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Barber Shop Makeover

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After nearly 18 years the Manvel Barber Shop on Hwy 6 and Russel will see a new look. Shop founder Steve Moore passed away in August and his longtime friend and business partner John Cox recently bought the business from Moore’s widow and assumed the lease. Cox said the place …

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Manvel Council Discusses Goals

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Manvel city council held a special meeting this week to discuss a goal setting process and the establishing of objectives and priorities. City Manager Kyle Jung explained the goal setting process and suggested council put forth broad goals on the direction the city should go and then identify the objectives …

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Dawson Crowns a New Queen

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Alaina Benavidez was named the 2014 Dawson High School Homecoming Queen. Alaina is a member and social committee president of the Dawson Diamond Drill Team. She is also a member of the National Spanish Honor Society. Benavidez hopes to attend Notre Dame to major in business with a minor in …

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City Recognized for Excellence

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Each year, the City of Pearland Finance Department produces a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30. This year, just as in the past 38 years, the City’s CAFR has received annual recognition from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and …

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FISD Earns Accountability Rating

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

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AISD Awarded $35k in School Supplies

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This past summer, Alvin ISD was selected as one of five Houston area districts to receive school supplies from the 2014 Stuff the School Bus campaign, presented by Cox Media Group Houston and Kroger. Stuff the School Bus is a 3-week long school supply drive. During the drive Kroger stores …

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Friendswood Falls to Clear Springs

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The Clear Springs Lady Chargers rallied after dropping the first game in a road match against Friendswood to defeat the Lady Mustangs, 23-25, 25-12, 25-17, 25-17 in a District 24-6A match. The Lady Chargers were led by Kylie Jedlicka with 17 kills. Sarah Redding led Friendswood with 16 kills. Jordan …

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P&Z to Look at Home Businesses

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Changes to the city’s ordinances on home-based businesses is among agenda items for the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission. City Council recently referred the item to the commission after considering relaxing rules governing home-based businesses. Changes discussed during the council meeting included allowing a limited quantity of stock to be …

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FHS to Host Marching Contest

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Fourteen area high school marching bands will all be part of Friendswood High School’s Mighty Mustang Band’s fifth annual Marching Band Competition on Saturday, September 27, at the Henry Winston Stadium. “The Friendswood Marching Festival will provide an early season educational event that helps the bands prepare for the contest …

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Pearland Pounds Pasadena

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There was no question as to the outcome of this District 22-6A contest as the No. 2 area-ranked Pearland Oilers pounded the Pasadena Eagles on the ground and through the air for a 69-0 win. Before you might accuse the Oilers of running up the score, it should be noted …