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Wranglerettes Put on a “Thriller” Performance

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The FHS Wranglerettes performed their annual Bob & Sue Dance, on Halloween night, at the Mustang’s Varsity Game. This year’s theme was zombies dancing to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and was accompanied by the FHS Marching Band. “Thriller Zombies” included a pilot/flight attendant, prom king/prom queen, Tin Man/Dorothy, doctors/nurses, Harry Potter/Hermione …

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AISD Names New Superintendent

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During a special meeting of the Alvin ISD Board on Monday, November 3, Trustees named Dr. James “Buck” Gilcrease, as the Lone Finalist for the vacated superintendent position. Following an exhaustive statewide search, Trustees remain confident that Gilcrease, the former Region 12 Superintendent of the Year, possesses the skills, qualities …

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This Small Business is Smaller than Usual

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Patrons of Dunn Brothers Coffee may have noticed the shiny new candy dispenser when grabbing their latte lately. What they probably don’t know is the unlikely entrepreneur that owns the machine is six-year-old James Collier. “My boys, like most kids, want a lot of things” said Margaret Collier, James’ mother, …

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Griffon’s Get-up Gets Funding

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Principal Griffon went to great lengths on Friday to raise money for FHS programs. Set up on the roof of the high school, he refused to leave his post until he had raised at least $10,000 to send the FHS students to national competitions. To date his campaign has accrued …

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County in Period of Economic Growth

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The future looks bright for Brazoria County, an economic forecast says. With record-setting employment, the county is experiencing a period of economic growth, according to a report given during the Economic Alliance for Brazoria County’s recent annual meeting. Brazoria County employment increased 3.11 percent over the last year to 153,880, …

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Magnuson Hardware Named Business of the Month

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Congratulations to Jeremy Magnuson owner of Magnuson Hardware located at 105 W. Edgewood, FM 2351, Friendswood 77546 as the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce November “Business of the Month”. Jeremy is a proud Texas Longhorn, has been a member of the Chamber since 2008, serves on the Rotary Club of Friendswood …

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Rotary Honors Paul Harris Fellows

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Friendswood Rotary Club President Bill Provenzano recognizes the following Rotary Club Members with a “Paul Harris Fellow” named for Paul Harris, who founded Rotary with three business associates in Chicago in 1905. The Paul Harris Fellow presentation was established in his honor in 1957 to express appreciation for a contribution …

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Principal Fundraises the Roof

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The Friendswood Mustangs’ Principal and #1 fan is on the roof of Friendswood High School and is allegedly refusing to come down until he has raised enough money to send students to national competitions. At least that’s the story according to his “Get Griffon to the Game” gofundme page. The …

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Night of the Local Historians

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Even a small town such as Friendswood has its fair share of ghosts. Oh yes, it does, and last week I had the rare opportunity to interview a few of them. Last Thursday and Saturday, the Friendswood Historical Society hosted the fourth annual Historween. The name and concept of Historween …

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Lake Park Moves Forward

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Pearland City Council approved a zone change necessary for Pearland’s Lake Park, a three-phase development that includes 375 townhomes. The site is located on approximately 47 acres at the northeast corner of Brookside Road and Cullen Parkway. Owner James Johnson had requested a zone change from “single family estate district” …