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Republican governor candidate Abbott visited Sugar Land on Tuesday

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, the Republican candidate for Governor, visited Café Adobe in Sugar Land on Tuesday afternoon to deliver a speech and energize the GOP base. The event, sponsored by the Fort Bend County Republican Party, took place just a day after early voting began in Texas. Election Day […]

Exhibitors at Imperial Farmers Market take different roads to re-invent careers

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While most exhibitors at the Farmers Market at Imperial Sugar Land have been close to farming all their lives, for others the year-round, open-air market has helped re-invent their careers, luring them away from boardrooms, classrooms and even far-away lands. “Visiting with our exhibitors is often one of the best parts of the Farmers Market […]

Skeeters finish second in Atlantic League playoffs

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The Sugar Land Skeeters competed for an Atlantic League Championship, hosted an All-Star Game and signed a seven-time NBA All-Star as a pitcher in the franchise’s third year. The Skeeters’ attempt at winning the first Atlantic League Championship west of the Mississippi River fell short last week when they were swept the Lancaster Barnstormers, 3-0. […]

Busy Buzzing Bees at the Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee

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On Thursday, Sept. 18, the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County celebrated the record-breaking fifth Annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee, presented by CenterPoint Energy, co-chaired by Pam Bergeron and Jenetha Jones, longtime Literacy Council volunteers and Spelling Bee committee members!  This years’ event raised more than $30,000 to support the Literacy Council of Fort Bend […]

El Pollo Loco’s first Texas restaurant opens in Sugar Land

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El Pollo Loco, the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, celebrated the grand opening of its first Houston, Texas restaurant – a key expansion market for the chain. In true Texas fashion, the festivities included a grand opening party, where attendees were invited to sample El Pollo Loco’s signature dishes and tour the restaurant before doors officially open to […]

Inspiration Stage “Bops to the Top” with High School Musical

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National award-winning Inspiration Stage of Sugar Land presents High School Musical, October 3-5 at the historic Sugar Land Auditorium. Come watch this fabulous cast of local teens “Bop to the Top” in Disney’s High School Musical on Stage. Performances are Oct. 3 (7:30 p.m.). Oct. 4 at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 5 at […]

Skeeters advance to Atlantic League Championship Series

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The Sugar Land Skeeters came back from a three-run deficit to beat the York Revolution 5-3 on Sunday in York, Pa. and advance to the Atlantic League Championship Series for the first time in franchise history. The Skeeters played the Lancaster Barnstormers for the title in the best-of-five series, beginning on Tuesday. Results from Game […]

Local event highlights human trafficking problem

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The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Lambda Sigma Chapter, will host a Human Trafficking Symposium between 10 a.m. and noon on Saturday at Oct. 4 at the Sugar Creek Baptist Church’s chapel, 13223 Southwest Fwy. in Sugar Land. Human trafficking has become a major problem in the United States, including the Greater Houston area, and […]

Christmas Advent Season

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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital would like to cordially invite the Fort Bend and surrounding communities to join us as we usher in the Christmas Advent Season. Through a series of worship events, we will tell the story of the coming of the Christ Child. Please join Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital on the following […]

Sugar Land PD searches for burglars

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Sugar Land police are looking for two men who stole electronics from a home in the 7000 block of Radcliff Place on Sept. 23. A woman said she left home at 8:15 a.m. and received a call at 2:15 p.m. from her nanny who said the house had been ransacked. The suspects broke a master […]

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