fbpx
Connect with us

Texas News

Beyoncé’s Houston childhood home catches fire on Christmas morning – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Published

on

www.nbcdfw.com – NBC News – 2023-12-25 07:05:06

SUMMARY: Beyoncé’s childhood home in Houston caught fire on Christmas morning, but the family currently living there safely escaped with no injuries. The brick house, a local landmark, was purchased by the Knowles family in 1982 and they lived there until Beyoncé was about 5 years old. The fire department responded to reports of a fire at the home around 2:07 a.m. on Monday. It was also reported that when the house was on the market in 2018, the realtor mentioned that it was the childhood home of Beyoncé. Full story available on NBCNews.com.

Read the full article

The post Beyoncé’s Houston childhood home catches fire on Christmas morning – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth appeared first on www.nbcdfw.com

Texas News

These are the highest paid employees in the City of Austin

Published

on

www.kxan.com – Christopher Adams – 2024-05-18 07:30:00

SUMMARY: The City of Austin pays its employees over $1.3 billion annually in base salaries as of March 26, 2024. There are 15,164 paid full-time employees and 2,771 paid part-time employees, with an average full-time salary of $82,727.13 and an average part-time salary of $31,439.93. Almost 3,900 employees earn over $100,000 annually, with the highest-paid being General Manager Robert Kahn at just over $475,000. City Manager Jesus Garza, who was replaced by T.C. Broadnax with a base salary of $470,017.60, ranked second. The top 10 highest base salaries also include other city officials and department heads.

Read the full article

The post These are the highest paid employees in the City of Austin appeared first on www.kxan.com

Continue Reading

Texas News

Actor Dabney Coleman, known as bigoted boss Mr. Hart in ‘9 to 5,’ dies at 92

Published

on

abc13.com – AP – 2024-05-17 23:53:56

SUMMARY: Dabney Coleman, the iconic character actor known for playing smarmy villains in films like “9 to 5” and “Tootsie,” passed away at the age of 92. Coleman’s daughter confirmed his death, stating that he passed away peacefully at his home in Santa Monica. With a career spanning over four decades, Coleman was recognized for his versatile talent and deadpan delivery. He won awards for his work in TV shows like “The Slap Maxwell Story” and “Sworn to Silence.” Known for playing obnoxious characters, Coleman also appeared in popular films like “War Games” and “You’ve Got Mail.” Despite his success, some of his TV shows struggled to find a mass audience. Throughout his career, Coleman remained a reserved and shy individual, leaving behind a lasting impact on the entertainment industry.

Read the full article

The post Actor Dabney Coleman, known as bigoted boss Mr. Hart in ‘9 to 5,’ dies at 92 appeared first on abc13.com

Continue Reading

Texas News

Houston storm damage: Midtown drivers still traveling under leaning power pole despite CenterPoint Energy alerted to hazard

Published

on

abc13.com – Luke Jones – 2024-05-17 22:21:19

SUMMARY: Thursday’s thunderstorm in Houston caused power poles to crash down across the city, with concerns raised about poles that were only partially displaced. Residents reported a leaning power pole in Midtown, but no action had been taken by CenterPoint Energy to fix it. Numerous businesses and homes were left without electricity, with residents facing humid conditions due to the lack of air movement. The storm also brought down buildings, trees, and caused damage to businesses along the Eastex Freeway. CenterPoint Energy stated that most outages would be restored by ‘early next week’ but some areas may take longer.

Read the full article

The post Houston storm damage: Midtown drivers still traveling under leaning power pole despite CenterPoint Energy alerted to hazard appeared first on abc13.com

Continue Reading

News from the South

Trending