Conroe | Montgomery
1:59 PM CDT

City of Conroe renames former YMCA property to Owen Park

After the city bought the property in August, it was renamed after the Owen family, who supported arts in Conroe and donated the land to the YMCA


Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood
2:50 PM CDT

Jiffy Lube to celebrate grand opening in Atascocita with 50 free oil changes Sept. 24-25

Jiffy Lube will be donating proceeds from all paid automotive services during the two-day event to the Atascocita High School JROTC program, the Atascocita High School Sports Booster Club and the Atascocita Fire Department. 


Katy

Comcast Rise Investment Fund to award small business grants in Harris, Fort Bend counties

Comcast will award $1 million to small businesses owned by people of color in Fort Bend and Harris counties.



Round Rock

CI Nation roundup: Round Rock ISD trustees considered for censuring; New Caney ISD addresses allegations of student with gun at campus event and more top stories

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Sept. 23.


Conroe | Montgomery

Montgomery store Modern Skein specializes in hand-dyed yarn

​​​​​​​Sharon Graff opened her current storefront on McCowan Street in downtown Montgomery in March 2018.


Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

I-69 at Loop 610 to be closed Sept. 24-27, Oct. 1-4

North and south main lanes will close Sept. 24 at 9 p.m. until Sept. 27 at 5 a.m. and then from Oct. 1-4


Cy-Fair

Amy Wine Counseling Center celebrates fifth anniversary in Cy-Fair

The local counseling center serves children, teens, adults, couples and families.



The Woodlands

Bigotes Street Tacos now open in The Woodlands Mall food court

Bigotes Street Tacos opened Sept. 22 in the food court of The Woodlands Mall, according to leasing officials.


Tomball | Magnolia

Tomball ISD renames former BJ Services campus

The campus is anticipated to be the future home of an elementary school, Tomball Star Academy, and career and technical education space.


The Woodlands

Conroe ISD approves emergency pay for district employees

The Conroe ISD board of trustees approved a resolution authorizing compensation to district employees for days missed due to emergency closures, including the Sept. 14 emergency closure for Tropical Storm Nicholas.


Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Hilton opens new dual-branded hotel at Texas Medical Center

The dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn and Home2 Suites by Hilton offers a total of 300 rooms.



The Woodlands

Wellman Manor nearly completed in Shenandoah, will include 32 homes

Work on the Wellman Manor community, located near Wellman Road and I-45 in Shenandoah, is nearing completion.


Sugar Land | Missouri City

16 traffic fatalities reported year to date in Fort Bend County, up from 2020

There have been more total crashes, major crashes and traffic fatalities in Fort Bend County so far in 2021 than during the same timeframe last year, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office.


Cy-Fair

Tex-Mex eatery La Viva Cantina now open in Cypress

La Viva Cantina opened this month at Fairfield Town Center.


Spring | Klein

Construction on long-awaited Gosling Road bridge to begin this fall

The contract was awarded to NBG Constructors, Inc. on July 20, and a purchase order will be issued in September.



Bay Area

Damn Fine Coffee and Fried Pies: Owner culminates unique life experience into Seabrook shop

Jon Mel Jarnagin's unusual life experiences have culminated into his Bay Area business.


The Woodlands

The Woodlands Township plans Sept. 23 information session on incorporation

Here's what to expect at the information session about incorporation on Sept. 23 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.


The Woodlands

Shenandoah City Council discusses additional costs for Holly Hill Park construction

Inflation and the cost of materials has increased the estimated cost of the project by about $120,000.


Conroe | Montgomery

City of Conroe considering Texas Historical Commission Certification

At a Sept. 22 workshop, a proposal came up that could make Conroe a certified local government.



The Woodlands

Locally-owned chicken restaurant Costa now open on Woodlands Parkway

The Costa menu features a whole chicken, half chicken, boneless chicken breast, chicken caesar salad and chicken sandwich.


Katy

Spring Green Family Dental now open in Katy

The locally owned and -operated office offers family dentistry and cosmetic dentistry services.


Katy

Orangetheory Fitness now open in Fulshear

Orangetheory offers membership-based group workout classes.


Heights | River Oaks | Montrose

Casa Nomad opens Sept. 23 at M-K-T Heights development

The eatery is coming soon from the same hospitality trio behind Wicklow Heights.



Conroe | Montgomery

'There’s always going to be another emergency or another disaster:' Lone Star College begins process to add fourth bachelor's program

Lone Star College System is in the process of adding a baccalaureate program in emergency management to provide additional options for students seeking higher education.


Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Texas Medical Center: Fall 2023 completion announced for research hub for life science campus expansion project

A new research building is underway that will be located in the heart of a future 37-acre TMC3 campus.