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Tomball, Magnolia see farms decline, development rise

Tomball, Magnolia see farms decline, development rise

Tomball and Magnolia—a landscape dominated by farmland for several generations of families—has been transformed into a bustling corridor by developers.

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TOMAGWA HealthCare Ministries offers free flu shots for limited time

In the midst of an elevated flu season across the country, TOMAGWA HealthCare Ministries is hosting a free flu shot clinic open to the community while limited supplies last. more »

Jan 16, 2015 2:35 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Residents address Magnolia City Council, voice concerns on Magnolia Ridge PID plan

A large group of residents filled the Magnolia City Hall chambers Jan. 13 to voice concerns regarding the assessment plan for the Magnolia Ridge Phase 1 public improvement district. more »

Jan 14, 2015 4:09 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Riley named interim president of LSC–Montgomery

The Lone Star College System has named Rebecca Riley as interim president of the Montgomery campus to replace Austin Lane—who was recently promoted to LSC executive vice chancellor. more »

Jan 13, 2015 5:31 PM

Denise Meyers

Magnolia Education Foundation awards MISD grants

The Magnolia Education Foundation awarded nearly 20 teachers and principals more than $22,000 in grants for innovative project proposals during the Jan. 12 Magnolia ISD board of trustees meeting. more »

Jan 13, 2015 3:47 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Tomball City Council passes new signage ordinance

A new ordinance approved at the Jan. 5 meeting Tomball City Council meeting will set new rules for signage within the city. more »

Jan 8, 2015 1:21 PM Tomball | Magnolia

New master-planned community coming to Tomball area

Developers are slated to break ground in March or April on a new 325-acre master-planned community five miles west of Tomball along FM 2920. more »

Jan 8, 2015 9:45 AM Tomball | Magnolia 1 Comments

Daikin Industries will build a new facility on a 90-acre site west of Cypress.

Courtesy Daikin Industries

Daikin Industries to build facility in northwest Harris County

Daikin Industries has announced plans to build a $417 million facility on 90 acres of land west of Cypress near Hwy. 290 and about three miles west of the Grand Parkway. more »

Jan 7, 2015 4:28 PM Cy-Fair 2 Comments

Tomball Mayor Gretchen Fagan with new public works director David Esquivel.

Frank Rodasky

Tomball City Council names new director of public works

Tomball City Council swore in David Esquivel as the new director of public works during the Jan. 5 meeting. more »

Jan 7, 2015 3:30 AM Tomball | Magnolia

U.S. Representative, 8th District of Texas

Photo courtesy Rep. Kevin Brady

New bill plans to alter Social Security provision, aid local public servants

A new bill recently filed by U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-The Woodlands, and U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Massachusetts, aims to alter a long-standing Social Security provision. more »

Dec 30, 2014 1:11 PM Tomball | Magnolia 3 Comments

Tomball City Council seeks grant for improvements to FM 2920

Tomball City Council approved a number of preliminary enhancements to FM 2920 with an eye toward improving the chances of acquiring federal funding as part of a larger transportation project. more »

Dec 23, 2014 5:23 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Magnolia officials discuss possibility of permitting in-city MUDs

A number of local officials gathered for a special meeting and joint planning workshop at City Hall Dec. 11 to discuss the possibility of creating Magnolia’s first in-city municipal utility districts for future development. more »

Dec 22, 2014 5:44 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Tomball ISD approves attendance zone realignment for 2015–16 school year

Tomball ISD approved the realignment of attendance zones Dec. 9 for several elementary, intermediate and high schools beginning in the 2015–16 school year to balance district enrollment numbers and prepare for the opening of four new campuses. more »

Dec 22, 2014 11:15 AM Tomball | Magnolia

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 2 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

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