Seva Clinic giving free shots Oct. 21

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Seva Clinic , a non profit charity Primary Care clinic has been serving the uninsured and under insured in Pearland area since June 1. The clinic is open every Thursday between 5:30 p.m. ad 7:30 p.m. and is located in the building of Pearland Neighborhood Center, 2335, N. Texas Avenue, …

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Adult Reading Center benefits students through gala

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The Adult Reading Center’s 5th Annual Red Carpet Gala to benefit students will take place Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 2320 Hatfield Road in Pearland at 7 p.m. The annual event will feature a casino provided by SW Casino Productions, DJ entertainment, …

Art & Crafts Show at Pavilion adds concert

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A new addition has been included to the annual Pearland Art & Crafts on the Pavilion event: an evening concert at 5:30 p.m. Saturday night, Oct. 7, at Pearland Town Center. The two-hour concert will feature The Spinsations. It’s all part of the annual two-day free event …

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Finance Dept. achieves state recognition

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The City of Pearland’s Finance Department earned state recognition recently from the Comptroller’s office for achieving transparency goals set by the State’s Transparency Stars Program. The City was awarded two stars for its work reporting and maintaining financial data related to contracts. procurements and public pensions. The …

County issues Outreach Form to assess damage and provide resources

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Following the unprecedented flooding Hurricane Harvey caused, many county residents have found themselves on the long road to recovery. To help citizens on the path to rebuild their homes and lives, Galveston County officials have put together a Disaster Assistance Outreach Form, designed to assess damage in specific areas and …

Sponsors needed now to make Santa event happen

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The City of Friendswood and the Keep Friendswood Beautiful Board are soliciting donations for their 10th Annual Santa in the Park Christmas celebration. All sponsorships must be received or committed by Oct. 16. To celebrate 10 years, the event will offer entertainment, photos with Santa, a Concert …

Oct. 10 deadline to register to vote

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Oct. 10 is the last day to register to vote or update address information for Constitutional and local elections scheduled Nov. 7, according to Assessor and Collector of Taxes Cheryl Johnson. Voter registration applications are available at all Galveston County Tax Office locations or online at www.galcotax.com. …

Sales tax revenue to beautify downtown

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Several wooden utility poles are about to disappear in downtown Friendswood when Phase I begins of a multi-phase project for the downtown area. This project was discussed at the recent Council meeting Oct. 2. The project is to aesthetically improve the Friendswood Drive corridor to help promote …

Recovery takes time, trucks working 24/7

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Recovery questions are a part of the process of Post Harvey in the area and Mayor Kevin Holland continues to address concerns and explain processes that take place to help at this time. The City of Friendswood had plans and contracts in place to get through a …