Velasco Drainage District officials want the Texas Legislature to fund the $246 million local share of hurricane protection work to be done by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and we should do all in our power to make ourselves heard in Austin so they will.
It’s easy to think the rest of the world has everything figured out, isn’t it? That can be debilitating, especially for people who think they’re supposed to be at the top of their own game.
It comes as no surprise to any of us that thieves are smarter than they used to be. This week I got a lesson in just how smart, and the implications of it frankly, well, freaked me out.
"If you are a lover of the arts or just want to experience the level of talent we have right here in southern Brazoria County, take my recommendation and go."
Madrigal runs tonight and Sunday and next Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
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.
Today wraps up National Newspaper Week, and comes at a time when I have been thinking quite a bit about what really constitutes a newspaper.
A colleague of mine said something the other day that provided insight into the current labor market.
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.
Facts readers see a local editorial page as vital to their community newspaper.
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.
Southside Elementary students had a ton of questions when I joined them for career day during their last week of school.
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.
A story the Houston Chronicle published online this week generated a lot of traffic. Houstonians and other Texans were shocked.
Friday marked a milestone. It’s one that passed without any celebration, but in my mind, at least it marked a turning point worth noting.
I left work Friday to get to the polls before they closed for the last day of early voting in the March primaries.
The world often measures success by wealth, status or academic achievement.
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.