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3 lane closures to know about on I-35 and RM 620 in Round Rock

Construction continues this week in Round Rock on I-35 and RM 620. Here are three lane closures to know about this week: 1. One through lane and one turn lane on I-35 will be closed on the north- and southbound access roads approaching and across Old Settlers Boulevard from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Mo

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 20:29:45

Round Rock WOW House: Sprawling Traditional Style Estate On Incredible Acreage

ROUND ROCK, TX -- Located on the Brushy Creek waterfront, this 41 acre estate is spectacular! The traditional style home is a luxury estate surrounded by lush landscape in a private setting but with quick access to Round Rock. No shortage of space, this 7 bedroom 6 1/2 bath home is the perfect fami

PATCH - 2017-09-16 18:50:37

Amid declining sales tax revenue after Harvey, Humble mulls 1-cent tax hike

City of Humble officials are considering raising the city's property tax rate by 1 cent for the second consecutive year after major flooding events again reduced sales tax revenue. The city council held a public hearing regarding the tax rate-which is expected to rise to 22.5471 cents per $100 valua

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 15:34:39

5 things you missed at the Klein ISD board of trustees meeting, Sept. 18

The Klein ISD board of trustees met Monday in the board room at 7200 Spring Cypress Road, Spring. Here are five highlights from the monthly meeting:Several board members were recognized for their service. The board's president, Bill Pilkington, received a pin recognizing his five years of service on

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 15:38:58

Child care center Kiddie Academy of Lake of Savannah opens for the fall semester

Child care center Kiddie Academy of Lakes of Savannah held its grand opening on Aug. 26. The franchise, which is located at 5158 Savannah Parkway, Rosharon, is owned by former Super Bowl Champion James Ihedigbo and his wife, Brittany. Kiddie Academy enrolls students ages 6 weeks to 12 years old and

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 11:47:31

TxDOT: Construction could start by end of year on Hwy. 6 bridge over Hwy. 290

One of the final elements of the Hwy. 290 expansion project could be underway by the end of 2017. The Texas Department of Transportation will build a bridge with two lanes in both directions over Hwy. 290 connecting Hwy. 6 to FM 1960. The bridge would start at a point south of North Eldridge Parkway

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 05:45:58

Here's what the new A-F accountability system means for Cy-Fair ISD

After statewide school boards and administrators called for a complete repeal of Texas' original A-F accountability rating system, legislators approved House Bill 22, creating a revised version late in the Legislature's special session, which ended Aug. 15. The revision reduces the number of domains

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 05:35:45

Why did the 20-item special session agenda fail to gain support?

Before the first day of the special session gaveled out, a House Freedom Caucus legislator asked to eliminate options for Democrats to stall special session progress. This request set the tone for the rest of the special session, which ended a day early in mid-August, with chasms widening in votes b

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 05:30:30

Local business, Flaherty's Flooring, gets to work after floods

As citizens of Cy-Fair tear out Sheetrock and remove portions of homes waterlogged by Hurricane Harvey, many houses will need to have flooring replaced. Owners of local Cy-Fair business Flaherty's Flooring said they are hoping to work with the community, putting people before the profits. Flaherty'

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 05:00:13

San Marcos CISD board approves schematic design for new elementary school

San Marcos CISD's newest elementary school will feature glass elements, courtyards, an outdoor community space and a two-level media center once complete. The SMCISD board of trustees approved the schematic design of the new 90,000-square-foot elementary school by a vote of 6-0-with board President

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 04:24:21

Plano P&Z OKs four replats and site plans at Monday's meeting

The Plano Planning and Zoning Commission approved a slew of site plans and replats, including plans for new medical offices, updates to Enfield Park and the Plano Audi car dealership, at its Sept. 18 meeting. Read more below:1. 3 medical office buildings Commissioners approved site plans for three m

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 02:09:09

Real estate offices of Keller Williams DFW relocates to Kimball Park offices in Southlake

Keller Williams DFW Southlake relocated its operations to the Offices at Kimball Park Sept. 4. The realty company was previously located at 850 E. State Highway 114, Ste. 100, and now occupies the lower two floors of the 115,500-square-foot office building at 2106 E. State Highway 114, Ste. 101 in S

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-19 11:05:24

Tiff's Treats opens for business in Southlake on SH 114

Tiff's Treats opened Sept. 18 at 1221 E. State Highway 114, Ste. 150, in Southlake. The grand opening celebration will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 23 with prizes for the first 40 people in line. The bakery sells classic cookies in flavors such as chocolate chip, peanut butter and oatme

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 21:29:26

Q&A: Harris County Judge Ed Emmett discusses flood recovery and future plans.

Harris County Judge Ed Emmett said on Sept. 14 that although the county is still recovering from flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, it also must decide what steps it will take to mitigate potential future flooding. Here is what Emmett said about the recovery process, the possibility of a third Har

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 21:01:43

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital receives new Level III NICU designation

Officials with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital announced Monday the Texas Department of State Health Services designated the hospital as housing the first Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Montgomery County. Community Impact Newspaper staff Officials with Memorial Hermann The Woodlan

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 19:27:45

Hear ye, hear ye: 9 themed-weekends to attend this Texas Renaissance Festival season

Fans of all things medieval should prepare to don their best costumes because the 43rd annual Texas Renaissance Festival is less than two weeks away. The festival runs for two months Sept. 30-Nov. 26, which different themes each weekend. Each weekend features live entertainment, traditional medieval

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 18:59:29

6 things to know in the Richmond area this week, Sept. 18-22

Stay in the know with these events happening in the Richmond area this week, including a Lamar Consolidated ISD board meeting during which the proposed $445 million bond will be discussed, I-69 ramp closures and more.City commission meeting The city of Richmond will hold its regularly scheduled cit

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 18:53:56

Texas Health Plano improves trauma capacity: 3 things to know this week in Plano, Sept. 18-24

The Texas Department of State Health Services awarded the Level II trauma center designation to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, 6200 W. Parker Road, the company announced in a release on Monday. The designation allows the hospital to treat certain trauma patients who would have been sent t

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 18:39:06

Community Safety Expo, township candidate forum: 4 things to know in The Woodlands this week, Sept. 18-23

It is a busy week in The Woodlands area; here is what residents need to know to kick off the week: 1. The Conroe ISD school board of trustees holds its monthly meeting Tuesday. The board is expected to discuss and finalize possible names for Intermediate School 18 and approve a waiver for missed sch

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 18:34:59

8 things to know in Lake Travis/Westlake this week, Sept. 18-21

Read up on the latest news from the Lake Travis/Westlake area, as well as upcoming events. 1. Libraries offer free dance lesson, business event this week Children ages 5-8 can take a Bollywood dance lesson at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Laura Bush Community Library. Westbank Community Library holds Bu

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-18 18:12:15