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Here is how many people have voted early in the Missouri City City Council, bond election

As of Oct. 26, 1.3% of registered Fort Bend County voters have cast ballots in the Nov. 2 election.


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Dreamz Smoke and Vape now open in Sugar Land

Dreamz sells a variety of smoking accessories.


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.





Missouri City City Council discusses $1 million program to help businesses with exterior improvements

Known as the Texas Parkway/Cartwright Road Facade Improvement Program, the program will reimburse commercial businesses for up to 75% of upgrades and renovations they undertake that “substantially improve the exterior of their buildings along the corridor.”


The Nines Thai Cuisine now serving authentic dishes in Sugar Land

Some of The Nines' specials include egg rolls, spicy seafood soup, Thai barbecue, broccoli stir fry and green curry.



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.



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.


First Houston-area Costco Business Center opens in Stafford

The first Houston-area Costco Business Center opened in Stafford on Oct. 20.


Check out the 5 latest projects filed in Sugar Land and Missouri City, including renovated Sweetgreen

Check out the five latest commercial projects filed in Sugar Land and Missouri City.



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.


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.


Fort Bend ISD board appoints former chief financial officer Steve Bassett as deputy superintendent

Bassett was FBISD's chief financial officer from November 2013 to July 2019, according to the district.




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.


Real estate firm Nan and Company Properties opens Sugar Land office

Nan and Company Properties represents residential buying, selling and leasing clients and offers developer, builder and relocation services.


Here are the 5 latest commercial projects filed in the Sugar Land and Missouri City area, including new Dutch Bros Coffee

Check out the five latest commercial projects filed in Sugar Land and Missouri City.


Construction on Fort Bend County EpiCenter to begin before year’s end

Located in Rosenberg near the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds on Hwy. 59, construction on the EpiCenter will last for 20 months, according to officials involved in the project.



Texas Legislature allocates $52.4 million for second College of Technology building at University of Houston at Sugar Land

With the addition of this new building, the UH’s entire College of Technology will move to the Sugar Land campus, said Jay Neal, associate vice president and chief operating officer at UH at Sugar Land and UH at Katy.


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.