Ulta now open in Conroe
Ulta Beauty is now open in Conroe. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now covers the Conroe Independent School District, Montgomery City Council and transportation.
As non-essential businesses like bars and music venues are forced to close due to coronavirus concerns, musicians find themselves performing for audiences behind computer screens and asking for virtual tips.
issues remain surrounding WiFi connectivity for some students.
The stimulus package passed through Congress this week and was expected to be signed by President Donald Trump on March 27.
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Dr. Jason Knight addressed general health questions and the hospital system's preparations for the COVID-19 outbreak.
According to Serna, on an average day the Texas Workforce Commission’s four call centers statewide receive 13,000-14,000 calls; on March 22, the agency received 100,000 calls regarding unemployment insurance benefit inquiries.
County Judge Mark Keough's order, which goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. March 27, will last through April 12.
The vote follows Gov. Greg Abbott’s March 18 proclamation, which gave local municipalities the ability to postpone elections.
A total of 441 cases of coronavirus have been identified in the Greater Houston area as of March 26.
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Conroe, Willis and Montgomery ISDs have committed to continue meal distributions throughout their extended closures due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The vote follows Gov. Greg Abbott's March 18 proclamation allowing local political subdivisions to postpone their May elections to November due to the coronavirus.