4:45 PM Oct 26, 2021 CDT

National retail store Windsor Fashions LLC opens at Baybrook Mall

Windsor Fashions LLC opened Oct. 15 inside Baybrook Mall at 500 Baybrook Mall, Ste. 1314, Friendswood, in the Forever 21 wing next to Charlotte Russe.


6:20 AM Oct 26, 2021 CDT

Friendswood ISD proceeds with design plans for new Cline Elementary, Friendswood High School renovations

Construction of the new Cline Elementary School, located on the West Ranch site, has been budgeted $44.6 million and will replace the old Cline Elementary School. Meanwhile, the renovations and additions to Friendswood High School have been budgeted for $53.4 million, according to board documents. 


CI NATION ROUNDUP: ExxonMobil to bring Hughes Landing employees back to Spring location; Dave's Hot Chicken to open in Plano and more top stories

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 27.



Harris County District Attorney's Office outlines plan to combat domestic violence

To date, 10,888 domestic violence assault cases have been filed so far in 2021.


Ready Harris rolls out new accessible alert system

Known as the Ready Harris Accessible Alert System, the new program will provide accessible alerts, warnings and preparedness information to individuals who are deaf, blind, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or low vision.



Clear Creek ISD to pause remote conferencing as COVID-19 cases decline and other updates

Remote conferencing, which has been available to students since late August, will be offered through Oct. 29, district leaders said Oct. 25. It is offered via the Texas Education Agency and meant for those who may need to receive instruction from home for durations of up to 20 days.



Harris County officials unveil new three-year $8.93M community-initiated mental health care initiative

The community care model will focus on 10 ZIP codes totaling about 300,000 residents that have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 and suicide, and that have a lower utilization of behavioral health care services, by providing mental health education and training to members of the community.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Lebowski's Grill upends expectations in Austin; first Houston-area Costco Business Center opens in Stafford and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 26.


Harris County commissioners designate Oct. 25 as 'Deputy Kareem Atkins Day'

“Deputy Kareem Atkins Day” will be celebrated annually to recognize Atkins' heroism and service, Judge Lina Hidalgo said at the court’s Oct. 26 regular meeting. According to Hidalgo, Atkins was the first Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office deputy to be fatally shot.


Gov. Abbott approves new voting maps for state legislature, Congress, school districts for next decade

The maps will go into effect Jan. 18, 2022, after the state legislature passed them during a 30-day special session.



Statewide job fair aims to connect Texas veterans and their families to employers

The job fair is coming to local Texas Workforce Solutions offices, some of which are having early admission for veterans and their families.


Texas Medical Center coronavirus updates: Average daily hospitalizations continue decline, drop below 100 since early July

For the first time since early July, the average number of daily coronavirus hospitalizations at Texas Medical Center hospitals has dropped below 100.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Japanese department store Teso Life coming to Frisco; New Braunfels’ Gruene Hall set as backdrop for Scotty McCreery music video and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 25.


Texas Education Agency accepting applications for $1,500 grants for students in special education

To be eligible for the grant, students must be enrolled in pre-K through 12th grade in a Texas public school and served by a special education program.



IMPACTS ROUNDUP: 3 new businesses around Pearland, Friendswood

Here is a roundup of business and development news around Pearland and Friendswood.


Malaysian restaurant opens along Broadway Street in Pearland

Sambal Chef on Oct. 10 held its grand opening at 9721 Broadway St., Ste. 103, Pearland.


Amazon hiring for thousands of seasonal jobs throughout Texas

It is that time of year when people look for seasonal jobs as the holidays approach. Amazon aims to meet that demand by hiring for thousands of seasonal positions throughout Texas.




Looking inward: Clear Creek ISD uses equity audit findings for student success

Auditors concluded there are unclear definitions around equity in CCISD; economic need has an influence on end-of-year exam performance; and the diversity of CCISD’s student population is not being represented in staff, among other findings. These results are just one piece of the puzzle, district officials emphasized, when it comes to how they approach serving students’ academic, social and emotional needs.


Spice Buddy Den & Grill celebrates one-year anniversary in Pearland

Spice Buddy Den & Grill on Sept. 14 celebrated its one-year anniversary in Pearland.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Inaugural Williamson County Fair and Rodeo underway; delivery drones coming to Frisco and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 22.


Texas Department of Transportation discusses I-45 expansion, vehicle fatalities at annual event

The Texas Department of Transportation held its fifth annual State of TxDOT event Oct. 21 to discuss the I-45 expansion, plans for the future and safety issues facing Texans.



CI NATION ROUNDUP: Taco Palenque opens in Round Rock; Plano ISD considering two draft calendars for 2022-23 school year and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 21.


Your Boutique Shop plans to open in Pearland by end of November

Your Boutique Shop plans to open at 5038 Broadway St., Pearland, by the end of November.