Hunan Garden Restaurant to leave Kingwood spot; 7 developments underway in Magnolia and more top Houston-area news

Hunan Garden Restaurant, which opened more than 30 years ago, will soon leave the Kings Crossing shopping center. (Courtesy Hunan Garden Restaurant)
Hunan Garden Restaurant, which opened more than 30 years ago, will soon leave the Kings Crossing shopping center. (Courtesy Hunan Garden Restaurant)

Hunan Garden Restaurant, which opened more than 30 years ago, will soon leave the Kings Crossing shopping center. (Courtesy Hunan Garden Restaurant)

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Houston area.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Kingwood staple Hunan Garden Restaurant to leave Kings Crossing as negotiations fall through with new owner

The Kingwood community has rallied around Hunan Garden Restaurant, a family-owned eatery set to close its doors in May after more than three decades in the area.

Sugar Land-Missouri City



Missouri City City Manager Odis Jones' contract terminated, to be paid more than $250,000 in severance

Former Missouri City City Manager Odis Jones’ contract was terminated, effective immediately, on April 26 following a 5-2 vote from City Council.

Katy

Katy ISD employees to receive lump sum payments as reward for work during challenging year

The Katy ISD board of trustees on April 26 voted unanimously to approve giving one-time $500 lump sum payments to full-time employees and one-time lump sum payments of $250 to part-time employees.

The Woodlands

ExxonMobil resolves tax abatement default, moves employees from Spring to The Woodlands

ExxonMobil has resolved a default on a tax abatement agreement with Montgomery County by moving employees to its Hughes Landing facilities in The Woodlands, county officials said at a Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting April 27.

Tomball-Magnolia

ROUNDUP: 7 developments underway in Magnolia

KB Home is developing Mustang Ridge, which is under construction near Magnolia West High School.

Kelly Schafler, Claire Shoop, Vanessa Holt, Anna Lotz and Morgan Theophil contributed to this report.