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Smoothie King to open new Spring location Oct. 31

Smoothie King plans to open a new location Oct. 31 at 18602 Kuykendahl Road, Spring. The Dallas-based company …


Estate Sales of Champions to close, consolidate inventory with Consignment Collection

Estate Sales of Champions, located at 5020 Louetta Road, Spring, will close Oct. 20 and consolidate inventory with its sister store, Consignment Collection, which is located at 3225 FM 1960 W., Houston. Both stores are owned by Jere Stevenson.


Live music, fall fun and more: 8 things to do in Houston this weekend, Oct. 11-13

With temperatures dropping just in time for fall activities, the city of Houston offers events for the whole …



Ross Dress For Less to open new FM 1960 storefront Oct. 12

Ross Dress For Less will celebrate the grand opening of its newest store located at 380 FM 1960 W., Ste. A, …


Shop for a cause: 11 Spring and Klein retailers participating in The Holiday Shopping Card, Oct. 24-Nov. 3

Eleven shops in the Spring and Klein area are participating Houston’s 2019 Holiday Shopping Card event, which runs from Oct. 24-Nov. 3 and benefits the American Cancer Society.



Solve a murder mystery, learn to camp: 5 things to do in Spring and Klein this weekend, Oct. 11-13

Here are a few events happening in Spring and Klein this weekend, Oct. …



Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo urges Imelda-affected residents to apply for FEMA assistance

Following a presidential declaration of disaster Oct. 4 , Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo urged those affected by Tropical Storm Imelda to apply for individual assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency as soon as possible.


Spring ISD board approves one-time retention supplement for employees, funding for campus investments

Full- and half-time Spring ISD employees can expect a one-time retention supplement in their Nov. 25 payroll following approval by the SISD board of trustees Oct. 8.


Q&A: Get to know the candidates for Spring ISD board of trustees Position 3

John Lopez is running against incumbent Justine Durant for Position 3 on the Spring ISD board of trustees. Early voting runs from Oct. 21-Nov. 1, and Election Day is Nov. 5.




Q&A: Get to know the sole candidate for Klein ISD board of trustees Position 6, Cathy M. Arellano

Incumbent Cathy M. Arellano is running unopposed for Position 6 on the Klein ISD board of trustees. Early voting runs from Oct. 21-Nov. 1, and Election Day is Nov. 5.


Spring ISD board of trustees approves lowest tax rate in 20 years

Homeowners zoned to Spring ISD may see some relief this tax season, as the district’s board of trustees approved its lowest tax rate in 20 years.


7 haunted houses to visit this month in the Greater Houston area

Several haunted houses are operating throughout the month of October in the Greater Houston area, including the recently rebranded Purgatory Scream Park, formerly the Kingwood Asylum.




Q&A: Get to know the candidates for Spring ISD board of trustees Position 1

Mechelle Epps is running against incumbent Deborah Jensen for Position 1 on the Spring ISD board of trustees. Early voting runs from Oct. 21-Nov. 1, and Election Day is Nov. 5.


Federal aid now available for individuals affected by Imelda

Following a presidential declaration of disaster Oct. 4, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said disaster assistance funding is now available for individuals affected by Tropical Storm Imelda.


Q&A: Get to know Cy-Fair ISD board Position 3 candidates

Three candidates are running for the Position 3 seat on the Cy-Fair ISD board of trustees. Board incumbents Tom Jackson , Julie Hinaman and Debbie Blackshear are running unopposed for Positions 1, 2 and 4, respectively.




Officials talk flooding, urge support of Proposition 8 at Houston Stronger panel

Representatives from several flood control agencies provided updates at an Oct. 2 forum on a variety of Houston area projects ranging from Addicks Reservoir to the Texas coast.


Atascocita, Spring and Montgomery County receive smoke detector donations for local community

Officials are urging Atascocita, Spring and Montgomery County homeowners to check the status of their smoke detectors and take advantage of a free service to have detectors installed in their homes if needed. On Oct. 3, the Insurance Council of Texas donated hundreds of smoke detectors to local first responder agencies.


Last meeting held before Lone Star College System potentially finalizes 2019-20 tax rate proposal

The Lone Star College System tax rate will not change under a proposal from the board of trustees.


Attend a Greek festival, sip wine: 6 events to attend in the Greater Houston area this weekend, Oct. 4-6

Throughout the Greater Houston area, there are several festivals and events scheduled for the first weekend …