Knapp Center offers variety of fitness classes

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By Karolyn Gephart A wide variety of health and fitness activities are available for seniors at the Knapp Activity Center at 2424 S. Park Ave. in Pearland. Seniors can learn to clog at the Knapp Activity Center at 2424 S. Park Avenue in Pearland every Friday at noon in the …

BCFA events begin leading up to 2019 County Fair

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By Karolyn Gephart Although the Brazoria County Fair doesn’t officially begin until October 11, there are many activities happening that lead up the major fundraiser event. Open 5D Barrel Race is Saturday, September 28 in the Rodeo Arena. The Youth Horse Show is also in the Arena Sunday, September 29. …

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Faith Matters

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE “On Transformation” As recorded in Luke 17, Jesus once said to his closest friends… “Hard trials and temptations are bound to come.” (The MESSAGE).  It’s one of my favorite verses in the Bible.  He didn’t say… ‘might not,’ or ‘should not’… but rather Jesus said… …

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Faith Matters

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By REV. DR. BRIAN GIGEE Practicing God’s Presence A long time ago, Green Bay Packers coach, Vince Lombardi, was quoted saying, “Practice does not make perfect. PERFECT practice is what makes perfect.” Let’s hear it for the cheese heads! J.J. Watt might agree… because if you practice something incorrectly, over …

District No. 3 to host class on laws affecting ESDs

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By Karolyn Gephart Brazoria County Emergency Services District No. 3 is hosting a class on September 23 about laws that affect Emergency Service Districts. The class is Laws Affecting Emergency Services Districts and will be held at 6 pm in Liberty Alumni Hall at Alvin ISD Freedom Field. Administrative Law Attorney …

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KPB Plant Thyme lunch tickets to begin sales

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By Karolyn Gephart Tickets go on sale September 20 for the Keep Pearland Beautiful Plant Thyme Fall Luncheon to be held October 18 at First Methodist Church at 2314 Grand Blvd. in Pearland. RETREET Founder/Executive Director Grady McGahan will deliver the keynote address. McGahan will discuss how he created RETREET a 501(c)(3) public …

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Council has first reading on changes to fees

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By Karolyn Gephart Pearland City Council held the first reading for amending development and permit fees at their regularly scheduled Council meeting September 16 at City Hall. Due to H.B. 852, passed during this year’s state legislative session, the City of Pearland is required to change the way residential construction …

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City invited to 125th Anniversary of Pearland

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By Karolyn Gephart  The City of Pearland is celebrating their 125th Anniversary Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 10:30 am to 6 pm at various locations. The city is celebrating where the last 125 years have brought it and where the next 125 years will lead.   Opening remarks will begin at …

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Pearland band to perform in Rose Parade

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By Karolyn Gephart  “Pride of Pearland” Marching Band has accepted the invitation to march in the 131st Annual Rose Bowl Parade in Pasadena, California on January 1, 2020. The Pearland band was selected as one of only 19 bands to be invited. Only nine high school bands from the U.S. …

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Teams invited to compete – or not – in Tri a Little Thon

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By Karolyn Gephart The 2nd Annual Tri-a-little-thon, will be held September 21, 2019 and is the race with no excuses. Hosted by the Forever Parks Foundation of Pearland and Parks & Recreation,  the event is held at the Delores Fenwick Nature Center at 5750 Magnolia Parkway.. Teams of two are …