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Countywide Voting Planned for November General Election

Harris County voters may notice changes during the next general election. Commissioners Court unanimously approved a request by the county clerk for state approval to launch the Countywide Polling Place Program for the November election and subsequent elections. Approval of the program would mean voters could cast their ballots at any county polling location on […]

Assistance Still Available for Hurricane Harvey Repairs

Federal funding is still available for Harris County residents affected by Hurricane Harvey. Unincorporated Harris County residents who suffered damage during Hurricane Harvey are invited to visit and fill out a pre-application for assistance. Eligible residents may qualify for the following: Up to $80,000 for help repairing a damaged property. Up to $160,000 for […]

New Public Flood Warning System

The Harris County Flood Control District’s 10-year old Flood Warning System website is getting updates that could prove invaluable during the next storm. “Our current Flood Warning System website is 10 years old, and this grant will allow us the ability to provide the residents of Harris and surrounding counties a more modern and user-friendly […]

Harris County Animal Shelter Reaches Milestone

Here’s something to celebrate: the Harris County Animal Shelter has achieved a 90% live-release rate in 2019, up from 15.5 percent in 2012. The shelter’s steady push to increase awareness of adoptable pets, expand foster programs, and partner with out-of-state rescue organizations has led to one of the biggest turnarounds for an open-admission shelter in […]

Celebrate Arbor Day at Dennis Johnston Park

Cleaner air, shadier streets, and more attractive communities. What’s not to love about trees? For more than 150 years, Americans have demonstrated their appreciation of trees through annual Arbor Day celebrations. Celebrate national Arbor Day during Precinct 4’s Arbor Day Celebration on Sunday, April 28, at 9:30 a.m. to noon at Dennis Johnston Park. Take […]