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Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Oyster Creek

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The City of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at mosquito traps located along Oyster Creek near Lexington Boulevard. The mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile on Oct. 22. The City increased mosquito spraying to twice per week this summer and has been working closely with the Texas Department of State […]

Investigation into Albright sign theft continues


The Fort Bend County District Attorney’s office is still investigating a misdemeanor theft case from May. Then-Fort Bend ISD school board member and Position 4 candidate, Bruce Albright, had been arrested for stealing another signs from Position 5 candidate, Kris Allfrey, in front of Helfman Ford in Meadows Place – where Albright is employed. Both […]

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land begins Healthy Living Series


Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, partnering with Clayton Oaks Living, presents the Healthy Living Series to help community members understand healthy aging and healthcare. The first of the series takes place 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital’s 1st Floor Conference Room and focuses on the American Cancer Society’s Great American […]

Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Announces American Nurses Credentialing Center Pathway to Excellence® Designation


Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is pleased to announce it has achieved Pathway to Excellence® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the third time. The Pathway to Excellence® designation identifies the elements of work environments where nurses can flourish. The designation substantiates the professional satisfaction of nurses at Houston Methodist Sugar Land […]

Refinancing Saves Sugar Land Taxpayers $2.95 Million

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Sugar Land recently refinanced five series of bonds that will save City taxpayers a total of $2.95 million over the next 12 years and reduce the City’s interest rate from 4.39 to 1.67 percent. After the transaction was reviewed by Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings, the bonds received a AAA rating. This rating is […]

Burglars target two Fort Bend pharmacies


Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects who burglarized two Houston-area pharmacies. At about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the MedX Pharmacy and Compounding, located in the 8700 block of Hwy. […]

Fort Bend ISD awarded Platinum Seal from State Comptroller for Financial Transparency


For the fourth consecutive year, Fort Bend Independent School District has received the highest level of recognition from the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle program for its excellence in online financial transparency. By logging on to FBISD’s Business and Finance homepage, the public is able to access detailed information about the District’s budget, expenditures, and monthly […]

DMV Agreement Authorizes Registration Holds for Scofflaws

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Sugar Land City Council approved an agreement on Oct. 21 with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to withhold vehicle registrations on outstanding municipal court traffic warrants and red light camera violations. Section 702.003 of the Texas Transportation Code states that the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) may refuse to register a motor vehicle […]

Joint Center at Memorial Hermann Southwest Celebrates 10th Anniversary


Recently, the Memorial Hermann Joint Center at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital celebrated 10 years of providing high quality joint replacement surgery and meticulous pre- and post-operative care. “Our Joint Center consistently benchmarks among the top orthopedic programs in the nation,” said W. Lin Jones, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest. “Each one […]

FBISD observes National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 20-24


District hosts breakfasts and announces winners of area school bus poster contest Fort Bend ISD recognizes the District’s dedicated and hardworking transportation workers during “National School Bus Safety” week, October 20- October 24. The annual observance helps spread awareness about the importance of bus safety to the entire community. This year’s theme is “My stop, […]

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