The widow of a man who warned locals about the graves is helping raise money for the project, saying she does not want her husband’s work forgotten.
The average cost to connect to city water is $2,000. Arcola does not have the money to finance that, so the burden is passed to residents.
Advocates are still waiting for a historical marker to memorialize the remains of 95 Black inmates found on Fort Bend ISD’s property.
Mayor Darryl Humphrey Sr. also was indicted last December, accused of failing to comply with the Texas Public Information Act.
More than 17,000 Fort Bend households are at risk of being unhoused because they make less than 30 percent of the county’s median income.
The Houston Police Department released a 1,266-page report Friday detailing how Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival left 10 dead and hundreds injured on Nov. 5, 2021. The document reveals the wildly contrasting narratives between what Scott and the rapper’s team perceived happened mid-performance and what the dozens of concert promoters, security personnel and other key witnesses […]
City leaders cited Reid’s tireless efforts overseeing the Houston-area suburb’s transition from a small farming community to the largest city in Brazoria County.
City leaders said public comment time for non-agenda items had been misused and said eliminating it would reduce a “drain” on council and staff time.
Leaders will consider whether to limit public comment to help speed up meetings and halt a “drain on city and staff time.”