Bishop Square Business Park in Cypress to break ground and more top Houston-area news

Bishop Square Business Park will be built on 4 acres on Mueschke Road in Cypress. (Rendering courtesy Texas Sage Properties)
Bishop Square Business Park will be built on 4 acres on Mueschke Road in Cypress. (Rendering courtesy Texas Sage Properties)

Bishop Square Business Park will be built on 4 acres on Mueschke Road in Cypress. (Rendering courtesy Texas Sage Properties)

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Ground to break in September on Bishop Square Business Park on Mueschke Road in Cypress

Ground is expected to break in September on Bishop Square Business Park, a 4-acre park that will feature 48,600 square feet of space across 10 condominium-style buildings at 14914 Mueschke Road, Cypress.

Harris County mask order extended

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo extended the county's mandatory mask order Aug. 26.



Instead of a set expiration date Aug. 26, the order is set to end 14 days after Gov. Greg Abbott declares an end to Texas' public health state of disaster.

Checkers opens its Pearland location

Checkers opened Sept. 1 at 7305 W. Broadway St., Pearland. The fast-food chain restaurant serves burgers, fries, shakes, hot dogs and chicken wings, and it only offers drive-thru services.

‘We had hit a wall’: How a Cy-Fair teachers union came to sue the school district

Nikki Cowart is a Cy-Fair ISD graduate, district parent and has been the president of the Cy-Fair American Federation of Teachers since 2010. She said until recently, she never imagined taking legal action against the school district.

Fort Bend County goes from high to moderate COVID-19 infection risk

Fort Bend County is now in the moderate to significant community risk category for COVID-19, Fort Bend County Judge KP George announced Sept. 1.

Haley Morrison, Emma Whalen, Shawn Arrajj, Danica Lloyd and Nola Valente contributed to this report.



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Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo also spearheaded an effort to establish a $10 million Early Childhood Impact Fund, which was approved in a split 3-2 vote Oct. 27. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Harris County establishes $10M Early Childhood Impact Fund, selects organizations to administer additional $7.3M in assistance

Approximately $17.3 million in assistance programs will soon be available to Harris County residents in need, thanks to three programs recently established by the Harris County Commissioners Court.

Marketing materials depict the 1,600-acre tract of land purchased by the Johnson Development Corporation in 2017. A plat was recently approved for a general plan at the site. (Courtesy Rockspring Capital)
General plan approved for 1,600-acre project in far northwest Harris County

The land is owned by an affiliate of the Johnson Development Corporation, though few details are known about the planned development.

The Cy-Fair clinic is hosting an open house Nov. 13 to celebrate one year in business. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Sleep and Headache Solutions of Houston to celebrate first anniversary

The Cy-Fair clinic is hosting an open house Nov. 13 to celebrate one year in business.

Officials said Beacon Hill will help spur future growth in the city of Waller and in the surrounding area. (Rendering courtesy Wolff Companies)
New master-planned community to bring 1,000 homes, Hwy. 290 improvements to Waller

Officials said Beacon Hill will help spur future growth in the city of Waller and in the surrounding area.

The newly approved rate of $0.59920 per $100 valuation is a decrease of $0.01250 from the FY 2019-20 tax rate of $0.61170 per $100 valuation; it is intended to mitigate rising property values across the county, officials said. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Harris County Commissioners Court unanimously approves tax rate decrease for FY 2020-21

The newly approved rate of $0.59920 per $100 valuation is a decrease of $0.01250 from the FY 2019-20 tax rate of $0.61170 per $100 valuation.

Harris County residents line up outside of Big Stone Lodge in Spring to cast their votes early. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harris County early voter turnout on track to surpass total votes cast in 2016 election

All 122 early voting sites throughout Harris County will be open from 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 27-29, giving voters an additional three hours to head to the polls.

A Cy-Fair ISD employee distributes meals via curbside pickup for district students during the summer. (Courtesy Cy-Fair ISD)
Cy-Fair ISD reports 66 COVID-19 cases among students, staff Oct. 19-25

Cy-Fair ISD officials reported the highest number of new weekly cases since the start of the school year.

Inspired by Nashville hot chicken, the new restaurant will offer chicken tender bites, jumbo chicken tenders, chicken sandwiches and bone-in chicken with five heat level options, from "Wimpy" to "Cluckin' Hot." (Courtesy Tumble 22)
Tumble 22 to bring Nashville hot chicken to Vintage Park

Inspired by Nashville hot chicken, the new restaurant will offer chicken tender bites, jumbo chicken tenders, chicken sandwiches and bone-in chicken with five heat level options, from "Wimpy" to "Cluckin' Hot."

As the Army Corps of Engineers continues to study flood mitigation options for the Buffalo Bayou, Addicks Reservoir and Barker Reservoir watersheds, officials with the Katy Prairie Conservancy said they and a coalition of other stakeholders are urging the Corps to reassess its early findings. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Katy Prairie officials call on Army Corps to rethink flooding concepts in western Harris County

As the Army Corps of Engineers continues to study flood mitigation options for the Buffalo Bayou, Addicks Reservoir and Barker Reservoir watersheds, officials with the Katy Prairie Conservancy said they and a coalition of other stakeholders are urging the Corps to reassess its early findings.

Magnolia's First Baptist Church will host its annual pumpkin patch, featuring food and other activities, such as hay rides, "punkin' chunkin'" and photo opportunities. (Courtesy Magnolia's First Baptist Church)
Fall fun: 8 pumpkin patches to visit in North Houston

From photo opportunities to hayrides, here are a few places to put on your list this fall.

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