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Live music, fall fun and more: 8 things to do in Houston this weekend, Oct. 11-13

With temperatures dropping just in time for fall activities, the city of Houston offers events for the whole …


Conroe Professional Firefighters Association celebrates 40 years of service

Conroe Professional Firefighters Association celebrated its 40th anniversary Oct. 5. The organization works …


Ojas CBD opens Montgomery location

Ojas CBD opened its Montgomery location Oct. 9 at 18417 Hwy. 105, Ste. 1, Montgomery, according to owner …



Montgomery County Public Health District offering free flu shots to seniors in need

Montgomery County Public Health District is offering free flu vaccines through its partnership with Meals on Wheels, according to an Oct. 8 news release by MCPHD.


Montgomery City Council considers growth opportunities

The city of Montgomery is considering opportunities to expand its city limits even as current projects seem undesirable to some City Council members.



Citizens demand action as Montgomery County commissioners consider Tropical Storm Imelda recovery

Nearly four weeks after Tropical Storm Imelda, the Montgomery County Commissioners Court is still handling the recovery as citizens demand more action.



7 haunted houses to visit this month in the Greater Houston area

Several haunted houses are operating throughout the month of October in the Greater Houston area, including the recently rebranded Purgatory Scream Park, formerly the Kingwood Asylum.


Conroe-based Bleyl Engineering acquires Garrett-Ihnen Civil Engineers

Bleyl Engineering, a civil engineering firm based in Conroe, has acquired Austin engineering firm Garrett-Ihnen Civil Engineers. Bleyl Engineering is located at 100 Nugent Street, Conroe, although the acquisition will primarily affect its Austin location.


City of Conroe, San Jacinto River Authority head to Texas Supreme Court over water rate dispute

An ongoing lawsuit between the San Jacinto River Authority and the city of Conroe over a surface water rate dispute is now headed to the Texas Supreme Court, according to an Oct. 4 news release from the SJRA.


Federal aid now available for individuals affected by Imelda

Following a presidential declaration of disaster Oct. 4, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said disaster assistance funding is now available for individuals affected by Tropical Storm Imelda.



Tune Up: The Manly Salon now open in Montgomery

Tune Up: The Manly Salon opened a Montgomery location Aug. 17 at 795 Fish Creek Thoroughfare, Montgomery. The …


Subway relocates Willis location

Subway relocated its Willis location to 401 S. Danville St., Willis, in early August. The counter-service …


Frost Bank opens new Conroe location

Frost Bank opened its Conroe Financial Center on Sept. 23 at 2200 N. Frazier St., Ste. 100, Conroe, according …


BlueWave Express Car Wash now open in Montgomery

BlueWave Express Car Wash opened in Montgomery on Sept. 7. Marketing Manager Lona Dekenipp said the …



Atascocita, Spring and Montgomery County receive smoke detector donations for local community

Officials are urging Atascocita, Spring and Montgomery County homeowners to check the status of their smoke detectors and take advantage of a free service to have detectors installed in their homes if needed. On Oct. 3, the Insurance Council of Texas donated hundreds of smoke detectors to local first responder agencies.


Last meeting held before Lone Star College System potentially finalizes 2019-20 tax rate proposal

The Lone Star College System tax rate will not change under a proposal from the board of trustees.


Attend a Greek festival, sip wine: 6 events to attend in the Greater Houston area this weekend, Oct. 4-6

Throughout the Greater Houston area, there are several festivals and events scheduled for the first weekend …


Lake Conroe Ace Hardware to celebrate first anniversary Nov. 2

The Lake Conroe Ace Hardware store plans to celebrate its first anniversary Saturday, Nov. 2. Owner Bill Horton said plans include a super-event sale, a classic car show, grilling demonstrations and a chance to win a free grill. Ace Hardware opened in the Lake Conroe area Oct. 23, 2018 at 19380 Hwy. 105, Ste. 500A, Montgomery



Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District appeal rejected by water board Oct. 3

On Oct. 3, the Texas Water Development Board rejected an appeal from Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District concerning its groundwater management plan, which was rejected by the state agency in May.


French winery H-Wines to open in Montgomery

H-Wines will open a winery in Montgomery in late October. The French winery originally opened in Coldspring …