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Galena Park Highlands Hockley
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Humble Katy Kingwood
Klein La Porte North Houston
Pasadena Seabrook South Houston
Tomball Waller Webster
Beach City Jacinto City Jersey Village
Shoreacres Taylor Lake Village West University Place
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News in Harris County, Texas
Justice Courts in Harris County, Texas, Choose Tyler Technologies’ Odyssey Court Case Management System
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:17:00 -0700
Tyler Technologies, Inc. has signed a contract with Harris County, Texas, to implement Tyler’s Odyssey® court case management system in 16 justice of the peace courts. Odyssey will replace the courts’ legacy system for all case types, including civil, criminal and traffic as well as various magisterial functions and administrative proceedings.
Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences seeks next of kin
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:35:02 -0700
The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences is requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals.
Majority oppose spending money to turn Astrodome into park
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:03:43 -0700
The plan to turn the Astrodome into the world's largest indoor park is politically unpopular with Harris County voters if the transformation requires any taxpayer dollars, according to a new poll released this week.
New Online Resource for School Therapists from Harris County Department of Education
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:11:17 -0700
School-based occupational therapists and physical therapists in Texas have a new online resource, TxSPOT.org.
Harris County breaks ground on new forensic sciences center
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:53:48 -0700
Construction on a new forensic facility in Harris County began Wednesday afternoon.
HCDE board OKs effective tax rate for tax decrease for Harris County homeowners
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:29:39 -0700
Harris County Department of Education board of trustees voted to approve the proposed “effective tax rate” for fiscal year 2014-15, a move resulting in a tax decrease for Harris County homeowners.
Early voting for Nov. 4 election begins
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:28:36 -0700
The early voting period for the Nov. 4 General & Special Elections has begun and continues until Oct. 31. During this period, registered voters in Harris County may vote at any one of the 41 early
Texas stabbing suspect arrested in home invasion
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:41:53 -0700
Authorities say a man who posted bond after being charged in a stabbing death was one of four people arrested in a Houston-area home invasion last week.
New plan: Texas authorities won’t prosecute first-time marijuana offenders
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:19:00 -0700
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Authorities say a new plan in one part of Texas will help those caught with marijuana. If you’re caught with a small amount of marijuana in Harris County, and it’s your first offense, it will not go on your criminal record. Prosecutors and police support the plan but not everyone is on […]
Did Corporate Giants Pollute the San Jacinto River? Trial underway
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:41:19 -0700
The trial is underway for two corporate giants accused of polluting the San Jacinto River with cancer causing toxic waste.Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan and the State of Texas are seeking fines totaling $3.8 billion from Waste Management, International Paper and a third corporate defendant.The case is about the San Jacinto River Waste pits where tons of Dioxin laced paper mill waste were ...