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DHS UIL Academic Team Wins Second at State

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Dawson High School once again made an impressive showing at the UIL 4A State Academics Meet in May, placing second overall. As the 4A state academic champion for the last two years, DHS students offered fierce competition, including a decisive first-place victory from the science team that ended Highland Park …

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Vacant Retail Among New Development Concerns

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A proposed 26-acre shopping center anchored by a grocery store does not sit well with residents concerned with the amount of abandoned retail space within the city. The site for the new proposal sits at the southeast corner of Pearland Parkway and Barry Rose Road. City Council discussed the development …

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Williams Welcomes Opponents to Pancake Alley

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Willie Williams has a huge appetite for pancakes. That might not come as a surprise for a 6-foot-3, 277-pound all-state offensive lineman. But we’re not referencing the “Breakfast Club” here. Pancakes are the ultimate compliment for an offensive lineman. In football lore, it means taking on an opponent and driving …

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Fatal Crash on Pearland Parkway

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A fatal car accident led to the shut down the northbound lanes of Pearland Parkway early this morning. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Police and firefighters responded to the crash near Barry Rose around 2:30 a.m. According to police, a woman in her 20s was traveling northbound …

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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 …