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SHSU plans Montgomery County’s first medical school for former Camp Strake site

Sam Houston State University is working toward a deal with Johnson Development Corporation to build a medical school on the site of the former Camp Strake property, which the development company purchased last year. more »

Nov 12, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Montgomery County studies possible Woodlands Parkway extension

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

Nov 12, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Short-term plans focus on Town Center, Rayford Road

For more than a year, all of the organizations and government entities that oversee transportation and mobility projects in south Montgomery County met each month to devise a plan to fix the traffic issues the area is experiencing. more »

Nov 12, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Study’s long-term plans address I-45 congestion

The Houston-Galveston Area Council’s long-term needs study for south Montgomery County identified major projects that could be implemented over the next six to 25 years, projects designed to move traffic better north and south, and east and west. more »

Nov 12, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands

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

County studies possible Woodlands Parkway extension

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

Oct 13, 2014 6:25 PM The Woodlands 4 Comments

County targets Rayford Road expansion, overpass in possible bond

Montgomery County has approved plans for a two-lane expansion of Rayford Road, and of a bridge to bypass the Union Pacific railroad tracks that intersect Rayford Road. However, funding for the two projects still has not been secured. more »

Oct 9, 2014 4:57 PM The Woodlands

H-GAC reveals $1.6 billion worth of projects in study

The Houston-Galveston Area Council revealed its initial draft of the South Montgomery County Mobility Study to the public and local elected officials at a pair of September meetings. more »

Oct 9, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Woodlands-area traffic lane improvements underway

Construction is underway on more than $700,000 worth of intersection and traffic signal improvements throughout The Woodlands. more »

Oct 9, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Reclaimed water distribution drawing interest in Montgomery County

As Montgomery County utility providers work to reduce reliance on groundwater, some local providers are implementing reclaimed water—or treated wastewater—systems for commercial and residential customers. more »

Oct 9, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Montgomery County group seeks to increase participation in local elections

Despite the number of registered voters continuing to increase in Montgomery County, participation in local elections lags behind national and statewide elections, according to Montgomery County election office statistics. more »

Oct 1, 2014 7:15 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Citizen’s police academies

Citizen’s police academies—offered by the Tomball and Magnolia police departments and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office—grant local residents a rare opportunity to learn the ins and outs of law enforcement agencies and their roles. more »

Oct 1, 2014 5:30 AM , Tomball | Magnolia

Carter Drug and Capital Drug stores were two popular businesses in Montgomery County in the 1940s.

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Montgomery County

As one of the earliest settlers of the area, Andrew Montgomery established a trading post that later took on his namesake as Montgomery County in December 1837. more »

Oct 1, 2014 5:15 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Research Forest soon to have flashing yellow turn arrows

Flashing yellow turn arrows will be installed at the Research Forest Drive intersections at Pinecroft Drive, Six Pines Drive and Holly Hill Court, Montgomery County Precinct 3 traffic operations manager Charles Cobb said. more »

Sep 10, 2014 10:09 AM The Woodlands

Conroe ISD Culinary Arts

Some high school students are sharpening their skills—and knives—in the kitchens of the Conroe ISD Culinary Arts program. more »

Sep 10, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Lone Star Executive Airport runway extension project nears completion

Local business travelers will soon be able to fly to farther destinations non-stop as the runway extension project at Lone Star Executive Airport is expected to be complete at the end of September. more »

Sep 10, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Volunteers from The Woodlands-based company Strike LLC build a Habitat home in Montgomery County. Several local companies volunteer for Habitat home projects.

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Habitat for Humanity

Group nears construction of its 100th county home more »

Sep 10, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands

New Conroe ISD budget includes teacher, staff raises

The Conroe ISD’s fiscal year 2014–15 budget includes $10.2 million in raises for the district’s teachers and staff. more »

Sep 10, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Harris, Montgomery counties join forces to fund widening of Kuykendahl Road bridge

The Kuykendahl Road bridge over Spring Creek—along with one-mile of adjacent roadway in Montgomery and Harris counties—will soon be expanded to include two lanes in each direction. more »

Sep 10, 2014 12:00 AM The Woodlands