NBCEA hosts culinary fundraiser at Turner HS

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A soft opening of the new culinary wing and restaurant at Robert Turner College and Career High School will be held Oct. 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the school at 4717 Bailey Road in Pearland. Turner College and Career High School along with the Northern Brazoria County Education …

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TxDOT approves funding for Grand Parkway project

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By Karolyn Gephart Both Galveston and Brazoria County officials are reporting great news for their areas from TxDOT.  On August 29, 2019, TxDOT officials approved the 2020 Unified Transportation Program(UTP), including the funding of the Grand Parkway (SH99) project. The Galveston County Commissioners Court passed a resolution in support of …

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Master Naturalists receive awards for service

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By Karolyn Gephart Six Master Naturalists recertified for 2019 at their Brazoria Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists meeting August 14 at the First Presbyterian Church in Angleton while the AgriLife building is being remodeled. Bill Ahlstrom, Julia Geisler, Cindy Goodrum, Ellen Lasseter, Georgia Monnerat, and Rose Wagner recertified for 2019 …

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Purple Monkey Fun Run to benefit AISD scholarships 

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Purple Monkey Fun Run to benefit AISD scholarship  By Karolyn Gephart Entries are being taken now for the 15th Annual BENeezy Purple Monkey Fun Run to be held August 31, 2019 at Alvin High School at 802 S Johnson St. All proceeds from the event go toward the Benjamin James …

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Business Expo, Taste of Town is Oct. 3

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By NICOLE JONES Company have begun signing up for the annual Business Expo and Taste of the Town, scheduled this  year on Oct. 3 at The Knights of Columbus Hall in Alvin. Hosted by the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce, the expo is 2 to 7 p.m. with the theme, …

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Grand Parkway input accepted until Aug. 12

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By Nicole Jones Public input regarding a possible delay of sections of Grand Parkway — including the one connecting I-45 to state Hwy. 288 —  will continue until Aug. 12. The Texas Department of Transportation’s proposed 10-year-plan beginning in 2020 lists four toll road projects throughout the state that are …

Froberg’s Farm offers perfect holiday gifts

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By Karolyn Gephart The perfect gifts for Christmas can be found as close as Frobergs Farm on Highway 6. The gifts are handmade products made by licensed Esthetician Ashley Froberg. Froberg creates a line of products that are made cruelty free and provides a way to relax and enjoy. She …

Houston Author to Speak Dec. 10 at Pearland Library

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Stephanie Wittels Wachs, author of “Everything is Horrible and Wonderful: A Tragicomic Memoir of Genius, Heroin, Love and Loss” will read from and discuss her book at the Pearland Branch Library on Monday, December 10, at 6:30 pm. The book is a memoir of family, addiction, and …

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Froberg’s Farm offers handmade soaps perfect for Mother’s Day

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By Karolyn Gephart The perfect gifts for Mother’s Day could be found as close as Froberg’s Farm on Highway 6. The gifts are handmade soaps made by licensed Esthetician Ashley Froberg. Froberg wanted to create a line of products that were made cruelty free and would provide a way to …

Greg Hill announces candidacy for Judge County Court at Law #1 and Probate Court

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Greg Hill, former three-term Pearland City Council Member, is running in Brazoria County for a countywide position as Judge for County Court at Law No.1 and Probate Court. Former Councilman Hill is running as a Republican in the March 6, 2018 Republican Primary. If elected, Greg Hill will be the …