Shawn Arrajj

Shawn joined the Community Impact team in January 2012 and serves as a reporter with the Tomball/Magnolia publication. He graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Newspaper and Online Journalism.

Proposed landfill expansion on Fairbanks N. Houston draws opposition

Residents filled up a public meeting Oct. 23 at the Sam Houston Race Park to express a wide range of concerns over a proposed landfill expansion at 8205 Fairbanks N. Houston Road. more »

Oct 24, 2014 4:35 PM Cy-Fair

Lane closures scheduled for Hwy. 290 mainlanes and frontage roads

After opening the direct connector from Hwy. 290 eastbound to I-10 the morning of Oct. 13, the Texas Department of Transportation is continuing work this weekend on other portions of the Hwy. 290 expansion project. more »

Oct 17, 2014 3:25 PM Cy-Fair

Flood control seeks public comments on overflow management plan for Cypress Creek and Addicks Reservoir

Ongoing efforts to manage stormwater overflow from Cypress Creek to the Addicks Reservoir watershed continued with a public meeting Sept. 28 hosted by the Harris County Flood Control District. more »

Oct 3, 2014 3:50 PM Cy-Fair

Harris County Smokehouse

After the Hwy. 290 expansion project left the owners of Harris County Smokehouse with fewer parking spaces than dining seats, co-owners Tammy and Harry Chambers decided it was the time to move. more »

May 20, 2015 12:00 AM Cy-Fair

Mixed Fruit Tea

Made with fresh strawberries, kiwis, pineapple, watermelon and mango, the Mixed Fruit Tea at Ice Valley Cafe is one of the venue’s most popular drinks as well as one of its most colorful. more »

May 20, 2015 12:00 AM Cy-Fair

RCW Nurseries

The winter was long for RCW Nurseries, the 36-year-old retail business for gardening hobbyists in Cy-Fair, but warm weather has ushered in the beginning of another Texas spring. more »

May 20, 2015 12:00 AM Cy-Fair

Community, Lone Star College System consider campus carry law

As state legislators move closer to expanding gun rights at public colleges and universities, Lone Star College System officials conducted two public forums to educate the community on the proposed laws and gather feedback. more »

May 13, 2015 12:00 AM Spring | Klein

Jersey Village finds new recycling service, aims to increase participation

The service, which starts May 20, offers residents larger, 65-gallon bins with covers and wheels and does not require recyclable items to be sorted. more »

Apr 22, 2015 2:30 PM Cy-Fair