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Local Business Expansion on Hold

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A planned expansion of Pearland-based Associated Equipment Company remains derailed due to a missing fire hydrant. The Pearland Economic Development Corp. board on Monday approved $75,000 in funding needed to facilitate the expansion, including replacing the hydrant that was removed during the widening of 35. Jerry Koza Jr., whose family …

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And the Winner is…

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Friendswood Chamber of Commerce held its 23rd Annual “WIN A TRUCK” fundraiser drawing on the 4th of July at Centennial Park just prior to the fireworks. And the Winner is… ticket number 2663 belonging to Mike Parker of Clear Lake. The ticket was sold by Linda Fee. On behalf of …

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Car Crashes Into Restaurant

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Several Friendswood residents have reported a car has crashed through the glass facade of 528 Asian Bistro. No further details are available at this time, but this article will be updated as they come in. Edit: According to a staff member, no one was injured in the crash, and they …

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Pearland Unveils New City Manager

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The Board of Directors from the Pearland Chamber of Commerce, along with HomeTown Bank and Beazer Homes sponsored a reception on June 19, welcoming the new Pearland City Manager Clay Pearson. The reception was held at Pearland’s HomeTown Bank. Pearson replaced Bill Eisen who retired last December.

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Pearland Goes Down Against Flower Mound

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The outcome of the 2014 Class 5A state semifinal contest between top seed Pearland and the Lewisville Flour Mound Jaguars didn’t come out like Pearland head coach Anthony Scalise had envisioned. The Oilers entered the game with a sparkling 37-5 mark against Flower Mound who supported a 32-12-1 mark. They …

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City May Relax Downtown District Requirements

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Friendswood’s city council is continuing to focus on making its downtown district more business friendly. The issue came sharply into focus when one downtown business owner decided in frustration to move his business from downtown instead of invest in expensive amenities required by the city. Soon afterward, the city’s Planning …

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VFD Deliver Eternal Flame

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Last Saturday, members of the Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department traveled to Houston to present an “Eternal Flame” sculpture to the Houston Fire Department in honor of the four firemen who died in the Houston hotel fire May 31, 2013. The hand-crafted wood sculpture was created by Ross Benson – a …

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Tiny Tornado Touchdown

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Witnesses in Manvel and Alvin reported a small tornado touching down in the area during yesterday’s inclement weather. Thus far, there have been no reports of injuries or damage to property. By all accounts, the tiny twister came and went without incident.

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Lady Eagles Fall to No. 1 Barbers Hill

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No one wants to lose, but if you have to lose to someone, it might as well be to the top-ranked team in the state of Texas. Dawson entered the best-of-three series against No. 1 state-ranked and No. 4 nationally-ranked Barbers Hill (30-0). Now, the Lady Eagles, who share the …

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Economic Alliance Selects New Leader

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C.B. “Bix” Rathburn will assume the position of retiring Galveston County Economic Alliance president and CEO Don Gartman. Gartman, also CEO of the Alliance Foundation, announced his retirement at the organization’s quarterly board of director meeting. Gartman served both organizations for more than 10 years after a long career in …