This Week's Headlines

Nonprofit leads Harvey rebuilding effort

HPD investigates two shootings

City resumes tree waste collection

Local storm recovery center opens

Sagemont project meeting postponed

Pasadena ISD honors top athletes

Leader remembers 2017 highlights

South Belt suffers hard freeze

Man dies in ice-related crash

Annual Homeless Count set for various counties

Melillo Middle School announces honor roll

HCAD sending disaster reappraisal letters

Mayor, nonprofit agencies announce major achievement in housing homeless

Moore lists perfect attendance, honor, merit rolls

BHI releases third six-weeks honor roll

Brook debate students qualify for TFA State

Bush announces perfect attendance, rolls

Soccer squads brave opponents, conditions

Lady Longhorns surge into first place; boys’ squads take step back

Dobie boys’ soccer to test Region III’s elite

NJCAA Hall of Fame members to welcome San Jac’s Arrington

A quick look back as the 2017 sports scene finishes out

First athletics trophy presented at Dobie9

SJC women’s hoops ranked 24th nationally

 

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.