Sugar Land

Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences Seeks the Public’s Help in Identifying the Deceased

If you recognize or believe you may be able to help identify the deceased, contact the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at either number provided: Main Number: 832-927-5000 or Forensic Investigations: 832-927-5001 Announcement Date: 10/13/2021 Date of Death/Recovery: 10/9/2021 IFS Case Number: ML21-4774 NAMUS Number: 85213 Law Enforcement Agency/Case Number: HCSO/2110-03610 Recovery Location: 19900 FM 529, Houston TX 77099 IDENTIFICATION ESTIMATES: Sex: MALE Height(ft): 67 inches Weight(lb): 141 Age: UNKNOWN Race: UNKNOWN CASE DETAILS: Unknown male found […]

USPS Announces Shipping Dates for Holiday Military Mail

Making sure those serving in the nation’s armed forces and diplomatic service receive their presents and care packages in time for the holidays is a priority of the . Plan ahead and mail your holiday cheer early to friends and loved ones serving abroad. To send packages to military and diplomatic posts abroad, the Postal Service offers a discounted price of $20.40 on its largest Priority Mail Flat Rate Box. The price includes a $1.50 discount per […]

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Announces Promotions

Norman Wong (Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office photo)

By George Slaughter The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office announced a number of promotions this week, including two assistant chief deputies. Assistant Chief Deputy Manuel Zamora began his career in 1981 with the Houston Police Department and has worked patrol, criminal investigations and administration. While with that department, he wrote a $2 million grant proposal for a real-time crime center. He also worked with product, equipment, software, policy and program analysis and evaluation. After retiring […]

Smart Financial Centre At Sugar Land Announces Return To Live Programming With Fall 2021 Lineup — “Together Again”

Season highlights include performances from H.E.R., TLC, Pat Benatar, Alice Cooper, Erykah Badu, Old Dominion, and more The Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land announces its return to live performances and fans coming together again with its Fall 2021 lineup. After a lengthy shutdown due to Covid-19, Smart Financial Centre is back with programming featuring a diverse range of artists and performers from a variety of genres, with acts including H.E.R., LANY, Pat Benatar, Lindsey […]

Niche rankings of Fort Bend County’s Best Charter Schools for 2022 dominated by Harmony Public Schools campuses

The rankings are in and once again Harmony Public Schools has dominated Niche’s annual rankings of the Best Charter Schools in Fort Bend County.  The STEM-focused public charter school system had all five schools in Fort Bend County rank #1 or #2 of their respective categories by Niche for 2022. Each of these schools received an “A” Grade from Niche, which lauded the schools for their low student-to-staff ratio, academic achievement, college preparation and student body diversity. Harmony […]

Smart Financial Centre At Sugar Land Announces Return To Live Programming With Fall 2021 Lineup — “Together Again”

Season highlights include performances from H.E.R., TLC, Pat Benatar, Alice Cooper, Erykah Badu, Old Dominion, and more The Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land announces its return to live performances and fans coming together again with its Fall 2021 lineup. After a lengthy shutdown due to Covid-19, Smart Financial Centre is back with programming featuring a diverse range of artists and performers from a variety of genres, with acts including H.E.R., LANY, Pat Benatar, Lindsey […]

Sugar Land Legacy Foundation Accepting Submissions for Welcome Home Project

The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation is accepting submissions from Sugar Land military families for the Welcome Home project. Some of these submissions will be chosen to be made into a series of bronze statues in Memorial Park depicting loved ones welcoming home active service members. Submissions should include information about the family’s welcome home story, including the name, rank and branch of the service member and a photo of the welcome home experience. Submissions are open to military […]

Harmony Public Schools to offer online learning option for K-12 students in Houston, Katy, Sugar Land, Cypress

Harmony Public Schools announced to parents this week that it will offer full virtual learning to eligible students beginning Monday, Oct. 4. The announcement was the result of the signing of Senate Bill 15 (SB15) last week by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, which provided funding for Texas public schools wishing to offer online learning during the 2021-22 school year. Under the law, public schools can enroll up to 10 percent of their student body in online learning. […]

City Returning to Business As Usual Status Following Nicholas

The predicted path of Tropical Storm Nicholas at 10 a.m. Monday (Courtesy National Weather Service)

NOTE: This story will be updated as events warrant. By George Slaughter Mayor Bill Hastings said things in the City of Katy are returning back to normal following the arrival and passage of Hurricane Nicholas early Tuesday morning. “Together we have survived another weather event,” Hastings said in a statement. “We are thankful for minimal impacts from Tropical Storm-Hurricane Nicholas and will be moving forward today with business as usual.” Hastings said the city is […]

The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences Seeks your Help in Identifying the Deceased Individuals

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. SHUAI JIANG – Asian Male, 37 Years: Mr. Jiang died in the 2700 block of Holly Hall Street in Houston, TX on 08/03/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences […]