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Blue Bell Creameries breaks ground on newest center in Tomball

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 05:54

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.

Now Open: Magnolia Forest RV Park

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 07:40

Owner Andrew Lenert’s upscale RV park offers large camping sites, a fully stocked lake, wooden decks and free Wi-Fi Internet access in a natural wooded setting.

Now Open: Great Comeback Kids Women's Boutique

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 07:30

Founded in 2007, nonprofit organization Great Comeback Kids aims to make a difference in the community by donating 100 percent of store profits to enrich children’s lives in the U.S. and around the world.

Live Well! in Magnolia health initiative kicks off this weekend

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 08:40

The eight-week citywide health and lifestyle initiative will be held Saturdays throughout March and April at the covered pavilion in Unity Park from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

New brewpub headed to Old Town Tomball

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 08:58

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.

Now Open: Jet's Pizza

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 07:30

The business serves a variety of pizzas, including its signature square deep-dish pie as well as salads, wings, submarine sandwiches and boats, or dough filled with cheese, meat and other toppings.

Now Open: Black Garlic

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 02:37

The food trailer serves a variety of high-end appetizers and dinner burgers, including veggie options, custom ground Wagyu beef and brisket as well as pretzel and custom craft bun selections.

Now Open: Destination Joint Center

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:00

The center offers a comprehensive program based on a national model for hip and knee replacements and overall wellness.

Now Open: Bar-B-Que Hut

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:00

The rustic barbecue restaurant’s menu features ribs, meat plates, baked potatoes and burritos as well as homemade sides and desserts.

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

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:05

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

Kohrmann Family Cemetery

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:55

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

Lake Windcrest, 77354

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:45

Lake Windcrest is a custom estate community located along FM 1488 near Spur 149 in Magnolia.

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

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:40

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.


Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:40

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.

Texas Central Railway recommends final corridor selection for proposed high-speed rail

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:35

Texas Central Railway announced its final corridor recommendation Feb. 17 for the proposed construction of a 240-mile high-speed rail from Houston to Dallas by 2021.

Local water organizations

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:35

Population growth in the Greater Houston area continues to put a strain on groundwater resources throughout the region.

Montgomery County officials approve May election date for $350 million mobility bond

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:30

The Commissioners Court unanimously approved Feb. 23 a $350 million road bond election for May 9.

Construction costs shape plans for development in Greater Houston area

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:30

An increase in building material costs and a shortage of skilled laborers—two problems construction companies in the Greater Houston area faced in 2014—are expected to continue in 2015.

TxDOT begins construction on FM 1488 overpass at FM 149 intersection

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:20

Nearly two years after the project was expected to break ground, construction is now underway on the long-awaited overpass at the intersection of FM 1488 and FM 149 in Magnolia.

GrandE Tamales

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:20

Born and raised in different parts of Mexico, Higinio and Ascención Amado moved to California at 16 years old and 10 years old, respectively.