1:05 PM Nov 3, 2019 CST

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.



Market Street Cafe celebrates soft opening in Tomball

Co-owners Forrest and MaryEllen Edmonds and General Manager Elaine Edmonds celebrated the soft opening of Market Street Cafe at 302 Market St., Tomball, in mid-October.


4 things to know about daylight saving time ending this Sunday, Nov. 3

Daylight saving time ends early Sunday morning, Nov. 3, meaning clocks fall back an hour, giving Texas residents an extra hour of sleep.


A haunted house, Magnolia football and more: 5 things to do in Tomball, Magnolia this weekend, Oct. 31-Nov. 3

From the Magnolia vs. Magnolia West high school football game to a Tomball haunted house, there are several …


Texas Star Gymnastics to hold free open gym session for 20th anniversary

Texas Star Gymnastics, located at 1230 Ulrich Road, Tomball, will celebrate its 20th anniversary in January with an anniversary celebration Jan. 1 from noon to 4 p.m., featuring a free open gym and open house as well as free T-shirts while supplies last.



Harris County expands program to reduce domestic gun violence

Harris County commissioners voted at an Oct. 29 meeting on a motion to move forward with plans to expand a pilot program intended to reduce domestic violence incidents involving firearms.


Tejas Burger Joint opens on Main Street

Tejas Burger Joint opened Oct. 29 at 214 W. Main St., Tomball. Owned by Michelle Holland and brothers Scott …


Element Payment Services moves to Northpointe Boulevard in Tomball

Owner Leo Corley relocated his business, Element Payment Services, from Park Drive to 11011 Northpointe …


Raising Cane's makes Tomball debut Oct. 29 with grand opening giveaways

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers opens in Tomball on Oct. 29 at 27619 Business 249. Grand opening activities begin at 8:30 a.m. with entries for a "Lucky 20" drawing, where 20 customers ages 13 and older will receive free Raising Cane's for a year, according to an Oct. 23 news release. Contestants must be present to win. Entries will be accepted from 8:30-9 a.m., and the drawing will take place from 9-10 a.m.



UPDATED: Vote totals continue to lag 2015 numbers after first week of early voting in Harris County

One week into the early voting period of Nov. 5 elections, overall turnout is down from 2015, the last time a mayoral election took place in the Greater Houston area.