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.
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.
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.
There is no question our economy is hurting right now. Another obvious fact — interest in local news is higher than ever. As the COVID-19 pandemic deepens, there has never been a more important time to have access to solid, local information away from the cesspool of nastiness that has becom…
The mayors of Lake Jackson and Clute showed leadership Friday in becoming the first southern Brazoria County cities to require businesses to require employees and customers to wear masks and social distance.
Maria Attar doesn’t see herself as a leader, she told Assistant Managing Editor Maddy McCarty when interviewed in her home this week. Her voice is small.
They’ll be wearing caps and gowns and Pomp and Circumstance will play, but not much else about graduation will be what the Class of 2020 had anticipated.
We have written a lot about how stay-at-home orders and widespread closures have affected local businesses. What we haven’t said effectively to this point is how the current crisis has affected ours.
With less than one month until early voting begins for the March primaries, there is no shortage of messages out there. Candidates have social media at their disposal, and they use it to push out their mission statements and prepared remarks. They also work their tails off going from event t…
True to Life Ministries has a huge goal: to give people the tools to lift themselves from poverty. Their mission is to cultivate hope. There's nothing more powerful than that.
Brazoria County commissioners again lowered the tax rate this year, a sign of both good fiscal management and a booming economy.
House Speaker Dennis Bonnen and conservative political operative Michael Quinn Sullivan are locked in an ugly battle with huge political implications. It’s high drama, complete with a secret recording, a Sullivan-issued ultimatum and what amounts to “bring it” from Bonnen.
The Leaders Under 40 we feature in today’s paper have seen success in the classroom, the board room and in the realm of community service. They have forged their own paths or assured continued growth of their family businesses.
The devil, as they say, is in the details. Senate Bill 891 by Sen. Joan Huffman on court administration is what they call an omnibus bill, that is a catch-all involving prosecutors’ offices and court administration policies.
Rich Wells delivered an engaging speech at the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon this week, lining out the makeup of the new Dow as the company completed its merger with formal rival DuPont, and what it will look like after the company splits off again — realigned and r…
The Texas Legislature gavels into session Tuesday, launching the state into a months-long marathon of bill filing, lobbying, deal making and fierce debate.
Than ksgiving gives way to Black Friday, which rolls into Small Business Saturday. On Sunday we get a rest to digest, let the credit cards cool and praise the Lord before Cyber Monday and then, Giving Tuesday.
It was just more than a year ago. Hurricane Harvey's rains snaked their way down the Brazos River, an intruder to too many of our neighbor's homes. The eyes of a worried nation mostly focused on Houston.
Angleton High school students smiled more this week than any other time this year. That’s not a scientific fact, of course, but I’d put money on it. As the parent of a freshman, I genuinely feel blessed to have a front-row seat to the smiles.
Most of you reading this right now are holding a newsprint copy. You’ll read the obits and your favorite comics, check out what’s on sale at the best local stores and work your crossword.
It was one of the first weeks of school — on one of those first precious days of normalcy — when my fifth-grader told me his teacher asked the class for the meaning of empathy.
Much incorrect information has been spread this week through rumor, innuendo or "somebody saw this on Facebook and said ..." Misinformation is dangerous and can lead to panic. There's enough panic to go around right now without false information making it worse.