For this George Ranch High School Teacher, Teaching is a Calling
It is said that teaching is a calling. And, this is very much the case for Coach Isaac Fudge, who teaches, and coaches football, at George Ranch High School in Richmond. “I don’t really feel like I’m working. When you do something that you feel is purpose driven, you know, you don’t often feel like you’re doing a job. So whatever is needed by me for what’s best for our kids, is whatever I’ll end up doing,” he told Houston life. And this, is just one of the many reasons Coach Fudge is the Teachers of Tomorrow 2023 Teacher of the Year.
Should you let your teens use ridesharing apps alone? Here’s what experts are saying
Most parents are balancing home and work life schedules, and kids today have more scheduled appointments than parents can keep up with. The question becomes, should you and would you use any of the ride sharing apps to help you shuffle your kids around?
Racing to the 87th Annual Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo
Jennifer Williams, the Fort Bend County Fair President, chats about what fair goers can expect from this year’s festivities and the community impact. Plus, some of the 2023 Fort Bend County Fair Queen Candidates challenge Derrick and Tessa to a series of fun, fair games you can experience there.
Heat Relief Initiative works to ensure A/C access for Houston residents in affordable housing properties
The Houston Housing Authority (HHA) is introducing the Heat Relief Initiative to provide air conditioning for every resident living in HHA public housing properties. HHA President & CEO David Northern shares more on KPRC 2+ Now
Help KPRC 2 Clear the Shelters with our annual pet adoption drive!
KPRC 2 is proud to once again join NBC and Telemundo's Clear the Shelters initiative and team up with Telemundo Houston and animal shelters in the Houston area to host the ninth annual Clear the Shelters nationwide pet adoption drive during the month of August
White Linen Night returns to Houston Heights this summer. Here’s what you need to know
With more than 20,000 people expected to attend, White Linen Night is known as a vibrant community event that started in 2006 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina by the New Orleans community that moved to Texas and missed their original event.
Local spotlight: Senior Living at The Buckingham
It’s the longest day of the year and we’re highlighting the special meaning behind this day when it comes to seniors. We’re taking you inside a local senior community, where staying mentally and physically fit, and building community is at the heart of the mission to help senior live longer and healthier lives.
George Floyd remembrance: Houston leaders to host free documentary screening marking 3rd year since his death
In remembrance of George Floyd’s life, Houston-area activists, politicians, and community leaders will present The Making of George, a short documentary about the creation of Floyd’s sculpture.
Meet Nathalie Yanez, a senior athlete and sports photographer at Ross Shaw Sterling Aviation Early College HS
The eighteenth $2,500 scholarship winner of the year is Nathalie Yanez, a senior athlete and sports photographer at Ross Shaw Sterling Aviation Early College High School in the Houston Independent School District.
Help US VETS fight homelessness among Houston-area veterans
In honor of Military Appreciation Month, KPRC 2 and our Community partners at Energy Transfer and Houston Christian University are proud to feature U.S.VETS – Houston. Founded by veterans to serve veterans, the organization is on a mission to end veteran homelessness.