Sugar Land

Time to Stock up on Disaster Supplies Emergency Preparation Supplies Tax Free Weekend, April 28-30

(Harris County, TX) – The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management reminds residents that the weekend of April 28-30 has been designated as an Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday. This tax-free holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, and ends at midnight on Monday, April 30. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase and you do not need an exemption certificate. “We need to […]

Electrifying Wonderweek

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center generates buzz about energy conservation in time for Earth Day Now to May 3 Sponsored by Constellation® Get ready for a shock to your system! The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center – A Very Special Project of the Children’s Museum of Houston with support of Constellation® Energy, invites you to power up for an amplifying experience. You’re invited to supercharge your brain with new knowledge about how energy works and […]

Olson Announces Sugar Land Student Receives Us Merchant Marine Academy Appointment

Cyrus Eradi

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today announced that Cyrus Eradi of Sugar Land, TX has received an appointment to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy for the fall of 2018. Eradi is a senior at Clements High School and a TX-22 resident. He is Student Council Class Treasurer and a member of the National Honor Society. He has received the Commanding Officer of the Clements High School and NJROTC Unit George C. Marshall Academic and […]

OLSON STATEMENT ON EPA ANNOUNCEMENT ON SAN JACINTO RIVER WASTE PITS CLEANUP PLAN

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releasing their cleanup action plan for the San Jacinto River Waste Pits Superfund Site: “I’m pleased to see the EPA, State of Texas and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers taking this important step to force the polluters to clean up the dioxin contamination from the San Jacinto River Waste Pits.  Our community deserves to know […]

Fort Bend County Global Outreach Exhibition, Fotofest Fort Bend 2018  

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – On March 22, 2018, CAM Fort Bend and the Fort Bend History Association opened a collaborative exhibition in the Fort Bend County Courthouse Rotunda as part of Fotofest Fort Bend 2018. The Fotofest Global Outreach Exhibition presents a photo display of the Fort Bend Global Initiative delegations led by County Judge Bob Hebert to the countries of China, Taiwan and Turkey in an effort to cultivate international relationships for the […]

Preparations are Underway for Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Off to the Races Gala

Gearing up for the Off To The Races Gala set for Saturday, May 5 at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square are (L to R): Child Advocates of Fort Bend CEO Ruthanne Mefford, Board Member and Photo Booth Sponsor Naushad Kermally, and Development Officer Dana Mersiovsky. For more information on the event or to purchase your seats contact Lisa Moore at lmoore@cafb.org or 281-344-5110 or go to www.cafb.org.

Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Gala Committee is hard at work securing auction items and making preparations for the dinner and auction which benefits the agency’s programs for children whose lives have been torn apart by abuse and neglect. The event will take place at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 6 pm. Michele Fisher of Michele Fisher Voice Overs is the emcee. Johnny Bravo is the auctioneer. The […]

Assistance to find family of Deceased Persons

We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals. We would appreciate you publishing a brief notice in the next few days in the hopes that family or friends may see the information and contact this office. Sincerely, Sharon M. Derrick, PhD, D-ABFA Identification Manager Forensic Anthropologist The information is as follows: JACEK WIECKO – White Male, 75 Years: Mr. Wiecko died in the 10300 block of Lands […]

Insperity opens district office in Sugar Land Town Square

Texas Drive building now 96 percent leased SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (March 28, 2018)—Planned Community Developers, Ltd. (PCD) announced today that Insperity, a provider of human resources and business performance solutions, opened a district office in Sugar Land Town Square, occupying 4,093 square feet of space. Insperity operates 68 offices throughout the United States and its business performance solutions support 100,000 businesses. Insperity delivers administrative relief, better benefits, reduced liabilities and a systematic way to improve productivity through its premier […]

Area Democrats Meet To Elect Delegates to the State Convention

Ling Luo of Katy, State Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa, and Congressional Candidate Sri Kulkarni

Senate District 18 Democrats, which includes Richmond, Rosenberg, Sugar Land, Katy, Fulshear and surrounding areas, met last Saturday at the Fort Bend Justice Center to elect delegates to the state Democratic Convention to be held in Fort Worth in June. Senate District 18 will send 95 delegates to the Democratic state convention. Don Bankston of Richmond chaired the convention and Nablia Monsoor of Sugar Land was elected secretary.  Committee chairs included Jean Dorsi of Katy, […]

Potential for Rainfall and Severe Weather Mid-Week

What is the danger? A slow moving cold front bringing rainfall and thunderstorms across southeast Texas Tuesday night through Thursday. Chance for severe weather including hail and damaging winds, is highest during the day on Wednesday, between noon and 9pm. Heavy rainfall in some areas could cause flash flooding. This could lead to rising water on area roadways and cause hazardous driving conditions. What you need to do: Residents should continue to monitor local media […]