Labor Day

DPS Offers Safety Tips Ahead of Labor Day Holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) encourages everyone to drive safely as they celebrate the unofficial end of summer over the Labor Day weekend. In an effort to reduce crashes, the Texas Highway Patrol will be increasing enforcement from Sept. 2 through Sept. 5, looking for people not wearing their seat belts, speeders, people driving while intoxicated and drivers who fail to follow the state’s Move Over, Slow Down law, among other traffic violations. “Safety […]

Family Fun in Galveston During Labor Day Weekend

This Labor Day Weekend, make the most of the end of the summer season on the beach or beyond at one of Galveston Island’s many attractions. Participate in Fun, Free Beach Activities Learn how to create spectacular sandcastles with lessons from professional sandcastle builders during Sandcastle Days on Saturday, Sept. 4 at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. at Stewart Beach. Registration is not required for the lessons and equipment will be provided on […]

Water, Boating Safety Takes Precedence Ahead of Labor Day Weekend

With Labor Day weekend approaching, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is reminding everyone to be safe this holiday by following basic boating and water safety precautions. In 2020, Texans took advantage of the outdoors and hit the waters in droves, driving recreational boating accidents to a 30 year high. Outreach efforts by Texas Game Wardens and community partners have resulted in a 24 percent decrease in boating related accidents but numbers remain higher than […]

Libraries To Close In Observance Of Labor Day

All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch and the Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch, will be closed Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, September 7. Your online library is always open at for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, streaming movies or music, downloading e-books, or using the research databases. For additional information, contact the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.

All HCPH Test Sites are Closed on Monday, Labor Day

Starting Tuesday, New Locations for most HCPH Test Sites All Harris County Public Health COVID-19 Testing Sites are closed Labor Day, Monday, September 7th. Starting Tuesday, there will be 7 new mobile locations and the stationary site that was at Pridgeon Stadium has moved to Aldine. Testing is now faster, it’s still FREE and you get your test results back quickly, in 2-5 days. If you were around people you don’t live with this Labor Day weekend, you should […]