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First weekend in May to bring festivals, crawfish

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 02:45

There will be no shortage of activities for residents to do this weekend with a variety of public festivals kicking off in Tomball and Magnolia.

H-E-B purchases land in future 142-acre Magnolia mixed-use center

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 12:48

Austin-based development company Stratus Properties Inc. officials confirmed big-box grocer H-E-B purchased 18 acres in September to construct its first Magnolia location at the corner of FM 149 and FM 1488.

Housing market drives property tax increase in Montgomery County

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 09:15

Many Montgomery County homeowners may see a significant increase in their appraised property values this month.

Magnolia City Council positions 1, 2 candidates face off in public forum

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 11:14

The four candidates running for Magnolia City Council positions 1 and 2 discussed their platforms and answered write-in questions from audience members during an April 21 public forum at City Hall.

Tomball announces first tenant for Tomball Business and Technology Park

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 02:46

Tomball officials announced international oilfield services company Packers Plus Energy Services as the first tenant under contract at the new Tomball Business and Technology Park.

Tomball to utilize new emergency notification system

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 05:30

Tomball Fire Chief Randy Parr announced at the April 6 city council meeting that the city would be switching to a new emergency notification system, Civic Ready.

Local leaders celebrate opening of Tomball Tollway

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 02:24

Despite some brief rainstorms and cloudy skies, the Tomball Tollway grand opening event—Stroll the Toll—was celebrated without a hitch on April 12.

Magnolia names new police chief

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 09:58

Magnolia City Council held a special session April 2 to confirm the appointment of new police chief Terry Enloe. Enloe will replace interim Police Chief Charles Wedemeyer May 1.

Local company expands corporate headquarters in Tomball

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 07:00

Advance Pressure Systems officials hosted a groundbreaking ceremony April 6 for the newest building at their corporate headquarters in Tomball.

Overpass closure underway to prep for Tomball Tollway opening

Mon, 04/06/2015 - 10:43

The existing overpass at FM 2920 will remain closed from April 6 at 9 a.m. until the opening of the Tomball Tollway to traffic at 6 p.m. on April 12.

Two new master-planned communities underway in Magnolia, Spring

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 07:38

At a March 26 North Houston Association luncheon, an official with Toll Brothers offered an update on the progress of its two new master-planned communities under construction in the Magnolia and Spring areas.

Montgomery County officials hold public road bond forum in Magnolia

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 07:25

Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and Nelda Blair, co-chairwoman of the Montgomery County 2015 Road Bond Committee, addressed questions submitted from the audience during a March 31 public forum on the $350 million May 9 bond election.

Tomball Bobcats

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 01:44

Though the NFL season and high school football games have been over for a few months, sports fans in Tomball can head to Northland Christian School and catch a football game each weekend this spring.

Tammy McRae

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 01:43

Filling the role formerly occupied by JR Moore Jr., Tammy McRae took office Oct. 1 as the new tax assessor-collector for Montgomery County.


Wed, 04/01/2015 - 01:39

When traveling along Hwy. 249 from Tomball to Magnolia, drivers may often pass through Pinehurst without realizing the history behind the area’s many ranches and open land dating back more than a century.

Rosehurst, 77377

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 01:38

Rosehurst is a gated, deed-restricted community located 6 miles west of downtown Tomball on FM 2920.

The Wooden Spoke

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 01:36

Often referred to by customers as “Big Mike,” owner Mike Gray begins his days at 5 a.m. and drives about 45 minutes from his Navasota home to arrive at The Wooden Spoke in Magnolia.

Tomball Police Department purchases body-worn cameras, real-time streaming

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 01:34

In line with a growing trend across the nation, the Tomball Police Department moved forward with new equipment purchases of $20,000 for body-worn cameras and $20,000 for real-time streaming capabilities on 13 police vehicles in mid-March.

MISD gears up for International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme course options in 2016-17

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 01:32

In an effort to offer another avenue for college preparatory curriculum, Magnolia ISD administrators are in the process of applying for authorization to become the first district in Montgomery County to offer the program.

249 Partnership group details Tomball Tollway, future plans for Hwy. 249 expansion project

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 01:30

In a March 19 meeting, 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.