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Sugar Land resident named national US Youth Soccer Player of the Month

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Liam Amado, a Sugar Land youth soccer player and member of the Albion Hurricanes Futbol Club, has been named the June US Youth Soccer Player of the Month presented by Olive Garden. Each month, US Youth Soccer recognizes one male and one female player whose accomplishments on and off the field stand out among the […]

Sugar Land decreases homestead tax

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The Sugar Land City Council agreed last week to increase the Homestead Tax exemption to save a total of $229,000 for taxpayers in the city.  The vote took place on Tuesday. The Council’s action would save an average of $11 on a home valued at $350,000 at the current tax rate. The Council’s intention was to […]

Sugar Land Legacy Foundation launches campaign to honor local Veterans

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By S. Barot For The Star The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation is honoring local area veterans – by commemorating their names and contributions to the community and country in brick pavers. The four by eight inch pavers will be installed and surround the Honor and Remember Flag, which is adjacent to the current Veterans Memorial […]

Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land names first founding partner: Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land

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ACE SL, LLC today announced Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land as a founding partner of its latest project, the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land. The luxury automotive retailer will be the official automotive sponsor for the state-of-the-art performance venue.  “Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land is the ideal choice for this exclusive partnership,” said David M. Anderson, […]

Sugar Land teen achieves highest scouting rank

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Ben Powell, member of Boy Scout Troop 1294 in Sugar Land, recently earned the highest advancement rank in Boy Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.  Less than ten percent of all Boy Scouts attained this honor last year. Requirements for receiving the Eagle Scout advancement include earning at least 21 merit badges and demonstrating ideals of service […]

Tickets Going Fast for Sugar Land’s Star Spangled Spectacular

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Come out and celebrate America’s birthday with food, fun and fireworks during the City of Sugar Land’s Star Spangled Spectacular at Constellation Field on July 4, from 7-10 p.m. The event will feature a variety of entertainment, various fun-filled games for the family and a patriotic fireworks finale. A limited number of tickets remain for […]

Donors give blood, save lives at Sugar Land American Legion

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Fort Bend County residents gathered to give blood, plasma and the gift of life at a blood donor event at the American Legion Post 942 hall in old Sugar Land on Sunday, June 7, 2015. “My husband was injured in a terrible accident many years ago,” said Sugar Land resident Rebecca Rodriguez, explaining why she […]

Sugar Land native leads TCU to College World Series

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Last week was an exciting one for Sugar Land native Mitchell Traver. The TCU pitcher led the Horned Frogs to the College World Series (CWS), earning the victory on the mound in a 5-4, 16 inning victory over Texas A&M. Two days later, he was drafted in the 28th round by […]

Fort Bend residents await Tropical Bill’s arrival

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As Tropical Storm Bill makes its way inland, the concerns now focus on rainfall amounts in Fort Bend County. At 10 a.m., the National Weather Service is estimating widespread rain amounts, from 4 to 8 inches, to fall in Fort Bend through Wednesday. Tropical Storm Bill made landfall south of Port O’Connor with the bulk […]

Fort Bend preparing for heavy rains on Tuesday

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As another gulf disturbance threatens to impact and impact Fort Bend County, emergency planners and responders are hard at work. “It is important for residents to know that this weather could be coming our way,” says County Judge Robert Hebert, “this disorganized system could change at any time, but for now looks like it may […]

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