Discount store Dollar Zone to open in Katy; homes coming to Porter area and more Greater Houston news

Dollar Zone, a discount store, will open in Katy in October. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Dollar Zone, a discount store, will open in Katy in October. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Dollar Zone, a discount store, will open in Katy in October. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest business and community news from the Greater Houston area.

Katy

Discount store Dollar Zone to open Katy location

The store will sell general and household merchandise at discounted prices.

Conroe-Montgomery



Above and Beyond Assisted Living now open in Conroe

The facility provides care for residents who need assistance and features staff 24 hours a day as well as cameras that let family check in on residents.

Cy-Fair

Flavors of India highlighted at Mirch Masala in Cy-Fair

A couple’s dream of running their own restaurant came to fruition in 2011, when they opened Mirch Masala.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University

Zoa Moroccan Kitchen delays Bellaire opening to September

The restaurant, which was slated for an Aug. 9 opening at 6700 S. Rice Ave., Bellaire, is now slated to open Sept. 1, according to an Aug. 9 news release.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Imagination by David Weekley Homes coming soon to The Highlands in Porter

Imagination by David Weekley Homes is coming soon to The Highlands, a new master-planned community in Porter, officials announced in an Aug. 10 news release.

The Woodlands

Oak Ridge North monthly trash fees to increase $1, effective Oct.1

Oak Ridge North City Council unanimously approved a resolution to increase the resident monthly trash fee by $1 for fiscal year 2021-22 during an Aug. 9 regular council meeting.

Two new stores open in The Woodlands Mall in early August

TX7 and Premier Select opened in The Woodlands Mall, 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands, in early August.

Morgan Jones, Jishnu Nair, Hunter Marrow, Emily Jaroszewski, Hannah Zedaker and Ally Bolender contributed to this report.



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The locally owned and -operated office offers family dentistry and cosmetic dentistry services. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Spring Green Family Dental now open in Katy

The locally owned and -operated office offers family dentistry and cosmetic dentistry services.

Orangetheory Fitness opened its new Fulshear location Sept. 10. (Holly Galvan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Orangetheory Fitness now open in Fulshear

Orangetheory offers membership-based group workout classes.

Houston resident Marissa Hanson spoke on keeping tax rates low during the Harris County Commissioners Court public hearing on Sept. 21. (Emily Lincke/Community Impact Newspaper)
Harris County Commissioners propose tax cuts at cost of Harris Health System funding

On average, Harris County homeowners may see lower tax rates in the next year, but it will come at the cost of $17 million in funding for the county’s hospital district, according to Harris County Administrator David Berry.

Fort Bend ISD adopted a new, decreased tax rate and amendments to the 2021-22 budget due to the receipt of ESSER funding. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Fort Bend ISD adopts tax rate, amends budget for FY 2021-22

Fort Bend ISD adopted a new, decreased tax rate and amendments to the 2021-22 budget.

 Redistricting is one of the items on the Texas Legislature's third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texas Senate releases proposed redistricting maps as special session begins

Redistricting is one of the items on the third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18.

The H-GAC also helps guide transportation activities through the Transportation Policy Council, according to the council's website (Courtesy Fotolia)
Houston-Galveston Area Council celebrates 55th anniversary

The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be celebrating its 55th anniversary this October.

Many restaurants in Katy offer deals on free or discounted kids' meals. (Photo courtesy Canva)
Check out these Kid's Eat Free options in the Katy area

Check out this list of Katy restaurants offering deals on kids meals.

Texas Medical Center coronavirus updates: Daily average hospitalizations drop 15% week over week; ICU sees dip in number of patients

Coronavirus patients at TMC hospitals number 2,107, which in itself is an 11% week over week decline.

Briar Forest Plaza has been sold in an off-market transaction. (Courtesy NewQuest Properties)
Briar Forest Plaza near Katy acquired in off-market sale

Briar Forest Plaza has been sold in an off-market transaction.

barbecue meats
Brett's BBQ Shop coming soon to Katy Boardwalk

The current location at 606 South Mason Road will transition into a new concept incorporating Brett’s BBQ fare.

Forest Park Southwest Cemetery will open in west Houston in late spring 2022. (Courtesy Service Corporation International)
Forest Park Southwest Cemetery to serve Katy, Sugar Land, Missouri City beginning in 2022

The more than 50-acre cemetery will be located at FM 359 and Settegast Ranch Road in Richmond.

The 9,742-square-foot school will have a student capacity of 162 with nine classrooms, an indoor gym and two shaded playgrounds. (Courtesy The Goddard School)
The Goddard School to open new Katy location

The 9,742-square-foot school will have a student capacity of 162 with nine classrooms, an indoor gym and two shaded playgrounds.