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Texas Supreme Court declines to review high-speed rail case, freeing company up to use eminent domain

Texas Central, the company looking to build a 236-mile high-speed rail line connecting Houston and Dallas, has been given a big win in an ongoing legal battle over whether the company is legally recognized as a "railroad company" under state law.

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Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion announces 3 new concerts for 2021 season

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on June 22 announced three additional concerts for the 2021 season.


Construction of H-E-B at Magnolia Place delayed again

The grocery store, which was originally slated to open in fall 2020, was put on hold last summer and then delayed with a groundbreaking date of June 14, Community Impact Newspaper previously reported.

Tomball ISD considering bond referendum, purchase of former BJ Services campus

Tomball ISD is in negotiations to purchase the former headquarters of BJ Services, an oilfield service company that filed for bankruptcy in July 2020, Chief Financial Officer Jim Ross said in an interview June 16.


Miracle City, community for the homeless, eyes 5-year build-out

Five acres of wooded land on Foster Drive in Conroe have been cleared for Miracle City, a community serving people experiencing homelessness in Montgomery County.

Shawn Arrajj, Ally Bolender, Chandler France, Anna Lotz and Eva Vigh contributed to this report.