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Drug Take Back Day planned for public safety, health

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By Karolyn Gephart National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 and locations are available in Friendswood, Pearland and Manvel for drug disposal. The designated date addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. In Friendswood, the Friendswood Police Department will be accepting expired and unused …

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PJs in the Park to highlight Domestic Violence Month

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By Karolyn Gephart The Pearland Police Department presents PJs in the Park October 12 at 6 pm at Independence Park. The event is held in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Donations of women’s and children’s pajamas for the Women’s Center of Brazoria County requested. Food trucks, bounce houses, a …

Fall festival, corn maze return to Frobergs Farm

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By Karolyn Gephart The 7th Annual Fall Festival and Corn Maze return to Froberg’s Farm in Alvin September 28  through November 3, 2019. The popular activities will be offered weather permitting such as trying to find a way through a strategic Corn Maze, then walk out to a huge Flower …

BCFA events begin leading up to 2019 County Fair

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By Karolyn Gephart Although the Brazoria County Fair doesn’t officially begin until October 11, there are many activities happening that lead up the major fundraiser event. Open 5D Barrel Race is Saturday, September 28 in the Rodeo Arena. The Youth Horse Show is also in the Arena Sunday, September 29. …

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 …

NBCEA hosts culinary fundraiser at Turner HS

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A soft opening of the new culinary wing and restaurant at Robert Turner College and Career High School will be held Oct. 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the school at 4717 Bailey Road in Pearland. Turner College and Career High School along with the Northern Brazoria County Education …

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TxDOT approves funding for Grand Parkway project

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By Karolyn Gephart Both Galveston and Brazoria County officials are reporting great news for their areas from TxDOT.  On August 29, 2019, TxDOT officials approved the 2020 Unified Transportation Program(UTP), including the funding of the Grand Parkway (SH99) project. The Galveston County Commissioners Court passed a resolution in support of …

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Master Naturalists receive awards for service

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By Karolyn Gephart Six Master Naturalists recertified for 2019 at their Brazoria Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists meeting August 14 at the First Presbyterian Church in Angleton while the AgriLife building is being remodeled. Bill Ahlstrom, Julia Geisler, Cindy Goodrum, Ellen Lasseter, Georgia Monnerat, and Rose Wagner recertified for 2019 …

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Purple Monkey Fun Run to benefit AISD scholarships 

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Purple Monkey Fun Run to benefit AISD scholarship  By Karolyn Gephart Entries are being taken now for the 15th Annual BENeezy Purple Monkey Fun Run to be held August 31, 2019 at Alvin High School at 802 S Johnson St. All proceeds from the event go toward the Benjamin James …

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Business Expo, Taste of Town is Oct. 3

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By NICOLE JONES Company have begun signing up for the annual Business Expo and Taste of the Town, scheduled this  year on Oct. 3 at The Knights of Columbus Hall in Alvin. Hosted by the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce, the expo is 2 to 7 p.m. with the theme, …