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Alfreda’s Soul Food among winners of $1M American Express grant for small businesses

Houston-based Alfreda’s Soul Food has been named one of 25 recipients of the “Backing Historic Small Restaurants” $1+ Million Grant Program, funded by American Express and administered by National Trust for Historic Preservation. The program preserves historic restaurants and supports the recovery of small businesses who suffered losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As […]

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City of Houston, Workforce Solutions hold virtual job fair

It’s time to get those resumes ready because the city of Houston will be hosting a virtual job fair later this week. The Spring 2021 Turnaround Houston Job and Readiness Fair will take place Thursday through Sunday. Job seekers will have the opportunity to chat live with resource organizations and […]

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Mayor Turner selects Troy Finner as new chief of police

Mayor Sylvester Turner announced the appointment of Houston native and 31-year Houston Police Department veteran, Executive Assistant Chief Troy Finner, as the City of Houston’s next Police Chief. Chief Finner began his career with the Houston Police Department in 1990 and has worked in every aspect of the department, serving […]

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