Houston is the largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest in the United States, while San Antonio is the second largest in the state and seventh largest in the United States. Dallas–Fort Worth and Greater Houston are the fourth and fifth largest United States metropolitan statistical areas, respectively. Other major cities include Austin (the state capital) and El Paso. Texas is nicknamed the Lone Star State to signify Texas as a former independent republic, and as a reminder of the state's struggle for independence from Mexico. The "Lone Star" can be found on the Texan state flag and on the Texan state seal. The origin of the state name, Texas, is from the word, "Tejas", which means 'friends' in the Caddo language.
Filings have ticked up slightly but are still relatively low in Austin, the only other Texas city studied by Eviction Lab and the only one where some tenant protections remain ... And in landlord-friendly Texas, lawmakers in the Republican-dominated state Legislature left Austin this year without approving greater protections for tenants.
Bruce, a friend from my days in Texas a long time ago, said that he and his mother — a die-hard fundamentalist — could not have a civil conversation about religion ... The damage that overheated arguments have done to relationships often is severe and the resulting divide between former friends and among family members sometimes is deep.
Williamson was a charismatic food & beverage personality with a great love for Texas and a passion for Texas hospitality and food ... He also had a robust sense of style, says his close friend GregHaynes Johnson, who co-hosted a Texas Party with Williamson during the AspenFood & Wine Festival for more than a decade.
... parking at the CentralTexasState Veterans Cemetery in Killeen ... JeanShine, president of Friends of Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery (or Wreaths for Vets), hopes family members and volunteers will participate rain or shine.
Yes, the Angelina Arts Alliance, the Museum of EastTexas, the Texas Forestry ... Also, the Angelina Arts Alliance, in partnership with the city of Lufkin, will be applying to become a Texas MusicFriendly community, a state program aimed at bolstering the Texas-based music industry.
Gilland thanked JeanShine, the founder of Friends of CentralTexasState Veterans Cemetery (commonly known as Wreaths for Vets), for beginning the tradition of laying a wreath at every gravesite every year since 2007...Cantu rode one of the many shuttles from Texas A&M University-Central Texas to the cemetery.
“So, why did my friend say you don’t like democracy?” ... I was visited by some new friends who knew how to stop the bad people from taking over. They shared some new laws from other states like Texas and Georgia, and what to say in speeches to keep the good people excited ... “Did your friends' plan work?”.
Texas’ most modern and complete rendering plant wants horses, mules, cattle and hogs — unskinned dead animals — and will remove them free. South Texas Rendering Co.1971...Dick Dunn explaining that it was over 200 fish he and friends caught, not 20.
Coronavirus wasn’t the only thing spreading virally in 2020 ... Many viral food trends originate from TikTok and Instagram ... ... Melanie in Texas baking brownies, with her glittery acrylic nails, telling the story of how her cousin’s best friend’s brother’s boss cheated on her husband ... Boom ... His friendly, chatty nature makes his recipes glow even more ... .