See how the Lake Houston-area real estate market fared in May
Home prices continue to increase, according to local real estate data. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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By Kelly Schafler |
Managing editor, South Houston
Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.
The county saw the second straight week of active cases increasing by over 1,000. COVID-19 hospitalization reached 12.4% of total hospital capacity.
Texas Medical Center coronavirus updates: Testing positivity rate continues to climb, surpassing 11%
Between July 26 and Aug. 1, an average of 11.5% of patients tested positive for COVID-19.
While supplies last, the department will offer 1,900 gift cards from retailers including Walmart, Target, Old Navy, Ross, Amazon, Shell and Walgreens. The department will also offer $25 METRO fare cards from The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County. Funding for the program comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Upscale Indian restaurant coming to Sugar Land; Freebirds Tex-Mex to open in The Woodlands and more Houston-area news
Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area, including that E-bikes will not be permitted on The Woodlands Township pathways.
Senate Bill 1697 is effective for the 2021-22 school year.
From 9 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Sunday, traffic going northbound from Franklin St. to Hogan/Crockett St. will be diverted to I-10.
New York designer Marc Dizon will bring the new nightclub’s aesthetic to life.
Fort Bend ISD prepares for 2021-22 school year; CDC issues updated mask guidance and more top Houston-area news
Read the most popular Houston-area news from the last week.
Montgomery County commissioners vote on proposed tax rate, set date for public hearing on FY 2021-22 budget
A public hearing is scheduled for Aug. 20 to adopt the final budget and tax rate for the 2021-22 fiscal year.
Customers will not have to pay the standard 8.25% sales tax on select clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks under $100.
The measure, known as Proposition B, requires Houston firefighters to receive the same pay as Houston police officers of comparable rank.
According to a July 21 district news release, all eligible full-time teachers, nurses, librarians and counselors will receive a one-time stipend of $2,000, while all other eligible staff will receive a one-time payment of $1,000 on or before the Sept. 30 paycheck.