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New apartment community, Capri Villas at the Lake, now open in Conroe

Capri Villas at the Lake opened in early January at 425 McCaleb Road, Conroe. The new apartment community …


Lone Star College System board moves forward with implementing campus carry regulations

The Lone Star College board of trustees approved 15 recommendations relating to Campus Carry during a March 2 board meeting.


Did you know? Seminars part of Houston rodeo

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which runs March 7-26 at NRG Park, is known for live entertainment, competitions, music and food, but it also features a variety of educational seminars that are open to the public.



Lebanese restaurant Zamani Grill opens second location on FM 1488

Zamani Grill opened its second location in late 2016 at 2400 FM 1488, Ste. 600, The Woodlands. The restaurant …


INTERACTIVE: A complete history of the bathroom bill in Texas

On the eve of Senate Bill 6 's Tuesday hearing with the Senate State Affairs Committee, here is everything you need to know about the bathroom bill's brief history in Texas.



3 things residents in Conroe, Montgomery should know this week, March 6-10

Here are three things, residents of Conroe and Montgomery should know this week, March 6-10:



This Texas loophole allows MUD developers to choose who will vote in their own elections

Brushy Creek MUD, Harris County MUD 23 and McKinney MUD 1 may not have as much notoriety as their adjacent cities, Austin, Houston and Dallas respectively, but they do serve an important purpose.


Simone Biles co-leads Buckets for Breakfast challenge in Spring

Simone Biles took a break from backflips on Friday morning and tried her hand at basketball with some Houston-area high schoolers. The five-time Olympic medalist met with students from Dr. Kirk Lewis Career and Technical High School at her family’s Spring gymnastic center as part of the Buckets for Breakfast campaign.


Construction on refinery project by Woodlands-based Raven Petroleum slated to begin this spring

Construction on the first large refinery in the U.S. in the past four decades, built by The Woodlands-based company Raven Petroleum , is slated to commence this spring, officials said.


Bridgewood Farms marks 50-year anniversary with its annual Wine Event on April 8

This year, Montgomery County’s oldest nonprofit, Bridgewood Farms, celebrates 50 years of serving adults with special needs. The 50-acre property at 11680 Rose Road, Conroe, has four residential homes and provides classes, such as ceramics, horticulture and prevocational training.



Community Impact Newspaper and Texas Tribune announce editorial, event partnership

Community Impact Newspaper , a nationally award-winning newspaper group reaching more than 1.7 million Texans in 34 communities, today announced a new partnership with the Texas Tribune , a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.


Sig Sauer firearms store opening inside Saddle River Range this Saturday, March 4

A Sig Sauer firearms store will open inside Saddle River Range March 4 at 4280 FM 1488, Conroe. This marks the opening of the 29th Sig Sauer Elite Store in the U.S. and the first in the Greater Houston area.


5 things to do in the Houston area this weekend, March 2-5

Check out these events happening in and around Houston this weekend.


5 things to do in Conroe, Montgomery this weekend, March 3-5

There are several ways residents of Conroe and Montgomery can get involved in their communities this weekend, March 3-5, whether they wish to attend a beer release party at Southern Star Brewing or support local middle school drama programs at Crighton Theatre.



Kids R Here day care center now open on Scarborough Drive in Conroe

Kids R Here hosted a grand opening celebration Feb. 11 at 100 Scarborough Drive, Ste. 9, Conroe. The day care …


Montgomery Co. live music options for this weekend, March 1-5

There's something for everyone this weekend, March 1-5, when it comes to live music in Montgomery County. Whether you're interested in Texas country, salsa music or an Elvis tribute performance, find something here to add to your weekend plans.


University of Texas cancels plans for a Houston campus

The University of Texas System announced March 1 that it will not be moving forward with a 300-acre research campus in southwest Houston.


3 things to know from the Montgomery City Council Meeting, Feb. 28

Montgomery City Council discussed several topics during last night’s regular meeting, Feb. 28. All council members were present with the exception of Council Member Jon Bickford, who was absent.



PJ's Coffee of New Orleans now open in Conroe Regional Medical Center

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans opened a new location Jan. 5 in Conroe Regional Medical Center at 504 Medical …


5 things you need to know about Harris County's marijuana diversion program

Harris County's Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program goes into effect today. It will divert those caught with small amounts of marijuana from jail to a county educational class.


Hudson & Fowler Antiques & Home Decor now open on Hwy. 105 in Conroe

Owner Jenabre Adams opened Hudson & Fowler Antiques & Home Decor on Jan. 28 at 13860 Hwy. 105 E., …


6 things to know from the Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting, Feb. 28

Montgomery County Commissioners Court made several decisions during its Feb. 28 meeting. Here are six things commissioners discussed: