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By Cheryl E. Johnson, PCC Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Although I was warned not to say anything about Friendswood ISD’s Tax Ratification Election (TRE), as the County “Cut Tax” Assessor Collector, I have a duty to the voters who count on me to be their voice. So, I read …

FISD to conduct controlled flare Thursday

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By Karolyn Gephart Friendswood ISD has scheduled a controlled flare to empty the district’s propane tank for the morning of Thursday, July 21, 2016 beginning at 8 a.m.at the district’s transportation facility at 400 Woodlawn. As part of routine maintenance, FISD will empty a propane fuel tank at the facility …

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Friendswood celebrates America’s birthday

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Hundreds of residents and visitors lined the streets Monday in anticipation of the 125th annual Friendswood Fourth of July Parade. Patriotic floats, decorated vehicles and bikes, as well as area businesses were represented as they traveled down 518 in the historic parade. State Farm agent, Lighthouse Charity Team founder, and …

Friendswood Senior Citizen Progam hosts BBQ lunch

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Everyone is invited to the City of Friendswood Senior Citizen Program‘s Fifth Annual BBQ Fundraiser lunch on Thursday, June 16. Lunch is served at the Friendswood Activity Building, 416 Morningside Drive in Friendswood between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Get chicken, pulled pork, sausage, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans and …

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Friendswood Sportspark Dedications

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Two “sons of Friendswood” who became Marines were honored with City parks dedicated in their honor on Sunday (May 29). The recently expanded Sportspark on FM 528 at Moore Road was dedicated as the “Corporal Steven Schulz Sportspark.” Schulz, a Class of 2002 Friendswood High School graduate served in Iraq …

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Friendswood Memorial Day Ceremony

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Under a trio of large trees, hundreds of members of the military past and present, and their families, and those grateful for their service and sacrifice, gathered at the Friendswood Veterans Memorial next to City Hall on Monday morning (May 30). All were welcomed by Mayor Kevin Holland. “We include …

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Friendswood Food Truck Friday

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The sunny weather and warmer temperatures made it a perfect day for the first Food Truck Friday held May 20 in Friendswood. Stanfield Properties hosted the event at their 518 location, and trucks on site included Pounders, Tacos El Compa, Angies Cakes, Shiver Shack shaved ice, and Jenny from the …

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City of Friendswood Parks Dept. Youth Fishing Derby

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A beautiful day and a large turnout made the City of Friendswood Parks Department Youth Fishing Derby a huge success. Held Saturday, May 7, youth ages 16 and under, eagerly cast their lines in hopes of catching a few of the catfish that had recently been released into Centennial Park …

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Montz & Associates add second dental office in Friendswood

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By Karolyn Gephart The dental office of David C. Montz has opened a second location in Friendswood and offers a dental team which includes three dentists and a periodontist specialist. Together they offer 48 years of experience and have begun staggering days in working between the two offices among the …

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Friendswood Chamber of Commerce 12th Annual Classic Car & Bike Show

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The Friendswood Chamber of Commerce held their 12th Annual Classic Car & Bike Show last Saturday (April 16) in Stevenson Park. Attendees enjoyed viewing car and bike entries, business booths, and music, as well as a variety of foods provided by food trucks for the first time at the event. …