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City receives excellence award for financial reporting

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By Karolyn Gephart             The City of Friendswood has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for fiscal year 2018 – 2019. Phyllis Rinehart, Controller with the City of La Porte, presented the award to the city at the recent City Council meeting January 11, 2021.             …

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Hernandez becomes new Mayor Pro-Tem

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By Karolyn Gephart               Pearland Councilmember Adrian Hernandez was selected Mayor Pro-Tem at the regular Council meeting January 11, 2021. The meeting was held both in-person as well as online.             Council formally accepted  and adopted the 2020 Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan at their meeting.             According …

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Faith Matters

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE “IN… But Not OF the World!” “You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created …

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The Budding Gardener

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Sow seeds inside for a head start outside By Michelle Thompson Winter is a great time to plan a spring garden.  Planting from seed is fun, saves money and offers more variety.  Growing seedlings inside under preferred conditions gives plants a head start and extends the growing season. Consider seeds …

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Burl “B.C.” Clifton Black, Jr.

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Burl “B.C.” Clifton Black, Jr., 87, passed away in his home December 29th, 2020 in Manvel, TX.  Burl was preceded in death by his wife, Katha Black; his parents; Burl Sr. and Margaret Black, sister, Barbara Faye Black and brother, Truman Black. He leaves behind his sons: Michael Black, Patrick …

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Faith Matters

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE  “On Being Wise” “Oh! Teach us to live well! Teach us to live wisely and well! Come back, God—how long do we have to wait… and treat your servants with kindness for a change? Surprise us with love at daybreak; then we’ll skip and dance all the …

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Faith Matters

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE  “Resolution” “Then the LORD answered me and said: Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so that a runner may read it. For there is still a vision for the appointed time; it speaks of the end and does not lie. If it seems …