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Housing market drives property tax increase in Montgomery County

Many Montgomery County homeowners may see a significant increase in their appraised property values this month. more »

Apr 24, 2015 4:15 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Early voting for May 9 election begins April 27

Road bond election early voting more »

Apr 24, 2015 11:02 AM The Woodlands

Liza Winkler

Local leaders celebrate opening of Tomball Tollway

Despite some brief rainstorms and cloudy skies, the Tomball Tollway grand opening event—Stroll the Toll—was celebrated without a hitch on April 12. more »

Apr 15, 2015 9:24 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Montgomery County voters will head to the polls May 9 and weigh in on a $350 million mobility bond referendum that would fund 77 road projects, such as an expansion of FM 1097 from two to four lanes.

Jesse Mendoza

Voters will decide on $350M mobility bond referendum on May 9

Montgomery County voters will have an opportunity to head to the polls May 9 and weigh in on a $350 million mobility bond referendum representing 77 roadway projects. more »

Apr 15, 2015 7:00 AM Conroe | Montgomery

The Lone Star Executive Airport completed a 1,500-foot runway extension in March. The extension is one of several improvement projects at the airport intended to address high business aviation demand.

Courtesy Lone Star Executive Air

Lone Star Executive Airport extends its runway to 7,500 feet

Montgomery County The Lone Star Executive Airport completed a 1,500-foot runway extension and held a ribbon cutting ceremony March 23. more »

Apr 15, 2015 7:00 AM Conroe | Montgomery

New runway extension opens at Lone Star Executive Airport

Lone Star Executive Airport in Conroe celebrated the opening of its new extension of runway 14-32 during a March 23 ceremony that featured Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and members of the Montgomery County Commissioners Court. more »

Apr 9, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Population, business growth leading to more DWI cases

The number of drivers getting behind the wheel and driving while drunk have decreased in Montgomery County over the past year, but in The Woodlands the issue is occurring more often, according to law enforcement reports. more »

Apr 8, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Prop. 1 funds local road projects

The Texas Department of Transportation approved 12 previously unfunded transportation projects in the Greater Houston area—six of which are in Montgomery and Harris counties—that will be funded this year as a result of the passing of Prop. 1. more »

Apr 8, 2015 12:00 AM , The Woodlands 2 Comments

Montgomery County officials hold public road bond forum in Magnolia

Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Nelda Blair, co-chairwoman of the Montgomery County 2015 Road Bond Committee, addressed questions submitted from the audience during a March 31 public forum on the $350 million May 9 bond election. more »

Apr 2, 2015 2:25 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Creighton passes first bills as Senator

State Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, has passed his first bills through the Senate as state senator. more »

Apr 1, 2015 5:21 PM Conroe | Montgomery

Photo courtesy Montgomery County

Tammy McRae

Filling the role formerly occupied by JR Moore Jr., Tammy McRae took office Oct. 1 as the new tax assessor-collector for Montgomery County. more »

Apr 1, 2015 8:43 AM Tomball | Magnolia

MISD gears up for International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme course options in 2016-17

In an effort to offer another avenue for college preparatory curriculum, Magnolia ISD administrators are in the process of applying for authorization to become the first district in Montgomery County to offer the program. more »

Apr 1, 2015 8:32 AM Tomball | Magnolia 5 Comments

FM 2978 corridor to receive improvements through Proposition 1, federal, TxDOT funds

The FM 2978 corridor is expected to receive some long-anticipated mobility improvements in late 2015 or early 2016. more »

Apr 1, 2015 8:26 AM Tomball | Magnolia

From The General Manager - April 2015

Trying to get around the area these days is not as easy as it once was—nor is it as efficient. more »

Apr 1, 2015 8:19 AM Tomball | Magnolia

The construction of an overpass at the intersection of FM 1774 and FM 1488 in Magnolia is one of 77 mobility projects proposed for funding in the May 9 bond election.

Photo by Liza Winkler

Montgomery County to vote on $350 million road bond

Montgomery County voters will have an opportunity to head to the polls May 9 and weigh in on a $350 million mobility bond referendum representing 77 roadway projects. more »

Apr 1, 2015 8:12 AM , Tomball | Magnolia 1 Comments

Early voting location established for Rayford Road area

Rayford Road will have a new early voting location for the upcoming May 9 election following approval by the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on March 24. more »

Mar 25, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Market Street in The Woodlands holds two concert series in the spring and summer seasons.

Kaplan Public Relations

Spring and summer seasons brings events to Market Street

With winter coming to an end, Market Street in The Woodlands will soon play host to a variety of spring and summer events. more »

Mar 20, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

The direct connector project is designed to alleviate westbound traffic congestion.

Courtesy PTP Transportation

Hwy. 242 to be complete in March, toll funds to aid in future local mobility projects

Commuters will soon be able to use the tolled Hwy. 242 direct connector facilities to bypass one of Montgomery County’s busiest intersections: I-45 and Hwy. 242. more »

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Montgomery County legislators push to repeal or alter franchise tax

Montgomery County lawmakers have introduced bills to repeal the Texas business franchise tax this legislative session. more »

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Literacy Volunteers of America–Montgomery County provides literacy and English-speaking tutoring to individuals who do not speak English.

Photo by Carrie Taylor

Literacy Volunteers of America

A simple job interview or meeting with a new doctor can seem like unsurpassable challenges when paired with a language barrier, which is where Literacy Volunteers of America–Montgomery County steps in. more »

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands