This Week's Headlines

South Belt students return to school

2 teens accused of 3 murders in 12 hours

Local pool schedules

PISD welcomes new teachers

Person of interest sought in stabbing

Pct. 8 stop yields drugs, gun

Traffic stop leads to felony charges

Dobie High military officers named

Dobie names social committee

Chamber holds monthly meeting

Donna Rizzo retires after prosperous career

County helps familes obtain birth certificates

Martinez vacations in Greece

PISD admininstrative council hosts annual meeting prior to start of school year

Merrill wins Waynesburg Christian Life Scholarship

Thompson construction makes headway

Pearland completes new section of Hughes

Sanchez to oversee Dobie girls’ soccer

Dobie, Brook VB open 2022 season

Intermediate sports making early plans

Football drills ongoing, scrimmages arrive Aug. 18

Bay Area Football League kicks off

Cross-country teams begin preseason prep

Mallard Smith medals

Dobie graduates lead Celts’ programs

Dobie’s Harris scores at AAU Junior Olympics

Newsome rejoins Southeastern La. VB

Thompson competes at AAU JOs

Dobie standout Ballard ready at UTEP


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.