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Rep. Reynolds convicted of misdemeanors in Montgomery County

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Texas State Representative Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City) was convicted of six misdemeanor counts of solicitation of professional employment on Friday at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Conroe, according to the Associated Press. Reynolds, 41, was facing 11 counts of felony barratry (ambulance chasing), but he wasn’t convicted on those charges. Lawyers are not allowed to […]

Sugar Land to break ground on new Performance Venue on Dec. 9

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Sugar Land City Council approved a guaranteed maximum price of $74.3 million to build an indoor performance venue that will be the first of its kind in the region and set a new standard for “the theater of the future.” Construction is expected to begin with a formal groundbreaking event on Dec. 9. The venue […]

Sugar Land City Council Adopts Master Drainage Plan

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Sugar Land City Council recently updated the Master Drainage Plan, a document created in 2007. The plan describes the City’s physical drainage-related characteristics, identifies drainage agencies with jurisdiction in Sugar Land, establishes roles and responsibilities of various agencies and identifies future efforts necessary for drainage planning and flood control. Modifications to the Master Drainage Plan […]

Donation enhances Sugar Land’s EMS Rollout

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Four video laryngoscopes were recently purchased to support the City’s implementation of a fire-based ambulance transport system beginning in January 2015. The new equipment, funded by a donation from Nalco Champion, allows paramedics to more accurately perform a laryngoscopy and quickly establish airways for patients. The addition of video laryngoscopes and other equipment is part […]

Local ownership assumes 100 percent of the Sugar Land Skeeters


When the Sugar Land Skeeters franchise started in 2012, local owners Bob and Marcie Zlotnik owned one third of the team as part of a partnership with Maryland-based Opening Day Partners. The Zlotniks assumed 100 percent control of the team under SL Baseball LLC. on Tuesday. The Zlotniks’ association with the Skeeters and Constellation Field […]

Meadows Place receives rare national distinction


The City of Meadows Place welcomed Deputy State Fire Marshall Jesse Williams and Insurance Services Office (ISO) Manager Phillip Bradley to their October council meeting to award a rare distinction on the City of Meadows Place and their fire department. The ISO utilizes a statewide classification system that ranks and scores cities based on their […]

KHOU: Fire damages Buddhist temple near Sugar Land


A Buddhist temple came crumbling down without warning near Sugar Land overnight, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. According to witnesses, it happened around 1:45 a.m. Thursday at the Vietnam Buddhist Center on Synott near Webb. At that time, seven monks sleeping in the living quarters next door said they heard the alarm […]

Sugar Land Imperials to raise money for local soldiers


The Sugar Land Imperials are proud to announce a special jersey created for the Nov. 14th weekend, this jersey will benefit the Tip of the Spear and honor our veterans and troops who served and currently serving in the military. is a certified 501 (c)(3) organization that exists to provide both essential and nonessential […]

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land hosted artistic breast cancer awareness event


Women want to know all they can about breast cancer – risks, effective screening techniques, treatment options, and more. That’s why Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital hosted “The Art of Knowing” informational and painting event last week. A unique blend of health information and creativity, the event drew women from all parts of the community […]

W. Nile detected in Sugar Land


The City of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at mosquito traps located along Oyster Creek near Lexington Boulevard. The mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile last Wednesday. The City increased mosquito spraying to twice per week this summer and has been working closely with the Texas Department of State Health […]

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