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League City, TxDOT officials review Bay Area transportation projects

A slew of transportation projects are in the works or pending, and League City and Texas Department of Transportation officials teamed up Nov. 12 to inform residents of the construction they can expect over the next several years.


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Benchmark study reveals 24-year lifespan variance, high obesity rates and limited health care access across Harris County

A study by Harris County Public Health found life expectancy in Harris County alone varies by nearly 24 years depending on where a resident lives.

In split vote, Harris County approves resolution supporting universal background checks for all Texas firearm sales

The nonbinding resolution's passing demonstrated the court's support of legislation requiring universal background checks for all gun sales in the state, including those involving an unlicensed gun dealer and stranger-to-stranger gun sales.



Harris County clerk to move ballot box collection center to centralized location in effort to expedite election result returns

Ahead of the Dec. 14 mayoral runoff election for the city of Houston, Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman announced plans Nov. 12 to move the county’s ballot box collection center to a more centralized location in hopes of expediting election result returns.


Clear Creek ISD board examines committee work, community input regarding school start times

The Clear Creek ISD board of trustees next week is expected to make a decision that would potentially adjust school start times, prompting at least two board members to wonder if there has been enough time to examine the issue.


Greater Houston area to experience cold front Nov. 11-13; temperature could reach freezing point

The front is not expected to affect travel because the ground is too warm for precipitation to stick.


South Shore Boulevard closed during repair work Nov. 13-20

The northbound lanes of South Shore Boulevard will be closed Nov. 13-20, requiring motorists to take detours.


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Tolls to increase Jan. 1 on the Grand Parkway

Drivers on the Grand Parkway will see toll rates increase 2% on Jan. 1, 2020.


With bond funding secured, METRO officials announce next steps

With voter approval, METRO is moving forward with plans to bring projects in its long-range transportation plan to life.


Texas secretary of state refutes Harris County clerk’s claims that state caused election results delay

An explanation for the 12-hour delay in Harris County election results grew more complicated Nov. 6.


Clear Creek ISD board approves final technology round of security upgrades

The CCISD board unanimously approved the final technology phase of its security upgrade projects.



Devon Self Storage undergoing renovations

Devon Self Storage at 3018 Bayport Blvd., Seabrook, is undergoing a remodel because of the widening of Hwy. 146.


Seabrook Eye Center celebrates one year of business

Seabrook Eye Center, 603 Kirby Road, Seabrook, celebrates its one-year anniversary Dec. 6.


Galveston Bay Foundation breaks ground on new location

Nonprofit environmental group Galveston Bay Foundation on Oct. 29 broke ground on a new 30-acre site.


Jetstream RV Resort at NASA now open in Webster

Jetstream RV Resort at NASA had its grand opening Oct. 26.



League City City Council approves spending $1.78M on vehicles, equipment

The League City City Council on Nov. 5 approved spending about $1.78 million on a litany of equipment for several city departments.


UPDATED FINAL ELECTION RESULTS 2019: Houston City Council District E Member Dave Martin wins in a landslide

Dave Martin, the incumbent candidate for Houston City Council District E, won his second term Nov. 5 in a landslide victory over challenger Sam Cleveland. Martin received 19,095 votes, or 77.09% of the vote, while Cleveland received 5,675, or 22.91%.


FINAL ELECTION RESULTS 2019: Houston City Council incumbents fare well, but most races will go to a runoff

All Houston City Council seats are up for election this November.


UPDATED: Here is how Texas voters weighed in on 10 state constitutional amendments on the ballot Nov. 5

Ten constitutional amendments went before voters in Texas on Election Day, Nov. 5.



UPDATED: Unofficial results show METRO bond passing with strong support

With almost all votes tallied, METRO has been given the green light to use bonding authority to advance its $7.5 billion METRONext plan.


UPDATED ELECTION RESULTS 2019: Houston controller Chris Brown wins second term

Results of the 2019 Houston controller election.



FINAL ELECTION RESULTS 2019: All five at-large Houston City Council races will enter runoff

These are the results for each at-large city council race.