This Week's Headlines

Early voting to begin Oct. 22

South Belters celebrate fall, Halloween

Wings Over Houston takes flight

Woman targeted near Scarsdale bank

City work to begin on Hall Road

PISD to hold ECHS meeting

Turner, Martin hold town hall

Airshow nears

Dobie9 donates to Michael victims

Daniel announces launch of jury reminder system

HCFCD completes post-Harvey removal of stormwater blockages

UHCL seeks local vendors

San Jacinto College schedules calendar activity briefs

J. Frank Dobie High School announces first six-weeks honor roll

New institute at UHCL researches nutrition, exercise

UHCL releases calendar briefs

Thompson Intermediate names honor roll

CCISD students earn AP Award

Kingwood slows Dobie football 35-10

Brook, Dobie VB make playoffs

JFD’s Padilla, Singleton to cross-country regional

Mustangs’ subvarsity FB hands Dobie two defeats

Atkinson Gridiron winners honored

Dobie, Brook netters lose in bidistrict round

Browns sign Dobie graduate Jackson

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.