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Council approves PEDC Strategic Plan for Prosperity

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By Karolyn Gephart Pearland City Council met February 24 in a Special Meeting prior to their regularly scheduled meeting to discuss the Pearland Prosperity Strategic Plan. The Pearland Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) recently facilitated a strategic plan to guide the community’s future economic development actions. The result, Pearland Prosperity Strategic …

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Council requests more information about utility billing problems

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By Karolyn Gephart Billing problems with Pearland utility bills was a concern discussed by City Council at their regular meeting February 24, 2020 at City Hall. Unintended consequences of a plan the City had put in place for the billing had become a problem and feedback from residents was not …

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Sponsorships, registration open for 2020 Pear Run

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By Karolyn Gephart Sponsorships have opened for the 2020 Pear Run 10k Run and 5k Run/Walk hosted by the Pearland Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (PCPAAA), Becoming a Pear Run sponsor is an opportunity for businesses of any size to reach out to hundreds of local residents and their families. PCPAAA …

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Volunteers needed for Pearland Waterways Cleanup

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By Karolyn Gephart  Pearland Waterways Cleanup will take place on March 7, 2020 at 7:30 am. The annual event is hosted by Keep Pearland Beautiful. Volunteer registration is currently underway. Volunteers will meet at Centennial Park- Lone Star Pavilion. Centennial Park is located at 3219 McLean Road in Pearland. A …

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AISD board members approve new facility names

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During the February 11th Alvin ISD Board Meeting, Trustees approved the recommendations of facility names that were brought about by the Alvin ISD Facility Naming Committee, which consisted of community members, staff members and trustees. The committee worked over a period of two months to evaluate nominations and formalize their …

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Pushing Chain to perform at Pearland House Concert

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By Karolyn Gephart Pearland House Concerts will host musicians Pushing Chain as their featured artist for a concert February 22, 2020 benefiting Brazoria County Alliance for Children. Dinner is included with a ticket. Pushing Chain is Boyd Blomberg on guitar and vocals and Adam Moe on fiddle and vocals. The …

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Council approves calling of election

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By Karolyn Gephart Pearland Council met Monday, February 10 for its regular meeting at City Hall. In new business, Council discussed a resolution calling for a General Municipal Election to be held on May 2, 2020 for the purpose of electing the Mayor and two (2) Councilmembers, providing that a …

Roar into 2020 at St. Helen’s annual parish gala

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By Karolyn Gephart Roar in 2020 with dinner, dancing and fun at the 23rd Annual Monsignor Braden Parish Gala on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Pearland from 6 pm until 1 am. The event benefits the St. Helen Catholic School Education and Parish Ministries. Dressing …

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McCauley to lend items for Ryan Exhibit in Alvin

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By Karolyn Gephart The Alvin Historical Museum is preparing a special permanent exhibit honoring Nolan Ryan. Charles McCauley, a lifetime Alvin resident and retired Alvin ISD educator, has been a recent contributor to the new area. McCauley is a collector of sports memorabilia.  Among the items he acquired over the …

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Anime, gaming, magic all part of BrazCon 2020

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By Karolyn Gephart  Tickets are going fast for the 2020 BrazCon, Brazoria County’s Teen Comic Convention planned for Saturday, February 15 from 9 am to 4 pm at Manvel High School at 19601 Hwy. 6 in Manvel. A BrazCon ticket is needed to attend and space and tickets are limited. …