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Amazon Hiring 120,000 for Holiday Season, Positions Open in Houston

GREATER HOUSTON AREA (Covering Fort Bend News) – Amazon has announced that the company is hiring 120,000 seasonal workers this holiday season, and that many of those jobs could become permanent positions. There are several positions open in the Houston area. “We prepare year-round for the holidays and we’re excited to hire for over 120,000 […]

Holiday Hiring Helps Lead Job Growth in October

GREATER HOUSTON AREA (Covering Fort Bend) – Retailers may be expecting a robust holiday season if October’s strong employment numbers are a guide, according to economists at Workforce Solutions of the Gulf Coast. “The retail subsector added 4,000 jobs last month, which is its best October on record,” says Workforce Solutions senior economist Parker Harvey. […]

HOUSTON PRESS: Behind Closed Doors ‘Pay for Play’ of the Fort Bend County Economic Development Council

This Focus On the Fort Bend EDC exposes how all Economic Development Councils are legally allowed to operate partly in the shadows, even while accepting money from taxpayer funded organizations like Katy ISD, Fort Bend County and Harris County. FORT BEND COUNTY (The Houston Press) – At just after 7 a.m. on a mid-September day, […]

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Another Blue Bell Recall

BRENHAM, Texas (Covering Fort Bend) – Blue Bell Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling select products produced in its Sylacauga, Alabama, plant because they were made with a chocolate chip cookie dough ingredient supplied by a third party supplier Aspen Hills, Inc., due to the potential for it to contain Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes which can […]

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Boyert Shooting Center Invites Firefighters and Police to Educate the Public and Fundraise for First Responders

This isn’t just any anniversary party! Katy (Covering Katy) – The Harris County ESD 48 Fire Department (HCESD 48) along with area law enforcement agencies will be attending Boyert Shooting Center’s one-year anniversary of their Katy location’s $3.1 million renovation this Saturday, September 17.  The celebration, which runs from noon until 9pm, will include a bounce house, […]