This Week's Headlines

Education facilities COVID rates extremely low

Flood Control meets on new retention

South Belt Hurricane information

Voting drop-off locations on, then off

CCISD board election underway

DA charges local for having handgun

Couple dies in Space Center accident

San Jac, CCISD lower tax rates

Nov. 3 early voting runs to Oct. 30

HFD accepting trainee applications

Dobie High School announces honor roll for first nine-weeks

South Houston announces honor roll for first nine-weeks

Horns score in all three phases, rout Bush 61-12

Dobie cross-county rounding into form as 22-6As near

Wolverines start 3-0 as McCalister, defense lead win over Clear Lake

Deer Park sweeps JFD in key 22-6A volleyball action

Brook’s Chapman lifts Aggies in upset of Florida

SBGSA teams compete in honor of league, Dobie High School softball player Gabby Romero

Beverly Hills Intermediate school announces first nine weeks honor roll for 2020-2021 year

Thompson names honor roll for first 9-weeks

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.