Latest Galveston County, Texas Stories

2012-06-21 23:00:39

Alzafar Shriner's, a non-profit organization, will host Pulling for Kids. This is a unique charity fundraiser to be held at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, TX that will include a clay shoot, live auction and silent auction. Auction to be performed by professional fundraiser Blue Fox Benefit Auctions from San Antonio. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Alzafar Shriners Pulling for Kids Charity Clay Shoot Have a blast while helping Shriners Hospitals for Children San...

2012-06-14 23:01:27

Onsharp announces the opening of an additional office near Houston in Sugar Land, Texas. Fargo, North Dakota (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 Onsharp, a web strategy, design and development company headquartered in Fargo, announces the opening of an additional office near Houston in Sugar Land, Texas. The expansion is made possible by the growing number of online marketing and development customers. Expansion was the next logical step for the growing company. Onsharp already serves many clients...

2012-06-12 23:01:30

Premium Verizon retailer opens new store, boosts local economy with new sales jobs Galveston, Texas (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 Cellular Sales, the nation´s largest Verizon premium wireless retailer, recently announced the opening of its newest store located at 1014 61st St., in Galveston. “As the number one independent Verizon retailer in the country, our goal is to be within arm´s reach of all our customers to better work with them,” said Bobby Penny, regional director....

2012-04-25 00:05:35

One of America´s most automobile-dependent large cities may be heading into a new era, according to the 31st annual Kinder Houston Area Survey conducted by Rice University. Among the findings in this year´s survey: Houstonians support mass transit, feel better about the economy and say relations between ethnic groups are better than ever. The survey results were released today at a luncheon hosted by the Greater Houston Partnership and Rice´s Kinder Institute for Urban...

2012-03-05 22:45:57

Dramatic growth over the past 20 years has made Houston the most ethnically diverse large metropolitan area in the country and reduced its segregation, according to a new report from Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research and the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas. The report, "Houston Region Grows More Ethnically Diverse, With Small Declines in Segregation," also found that two Houston suburbs -- Pearland and Missouri City -- have slightly surpassed Houston as the region's...

Protecting Houston From The Next Big Hurricane
2011-11-15 10:30:07

[ Watch the Video ] Rice-led team recommends Ship Channel floodgate, levees, natural coast barriers To protect Houston and Galveston from future hurricanes, a Rice University-led team of experts recommends building a floodgate across the Houston Ship Channel adding new levees to protect densely populated areas on Galveston Island and the developed west side of Galveston Bay. The team also recommends creating a 130-mile-long coastal recreation area to sustainably use wetlands that act as...

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