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Strike Out Autism

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Hope of Three Inc., a Stafford-based non-profit, hosted an event last Thursday to prepare for Strike Out Autism at Constellation Field. The group is working together with the Sugar Land Skeeters for a “Strike Out Autism” game where Skeeters players will wear unique game jerseys and auction them after the game to support research and […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Sgt. Jarret Nethery

Sgt. Jarret Nethery

Sgt. Jarret Nethery of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is the Civil Servant of the Week. Nethery, a native of Dayton, Texas, is a 10-year law enforcement veteran, having worked in Patrol with the Rosenberg Police Department while attending college at Sam Houston State University. Nethery then joined the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office […]

Richmond native traveled to Washington D.C. for medical conference

Richmond native Brittnee MacIntyre

Richmond native Brittnee MacIntyre, a December 2014 master’s degree graduate of the UTHealth School of Nursing, has been chosen as the only student in the nation who will go to Washington, D.C. on Jan. 21 to provide testimony about her experience in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) demonstration project for Graduate Nurse Education […]

New Great Harvest Bread Co. celebrating grand opening in Sugar Land

Local owners Vijaianand Thirunageswaram and Arunadevi Vijaianand opened Great Harvest Bread Company in Sugar Land last month.

Locally owned whole grain bakery will offer fresh breads, sweets, and made-to-order sandwiches Sugar Land residents can enjoy freshly baked, handcrafted breads, goodies, and fresh-made sandwiches. Local owners Vijaianand Thirunageswaram and Arunadevi Vijaianand opened a Great Harvest Bread Company franchise in Sugar Land last month. The bakery mills premium wheat berries from the Golden Triangle […]

Stafford to discuss future of Texas Instruments property this week

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The city of Stafford discussed the future of the 192-acre potential Legacy Place project at its meeting on Tuesday night, and could potentially discuss it further in executive session tonight. The proposed mixed use development includes a 45-acre outlet mall, similar to those in Cypress, Texas City and San Marcos, as […]

Fort Bend resident chairs Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competition

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By Subhrata Barot For The Star For 19 years, Fort Bend County resident and Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLP attorney Claude Treece has chaired the Gardere Martin Luther King Jr. Oratory Competition. Designed to commemorate Dr. King’s life and legacy, the competition also recognizes and encourages the oratory skills of Houston Independent School District elementary school […]

HCC officials break ground on Workforce Training Center in Stafford

Stafford Workforce Bldg. Groundbreaking

It doesn’t take a four-year degree to earn a salary above $50,000. Every year, thousands of well-paying jobs are created in the Houston area, but employers are seeing a shortage of trained workers. That’s why Houston Community College is breaking ground on a $27 million, state-of-the-art workforce training facility at the HCC Southwest Stafford campus. […]

Stafford council to discuss Legacy Place tomorrow, but no final announcement expected

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The city of Stafford discussed the future of the 192-acre potential Legacy Place project at its meeting tonight, and could potentially discuss it further in executive session on Wednesday night. The proposed mixed use development includes a 45-acre outlet mall, similar to those in Cypress, Texas City and San Marcos, as well […]

Skeeters and Sabr Hot Stove Banquet, Habca Awards announced

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All-Greater Houston Preseason High School Baseball Team Selected; Ray Knoblauch Coaching Award Winner Revealed; Banquet Relocated to Constellation Field The Sugar Land Skeeters and the Society of American Baseball Research, SABR, will host the Third Annual Skeeters Hot Stove Banquet on Thursday, January 22 from 6-9 p.m. at Constellation Field. The Skeeters will honor the […]

J.J. Watt Charity Classic tickets to go on sale Feb. 7 in Sugar Land

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Tickets for the J.J. Watt Charity Classic, presented by Bank of America, will go on sale this Saturday, Feb. 7, at 9 a.m. at the Constellation Field box office and online at www.ticketreturn.com. The Constellation Field box office will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday and then regular box office hours of […]

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