Missed any of our articles from this week? Take a look at what you might have missed from Community Impact’s coverage areas in Houston from Feb. 19-23.

New report details 'long-standing operational inefficiencies' within Houston ISD

Officials with the office of Houston ISD Superintendent Mike Miles released a report Feb. 20 alleging long-standing operational inefficiencies within the district, including wasteful spending, overtime abuse, unnecessary contractor agreements, and problems with the district’s human resources and transportation systems.

Read the full story by Reporter Wesley Gardner.

Houston appoints first Hispanic woman as METRO board chair

Houston City Council approved the appointment of Elizabeth Gonzalez Brock as board chair of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County during a Feb. 21 council meeting.

Read the full story by Reporter Cassie Jenkins.

Sugar Land Animal Services welcomes over $100K worth of donations

Furry friends in Sugar Land saw some love at a recent City Council meeting.

Sugar Land City Council approved the acceptance of $113,991 in donations for Sugar Land Animal Services during a Feb. 20 meeting.

Read the full story by Reporter Aubrey Vogel.

Jersey Village brewery wins state award for milk stout brew

Senate Avenue Brewing Co. took home a gold medal for their House District 138 Mexican Hot Chocolate Stout at the 2024 Texas Craft Brewers Cup, according to a Feb. 19 news release.

Read the full story by Editor Danica Lloyd.

HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake receives 3-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake has earned the highest distinction for cardiovascular thoracic surgery, according to a November news release from the hospital.

Read the full story by Reporter Haley Velasco.