New GIS update benefits residents with information

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By Karolyn Gephart Pearland has an active Geographic Information Systems (GIS) website that offers maps and geo-specific information used daily by City of Pearland officials as well as local builders in the community for public information on infrastructure and utilities. The City set a goal to upgrade the GIS website …

PEDC Buchanan named 1 of 50 top developers

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By Karolyn Gephart   Pearland Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) president Matt Buchanan has been named to the 2019 list of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers.  The economic developers selected were nominated by their peers in both the economic development industry and the site consultant community. The list reflects individuals selected for excellent …

Pearland Troop 404 has 9 Eagle Scout cross

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Pearland Troop 404 has 9 Eagle Scouts cross By Karolyn Gephart Boy Scout Troop 404 has made history in Pearland. The Troop recently had its largest number of Scouts cross Eagle at one time. An Eagle Court of Honor was held for nine boys receiving the honor in Pearland. Troop …

Code Ninjas to debut in East Pearland to teach kids coding in a cool way

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Say the words, “computer game” and your kids are bound to stop and listen. The local owners of a new Code Ninjas, a learning center that celebrates its Grand Opening on Saturday, Feb. 2 in the Cullen Crossing Shopping Center at 8325 Broadway St., Ste. 224, know that computer games …

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Shadow Creek overcomes slow start to oust Foster 25-21

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS For the second time this season, Shadow Creek rallied to defeat district foe Richmond Foster to capture the Class 5A Region III Div. I championship 25-21 to advance to the 5A Division I state semifinals against the San Antonio Wagner Thunderbirds (13-1) at NRG Stadium on …

AT&T gives $10k to Longhorn Project

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By Karolyn Gephart The NASA-JSC Longhorn Project received a check for $10,000 from AT&T. The check was presented to project officials December 4 by AT&T Director of External Affairs Michael Flanagan. Guests invited to attend the presentation included Senator Larry Taylor, State Rep. Dennis Paul, State Rep. Ed Thompson and …

Houston Author to Speak Dec. 10 at Pearland Library

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Stephanie Wittels Wachs, author of “Everything is Horrible and Wonderful: A Tragicomic Memoir of Genius, Heroin, Love and Loss” will read from and discuss her book at the Pearland Branch Library on Monday, December 10, at 6:30 pm. The book is a memoir of family, addiction, and …

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Dream season continues for Shadow Creek

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS The game between Shadow Creek and Cedar Park could have been like watching paint dry as there were over 20 punts in the game with a few scores in between. Shadow Creek is in their first year of varsity competition and they are now 12-0 while …

Pearland City Council appoints two to boards

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Two appointments to city boards were made at the City Council meeting Nov. 26 at City Hall in Pearland. Donna Rizzo was appointed to Position No. 2 on the Development Authority of Pearland Board. Her term will expire Nov. 1, 2020. The board is composed of five (5) members that …

Pearland Town Center to host tree lighting, holiday market

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By Karolyn Gephart Santa will assist Pearland Mayor Tom Reid at the Hometown Christmas Tree Lighting and Festival Friday, November 30 from 7 to 10 pm at Pearland Town Center. The event is free and presented by City of Pearland, Parks & Recreation and Pearland Town Center. The traditional lighting …