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Houston Housing Market Reaches New Highs Despite Winter Storm

Photo by Maurice Williams on Unsplash   Houston’s real estate market just achieved its ninth consecutive month of positive sales, along with setting a pricing record for single-family homes. Sales of single-family homes increased by 1.2% over the past year, reaching 6,049 sales in February, the Houston Association of Realtors’ March report reveals. Additionally, total property sales rose by 1.9% to 7,464, while total dollar volume for the month increased 17% to $2.4 billion. All this progress has […]

Find a Test Site Near You and Get Tested Early in the Week

All Harris County Public Health COVID-19 Test Sites are closed Easter Sunday and some sites are also closed the Friday and Saturday before Easter. If you or family members haven’t been vaccinated yet, find a site near you and make a testing appointment for early in the week. COVID-19 is still spreading in Harris County. Nationwide, some communities with high vaccination rates are beginning to see alarming increases in COVID-19 cases. It’s too soon to […]

The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences Need Your Help In Locating The Following Deceased Individuals

We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals. We would appreciate you publishing a brief notice in the next few days in the hopes that family or friends may see the information and contact this office. HUBERT HERNANDEZ – Hispanic Male, 79 Years: Mr. Hernandez died in the 13400 block of Robertsvale Road in Houston, TX on 02/24/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at 832-927-5000 and refer to case ML21-0931. (https://www.namus.gov/UnclaimedPersons/Case#/78432)     […]

Online Shopping Date Change

Fort Bend County Master Gardeners 2021 Spring Vegetable and Herb Plant Sale Please note that we are changing the dates for our Online Storefront to open February 27th at 8 a.m. and close on March 6th at 5 p.m. (originally March 3rd – March 10th). The plants grown in our greenhouse for the sale all survived the freeze and will be ready for you to plant in your gardens.  Once you place your order online, you will receive […]

HCPH| Harris County Public Health to Resume Modified Testing and Vaccination Operations Friday, Normal Operations on Saturday and Sunday

Houston – Harris County Public Health will resume limited COVID-19 testing and vaccine operations on Friday, February 19th. For a full list of details and best practices for residents, please see the information below. Testing:M.O. Campbell, San Jacinto Central, and Lonestar College Cypress Center sites will reopen Friday from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM. We will also have COVID-19 testing availability Saturday and Sunday. Due to inclement weather conditions, all HCPH mobile testing sites will […]

UPDATE | Winter Weather Recovery (Thursday – 1 p.m.)

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) is continuing to monitor and coordinate recovery efforts across the area. The National Weather Service has issued a Hard Freeze Warning for Harris County beginning at midnight and lasting until 9:00 a.m. Friday. Remember to protect the 4 P’s – people, pets, pipes and plants from exposure to the cold. Temperatures will be in the 20s across most of the area. Communities in northern parts […]

UPDATE | Harris County Urges Residents to Prepare for Historic Winter Freeze

What is the danger? UPDATE: The forecasts have slightly shifted. Parts of north and northwest Harris County will be seeing freezing conditions beginning TONIGHT. The time to prepare is NOW. After sundown, driving conditions will become extremely dangerous and all travel should be avoided. • Wherever you are Sunday night, you should be prepared to stay there through at least Tuesday. • Take action now to protect people, pets, plants, and pipes from the effects of […]

WorkFaith Announces IWork Spring 2021

WorkFaith today announced iWork Spring 2021, a virtual two-day hiring event dedicated to Bridging the Skills Gap in America and getting the frontlines back to work. The event, which takes place on April 28 – 29, includes sessions with key leaders of essential businesses, virtual one-on-one meetings with employers, practice interviews, group coaching, and private prayer sessions. “With everything that’s happened in our economy, as a result of the pandemic, many companies have had to eliminate […]

Igloo And NASCAR Welcome The 2021 Season With Special-Edition Playmate Coolers

Today, Igloo and NASCAR® announced the debut of five NASCAR-branded Playmate coolers. Featuring custom artwork inspired by drivers, cars and Daytona International Speedway — launching with the DAYTONA 500 and the start of the 2021 season — this special-edition Playmate series licensed by NASCAR is available on February 14 at igloocoolers.com/nascar. “Teaming up with NASCAR has been the ride of a lifetime,” said Brian Garofalow, Chief Marketing Officer at Igloo. “Seeing thousands of our coolers used at […]