Tag: Hurricane Harvey

Texas announces $1B for mitigation efforts after Harvey

HOUSTON — Texas communities that were hit hard by Hurricane Harvey will be able to apply for more than $1 billion in federal funds...
Some Texas schools still face busing challenges after Harvey

HOUSTON — Each weekday, Sophie Enamorado shows up at Beck Junior High School around 6:30 a.m., about an hour before the first bell rings. ...
Cafe in Simonton reopens more than 5 months after Harvey hit

SIMONTON, Texas — For five months, pipeline operator Tommy Lindsey didn't know where to eat lunch. He tried having a salad at Whataburger. It...
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AUSTIN, Texas — Employees of a disaster recovery accounting firm donated almost $30,000 to Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush's re-election campaign days after...
Harvey damage brings funding for Texas cultural landmarks

HOUSTON — In a serendipitous twist of fortune caused by Harvey, Houston cultural institutions have landed preservation grants unavailable before the hurricane while the...
Houston lifts mobile home ban on private land after Harvey

HOUSTON — The Houston City Council has suspended local regulations that bar mobile homes on private property, an effort to help residents displaced by...
Harvey recovery in Port Aransas features weekend book sale

PORT ARANSAS, Texas — Rows of books lined tables at the Port Aransas Municipal Complex this week, volunteers moving around as they added novels...
Harvey recovery efforts, including football, help in Refugio

REFUGIO, Texas — Jack Sportsman Bobcat Stadium sits dark in early January. ...
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GALVESTON, Texas — Federal officials say nearly 800 families in a coastal Texas county remain in hotels five months after Hurricane Harvey destroyed or...
Jump in late mortgages after Harvey sparks foreclosure fears

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas — As Jacob Lerma surveyed the skeletal beams of his suburban Houston home that was flooded during Hurricane Harvey, he kept muttering...

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