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Magnolia City Council appoints Lt. Kyle Montgomery as interim police chief

Following the retirement of Magnolia Police Department Chief Terry Enloe, Magnolia City Council members appointed Lt. Kyle Montgomery as interim police chief at an Oct. 8 City Council meeting.



Travis Wiley Allstate relocates to Tomball

Travis Wiley Allstate relocated to 11027 Northpointe Blvd., Ste. C, Tomball, and opened the new office Aug. …



Hometown Family Dentistry celebrates first anniversary in Magnolia

Hometown Family Dentistry, owned by Sarah Norman, celebrates its first anniversary in October. The family …



Elite Dermatology now open in The Vintage area

Elite Dermatology opened Oct. 1 at 20326 Hwy. 249, Ste. 400, Houston. The medical practice has two additional offices in Katy and Kingwood and offers a variety of dermatological services, including treating acne, eczema, rashes, rosacea, psoriasis, skin cancer, skin tags and warts as well as offering cyst removal and mole checks.


ANew-U Ladies Resale in Tomball celebrates 25 years

ANew-U Ladies Resale celebrates its 25th anniversary in October at 11407 Spring Cypress Road, Tomball. The …




Caroline's—A Healthy Eatery now open in Spring

Husband and wife Chad and Caroline Cobell, owners of Caroline’s Kitchen in Tomball, celebrated the grand opening of their new concept, Caroline’s—A Healthy Eatery, on Oct. 13 at 9440 Louetta Road, Ste. 12, Spring.


Jayden Layne Boutique now open in Magnolia

Jayden Layne Boutique, located at 17902 FM 1488, Magnolia, opened Aug. 31. Children's, men's and women's …


Construction bid schedule on Nabors Parkway project delayed to third quarter 2020

This project will improve Nabors Parkway, formerly Humble Road, in Tomball between Calvert Road and Hwy. 249 as a two-lane concrete road with improved drainage. Ongoing negotiations with a property owner for a drainage channel have not been finalized, said Pamela Rocchi, director of Harris County Precinct 4's capital improvement projects division. Pipeline relocations are necessary before the construction bidding process can begin, she said, and Precinct 4 now anticipates advertising the project for construction in the third quarter of 2020, a delay from the original goal of the third quarter of 2019.



Tomball-area voters to decide on $3.5 billion METRO bond Nov. 5

Voters in the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County service area will decide on a $3.5 billion bond Nov. 5, after the METRO board of directors called a bond election Aug. 13.


Total closure of FM 149, frontage lane closures on Hwy. 249 this weekend, Oct. 11-13

Several lane closures are scheduled this weekend for the Tomball and Magnolia area, including a total closure of a portion of FM 149 in Magnolia, according to the Houston TranStar database .


Construction bids sought for next phase of Hufsmith-Kohrville Road widening in Tomball

The Harris County Precinct 4 project includes widening Hufsmith-Kohrville Road between Hollow Glen Lane and Ezekiel Road from two lanes to a four-lane concrete pavement section with improved drainage accommodations. Traffic signal installations at Lacey and Ezekiel roads are also planned. Pamela Rocchi, Precinct 4’s capital improvements project division director, said Precinct 4 officials began seeking construction bids in September.


Live music, fall fun and more: 8 things to do in Houston this weekend, Oct. 11-13

With temperatures dropping just in time for fall activities, the city of Houston offers events for the whole …



Classic Hair will celebrate 35 years in Tomball in November

Classic Hair, located at 14257 FM 2920, Tomball, will celebrate its 35th anniversary Nov. 8, owner Sandy Krug …


Bail bond reform poses significant shift in Harris County criminal justice system

After a final hearing set for late October, a landmark settlement in Harris County could make bail reforms permanent and set the stage for similar changes across the country.


Wingstop coming soon to FM 1488 in Magnolia

Wingstop will open a 2,500-square-foot eatery at 6606 FM 1488, Magnolia, in late November, Wingstop Public …


Manna Bread from Heaven: Owner grows bakery business from porch to Tomball store

Manna Bread from Heaven owner Christin Shumway began selling homemade loaves of bread on her porch in 2016, eventually developing a list of about 500 regular customers over the course of 18 months. Her hobby of making bread turned into a side job while she was a stay-at-home mom, she said.



Zomball in Tomball, a hayride in Magnolia and more: 5 things to do in Tomball, Magnolia this weekend, Oct. 11-13

Celebrate the fall season this weekend with several local fall festivals, including Zomball in Tomball, as …


3 pumpkin patches to visit near Tomball, Magnolia

Here are a few places to find pumpkins close to home this …