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

From The General Manager

It seems the days between Thanksgiving and Christmas are the busiest time of the year. more »

Dec 3, 2014 9:36 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Blake Smith opened Smitty’s Meat Market and Smokehouse in December 2013 in Tomball.

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Smitty’s Meat Market and Smokehouse

Though neighborhood meat markets are quickly becoming a thing of the past, Smitty’s Meat Market and Smokehouse in Tomball is working to revive the tradition by preparing its offerings to the exact specifications of customers. more »

Dec 3, 2014 9:25 AM Tomball | Magnolia

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Billy Tidwell

After the city of Tomball announced his appointment Oct. 6, Billy Tidwell officially took on his new role as head of the Tomball Police Department on Nov. 10. more »

Dec 3, 2014 9:21 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Johnny Bang, owner of Johnny Bang’s Bang and Bump Shop, has become a prominent businessman and community leader through the course of three decades of service in Tomball.

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Johnny Bang

Johnny Bang, owner of Johnny Bang’s Bang and Bump Shop in Tomball, was no typical teenager. more »

Dec 3, 2014 9:16 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Griffin Memorial-House became the first museum added to the Tomball Museum Center’s collection in 1969.

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Griffin Memorial-House

Built in 1860 by Eugene Pillot, Griffin Memorial-House served as a private home and the center of many public gatherings in the Tomball area for nearly a century. more »

Dec 3, 2014 12:00 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Klein Wealth Management named Small Business of the Year in Tomball

The Lone Star College System honored Klein Wealth Management with the title of small business of the year for the Tomball area at a Nov. 20 awards banquet. more »

Nov 24, 2014 5:09 PM Tomball | Magnolia

New Tomball hotel slated to open in March 2016

Clarus Hotels and JTS Development, Ltd. officials are in the process of designing plans for a new hotel expected to open in March 2016 at the corner of Hwy. 249 and Medical Complex Drive in Tomball. more »

Nov 6, 2014 11:55 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Cisco's Salsa Company owner Laura Wilson celebrates the overturning of the 1944 liquor ordinance on election night.

Mike Baxter

Voters support removal of Old Town Tomball liquor ordinance

Voters overwhelmingly supported the removal of the 1944 liquor ordinance in Old Town Tomball. more »

Nov 5, 2014 2:55 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Employers prep for ACA mandate

Nearly 200,000 Houstonians signed up for health insurance through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace by April 2014 following the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. more »

Nov 5, 2014 11:42 AM , Tomball | Magnolia

Country Bumpkins Cafe serves authentic Southern dishes, such as its signature Bumpkin burger. ($8.25)

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Country Bumpkins Cafe

With a cozy, country-style interior and lounging areas on the patio, Country Bumpkins Cafe in Tomball aims to transport diners back to a more rural time period through its authentic Southern dishes and friendly dinner conversations. more »

Nov 5, 2014 10:35 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Pharmacist David Yousenasna opened Tomball Health Mart in the Tomball Medical Plaza in August 2009.

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Tomball Health Mart

Tucked inside the Tomball Medical Plaza, Tomball Health Mart offers a convenient alternative to the traditional, big-box neighborhood pharmacy with personalized patient consultations and a prescription delivery service. more »

Nov 5, 2014 10:35 AM Tomball | Magnolia

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Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson became chief executive officer of Tomball Regional Medical Center on July 21 after 17 years of service in the same capacity at College Station Medical Center. more »

Nov 5, 2014 10:30 AM Tomball | Magnolia 1 Comments

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

A monument was placed at Spring Creek Park in 1966 to honor the site of the Tomball Confederate Powder Mill.

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Tomball Confederate Powder Mill

Along the northwestern edge of Spring Creek Park, the remnants and history of the Tomball Confederate Powder Mill dating back to the Civil War continue to be researched and preserved by descendants and local officials. more »

Nov 5, 2014 10:00 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Incumbent Riddle wins House District 150 seat

Rep. Debbie Riddle, R-Tomball wins District 150 seat after after 88% of votes in from Harris County. more »

Nov 4, 2014 12:00 AM Vote Houston Metro

TBPW hosts annual fall food festival Oct. 21

The Tomball Business and Professional Women organization will host its annual Fall Food Festival on Oct. 21 to raise money to provide scholarships to local women seeking to enhance their education or careers. more »

Oct 20, 2014 3:30 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Zomball in Tomball gives children a chance to trick-or-treat early.

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Festive events to kick off in Tomball, Magnolia

Residents and visitors will have an opportunity to showcase a variety of Halloween and Renaissance-era costumes this weekend during two annual events open to the public in the Tomball and Magnolia area. more »

Oct 10, 2014 3:30 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Liza Winkler

Tomball City Council appoints new police chief

City Council members announced the appointment of Billy Tidwell to fill the role of outgoing Tomball Police Chief Rob Hauck—who will now serve as assistant city manager for Tomball—at the Oct. 6 meeting. more »

Oct 7, 2014 5:39 PM Tomball | Magnolia

TOMAGWA implements new fundraising campaign

With a record-level of new patients this year, TOMAGWA HealthCare Ministries launched a new campaign Oct. 1 to raise funds for additional resources and meet the clinic’s growing demand for service. more »

Oct 3, 2014 10:25 AM Tomball | Magnolia