The Woodlands Edition | July 2020

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VOLUME 9, ISSUE 11 „ JULY 14 ˆ AUG. 10, 2020

SALES TRENDS STABILIZING After peaking in March, home sales in The Woodlands fell by more than 30% year over year in April and May but exceeded 2019 levels in June.

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Industry experts said they believe the real estate market in south Montgomery County may have stabilized in June after a decline in home sales and list- ings this spring due to COVID- 19. But the continued spread of the coronavirus has clouded the market’s outlook in 2020. Like many other economic sectors, the real estate industry felt the e…ects of the pandemic, stay-at-home orders and shifts in consumer activity. However, real estate agents in The Woodlands

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Protesters, police speak out after George Floyd’s death grips nation

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“ThIs iS aN iSsUe wE nEeD tO dEaL wItH aS a cOuNtRy." HAILEY RODEE, FOUNDER, FOR A NEW TOMORROW

BY ANDREW CHRISTMAN

Peaceful protests took place across The Woodlands area in June, which organizers said were intended to bring awareness to racial injustice following the death of George Floyd in the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department on May 25. Area law enforcement o cials with Shenandoah, Oak Ridge North and the Montgomery County Sheri…’s O ce responded by indicating a willingness to examine their use-of-force policies and other changes their departments might be able to make. “There is a lot of work to be done to ensure we have the right language so we give our deputies the correct guidance on how to proceed in certain instances … and also protect our citizens that we might be in an altercation with,” Mont- gomery County Sheri…Rand Henderson said at a June 18 The Woodlands Township meeting. CONTINUED ON 62

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Protestors gathered June 4 at North Shore Bridge. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

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