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Sugar Land City Council approves Clark Condon Associates Contract

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The Sugar Land City Council approved a contract for the full design and construction administration of the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) Parking and Plaza project adjacent to the Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land. The contract amount is $659,170 and has been assigned to Clark Condon Associates. “The contract with Clark Condon Associates was […]

Fort Bend Exchange Club dedicates two awareness fields for Child Abuse Awareness Month


The Exchange Club of Fort Bend received  proclamations from Mayor Allen Owen of Missouri City and Stafford City Councilman, Cecil Willis,  declaring April as Child Abuse Awareness Month in both Missouri City and Stafford.  The proclamation was delivered at the dedication of the one of the club’s ‘Awareness Fields’ at Hwy 90 and Present Street […]

Camo Cookers conquer competition at American Legion Crawfish Boil


The Camo Cookers took top title in the American Legion Post 942 Crawfish Boil contest earlier this month at the post’s Legion Hall in Sugar Land.  Facing off against almost a dozen teams, Colt Doyle and Erick Zepeda of the Camo Cookers prepared 70 pounds of crawdaddies to prevail the cooking contest. “We gave the […]

Gracepoint Homes Builds New Brownstones in Sugar Land

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By Subhrata Barot For The Star Houston-based Gracepoint Homes is in the process of building Brownstones in Imperial Sugar Land. The homebuilder will construct 35, three-story luxury homes in the area’s newest neighborhood, The Point. The Brownstones will range from 3,350 – 4,000-square-feet. They are designed to reflect a “19th century, east coast charm.” Each […]

Quail Valley Middle wins state math competition

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Quail Valley Middle School won first place in a state-math competition last month in Austin. The event was sponsored by the Texas Association of Professional Engineers. Students competed in complex, high level problem solving. The QV students on the team were Andrew Liu, Shree Mohan, Ben Wright, and Ethan Zahid.  Fort Settlement Middle School was […]

Methodist Sugar Land to host Cancer Survivors Day

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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is joining nearly 14 million American cancer survivors in celebrating the 28th annual National Cancer Survivors Day®   this year. Also being recognized are the many family members, friends and health care providers whose contributions to, and support of, cancer survivors help make the celebration possible. “Surviving cancer is more than […]

Sugar Land residents produced international movie

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The 48th Annual WorldFest – Houston International Film Festival, which takes place from April 10   through April 19   2015 will feature “Leaves of the Tree,” a film produced by Sugar Land residents David and Rebecca Healey. The film stars well-known Hollywood actress Sean Young, and some scenes were filmed in Sugar Land The Remi Achievement […]

Fort Bend inmates graduate from H-VAC/Electrical program

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A year ago, construction of an Inmate Vocational Center began at the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, and a year later, the new vocational program produced the first inmates to complete the H-VAC/ Electrical program. This program is one component of Second Chance Opportunities and Re-Entry Education (S.C.O.R.E.) Programs, which has a goal of providing […]

Church without walls…

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“God causes all things to work together for good to those who love Him…”  Romans 8:28 In 1983 the members of Faith Lutheran Church were worshiping on Highway 6, near Highway 59, when Hurricane Alicia destroyed one third of the Sanctuary. This happened just before the start of school for that year. No one was […]

Federal government looking to change Sugar Land’s name

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The United States Department of Health and Human Services has a clear message for the city of Sugar Land – change your name because it’s contrary to a healthy lifestyle. “Through educational programs we’re looking to reduce sugar intake because it is a leading cause of many ailments and diseases that are very serious,” HHS […]

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