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Fort Bend adjusting plans for Independence Day festivities
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Fort Bend adjusting plans for Independence Day festivities

COVID-19 has forced area residents and cities to rethink their Fourth of July plans, with large outdoor gatherings prohibited by recent executive...

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Area community center picked as food bank distribution site
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Area community center picked as food bank distribution site

The Mamie George Community Center is now a Houston Food Bank Super Site for those impacted by COVID-19. (Photo from Facebook) On Tuesday, Catholic...

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Sugar Lakes community rallies around swan family

Shown here is Grace, one of the mute swans who has had a profound impact on the Sugar Lakes neighborhood, with two of her hatched newborns. ...

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Skeeters to host games in break from Atlantic League
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Skeeters to host games in break from Atlantic League

Although the home teams will be playing under a different name in a different league, baseball fans in Fort Bend County will soon have their...

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Sugar Land Legacy Foundation gives PPE to area small businesses
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Sugar Land Legacy Foundation gives PPE to area small businesses

The Sugar Land Legacy Foundation’s Betty Baitland (left) and Sunil Sharma hand out PPE at Sugar Land City Hall last week. (Contributed photo) Last...

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COVID-19 rental assistance available to residents
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COVID-19 rental assistance available to residents

Fort Bend County auditor Ed Sturdivant addresses reporters Monday during a news conference announcing the county’s COVID-19 rental assistance...

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Fort Bend Tax Office reopens to public with limited capacities
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Fort Bend Tax Office reopens to public with limited capacities

The Fort Bend County Tax Office reopened to the public with reduced lobby capacity on May 4. The office’s locations that have opened include the...

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We can do the impossible in face of COVID-19
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We can do the impossible in face of COVID-19

With the spirit of Fort Bend guiding us in matters that benefit the community, the first phase to “open Texas” from Gov. Greg Abbott’s strike force...

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Rosenberg approves grant for businesses
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Rosenberg approves grant for businesses

Small businesses in Rosenberg that are feeling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic Heath could have some temporary relief on the way. On April 21,...

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‘Sugar Land 95’ to be included in statewide ethnic studies class

Fort Bend ISD Superintendent Charles Dupre addresses the media and community about the Sugar Land 95 last year. FBISD announced Friday that the...

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Fort Bend community donates PPE for first responders
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Fort Bend community donates PPE for first responders

Fort Bend County Judge KP George announced Monday that the county is streamlining donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) needed by first...

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Bridging the gap: George connecting community virtually during pandemic
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Bridging the gap: George connecting community virtually during pandemic

Fort Bend County Judge KP George faces his computer during a virtual conference call with county leaders on April 17. As the community remains...

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Telehealth on rise during pandemic
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Telehealth on rise during pandemic

Telemedicine visits are rising amidst social distancing guidelines. (Photo from Brazos Springs DPC Facebook) Dr. Esther Ngare has offered members...

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Tax office grants temporary property tax reprieve
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Tax office grants temporary property tax reprieve

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fort Bend County Tax Office is granting a three-month extension to any taxpayer with an existing payment...

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U.S. Census available to Fort Bend residents
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U.S. Census available to Fort Bend residents

Fort Bend County residents are on the clock to help determine how federal dollars will be funneled into county and municipal operations around the...

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Fort Bend County launching free COVID-19 testing site
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Fort Bend County launching free COVID-19 testing site

Fort Bend County's first COVID-19 testing site opened last Thursday, and at least three more are also now available. OakBend Medical Center...

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Grocery stores struggling to meet demands
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Grocery stores struggling to meet demands

Grocery stores such as this Richmond H-E-B have seen products fly off the shelves. (Photo from Facebook) Fort Bend County grocery stores are...

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Making a difference : Richmond resident honored for educational impact on Houston community
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Making a difference : Richmond resident honored for educational impact on Houston community

Anastasia Lindo Anderson, left, stands with her mother, Miriam Lindo, at the Mayor’s History Makers Awards on Feb. 28 in Houston. The Richmond...

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