Officials respond to Cy-Fair ISD teacher concerns and more popular Houston-area news

August 15, 2020 | 12:00 pm

Read the most popular Houston-area stories from the past week.

Q&A: Mental health expert talks emotional well-being, building resiliency for the 2020-21 school year

August 14, 2020 | 8:45 pm

According to Dr. Molly Lopez, director of the Texas Institute for Excellence in Mental Health, the upcoming school year will serve as an opportunity for students, families, teachers and school administrators to learn skills in coping, re-evaulate mental health protocols and build resiliency in challenging times.

Montgomery County confirms one additional death related to COVID-19 Aug. 14; active cases increase slightly

August 14, 2020 | 8:02 pm

Meanwhile, 5,009 people have clinically recovered.

TABC change opens window for some bars to qualify as restaurants under state pandemic orders

August 14, 2020 | 6:29 pm

Following a new industry guideline recently distributed by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, more bars across the state may soon be able to qualify as restaurants.

Texas Medical Center: COVID-19 hospitalizations down 19% since Aug. 7

August 14, 2020 | 6:12 pm

Hospitals with the medical center reported fewer COVID-19 patients, fewer in intensive care and fewer deaths than last week.

COVID-19 brings Tomball's 2020 festival season to a halt

August 14, 2020 | 5:15 pm

Eight festivals have been canceled for the fall and holiday seasons.

16 projects totaling $2.9B-$3.3B could help prevent flooding in San Jacinto River watershed

August 14, 2020 | 4:37 pm

The proposals are designed to reduce flood damage projected to occur throughout the San Jacinto River watershed over the coming 50 years