Sugar Land

The Institute of Forensic Science is Requesting the Help of The Public to Locate The Next of Kin For 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.

Dairy Queen® Restaurants In Texas Honor Veterans With A Free Blizzard® Treat On November 11Th

Dairy Queen® restaurants in Texas will honor the heroes of our community and country on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2020. The heroes, including veterans, active duty and retired members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves will be honored with a free medium Blizzard® Treat.   All Veterans must be in uniform or show valid proof of service (Military ID, Veterans designation on driver’s license, or DD214 paperwork). Veterans […]

Hiring Red, White, and You! Texas Statewide Veterans Job Fair Set for Nov. 5

The Texas Workforce Commission and the 28 Texas Workforce Development Boards are teaming up with employers across the Lone Star State to host a statewide veterans’ hiring event on Thursday November 5. Multiple events, mostly virtual, but some in person, will be held across Texas to connect veteran-friendly employers with veterans seeking work. The event is free to job seekers. “On behalf of the state of Texas, I want to say thank you to all […]

Seven Ways to Safely Store Your Guns

Protecting all Texans means knowing how to stop weapons from reaching the wrong hands. In 2017, 3,513 deaths in Texas were due to firearms, a number that has climbed every year since 2011 and exceeds the national rate.  No matter where you keep your gun, it needs to be stored safely when you’re finished using it. There are many choices when it comes to safe gun storage. Determining what’s best for you depends on the […]

The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation is proud to announce a new phase of its highly successful Safe & Well project

The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation is proud to announce a new phase of its highly successful Safe & Well project. Phase I provided over $3,000 in personal protection equipment to Sugar Land’s first responders and front-line staff. Phase II distributed over 100 care packages containing personal protection supplies to local small businesses. These packages contained no-touch thermometers, masks, gloves and sanitizer. The Legacy Foundation Board of Directors is continuing the momentum with a third phase […]

Sugar Land Tax Office Temporarily Closed

Due to effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sugar Land Tax Office located at 12550 Emily Court will be closed until further notice. The Sienna and Needville offices will also remain closed to the public. Tax Office staff will collect and process transactions received through the mail and drop boxes at all three locations. The Richmond, Katy, and Missouri City offices will continue offering full-service auto and property tax processing at their normal business hours. […]

Olson Statement On The Passing Of Stafford Mayor Leonard Scarcella

Rep. Pete Olson

“Nancy and I were deeply sad to learn of Mayor Scarcella’s passing today. First elected in 1969, Leonard was an inspirational leader of Stafford and Fort Bend County. He earned the distinction of being the longest-serving mayor in the United States. He was a great ally to much of my work in Congress and his steady leadership of Stafford will be deeply missed. His legacy of public service will always be revered in our community […]

Katy Wedding Venue Now Offering Graduation Parties During Pandemic

Do you remember the excitement you felt walking across the platform to receive your High School diploma?  Your family in the audience cheering you on as you walked, or in some cases ran, towards a brand-new phase of your life?  Unfortunately, this year, some of the graduating class of 2020 in our area have missed this memorable moment!   And while we’re excited to say Katy ISD ceremonies will move forward in mid-June, we can still […]

Slots Legislation in Different Countries

Introduction The gambling industry has changed significantly in the last decade. Right now, you can gamble online in addition to in land-based casinos. This allows for more flexibility but more importantly, it allows players to gamble even if they live in a country that does not have any land-based casinos. For example, if you live in Norway or in Japan where there are no casinos, you can go on the Web and search for Australian […]

Memorial Day 2020

Every crisis has new heroes. During the 9/11 attacks, they were the first responders running into burning and crumbling buildings as others ran out.  Now, during the Coronavirus pandemic, the most visible heroes are the health care professionals, who are saving others and risking their own lives while doing so. These heroes have much in common with the people that we honor today – America’s fallen veterans. They are men and women who have sacrificed […]