See how the Lake Houston-area real estate market fared in December 2020
Home sales increased in five out of seven Lake Houston-area ZIP codes. (Community Impact staff)
Now is the chance to help your local community succeed. Become a Patron by contributing to Community Impact Newspaper and gain daily insight into what's happening in your own backyard. Thank you for reading and supporting community journalism.become a ci patroncontribute today
By Kelly Schafler | | Updated
Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood
Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.
Humble, New Caney ISDs await further guidance from Texas Education Agency on health guidelines, mask mandate
Humble ISD officials said the district is awaiting further direction from the Texas Education Agency before it makes any changes to existing mask policies.
This month, the Greater Houston area will mark the anniversaries of its first confirmed COVID-19 cases as well as the first deaths attributed to the pandemic.
The Pavilion is looking at bringing live shows back this summer.
Educators, school staff and child care professionals are qualified to receive coronavirus vaccines effective immediately.
"Under this updated guidance, a public school system's current practices on masks may continue unchanged. Local school boards have full authority to determine their local mask policy," the release reads.
H-E-B to require employees, ask customers to be masked despite upcoming expiration of governor's mandate
H-E-B officials announced their employees and vendors would still be required to be masked while on the job, and customers would be encouraged to wear masks while in stores.
Torchy's Tacos coming to Stafford; Alamo Drafthouse to open in League City and more Houston-area news
Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area.
The announcement comes one day after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott rescinded his mask order for the state.
Harris County, Houston leaders call end of statewide mask mandate a 'distraction' from power grid failures
"At best, today’s decision is wishful thinking. At worst, it is a cynical attempt to distract Texans from the failures of state oversight of our power grid," Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said.
As of 11:30 a.m. on March 2, eight areas across Harris County remained under boil water notice affecting about 2,300 residents.
Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough thanked the governor for planning to lift state mandates March 10.
Houston Public Works fielded 11,000 calls related to water issues during and after the weather event.