Tumble 22's Nashville hot chicken coming to Klein and more Houston-area news

Inspired by Nashville hot chicken, the new restaurant will offer chicken tender bites, jumbo chicken tenders, chicken sandwiches and bone-in chicken with five heat level options, from "Wimpy" to "Cluckin' Hot." (Courtesy Tumble 22)
Inspired by Nashville hot chicken, the new restaurant will offer chicken tender bites, jumbo chicken tenders, chicken sandwiches and bone-in chicken with five heat level options, from "Wimpy" to "Cluckin' Hot." (Courtesy Tumble 22)

Inspired by Nashville hot chicken, the new restaurant will offer chicken tender bites, jumbo chicken tenders, chicken sandwiches and bone-in chicken with five heat level options, from "Wimpy" to "Cluckin' Hot." (Courtesy Tumble 22)

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Spring-Klein

Tumble 22 to bring Nashville hot chicken to Vintage Park


Inspired by Nashville hot chicken, the new restaurant will offer chicken tender bites, jumbo chicken tenders, chicken sandwiches and bone-in chicken with five heat level options, from "Wimpy" to "Cluckin' Hot."

Jimmy G's Cajun Seafood to close after 35 years in North Houston


After 35 years of serving the North Houston area, Jimmy G's Cajun Seafood announced via Facebook Oct. 24 that its last day of service will be Oct. 30 at 2 p.m.

Houston metro

Fall fun: 8 pumpkin patches to visit in North Houston


From photo opportunities to hayrides, here are a few places to put on your list this week.

Cy-Fair

New master-planned community to bring 1,000 homes, Hwy. 290 improvements to Waller


Officials said Beacon Hill will help spur future growth in the city of Waller and in the surrounding area.

Tomball-Magnolia

Aguirre’s Tex-Mex in Tomball weathers pandemic with low prices


Five years ago, Aguirre’s Tex-Mex co-owner Sam Sahragard and his brothers, Masood and Julio, took on the challenge of moving from Missouri City to the west Houston area with a dream of establishing a Tex-Mex restaurant.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Raising Cane's, First Watch, Howdy Hot Chicken: Newly opened restaurants near Sugar Land


Raising Cane's, First Watch and Howdy Hot Chicken opened in the Sugar Land area this August and September.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University

With new location and name, Texas Hearing Institute now open


The Texas Hearing Institute is now open at its new location and is offering services.

Local Foods will take over benjy's in Rice Village to expand market concept

The expansion will formally incorporate the former benjy's, which has closed after 25 years in business.

Miller Outdoor Theatre set to launch Dream Stream series Oct. 30

On Oct. 30, Miller Outdoor Theatre will host “Calavera con Calavera,” an all-Spanish Day of the Dead play performed by an all-Latino immigrant group.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

The Signorelli Co. begins construction on its Valley Ranch Medical District


The development will be home to a hospital and medical offices that will serve the community.

Five Below now open in Valley Ranch Town Center

Five Below offers youth specialty items below $10.

Family business K&S Sportswear faces new challenges during pandemic

For 25 years, K&S Sportswear has provided printing and design services to the Humble community.

Conroe-Montgomery

Affordable manufactured housing community to open in Conroe

The standard lot size will be 50 feet by 125 feet, beginning at $450 per month.

Katy

New Zivel location to open in Katy area


Zivel will open a new location in the Katy area in mid-November. Zivel offers flotation therapy, infrared sauna and cryotherapy services, which use extreme cold temperatures in a controlled environment to aid tissue healing, inflammation reduction and recovery speed.

Chicago-inspired pizzeria in Katy celebrates first anniversary

Big Z's Pizza House and Brew, located at 2004 Mason Road, Ste. A1, Katy, celebrated its first anniversary Oct. 19.

Danica Lloyd, Matt Dulin, Hunter Marrow, Anna Lotz, Hannah Zedaker, Claire Shoop, Andy Li, Nola Valente and Eva Vigh contributed to this report.

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Williams comes to CCISD from Loudoun County, Virginia. (Screenshot courtesy Clear Creek ISD)
Eric Williams named Clear Creek ISD superintendent

Per Texas law, the board was required to wait a minimum of 21 days before voting to appoint Williams, its lone finalist. He will start Jan. 18, 2021; Greg Smith’s last day is Dec. 31.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Dec. 2 that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has allotted 1.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines to the state of Texas. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
First allotment of COVID-19 vaccinations expected to arrive in Texas in mid-December

About 1.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been allotted to the state of Texas and will arrive the week of Dec. 14.

The Coastal Texas Study includes proposals for several projects meant to protect Galveston Bay with multiple lines of defense from major storms. (Courtesy Army Corps of Engineers)
Environmentalists question proposed coastal barrier, ask for deadline extension to comment on plan

Several local environmental groups and experts have opposed portions of the coastal barrier proposal and are asking for an extension to the public comment portion of the plan.

The East Montgomery County Industrial Park off Gene Campbell Road will welcome the Lowe's Distribution Center in July. (Courtesy East Montgomery County Improvement District)
Lowe's to bring 200 jobs to Montgomery County and more Houston-area news

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The letter came a week after Longoria was virtually sworn into the office by Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo on Nov. 18. (Screenshot via Zoom)
Harris County scrambles to make creation of Elections Administrator Office lawful after Attorney General's letter identifies deficiencies

Harris County is working to make right the appointment of Isabel Longoria as the county's first-ever elections administrator after County Attorney Vince Ryan received a letter Nov. 25 from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton stating that the county did not follow the proper appointment process.

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Houston residents can apply for $1,200 in direct cash assistance

Applications will be evaluated based on need rather than a first-come, first-served basis.

Gwen Sims first joined Harris County Public Health in 1997. (Courtesy Harris County Public Health)
Deputy Director Gwen Sims appointed interim executive director of Harris County Public Health

Harris County Commissioners Court unanimously appointed Gwen Sims to serve as the interim executive director of Harris County Public Health in anticipation of Executive Director Umair Shah's departure Dec. 18.

(Courtesy city of League City)
League City City Council approves incentive program to promote capital projects

Having invested over $60 million in capital improvement projects in fiscal year 2019-20, League City employees now have a greater incentive to invest even more in FY 2020-21.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has launched a campaign to address declining college enrollment numbers across the state since the pandemic started. (Courtesy Pexels)
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board launches campaign to boost college enrollment

The decline in college enrollment across the state of Texas has prompted several agencies to partner up and create online resources for students and counselors.

The new Macaroni penguin chicks at Moody Gardens can be seen virtually through the Penguin Webcam, according to a media release. (Courtesy of Moody Gardens)
IMPACTS ROUNDUP: 3 new Bay Area businesses, plus penguins at Moody Gardens

Here is a roundup of local business news in the Bay Area.

Downtown Houston Streetscape at dusk
Mayor Sylvester Turner considering curfew as 'last resort' to curb bar and club crowding

Houston fire chief Sam Peña, whose department is responsible for monitoring occupancy violations, said fire marshals have responded to over 20,000 complaints since March 18.