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  • Community Impact Newspaper
    County commissioners voted to send a request to U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-The Woodlands, for federal funding for the flood mitigation study and necessary projects. According to a statement, a proposal by engineering firm Huitt-Zollars estimates the study could cost $1.25 million in addition to $95.5 million for flood mitigation projects. However, Doyal said actual costs could exceed the initial estimate.
  • Houston Chronicle
    This principle — work with, not against, a site's natural condition — was first promulgated in The Woodlands in the 1970s and continues to hold sway in developments surrounding Houston.
  • Houston Chronicle
    Developer George Mitchell bought the land and in 1974 the master-planned community of The Woodlands opened on what was once an expansive sawmill operation. Early villages in The Woodlands, like Grogan's Mill and Cochran's Crossing pay homage to the expansive sawmill operation that once existed there.
  • Community Impact Newspaper
    Memorial Hermann has been serving The Woodlands community for more than three decades and has expanded to fit the needs of the growing community. The name change is meant to reflect the advancement in medicine and services now available in Montgomery County and surrounding areas, said Elita Fielder, Memorial Hermann senior media relations representative, in a release.
  • Houstonia
    Before it was dedicated in 1974, The Woodlands was little more than a swampy thicket off the highway—a twinkle in George Mitchell’s eye. And while a squad of planners and developers began to tame his woodland beast, a marketing agency began to sell a vision that did not yet exist.
  • Woodlands Online
    “In my judgment, and of many others, the single most important factor in the success of The Woodlands was its founding developer George Mitchell,” said Galatas. “His vision, tenacity, compassion, charitable nature, concern for the environment and willingness to take financial risk all combined to define the George Mitchell I knew and had the great opportunity to work with for some 20 years.”
  • Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital opens emergency care center
    At the new emergency care center, patients will be able to receive the same high quality, personalized emergency care that they receive at any other Houston Methodist hospital,” Knight said. “We have a dedicated CT scanner, full X-ray capability and ultrasound, as well as access to top-notch consultants in The Woodlands area.
  • Woodlands Online
    Information and guidelines for storm debris removal.
  • Community Impact Newspaper
    Glade Gallery Owner Dragos Tapu will open the Glade Arts Foundation in November at 2000 Woodlands Parkway in the building that formerly housed The Woodlands Information Center. The Glade Arts Foundation is a nonprofit that initiates, supports, presents and preserves projects from various artists and exhibitions throughout the country. The nonprofit will build on the legacy of supporting the arts that The Woodlands founder George Mitchell and his family has built in the master-planned community, Tapu said.
  • The Courier of Montgomery County
    The museum would serve as a "cultural hub" that would attract a variety of audiences, old and young, who will be impressed with the ability to experience fine arts in colorful ways, he said.

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