Pancakes to benefit Heritage Gardeners

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Snooze A.M. Eatery, in Webster (Clear Lake) is once again partnering with Heritage Gardeners in Friendswood for a Pancake Day promotion.  This year it is a week-long event.  Starting Wednesday, February 19 through Tuesday, February 25 the garden club will receive proceeds from sales of the eatery’s Pancake of the Day. …

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H-GAC names award after Mayor Reid

In Brazoria County, Friendswood, Galveston County, Manvel, Pearland by Reporter NewsLeave a Comment

On Jan. 24, the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), honored long-time Pearland Mayor Tom Reid with the inaugural Tom Reid Award during its annual meeting. The award recognizes excellence in regional leadership and honors individuals that served the H-GAC board of directors and its 13-county region by demonstrating superlative leadership to …

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County Master Gardeners to hold Spring Plant Sale

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By Karolyn Gephart It’s not too early to think of Spring landscaping, tree planting and garden varieties for the area. Galveston County Master Gardeners will host their huge Spring Plant Sale, Seminar and Craft Sale Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Galveston County Fairgrounds at Jack Brooks Park on Hwy. 6 …

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Learn to square dance at Intro Nights

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By Karolyn Gephart Anyone interested in Square Dancing has a great opportunity this month. The Hanger Squares Square Dance Club is having two free Intro Nights and invites anyone interested to come. The dates are Saturday, January 18 and 25 from 7 to 9 pm at Jones Hangar at 901 …

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Foundation established in memory of Cole Gordon

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By Nicole Jones The first formal check presentation for the newly established Cole Gordon’s the Helping Hand Foundation ended in hugs between Mayor Mike Foreman and Cole’s family. It has only been a few months Scott and Heather Gordon, longtime Friendswood residents and community volunteers, lost their son Cole, a …

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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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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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Grand Parkway input accepted until Aug. 12

In Brazoria County, Galveston County, Manvel by Reporter NewsLeave a Comment

By Nicole Jones Public input regarding a possible delay of sections of Grand Parkway — including the one connecting I-45 to state Hwy. 288 —  will continue until Aug. 12. The Texas Department of Transportation’s proposed 10-year-plan beginning in 2020 lists four toll road projects throughout the state that are …