Carver High School theater director Roshunda Jones has been recently inducted into the Texas Thespian Hall of Fame. It is an honor granted to educators who have dedicated years of service to promoting educational theater. The induction ceremony took place during the Texas Thespian Educator Conference, which was held in Houston.
The family of legendary Houston HIV/AIDS activist and pioneer Barbara Joseph has confirmed that Joseph passed away on Sunday, March 29.
"Never let anyone steal your peace, and never let anyone take your peace and turn it into pieces," is the advice Judge Elaine Marshall's aunt once gave her. Today, with the city of Houston filled with panicked residents - some cautiously locked away in their homes while others disregard health warnings - those words of wisdom seem to be a message that needs sharing.
Craig A. Washington was born on October 12, 1941, in Longview, Texas. He attended Brock Elementary School in Houston, Fidelity Junior High School, then Fidelity Manor Senior High School in Galena Park from which he graduated in 1958. Some of his high school activities included membership in the Student Council, and participation on the track, football, basketball, tennis and band teams.
With the federal government extending social distancing guidelines through the end of April, Houston area schools districts will remain closed, providing online instruction until the beginning of May, officials announced.
With the panic of food shortages and the still questionable race to stock up on toilet paper sweeping the nation, H-E-B's Scott McClelland wants to reassure Texans that there are enough supplies to help us get through our shelter-in-place and social distancing initiatives as we all safely strive to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Houston Health Department will double its daily COVID-19 testing capacity when it opens its second community drive-thru test site for people with symptoms on Wednesday, April 1.
With the federal government extending social distancing guidelines through the end of April, Houston area schools districts will remain closed, providing online instruction until May 4, officials announced.
The Houston Health Department announced 54 new positive coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases on Sunday, bringing the city's total to 286. Houston's COIVD-19 deaths remain at two as no new deaths were reported Sunday.
A 39-year-old male Harris County Jail inmate received a positive test result for COVID-19 on Sunday.