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Your 2019 voter guide to state constitutional amendments on the ballot in Texas

Texas voters can vote for or against 10 amendments to the state’s constitution Nov. 5.


Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen coming soon to Conroe

It is unclear when the restuarant's new 2.34-acre location will open.


Dick's Sporting Goods now open in Conroe

The 45,000-square-foot store will offer high-quality sports equipment, apparel and footwear as well as accessories for sports and outdoor activities.



Ulta now open in Conroe

Ulta Beauty, a cosmetics and beauty store, opened Nov. 1 in Grand Central Park’s 336 Marketplace. The …


National Weather Services issues freeze warning for Montgomery County

The warning is for the early morning of Nov. 1


FM 1488 access management study to wrap up in December; Nov. 8 survey deadline approaches

The survey asks residents to rate potential improvements—such as installing a raised median, adding bike accommodations and installing traffic signals—evaluate corridor issues and map locations in need of improvements.


Montgomery ISD heeds parents’ concerns, will not consolidate dual language program

Following concerted opposition, Montgomery ISD will not consolidate its dual-language program for the 2020-2021 school year, but some concerns remain.



Dollar General to open Conroe storefront in 2020

The store will employ six to 10 employees.


4 things to know about daylight saving time ending this Sunday, Nov. 3

Daylight saving time ends early Sunday morning, Nov. 3, meaning clocks fall back an hour, giving Texas residents an extra hour of sleep.


CBD American Shaman of Willis now open

CBD American Shaman of Willis opened Oct. 19 at 500 W. Montgomery St., Ste. A, Willis. Co-owner Carla Veronie …


Conroe Family Dentistry to relocate in spring 2020

Conroe Family Dentistry will relocate from 1517 Wilson Road, Conroe, to 1362 Wilson Road, Conroe, in spring …



Alpine Yoga Life Empowerment Center in Conroe to offer donation-based classes for those affected by trauma

Alpine Yoga Life Empowerment Center will begin offering two different donation-based community classes on …


Conroe ISD trustee defends critiques of Willis High School drag queen event

Conroe ISD trustee Dale Inman defended his critiques of Willis ISD for allowing a drag queen to teach a cosmetology class.


Forever 5 Events, a wedding venue, to open in Conroe spring 2020

Forever 5 Events, a wedding venue, will open at 11780 Calfee Road, Conroe, in spring 2020, with a ribbon …


F45 Training now open in Montgomery

F45 Training opened Aug. 17 at 851 Fish Creek Thoroughfare, Montgomery. The studio combines cardio and …



Master-planned community Artavia now open in Conroe

Artavia, a 2,200-acre master-planned community in the Conroe area, officially opened Oct. 4. According to a …


Lakeside Dental Practice now open in Montgomery

Lakeside Dental Practice will host its grand opening Nov. 11 at 16019 Hwy. 105 W., Montgomery. The practice …


Montgomery County eyes home buyouts for Imelda, Hurricane Harvey recovery

On Sept. 19, less than one month after the second anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, Montgomery County was hit by another major storm—Tropical Depression Imelda. According to Darren Hess, director of homeland security and emergency management in Montgomery County, about 1,500 homes in the county were affected.


University of St. Thomas alters location for new nursing campus, announces plans for microcampus

The University of St. Thomas has altered its plan for its satellite campus in Conroe and has announced plans for a second project in the city—a “microcampus.”




Montgomery ISD parents say 'No' to dual language program consolidation

Montgomery ISD is facing concerted opposition from parents for its proposal to consolidate its dual language program for students who want to learn in both English and Spanish. A group of parents spoke at an Oct. 15 MISD board meeting to share their concerns with the district.


Coffee With Impact: JT McCormick went from a horrific upbringing to being a CEO

Severe neglect, sexual abuse, violence, poverty: JT McCormick readily and publicly discusses these defining aspects of his upbringing. Told in shocking detail, it quickly becomes evident for those who attend his speeches that the stories of his childhood are necessary to elucidate how he emerged from it all to become what he describes as a success story.


County takes hard line with recent state cannabis laws, CBD market grows despite lack of regulations

Recent laws passed this year by the state Legislature helped the cannabidiol, or CBD, market to quickly expand in the Conroe and Montgomery areas, with at least seven CBD store opening in the last seven months. However, Montgomery County officials said they plan to continue prosecuting marijuana-related cases, which could affect some CBD consumers.