Fall festival, corn maze return to Frobergs Farm

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By Karolyn Gephart The 7th Annual Fall Festival and Corn Maze return to Froberg’s Farm in Alvin September 28  through November 3, 2019. The popular activities will be offered weather permitting such as trying to find a way through a strategic Corn Maze, then walk out to a huge Flower …

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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Registration opens for 2nd Rotary Regatta

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By Karolyn Gephart Registration is underway for the Second Annual Rotary Regatta on Clear Creek Sunday, October 20, 2019. Rotary Clubs of both Friendswood and League City host the popular returning event.  The regatta is a seven-mile canoe/kayak race that begins at 1776 Park in Friendswood and ends at Countryside …

Scarecrow contest registration underway

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By Karolyn Gephart Scarecrows will start appearing soon in Downtown Friendswood as well as throughout the community when the 4th annual Scarecrow Contest gets underway. Sponsored by Friends of Downtown Friendswood, the 2019 contest will begin October 19 and those planning to participate can begin registering now. The contest is …

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Swing Into Fall tournament at Topgolf

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By Karolyn Gephart Topgolf is the new location for the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce’s Swing Into Fall golf tournament. Planned for Thursday, October 10, 2019, the tournament’s registration and sponsorships are open now. The tournament will have the golf bays open at 3 pm and games will begin at 4 …

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GCMG plant sale set for October 12

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By Karolyn Gephart A huge variety of plants will be offered at the Fall 2019 Plant Sale by Galveston County Master Gardeners Saturday, October 12 at Jack Brooks Park (Galveston County Fairgrounds) on Highway 6 in Hitchcock.  Citrus trees, fruit trees, vegetables, herbs, bulbs and perennials in all sizes and …

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Friendswood to receive $3.5 million of downtown improvements

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Friendswood residents will have a more safe and walkable downtown along Friendswood Drive (FM 518) when a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) project is completed.  City officials have learned that Friendswood will be receiving $3.5 million in improvements as part of TxDOT’s curb ramp, sidewalks and traffic signals program. At …

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First hearing on tax rate held

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By Karolyn Gephart The first hearing on the 2019 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate was held September 23, 2019 at a Special Meeting at City Hall at 910 S. Friendswood Drive in Friendswood. A tax rate of $0.532391 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body …

Legals for 9-25-19 publication

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE of property to satisfy landlord’s lien.  Property will be sold to highest bidder for cash by online auction at www.storagetreasures.com, for Able Self Storage, 17215  Pearland Sites Rd., Pearland, TX 77584 on Oct. 4, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. Property will be sold by the space. $100 …

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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… …