Tomball http://impactnews.com/topics/tomball/index.rss en-us © 2005 - 2014 JG Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:00:00 GMT Tomball ISD school board Position 1 race Interviews with Tomball ISD school board Position 1 candidates Joseph Ferguson and Kathy Handler

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LSCS calls for $485 million bond Emphasizing a growing need for skilled workers in the region, the Lone Star College System is seeking voter approval Nov. 4 for a $485 million bond package just 18 months after voters denied a $500 million bond referendum in May 2013.

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Greater Houston area nonprofits, police combat human trafficking The Greater Houston area is often touted by business and community leaders for its economy, proximity to the port and international trade, but these attributes are also connected to something else—human trafficking.

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Pretzels Pleaze! Pretzels Pleaze! owners Amanda and George Roman never imagined that making chocolate covered pretzels as a last-minute Secretary’s Day gift in 2008 would eventually spawn into a storefront on Main Street in Tomball.

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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.

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Village Creek, 77377 Village Creek in Tomball is a neighborhood of more than 740 families located off of Spring Cypress Road west of North Eldridge Parkway and Hwy. 249.

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Bugs, Brew & Barbecue festival The fourth annual Oktoberfest-style festival brings together more than 125 classic Volkswagen beetles, Texas craft beer, local barbecue and live music.

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Tomball ISD seeks parent volunteers to help define new attendance zones Tomball ISD officials are seeking parent volunteers to serve on its Attendance Zone Realignment Committee to help create new school attendance zones to accommodate campuses slated to open in the next two school years.

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Good Shepherd’s PetFest 2014 Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Tomball is having a PetFest and Animal Blessing Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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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.

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TISD, MISD explore avenues to manage accelerated growth Tomball and Magnolia are among a group of 85 school districts across the state classified as “fast growth,” facing challenges related to a rise in student enrollment and maintaining competitive salaries.

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From The Editor Here at Community Impact Newspaper, we are guided by a simple mission: to build communities of informed citizens and thriving businesses through the collaboration of a passionate team.

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ComQuest Academy As the only charter school in Tomball, ComQuest Academy offers smaller class sizes than traditional public schools, a workforce development program and a tailored curriculum geared to help students from different backgrounds succeed.

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Classic Hair For almost 30 years, Sandy Krug has built her life and business model around a simple message she instills in those she employs—God is first, family comes second and the commitment to Classic Hair is third.

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Mel’s Country Cafe When Mel’s Country Cafe first opened on Stanolind Road, owner Jeff Henry feared the restaurant’s distance from downtown Tomball might harm its success in the community.

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Rosehill Located about five miles west of Tomball on FM 2920, Rosehill was first settled by P.W. Rose as the Spring Creek community around the year 1836, according to the Texas State Historical Association.

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Musicians to take stage at Tomball Texas Music Festival The city of Tomball will host its inaugural Texas Music Festival Aug. 30, bringing together residents and musicians alike.

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Developer seeks to build master-planned community in Tomball Greystar Development presented plans to Tomball City Council Aug. 18 for a master-planned development to be built at the northeast corner of Hwy. 249 and Holderrieth Road.

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Tomball Regional parent company falls victim to cyberattack Community Health Systems, parent company of Tomball Regional Medical Center, announced Aug. 19 that its computer network fell victim to a criminal cyberattack believed to have occurred in April and June 2014.

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TRMC performs operation using advanced robotic surgical system Tomball Regional Medical Center recently utilized robotic surgery to perform an operation at its facility, making it the first hospital in northwest Houston to do so.

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