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.
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.
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.