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Fifteen students treated for heat-related illness at prep football game in Sugar Land

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Fifteen students received medical attention for non-life threatening heat-related illness on Saturday afternoon during the football game between Bush High and Houston Madison at Mercer Stadium in Sugar Land. According to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11, eight of the students were taken to the hospital by ambulance and two others were taken to hospitals […]

Traffic grant to fund overtime enforcement in Sugar Land

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The Sugar Land Police Department’s $110,000 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) grant will provide increased enforcement of traffic safety laws to reduce crashes, fatalities and injuries. The  2015 STEP grant from the Texas Department of Transportation funds overtime expenses for speed enforcement, intersection control and education, an extra resource that does not affect SLPD’s normal […]

Sugar Land breast cancer support group “Breast Friends” to meet Sept. 9

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Sugar Land sponsors the Breast Friends Focus and Support Group for Fort Bend and surrounding communities. The group’s next meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 6:30-8 p.m. This month’s meeting, titled September Social, will include an evening of socializing, catching up with long-time friends, and meeting new ones. […]

Prudential Premier Properties is proud to announce Sugar Land Office

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Prudential Premier Properties is proud to announce the opening of their new Sugar Land office.  The office is located in the beautiful Sugar Creek area at 14015 Southwest Freeway, Suite 3; Sugar Land, TX 77478.  Stacy Mathews as Broker/Owner/Manager bringing almost 3 decades of Real Estate experience as well as a group of professional agents […]

Skeeters Outfielders Medchill says donating is a blessing

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By Christina Martinez Christina@theleadernews.com Whether it’s the little girl who lives across the street, or your co-worker who sits across the way from you, many of us know someone who has been diagnosed with an ailment and needs a helping hand. In February, Skeeters outfielder, Neil Medchill, put his name on a donor list with […]

Dr. Konya Keeling-Johnson, MD, FACS opens a practice in Sugar Land

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Dr. Konya Keeling-Johnson would like to formally announce the opening of Houston Southwest Colon and Rectal Clinic in the Sugar Land area. Houston Southwest Colon and Rectal Clinic offers a comprehensive patient-first approach to colon and rectal healthcare. Dr. Keeling-Johnson earned a Medical Degree at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2003. After […]

La Leche League of Fort Bend is looking for new members

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Do you have questions about breastfeeding? You are not alone! While natural, breastfeeding is a learned art. Research shows that the biggest factors in a mother’s breastfeeding success are her determination and access to good information and support. If questions come up during your pregnancy or after your baby is born, you are welcome to […]

Union Pacific adds a second track in Fort Bend County

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Union Pacific Railroad has begun construction on a multi-million dollar project that will extend a second rail line through Sugar Land, Stafford and Missouri City, as part of an overall plan to improve train operating efficiency. Six new track miles are being installed from Ulrich Street to Gessner Road in Missouri City.  The first construction […]

Nalco Champion announces major headquarters expansion

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The City of Sugar Land and the Sugar Land Development Corporation have approved an incentive package to support major new plans by Nalco Champion, an Ecolab company, to consolidate its Houston-area offices and centralize its headquarters in Sugar Land, a move that brings in more than $45 million in investments and over 860 new jobs. […]

Brazos River Canoe Launch Opens in Sugar Land

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The City of Sugar Land opened its first public canoe launch at U.S. Highway 59 and the Brazos River turnaround. The canoe launch is part of a larger initiative led by Fort Bend Green to designate the Brazos River within Fort Bend County as a Texas Parks and Wildlife official paddling trail. Several launches are […]

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