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New cinema/microbrewery coming to The Crossing at Telfair in Sugar Land

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Flix Brewhouse™, the world’s only combination first-run cinema and dine-in microbrewery, will become lead entertainment anchor at The Crossing at Telfair in Sugar Land, Scott Weaver of developer Rubicon Realty Group announced today. “We set out to bring a novel entertainment concept to the area and are thrilled to have Flix Brewhouse bring their unique […]

Bushi Ban opens in Sienna Plantation

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Jan. 16 marked the grand opening of Bushi Ban Sienna Plantation at 7746 Highway 6, Suite A, Missouri City. From high powered Black Belts to curious onlookers, crowds of supporters packed the new Bushi Ban Martial Arts and Fitness school location. The new Sienna Plantation school is the ninth Houston-Area Bushi Ban school offering all […]

Stafford could face the brunt of low oil prices

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com With oil prices dropping below $44, the city of Stafford could feel the pinch of low oil prices more than many of its Fort Bend County neighbors. Stafford Mayor Leonard Scarcella spoke during the State of the City address on Wednesday about a multitude of positives – from the city’s commitment […]

Ex-Sugar Land mayor vanishes, along with his company’s development contracts

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Former Sugar Land mayor David Wallace and business partner Costa Bajjali have closed the offices of their company, Wallace Bajjali, while governments and media alike have had no luck getting in touch with either man. Wallace Bajjali Development Partners, a Sugar Land-based development company, resigned from its contracts as the master developer for real estate development […]

Rosenberg Mayor will run for County Commissioner, Precinct 1

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Rosenberg Mayor Vincent M. Morales, Jr. announced his candidacy today to serve the citizens of Fort Bend County by running for Precinct 1 Commissioner. Morales, in his second term as mayor of Rosenberg, cited his desire to continue his service to Rosenberg and Fort Bend County in a greater capacity in seeking the position of […]

Civil Servant of the Week: FBISD’s Richard Gregoire

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How long have you been an Athletic Trainer? How did you become interested in the profession? I have been a licensed athletic trainer for 25 years and also have had my national certification for almost 26 years. I got started in athletic training in high school and then continued it into college. I did not […]

Missouri City hires interim city manager

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At a Special Meeting on Monday, Jan. 26, the Missouri City Council appointed William Eisen as the City’s new Interim City Manager. Mr. Eisen will step into his new position with the City after current City Manager Ed Broussard steps down on Friday, Feb. 6, to take over as City Manager in Tyler. Prior to […]

City Set to Celebrate Black History In February With a Month-Long Series of Inaugural Festivities

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Missouri City is built on a proud legacy of dedicated and trailblazing pioneers, including African-American politicians, business and home owners, stakeholders and hard-working citizens. The expansive and rich history of these individuals will be celebrated in February as part of the City’s first annual Black History Month Celebration. The theme for this year’s inaugural commemoration […]

2015 State of the City of Rosenberg with Mayor Vincent Morales

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The State of the City of Rosenberg with Mayor Vincent Morales will be presented on Thursday, February 12, 2015 in collaboration between the Central Fort Bend Chamber and Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce.  The luncheon will be held at Safari Texas, 11627 FM 1464, Richmond from 11:30 – 1:00 pm. This year’s State of the […]

David Crowl named Vice President Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

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David Crowl, Director of Communications at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce has recently been named Vice President.  David has over five years of experience with the Fort Bend Chamber. “David has always served as a mentor to our new staff members and provides tremendous support to the entire team,” says Keri Schmidt, President & […]

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