Fort Bend County unveils new COVID-19 registration process; Krab Kingz Seafood coming to Humble and more top Houston-area news

Fort Bend County residents will be notified via email, text message or phone call with information about their COVID-19 vaccine appointment. (Courtesy Pexels)
Fort Bend County residents will be notified via email, text message or phone call with information about their COVID-19 vaccine appointment. (Courtesy Pexels)

Fort Bend County residents will be notified via email, text message or phone call with information about their COVID-19 vaccine appointment. (Courtesy Pexels)

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Fort Bend County

Fort Bend County announces new COVID-19 vaccination system

A new registration system announced by Fort Bend County officials Feb. 26 allows more residents than before to sign up and be placed on a waitlist for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Fort Bend County judge: Wearing masks 'highly' recommended despite end to statewide mandate



Fort Bend County Judge KP George is encouraging residents to continue wearing masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 despite a new executive order issued by Gov. Greg Abbott that repeals the statewide mask mandate.

Montgomery County

Montgomery County set to receive largest vaccine allocation yet in first week of March

Nearly 20,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses are allocated for distribution across Montgomery County's two vaccine hubs and several other local providers during the first week of March.

Tomball-Magnolia

'A developer couldn’t have placed Tomball in a better location if they really tried': Commercial, industrial growth in city of Tomball to create nearly 450 jobs

A new brewery that broke ground in February and an upcoming sports complex are just two examples of companies eyeing a move to Tomball or expanding their footprint in the city.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Krab Kingz Seafood to open Humble-area eatery in March

Krab Kingz Seafood will open at 9526 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Ste. 3113, Humble, on March 17, according to co-owner Sam Wright.

Morgan Theophil, Ben Thompson, Anna Lotz and Andy Li contributed to this report.