George Smalley

  • News

    January 27, 2011

    Drink Up, Texas

    Sunday liquor sales to close budget gap.

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Jerome Gray : Longtime Anchor Becomes Metro Spokesman

    Jerome Gray will be explaining Metro to you​Metro has a new public face: Jerome Gray, the longtime anchor for KHOU and KPRC news. Gray's contract with KPRC was not renewed last year, possibly because he is no longer 26 years old and perky, if he ever was. He'll be a V-P and "senior press off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Metro Gets Bit By The "Buy American" Rule

    An FTA ruling concerning light rail cars purchased from Spanish company CAF puts a whole lot of money in jeapordy for Metro. ​Metro has received just about the worst news possible: The Federal Transit Administration's "Buy American" investigation found that Metro did, in fact, violate federal guid ... More >>

  • News

    July 29, 2010

    Snatching Some Meth

    Local woman hides drugs in vagina

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Metro Responds To Our "Train Wreck" Article; We Respond To Their Response

    Metro ain't happy with us​Last week's cover story didn't go over too well at Metro; maybe that's not too surprising since it was entitled "Train Wreck: How Metro and it's president Frank Wilson got so far off track."George Smalley, the agency's head of communications and marketing, responded ... More >>

  • News

    April 29, 2010

    Houston Is Under Attack

    Bedbugs threaten our slumber.

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    An Open Letter To Metro Spokesman George Smalley

    ​Fans of the ongoing Metro drama may want to check out the beleaguered agency's response to an April 15 KHOU story on allegations that Metro submitted outdated financial projections to the Federal Transit Administration. According to the text preceding the video, the story was "dist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Metro Cop No-Billed In Shooting; Agency's Top Cop Says He Did Apologize To Victim

    Photo by Craig Malisow A Harris County grand jury on Monday no-billed the Metro officer who shot and killed a knife-weilding man who had threatened at least one Metro passenger. Accidentally shot in the May 5 incident was Guadalupe Acosta, who subsequently sued Metro. Metro Pol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    The East End Doesn't Like Metro's Light-Rail Overpass (Updated)

    The Houston East End Chamber of Commerce, the Eastwood Civic Association, and some East End residents are up in arms over Metro's plans for a light rail overpass on Harrisburg Boulevard. So what's their problem, you say? Why would anyone have anything critical to say of Metro? Yeah, Hair Balls found ... More >>

  • News

    March 30, 2006

    Run Over by Metro

    The city's bus company shows little inclination to pay up or change its ways, even after it smacks into people like its own employee Clarence Santee Jr.

  • News

    February 9, 2006

    Let There Be Gifts

    If you want to honor this preacher's wife, don't be cheap