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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.

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The cause for celebration, of course, was Juneteenth, which originated in Galveston and was first celebrated in 1866 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people at the end of the Civil War.

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Fort Bend County Judge KP George partnered with the Houston Food Bank and Missouri City-based Second Mile Mission for a food drive last Saturday at Heritage Rose Elementary School in Rosharon that served residents of Fresno and Rosharon impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and Winter Storm Uri.

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For the second straight year, Crossbridge Church at 1049 Eldridge Rd. in Sugar Land partnered with RIP Medical Debt, a New York-based nonprofit, to purchase and forgive $1.9 million in medical debt for 688 individuals who earn less than twice the federal poverty level, or $26,500.

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The Mamie George Community Center (MGCC) at 1111 Collins Rd. in Richmond is adding a food distribution session on one evening per week to allow easier access for low-income families.

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Stafford product Esat Bayar is proud to be a first-generation college student, but he also recognizes that several of his peers who come from low-income households face some of the same challenges he did in learning to navigate a professional setting and get the most out of a collegiate experience. 

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Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) named Alexis Jackson as its 2020 Child Advocate of the Year during a recent virtual volunteer celebration, according to a Friday news release from the organization.

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No matter how daunting the obstacle, Fabian Romo has never backed away from a chance to shoot his shot. The 24-year-old is giving his latest challenge his all as he remains on the watch list for the U.S. men’s national wheelchair basketball team as it prepares for the upcoming Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

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Six people from Sugar Land’s volunteer service program were recognized for their service to the city during a virtual city council meeting on April 20.

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Due to inclement weather, the opening events in Sugar Land’s Food Truck Fridays series and Missouri City’s Friday Night Flicks were postponed or canceled last week.

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Charlie Beyl has taken his work as a designer, illustrator and art director around the country, making stops in Pennsylvania and Virginia before settling in Texas. 

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Child Advocates of Fort Bend is gearing up for the 30th anniversary of the beginning of its mission to serve child victims of abuse and their families next month.

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The Fort Bend Exchange Club (FBEC) honored the thousands of child abuse victims who have been served by Child Advocates of Fort Bend through the dedication of its “awareness field” Monday in Stafford.

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Fort Bend County residents looking for a family-friendly Easter activity can take part in an annual egg hunt at George Ranch Historical Park this weekend.