Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood
5:50 PM CST

METRO board of directors say free fare 'not realistic' for transit authority

A METRO study on eliminating ride fares left board members and officials unconvinced of the likelihood of implementing it in Harris County.


Sugar Land | Missouri City
6:00 AM CST

Edward Jones financial advisor Gabriel Trevino moving to the Crossing at Telfair

Trevino's current office is located on Sweetwater Boulevard.

Bay Area

College of the Mainland to open new League City location

The 27,570-square-foot facility will house general education and dual-credit classes for students in League City, Friendswood, Dickinson, Kemah and other cities in northern Galveston County.



Katy

Dental Innovations opens in Katy

The new dentistry is located on Kingsland Boulevard.



Spring | Klein

Cagle: Goal of Raveneaux acquisition is not to put an ‘ugly hole in the ground’

“The goal is to create something more along the lines of Kickerillo [Mischer Preserve] with beautiful park amenities—little fishing piers, boat launches and walking trails that go around it,” Cagle said.


Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Houston City Council approves revisions to 2015 flood buyout processes

New guidelines adjust single-family and multifamily home buyout process for those affected by 2015 floods.



Bay Area

I-45, League City Parkway intersection work underway

As a part of the I-45 widening project between FM 518 and FM 517, the Texas Department of Transportation will reconstruct the intersection of I-45 and League City Parkway.


Pearland | Friendswood

Dark Horse Investments office building coming to Friendswood

Dark Horse Investments is building a new office building set to open March 1 at 107 Shadwell Lane, Friendswood.


Pearland | Friendswood

Club Pilates opens Pearland location

Club Pilates held its soft opening Nov. 18 for its location at 2810 Business Center Drive, Ste. 114, Pearland.




Cy-Fair

Project connecting Greenhouse, Skinner roads moves forward

The project was added to a four-year transportation improvement plan adopted by the Houston-Galveston Area Council in March.


Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Breathing Center of Houston moves therapy rehab to new location

Breathing Center of Houston has moved one of its locations to 6108 S. Rice Ave., Houston, on Jan. 8 from its old location on Beechnut Street. The new center offers a more modern decor along with the same program offerings, including outpatient rehabilitation, which focuses on improving the quality of life for patients with lung disease or chronic lung issues. Patients interact one-on-one with medical therapists to learn breathing techniques and strength and endurance exercises. 713-660-0663. www.bchouston.com


Katy

Here are the latest filings for the May 2020 local elections

The 2020 local election season is underway, and a number of City Council seats are up for election this year in the Katy area.


Pearland | Friendswood

2020 Annual Community Guide: Get to know Friendswood through census data

Friendswood is a small city in South Houston that is growing steadily. Over the past five years, the city’s median age has stayed at 41 with 6.26% population growth in the city. Despite being hit hard by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, the city’s median home value has increased since 2013.



The Woodlands

Officials plan action to address feral hogs plaguing Woodlands neighborhoods

Several dozen residents attended The Woodlands Township board of directors meeting Jan. 15 to voice continuing concerns about feral hogs in the Grogan’s Point neighborhood.


Pearland | Friendswood

2020 Annual Community Guide: Get to know Pearland through census data

South Houston suburb Pearland has grown rapidly over the course of the last five years, as the population has increased nearly 21% since 2013. The median age of the Pearland resident is in the mid-30s. The monthly home value has also increased for the city since 2013.


Tomball | Magnolia

Beazer Homes to bring 110-home community to Magnolia

Beazer Homes is planning on developing a 110-home community in the Magnolia area near Kelly Road.


Conroe | Montgomery

Conroe Art League draws national attention ahead of March gallery

The gallery will run March 5-28 with a meet-and-greet reception March 7 at 5-8 p.m. where the jurors will announce the prize winners.



Pearland | Friendswood

'August Osage County' and more: 10 events in Pearland and Friendswood in January and February

From tree giveaways to a roller derby game, here are 10 events for Pearland and Friendswood residents in January and February.


The Woodlands

Candidate filing period for May elections begins in Shenandoah, Oak Ridge North

Both cities will have open races for mayor and two city council seats.


Cy-Fair

Preliminary plans announced for former Gander Mountain site at Hwy. 290, FM 1960

The facility will feature a two-story go kart track, bowling, virtual reality games, arcade games, axe throwing, event rooms, upscale dining and multiple bars.


Conroe | Montgomery

Montgomery County Tax Office to extend hours for property tax deadline

The deadline to pay property taxes in Montgomery County is Jan. 31.



Tomball | Magnolia

JUST IN: Chicken Salad Chick announces Jan. 29 grand opening in Tomball

Chicken Salad Chick will open Jan. 29 at 14030 FM 2920, Tomball, and celebrate its grand opening with a number of giveaways.


Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

H-E-B announces Meyerland store opening date

H-E-B will open its new Meyerland Plaza location Jan. 29 at 4700 Beechnut St., Houston.