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Thousands of Election Workers Needed in Harris County for the November General Election

The Harris County Clerk’s Office is looking for election workers to staff more than 800 voting centers that will be open for the November 3, 2020 General Election. Election workers are also needed three weeks prior to the election to work at approximately 100 voting centers during the Early Voting period, October 13-30. “We expect [...]

Local Artist Encourages Census Participation

By Christina Autry The Alief YMCA in the International District has become home to a new masterfully painted mural by prominent artist and Alief native, Lee Washington. UP Art Studios has teamed up with five Houston artists to create 2020 Census-themed murals in strategically located neighborhoods. Washington has created many iconic murals in the Houston [...]

Correction: Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of August 3

The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of Aug. 3, 2020. Houston Health Department The department offers free drive-thru testing at two mega sites in Houston, located at Delmar Stadium and Butler Stadium. Each site is open Monday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until [...]

Alief ISD: Message from the Superintendent, July 31, 2020

In this video, Alief ISD Superintendent HD Chambers and Board President Ann Williams speak to parents, students and staff. Click on the image above to watch the video, or watch here. En este video, el Superintendente de Alief ISD, HD Chambers y Presidenta de la junta escolar, habla con los padres, los estudiantes y el [...]

HOPE Clinic West Rapid COVID-19 Testing

HOPE Clinic West now offers Rapid COVID-19 test for SAME DAY RESULT!   Rapid antigen tests are nasal swabs . Rapid test will detect viral protein in an actively infected person. HOPE Rapid Test will offer you immediate, same day result.  Testing is $120 and is covered by major insurances.  HOPE Clinic offers sliding fee assistance for individuals needing [...]

The Thomas Telegraph – Vol. 1, Issue 4, 07-23-2020

A WORD FROM COUNCIL MEMBER THOMAS District F Business Owners, I am excited to announce that I, along with my colleagues at City Council, have voted unanimously to pass an ordinance creating the City of Houston's Small Business Economic Relief Program with $15 million in funding. In the midst of everything that has transpired in the last [...]

Houston City Council Passes Small Business Economic Relief Program to Help Local Businesses Survive Challenges Created by the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

Mayor Sylvester Turner and members of Houston City Council today passed the City's Small Business Economic Relief Program (SBERP), which will be funded with $15 million of the City's allocated CARES Act 2020 funds. The program is for small businesses that are most in financial need and exhibit a moderate to high likelihood of surviving [...]

Thousands of Students and their Families to receive Backpacks, School Supplies, Food and Masks at Mayor’s Back to School Fest presented by Shell

Mayor Sylvester Turner joined representatives from Shell Oil and the Houston Food Bank to announce details of this year's push to help children and families successfully prepare for the new school year. The  10th Annual Mayor’s Back to School Fest presented by Shell on will take place on Friday and Saturday, August 7-8, 2020 in the [...]

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