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Sugar Land speech therapy employee convicted of health care fraud

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 Tiffany Nicole Thompson, 31, has been convicted of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and four counts of health care fraud in relation to nearly $4 million in fraudulent health care claims, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson and Janice M. Flores, special agent in charge of the Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS), Southwest Field […]

40th Vintage Glass & Antique Show set for Aug. 15-17

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Celebrating 40 years as one of the premier glass shows in the south, the Houston Glass Club’s Vintage Glass & Antique Show & Sale is still going strong. This year’s show begins Friday, Aug. 15 from 2 to 7 p.m. Collectors have a prime opportunity to shop for their favorite patterns and to explore the […]

Rotary Pays it Forward With Annual Fall Classic

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The Sugar Land Rotary Fall Classic organizers surround a 2014 Chevy Camaro that will be leased to one lucky winner at the annual fundraising event. On Sept. 13 at Constellation Field, Rotarians and guests will enjoy Happy Hour, a delicious buffet dinner, and silent and live auctions, with all proceeds benefitting local and national service […]

Noble Investment Group (“Noble”) today announced the acquisition of Hyatt Place Houston

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“The Houston MSA continues to be a national leader in economic, employment, and population growth,” said Rodney Williams, Noble’s managing principal and chief investment officer. He further added, “Development in the Sugar Land submarket, unlike most of Houston, is tightly controlled through specific zoning and development requirements; therefore, Hyatt Place Houston | Sugar Land enjoys […]

Every Fort Bend Mayor to award a $1,000 Strength in the Future Scholarship

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The Central Fort Bend Chamber’s 2014 Fort Bend Strong Gala will celebrate the educational institutions that make Fort Bend County one of the fastest growing counties in the country. The highlight of that celebration will be the 18, $1,000 scholarships the Fort Bend County Mayors will present to Fort Bend County students scheduled to graduate […]

Fort Bend Seniors announces 4th Anniversary Groovy Party with The Beatles theme

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The upcoming Fort Bend Seniors Groovy Party highlighting The Beatles celebrates the 40th anniversary of this nonprofit organization founded in 1974 to assist older adults in Fort Bend County. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the “American Invasion” by The Beatles, the iconic British band who changed the face of rock ‘n roll […]

EzyBizPlan training workshop at Sienna Branch Library

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Anyone who is considering starting a new business is encouraged to attend a hands-on workshop on how to create a business plan at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Sienna Branch Library from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd. in Missouri City. Having such […]

Introductory computer classes

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Fort Bend County Libraries’ Adult Services staff at Missouri City Branch Library, 1530 Texas Parkway, will present a variety of free, introductory computer classes this month. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these tools. The “Computers 101” class will take place […]

Lawyers cry foul over Sugar Land towing contract

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Lawyers representing a longtime owner of a Missouri City-based towing business filed a suit on Monday in Fort Bend District Court, alleging that the city of Sugar Land unfairly awarded its tow truck contracts. The lawsuit, which doesn’t seek monetary damages but rather to void the current contracts, isn’t against the […]

Sugar Land names new Economic Development Director

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Sugar Land City Manager Allen Bogard recently selected Jennifer May to serve as director of economic development.  May was appointed to the position on an interim basis in April when Regina Morales resigned to pursue new opportunities. In her permanent role, she will continue to lead an office that has worked with more than 40 […]

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