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Pearland thrashes South Houston 56-0

In Pearland, Sports by Reporter News

There was once a time when the Pearland Oilers were the welcomed guest as the Homecoming opponent. But those days are long gone. Now, the only Homecoming game they play is their own and it has been a long time since they lost on this special occasion.     The local …

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Exchange Club of Pearland Annual Roast Honors Sgt. Roy Castillo

In News, Pearland by Reporter News

City and county officials and community leaders turned out Saturday to “roast” a 25-year veteran of the Pearland Police Department. The occasion was the 10th annual Exchange Club Spotlight Roast, and the “roastee” was Sgt. Roy Castillo of the Pearland PD’s Traffic Enforcement Division. Sold out in advance, the evening …

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AISD presents ‘The Jungle Book’ musical

In Manvel, News, Pearland by Reporter News

This fall, students from elementary schools across the district will put their spin on the well-known Walt Disney classic, “The Jungle Book,” during the district-wide performance of the musical. The Jungle Book musical brings together 61 auditioned students from various Alvin ISD elementary campuses. The students were nominated by their …

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Duke Elementary partners with local church

In Manvel, News, Pearland by Reporter News

Since its opening in the fall of 2014, a big part of the vision for Dr. James “Red” Duke Elementary has been to develop opportunities for local businesses, organizations, and community members to collaborate with the campus, and invest in the students. In an effort to fulfill this vision, this …

Thompson: District would benefit from road funding

In News, Pearland by Reporter News

One of the constitutional amendments on the November election ballot in will provide much needed funding for the state’s infrastructure, Rep. Ed Thompson stated during his appearance at the 288 Corridor Rotary Club. Thompson referred to Proposition 7, which dedicates certain sales tax revenue and motor vehicle sales tax revenue …

Pearland lands Buc-ee’s offices

In News, Pearland by Reporter News

The famous Buc-ee’s beaver will soon call Pearland home. The Lake Jackson-based mega-travel center giant on Sept. 17 announced it will move part of its headquarter operations to Pearland, leasing a 4,900-square-foot space in Pearland Town Center, 11200 Broadway. The Pearland Economic Development Corp. began working with the company earlier …

BACODA plans drug take back Sept. 26

In News, Pearland by Reporter News

On Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Stella Roberts Recycle Center and Constable Buck Stevens in partnership with BACODA and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its tenth opportunity in five years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially …

Baker’s Landing decision delayed

In News, Pearland by Reporter News

After more than a year of close votes, discussion and revisions, the developers of a proposed residential development off 35 will have to wait two more weeks for a final go-ahead from City Council. A number of revisions and corrections to the plans submitted for Baker’s Landing were initially left …

City tax rate, budget set for 2015-16

In News, Pearland by Reporter News

The Pearland council on Monday finalized the city tax rate, budget and 5-year capital projects plan. The total city tax rate of 70.5 cents per $100 valuation is slightly lower from the current rate – but is above the city’s effective rate. Based on a 6 percent predicted valuation increase, …