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Early voting has begun for primary runoffs in Friendswood

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By Karolyn Gephart    The 2020 Texas Democratic and Republican primary runoff elections will take place July 14, 2020. Early voting in Galveston and Harris Counties began June 29 and will continue to July 2 from 8 am to 5 pm; July 5 from 1 to 6 pm; and July 6-10 from 7 am to …

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Local artist adds 2 murals to Stevenson Park

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By Karolyn Gephart Two new murals are in Stevenson Park and both were accomplished by talented artist Diane Fifer. Fifer created a new splash pad mural and the compass that is on the Friendswood Fairy Trail. She was asked for a splash pad mural that was whimsical and that was …

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Heritage Gardeners win 3 State Awards

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By Karolyn Gephart Although the Texas State Garden Club Spring Convention planned for Galveston in April was cancelled, Heritage Gardeners of Friendswood received good news by mail recently. The Friendswood garden club members had won three state awards. Heritage Junior Gardeners, called Junior Master Gardeners (JMG), are Texas Garden Club …

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The Budding Gardener

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2020 could be the year of the garden By Michelle Thompson I laughed when I saw the meme of the before and after self-quarantine garden.  The before picture showed an overgrown, wild landscape needing a lot of work.  The after picture featured maintained garden plots in rows with new borders, …

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Friendswood Council discusses blvd project, hurricane, pandemic

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By Karolyn Gephart Friendswood Lakes Boulevard Project was discussed at the Friendswood City Council meeting June 1, 2020. The project was part of the 2017 Bond Program. Designed by the county engineer in Galveston County, the final design was completed for the extension of Friendswood Lakes Blvd (also known as …