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Astros Cancel Summer Camp Workouts Due to Delay in COVID-19 Test Results

The Houston Astros cancelled Summer Camp workouts on today due to lack of results from COVID-19 tests that were taken by players and staff on last weekend. The Astros organization has taken very strong precautions to adhere by the rules ...

Miles Ahead Scholars program boosts student grades, attendance in inaugural year

The inaugural year of the Houston Independent School District’s Miles Ahead Scholars (MAS) program for students at Wheatley, Worthing, and Kashmere high schools resulted in decreases in discipline problems and increases in grades and attendance rates, according to an internal ...

Sweet Sound

As soon as I stepped off the elevator, I could hear that sweet sound that I had missed for over nine months.

Ready for Relaunch

The NBA is preparing to resume its 2019-20 season at the end of this month with 22-teams playing eight games for seeding purposes for the playoffs. Those games are scheduled to take place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports ...

NRG Energy Supports Houston Area Urban League Toward Combatting Racial Inequities, Injustice and Related Violence

On June 30th, the Houston Area Urban League (HAUL) announced that it will be the recipient of a $25,000 donation from NRG Energy, parent company to Reliant and part of a $1 million donation toward organiza- tions and initiatives such ...

Why You Should Want to Vote

George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Elijah McClain, Sandra Bland, Trayvon Martin, just the mention of their names alone ought to be enough to make you want to vote. When there are areas of town populated by Black and Brown ...

Mayor Sylvester Turner Has Issued COVID-19 Safety Recommendations for the Next 3 Weeks

Mayor Sylvester Turner has made new recommendations for #Houstonians to follow over the next 3 weeks to blunt the progression

City of Houston, Harris County and Coalition for the Homeless Announce Joint $65M Plan to House 5,000 People Experiencing Homelessness

The City of Houston, Harris County, and the Coalition for the Homeless today announced a joint, $65-million plan to house 5,000 people experiencing homelessness over the next two years to limit the spread of COVID-19. The Community-wide COVID-19 Housing Program ...

Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins Reaffirms Voter Safety at the Polls

Harris County recently entered the Level 1 threat level under the County's new emergency response system due to a surge in confirmed cases of COVID-19. All polling centers will remain open to perform the essential function of voting during the ...

Curbside Summer Meals Update

The Houston Independent School District is temporarily closing most Curbside Summer Meals sites beginning Friday, July 3, due to guidance from public health officials and rising numbers of COVID-19 cases throughout the city.

Camp Out with Space Center Houston Virtually July 11

Grab your camping gear and head to the backyard because the night sky is calling us to camp out. During this unique time, Space Center Houston will host a Virtual Campout 6-9 p.m. CT July 11.

Harris Health Targets Homeless for COVID-19 Testing and Care

Homeless individuals are now being tested for the COVID-19 virus by Harris Health System through its Health Care for the Homeless Program thanks to nearly $1.3 million in federal grants awarded to Harris Health. In all, the program has already ...

NAACP URGES VOTER AWARENESS IN HARRIS COUNTY PRECINCT 3

The Houston NAACP is a vanguard for justice, equality and anti- discriminate in this region. We stand against racism and bigotry in every form. This is why we deem it our obligation to bring attention to candidate Ken Jones, in ...

Historical Character Preserved in one of Houston’s Oldest Neighborhoods

East End Houston is home to one of the City's most iconic industrial sites. This historic area of town is home to an inventory of hidden gems that emerged during the early 20th century. More than 100 years later, many ...

Celebrate Fourth of July with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit’s Savory Ribs and Wings

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is getting into the Fourth of July spirit with its delicious Texas-style barbecue options that are perfect for gatherings of any size!

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