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Rock & Bowl

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The 1st annual Rock & Bowl was held at the Alvin Bowling Center on Sunday, Sept. 25. The event benefits the American Cancer Society through the Relay for Life fund. Relay for Life of Alvin/Manvel is an annual event held to honor cancer survivors and their caregivers. It is also …

Rotary fills calendar with fall events

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Pearland Rotary Club is facing a busy fall of activities. The Rotary Visioning program and process is set for Saturday, Oct. 15 starting at 8:30 a.m. in the conference room at the Pearland ISD Administration Building, 1928 N. Main St. Coffee, juice and breakfast snacks will be available. Oct. 18 …

Second PISD bond community info meeting slated for Oct. 4

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The Pearland ISD Board of Trustees recently called for a bond election to be held Nov. 8. This is the first bond election the district has held in 10 years. The community is invited to attend an informational presentation/Q&A session about the bond Tuesday, Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m. in the …

City to focus on repeat guests

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An out-of-towner may find hotels in other communities inexpensive, but Pearland tourism and city leaders believe major events such as the Super Bowl will help the city land return visitors. The 51st Super Bowl is set to take place Feb. 5, 2017, at NRG Stadium in Houston, bringing a large …

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 11

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The time to register is now if you want to vote in the Nov. 8 Pearland Independent School District bond election. The deadline for voter registration for the November election is Tuesday, Oct. 11. You must be (1) a U.S. citizen who resides in the county where you submit the …

Residents oppose more apartments

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Residents appeared Monday to let city council know where they stood on apartments. Changes to the Pearland Town Center’s development plan were among a number of upcoming issues addressed in a series of joint public hearings Monday. First approved in 2005, the developers of the Town Center want to delete …

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Volunteers for museums needed in many areas

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Volunteers are needed for the operations and activities of the Alvin Museum Society. Volunteer opportunities are available at the Alvin Historical Museum as well as the Marguerite House Museum. The Museum Society also assists in research, provides programs for community groups and participates in civic activities. A variety of activities …

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KidsRStrong2 awards scholarships to pediatric cancer survivors

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In an effort to support children battling life-threatening illnesses, and promote post-secondary education, KidsRStrong2 (KRS2) recently awarded three young people with scholarships. Maddison Stafford of Manvel High School, Emrene Sadek of Clear Horizons High School, and Ederson Delice of Dekaney High School all were inaugural recipients of the Mikayla’s Scholars …