Jo-Carolyn Goode

Managing Editor

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Loving daughter, constant writer, pageant lover, effective manager, community advocate and God's child are just some of the characteristics that describe Jo-Carolyn Goode. The Prairie View A&M University graduate holds a B.S. in the concentration of Biology with minor in Chemistry and Dance.

Professionally, she is the Managing Editor of Houston Style Magazine. Beginning her career with the magazine as an editorial intern. Through a proven track record of excellent timely reporting and having a great worth ethic, Jo-Carolyn was able to advance to Feature Writer and later Editor-in-Chief. Currently, Jo-Carolyn is the Managing Editor overseeing a team of talented writers, reporters, and photographers that produce stellar content for Houston Style Magazine print publication and online website. In addition, Jo-Carolyn tells the stories of the everyday man to the hottest celebrities to the political power movers.

Jo-Carolyn is the National Assistant Director of Miss Black America Coed Pageant and the State Director for the Miss Black Texas America Coed Pageant. Often, she volunteers for the Miss Black Texas USA and the Miss Texas USA Pageants.

Always involved in her community, Jo-Carolyn is the troop leader for Girl Scout Troop #2050 at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church. She also has affiliations with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. - Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter as a member and the Beatrice Mayes Institute Advisory Board as a Board Member.



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Missouri City Offers Free Home Fire Safety Surveys, Reminds Residents Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday

In order to maintain and foster a close relationship with “Show Me City” residents, the Missouri City Fire & Rescue Services Department is offering free home fire safety surveys to help residents identify potential fire hazards and provide the needed education to eliminate or reduce them.

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A Hero's Welcome Honors U. S. Military on Veterans Day

Robert Irvine, Genevieve Gorder and Gary Sinise Surprise U.S. Soldier with Home Renovation

n this one of a kind, television special, that combines tears of joy with life transformation and incredible acts of kindness, A Hero's Welcome premiering Tuesday, November 11th, aims to honor one of our nation's most deserving heroes in the biggest, most emotional, and most memorable way imaginable. After serving his country for over 25 years and recovering from life-threatening injuries, Staff Sergeant Tony Woods is preparing to retire from the military.

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Q & A About Social Security

Question: I suspect that someone I know is collecting Social Security disability benefits when they shouldn’t be. What is the best way for me to report fraud?

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The Twelve Sites of Social Security

Back by popular demand is our holiday favorite, “The Twelve Sites of Social Security.” It’s inspired by the popular traditional holiday song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” a holiday favorite since 1780. Play it again, Santa!

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Social Security Benefits Children All Year Long

With holidays and vacations, December is often considered a time to focus on the children in our lives. Whether we’re taking the kids to visit Santa, buying Hanukkah gifts, or volunteering for a toy drive, children are at the heart of the holiday season. We at Social Security definitely know a thing or two about helping children.

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No More Errands; Stay Home for the Holidays

Let’s face it, the last thing you’re going to want to do during this holiday season is another errand. You’ve hung the lights, plugged them in, and were frustrated when you realized you needed to replace one little bulb to make the entire string work. That’s a trip to the store.

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Help Social Security Help the Homeless

December 21 is National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day. Since 1990, on or near the first day of winter and the longest night of the year, the National Coalition for the Homeless brings attention to and seeks compassion for the homeless who have died because they didn’t have a warm, safe place to sleep. Even as the recovery works its way through the entire economy, no one is immune to potentially being homeless.

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One Easy Decision on "Make Up Your Mind Day"

On December 31, the nation celebrates National Make Up Your Mind Day. The timing is perfect to coincide with those pesky New Year’s resolutions. Some decisions are big and you might need time to plan before you make up your mind. Other decisions are small, but they matter all the same.

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Lexus Presents Beyond The Cut With Designer Waraire Boswell

Menswear designer Waraire Boswell unveiled a special collection, at Beyond the Cut, inspired by the sleek, luxurious and powerful design of the all-new Lexus RC F performance coupe. The new apparel, boasts the form, line and appearance of expert, yet effortless tailoring which are also embodied in Boswell's celebrated, high-end ready to wear and made to measure collections.

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UH Research Focuses on Suicide Resilience and Vulnerability Among African-American Adults

Religious beliefs and practices may reduce thoughts of suicide among African-American adults in stressful life events induced by racial discrimination, according to a new research study conducted at the University of Houston (UH).

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