A new Smoothie King location will open this summer on Kingwood Drive
A new Smoothie King will open in Kingwood this summer.
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By Kelly Schafler|
Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood
Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.
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The district’s budget includes a 3% average raise for all employees, a $1,400 retention stipend added to base pay for teachers, a $1,000 stipend for other staff and raises the minimum hourly wage for full-time auxiliary staff members to $11.50. The district is also bumping its starting teacher salary from $56,700 to $59,000 annually.
Harris County Pets has exceeded its capacity to house its growing pet population, officials said.
Online spending in the U.S. was up 44% from 2019 to 2020, and transportation expert Bill Eisele said this uptick has put a strain on the region’s transportation system.
Texas General Land Office says it is 'not feasible' to request $750M in federal flood aid within 30 days
Houston-area officials ask for 30-day-dealine on the Texas General Land Office's formal request for $750 million in federal flood aid funding, but GLO says it is not possible.
The study will help guide groundwater policy decisions, LSGCD says.
According to Atascocita Fire Department Chief Mike Mulligan, the move is part of a multiphase project that will include the build-out of temporary living quarters at the department's maintenance shop located at Rustic Timbers Drive and Will Clayton Parkway in Humble.
Texas Central could be one step closer to starting construction.
The fair is open to all qualified candidates who are encouraged to bring a resume, and registration is not required.
Harris County Flood Control District Executive Director Russ Poppe announced his resignation June 11.
The center manages 911 calls and other emergency communications.
"This is unusual for this early in the summer season," said Woody Rickerson, ERCOT vice president of grid planning and operations, in a news release.