• universities
  • With strong investments in universities, Texas developed a diversified economy and high tech industry in the mid-20th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over the last five years, our employees in Texas have generously donated 7,500 hours of service, and Intel and the Intel Foundation gave more than $11 million in grants, donations, and in-kind gifts to local Texas schools, universities, and non-profits. (intel.com)
  • city
  • San Antonio is the largest city and the fastest growing city in South Texas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Corpus Christi is the second largest city in South Texas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laredo is the third largest city in South Texas. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is no defined northern boundary, although it is believed to be at the city of San Antonio and from an east to west line extending from the Rio Grande near Maverick County to the Gulf of Mexico , but turning southeast at or near Lavaca County , and continuing towards the Gulf of Mexico to separate it from East Texas and Southeast Texas . (wikipedia.org)
  • Brownsville is the fourth largest city in South Texas. (wikipedia.org)
  • McAllen is the fifth largest city in South Texas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Located in the capitol city of Texas, Intel's Austin facility is a research and development center for 1700 employees who innovate at the boundaries of technology to make amazing experiences possible for business and society, and for every person on Earth. (intel.com)
  • state's
  • These assessments are used by the COGs when making funding recommendations to HSGD and are also reviewed by the Texas Office of Homeland Security in preparing the state's annual THIRA and SPR. (texas.gov)
  • The Texas Panhandle has an eastern border with Oklahoma at 100° W, a northern border with Oklahoma at 36°30' N and a western border with New Mexico at 103° W. El Paso lies on the state's western tip at 32° N and the Rio Grande. (wikipedia.org)
  • borders
  • HSGD also funds grants to increase security along the Texas-Mexico and international water borders. (texas.gov)
  • Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, while the Gulf of Mexico is to the southeast. (wikipedia.org)
  • Potosi also borders the neighboring semiarid climate (Köppen BSh or BSk ) of the West Central Texas region, which has characteristically long, hot summers and short, moderate winters. (wikipedia.org)
  • Grants
  • The Homeland Security Grants Division (HSGD) promotes strategies to prevent terrorism and other catastrophic events and to prepare communities for the threats and hazards that pose the greatest risk to the security and resilience of Texas and the Nation. (texas.gov)
  • Laws
  • Texas tort reform laws have made it extremely tough for medical malpractice plaintiffs to prevail in Texas civil courtrooms. (law.com)
  • Search
  • A firefighter handles a children's bunk bed during a search and rescue of an apartment destroyed by an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, Thursday, April 18, 2013. (yahoo.com)
  • East Texas
  • The name Texas, based on the Caddo word tejas meaning "friends" or "allies", was applied by the Spanish to the Caddo themselves and to the region of their settlement in East Texas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Company
  • Also reports said it may have been a local company name Texas-Arkansas-Louisian Company. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1914 the Texas Traction Company, better known as the Interurban, was providing service to Howe. (wikipedia.org)
  • County
  • The fastest growing county in South Texas is Guadalupe County, growing by 5.64% from 2010 to 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Coke County Juvenile Justice Center, located in unincorporated Coke County, south of Bronte, was a 200-bed secure facility operated by the GEO Group (formerly Wackenhut Corrections Corp.) and contracted by the Texas Youth Commission (TYC). (wikipedia.org)
  • long
  • After the Civil War and the restoration of its representation in the federal government, Texas entered a long period of economic stagnation. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • The name of the depot, the store, and the post office was changed in 1876 to "Howe", after F. M. Howe, who worked for the Houston and Texas Central. (wikipedia.org)
  • region
  • This region of Texas consist of 41 counties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some people consider Houston to be in South Texas for several reasons: Numerous businesses in the Houston region contain 'South Texas' in their titles. (wikipedia.org)
  • If you are willing to help plan, set up, or volunteer for the 2014 Texas Challenge which will be hosted by our region, please send me an email or PM from here or geocaching.com and I'll get you added to the group. (yahoo.com)
  • members
  • In a move that will give President Donald Trump a chance to send yet another Texan to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, he's nominating one its longtime Texas members Ed Prado to become U.S. Ambassador to Argentina. (law.com)
  • known
  • The very southern tip of South Texas, called the Rio Grande Valley , has fertile soils and is known for its citrus production. (wikipedia.org)
  • CENTER
  • Intel's site in Austin, Texas, is home to a research and development center, and was the birthplace of the Intel Atom® processor. (intel.com)
  • current
  • These assessments identify capability targets and Texas' current ability to meet those targets. (texas.gov)
  • contains
  • Due to its size and geologic features such as the Balcones Fault, Texas contains diverse landscapes common to both the U.S. Southern and Southwestern regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • water
  • The residents of Potosi, Texas receive water from the Potosi Water Supply Corporation and they are protected by the Potosi Volunteer Fire Department . (wikipedia.org)
  • Federal
  • HSGD works closely with the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency to apply for and promote federal funding for preparedness and homeland security in Texas. (texas.gov)
  • original
  • his family moved to Alvin when he was six weeks old Rocky Bridges, Major League Baseball infielder Joseph L. Galloway, American newspaper correspondent and columnist Jack Starrett, film actor and director Delores Cantú, actress Kim Henkel, co-writer of the original movie The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, with Tobe Hooper. (wikipedia.org)
  • investments
  • Guided by the framework established in the Texas Homeland Security Strategic Plan, HSGD supports investments in homeland security planning, organization, equipment, training, and exercises. (texas.gov)