Series shot in Montgomery County aiming for Hulu, Netflix deal and more Houston-area news

"Breaking Strongholds" is a faith-based, eight-episode series that explores topics such as suicide and depression. (Courtesy Terry Weaver)
"Breaking Strongholds" is a faith-based, eight-episode series that explores topics such as suicide and depression. (Courtesy Terry Weaver)

"Breaking Strongholds" is a faith-based, eight-episode series that explores topics such as suicide and depression. (Courtesy Terry Weaver)

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Montgomery County

Faith-based series filmed in Montgomery County hopes for spot on Netflix, Hulu

"Breaking Strongholds," a faith-based, eight-episode series produced in Montgomery County, is wrapping up filming, with some of the final shots being filmed April 10, the production crew said. The show has been pitched to various platforms, including Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime.

Cy-Fair



Family-owned shop brings creative flavor pairings at Popcorn Blast

For Mario Navarrete, one of the owners of Popcorn Blast on Hwy. 6 in Cy-Fair, coming to work everyday is similar to coming to work at a candy store. There are opportunities to be creative with flavors, bring joy to customers and see the eyes light up when children and adults alike walk through the door.

Lonesome Blonde hair salon now open on Cypress Rosehill Road

Professional stylist and salon owner Maegan Willman said the business takes a holistic approach to professional hair services and seeks to provide a welcoming environment. Services include haircuts, coloring, styling and customizable treatments.

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Rice Military hosts 40-house garage sale

The Rice Military Civic Club is bringing back its annual garage sale April 10 with almost 40 households participating.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Service King to open Sugar Land collision repair center in mid-April

Service King will open its 28th Houston-area and 96th Texas location at 10215 S. Hwy. 6, Sugar Land, in mid-April.

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In-person performances will return to Miller Outdoor Theatre on May 1

Miller Outdoor Theatre, one of Hermann Park’s most popular venues, is bringing back in-person performances when it kicks off its 98th season May 1.

Eva Vigh, Shawn Arrajj, Hunter Marrow, Claire Shoop and Matt Dulin contributed to this report.



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Montgomery County commissioners will convene May 11 for a regular court session. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Commissioners propose resolution objecting to groundwater production that supplies areas outside Montgomery County

Commissioners will vote to approve a resolution relating to groundwater use May 11 following a withdrawn proposal for a controversial water-bottling deal in Conroe.

ExxonMobil moved employees from its Springwoods Village campus to a Hughes Landing to cure a default on a Montgomery County tax abatement. (Courtesy ExxonMobil)
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A water-bottling company had purchased a tract of land in Conroe Park North with the intent to pump groundwater. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
'Nationally known' water bottling company backs out of Conroe deal

The proposal—which was dubbed Project Hydrate—had drawn concern from residents and some city officials

The University of St. Thomas is a private Catholic college in Houston. It also has a microcampus in downtown Conroe. (Emma Whalen/Community Impact Newspaper)
University of St. Thomas offering free tuition to first 500 students who apply

The online degrees are in the following fields: cybersecurity, network technology, electronic technology, general business, and alcohol and drug dependency counseling.

The Texas Department of State Health Services projects a significant shortage of nurses by 2032. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Q&A: Why Texas faces a growing nursing shortage and what can be done to address it

In 2018, the state health department estimated about 11% of the demand for nurses was not able to be met, and that number is expected to rise to 16.3% by 2032.

The business features an upscale hair salon and boutique. (Courtesy Bonjour Belle Salon and Suites)
Bounjour Belle Salons and Suites now open in Woodforest

Services include a complimentary consultation, color and foil, haircuts and styles and tape-in extensions.

The new location is Chipotle's first in Magnolia. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)
Chipotle opens in Magnolia; get a sneak peek of new Houston aquarium and more metro news

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(Courtesy Third Coast Organic Foods)
Third Coast Organic Foods launches e-commerce business

The business sells sugar-free organic wine vinaigrette salad dressings.

The business specializes in customized in-home consultations during which families will receive a fire safety plan specific to their house's floor plan and an age-appropriate, individualized plan for each family member. (Courtesy Fire Smart, LLC)
Fire Smart, LLC celebrates one year of providing fire safety education across Greater Houston area

The business specializes in customized in-home consultations during which families will receive a fire safety plan specific to their house's floor plan and an age-appropriate, individualized plan for each family member.

Scott Harper, who was named the president of the Conroe-Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce in 2012, is returning to the position following the resignation of Brian Bondy. (Courtesy Conroe-Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce)
Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce names Scott Harper as president

Harper, who was named president in 2012, is returning to the position following the resignation of Brian Bondy.

The new location is Chipotle's first in Magnolia. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)
Chipotle opens on FM 1488 in Magnolia

The new location is Chipotle's first in Magnolia.