5:35 PM Oct 26, 2021 CDT

ExxonMobil confirms it is bringing Hughes Landing employees back to Spring location

The energy company previously moved employees to The Woodlands to satisfy a tax abatement requirement.


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Cormier's Kitchen serves up Cajun cooking, Southern comfort in Spring

Once patrons step through the doors of Cormier’s Kitchen in Spring, they are instantly transported to Cajun country, where boudin, jambalaya and gumbo reign supreme.


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.


Houston Repertoire Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' to return Dec. 3-5

After being closed to the public for the 2020 season, the Houston Repertoire Ballet is returning to Tomball.




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.


Lone Star College System receives approval from Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

The accreditation is voluntary but reportedly offers more advantages for students, such as financial aid and easier credit transfers.



TxDOT designing project to improve safety along FM 2920 corridor in Spring

TxDOT sought construction bids in August, and the project was awarded to MBN Enterprises, LLC.


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.


Lone Star College-North Harris receives $1.5M grant to assist low-income students

The grant will operate through Aug. 31, 2026, and will serve a total of 542 students from Spring, Klein and Aldine ISDs. 


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.


Slain Harris County Precinct 4 Deputy Kareem Atkins honored with procession, funeral

Tomball community members lined West Main Street in the early morning hours Monday to honor the fallen deputy during the funeral procession. 


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.



Family-owned Scruples Boutique marks 42 years serving the Champions area

Run by founder Betty Griffin with her daughters Linda Griffin Dietert and Betty Ann Drury, Scruples Boutique sells accessories and women’s clothing in sizes 0-18.


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.



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.



Jersey Mike’s Subs now open on Kuykendahl Road in Spring

Jersey Mike’s Subs opened a new location at 20750 Kuykendahl Road, Spring, on Oct. 20, offering patrons a chance to try the chain’s variety of hot and cold sandwiches.


Greater Houston-area office vacancies force Spring-area developers to rethink strategies

While Houston’s office vacancy rate has risen since 2015, a number of new office projects are coming soon to both the city and local areas, such as Spring and Klein, although risks associated with COVID-19 have altered the way some developers view the traditional workplace.