12:55 PM Nov 14, 2019 CST

7 Hwy. 290 lane closures affecting Cy-Fair drivers this weekend, Nov. 15-17

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced the following lane closures planned along Hwy. 290 this weekend.


Oasis Modern Dentistry to open in late November on Cypresswood Drive

Oasis Modern Dentistry plans to open in late November at 10211 Cypresswood Drive, Ste. 500, Houston.



Nestle Tollhouse under new ownership at Hwy. 290 and Spring Cypress Road

The new owner said he has nearly 20 years of experience with the franchise.


Cypress Christian School holds first National Signing Day event

Cypress Christian School seniors were celebrated on National Signing Day as they committed to participating in athletics as college freshmen in 2020-21.


Lone Star College announces 6 local Small Business of the Year awards at ceremony in The Woodlands

The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center presented awards to six north Houston-area local businesses at a Nov. 13 luncheon.


Cy-Fair ISD announces inaugural principal for Rowe Middle School

Officials with Cy-Fair ISD named Bleyl Middle School Principal Stacia Carew the first principal for Rowe Middle School.



Road widening underway on recently built section of Cypress North Houston Road

The stretch of road is being widening after being built in 2016.


In split vote, Harris County approves resolution supporting universal background checks for all Texas firearm sales

The nonbinding resolution's passing demonstrated the court's support of legislation requiring universal background checks for all gun sales in the state, including those involving an unlicensed gun dealer and stranger-to-stranger gun sales.


Harris County clerk to move ballot box collection center to centralized location in effort to expedite election result returns

Ahead of the Dec. 14 mayoral runoff election for the city of Houston, Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman announced plans Nov. 12 to move the county’s ballot box collection center to a more centralized location in hopes of expediting election result returns.


Benchmark study reveals 24-year lifespan variance, high obesity rates and limited health care access across Harris County

A study by Harris County Public Health found life expectancy in Harris County alone varies by nearly 24 years depending on where a resident lives.



Cy-Fair ISD announces attendance boundary change proposal for 2020-21

If approved, the plan would affect nearly 1,900 students in 2020-21.


2 IDEA Public Schools campuses to break ground Nov. 12

The charter school will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the campuses from 10-11 a.m. at the IDEA Hardy location at 1930 Little York Road, Houston.


Greater Houston area to experience cold front Nov. 11-13; temperature could reach freezing point

The front is not expected to affect travel because the ground is too warm for precipitation to stick.


Bowlero to celebrate grand opening of Willowbrook bowling alley Nov. 23

Bowlero will celebrate the grand opening of its Willowbrook location Nov. 23.



Executive Nails & Spa aiming for December opening in The Shops at Chasewood

The spa will offer a variety of services, including pedicures, manicures, waxing, threading, eyelash extensions and facials and will feature a full bar.


UPDATE: Former Rep. Mike Schofield, Rep. Gina Calanni file candidacy for Texas House District 132

The pair both ran in the 2018 election for the seat.


Tolls to increase Jan. 1 on the Grand Parkway

Drivers on the Grand Parkway will see toll rates increase 2% on Jan. 1, 2020.


Farmers market to launch in Fairfield this month

Your Neighborhood Farmers Market Association plans to launch its Fairfield-area market Nov. 17.



Cy-Fair ISD aims to improve student scores at Bane, Francone elementary schools

After earning overall D accountability ratings in 2018-19, Bane and Francone elementary schools are working on improvement plans.


Aztec-inspired Mexpozole Restaurant coming soon to Fry Road

The restaurant is targeted to open within the next month or two.


20 Hwy. 290 lane closures affecting Cy-Fair drivers this weekend, Nov. 8-10

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced the following lane closures planned along Hwy. 290 this weekend.


Jersey Mike’s Subs bringing new location to Bridgeland

A new location is slated to open late 2019 or early 2020.



With bond funding secured, METRO officials announce next steps

With voter approval, METRO is moving forward with plans to bring projects in its long-range transportation plan to life.


Texas secretary of state refutes Harris County clerk’s claims that state caused election results delay

An explanation for the 12-hour delay in Harris County election results grew more complicated Nov. 6.