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Although May was a rough period for real estate companies all over Greater Houston, things have started to look up these past two months. In fact, home sales have increased, even surpassing sales in … more
For the first time in months, Texas’ sales tax revenue increased when compared with the same period last year despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Comptroller Glenn Hegar said … more
State Rep. Tony Tinderholt was hospitalized last week after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, the lawmaker confirmed Friday to The Texas Tribune, marking the first known case involving a … more
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a second round of $15 million in rental assistance for people financially struggling during the COVID-19 recession Friday, one day after he declined to … more
The University of Texas at Austin will kick off the football season Sept. 5, albeit with a stadium open at half its capacity, athletics officials told ticket holders on July 20. While both NCAA … more
As the COVID-19 pandemic drags into the late summer months, many aspects of daily life have had to be modified for a new lifestyle that demands less interaction and more hygienic precautions. Places … more
Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday extended the early voting period for the November election by six days, citing continued challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Early voting for the Nov. 3 … more
Texas students will still have to take the STAAR test next year, but fifth and eighth grade students will be able to move on to the next grade even if they fail, Gov. Greg Abbott announced … more
Katy demands the “show must go on” when it comes to the Katy Rice Festival. Because of the pandemic, the Katy Rice Festival has been altered to an online event with a virtual craft … more
When the COVID-19 pandemic started, Wildcatter Saloon co-owner Justin Whitfield made sure to follow all safety guidelines to ensure his business remained open and safe for customers. The Wildcatter … more
Harris County Health Authority Dr. Umair Shah and Houston Health Authority Dr. David Persse issued a joint public order today requiring in-person instruction at local and non-religious private … more
Three weeks after Gov. Greg Abbott required Texans to wear masks, epidemiologists and disease modelers say they are cautiously optimistic that the mandate is helping the state turn a corner in its … more
Thousands of Texas prisoners are stuck in limbo during the public health disaster, approved for parole yet still sitting inside disease-prone lockups as the coronavirus rages across the state.Many … more
Texans out of work due to the new coronavirus are bracing for the loss of a $600 weekly addition to their unemployment benefits as Congress’ two chambers appear split over extending the … more
As Fulshear continues to grow at an extraordinarily rapid rate, it faces challenges in infrastructure development, updating its city statutes to better-serve its residents and make sure that it … more
The University Interscholastic League announced Tuesday morning that fall sports competition in Classes 5A and 6A will be delayed about a month but Classes 4A and below will remain on … more
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar delivered bleak but unsurprising news Monday: Because of the economic fallout triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, the amount of general revenue available for the … more
With the pandemic raging across America, many Katy area residents have lost their jobs. This is why John Glaser, a local photographer, is working with Headshot Booker and Brookfield Properties to … more
Jennings Larry Sizemore was born July 31, 1945 in Elkridge, West Virginia.  Growing up Larry lived in West Virginia and Ohio.  He graduated high school in Jefferson, Ohio.  He joined … more
The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding their second annual Business to Business Expo and luncheon on Sept. 10 , 2020. The keynote speakers are Jim McIngvale of Gallery Furniture and … more
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