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Eight FHS students awarded highest honor in Texas Music

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Eight FHS Choir students successfully auditioned for membership in the Texas All-State Choirs on Saturday, Jan. 7. The auditions were held at Ridge Point High School and included both singing and sight-reading components. All-State is the highest honor a Texas music student can receive. Senior, Maddie Pertuis will be in …

KFB to give away 100 native trees Jan. 21

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More than 100 trees will be given away by Keep Friendswood Beautiful on Jan. 21, at 8 a.m. at City Hall in Friendswood. The trees are part of the city’s Annual Tree Giveaway held each January. Trees are given one to a family and are of a variety suitable for …

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FHS Presents ‘Les Miserables’

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Friendswood High School actors rehearse for Friendswood High School’s upcoming production of “Les Miserables” Jan. 27-Feb. 4 at the campus’ auditorium. Tickets go on sale Jan. 23, at the visitor’s desk at the school. Tickets will be sold from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. Cash and checks will be …

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Countdown begins for Texas Music Fest March 4

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The countdown has begun for the second annual Texas Music Fest, held in Downtown Friendswood in celebration of Texas Independence Day. This year the event will be March 4 and tickets are on sale now at the Friends of Downtown Friendswood website, www.fdfa.org. General admission is $10 for adults with …

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Community funding reduces cost of adoptions

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Anyone adopting a dog in Friendswood currently will get an added surprise: a big fluffy new bed comes with each dog for as long as the beds last. New dog beds were a gift to the Animal Shelter from Don and Lynn Shigekawa, a Friendswood couple who have a rescued …

Candidate filing for General Election in May begins Jan. 18

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A General Election is scheduled to be held on May 6, to elect a Councilmember for Position No. 2 and Position No. 5. Council members currently serving in the positions are Billy Enochs in Position 2 and John Scott in Position 5. A packet with information for potential candidates is …

FISD Innovation Plan presented to Board at January meeting

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Friendswood ISD is on the way to becoming a District of Innovation. The District of Innovation concept was passed into law by the 84th Legislative Session in House Bill 1842. The law allows traditional independent school districts to access many of the flexibilities available to Texas’ open enrollment charter schools. …

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Pearland Chamber Leadership Class Recognized

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On Tuesday, Jan. 10, Pearland Chamber Leadership class was recognized during Commissioners Court. Each class toured the courthouse and meet with county departments to discuss their function within County Government and the services that they provide to residents. Pictured left to right are: (standing) Gerrit vonWenckstern, Memorial Herman; Tonya Davis, …

Pearland wins award from H-GAC for Independence Park project

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The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) awarded the City of Pearland Parks and Recreation Department with Honorable Mention in the Planning Process category for work on Phase 1 of the Independence Park reconstruction project. The project was lauded as a model to follow for the entire region. The award came from …

Leaders prepare to meet legislators at Pearland Day in Austin

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Pearland Day in Austin is Feb. 22-23, and city leaders are preparing for the opportunity to share the city’s concerns and successes with legislators. Top business leaders, Chamber of Commerce key investors, business owners, corporate executives and representatives, elected officials and companies doing business in Pearland are attending the two …