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Missouri City adds extra spray days to control mosquitoes


Due to the recent rains and warm temperatures, there has been an increase in mosquitoes. To control the pesky bugs, Missouri City has scheduled additional spray days. In addition to each Thursday, the City will spray all neighborhoods on Tuesday, Sept. 9 and Tuesday, Sept. 16. All spraying will take place between the hours of […]

Sugar Land Extends Reduced Pet Adoption Fees


Sugar Land Animal Services is extending reduced adoption fees of $20 for cats and reducing the dog adoption fee to $40 through Oct. 19. The fee includes vaccinations, spaying/neutering and a microchip with a lifetime registration. Through the month of September, the shelter will give out $20 PetsMart gift cards with every black cat adoption, […]

Fifteen students treated for heat-related illness at prep football game in Sugar Land


Fifteen students received medical attention for non-life threatening heat-related illness on Saturday afternoon during the football game between Bush High and Houston Madison at Mercer Stadium in Sugar Land. According to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11, eight of the students were taken to the hospital by ambulance and two others were taken to hospitals […]

First Choice Emergency Room opened its 17th Houston facility in Missouri City


Over the weekend First Choice Emergency Room opened its 17th Houston facility in Missouri City.  To celebrate the opening, First Choice Emergency Room conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony with Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, the mayor of Missouri City and the Missouri City Fire Chief.  Also, Life Flight landed a helicopter  and First Choice Emergency […]

Traffic grant to fund overtime enforcement in Sugar Land


The Sugar Land Police Department’s $110,000 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) grant will provide increased enforcement of traffic safety laws to reduce crashes, fatalities and injuries. The  2015 STEP grant from the Texas Department of Transportation funds overtime expenses for speed enforcement, intersection control and education, an extra resource that does not affect SLPD’s normal […]

Sugar Land breast cancer support group “Breast Friends” to meet Sept. 9


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Sugar Land sponsors the Breast Friends Focus and Support Group for Fort Bend and surrounding communities. The group’s next meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 6:30-8 p.m. This month’s meeting, titled September Social, will include an evening of socializing, catching up with long-time friends, and meeting new ones. […]

Prudential Premier Properties is proud to announce Sugar Land Office


Prudential Premier Properties is proud to announce the opening of their new Sugar Land office.  The office is located in the beautiful Sugar Creek area at 14015 Southwest Freeway, Suite 3; Sugar Land, TX 77478.  Stacy Mathews as Broker/Owner/Manager bringing almost 3 decades of Real Estate experience as well as a group of professional agents […]

County Commissioners approve helicopters

A rendering of what the Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office Helicopter will look like. (Courtesy of FBSO)

The Fort Bend County Commissioners unanimously voted to approve the donation of two helicopters, from a federal program administered through the Texas Department of Public Safety, on Tuesday afternoon in Richmond. Sheriff Troy Nehls was joined by police chiefs Mike Berezin (Missouri City), Doug Brinkley (Sugar Land), and Dallis Warren (Rosenberg) showed up at the […]

Fort Bend County names new Facilities Management and Planning Director

James D. Knight

James D. Knight has been selected as Fort Bend County’s new Facilities Management and Planning Director, a position that has been filled for over nine years by Donald G. Brady who recently announced his retirement effective at the end of September. Mr. Knight is a twenty-three year resident of Fort Bend County and brings to […]

Sheriff investigates indecent exposure suspect


Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who exposed himself early Tuesday morning in a Richmond-area subdivision. At about 7:50 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, the Dispatch of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office was notified by a woman that […]

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