Sugar Land | Missouri City
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9 Fort Bend high school musicals to see in January and February

Local high schools have performances Jan. 16-Feb. 1.


The Woodlands
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Occidental CEO tells Woodlands EDP at luncheon it will keep local presence

Occidental Petroleum Corp. CEO Vicki Hollub told the Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership at a Jan. 10 luncheon the company intends to keep a presence in The Woodlands

Pearland | Friendswood

Southbound lanes on Hwy. 288 open; work continues on northbound portion, FM 518

Construction on the Brazoria County portion of Hwy. 288 southbound has been completed with the exits now open.



Conroe | Montgomery

U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady and others celebrate Covenant Christian School's FEMA grant

The event saw representatives from the city of Conroe, Montgomery County, the Texas Legislature and more.


Bay Area

New reading assistance applications, approaches empower Clear Creek ISD students in special education

In an effort to better support Clear Creek ISD special education students’ reading skills, the district has implemented two web-based applications and a multi-sensory approach to word cards at various pilot campuses.


Cy-Fair

High-speed rail could break ground in 2020; opposition has doubts

Texas Central claims the $12 billion construction process would be privately funded, and the train would transport 6 million annual riders by 2029.


Cy-Fair

25 Hwy. 290 lane closures affecting Cy-Fair drivers this weekend, Jan. 17-19

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced the following lane closures planned along Hwy. 290 this weekend.



Cy-Fair

Southern Divas Boutique to close Cypress location in late January

Most store items will be included in a 50% off sale through Jan. 31.


The Woodlands

Commissioner: Feral hog trapping program to begin in Montgomery County Precinct 3 immediately

Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack announced Jan. 17 he has contracted with a professional wildlife removal company to trap feral hogs in several areas on Spring Creek.


Katy

Land Tejas to build 3,000-home community in northwest Katy area

The community is located near Clay and Pitts roads in the northwest Katy area.


Pearland | Friendswood

Future Broadway Street widening sparks discussion among Pearland business owners

Local service businesses worry about lost space from construction, expansion



Spring | Klein

Klein ISD releases 2020-21 academic calendar

The first day of school will be Wednesday, Aug. 19.


Conroe | Montgomery

National Forests and Grasslands to waive entrance fees for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Although camping fees will be in effect, the fees will be waived at the several parks.


Tomball | Magnolia

FM 1488 lanes closed Jan. 18-19 in Magnolia

East- and westbound lanes of a portion of FM 1488 in Magnolia will be closed daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 18-19.


Spring | Klein

Harris County takes closer look at mobility funds

For the first time in its history, Harris County is taking an inventory of the condition and life expectancy of every county-maintained road before deciding how mobility funds should be distributed in 2020.



Cy-Fair

20 things to do in and around Cy-Fair in January and February

Events range from live music to a dance showcase to a fundraiser honoring veterans.


Sugar Land | Missouri City

Edward Jones financial advisor Gabriel Trevino moving to the Crossing at Telfair

Trevino's current office is located on Sweetwater Boulevard.


Bay Area

College of the Mainland to open new League City location

The 27,570-square-foot facility will house general education and dual-credit classes for students in League City, Friendswood, Dickinson, Kemah and other cities in northern Galveston County.


Katy

Dental Innovations opens in Katy

The new dentistry is located on Kingsland Boulevard.




Spring | Klein

Cagle: Goal of Raveneaux acquisition is not to put an ‘ugly hole in the ground’

“The goal is to create something more along the lines of Kickerillo [Mischer Preserve] with beautiful park amenities—little fishing piers, boat launches and walking trails that go around it,” Cagle said.


Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

METRO board of directors say free fare 'not feasible' for transit authority

A METRO study on eliminating ride fares left board members and officials unconvinced of the likelihood of implementing it in Harris County.


Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Houston City Council approves revisions to 2015 flood buyout processes

New guidelines adjust single-family and multifamily home buyout process for those affected by 2015 floods.



Bay Area

I-45, League City Parkway intersection work underway

As a part of the I-45 widening project between FM 518 and FM 517, the Texas Department of Transportation will reconstruct the intersection of I-45 and League City Parkway.


Pearland | Friendswood

Dark Horse Investments office building coming to Friendswood

Dark Horse Investments is building a new office building set to open March 1 at 107 Shadwell Lane, Friendswood.