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Alvin ISD to open two new elementary schools

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Alvin ISD is proud to welcome two new schools into the district for the 2017-2018 school year. Approved by the 2015 bond, Pomona Elementary and Shirley Dill Brothers Elementary are set to open their doors to new students on Aug. 17. Alvin ISD is one of the fastest growing districts …

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Pearland Saints to play in softball championship

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The Pearland Saints will be one of two teams from the state of Texas that will compete in the annual Special Olympics North America (SONA) Softball Championship, being held Aug. 17-20 in Bismarck, ND. Led by coach Raymond Rocha, the Pearland Saints, will be making a third-straight trip to the …

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Dawson turns in strong performance at Turner Classic

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By DR. DAVID DAVIS Dawson head volleyball coach Jason Karim was confident entering the 2017 season, but that confidence grew after his girls proved they are going to be a strong favorite to defend their District 23-6A title and be a favorite to capture the Class 6A Region III crown …

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Women’s Center of Brazoria County Fundraiser

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Community supporters of the Women’s Center of Brazoria County gathered together on Friday, Aug. 4 and Saturday, Aug. 5 at Mike’s Tri-City Icehouse in Pearland for two days of fun and activities. A BBQ cookoff, raffle, motorcycle ride, live auction and music were just a few of the events held …

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Chief Doyle honored at retirement party

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By Karolyn Gephart Pearland’s longest-serving Chief of Police, J.C. Doyle said farewell to well-wishers recently who were attending his retirement party May 31 at the Public Safety Building. Doyle has served with the Pearland Police Department since 1979 after graduating in 1974 from Pearland High School. In his time with …

Repaving areas on 288 could cause traffic backups

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Speed limits have been temporarily lowered along the State Highway 288 corridor due to pavement resurfacing work being done by the Texas Department of Transportation. Drivers are asked to take additional caution when driving in the area and be aware that construction equipment and personnel will be …

Women golfers helping women and children in need

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By Lynn Shigekawa The Women’s Center of Brazoria County Benefit Golf Tournament will be held Tuesday, April 18 at Pearland Golf Club, 3123 Flower Field lane in Pearland. Golfers and sponsors are needed. The 4 person scramble has a 9 am shotgun start. Money raised will go to the Women’s …

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14th annual Red Hat Literacy Luncheon

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The 14th annual Red Hat Literacy Luncheon was a huge success! Held Thursday, March 23 at the Pearland KC Hall, the crowd was treated to lunch by la Madelein and cupcakes by HEB. Attendees were able to bid on live and silent auction items, as well as purchase hat-shaped cakes …

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Park improvements to begin

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By NICOLE JONES Work at the city’s Centennial Park, originally part of the city’s 2007 bond referendum, moved forward Monday with the awarding of a $2 million construction contract by City Council. Centennial Park Phase 2 includes new lighted softball fields, pavilion and additional parking for the complex. The improvement …

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Pearland Veterans Day Walk raises spirits and funds

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Families, friends and supporters of Texas veterans turned out Saturday for the third annual Pearland Veterans Day Walk, sponsored by HIKE for Mental Health and the City of Pearland. “We are thrilled so many individuals, families, work groups, churches, scout troops and others walked to honor our veterans,” beamed veteran …