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Smart Financial Centre receives naming rights to Sugar Land’s Performing Arts Center

Smart Financial Centre Exterior Rendering

The Sugar Land City Council voted unanimously today to approve the granting of naming rights for the city’s new state-of-the-art entertainment venue to Smart Financial Credit Union. The venue will be known as the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land. As previously announced, in partnership with ACE SL, LLC (ACE), Sugar Land City Council approved […]

Ten thousand Heart to Hearts to help local senior women fight Cardiac Disease


Many women don’t realize that as they age they become more likely to develop heart disease. To combat this problem, teams from Brookdale senior living communities in the area are fanning out to personally alert women age 65 and older to their increased risk and provide resources to fight it. The local effort is part […]

Giving back to the community…


Boy Scout Pack 992 and Troop 992 in Sugar Land picked up 695 pounds of food from two Sugar Land neighborhoods and delivered it to “My Brothers Keeper” Food Pantry on Jan. 31. Their efforts were part of a city-wide Boy Scouts iniatitive. 

CIVIL SERVANT OF THE WEEK: Sugar Land FD’s Victor Peschke


The Sugar Land Fire Department and Sugar Land Citizen’s Fire Academy Alumni Association recently awarded Victor Peschke with the first Firefighter of the Year award. The award recognizes outstanding Sugar Land firefighters who best represent the Fire Department through exceptional attitude, service and leadership characteristics. The recipient is chosen by nominations from peers and department […]

The Houston Glass Show & Sale and The Best Little Antique Show in Texas set for February 20 to 22


The annual  Houston Glass and Antique Show & Sale will be held at The Fort Bend County Fairgrounds 4310 Hwy 36 S Rosenberg, TX  77471. We have two buildings filled with top quality merchandise. The show features American made glassware and antiques from 1880-1970. This includes Pattern Glass, Carnival Glass, American Brilliant Cut Glass, Depression […]

Sugar Land appoints new Municipal Court Associate Judge


Sugar Land City Council recently approved the selection of Jennifer C. Chiang as the City’s new associate judge.  Chiang will work independently under the supervision of Judge Craig Landin and substitute in the courtroom when he is not available. Chiang, a Sugar Land native and graduate of Clements High School, earned a bachelor of business […]

DEVELOPMENT NOTEBOOK: Sugar Land City Council approves Phase II for Brazos River Park

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By Subhrata Barot For The Star The Sugar Land City Council met on Jan. 27 to vote on approval for a $12.3 million construction contract with Harper Brothers Construction for Brazos River Park and festival grounds. The City Council also authorized a budget amendment for roughly $3.4 million.  The project’s total budget is $20.6 million […]

Rep. Reynolds named House Democratic Whip


State Representative Ron Reynolds (Fort Bend County-D, District 27) was named Texas House of Representatives Democratic Whip for the 84th Legislative Session. The Democratic Whip assists the Democratic leadership in managing the party’s legislative program on the House floor. The Whip keeps track of all legislation and ensures all party members are present when important […]

2nd Annual Arts Fest to be held

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Fine art created by the members of the Sugar Land Art Center and Gallery (SLAC&G), and other artists will be featured for sale at the 2nd Annual Arts Fest. The event will also feature an art show by Fort Bend County ISD Art Students, entertainment, a kids’ zone with art project participation, a silent auction, […]

Missouri City appoints William Eisen as new Interim City Manager


At a Special Meeting on Jan. 26, the Missouri City Council appointed William Eisen as the City’s new Interim City Manager.  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 his retirement,  […]

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