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City Council Member Jonny Williams to face incumbent Todd Kana in Magnolia race for mayor

Two city of Magnolia races are contested for the May 2 election, including the race for mayor.


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Q&A: Democratic candidates for Harris County Precinct 3 commissioner talk flood control, vision for county

The winner of the Democratic primary will face off against the winner of the Republican primary in November.



My Eyelab adds Tomball location

My Eyelab is now open in Tomball.


Magnolia mayor speaks up about Melton Street traffic concerns

Council members discussed traffic concerns on Melton Street, which intersects with Buddy Riley Boulevard, during a Feb. 11 meeting.


TMB Screen Printing and Embroidery relocates in Tomball

TMB Screen Printing and Embroidery moved locations on Spring Cypress Road in December.


UPDATED: Hwy. 249 northbound, FM 1488 closed Feb. 16

A portion of Hwy. 249 in Pinehurst will be closed this weekend as well as part of FM 1488.



Mezcal Cantina Mexican Kitchen opens in Conroe

The restaurant offers a range of Mexican cuisine and tequila and mezcal cocktails.


Lone Star College-Montgomery students invited to perform play at national festival

"Student Body," written by Frank Winters, examines campus sexual assault; its protagonists discover a video at a party of a sex act that "may or may not be considered consensual."


Q&A: Republican candidates for Harris County Precinct 3 commissioner talk flood control, vision for county

The winner of the Democratic primary will face off against the winner of the Republican primary in November.


TISD board approves Junior High School No. 4 name, zoning changes

The new junior high school is projected to enroll 844 students its first year beginning this fall.



Tomball ISD approves 2020-21, 2021-22 school calendars

The Tomball ISD board of trustees approved calendars for the next two school years Feb. 11.


Street Food Guru opens in Tomball Marketplace

Street Food Guru is now open in Tomball.


Magnolia ISD approves 2020-21 school calendar

Students will start school Aug. 12.


HCTRA Chief Financial Officer Peter Key appointed as interim executive director

Harris County Commissioners Court unanimously appointed Peter Key as the interim executive director for the Harris County Toll Road Authority at its Feb. 11 meeting.



Harris County ups public health budget, launches coronavirus rumor-control website

In response to a global coronavirus outbreak, Harris County launched a rumor-control website and increased Harris County Public Health’s budget for fiscal year 2020-21 in hopes of giving the agency greater capacity to deal with such diseases.


Lone Star College System seeks to expand 'safe space' program

Lone Star College is expanding its safe zone program to include student advocates.


Report: Tomball ISD bond projects progressing

Tomball ISD Chief Financial Officer Jim Ross presented a construction update to the TISD board of trustees during a workshop meeting Feb. 10.


Mercy House Global to open fair-trade store in Tomball

Mercy House Global also has locations in Magnolia and The Woodlands.




Republican candidates for U.S. District 8 discuss issues facing the area

Incumbent Rep. Kevin Brady faces two challengers, Kirk Osborn and Melissa Esparza-Mathis, in the Republican primary for Texas' 8th congressional district.


Democratic candidates for Texas' 8th congressional district discuss local needs, economy

The two candidates are running in the March primary election, with the winner facing a Republican opponent in November.


Harris County Sheriff's Office begins cite-and-release program for some low-level misdemeanors

Suspects that qualify for the program are given a citation and a court date but can avoid arrest.



TxDOT: Parts of FM 2920 to see 86% traffic growth from 2015-35; widening project unfunded

The Texas Department of Transportation hosted two open houses in Tomball and Waller in late January regarding a proposed widening project of FM 2920, which remains unfunded.


Champion Reading teaches students core skills in The Woodlands and Magnolia

Champion Reading of Woodlands and Magnolia is open and serving students in the area.