Independence Day

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office Launches Multi-Agency Partnership for DWI Initiative Ahead of Independence Day Weekend

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Harris County Constables, Houston Police Department, American Automobile Association (AAA) and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) are joining forces ahead of the Independence Day holiday weekend to crack down on drunk drivers across the county. As one of the largest counties in the United States, Harris County recognizes the need for proactive measures to promote responsible behavior on the roads. The Multi-Agency Partnership for […]

Galveston Island to Host Beachfront Parade, Fireworks for July 4th Weekend

For many, this 4th of July weekend means having four days off. A great way to spend those hard-earned hours is to head to Galveston for fun at the beach including a parade, fireworks, sandcastle lessons, an old-fashioned band concert and more. Take in an extraordinary display of creativity and craftsmanship at the Sand Sculpting Showdown & Lessons at East Beach from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 1 and 2. Three master sand sculpture […]

Texas Game Wardens Wrap up Busy July 4th Weekend Boating Safety Efforts

Thousands of Texans and out-of-state visitors headed to Texas lakes, rivers and coastal bays to celebrate the Independence Day weekend. Texas Game Wardens were out in force to ensure everyone stayed safe on the water. “Texas Game Wardens conducted safety checks on more than 12,220 vessels statewide between Friday and Sunday over the Fourth of July weekend,” said Cody Jones, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) Assistant Commander for Marine Enforcement. “Our game wardens were […]