CI NATION ROUNDUP: ExxonMobil to bring Hughes Landing employees back to Spring location; Dave's Hot Chicken to open in Plano and more top stories

ExxonMobil has held office space at Hughes Landing in The Woodlands. (Courtesy The Howard Hughes Corp.)
ExxonMobil has held office space at Hughes Landing in The Woodlands. (Courtesy The Howard Hughes Corp.)

ExxonMobil has held office space at Hughes Landing in The Woodlands. (Courtesy The Howard Hughes Corp.)

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 27.

Note: The following stories were published Oct. 24-26.

Greater Houston

ExxonMobil confirms it is bringing Hughes Landing employees back to Spring location


After voluntarily ending a tax abatement with The Woodlands Township on Oct. 11 due to not being able to maintain the required number of staff at buildings it occupies in The Woodlands’ buildings at Hughes Landing, ExxonMobil said it it will be bringing employees back to its Houston campus, located in Spring.


Central Texas

New Oak Hill H-E-B in Southwest Austin opening on schedule


The 90,000-square-foot building includes a shaded playscape, picnic tables and a drive-thru pharmacy, according to a news release from the company.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Lincoln Experience Center to close at The Star District in Frisco


A news release announced the coming closure, and encouraged customers to visit other Lincoln retailers in Frisco, Grapevine, Fort Worth, Sherman and Dallas.

Dave's Hot Chicken plans grand opening for new Plano location

According to an announcement on its website, Dave's Hot Chicken plans to hold a grand opening Oct. 29 for its new Plano location at 8315 Preston Road.

Statewide

Amazon hiring for thousands of seasonal jobs throughout Texas


Amazon is hiring over 15,000 seasonal employees throughout Texas for the holiday season, said Daniel Martin, the company's regional public relations manager.

Andrew Christman, Maggie Quinlan, Matt Payne, Trent Thompson and Erick Pirayesh contributed to this report.


MOST RECENT

Entergy reported on winterization efforts and reliability improvements during a Dec. 8 meeting. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
Entergy reports on winterization efforts in The Woodlands

The winterization efforts include insulating critical equipment and building enclosures to protect pumps.

County commissioners voted through appointments for emergency services districts and for their appraisal district candidate at a Dec. 8 commissioners court meeting. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
3 takeaways from the Dec. 8 Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting

County commissioners voted through appointments for emergency services districts and for their appraisal district candidate at a Dec. 8 commissioners court meeting.

Tewbeleaux's Cajun Grill opened in Northwest Austin on Nov. 2. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Tewbeleaux's Cajun Grill opens first Central Texas location in Northwest Austin; House of Pies opens in Cypress and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 8.

Cava is a fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant. (Courtesy Cava)
Zoes Kitchen in Market Street to close, convert to Cava Mediterranean restaurant

Cava, a fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant, is expected to take the place of Zoes Kitchen in Market Street at 9595 Six Pines Drive, Ste. 1490, The Woodlands, according to Cava officials.

A Memorial Hermann Primary Care Clinic is coming to Shenandoah. (Courtesy Howard Hughes Corp.)
Memorial Hermann Primary Care Clinic coming to Shenandoah; construction to begin on Creekside Park Medical Plaza

Memorial Hermann Medical Group signed a 20,000-square-foot, build-to-suit lease for a Memorial Hermann Primary Care Clinic to be developed in Shenandoah, according to a news release by Howard Hughes Corporation. In addition, the release stated that construction is beginning on the new Creekside Park Medical Plaza within Creekside Park Village Center. 

The Gringo's location in Katy is pictured. A new Conroe location is planned for late 2022. (Courtesy NewQuest Properties)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Gringo's restaurant confirmed for Conroe Waterfront Center; Austin’s longest-standing H-E-B to be rebuilt and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 7.

(Courtesy Holcomb Family YMCA)
Holcomb Family YMCA announces grand opening event

The grand opening on Dec. 11 will celebrate the completion of the first phase of the project.

Bear Branch Park, located at 5200 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, closed for renovations Nov. 29 and will reopen April 1 as an inclusive playground. (Courtesy The Woodlands Township)
Bear Branch Park inclusive playground slated for April opening

Bear Branch Park, located at 5200 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, closed for renovations Nov. 29 and will reopen April 1 as an inclusive playground, according to a news release from The Woodlands Township. 

US Attorney General Merrick Garland and US Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta announced the lawsuit against Texas on Dec. 6. (Screenshot courtesy of Department of Justice)
U.S. Dept. of Justice lawsuit alleges Texas' redistricting maps discriminate against voters of color

The suit alleges that the Texas Legislature redrew the maps to reduce voters of colors' influence on elections.

Santa Claus will fly down from the North Pole to visit with families in The Woodlands at a variety of locations this holiday season. (Courtesy Canva)
Where to see Santa in The Woodlands this holiday season

Santa Claus will fly down from the North Pole to visit with families in The Woodlands at a variety of locations this holiday season. Attendees should check with each venue regarding safety policies and cancellations.

The 6.5-mile project will be an important connection for the pedestrian, bicycle and transit networks, according to city officials. (Courtesy Austin Public Works)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: City of Austin begins design of urban trail on abandoned rail corridor; 12 things to do in and around New Braunfels this holiday season and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 6.