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Harris County is advising residents to prepare for the arrival of Tropical Storm Beta with rainfall beginning as soon as Sunday evening and full landfall expected by early Tuesday morning. The storm … more
When the public Harris Health system acquiesced or conspired with the Harris County Commissioners’ Court several years back to slash the number of hospital beds in half at its Ben Taub and LBJ … more
Keith Nielsen has taken office as the chairman of the Harris County GOP, despite saying he would not do so earlier this summer after facing backlash to an image he posted on Facebook juxtaposing a … more
Katy area voters finally had a chance to go to the polls and make their voices heard in several primary runoff elections that now allow a clearer picture of the ballots voters will face when they go … more
Katy area voters have several items on the ballot for the runoff election slated for July 14. Early voting began June 29 and will run through July 10. Voters should check their county’s … more
Fort Bend and Harris counties’ judges have extended their local orders requiring all businesses and commercial entities to have all employees and visitors wear face coverings while visiting … more
As the number of patients hospitalized with the coronavirus has reached record highs 12 days in a row, Gov. Greg Abbott and other health officials have stressed that the state has … more
As Texas' coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to break records for a second straight week, leaders and health experts in the largest cities are warning that the state is heading down a … more
Harris County Emergency Services District Number 48’s Fire Department was designated by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection as a certified training facility for structure firefighters. The … more
The reopening of the Texas economy has sparked a second wave of COVID-19 across the state, prompting county officials to respond. According to the Texas Department of Health Services, 89,108 cases … more
Three Katy ISD students have organized a protest against racial injustice at Katy Park from 5-8 p.m. Thursday in response to the death of George Floyd, a Houston native that was killed while in the … more
A Houston-area doctor who is also a conservative political activist is suing to block Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo's recent order requiring residents over 10 years old to wear face masks in … more
Harris County Public Health has announced a redesign of its online COVID-19 prescreening tool which went live this morning. The announcement refers those looking for a test to visit … more
Katy area law enforcement agencies say they have not seen a great deal of activity when it comes to residents and businesses violating the stay home orders in effect in Harris, Fort Bend and Waller … more
State parks are reopening Monday State parks reopening are the first phase of Greg Abbott's plans to restart the Texas economy [6 a.m.] Most Texas' state parks are reopening Monday, almost two … more
Gov. Greg Abbott’s order restricting the release of some jail inmates during the new coronavirus pandemic is facing a second court challenge arguing his order violates the constitutional … more
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has amended the county’s Stay Home, Work Safe order which was originally issued March 24 to clarify items related to religious services, essential workers and … more
In a March 31 press conference, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said she was extending the county’s “Stay Home, Work Safe” order to April 30 and would be issuing an order that day … more
The Harris County Tax Office released a statement March 30 saying it is providing a three-month extension to all 12-month delinquent property tax payment plans in order to help ease stress for … more
The Harris County Commissioners Court authorized the extension of the county’s declaration of a public health emergency by County Judge Lina Hidalgo from an April 3 expiration to an April 29 … more
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