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Plans to build 58 homes on Mitchell Island in The Woodlands' East Shore area draw resident opposition

Situated on Lake Woodlands alongside the East Shore neighborhood, Mitchell Island is a 22-acre parcel of wooded land known to some locals as an area where eagles hunt and roost, East Shore resident Tami Houston said.

The island is also the subject of a recent variance request to the Houston Planning Commission from Howard Hughes Corp. for the development planned there.

See how home sales, median prices changed in August in The Woodlands area

Each month Community Impact Newspaper compiles information about The Woodlands area home sales in seven ZIP codes, looking at how many houses sold in each area and how much the median price increased since last year.

Fort Bend County judge calls on TikTok to build its HQ there

Fort Bend County Judge KP George wrote a letter to TikTok Global calling on the company to consider the county for its global headquarters and future programs in Texas.

Amazon launches 4-star retail store at The Woodlands Mall

The newest Amazon 4-star location opened its doors Sept. 18 in The Woodlands Mall at 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands.

Sprouts Farmers Market set to open new Houston store Oct. 14

The supermarket chain will open a new 26,000-square-foot grocery store at 1212 Old Spanish Trail, Houston, on Oct. 14, the company announced via a July 22 news release.

Vanessa Holt, Nola Valente, Ben Thompson and Hunter Marrow contributed to this report.