Category archives for: Sugar Land

Sugar Land police officers honored


Several individuals were honored at a banquet last weekend that was hosted by the Sugar Land Police Department, Sugar Land Police Officers Association and the Sugar Land Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. The event is held to honor the efforts of the entire Police Department and recognize a few special individuals. The officers select an […]

Greatwood residents help neighbor living in a tent

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Thin fabric for walls and rope for a roof beam. That’s life for the 29-year-old man living through cold nights in a tent near Greatwood. But his luck may have started to change on Friday when some big-hearted folks in the area reached out to help him, according to our news partner KHOU Channel 11. […]

Smart Financial Centre receives naming rights to Sugar Land’s Performing Arts Center

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The Sugar Land City Council voted unanimously today to approve the granting of naming rights for the city’s new state-of-the-art entertainment venue to Smart Financial Credit Union. The venue will be known as the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land. As previously announced, in partnership with ACE SL, LLC (ACE), Sugar Land City Council approved […]

Ten thousand Heart to Hearts to help local senior women fight Cardiac Disease


Many women don’t realize that as they age they become more likely to develop heart disease. To combat this problem, teams from Brookdale senior living communities in the area are fanning out to personally alert women age 65 and older to their increased risk and provide resources to fight it. The local effort is part […]

Giving back to the community…


Boy Scout Pack 992 and Troop 992 in Sugar Land picked up 695 pounds of food from two Sugar Land neighborhoods and delivered it to “My Brothers Keeper” Food Pantry on Jan. 31. Their efforts were part of a city-wide Boy Scouts iniatitive. 

Sugar Land appoints new Municipal Court Associate Judge


Sugar Land City Council recently approved the selection of Jennifer C. Chiang as the City’s new associate judge.  Chiang will work independently under the supervision of Judge Craig Landin and substitute in the courtroom when he is not available. Chiang, a Sugar Land native and graduate of Clements High School, earned a bachelor of business […]

DEVELOPMENT NOTEBOOK: Sugar Land City Council approves Phase II for Brazos River Park

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By Subhrata Barot For The Star The Sugar Land City Council met on Jan. 27 to vote on approval for a $12.3 million construction contract with Harper Brothers Construction for Brazos River Park and festival grounds. The City Council also authorized a budget amendment for roughly $3.4 million.  The project’s total budget is $20.6 million […]

2nd Annual Arts Fest to be held

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Fine art created by the members of the Sugar Land Art Center and Gallery (SLAC&G), and other artists will be featured for sale at the 2nd Annual Arts Fest. The event will also feature an art show by Fort Bend County ISD Art Students, entertainment, a kids’ zone with art project participation, a silent auction, […]

DEVELOPMENT NOTEBOOK: Tom + Chee plans for Sugar Land location

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By Subhrata Barot For The Star Cincinnati-based and grilled cheese-loving restaurant Tom + Chee are set to open a location in Sugar Land by the end of the year. The franchise owners, who appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank, have partnered with Tunica-Biloxi Holdings Inc. to bring the franchise to Fort Bend County. The menu allows […]

Rep. Rick Miller appointed to appropriations, public health committees


Texas House Speaker Joe Straus today announced that State Representative Rick Miller (R-Sugar Land) was selected to serve on the House Appropriations and the Public Health Committees. The House Appropriations Committee is responsible for the budget, the one item that the Legislature is required to pass each session. The Public Health Committee is responsible for […]

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