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2014-09-25 23:07:56

Bryan-College Station, home of Texas A&M University, will have access to ultra-high-speed Internet of up to 1 Gigabit per second from Suddenlink by mid-2015, making The Research Valley the first Suddenlink market in Texas — and among the first nationally — with community-wide “GigaSpeed” connectivity. Bryan-College Station, Texas (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Bryan-College Station area residents and businesses will have access to ultra-high-speed Internet of up to 1 Gigabit per...

2014-09-25 23:06:11

Expanded office reflects fast-growing TelePacific Texas business Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Leading business communications provider TelePacific Communications continues its aggressive growth across Texas. The company celebrated the opening of its expanded Austin Texas headquarters office at an Open House this week that brought senior executives, local officials and business leaders together. The 7,000 square foot office houses a large team of more than 40 sales executives,...

2014-09-25 23:02:47

La Familia Auto Insurance, an independent insurance agency catering to the Dallas/Fort Worth area, has publicized the opening of new offices in Arlington and Grand Prairie to serve customers in those areas. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The rapidly growing community has created the need for the agency to expand in order to effectively serve customers with the personalized care that the La Familia name is built upon. Each location is operated by skilled independent agents who...

2014-09-25 12:31:17

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JPI, a leader in the development of Class A multi-family housing, has begun leasing on a 360-unit luxury multi-family community, Jefferson Center, in the Richardson submarket north of Dallas, Texas near the intersection of President George Bush Turnpike and Custer Parkway. Apartment homes are currently available at the Jefferson Center office or online at jeffersoncenterapts.com. "The Richardson submarket has been one of the fastest...

2014-09-25 12:25:57

EL PASO, Texas, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Creating affordable housing is a collaborative art, involving nonprofit organizations, city planners, bankers, architects, and engineers, to name just a few. When completed, the projects often become focal points, helping to transform entire neighborhoods into economically viable, visually pleasing spaces. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140925/148384 In downtown El Paso, the name given to just such a project is...

2014-09-24 23:14:23

Startup Central 2014 Features Showcase with 32 Companies; Springboard, Connect; All Startup Focused Programing Around Cleanweb, Greentech and Social Impact Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 SXSW Eco, a conference connecting the urgency of global sustainability challenges with the opportunity for breakthrough solutions, today detailed its 2014 Startup Central programming. SXSW Eco is produced in conjunction with Austin Energy and the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2...

2014-09-24 23:05:39

More than 4,500 oil and gas professionals including 400 exhibitors attended the 2014 DUG Eagle Ford conference at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas September 15-17. The successful event offered networking opportunities and dozens of world-class industry presentations in two concurrent program tracks – upstream and midstream. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 More than 4,500 oil and gas professionals including 400 exhibitors attended the 2014 DUG Eagle...

2014-09-24 16:28:24

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2014-09-24 16:24:14

HOUSTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayou City Art Festival Downtown 2014, produced by Art Colony Association, proudly introduces "Bayou City After Dark," a can't miss downtown destination event. Enjoy fine art, drinks and live performances by Martha Wash of The Weather Girls, C+C Music Factory and Black Box fame, as well as Grady Gaines & The Texas Upsetters on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 5 to 9:30pm. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148205 Susan Fowler,...

2014-09-23 23:11:59

Dallas IT Consulting Company, NCC Data, Migrates to Larger Office in Addison Addison, TX (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Today, NCC Data, an IT consulting and managed services company announced a move to a larger office on 16479 Dallas Parkway #135, Addison, TX. The company was previously located only a few blocks away, but is now in a newer and larger space. NCC Data provides onsite and remote IT consulting, managed services and cloud computing to small and enterprise businesses throughout...


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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