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Across Greater Houston, including the Katy area, the Texas Department of State Health Services reported a total of 40,903 cases of COVID-19 since March 4, when the department began tracking data. Of … more
Local officials and experts in Austin, San Antonio, Houston and Fort Worth have expressed concerns in recent days that increasing coronavirus hospitalizations could overwhelm their intensive care … more
Sarah Ramos has spent her summer anxiously awaiting a fall return to Texas A&M’s campus at College Station. She is hoping for some normalcy after she and her classmates were abruptly forced … more
When Tony Washington moved from his small town of Delhi, Louisiana to the Houston area in 2005, opening a seafood restaurant was not on his mind. Fresh out of high school, Washington attended DeVry … more
Katy area voters have several items on the ballot for the runoff election slated for July 14. Early voting began June 29 and will run through July 10. Voters should check their county’s … more
The Texas GOP's executive committee voted Thursday night to proceed with plans to hold the party’s in-person convention in Houston later this month. The State Republican Executive Committee, … more
Harris and Fort Bend counties have both extended their relevant mask orders for businesses to require all staff and visitors to their establishments wear face masks to help stop the spread of … more
Beginning Monday, businesses in Brookshire will be required to have their employees and customers wear masks inside their buildings. The Brookshire City Council, meeting Thursday at noon online, … more
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Thursday issued an executive order that requires all Texans in counties with 20 or more cases of COVID-19 to wear a face mask or other covering in public. This means the … more
HOUSTON — At Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital on Sunday, the medical staff ran out of both space for new coronavirus patients and a key drug needed to treat them. With no open beds at the public … more
The Waller County Commissioners Court received construction updates on several projects and certified two major grant awards to their 2020 budget Wednesday morning. County construction manager … more
Fort Bend and Harris counties’ judges have extended their local orders requiring all businesses and commercial entities to have all employees and visitors wear face coverings while visiting … more
The Katy ISD Board of Trustees has approved pay increases for all KISD staff at their last board meeting held June 22. The pay increase includes a $660 raise for all teachers with an additional lump … more
An unexpected advantage appeared for Katy’s Aristoi Classical Academy when COVID-19 struck and they realized they had just the right amount of technology for everyone to transition online. … more
Incumbent Waller County Sheriff R. Glenn Smith and Troy Guidry will be facing one another in a runoff election on July 14 after neither secured 50% of the vote during elections late last year to … more
Titus Benton, a Katy area resident and the founder of The 25 Group, walked 22 miles in order to raise $22,000 dollars for water in East Asia. The money raised will be given to Attack Poverty, a … more
As the coronavirus pandemic engulfs Texas’ metropolitan areas, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has left the door open for massive indoor gatherings. And organizers are moving forward with some big … more
The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in finding missing James Crave, who left his residence in the Pecan Grove area. Craven is 78 and was last seen leaving his residence … more
As COVID-19 hospitalizations and positivity rates in Texas continue a dramatic rise, Tex. Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Friday to re-close bars, rafting and tubing businesses and put … more
Amid reports of 97% capacity in Houston-area hospitals, their CEOs addressed the concern of ICU bed capacity for COVID-19 treatment during a virtual June 25press conference. CEOs from Houston … more
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