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State House District 28 candidates discuss infrastructure, security and education at forum

More than 100 people attended a forum to hear candidates in the race for state House District 28—which covers a large portion of Fort Bend County—speak about their experiences and legislative priorities.


First all-abilities park coming to Fulshear

The city of Fulshear will be home to the first all-abilities park in Fort Bend County.


To-do list: 15 events in the Katy area to enjoy in October, November 2019

Here is your ultimate local guide for events, meetings, activities and more in October and November 2019. …



State of Golf opens in Katy area

State of Golf at 25830 Westheimer Parkway, Ste. 450, Katy, opened Oct. 11, said Michael Downing, who co-owns …


Fort Bend County advances funding for Texas Heritage Parkway, new emergency operations center

Update: The Fort Bend County judge's office provided more information about the site for the new emergency operations center. The story below, which originally published Oct. 22, has been updated.


Signal Mason Shopping Center to join Katy Area Chamber of Commerce at its grand opening

The Signal Mason Shopping Center has a new management team.


Trick or treat: Fun events to check out in the Katy area for Halloween 2019

There are several fun and spooky events held around the Katy area this Halloween …



MAP: Where to vote in the Katy area for the November 2019 election

Registered voters in Fort Bend and Harris counties can vote at any voting center. Waller County voters may use any early voting polling location and can find their designated Election Day polling place on the county’s website.


Center Court Pizza & Brew opens new store on Spring Green Boulevard in Katy area

Center Court Pizza & Brew opened Sept. 5 at 9550 Spring Green Blvd., Ste. 400, Katy. The restaurant …


Fort Bend County to host Complete Count Committee event to encourage 2020 census involvement Oct. 22

By April 1, every home in the U.S. will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census.




Community Self Storage plans new location in Katy area

A new location for Community Self Storage is expected to open at 23155 Morton Ranch Road, Katy, in spring …


Executive Nails & Spa to open in Katy's Cinco Ranch area

General Manager Andy Nguyen of Executive Nails & Spa’s Tomball location confirmed the luxury nail spa …


GALLERY: Katy ISD Education Foundation hosts 2019 Fireflies & Food Trucks fundraiser

The Katy ISD Education Foundation held its annual Fireflies & Food Trucks on Oct. 17 at No Label Brewing Co.


Rachael’s Hallmark Shop to open new Katy-area store

A new location of Rachael’s Hallmark Shop plans to open mid-October inside the Grand Morton Town Center at …



Katy-area apartment project eyes December for move-ins

Editor's note: This story was updated to include a rendering of Elation at Grandway West and an address. 


Katy Area Economic Development Council hires 2 team members

The Katy Area Economic Development Council has added two new faces to its team.


Katy's MKT Distillery celebrates first anniversary

MKT Distillery at 5373 First St., Katy, celebrated its one-year anniversary with a party Oct. 5. The business …


Katy is now home to one of six Pepperl+Fuchs distribution centers in the world

Pepperl+Fuchs, a German company that specializes in industrial sensor and explosion protection technologies, held a ribbon-cutting for its new U.S. distribution center in Katy on Oct. 15.



Tiger Tan & Spa opens in Katy

Tiger Tan & Spa held a grand opening celebration Oct. 5 at 653 Pin Oak Road, Katy. The event included a …


McDonald’s in Fulshear undergoes redesign

The 7-year-old McDonald’s store at 6748 FM 1463, Fulshear, underwent a redesign with new seating, decor, …


Katy City Council votes to accept settlement with former emergency management coordinator

In a 4-1 vote, Katy City Council approved a motion Oct. 14 to authorize the mayor to accept a settlement offer with an added provision related to a lawsuit against the city by a former employee.


University of Houston System hosts ribbon-cutting for new Katy-area campus

The University of Houston System celebrated the opening of its newest campus in the Katy area.