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NAACP Houston Makes a Unified Call to Save HISD and Protect Our Children

On Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 10 AM, the Houston NAACP held a pivotal press conference addressing the urgent need to "Save HISD and Protect Our Children." The event, attended by prominent community leaders, highlighted the catastrophic conditions within the …

Texas Among States with Fewest Fatal Drug Overdoses in the US, New Study Reveals

In a recent study highlighting the severity of drug overdose fatalities across the United States, Texas has emerged as one of the states with the lowest rates of fatal drug overdoses. This encouraging news places Texas fourth from the bottom …

Election Day Storms Cannot Stop Democracy: Harris County Clerk Announces Unofficial Primary Runoff Election Results

Despite the severe storms that swept through Houston on Election Day, democracy prevailed as Harris County Clerk Teneshia Hudspeth proudly announced the unofficial results of the May 28 Primary Runoff Elections. The county’s chief election official commended the Elections Department’s …

Houston Awards Gala Celebrates Women and Girls of Color in STEM

This prestigious event is a celebration of excellence, empowerment, and achievement for women of color in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). The awards gala will honor and recognize amazing women and girls who have made remarkable contributions and accomplishments …

Empowering Houston: A Glimpse into the Struggles and Triumphs of Guaranteed Income Programs

In a profound effort to spotlight the human side of economic hardship and the transformative potential of guaranteed income programs, Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis and County Attorney Christian Menefee are set to host an impactful screening of the documentary …

Three Houston-Area Students Selected for Prestigious U.S. Navy Summer Flight Academy

Three Houston-area high school students have been selected to participate in the elite U.S. Navy Summer Flight Academy, earning their FAA Private Pilot’s licenses through an intensive eight-week program at Delaware State University.

Historic Wins for Houston: Vivian King and Lauren Ashley Simmons Secure Victories

In a night marked by triumph and progress, Vivian King and Lauren Ashley Simmons emerged victorious in their respective races, heralding a new era of leadership for the city. These wins are a testament to their unwavering dedication and the …

Houston Fire Department Recommends Safety Tips for Summer Fun and Weekend Family Activities

As we honor the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives for our country, the Houston Fire Department (HFD) is encouraging all residents to ensure a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend by following some essential safety guidelines.

Sailors Conduct a Tour Aboard USS Carl Vinson

Information Systems Technician 1st Class Wesley Yeager, a native of Houston, Texas, gives a tour of the flight deck to Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as the ship departs its …

HCDE Leaders Honor Outstanding Employees at Celebration of Excellence Banquet

Laughter and camaraderie filled the air at the Harris County Department of Education’s (HCDE) second annual Celebration of Excellence banquet on May 23. This special event is dedicated to recognizing and honoring the outstanding achievements of HCDE employees who have …

Harris County Department of Education Welcomes New Board President and Officers

The Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) is excited to announce a new chapter in its leadership as Precinct 2 Trustee Amy Flores Hinojosa has been unanimously elected as the new board president. This pivotal decision took place during the …

Houston Fire Department's Essential Safety Tips for a Safe Memorial Day Weekend

As we honor the brave individuals who have served our nation this Memorial Day weekend, the Houston Fire Department (HFD) is committed to ensuring a safe and enjoyable holiday for all residents. Whether you're firing up the grill or taking …

Houston City Controller Chris Hollins Hosts Town Hall on Proposed Budget

In a proactive move to engage with the community, Houston City Controller Chris Hollins is set to host a Town Hall meeting to discuss the proposed City of Houston Budget. This event offers a unique platform for residents to gain …

METRO Memorial Day Schedule

In observance of Memorial Day, METRO will operate the following schedule on Monday, May 27, 2024:

METRO Memorial Day Schedule

In observance of Memorial Day, METRO will operate the following schedule on Monday, May 27, 2024:

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