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Cy-Fair sees multiple new hotel projects

Cy-Fair sees multiple new hotel projects

Population growth and company relocations around the Cy-Fair area have created an increased demand for hospitality projects, catching the eye of several major hotel developers.

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Katy ISD officials have approved the selection of a pair of architects—HKS and VLK Architects—to design the district’s second football stadium from the ground up following the withdrawal last month of the project’s original planner, PBK.

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Pair of architects chosen to design Katy ISD’s second stadium

Katy ISD officials have approved the selection of a pair of architects—HKS and VLK Architects—to design the district’s second football stadium from the ground up following the withdrawal last month of the project’s original planner. more »

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 AM , Katy

James Gilcrease takes over as new Alvin ISD superintendent

The task of brining a new superintendent to Alvin ISD ended in November with the hire of James “Buck” Gilcrease. more »

Dec 17, 2014 8:00 AM Pearland | Friendswood

Harris County appoints attorney Lincoln Goodwin to Justice of the Peace Court Precinct 4, Position 1

Harris County Commissioners Court voted Dec. 16 to appoint attorney Lincoln Goodwin to Position 1 on the Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Court. Goodwin was sworn in during the ceremony by Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle. more »

Dec 16, 2014 5:51 PM Spring | Klein

Craft brewery coming to Willowbrook area

For the last 10 years, Bryce Baker, Jeff Handojo and Brandon Moss have experimented with homebrewing beer—a hobby that paid off as the friends prepare to open their own brewery in the Willowbrook area. more »

Dec 16, 2014 4:00 PM Cy-Fair 1 Comments

High-end apartments announced for Springwoods Village

Martin Fein Interests has announced plans for a high-end apartment complex within CityPlace, the town center of the Springwoods Village master-planned community in Spring. more »

Dec 15, 2014 12:00 AM Spring | Klein

Spring ISD five-year strategic plan prompts organizational changes

Following an independent audit report and various reviews, Spring ISD Superintendent Rodney Watson announced Dec. 10 organizational changes for the 2015 school year, including the restructuring of leadership at several schools throughout the 37-campu more »

Dec 12, 2014 6:10 PM Spring | Klein

Work set to begin on Woodlands Parkway expansion

Construction on the Woodlands Parkway expansion is about to recommence after the Texas Department of Transportation has hired Woodlands-based Texas Sterling Construction to complete the westbound six-lane expansion on Woodlands Parkway. more »

Dec 12, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

H-GAC transit study suggests new bus routes, village and business connectivity

The Woodlands Township, along with the Houston-Galveston Area Council, has been deliberating ways to get cars off the streets of Town Center, tweak its park and ride system and determine if a feasible plan for bus service to the various villages can more »

Dec 10, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Congress battles Highway Trust Fund deficit

Federal transportation funding integral to statewide, Greater Houston area projects more »

Dec 10, 2014 12:00 AM Spring | Klein

Officials from the city of Sugar Land, ACE Theatrical Group, Linbeck Group Construction Company, Martinez & Johnson Architecture as well as other area officials were on hand to celebrate the Dec. 9 groundbreaking of a performance arts venue in Sugar Land.

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Sugar Land, ACE Theatrical Group break ground on performing arts venue

A large crowd gathered Dec. 9 for the groundbreaking of an $84 million indoor live entertainment and performing arts venue in Sugar Land that is designed to establish the city as a destination location for culture and entertainment. more »

Dec 9, 2014 6:20 PM Sugar Land | Missouri City

Study aims to improve FM 1960

Recommendations include parks, redevelopment, mobility projects more »

Dec 10, 2014 12:00 AM Spring | Klein 2 Comments

A marker commemorating Cy-Fair ISD's 75th anniversary was unveiled in front of Cy-Fair High School Dec. 9.

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Cy-Fair ISD unveils commemorative marker in celebration of 75 years

Members of the Cy-Fair ISD community gathered with civic leaders Dec. 9 for the unveiling of a commemorative marker at Cy-Fair High School. more »

Dec 10, 2014 12:30 PM Cy-Fair

Ken E. Lloyd (left), Alton Smith and Art Murillo were sworn in as new Lone Star College System board of trustee members at a Dec. 4 meeting. Board members are elected to single member districts, and are volunteers who serve without pay.

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Lone Star College swears in new board members

The Lone Star College System welcomed three new board members to its board of trustees at a Dec. 4 meeting. more »

Dec 9, 2014 3:50 PM Cy-Fair

Homelessness on the rise in Montgomery County

Montgomery County, named Texas’ sixth fastest-growing county by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2010, has seen a significant surge in population and new development in recent years. more »

Dec 3, 2014 9:43 AM Tomball | Magnolia

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Ground breaks on Phase II of Beltway 8 office project

Stream Realty Partners broke ground on Phase II of its Remington Square project late November. more »

Dec 2, 2014 11:40 AM Cy-Fair

Magnolia Police Department begins search for new chief

With the recent resignation of Magnolia Police Chief Domingo Ibarra, the city has appointed an interim replacement and begun its search for a new chief to take the helm of the department. more »

Dec 2, 2014 11:12 AM Tomball | Magnolia

New community green spaces on horizon

City officials are preparing to gift residents with several new and improved green areas expected to open in early 2015, including a new park in Tomball and an inclusive playground in Magnolia. more »

Dec 3, 2014 9:39 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Geico to add more than 300 jobs to Katy headquarters

As Geico gets set to celebrate the one-year anniversary of its West Houston headquarters along I-10, hundreds of more invitations to the office party might need to be sent to new employees. more »

Nov 27, 2014 7:00 AM Katy

TxDOT approves $2.8 million to pay for improvements at Sugar Land Regional

The Texas Department of Transportation has awarded Sugar Land Regional Airport $2.8 million to help fund a portion of the airport’s project to continue upgrades and safety improvements. more »

Nov 26, 2014 11:55 AM Sugar Land | Missouri City

Chuck and Arlene O'Malley (center), owners of Langham Creek Ace Hardware, were recognized as Small Business of the Year in the Cy-Fair area by Lone Star College System Nov. 20.

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Langham Creek business owners recognized with small business award

Owners of the Langham Creek Ace Hardware were recently recognized as Small Business of the Year for the Cy-Fair area by Lone Star College System’s Small Business Development Center. more »

Nov 25, 2014 6:00 PM Cy-Fair

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