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2014-06-30 08:32:45

IRVING, Texas, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JPI/TDI companies a leader in the development of Class A multi-family housing, has begun construction on a 198-unit luxury multi-family community in Houston, Texas, within the Heights submarket along the vibrant Washington Corridor. The community is called Jefferson Heights and is located at 1520 N. Memorial Way. Construction is expected to be completed in Fall 2016. "This is a high profile location and the ideal setting for this...

2014-06-27 23:07:33

John Goff, Chairman & CEO of Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC, was named EY Entrepreneur of the Year for the Southwest Region in the real estate and construction category. EY Entrepreneur of the Year recognizes individuals who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses. Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 John Goff, Chairman & CEO of Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC, was named EY Entrepreneur of the Year for the Southwest Region in the real estate...

2014-06-26 23:11:20

RealManage announced today that Susan Donovan-Smith has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's Austin, Texas office. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 RealManage announced today that Susan Donovan-Smith has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's Austin, Texas office. Susan joined RealManage in 2012 as a Community Association Manager with over eight years of homeowner association management...

2014-06-26 23:05:15

Camden Kelly Corporation's new Fort Worth recruiting office, conveniently located near interstate 30, will serve as an excellent meeting place for clients and Information Technology professionals in Fort Worth and the Mid-cities. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Camden Kelly Corporation, a woman owned IT Recruiting & Staffing Firm, is pleased to announce it has opened a new Fort Worth location on March 1, 2014. The new branch will accommodate the growing demand of companies in...

2014-06-26 08:22:57

New Center Will Hire Local Engineering Talent to Further Strengthen its Oil and Gas Practice HOUSTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QuEST Global, a leading global engineering services provider, announced today the opening of a new engineering center in Houston, Texas. The center will provide engineering services and solutions for the upstream oil industry, equipment manufacturers and other oil and gas companies. The company has over 100 employees in the Houston area and plans to hire...

2014-06-26 08:22:11

Increasing Job Growth Also Expected in Education, Manufacturing, Transportation, Construction, and Retail Sectors RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international gas pipeline, federal government approval for an LNG port facility, and a huge wind farm are a few of the projects driving an economic boom in the Rio Grande Valley. The region is situated in the midst of two of the largest energy fields in North America, the Eagle Ford Shale of Texas and...

2014-06-25 23:17:11

Coker Floor Company has announced the opening of its second flooring and home furnishings showroom. The new location, in Southlake, Texas brings Coker’s owner, Cody Adams, back to the area in which he was raised. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Texas’ Coker Floor Company has just opened a new flooring showroom in Southlake. It is the second showroom for the company, which has been providing flooring products and services in Dallas/Fort Worth for over 46 years. In opening the...

2014-06-25 23:11:43

Orange County Based Senior Care Franchise Moves to Dallas-Fort Worth Area Richland Hills, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Amada Senior Care, premier provider of non-medical in-home care and assisted living placement counseling, recently opened their very first office in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area; their Richland Hills, Texas location. Jason Logan of Richland Hills decided to make the move into senior care with his purchase of the rights to the area after years of experience as a...

2014-06-25 16:21:22

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Company of Fort Worth is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box portable moving and storage pods to residents who were affected by the severe weather and devastating storms that recently swept through North Texas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b With U-Box portable moving and storage pods, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box pod with you. U-Haul...

2014-06-24 23:18:11

Clean Energy Incubator stand out now live in 69 cities; accolades from White House, US Department of Transportation. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), today congratulates RideScout on its company momentum. RideScout, the technology platform revolutionizing how people find and use ground transportation, is a current portfolio company of ATI’s Clean Energy Incubator. Founded by...


Latest Geography of Texas Reference Libraries

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

Davy Crockett National Forest
2014-01-20 14:27:28

The Davy Crockett National Forest is a national forest located off of U.S. Highway 69 lying west of Lufkin, Texas and east of Crockett. It is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture National Forest Service whose headquarters can be found in Lufkin. There are local ranger district offices found in Ratcliff. The forest encompasses a total of 160,647 acres in two counties. 94,481 acres are located in Houston and 67,361 acres are located in Trinity. This national forest...

Angeline National Forest
2013-11-01 09:50:24

The Angelina National Forest is a United States National Forest, one of four that can be found in Texas. The 153,180 acre Angelina National Forest is located in East Texas in parts of Angelina, Jasper, San Augustine, and Nacogdoches counties. It is managed together with the three other National Forests in Texas from Forest Service offices located in Lufkin, Texas. There are local district offices found in Zavalla. The forest lies in the Neches River Basin and on the north and south shores of...

Edwards Plateau
2013-04-19 19:37:49

The Edwards Plateau is an area of west-central Texas which is bordered by the Balcones Fault towards the south and the east, the Llano Uplift and the Llano Estacado towards the north, and the Chihuahuan Desert and Pecos River towards the west. San Angelo, San Antonia, Del Rio, and Austin make a rough outline of the area. The eastern part of the plateau is the Texas Hill Country. The trees of this savanna include a juniper-oak mix and a mesquite-acacia mix scattered over the fairly short...

2013-04-18 23:10:55

The Texas Blackland Prairies are a temperate grassland ecoregion that is located in Texas that stretches roughly from the Red River in North Texas to San Antonio in the south. This area covers an area of 19,400 square miles, consisting of a main belt of 17,000 square miles and two islands of tall grass prairie grasslands located southeast of the main blackland prairie belt; both the main belt and the islands stretch northeast/southwest. It hosts many different eco-regional organisms....

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.