Growth as future of our history

Sugar Land Heritage Museum closer to opening The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation is full steam ahead getting closer to the opening of the much awaited museum to happen later this year. Many may already know that the museum will share an 8,000 square foot area with the city visitor’s center on the second floor of […]

Sugar Land’s long term vision continues preparation focus

The progressive town started by the Imperial Sugar Company, today is undergoing unprecedented growth, said Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman last week in his first state of the city address at what some said felt a little like the ceremonial launching of the Smart Financial Centre, the city’s latest destination venue. The new facility has […]

Cookbook commemorates Sugar Land church’s 100 years

Calling attention to the rich history of “the company town,” this fall, the First Presbyterian Church of Sugar Land on Eldrige Road is celebrating 100 years. Longtime, active church member Betty J. Verdino has been helping pass on the good word about the steadfast presence of the church in the community since 1916. As part […]

Simpson Drive dedication in Missouri City memorable

Fitting tribute to former city manager A special street naming dedicated to former city manager Frank Simpson on Oct. 18 symbolically recognizes him for his impact on the city. Missouri City officials, Trammell Crow representatives and invited dignitaries- joined by Simpson’s wife Kelly and their children – participated in last week’s Simpson Drive ribbon cutting […]

AADA promoting safety and awareness

15th annual observance  After an arranged marriage of 17 years, another domestic abuse survivor is on the other side of unthinkable humiliations, mental and physical tortures endured before she sought help. Asians Against Domestic Violence’s (AADA) 15th annual luncheon this year featured a touching testimonial from a lovely lady, who suffered beatings by her husband […]

Missouri City could be known as Eagle City HCC new campus site a year away

Weather permitting is partly key to Houston Community College’s (HCC) campus relocation start on Texas Parkway in Missouri City. The project is on the books for completion as part of the passage of a bond package for the college system. Classes at the new campus are expected to be underway next year, in the fall […]

$25K donation follows Atria Chef Showdown in Sugar Land

Nestled in the cozy neighborhood behind Highway 6 is where a charming senior living retirement community has been for over 16 years hosting events making it a treat to visit. Just a couple of weeks ago in July, the Atria Chef Showdown 2016 took place at Atria Sugar Land on Soldiers Field Drive, which is […]

Sugar Land stands together

Diverse city message: We are a community of respect, we stand united Overcast skies, light drizzling for a while, and in spite of the heat and humidity, Sugar Land residents have come together to proclaim their message of unity, support and respect. Of symbolic relevance, a couple of loud thunder claps from up above were […]

Festive Swearing In: Sugar Land welcomes 10th mayor & new councilmember

New city Mayor Joe Zimmerman becomes Sugar Land’s 10th mayor and with first lady, Nancy, “we look forward to leading your city,” said Mayor Zimmerman. Zimmerman and Mary Joyce, his successor as the elected city council member At Large Position Two, were administered the oath of office last week on June 21st during a city […]

Dad & Daughters in Stafford School District Music Program – Altogether!

By Elsa Maxey For 11 years now, Stafford Municipal School District band director Rod Rodriguez has been overseeing the band program at the high school and this year has made it really special. “I have all my girls in the school district and we’re not even zoned to come to this school district,” he said. […]

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