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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
January 23, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum has announced that it is offering Science Explorers workshops to provide children with introductions to biology, human anatomy, astronomy, physics and chemistry. More
January 23, 2015 -- University of Houston will host saxophonist Shelley Carrol as part of its performances during the Moores Jazz Festival on February 27-28. More
January 23, 2015 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will host two exhibits featuring art from the Islamic World this month. More
January 23, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that December marked the 51st straight month of employment growth in Texas, with 45,700 jobs added during the month, bringing a total of 457,900 jobs added in 2014. More
January 23, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on liesure activities this weekend, including the Gulf Coast Reading Series at Rudyard's Pub in Montrose, an Arbor Day celebration at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center and the 16th Annual Invitational School Choral Festival in Houston. More
January 23, 2015 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will host motivational speaker Mike Hawkins as speaker for the chamber's quarterly membership lunch on January 29. More
January 22, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas reported that total energy use in 2014 increased by 2.5 percent from 2013. More
January 22, 2015 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin today reminded residents that a public meeting will be held tonight at Space Center Houston concerning a proposal to establish a spaceport at Ellington Airport. More
January 21, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority will host United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, who will tour the Louis Dreyfus Commodities Grain Elevator and deliver remarks on the value of agricultural trade. More
January 20, 2015 -- The Ensemble Theatre in Houston will present "Fly", with preview performances beginning on Saturday. More
January 20, 2015 -- University of Houston today announced that the university has been selected to lead a national research center for subsea engineering and other offshore energy development issues that is being established through funds resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
January 20, 2015 -- The Galveston Arts Center will present "Urban Ecologies", an exhibit examining the relationships developed between cities and their landscapes, February 28 through April 7. More
January 19, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced the officers of its board of directors for 2015, including Shawn Hanley, who was elected board chair. More
January 19, 2015 -- AT&T on Friday announced that it has closed on its acquisition of Mexican wireless provider Iusacell. More
January 19, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Waiting for Johnny Depp”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and The Oak Ridge Boys in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
January 19, 2015 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will offer no-cost incident command system classes on Thursday. More
January 19, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Oak Ridge Boys in concert on January 24 and 25. More
January 19, 2015 -- Sea Star Line today announced that it will launch its new weekly barge service from Jacksonville, Florida to Puerto Rico on Thursday. More
January 19, 2015 -- Memorial Hermann's Convenient Care Center in Pearland recently hosted a tour from the Pearland Chamber of Commerce. More
January 18, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership presented the Quasar Award to Dr. William Merrell and installed Vic Pierson as 2015 chair at its annual banquet on Friday. More
January 18, 2015 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse will present its first mystery of its season, "The Cat and The Canary" February 13 through March 8. More
January 16, 2015 -- University of Houston's Moores Opera Center will launch its 2015 performances with "The Elixir of Love" on January 29 and "Frau Margot" on January 30. More
January 16, 2015 -- Lamar University today announced that Dennis Kiel has been appointed director of the Dishman Art Museum. More
January 16, 2015 -- The Texas Comptroller's Office today released new how-to videos for sales tax filers. More
January 16, 2015 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that Houston has joined Global Cities Initiative Exchange, a project to assist business and civic leaders grow their metropolitan economies. More
January 16, 2015 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation has selected Colonel Robert D. Cabana, director of the Kennedy Space Center, to receive the 2015 National Space Trophy. More
January 16, 2015 -- Alvin Community College will host the ACC Big Band Concert on February 7. More
January 16, 2015 -- Sea Star Line, LLC today announced that it has finalized an agreement to supply barge service to Puerto Rico. More
January 16, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend events including a rock movie classic at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, a chili and beer festival in Galveston, the First Saturday Arts Market in the Houston Heights, a winter exhibition at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, activities at the Houston Zoo and a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade on Monday. More
January 16, 2015 -- Port Freeport today announced that the port has signed on Hoegh Autoliners as the port's second global transportation provider. More
January 16, 2015 -- The Greater Houston Partnership held its 2015 Annual Meeting on Thursday. More
January 15, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a Chinese New Year celebration on February 14. More
January 15, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it is now enrolling members in its MultiShare Plan, which is designed to help small businesses in Galveston County provide health benefits to employees. More
January 15, 2015 -- The Texas Public Policy Foundation on Wednesday released its third quarter 2014 employment update. More
January 15, 2015 -- United States Senator John Cornyn will join representatives from TransCanada, local officials and business leaders in Beaumont on Friday to call for the approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline. More
January 15, 2015 -- ConocoPhillips Chair and CEO Ryan Lance on Wednesday called for the United States to lift an export ban on on crude oil. More
January 14, 2015 -- The Houston Airport System on Tuesday announced that Volaris will offer a new non-stop service between Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Guadalajara International Airport beginning in March. More
January 14, 2015 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum on Tuesday announced that Nan Price has been named as the museum's new events coordinator. More
January 14, 2015 -- Houston Arts Alliance President and CEO Jonathon Glus has been appointed president of the Texans for the Arts Board of Directors. More
January 13, 2015 -- The Commission of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority welcomed new appointee Richard L. Bowers, and re-appointee, Charles W. Zahn Jr. to the 2015 Port Commission. More
January 13, 2015 -- Commissioners of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority on Tuesday elected officers of the 2015 Port Corpus Christi Commission. More
January 13, 2015 -- Company OnStage will open its children's production of "The Little Mermaid" on Saturday. More
January 13, 2015 -- Company OnStage in Houston will launch its production of "Frost/Nixon" on Friday. More
January 13, 2015 -- Carnival Cruise Line will welcome Carnival Freedom to its new year-round homeport of Galveston on Saturday, February 14 by hosting a celebration to honor U.S. military families. More
January 13, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority has published a news release about the reappointment of Janiece Longoria as chair. More
January 13, 2015 -- The Port of Corpus Christi Authority has announced the upcoming retirement of Managing Director Frank Brogan. More
January 12, 2015 -- Harris County Commissioners Court and Houston City Council, in a joint meeting today, voted unanimously to reappoint Janiece Longoria to another term as chair of the Port of Houston Authority. More
January 12, 2015 -- The Federal Aviation Administration and the Houston Airport System will host an open-house meeting on January 22 to present the results of a draft environmental assessment for a commercial spaceport at Ellington Airport. More
January 12, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas is accepting entries through February 13 for the "Laws of Life" essay contest for students in the bureau's business service area. More
January 12, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Murder on the Nile” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay and “In the Mood” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
January 10, 2015 -- Jim Guidry has posted a commentary on President Barack Obama's proposal to provide free community college education to all students in the United States, and its probable negative impact on a working Universal Access program in Galveston. More
January 09, 2015 -- Six Barrios Technology employees were recently presented with the quarterly Silver BEAR award. More
January 09, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber on Friday recognized 11 of its members at its Annual Awards Luncheon. More
January 09, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend activities, including art gallery openings and the beginning of the Fourth Annual Galveston Restaurant week. More
January 09, 2015 -- The Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board today unveiled a new online tool to assist college students in choosing the right college and program of study. More
January 09, 2015 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre today announced three upcoming performances, "The Dixie Swim Club", "Boeing-Boeing" and "Tom Jones". More
January 09, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host vocalist Steve Tyrell in concert on January 11. More
January 09, 2015 -- The Greater Houston Port Bureau will recognize ExxonMobil during the bureau's 86th Annual Maritime Dinner on August 22. More
January 08, 2015 -- The City of Sugar Land will host its State of the City Address on January 23 at the Sugar Land Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. More
January 08, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Flashdance - The Musical" on January 9-10. More
January 07, 2015 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Wednesday made remarks in response to President Barack Obama’s promise to veto a bill with bipartisan support that would authorize construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. More
January 07, 2015 -- Experts at Rice University recently weighed in on the decrease in oil and gas prices. More
January 07, 2015 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Space Exploration Technologies Corporation have set a new launch date for the fifth official SpaceX cargo mission to the International Space Station. More
January 07, 2015 -- Jim Guidry reports on anti-terrorist precautions he witnessed in Paris during a recent stopover in France on the way to The Netherlands. More
January 07, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House on Tuesday announced the winners of the 20th Annual Grand Kids Festival Banner Design Contest. More
January 07, 2015 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies for Dolce Living in Rosenberg and Robinson Tax & Insurance in Richmond. More
January 06, 2015 -- SpaceCom, the Space Commerce Conference and Exposition, today announced that National Aeronautics and Space Administration Administrator Charles F. Bolden, Jr. will be a keynote speaker at the inaugural event convening November 17-19, 2015 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. More
January 06, 2015 -- The Port of Houston Authority has posted a news release about the reappointment of commissioners Clyde Fitzgerald and John D. Kennedy. More
January 06, 2015 -- H-E-B has issued a voluntary and precautionary recall for H-E-B Single Serving Tortilla Soup and H-E-B Single Serving Poblano Corn Chowder due to undeclared peanut allergens in seasoning provided by Southern Style Spices. More
January 06, 2015 -- San Jacinto College Central's theatre and film department will hold auditions on January 20-21 and February 11-12 for its production of "Beauty and the Beast". More
January 06, 2015 -- The Ensemble Theatre in Houston will present "Fly" January 24 through February 22. More
January 06, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Hal Holbrook in "Mark Twain Tonight" on February 27. More
January 06, 2015 -- Island Etc East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will present "The Vagnia Monologues" for four performances January 16-24. More
January 06, 2015 -- College of the Mainland recently received a $15,000 donation from BP Texas City Chemicals in support of scholarships and supplies for students in the Process Technology Program. More
January 06, 2015 -- BP today issued its second annual economic impact report, reporting that the company generated $143 billion in economic impact for the United States in 2013 and currently supports more than 200,000 jobs. More
January 06, 2015 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region today announced that Jerilyn Hansen has been named the alliance's event and member services coordinator. More
January 05, 2015 -- Jim Guidry has published a review of Henry Sampson and the Great Galveston Storm, a historical novel by William Merrell. More
January 05, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will present Dr. Bill Merrell with the 2015 Quasar Award for Exceptional Leadership in Economic Development on January 16. More
January 05, 2015 -- The Southeast Texas Economic Development Foundation will host its annual Economic Forecast Breakfast on Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Beaumont Plaza. More
January 05, 2015 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will launch its "Gallery Conversations" series on Saturday with a discussion hosted by Dr. Jimmy L. Bryan, Jr. More
January 05, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Into the Woods” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena and “Flashdance: The Musical” at The Grand 1894 Opera House. More
January 05, 2015 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued an alert regarding a scam offering a free gift card in return for filling out a survey in an attempt to obtain personal information. More
January 02, 2015 -- The City of Missouri City will host its annual Dad & Daughter Dance on Saturday, February 7. More
January 02, 2015 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce has changed its name to Bay Area Houston Regional Chamber of Commerce. More
January 02, 2015 -- Stark Cultural Venues in Orange has scheduled several events for January. More
January 02, 2015 -- Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin suggests a few activities for the first weekend of the new year including a boat show, a quiet concert and a beachside fun run. More
December 31, 2014 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston is hosting its final week of "Ice Land: Ice Sculptures with SpongeBob Squarepants" and the Festival of Lights. More
December 31, 2014 -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced that it has issued fines totaling $283,600 against Boomerang Tube, LLC in Liberty, Texas, for safety violations. More
December 30, 2014 -- Theater LaB Houston will present "My Name is Asher Lev", opening January 7 and playing through February 1. More
December 30, 2014 -- Barrios Technology's Dana Tobeck, a principal project control specialist, recently received the Space Flight Honoree Award for her dedication and commitment to the International Space Station Program. More
December 29, 2014 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region recently hosted a luncheon to honor local elected officials and give them the opportunity to speak about their expectations for the upcoming 2015 legislative session. More
December 29, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include preview performances of “Putting It Together” at Main Street Theater in Houston, and The Grand 1894 Opera House’s 120th Birthday Celebration in Galveston. More
December 29, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided ten "New Year's Resolutions" to prevent being a victim of scams and identity theft and to save money in 2015. More
December 27, 2014 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell will speak to the League City Chamber of Commerce at a coffee networking social at Butler's Courtyard on January 14. More
December 24, 2014 -- Port Freeport today announced that the port will build a new administration building. More
December 24, 2014 -- Envoy Air on Tuesday announced that it has reached a new tentative 10-year agreement with its pilots. More
December 24, 2014 -- Architecture Center Houston will launch its 2015 Spring Walking Tour Season on January 3 with a Rice University Walking Tour. More
December 23, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum recently received help from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation volunteers for its gingerbread house workshop. More
December 22, 2014 -- The Grammy Award-winning vocal group The Manhattan Transfer will perform in a special Christmas concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston on Sunday, December 28. More
December 22, 2014 -- The Galveston Arts Center, in partnership with the Art League of Houston, will host "360 Degrees Vanishing", a site-specific art installation utilizing South African beadwork, on January 9-11 at Moody Mansion's exhibit garage in Galveston. More
December 22, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding emails targeting businesses with messages claiming to be from the company's human resources department in an attempt to distribute malware or to steal personal information. More
December 22, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host a celebration on January 3 for The Grand's 120th anniversary. More
December 22, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Jerry Jeff Walker and The Manhattan Transfer, both performing in concert during the weekend at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
December 21, 2014 -- Port Freeport hosted its third annual golf tournament to help raise over $29,000 for Texas Port Ministry. More
December 21, 2014 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update for December has been posted. More
December 19, 2014 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Thursday voted unanimously to approve the district's 2015 operating, non-operating and capital budgets. More
December 19, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today announced that a resolution has been reached in a multi-state investigation of wireless carrier T-Mobile USA, Inc. in which the company will pay $90 million for its role in unlawful cell phone "cramming". More
December 19, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Jerry Jeff Walker in concert on December 27. More
December 19, 2014 -- Port Freeport recently raised $29,000 from its third annual golf tournament to benefit the Texas Port Ministry. More
December 19, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added 34,800 non-farm jobs in November, More
December 19, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority has published a news release regarding a report on the port's cargo operations for the year, which was delivered at Tuesday's meeting of the port commission. More
December 19, 2014 -- Freeport LNG Development, LP on Thursday announced the appointment of John M. Duty, Jr. to the company's board of directors. More
December 19, 2014 -- Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on Holiday events in the Gulf Coast region, including music, magic, theater and dance. More
December 18, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve a project to repair the pilings and pier deck in the Pier 19 area of the port. More
December 18, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday helped announce the acquisition of Kalon Biotherapeutics LLC by FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corp. More
December 18, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency today announced that more than $1.8 million in supplemental environmental projects will take place in Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico as part of settlement agreements with companies charged with violating environmental laws. More
December 18, 2014 -- Texas A&M University today announced that FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies USA, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Kalon Biotherapeutics, LLC, an organization founded by the A&M System in 2011 to manufacture biopharmaceutical products. More
December 18, 2014 -- Luminant on Wednesday announced that the company has finalized an agreement with the Sierra Club to resolve lawsuits from the organization. More
December 17, 2014 -- SpaceX will attempt a precision landing of the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform during the next launch of the Dragon spacecraft. More w/Video
December 16, 2014 -- Port of Houston Authority Executive Director Roger Guenther today reported to the port commission that it has been a banner year for the port authority. More
December 16, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will present "Take Time to Dance", a tribute to Lynette Mason Gregg, the founder of the theatre, February 28-March 1 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake's Bayou Theatre. More
December 16, 2014 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association held its annual Holiday Party on Friday. More
December 15, 2014 -- Sugar Land Regional Airport Assistant Director of Aviation Beth Rosenbaum was recently included on Airport Business Magazine's "Top 40 under 40" list. More
December 15, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve the FY2014 Annual Audit Report. More
December 15, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced the city's partnership with Comcast in the launch of "EveryBlock", a "hyper-local" free online service and mobile app to provide a personalized news feed to users. More
December 15, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has posted a review of "A State of Treason" by David Thomas Roberts. More
December 15, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "Musical 'Tails' Remixed", a concert featuring Johannes Brahms' Symphony No. 4 with a visually translated performance of Sergie Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf", on January 24 at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont. More
December 15, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned of a "high tech" version of a check cashing scheme involving scammers using mobile bank apps to deposit fake checks into a victim's account then withdraw the funds before the fake checks are caught by the bank. More
December 15, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Robert Earl Keen’s “Merry Christmas from the Fam-O-Lee” at The Grand 1894 Opera House and the continuation of several holiday productions. More
December 15, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host the Houston Children's Chorus for a Christmas pop concert on Sunday. More
December 15, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Merry Christmas from the Fam-O-Lee", an evening of holiday music featuring Robert Earl Keen, on Saturday/ More
December 15, 2014 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will host an event on January 3 in celebration of the life of Oscar Nipper, a co-founder of the playhouse who recently passed away. More
December 13, 2014 -- Economic Alliance Houston Port Region held its annual Holiday Party on Thursday. More
December 13, 2014 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership held its annual Holiday Party on Thursday. More
December 12, 2014 -- BP recently presented the Galveston County Economic Alliance with a $20,000 donation to support the alliance's efforts to generate economic development. More
December 12, 2014 -- Moody Gardens in Galveston on Thursday announced that it has reached new attendance records as it continues with its holiday attractions, including the Ice Land ice sculptures and the Festival of Lights. More
December 12, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum on Thursday announced that it recently received support from RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring for the museum's playhouse exhibit. More
December 12, 2014 -- Architecture Center Houston will host the Sixth Annual Gingerbread Build-Off on Saturday at Hermann Square at Houston City Hall. More
December 12, 2014 -- The United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation on Thursday announced that the foundation's Institute for Organization Management program has selected Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce President Gina Spagnola to serve as a faculty member in 2015. More
December 12, 2014 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that Carolyn Campbell has joined the corporation as director of communications. More
December 12, 2014 -- Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on several weekend events, including a new exhibit at Museum Fine Arts, Houston and the Glassell Studio School Student Art Sale in Houston; Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council's annual Breakfast with the Cranes; and special events at the Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange. More
December 12, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership released its annual Houston Employment Forecast at the Houston Region Economic Outlook event on Thursday. More
December 11, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the average unemployment insurance tax rate for all employers will be decreased for 2015. More
December 11, 2014 -- The Port of Galveston today hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the expansion of Cruise Terminal No. 2. More
December 11, 2014 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will present its production of "Murder on the Nile" January 16-February 1. More
December 11, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Japan airline ANA is planning to offer non-stop air service between Tokyo and Houston in the spring of 2015. More
December 11, 2014 -- The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on Wednesday approved penalties and orders totaling $477,898, including a $126,560 fine against a Pasadena company for air quality violations. More
December 11, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital recently named Dr. Brian Brendel as its 2014 Physician of the Year. More
December 11, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced that it has awarded the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality $2,506,000 in funding to prevent and respond to petroleum leaks from underground storage tanks. More
December 10, 2014 -- Houston First Corporation has announced that the George R. Brown Convention Center is the only convention center in the world to offer access to digital money. More
December 10, 2014 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce is inviting local groups to participate in the 24th Annual Christmas Parade. More
December 10, 2014 -- The TWELVE Project will host the final performance of its concert series on December 12 at the 1859 St. Joseph's Church in Galveston. More
December 10, 2014 -- The Ocean Energy Safety Institute has hired Paul Robinson as the institute's program manager. More
December 10, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today announced that the Federal Register has published its notice of a proposed amendment to its regulation of cruise ship terminal security. More
December 10, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today reported that state sales tax revenues in November totaled $2.66 billion, an increase of 10.7 percent compared to November 2013. More
December 10, 2014 -- The Fine Arts Academy at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson is now accepting enrollment for its spring theatre arts classes. More
December 10, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land hosted a groundbreaking event on Tuesday for the city's new live entertainment venue. More
December 09, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will recognize ten of its members at its Annual Awards Luncheon on January 9, 2015, at Cindy's in Richmond. More
December 09, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House will host Michael Martin Murphey's "Cowboy Christmas" on December 16. More
December 09, 2014 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that it has expanded the center's inpatient rehabilitation unit. More
December 09, 2014 -- The Texas Farm Bureau on Monday announced that Russell Boening of Poth, Texas has been elected president of the bureau. More
December 09, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to accept the audited financial statements for FY2014. More
December 08, 2014 -- The City of League City, along with the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce will host the League City 53rd Annual Christmas Boat Lane Parade on Clear Lake on December 13 at 6 p.m. More
December 08, 2014 -- Texwood Shows, Inc. is inviting the public to the 13th Annual Spring Home & Garden Show The Woodlands on March 7 and 8, 2015, at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center. More
December 08, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Nutcracker” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and “Old Fashioned Family Christmas” at Playhouse 1960 in Houston. More
December 08, 2014 -- The Galveston County Economic Alliance recently received a $20,000 donation from BP to support the Alliance's role in generating economic development for the county. More
December 08, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced 10 members of its board of directors were recently elected by BBB accredited businesses. More
December 05, 2014 -- The Port of Galveston, along with Moody National Bank, Texas First Bank, Hometown Bank and Webber L.L.C., will celebrate the expansion of Cruise Terminal 2 with a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 9 at 4 p.m. More
December 05, 2014 -- Employees with the Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union recently raised funds through its "Denim Days" program to support toy drives in each of the credit union's local branch cities. More
December 05, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies at the Grand Fountain and Sam's Club in Richmond. More
December 05, 2014 -- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston on Thursday announced that Bradley C. Brooks has been appointed as curator of the museum's Bayou Bend Collection. More
December 05, 2014 -- The Sugar Land 4B Corporation is seeking applications through January 2 for its Joint Capital Improvement Program Grant Program for community-based organizations. More
December 05, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on several weekend events in the Gulf Coast region, including the Dickens on the Strand festival in Galveston, the Mayor's Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting in Houston and a celebration of Japanese culture at the Asia Society of Texas. More
December 04, 2014 -- The Center for Houston's Future has launched a new research website that provides interactive access to regional data, analysis and tracking of major community issues. More
December 04, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that First Data Corporation's TeleCheck Services Division has signed an agreement with the Sugar Land Development Corporation for the relocation of the division to the city, bringing $10 million in investment and 600 new jobs. More
December 04, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host free holiday jazz concerts on December 11 and December 16. More
December 03, 2014 -- The Fifth Annual Sugar Land Home & Garden Show will be held January 24 and 25, 2015, at the Stafford Center in Stafford More
December 03, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced the launch of TexasWideOpenForVeterans.com, a website to provide veterans with access to information on opportunities in Texas. More
December 02, 2014 -- Sierra Nevada Corporation has announced the successful completion of a major milestone relating to the Reaction Control System propulsion risk reduction for the Dream Chaser Space System, known as Milestone 15a. More
December 02, 2014 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will host its annual Christmas concert on December 14 at Moody Methodist Church. More
December 02, 2014 -- The Port Arthur Library will host a performance of "Little Scrooge" on December 9. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson has announced that Bennie Nipper, artistic director for the playhouse, will perform a role in its upcoming comedy, "Christmas Belles". More
December 01, 2014 -- The Galveston Arts Center will host a holiday art-making workshop on December 13. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today provided tips for those planning to make donations to charities during the holiday season. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released an updated 10-year Capacity, Demand and Reserves report, which shows that planning reserve margins are expected to exceed 15 percent through 2018. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host an exhibit of a collection of vintage Christmas cards sent or received by Galvestonians during the early 20th century, as part of the library's December "Treasure of the Month". More
December 01, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Theatre Under the Stars’ presentation of the “Radio City Christmas Spectacular” in Houston and Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
December 01, 2014 -- Company OnStage in Houston will hold auditions December 7-8 for two of the theater's upcoming productions. More
December 01, 2014 -- Company OnStage in Houston will present its production of "Rudolph Rides Again" December 6-20. More
December 01, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" on Friday. More
November 26, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its inaugural Shop & Swirl holiday event in Rosenberg on December 4. More
November 26, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Cultures editor Jennifer Olin reports on DiverseWorks' Shop for Art exhibitions and programs this weekend; the Galveston Holiday Lighting Celebration on Friday at the Hotel Galvez; ArtWalk in Downtown Galveston Saturday night; an open mic night at Writespace, Houston's new writing center; and the Holiday Tree Lighting Party in Beaumont next week. More
November 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation is inviting the public to kick off the 41st installment of Dickens On the Strand with free admission to Fezziwig's Beer Hall and other new additions. More
November 25, 2014 -- The Port of Galveston has advised drivers that a construction project by the Galveston Railroad that involves repairs to three railroad tracks that cross Old Port Industrial Road near the west entrance to the port will result in the closure of Old Port Industrial between 37th and 40th Streets from December 1 to 24. More
November 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its 169th Annual Meeting and Awards Gala on January 16 at the Tremont House Hotel's Davidson Ballroom. More
November 25, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host a magic show on Friday. More
November 25, 2014 -- Freeport LNG today announced that its subsidiaries have successfully closed on financing to launch the construction of the initial two trains to serve Freeport LNG's natural gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas. More
November 25, 2014 -- The Houston Arts Alliance has announced that several Houston area arts and cultural organizations will launch fundraising campaigns on power2give.org on December 2, which is observed as the National Day of Giving. More
November 25, 2014 -- Lone Star College's Small Business Development Center recently named the winners of the 2014 Small Business of the Year Award. More
November 25, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann in Houston today announced that Dr. Joshua Hamilton has joined its Medical Group Southeast General Surgery as a general surgeon. More
November 25, 2014 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce will present "Let It Shine - A White Christmas" on December 2 at the MCM Elegante' Hotel. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Katy Prairie Conservancy is getting ready for the holidays with a varied menu of fun and engaging nature events for all ages. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will present the 41st annual Dickens on the Strand celebration December 5-7 in Galveston. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to amend the port’s holiday schedule to recognize the Fridays after Christmas Day and New Year’s Day as holidays. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Irish Tenors in concert on Sunday. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Maid Marian in a Stolen Car", written by and starring Jaston Wiliams, on Friday and Saturday. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Museum District Business Alliance in Houston today announced the winners of the 2014 Community Improvement Awards. More
November 24, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will host a no-cost class on December 1 to explain a proposed new rule by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration regarding respirable crystalline silica. More
November 24, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Maid Marian in a Stolen Car” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, and the official opening of “A Christmas Carol” at the Alley Theatre at the University of Houston. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will present "A Ceremony of Carols" on December 14 at Moody Methodist Church in Galveston. More
November 24, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today announced that it will participate in "Small Business Saturday" on November 29. More
November 24, 2014 -- Bay Area Regional Medical Center on Friday announced that Tim Schmidt has been named the center's new chief administrative officer. More
November 23, 2014 -- The Red Cat Jazz Preservation Society Inc. will present its annual Red Cat Jazz Festival at Moody Gardens on May 7-10. More
November 22, 2014 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host an Industry Lecture by United States Coast Guard Captain Brian Penoyer on Tuesday, December 2. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission at a special meeting on Thursday approved the Fiscal Year 2015 Operating and Capital Budget. More
November 21, 2014 -- Rebecca French, artistic director for FrenetiCore Dance, has announced the company's remaining schedule for the 2014-2015 season. More
November 21, 2014 -- University of Houston President and UH System Chancellor Renu Khator has been selected to chair the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Board of Directors. More
November 21, 2014 -- Jones Hall in Houston will host Sarah McLachlan in concert on March 1. More
November 21, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will host a musical production of "A 1940s Radio Christmas Carol" December 6-13. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state set a record in for jobs added in the state for the third consecutive month in October. More
November 20, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on the annual Winter Holiday Art Market in Houston, the annual Artcrawl in Houston, the Houston Via Colori Street Painting Festival, the Brown Promenade at Discovery Green, and a new exhibit at The Menil Collection. More
November 20, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced that it has finalized two greenhouse gas permits to M&G Resins USA, LLC for the construction of a chemical process plant and utility support facility in Corpus Christi, Texas. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve the selection of Hugh Wood, Inc. as the insurance broker of record for the port’s property and liability insurance programs for a three year period for an annual fee not to exceed $53,000 in lieu of commission. More
November 20, 2014 -- College of the Mainland today announced the winners of the COM Art Show. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership hosted a State of the Texas Medical Center Address luncheon on Tuesday, featuring a presentation by Dr. Robert C. Robbins, president and CEO of the medical center. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas has announced the museum's schedule of events for 2014-2015. More
November 19, 2014 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will host a one-night Music Review on January 3. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce named the Port of Houston Authority as the 2014 Industry of the Year on Tuesday. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution related to the Texas Department of Transportation’s authorization of the Rail Renovation Project Phase III, which includes Alabama Street. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve three items related to the development of the Megaproject by SASOL Chemicals (USA) LLC. More
November 18, 2014 -- UpStage Theater will present its 2014 holiday production, A Fairy Tale Christmas Carol, from December 5 to 15 at Lambert Hall in Houston. More
November 18, 2014 -- Fruition Technology Labs has opened a new incubator project to provide co-working space for "humanity-focused startups" near the Texas Medical Center. More
November 18, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau today provided tips to protect employees and customers from the spread of illness. More
November 18, 2014 -- The City of Houston today announced the winners of the "Liftoff Houston!" Business Plan Competition. More
November 18, 2014 -- The Texas Association of Business today announced that it has rented a billboard in Austin to call attention to low college completion rates in the state. More
November 17, 2014 -- Freeport LNG Expansion, LP today announced that it has received final approvals for its proposed natural gas liquefaction and LNG export facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas. More
November 17, 2014 -- Galveston Chamber of Commerce President Gina Spagnola recently received a "Lemi" Award at the National Lemonade Day Conference. More
November 17, 2014 -- Bay Area Harbour Playhouse will present "Christmas Belles", opening December 4 and playing through December 21. More
November 17, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the Alley Theatre’s traditional production of “A Christmas Carol” in Houston, and “Oliver! The Musical”, presented by Beaumont Community Players. More
November 17, 2014 -- The United States Chemical Safety Board on Saturday announced that it is deploying an investigation team to the scene of a fatal chemical release at the DuPont Plant in La Porte. More
November 17, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "An Irish Christmas" on November 22. More
November 15, 2014 -- Burlington Coat Factory, a national off-price retailer, opened a new location in Houston, at 16011 FM 529 in Copperfield, on Friday, November 14. More
November 14, 2014 -- The Children's Coalition of Galveston will host the inaugural North Pole Winter Festival on November 22. More
November 14, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker and a 30-member delegation of local elected officials, business and community leaders will depart November 16 for a week-long Greater Houston Partnership investment and trade mission to Panama City and Colon in Panama and Bogota, Barranquilla and Cartagena in Colombia. More
November 14, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System announced that Spirit Airlines has added 10 new international destinations for nonstop service out of George Bush Intercontinental Airport. More
November 14, 2014 -- SoutheastTexas.com, the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce, and the Southeast Texas Young Professionals Organization will name its "40 Under 40" Professionals on Tuesday at Edison Plaza in Beaumont. More
November 14, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Cultures editor Jennifer Olin reports on university music and theater productions, an art show of Russian postcards and a musical performance by professional health care providers. More
November 13, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas is offering its free Energy Saver mobile app to Apple and Android users. More
November 13, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host artist Grace Ndiritu on November 20 to present lecture on her performance art and shamanism. More
November 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber today announced the winners of the Strength in the Future scholarships. More
November 13, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Manhattan Transfer for a special tribute concert to the late Tim Hauser, co-founder of the vocal group, on December 28. More
November 13, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host a free jazz concert on November 17 at the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall. More
November 13, 2014 -- Officials in the Netherland recently had occasion to begin the process of closing their storm barriers due to the threat of a large surge from a storm in the North Sea. More
November 13, 2014 -- Beaumont Community Players will present its production of "Oliver - The Musical" November 21 through December 6. More
November 13, 2014 -- The Central East Texas Alliance will host its quarterly Focus Series event on December 10 in Willis, Texas, with discussions on business attraction and retention. More
November 12, 2014 -- BP Texas City Chemicals on Wednesday presented a $1,000 donation to the Rotary Club of Texas City. More
November 12, 2014 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will host Around! A Parade On Wheels on Saturday. More
November 12, 2014 -- University of Houston is pairing entrepreneurs with MBA students to teach financial literacy and the basics of entrepreneurship, ending in a pitch to companies and other investors for microfinance loans. More
November 12, 2014 -- The American Association of Port Authorities is meeting in Houston this week. More
November 12, 2014 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will present "Miracle on 34th Street" December 5-21. More
November 11, 2014 -- The 2014 TWELVE Project, which has been bringing quality regional and national acts to Galveston Island since September, will continue on November 20 as Texas singer-songwriters Matt Harlan and Walt Wilkins lend their voices to the second to last concert of the series. More
November 11, 2014 -- The Young Men's Business League has elected officers and directors for 2015. More
November 11, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital recently performed an angioplasty procedure on a heart attack patient within 33 minutes of the patient's arrival. More
November 11, 2014 -- The Texas Hospital Association today announced the launch of KnowledgeShare, an online library designed to help hospitals search for and share innovative ways to provide the best possible care for patients. More
November 11, 2014 -- The Galveston College Theatre Department recently received awards for its production of "Dr. Faustus" at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre State Festival. More
November 11, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce recently conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Cambridge Health & Rehabilitation Center in Richmond. More
November 10, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority celebrated the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Houston Ship Channel with a ceremony at Brady’s Landing this morning. More
November 10, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau today announced that the number of veteran and military-affiliated charities that respond to requests for information from the BBB for evaluating compliance with charity standards has increased in the past two years. More
November 10, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will conduct ribbon cutting ceremonies next week for Don Billings and Gulf Breeze Dental Care and Orthodontics. More
November 10, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Band at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and “The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
November 10, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo" on November 15. More
November 08, 2014 -- The City of Galveston is hosting the 13th annual Lone Star Rally from November 6 through November 9. More
November 08, 2014 -- Change Happens, which was named Families Under Urban and Social Attack (FUUSA), when it was established in Houston's Third Ward by Reverend Leslie Smith II in 1989, celebrated its 25th Anniversary. More
November 07, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership on Thursday hosted it’s State of the Port Address featuring an address by Port of Houston Authority Chair Janiece Longoria. More
November 07, 2014 -- Congressman Gene Green and other officials will host a re-dedication ceremony on Monday in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Houston Ship Channel. More
November 07, 2014 -- Zachry Odebrecht Parkway Builders will hold a job fair on Saturday for workers to build segments of the Grand Parkway. More
November 07, 2014 -- Apache Corporation today is participating in the Texas Arbor Day celebration in Austin. More
November 07, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Cultures editor Jennifer Olin reports on Galveston's Lone Star Rally, the 19th Annual Children's Festival in the Woodlands, an exhibit of "lost photos" of Marilyn Monroe in Houston's Bisong Art Gallery, the 2nd Festival of African Arts, Culture and Entertainment at Houston Baptist University and the Houston Cinima Arts Festival. More
November 06, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission, in observance of Veterans Day, has written a message urging employers to hire veterans, and for veterans to seek workforce services. More
November 06, 2014 -- Environmental Entrepreneurs, a nonpartisan business group, today released a report that shows more than 18,000 clean energy jobs were announced in more than 20 states in the third quarter of 2014, with Texas ranked among the top 10 states for such jobs. More
November 06, 2014 -- Economic Alliance Houston Port Region Vice President of Public Affairs Michelle Hundley will be recognized on November 12 as one of Houston's Top 25 Business Women during the inaugural Houston Women's Conference. More
November 06, 2014 -- The Houston Maritime Museum will host Jason French, director of government and public affairs for Cheniere Energy, on November 18 for an industry lecture on LNG exports. More
November 06, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host Texas State Representative Dr. Greg Bonnen on November 19 to discuss border security and other matters in the state legislature. More
November 05, 2014 -- Three Railroad Commissioners have issued statements on the vote to ban the well stimulation technique in the City of Denton. More
November 05, 2014 -- The City of Houston and the University of Houston-Downtown, along with Boston-based non-profit organization Interise, have teamed up to launch the city's new executive education program that supports construction companies currently operating and doing business in Houston. More
November 05, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony for Grand View Builders on November 18. More
November 05, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today reported that sales tax revenues in October totaled $2.41 billion, an increase of 12.9 percent compared to October 2013. More
November 05, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Band in concert on November 12. More
November 04, 2014 -- MEI Technologies, Inc. in Houston has been awarded a $9,700,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for services supporting the United States Department of Defense Space Test Program manned missions that fly to the International Space Station and their associated re-supply launch vehicles. More
November 04, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce today announced the launch of "Buy Into Bay Area", an initiative encouraging citizens "not only to buy local but think local". More
November 04, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital today announced that it has received Chest Pain Center reaccreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. More
November 04, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont today announced that the United States Army 842nd Transportation Battalion is loading a shipment of military equipment to be used for humanitarian aid aimed at stopping the spread of Ebola in West Africa. More
November 04, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host Coffee with State Representative Dr. Greg Bonnen on November 19 at Butler's Courtyard. More
November 03, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers has provided an update to stakeholders regarding the project to decommission the Sturgis, which formerly carried a nuclear reactor. More
November 03, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a warning regarding a scam involving malware posing as an email from a law firm claiming you are being summoned to appear in court. More
November 03, 2014 -- The American Institute of Building Design has announced that Newell Cheatheam, President of Newell's Designs in Katy, Texas, has been elected to the institute's board of directors. More
November 03, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to award a contract for emergency repairs for an amount not to exceed $120,910 to the East Fuel Dock at Pier 19 to Texas Gulf Construction Company, Inc. More
November 03, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Arsenic and Old Lace”, opening at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City, and The Kelly Richey Band in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
November 03, 2014 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will present its production of "Arsenic and Old Lace" November 6-23. More
October 31, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will hold its second annual Fort Bend Strong Gala at Safari Texas Ranch on November 6 and award 18 county students with a $1,000 scholarship. More
October 31, 2014 -- The City of Galveston will host the 13th annual Lone Star Rally from November 6 through November 9. More
October 31, 2014 -- The Railroad Commission of Texas recently released oil production statistics, and allowables for November. More
October 31, 2014 -- The Hobby Center will host a special autism spectrum-friendly performance of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular on December 6. More
October 31, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency approved the State of Texas program to issue greenhouse gas permits for new and modified facilities. More
October 31, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its seasonal assessment of resource adequacy report, with forecasts showing the region will have sufficient electric supplies during the winter, though unusually severe conditions could result in "tight" reserves. More
October 31, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on a variety of Halloween and other fall activities around the Gulf Coast region including trick-or-treating locations, scarecrow displays and hayrides and how other cultures remember their ancestors. More
October 30, 2014 -- Moody Gardens will kick off the 2014 holiday season on November 15 with a special performance by Tom Kenny, the voice actor behind Spongebob Squarepants, and his band the Hi-Seas. More
October 30, 2014 -- Freeport LNG Development, L.P. on Thursday announced that it has donated $1 million to the Brazosport College Foundation for workforce training. More
October 30, 2014 -- Company OnStage Theatre will host auditions on November 16-17 for parts in "Frost/Nixon" and "The Little Mermaid". More
October 30, 2014 -- The Galveston College Fine Arts Gallery will kick off the Galveston College Art Faculty Exhibition on November 11. More
October 30, 2014 -- Comcast and The Center, a non-profit agency offering day services, residential and vocational programs and respite care, recently announced a new partnership to provide full, daytime employment to participants in the Center's vocational program in Houston. More
October 30, 2014 -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States today announced it has guaranteed a $21 million revolving loan facility by Cadence Bank to Jyoti Americas, LLC for the export of lattice transmission towers being built in Conroe, Texas. More
October 29, 2014 -- Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. on Wednesday announced that its subsidiary, FLNG Liquefaction, LLC, has entered into definitive agreements for the debt financing of approximately $3.85 billion of capital required for the development of Freeport LNG’s first train facility at its proposed natural gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas. More
October 29, 2014 -- The Environmental Protection Agency today announced that Superior Crude Gathering, Inc. has agreed to pay a civic penalty of $1.61 million related to a 2010 crude oil spill from tanks at the company's oil storage facility in Ingleside, Texas. More
October 29, 2014 -- Executive Director Roger Guenther announced at Monday's meeting of the Port of Houston Authority that September cargo at port facilities continued the positive trend for the year and the outlook continues to be good through the remainder of 2014, More
October 28, 2014 -- Port Freeport recently welcomed the first vessel from Mediterranean Shipping Co. and made use of the port's new Post Panamax ship-to-shore cranes. More
October 28, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is investing $800,000 from the Texas Enterprise Fund in Siro Group USA to locate a manufacturing facility in Seguin, Texas. More
October 28, 2014 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a $7,226,000 contract to Pat William’s Construction, LLC for the construction of the new Port Administration Building. More
October 27, 2014 -- The City of League City and Houston Technology Center have partnered to bring new resources to League City’s small businesses, entrepreneurs and inventors. More w/ Video
October 27, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday listened to a presentation by the United States Army Corps of Engineers outlining the decommissioning of the MH1-A Sturgis, a former floating nuclear power station. More
October 27, 2014 -- Island etc, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will open its production of "The Rocky Horror Show" on Friday. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to extend leases with Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, LP, for a five-year term for bulk handling. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Houston Public Library will host a lecture on security at the Port of Houston, presented by Texas Security Forum Director Joan Neuhaus Schaan, tonight at the Julia Ideson Building. More
October 27, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Wyrd Sisters” at the Bay Area Harbor Playhouse in Dickinson, and “The Rocky Horror Show” at Island etc, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host a Drayage Truck Event on Saturday to provide information to local truck owners and operators regarding assistance options for replacing older, diesel-powered, heavy-duty port vehicles. More
October 27, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will host the 10th annual "Monster Musick" Halloween concert on Thursday. More
October 27, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau today issued a scam alert regarding websites claiming to sell medicines that cure or prevent Ebola. More
October 26, 2014 -- Hundreds of Galvestonians and visitors participated in the 33rd annual Island Oktoberfest on the grounds of and streets adjacent to First Lutheran Church, 24th and Winnie. More
October 26, 2014 -- Moody Gardens hosted the 17th annual Ghostly Gardens on Sunday. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Economic Development Partnership on Thursday presented the 2014 Developer of the Year Award to the Moody Interests. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to change the chamber's name to the Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce. More
October 24, 2014 -- The Houston Arts Alliance and the Center for Arts Leadership at the University of Houston will host "The Creative Placemaking Series: What it Really Takes for Art to Drive Placemaking", on November 14. More
October 24, 2014 -- Barrios Technology on Thursday announced that Jessica Nimon, International Space Station Rsearch Communications Managing Editor, has been presented the Space Flight Awareness Trailblazer Award by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. More
October 24, 2014 -- San Jacinto College Central Campus' theatre and film department will hold open public auditions on November 2-3 and November 19-20 for its production of "Santa's Christmas Magic: The Musical". More
October 24, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Cultures Editor Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activities this weekend including Asia Society Texas' Night Market; entertainment at Miller Outdoor Theatre; the Claude Monet opening at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and the Saengerfest Mini Monster Bash in Galveston. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Texas Medical Center today announced that Johnson & Johnson Innovation, LLC plans to expand J-Labs to include a new business incubator within the center's Innovation Institute. More
October 23, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital was recently recognized with the "Excellence through Insight" award by HealthStream, Inc. More
October 23, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Interjet has launched service connecting Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport with Monterrey International Airport in Monterrey, Mexico. More
October 23, 2014 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that Jonathan Newport has been named as the corporation's director of government affairs. More
October 23, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will provide live coverage of the October 27 launch of a resupply mission to the International Space Station by Orbital Sciences Corporation. More
October 23, 2014 -- The City of League City today announced that Cabela's Incorporated is planning to build a 72,000 square-foot store in the Pinnacale Park Develpoment at Interstate Highway 45 near Big League Dreams Parkway. More
October 23, 2014 -- BP today announced the discovery of oil at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. More
October 22, 2014 -- The Houston-Leipzig (Germany) Sister City Association and the Houston Symphony will present the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra on November 3 for a concert commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. More w/Video
October 21, 2014 -- The Central East Texas Alliance will host the second event in their quarterly Focus Series on December 10 in Willis. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Texas Foundation for the Arts will premiere its newest documentary film, "Houston Ship Channel: Deep Water Centennial" on November 10, the day of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the channel, on Houston Public Media TV 8. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Arts Center will present a collection of work from Houston-based monoprint artist Orna Feinstein November 29-January 5. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Young Professionals Division will host its sixth annual Halloween Bash on Thursday. More
October 21, 2014 -- The City of League City's Economic Development Department recently received a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Brazos Bend State Park. More
October 21, 2014 -- Freeport LNG and Port Freeport today announced the start of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. More
October 20, 2014 -- Former National Aeronautics and Space Administration astronaut Wendy Lawrence will join ExxonMobil engineers and other scientists to help ignite the interest of hundreds of Houston-area female students in pursuing careers in the science, technology, engineering and math fields at the Sally Ride Science Festival at Rice University on October 25. More
October 20, 2014 -- Galveston's 33rd Annual Island Oktoberfest is this weekend at First Lutheran Church at 24th Street and Winnie. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House presents the Galveston debut of The Voca People on Sunday. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House presents the Broadway musical comedy, Sister Act on Saturday. More
October 20, 2014 -- Five Barrios Technology employees were recently presented with quarterly Silver Barrios Employee Awards and Recognition (BEAR) awards. More
October 20, 2014 -- Performances and concerts this week on stage in the Gulf Coast region include “The Addams Family: The Musical” hosted by Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, and “Sister Act” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
October 20, 2014 -- The Port Arthur International Seafarers' Center on Friday presented the Maritime Samaritan Award to Niels B. Lyngso, who recently retired from the West Gulf Maritime Association. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Port of Galveston issued an official statement outlining its effort to combat the Ebola outbreak. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that the Houston region has added 628,000 new jobs since January 2005. More
October 17, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added 36,400 total nonfarm jobs in September. More
October 17, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Cultures Editor Jennifer Olin's weekend leisure activity report includes art fairs, a new art exhibit and a pumpkin patch. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Texas Legends Flying Museum announced that it will participate in the Wings Over Houston Airshow for the fifth straight year. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority will host the 103rd American Association of Port Authorities Convention November 9-13 at the Hyatt Regency Houston. More
October 16, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker will deliver remarks on Friday at the Houston Consular Business Forum at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted a program on the 2014 Texas City “Y” Spill Response featuring Captain Brian Penoyer, who is Senior Commander and Captain of the Port. More
October 16, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies for Highland Homes - Summer Park in Richmond and the Reading Road Professional Office Park in Rosenberg. More
October 15, 2014 -- Company OnStage in Houston will open its 2014-2015 season on Friday with its production of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest". More
October 15, 2014 -- St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church will host its second annual 5K Fun Run on October 25 in Nassau Bay. More
October 14, 2014 -- Big Brew, the nation's second-largest craft beer festival, will be celebrated in Houston the week of October 20-26. More
October 14, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival October 30-31 at the Central Campus. More
October 14, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will participate in the Governor's Small Business Forum on Friday in Houston. More
October 14, 2014 -- Stripes Convenience Stores recently raised more than $1.4 million for the University of Texas MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital through its "Stripes Celebrates Tomorrows" campaign. More
October 13, 2014 -- An official with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Conrad Blucher Institute of Surveying and Science announced that the first of four new “Sentinels of the Coast” data collection stations is going in at Surfside, near Freeport, Texas, beginning on October 15. More
October 13, 2014 -- Galveston College's Theatre Department will present "The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus" October 24-25 at the college's Fine Arts Building. More
October 13, 2014 -- The Port of New Orleans today announced that Don Allee has been named director of the port's Cruise and Tourism Division. More
October 13, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding fraudulent calls claiming to be offering free medical devices in order to trick victims into providing personal information. More
October 13, 2014 -- Texas Gulf Coast Medical Group in Webster recently received the Texas Physician Practice Quality Improvement Award for "illustrating their commitment to delivering quality care" to patients. More
October 13, 2014 -- The East Harris County Manufacturers Association recently raised more than $100,000 in scholarship funds for the Lee and San Jacinto college foundations during its inaugural Scholarship Golf Tournament. More
October 13, 2014 -- The Port of Houston on Saturday welcomed the Norwegian Jewel to the Bayport Cruise Terminal, kicking off cruises to take place from the terminal through April 2015. More
October 13, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Smokey Joe’s Café” at the Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, and “Evil Dead: The Musical” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena. More
October 13, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host a new national tour of the musical revue, "Smokey Joe's Cafe", October 18-19. More
October 10, 2014 -- The George Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University will host a free issues forum on offshore safety on October 23 at 7 p.m. More
October 10, 2014 -- Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Nassau Bay will host its fourth annual "Out of This World" Chili Cook-Off on October 25. More
October 10, 2014 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will present "Miracle on 34th Street" December 3-12. More
October 10, 2014 -- Houston First Corporation today announced that Debra J. Justice has been named general manager of the Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts. More
October 10, 2014 -- Moody Gardens will host a special auditory enrichment event on this weekend, allowing the public the chance to perform musical pieces at the animal exhibits within the Rainforest Pyramid to view the animals' reactions. More
October 10, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its Fort Bend Strong Gala on November 6 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
October 10, 2014 -- Barrios Technology's James Milhoan recently received the Exceptional Public Service Medal from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. More
October 10, 2014 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett had scheduled a meeting of the six county Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District for Thursday afternoon in the Harris County Commissioners Courtroom, in order to hear a presentation to provide details about the GCCPRD Storm Surge Suppression Study. More
October 10, 2014 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update published on Thursday reports that APM (Atlantic Plant Maintenance) is in the process of completing construction on an 80,000 square foot Training and Development Center at the company’s Pasadena Boulevard location in Pasadena. More
October 10, 2014 -- Galveston's ARToberFEST will hold its 17th annual event October 18-19 in historic downtown Galveston. More
October 10, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on food and festivals, films and fine arts events that are on tap this weekend around the Gulf Coast region. More
October 09, 2014 -- Texas City High School is performing "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" through October 25. More
October 09, 2014 -- The Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has issued a final greenhouse gas permit for construction of an expansion of the Victoria Power Station by Victoria WLE. More
October 09, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Jazz Combo and Jazz Ensemble will host a free concert on October 14. More
October 09, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County will host the APTA Expo, the "transit industry's premier showcase for technology, products and services", on October 13-15 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. More
October 08, 2014 -- The TWELVE Project will display photographs taken by twelve Texas musicians during Saturday's ArtWalk in Galveston, along with a free concert by The TonTons. More
October 08, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General's Office today announced that Texas and 49 other states and the District of Columbia have reached a $105 million agreement wireless carrier AT&T Inc. for its role in cellphone "cramming", a practice of placing unauthorized third party charges on mobile phone accounts. More
October 08, 2014 -- San Jacinto College's theatre and film department will present its production of "Little Shop of Horrors" October 15-19 at the Central Campus. More
October 08, 2014 -- Bay Area Harbour Playhouse will offer free admission to attendees who dress as a witch for its October 31 opening performance of "Wyrd Sisters". More
October 08, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host a screening of 1925 silent film "The Phantom of the Opera", with Rob Landes performing a musical score to the film, on November 1. More
October 07, 2014 -- Keller Williams Realty The Woodlands welcomed Jo Anne Johnson & Associates to its organization. More
October 07, 2014 -- Executive Service Corps of Houston recently held its Leading Edge Luncheon, celebrating its 30th anniversary, at The Junior League of Houston. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Fire Museum of Texas recently received a donation of the proceeds from the Spring into Summer Car Show by Classic Southeast Texas. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Band in concert on November 12. More
October 06, 2014 -- University of Houston today announced that Shell Oil Company is contributing $3.5 million in support of the university's new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building. More
October 06, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Cannoli, Latkes & Guilt, The Therapy Continues!”, starring Steve Solomon and hosted by The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, and “Kokyo – Dialogue Between Hearts” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has issued an alert regarding a scam utilizing hacked company email accounts to convince employees to send vendor payments to con artists. More
October 06, 2014 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that three Galveston County community banks will provide the financing of the $13 million expansion of the port's Cruise Terminal No. 2. More
October 06, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land will host the Third Annual Fort Bend Employers Career Fair on October 23 at Constellation Field. More
October 06, 2014 -- Transnetwork Corporation, a Houston-based electronic domestic and cross-border processing and payment platform, today announced that it has agreed to acquire the assets of Citi Remesas, Inc., a subsidiary of Citibank. More
October 03, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, on the last of her trade mission with the Greater Houston Partnership, will ride Japan's bullet train, which utilizes the same technology as the Texas high-speed rail project endorsed by Parker and mayors of Dallas and Ft. Worth this year. More
October 03, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will offer free shredding of personal documents on Saturday at Kaplan College in Beaumont. More
October 03, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will host a free community concert on October 19 at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
October 03, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on the return of some popular fall events like Houston's oldest Greek festival and a family festival for hands-on art, as well as few new events. More
October 03, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency recently issued a final green house gas permit to Natgasoline to construct a new natural gas-to-gasoline facility in Nederland, Texas. More
October 03, 2014 -- JAMSS America, Inc. in Houston received a grant from The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space to conduct research utilizing the International Space Station to improve maritime operations. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Texas Historical Commission will host the annual Harvest Festival at the Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site in West Columbia on October 18. More
October 02, 2014 -- Music Doing Good has announced that the St. Cecilia Chamber Music Society will accept donations of instruments during its concerts on October 14 and January 6. More
October 02, 2014 -- Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will hold auditions for its production of "Christmas Belles" on October 20-21. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies for Upholstery Plus Fabrics, the Galveston Island Tree Conservancy, the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council and the Turtle Island Restoration Network. More
October 02, 2014 -- Barrios Technology Mission and Program Integration Increment Engineer Maria Baugh-Horstman recently received a Silver Snoopy Award from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration . More
October 02, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas will present "The British are Coming", a concert featuring a selection of English melodies, on October 25 at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
October 02, 2014 -- The Texas A&M Forest Service on Thursday released a study showing that forestry-driven, wood-based industries contribute $30.3 billion to the state's economy and support more than 130,600 jobs. More
October 02, 2014 -- Lone Star College will host a technical careers and skilled trades career fair on October 15 at the North Harris campus. More
October 01, 2014 -- The Houston Arts Alliance will host two public events along Buffalo Bayou on October 4. More
October 01, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today signed documents reaffirming Houston's Sister City agreement with Chiba City, Japan. More
October 01, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who is on a trade mission trip to Japan and South Korea, today announced that she has signed an agreement for "friendly exchanges and cooperation" with the mayor of Seoul, South Korea. More
October 01, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that it is now operating the only Level II trauma capable facility in the Houston Bay Area. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced the launch of the High Demand Job Training Program. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies for Attack Poverty in Richmond and at the Wells Fargo Bank at the Grand Parkway, and a groundbreaking ceremony at the Richmond Surface Water Treatment Facility. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Greater Houston Partnership today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Korea International Trade Association during the partnership's trade mission to South Korea. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber today announced that it has approved resolutions in support of bond referendums for both Lamar Consolidated and Fort Bend school districts. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will host a "Shred It & Forget It" event on Saturday, offering free shredding of personal documents for residents. More
September 29, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Dracula: The Original Vampire Play” at the Alley Theatre at University of Houston, and “Greater Tuna” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson. More
September 29, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host a display of items related to Lovenberg Jr. High, Galveston's first middle school, in October as the library's Treasure of the Month. More
September 29, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Aviation Director Mario C. Diaz are meeting with representatives from Korean Air on the first day of their comprehensive trade mission to South Korea and Japan. More
September 28, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority and the Port of Antwerp will sign a memorandum of understanding on Monday to kick off the 2014 Breakbulk Americas Conference in Houston. More
September 27, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today departed with a 30-member delegation of local elected officials and business and community leaders for a week-long investment and trade mission to South Korea and Japan. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Port of Galveston today announced that it has been ranked as the fourth busiest cruise port in the United States in a study by Business Research and Economic Advisors for the Cruise Line International Association. More
September 26, 2014 -- Lamar University's Department of Theatre & Dance will present "Anton in Show Business" October 2-5. More
September 26, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that it has released requests for proposals for its next round of commercial spaceflight contracts. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies for several area businesses and for Texas State Representative District 23 candidate Wayne Faircloth's campaign headquarters. More
September 26, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau recently testified to Texas State Representatives regarding the positive impact of cultural heritage tourism. More
September 25, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on the first weekend of fall activities, including a celebration of wild caught seafood, fine arts and crafts from all over the state and Houston's annual Fringe Festival. More
September 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for On the Bayou, which has two restaurant concepts under one roof. More
September 25, 2014 -- The Port of Lake Charles on Wednesday hosted the 17th Annual Rice Cook-Off. More
September 25, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority Port Commission on Tuesday received a report that the United States Army Corps of Engineers has approved the dredging of the Bayport channel. More
September 24, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker will depart on Saturday to lead a delegation of local elected officials and business and community leaders on a week-long Greater Houston Partnership investment and trade mission to South Korea and Tokyo. More
September 24, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration recently recognized Alan Lindenmoyer, manager of NASA's Commercial Crew and Cargo Program at Johnson Space Center in Houston, for his role in the development of private sector spaceflight. More
September 24, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land on Tuesday announced that it has been named the nation's best place to find a new job by Money Magazine. More
September 23, 2014 -- The Texas Rice Festival in Winnie will mark 45 years of celebrating the rice harvest and featuring family entertainment with down-home country flair. More
September 22, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to approve a lease option agreement with Pelican Island LNG, LLC for 185 acres on Pelican Island under consideration for development of a liquefied natural gas export terminal. More
September 22, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission on Monday held a special meeting to discuss the framework and schedule for port authority strategic planning activities, to receive a staff update on the recent review overseen by the Sunset Advisory Commission, and to discuss state and federal legislative matters. More
September 22, 2014 -- Several officials today issued statements marking the groundbreaking for SpaceX's Commercial Launch Facility near Boca Chica Beach in Texas. More
September 22, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to approve an engagement letter with Germer PLLC for continued legal services, with Guy Goodson continuing to serve as the port’s attorney. More
September 22, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Reefer Madness” presented by Theatre Under the Stars’ “TUTS Underground” in Houston and “Splendid China IX” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
September 22, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today attended a groundbreaking ceremony on the SpaceX Commercial Launch Facility located near Boca Chica Beach. More
September 22, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning to job seekers regarding a scam involving fake online job advertisements for positions at ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions, which has filed complaints regarding the fake advertisements. More
September 21, 2014 -- Texas singer/songwriter Brian Burns will headline the entertainment at the 2014 Jane Long Festival on October 11 at Fort Travis Seashore Park on Bolivar Peninsula. More
September 19, 2014 -- BP America has announced that it recently received the 2014 C. Everett Koop National Health Award for the employee health and wellness program. More
September 19, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Thursday announced that it has extended a contract with Barrios Technology, Ltd. of Houston to provide support to International Space Station activities at NASA's Johnson Space Center. More
September 19, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District today announced that it has awarded a $2.1 million contract to Affolter Contracting Company, Inc. for containment dike raising at the Peggy Lake Dredge Material Placement Area in Harris County. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today announced that the state added 20,100 jobs in August. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Art Museum of Southeast Texas is launching two fall exhibits, "Dornith Doherty: Oasis" and "Celia Eberle: In the Garden of Ozymandias" on Saturday. More
September 19, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on new art exhibits around the Gulf Coast region including the works of dozens of artists in Houston, historic pottery in Orange and a reading of the classic works of a famous Latin American author. More
September 18, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday will consider an option to lease between the port and Pelican Island LNG, LLC relating to the lease of 185 acres of land on Pelican Island for the purpose of developing a liquefied natural gas export terminal. More
September 16, 2014 -- Beaumont Main Street is inviting all canines and their owners to Dogtoberfest 2014 on October 14 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Central Park. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Houston History Association will host the fourth annual Houston History Conference, entitled "Houston: Born on the Bayou, Built on the Port", on October 11, coinciding with the citywide Centennial of the Houston Ship Channel. More
September 16, 2014 -- The United States Department of Labor today announced that Shell Oil Company and Motiva Enterprises, LLC, have agreed to pay $4,470,764 in overtime back wages to 2,677 current and former chemical and refinery employees as a result of investigations into violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Ensemble Theatre in Houston will open its production of "Women in the Pit" on Thursday. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas will host "Women, Art & Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise", an exhibit of various objects, beginning on Saturday. More
September 16, 2014 -- Belmont Village Senior Living will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday for its new community on Woodway Drive in Houston. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber Alliance will host Roy Watson, workforce development director with Chevron Phillips, on October 8 to discuss Texas House Bill 5, an education bill that took effect in 2013. More
September 15, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host a career fair on October 1 at the Slovacek Student Center at the college's North Campus. More
September 15, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Victor/Victoria”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, and “The Official Blues Brothers Revue” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
September 15, 2014 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will host open auditions on October 20-21 for its production of "Christmas Belles". More
September 15, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has issued a warning for schools and school districts regarding scams involving fake invoices for educational supplies. More
September 15, 2014 -- Executive Service Corps of Houston will host Greater Houston Partnership Chair Paul Hobby to deliver the keynote address at the Leading Edge Luncheon on Tuesday. More
September 14, 2014 -- Galveston Historical Foundation announced on Friday that on September 26, Galveston’s historic St. Joe’s at 2202 Avenue K "will become one of the state’s best concert venues" as musicians Joe Pug and Bo Salling perform in conjunction with the 2014 TWELVE Project. More
September 14, 2014 -- Galveston Arts Center is kicking off the 2014-2015 education season with two workshops on Saturday, September 27 lead by Houston artist Caroline Roberts. More
September 14, 2014 -- Representative Gene Green last week led a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, Leader Nancy Pelosi, Appropriations Committee Chair Hal Rogers, and Ranking Member Nita Lowey requesting increased funding levels for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program harbor maintenance funding in the House Continuing Resolution. More
September 14, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "The Official Blues Brothers Revue" on September 20. More
September 14, 2014 -- The 5th Annual Jane Long Festival will be held at Fort Travis Seashore Park on Bolivar Peninsula on October 11. More
September 12, 2014 -- Galveston Arts Center today announced that it has launched a new art program at the University of Texas Medical Branch Children's Hospital at Galveston. More
September 12, 2014 -- Fred Astaire Dance Studios Texas Region will host the Texarama Dance Competitions this weekend at the San Luis Resort in Galveston. More
September 12, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Thursday announced that it has extended its contract with Wyle Integrated Science and Engineering Group of Houston to provide support to the Human Health and Performance Directorate at the Johnson Space Center. More
September 12, 2014 -- Alvin Community College today announced the line-up for its 2014-2015 drama season. More
September 12, 2014 -- The World Affairs Council of Houston on Thursday hosted a program on Ports and Prosperity featuring a speech by Seth Cropsey, director of the Center for American Seapower at the Hudson Institute. More
September 12, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on activities available around the Gulf Coast region this weekend including a photo exhibit featuring the open roads of the U.S., a parade on the waters of Houston and free music in Galveston. More
September 11, 2014 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will present two comedies during October, with "Greater Tuna" opening October 3, and "Wyrd Sisters" opening October 31. More
September 11, 2014 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay will open its production of "Dracula" on October 17. More
September 10, 2014 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District has been awarded a $10 million grant from the United States Department of Transportation for a project to expand the port's bulk terminal. More
September 10, 2014 -- United States Senator David Vitter today announced that the United States Department of Transportation is awarding more than $12 million in national infrastructure investments throughout Louisiana. More
September 10, 2014 -- United States Senator Mary Landrieu on Tuesday announced that the United States Department of Transportation has awarded a $10 million grant to the Port of Lake Charles. More
September 10, 2014 -- Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr. on Tuesday announced issued a statement in response a $10 million United States Department of Transportation grant for funding of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Project. More
September 10, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today reported that the state's sales tax revenues for August totaled $2.57 billion, an increase of 7.5 percent compared to August 2013. More
September 09, 2014 -- The Houston Arts Alliance is still seeking participants for Afloat!, the first in a series of parades, as part of its three-month Transported + Renewed project. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Board of Commissioners of the Orange County Navigation and Port District on Monday voted unanimously to approve a tax abatement request from Temple-Inland, Inc., a business of International Paper, to facilitate a four-stage, $80 million, improvement project. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Beaumont Chamber Foundation will host its BBQ Cook-Off Festival on September 13 at the Downtown Event Centre. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau today warned senior citizens to be aware of the "Grandparent Scam", in which callers posing as grandchildren of the victim in attempts to have money wired to them. More
September 08, 2014 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will present "Greater Tuna", September 11-28. More
September 08, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the Pointer Sister in concert at The Grand 1894 Opera House, “Bring it On: The Musical”, by Theatre Under the Stars at the Hobby Center in Houston, and “Greater Tuna” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson will present its production of "Wyrd Sisters" October 31 through November 23. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Highway 36A Coalition reports that it now has the support of 14 cities, counties and economic development groups throughout Waller, Fort Bend and Brazoria Counties. More
September 05, 2014 -- Galveston's Island Oktoberfest will take place October 24-25 in downtown Galveston. More
September 05, 2014 -- Provost Umprhey Law Firm in Beaumont today announced that nine of the firm's lawyers have selected for the 2014 "Texas Super Lawyers" List. More
September 05, 2014 -- Upstage Arts will hold auditions on Tuesday for its upcoming production of "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike". More
September 05, 2014 -- Leaders from the petrochemical, maritime, logistics and transportation industries participated in the fifth annual Economic Alliance Houston Port Region Petrochemical & Maritime Outlook Conference at the Pasadena Convention Center on Thursday. More
September 05, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture's Editor Jennifer Olin reports there is a full slate of activities around the Gulf Coast region this weekend including a contemporary arts fair, a gathering for train enthusiasts, live music and free movies. More
September 03, 2014 -- Imam Talib Shareef, leader of The Nation's Mosque, Masjid Muhammad, located in Washington, D.C. released a statement in response to the recent reports on the murder of American Journalist Steven Sotloff. More
September 03, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host "The Mad Hatter Tea Party" on October 3. More
September 03, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host its 17th annual ARToberFEST on October 18-19. More
September 03, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that an agreement has been approved to support expansion plans of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. headquarters in the city, which will result in 530 new jobs during a 10-year period. More
September 02, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Vanities” at Playhouse 1960 in Houston, and “Spring Awakening” at Stage Door, Inc. in Pasadena. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host an exhibit of items related to Galveston musician Felix Stella, who directed the Galveston Municipal Band. More
September 02, 2014 -- Island ETC, East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will present "The Dixie Swim Club", opening September 12 and continuing through September 27. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its final Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy for the fall and preliminary outlook for the winter, noting that the state should have sufficient electricity available for demand during both seasons. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 10th Annual Fort Bend Regional Infrastructure Conference on September 11 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region will host its Petrochemical and Maritime Outlook Conference on September 4 at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
August 29, 2014 -- The Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to levy a tax rate of $0.00253 per $100 valuation. More
August 29, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin highlights some fun Labor Day Weekend activities around the Gulf Coast region including movies, outdoor music and dance with international flair; and a chance to learn all about beer. More
August 28, 2014 -- Representatives from several well-known industrial companies participated in a “Reverse Trade Show” where their procurement or maintenance managers were available to answer questions and visit with attendees on "How to do Business" with their company. More
August 28, 2014 -- Travis County District Court Judge John Dietz today issued a ruling declaring the Texas school finance system as unconstitutional. More
August 26, 2014 -- Union Pacific Railroad has begun construction on a multi-million dollar project that will extend a second rail line through Sugar Land, Stafford and Missouri City, Texas, as part of an overall plan to improve train operating efficiency. More
August 26, 2014 -- Port of Houston Authority Executive Director Roger Guenther had another positive report on selected financial and operational matters for the PHA Commission today. More
August 26, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today attended a groundbreaking ceremony on Occidental Petroleum's new office complex in Midland, Texas. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to adopt the port’s FY2015 Budget, which included total revenues of $12.17 million. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve a resolution of support for the operation of the Polar Express, a holiday tourist train, to be operated by the Center for Transportation and Commerce at Galveston, the Railroad Museum, during the period between the Thanksgiving Week and Christmas Week 2015. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding callers claiming they are representatives of the Jamaican Lottery telling victims that they have won a lottery contest. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber is accepting applications for the 2014 Fort Bend Strong scholarships. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Galveston College Community Chorale will host classes beginning tonight. More
August 25, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Roads to Home” at the Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson and “Godspell” at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
August 25, 2014 -- The Galveston Symphony Orchestra will launch its 2014-2015 season with a concert on Sunday at The Grand 1894 Opera House. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse Fine Arts Academy has announced that Whitney Wyatt-Nolden has joined its teaching staff for theatre arts classes that begin on September 8. More
August 22, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston has selected "Empty Mansions - The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune" for the Fall 2014 Museum Book Club Series. More
August 22, 2014 -- Victor Lang was one of those guys of whom I like to say about, “they broke the mold and then they made Victor". More
August 22, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on openings at the Lawndale Arts Center and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Saturday's ArtWalk in Galveston and Sunday's annual Theater District Open House in Houston. More
August 21, 2014 -- Keller Williams Realty announced that Cindy Hamann has joined its The Woodlands operation as the new chief executive officer/team leader. More
August 21, 2014 -- Branson Airport today announced that it is continuing its non-stop, low fare service to Chicago and Houston. More
August 20, 2014 -- AARP will host a screening of the film Cantiflas, staring ?scar Jaenada, as part of its AARP Movies for Grownups series on Thursday, August 28 at Marq'E Stadium 23 IMAX & RPX at 7600 Katy Freeway in Houston. Flyer
August 20, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host activities in celebration of National Grandparents Day on September 7. More
August 20, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that Scandinavian Airlines has launched a service connecting Houston with Stavanger, Norway. More
August 20, 2014 -- BP today announced that David Lawler has been named chief executive officer of BP's US Lower 48 Onshore business. More
August 19, 2014 -- Benoit Premium Threading, LLC of Houma, Louisiana has announced that it will be expanding its operations to Houston. More
August 19, 2014 -- Houston City Controller Ronald Green today announced that an August 12 issuance of refunding bonds will save the city $6.1 million through lower interest rates. More
August 18, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard today issued an interim rule, effective immediately, regarding regulations for offshore supply vessels of at least 6,000 gross tonnage. More
August 18, 2014 -- Discovery Green today announced the line-up of concerts for its "Sounds Like Houston!" Thursday Concerts series, which kicks off September 25. More
August 18, 2014 -- The MozART Group, a comical classic music group, will perform on September 19 at the Stafford Center in Stafford, Texas. More
August 18, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Dr. John & The Nite Trippers and Aaron Neville at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and Dailey & Vincent with Volume Five at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
August 18, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned consumers to be aware of con artists who utilize major news stories, such as the recent death of comedian Robin Williams, for "click bating" to install malware on your computer or smartphone or obtaining personal information. More
August 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies for Developing Dreams Consulting, Century 21 Paramount and Southside Pharmacy. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership on Thursday hosted a presentation on a proposal by Texas A&M University at Galveston for a coastal spine system of storm surge barriers to protect Galveston Bay. More
August 15, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the Texas economy added 46,600 jobs in July. More
August 15, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on leisure activity opportunities in the Gulf Coast Region, including a new art exhibition at the University Museum at Texas Southern University, Shark Weekend at the Downtown Aquarium in Houston, the "Don’t Mess with Texas, Mess with ART” Family Arts Day at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont and an evening of music and dance at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Randle Law Office has announced that its appeal to the Houston City Council on behalf of a Heights property owner was successful. More
August 13, 2014 -- Marine scientist Dr. Quenton Dokken will discuss the "Rigs to Reefs" program, an effort to transform oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico into artificial reefs, at a free issues forum on August 26 at 7 p.m. at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber's Hispanic Business Division will host the Third Annual Business Expo on August 21 at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Houston First Corporation today announced that it has issued a request for proposals for the design and development of a hotel that would be located on top of the new parking garage and office building planned for just north of the George R. Brown Convention Center. More
August 13, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital has announced that it offers transradial cardiac catheterization, a new technique allowing access to a patient's heart through the wrist, instead of groin. More
August 13, 2014 -- Skybox Datacenters on Tuesday announced that it is building an 86,960 square foot data center facility in Katy. More
August 13, 2014 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors on Tuesday received an update regarding participation in the demand response services. More
August 12, 2014 -- Discovery Green has announced its fall 2014 programming season, which includes interactive art, entertainment and “family-friendly” activities. More
August 12, 2014 -- The Mary Moody Northen Endowment recently presented Moody National Bank President Victor Pierson with the 2014 Community Benefactor Award. More
August 12, 2014 -- College of the Mainland's Small Business Safety and Health Center, at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute, will host a free "lunch and learn" on August 21 regarding safety measures for temporary staff. More
August 12, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will host a reception on September 11 to kick off its upcoming season. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Orange County Navigation and Port District Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $2,777,500 budget for the fiscal year that begins on October 1, 2014 and ends on September 30, 2015; an increase over the $2,652,000 budget for this fiscal year. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the Galveston Independent School District's Tax Ratification Election. More
August 11, 2014 -- NRG Arena in Houston will host Theresa Caputo, from The Learning Channel's "Long Island Medium", on October 19. More
August 11, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Horton Foote’s “The Old Friends” at the Alley Theatre at University of Houston, and “Adam Trent: Magician Reinvented” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Seabrook Festival of the Arts will host its third annual event on October 25. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Adam Trent: Magician Reinvented", presented by La Marque Aid and Guidance Services, on Friday. More
August 10, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas’ 62nd season will begin on Saturday, September 20 in Beaumont. More
August 10, 2014 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will present the Tony Award winning musical, "Into the Woods" September 12-28. More
August 10, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club’s Harvest Moon Regatta Chair Jack Seitzinger has announced that the Skippers Meeting for the 28th annual regatta will be held on Friday night, October 3 in the club’s ballroom, 2425 NASA Parkway in Seabrook. More
August 10, 2014 -- Pastor Donald Lee has provided a review of The "Power of Divine Purpose: Making Your Mission Possible", by Annie Curtis. More
August 09, 2014 -- St. Vincent’s House in Galveston announced that it is partnering with the Galveston Sustainable Communities Alliance and the Family Service Center to train two Hope Academy Pre-School teachers to become facilitators of The Incredible Years, Parenting Program. More
August 08, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District recently awarded Sol Engineering Service LLC two small business task order contracts for sediment testing. More
August 08, 2014 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers will host a series of listening sessions via webinar for public input regarding the agency’s implementation of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014. More
August 08, 2014 -- The Galveston Beach Band will present its annual "Super Senior Celebration", the final concert of the season, on Tuesday. More
August 08, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land today announced that Jennifer May has been named director of economic development. More
August 08, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin on leisure activity options, including Whatever Fest, a party of laughs and music near Downtown Houston, as well as poetry readings and the UniverSoul circus, which is coming to Houston. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Equal Rights Houston Campaign has responded to the temporary restraining order preventing the City of Houston from Implementing the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. More
August 07, 2014 -- Executive Service Corps of Houston will mark its 30th anniversary on Tuesday, September 30 with a luncheon, featuring Greater Houston Partnership Chair Paul Hobby as the keynote speaker. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Central East Texas Alliance has added another speaker for its event on August 26 centering on workforce development issues, Mick Normington, a Labor Market and Career Information Business Specialist with the Texas Workforce Commission. More
August 07, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will broadcast the docking of a European Space Agency cargo spacecraft with the International Space Station on August 12. More
August 07, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration recently tested the Orion spacecraft for recovering the craft following its splashdown in the ocean. More
August 07, 2014 -- The State Bar of Texas today issued a warning that people seeking help with immigration matters should be aware of "notarios" or others who falsely represent themselves as lawyers. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Galveston Arts Center will present two exhibits from the Houston Center for Photography, Robin Myers: Unknown Constellations and Keliy Anderson-Staley: On a Wet Bough - Contemporary Tintype Portraits, August 23 through October 5. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Houston Ship Channel will host the Centennial Family Festival on September 6 at the Bayport Cruise Terminal in Pasadena. More
August 06, 2014 -- Houston City Council today voted 10-5, with Jerry Davis, Mike Laster, Michael Kubosh, C.O. "Brad" Bradford and Jack Christie opposed, and Dave Martin and Oliver Pennington out of the room and not voting, to amend the Code of Ordinances relating to vehicles for hire to provide for businesses like Uber and Lyft that use smartphone apps to connect drivers with riders, using the driver’s personal car. More
August 06, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday announced that it has given final approval of its 50th greenhouse gas permit in Texas. More
August 06, 2014 -- Galveston Chamber of Commerce leaders will kick off visits to local businesses beginning this month to "check the pulse" of the Galveston's business community. More
August 06, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced that Texas and 41 other states have reached a $35 million settlement agreement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to resolve an investigation of the company's unlawful promoting of its immunosuppresive drug Rapamune. More
August 06, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today reported that state sales tax revenues in July totaled $2.34 billion, reflecting a 6.3 percent increase compared to July 2013. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Seafarers' Center of Beaumont will host a Sea Scout visit at the Port of Beaumont. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Texas Legislature's Joint Interim Committee on Coastal Barrier Systems on Monday held a public hearing at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
August 05, 2014 -- The American Institute of Building Design recently installed its 2014-2015 Board of Directors, including Newell Cheatheam of Newell's Designs in Katy. More
August 05, 2014 -- Capital One Bank today announced that Jim Nicholas has been named Houston market president and commercial market manager for Houston. More
August 05, 2014 -- The TWELVE photography project will kick off its 2014 project with photography and a concert featuring Hayes Carll and Carrie Rodriguez on September 6 at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson has announced its upcoming Fine Arts Academy classes, gala, and its upcoming production of Horton Foote's "The Roads to Home". More
August 04, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is offering a $2.3 million investment from the Texas Enterprise Fund to attract a commercial launch facility by SpaceX to the Brownsville area. More
August 04, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will open its 2014-2015 performing arts season on September 13 with a performance by The Pointer Sisters. More
August 04, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two Woman Show at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
August 04, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today warned fun run participants to research events due to complaints of event cancellations with short notice and no refunds. More
August 04, 2014 -- My Plates will discontinue offering the current University of Texas license plate designs on August 10 in order to redesign the plates. More
August 04, 2014 -- From the Archives: Jim Guidry shares recordings from the early 1970's in Houston, including the vote to locate the Summit sports arena, interviews with "beggers" on the streets, and a visit with Morris the Cat. More
August 01, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final greenhouse gas Prevention of Significant Deterioration construction permit to the OCI Beaumont LLC methanol and ammonia plant in Nederland, Texas. More
August 01, 2014 -- The Port of Lake Charles recently hosted a ceremonial key exchange, handing over the keys to the newly-renovated building at 152 Marine Street to United States Customs and Border Protection officials, who will open a new field operation and border patrol office from the new building. More
August 01, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that it has extended a contract with Lockheed Martin Corporation for the Facilities Development and Operations at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. More
August 01, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the Fort Bend Strong Gala on November 6 at Safari Texas Ranch. More
August 01, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will host an exhibit of items related to Galveston's Tremont Hotel, as its August "Treasure of the Month". More
August 01, 2014 -- Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. on Thursday announced that Jack Wood, former president and CEO of Western National Bank, has been elected to the board of directors for Cullen/Frost. More
August 01, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on the return of some popular annual events around the Gulf Coast region, including Houston Restaurant Weeks and the Houston Shakespeare Festival. More
July 31, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host Dr. John & The Nite Trippers and Aaron Neville in concert on August 23. More
July 31, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Chorale and Mainland Singers recently performed a series of concerts in a tour of Ireland. More
July 31, 2014 -- FrenetiCore will host its third annual Apocalypse Ball on September 6. More
July 31, 2014 -- The City of Sugar Land has released a request for statements of interest to select a partner to potentially develop an industrial business park at the site of the former state Central Prison Unit. More
July 31, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host "Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two Woman Show", for two performances on August 9-10. More
July 30, 2014 -- Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce’s premier of “Dancing with the Stars” will be held at the Showboat Pavilion on Thursday, August 7, as the finale of the Texas City “Small Business Week – Shop Texas City First”. More
July 30, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum has announced that it will host the Prelude Family Concert series, with performances on August 13 and September 3. More
July 30, 2014 -- Guidry News Service on Tuesday visited the Port of Lake Charles. More
July 30, 2014 -- The 33rd annual Island Oktoberfest has announced the event will take place October 24-25 in historic downtown Galveston. More
July 30, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Tuesday announced that astronaut Mike Massimino has left the agency for a full-time position with Columbia University in New York. More
July 30, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority recently provided an aerial tour of the Houston Ship Channel for Lieutenant General Thomas Bostick, commanding general of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, to highlight the economic growth along the ship channel. More
July 29, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker has proclaimed Friday, August 1, as Houston Shakespeare Festival Day in recognition of University of Houston's annual festival. More
July 29, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that Visualase, Inc., which was awarded a Texas Emerging Technology Fund grant in 2007, has been acquired by Medtronic, Inc. More
July 29, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves on Monday voted unanimously to approve a lease between the Galveston Port Facilities Corporation and Turner Construction Company for the James Fadden Historic Building at 2410 Strand for a base rent of $10 per month. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $12 million civic penalty against Southwest Airlines for alleged failures in complying with regulations in three separate enforcement cases related to repairs on jetliners operated by the company. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to award a $1,063,855 contract to APC Construction, LLC for maintenance dredging of the docks and wharves of the port. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today elected Benjamin F. Holland, Jr. to another term as chair and reappointed Eddie Walsh as vice chair during its annual meeting. More
July 28, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include the Houston Shakespeare Festival at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas will host the Senior Celebration and Consumer Expo on October 23 at the Beaumont Civic Center. More
July 28, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will launch single ticket sales for its 2014-2015 season on August 4. More
July 27, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has posted a review of some choice options for Cajun food in Houston and Southeast Texas. More
July 26, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority reports that dredging has started on the first of two improvement projects to deepen the port authority's container terminal channels from 40 feet to 45 feet, matching the depth of the Houston Ship Channel. More
July 25, 2014 -- Chambers representing Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Galveston, La Marque, Port Aransas, Port Arthur, Portland and Texas City met in Corpus Christi today to address sustainable funding for Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. More
July 25, 2014 -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Gulf Coast held its fourth annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake Kick Off Party at the Moody Mansion on Wednesday. More
July 25, 2014 -- Crowley Maritime Corporation has announced that Captain Stuart Miller has rejoined its TITAN Salvage operations team as salvage master. More
July 25, 2014 -- Beaumont Community Players has announced the line-up for its 2014-2015 season, opening with "Twelfth Night" on September 19. More
July 25, 2014 -- Galveston will host its next free Summer Beach Band Concert on Tuesday at the Sealy Gazebo behind Ashton Villa. More
July 25, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin highlights activities around the Gulf Coast region this next week including a chance to visit some Houston museums for free, a writer's workshop, and a jazz festival More
July 25, 2014 -- Clyde Fitzgerald, a member of the Port of Houston Authority Commission, was elected to a fourth term as president of the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District of the International Longshoreman's Association at the organization's convention in Savannah, Georgia this week. More
July 24, 2014 -- Galveston City Council this afternoon voted to make appointments to the Galveston Park Board of Trustees; the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves and Galveston Port Facilities Corporation; and the Galveston Industrial Development Corporation. More
July 24, 2014 -- Sierra Nevada Corporation on Wednesday announced that it has formed a partnership with the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency for expansion of its "Dream Chaser" Space System. More
July 24, 2014 -- SpaceX on Wednesday announced that it recently performed a "soft landing" over water of its Falcon 9 rocket's first stage, a step toward landing the rockets after launch of their payloads for re-use in future missions. More w/Video
July 24, 2014 -- College of the Mainland will hold auditions August 11-13 for a music scholarship at the college. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum will host "Shake Your Summer Sillies Out", a series of events on August 22 in celebration of the start of the coming school year. More
July 23, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded 14 grants totaling almost $1 million to Texas universities and community colleges for summer youth camps focusing on science, technology, engineering and math. More
July 23, 2014 -- Port Freeport today announced that two new 100-foot gauge container cranes have arrived for installation at the port. More
July 23, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today issued a report regarding the Texas Workforce, and proposed steps to ensure continued prosperity. More
July 22, 2014 -- Fund Connell USA Energy and Chemical Investment Corporation today officially announced that it is exploring plans to construct a large methanol production and export facility at Shoal Point in Texas City. More
July 21, 2014 -- Lone Star College today issued a reminder that August 1 is the deadline to submit nominations for the Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council's 28th Annual Small Business of the Year awards. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Texas City Small Business Fair, an event launching Texas City Small Business Week, will take place on August 4 at College of the Mainland. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued an alert regarding a scam involving a fake shipping company offering "work from home" opportunities to ship goods overseas. More
July 21, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Is There Life After Lubbock?” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, and “The Tempest” at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present "Is There Life After Lubbock?" on Saturday. More
July 18, 2014 -- Thirteen area teachers spent a week with local aerospace companies for the 2014 Aerospace Teacher Externship. More
July 18, 2014 -- Barrios Technology employees recently received corporate performance awards for their support of NASA's Johnson Space Center and the International Space Station program. More
July 18, 2014 -- San Jacinto College will host auditions July 30-31 at the Central Campus for its production of "Dirty Work at the Crossroads". More
July 18, 2014 -- The City of Beaumont has announced several entertainment events taking place in the city through the remainder of the year. More
July 18, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is investing $3.9 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund into Omnitracs, LLC, which is relocating its headquarters from San Diego, California to Dallas. More
July 18, 2014 -- College of the Mainland has announced that Karen Brasier, an artist and alumnus of the college, will display works at the "Sunday Matinee: Unlimited Viewing" exhibit at Houston Community College's Wedge Gallery in September. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted unanimously to award a $557,330 contract to Hugh Patrick Constructors of Texas City for the construction of east levee roadway improvements at the Industrial Reservoir. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today reported that the state added 19,100 jobs in June. More
July 18, 2014 -- The Woodlands Children's Museum is hosting "State of the Art", a traveling exhibit of art by children. More
July 18, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on events around the Gulf Coast region this weekend including festivals devoted to watermelon, vegan lifestyle and one for aerial arts, as well as live theater, and movies with live music. More
July 17, 2014 -- The Central East Texas Alliance will be hosting an event focusing on workforce development issues in central east Texas on August 26, 2014. More
July 17, 2014 -- DNV GL today announced that it is expanding its Katy office to accommodate all of its Houston area staff in one location. More
July 17, 2014 -- The Texas Bankers Foundation recently presented the 50-Year Banker Award to Richard S. Cardner, executive vice president and chief trust officer for Moody National Bank in Galveston. More
July 16, 2014 -- Barrios Technology flight controller Louis Huerta recently received the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Johnson Space Center's Power of One Award for center impact. More
July 16, 2014 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will launch its production of "9 to 5: The Musical" on Thursday. More
July 16, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded $4.5 million to Texas A&M University for the new Texas Research-based Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium. More
July 16, 2014 -- The Galveston County Economic Alliance has confirmed that discussions have been underway for a number of months and are still active with a number of entities and potential investors regarding the possible development of a methanol plant on Shoal Point in Texas City. More
July 16, 2014 -- Galveston City Council on Monday met in a joint workshop with the Galveston Planning Commission to receive a status report on proposed new land development regulations. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber recently conducted ribbon cutting ceremonies for three area businesses. More
July 15, 2014 -- The College of the Mainland Art Gallery will open an exhibit on Thursday featuring works from students in COM's Senior Adult Program. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will host a reception on September 11 for the kick-off of its upcoming season. More
July 15, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has awarded a nine-year contract, with at total maximum value of $1.3 billion, to Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc. to provide mission and flight crew operations support for the International Space Station and future human space exploration. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to award a $28,947 contract to MMR Construction, Inc. for electrical upgrades to Warehouse No. 6. More
July 14, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host a matinee performance by the Houston Children's Chorus on July 20. More
July 14, 2014 -- The North Galveston Chamber of Commerce today announced that it is dissolving; and the League City Chamber of Commerce has offered free membership for the rest of the year to former NGCC members. More
July 14, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”, presented by Theatre Under the Stars at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston, and “Sweet Charity” at Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston. More
July 14, 2014 -- Island ETC East-End Theatre Company in Galveston will launch its production of "Sweet Charity" on Friday. More
July 14, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a scam alert regarding scams utilizing fake online customer surveys. More
July 14, 2014 -- BP today announced that BP America Chair and President John Mingé will sign a statement at a ceremony in Houston on Tuesday to reaffirm the company's support of employees serving in the military. More
July 14, 2014 -- Orbital Sciences Corporation on Sunday launched its second cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. More
July 13, 2014 -- The Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau has posted a schedule of activities on Galveston Island in September. More
July 13, 2014 -- Fanfare Lutheran Music Academy's Choir Camp presented "Of Thee I Sing: A Celebration of Patriotic Music" in the newly dedicated Gazebo at the historic First Lutheran Church in Galveston. More
July 11, 2014 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation will offer several special promotions and events for the 41st annual Dickens on the Strand festival throughout the month of July. More
July 11, 2014 -- The City of Friendswood and the Friendswood Rotary Club are hosting the free 2014 Movies in the Park outdoor movie series July 11 through August 15 at the Evelyn B. Newman Amphitheater in Centennial Park. More
July 11, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on art gallery shows and music and dance events this weekend in the Gulf Coast region, including ArtHouston, a 12-gallery art walk in Houston and ArtWalk in downtown Galveston. More
July 10, 2014 -- The Texas Radio Hall of Fame will hold its 2014 Induction Celebration on November 1 at the Hotel Galvez in Galveston. More
July 10, 2014 -- The Alley Theatre celebrated the groundbreaking for its $73 million capital campaign on Tuesday. More
July 10, 2014 -- The Zero Waste Houston Coalition, including Texas Campaign for the Environment, Sierra Club Houston Regional Group, Houston Peace and Justice Center, San Jacinto River Coalition, and “Father of Environmental Justice” Robert D. Bullard, has published a research report on “One Bin for All” technology for recycling. More
July 09, 2014 -- Representative Gene Green reports that the House of Representatives has amended the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, adding $57 million to the Operation and Maintenance Account within the Army Corps of Engineers budget for harbor maintenance projects. More
July 09, 2014 -- Fanfare Lutheran Music Academy's Choir Camp will present "Of Thee I Sing: A Celebration of Patriotic Music" on Thursday, July 10 in Galveston. More
July 09, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said today that state sales tax revenue in June was $2.24 billion, up 3.7 percent compared to June 2013. More
July 08, 2014 -- Houston Early Music has announced its 2014-2015 Concert Season. More
July 08, 2014 -- The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts' Office is conducting 16 free taxpayer seminars across the state during the month of July. More
July 08, 2014 -- The Moody Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to St. Vincent's House to assist in the emergency assistance program. More
July 08, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) investment of $750,000 in Schneider Electric for the expansion of its operations in El Paso, which he says will create 193 new jobs and $7 million in capital investment. More
July 08, 2014 -- Guest conductor Robert Gray will direct “Old Time Religion,” the theme from Chicago, at tonight's Summer Band Concert by the Galveston Beach Band in the Sealy Gazebo. More
July 08, 2014 -- Phillips 66, a Houston-based energy manufacturing and logistics company, which was created in 2012 through a split with ConocoPhillips,has made a $100,000 donation to the University of Houston to support programs in engineering and busienss. More
July 07, 2014 -- Jim Guidry has posted comments on dining opportunities available in Houston. More
July 07, 2014 -- Guidry News Service recently visited with noted Houston periodontologist, Dr. Todd Scheyer, about the American Academy of Periodontology’s “Love the Gums You’re With” campaign. More
July 07, 2014 -- Update: Due to a change in the train’s arrival time on the Union Pacific rails, this evening’s Ringling Bros. Animal Walk has been cancelled. More
July 07, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas has posted a warning against a scam known as "credit muling," where scammers are taking advantage of cash strapped victims by fooling them into purchasing new wireless contracts. More
July 07, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “Carnival!” at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse in Dickinson and the official opening of “Fallen Angels” at Main Street Theater. More
July 06, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House has been recognized as a Top Performing Attraction by TripAdvisor. More
July 04, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday announced a Texas Enterprise Fund investment of $8.6 million in Active Network, LLC, which is relocating its headquarters from San Diego, California to Dallas. More
July 03, 2014 -- Vandy Anderson, a veteran Galveston broadcaster, has been selected for induction to the Texas Radio Hall of Fame. More
July 03, 2014 -- Last weekend, approximately 100 middle and high school students from Houston PREP (Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program) at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) learned how math and science power motorsports firsthand from Team Penske Driver Will Power and engineers at the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. More
July 03, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on options for the 4th of July weekend, including a reading of the Declaration of Independence, a chance to support local artists and a classic movie. More
July 02, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Agriculture reports that Texas cattlemen approved the Texas Beef Checkoff Referendum by a 67-33 percent margin, which will require a $1 per head fee to conduct beef promotion, marketing, research and education programs for consumers. More
July 02, 2014 -- Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association President Pete Bonds today applauded the results of the Texas Beef Checkoff referendum. More
July 02, 2014 -- The Rosenberg Development Corporation will hold its annual Business Resource Expo Tuesday, July 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rosenberg Civic Center. More
July 02, 2014 -- Missouri City will feature a presentation by United States Small Business Administration Lead Lender Relationship Specialist Russell F. Hughes at its next Leadership Luncheon More
July 02, 2014 -- Pastor Donald Lee is seeking financial donations for a DeSoto High School senior who is waiting to receive a heart and kidney transplant. More
July 01, 2014 -- The Texas Tenors will celebrate the Fourth of July Weekend with a special performance at The Grand 1894 Opera House on Sunday, July 6. More
July 01, 2014 -- The Galveston Beach Band will present a special Patriotic concert in honor of Independence Day on Thursday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m. More
July 01, 2014 -- Barrios Technology Flight Controller, Louis Huerta, was recently presented with NASA Johnson Space Center’s Power of One Silver-level award for center impact. More
July 01, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Texas has posted a warning to consumers that door-to-door alarm company salespersons are using false information and high-pressure tactics to influence unsuspecting homeowners to enter into contractual agreements regarding home security systems. More
June 30, 2014 -- Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon cutting ceremonies at several locations. More
June 30, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting applications for the Maritime Careers Camp, which will be held from August 4 through 8 at various locations. More
June 30, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann in Houston is currently recruiting veterans as new employees. More
June 30, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House is currently offering special "Christmas in July" discounts from July 1 through 30 on select holiday events. More
June 30, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce was honored as the Best in Texas, winning first place in the category of Chamber Map for its 2013-2014 Map. More
June 30, 2014 -- The Texas Comptroller’s Office today released an analysis of new school construction costs that shows the cost for some campuses varied by nearly $200 per square foot. More w/Video
June 30, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Independence Day celebration concerts, with The Texas Tenors, with “Let Freedom Sing!” at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston and “A Star Spangled Salute” by the Houston Symphony Orchestra at Miller Outdoor Theatre in Houston. More
June 28, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host its 2014 Congressional Update Breakfast with Congressman Pete Olson on Monday, July 21 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
June 28, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker this week was the guest of the Houston Pilots aboard the pilot boat BAYOU CITY, bound for their ship boarding assignments. More
June 28, 2014 -- The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce won an award in the category of Outstanding Website at the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Awards program. More
June 27, 2014 -- Galveston community leaders and supporters of The Grand 1894 Opera House turned out on Wednesday for a ceremony on the stage of the historic theater to recognize 25 years of service by Kathy Van Dewalli. More
June 27, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced the addition of a second show on August 10 for "Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two Woman Show". More
June 27, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce recently received awards in the Social Media Marketing and Communications, Brochures and Outstanding Traditional Marketing Campaign categories at the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Annual Excellence Awards. More
June 27, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today announced that the state is investing $300,000 through the Texas Enterprise Fund into Maverick Arms, Inc. for the firearms company to expand its Eagle Pass manufacturing facility. More
June 27, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce recently received a first place award in the Traditional Marketing Campaign category from the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives. More
June 27, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend activities ranging from fast cars and parades to contemporary art. More
June 26, 2014 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce today announced its support of the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. More
June 26, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Wednesday successfully completed a test of the parachute system for the Orion spacecraft. More
June 25, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host The Texas Business Conference employment law update on Friday at the Humble Civic Center. More
June 25, 2014 -- Several organizations, including the International Economic Development Council, the U.S. Economic Development Administration, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership and CenterPoint Energy on Tuesday hosted a crisis management workshop for industry and government in Greater Houston. More
June 24, 2014 -- Executive Director Roger Guenther on Monday told the Port of Houston Authority Commission that the port "reached a new milestone" in the month of May, earning a record $23 million in operating revenue. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Rice University Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship has been named number one among the top university business incubators for the second year in a row by UBI Index. More
June 24, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday sent a letter urging Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank. More
June 24, 2014 -- The 4th Annual Caribbean RumFest will take place on August 16 and 17 at Jones Plaza in Houston. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce will host a Hurricane Preparedness Luncheon on July 16. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce today announced that chamber President Jim Rich has received the Marvin Hurley Award from the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region today announced that it has joined with other organizations in sending a letter urging Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank. More
June 23, 2014 -- NRG Park in Houston recently hosted a Jehovah's Witnesses Bible convention. More
June 23, 2014 -- Leaders of the Greater Houston Partnership today announced details about UpSkill Houston, a comprehensive, industry-led approach to filling gaps in the Houston region’s workforce. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to award a contract for independent representative services for the Cruise Terminal Number 2 Expansion Project to AECOM for an amount not to exceed $311,895. More
June 23, 2014 -- Top Dog Fireworks has announced that the fireworks selling season for the Fourth of July holiday begins on Tuesday. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Port of Beaumont Board of Commissioners today voted unanimously to authorize Port Director Chris Fisher to negotiate a tax abatement agreement with Oiltanking Beaumont Partners, LP based on terms and conditions commensurate with agreements between the company and the City of Beaumont and/or Jefferson County. More
June 23, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “All My Sons” at Company OnStage in Houston and “The Blind Boys of Alabama”, performing at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today listed the five most popular scams used during the summer months. More
June 23, 2014 -- Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today announced that his office has filed a lawsuit against a Channelview industrial tank and container cleaning business to force the company to obey pollution laws at its facility. More
June 23, 2014 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update published on Friday reports that INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA and Sasol Chemicals North America LLC have announced that they have reached a final investment decision to form a joint venture to build a high-density polyethylene plant in La Porte. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will host The Blind Boys of Alabama in concert on June 28. More
June 21, 2014 -- The International Convention of Jehovah's Witnesses is underway in Houston. More
June 20, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced that astronauts David Leestma and Andrew Thomas are retiring from the astronaut corps. More
June 20, 2014 -- The South Texas Coastal Zone Area Committee will host a public meeting on Tuesday in Port Aransas to discuss after-action items from the Texas City "Y" Oil Spill. More
June 20, 2014 -- FrenetiCore's youth outreach program, FrenetiKids is participating with the Children's Prison Art Project to bring dance programs to kids in prison. More
June 20, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced the recipients of awards for the top research and technology achievements of 2013 made possible by the International Space Station. More
June 20, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission today released employment statistics for May, announcing that the state has added a total of 383,100 jobs during the past 12 months. More
June 20, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin highlights weekend events including free films at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, "Friday Night Creature Features" at the historic downtown Depot in Tomball, Summer Solstice at the Rothko Chapel in Houston and the Juneteenth Parade in Galveston. More
June 20, 2014 -- The new Harris County Eastgate Cemetery in Crosby officially opened on Wednesday. More
June 19, 2014 -- Kaneka North America LLC on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its Learning and Education Center in Pasadena. More
June 19, 2014 -- Kaneka North America, LLC on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its new Learning and Education Center. More
June 19, 2014 -- FrenetiCore Theater in Houston will present "Motion/Light/Form", a two-part show by Les Campbell, on June 22. More
June 19, 2014 -- Company OnStage in Houston will present Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" June 27 through July 19. More
June 18, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that the Houston Metroplex NextGen airspace redesign project has been implemented, which will result in more on-time flights for passengers while reducing pollution. More w/Video
June 18, 2014 -- The State Bar of Texas will host its annual meeting on June 26-27 at the Hilton Austin and Austin Convention Center. More
June 18, 2014 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced its 2014-2015 Performing Arts Season. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to authorize a sub-agreement with United Parcel Service for acquisition and deployment of all-electric delivery vehicles, in an amount not to exceed $2,319,696. More
June 17, 2014 -- Memorial Hermann today announced that it has received the 2014 Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award from Healthgrades. More
June 17, 2014 -- Alvin Community College is inviting painters, sculptors and illustrators to its campus to educate students about trends in art as part of the college's Visiting Artists at ACC Art Studios program. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum on the Lamar University campus will host an obstacle course mud run on June 21 as part of the museum's Great Outdoors Day. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Port of Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to pay the port’s annual dues for the American Association of Port Authorities. More
June 16, 2014 -- Upstage Arts Youth Theater is performing a benefit show with its first adult cast featuring the Irish play “Dancing at Lughnasa.” More
June 16, 2014 -- The Republican Governors Association today hosted an energy press briefing featuring the governors of Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota and Wyoming at the Petroleum Club in Houston. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System today announced that United Airlines plans to introduce service to Santiago, Chile from George Bush Intercontinental Airport beginning in December. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Better Business Bureau of Southeast Texas today issued a warning regarding virus-carrying fake emails claiming to be from the United States Postal Service. More
June 16, 2014 -- Seabrook will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday for Tires By Design. More
June 16, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include Houston’s Juneteenth Celebration and concerts by the Houston Symphony, both at Miller Outdoor Theatre. More
June 16, 2014 -- Beaumont will host country singer Rodney Carrington for a performance on September 27 at the Julie Rogers Theatre. More
June 15, 2014 -- The Clear Lake City Water Authority plans to move forward on the Exploration Green project to create 200 acre flood control, recreation and conservation public space in the heart of Clear Lake as soon as state and local governments complete and issue the final necessary permits. More
June 15, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce hosted “One Enchanted Evening!” on Friday to honor two "Most Interesting Men," Vic Pierson and Bill Ross. More
June 14, 2014 -- Researchers at the University of Houston have published the results of a food marketing study. More
June 13, 2014 -- Juneteenth will be celebrated on Saturday, June 14 in Hitchcock with a parade starting at10am leading to the historic and beautiful Stringfellow Orchards where activities for the whole family withe professional re-enactors portraying Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. More
June 13, 2014 -- Coats Rose Law Firm has announced that the firm's construction litigation director, Patrick Gaas, has been named to the Litigation Counsel of America's advisory board. More
June 13, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber will host the 2014 Congressional Update Breakfast, featuring Congressman Pete Olson, on July 21 at the Fort Bend Country Club. More
June 13, 2014 -- Preservation Houston will host an architecture walk of Houston's downtown skyline on Sunday. More
June 13, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin lists an art show, a boat show, and a music show as just some of the ways to pass the time this week around the Gulf Coast region. More
June 13, 2014 -- College of the Mainland spotlights a process technology class taught by Pete Rygaard. More
June 12, 2014 -- The Symphony of Southeast Texas Board of Directors has named Douglas J. Fair as executive director. More
June 12, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today joined former secretary of state James A. Baker, III in announcing a special concert by the Houston Symphony to be held on November 3 marking the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. More
June 12, 2014 -- The Galveston Chamber of Commerce today issued a news release regarding improvements in graduation rates at Galveston College. More
June 12, 2014 -- The Central Fort Bend Chamber is accepting applications for scholarships to be presented during the Fort Bend Strong Gala in November. More
June 11, 2014 -- United States Congressman Al Green on Wednesday introduced the Original Living American Wage Act of 2014 in the House of Representatives. More
June 11, 2014 -- Enterprise Products Partners will build an ethane export facility on the Houston Ship Channel, signing a thirty-year agreement with the Port of Houston Authority. More
June 11, 2014 -- City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker on Wednesday announced the second year launch of the "Liftoff Houston!" 2014 Business Plan Competition. More w/Video
June 11, 2014 -- INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA and Sasol Chemicals North America, LLC have announced a joint venture to build a high-density polyethylene plant in La Porte. More
June 11, 2014 -- Port Freeport today announced that it has donated $20,000 to the Freeport Historical Museum in support of the museum's expansion. More
June 11, 2014 -- Texas Comptroller Susan Combs today reported that state sales tax revenues for May totaled $2.45 billion, an increase of 8.5 percent compared to May 2013. More
June 11, 2014 -- Aquanauts participating in the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations will conduct activities on the ocean floor twice this summer. More
June 11, 2014 -- Galveston Island will host a series of events throughout the month of August. More
June 10, 2014 -- The Texas Workforce Commission will host a Texas Business Conference on June 27 in Humble. More
June 10, 2014 -- Houston First Corporation on Monday announced that Vivian Montejano has been named general manager of the Wortham Theater Center. More
June 09, 2014 -- Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene's Lake Houston office will host a free concert and Independence Day celebration on July 4 at Kings Harbor in Kingwood. More
June 09, 2014 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region includ