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Grand Parkway to be discussed at Chamber luncheon

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By Karolyn Gephart The Grand Parkway (SH99) will be the main topic presented by Galveston County Judge Mark Henry at the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon at The Green Event Center October 3. State Highway 99 (the Grand Parkway) is a proposed 184-mile circumferential highway traversing seven counties in the Greater Houston …

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Council approves new Trail Task Force

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By Karolyn Gephart Appointments to the Trails Task Force Advisory Committee was approved at the Manvel City Council meeting Monday, September 16 at City Hall. Appointed members include Brian Wilmer, Dan Davis, Angela Vickerman, and Dorothy Wynne. The new Committee was just formed but members hope to do four things: …

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Few booths remain for Business Expo

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By Karolyn Gephart Limited spots are still available but going quickly for the Business Expo and Taste of the Town hosted by the Alvin/Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce. The event is set for Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 2 to 7 pm at Knights of Columbus Hall at 129 County …

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Council discusses budget, taxes, burn ban

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By Karolyn Gephart A public hearing was held prior to the City Council meeting September 16, 2019 at City Hall. The public input was collected for or against a proposed replat of Meridiana Parkway Phase 7. During the regular meeting, the first and final reading was done regarding approving and …

District No. 3 to host class on laws affecting ESDs

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By Karolyn Gephart Brazoria County Emergency Services District No. 3 is hosting a class on September 23 about laws that affect Emergency Service Districts. The class is Laws Affecting Emergency Services Districts and will be held at 6 pm in Liberty Alumni Hall at Alvin ISD Freedom Field. Administrative Law Attorney …

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KPB Plant Thyme lunch tickets to begin sales

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By Karolyn Gephart Tickets go on sale September 20 for the Keep Pearland Beautiful Plant Thyme Fall Luncheon to be held October 18 at First Methodist Church at 2314 Grand Blvd. in Pearland. RETREET Founder/Executive Director Grady McGahan will deliver the keynote address. McGahan will discuss how he created RETREET a 501(c)(3) public …

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Council has first reading on changes to fees

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By Karolyn Gephart Pearland City Council held the first reading for amending development and permit fees at their regularly scheduled Council meeting September 16 at City Hall. Due to H.B. 852, passed during this year’s state legislative session, the City of Pearland is required to change the way residential construction …

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City invited to 125th Anniversary of Pearland

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By Karolyn Gephart  The City of Pearland is celebrating their 125th Anniversary Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 10:30 am to 6 pm at various locations. The city is celebrating where the last 125 years have brought it and where the next 125 years will lead.   Opening remarks will begin at …

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Pearland band to perform in Rose Parade

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By Karolyn Gephart  “Pride of Pearland” Marching Band has accepted the invitation to march in the 131st Annual Rose Bowl Parade in Pasadena, California on January 1, 2020. The Pearland band was selected as one of only 19 bands to be invited. Only nine high school bands from the U.S. …

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Teams invited to compete – or not – in Tri a Little Thon

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By Karolyn Gephart The 2nd Annual Tri-a-little-thon, will be held September 21, 2019 and is the race with no excuses. Hosted by the Forever Parks Foundation of Pearland and Parks & Recreation,  the event is held at the Delores Fenwick Nature Center at 5750 Magnolia Parkway.. Teams of two are …