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McClelland resigns as TSU vice president of intercollegiate athletics

Dr. Charles McClelland, who took over the helm of Texas Southern University athletics more than 10 years ago, has resigned to become the next commissioner of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). Kevin Granger, currently serving as TSU’s assistant athletic director, ...

Mayor Turner Steps in for Texans Whitney Mercilus Back-to-School Bash

The Mayor's 8th Annual Back 2 School Fest presented by Shell will provide 25,000+ Houston area students, who have pre-registered, with free backpacks, school supplies, immunizations, vision screenings, dental screenings and other free services.

Program Will Reimburse Eligible Homeowners for Harvey-Related Repairs

The Housing and Community Development Department (HCDD) is releasing a new tip sheet for homeowners making repairs to their Harvey-damaged homes. Later this year, the City of Houston will launch a Homeowner Reimbursement Program to reimburse homeowners for eligible repair ...

Almost Home: Houston Texans Prepare to Leave West Virginia

Talk to anyone whose job requires them to travel at least 15-20 days out of the month and they will tell you that they start to get a tingling sensation by the end of the week because they know it ...

Candidate for the U.S. Senate Beto O’Rourke Continues His 34-Day Drive Across Texas With Visit to Harris County For Town Halls in Houston

Candidate for the U.S. Senate Beto O’Rourke will continue his 34-day grassroots drive across Texas with a return to Harris County on Saturday, August 11. He will hold town halls in Houston, TX. This follows the El Paso Congressman’s travels ...

Salute to Houston's Own Slim Thug

Slim Thug has been running things like a “Boss” for the past twenty years. Coming on the scene in 1998 to catch the ear and eye of DJ Michael “5000” Watts and joining the “Swisha House” family, Slim’s legacy was ...

Mattress Mack turns showrooms into shelters

As Hurricane Harvey approached Houston last year, thousands of people began gathering their emergency kits and mapping out evacuation routes. Not many Houstonians prepared the way Jim McIngvale did.

Emergency Utility Repairs Prompt Temporary Service Change on Red Line

Beginning Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, METRO will modify rail service on the Red Line to allow City of Houston work crews to complete emergency repairs to a downtown water main.

Port City Links Golf Classic on October 21, 2018 at Wildcat Golf Club

The Port City Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is gearing up for its Annual Golf Tournament and we welcome your support as a participant and/or a sponsor! The tournament will be Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Wildcat Golf Club, 12000 ...

Texan Whitney Mercilus throws Back to school bash

Houston Texans Whitney Mercilus is returning to the field this season showing NO MERCI, and off the field he is assisting Houston Independent School District students as they are RETURNING 2 LEARNING. Mercilus is working through his foundation, The WithMerci ...

Harris County Attorney Ryan Files Lawsuit Seeking to Stop Prostitution and Human Trafficking Along “Bissonnet Track”

Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan today filed a lawsuit to stop the prostitution and human trafficking that pervades an area on Houston’s west side known as the “Bissonnet Track.”

Lawsuit claims 15 Houston gas stations sell Viagra-laced 'enhancement' pills

KPRC is reporting a lawsuit has been filed Monday claiming that 15 gas stations in the Houston area are selling “male enhancement” pills that contain undisclosed drugs including Viagra.

2018 Summer Games Close With 2,000 Boys and Girls Competing at NRG Arena

The 32nd annual Harris County Precinct One Street Olympics Summer Games, co-sponsored by Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis, concluded Friday, Aug. 3 with about 2,000 boys and girls competing in so-called street games.

Houston Parents: Your Child’s Back-to-School Checklists Should Include a Dental Visit

This August, as Houston families prepare for the upcoming school year, dentists and staff from national children’s dental provider Kool Smiles have an important reminder for parents: Remember to keep your kid’s teeth healthy this school year by scheduling a ...

Harris County Students Attend Houston Urban Debate League Summer Institute through CASE Debates

Thirty-four CASE Debates students joined other young debaters at the Houston Urban Debate League (HUDL) Summer Institute last week to develop their public speaking skills and learn more about the theory of debate. The CASE Debates students represented seven schools, ...