NBCEA hosts culinary fundraiser at Turner HS

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A soft opening of the new culinary wing and restaurant at Robert Turner College and Career High School will be held Oct. 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the school at 4717 Bailey Road in Pearland. Turner College and Career High School along with the Northern Brazoria County Education …

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Hughes Ranch Road project delayed by buried utility lines

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By Karolyn Gephart Utility interference is causing a construction delay in the Hughes Ranch Road improvement project. The project involves the area of Cullen Parkway to Smith Ranch Road. The delay will be temporary and could be only 8-12 weeks, weather permitting. The project involves road widening and safety improvement. …

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KPB prepares for City Clean Up 

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The annual Pearland Community Wide Clean Up will take place Saturday, September 21, 2019. The event is hosted by Keep Pearland Beautiful. Breakfast and supply pick up will be between 7:30 am and 9 am at Centennial Park-Lone Star Pavilion at 3219 McLean Rd. in Pearland. KPB will supply all …

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Council discuss water, safety issues

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By Karolyn Gephart Pearland City Council discussed items concerning Pearland water and emergency care during disasters at their recent meeting August 26, 2019 at City Hall.  On the agenda was the design contracts for the new surface water treatment plant. The City approved entering into a contract with Freese and …

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Tri-a-Little-Thon back for second year 

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By Karolyn Gephart Back by popular demand, the 2nd Annual Tri-a-little-thon, will be held September 21, 2019 with an 8 am check in at the Delores Fenwick Nature Center. The event is considered the race with no excuses and is hosted by the Forever Parks Foundation of Pearland and Parks …

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TxDOT approves funding for Grand Parkway project

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By Karolyn Gephart Both Galveston and Brazoria County officials are reporting great news for their areas from TxDOT.  On August 29, 2019, TxDOT officials approved the 2020 Unified Transportation Program(UTP), including the funding of the Grand Parkway (SH99) project. The Galveston County Commissioners Court passed a resolution in support of …

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FAITH MATTERS

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By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee More Than Pie in the Sky “Sometimes I wonder where my next dollar’s gonna come from… Keep my head up and something falls out of the sky … Daddy taught me how to use my bootstraps and carry on… He said God’ll be good to …

AEC reports success for 2018-2019 

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By Karolyn Gephart In reviewing his first year of work at the Adult Education Center (formerly the Adult Reading Center), President and CEO Ernest Lewis III has compiled the year’s impact through statistical information regarding the work the center has completed. He is both grateful and pleased at the level …

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Council authorizes Certificates of Obligation

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By Karolyn Gephart Pearland City Council met Monday, August 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm at City Hall.  In new business, the first and only reading of Ordinances 1582 and 1581 concerning the authorization of issuance of City of Pearland Certificates of Obligation, Series 2019A and Series 2019B was presented at …

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PISD ‘Swap Shop’ opens for trading

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By NICOLE JONES Pearland Council of PTAs’ Swap Shop Community Closet is open on select days for school clothing exchanges. Created to offset the cost of buying school clothes by allowing parents to trade in their children’s outgrown school clothes, the shop will be open from 3 to 7 p.m. …