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Towel Discounters now open in Missouri City

Towel Discounters opened in early September at 2443 FM 1092, Missouri City. The business was previously …


DATA: Population, uninsured rates rising in the Greater Houston area

New U.S. Census Bureau data shows the Greater Houston area is growing in more than just population. Median household income, educational attainment and the percentage of people without health insurance all increased from 2017-18 throughout most of the Greater Houston area, which includes Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris and Montgomery counties.


Sugar Land, Missouri City to celebrate police-community relationships on National Night Out

Communities in both Sugar Land and Missouri City will participate in National Night Out on Oct. 1.



Trill Taco now serving Tacones in Missouri City

Trill Taco opened at 2887 Dulles Ave., Missouri City, in early September. The eatery serves a variety of …


5 things to know before planning a trip to the 45th Texas Renaissance Festival in Todd Mission

This fall, festival-goers can travel to a recreation of a 16th-century European village, complete with live …


Oktoberfest, a ghost tour and more: 7 things to do in the Greater Houston area this weekend, Sept. 27-29

For those looking to explore the Greater Houston area, here's a roundup of events to check out this weekend, …


Apex Executive Suites coming to the Marcel District in Sugar Land’s Riverstone area next year

The Marcel Group real estate firm is planning to open Apex Executive Suites, a co-working space, at the …



Candidate Q&A: See who is running for Missouri City City Council District D

Missouri City residents will have the chance to vote for district City Council representation in the upcoming Nov. 5 election. Incumbent District D City Council Member Floyd Emery will face Cindy Forney at the polls. Get to know them both below:


Q&A: Get to know the candidates running for Missouri City City Council District C

Missouri City residents will have the chance to vote for district City Council representation in the upcoming …


Schlotzsky's now open on University Boulevard in Sugar Land

Schlotzsky's opened Aug. 29 at 13590 University Blvd., Sugar Land. The fast-casual chain offers sandwiches, …


Fort Bend County Drainage District accepts $48M in federal grant money

Three channels in the Katy, Sugar Land and Missouri City areas have received federal grant money for erosion-repair projects related to Hurricane Harvey and Tax Day Flood damages.



Fort Bend ISD responds to filed court of appeals letter regarding reburial of Sugar Land 95

Fort Bend ISD has been named in another First Court of Appeals case regarding the Sugar Land 95.


Fort Bend County moves forward with plan for new emergency operations building

Fort Bend County may see a new Emergency Operations Center constructed in the near future.


Two ride-hailing apps for parents—VanGo and HopSkipDrive—move into Houston market

In the past month, two ride-hailing apps for parents have entered the Houston market with plans to expand services into its suburbs.


Audit of Fort Bend ISD child nutrition program reports findings, makes suggestions

An internal audit of Fort Bend ISD’s child nutrition program found the district lacks standards to measure performance, has reoccurring net losses and compliance risks, and does not participate in a federal program that would allow entire campuses to provide free breakfasts and lunches for students.



Jersey Mike's Subs now open in Sugar Land

A new Jersey Mike's Subs location at 19824 Hwy. 59, Sugar Land, opened Sept. 25. The sub shop offers customizable sandwiches in a fast-casual setting with fresh bread baked in-store daily. Jersey Mike's got its start in 1956 and operates 2,000 restaurants nationwide.


4 things to know about navigating flood insurance policies, claims

As of Sept. 24, over 17,000 insured vehicles in Texas sustained damage during Tropical Depression Imelda and the tally is expected to continue climbing as more insurance claims are filed, said Mark Hanna, a spokesperson for the Insurance Council of Texas.


Fort Bend ISD approves purchase of 30 acres for potential middle school

Fort Bend ISD unanimously approved the purchase of 30 acres of land adjacent to Post Oak and Hwy. 6 at the Board of Trustees meeting Sept. 23. The site could be home to a FBISD middle school in the future.


What Fort Bend, Waller county residents should know before Oct. 7 voter registration deadline

Hundreds of thousands of voters across the country are expected to be registered Sept. 24 as part of the nonpartisan National Voter Registration Day event.



Cherry Blow Dry Bar coming to Missouri City in mid-December

A new Cherry Blow Dry Bar—located at 9101 Sienna Crossing, Ste. 190, Missouri City—is planning a grand …


BREAKING: Fort Bend ISD board unanimously approves contract for Sugar Land 95 reinterment services

Eight people spoke out during public comment against an item the Fort Bend ISD board of trustees had listed on the Sept. 23 agenda regarding a contract with Missouri City Funeral Directors at Glen Park for reinterment services for the Sugar Land 95.