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Police Officers Memorial Garden groundbreaking held in Pearland

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A special groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Pearland Police Officers Memorial Garden September 10 at 2555 Cullen Parkway in Pearland. Officers, elected officials, and family members of Pearland Fallen Police Officers participated in the event. The ceremony was hosted by the Pearland Police Officer’s Association to honor officers lost …

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Community spirit grows in funds, work for area resident

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By Karolyn Gephart A service call by an ATT repairman not only started a chain reaction of specific acts of kindness, it also turned a life around for a local woman still suffering from Hurricane Harvey devastation. Jon Riveira was horrified by what he saw at Rosalea Nall’s home on …

DHS Culinary team wins state, advances to Nationals

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Glenda Dawson High School won the Texas ProStart restaurant management state championship. The team will now advance to Rhode Island to compete at the National ProStart Invitational. DHS competed as one of 12 restaurant management team finalists gathered in San Antonio at St. Philip’s College for the …

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BBQ, motorcycle ride to benefit fire marshal

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A special fundraiser is planned to help Pearland Fire Marshal Greg Bozdech. BBQ for Boz Benefit, sponsored by the Pearland Professional Firefighter’s Association, will take place April 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will benefit medical expenses for Bozdech. The barbecue and an escorted …

Requirements waived for placement of FEMA housing units

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As of Dec. 8, County Judge Matt Sebesta waived all requirements for elevation certificates in the placement of FEMA temporary housing units in flood zones of unincorporated areas of Brazoria County. This waiver should expedite the placement of the FEMA housing units assigned to Brazoria County residents. FEMA temporary housing …

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Alvin ISD students collect blankets for homeless veterans

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Alvin Elementary and Bill Hasse Elementary joined together to collect blankets for homeless veterans this holiday season. Children Advocating for the Future of our Veterans is a group of students between the two campuses that has a mission to help raise awareness for veterans. Both schools placed donation boxes at …

All invited to play Shopping for Gold in December

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By Karolyn Gephart The Shopping for Gold Contest is underway through December 31, 2017 in Pearland. The Pearland Chamber of Commerce Shop Pearland Committee and the Small Business Group have partnered to offer a way to increase the amount of sales tax that stays in Pearland over the upcoming holiday …

Pearland’s Christmas Toy Drive has begun

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by Karolyn Gephart Pearland’s 8th annual Christmas Toy Drive has begun. The Recreation Center and Natatorium is accepting toy donations for this year’s drive. For every $10 unwrapped item donated, the donor will receive three guest passes to the Recreation Center and Natatorium. The donors will also be entered into …

Greg Hill announces candidacy for Judge County Court at Law #1 and Probate Court

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Greg Hill, former three-term Pearland City Council Member, is running in Brazoria County for a countywide position as Judge for County Court at Law No.1 and Probate Court. Former Councilman Hill is running as a Republican in the March 6, 2018 Republican Primary. If elected, Greg Hill will be the …

Heritage Gardeners learn about hummingbirds

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By Karolyn Gephart Hummingbirds was the topic for the guest speaker at the October meeting of the Heritage Gardeners in Friendswood. Wild Birds Unlimited owner, Jeff Glattly entertained the group with facts about hummingbirds. The small birds weigh about the weight of a nickel. They fly 30-63 mph and can …