Friendswood median income increases from 2014-19 and more census data
The U.S. Census Bureau has released its 2019 data for Friendswood. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
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By Haley Morrison | | Updated
Emerging technology and alternative-energy sectors could help ease the blow of the downturn in Houston's oil and gas industry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Following the winter storm-induced statewide power outages last week that left thousands of Harris County residents without heat amid freezing temperatures, the Harris County Commissioners Court will begin exploring what it would take for Harris County to leave the state's power grid at its Feb. 26 meeting.
Permanent repairs will be made to facilities the weekend of Feb. 26 so as not to disrupt school operations, officials said.
See the latest trends on COVID-19 in Harris County.
Since the city of Seabrook is, as of 2 p.m. Feb. 22, still under a boil water advisory, students at Bay Elementary School and Seabrook Intermediate School will need to await further guidance about whether school is happening in person Feb. 23.
The election will be held May 1.
CenterPoint Energy provided a leading gift of $1 million.
A general election will be held May 1 for at large Position A as well as the District 4 and 5 seats.
Individuals and businesses who sustained losses during the February 2021 winter storms are eligible for federal assistance, according to a Texas Disaster Declaration approved
Gov. Abbott: Texas is working with federal, local agencies to offer financial relief, resources to residents impacted by winter storms
Gov. Greg Abbott said the state continues to prioritize four main areas of concern: power, water, supplies and fuel production.
Although the weather is warming up, this week's storm will have lasting effects on many residents. We want to hear your stories.
Officials with the Texas electric grid manager also said they are preparing for state and federal reviews of this week's power outages.