Richmond / Rosenberg

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 […]

Valentine’s Day is Coming – If you Love it, Click It!

More Reckless Driving During Pandemic Valentine’s Day is a good time to show your love by making sure that before you start your vehicle, all passengers — big and small — are always buckled up correctly. This is even more important this year during the pandemic when there is more reckless driving on our roadways and an increase in unbuckled fatalities.  Taking those few seconds to buckle your children into their car seats, and making […]

Below Freezing Temperature Potential This Weekend

What is the danger? A series of cold air masses will begin moving into the region Friday, dropping low temperatures to near freezing by Saturday night. Temperatures will drop further from Sunday and through Monday with some areas seeing lows in the 20s. The most significant threat will be prolonged periods of extreme cold beginning Sunday night and lasting until Tuesday. Long periods of below freezing weather can be hazardous for people and animals. It […]

DPS Urges Safety on Super Bowl Sunday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that while Super Bowl celebrations may look a little different than years past, safety should still be at the forefront of everyone’s minds. All Texans are encouraged to enjoy the biggest sporting event of the year responsibly. DPS Troopers will increase patrols all day Feb. 7 (from 12:01 a.m. until midnight), as part of the nationwide CARE (Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort) initiative. Troopers […]

February Dedicated as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Today is the first day of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM)!  Each year, the entire month of February is dedicated to raising awareness about Teen Dating Violence (TDV). This month, which is honored nation-wide, is essentially a call to action to shatter the silence and engage in difficult conversations. Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) in conjunction with our Family Violence Center, is pleased to share with you our 2021 TDVAM Toolkit (please see attached). In […]

Black History Month: Houston Mayor And Community Leaders To Inspire Children Through The Power Of Literacy During Black History Month

HISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Grenita Lathan and FBISD Superintendent Dr. Charles Dupre kick off virtual story time celebration Feb. 1 to 5, 2021 via Facebook Children’s Museum of Houston and sister location, Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center, have invited community leaders to inspire children, virtually, through the power of literacy during February Black History Month.   Community leaders from Houston:  Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Houston Independent School District  (HISD) Interim Superintendent Dr. Grenita Lathan, ABC 13 […]

Wildlife Experts Ask for Public Help in Reporting Bat Mortality Events

Last winter, White-nose Syndrome (WNS) was detected in bats in 18 counties in central Texas and the disease has continued to spread. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is monitoring its progression through the state and is asking for the public’s help to understand how WNS is affecting vulnerable bat populations. “Last year, we received reports of bats dying or acting strange from around the state” said Nathan Fuller, a TPWD bat biologist. “Unfortunately, we expect […]