The Glass Menagerie" on September 18. More
September 10, 2015 -- The City of Houston today is inviting owners of small businesses in the city's construction service industry to participate in "Build Up Houston", a program to help provide opportunities to small businesses. More
September 10, 2015 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that his office has distributed $638 million in sales tax revenue allocations. More
September 08, 2015 -- University of Houston-Downtown will host former United States Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky tonight for a reading of his personal work. More
September 08, 2015 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that he is embarking on a 27-city, two-month "Good for Texas" tour to meet with local officials and citizens to talk about the future of the Texas economy. More
September 08, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau in Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding a scheme utilizing fake customer service numbers to trick credit card holders into sharing their account information. More
September 08, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Little Mermaid”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and “The King and I”, presented by the Beaumont Community Players in Beaumont. More
September 07, 2015 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will host its annual "Ghostly Gardens" celebration on October 25. More
September 07, 2015 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation has announced several special events the foundation will host in October in celebration of Halloween. More
September 07, 2015 -- The Galveston Art League will host a masquerade gala on September 19 at the San Luis Hotel Grand Ballroom. More
September 04, 2015 -- College of the Mainland is hosting "In Motion", an exhibit by Margaret Smithers-Crump, through September 27. More
September 04, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today issued a message in observance of the Labor Day holiday. More
September 04, 2015 -- Texas Association of Business Vice President of Governmental Affairs Stephen Minick on Thursday issued a statement regarding a ruling on the status of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species. More
September 04, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will kick off its 51st Season on September 11 with its production of "Legally Blonde: The Musical". More
September 04, 2015 -- Galveston College's Theatre Department will present "Purple", an original production, October 2-3. More
September 04, 2015 -- Congressman Gene Green hosted more than 300 job seekers at his Annual Northside/Aldine Job Fair on Wednesday. More
September 04, 2015 -- Diversions: It's the unofficial end of summer and Arts and Cultures Editor Jennifer Olin suggests some fun activities for a final seaonal sendoff including Motown music, movies and, a chance to take a therapeutic rest. More
September 03, 2015 -- The United States Postal Service's Office of Inspector General on Wednesday announced that KMART Corporation has paid $1.4 million to resolve a matter involving allegations that the company violated the False Claims Act by using drug manufacturer coupons and gasoline discounts as improper Medicare beneficiary inducements. More
September 03, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted a Congressional update with Congressman Pete Olson. More
September 02, 2015 -- Barrios Technology announced that it has received a 2014 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. More
September 02, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce's C-Crewe will host its inaugural "My Galveston Weekend" event Saturday through Monday. More
September 01, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Rob Landes to perform the musical score for a showing of John Barrymore's 1920 silent film of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" on October 30. More
September 01, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its final Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy for the fall and preliminary outlook for the winter, which forecasts sufficient generation available to serve peak electricity demands. More
September 01, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will host a free concert featuring Ars Lyrica Houston on September 14 at the college's Central Campus. More
August 31, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today welcomed the return of Blue Bell ice cream, with the ice cream available in select markets following a recall in April concerning listeria cases linked to the company's production facilities. More
August 31, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding an email "phishing" scheme disguised as a job opportunity. More
August 31, 2015 -- TOTE and NASSCO on Saturday launched the Perla del Caribe, the second of two of the world's first natural gas powered container ships, which will provide service between Florida and Puerto Rico beginning in 2016. More w/Video
August 31, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the Galveston Symphony Orchestra in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
August 30, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present the 18th Annual ARToberFEST event on October 17-18. More
August 28, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday announced that a settlement has been reached with RadioShack requiring the company to pay the entire value of their unredeemed gift cards purchased by consumers as a priority claim in the company's bankruptcy. More
August 28, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" on October 2. More
August 28, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Center for Risk Management will host no-cost classes in September at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute. More
August 28, 2015 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a contract to Alfred Palma, LLC for the relocation of a 54-inch storm drainage line at the Sulphur Waste Water Treatment Plant influent manhole. More
August 28, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Wednesday hosted an update with Congressman Brian Babin of District 36 at Lakewood Yacht Club. More
August 27, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on ways to fill this last weekend of August, with events as varied as bat watching, free tours and baroque music. More
August 27, 2015 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region today hosted the Gulf Coast Petrochemical and Maritime Outlook Conference. More
August 27, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host a Texas Business Conference on Friday at the Wyndham Houston West Energy Corridor Hotel in Houston. More
August 27, 2015 -- Lamar University on Tuesday announced that ExxonMobil has provided nearly $250,000 in support of educational programs at the university. More
August 25, 2015 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that renovations have been made to the Wortham Theater Center for the upcoming performing arts season. More
August 25, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve the port's FY2016 Budget, which included total projected revenues of $13.6 million, a 12 percent increase over the previous year. More
August 24, 2015 -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration today announced that the United States ocean economy, which includes marine construction, marine transportation, tourism and recreation, and offshore mineral extraction, grew much faster than the overall domestic economy between 2011 and 2012. More
August 24, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a consumer alert regarding "money flipping" scams on social media. More
August 24, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve spending in an amount not to exceed $1.3 million for modifications to Cruise Terminal 2 to accommodate additions for the Liberty of the Seas cruise ship. More
August 24, 2015 -- The Dishman Art Museum at Lamar University will present the university's annual Art Faculty Exhibition through September 18. More
August 24, 2015 -- Discovery Green in Houston will display "Los Trompos", an interactive art installation, November 14 through March 22 at the park's Sarofim Picnic Lawn. More
August 24, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Handel’s Fireworks Music, with fireworks, at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, and Houston’s Theater District Open House. More
August 21, 2015 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council on Tuesday hosted its General Assembly Meeting. More
August 21, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added 31,400 jobs in July. More
August 21, 2015 -- Discovery Green will kick off its "Sounds Like Houston!" Thursday concert series on September 17. More
August 21, 2015 -- The Galveston Arts Center has reschedule its "Coming Home" Gala Celebration for November 13 at its newly-restored building at 2127 Strand. More
August 21, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted its Legislative Update Luncheon featuring United States Congressman Randy Weber, Texas State Senator Larry Taylor, and Texas State Representatives Wayne Faircloth and Greg Bonnen at the Galveston Island Convention Center on Thursday. More
August 21, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin points out that while summer is coming to an end, there is no end of things to do around the Gulf Coast region this weekend, including art exhibitions showcasing everything from local artists to works from around the world, and some great movies celebrating everything from marriage to music. More
August 20, 2015 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region has announced speakers for the August 27 Gulf Coast Petrochemical and Maritime Outlook Conference. More
August 19, 2015 -- The Port of Galveston was recently awarded a Logistics Management 2015 Quest for Quality Award. More
August 19, 2015 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Moody's Investors Service has upgraded the system's bond rating. More
August 18, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today presented a $334,648 job training grant to South Texas College for work force training associated with Worldwise, Inc., Troste LTD and Woodcrafters Home Products, LLC. More
August 18, 2015 -- The State Bar of Texas today announced that it has released a new video seeking to inspire lawyers struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues to get help. More
August 17, 2015 -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a citation to Rock Wool Manufacturing Co. and C & C Personnel, LLC in Houston on claims of exposing workers to amputation hazards. More
August 17, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Exit Laughing” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
August 17, 2015 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its 28th anniversary gala on September 11. More
August 17, 2015 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "Latin Treasures", a concert featuring Latin American music, on September 19. More
August 17, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned taxpayers to be alert for scams involving callers impersonating Internal Revenue Service agents. More
August 14, 2015 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host Burton Reckles on September 8 as part of its lecture, "La Salle's La Belle: The Pretty Little Ship that Rewrote Texas History". More
August 14, 2015 -- Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre has announced the line up of performances for its 40th anniversary season. More
August 14, 2015 -- The Texas Commission on Human Rights held its final meeting on July 22, and is transferring its duties to the Texas Workforce Commission. More
August 14, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that Peter Cramton has been approved by the Public Utility Commission of Texas to serve as a new independent member of ERCOT's board of directors. More
August 14, 2015 -- The Webster Business Alliance on Wednesday hosted Dr. Michael Hawes, the Orion vehicle program manager, to provide updates about NASA’s deep space efforts to take humans to Mars. More
August 14, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin points out there is plenty happening around the Gulf Coast region this weekend, including an open house at The Printing Museum, a celebration of the many cultures that built Galveston, and a Grease sing-a-long in the Woodlands. More
August 13, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas thanks electric consumers for helping maintain grid reliability by reducing their electric use Thursday afternoon. More
August 13, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre has published an interview with Hope Diamond and Steven Sarp, who are co-directing the theater's production of "Legally Blonde: The Musical", which opens September 11. More
August 13, 2015 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas on Tuesday announced its 63rd season line up of concerts. More
August 13, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that it and Pennsylvania State University have opened a center for the study of the development of atom-thin, two-dimensional coatings for a variety of uses. More
August 13, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today issued a reminder regarding the deadlines for those impacted by the severe storms and flooding that took place in the spring to apply for disaster unemployment assistance. More
August 13, 2015 -- The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council today released a draft Initial Funded Priorities List of projects utilizing funds from the settlement with Transocean Deepwater Inc. related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
August 12, 2015 -- Discovery Green in Houston has announced its Fall 2015 Programming Season. More
August 12, 2015 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced that sales tax revenues in July totaled $2.4 billion, an increase of 2.7 percent compared to the previous year. More
August 11, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors on Tuesday chose Bill Magness to become ERCOT's next president and chief executive officer. More
August 11, 2015 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted 4-1, with Keith Wallace opposed, to discontinue funding of the Orange County Economic Development Corporation. More
August 10, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas reported that its system on Monday broke the 69,000 megawatt threshold. More
August 10, 2015 -- Galveston Arts Center will host the University of Texas Medical Branch Institute for Medical Humanities' one-night exhibit of "The Creative Expressions Project" on Thursday. More
August 10, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Wedding Belles” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
August 07, 2015 -- The Port of Galveston provided Guidry News Service with photos of the vehicle processing center building being constructed at Pier 10. More
August 07, 2015 -- The Galveston Beach Band will host its final concert of the season on Tuesday. More
August 07, 2015 -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Gulf Coast will host a benefit concert featuring Pat Green on Saturday at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston to support Bowl for Kids' Sake. More
August 07, 2015 -- San Jacinto College's theatre and film department will hold auditions on August 25-26 for the college's upcoming production of "Spamalot". More
August 07, 2015 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association will host the Workforce Development Golf Tournament on October 30 to raise funds for scholarships supporting technical and process technology programs. More
August 07, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin has some great ideas for beating the unrelenting heat hitting the Gulf Coast region, including a little Texas history at the movies, some free opera, and pirate stories on the beach. More
August 06, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today announced that it has awarded a $2.6 million contract to RLB Contracting, Inc. for repair work at the Spilman Island Placement Area. More
August 06, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to move forward with approving a lease agreement with JMK5 Holdings Galveston, LLC to lease parking areas, bathrooms and office space at the Falstaff Brewery Development at 33rd Street and Post Office Street. More
August 04, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today filed an amicus brief in support of Houston businesses suing the City of Houston to prevent an ordinance the businesses claim place increase regulatory burdens on business. More
August 04, 2015 -- The Texas Association of Business on Monday issued a statement in response to President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan. More
August 04, 2015 -- Lone Star College Chancellor Dr. Stephen Head will serve as featured speaker at the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce luncheon on August 10. More
August 04, 2015 -- Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce President Gina Spagnola recently issued a statement commending Congressman Randy Weber on the passage of legislation to prevent illegal fishing by foreign boats in United States waters. More
August 03, 2015 -- The Southeast Texas Economic Development Foundation recently partnered with JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. to finance a small business loan in the amount of $7,286,000 for Temple-based Tri-Supply Inc. More
August 03, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation on Friday announced that it has been selected as a "Supplier Diversity Champion" at the 2015 Top 25 Prime Contractors, Engineers, Architects, Construction, Transportation and IT for Diversity Awards. More
August 03, 2015 -- The Dream It. Do It. Southeast Texas program recently concluded its Young Manufacturers Summer Academy session in Pasadena. More
August 03, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the continuation of the Houston Shakespeare Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre and a benefit concert featuring Pat Green at The Grand 1894 Opera House. More
August 03, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding fraudulent emails promoting medicine for diabetes or other common medical conditions. More
August 02, 2015 -- The Galveston Beach Band will perform its final two concerts of the season on August 4 and August 11. More
July 31, 2015 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host a panel and discussion on August 15 for the Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art. More
July 31, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today reported that record demands for electricity were reached four consecutive days this week. More
July 31, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Thursday welcomed Ruth Ruggero Hughs, of Austin, who was appointed to the commission to represent employers. More
July 31, 2015 -- Moody Gardens will host its final "Bands on the Sand" summer concert for the season on August 8. More
July 31, 2015 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Thursday announced that astronaut Mike Foreman has retired to join a Houston-based consulting firm. More
July 30, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin recommends a combination of inside and outside activities this weekend, including checking out local artists and their wares, free Shakespeare at Miller Outdoor Theatre or dressing cool in white linen and taking in some art in The Heights. More
July 30, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that LiveOps, a leader in cloud contact centers and customer service solutions, will relocate its corporate headquarters to Cedar Park, Texas. More
July 30, 2015 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region on Wednesday participated in a roundtable in Washington, D.C. regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed ozone rule. More
July 30, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas requested electric consumers to limit or reduce electric use where possible between 3 and 7 p.m. today due to anticipated high demand. More
July 30, 2015 -- Barbara Cutsinger's Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Development Update for July has been posted. More
July 29, 2015 -- Yara International ASA and BASF on Monday broke ground on a new ammonia plant to be built at the BASF site in Freeport, Texas. More
July 29, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission on Tuesday received a report on business at the port's terminals, which has handled almost 20 million tons of cargo since the first of the year through June. More
July 27, 2015 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced the retirement of astronaut Stephen Frick, who has accepted a position in the private sector. More
July 27, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to adopt a resolution casting the port’s ballots in favor of selecting Jefferson County Tax Assessor-Collector Allison Nathan Getz as nominee to serve as the Conservation and Reclamation District’s representative on the Jefferson County Appraisal District Board of Trustees. More
July 27, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to award a $295,990 contract to Texas Gulf Construction Company, Inc. for storm sewer and drainage system improvements at the east end of the port. More
July 27, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today administered the Oath of Office and Sworn Statement to Elizabeth Beeton and Albert Shannon at its annual meeting. More
July 27, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips to spot spam profiles on Tinder, a mobile dating app. More
July 27, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Patti LaBelle at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and the Houston Shakespeare Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
July 26, 2015 -- The Galveston Summer Beach Band will host Guest Conductor Marcia Powell on Tuesday as part of its summer concert series. More
July 26, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Patti LaBelle on August 2. More
July 21, 2015 -- College of the Mainland today announced that free safety classes at its Gulf Coast Safety Institute helped one student change his career path. More
July 21, 2015 -- Space City Comic Con has announced its line-up of celebrities and events for its convention on July 24-26 at NRG Center. More
July 20, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today residents to be aware of a new ransomware scam called CryptoWall, a virus that installs from an infected advertisement, link or email attachment claiming your files have been encrypted and demanding money for decrypting them. More
July 20, 2015 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that it has received $280,067 in sales tax revenues for July, an increase of 13.06 percent compared to July 2014. More
July 20, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Young Frankenstein” at Stage Door Inc. in Pasadena, and “Hamlet” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay. More
July 19, 2015 -- The Houston Children's Chorus will present a free joint concert with the Chapelwood Methodist Church Chancel Choir on July 26 at St. Mary's Basilica in Galveston. More
July 19, 2015 -- The Galveston Arts Center will open its exhibit of "Binder", works by Eric Schnell, on August 22. More
July 17, 2015 -- The Galveston Summer Band invites the public to a free concert on July 21 featuring Guest Conductor Bob Gray. More
July 17, 2015 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host a Family Arts Day event on August 15. More
July 17, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state marked its third straight month of job growth in June, adding 16,700 jobs. More
July 17, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host its annual "Shake Your Summer Sillies Out" on August 21. More
July 17, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports that despite the rising temperatures there is plenty to do in the Gulf Coast region this weekend, including a dog show, a stage show, and celebrating National Ice Cream Day. More
July 16, 2015 -- Tesla Motors on Wednesday announced the opening of its Houston North Service Center and Gallery. More
July 16, 2015 -- Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston today announced that it has been named one of the nation's "Most Wired" health systems for the 11th consecutive year by the American Hospital Association. More
July 16, 2015 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller on Wednesday announced that he has awarded $325,000 to the City of Montgomery for infrastructure improvements and engineering services through the Texas Capital Fund, in support of the creation of a restaurant facility. More
July 16, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will host the 16th Southeast Texas Senior Celebration and Consumer Expo on October 22 at the Beaumont Civic Center. More
July 15, 2015 -- The Houston Arts Alliance today announced that it has been selected to receive an endowment from the National Endowment for the Arts for the Bayou Trails project. More
July 15, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today released a video on his trip to New York to entice businesses to relocate in Texas. More w/Video
July 15, 2015 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will open its production of "I Do, I Do!" on Thursday. More
July 15, 2015 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to renew the port's employee medical insurance policy with the Texas Municipal League MultiState Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool for the for one year. More
July 14, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the 26th Annual Chamber Golf Tournament on September 14. More
July 13, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to accept a settlement with BP in the amount of $1,371,191 related to economic damages resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
July 13, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned consumers to be aware of scams involving the sale of phony weight loss products. More
July 13, 2015 -- The North Houston Association Board of Directors on Friday adopted a resolution encouraging regional project sponsors to evaluation infrastructure projects using recognized sustainability ranking systems. More
July 13, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Smokey Joe’s Café”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars at the Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, and “I Do! I Do!” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City. More
July 13, 2015 -- Galveston Insurance Associates President Garry Kaufman has been named the recipient of the Drex Foreman Award by the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas. More
July 11, 2015 -- The Galveston Beach Band will host its ninth concert of its summer concert series on Tuesday. More
July 10, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will continue its "Shakespeare in the Summer" series with a presentation of "The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark" from July 23 to August 1 while the CCCT Youth Apprentice Program will present "The Servant of Two Masters" in August. More
July 10, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host "Christmas in August", a booth at the 13th Annual Fall Home & Garden Show on August 22. More
July 10, 2015 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted unanimously to name Michael Eason as assistant secretary/treasurer of the board. More
July 09, 2015 -- Diversions: This week Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin highlights some fun events around the Gulf Coast region, including an Indian chariot festival, Galveston's next ArtWalk, and a free day of music hosted by the Houston symphony. More
July 09, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to accept a $527,469 settlement from BP for economic losses suffered by the port resulting from the the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. More
July 08, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that a state and federal settlement with Chase Bank USA N.A. and Chase Bankcard Services, Inc. will result in the state receiving approximately $4.3 million, and the bank's compliance with significant reforms to its credit card debt collection practices. More
July 08, 2015 -- Today marks the 19th anniversary of the launch of Guidry News Service. More
July 07, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority announced that Standard and Poor Rating Services and Fitch Ratings assigned it a 'AAA' rating and concluded the Rating Outlook for the port authority is "Stable". More
July 07, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host the Texas Business Conference on July 24 in Lake Jackson, Texas. More
July 07, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today attended the groundbreaking for a new Facebook data center in Fort Worth, Texas. More
July 07, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced the launch of MyGalveston.com, a site promoting Galveston Island as a "great place to live and work". More
July 07, 2015 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will kick off its 13th season on July 17 with the opening of its production of "Urinetown: The Musical". More
July 07, 2015 -- The Galveston Beach Band will host its eighth free concert of the season tonight at Sealy and 24th Street in Galveston. More
July 06, 2015 -- Texas A&M University's Real Estate Center today released a report noting that Texas has created more jobs despite lower oil prices. More
July 06, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Sinbad at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and, the official opening of “The Foreigner” at the Alley Theatre in Houston. More
July 06, 2015 -- A.D. Players in Houston has announced its 2015-2016 Season line-up. More
July 06, 2015 -- The Texas Seaport Museum will host Revels Houston's outreach ensemble, Revelry, for a special performance of "To the Shores of Amerikay, an Irish Immigrant Saga", on July 11. More
July 06, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas issued a scam alert regarding fraudulent job postings and emails for nannies, babysitters or caregivers. More
July 06, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present actor, comedian and author Sinbad on July 11. More
July 02, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts & Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on the Gulf Coast region's art, music and fireworks that are ringing out the area's celebration of Independence Day this weekend. Check out paintings featuring the best of America, hear the best of American music compositions and of course, parades and fireworks galore. More
July 02, 2015 -- Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today announced that the Texas Department of Agriculture has awarded a $750,000 grant to the City of Montgomery for infrastructure improvement in support of creating jobs in the city. More
July 02, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted the Annual State of the City of Richmond Luncheon with Richmond Mayor Evalyn W. Moore. More
July 02, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas will receive more than $750 million as part of an agreement with BP Exploration and Production, Inc. in connection with the Deepwater Horizon incident. More
July 01, 2015 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will open "Voices from the Past: An Exhibit Celebrating African American History in Galveston", on July 11. More
July 01, 2015 -- The City of Houston and Capital One Bank today announced the launch of the third year of the "Liftoff Houston!" Business Plan Competition. More
June 30, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Leadership Fort Bend program recently welcomed its 2016 class and congratulated its 2015 class. More
June 30, 2015 -- The United States Department of Labor today announced it is providing a $1.7 million grant to fund a demonstration project for youth in the city as part of efforts to combat youth unemployment. More
June 30, 2015 -- Texas A&M University recently announced the formation of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academies, allowing a co-enrollment partnership with colleges across the state to address the growing need for engineers. More
June 30, 2015 -- Barrios Technology today announced that two employees with the company have received the quarterly Silver BEAR Award for their work supporting the Johnson Space Center and the International Space Station. More
June 30, 2015 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration has granted a Launch Site License to allow Ellington Airport to establish itself as a launch site for reusable launch vehicles, making it the 10th commercial spaceport in the country. More w/Video
June 30, 2015 -- Texas, Mexico & Pacific Railroad, LLC in Galveston has announced its "Better Communities-Help Sponsor Program" is partnering with Esther Nelson to expand her "Magical Story Times Workshop" program. More
June 30, 2015 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency is seeking Texans to work at its disaster recovery centers in Houston, Austin and Denton. More
June 29, 2015 -- The Galveston Beach Band will host a special concert on Friday in celebration of the Declaration of Independence. More
June 29, 2015 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas on Friday announced that the museum has on display two sculptures by artist Jesus Bautista Moroles, who passed way on June 15. More
June 29, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Foreigner” at the Alley Theatre at University of Houston, and The Hot Sardines in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
June 29, 2015 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city has collected $258,823 in sales tax revenues for June, an increase of 9.26 percent compared to June 2014. More
June 29, 2015 -- Congressman Gene Green joined fellow Congressmen Pete Olsen and Brian Babin in introducing legislation to create two new grant programs to help train workers in the maritime and energy sectors. More
June 29, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned consumers to be aware of scams promising gift cards in exchange for taking a customer survey. More
June 29, 2015 -- Beaumont Community Players has announced its 2015-2016 performance season, which opens in September with "The King and I". More
June 28, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Hot Sardines in concert on July 5. More
June 26, 2015 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to name Barbara McManus as president of the board. More
June 26, 2015 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region on Wednesday hosted its bi-annual state Legislative Wrap-up at San Jacinto College's North Campus. More
June 26, 2015 -- Houston Early Music today announced its 2015-2016 Concert Season. More
June 25, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin highlights a couple of art exhibitions opening this weekend, and Houston's LGBT Pride Parade in downtown. More
June 24, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority's Port Commission on Tuesday received a report on cargo activity from Executive Director Roger Guenther, who announced that the port has handled more than 16 million tons of cargo during the first five months of the year. More
June 22, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to direct Port Director & CEO Chris Fisher to move forward with a partnership project with Kinder Morgan Energy Partners for the Bulk Terminal Rail Expansion Project. More
June 22, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to adopt a resolution requesting that the Texas Division of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency take steps to disburse funds to the port and other entities regarding public assistance grants for repair of damages incurred during Hurricane Ike. More
June 22, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Perry Homes in Richmond. More
June 22, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the official opening of “Trav'Lin: The New 1930s Harlem Musical” at the Ensemble Theatre in Houston, and the continuation of symphony concerts at the Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
June 22, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned residents of fake websites created by con artists preying on those looking for affordable housing. More
June 22, 2015 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will debut its production of "Little Mary Sunshine" on July 10. More
June 22, 2015 -- The Galveston Beach Band will perform marches, big band numbers, Broadway show tunes and romantic jazz with vocalist Kareena Lee during its next Summer Band Concert on Tuesday. More
June 22, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host An Evening with Patti LaBelle on August 2. More
June 19, 2015 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will host its annual July 4th Celebration concert in Beaumont at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
June 19, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced its upcoming 2015-2016 Performing Arts Season. More
June 19, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added 33,200 jobs in May. More
June 18, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin offers up events to explore with dad as Father's Day and the official start of summer are celebrated, including an African American Artists exhibit, yoga at two different locations and band music at the beach later in the week. More
June 18, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced changes to guidelines for the Texas Rising Star child care provider certification program. More
June 18, 2015 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a $197,380 contract to Trans-Global Solutions, Inc. for rehabilitation of the railroad crossing at Childers Road. More
June 17, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present the Tony Award-winning musical, "Million Dollar Quartet" on Friday. More
June 17, 2015 -- San Jacinto College recently formed a partnership with The Boeing Company to offer students an opportunity to serve as technical aides to support the company's work on the International Space Station. More
June 17, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas recently provided tips to avoid scams for those moving to a new home this summer. More
June 17, 2015 -- The Houston Museum District Association on Monday announced the launch of its new website, www.HOUMUSE.com. More
June 17, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas on Monday advised consumers to be wary of scams when looking to improve their credit scores. More
June 16, 2015 -- Update: The Galveston Beach Band will perform its third concert of the summer on Thursday, featuring the theme from "Star Wars" and "West Side Story", among other pieces. More
June 16, 2015 -- AT&T has announced that it has made preparations for response to Tropical Storm Bill. More
June 16, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that GRI Renewable Industries is planning to build a new manufacturing plant in Amarillo, Texas. More
June 15, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Galveston Community Sailing Center on July 18. More
June 15, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas is urging businesses and consumer to prepare now for a tropical disturbance moving toward Texas. More
June 15, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the launch of free summer concerts by the Houston Symphony and “Million Dollar Quartet” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
June 14, 2015 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will launch the first stage production of its summer Fine Arts Academy, "Rock Around Aesop", on June 22. More
June 14, 2015 -- The Lamar Institute of Technology Foundation recently received a $50,000 donation from the Valero Energy Foundation to benefit welding, process operating, instrumentation, industrial mechanics, computer drafting and occupational safety and health students. More
June 12, 2015 -- University of Houston on Wednesday announced the the cast for this year's Houston Shakespeare Festival, which takes place July 31 through August 9. More
June 11, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin highlights a number of art offerings around the Houston area this weekend including the opening of several gallery exhibitions, a family event featuring George Rodrigue's Blue Dog and a chance to shop and make your own jewelry. More
June 10, 2015 -- The United States Coast Guard today responded to an allision that impacted a cargo tank aboard a barge in the upper Houston Ship Channel, which caused the release of naphtha, a volatile petroleum mixture, prompting a shelter-in-place in the area and closure of the ship channel until early in the afternoon. More w/Video
June 10, 2015 -- The Houston District Export Council, the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region, and the Greater Houston Partnership on Wednesday hosted a panel of civic and business leaders which highlighted the consequences for American exporters if the United States Export-Import Bank authorization expires. More
June 10, 2015 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenues in May totaled $2.6 billion, an increase of 5.2 percent compared to May 2014. More
June 10, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday provided an update on the progress of the decommissioning of the STURGIS, a barge that housed a nuclear power plant, at the Port of Galveston, including a tour of the ship for local and state representatives. More
June 10, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted 4-3, with Chair Ben Holland, Vice Chair Edward Walsh and Richard DeVries opposed, to utilize the City of Galveston’s health insurance plan for the port’s employees. More
June 09, 2015 -- The 842nd Transportation Battalion today held a change of command ceremony at its headquarters at the Port of Beaumont, with Lieutenant Colonel Darrin Bowser turning command over to Lieutenant Colonel Brad Bane. More
June 09, 2015 -- Houston Pilots Association Presiding Officer Captain Michael A. Morris today issued a statement in response to the release of findings by the National Transportation Safety Board regarding the March 22, 2014 ship-barge collision at the Texas City Y intersection of the Houston Ship Channel. More
June 09, 2015 -- Electric Reliability Council of Texas President and CEO H.B. "Trip" Doggett today announced his plans to retire in 2016. More
June 09, 2015 -- The Houston District Export Council and the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region will host a discussion on Wednesday regarding the importance of the re-authorization of the Export-Import Bank. More
June 09, 2015 -- The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees will host a public meeting on Wednesday at Texas A&M University at Galveston to receive comments regarding 10 proposed early restoration Gulf projects funded through claims against BP in relation to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
June 09, 2015 -- The Galveston Beach Band will host guest conductor Robert Gray for its free concert tonight at the Sealy Gazebo in Galveston. More
June 08, 2015 -- Port Freeport's Board of Commissioners at their June 4 meeting unanimously elected Ravi Singhania Chairman of the Port Commission. More
June 08, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Bush's Chicken in Rosenberg. More
June 08, 2015 -- Alvin Community College will host a job fair by the Community College Petrochemical Initiative on June 20 for instructors interested in teaching industrial technology. More
June 08, 2015 -- The Butler Longhorn Museum in League City will host "An Evening with The King", on August 6, with Vince King performing as Elvis Presley. More
June 08, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will host a season launch party on June 27 in celebration of its upcoming 2015-2016 performance season. More
June 08, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Hairspray”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and Travis Tritt in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
June 08, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Friday hosted a visit from a Congressional delegation focusing on the port's safety and security measures. More
June 05, 2015 -- The United States Department of Labor on Thursday announced that it ordered office supply company Staples to pay $275,000 in wages, benefits and damages to a fired employee after the company failed to inform him of job protections to care for an ill family member. More
June 05, 2015 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Thursday announced that it is utilizing "crowdsourcing" through a series of 10 new Open Innovation Service Contracts to solve challenges to human space exploration. More
June 05, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Needville Insurance. More
June 04, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on activities in the Gulf Coast region for the start of summer break to keep the whole family busy, including a water spectacular featuring music and dance, a festival celebrating Caribbean culture, and a free evening of accordion music. More
June 03, 2015 -- ACE SL, LLC today announced that Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land has been named as the first founding partner for the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, the city's future performance venue. More
June 03, 2015 -- Galveston College today announced that it has entered into a partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission to provide job-training funds for employees of small businesses. More
June 01, 2015 -- The Galveston Beach Band will kick off its summer concert series on Tuesday at the Eugenia and George Sealy Pavilion. More
June 01, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that disaster unemployment assistance is available for those affected by severe storms in Harris, Hays and Van Zandt counties. More
June 01, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised consumers to be wary of scams involving fake websites offering hotel reservations. More
June 01, 2015 -- Moody National Bank today announced that employees have established a relief fund to assist those affected by recent floods. More
June 01, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the official opening of “George Gershwin Alone” at the Alley Theatre at UH in Houston, and “The Other Mozart”, at the Betty Greenberg Center in Beaumont. More
May 31, 2015 -- BP Texas City Chemicals was recently awarded the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers' 2014 Distinguished Safety Silver Award. More
May 31, 2015 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host a lecture on the history of ships' bilge pumps on June 16. More
May 29, 2015 -- Congressman Gene Green today issued a statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency's release of proposed Renewable Volume Obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard program for 2014-2016. More
May 29, 2015 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation's Texas Seaport Museum will host a variety of summer programs for youth beginning June 9 and continuing through August 18. More
May 29, 2015 -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday announced a settlement with three national credit reporting agencies regarding the accuracy of consumer credit reports. More
May 29, 2015 -- Arts and Entertainment Editor Jennifer Olin reports on several new art exhibits and a sand castle competition as destinations to enjoy the weekend following this week's heavy rains. More
May 27, 2015 -- The Jefferson and Orange County Board of Pilot Commissioners on Wednesday met with Brad Boney, a member of the Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Ports of Galveston County, at the request of Governor Greg Abbott's Office. More
May 27, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau and Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the 10th Annual State of the Lake Tourism Address. More
May 27, 2015 -- H-E-B on Tuesday announced that it will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross and has is launching an in-store tear pad campaign for victims of the recent floods and tornadoes in Texas. More
May 26, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to awarded a contract for Cruise Terminal 2 berth and mooring improvements to J.W. Kelso Company, Inc., for an amount not to exceed $2,197,067; and also voted unanimously to approve an amendment to the design-build agreement with Webber, LLC, relating to expansion of the terminal. More
May 26, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum has announced that it will host several activities for youth during the summer. More
May 26, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Alfred Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps”, at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena, and “Tom Jones” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay. More
May 26, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued tips for parents seeking a summer camp for their children. More
May 25, 2015 -- Galveston Reads will present the Galveston Heritage Chorale's "Journey to Freedom" The Musical on June 4 at The Grand 1894 Opera House. More
May 23, 2015 -- United States Senator John Cornyn applauded Friday's passage of Trade Promotion Authority legislation by the Senate on Friday. More
May 22, 2015 -- Company OnStage will debut its production of "Excalibur, The Story of Young King Arthur" on Saturday. More
May 22, 2015 -- Company OnStage in Houston will open its production of "Rope" tonight. More
May 22, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today announced that it has awarded an $11,492,530 contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel, as well as the Houston Ship Channel between Bolivar Road and Redfish Island. More
May 22, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state has added an estimated 287,000 jobs during the past year. More
May 22, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on Memorial Day activities, including Carnival fun, Latin American style in Houston; a festival celebrating Galveston Bay in Kemah; and fireworks in The Woodlands. More
May 21, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Community Theatre will open its production of "The Drawer Boy" tonight. More
May 21, 2015 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual Volunteer & Member Recognition Luncheon, and presented the chamber's ATHENA Award to Ivy Pate, regional vice president of CHRISTUS Health of Southeast Texas. More
May 20, 2015 -- Congressman Gene Green today announced that an energy package by the House Energy and Commerce Committee includes a framework for a process to quickly approve cross-border pipelines between the United States, Canada and Mexico, while specifically excluding the Keystone XL Pipeline Project. More
May 20, 2015 -- Galveston Mayor Jim Yarbrough was the featured speaker at today’s meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Galveston. More
May 20, 2015 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a contract to Javeler Marine Services to conduct a Hydrographic Survey of the port’s expansion property off of Alabama Street past George Street Complex around to the Pier Road Terminal. More
May 19, 2015 -- More than 20 members of Economic Alliance Houston Port Region recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to advocate regional priorities. More
May 19, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to issue a request for proposals for strategic marketing and creative design services in connection with the Strategic Plan recently approved by the port commission, which Port Director Roger Guenther said is necessary for the port’s continued growth. More
May 18, 2015 -- The Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau recently received two awards from the American Marketing Association. More
May 18, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to reappoint C.A. “Pete” Shelton as president of the board. More
May 18, 2015 -- San Jacinto College will host the Houston Spanish & Flamenco Festival May 26-30 at the college's Central Campus. More
May 18, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today advised consumers to be aware of various scams aimed at military personnel. More
May 18, 2015 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region today announced that Traci Koenig has been selected as the alliance's new marketing and communications manager. More
May 18, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Drawer Boy”, College of the Mainland Community Theatre, and the Houston Grand Opera’s performance of “The Magic Flute” at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
May 17, 2015 -- The Galveston Seafarers Center’s 8th Annual Gala & Auction on Saturday honored the Galveston-Texas City Pilots. More
May 16, 2015 -- The Houston Tomorrow Board of Directors has announced that Jay Blazek Crossley is the new executive director, replacing his father David Crossley. More
May 15, 2015 -- Maureen Patton, executive director of The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, shared her memories of B.B. King, who passed away on Thursday, commenting on a recording of the blues singer that she had contributed to the Guidry News Archives. More
May 15, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend activities including the Galveston Island Beach Review, the Maypole Festival & Picnic in Beaumont, the Annual Halfway To Halloween Party in Houston, AsiaFest in Houston and more. More
May 14, 2015 -- Economic Alliance Houston Port Region recently became the newest member of the Dream It. Do It. network representing Dream It. Do It. Southeast Texas. More
May 14, 2015 -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday announced that it fined Clean Harbors Deer Park, LLC in La Porte for violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. More
May 14, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host its annual "Shake Your Summer Sillies Out" event on August 21. More
May 14, 2015 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host its newly expanded summer art youth programs from June 12 through August 14. More
May 14, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for AG|CM in Houston. More
May 14, 2015 -- Barrios Technology on Wednesday announced that it has been awarded a contract by The Boeing Company to provide services to support the Crew Space Transportation System and Crew Space Transportation - 100 spacecraft. More
May 14, 2015 -- Humana, Inc. on Wednesday announced that Melanie Toniazzo has been promoted to market vice president for the company's employer group in Houston. More
May 13, 2015 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections", beginning June 14. More
May 13, 2015 -- Port Freeport today announced the winners of its 15th Annual Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament. More
May 13, 2015 -- Barrios Technology President and CEO Sandy Johnson was recently named recipient of the Robert W. Kneebone Volunteer of the Year Award by the United Way of Greater Houston. More
May 13, 2015 -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Tuesday entered into an alliance with Houston-area industry and safety organizations to protect workers from exposure to fall hazards in the construction industries. More
May 12, 2015 -- The United States Department of Energy on Tuesday issued authorization for the Corpus Christi Liquefaction Project to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the United States. More
May 11, 2015 -- The Katy Area Economic Development Council on Monday announced that Katy is well positioned due to strong economic diversification to thrive as the oil industry continues to contract. More w/ Video
May 11, 2015 -- Bill McCoy, president of the Greater Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce, has posted comments on the death of Ike Akbari, a respected local businessman. More
May 11, 2015 -- The Offshore Technology Conference on Friday debuted its new event, d5: The Next Big Thing, a discussion of technologies to help "foster new ideas about the next big thing" for the offshore energy industry. More
May 11, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert involving individuals misrepresenting themselves as being affiliated with a church fundraiser through the sale of restaurant gift cards. More
May 11, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a report authored at the university cites problems in annual performance reviews of employees. More
May 11, 2015 -- Moody Gardens will have several endangered species "vanish" from its exhibits on May 15-16 as part of Endangered Species Day. More
May 11, 2015 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that United Airlines is breaking ground on the airline's new Terminal C North concourse at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. More
May 11, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the Houston Ballet’s production of “Giselle” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
May 11, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre has several events lined up for the summer, including the May 29 opening of its production of "Tom Jones", the theatre's youth apprentice program, and open auditions for its upcoming production of "Hamlet". More
May 08, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it is providing a $75,000 grant in a partnership with the Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation to provide workforce training for Team Fabrictors, Inc. More
May 08, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that it will lead plans for an Advanced Superconductor Manufacturing Institute, aimed at speeding the full commercialization of high-temperature superconductors. More
May 08, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement regarding Texas being ranked the best state to do business in by Chief Executive's 2015 Best & Worst States to Do Business survey of CEOs. More w/Video
May 08, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts & Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on options to celebrate the Mother's Day weekend, including a musical featuring hats at Texas Southern University, historic and new home tours in Galveston and Orange, and the Houston Greek Festival. More
May 07, 2015 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will launch "SPEED" Science in Motion", a new interactive exhibit, on May 23. More
May 07, 2015 -- Spirit Airlines has launched new nonstop flights from George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Latin America. More
May 07, 2015 -- The City of Sugar Land will host a display of several art exhibits in Oyster Creek Park during May as part of the city's "Art in the Park" series. More
May 07, 2015 -- The Fine Arts Academy at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will host summer drama camps beginning June 8. More
May 06, 2015 -- Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center will host a celebration of National Public Gardens Day on Friday. More
May 06, 2015 -- NRG Center in Houston will host the Space City Comic Con, featuring actor William Shatner among other celebrity guests, on July 24-26. More
May 06, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas on Tuesday presented the 2015 Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust. More
May 06, 2015 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced that the Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both Texas and federal waters will close on May 15. More
May 06, 2015 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenues in April totaled $2.3 billion, an increase of 1.1 percent compared to April 2014. More
May 06, 2015 -- The Port of Houston is taking delivery of four Super Post-Panamax Ship-to-Shore wharf cranes, each of which is 289 feet tall, that are arriving on board a transport vessel scheduled to travel up the Houston Ship Channel today. More
May 05, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce will co-host the 10th annual State of the Lake Tourism Address on May 14. More
May 05, 2015 -- The Offshore Technology Conference, which is taking place this week in Houston, today announced a partnership with United Against Human Trafficking to increase awareness of human trafficking. More
May 05, 2015 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will host "SOST On the Town", a concert at the Edison Plaza Lobby, on Thursday. More
May 05, 2015 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will open its "SpongeBob SubPants Adventure", an interactive attraction featuring state-of-the-art technology, on May 23. More
May 05, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a series of art courses for children during the summer. More
May 05, 2015 -- The Texas Association of Business today issued a news release in support of House Bill 2440, proposed statewide policies regarding the operation of ridesharing companies, under consideration by the Texas Legislature. More
May 04, 2015 -- The 30th Annual Texas Crab Festival in Crystal Beach on the Bolivar Peninsula is next weekend. More
May 04, 2015 -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Friday issued a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces. More
May 04, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas issued a scam alert regarding calls from fake debt collectors harassing families claiming a family member owes payments on a loan. More
May 04, 2015 -- The Galveston Historical Homes Tour kicked off its 41st annual homes tour event during the weekend. More
May 04, 2015 -- The Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that it has installed check-in kiosks in the center's emergency department lobby. More
May 04, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released seasonal and long-term reports that forecast sufficient electricity generation capacity to serve the region. More
May 04, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Music Man”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars at the Hobby Center in Houston, and Lily Tomlin at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
May 03, 2015 -- Former United States Ambassador to Qatar Chase Untermeyer, who is writing a series of books based on a daily journal he has kept since he was nine years old, on Friday visited with Jim Guidry about his writing. More
May 02, 2015 -- The annual Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance is drawing large crowds to Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook. More
May 01, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a magic show on June 12. More
May 01, 2015 -- The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced the nominees for the ATHENA Women's Leadership Award Luncheon, which will be held on May 8. More
May 01, 2015 -- The State Bar of Texas has elected Frank Stevenson of Dallas as the next president-elect of the bar. More
May 01, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend options including Latin Wave: New Films from Latin America at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; an iron exhibit at the Dishman Museum of Art at Lamar University in Beaumont; the Houston Dragon Boat Festival, the 20th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance at Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, the 9th Annual Houston Polish Festival; and the 4th Annual Star Wars Art Festival in Houston. More
April 30, 2015 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will host "America Sings", a spring concert, on May 12 at Moody Methodist Church. More
April 30, 2015 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Wednesday hosted a State of the Port Address by Janiece Longoria, chair of the Port of Houston Authority. More
April 30, 2015 -- Frontier Airlines today announced that it is adding a daily non-stop flight between Austin and Las Vegas. More
April 30, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Mainland Chorale and the Mainland Singers will present their spring concert on May 8 at the Shrine of the True Cross Church in Dickinson. More
April 30, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers today announced that the STURGIS, a barge that housed a nuclear power plant, has arrived at the Port of Galveston for decommissioning. More
April 30, 2015 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation is hosting a series of dining events during the 41st annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour. More
April 30, 2015 -- The Galveston College Art Department will launch the 35th Annual Galveston College Student Art Exhibition on May 6 with an opening reception. More
April 29, 2015 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce has named Regina Lindsey as its President/Chief Executive Officer. More
April 29, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today announced that it has awarded an $86,167 contract to Quality First Construction, Inc. for a marine salvage operation in the Houston Ship Channel. More
April 29, 2015 -- The Sabine Pass Port Authority will host a workshop on May 5 to discuss the port authority's master plan. More
April 28, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today announced that it has awarded a $236,996 to SOL Engineering Service, LLC for environmental services. More
April 28, 2015 -- Texas Association of Business CEO Bill Hammond today applauded the passage of a tax plan by the Texas House of Representatives. More
April 28, 2015 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to renew a lease agreement with St. Charles Gaming Company, LLC, doing business as Isle of Capri Casino-Hotel Lake Charles for the lease of warehouses from the port. More
April 28, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to adopt a Strategic Plan prepared by LeighFisher, Inc. More
April 28, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that it is awarding a $517,652 Skills Development Fund grant to Houston Community College to provide job training for Schlumberger. More
April 28, 2015 -- Freeport LNG Expansion, LP today announced that its subsidiary, FLNG Liquefaction 3, LLC, has closed on financing for approximately $4.56 billion in capital required for construction of a third train for Freeport LNG's natural gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility. More
April 27, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to award a contract for architectural and engineering services for the Cruise Terminal Number One Walkway Project in an amount not to exceed $90,190 to AECOM. More
April 27, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding callers presenting themselves as with a credit card company's fraud department in order to obtain the security code on a victim's credit card. More
April 27, 2015 -- University of Houston's Moores School of Music is participating in a partnership to transform works of student poets at two Houston area schools into musical compositions. More
April 27, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a $124,129 contract to BOMAC Contractors, Inc. for drilling precast concrete piles for the Harbor Island Wharf Extension. More
April 27, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Chris Botti at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and “Cinco de Mayo at Miller” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
April 27, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Chris Botti for a performance on May 3. More
April 26, 2015 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement on Friday was presented to Colonel Robert D. Cabana, a former astronaut who now is director of the Kennedy Space Center. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority on Thursday hosted United States Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, who formally announced during her visit that the HPA will receive a Diesel Emission Reduction Act grant of nearly $900,000. More
April 24, 2015 -- Music Doing Good in Schools will present "That's Classic!" a performance by students in the Music Doing Good in Schools program, on May 8 at the Hobby Center in Houston. More
April 24, 2015 -- Congressman Gene Green will host his 13th Annual Job Fair on Monday at San Jacinto College North in Houston. More
April 24, 2015 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its first "Art in the Park" event on May 2. More
April 24, 2015 -- A trade delegation to India by Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the Greater Houston Partnership this week concluded with an agreement signed between the GHP and the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of India regarding mutual interests between India and Houston. More
April 24, 2015 -- The United States Naval Ship Mendonca, the Navy's largest roll-on/roll-off ship, was unloaded this week at the Port of Beaumont by Beaumont-based Soldiers from the 842nd Transportation Battalion. More
April 24, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on a number of leisure activities including the Texas Crawfish and Music Festival in Old Town Spring, the Peace, Love, and MARTY: A Montrose Art Party, the Jamaica-Galveston (JA-GA) Reggae Festival, the annual Sylvan Beach Festival, a Zone 2 Museum Experience in Houston, and Backstage at Allen's Landing, a walking tour along the bayou. More
April 23, 2015 -- Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen delivered the 2015 State of the City Address this week, highlighting the city's successes and plans for the future. More
April 23, 2015 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve a motion authorizing President & CEO Tom Lambert to negotiate the sale of the Pinemont Park & Ride to Harris County, subject to legal requirements and approval by the Federal Transit Administration. More
April 23, 2015 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who is on a trade mission to India this week, met with the United States Ambassador to India and Indian governmental ministers in Delhi. More
April 23, 2015 -- Lamar University's Industrial Carillon, a new-music ensemble, will host a concert on Monday featuring music from Nick Rissman. More
April 23, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host its Prelude Family Concert on May 6. More
April 23, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Fresenius Medical Care Rosenberg Dialysis in Rosenberg. More
April 23, 2015 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square, which was developed in a public-private partnership with the city, has been honored as the top full-service Marriott hotel in the state for overall guest satisfaction in 2014. More
April 22, 2015 -- University of Houston dance students will perform "Backstage at Allen's Landing", an interactive event, on Sunday. More
April 22, 2015 -- Luminant Generation Company, LLC today filed comments in response to the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed regional haze regulations for Texas and Oklahoma. More
April 22, 2015 -- Houston Aviation Director Mario C. Diaz, who is participating in a trade mission to India led by Houston Mayor Annise Parker, is spending the trip working to expand international growth, including taking steps toward eventually securing a direct flight between Houston and Mumbai. More
April 21, 2015 -- The City of Pasadena will host a historical festival called "Stroll Down Memory Lane" on April 25. More
April 21, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today announced that it has awarded a $4,219,500 contract to Manson Construction Co. for pipeline dredging of the Sabine Pass Channel Reach of the Sabine-Neches Waterway. More
April 21, 2015 -- The BMW Group today broke ground on a new vehicle distribution center at the Port of Galveston. More
April 21, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a candidate forum on Wednesday featuring candidates for the City of Rosenberg's mayoral and city council elections. More
April 21, 2015 -- Congressman Gene Green today issued a statement in response to the United States Department of Energy's release of its first Quadrennial Energy Review, a report examining vulnerabilities in the country's energy infrastructure. More
April 21, 2015 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that Reginald D. Randolph has been promoted to director of parking. More
April 21, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 5. More
April 21, 2015 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas is holding registration for the museum's Summer "ArtVentures" Camp for Creative Kids. More
April 21, 2015 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital today announced that Kelly Ochoa has been promoted to vice president of operations and chief nursing officer. More
April 21, 2015 -- The City of Houston will host its third annual "Hackathon" event on May 16-17 at the Houston Technology Center. More
April 21, 2015 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who is participating in a trade mission to India, is making a presentation on the city's green initiatives today in Mumbai. More
April 21, 2015 -- The Galveston Island Humane Society will host its fifth annual "A Bark in the Park" dog show on Saturday at Kempner Park. More
April 21, 2015 -- The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee will host a Legislative Coffee event regarding storm surge protection on Wednesday. More
April 20, 2015 -- The East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will present I Ought to Be In Pictures, written by Neil Simon, as their twelfth season finale. More
April 20, 2015 -- The Kinder Institute at Rice University last week hosted a forum of current or former mayors of three different cities, who shared stories about their administrations. More
April 20, 2015 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is currently seeking public comment on proposed changes in commercial shrimp and oyster regulations. More
April 20, 2015 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host the "Roads to the West" Family Arts Day on May 9. More
April 20, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Boeing Boeing” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay and “I Ought to be in Pictures” at Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston. More
April 20, 2015 -- TOTE, Inc. on Saturday held a christening and launch ceremony for the "Isla Bella", the world's first liquefied natural gas powered container ship. More
April 20, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced the finalists for the 2015 Torch Awards for Marketplace Trust. More
April 20, 2015 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who is on a trade mission to India, is speaking at the World Trade Center Mumbia today. More
April 20, 2015 -- Rice University on Saturday announced that KiLife Tech, a team from Brigham Young University, was named winner of the Rice Business Plan Competition. More
April 18, 2015 -- The Port Neches Riverfest! will be held Wednesday, April 29 to Sunday, May 3. More
April 17, 2015 -- Sierra Nevada Corporation Space Systems and the German Aerospace Center announce the signing of a new Dream Chaser® program cooperation during the United States German Aerospace Roundtable at the 31st annual Space Symposium hosted by the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs, Colorado. More
April 17, 2015 -- BP today announced that it will serve as title sponsor of the BP MS 150 bicycle ride through 2018. More
April 17, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host a free performance by the COM Concert Band on Monday. More
April 17, 2015 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today appealed a court ruling in a case involving charges against a paper company regarding contamination of the San Jacinto River. More
April 17, 2015 -- Lamar University will host a concert featuring the university's brass ensembles on April 21 in the Rothwell Recital Hall. More
April 17, 2015 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital today announced the opening of Memorial Hermann Wound Care, an outpatient center offering state-of-the-art wound care treatment options. More
April 17, 2015 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host an industry lecture on April 28 on the removal of the wreckage of the Costa Concordia. More
April 17, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state's unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent in March. More
April 17, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend activities including a one-night only ballet and orchestra performance, Galveston's ArtWalk and the opening of an installation art piece at the Galveston Arts Center, the Japan Festival at Hermann Park and a battle reenactment on the grounds of the San Jacinto Monument. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted its annual State of the City Address by Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Thursday. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Red Cat Jazz Festival will be held at Moody Gardens in Galveston from May 7 to 10. More
April 16, 2015 -- Moody Mansion in Galveston will host a concert by the Galveston College Community Chorale and The Mainland Singers tonight. More
April 16, 2015 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Tuesday announced that research materials for a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station was launched on a re-supply flight utilizing SpaceX's Dragon Spacecraft. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today reported that it has issued a citation and proposed $55,000 in fines for M&M Manufacturing Co., LLC in Houston for exposing workers to amputation hazards. More
April 16, 2015 -- Texas Association of Business CEO Bill Hammond today issued a statement applauding the passage of legislation by the Texas Senate that he said would "decriminalize" truancy. More
April 16, 2015 -- The City of League City today issued a news release regarding an agreement with INEOS to keep the company's headquarters located in League City for the next 10 years. More
April 16, 2015 -- Congressman Gene Green today issued a statement in response to a report by the United States Energy Information Administration that predicts the country will be a net exporter of natural gas by 2017. More
April 15, 2015 -- The United States Chamber of Commerce's Institute for Organization Management today announced that it has awarded Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce Director of Special Events Elizabeth Rogers Alvarado with a National Institute Scholarship. More
April 15, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will present two plays in May, "Boeing Boeing" and "Tom Jones". More
April 15, 2015 -- The 3rd Brigade Combat Team "Patriots" 10th Mountain Division's 710th Brigade Support Battalion today moved equipment at the Port of Beaumont as part of its Sealift Emergency Deployment Response Exercise. More
April 15, 2015 -- The Clifton Steamboat Museum in Beaumont will host its inaugural Boy Scout Day on April 25, and a lecture on the Battle of Sabine Pass on May 9. More
April 15, 2015 -- The Texas Medical Board on Tuesday announced that it has adopted rules to expand opportunities for telemedicine. More
April 14, 2015 -- The Gulf Coast Rail District Board of Directors on Tuesday held a spirited discussion of the Fort Bend Bypass Phase II project, a plan to facilitate commuter rail between Rosenberg and Houston. More
April 14, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority announced that it will receive almost $900,000 as part of an award of more than $2.1 million by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for three clean diesel projects. More
April 14, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott will host a news conference on Wednesday, which is the deadline to file taxes for 2015, to discuss his plan to reduce the business franchise tax. More
April 14, 2015 -- The Orange County Navigation and Port District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve the Port District property tax exemptions for the 2015 Tax Year. More
April 14, 2015 -- Congressman Gene Green will host his 13th Annual Job Fair on April 27 at San Jacinto College North. More
April 14, 2015 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize an economic development agreement with Costco Wholesale Corporation and a performance agreement between the Pearland Economic Development Corporation and Costco in connection with the possible development of a Costco store at the northwest corner of State Highway 288 and County Road 59. More
April 13, 2015 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will host "SOST on the Town", a concert on May 7 in the Edison Plaza Lobby. More
April 13, 2015 -- The Texas Veterans Commission will host a hiring event for Veterans on April 23 in Austin. More
April 13, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Bella Gaia: A Poetic Vision of Earth from Space” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, and Playhouse 1960’s production, “Crimes of the Heart”. More
April 13, 2015 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will open its production of "I Ought to be in Pictures" on April 24. More
April 13, 2015 -- Stonehenge Real Estate Investment Co. will host a groundbreaking ceremony on April 22 for the Bayside at Waterman's waterfront development in Galveston. More
April 10, 2015 -- Lamar Institute of Technology today announced that it has partnered with the Texas Workforce Commission to offer the Skills for Small Business program, which provides free or reduced cost employee training for small businesses. More
April 10, 2015 -- College of the Mainland will host an adjunct faculty job fair on April 18 at the COM Learning Center-North County in League City. More
April 10, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced that plans remain in place to hold The Grand Kids Festival on Saturday, with a contingency in the event of severe weather. More
April 10, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend activites including the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, the Houston Art Car Parade, The Grand Kids Festival in Galveston, the Pearland Crawfish Festival and Carnival des Cajuns in Port Arthur. More
April 09, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council invites area residents, business owners, community stakeholders and local officials to attend a public meeting to receive comment on recommended improvements to SH 249 between I-45 and Beltway 8, and connecting streets, bicycle/pedestrian facilities, and transit systems. More
April 09, 2015 -- The United States Department of Labor today announced that it's Houston District Office returned more than $1.3 million in back wages and damages to 1,253 workers at Houston specialty grocery stores following a multi-year enforcement initiative. More
April 09, 2015 -- Texas Central Partners will host an open house meeting tonight in Lancaster regarding the proposed high-speed rail service between Dallas and Houston. More
April 09, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today addressed the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. More
April 09, 2015 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host its biannual "gARTage" sale and pre-sale dinner on May 15. More
April 09, 2015 -- Texas Commissioner of Insurance David Mattax on Wednesday announced the appointment of three members to the Surplus Lines Stamping Office Board of Directors. More
April 08, 2015 -- Lamar University's Cardinal Jazz Orchestra will open for the Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra in a concert on April 15 at the Jefferson Theater. More
April 08, 2015 -- Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported that state sales tax revenues totaled $2.12 billion in March, an increase of 1.5 percent compared to March 2014. More
April 08, 2015 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will present "The Last Night of Ballyhoo", with performances beginning on Thursday and continuing through April 26. More
April 08, 2015 -- Company OnStage in Houston will premiere its "Theater for Children" production of "Alice in Wonderland" on Saturday. More
April 08, 2015 -- Company OnStage in Houston will open its production of "Things My Mother Taught Me" on Friday. More
April 08, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host candidate forums this month to provide the public an opportunity to hear from candidates in the May 9 General Election. More
April 08, 2015 -- The Port Neches RiverFest will host its annual RiverFest event April 29 through May 3 at Port Neches River Front Park. More
April 08, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas on Tuesday held its Fourth Annual Laws of Life Essay Program Banquet. More
April 07, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 2015 State of the Schools Luncheon on Friday at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond. More
April 07, 2015 -- The Association of Zoos & Aquariums today announced that the association's independent accreditation commission has granted the Downtown Aquarium Houston accreditation. More
April 07, 2015 -- University of Houston's Dance Theatre will present "UH Goes to the Barn", featuring works from student choreographers, on April 22. More
April 06, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Lily Tomlin on May 9. More
April 06, 2015 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with City of Galveston Director of Aviation Hud Hopkins, who is retiring after 20 years with the city. More
April 06, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned consumers regarding a scam involving offers of "free grants" through the government as a means to obtain bank account information. More
April 06, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a "Sensory Friendly Day", an event exclusively for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and sensory processing differences, on April 20. More
April 06, 2015 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "Dance Unleashed", the department's spring concert, on April 10-11. More
April 06, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “LMNOP”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and “The Last Night of Ballyhoo”, opening at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City. More
April 03, 2015 -- Jerry Ross has been announced as the Lunar Rendezvous Festival Golden Jubilee King. More
April 03, 2015 -- Seafood Harvesters of America President Chris Brown issued a statement regarding an outline put forward by the fish and wildlife managers from five states he says would allow for a state takeover of federal waters. More
April 03, 2015 -- The Galveston Island Humane Society will host its Fifth Annual Galveston Island Dog Show, "A Bark in the Park", on April 25 and has announced that new categories will be in store for this year's event. More
April 03, 2015 -- BikeHouston has announced that Houston Mayor Annise Parker will lead the Kidical Mass bike ride During Houston's Bayou Greenway Day on Saturday. More
April 03, 2015 -- Texas Central Partners, the company that plans to build and operate the high-speed rail service between Dallas and Houston, has scheduled open house meetings at locations along the Dallas-to-Houston corridor during the month. More
April 03, 2015 -- DSW Homes has provided a video report on the ribbon cutting ceremony for the renovated Masonic Lodge 1324 at 4301 Missouri Avenue in Dickinson. More
April 03, 2015 -- Lone Star College will host a Technical Careers and Skilled Trades Career Fair on April 16 at the LSC-North Harris campus. More
April 03, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will honor Sharon Gillins as the Woman of the Year - Representing "Spirit" at the 8th Annual Women's Conference - "Texas Style!" More
April 03, 2015 -- Opera in the Heights today announced its 2015-2016 20th anniversary concert season. More
April 03, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on a variety of activities found around the Gulf Coast region this next week including free musical theater in Houston, a free movie musical in Galveston. Bayou Greenway Day on Brays Bayou in Houston, and the Houston Art Car Parade. More
April 02, 2015 -- Memorial Hermann Health System today announced that Kyle Price has been named CEO of Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. More
April 01, 2015 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will display a collection of items related to Galveston's historic Texas Heroes Monument as the library's Treasure of the Month. More
April 01, 2015 -- Alvin Community College will host the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Jazz Festival on April 11. More
April 01, 2015 -- The Texas Association of Business today issued a news release in support of legislation being considered by the Texas House Committee on Investments and Financial Services that would create local stock exchanges in Texas. More
April 01, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host "Go Green Week!", a series of activities in support of Earth Day, on April 21-25. More
April 01, 2015 -- Houston Public Library will host an opening reception on April 8 for the Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons exhibit at the library's Julia Ideson Building. More
April 01, 2015 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update for the month of March reports that Cyberonics, a medical device company headquartered in Bay Area Houston, plans to merge into a new $2.7 billion company with Sorin SpA, an Italian-based global medical device firm. More
April 01, 2015 -- The Texas Crab Festival will host the 30th Annual Crab Fest May 8-10 in Crystal Beach, Texas. More
March 31, 2015 -- The Texas House of Representatives Land and Resource Management Committee, chaired by Representative Joe Deshotel, on Monday voted unanimously to move legislation continuing the Joint Interim Committee on Coastal Barrier Systems to the full House. More
March 31, 2015 -- The Center for Houston's Future recently honored former First Lady Barbara Bush and Reverend William A. Lawson during the center's Future of Leadership Luncheon. More
March 31, 2015 -- Bank On Houston recently launched a new online application to help Houstonians without a bank get an account. More
March 31, 2015 -- San Jacinto College today announced its line-up of upcoming free concerts in April. More
March 31, 2015 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will host auditions on April 13-14 for its upcoming production of Neil Simon's "Star-Spangled Girl". More
March 31, 2015 -- Texas Southern University will present a production of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" April 16-19 at the Ollington Smith Playhouse. More
March 31, 2015 -- Channel Terminals, LLC in Houston today announced that it has opened a distillation and bulk liquid storage facility on Green's Bayou. More
March 31, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the commission assisted Texas workers in collecting more than $5 million in unpaid wages in 2014. More
March 30, 2015 -- Employees at AMOCO Federal Credit Union showed their support for the cancer-stricken son of one of their colleagues by baring their heads. More
March 30, 2015 -- The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Economic Freedom on Monday released a paper by Vice President of Research and Center for Economic Freedom Director Bill Peacock on reforming Texas’ state-run windstorm insurance program. More
March 30, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to accept the Galveston Wharves Pension Plan Annual Financial Report for 2014 as submitted by the accounting firm of Whitley-Penn, P.C. More
March 30, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned consumers regarding a scam involving an email claiming to be from the "Bureau of Defaulters", a fictional government agency, in an attempt to infect computers with malware. More
March 30, 2015 -- University of Houston will present "Unfold: Houston Revealed", a display of maps created by students in the Graphic Design and Creative writing programs detailing different aspects of the city, on April 13 at Brazos Books. More
March 30, 2015 -- Sea Star Line, LLC today announced that it has entered into an agreement for an additional barge to its current service package for shipments from Jacksonville to Puerto Rico. More
March 30, 2015 -- The Lamar Civic Orchestra will host its annual spring concert on Tuesday at Lamar State College Port Arthur's Performing Arts Center. More
March 30, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region includes “Legally Blonde: The Musical” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
March 30, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce, Old Central Cultural Center and former Texas State Representative Al Edwards recently participated in the production of a documentary of the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth in Galveston. More
March 27, 2015 -- The Kitchen Chick will host the third annual Galveston Island Chicken Shack Strut on April 4. More
March 27, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership Monthly Luncheon on Thursday featured Roger Guenther, Executive Director of the Port of Houston Authority. More
March 27, 2015 -- Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on a variety of weekend activities, including fairs and festivals around the Gulf Coast region offering arts, wine and even kites. More
March 27, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state's unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent in February, according to the latest employment numbers. More
March 27, 2015 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that it is one of the first hospitals to offer a new procedure to treat peripheral artery disease. More
March 27, 2015 -- The Houston Airport System on Thursday announced that Volaris has added its first non-stop flight between George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Guadalajara International Airport in Mexico. More
March 27, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has published a paper regarding Saudia Arabia's changing role in the energy market. More
March 27, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will honor B.J. Herz as Woman of the Year - Representing "Spirit" at the 8th Annual Women's Conference - "Texas Style!" More
March 26, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority recently led Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos and members of his staff on a tour of the Bayport Container Terminal, which kicked off Cascos's statewide "Down to Business" Tour. More
March 26, 2015 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation will recognize people in the space industry at their annual space awards gala on April 24 at the Houston Hyatt Regency. More
March 26, 2015 -- Discovery Green in Houston will host a series of concerts for Jazz Appreciation Month in April. More
March 26, 2015 -- The Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance today announced that the East Harris County Manufacturers Association has issued a resolution in support of a coastal barrier system to protect the Houston/Galveston region from hurricane storm surge. More
March 26, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum has named Celdie Sanabria as operations manager of the museum. More
March 26, 2015 -- San Jacinto College's Central Campus will host the Brass Symposium on April 10-11. More
March 25, 2015 -- Henry Freudenburg CLU, president of Henry Freudenburg Insurance Agency Inc. located in Galveston, announced today the ability to offer Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Health Insurance through its partnership with George W. Evans and Associates in Houston. More
March 25, 2015 -- Rice University today announced that a study conducted by the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy supports lifting the United States' export ban on crude oil. More
March 25, 2015 -- Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner on Tuesday sent a letter to organizations opposed to the proposed Small Business Tax Relief Act asking they re-evaluate their position on the bill. More
March 25, 2015 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve a cooperative endeavor agreement with Port Rail, Inc. for an initial investment of $1 million by the district for Port Rail. More
March 24, 2015 -- Port of Houston Authority Executive Director Roger Guenther reported to the port commission this morning that the month of February continued a strong beginning to 2015. More
March 24, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority has posted a news release about Tuesday's meeting of the PHA Commission. More
March 24, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Small Business Committee on Tuesday hosted its Annual State of the Economy Address featuring Dr. Robert W. Gilmer, director of the Institute for Regional Forecasting at the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business. More
March 24, 2015 -- The Houston Beer Festival will host its fifth annual celebration on June 13-14 in Hermann Square. More
March 24, 2015 -- The Texas Association of Business today announced that several Texas trade associations, chambers of commerce, local governments and business leaders have voiced their support of legislation to dedicate revenue to fund Texas highways and bridges. More
March 24, 2015 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association today announced the launch of its redesigned website. More
March 24, 2015 -- Sustainable Texas Oyster Resource Management, LLC today announced that the Chambers County Attorney's Office has declined to file charges related to a complaint against the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District concerning the district's lease of 23,000 acres of submerged land to the organization. More
March 24, 2015 -- Sierra Nevada Corporation on Monday announced that it has amended its Space Act Agreement with NASA to extend the period of performance for the development of Commercial Crew Integrated Capability of the Dream Chaser Space System. More
March 24, 2015 -- Sierra Nevada Corporation today announced that it has formed an agreement with the Houston Airport System to utilize Ellington Airport's Spaceport as a future landing site for the company's uncrewed "Dream Chaser" spacecraft. More
March 23, 2015 -- Union Pacific Railroad released a schedule of a series of temporary railroad crossing closures associated with its work along Highway 90A in Sugar Land. More
March 23, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to certify unopposed candidates for two commissioners seats in the May 9 General Election. More
March 23, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided advice on hiring contractors for home improvements and remodeling. More
March 23, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “All My Sons” at the Alley Theatre in Houston, and Mary Chapin Carpenter in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 23, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Mary Chapin Carpenter in concert on Friday. More
March 23, 2015 -- Island Etc East-End Theatre Company will host open auditions on April 12-13 for it's upcoming production of "Urinetown: The Musical". More
March 23, 2015 -- Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos will launch his statewide introductory tour at the Port of Houston on Tuesday, followed by a trip to Pearland on Wednesday. More
March 23, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission on Friday announced that it recovered more than $10.5 million in fraudulent Unemployment Insurance benefit claims during 2014. More
March 20, 2015 -- University of Houston's Moores Concert Chorale will perform free concerts on March 26 and April 2. More
March 20, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has announced it will serve as a sponsor of the 2015 Texas Science and Engineering Fair. More
March 20, 2015 -- AT&T today issued tips for consumers to be able to be prepared and be able to communicate following a storm event. More
March 20, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on food and fun found around the Gulf Coast region this weekend including crawfish and food truck festivals, music out of doors and free yoga classes. More
March 20, 2015 -- The Clear Lake Regional Medical Center recently presented a donation to Communities in Schools-Bay Area. More
March 20, 2015 -- Lamar University will host Mauricio Oliveros, violinist and associate concertmaster for the Symphony of Southeast Texas, for a recital on Tuesday. More
March 20, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Insurance today urged customers to prepare for severe spring weather. More
March 20, 2015 -- The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold an economic development luncheon on March 25 at the Johnny Arolfo Civic Center. More
March 19, 2015 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host "American Modern" works from the collection of Alice C. Simkins, April 16 through July 19. More
March 19, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will present Victor and Janice Pierson with the Leonora (Nonie) Kempner Thompson Community Enrichment Award on Saturday at The Grand 1894 Opera House. More
March 18, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the 20th anniversary of The Grand Kids Fest on April 11. More
March 18, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will open its production of "Boeing, Boeing" on April 24. More
March 18, 2015 -- Colliers International will host the "2015 Impact of Changing Energy Prices on the Global Supply Chain Conference" in Houston May 13-15. More
March 18, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for M&M's Southern Creole Kitchen in Richmond. More
March 17, 2015 -- University of Houston will host a symposium entitled "Energy Workforce: How Do We Prepare for the Future?" on March 31. More
March 17, 2015 -- Rice University today announced the Seed Accelerator Rankings at South by Southwest, with the rankings of the start-up business accelerator programs determined by experts from Rice, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Richmond. More
March 16, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and “Not Now Darling” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
March 16, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Rob Landes Trio for "Beatles, Bacharach and Beyond" on Sunday at 4 p.m. More
March 16, 2015 -- The Texas Retailers Association today called on the Texas Legislature to include inventory tax relief as part of tax relief efforts. More
March 16, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will hold its Fourth Annual "Laws of Life" Awards Banquet on April 7. More
March 16, 2015 -- The BP Press Office today released the Gulf of Mexico Environmental Recovery and Restoration Report, which shows that the Gulf environment is returning to baseline conditions following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
March 16, 2015 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area on Sunday announced that Barrios Technology will sponsor the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament, which takes place on April 13 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
March 16, 2015 -- Texas A&M University today announced that an economist at the university's Real Estate Center states that Texas' housing market is less dependent on oil prices than in the past. More
March 16, 2015 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will open its production of the comedy "Not Now Darling" on Friday. More
March 16, 2015 -- Port of Houston Authority Deputy Executive Director of Corporate Affairs Phyllis Saathoff last week was the featured speaker at the University of Houston-Victoria's School of Business Administration Distinguished Speaker Series. More
March 13, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will close its 2014-2015 season with the musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie”, April 24th - 26th at the University of Houston, Clear Lake’s Bayou Theatre. More
March 13, 2015 -- Alvin Community College's Wind Ensemble and Community Band will present its Spring Concert on March 29. More
March 13, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Serene Dental. More
March 13, 2015 -- The Houston Public Library will host "Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons", an exhibit featuring works by the author of "Where the Wild Things Are", March 21 through May 2 at the Julia Ideson Building. More
March 13, 2015 -- The Houston Arts Alliance today announced that it has awarded Houston artist Ed Wilson a commission to create an interior artwork for the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
March 13, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on indoor and outdoor options for entertainment this next week, from classic movies and film festivals to flowers and French. More
March 12, 2015 -- Galveston City Council today voted unanimously to approve appointments to the Charter Review Committee, the Intermodal Transportation Committee, the Landmark Commission and the Trolley Ad Hoc Committee. More
March 12, 2015 -- The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce announced that it has approved resolutions in support of Senate Bill 513 and Senate Bill 900, both filed by Texas State Senator Larry Taylor. More
March 12, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will open its production of "Boeing-Boeing" April 24. More
March 12, 2015 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present the finale of its Classics Series on April 11 with "Rach' On", a performance of both Beethoven's "Choral Fantasy" and Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3. More
March 11, 2015 -- Galveston College Theatre will present "Dearly Departed" April 17-18. More
March 11, 2015 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to renew the port’s property, liability and auto insurance coverage through the Texas Municipal League. More
March 11, 2015 -- The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for All American Outdoor Lighting and Mosquito Control. More
March 10, 2015 -- Winnie Community Hospital is opening a health care clinic to serve the Bolivar Peninsula for the first time since Hurricane Ike. More
March 10, 2015 -- The United States House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a Transportation Roundtable meeting in Houston this morning at Rice University. More
March 10, 2015 -- San Jacinto College today announced that Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer has been named to the Greater Houston Partnership Board of Directors. More
March 09, 2015 -- The Greenspoint District Board of Directors today announced that Board President Jerry Lowry has retired. More
March 09, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include "The Dixie Swim Club" at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay and Neil Berg's "102 Years of Broadway" at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 09, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Neil Berg's "102 Years of Broadway" on Saturday at 8 p.m. More
March 09, 2015 -- The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on Friday raised almost $500,000 at its annual Ranching & Wildlife Auction. More
March 09, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding malware being used to freeze up cell phones until the victim pays to unlock it. More
March 06, 2015 -- The Greater Houston Partnership on Friday announced the EnergizeHouston program will join UpSkill Houston, a major step toward addressing the region’s workforce challenges. More
March 06, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the 20th anniversary of The Grand Kids Festival on April 11. More
March 06, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports that exhibits are opening at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston as well as a host of smaller venues this weekend. More
March 06, 2015 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will host Michael Moomaw, Smarter Cities Architect at IBM, on March 11 to speak on "Building Smarter Cities with Analytics and Open Data" at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. More
March 06, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 20,100 jobs in January, resulting in the states unemployment rate falling to 4.4 percent. More
March 06, 2015 -- NextDecade, LLC on Thursday announced that it has signed an option-to-lease agreement with the Port of Brownsville to expand the company's site for its proposed Rio Grande Liquefied Natural Gas export terminal. More
March 06, 2015 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker and AARP representatives on Tuesday officially announced that Houston is being recognized as an “Age-Friendly Communities” More
March 05, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "An Evening with Garrison Keillor" on April 12. More
March 05, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that it is joining with area businesses and law enforcement to educate area residents about scams taking place across the country and in Southeast Texas. More w/Video
March 05, 2015 -- Galveston College's Theatre Department will present "Dearly Departed" April 17-18. More
March 05, 2015 -- Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Shelley Johnson was recently selected to serve on the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association Board of Directors. More
March 05, 2015 -- Opera in the Heights in Houston will present "La Tragedie de Carmen" March 20-28 at Lambert Hall. More
March 04, 2015 -- Emancipet, a non-profit organization that provides low cost spay and neuter and preventive veterinary services, today announced its expansion into Houston as part of a partnership approved by the Houston City Council. More
March 04, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today announced the launch of a project to promote Low Impact Development practices, and has established a new web page featuring information about Low Impact Development and its benefits. More
March 04, 2015 -- A consortium of environmental scientists has expressed strong concern about the impact of a controversial Central American canal across Nicaragua. More
March 03, 2015 -- Barrios Technology announced that it donated $96,058.65 to the United Way. More
March 03, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will present its production of "The Dixie Swim Club" March 13-29. More
March 03, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced a new “Dream Team”. More
March 03, 2015 -- Barrios Technology recently presented a donation of funds raised by the company's employees to the United Way of Houston. More
March 03, 2015 -- Bay Area Regional Medical Center recently named Tim Schmidt as CEO and Dr. Michael Lyons as Chief Medical Officer. More
March 02, 2015 -- The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized the Port of Houston Partners in Maritime Education as part of the 2015 Bright Ideas program. More
March 02, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today accepted the 2014 Governor's Cup from Site Selection Magazine. More
March 02, 2015 -- Site Selection magazine has recognized the Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land Metropolitan Statistical Area as one of the top metros in the nation for corporate relocations and expansions. More
March 02, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau today announced that it has formed a partnership with Porch.com to provide BBB ratings and accreditation status for home improvement and maintenance professionals listed in Porch search results. More
March 02, 2015 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company will host open auditions tonight for its upcoming production of "I Ought to be in Pictures". More
March 02, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Rumors” at Playhouse 1960 in Houston and “The Great Gatsby” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
March 02, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today announced that seasonal forecasts indicate that the region will have sufficient generation capacity available for the spring and summer. More
February 27, 2015 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston will launch its "SpongeBob Subpants Adventure" attraction May 23-25. More
February 27, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District on Wednesday hosted a stakeholder partnering forum in Galveston to discuss best practices for various programs. More
February 27, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a "Go Texan" day on March 3, in celebration of Texas Independence Day. More
February 27, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on upcoming events including the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the Winter Book Sale at Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church in Houston and a performance by the National Danish Performance Team at Discovery Green in Houston. More
February 27, 2015 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas will host the "Go for the Gold" annual prize drawing event on March 5. More
February 27, 2015 -- The Greater Houston Partnership on Thursday hosted a State of the State Address by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. More
February 26, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority has posted a news release about the recertification of its International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Environmental Management System. More
February 26, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch on Wednesday hosted an official ribbon cutting ceremony for the new UTMB Galveston Pediatric Primary Care Clinic and Pediatric Urgent Car Clinic at 6416 Broadway. More
February 24, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission voted 6-1, with Theldon Branch opposed, to approve staff’s ranking of vendors and to award a contract for an amount not to exceed $780,000 to BIO Landscape & Maintenance, Inc. for maintenance of dredge material placement areas on port property. More
February 24, 2015 -- Texas Association of Business CEO Bill Hammond today issued a statement in response to a tax cutting plan by the Texas State Senate. More
February 24, 2015 -- Texas State Senator Charles Schwertner today filed the Small Business Tax Relief Act, legislation to establish a $4 million permanent exemption from the state's business franchise tax. More
February 24, 2015 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city's sales tax revenues for February total $351,466. More
February 24, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority has posted a news release about Monday's meeting of the port commission. More
February 24, 2015 -- The Texas City-La Marque Community Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, March 19 at the Nessler Center in Texas City. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted to approve a revised lease agreement with Archer-Daniels-Midland Company to resolve issues related to a reduction in revenue during the recent extended drought. More
February 23, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted 5-0-1, with Bill Darling abstaining, to extend a bank depository services agreement with Capital One Bank for an additional two-year period. More
February 23, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Lone Star” and “Laundry and Bourbon” at Company OnStage in Houston and Arlo Guthrie at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
February 23, 2015 -- Jim Guidry has published a review of “Surrounded by Death and Destruction – The 1900 Galveston Hurricane Diary of Emelise Carson”, a self-published novel by Olivia Orbringer, a high school student in Indiana. More
February 23, 2015 -- Alvin Community College's Drama Department will open its production of "The Fantasticks" on March 7. More
February 23, 2015 -- Nassau Bay City Council Member David Braun, who also was the aerospace marketing manager for the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, died on Saturday at the age of 59 after a long battle with liver cancer. More
February 22, 2015 -- Buster’s Old Time Photos in Galveston earned twenty-one ribbons at the 2015 Antique and Amusement Photographers International Photo Contest held January 29 in Las Vegas, Nevada. More
February 20, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum has named Rhonda Sheldon as the museum's new art coordinator. More
February 20, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host performances of the Broadway musical "Jekyll & Hyde" on February 20-21. More
February 20, 2015 -- Dr. Sam Brody of Texas A&M University at Galveston, holder of the George P. Mitchell Chair in Sustainable Coasts, was the featured speaker at this week’s meeting of the Seabrook Rotary Club. More
February 19, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activity options for the weekend including performance art at Houston’s El Dorado Ballroom, Galveston Sea Turtle Saturday at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Ballroom, and the Empty Bowl Project event at the Dishman Art Museum. More
February 19, 2015 -- District 36 Congressman Dr. Brian Babin on Wednesday was an honored guest at the first 2015 Board and Membership Meeting of the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region, which also was the occasion to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Alliance. More
February 18, 2015 -- Company OnStage will present its Theater for Children production of "The Wizard of Oz" February 28 through March 21. More
February 18, 2015 -- Company OnStage will present "Lone Star" and "Laundry and Bourbon", two one-act comedies, February 27 through March 22. More
February 18, 2015 -- Texas Southern University will present a production of "Topdog/Underdog" Thursday through Saturday. More
February 18, 2015 -- Frontier Airlines on Tuesday announced that it is adding more low-fare flights from Austin, including non-stop service to Chicago and Las Vegas. More
February 18, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy on Tuesday announced that a new study shows the "depth and efficiency" of the United States natural gas market would buffer it against potential local policy interventions aimed at limiting access to shale gas resources. More
February 17, 2015 -- Stripes Convenience Stores have announced the grand opening of its first Stripes Convenience Store in Freeport. More
February 17, 2015 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital today announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for the hospital's knee and hip replacement surgeries. More
February 16, 2015 -- The 20th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance today announced that Dennis Gage will serve as the 2015 Grand Marshal of the event. More
February 16, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips for selecting a tax preparer. More
February 16, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Much Ado About Nothing”, at Stage Door Inc. in Pasadena, and “Jekyll and Hyde” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
February 15, 2015 -- Carnival Cruise Line’ Freedom cruise ship, which began year-round sailings from Galveston today, hosted a celebration aboard Freedom to honor U.S. military families. More
February 14, 2015 -- The Greater Houston Partnership on Friday hosted its annual State of the County Address by Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. More_w/photos and audio
February 13, 2015 -- The Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union's volunteer board of directors authorized a $2.35 Million loyalty bonus to be paid to members. More
February 13, 2015 -- Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend events including a workshop at the Museum of Printing History in Houston, an exhibit at the Museum of the Gulf Coast in Port Arthur and Mardi Gras activities in the region. More
February 12, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum recently welcomed Gabrielle Katz as the museum's exhibits coordinator. More
February 12, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host the Eighth Annual Chamber Mardi Gras Party on February 17. More
February 12, 2015 -- The City of Galveston and Congressman Randy Weber will present the 10th Annual Oceans of Opportunities Job Fair on March 10. More
February 12, 2015 -- Carnival cruise line today announced that the Carnival Breeze and the Carnival Liberty will be repositioned to Galveston in 2016. More
February 11, 2015 -- University of Houston on Tuesday announced the line-up of plays and directors for 41st anniversary Houston Shakespeare Festival, which takes place July 31 through August 9. More
February 11, 2015 -- Alvin Community College recently hosted an "Evening of Big Band Music", benefiting the college's music students. More
February 11, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Montana Repertory Theatre for its production of "The Great Gatsby" on March 7. More
February 11, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host a performance by Arlo Guthrie on March 1. More
February 11, 2015 -- Galveston College and the Rotary Club of Galveston will host a Career Fair and Transfer Day on March 25. More
February 10, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host a job fair on February 21 at the University of Houston Sugar Land campus. More
February 10, 2015 -- Air Liquide today announced that it has been selected by Yuhuang Chemical, Inc. to supply oxygen for a new methanol manufacturing complex to be built in Louisiana. More
February 10, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will host the State of the City of Rosenberg address on Thursday. More
February 10, 2015 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to authorize Port Director and CEO Gene Bouillion to award a $760,615 contract to Trans-Global Solutions for the third phase of a rail renovation project, contingent upon review and approval by the Texas Department of Transportation. More
February 10, 2015 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce has posted a news release to introduce its newest staff members, Elizabeth Rogers Alvarado, Jaree Hefner, and Ally Woolsey. More
February 10, 2015 -- Moody National Bank, a Galveston-based community bank, on Monday announced its newest branch in downtown Austin. More
February 09, 2015 -- Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will host the 2015 State of Manufacturing address on February 18. More
February 09, 2015 -- Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson on Sunday announced that their production of "Over the River and Through the Woods" has advanced to the state finals in the Texas Non-Profit Theatres American Association of Community Theater Festival. More
February 09, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include "Kinky Boots", presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and "Love Letters", a special Valentine's Day weekend production at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay. More
February 09, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas is accepting nominations for its 18th Annual Torch Award for Marketplace Trust. More
February 06, 2015 -- Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce President Gina M. Spagnola will travel to the East Coast next week as a national expert on disaster and economic preparedness, speaking to business owners about business continuity in the face of hurricanes and other natural disasters. More
February 06, 2015 -- FrenetiCore Dance in Houston will present its 2015 spring show, "Dancing with the Machine", March 27 - April 4. More
February 06, 2015 -- The Houston Arts Alliance's Arts & Business Council of Greater Houston will host a series of financial literacy training workshops in the spring. More
February 06, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activities in the Gulf Coast region this weekend, including Mardi Gras events and film festivals featuring Africa, Iran and Spain. More
February 05, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Oakbend Medical Center in Richmond. More
February 05, 2015 -- The Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation on Wednesday announced that Iain Vasey has been named the corporation's new President and CEO. More
February 04, 2015 -- The League City Regional Chamber of Commerce has posted a news release about its new name. More
February 04, 2015 -- Texas Association of Business CEO Bill Hammond today issued a statement in support of the Texas Senate's transportation funding plan. More
February 04, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Epic Family Care, PLLC in Richmond. More
February 03, 2015 -- The City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity and the Small Business Legal Academy are launching the Kauffman FastTrac Program innovative programs to support small business. More
February 03, 2015 -- San Jacinto College has announced a series of upcoming concerts at the college's Central and North campuses. More
February 03, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House is accepting video auditions for contestants to perform in the upcoming presentation of Neil Berg's "102 Years of Broadway". More
February 03, 2015 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce is seeking candidates for the chamber's next President/CEO. More
February 03, 2015 -- The American Subcontractors Association-Houston Chapter and the Texas Construction Association recently hosted "A Walk on the Capitol" in Austin. More
February 03, 2015 -- The National Federation of Independent Business/Texas is participating in the sixth annual Texas Small Business Day at the Capitol event today in Austin. More
February 02, 2015 -- The Offshore Technology Conference today named the 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients, who will be recognized during the 2015 conference in May. More
February 02, 2015 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "SOST Goes to the Movies", a pops concert on February 21 featuring music from award-winning movies. More
February 02, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the official opening of “As You Like It” at the Alley Theatre at University of Houston, and the continuation of other performances at various venues. More
February 02, 2015 -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced that it has filed safety violations carrying total penalties of $1,766,000 against Ashley Furniture due to work-related injuries. More
February 02, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding a "work-from-home" scheme targeting college students. More
January 31, 2015 -- The New Shanghai Circus will be presented by the Boerne Performing Arts on February 26. More
January 31, 2015 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce reports that the United Steelworkers Union has issued a strike notice at the ExxonMobil Beaumont Refinery. More
January 30, 2015 -- The Beaumont Civic Center today announced that Jefferson Theatre will host the Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular on February 26. More
January 30, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued an alert to businesses in the area regarding bogus emails sent by scammers posing as being from the bureau. More
January 30, 2015 -- Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds today announced that he has filed legislation to create a disadvantaged business assistance program to be operated by the Texas Department of Transportation. More
January 30, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host several activities next month as part of "Fit February". More
January 30, 2015 -- The Texas Association of Business on Thursday issued a recommendation that the state appropriate $20 million to fund the education of additional Advanced Practice Registered Nurses. More
January 30, 2015 -- Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union on Thursday announced that it has expanded to serve eight counties. More
January 29, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekending activities in the Gulf Coast region, including a photography class at Galveston Island State Park, The Museum Experience in and around the grounds of The Menil Collection in Houston, and an award winning foreign feature film as part of the Iranian Film Festival at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. More
January 29, 2015 -- Six students from the Stephen F. Austin School for Maritime Studies spent Tuesday morning interacting with G & H Towing Company’s crew aboard one of the newest and most technologically advanced harbor tugs on the Houston Ship Channel. More
January 29, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will offer a special Valentine's production of "Love Letters" on February 13-14. More
January 29, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced a proposal to eliminate the Emerging Technology Fund and use the fund's unexpended balance to establish the Governor's University Research Initiative. More
January 29, 2015 -- Lamar University's Wind Ensemble will perform a concert on February 5 featuring Scott Gearhart of "The President's Own" United States Marine Band. More
January 28, 2015 -- The Houston Airport System today announced plans to build a new training center at George Bush Intercontinental Airport to enhance the skillset of employees working on airport system-designated construction projects. More
January 28, 2015 -- Congressman Gene Green today announced that legislation he co-sponsored to expedite approval of Liquefied Natural Gas export projects has been approved by the House of Representatives. More
January 28, 2015 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the transfer of approximately 5.2 acres of property, known as Calcasieu Point Boat Launch Park, to the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury. More
January 27, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today voted unanimously to enter into a 30-year lease agreement with the Houston Maritime Museum for property near the M/V Sam Houston. More
January 27, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority had a tremendous year in 2014, setting records for both steel and container cargo, Executive Director Roger Guenther announced Tuesday. More
January 27, 2015 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Houston airports posted record-setting passenger traffic numbers for 2014. More
January 26, 2015 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present its annual Youth Education Concerts on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
January 26, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced the "Top 10 Scams" of 2014. More
January 26, 2015 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously, with Eddie Walsh absent, to urge the Texas delegation in Congress to support reauthorization of the Export Bank of the United States. More
January 26, 2015 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve a resolution to provide a partial assignment of the OCI N.V. tax abatement agreement to Air Liquide Large Industries U.S. More
January 26, 2015 -- Jim Guidry has published a commentary on the City of Galveston's lack of participation in the Houston-Galveston Area Council. More
January 26, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Always… Patsy Cline” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City, and “True West”, presented by Beaumont Community Players in Beaumont. More
January 26, 2015 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will present its production of "Always... Patsy Cline", opening Thursday and playing through February 15. More
January 26, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Guys and Dolls" on January 31. More
January 23, 2015 -- United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited the Port of Houston on Friday. More
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