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Jonathan McElvy tapped to lead Star

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Staff Report Fort Bend Star  Carter Publications Inc., owners of the Fort Bend Star, Fort Bend Business Journal and Star Video have tapped a new management team, effective immediately. Jonathan McElvy, who has worked in newspapers across the Houston metro area for more than eight years, has been named publisher of The Star and Fort […]

Fort Bend County announces positive West Nile Virus test

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A sampling of mosquitoes in Fort Bend County has tested positive for the West Nile Virus (WNV).  When an area tests positive for the WNV in a few mosquitoes, it does not always mean there is a high risk of human infection. Simple measures can prevent the spread or infection from the WNV.  Working together with Fort Bend County and the cities […]

Report: Stafford PD questioning a suspect in Leonetti case

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Stafford Police say they are questioning a suspect in connection with the death of a well-known Fort Bend County businessman, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. Eric Norris, 25, was arrested on the north side of Houston by the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force in the shooting death of 45-year-old Donald Leonetti. […]

George Memorial Library has room to grow as new admin building opens

By Betsy Dolan  In some ways the George Memorial Library is like an empty nester–in reverse. Now that administration, which oversees all of the branches in the Fort Bend County Library system, has moved into their own building next door, the Richmond branch has extra room to grow and is adding new features and amenities. […]

No change here in fees for 2015 motor vehicle registrations

By Elsa Maxey  Recent Commissioners Count action indicates there will be no change to the optional county fees collected in 2015 for motor vehicle registrations in Fort Bend County. Commissioners Court took approval action on the amount of the collection of those fees and will notify the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles in accordance with […]

Joint budget meeting discuss high turnover rate at SMSD

By Karen Daniels  At the recent Stafford City Council and SMSD Board of Trustees’ joint budget meeting held on July 23, Dr. Robert Bostic, the new Superintendent who has been on the job 45 days (15 w/ students), spoke about the state of the school, specifically concerning the issue of  high-turnover teacher rates. Currently the […]

Fort Bend ISD board to consider calling $494.5M bond next month

By Betsy Dolan  Fort Bend ISD’s original plan for a $351.2 million dollar bond proposal that would have paid for the first of three phases in the district’s Capital Plan, has been scrapped for a more aggressive $494.5 million dollar plan that uses only two phases. The changes, recommended by the district’s community-based Bond Oversight […]

County’s pedestrian plaza mid-way towards completion

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By Elsa Maxey  If you’ve had occasion to go to the county courthouse in Richmond, the construction activity between two county buildings is a sure sign that something is about to change there. There’s no more motorist passage on Fourth Street between the historic courthouse and the Travis building, and this is not a temporary […]

Promenade Subdivision called to action again

Reserve C is the plat being considered for rezoning from commercial to residential in Stafford.

By Karen Daniels    At the July 17th Stafford City Council meeting, the property at US 90-A  and Promenade Blvd. that had recently been at the center of a contentious debate, was back on the agenda to discuss the replatting of this land. The week prior, the P&Z Commission unanimously recommended the plans submitted to […]

County’s pedestrian plaza mid-way towards completion

By Elsa Maxey  If you’ve had occasion to go to the county courthouse in Richmond, the construction activity between two county buildings is a sure sign that something is about to change there. There’s no more motorist passage on Fourth Street between the historic courthouse and the Travis building, and this is not a temporary […]

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