Though many stories Community Impact Newspaper reported on this year involved the coronavirus pandemic, other news was happening, too. Here are the top five non-COVID-19-related stories from 2020 in the Houston area.
In-N-Out Burger to open Willowbrook location Sept. 4
In-N-Out Burger will open its newest Greater Houston-area location at 7611 FM 1960 W., Houston, on Sept. 4, In-N-Out Marketing Communications Specialist Kathleen Luppi said in an email Sept. 3.
Golf course to detention basin: Harris County Flood Control District set to acquire
Pending final approval by the Harris County Commissioners Court, the Harris County Flood Control District hopes to acquire the 27.63 acres that encompass Raveneaux Country Club facility by the end of January, with the goal of constructing a regional stormwater detention basin to replace the country club and golf course.
Spring ISD's revised 2020-21 instructional calendar includes intersessional breaks, runs Aug. 17-June 25
The Spring ISD board of trustees unanimously approved a revised 2020-21 instructional calendar during a special meeting May 28, which features intersessional breaks and runs Aug. 17, 2020-June 25, 2021.
Drive-in movie theater to debut in Spring on May 29
Rooftop Cinema Club, an outdoor movie theater company, will be debuting its first Spring drive-in theater location May 29.
Houston under boil-water notice after massive water line break
Houston residents are asked to boil water for personal use from city taps for the next 24 hours, city officials announced Feb. 27.
Hannah Zedaker, Emma Whalen and Adriana Rezal contributed to this report.