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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” …

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Dickinson Stays Perfect with Win Over Friendswood

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Friendswood entered the game against undefeated Dickinson without their starting quarterback and running back. Despite being short-handed, the Mustangs still fought until the bitter end before the Gators pulled out a 17-9 victory to remain tie atop the league leaderboard with Clear Creek. Two big plays proved to be the …

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Greer Runner-Up Fair Queen

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Turner College and Career High School’s Elizabeth Greer (pictured) was named first runner-up for Brazoria County Fair Queen on Oct. 11. The competition involves months of community service, interviews, practices, etiquette classes and perseverance. As Greer’s fair queen escort, TCCHS student Travis Anthony won the James Massey Award, given to …

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PHS Presents Frankenstein

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At the peak of Halloween season, Pearland High School will treat audiences to the classic horror story of an experiment gone tragically awry. PHS students will present “Frankenstein” in the school’s black box theatre Oct. 30-31 and Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Based on Mary Shelley’s classic novel, “Frankenstein” tells …