This Week's Headlines

County adopts new flood regulations

City of Houston activates Heat Emergency Plan

Council approves sewer agreement

State recognizes current PISD board

Pasadena bank set for implosion

Back-to-school events planned

Olson, Arrington introduce H.R. 3480 to help seniors

Vic Coppinger Family YMCA holds float, fun, forty celebration

Economic Alliance luncheon a success

Nguyen admires Berreth’s positivity

CCEF Topgolf Tournament raises record amount

Cisneros cites Parker’s simple seven words

J. Frank Dobie announces 2019-2020 cheerleaders

CCISD seeks 2019 citizen nominations

Munoz to take part in NYLF engineering

McCoy great influence on Saldivar

Martinez appreciates Ackerman’s humor

Matthews retires after 38 years serving HC Precinct 1

Garcia, HCA host civil construction job fair

Leader to award Schlitterbahn ticket prizes in vacation pic contest

South Belt community members celebrate Fourth of July parade

As fall sports season begins, will there be change in 22-6A, 24-6A?

Extra Inning Softball touts WIncher’s Strong 2019

Clear Brook VB to instruct youth

SBGSA fall softball has limited openings

Dobie to begin preseason team tennis workouts

Dobie VB to host camps

Pleasants makes USA U-19 World Cup roster

CCISD unveils 2019 varsity football schedule

Youth camps still available

PISD season ticket football packages available

Fort Bend ISD’s Chant is THAADA president

Brook VB trio take lofty ratings to Manhattan Beach nationals

JFD baseball’s Mercado a top base thief


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.