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FLUOR Corporation Donates

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FLUOR Corporation Donates $27,520 to Fort Bend Education Foundation for Grants to Teachers and Schools, an FBISD STEM Mini Conference, and Welding equipment for the FBISD Technical Education Center. Thank you FLUOR for your generous and continued support. Pictured: Brenna Cosby, Executive Director FBEF, Andy Ralph, Executive Director, Business Development; FLUOR and FBEF Past-President.

Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land names first founding partner: Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land

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ACE SL, LLC today announced Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land as a founding partner of its latest project, the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land. The luxury automotive retailer will be the official automotive sponsor for the state-of-the-art performance venue.  “Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land is the ideal choice for this exclusive partnership,” said David M. Anderson, […]

Pet of the Week 06/24/15

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Meet Jerry. This one year old border collie/lab-mix is all about having fun! Jerry’s enthusiasm sometimes gets away from him, so a family with really young children might not be ideal. However, someone who enjoys brisk daily walks or jogs would make Jerry so happy. Jerry gets along well with other dogs–in fact, he still […]

DEVELOPMENT NOTEBOOK: Restaurateurs Open Fourth Restaurant in Sugar Land

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By S. Barot For The Star After owning successful Sugar Land-area restaurants like Japaneiro’s, Guru Burgers and Crepes and Jupiter Pizza & Waffle Co., restaurateurs Robert White and Victor Litwinenko have opened The Ginger Mule Tonics & Meals in Town Square. Colloquially, the restaurant is known as “The Ginger Mule.” The new restaurant will take […]

Cross Creek Ranch celebrates 2000th home sale

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It took Cross Creek Ranch in the City of Fulshear five and a half years to reach a milestone 1,000 home sales. Now a little more than two years after The Johnson Development Corp. acquired Cross Creek Ranch, the development has doubled that number, with more than 2,000 homes sold in the community. Putting the […]

Community leaders celebrate AccessHealth’s Quality Achievement

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Community leaders gathered Thursday evening at AccessHealth’s main Center in Richmond to celebrate the Center’s national recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).  Elected officials in attendance included State Representatives Rick Miller, newly elected Rosenberg Mayor Cynthia McConathy, former Rosenberg Mayors Vincent Morales and Joe Gurecky, Matt Minor […]

Former Clements coach built a tree of success

Former Clements High head football coach Jeff Hulme has seen several of his former assistant coaches become head coaches.  (Submitted photo)

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Many Clements High football fans remember the 2007 season as the best one in school history. The Rangers, led by current Oakland Raiders starting quarterback David Carr, finished 13-1, with their only loss coming against eventual state champion, Katy High. But the Jeff Hulme era, from 2004-07, is remarkable for another […]

Justin’s Homecoming

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The Fort Bend community rallied around Justin Stout, who was diagnosed with Leukemia earlier this year. Multiple blood drives were held to help Stout, who spent the past three months in the hospital. Stout’s neighbors welcomed him home with a parade last week, and the community continues to pray for Stout as he keeps fighting […]

Could Fort Bend be Millennials’ next destination?

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By S. Barot For The Star There are roughly 80 million Millennials or Generation Y individuals in America today – and about 24 percent of them live in the Greater Houston area. Naturally, their presence is impacting the housing market in Fort Bend County – both in sales and home design. “We are trying to […]

New attorney joins Fort Bend’s legal community

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By Elsa Maxey In what will probably turn out to be one of her most memorable moments, Richmond resident Colleen Migi formally joins the legal community in Texas, more specifically in Fort Bend.  Migi was administered the lawyer’s oath this past Friday, May 19th, as she was sworn in individually at the law office of […]

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