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City Set to Celebrate Black History In February With a Month-Long Series of Inaugural Festivities

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Missouri City is built on a proud legacy of dedicated and trailblazing pioneers, including African-American politicians, business and home owners, stakeholders and hard-working citizens. The expansive and rich history of these individuals will be celebrated in February as part of the City’s first annual Black History Month Celebration. The theme for this year’s inaugural commemoration […]

2015 State of the City of Rosenberg with Mayor Vincent Morales

Mayor Vincent Morales

The State of the City of Rosenberg with Mayor Vincent Morales will be presented on Thursday, February 12, 2015 in collaboration between the Central Fort Bend Chamber and Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce.  The luncheon will be held at Safari Texas, 11627 FM 1464, Richmond from 11:30 – 1:00 pm. This year’s State of the […]

David Crowl named Vice President Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

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David Crowl, Director of Communications at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce has recently been named Vice President.  David has over five years of experience with the Fort Bend Chamber. “David has always served as a mentor to our new staff members and provides tremendous support to the entire team,” says Keri Schmidt, President & […]

Houston Community College puts forth tentative plan to build Texas Parkway campus

Discussing HCC Southwest’s expansion plans are, from left, Neeta Sane, HCC Trustee, District VII; Dr. Fena Garza, President of HCC SW; Mayor Allen Owen of Missouri City; and Betty Coleman, President of HCC Coleman.

The Houston Community College Board of Trustees has approved the $3.6 million purchase of 41 acres on Texas Parkway in Missouri City. The new property, adjacent to Missouri City Hall will be the location of a 75,000 square foot building to be constructed with 2013 CIP bonds. This action represents the culmination of more than […]

Cadet from Sugar Land earns honor

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Marine Military Academy named freshman Brice Kolle of Sugar Land,  the Cadet of the Month for the Leatherneck Band for December 2014. The cadet who receives this esteemed award is nominated by his band instructor for his exemplary attitude, conduct, academic performance and dedication. In addition to the recognition he received Jan. 16 in front […]

Sugar Land resident named to UCO dean’s honor roll

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Sugar Land resident Ryan Kowalewski has been named to the Dean’s Honor Roll for their work in the fall 2014 semester, a distinction given to those who achieve the highest academic standards. To be included on the Dean’s Honor Roll, a student must record a 3.5 grade point average or better for the semester and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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