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Friendswood board approves purchase for land near Friendswood High School

This is the second month in a row of the district purchasing property.


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Houston vying to become host city for 2026 FIFA World Cup

Houston is among 17 U.S. cities in the race to host the World Cup and is competing against other major cities, such as New York City, Los Angeles and Dallas, for the nod.

Pearland Sweet Tooth moves to new location

Pearland Sweet Tooth moved to its new location at 11710 Broadway St., Ste. 118, Pearland, on Oct. 12.



Toll road brings growth, sparking rural resident concern

The Brazoria County Expressway is anticipated to alleviate traffic when it opens next year.


CBD stores open up across Pearland after legalization

CBD market growth has accompanied a shift in public perception for the hemp-derived product, but Charles Ojevwe, the owner of Nature Green Leaf CBD in Pearland, said there is still a lack of education about it.


Mod Pizza opens Friendswood location

Mod Pizza opened in early October at 1765 S. Friendswood Drive, Ste. 500, Friendswood, in Virgata Commons.


Luxury car condos come to Friendswood with Garage Ultimate opening

From its inception to its opening, Garage Ultimate has taken owner and developer Nick Deutsch four years to create.



Fire Stone Pizza Bar in Pearland puts spin on classic dish

After 20 years of being in the hospitality business, husband and wife Greg and Teresa Emmons wanted to bring the high level of service they found at the country clubs where they worked to the local restaurant scene.


TO-DO LIST: 12 events in Pearland and Friendswood this December and January

December and January are filled with events in Pearland and Friendswood.


FEATURED NEIGHBORHOOD: Learn about Westwood Village in Pearland

The featured neighborhood for December is Westwood Village, located in Pearland.


Chick-Fil-A coming to Friendswood in 2020

Chick-Fil-A plans to open in Virgata Commons, located at 1757 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, in early 2020.



BREAKING: Longtime Pearland Mayor Tom Reid will not seek re-election in May

Mayor Tom Reid has announced that he will not seek reelection in May 2020 after serving as mayor for nearly 44 years, according to a press release from the city of Pearland.


AUTOWRAPSHOP to celebrate its grand opening December 12

AUTOWRAPSHOP will celebrate its grand opening at 3806 Bailey Ave., Manvel on Dec. 12.


Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls announces campaign for Texas Congressional District 22 seat

Incumbent Pete Olson said he will not seek re-election for this position earlier this year.


Brookside Village to receive Harvey disaster grant funding from Texas General Land Office

Brookside Village’s grants will be for street improvements, facilitating proper stormwater conveyance, providing street access during rain events and reducing the effect of future flooding.



Where to meet Santa in Pearland and Friendswood this December

Bring your family to meet Santa Claus at any of these holiday events happening in Pearland and Friendswood this December.


Houston Medical Imaging opens in Pearland

Houston Medical Imaging held a grand opening for its Pearland location in September.


Behavioral Innovations opens in Friendswood

Behavioral Innovations opened a center for Applied Behavior Analysis therapy for children on the autism spectrum in Friendswood.


Harris County unanimously approves plan for Healthy Food Financing Initiative program

The countywide competitive grant program will provide funding to support healthy food retail, nutrition education and urban agriculture in underserved communities.



Flapjack Fun Run, B.I.G. Love's Santa Dash and more: 5 events this weekend in Pearland, Friendswood

This weekend in the Pearland and Friendswood area offers the chance to welcome the holiday season.


Friendswood City Council discusses updates to comprehensive plan

The Friendswood City Council discussed putting together a new comprehensive plan for the city.


New federal funding available for small businesses affected by Hurricane Harvey

Small-business owners can apply for up to $250,000 dollars in federal disaster relief.


The Goddard School preschoolers in Pearland, Friendswood participate in clothing drive

Preschoolers from The Goddard School in Pearland and Friendswood participated in the Greater Houston-area Goddard Cares clothing drive.



TAAF Winter Games to return to Pearland in 2020

The Texas Amateur Athletic Federation, or TAAF, Winter Games are returning to Pearland for the third year in a row.


Harris County Flood Control District begins project on Southbelt Detention Basin final phase, Dagg Road

The Dagg Road Detention Basin and Phase 3—the final phase—of the Southbelt Detention Basin have been packaged together and are out for bid.