Tag: The Woodlands Texas

College Park HS, The Woodlands community answer call to aid in Harvey relief efforts

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College Park football players help to unload supplies from a U-Haul truck carrying food and water. College Park High School served as a temporary shelter on Monday, August 28, 2017, for evacuees following catastrophic flooding throughout the city of Houston after Hurricane Harvey’s historic rain fall

It has only been three days since Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast, and the city of Houston continues to feel the effects of the historic storm. The 49 inches of rain recorded in southeast Houston is the greatest amount ever recorded from a tropical weather system in the lower 48 states, and the rain hasn’t stopped yet. read more…

6 things to know about Texas Autism Academy, coming to The Woodlands this fall

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New private school slated to open in The Woodlands by fall 2017

ASD Hope, Inc., a nonprofit organization founded by local educators, is in the process of opening Texas Autism Academy in The Woodlands by fall 2017. Community leaders in business, politics, education and health care came together Saturday morning to learn about the new private school, which is integrated with Applied Behavior Analysis tactics, while focusing on the benefits of early intervention. click here for complete story

9 Reasons to Drive to The Woodlands

The dining scene in The Woodlands is exploding with a variety of terrific choices in lovely tree-flocked and lakeside settings. From a roster of steakhouses, a French bakery-cafe, a locavore kitchen, wine bar, country barbecue and more, here are eight tasty reasons to take a road trip north! click here for complete story

A Former Enron Chairman Is Selling His Woodlands, Texas Mansion For $14 Million

w640A prominent leader in the Enron scandal of 2001, John Wing, is selling his enormous mansion in Texas for $14 million. Wing was a West Point graduate and the former chairman of Enron Europe.

His mansion in The Woodlands, Texas includes six bedrooms, nine full baths, three half baths, and an attached garage for four cars.

There’s also a two-story guest house, large pool, hot tubs, and various other amenities all around the beautiful property. Golf-lovers would adore this house – it’s located right on a golf course with it’s own golf house included. The game room also has a golf simulator built in. click here for complete story & photo gallery

The Woodlands Master Planned community faces crossroads at 40

Photo: Billy Smith II, AP
Photo: Billy Smith II, AP

Don Gebert moved “to the middle of nowhere” in the early 1970s and had to have an electrician run a line for half a mile in the piney woods 30 miles north of downtown Houston just to light up his newly built home.

A pastor from Philadelphia, he had come to develop social services in what would become The Woodlands — an innovative master-planned community envisioned by Texas billionaire George Mitchell. The arrival of Gebert’s seven-member family increased the population by 10 percent. click here for complete story

Volleyball: Texas Trio – Three LSU freshmen volleyball player’s friendship goes beyond LSU

546287ea02115.imageThe LSU volleyball team is teeming with freshmen.

Seven of the 18 Tigers on the roster are in their first year at LSU, but for Gina Tillis, Kelly Quinn and Mimi Eugene, their bond goes beyond their first few months in Baton Rouge. Tillis hails from Rockwall, Texas, just northeast of Dallas. Quinn is from The Woodlands, Texas, about 30 miles north of Houston, the city Eugene calls home.

More than 250 total miles separated the three of them in the Lone Star State, but Tillis, Quinn and Eugene crossed paths frequently thanks to club volleyball. click here for complete story

David Trigg, Texas A&M Corps of Cadets Commander & Woodlands HS Alumni

Texas A&M Corps of Cadets Commander, David Trigg returned to the Woodlands as a guest speaker during the Veterans Day celebration on Tuesday at Town Green Park in The Woodlands. The Highly decorated Aggie & Woodlands High School graduate thoughtfully ended his remarks with  “The only thing a 21-year-old kid has the right to say, ‘Thank you for your service, and God bless.”