NFL player, Hill, host Super Bowl 51 event

  NFL Offensive Tackle Tony Hills is taking advantage of Super Bowl LI being hosted in his home city. On Wednesday, February 1 from 7-10am, he will appear on Great Day Houston to share his pick for the win at Sunday’s game as well as his experience with the Saints this season, and more. On…

 HeartLinks Impacts Houston’s heart health

(January 27, 2017) – The Health and Human Services Facet of the Western Area of The Links, Incorporated is hosting an awareness reception honoring the “HeartLinks to Heart Health” Program on Friday, January 27 at 7:00 pm at The Health Museum, 1515 Binz, Houston, Texas. “The purpose of the event is to recognize the Texas…

Senator Miles files Job Training Legislative Package SB 574 proposes internships and career planning for high school and college students

AUSTIN- Senator Borris L. Miles filed SB 574, to expand job training and increase the number of paid internships to high school and college students. “Students need a pathway to success,” said Senator Miles. “Last week, I filed SB 482, to give youth in the foster care system access to higher education and career assistance.…

Senator Miles Raises Concerns of Lack of African American Representation on UT Board Nominations Governor Abbott’s UT nominations lack diversity

AUSTIN- As a member of the Senate Nominations Committee, Senator Borris L. Miles is very concerned by the names brought forward by Governor Greg Abbott for the University of Texas System (UT) Board of Regents. “Diversity is one of Texas’ greatest strengths. We attract the brightest minds from all over the globe, they work here,…

Know Your Legal Rights….A Talk With Renown Attorney Bob S. Bennett

Know Your Legal Rights….A Talk With Renown Attorney Bob S. Bennett By Keryl L. Douglas, Esq. Knowing their legal rights is imperative for laypersons, especially when confronted by authority or legal challenges; and so it is with experienced lawyers as well.  As evident from his very own personal confrontation with authority and legal challenge from…

Jackson-Lee holds health care rally

Hello, You are invited to the following event: OUR FIRST STAND: SAVE HEALTH CARE RALLY HOSTED BY CONGRESSWOMAN JACKSON LEE Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Sunday, January 15, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM (CST) Mickey Leland Federal Building 1919 Smith Street Houston, TX 77002

Deferred property tax payments announced

Houston —Texans who are age 65 or older or who are disabled as defined by law may postpone paying current and delinquent property taxes on their homes by signing a tax deferral affidavit at the Harris County Appraisal District office. Once the affidavit is on file, taxes are deferred – but not cancelled – as…

Dodge Journey Crossroad Plus AWD

Cars and Trucks by DJ   Model: 2016 Dodge Journey MSRP: $29,795 MPG: 16 city / 24 highway Horsepower: 283 hp @ 6,350 rpm Towing capacity: 2,500 lbs Engine: 3.6 L V6 Curb weight: 4,327 lbs Dimensions: 192″ L x 72″ W x 67″ H   I test drove the 2016 Dodge Journey Crossroad Plus all-wheel drive last week and found it to be a vehicle that could…

Veterans Day thoughts from a widow

Another Veteran’s Day without my husband, Lonal Robinson, a Vietnam Veteran. It feels different. A void has been left. I however, remember his work to reintegrate himself into life on the home soil. His work as a young man made him a great man because he did what was necessary to build a life for…