This Week's Headlines

2 arrested following SWAT standoff

South Belt celebrates Fourth of July

Hernandez named Stuchbery principal

SJC students to conduct cancer research at University of Iowa

Causes of two deaths undetermined

Flood Control gives tips on storms

J. Frank Dobie High School honor roll for sixth six weeks

Fred Roberts names final 2017 honor roll

SJC summer camp registration still open

San Jac only community college students chosen for CURE

UHCL, CCISD celebrate partnership marks by significant milestone high school graduation

Beverly Hills announces honor roll

SJC students complete EECC program

Foundation set to host 22nd annual golf tournament

2017 South Belt area vacation photos shared

Texan Bank host Inaugural Kidz Harbor event June 24

Tax receipts lower after Super Bowl

Houston Astros ink Brook/UH’s Julks – he’s on to Tri-City

Brook’s Torres to tee off at Mc Murry

Texas District 15 all-star play set

Weaver takes over San Jacinto College women’s basketball program

Hedrick logs 100th career match

Local Transportation Information

Department of Public Safety
Located at 111 Tri-Star, at Highway 3 across from Ellington Field. This office issues Driver Licenses, Learner's permits and official identification cards. The office is open from 8 to 5 Monday through Friday. For information call 281-486-8242.

Houston Airport System
Hobby Airport
Hobby Airport, 7800 Airport Blvd., is used by approximately 8 million passengers annually. The airport is situated on approximately 1300 acres, with 400 improved acres for buildings, aircraft pavement and parking facilities.

Ellington Airport/Ellington Joint Reserve Base
On Highway 3 (Old Galveston Road) is a former military base now owned by the city of Houston. Ellington is used to support military and NASA, to act as a reliever airport for Houston Hobby Airport, to promote general aviation and provide space for airport related activities not requiring direct airfield access.

Metro Bus
The Houston Metro Bus serves the South Belt area with daily transit service from various locations within the area to Almeda Mall, Hobby Airport and downtown with transfers available to many areas including the medical center.

South Belt Park and Ride
The South Belt Park and Ride, 11755 Sabo Road has capacity for approximately 950 vehicles. The facility connects to the High Occupancy Vehicle lane of the Gulf Freeway. It features security, a shelter area and telephone access.

South Belt Pool and Ride
The South Belt Pool and Ride located on the Gulf Freeway between Fuqua and South Belt has capacity for approximately 450 vehicles. It is designed for car and van poolers and has direct access to the HOV lane. It, like the South Belt Park and Ride, features security, a shelter area and telephone access.

The Port of Houston Authority
The Port of Houston has been instrumental in the city of Houston's development as a center of international trade. About 88 steamship lines offer service linking Houston with 1,053 ports in 203 countries. It is also home to a $15 billion petrochemical complex, the largest in the nation and second largest worldwide.