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Here’s what voters should know for Willis ISD’s bond election

See why the district scrapped its original bond election, what the projects include and official wording on the ballot.



Amazon 4-star store opens at The Woodlands Mall and more business, community news from September

Read business and community news from September from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Houston area.



Active COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County drop 5.5% on Sept. 22-28; 3 new deaths reported

The county's cumulative case count passed 10,900 on Sept. 28, more than 14% of which remain active.


Greater Houston judges discuss COVID-19 management, economic recovery

Leaders from Austin, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Waller and Wharton counties joined a Greater Houston Partnership panel in late September to discuss COVID-19.


Lone Star College awarded $750,000 federal grant

The grant is anticipated to be sustained for five years.


November 2020 election: Who's on the ballot and how to vote in Montgomery County

Races at the national, state, county and local levels will be contested in the Nov. 3 general election.



Montgomery Woodwrights, bespoke cabinetry and furniture store, opens doors on Keenan Cutoff Road

The shop designs cabinet, tables, benches and other speciality wood items.



Cajun eatery The Catch coming to Willowbrook and more Houston news

Read the latest Houston-area business and community news.


Gov. Greg Abbott to allocate $171M from CARES Act to help renters at risk of eviction

Gov. Greg Abbott will allocate more than $171 million in renters assistance from the federal coronavirus relief package to eligible Texans.



TxDOT releases environmental report, a pivotal step in I-45 rebuild

The report is one of the final steps before the project rerouting much of I-45 through downtown can begin.


Conroe OKs program to provide grants for arts organizations

For the past two years, arts groups have received grants through hotel occupancy tax fund. However, representatives said state laws surrounding use of the hotel tax are too restrictive.


New watch store, wellness center: Check out 3 businesses happenings in Conroe

Conroe’s Watches and Diamonds is planning to open in early to mid-October, bringing high-end watches to Conroe.


See this month's featured neighborhood, La Salle Crossing in Conroe, plus year-over-year market data

The number of homes sold in August compared to August 2019 generally increased in the Conroe and Montgomery areas.



Texas Medical Center COVID-19 hospitalizations drop 30% in three weeks

Fewer than 500 COVID-19 patients—478—are currently checked in at Texas Medical Center hospitals.


See how teacher, superintendent salaries at Conroe-area districts stack up

See how local districts stack up to their neighbors.


Montgomery County firefighters battle largest single wildfire in California’s history

Creek Fire has ravaged 289,695 acres, damaged 71 structures and destroyed 855 others. Exhausted from fighting the fire, Strike Team 143 may need a new crew rotation this weekend.


Howard Hughes Corp. CEO Paul Layne retires after year that saw company move HQ to The Woodlands, purchase of former Occidental towers

The CEO for The Howard Hughes Corp., which develops The Woodlands, The Woodlands Hills and Bridgeland in the Greater Houston area, announced this retirement this month.



Republic Grille opens in Spring and more Houston-area news

Read the latest Houston-area business and community news here.


Lawsuit takes aim at start date for early voting as some Texas Republicans challenge Gov. Greg Abbott's order

A group of prominent Texas Republicans has embarked on a legal effort to undo the governor's executive order that extended the early voting period for the Nov. 3 election.


A breakdown of data and demographics for students and teachers at Montgomery ISD

See the demographic and enrollment breakdown of MISD by campus, based on 2019-20 data.


Texas Central Railroad bullet train project receives rulings on safety framework, selected alignment

Construction for the high-speed bullet train system is slated to begin in the first half of 2021 and to be completed in 2027.



Here's how to register to vote in Montgomery County

Find out early voting dates and the deadline to register.