Premiere Pools & Spa moves to Kirby Drive in Pearland

Premier Pools & Spa has moved to a new location at 3695 Kirby Drive, Ste. 101, Pearland. The custom pool and spa construction company also provides pool remodeling and pool service and repair work. Premier Pools and Spas will be holding a grand opening event at the beginning of next year. 713-436-4944. https://premierpoolsandspas.com/
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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Republican candidates Joe Danna and Paul Day faced each other in a primary runoff for Harris County sheriff July 14. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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