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Katy Mills is future home to Texas' first construction theme park

Katy will be the home of Dig World—Texas’ first all-ages, construction-themed adventure park—in a “few months,” according to an Aug. 18 announcement from Dig World.


H-E-B breaks ground at Magnolia Place on FM 1488

Construction has begun on the H-E-B at Magnolia Place, a mixed-use development project at Spur 149 and FM 1488 in Magnolia, according to an Aug. 16 press release from Stratus Properties Inc.


12 public education bills approved by the 87th Texas Legislature

Hundreds of bills affecting public education were filed during the 87th Texas Legislature, which concluded its regular session at the end of May.


'Berlin Wall of the community': Pearland ISD board, students, parents debate mask guidelines

Students, parents and board members alike passionately weighed in on the idea of mask mandates during Pearland ISD's board meeting Aug. 16.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Sibling owners open first Houston-area Saladworks in Sugar Land

The first Houston-area Saladworks location opened in Sugar Land on Aug. 11 at 18802 University Blvd.

Laura Aebi, Chandler France, Danica Lloyd, Andy Yanez and Holly Galvan contributed to this report.