Sugar Land

Sugar Land Cultural Arts Presents Talent Show Winners‐ Vote for Your Favorite!

The Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation (SLCAF) continues to bring the community exciting entertainment in a safe and alternative way with the ongoing VIRTUAL Teen Talent Competition! Judges have had a challenging task choosing winners in the “Student Spotlights of the Month” talent event, but a total of six finalists emerged to claim their spot in the final competition for top prize. Winners from the March, April and May rounds of competition, are now competing in the […]

UnitedHealth Group Hosting Virtual Job Fair to Fill 80 Openings in Texas

UnitedHealth Group will host a virtual job fair to fill more than 300 telesales positions across the country, including more than 80 openings in Texas. The new positions will support the needs of a growing member and client base, enabling UnitedHealth Group to continue delivering excellent health care experiences to the consumers it serves. The virtual job fair will take place on Thursday, June 24 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. ET. Interested candidates are […]

SLLF Names Memorial Hermann Hospital as 2021 ‘Sugar Land Strong’ Award Winner

On May 27, 2021, the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, in conjunction with the City of Sugar Land, announced Sugar Land Memorial Hermann Hospital as the winner of the 2021 ‘Sugar Land Strong’ Community Award. This award was given in honor of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land’s outstanding business leadership over the past year and lasting legacy in the City of Sugar Land. Due to the pandemic and the restricted ability to gather, the annual Leadership and […]

Free GED Services For ages 18-24

offers free, year-round open enrollment, GED prep services for young adults ages 18-24.  The program provides an environment for online coursework, flexible self-paced schedules, and personal tutoring. The service is designed to help young adults without high school credentials obtain their GED, find jobs, keep jobs, or find better jobs.  In this ever-changing economic environment, we understand the needs of employers and employees and we are here to bridge the gap. For more information or […]

Igloo Coolers To Hire Up To American Manufacturing Workers Due To Soaring Demand

As a direct result of Igloo’s growing demand, the company today announces it will be looking to fill seasonal manufacturing positions in its Katy, TX based plant that will include operators, assembly line leads, forklift drivers, CDL drivers and more. Igloo will host in-person interviews on Tuesday, June 8th from 1 PM to 6 PM CDT. Interviews and on-the-spot offers will be happening all day, along with plant tours and giveaways for attendees. *Igloo is […]

Sugar Land 95 to be honored at news conference June 19

The remains of the 95 victims still lie in unadorned graves in a grassy Sugar Land field, marked only by flat, black rectangular stones engraved with numbers. But the tragic tale of the monumental discovery of the “Sugar Land 95” is far from over. June 19, a day commonly known in the South as “Juneteenth,” is when Texas slaves learned they were officially freed two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. […]

Don’t Forget to Prepare for Hurricane Season

It’s here for six months, June 1-November 30 Hurricane season is here!  In the event of a powerful rainstorm or hurricane, you could be without basic utilities, such as electricity, water, gas, phone, and Internet for three days or more. Additionally, subsequent flooding can restrict access, to roadways making it difficult to get food or medicine. Preparing in advance now will help you cope with the loss of necessities. Unfortunately, being unprepared is risky. The […]

Preparing for Storms: A 2021 Katy News Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Storm names for the 2021 hurricane season (The Weather Channel)

By George Slaughter Hurricane season begins Tuesday and runs through November. For Southeast Texans, it’s time to begin preparing for what the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts will be an above-average hurricane season. Previewing the Season According to The Weather Channel, 19 named storms are predicted for 2021, with eight of them predicted to be hurricanes and four of those being a Category 3 or higher. A Category 5 storm, considered catastrophic, has […]

Digital Billboard Campaign in Texas Seeks to Bring Missing Children Home

Clear Channel Outdoor, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children & Texas Center for the Missing Team Up on National Missing Kids Day to Find Missing Children Texas Center for the Missing, Houston’s Amber Alert Provider, The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Clear Channel Outdoor Americas (CCOA) launched a new month-long effort across Texas to generate leads in four individual missing children’s cases in Houston, San Antonio, the Dallas region and El Paso. Coinciding with National Missing […]

Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences Seeks the Assistance of the Public in Identifying the Deceased

We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individual. 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. EMILIO PEREZ CABRERA – Hispanic Male, 43 Years: Mr. Cabrera died at Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, TX on 05/09/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences at 832-927-5000 and refer to case ML21-2106.   (https://www.namus.gov/UnclaimedPersons/Case#/80495)