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Fort Bend ISD

Final countdown: Here is when Fort Bend ISD students return for 2021-22 school year

With just a couple weeks remaining before the start of the 2021-22 school year, Fort Bend ISD students and families are counting down the final days of summer.

Houston metro

NEW CDC GUIDANCE: All individuals should wear masks in K-12 schools, including those who are fully vaccinated

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending all individuals—including fully vaccinated individuals—wear masks in K-12 schools.


Montgomery adopts 20% tax break on homestead property taxes

Homeowners within the city of Montgomery can expect to receive a 20% tax break on their homestead property taxes in the next fiscal year.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Raising Cane's to expand Greater Houston-area presence with new Humble location

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is opening a new Houston-area location in November at 7351 FM 1960, Humble.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Main Chick Hot Chicken opens first brick-and-mortar location in Sugar Land

Main Chick Hot Chicken opened its first brick-and-mortar location at 13513 University, Blvd., Ste. 300, Sugar Land, on July 23.

Claire Shoop, Eva Vigh and Wesley Gardner contributed to this report.