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Education community focuses on training energy employees

Photo courtesy Lone Star College

Education community focuses on training energy employees

Local educational institutions are taking notice of the growing need for better-trained employees in the energy industry and are implementing specialized programs for students as early as junior high school.

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Customs Facility coming to Lone Star Executive Airport

Officials considering funding partnership for customs facility at Conroe airport more »

Apr 23, 2014 The Woodlands

The Woodlands Township is considering expanding its trolley service.

Courtesy The Woodlands Township

Township considering expanding trolley service

The Woodlands Township is evaluating plans to extend its trolley service beyond Town Center. The township is working with HDR Engineers to develop new routes for the trolley service in hopes of increasing mobility. more »

Apr 16, 2014 The Woodlands (3 Comments)

Developer announces $250 million mixed-use development near The Woodlands

Houston-based developer PinPoint Commercial has announced plans April 24 to break ground on Woodland Creek, a mixed-use development on a 75-acre site near The Woodlands on Sawdust Road, southeast of Sawmill Road. more »

Apr 15, 2014 Spring | Klein (5 Comments)

Officials considering partnership for customs facility at Lone Star Executive Airport

In order to make international travel more accessible to Montgomery County, The Woodlands Township is considering becoming a funding partner for a U.S. Customs Facility that may be built at Lone Star Executive Airport, officials said. more »

Apr 10, 2014

Shenandoah Park Renovation

City of Shenandoah

City of Shenandoah park renovations delayed

The Shenandoah City Council on Wednesday delayed renovation at the city park by about two weeks. more »

Apr 10, 2014

Health care becoming more accessible to residents of The Woodlands area

Health care providers are investing millions of dollars to provide greater accessibility to Woodlands-area residents as they work to meet the demands of a growing population. more »

Apr 9, 2014 The Woodlands

Costco will open a store in The Woodlands in November.

Shawn Epps

The Woodlands lands Costco store

After years of rumors, Costco is finally coming to The Woodlands. The store will be located on the northeast corner of Hwy. 242 and I-45 and is expected to open in November. more »

Mar 27, 2014 The Woodlands (9 Comments)

Oak Ridge North Commerce Park key economic cog in city’s future

With the development of the Oak Ridge North Commerce Park, the city hopes to capitalize on the need for industrial land as energy and oil and gas companies continue to move their operations to The Woodlands area, city officials said. more »

Apr 9, 2014 The Woodlands (1 Comments)

Gracepoint plans 156-acre community, home prices to reach in the millions

Another large tract of undeveloped land in south Montgomery County has been sold to a homebuilder. more »

Apr 9, 2014 The Woodlands

STAAR enters third year with new guidelines

High school students gearing up to take the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness end-of-course exams will have a lighter load this year as the Texas Legislature implemented changes reducing the number of tests that will be administered. more »

Apr 9, 2014 The Woodlands

Construction is underway on the westbound expansion of Woodlands Parkway. The project is expected to be complete in June.

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

Woodlands Parkway lane expansion completion pushed back to June

The completed lane expansion of Woodlands Parkway between Grogan’s Mill Road and South Panther Creek Drive has been delayed yet again. Menade Inc., the contractor working on the project, now expects to complete the 1-mile expansion and open all lanes more »

Apr 9, 2014 The Woodlands

Shenandoah Park Renovation

City of Shenandoah

City of Shenandoah to begin renovating park

The City of Shenandoah is set to begin renovating park in April. more »

Mar 27, 2014 The Woodlands

Township board approves tax deal for energy company’s relocation to Research Forest

The Woodlands Township Board of Directors approved a seven-year property tax abatement, or a tax break, to Kiewit for the company to relocate its headquarters to Research Forest Drive. more »

Apr 9, 2014 The Woodlands

Township making plans for new Gosling Sports Park

The Woodlands Township is considering a plan to turn 25 acres of land at Gosling Road and Marsco Place into a new sports facility. more »

Apr 9, 2014 The Woodlands

Courtesy Michael Galloway

Former senator Galloway joins District 4 race at deadline

Former senator Michael Galloway will join the race for state senate District 4. more »

Mar 13, 2014 The Woodlands

SJRA announces Grogan’s Mill Road reopening delayed

The San Jacinto River Authority announced March 18 that the 1-mile stretch of Grogan’s Mill Road between Woodlands Parkway and South Millbend Drive will not reopen until late April, rather than the end of March as was initially anticipated. more »

Mar 18, 2014 The Woodlands

Lone Star College chancellor search moves forward as end of school year approaches

With Lone Star College Chancellor Richard Carpenter planning to step down at the end of the 2013–14 school year, the search is on to find the next chancellor. more »

Apr 7, 2014 Spring | Klein

The Black Walnut Café relocating in The Woodlands

After 12 years of service Black Forest Ventures will relocate its first Black Walnut Café to a larger restaurant across the street from its current location in The Woodlands. more »

Apr 3, 2014 The Woodlands

Bluejack National golf club and community under development

Dallas-based Beacon Land Development is developing Bluejack National, a world-class golf club and community located on the site of the former Blaketree National Golf Club. more »

Apr 3, 2014 Tomball | Magnolia

Melanie Bush

Courtesy Melanie Bush

First candidate announces plans to seek position on Conroe ISD board

Although the election is still more than six months away, Woodlands resident Melanie Bush has announced her candidacy for Position 1 on the Conroe ISD board of trustees. more »

Mar 28, 2014 The Woodlands

City of Shenandoah to cancel special election

The Shenandoah City Council will vote March 22 to cancel this year’s special election to fill the unexpired term for Position 2, vacated by Ron Hyde, city secretary Kathie Reyer said. more »

Mar 20, 2014 The Woodlands

Deadline to sign up for health insurance is March 31

According to the Affordable Care Act, March 31 is the deadline for uninsured individuals to sign up through the Health Insurance Marketplace or a private provider. more »

Mar 18, 2014 Tomball | Magnolia

Home prices, like ones in Creekside Park, are rising due to less supply.

Photo by Matt Stephens

S. Montgomery County home values on the rise

Home values have risen substantially across south Montgomery County during the last five years, and with notices soon to be mailed out by the Montgomery Central Appraisal District in March, residents can expect their property values to see yet anothe more »

Mar 12, 2014 The Woodlands

Woodlands area traffic lane closures

An updated list of Woodlands area traffic lane closures

Development Highlights

Residential construction in and around The Woodlands

The Woodlands Demographics

An inside look at the population of The Woodlands

Simon's Barbershop

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

Business establishes community ties

Young Learners Academy

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

Preschool focuses on student's enrichment

Pallotta's Mexican Grill

Popular dishes at Pallotta’s i

Eatery prepares for five-year anniversary

Impact Update – Houston Shoe Hospital

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

Repair shop seeing more new business

The Refuge Bar and Bistro

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

Coffee, breakfast items now on menu

Impact Update – Tandoory Taco

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

Woodlands store enables company to expand

Impact Update – Texas Taco Company

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

Popular restaurant grows quickl

Conroe/The Woodlands Large Urganized Area

An explanation of and guide to the funding dynamics of the recently created Conroe/The Woodlands Large Urbanized Area mobility district

Offshore Technology Conference

A look at the numbers behind the Offshore Technology Conference at Reliant Park

Coffee with Impact – Challie Ralph

Chairwoman, Houston Association of Realtors

Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

Research facility helps law enforcement solve cases

TGR Exotics

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

Activities, education central to wildlife park

Truth Entertainment

photo courtesy Truth Entertainme

"Dallas Buyer's Club" among early successes

Crawfish Guide

A guide to local crawfish festivals and places to get crawfish this season

Home Improvement Guide

A guide to local interior decorators, remodeling and landscaping companies

Area Museum Guide

A guide to museums in and around The Woodlands area

Corridor – Borough Park Retail Center

A guide to the shops, restaurants and services at 202 Sawdust Road

Grogan's Mill

Real estate market information for the Village of Grogan's Mill in The Woodlands

Real Estate Market Data

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Read the latest real estate market data for The Woodlands

Summer Camp Guide

A guide to area summer camps for kids

Senior Lifestyle

A guide to senior living facilities, amenities and services in The Woodlands area

Health & Fitness Guide

A list of health and fitness businesses in south Montgomery County

Healthcare Directory

A list of health care providers in the area with several relevant health care articles

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