Without any inclination to enforce the governor's mask order and levy some form of punishment against violators, the legal requirement amounts to little more than a suggestion.
Awakening at three in the morning one day this week, I opened an audible Bible on the Internet, pulled on my Bluetooth headphones and listened to the Book of Psalms. I busied myself doing laundry and routine housekeeping.
One of the reasons Lake Jackson has managed to live up to its “City of Enchantment” mantra is its well-defined restrictions and willingness to enforce them. City leadership through generations has worked hard to make sure things that could make the city look rundown or unkempt were addressed…
There are three presidential debates scheduled before the Nov. 3 election. The first will be Sept. 29 at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. The second will be Oct. 15 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami. And the third will be Oct. 22 at Belmont University…
Many parents are seeing their teens doing more driving as the restrictions of the pandemic are loosened. Unfortunately, most parents are not aware of what is called “The 100 Deadliest Days for Teens,” when it comes to vehicle-crashes.
Taking a deep breath through your mask will not cause you to hyperventilate, increase your carbon dioxide levels or cause pneumonia. The mask is a requirement; the deep breath is recommended.
The thunderous, eloquent voice of Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will be sorely missed in Congress and throughout our nation, maybe for years to come.
It would be an understatement to call the structure of emergency unemployment benefits in the first coronavirus relief package flawed, and understandable why they stood in the way of some people returning to the workforce.
Property valuations in Texas are supposed to be complete now that the July deadline has passed. The next step is as hard as arguing over what a house is worth, as cities, counties, school districts and all those other local governments set their budgets and their tax rates.
My heart hurts as I watch the unrest in our country, and the question on my heart may be the same question that is on the hearts of many American citizens: “How do we get beyond what’s occurring and return our nation to civility?”
The break-neck pace of life screeched to a halt to some of us in March. We looked around and noticed many blessings that had been hiding in plain sight.
President Donald Trump is in a tight spot, behind in national polls and barely ahead in Texas, where no Democrat has won a presidential race since 1976. When he said the other day that “nobody likes me,” nobody disagreed with him.
Angleton’s decision on how best to brand the city might finally have reached the correct conclusion when residents emphatically told their elected officials the existing logo was just fine.
If you Google around, you can find photos taken around July 4, 1913, the 50th reunion of soldiers on both sides who fought at Gettysburg. Some are in their uniforms, blue or gray, with medals. They are aging gray beards, a few with only one leg or a single arm, smiling for joint photos or kn…
A King County judge’s order that The Seattle Times and other media must turn over unpublished content to the police is a blow to independent journalism.
An article in Politico got a lot of buzz in Washington, D.C., by reporting Sen. Kamala Harris might not be a very strong front-runner, or even a front-runner at all, in the Democratic vice presidential selection race. Politico reported former Sen. Chris Dodd, 76, a member of 77-year-old form…
A state fund used to buttress rural telecommunications and internet services could run out of money before the end of the year, even as Texans’ reliance on those services for medicine, education and commerce balloons.
Without the actions of numerous surfers taking advantage of those same waves off Surfside Beach, and uplifting story of heroism could have been one of loved ones mourning another senseless loss to the seas.
Some 83 years ago, a group of disgruntled Americans organized a sit-in at a broom shop here. They were blind workers, and their act constituted one of the first sit-ins for the rights of the disabled.
About 6 percent of the people in Texas are undocumented immigrants. They work and live in the state, and they pay taxes. They’re not citizens, and they can’t vote.
There is little argument Clute's emphasis on improving its infrastructure is a good move for the long-term needs of the city. Residents can reasonably argue, however, this is not the time to undertake the debt needed to pay for the improvements.
It’s not your regular back-to-school season, and the sooner we all come to understand the small sacrifices we — and by extension, our children — will have to make because of COVID-19 concerns his fall, the better off we all will be.
It will be a miracle if Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar and his team of financial prognosticators are right about the arc of the state’s economy over the next few months.