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By Jake Magee |
By Jake Magee
Editor, Bay Area & Pearland/Friendswood
Jake has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper. Today, he covers everything from aerospace to transportation to flood mitigation.
Texas added nearly four million people between 2010 and 2020, according to the latest Census data.
Construction on the project to install medians on FM 1092—also known as Murphy Road—is expected to begin in the winter and last for seven months, according to officials with TxDOT.
While the proposed tax rate is lower than the current rate, tax payers may actually end up paying more since the values of homes statewide increased this year, according to County Administrator David Berry.
Wind damage or flooding have affected 30 Seabrook homes, said LeaAnn Petersen, the city’s director of community and visitor relations, on Sept. 15. Seabrook will work with FEMA to reconstruct the pier.
“There’s absolutely nothing done here that was in any way deviating from the most adequate protocols, and what is sad … [is] that the COVID response is being politicized." -Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo
League City officials on Sept. 14 debated what amenities are worth keeping for a planned sports park.
Southeast Houston colleges, ISDs begin making decisions on classes for Sept. 15 following Hurricane Nicholas disruption
School districts and colleges in southeast Houston have announced or plan to make their decisions on classes for Sept. 15.
Thousands across Pearland, Friendswood, Clear Lake and League City are without power as of the morning of Sept. 14 due to Hurricane Nicholas.
Over 150,000 residents were still without power as of the mayor’s morning update.
Shelters have been opened by the American Red Cross to help those in need following the storm.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County on Sept. 14 resumed limited services.
Several roads in and near Clear Lake, League City and Friendswood are closed due to Tropical Storm Nicholas, which struck overnight.