Amazon facility coming to Missouri City, Fort Bend ISD faces possible budget shortfall and more top Houston-area news

Amazon is opening a 1 million-square-foot facility at 2303 Hurricane Lane, Fresno, in 2021. (Screenshot courtesy Amazon)
Amazon is opening a 1 million-square-foot facility at 2303 Hurricane Lane, Fresno, in 2021. (Screenshot courtesy Amazon)

Amazon is opening a 1 million-square-foot facility at 2303 Hurricane Lane, Fresno, in 2021. (Screenshot courtesy Amazon)

Read the top news from the past week from the Houston area.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Amazon fulfillment center coming to Missouri City in 2021

E-commerce retailer Amazon announced it will open a fulfillment center in Missouri City in 2021, according to a Dec. 7 press release.

Fort Bend ISD faces projected $22M revenue shortfall; considers tax rate increase



Fort Bend ISD is projecting a $22 million revenue shortfall when compared to budgeted amounts, according to first quarter financial data presented during the Dec. 7 board of trustees meeting.

Spring-Klein

Spring ISD outlines changes ahead of spring semester, announces districtwide virtual academy opening August 2021

Ahead of the spring semester, Spring ISD officials have announced that changes will be implemented in hopes of improving remote and in-person instruction for teachers and students.

Crawfish, shrimp, crab and fish are on the menu at Off the Hook Seafood in Spring

Following its soft launch late this summer, Off the Hook Seafood has been open for dine-in and takeout orders in northeastern Spring ahead of a future grand opening.

Katy

Firedisc Cookers opens in Katy

Firedisc Cookers held a grand opening Nov. 21 at 25302 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Ste. H140, Katy. The 4,600-square-foot store offers high-quality outdoor grills and accessories.

Claire Shoop, Hannah Zedaker, Laura Aebi and Ben Thompson contributed to this report.