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Fort Bend County Chamber of Commerce CEO Keri Schmidt has been elected to serve as the chair for the Board of Directors of the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE),according to a news release from the local chamber.

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As Thanksgiving approaches, there are plenty of activities for Fort Bend County residents of all ages, persuasions, and passions to enjoy on the holiday itself and the week leading up to it.

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The city of Sugar Land said Oct. 4 that longtime city secretary Glenda Gundermann died following a prolonged illness. Gundermann – who retired in 2019 – served with the city of Sugar Land for 35 years, according to a news release from the city.

After announcing they were going to become the Houston Astros' Triple-A affiliate, officials with the Sugar land Skeeters said before the season that while many things would change and they hoped to bring their fan interactions to new levels, they wanted to remain an affordable source of fam…

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Just weeks before the Fort Bend County Fair is set to return, officials with the organization announced several changes and cancellations as cases of the delta variant of coronavirus spike around the state.

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Fort Bend County residents can get a little bit of exercise while donating to help those in need during a 5K walk and run in Richmond’s Harvest Green subdivision later this month.

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One local first responder in particular will always remember the terrorist attacks on the United States after being on the ground in New York in the aftermath of the collapse of the World Trade Center 20 years ago. Cpt. Greg Hopper of the Sugar Land Fire Department was part of a select FEMA search-and-rescue team tasked with helping sift through the rubble after two hijacked planes crashed into the Twin Towers and caused them to fall.

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Two men have been arrested in connection to what law enforcement say is a string of construction material thefts, including at least one in Fort Bend County, according to the sheriff’s office.

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Agents with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday seized more than 700 million pills and shuttered operations at a Sugar Land pharmaceutical distribution company as part of an opioid investigation, according to the administration.

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This week’s paper includes our annual Reader’s Choice section, where we highlight the area businesses that have shined brightest, according to our readers.

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The Cullinan Park Conservancy is accepting submissions for its fifth annual photo contest, the organization said in an Aug. 2 news release.Photographers of all ages may submit up to five total photos across five different categories – birds, wildlife, flora (trees, flowers, plants), landscap…

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I have only been to a movie theater twice in the last two years, with my second visit coming last Friday at Stafford’s AMC Fountains 18, 11225 Fountain Lake Drive. 

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 Oyster Creek Park feels like a cozy neighborhood park, and it is, largely because of its water garden with a fountain and a waterfall feature that is surrounded by rocks and tucked back comfortably in the shade. But it is also rather large, at 111 acres. 

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  With the summer heat intensifying with each passing day, it’s surely going to be tempting for those of you who have dogs to want to let them lounge with you in the comfort of your air-conditioned home.