The holiday season is the busiest for small businesses. Publisher Yvonne Mintz takes you on a shopping trip as she Shops Local Shops Strong.
The drive home from work Tuesday brought a welcome sight. The sun shone through a thin veil of clouds, a welcome reprieve from a few cold, dreary and wet days. I smiled wide that the weather matched my mood and snapped a photo to send to my daughter, who waited to board her flight in New Yor…
Twitter, always problematic, has become an unmitigated disaster in a matter of days as billionaire Elon Musk bought the platform and removed key protections in place to reduce misinformation and fraud.
Most of my friends know I prayed for a little boy who loved baseball. I would have, of course, lovingly accepted a boy obsessed with ballet or transfixed by the trombone, but you don’t get what you don’t ask for, right? So when my husband and I endeavored to have a second child, I made my pr…
Belize City has diligent officials grappling with challeng es that come with rapid growth, just like Angleton does. It has water issues, educational opportunities and is concerned about the environment. It’s a port city with some very kind people.
Truth matters, but lies sell, and as long as there are unscrupulous people who will set aside morality and ethics for power and a payday, people will suffer.
With our daughter home, I set out to learn some easy, healthy dishes she could replicate when she moved into a house for the fall. And ya know what? I could do it, and she can, too.
The woman sat with a plate of mini muffins and her two young granddaughters last week, using the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce Shop Local weekend as a way to teach the girls more about their community.
Local editorials and opinion columns are as much a hallmark of a quality newspaper as a good police report, in my humble, um, opinion, but the way journalists are crafting and presenting such pieces is evolving.
Angleton High School senior Anahi Garcia had plenty of wonderful things to say about Barbie Hicks, who she chose as her most influential educator, but one thing she mentioned brought tears to my eyes.
Some came in sequins, some in scrubs. It made no matter. The point was for the staff of UTMB Angleton Danbury campus to be celebrated and feel the community’s love.
We’re on the backside of spring break, sliding into end-of-school-year celebrations and summer break. That’s a fact that’s exciting for more than teachers and students.
It’s a tiny spot in a business park on Oyster Creek Drive in Lake Jackson. I never would have seen it had they not advertised in our Readers’ Choice campaign.
Back in April, when most things shut down and we spent most of our time at home, we rediscovered board games and puzzles, family time and the j oy of riding a bike. With our broader world shuttered, we saw what sat right in front of us the whole time.
Services like Amazon are convenient, sure, but think of the impact just a fraction of that wealth could have here, at home, spent with our neighbors and friends to promote our local economy.
My mentor Bill Cornwell told me more times than I can count that he hated lists. You always run the risk of leaving someone out, he said, and making people angry.
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.