Spring | Klein
7:15 AM CDT

Sulcata Psychiatry in Vintage Park now scheduling appointments for June

Patients who schedule appointments for June prior to May 31 will receive a 15% discount.


Spring | Klein
10:19 AM May 7, 2021 CDT

Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 begins construction on new 43-acre campus

The campus will house ESD No. 11's new ambulance service, which is scheduled to launch Sept. 4 when the district's contract with current service provider, Cypress Creek Emergency Medical Services, expires.


The Charleston Tea Room and Cafe in Friendswood reopens April 12

The restaurant is under new ownership and has undergone renovations.



The Woodlands

Ride a bike, see a show, observe Memorial Day: 12 events and activities in The Woodlands area in May and June

See events and activities happening in The Woodlands area in early summer, including a show at the Pavilion and Memorial day observances.



Pearland | Friendswood

Learn about Quakers Landing, May's featured neighborhood

Quakers Landing in Friendswood has 52 single-family properties with a median size of 2,577 square feet.


Cy-Fair

Cy-Fair ISD's 2019 bond program funds new propane buses to replace diesel vehicles

Propane buses now account for about 30% of the district's entire fleet.



Sugar Land | Missouri City

Bubble tea shop Gong Cha opens in Missouri City's Tang City Plaza

The Taiwanese-style drink franchise began a soft opening for its Missouri City location on April 26.


Conroe | Montgomery

'Nationally-known' water bottling company backs out of Conroe deal

The proposal—which was dubbed Project Hydrate—had drawn concern from residents and some city officials


Katy

Vera Hair Co. now open in Katy

Vera Hair Co. officially opened in Katy on April 24 after a soft opening earlier that month.


Conroe | Montgomery

University of St. Thomas offering free tuition to first 500 students who apply

The online degrees are in the following fields: cybersecurity, network technology, electronic technology, general business, and alcohol and drug dependency counseling.



Bay Area

IMPACTS ROUNDUP: Spaceplane developer coming to Clear Lake and more aerospace news

Here is a roundup of space-related news in the Clear Lake area.


Cy-Fair

Cypress-based JK Welding takes on unique, challenging projects

Motorists might recognize the FM 529 facility by the large projects that can be seen from the street, which have included an oil derrick, a pirate ship and a massive wind chime.


The Woodlands

Work on FM 2978 continues with expected completion date this summer

The project, begun in 2018, is expected to wrap in the second quarter of 2021.


Pearland | Friendswood

Brazoria County Expressway sees more ridership than projected

The Brazoria County Expressway and the Hwy. 288 toll lanes in Harris County opened in November.



Sugar Land | Missouri City

Sugar Land Skeeters' first season as Houston Astros' Triple-A affiliate expected to boost local economy

The Sugar Land Skeeters will play its first home game as the Astros' Triple-A affiliate May 20.


Pearland | Friendswood

Billion-dollar proposal: Friendswood among cities to consider funding regional drainage solutions

A consultant has presented over $1.6 billion worth of potential regional flood solutions for Friendswood, Pearland and beyond.


Tomball | Magnolia

'They’ve created the legacy:' Inaugural class to graduate May 27 from Tomball ISD's early college high school program

The inaugural class of 95 students has been instrumental in paving the way for the students yet to finish the program, said Kelly Marchiando, the principal of Tomball Star Academy since January.


Pearland | Friendswood

Friendswood ISD classrooms pivot to virtual learning after COVID-19 outbreak

Two classrooms at Bales Intermediate School will learn remotely for the remainder of the week after more than 10% of the people in those classrooms tested positive for COVID-19. While there is evidence of community spread, the positivity rate for the entire Bales campus is just under 2%.



Heights | River Oaks | Montrose

Appeals court rules in favor Houston firefighters in collective bargaining case

The 14th Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the fire union in a case that originated when the city and the union failed to reach an agreement on a labor contract in 2017.


Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Harris County coronavirus count: Daily new cases drop sharply in first week of May

See the latest trends on COVID-19 in Harris County.


Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Officials talk park improvements, incoming e-commerce tenant at Humble BizCom event

Local business leaders and community members gathered virtually May 6 at Humble BizCom event hosted by Partnership Lake Houston.


Cy-Fair

Houston Methodist announces plans for new 400-bed hospital in Cypress

The new hospital could open as early as 2024 and ultimately employ more than 500 people, officials said.



Sugar Land | Missouri City

Sugar Creek Health Center in Sugar Land changes ownership

Tenants at Sugar Creek Health Center provide outpatient surgery, imaging, orthopedics, women’s health, dentistry and optometry.


Cy-Fair

Q&A: Why Texas faces a growing nursing shortage and what can be done to address it

In 2018, the state health department estimated about 11% of the demand for nurses was not able to be met, and that number is expected to rise to 16.3% by 2032.