Woodlands Area
Interfaith announces this year's Hometown Heroes
Chelsey Wright
| August 26, 2016
Interfaith announces this year's Hometown Heroes

Four individuals and one business have been selected as the 2016 Hometown Heroes.

Around Texas
Texas Fit Chicks Backs the Blue
August 08, 2016
Texas Fit Chicks Backs the Blue

Texas Fit Chicks wishes to give back to our law enforcement community.

Business
Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce announces Veteran of the Quarter
August 27, 2016
Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce announces Veteran of the Quarter

The Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce was proud to include the presentation of quarterly awards at its monthly networking luncheon on Tuesday, August 23, at Grace Point Fellowship Church.

Car & Automotive
MADD talks to Anadarko employees about the dangers of drinking and driving
Donna Wick
| August 22, 2016
MADD talks to Anadarko employees about the dangers of drinking and driving

Heather Smith, Special Events Manager for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Southeast Texas Affiliate, recently met with Anadarko employees.

Restaurants & Food
SandwichesRule kicks off Olympics with a meal at The Cheese Course
SandwichesRule
| August 05, 2016
SandwichesRule kicks off Olympics with a meal at The Cheese Course

It's Olympic Kickoff week so I decided that I should find a world-class caprese sandwich here in The Woodlands; plus, I've been craving fresh mozzarella and since it's peak tomato season right now, it s...

Education & School
Conroe ISD celebrates the start of a new school year
Sarah D. Blakelock
| August 27, 2016
Conroe ISD celebrates the start of a new school year

The Conroe Independent School District (CISD) celebrated the beginning of the 2016-17 school year on Thursday, August 18, at the annual “Celebrate Our Schools” assemblies.

Entertainment, Arts & Music
Texas Sawmill Festival in New Caney October 1
Margie Taylor of Taylorized PR
| August 25, 2016
Texas Sawmill Festival in New Caney October 1

The Greater East Montgomery County Chamber presents the Texas Sawmill Festival, October 1 at Bull Sallas Park in New Caney, Texas.

Family Life
Market Street to host Pumpkin Patch in October
Alicia Whitley
| August 26, 2016
Market Street to host Pumpkin Patch in October

Each fall, a much-loved family tradition is to visit a pumpkin patch in search of the pick of the patch, or perhaps just an adorable photo.

Government
TXDOT approves project to improve Rayford at Interstate 45; Construction to begin in September
Matt Beasley
| August 29, 2016
TXDOT approves project to improve Rayford at Interstate 45; Construction to begin in September

Montgomery County Precinct Three is moving forward with their plans to enhance the intersection of Rayford Road at Interstate 45 northbound feeder road.

Health & Fitness
Burn more calories in less time with efficient high-energy workout
Donna Wick
| August 27, 2016
Burn more calories in less time with efficient high-energy workout

Residents of The Woodlands will be able to burn more calories in less time when CycleBar opens next month at Village Green Shopping Center in Creekside Park.

Home & Garden
Integrity Comfort Solution films live Facebook videos, educates clients
Shelby Olive
| August 09, 2016
Integrity Comfort Solution films live Facebook videos, educates clients

With a mission to reach a larger audience and educate people on their Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, Integrity Comfort Solutions began discussing a variety of topics using live Fac...

Pets
MCAS advisory board set to launch search for new director
Montgomery County Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Clark
| August 23, 2016
MCAS advisory board set to launch search for new director

A nationwide search to identify qualified candidates for the position of director at MCAS has begun.

Real Estate
New RE/MAX realtor aims to take the worry out of buying, selling homes
Susan Love Fitts Communications
| August 24, 2016
New RE/MAX realtor aims to take the worry out of buying, selling homes

Realtor David Norwood knows the ins-and-outs of buying, selling and even constructing homes.

Religion & Spirituality
The Woodlands UMC’s New Roots ministry helps women new to the area acclimate
Shelby Olive
| August 29, 2016
The Woodlands UMC’s New Roots ministry helps women new to the area acclimate

In a mission to help those in need, the Women’s Ministry at The Woodlands United Methodist Church started New Roots, a group that serves women new to The Woodlands area and helps ease their transition a...

Sports
John Cooper varsity teams celebrate big wins
Lynn Boeding
| August 29, 2016
John Cooper varsity teams celebrate big wins

The John Cooper School varsity football and volleyball teams celebrated their first week of school with victories.

Crime & Public Safety
Montgomery County Sheriff's blotter: August 16-21
Lt. Brady Fitzgerald, Montgomery County Sheriff's Office
| August 24, 2016
Montgomery County Sheriff's blotter: August 16-21

The following incidents were reported to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office between August 16-21.

Kids
Local youth programs to begin after Labor Day weekend
The Woodlands Township
| August 25, 2016
Local youth programs to begin after Labor Day weekend

With school officially in session, it is a good time to sign the kids up for fall programs with the Township Parks and Recreation Department.

Money, Finance & Insurance
TWFG announces expansive local, national growth
Paul Lazzaro
| July 22, 2016
TWFG announces expansive local, national growth

The “G” in TWFG will stand for “Growth” in the months ahead, according to Gordy Bunch, president and CEO of The Woodlands Financial Group.

Nonprofits, Groups & Clubs
YMCA hosting Senior Open House September 7
Roxanne Davis
| August 25, 2016
YMCA hosting Senior Open House September 7

The Woodlands Family YMCA will be opening its doors for free to seniors on September 7th.

Outdoors
Practice yoga on the water of Lake Woodlands
The Woodlands Township
| August 26, 2016
Practice yoga on the water of Lake Woodlands

The Woodlands Township Park and Recreation Department is offering Stand-up Paddle Board Yoga this fall.

Personal Care & Beauty
Vedas Medical Spa & Wellness Center hosting seminar August 31
Elizabeth Marshall
| August 24, 2016
Vedas Medical Spa & Wellness Center hosting seminar August 31

Our Vedas 'V' event gives our guests the opportunity to learn about anti-aging event specials, to see and purchase Lorena bags, and to hear Intuition Coach Alice Biggs.

Seniors
Lone Star College-Montgomery is calling all seniors ages 50+ to go back to school
Stacy Hewitt
| August 03, 2016

Discover the only Lifelong Learning Institute in north Houston! The Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-Montgomery.

Shopping
Target collecting used car seats and recycling through TerraCycle
TerraCycle
| August 24, 2016
Target collecting used car seats and recycling through TerraCycle

Woodlands residents can recycle used car seats between September 1 and 11 at area Target stores.