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Mayor Turner pulls Houston out of Harris County's housing stability task force
Houston has withdrawn from a housing stability task force it formed in conjunction with Harris County officials, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced Sept. 11.
6 places to see live music in The Woodlands area in September and October
Several venues in The Woodlands offer live music this fall as well as the last performance of a summer outdoor concert series at Hughes Landing.
See how Houston-area school districts compare with in-person, virtual learning participation
This week marked the start of the school year for many districts in the Houston area, including some that returned for in-person instruction for the first time since March.
Fish Creek Thoroughfare projects wrapping up this fall
Two Montgomery County Precinct 2 projects on Fish Creek Thoroughfare in Montgomery are wrapping up this fall, Commissioner Charlie Riley said. A new bridge over Lake Creek is expected to open in October, he said. Additionally, the overpass providing a direct route over FM 2854 and the railroad tracks for drivers on Fish Creek and McCaleb Road is expected to be complete in November.
Missouri City City Manager Odis Jones reports misuse of funds to City Council
City Manager Odis Jones reported at a Sept. 8 City Council meeting that an audit of Missouri City’s internal controls has found $20,000 of expenditures made between October 2018-February 2019 with funds from the city’s public, educational and government fund that do not align with the limited use of these funds.
Emma Whalen, Andrew Christman, Matt Stephens, Danica Lloyd, Anna Lotz and Claire Shoop contributed to this report.