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Fire Chief Vance Riley Announces New Battalion Chief at Pinning Ceremony

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Sunday (January 4th) was a special day for Lt. Samuel “Jack ” Helton who was promoted to Battalion Chief during a pinning ceremony. Firefighters , family members, friends, city officials including City Council Members Keith Ordeneaux and Tony Carbone attended the event at Pearland Fire Station number 4. Fire Chief …

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Pearland Medical Center to be unveiled Jan. 9

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Pearland Medical Center, an HCA affiliated hospital, will mark its entry into the community with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Pearland Medical Center, the first hospital in Pearland, is slated to open in late January and will bring expanded healthcare access to Pearland …

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Pearland ISD honors school board

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This January, Pearland Independent School District proudly honors seven individuals who take a stand for students year-round. During School Board Recognition Month, Pearland ISD recognizes its board members for their commitment and outstanding service. Collectively, the district’s trustees claim about 35 years of board service: – Rusty DeBorde, President – …

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CapRock Oil Tools gives gift to Forgotten Angels

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CapRock Oil Tools, a manufacturer of specialized oil-rig drill bits, provided a year-end gift of over $40,000 to Forgotten Angels to help with the care of individuals with special needs. Glenn Gault, president of CapRock, explained that in the process of manufacturing their product, there is always some scrap left …

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Annual Turtle Race set for Feb. 7

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The 14th Annual Mustang Bayou Turtle Race, sponsored by the Alvin ISD Education Foundation, is set for Saturday, Feb. 7. It will be held at National Oak Park in Alvin. On that day, thousands of little green plastic turtles will race down the bayou to see which one can cross …

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Wang Wins Silvercrest Elementary Spelling Bee

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Silvercrest Elementary student Wende Wang (second from left) won the campus spelling bee on Dec. 8. Pictured are (from left) principal Lori Campbell, Wang, bee runner-up Noah Yared and assistant principal Amy Beverly.

City studies proposal against Townsite plan

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A proposal for a new residential development drew much discussion about Pearland’s future during a public hearing Monday. The project known as Baker’s Landing would include up to 280 single family homes off the State Highway 35 corridor in an area identified as part of the Old Townsite Downtown Development …

Events represent local area in Austin

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“Pearland Day in Austin” in February and “Brazoria County Day 2015” in March are two upcoming events that spotlight the local area at the state level. Pearland Day in Austin is being organized by the Pearland Chamber of Commerce. It began in 2007 to bring more awareness among lawmakers to …

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Manvel places third at Alvin Lion’s Club Tournament

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The Manvel Mavericks were in contention to win the 2014 Alvin Lion’s Club Tournament until they met Katy Morton Ranch in the semifinals of the Gold Bracket. The Mavs won their first two games when they beat Dickinson (78-67) and Mayde Creek (73-60), but they came up short against the …

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2014: A year in review

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The year 2014 saw classes conducted by the Homeland Preparedness Project in emergency response training at the Manvel EMS station. A program certified by FEMA known as CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) presented a myriad of topics on personal and family preparedness for natural disasters and potential acts of terrorism. …