Sen. Kathleen Passidomo Tuesday clarified her wish for stricter abortion regulations in Florida. “Given the recent opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States, we could seek greater protections for life in Florida,” said the Republican from Naples, who is in line be president of the Senate if the Republicans retain a majority in …

Governor Kathy Hochul is asking state agencies to create a public education campaign to encourage New Yorkers to learn about state reproductive rights laws, following outcry over new law of Texas banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. Hochul called Longhorn State’s decision a “travesty” during a Monday press conference in Central Park, announcing that …

The fateful Supreme Court decision to legalize abortion in 1973 effectively removed it from the political process for nearly half a century. Americans’ heated feelings on the issue shifted from legislative disputes (where they belonged) to the makeup of the Supreme Court, resulting in the crass, overtly political and circus-like nominating battles that characterized almost …

DALLAS (AP) – Gov. Greg Abbott, in defending a virtual abortion ban in Texas, says women and girls who are raped will not be forced to give birth because the new law “provides at least six weeks for that a person is able to have an abortion. But that’s not how pregnancy works. Texas law …

AUSTIN — Texans may no longer need a license and the associated background check to pack their guns in public, but gun owners can still expect to be checked by law enforcement. order before entering the State Capitol. Checking people carrying firearms without a license is part of a policy quietly implemented on September 1 …

WACO, Texas – The CDC says there is one suicide every eleven minutes, plus millions of attempts each year. September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and from September 5 to 11, Prevention Week is celebrated. The heart of the Texas region MHMR Waco cares for community members on a daily basis, giving them the resources …

One of several new laws taking effect in Texas this month will change the rules for vets with disabilities regarding accessible parking spaces. Disabled veteran license plates, also known as DV plates, will no longer be enough on their own to legally park in accessible parking spaces starting Jan. 1, 2022, according to Senate Bill …

The road to a Texas law that bans most abortions in the state, bypassing the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade for now, began in a town called Waskom, which has a population of 1,600. The Supreme Court’s decision last week not to interfere with the state’s strict abortion law has drawn outrage …

AUSTIN, Texas/NEW YORK, Sept 3 (Reuters) – U.S. companies including Lyft Inc, American Airlines Group Inc and Silicon Laboratories Inc expressed dissatisfaction on Friday with new Texas laws on abortion, handguns and voting restrictions, a further sign of increased efforts by some companies to signal their commitment to social responsibility. Lyft (LYFT.O) and Uber Technologies …

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. The road to a Texas law that bans most abortions in the state, bypassing the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade for …

NEW YORK — Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft said Friday they would cover the legal costs of any driver sued under the new law banning most abortions in Texas. Texas law prohibits abortions once medical professionals can detect heart activity, usually about six weeks and often before women know they are pregnant. Rather than being …

Ride-sharing app Lyft will cover 100% of legal costs for drivers sued under Texas’ restrictive new abortion law SB8, which allows individuals to sue someone taking a woman for the now-illegal procedure. What do you want to know Ride-sharing app Lyft announced on Friday that it will cover 100% of legal costs for drivers sued …

NEW YORK — Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft said Friday they would cover the legal costs of any driver sued under the new law banning most abortions in Texas. Texas law prohibits abortions once medical professionals can detect heart activity, usually about six weeks and often before women know they are pregnant. Rather than being …

NEW YORK – The chief executive of Match Group, owner of Tinder, has strongly criticized the new law banning most abortions in Texas and said it is setting up a fund to help all Texas-based employees who need to get it done abortion out of state. Rival dating app Bumble also criticized the law and …

Gov. Kristi Noem says she’s asking lawyers in her office to review the state’s abortion laws. The statement comes as the US Supreme Court upholds Texas abortion law, for now. This law prohibits abortion after 6 weeks of gestation. “I have instructed the unborn children’s advocate in my office to immediately review the new Texas …

EDINBURGH, Texas (ValleyCentral) – One of the new laws that went into effect September 1 was House Bill 2315. Thousands Seek Refunds After Sol Beach Fest Fails To Offer Concerts House Bill 2315, known as the Street Racing Bill, is described by the state legislature as the forfeiture of contraband related to the criminal offense …

The more conservative members of the Supreme Court upheld a Texas law banning abortions after about six weeks. But the court made its decision without having been informed and argued before any court. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: The conservative majority on the Supreme Court dropped a legal bombshell into the abortion debate last night. In …

From Texas Standard: Boca Chica Beach, at the southern end of the Rio Grande Valley in Texas, is next to the launch site for SpaceX, the private space exploration company of Tesla founder Elon Musk. SpaceX intends to send its shuttle to Mars one day. In the meantime, he has challenges closer to home. One …

Boca Chica Beach, at the southern end of Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, neighbors the launch site of SpaceX, the private space exploration company of Tesla founder Elon Musk. SpaceX intends to one day send its rockets to Mars. In the meantime, however, he has challenges closer to home. One such challenge comes from residents of …

SAN ANTONIO – The latest set of new laws taking effect in Texas on Sept. 1 include one that toughens penalties for drivers who are deemed negligent in crashes involving pedestrians. Law Lisa Torry Smith (SB 1055) is named after a Missouri town mother who was taking her son to school when they were both …

Texas law banning homeless camps goes into effect House Bill 1925 makes camping in an unapproved public place a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of up to $500. AUSTIN, TX – A state law banning homeless encampments went into effect Sept. 1 in Texas. House Bill 1925 makes camping in an unapproved public …

New liquor lawSoon, Texans will be able to buy beer and wine before noon on Sundays, thanks to a long-awaited law this week. The bill was passed on June 18 and comes into force on Wednesday, September 1. Previously, stores were not allowed to start selling beer and wine on Sundays before noon, a longstanding …

The fight for the future of abortion care in the nation’s second-largest state veered to a chaotic climax on Tuesday, with an eleventh-hour plea over Texas’ sweeping new ban hanging in the US Supreme Court. United and abortion providers scrambling to cater to patients, many of whom may find themselves without the means to safely …

SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) – A man who led his central Texas community’s efforts against wearing masks and other preventative measures during the coronavirus pandemic has died from COVID-19, a month after being admitted to the emergency room. Caleb Wallace died on Saturday, his wife Jessica Wallace said on a GoFundMe page where she posted …

MCALLEN, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A law that will expand the use of medical marijuana in Texas will go into effect September 1. “Each condition treated with medical marijuana is dosed very differently, its users very differently,” said Dr. Sujan Gogu, family, sports, and pain physician at South Texas Health System Clinics. The expanded law under …

The state of Texas has a new law that makes it much easier for public school parents to “COVID redshirt” their children — and that doesn’t just apply to kindergarteners. Before the start of the school year, Texas passed a law that allows parents of elementary and middle-aged children to ask school officials to allow …

Many small and medium-sized business owners have complained that they need an attorney to successfully navigate the rules and regulations of the Small Business Administration’s Payroll Protection Program. Turns out, Texas attorneys have a pretty good grasp of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency funding process. New data shows that Texas law firms qualified for 14,311 PPP …

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Texas law banning an abortion method commonly used to end second-trimester pregnancies has been upheld by a federal appeals court in New Orleans. The 2017 law in question has never been applied. It aims to ban the use of forceps to remove a fetus from the uterus without first using …

A Texas law banning an abortion method commonly used to end second-trimester pregnancies has been upheld by a federal appeals court in New Orleans. The 2017 law in question has never been applied. It aims to ban the use of forceps to remove a fetus from the uterus without first using an injected drug or …

WACO, Texas (KWTX) – Midway ISD is back in the classroom on Wednesday, and like other districts, teachers are scrambling to catch up with students after a tough year. The district is significantly expanding the tutoring it offers this year to ensure students are at grade level. While it helps, tutoring is required by Bill …

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. A new state law will soon allow most Texans to carry handguns in public without training or licensing. Governor Greg Abbott hailed the so-called “constitutional porting” legislation and other gun bills when he signed …

EDINBURGH, Texas – Reckless tactics by smugglers endanger migrants’ lives and cause property damage. Yesterday afternoon, officers from the Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station (RGC) as well as officers from the Roma Police Department approached an apartment suspected of harboring irregular migrants. Upon arrival, law enforcement noticed that the front window was open and …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A few miles from El Paso is Hudspeth County, a sparsely populated ranching community that has faced an unprecedented influx of migrants since October, and with it, an influx of crime and death, residents said. and law enforcement at Fox News. Two ranchers, as well as a …

MINEOLA, Texas, July 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Texas Community Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”), the holding company of Mineola Community Bank, SSB (“Mineola Community Bank”), today announced that it has completed its IPO in connection with the conversion of Mineola Community Mutual Holding Company from the mutual holding company to the organizational form of …

A leading abortion provider in Texas on Tuesday sued judges, medical licensing officials and a host of others who may be involved in enforcing a new law banning abortion for most women. of State. The lawsuit, filed in federal court by Whole Woman’s Health, seeks to prevent Senate Bill 8 from taking effect as planned …

“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” Release year : 1974 Location: round rock Director: To be Hooper Stars: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger Manufacturing Notes: The original filming location for the film was on Quick Hill Road, just outside of Round Rock, south of where SH 45 N is today. The house used for filming has …

WACO, Texas – Texas farmer Grady Phelan loves to plant and plow the old-fashioned way. He has just harvested a bunch of wheat by hand. “We tie it up, thresh it, and then we clean the wheat, so there’s a lot of stuff to do,” Phelan said. Phelan is part of an ecclesial community. They …

New Bill Allows Some North Texas Community Colleges To Offer More Four-Year Degree Programs The new law will remove two big barriers for those who wish to obtain a bachelor’s degree by offering certain degrees at low tuition fees. A new bill allows some community colleges to offer up to five different four-year baccalaureate programs. …

Last year Pamela Young spent June 15 getting people out of jail. She and other organizers were awaiting the releases in Fort Worth when they heard the sirens. As an ambulance approached, they learned that someone had died in Tarrant County Jail. “It really brought home how important this job is. It’s a matter, literally, …

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) – Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill allowing community colleges to offer multiple bachelor’s programs. House Bill 3348 is now law in Texas, meaning community colleges in the state can offer up to five four-year bachelor’s degree programs. On Thursday morning, the College of the Mainland announced that its first four-year …

GATESVILLE, Texas (KWTX) – The community of Gatesville is rallying to help Jason Shields, a local veteran and businessman recovering in a hospital after being shocked by a power line on Monday, June 28. Shields is the owner of Cutting Edge Graphics, a signage company. His family and witnesses say he was removing a sign …

Kudos to the Texas Legislature for their decisive actions this session to curb Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). Pharmacies across the state worked closely with lawmakers to pass House Bills 1763 and 1919, two measures that preserve patient access to affordable, life-saving medicines while protecting small pharmacies from overbreadth of the drug. PBM which threatens their …

DIBOLL, Texas (KTRE) – Members of the East Texas community gathered today to rally support for a police officer battling cancer. Officer Corey Clemens is an asset to the Diboll Police Department, and the community has been greatly missed over the past four months as he battles throat cancer. Diboll Police Department Chief Steve Baker …

DIBOLL, Texas (KTRE) – Members of the East Texas community came together today to rally support for a police officer who is battling cancer. Officer Corey Clemens is an asset to the Diboll Police Department, and he has been deeply missed by the community for the past four months as he battled throat cancer. Diboll …

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) – Many people came together today to celebrate their heritage and accept their differences. The Nacogdoches Multicultural Festival has become a tradition for members of the community. The festival held at Sacred Heart Church is an event that gives people the opportunity to celebrate who they are and where they come from. …

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) – Four-year-old Texas universities saw an injection of nearly $ 400 million into their coffers near the end of the legislative session, but the state’s community colleges largely lost. In total, Texas community colleges have seen their budgets shrink by $ 43 million mainly due to declining enrollment due to the pandemic. …

MARLIN, Texas (KWTX) – On Monday, X-Bow Systems Inc., or Crossbow, based in New Mexico, hosted a town hall meeting in Marlin to explore the possibility of locating a rocket test site in a remote area of ​​the Falls County. The next day, the company announced it would be removing Falls County from its list …

In partnership with: It was like a normal Tuesday afternoon. Ramonna Matthews Polk was sitting in the living room of her Bowie house when her husband walked in during his lunch break. “[Randy’s] life is so routine – he comes home and eats lunch, takes a 15 minute nap and goes back to work, ”Ramonna …

Cornerstone Home Lending buys Roscoe State Bank with $212.6 million in assets in Roscoe, Texas. Cornerstone, of Houston, did not say when he expects the deal to close or how much he has agreed to pay for Roscoe State Bank, which opened in 1906. Owning a bank will allow the mortgage lender “to significantly expand …

BOWIE COUNTY, Texas (KSLA) — A community in East Texas banded together last week to try to find a K-9 member of a search and rescue team. Well, that search is over and all is well. After nearly seven days of searching for Solo, a K-9 with the Bowie County Search and Rescue Team, Paul …

AUSTIN, Texas – San Antonio College (SAC) is the 2021 recipient of the so-called “Oscars” for outstanding achievement by a community college, and the reason is its commitment to students who have often find it difficult to stay in school. the Aspen Award for Community College Excellence is given every two years. Dr Robert Vela, …

through: Jaclyn Ramkissoon, Nexstar News Wire Posted: May 30, 2021 / 3:00 p.m. EDT / Update: May 29, 2021 / 10:59 PM EDT THRALL, Texas (KXANStrong to severe storms swept through central Texas counties on Friday afternoon and evening, around the same time many schools had graduation plans. One of those graduation ceremonies was for …

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. THRALL, Texas (KXAN) – Heavy to severe storms rolled through central Texas counties Friday afternoon and evening, just as many schools had graduation plans. …

through: Jaclyn Ramkissoon, Nexstar News Wire Posted: May 29, 2021 / 12:39 PM EDT / Update: May 29, 2021 / 12:39 PM EDT Thrall community turns on gym using cellphones as power goes out at Thrall High School graduation (Courtesy: Kirsten Anderson) THRALL, Texas (KXANStrong to severe storms swept through central Texas counties on Friday …

AUSTIN, Texas – What is short, rainbow, and leafy all over? Maegan King Groovy Small Plant Holder. At first glance, this is a small, rainbow-colored shelf adorned with cuttings from plants sitting in King’s front yard. But the longer you use it, the more the hidden value of the stand increases. What would you like …

Fundholders from the North Texas Community Foundation, Rainwater Charitable Foundation, Sid W. Richardson Foundation, Miles Foundation, Colonial Savings, and Texas Bank and Trust have come together to create the Fund to Advance Racial Equity in 2020 to to address community-wide issues. The fund awarded $500,520 to a number of community organizations in the first round …

The North Texas Community Foundation elected and approved the 2021-2022 board slate, which includes new officers and new board members, at its recent annual meeting. New board members include: Smith A. Brownlie III, partner and CEO of Brownlie and Braden LLC; Robert I. Fernandez, president of Fernandez & Company PC; Michael S. Malloy, managing partner …

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) — Texas health officials are urging communities to get people who have chosen not to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to step up for the shot in the arm. Vaccination statistics clearly show that the demand for COVID-19 vaccinations has dropped. “Anyone who wants a vaccine can get the vaccine,” said Nacogdoches Fire …

The name lives on in nearby Cooper Lake State Park. Texas is full of cities with strange names. Many of them still exist today, but 90 minutes east of Dallas is a place that hasn’t improved over time: Granny’s Neck. Yes, Granny’s Neck is a real place. At least until 1991, when it was submerged. …

Jack Bux and his high school sweetheart, Diane, have been married for a few years, but the pandemic has took its toll on their relationship, and they could soon separate. At the start of the marriage, Jack had a number of real estate interests – a house with a mortgage, a retirement account and a …

Jeff Ramert has worked in the gardening industry for almost 40 years, since the early 1980s (Kelsey Thompson / Community Impact Journal) As spring arrived in central Texas, the silent buzz of patrons at Round Rock Garden Center woke up on a Thursday morning as guests began searching for new houseplants and browsing through rows …

BEEVILLE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Coastal Bend College, a community college serving five counties in the Coastal Bend region of Texas, today announced early results from a partnership with local independent school districts that are using virtual reality simulations to help students to gain real-world experience and explore and choose from a range of career and technical training …

BELLEVUE, Neb.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Graduates from more than 50 Texas community colleges who enroll in a Bellevue University bachelor’s degree program can now qualify for an innovative grant that transfers in 60 credits or earned credits into an associate’s degree and applies the full cost of students’ associate degree tuition toward their Bellevue University tuition. The Texas …

CBS, the “Tiffany Network,” spent hundreds of millions of dollars to broadcast this year’s March Madness games. And then they hired third-grade Timmy to draw their graphics for the big event. And it looks like Timmy gets an “F” in geography. Recently, I was watching one of the first round games – forget which one, …

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The University of Texas at Austin said Monday that the California-discovered variant of COVID-19, or B.1.429, has been detected among the campus community. This is the second variant found by UT’s genomic sequencing and analysis facility – the first being the UK variant or B.1.1.7. at the beginning of February. UT Austin …

LACY LAKEVIEW, Texas – The Lacy Lakeview Fire Department is trying to raise thousands of dollars. They will be selling raffle tickets now through April 2, raffle tickets for the tablet will be $10 each and $20 for the grill. There will be three prizes, a Triton charcoal/gas grill, an Android tablet and a Walmart …

LUBBOCK, Texas (Press Release) – Governor Greg Abbott announced today that the City of Lubbock, after completing the multi-step training and certification process, has been designated as a Film Friendly Texas Community by the Texas Film Commission, which for 50 years has helped grow local jobs and economies by promoting the Lone Star State as …

LUBBOCK, Texas — Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Thursday that Lubbock is a Film Friendly Texas community. Lubbock is now one of 150 or more communities in Texas with the Film Friendly designation. This means Lubbock can meet industry standards and best practices to effectively host on-location filming. “Lubbock and West Texas have been ‘movie …

Collin College did not renew the contract of historian Lora Burnett, who had criticized the college’s pandemic response and leadership (New York, NY) – PEN America today opposed the effective firing of historian Lora Burnett from a public community college in Texas. Burnett learned last week that his contract at Collin College would not be …

Sempra Energy announced on Friday that the Sempra Energy Foundation is pledging $1 million to help communities in Texas recover from the unprecedented winter storm that hit the state. This builds on a $250,000 donation from Sempra Energy for food aid in Houston and Southeast Texas and will bolster a $1 million donation from Oncor …

SAN AUGUSTINE, Texas (KTRE) – Dozens of workers and crews are trying to address water issues in the city of San Augustine after last week’s storm, including a city official who is struggling even more at home. “We’re facing a water crisis right now, and I feel like I’ve been here the longest,” said San …

BASTROP COUNTY, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott announced that Bastrop County has been designated as a Film Friendly Texas community by the Texas Film Commission after completing the multi-step training and certification process. “I congratulate Bastrop County on achieving the Film Friendly Texas designation and joining its member cities of Smithville, the first Film Friendly …

Elon Musk said SpaceX and Tesla are “providing direct assistance when possible” in Texas after the deadly winter blast overwhelmed the power grid and left millions in darkness and without heat. On Twitter, Musk wrote that SpaceX helped in South Texas while Tesla helped in Central Texas, including rescuing cold-stunned turtles and helping power a …

At a press conference on Thursday, he said he wanted to come forward to help teachers in Texas. BEAUMONT, Texas — Southeast Texas community leader and pastor Michael Cooper has announced he is running for governor of Texas. He is a former Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor and the United States Senate. The local pastor …

The Houston-based Episcopal Health Foundation awarded a $210,000 grant to Bastrop County Cares — a nonprofit focused on improving the social determinants of health in the county — to plan ways to create equal health opportunities for county residents. Bastrop County was one of five sites in the state chosen to receive the grant and …

A few years ago, I wrote a column about how Houstonians would live in Charlottesville if Sam Houston had been successful. According to the story, the hero of San Jacinto graciously told Charlotte Allen at a dinner party one night that she, and not her more famous brethren, was the reason the Buffalo Bayou colony …

Three Texas game wardens and an army of rescuers converged around a hole in the ground near Garceno. Almost a fifth of the way down a narrow but deep hole, a four-year-old boy was stranded and in dire need of help. Rescuers acted quickly to provide fresh air and keep the child alive. Texas game …

Governor Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that the town of Tahoka has been designated a Texas Film Friendly Community by the Texas Film Commission. The designation comes after Tahoka executives and officials complete the multi-step training and certification process, according to a press release from the governor’s office. The commission aims to help grow local jobs …

“Hopefully over time, what they’ll see and understand is that we’ve gained something. We’ve gained a new perspective, a new outlook, a new image for Midland Texas.” MIDLAND, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) — The Midland ISD Board of Directors has voted to rename Robert E. Lee High School to Legacy High School. After months of …

Residents of Comfort discuss the future of their community in a public forum. OCTOBER 14, 2020 — UTSA’s Urban and Regional Planning Research Center was recognized for helping a small Texas community make big plans for its future. The Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association last week presented the plan – titled “Comfort Vision …

“A Community Destroyed,” reads a slogan in the trailer for a new documentary about a small neighborhood just steps from Elon Musk’s SpaceX facility in South Texas. Airing tonight (September 21) is “Vice Versa: Between Musk and Mars” (10pm, Vice TV). The producers present it as an investigation into what happens when SpaceX founder and …

“A Community Destroyed,” reads a slogan in the trailer for a new documentary about a small neighborhood just steps from Elon Musk’s SpaceX facility in South Texas. Airing tonight (September 21) is “Vice Versa: Between Musk and Mars” (10pm, Vice TV). The producers present it as an investigation into what happens when SpaceX founder and …

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (KBTX) — Governor Greg Abbott announced Thursday that the city of Huntsville has been designated a movie-friendly Texas community by the Texas Film Commission. The city had to go through a multi-step training and certification process to receive the title. The designation helps grow jobs and local economies by promoting Texas as “the …

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) — Here are a few groups and organizations that might need a helping hand (or two) this week as they work to help those in need in East Texas. Volunteer Central – where volunteering through the Directors of Volunteers in Agencies (DOVIA) makes a difference in the community. PATH People trying to …

July 4th is shaping up to be … a little different this year. Many of us don’t travel yet, or if we do, it’s not to distant places. So now is the perfect time to resuscitate the idea of ​​a stay – or at least try to convince yourself that this three-day weekend is different …

Governor Greg Abbott announced Friday that the federal government has granted his request to expand Community Based Testing Cites operations across Texas. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services told NBC 5 on Friday afternoon that it will extend 14-day support for five community testing sites in Texas and also provide additional resources to …

Stevani Flahaut’s university experience is not that of living on a picturesque campus, rubbing shoulders with classmates fresh out of high school. The 27-year-old Austin Community College student, the aspiring restaurateur combines a full-time course load with two jobs. While community colleges are sometimes seen as the stepchildren of higher education, for nearly 700,000 Texans …

Arlington Vineyards. Image courtesy of NorthMarq A community in Arlington, Texas will soon have a facelift after being purchased by Pegasus Real Estate. The company purchased The Vineyards at Arlington Apartments from Arlington Realty Owner De LLC for an undisclosed price. Taylor Snoddy of NorthMarq, James Roberts, Philip Wiegand of the Dallas Investment Sales team …

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated throughout. Local health officials said on Wednesday they were unsure how a Houston-area man who tested positive for the novel coronavirus this week had become infected, suggesting the first signs of community spread of the virus in Texas. “This could very possibly be the first community spread,” said …

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) — The 20th annual Community Health Fair will be held Friday at MSU Texas in Centennial Hall. According to MSU Texas, the event is hosted by the Gunn College of Health Sciences and Human Services and will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants can get free health checks and community …

Government agencies, community organizations, professional drone pilots or manned aircraft management – ​​almost everyone in the drone industry agrees that providing new recreational and professional drone operators with the resources they need need to understand the rules and fly safely is a huge challenge. The North Texas Drone Safety and Integration Task Force partners with …

ANGELINA COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) – Heavy rain Monday morning didn’t stop East Texas Community Health Services administrators and supporters from celebrating the grand opening of a new facility in the county from Angelina. According to Anita Humpreys, acting CEO of East Texas Community Health Services, it took a year for the health center to open …

Inspired by Amazon’s need for tech talent, community colleges in Dallas County and Texas will offer a new degree that prepares students for careers in cloud computing. Texas education officials and Amazon Web Services announced associate and license programs Thursday at an event in Dallas attended by Secretary of State Ruth Hughs, Higher Education Commissioner …

WIMBERLEY, Texas (KXAN) – Homeowners and businesses in a community in Hays County frequently rely on rainwater and condensation collected from rooftops instead of more traditional water sources. Wimberley takes another step toward sustainability as the school district builds its brand new elementary school with a system to collect rain and air conditioning condensate to …

Last month, the Lubbock Avalanche Journal reported that although wildfire season typically begins in March, West Texas experiences wildfires even earlier in the year. As a result, many communities have a wildfire action plan. But how many Texas communities do a dry run before an emergency actually happens? So far only one, the Comanche Trail …

For Juanita Valdez-Cox, asking all 2020 census respondents if they are US citizens would mean less food on family tables and more people unable to pay their rent. Valdez-Cox is the executive director of La Union del Pueblo Entero, or LUPE, a community union in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, which is the lead plaintiff in …

The Concho Valley is home to eight species of aquatic turtles, and in my opinion none of them are as endearing as the tiny Texas Map Turtle. Texas Map Turtles (Graptemys versa) are one of five varieties of map turtles found in Texas and one of two species found in that state and that state …

A community group used the Kids First Allen Story Map Journal as part of a campaign to encourage the passage of a $ 272 million compulsory education measure for the Allen Independent School District (AISD) in the Dallas suburb of Allen, Texas. Created using Esri Story Map Journal app, the Kids First Allen Story Map …

TYLER, Texas – In the heart of northeast Texas, Tyler’s rolling landscape is dotted with churches and historic homes, and the town is known for its roses and flower gardens. But the community is also clouded by a grim statistic, one that leaders are struggling to better understand and address. Smith County, which encompasses Tyler …