Luis Hernandez opening third Allstate agency on Gulf Freeway near Friendswood, Bay Area

Luis Hernandez is opening his third Allstate Insurance Agency at 14200 Gulf Freeway, Ste. 200, Houston, on June 1. The business will provide auto, property and life insurance as well as annuities and financial service products. 832-813-8337
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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The county had 30% of its registered voters turn out during the first week of early voting.

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Sales tax revenue rebounds in some Houston cities following COVID-19 shutdowns

While revenue data shows both positive and negative regional trends in 2020, experts said businesses must brace for more changes as the economy fluctuates.

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Greater Houston region faces glut of industrial, commercial space and multifamily housing

While the Greater Houston area has seen a glut of office space for the last six years, Patrick Jankowski said the industrial buildup has happened more in the past year and a half.

Galveston County is seeing strong early voter turnout. (Colleen Ferguson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Galveston County continues to see strong early voter turnout

So far, 29% of the county's registered voters have voted.

Pearland began construction on Hughes Ranch Road in May. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Hughes Ranch Road sewer project in Pearland to wrap up in November

Hughes Ranch Road has been delayed due to complications.

Here are the latest coronavirus data updates for Galveston County. (Community Impact staff)
DATA: Galveston County averages fewer than 25 new COVID-19 cases per day in October

With approximately 400 new cases reported since Oct. 1, the case count total of 12,123 reflects an average of about 22 new cases per day over the last 18 days.

Voters wait in line at a Cy-Fair polling location Oct. 16. (Danica Lloyd/Community Impact Newspaper)
More than 800,000 Harris County residents cast ballots in first 8 days of early voting

This total includes nearly 697,000 in-person votes and 105,000 mail-in votes.

Second-grade teacher Brittany Bocan greets her virtual class as they get ready to learn. (Courtesy of Friendswood ISD)
Friendswood ISD updates: Number of in-person learners increases, district adapts to COVID-19 challenges

The number of students learning virtually at FISD decreased by half for the second nine weeks of the 2020-21 school year.

Amazon's new sorting center is now open at 22525 Clay Road, Katy. The 800,000-square-foot building opened Oct. 9. (Courtesy Amazon.com Inc.)
Amazon center in Katy to bring 3K jobs and more Houston-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area.

There are five ZIP codes local to the Pearland and Friendswood area. (Community Impact staff)
DATA: A look at August real estate in Pearland, Friendswood

A look at August real estate in Pearland and Friendswood