Sugar Land | Missouri City
4:49 PM CDT

New coronavirus case numbers hold steady in Fort Bend County from Oct. 16-22

Fort Bend County Health and Human Services reported 324 new cases of the coronavirus the week of Oct. 16-22, two fewer than the 326 reported the week prior.


Cy-Fair
11:15 PM CDT

387 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Cy-Fair from Oct. 19-23

Active cases locally have increased by 9% since Oct. 19, according to data from Harris County Public Health.


Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

December runoff date set for Houston City Council District B race

After more than 12 months of delay, a runoff election date has finally been set for the Houston City Council District B race.



Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Drive-thru voting in Harris County becomes popular and more top Houston-area news

Read top stories from the past week from the Houston area.


Bay Area

Learn about Bal Harbour Cove, October's featured neighborhood

Learn about Bal Harbour Cove, the Bay Area's featured neighborhood for October.


The Woodlands

Shogun Japanese Grill and Sushi Bar opens in Spring and more Houston-area news

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


Tomball | Magnolia

Fall fun: 8 pumpkin patches to visit in North Houston

From photo opportunities to hayrides, here are a few places to put on your list this fall.



Houston creates new system for low-income residents to address late court fees

The system was among the recommendations made by the mayor's police reform task force in their report.


Katy

Katy ISD superintendent addresses community efforts during COVID-19 at State of the District speech

Katy ISD Superintendent Ken Gregorski gave a State of the District update early Oct. 23.


Cy-Fair

Early-voting sites in Cy-Fair see high turnout ahead of Nov. 3 election

During the first 10 days of early voting ahead of the Nov. 3 general election, nearly 124,000 Harris County residents cast their ballots at polling locations in the Cy-Fair area.


Katy

Katy-area construction, remodeling industry booming during pandemic

Ida Frank, the owner of Venus Construction in Katy, said her and her staff have kept busy and are booked until mid-December.



The Woodlands

See where turnout stands at Montgomery County's polling places after 9 days of early voting

From Willis to The Woodlands, thousands of county residents have turned out to vote each day since early voting began Oct. 13.


The Woodlands

Report: Woodlands' Fire Station No. 5 due for major overhaul or new site; department needs could run $13M-$14M

Foundation issues at Fire Station No. 5 mean that the facility could need extensive renovation or that a new building may need to be constructed at a new site.


Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Texas Supreme Court rules Harris County drive-thru, curbside voting can continue

More than 98,000 ballots cast at drive-thru polling sites across Harris County will be counted in the Nov. 3 election.


The Woodlands

Shogun Japanese Grill and Sushi Bar holds soft opening in Spring

The Japanese restaurant's soft opening was held Oct. 13



Cy-Fair

Cypress resident opens mobile massage business

Cypress Mobile Massage opened last month.


Bay Area

IMPACTS ROUNDUP: Floor & Decor coming soon to Webster and more

Here is a roundup of local business news in Clear Lake and League City


Pearland | Friendswood

Pearland launches rent assistance program

The program will cover two months of back rent, up to $1,500 per month, according to an update on the city’s website.


Spring | Klein

Check out October's featured neighborhood in Spring, Klein: Lexington Woods, 77373

Lexington Woods comprises 1,080 single-family homes and is zoned to Spring ISD.



Tomball | Magnolia

15 spooky, fall and holiday events to attend in Tomball, Magnolia through mid-November

Mark your calendar! It's a busy fall in Tomball and Magnolia with several events to choose from.


Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

East Montgomery County Industrial Park interest rises despite COVID-19

Industry data and growth among Lake Houston-area companies show the logistics sector could be seeing a comeback from the pandemic.


Bay Area

'Inspiring during challenging times': Space Center Houston adjusts to pandemic, plans future attractions

Due to COVID-19, Space Center Houston officials have implemented changes while focusing on long-range plans.


The Woodlands

Free COVID-19 testing to be available in The Woodlands Township's town hall parking lot

Walk-up or appointment-based testing is available for free starting Oct. 23.



The Woodlands

CHI St. Luke's Hospital faces potential contract termination with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas at multiple Houston, Southeast Texas locations

If an agreement cannot be reached, up to 40,000 Houstonians could find their local hospital is out of network for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas.


Heights | River Oaks | Montrose

State of the city: Mayor Sylvester Turner warns Houston’s recovery could be slow, inequitable

The mayor touted the city's resilience but said that recovery from the coronavirus recession is starting to leave vulnerable communities behind.