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Homelessness on the rise in Montgomery County

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.

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Magnolia nonprofit to host winter food drive

In preparation for the December holidays, nonprofit organization Society of Samaritans is hosting a food drive to collect canned goods and supplies for families in need within the Magnolia ISD area. more »

Dec 4, 2014 5:00 PM 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

Montgomery County studies possible Woodlands Parkway expansion

Montgomery County commissioners in September approved a $42,500 contract with Amani Engineering for a traffic study to evaluate the effects of a proposed extension on the existing Woodlands Parkway. more »

Dec 3, 2014 9:33 AM Tomball | Magnolia 1 Comments

Magnolia moves forward with water, sewer line extension

With several land annexations approved since June 2014, city of Magnolia officials are moving forward with a $5 million project to extend water and sewer lines beginning in March 2015 to new properties along the FM 1488 and FM 149 corridor. more »

Dec 3, 2014 9:30 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Bluejack National to open for play in October 2015

With construction underway since June, Bluejack National is now accepting membership registration for its 18-hole golf course set to open for play in October 2015. more »

Dec 3, 2014 9:30 AM Tomball | Magnolia 1 Comments

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

Klein Wealth Management named Small Business of the Year in Tomball

The Lone Star College System honored Klein Wealth Management with the title of small business of the year for the Tomball area at a Nov. 20 awards banquet. more »

Nov 24, 2014 5:09 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Lone Star College announces finalists for Small Business of the Year awards

Six winners—one representing each LSCS campus—will be announced at a Nov. 20 awards banquet at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. more »

Nov 13, 2014 1:15 PM Cy-Fair

Deborah Rose Miller, Magnolia ISD board of trustees president, gathers with other community members to celebrate the life of Patsy Williams.

Liza Winkler

Magnolia City Hall dedicated in honor of late mayor pro tem

A group of residents and city officials gathered for a ceremony Nov. 11 to honor and dedicate Magnolia City Hall to late Mayor Pro Tem Patsy Williams. more »

Nov 12, 2014 12:35 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Magnolia nonprofit hosts winter clothing, bedding drive

As temperatures continue to drop, nonprofit organization Society of Samaritans in Magnolia is prepping for the winter season by hosting a clothing and bedding drive for residents in need. more »

Nov 7, 2014 4:37 PM Tomball | Magnolia

New Tomball hotel slated to open in March 2016

Clarus Hotels and JTS Development, Ltd. officials are in the process of designing plans for a new hotel expected to open in March 2016 at the corner of Hwy. 249 and Medical Complex Drive in Tomball. more »

Nov 6, 2014 11:55 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Cisco's Salsa Company owner Laura Wilson celebrates the overturning of the 1944 liquor ordinance on election night.

Mike Baxter

Voters support removal of Old Town Tomball liquor ordinance

Voters overwhelmingly supported the removal of the 1944 liquor ordinance in Old Town Tomball. more »

Nov 5, 2014 2:55 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Employers prep for ACA mandate

Nearly 200,000 Houstonians signed up for health insurance through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace by April 2014 following the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. more »

Nov 5, 2014 11:42 AM , Tomball | Magnolia

Harris, Montgomery county clinics benefit from mental health dollars

The 83rd Texas Legislature restored $332 million to fund mental health and substance use disorders for the 2014-15 biennium. more »

Nov 5, 2014 10:25 AM , Tomball | Magnolia

Growth in population, access to care creates shortage of registered nurses

Both Harris and Montgomery counties are low on nurses, and both areas parallel a nursing shortage that can be seen at the national level. more »

Nov 5, 2014 10:20 AM , , Tomball | Magnolia

Texas Medicaid enrollment increases despite state opting out of expansion

Even though Texas declined to expand Medicaid as a part of the Affordable Care Act, enrollment in the program continues to grow. more »

Nov 5, 2014 10:10 AM Tomball | Magnolia 1 Comments

The MAKOplasty robotic arm is used in partial knee and total hip replacement procedures. The robotic program allows doctors to make smaller incisions and more precise placement of the implants.

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TRMC utilizes robotics for surgeries

Tomball Regional Medical Center now possesses two robotic surgery platforms—one of which is used in general surgery and the other for partial knee and total hip replacement—and has successfully performed an operation with each one. more »

Nov 5, 2014 10:15 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Plans announced for Camp Strake site

Johnson Development Corp. officials revealed detailed plans for an estimated 2,000-acre, mixed-use development known as Strake–The Grand Central Park to be constructed about 4 miles north of The Woodlands. more »

Nov 5, 2014 10:05 AM , Tomball | Magnolia

Transportation Updates

Find out what progress is being made on the roads near you

Development Highlights


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Tomball store slices up selection of fresh meats


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Boutique fosters community relationships


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Magnolia eatery founded on customer service


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Q&A with Billy Tidwell, chief of the Tomball Police Department


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Tomball businessman defined by work ethic


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Nonprofit provides holiday cheer for children, seniors


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Historic home serves as 19th century museum

From the General Manager

Health Care Directory 2014–15

Fall Festivals Guide 2014

Public Education Focus 2014

Tomball ISD, Magnolia ISD 2013–14 STAAR results

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