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Dawson Storms Ball High

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While the Ball High Tornadoes produced only a slight breeze against the Dawson Eagles, it would be Mother Nature who would end the game prematurely with rain and lightning as the game between the two 24-4A foes would come to a 41-7 end with time still left on the clock …

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Friendswood Voters Pass Bonds

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After the polls closed on Tuesday night, it was soon apparent that the citizens of Friendswood were in favor of all four bond propositions on the ballot. The bond measures included funds for the fire department, library, parks, and streets. Over 3,000 voters turned out to vote. A surprisingly large …

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Child Porn Investigation Leads to Pearland Home

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An investigation of possible manufacturing of child pornography that began in Liberty County ended in Pearland Friday in an arrest of a local man. Tad Jeremy Costin, 42, of Pearland, is charged with sexual assault of a child and remains in the Harris County Jail with no bond. Agencies involved …

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Thefts Continue, but Suspects Caught on Video

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While police have not made any arrests in a continuing crime spree in the Wilderness Trails Subdivision — they are one step closer this week. Two young while males were captured on video entering a garage in the 900 block of Falling Leaf, according to reports. The suspects then stole …

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Early Voting Ends November 1st

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Early voting in the city’s oft discussed bond election ends this Friday. The four propositions to be on the ballot call for 1. New facilities and upgrades for the fire department, 2. A library expansion and renovation, 3. Acquiring new parkland, expanding and improving existing parks and 4. Street improvements. …

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Manvel Council approves new Building and Standards Commission

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Manvel City Council approved the first of two required readings for a new ordinance that would create a Building and Standards Commission. The new commission would provide additional options in enforcing the city’s building codes. City attorney Bobby Gervais explained that currently two remedies exist for dealing with code violations. …

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Decision postponed on remaining FISD bond funds

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The Friendswood ISD Board of Trustees this month looked at possibilities for the approximately $1.5 million in remaining 2007 bond funds, but postponed any decisions. On the table is an option for renovation of the district’s annex building into a board room and main offices, leaving the current administration building …

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City of Pearland gets updates on ongoing projects

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Several long-awaited city projects are moving along, though in some cases not as fast as many hope. While bridges and main lane paving on the long reconstruction of State Highway 35 are complete, there is still no firm date when the corridor will be completely open. A northbound lane is …

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FISD Earns State’s Highest Fiscal Accountability Rating

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Friendswood Independent School District officials announced that the district received a rating of “Superior Achievement” under Texas’ Schools FIRST financial accountability rating system. The Superior Achievement rating is the state’s highest, demonstrating the quality of FISD’s financial management and reporting system. This is the eleventh year of Schools FIRST (Financial …

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Pearland ISD expands partnership with Memorial Hermann

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Pearland Independent School District recently expanded its partnership with Memorial Hermann Health System to increase medical support and services to athletes and enhance the district’s healthcare education. Through this agreement, Memorial Hermann will serve as the official healthcare provider for Pearland ISD athletic programs and approximately 3,500 athletes. In addition, …