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Pets, humans invited to Howl-O-Wine

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            By Karolyn Gephart  Howl-O-Wine 2019 will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 4 to 8 pm at Friends Uncorked in Friendswood. A howl of a great time is being planned for a Spooktacular event. It all benefits Starlight Outreach and Rescue for animals Events include pet costume contest, professional …

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Plaque placed on mural from first Farm & Vine event

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By Karolyn Gephart The first Farm & Vine outdoor dining experience happened in 2018 in Friendswood but it lives on in a mural that came about as a funded piece of art from those who attended the event. The second fall al fresco dining experience is being planned again on …

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Business, Health Expo moved to October 24

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By Karolyn Gephart The upcoming 4th Annual Business and Health Care Expo, The Pulse of the Community will be Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 2 to 7 pm at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in Friendswood. The event hosted by the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce was originally planned …

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Drug Take Back Day planned for public safety, health

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By Karolyn Gephart National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will be Saturday, October 26, 2019 and locations are available in Friendswood, Pearland and Manvel for drug disposal. The designated date addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. In Friendswood, the Friendswood Police Department will be accepting expired and unused …

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KPB Plant Thyme event to feature RETREET founder

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By Karolyn Gephart The Keep Pearland Beautiful Plant Thyme Fall Luncheon will be held October 18 at First Methodist Church at 2314 Grand Blvd. in Pearland. Grady McGahan, RETREET Founder/Executive Director, is this year’s keynote speaker. McGahan’s RETREET is a 501(c)(3) public charity that provides disaster relief to communities on a …

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5th Annual 5K Creepy Crawl to fund scholarships

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By Karolyn Gephart The 5th Annual 5K Creepy Crawl benefiting SoléAna Stables will be October 19 at Pearland Town Center at 11200 Broadway St. This is a Halloween crawl, so scare up family and friends, sport the best spooky costume and join up for a day of fun. Registration includes …

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PJs in the Park to highlight Domestic Violence Month

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By Karolyn Gephart The Pearland Police Department presents PJs in the Park October 12 at 6 pm at Independence Park. The event is held in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Donations of women’s and children’s pajamas for the Women’s Center of Brazoria County requested. Food trucks, bounce houses, a …

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5 appointed to Zoning Board

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Five Manvel residents were appointed to the Zoning Board of Adjustment at the Manvel City Council meeting Monday night, October 7 at City Hall on SH 6. Kim Bickham, George Collins, Valorie Early, Melody Hanson and Raf Lopez were each appointed to a two-year term. Council also …

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AISD residents to see lower property tax rate

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Homeowners in Alvin ISD will notice a decrease in their school tax rate when they receive their tax statements in November.  In August, the Alvin ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved a tax rate of $1.3977 per $100 valuation for fiscal year 2019-2020. The overall tax rate is $0.0523 lower …