Sam's Club, Walmart offering vaccines statewide; H-E-B coming to Magnolia and other top Houston-area news

Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacies across Texas will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program on Feb. 12, officials with Walmart announced in a news release Feb. 9. (Courtesy Walmart)
Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacies across Texas will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program on Feb. 12, officials with Walmart announced in a news release Feb. 9. (Courtesy Walmart)

Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacies across Texas will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program on Feb. 12, officials with Walmart announced in a news release Feb. 9. (Courtesy Walmart)

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Statewide

Walmart, Sam's Club pharmacies across Texas to begin administering vaccine Feb. 12

Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacies across Texas will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines on Feb. 12, officials with Walmart announced in a news release Feb. 9.

Texas' first statewide rental assistance program will allot over $1 billion to those financially hit by pandemic



Texans struggling to pay their rent may soon have some relief due to a new statewide rent relief program—the first of its kind in Texas, according to a news release from Gov. Greg Abbott's office.

Katy

Construction continues on Boardwalk Lofts in Katy

Construction is continuing on Boardwalk Lofts, an apartment complex located at 122 Lakeview Way, Katy, according to a representative with developer Sueba USA Corp.

The Woodlands

Three road projects to watch in The Woodlands area: FM 2978, Gosling Road and Hwy. 242 overpass

Several road projects in The Woodlands area are moving toward completion or further ahead in the planning stages.

Tomball-Magnolia

City officials confirm construction on H-E-B in Magnolia to break ground in June

Construction for Magnolia's anticipated H-E-B at Spur 149 and FM 1488 is slated to begin June 14, Magnolia City Administrator Don Doering said during a Feb. 9 City Council meeting.

Hannah Zedaker, Eva Vigh, Morgan Theophil, Vanessa Holt and Adriana Rezal contributed to this report.