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Houston Repertoire Ballet proudly presents the 2015 Celebration of Dance, a celebration of life, of beauty, of childhood simplicity – a true celebration of the art of dance. more »

Candidates announced for Magnolia City Council, MISD school board

Magnolia City Council and the Magnolia ISD board of trustees will hold elections on May 9 for several positions. more »

Mar 27, 2015 11:45 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Harris and Montgomery counties are in negotiations to move forward with plans to create tolled main lanes from Spring Cypress to FM 1774 on Hwy. 249.

Andrew Richardson

249 Partnership details Phase 1 construction, future of Hwy. 249 expansion project

In a March 19 meeting at Magnolia City Hall, officials with the 249 Partnership from Tomball, Magnolia and Navasota provided updates on the construction of the Tomball Tollway and future phases of the Hwy. 249 expansion project. more »

Mar 24, 2015 11:35 AM Tomball | Magnolia 1 Comments

Tomball City Council approves brewpub land use

The ordinance amendment defines microbreweries and brewpubs as an official type of land use within the city limits. more »

Mar 18, 2015 11:20 AM , Tomball | Magnolia

Blue Bell Creameries

Blue Bell Creameries breaks ground on newest center in Tomball

Blue Bell Creameries has begun construction on its fifth Greater Houston area distribution center scheduled to open in July behind Wal-Mart near the intersection of Hwy. 249 and Spring Cypress Road in Tomball. more »

Mar 11, 2015 12:54 PM Tomball | Magnolia 2 Comments

Texas Conservative Tea Party Coalition endorses Montgomery County mobility bond

In a March 5 meeting with Montgomery County stakeholders, the Texas Conservative Tea Party Coalition voted to endorse the $350 million mobility bond election scheduled for May 9. more »

Mar 6, 2015 10:00 AM The Woodlands 2 Comments

Fire Ant Brewing Company is ramping up plans to open their first brewpub in winter 2015 or early 2016 along Market Street in Old Town Tomball.

Fire Ant Brewing Company

New brewpub headed to Old Town Tomball

A group of local homebrewers are fueling a longtime passion of craft beer and ramping up plans to open their first brewpub in winter 2015 or early 2016 along Market Street in Old Town Tomball. more »

Mar 5, 2015 3:58 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Proposed Tomball public improvement district may signal tax increases for new residents

Newcomers to northeast Tomball could be facing an increase in property taxes when purchasing future homes in the proposed Yaupon Trails subdivision. more »

Mar 4, 2015 5:05 PM Tomball | Magnolia

The Kohrmann Family Cemetery houses the tombs of several early German settlers in the Tomball area.

Photo by Carrie Taylor

Kohrmann Family Cemetery

Lakewood Apartment Complex is home to both existing and past residents of Tomball. more »

Mar 4, 2015 9:55 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Tomball P.E.O. Chapter President Kris Dewees (far left) and other members presented Beverliann Morgenstern Jan. 8 with a $1,000 continuing education scholarship.

Photo courtesy Kris Dewees

P.E.O.

With the organization’s history reaching back to 1869, a few local women saw a void in the Tomball community and gathered last May to create a new chapter of national nonprofit Philanthropic Educational Organization. more »

Mar 4, 2015 9:40 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Tomball, Magnolia police work to combat distracted driving, DWI cases

Tomball and Magnolia law enforcement authorities are working to make the roads safer by honing in on two of the most common reasons for car crashes and fatalities—distracted driving and driving while intoxicated. more »

Mar 4, 2015 9:40 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Owner Henry Cook opened Cypress Grape & Grain in Tomball in December 2013.

Photo by Liza Winkler

Cypress Grape & Grain

Drawing on his college hobby of beer brewing and winemaking, owner Henry Cook harbored his passion and skills into launching his first business—Cypress Grape & Grain in Tomball. more »

Mar 4, 2015 9:15 AM Tomball | Magnolia 1 Comments

Texas officials debate future of public education system in 84th Legislature

With the 84th Texas Legislature underway, state representatives and senators plan to address a number of pressing issues, including one of the state’s most often debated topics—public education. more »

Mar 4, 2015 9:10 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Experts remain optimistic amid falling oil prices

The drop in oil prices over the last six months has been welcome news for many drivers at the gas pump. But in Houston, which is considered the energy capital of the world, the lower prices could also mean setbacks for the economy. more »

Mar 4, 2015 9:05 AM , , Tomball | Magnolia

Tomball, Magnolia area traffic lane closures

The following is a list of lane closures due to construction projects in and around the Tomball and Magnolia area, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. more »

Feb 12, 2015 12:47 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Tomball ISD

Tomball ISD presents updates on new school construction, bond sales

The Tomball ISD board of trustees presented updates Feb. 9 on four new schools scheduled to open for the 2015–16 and 2016–17 academic years and plans to sell previous bonds by the end of March. more »

Feb 12, 2015 10:20 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Lee Ann Nutt will begin her role as the official president of Lone Star College–Tomball Feb. 15.

Lone Star College System

Lone Star College–Tomball names new president

Previously serving as acting president since August, Lee Ann Nutt will begin her role as the official president of Lone Star College–Tomball on Feb. 15. more »

Feb 10, 2015 4:00 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Tomball master-planned community to undergo Phase 1 expansion by mid-2016

Friendswood Development Company announced the acquisition of a 200-acre tract from the Martens family to expand the Wildwood at NorthPointe master-planned community near Boudreaux and Telge roads in the coming years. more »

Feb 4, 2015 3:00 PM Tomball | Magnolia

The restaurant serves a Who’s Your Daddy? burger with two pounds of beef, cheese and dressings.

Photo courtesy Ron’s Hamburger

Ron’s Hamburgers and Chili

In 1975, an appreciation for homecooked food led Ron Baber to shift gears from his manufacturing industry career and open the first Ron’s Hamburgers and Chili in Oklahoma. more »

Feb 4, 2015 9:55 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Photo courtesy Brian’s Taxider

Brian’s Taxidermy

A professional taxidermist since 1980, Brian Kalich brings knowledge and expertise to every piece he creates as an artist in nature’s medium. more »

Feb 4, 2015 9:40 AM Tomball | Magnolia 2 Comments