CI NATION ROUNDUP: The Woodlands incorporation measures fail to get voter approval; Austinites reject Proposition A over APD staffing requirement and more top news

Signs for and against the incorporation measure could be found at voting sites in The Woodlands Township. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Signs for and against the incorporation measure could be found at voting sites in The Woodlands Township. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Signs for and against the incorporation measure could be found at voting sites in The Woodlands Township. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Nov. 3.

Note: The following stories were published Nov. 2.

Greater Houston

The Woodlands incorporation measures fail to get voter approval


With all Harris County precincts reporting, the revised unofficial voting totals in The Woodlands incorporation election for both Montgomery and Harris counties show the two propositions will fail.


Central Texas

Unofficial results: Leander ISD voters narrowly fail 2 of 3 bond propositions


Just one of Leander ISD's three bond propositions will pass, according to unofficial election results from Travis and Williamson counties.

Voters approve 2 out of 5 bond propositions in Georgetown ISD

Voters in Georgetown ISD approved two out of five bond proposition Nov. 2, totaling $381.7 million that will pay for future infrastructure and amenities in the district.

Austinites reject Proposition A over APD staffing requirement

Austin voters rejected Proposition A and its mandated increase to the Austin Police Department's force in the Nov. 2 election.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Frisco raises speed limit on stretch of Stonebrook Parkway


Drivers in Frisco now have a higher speed allowance on a portion of Stonebrook Parkway.

Vanessa Holt, Taylor Girtman, Brittany Andes, Matt Payne and contributed to this report.


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Montgomery County municipalities continue to receive increased sales tax allocations from the previous year as Texas recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Newspaper)
Conroe receives over $6 million in November state sales tax allocations; Montgomery County cities show continual year over year growth

Montgomery County municipalities continue to receive increased sales tax allocations from the previous year as Texas recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Commissioners on Nov. 22 voted to approve a density change to preliminary plans for The Preserve, a neighborhood that city documents said could include 565 single-family homes at the northeast corner of Teel and Panther Creek Parkways. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Neighborhood near PGA Frisco could see larger lots; ERCOT says Texas power grid ready for expected winter demand and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Nov. 24.

A health expert with Baylor College of Medicine provides advice to stay safe and healthy while celebrating Thanksgiving with family. (Karolina Grabowska/Pexels)
Baylor College of Medicine: Tips for staying safe and healthy this Thanksgiving as the pandemic continues

Check out some helpful advice from a medical expert on how to stay safe and healthy during Thanksgiving.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sits beside Samsung CEO Dr. Kinam Kim as he announces the company is brining a $17 billion facility to Taylor. (Screnshot via KXAN)
Samsung makes it official: Announcement from Governor's Mansion confirms $17B facility coming to Taylor

Nearly a year after Williamson County officials began pitching Samsung to bring a megafacility to the area, the electronics giant has made it official.

Bill Curci is a chief operating partner for Shuck Me, a seafood restaurant in Fort Worth. (Bailey Lewis/Community Impact Newspaper)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Fort Worth restaurant Shuck Me is fishing- and family-centric; a guide to Houston's 2021 Thanksgiving Day Parade and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Nov. 23.

PTSD Foundation of America seeks to reduce veteran suicides

An average of 17.2 veterans died by suicide daily in 2019—a 36% increase from 2001, according to a report released by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in September.

Hebrews Coffeehouse specializes in coffee flights, an assortment of four specialty coffees with flavors changed every two weeks. (Courtesy Hebrews Coffeehouse)
From coffee trailer to storefront: Meet the owners of Hebrews Coffeehouse on FM 1488

​​​​​​​“Once we had a coffeehouse and people were coming into that house-type environment and then you start to see relationships flourish, that’s what makes our hearts beat,” Geoff said. “Coffee was a catalyst for that.”

Texas Medical Center coronavirus update: ICU numbers drop almost 20%; new hospitalizations plateau

Heading into Thanksgiving, here is the status of COVID-19 in Texas Medical Center hospitals.

The Oak Ridge North City Council held a regular city council meeting Nov. 22. (Ally Bolender/Community Impact Newspaper)
Oak Ridge North to spend $45K redesigning water lines for Robinson Road project

With the project addition, the waterline will be redesigned and moved into the planned right-of-way lane to deter future roadway construction and make the line more accessible for repairs.

Read below to find out where to donate items or money to local organizations. (Photo courtesy Canva)
Where to donate for Thanksgiving this year in Houston

For those looking to give items or monetary donations for Thanksgiving this year, check out these organizations that help feed Houstonians on Thanksgiving.

Snow covers I-45 in Houston during Winter Storm Uri in February. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
ERCOT: Texas power grid ready for expected winter demand

The state's electric grid manager also said extreme weather could once again result in outages.