Category archives for: Sugar Land

Classic Chev Sugar Land promotes networking with car party

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Classic Chevrolet Sugar Land hosts another great party.  This one, not unlike the dealership’s environment, was inviting, festive and so totally stress free, just as the dealership’s slogan invites…relax, enjoy the difference.  The event took place last Friday, Oct. 16, when General Manager Ray Aguilar revved up the evening’s delightfulness for Classic Chevrolet’s CAMARO Night […]

Seniors volunteer to help fellow seniors

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By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com In March, Goldie Leinweber started volunteering with Seniors Helping Seniors, a senior care and senior home care provider. Leinweber said she never imagined this is what she would be doing after she retired, but she also said she couldn’t imagine doing anything else. Leinweber previously worked in San Antonio and her […]

DMV Agreement Authorizes Registration Holds for Scofflaws

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Sugar Land City Council approved an agreement on Oct. 21 with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to withhold vehicle registrations on outstanding municipal court traffic warrants and red light camera violations. Section 702.003 of the Texas Transportation Code states that the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) may refuse to register a motor vehicle […]

St. Laurence to add $12.9 million Parish Life Center

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St. Laurence Catholic Church, the oldest Catholic church in Sugar Land, will add a $12.9 million Ave Maria Parish Life Center adjacent to the church itself at 3103 Sweetwater Blvd. next October. St. Laurence opened in October 1985 with 500 families and has expanded to 7,000 families today. The new Parish Life Center replaces two […]

Skeeters prove to have staying power in Sugar Land

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com When Chris Jones became general manager of the Sugar Land Skeeters before last season, he made it a point to get the franchise even more involved in the community than it had been the previous two seasons. “I took it as a personal challenge to get involved in the community as […]

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 […]

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