Karbach Brewing Co.'s Chris Juergen to offer brewery, restaurant in Tomball and more Houston-area news

The facility in Tomball is being designed by Ziegler Cooper Architects. (Rendering courtesy Tomball Economic Development Corp.)
The facility in Tomball is being designed by Ziegler Cooper Architects. (Rendering courtesy Tomball Economic Development Corp.)

The facility in Tomball is being designed by Ziegler Cooper Architects. (Rendering courtesy Tomball Economic Development Corp.)

Read the latest business and community news from the Greater Houston area.

Tomball-Magnolia

NEW: Karbach Brewing Co. brewmaster Chris Juergen to bring brewery, restaurant to Tomball

Chris Juergen, brewmaster at Houston's Karbach Brewing Co., has plans to break ground on a brewery and restaurant in his hometown of Tomball by year's end, the Tomball Economic Development Corp. announced late Aug. 11. Juergen is a Tomball High School graduate.

Grab N Go Tacos lives up to its name during pandemic



Co-owner Denia Ferguson said Grab N Go Tacos started because she wanted a place that served fresh and high-quality food. Denia and her husband, Darren, opened Grab N Go Tacos Tomball in February 2019.

Cy-Fair

First Watch coming soon to Cy-Fair area

Officials announced via Facebook on Aug. 12 that a new location of First Watch would be opening in late November at the new building that also houses Houston Methodist offices, 9915 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress.

Katy

Katy to move forward with Nov. 3 elections after May elections postponed due to COVID-19

The city of Katy will have elections Nov. 3 after Katy City Council originally voted to postpone the May elections due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Mattison Avenue Salon Suites & Spa opens first Houston-area location

Mattison Avenue Salon Suites & Spa has opened a second-floor location at 2181 Texas Drive, Sugar Land, in Sugar Land Town Square.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University

Family-owned Cleburne Cafeteria stands strong during COVID-19

Family-owned and locally operated restaurant Cleburne Cafeteria has managed to not only stay open, but also maintain its success during COVID-19.

Nola Valente, Dylan Sherman, Claire Shoop, Hunter Marrow, Anna Lotz and Danica Lloyd contributed to this report.



MOST RECENT

Community Impact Newspaper uses data from the Montgomery County Public Health District for weekly case counts. (Community Impact Newspaper)
Active COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County rise 34% over Thanksgiving week from Nov. 23-30

Active cases increased from 2,513 to 3,365; recoveries grew from 10,655 to 11,019; and the death toll has remained the same at 169.

The Montgomery County commissioners discussed reimbursement payments to various entities for coronavirus expenditures. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Montgomery County Commissioners defer CARES Act reimbursements a week

The requested amounts to the counties are for expenses incurred due to the coronavirus.

Tomball ISD students will have the option to change their preferred learning environment from Nov. 30-Dec. 9, whereas Magnolia ISD will no longer offer virtual learning for students in poor academic standing starting Jan. 6. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Here's what to expect with changing learning options in Tomball, Magnolia ISDs for the spring semester

Students in Tomball ISD and Magnolia ISD can expect to see changes in the coming spring semester for face-to-face and virual learning options.

Dozens of clinics throughout the county offer COVID-19 testing services. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
COVID-19 testing locations remain open in Montgomery County and more local news

Read the latest Houston-area business and community news.

Heading into Thanksgiving, Texas Medical Center continues to report uptick in hospitalizations

The total number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Texas Medical Center facilities has increased by more than 50% over two weeks.

The Harris County Justice Administration Department is working to release final reports and launch pilot programs in early 2021. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Harris County Justice Administration Department makes headway on countywide criminal justice studies

The department is working to release the final versions of several studies and launch pilot programs with local law enforcement groups in early 2021.

Now open at 17903 Shaw Road, Cypress, Anedny Portrait Studio specializes in newborn portraits and also offers outdoor sessions for families, maternity photoshoots and graduating seniors. (Courtesy Anedny Portrait Studio)
Photoshoots and more: Here's the latest business news for Tomball, Magnolia

The Tomball and Magnolia area has seen a new photography studio open in the area, in addition to other business news.

Dozens of clinics throughout the county offer COVID-19 testing services. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Where to get tested for COVID-19 in Montgomery County

Molecular testing used to identify active COVID-19 cases and antibody testing to identify previous infections are both available in the county.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced a COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan for the state Nov. 23 for a vaccine he said could be available as soon as December. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

The vaccine could start being distributed "as early as next month," according to a Nov. 23 news release.

Community Impact Newspaper uses data from the Montgomery County Public Health District for weekly case counts. (Community Impact Newspaper)
See Montgomery County's COVID-19 trends Nov. 17-23

Active cases increased from 1,828 to 2,513; recoveries grew from 10,012 to 10,655; and the death toll rose from 165 to 169.