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State Education Commissioner to visit Sugar Land on Friday

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Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Education Division will host the newly appointed Texas Commissioner of Education,  Mike Morath: Leading Texas Education on Friday from 11:30-1 p.m. at the Sugar Land Marriott.  This luncheon will be presented by The Harris Law Firm with underwriter support by AG|CM, Inc., AUTOARCH Architects, and Fluor. Governor Greg Abbott appointed […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is first in Fort Bend to offer unique pain-control procedure for breast cancer surgery

Karl Nazareth, M.D., Brenda Murray, Michelle Shen, M.D.

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital recently performed Fort Bend’s first PECS II block, a procedure to minimize the pain of breast cancer surgery. PECS II is a relatively new pre-surgery approach to pain management. Using ultrasound technology, the anesthesiologist identifies the exact location of two major pectoral nerves and “blocks” them from pain with injections […]

Inspiration Stage presents their Inaugural Musical of the 2015-2016 Adult Season and the 20th anniversary of RENT by Johnathan Larson

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Inspiration Stage presents their Inaugural Musical of the 2015-2016 Adult Season and the 20th anniversary of RENT by Johnathan Larson. February 5 – 14, 2016 Inspiration Stage’s production of RENT begins the 2015-2016 adult season at Historic Sugar Land Auditorium (226 Lakeview Dr), February 5 – 14, 2016. Award winning musical, written by Johnathan Larson […]

INTERNATIONAL GAME

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Harmony School of Science in Sugar Land hosted a basketball team from Beijing, China in a “friendly-game” last Friday at the school’s gymnasium. The team from Beijing’s trip was made possible through the Kobe Bryant Foundation, which is dedicated to helping the lives of youth and families in need. Both teams were comprised of players, […]

YMCA ANNUAL CAMPAIGN

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Missouri City resident Elvin Bethea, a member of the NFL Hall of Fame and former Houston Oilers great, spoke at the Fort Bend Family YMCA’s Annual Campaign, on Jan. 26 in Sugar Land. Bethea was one of several speakers, including Stafford High head football coach Ron Counter, former Oilers head coach (and Missouri City) resident […]

Technical Education in Fort Bend continues to grow with TSTC Expansion

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The conversation about the importance of Technical Education is shifting from words to action. Fort Bend ISD just announced plans to build a $59 million Career & Technical Education (CTE) Center as part of the 2014 Bond that voters approved. Students in the northern part of the County can take Career/Technical […]

Stafford receives safety accolade

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ConsumerAffairs.com analyzed traffic data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to create an interactive map displaying the safest cities for drivers in the United States, and Stafford is ranked number 5 in TX for fewest traffic fatalities! To use this data in an article, you can send your readers directly to the map and […]

Skeeters name Jay Lucas as Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations

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Former Houston Astros Executive Joins Skeeters The Sugar Land Skeeters announced today that Jay Lucas, who possesses more than two decades of sports communications experience, has been named Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations for the Skeeters organization.  Jay Miller, President for the organization, made the announcement. “We are excited to bring Jay on […]

Skeeters announce Deacon’s Stars and Stripes Charity Softball Game

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Benefitting the Sugar Land Skeeters Foundation and Behind the Badge; April 16 at Constellation Field The Sugar Land Skeeters announced today that the Deacon’s Stars and Stripes Charity Softball Classic, presented by enTouch Business, will be held on Saturday, April 16 at Constellation Field. The inaugural charity softball game will raise money and awareness for […]

Truancy Committee hosts first meeting

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County Judge Bob Hebert and City of Sugar Land Mayor James Thompson recently appointed a County Wide Truancy Policy Committee to establish a unified truancy policy for Fort Bend County. Established in the 84th Legislature, HB 2398  imposed a requirement on all counties with two or more courts hearing truancy cases, and two or more […]

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