Pearland's Tutoring Club launches virtual platform

Tutoring Club, located at 11041 Shadow Creek Parkway, Ste. 105, Pearland, is launching a virtual tutoring platform, which will pair instructors with students over video. This program was expedited, as the company is unsure how long students will be out of school for, Tutoring Club President David Hill said.
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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Fewer than 500 COVID-19 patients—478—are currently checked in at Texas Medical Center hospitals.

Gov. Greg Abbott on July 27 issued an executive order extending the early voting period for the Nov. 3 election. (Screenshot of Sept. 17 press conference)
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A group of prominent Texas Republicans has embarked on a legal effort to undo the governor's executive order that extended the early voting period for the Nov. 3 election.

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High water was seen around the Pearland and Friendswood area Tuesday. (Courtesy Stephanie Rodgers Waddell)
GALLERY: High water in Pearland, Friendswood caused by Tropical Storm Beta

Tropical Storm Beta caused high water and some flooding in parts of Pearland, Friendswood and Brookside Village. Here are photos of the storm, as captured by residents.

The deadline to register to vote in Harris County is approaching. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Here’s how to register to vote in Harris County

Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day, a nonpartisan, civic effort to encourage eligible U.S. citizens to confirm their voter registration status in time for the upcoming election.

Tropical Storm Beta has sent rainfall to the Houston area, causing municipalities and school districts to caution residents. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
MAP: See how much rain Friendswood hot spots have received from Tropical Storm Beta

Here is a look at how much rain different areas in Friendswood have received due to Tropical Storm Beta.

Flooding occurred in the Glen Cove neighborhood near Knollwood Street on Sept. 21. (Courtesy city of League City)
PHOTOS: Tropical Storm Beta floods Bay Area roads, neighborhoods

Forecasters said the storm will stall over southeast Texas on Sept. 22 and slowly move east to northeast into Sept. 23.

Roads and parks around League City, Pearland, Clear Lake and Friendswood are flooding due to Tropical Storm Beta. (Courtesy city of League City)
Bay Area experiencing flooding due to Tropical Storm Beta

The Bay Area is under a flash flood warning as Tropical Storm Beta continues to drop rain over the Houston area.

Here is look at coronavirus data in Brazoria County from Sept. 14-20. (Community Impact staff)
DATA: COVID-19 patient stays in Brazoria County hospitals remain consistent Sept. 14-20

The number of COVID-19 patients in ICU and general use beds in Brazoria County remained consistently low this past week.

The Harris County Department of Education lowered its tax rate for the 2020-21 fiscal year. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Harris County Department of Education lowers tax rate for 2020-21

For the average homestead valued at $182,484, that means taxpayers will contribute $9.11 to support its programs.