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2014-10-08 23:11:36

Community pools, fitness centers, dog parks and jogging trails no longer cut it when competing for home buyers in the explosive Texas housing market. Progressive developers are now looking for amenities that make their communities pop by using health care as a game changing differentiator. Austin, Texes (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Community pools, fitness centers, dog parks and jogging trails no longer cut it when competing for home buyers in the explosive Texas housing market. Progressive...

2014-10-08 20:22:37

MADISON, Miss., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prosperity Construction was a small company at a crossroads: they needed additional equipment to grow. The 5-year-old firm might miss business opportunities if they did not obtain another bulldozer and additional work trucks. Prosperity Construction cofounders and cousins Brian and Thomas Cronin had built a strong foundation, with 15 years of combined experience in commercial construction. However, they knew the next step for...

2014-10-08 16:22:41

HOUSTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE: EOG) (EOG) will host a conference call to discuss third quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 7 a.m. Central time (8 a.m. Eastern time). Please visit EOG's website at www.eogresources.com to access a live webcast of the conference call. If you are unable to listen to the live webcast, a replay will be available following the call until Wednesday, November 19, 2014, and can be accessed from...

2014-10-08 08:28:57

NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Signature Systems Group, LLC, the world's largest manufacturer of modular flooring and roadway systems for access and ground protection, announced today that the company will relocate its corporate headquarters from New York City to Dallas, Texas, a move spurred by the company's exceptional growth in both domestic and global markets. With offices in New York, Florida, Baltimore, Los Angeles, and now Dallas, Signature will be in an ideal position...

2014-10-07 16:21:19

COPPERAS COVE, Texas, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Moving and Storage of West Copperas Cove is the newest addition to U-Haul Company of North Austin's moving and self-storage locations. This facility is conveniently located at 1091 West Highway 190 and features 421 self-storage rooms, 117 of which are climate-controlled. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141007/150804 Formerly Mountainside Self Storage, this property consists of eight single-story self-storage buildings...

2014-10-07 12:22:05

Two AIP grants contribute to airfield infrastructure improvements DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has received two grants for infrastructure improvement from the Federal Aviation Administration totaling $15 million dollars. The Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants will be used for the rehabilitation of a taxiway and for the purchase of new equipment and infrastructure at DFW's Terminal B. "We want to thank our...

2014-10-07 08:24:56

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A grand opening event held today in New Braunfels shows off the newly remodeled Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs. A classic design by Finger Dye Spann, Inc. of Katy, Texas, the course flows with the terrain and makes the most of the natural beauty of the area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141006/150578 "The Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs is not very long but golfers will hit most every club in their bag," said...

2014-10-06 16:22:51

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1944, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) rolled into San Angelo and established its largest tire evaluation center. Now, 70 years later, associates at the San Angelo Proving Grounds are gearing up to celebrate the platinum anniversary of this facility. Goodyear's San Angelo associates will celebrate a history of innovation and community spirit on Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12. A series of product...

2014-10-06 12:30:53

ATLANTA, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of volunteers from across the United States are joining former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, this week to help build and repair homes in partnership with North Texas families during Habitat for Humanity's 31st annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141006/150424 "Rosalynn and I are looking forward to working alongside the...

2014-10-05 23:01:45

U.S. Memory Care, LLC is excited to announce the opening of the U.S. Memory Care of North Dallas located at 3690 Mapleshade Lane, Plano TX 75075 (behind Central Market). The community passed inspection from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Healthcare (TDADS) requirements with flying colors and have already begun accepting new residents. plano, texas (PRWEB) October 05, 2014 U.S. Memory Care Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care is excited to announce the opening of its...


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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