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Music Fest moves to Stevenson Park

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Plans are underway for the biggest and best Texas Music Fest, the local event that celebrates Texas Independence. Set for Saturday, March 2, the fourth annual Country Music studded event will spread out in Stevenson Park for the first time. Co-headliners Roger Creager and William Clark Green …

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Mayor asks for volunteers for advisory group

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Mayor Mike Foreman and city council are seeking volunteers to put together ideas for what Friendswood needs in 2019 and beyond. The mayor asked for community volunteers through his latest video that is sent by email to city news subscribers and placed on the city website for …

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BrazCon planned for Manvel

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By KAROLYN GEPHART BrazCon Teen Comic Convention & Geek-Fest is coming to Manvel Saturday, Feb. 23. The all day event is a celebration of graphic novels, comics, manga, and pop culture. It will be held at Manvel High School at 19601 Hwy. 6 and will run from 9 a.m. to …

Be a part of Brazoria County Day in Austin

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Brazoria County Day in Austin is March 5. Manvel citizens, as well as all county residents, can visit their state legislators to let them know what issues are important to their city and Brazoria County. Events take place over two days: Monday and Tuesday, March 4-5. All …

Registration begins for two popular kids’ camps

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Registration for Summer Day Camp has begun in Pearland for Camp KIA (ages 6-10 years) and Camp Mahalo (ages 11-14 years). Registration is available at www.pe-arlandtx.gov/camp. Parents are reminded from the Pearland Parks and Recreation staff that camps fill fast so reservations need to be made early. …

City has special meeting over McHard Project ROW

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The City of Pearland City Council held a special meeting and a regularly scheduled city council meeting Monday, Feb. 11, at City Hall. The special meeting at 6:15 p.m. was held as a first step in the eminent domain process for the right of way required to …

Council calls for General, Bond Elections in May

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By KAROLYN GEPHART City council approved a resolution at their regular meeting Feb. 11, to call a General Election to be held on May 4, for the purpose of electing council members in Positions No. 1, 5 and 6. Council also approved a Special Election Bond Election to be held …

LEGALS FOR 2-13-19 PUBLICATION

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS BID 2019-01 ONE-TIME PURCHASE OF A 3/4 TON TRUCK AND A 1 TON TRUCK Bids shall be submitted in triplicate and in sealed envelopes clearly marked with BID No. 2019-01, and addressed to the City of Friendswood, Attn: Melinda Welsh, City Secretary, and …

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13th Annual Citrus, Fruit Tree Sale set for Feb. 9

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Brazoria County Master Gardeners are presenting their 13th Annual Citrus and Fruit Tree Sale from 8 to 11 a.m. on Feb. 9, at the Brazoria County Fairgrounds. Buyers will have their choices of over 1,000 plants. The plants include standard and dwarf varieties of oranges, grapefruits, tangerines, …

Reserve a seat for mayor’s State of City Address

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Reservations continue to be taken for the annual State of the City Luncheon with Mayor Tom Reid set for Feb. 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Church of Pearland. This year’s luncheon is given by the Pearland Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by …