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Apollo Visitor Center to Include Giant Astronaut

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An 80-foot-tall statue of an Apollo astronaut is planned as the centerpiece for the Apollo Center, a newly-announced visitor attraction in Webster, Texas. Proposed as a 20,000 square-foot facility located just down the road from NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, the Apollo Center would serve as an education …

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JSC Remembers Fallen Astronauts

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On Jan. 30, Johnson Space Center commemorated the men and women lost in the pursuit of space exploration by celebrating their lives, bravery and advancement in human spaceflight. On January 27, 1967, a fire erupted in the Apollo 1 capsule as astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee were …

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NBCEA Chairman Award

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Terrie Morgan, Executive Director of the Northern Brazoria County Education Alliance (NBCEA), recognizes Ann Wagoner, 2013 NBCEA Chairman of the Board. Wagoner, owner of Hyseco Inc., has served as a Director on the NBCEA, for four years. Under her leadership the NBCEA was able to donate $115,000 in equipment and …

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DHS Presents School Edition of ‘Les Miz’

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Join the revolution as Dawson High School’s Ovation Theatre presents the third longest-running show on Broadway — “Les Misérables.” This epic musical runs Jan. 30-31 and Feb. 1 and 6-8 at 7:30 p.m. in the DHS auditorium, 2050 Cullen Boulevard. Set in early 19th-century France, “Les Misérables” tells the story …

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Humbird Running for School Board

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Earl Humbird will seek election to Position 6 on the Alvin ISD Board of Trustees in the May 10, 2014 election. Humbird said that he is looking forward to returning to serve the students, staff and citizens in the Alvin ISD. Humbird and his family are members of St. John’s …

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Bond Projects Put On 7-Year Timeline

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After much discussion, Friendswood’s leaders opted to implement the city’s bond programs with a 7-year timeline. While the bonds for projects such as expanding the library, adding parks and road improvements were approved by voters in November, the city council ultimately decides when those bonds are issued, a careful balance …

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Police Activity Report 1/27/14-2/3/14

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Felony Lane Gang style burglary at Stevenson Park On Jan. 31 between 8:55 a.m. and 9:03 a.m., a vehicle was burglarized at Stevenson Park located at 1100 S. Friendswood Drive. The driver’s side window was shattered and a purse was stolen. Fortunately, there was no activity on the cards before …

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FHS Wins Swimming and Diving Championship

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The District 23-4A swimming and diving championship meet was held on January 30 and February 1 with the following teams participating: Barbers Hill, Friendswood, Galena Park, Galveston Ball, Glenda Dawson and Texas City. Friendswood’s Lady Mustangs won the meet with a total of 240 points while Glenda Dawson’s girls placed …

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City Approves Fencing Contract for Lake

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The partially city-owned lake will get perimeter fencing at a cost of nearly $28,000, city council decided Monday. The council has held numerous discussions regarding the development of what is now known as “Lake Friendswood” – a private lake in south Friendswood that has been identified as a possible addition …

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Friendswood Among Safest Cities in America

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Neighborhood Scout, a national data research firm, has named Friendswood the 32nd Safest City in America this year based on their latest research. The recognition, which considers every US city with a population of at least 25,000, is based on the total number of crimes per 1,000 residents. According to …