Latest Greater Houston Stories

2013-09-16 23:25:23

Worldwide Power Products(WPP; http://www.wpowerproducts.com), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced it is ranked No. 11 on the prestigious Fast 100 list just released by the Houston Business Journal (HBJ). HBJ announced the rankings of Houston’s fastest-growing private companies at an awards luncheon held September 6, 2013, at the Hilton Americas Hotel. (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Worldwide Power Products(WPP;...

2013-09-13 23:02:22

Celebrates with Donation to Deer Park High School and Community Event Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room opened its 18th facility in Deer Park, Texas today. The new Deer Park facility is the 10th location in the Houston area and is located at 3701 Center Street, Deer Park, TX 77536 and can be reached at (281) 884-8700. The facility is open 24 hours, 7 days per week. “We have already received a tremendous welcome from the Deer Park community and are...

2013-09-06 23:18:15

The Missouri City/Sugar Land TITLE Boxing Club, located at 4823 Highway 6 South, Missouri City, TX 77459, was named the Rookie Franchisee of the Year. Sugar Land, TX (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 The Missouri City/Sugar Land TITLE Boxing Club, located at 4823 Highway 6 South, Missouri City, TX 77459, was named the Rookie Franchisee of the Year. The club opened in late 2012 and was the second franchise of twenty one locations to hit the Houston area. This is the first of five locations owned...

2013-08-20 23:30:05

Leading Rehabilitation Facility Equips Staff with Voalte iPhones to Improve Care Coordination SARASOTA, Fla (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Voalte, the leader in clinical communication technology, announced today that TIRR Memorial Hermann, one of the nation’s premiere rehabilitation and research centers, selected Voalte as its communication alternative of choice. TIRR Memorial Hermann is a nationally acknowledged rehabilitation hospital in Houston, most recently recognized for its role in the...

2013-08-12 23:20:12

Toll Brothers Acquires Nearly 600 Acres in South Montgomery County for Future Luxury Master Planned Community Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes and five-time Texas Builder of the Year, recently purchased nearly 600 acres in the growing northern quadrant of the Houston MSA, the second largest land contract in the area for the national home builder behind its previous acquisition in Montgomery County in...

2013-07-29 23:03:46

Marco Cervantes - State Farm Insurance Agency (http://www.InsuredByMarco.com) has recently opened its doors for the community. The insurance agency is a brand new business in Katy, Texas also serving the neighboring communities of Houston and Cypress. Katy, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Although Marco Cervantes’ insurance agency is new, Marco is no stranger to the community. He knows the people and the town inside and out, having lived in and raised his family in Katy for the last seven...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).