The Jambalaya Shoppe opens first Texas location in Pearland

The Jambalaya Shoppe opened in Pearland on Dec. 17. The Louisiana-based eatery is known for its boudin, gumbo and “pastalaya,” or jambalaya made with pasta instead of rice. The location at 12568 Broadway St., Ste. 190, Pearland, is the first Texas location for the business. 281-416-5592. www.thejambalayashoppe.com
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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In-person education will resume at all Clear Creek ISD campuses Feb. 23, with the exception of two Seabrook schools. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Clear Creek ISD to resume normal operations Feb. 23

Since the city of Seabrook is, as of 2 p.m. Feb. 22, still under a boil water advisory, students at Bay Elementary School and Seabrook Intermediate School will need to await further guidance about whether school is happening in person Feb. 23.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner asked Houston-area residents to contribute to a relief fund to help the community recover from the winter storm. (Screenshot via HTV)
Houstonians asked to pitch into winter storm relief fund

CenterPoint Energy provided a leading gift of $1 million.

Page Rander and Jay Cunningham currently hold the District 4 and 5 seats, respectively, and Jennifer Broddle holds the at large Position A seat. (Jake Magee/Community Impact Newspaper)
UPDATED: Here is who is running in Clear Creek ISD’s board of trustees election

A general election will be held May 1 for at large Position A as well as the District 4 and 5 seats.

cars on snowy road
Texas Disaster Declaration opens door to federal aid for losses sustained during winter storms

Individuals and businesses who sustained losses during the February 2021 winter storms are eligible for federal assistance, according to a Texas Disaster Declaration approved

Gov. Greg Abbott held a press conference Feb. 19 updating residents on the state's response to recent winter storms. (Courtesy Office of the Governor)
Gov. Abbott: Texas is working with federal, local agencies to offer financial relief, resources to residents impacted by winter storms

Gov. Greg Abbott said the state continues to prioritize four main areas of concern: power, water, supplies and fuel production.

Icicles hung from trees and vegetation in the Cy-Fair area Feb. 15. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
SHARE YOUR STORY: How did the recent winter storm affect you?

Although the weather is warming up, this week's storm will have lasting effects on many residents. We want to hear your stories.

ERCOT president and chief executive Bill Magness (left) was joined by the electric grid manager's senior director of system operations Dan Woodfin on Feb. 19 for a briefing on the company's emergency operations. (Screenshot via ERCOT livestream)
ERCOT chief: 'We are completely back to normal operations' as of Feb. 19

Officials with the Texas electric grid manager also said they are preparing for state and federal reviews of this week's power outages.

The free month of storage is available to customers renting new units and is subject to vacancy at each U-Haul facility. (Courtesy U-Haul)
U-Haul offering Texans 30 free days of storage

The 30-day offer also applies to U-Box portable storage containers, which have 257 cubic feet of space and a 1 ton capacity.

H-E-B stores across Texas have limited store hours and placed purchase limits on some high-demand products due to ongoing severe winter weather, H-E-B officials announced Feb. 19. (Courtesy H-E-B)
H-E-B, Central Market limit store hours, product purchases due to severe winter weather

H-E-B stores across Texas have limited store hours and placed purchase limits on some high-demand products due to ongoing severe winter weather, H-E-B officials announced Feb. 19.