424 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Cy-Fair from Oct. 13-19
Harris County continues to report more confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Cy-Fair area. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
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As of Oct. 19, at least 21,035 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed across the 10 ZIP codes that fall within Cy-Fair ISD’s boundaries. This includes 1,563 active cases, 19,292 recoveries and 180 deaths, according to Harris County Public Health.
Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a Cy-Fair reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She became editor of the Cy-Fair edition in March 2020 and continues to cover education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development and nonprofits.
Many local places of worship have found ways to reopen for in-person services, but subtle and overt reminders of the pandemic’s effects remain—from prepackaged Communion elements to a lack of handshakes and hugs.
Inspired by Nashville hot chicken, the new restaurant's menu offers chicken tender bites, jumbo chicken tenders, chicken sandwiches and bone-in chicken with five heat level options, from "Wimpy" to "Cluckin' Hot."
As millions of dollars worth of flood control projects progress along Cypress Creek, officials said flood risk could be reduced for tens of thousands of homes over the next decade. However, flooding will continue to be an issue in low-lying areas.
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.
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.