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Talk to WCBI's anchors, reporters and meteorologists. When you see news happening, share it! We'd love to hear from you. (662) 328-1224|news@wcbi.com · 201 5th Street South Columbus, MS 39701 · EEO Public Records · Public File · FCC 398 · Closed Captioning ...

Texas city may fine homeless for breaking camping ordinance. by KENDRA HALL, KVII. City of Amarillo may fine homeless for breaking camping ordinance (Photo by Kendra Hall ABC 7 ). AA. AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) - A large group of the homeless population has been camping on private property on Amarillo's north side.
... he said, adding that San Antonians often choosing to remain in San Antonio makes a big difference."It's the only Texas city that is comfortable in its own skin." Commenters on Lomax's post largely agreed with the writer. "I've loved SA all my life," one commenter said. "It beats the pants off the rest of Texas.
In Corsicana, Texas, a Community Park's playground's staple was a gorilla inside of a cage for children to climb and play on. However, the city removed the gorilla from the cage after determining it was racially insensitive. Mayor Don Denbow explained that there was a surge in complaints about the ...

Corsicana officials decided to take down a gorilla statue at a city park this week, saying the statue "was offensive to some of our citizens." Some residents were less than thrilled by the decision. A small memorial of sorts sprung up around the cage where the gorilla had been stationed at Community Park.
North Texas' reputation as a hub for aviation activity of all kinds is taking another step forward. Airbus Helicopters has announced plans to build a $40 million pilot training center in Grand Prairie. Pilots and helicopter mechanics from around the world who wish to operate models such as the H145 and H175 ...
Denton is set to become the second city in Texas to use 100 percent renewable energy. Denton's City Council voted 6-1 on Feb. 6 to approve an amendment to the Renewable Denton Plan which institutes the new goal with a target year of 2020. The plan's original goal was to use 70 percent renewable ...
A confession: I find all Texas cities (even Borger) to be of some interest, but El Paso and San Antonio fascinate me beyond all others when it comes to history and culture. Of the two, San Antonio is the weightier because of its sheer size and impact on the development of Texas. Besides, it is the home of the ...
Austin Is First Texas City to Pass Paid Sick Leave. By Rachel Dovey | February 21, 2018. Facebook · Twitter · Email. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). Last week, the Austin City Council passed a citywide, mandatory paid sick leave policy -- one of about 40 such laws in the country, but the first in Texas.
The Texas city on TripAdvisor's 'Destinations on the Rise' list probably isn't what you think. By Craig Hlavaty. Updated 10:21 am, Saturday, February 17, 2018. LISTED: Unique Texas travel destinationsAccording to TripAdvisor the city of Waco is one of the. UNIQUE TRAVEL IDEAS FOR A TEXAS ROAD TRIP:Bandera, ...
TEXAS CITY, Texas--The TEXAS CITY Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one dead Saturday morning. TEXAS City Police responded to a shooting call around 2:17 a.m. in the 5100 block of FM 1765. According to police, several people were involved in an altercation at the Fish Place in the ...
Texas City Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and a woman injured Saturday morning. Police responded to a shooting in the 5100 block of FM 1765 ... Two people shot after a late night argument at Fish Place in Texas City. A man died and a woman is in the hospital. The shooter is ...
The girls of Troop 26214 in Texas City will not be meeting at the house anytime soon due to the damage done by the vandals. "It's just not fair and it's not right for our girls," Dean said. Once inside, the vandals overturned tables and spray-painted vulgar images and messages throughout the house.
In 1947, Texas City was the site of the deadliest industrial accident in American history. The incident changed safety regulations in the chemical industry forever. The morning of April 16, a French ship anchored in the Port of Texas City caught fire. Eventually its cargo of more 2,000 tons of ammonium nitrate ...
Editor's note: This story has been updated to include grant information from The recycling Partnership. Dive Brief: Garland, TX has become the first city in the Lone Star State to join with The Recycling Partnership (TRP), according to an announcement from the nonprofit, and provided the city with grants, ...

Haltom City officials are embracing new growth, but realize that with it they will need to renovate or replace old facilities -- including a fire station housed in a water tower -- to keep pace with the demands of a growing city. Luxury apartments, new homes and two upscale hotels are coming to Haltom City, ...
The City of Denton, Texas, has committed to transition to 100% renewable energy, the Sierra Club has announced. On Tuesday, the Denton City Council voted to revise the city's Renewable Denton Plan, which now includes a goal of contracting with solar and wind developers to meet 100% of the city's ...
Texas City joins The recycling Partnership. Garland, Texas, completes its five-year push to replace its recycling bins with 96-gallon carts. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to Google+ Share to LinkedIn Share to email. Subscribe. February 8, 2018. Edited by DeAnne Toto · Financial ...
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) -- Brenham, Texas, officials are hoping to convince the U.S. Bureau of Land Management not to issue leases to companies for oil and gas exploration around Lake Somerville. The city council in Brenham, about 80 miles northwest of Houston, passed a resolution this week after ...
Texas City police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and a woman injured Saturday morning. police responded to a shooting in the 5100 block of FM 1765 ... Two people shot after a late night argument at fish Place in Texas City. A man died and a woman is in the hospital. The shooter is ...
So when Sherman's city manager sees those Apple ads on TV, he thinks of the jobs it will bring to a huge, long-dormant building at the southern gateway of the North Texas City. Finisar, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based supplier of technology to Apple, is building a manufacturing plant in Sherman. It's scheduled to ...
According to the dating website's annual "Singles in America" study, the worst-behaved singles in the country live in Austin (disclaimer: Match didn't say how they conducted the study -- we've reached out to them for more information -- so take this with a grain of salt). According to the study, men in Austin ...
Texas City police announced Friday that they arrested a suspect who allegedly made a bomb threat to a preschool last week. Authorities said Anthony Dewayne Alexander, 31, confessed to calling 911 to place a bomb threat last Thursday, calling for the evacuation of Calvin Vincent Early Childhood Center, ...
The girls of Troop 26214 in Texas City will not be meeting at the house anytime soon due to the damage done by the vandals. "It's just not fair and it's not right for our girls," Dean said. Once inside, the vandals overturned tables and spray-painted vulgar images and messages throughout the house.
Texas City, TX -- police are looking for two men who posed as police officers and tried to break into several apartments. The incidents were reported on Jan 23 at the Stone Ridge Apartments in the 1100 block of Texas 146. One victim told police that someone knocked on his door at about 2 a.m., wearing ...
In 1947, Texas City was the site of the deadliest industrial accident in American history. The incident changed safety regulations in the chemical industry forever. The morning of April 16, a French ship anchored in the Port of Texas City caught fire. Eventually its cargo of more 2,000 tons of ammonium nitrate ...
Texas City, Texas - A 4-year-old boy was fatally shot in an alleged accident in Texas City Saturday afternoon. According to the Texas City police Department, officers responded to a shooting call around 1:20 p.m. in the 2800 block of Lynn Circle. Officers on the scene said all indications say the shooting ...
A 4-year-old boy fatally shot himself Saturday afternoon in Texas City, according to the Texas City police Department. police responded to the 2800 block of Lynn Circle when they responded to a call at 1:20 p.m. Investigators found that a boy accidentally shot himself with a small caliber handgun he ...
Texas City, Texas -- A large power outage was reported in Texas City and La Marque on Wednesday evening. Texas-New Mexico Power posted around 6 p.m. that they were "restoring a large outage underway." They initially hoped to have the power back to all customers by 8:30 p.m., but later estimated ...
One of 10 gubernatorial candidates, Andrew White, left, speaks... SAN ANGELO - The slate of Democratic candidates looking to pull an upset against Republican Gov. Greg Abbott came to a most unlikely place to make their case to party primary voters: a remote West Texas City that has steadfastly voted ...
Does Texas have its own purple taco painting Banksy? An unknown graffiti artist is spray painting purple tacos across East Dallas, leaving many residents puzzled. Giant, purple tacos have been spotted on an under-construction house, a store and several large debris containers on Gaston Avenue in East ...
KemperSports announced it will begin construction on a comprehensive renovation of Forest Creek Golf Club, located on the East Side of Round Rock, Texas. The ambitious golf course improvement plan will further highlight the natural beauty of the Hill Country and improve playability and conditioning of the golf course by ...
By 7 a.m., there were already some reports and indications of sleet on the south side of the Houston area, near Texas City and Pearland. The sleet has accumulated a tiny bit on this car windshield pic.twitter.com/pVPqjSY533. -- David Tillman (@TillmanWeather) January 2, 2018. It's sleeting in Sugar Land ...
In the central Texas City of Abilene, the local police chief said more than three dozen vehicle crashes were reported in 24 hours. It's even cold in the Deep South, as temperatures plummeted early Tuesday to 14 (-10 Celsius) in Atlanta and 26 (-3 Celsius) as far south as New Orleans. Temperatures fell to 8 ...
The Texas City police Department is actively investigating what appears to be a case of celebratory gunfire on New Year's Eve. The gunfire was recorded on video and posted on Snapchat.. The location noted on the Snapchat map feature identified the area as the Pelican Harbour subdivision. A report of ...
The #SaveTheCrew movement is taking its message to Austin in a new video that asks the Texas City to "stand with us." The group of fans who have been working since mid-October to keep the team in town on Thursday night released a new video titled "Dear Austin." It implores people in the Texas City to ...
Smithville city officials and representatives from the Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce and Smithville Noon Lions Club gather at City Hall to extend a thank-you to Smithville, Mo., which stepped up to contribute funds to its sister Texas City after Hurricane Harvey. CONTRIBUTED. Another city of ...
Texas City man eludes capture after attempted kidnapping, deputies say ... Jaime Ismael Morales, a 29-year-old resident of Texas City, ran when Brazoria County Sheriff deputies responded to a report of a physical disturbance at the 25,000 block of FM 521 near Rosharon about 7 a.m. Saturday, according ...
Dow Industrial Solutions, part of DowDuPont (nyse: DWDP), announced Dec. 11 it plans to expand its propionic acid facility in Texas City. The expansion is in response to rising global demand for longer-lasting foods and animal feed and grain alternatives, according to a press release. Propionic acid's ...
Dow Industrial Solutions is expanding its propionic acid facility in Texas City. Propionic acid is mainly used to protect animal feeds and grains from mold or bacteria, though it can also be used as a preservative in cheese or to prevent mold in various bread products. The expanded facility will allow Dow ...
After 300 years, it seems San Antonio is getting her due. For National Geographic's annual roundup of Places You Need to Visit in 2018, the perennial publication deemed San Antonio one of the 21 best places in the world to have an adventure. (Travel + Leisure and Frommer's have also declared SA a ...
Texas City, Texas - An off-duty Texas City police officer was arrested and charged after a minor car accident. According to the Texas City police Department, officers responded to the crash in the 400 block of Hwy 146 South early Tuesday morning. Police say off-duty officer Adan Hernandez was driving ...
A Texas City police officer charged with drinking while intoxicated after a Jan. 2 head-on collision told the responding officer that he crashed because he was using his cell phone, according to a Galveston County probable cause affidavit. According to the Texas City police Department, Officer Adan ...
An off-duty Texas City police officer has been arrested and charged with DWI after a minor traffic crash. This happened Tuesday at 5:40 a.m. in the 400 block of Highway 146 South. Authorities say Officer Adan Hernandez was driving north on the highway in his personal pickup truck when he hit a driver in a ...
In 2017, Ipreo recorded nine Houston IPOs -- more than any other Texas City. Not only did Houston and Texas see a resurgence in IPOs this year, but the number of IPOs globally also was the highest its been since 2007 -- before the recession -- according to the Financial Times. Proceeds from Houston ...
Over the past decade, nearly every major newspaper and magazine imaginable--everyone from Vanity Fair and Vogue to New York Magazine and The New York Times--has treated Marfa as if it was the only happening town in West Texas, a place so painlessly cool it has its own D.S. & Durga fragrance.
Austin, Texas - The United States Supreme Court will not get involved in a case addressing whether or not gay spouses of government entities are entitled to government-subsidized workplace benefits. This stems from a case involving the city of Houston. In Turner v Pidgeon, the city's policy allowing ...
City Commissioner Dee Ann Haney tested negative for marijuana and other drugs after a deadly crash on the gulf Freeway, according to a toxicology report. (KTRK). KTRK. Tuesday, November 28, 2017 05:27PM. Galveston, Texas (KTRK) --. A Texas City commissioner admitted to smoking marijuana before a fatal crash ...


 

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