A week after a brutally cold winter storm left millions in the state without power and water for days, the Senate Business and Commerce Committee began the process of figuring out what happened and how to prevent it from happening again. By early morning on February 15th, nearly half of Texa…
The Goose Creek Memorial basketball team captured its first win in the area round of the playoffs in a 77-72 Region 3 playoff win Thursday nighr over Houston Northside. Dariyus Woodson, right, embraced by a teammate, hit six straight free throws down the stretch to ice the win. The Patriots …
Lynda Villanueva took the reins as the 10th president of Lee College in January 2020. Even with 20 years of experience in higher education, she knew that her first experience of being president of a college would bring challenges—but had no way of knowing what challenges were in store.
Upon the request of Rep. Mayes Middleton, the phones of the Chambers County Commissioners were lit up by constituents wanting to voice their opinion on county-funded lobbyists leading up to the bi-weekly meeting Tuesday morning.
Texas oil and chemical plants, including those in Baytown, are working to resume production after the record-breaking cold temperatures and, for many, loss of power and water, brought oil and gas production to a near standstill.
Texas reported 290 more deaths Friday from the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, but COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to plummet.
A survey about Goose Creek CISD facility name changes shows more than half of the community, staff, and students do not feel there is a need to change names.
Goose Creek CISD lost a round with the Texas Attorney General’s office when state officials said the district could not withhold a list of committee names after a citizen requested them.
The Goose Creek board extended Superintendent Dr. Randal O’Brien’s contract along with a one-time additional salary payment this week.
The Baytown Charter Review Committee will present three proposed amendments to council, including one that could allow voters to enact term limits on council members.
When Baytown lost water during the winter storm, the people who work to keep water in the lines were on the front lines of the response, out in the cold working to restore service.
By J. Warren Singleton
If you need a plumber to help with storm cleanup, it may take some time because plumbers are buried under increased workloads.
Faith Family Church and United Way teamed up with other groups to distribute water and fresh produce to people in need Wednesday morning. From left are Caleb Kratt, Garrett Anderson and Dallin Norris with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints help load water for the distribution event.
The city did its best to keep water flowing after Winter Storm Uri caused lines to freeze at its water plant, officials say.
The Lee College campus came through the winter storm without catastrophic damage and the focus of storm recovery efforts was on the students and staff persons who were affected by the severe weather, President Lynda Villanueva told regents during a meeting Tuesday.
All three incumbents and two challengers are running for the three available spots on the Lee College Board of Regents.
A United States magistrate judge has denied the State of Texas’ claim of sovereign immunity in a lawsuit filed by dozens of Chambers County residents.
As the Chambers County Commissioners met online Tuesday, county emergency management director Ryan Holzaephel had the pleasure of leading his time off with good news, the Trinity Bay Conservation District is off its boil water notice.
Federal and military crews began playing catch-up with second-dose COVID-19 vaccinations in Texas interrupted by last week’s cold wave.
A Chambers County woman has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against Griddy, alleging that the Texas power supplier engaged in unlawful price gouging during last week’s statewide winter storm and power outages.
Baytown Mayor Brandon Capetillo presents a proclamation at a board meeting designating Feb. 20-27, 2021, as FFA Week in Baytown. From left are Dustin Hunter and Rebekah Banks, FFA advisors at Sterling High School; Patricia Alvarez, FFA advisor at Lee High School, Graecyn Beiter, RSS FFA pres…
After being closed Monday to repair facilities damaged in the recent winter storm, Goose Creek CISD is opening most of its campuses Tuesday while keeping some closed.
A Baytown man and his attorney held a press conference in Houston Monday claiming that a dog bite received during a Valentine’s Day arrest constituted excessive force.
During the recent winter storm, the water situation deteriorated so badly, 100% of water customers in Baytown were without water, city officials concurred.
A week after Winter Storm Uri put a stranglehold on Southeast Texas and other areas in the region, the city of Baytown is thawing out thanks to seasonable temperatures.
Upon the request of Rep. Mayes Middleton, the phones of the Chambers County Commissioners were lit up by constituents wanting to voice their opinion on county-funded lobbyists leading up to th… Read more
Texas oil and chemical plants, including those in Baytown, are working to resume production after the record-breaking cold temperatures and, for many, loss of power and water, brought oil and … Read more
The Baytown Charter Review Committee will present three proposed amendments to council, including one that could allow voters to enact term limits on council members. Read more
When Baytown lost water during the winter storm, the people who work to keep water in the lines were on the front lines of the response, out in the cold working to restore service. Read more