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Your 2019 voter guide to state constitutional amendments on the ballot in Texas

Texas voters can vote for or against 10 amendments to the state’s constitution Nov. 5.


'The Nutcracker', German Christmas Market: 16 holiday activities to enjoy in Tomball, Magnolia

‘Tis the season to celebrate cooler weather, enjoy holiday breaks and spend time with family. The Tomball and Magnolia area has plenty of events and activities to explore this winter.


Parts of Tomball, Magnolia area see 'digital divide'

Some residents in the Greater Tomball and Magnolia areas have few internet provider options and little to no internet access—which can affect residents’ abilities to succeed in the classroom, apply for jobs or enroll in online learning, local leaders said.



LSC-Tomball Community Library opened new learning play space Oct. 15

The George & Barbara Bush Family Place, a new learning play space, opened inside the Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library in mid-October.


DATA: Vacancy rates dip for commercial properties in Tomball, Magnolia

As of late October, vacancy rates for office, industrial and retail properties in Tomball and Magnolia had decreased since the fourth quarter of 2018, according to data provided by Caldwell Companies.


Lone Star College System to open Drilling Services Technology Center in fall 2020 in Tomball

After a setback from a downturn in the oil and gas industry about four years ago, the Lone Star College System is beginning work on its Drilling Services Technology Center, set to open in Tomball in September 2020.


TO-DO LIST: 16 things to do this month in Tomball, Magnolia

From Veterans Day events to holiday activities, there are several events happening throughout the Tomball and Magnolia area this November.



DATA: ZIP code 77362 sees largest dip year over year in median home prices, 13 homes sold in September

Pinehurst ZIP code 77362 saw a 15.4% drop in the median price of homes sold from September 2018 to September 2019


After committee discussions, Tomball ISD elementary, junior high zone changes to go before board in December

The district is in the process of realigning attendance boundaries for elementary and junior high campuses to populate two new schools in the works and relieve overcrowding in southern TISD.


FM 1774 widening continues near FM 1486

James Construction Group is scheduled to complete the project by the third quarter of 2020.


Officials: Grand Pines Drive to improve safety, reduce flooding

Grand Pines Drive, one of the few projects left from the $280 million road bond approved by Montgomery County voters in 2015, is scheduled to be complete in April 2020 after roughly three years of delays, Montgomery County Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley said.



Ask the editor: How will the rezoning of Tomball ISD schools affect my child?

No decisions are final until the Tomball ISD board of trustees votes on the TISD District Zone Committee’s recommendations at a board meeting Dec. 10.


UPDATED: Harris County voting results to be delayed into early morning hours following Election Day

Harris County election results will be delayed during the Nov. 6 election.


GALLERY: 4 developments under construction in Tomball, Magnolia

Several new facilities are under construction in Tomball and Magnolia this fall, including an annex to the Magnolia Landmark Building and a new business park in Tomball.


Bridge improvements on Superior Road set to finish by year's end

Crews are working to replace the bridge and bridge approaches over Lake Creek.



Study phase for Boudreaux Road widening project to wrap up by year's end

Drainage accommodations were installed in county right of way from the intersection of Boudreaux and Shaw roads north to the Grand Parkway.


Tejas Burger Joint: Barbecue masters debut family burger place on Main Street

Owned by brothers Scott and Greg Moore and Michelle Holland, the burger restaurant opened Oct. 29 following the success of a Wednesday smokehouse burger special that Tejas Chocolate & Barbecue debuted earlier this year, Scott said.


National Weather Services issues freeze warning for Montgomery County

The warning is for the early morning of Nov. 1


Tressie's Southern Kitchen opens in Magnolia's historical Yellow House

Tressie's Southern Kitchen opened Nov. 1 in the city of Magnolia.



FM 1488 access management study to wrap up in December; Nov. 8 survey deadline approaches

The survey asks residents to rate potential improvements—such as installing a raised median, adding bike accommodations and installing traffic signals—evaluate corridor issues and map locations in need of improvements.


Traffic signals to be added at Lacey, Ezekiel roads in Tomball

The project will widen Hufsmith-Kohrville Road between Hollow Glen Lane and Ezekiel Road into a four-lane concrete pavement section.