12:15 PM May 7, 2021 CDT

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.


2:56 PM May 6, 2021 CDT

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.




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.


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.



Chipotle opens in Magnolia; get a sneak peek of new Houston aquarium and more metro news

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


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Legacy Community Health vaccine rollout targets underserved communities in Houston, Beaumont

The health network is partnering with other entities, including Beaumont Independent School District.


DATA: 4 in every 10 Galveston County adults fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Here is an overview of current coronavirus spread and vaccination trends in Galveston County.


Houston, Harris County annual addresses no longer hosted by Greater Houston Partnership over Texas voter bill dispute

Local leaders criticized the area chamber of commerce for not taking a definitive stance on two voting access bills currently being deliberated in the Texas Legislature.


Fire Smart, LLC celebrates one year of providing fire safety education across Greater Houston area

The business specializes in customized in-home consultations during which families will receive a fire safety plan specific to their house's floor plan and an age-appropriate, individualized plan for each family member.



IMPACTS ROUNDUP: B-29 Superfortress on display at Lone Star Flight Museum and more

Here is a round up of business and related news around Clear Lake and League City.


IMPACTS ROUNDUP: USA Ninja Challenge now open and more

Here is a roundup of business news from Clear Lake and League City.


UPDATE: Incumbent outed in Clear Creek ISD race; Nassau Bay City Council incumbent wins

Final election results are in for Clear Creek ISD, but Nassau Bay City Council results are still incoming.


Hunan Garden Restaurant to leave Kingwood spot; 7 developments underway in Magnolia and more top Houston-area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Houston area.



Galveston County judge shares good news during State of the County address

Galveston County Judge Mark Henry had nothing but good things to share during his State of the County address.


Expert Q&A: How you can prepare for hurricane season

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30.


Dutch Bros Coffee coming to Spring; Tha Roux Seafood opens in Katy and more Houston-area news

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


GUIDE: 17 attractions to visit on day trips from the Houston area this summer

Our summer day trip guide has ideas for anyone looking for fun activities that aren't too far from home.




Clear Creek ISD board approves new robotics, coding programs

Starting in 2022-23, three Clear Creek ISD elementary schools will be home to new robotics and coding programs after the board’s unanimous decision April 26.


Mayor Sylvester Turner announces slew of police reform initiatives

Mayor Sylvester Turner and Houston Police Chief Troy Finner announced the changes April 29, which were proposed by the mayor’s task force on policing reform. The reforms include a range of initiatives from mental health interventions to police oversight and training.


Annual subsidence report shows Katy, Jersey Village with highest rate of ground sinking over time

In addition to subsidence measurements for Harris County and the surrounding region, the report presented information on groundwater use and aquifer levels.



Houston commits $1.2 million for legal defense in Harding Street Raid lawsuit

The incident led to the deaths of a Southeast Houston couple, Dennis Tuttle and Rhongena Nicholas, and ultimately the indictments of several Houston Police officers.


Harris County coronavirus count: Daily new cases rise as hospitalizations fall

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