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George Byron Taylor

George Byron Taylor

George Byron Taylor, 82 (affectionately known as Pappy), beloved husband, father and friend who spread joy and love in all of those who were blessed to know him, was called to his eternal home to claim his throne in Heaven on July 23, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, William Ed Taylor […]

Terry High holding back-to-school events

Terry High School will hold its freshmen orientation “Fish Camp,” 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 13, starting in Graeber Auditorium. Fish Camp is for incoming freshmen and any students new to Terry. Incoming Rangers will have an opportunity to meet with administrators, coaches, teachers and counselors and see what clubs and organizations they’d like to […]

Mason Road now open from FM 359 to Hwy. 99


Fort Bend County Officials gathered Tuesday, July 22,  to celebrate the grand opening of Mason Road from FM 359 to State Hwy 99.  Phase 1 of this multi-year project included the four lane divided roadway from the 359 intersection to Skinner Lane and was completed in August of 2012. Fort Bend County residents may now […]

Sugar Land solid waste, recycling program bags state award


The Texas Public Works Association (TPWA) selected the City of Sugar Land to receive a Sustainability Practices Award for achievements in solid waste and recycling. The award recognizes individuals, teams or organizations that have made outstanding contributions to promote sustainability in public works. Sugar Land was recognized for an ongoing public education campaign to make […]

Fort Bend Exchange Club volunteers at Champions KidsCamp


Members of the Exchange Club of Fort Bend were busy at work serving dinner to 170 children who were enjoying a week at Champions Kids Camp in Alvin, Texas.  Champions Kids Camp was the brainchild of Nashville singer songwriter, Bill Nash, who started the camp 13 years ago after his own son survived leukemia. The […]

FBISD provides educational opportunities and programs for homeless youth 

Fort Bend ISD has a policy to ensure that each homeless youth has access to the same free public education and related services as every other school-aged student who attends a school in FBISD. FBISD’s Special Programs Department and campuses work together to improve the educational outcomes for homeless students by addressing areas of enrollment, […]

Texas Instruments opens new facility in Sugar Land


Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) opened its newest facility in Sugar Land  with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome the site’s 375 employees and introduce the new campus to city officials and the Sugar Land business community. “We’re proud to call Sugar Land our new home. The collaboration between TI, city dignitaries and all those involved […]

Enjoy live music at George Memorial Library’s summer concert series every Sunday

Live music by talented local musicians will be featured at Fort Bend County Libraries’ “Sunday Showcase: On Stage at George Memorial Library” in August. Stop by the library on Sunday afternoons to enjoy a variety of musical genres and styles at this special summer series. Performances begin at 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of […]

Rosenberg resident wins Test to Drive sweepstakes


The Greater Houston Honda Dealers named Carolyn Linares of Rosenberg, Texas, the winner of its “Test Drive to Win” sweepstakes, part of the organization’s presenting sponsorship of the Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston. Linares, a mother of three, entered the sweepstakes at the Gillman Fort Bend location and was named the lucky finalist […]

Surveillance cameras provide tips

By LeaAnne Klentzman  More and more homeowners are posting surveillance cameras and capturing crooks in action that strike their homes and neighborhoods. On a Wednesday evening earlier this month, a homeowner was able to provide law enforcement with an action video of a burglar crawling around their home. It was about 7:45 p.m., on July […]

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