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Cy-Fair business Suzybeez Bakery featured on Netflix series ‘Sugar Rush’

Tom and Caty Johnston, owners of Suzybeez Bakery in Cy-Fair, were featured on the newest season of “Sugar Rush,” a fast-paced competitive baking show on Netflix.


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Mask-break areas, limited capacity: Texas Renaissance Festival unveils health guidelines for 46th season

All tickets for the upcoming 46th festival season are date-specific, and no general admission tickets will be sold at the gate.


Harris County coronavirus count: 931 new cases, 34 deaths confirmed Aug. 13

Aug. 13 marked the fourth day in a row in which the daily case count was under 1,000, an occurrence that took place only twice between July 15 and Aug. 9.



Harris County Clerk's Office reopens annex buildings for services by appointment

Residents can now arrange to get marriage licenses, birth and death certificates and Doing Business As filings at 11 annex buildings located throughout the county.


Baylor College of Medicine announces licensing agreement for COVID-19 vaccine candidate

India has reported nearly 2.4 million total COVID-19 cases since the pandemic reached its borders.


AMC Theatres to reopen Aug. 20 with 15-cent tickets

AMC Theatres—which has multiple locations in the Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas—will begin reopening its movie screens Aug. 20.




Stein Mart Inc. files for bankruptcy, launches store closing process

Stein Mart Inc. announced Aug. 12 that it had voluntarily filed for bankruptcy.


Karbach Brewing Co.'s Chris Juergen to offer brewery, restaurant in Tomball and more Houston-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Greater Houston area.


Harris County judge: Opening local schools will not be safe ‘anytime in the near future’

Judge Lina Hidalgo announced today a plan including best practices recommended for schools to open safely once the 2020-21 school year begins.


REPORT: COVID-19 cases in children increase by 90% nationwide in 1 month

As school district officials across the U.S. prepare for the start of the 2020-21 school year, 179,990 new COVID-19 cases were reported in children nationwide between July 9 and Aug. 6—an increase of 90%, according to a report compiled by The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association.



Houston-area home sales jump 23% year over year in July

July also set a record high median price for single-family homes, $271,830, a 8.7% year-over-year increase.


First Watch coming soon to Cy-Fair area

The cafe offers classic breakfast items, such as omelets and pancakes, in addition to avocado toast, wraps, breakfast tacos, salads, sandwiches and fresh juices.


Harris County moves forward with creation of elections administrator office

Harris County Commissioners Court is moving forward with the creation of an elections administrator office following the approval of a study Aug. 11.


After Big Ten and PAC-12 cancel, Big 12 announces fall sports season will roll on

The conference football season will begin Sept. 26, and fan capacity in stadiums will be up to each of the 10 member universities, according to the Big 12.



Karbach Brewing Co. brewmaster Chris Juergen to bring brewery, restaurant to Tomball

The facility will span 10,500 square feet and include a brewery, restaurant, and packaging and distribution space on 4.6 acres in the park with indoor and outdoor space for guests, according to the release.



Harris County aims to end digital divide among students through new $32.1M program

More than 120,000 mobile hot spots and 250,000 devices will be distributed to students in need across Harris County due to a program unanimously approved by Harris County Commissioners Court on Aug. 11.


Harris County coronavirus count: 942 new cases, 20 deaths confirmed Aug. 11

As ICU occupancy has fallen, hospitals in the Texas Medical Center have been hovering around the threshold where surge capacity beds are needed.



Cy-Fair teachers continue to push for option to work remotely as district stands firm in plans

Just four days before Cy-Fair ISD teachers will gather at their campuses for three weeks of professional development, employees asked the board to reconsider this plan at the Aug. 10 meeting.


Program providing free towing service expands to unincorporated Harris County, handful of new cities

The program was launched in 2018 and was previously only available within Houston city limits.


Cy-Fair ISD board members plan to adopt resolution condemning racism

“Recent events in our country have brought to the forefront the disturbing issues of racism, systemic racism, discrimination, injustice and inequality, These issues go against the motto of our district: opportunity for all." -Trustee John Ogletree


Harris County coronavirus count: Percentage of COVID-19 positive ICU patients falls below 30%

The percentage has been slowly falling since reaching a high point above 50% in early July, according to data from the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council. Public health officials in Harris County have said they want to see that number below 15%.



Businesses opening or coming soon in The Woodlands and more Houston-area news

Read the latest Houston-area business and community news.


New Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union branch opens at Boardwalk at Towne Lake

Officials with Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union confirmed its newest branch opened for appointments beginning Aug. 10 at the Boardwalk at Towne Lake, 9915 Barker Cypress Road, Ste. 160, Cypress.