Texas Round Up: What’s Happenin’ Around Texas?

AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) was granted $5 million in National Emergency Grant (NEG) funding from the U.S. Department of Labor to train workers facing long-term unemployment. Eight local workforce development boards will use the funding to provide work-based training opportunities in high-demand occupations to long-term unemployed workers, focusing on Unemployment Insurance (UI)…

“I’m Not A Whistleblower”- Ron Reynolds Recounts How He is a Victim of Just Doing Job

   By Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Beaumont-When Ron Reynolds came to Beaumont Independent School District, he thought it would be a welcome change from television news. However, he quickly learned that he could not run far from the spotlight, because the BISD was under scrutiny for a number of things relating to district finances and…

H-E-B Plus Store Marching Into DFW

Dallas – Dallas-Fort Worth will soon have its first H-E-B Plus! store after a $14 million expansion in Burleson is completed. It will sell merchandise for the electronics, toys, housewares, grilling and outdoor furniture, apparel, party supplies, and plants in addition to groceries. It also will have an expanded produce department, a healthy living department…