Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 21.

Note: The following stories were published April 18-19.

Greater Houston

Construction to start on Magnolia Village retail center May 2

The proposed Magnolia Village retail center is anticipated to yield $33 million in sales tax revenue for the city of Magnolia over two-plus decades, said Patrick Egan, a developer from Gulf Coast Commercial Group, during an April 12 Magnolia City Council meeting.

Conroe ISD takes first step toward creation of virtual school for 2022-23

Conroe ISD took the first step toward creation of a virtual-hybrid school offering remote instruction for the 2022-23 school year at an April 19 meeting of the board of trustees.

Central Texas

Townwest Commons developer in Hutto pitching to several major businesses

NewQuest Properties, the developer of Hutto's Townwest Commons shopping center, is in the process of trying to attract new businesses.

Cedar Park-Leander median home prices, closed sales show noticeable increases in March

Median home prices and closed sales in both Cedar Park and Leander this March increased compared to January and February data, according to an April 15 Austin Board of Realtors report.

Dallas-Fort Worth

Stranger Things Store to open in Grapevine Mills

The Stranger Things Store is coming to Grapevine Mills shopping mall May 25. Based on the hit Netflix series, the store will feature some of the show's most iconic locations while offering merchandise and activities inside, according to the mall's website.

Kayli Thompson, Carson Ganong, Vanessa Holt, Ben Karkela and Zacharia Washington contributed to this report.