Category archives for: Sugar Land

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

County library presents introductory MS Excel class

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Fort Bend County Libraries’ Adult Services staff at the University Branch Library will present a free, introductory computer class, “MS Excel Survival Basics,” for version 2010, on Wednesday, Aug. 27, beginning at 10:30 am, in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 14010 University Blvd in Sugar Land, on the UH campus. This class […]

$324M FY15 budget targets performing arts center, parks projects for Sugar Land

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By Betsy Dolan For the Star Sugar Land residents can expect to see progress on several quality-of life-projects, a new fire-based EMS service as well as street and drainage improvements if the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget is approved by City Council. City Manager Allen Bogard submitted the FY15 budget to the City Council July […]

Rare Denim Lounge gives customers rock star apparel

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Have you ever wanted to look like a rock star? Rare Denim Lounge, a store that opened last November in the First Colony Mall, gives people the opportunity to have the look and vibe of a rock star, regardless of whether they can sing at all. “We have certain brands that […]

Literacy Council of Fort Bend County Receives Grant from Union Pacific Foundation

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The Fort Bend Literary Council delighted to thank Union Pacific Foundation for awarding a $7,500 grant to support basic literacy, English as a Second Language (ESL) and GED Programs. Union Pacific Foundation has been generous supporters of the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County for the past seven years donating over $35,000 since 2008. This […]

La Leche League monthly meetings

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La Leche League of Fort Bend’s evening meeting is on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Our daytime meeting is on the third Monday of the month at 10:30am at St. Theresa Catholic Church Family Life Center. To speak to an accredited La Leche League Leader, […]

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