November 2019 election: Fort Bend County’s $83M flood bond referendum approved by voters

If approved, the $83 million bond referendum will fund 25 flood mitigation and drainage projects across the county.


FBISD releases proposed 2020-2021 school calendars, requests parent, staff feedback

The proposed calendars have a different fall holiday and slightly different winter breaks.



Your 2019 voter guide to state constitutional amendments on the ballot in Texas

Texas voters can vote for or against 10 amendments to the state’s constitution Nov. 5.


Steel City Pops closes all of its Houston locations

Steel City Pops announced it closed 11 locations on Nov. 1.


Fort Bend ISD adapts to full-day pre-K implementation

At the beginning of the school year, Fort Bend ISD was required by Texas law to convert its half-day prekindergarten program into a full-day program.


Fort Bend ISD searches for solutions to school bus driver shortage

Fort Bend ISD is one of thousands of districts in Texas and the U.S. struggling to fill open school bus driver positions.



More frequent flooding magnifies Brazos River erosion concerns

Between the 2015 Memorial Day flood, the 2016 Tax Day flood, heavy rains on May 7 of this year and Tropical Depression Imelda in September, erosion along the Brazos River continues to be a concern.


Things to do in Sugar Land and Missouri City in November and December

Check out these events happening in Sugar Land and Missouri City in November and December.


Wishbone Pet Care owner strives to provide quality services

Becoming a pet owner 11 years ago changed the course of Tammi Bui’s career.


Family-owned pizza parlor Pepperoni's has been serving guests for 30 years

Thirty years ago this December, Ray Salti opened the first Pepperoni’s, a New York-style pizza parlor, located at 3721 Hwy. 6, Sugar Land.



Sugar Land names new city manager

Former Assistant City Manager Mike Goodrum will take over for City Manager Allen Bogard when he retires in January.


Sugar Land to get second Burgerim location in November

Sugar Land is set to get its second Burgerim restaurant during the first week of November.


State Fare Kitchen & Bar to open in Sugar Land in early 2020

State Fare Kitchen & Bar will open in Sugar Land early next year.


4 things to know about daylight saving time ending this Sunday, Nov. 3

Daylight saving time ends early Sunday morning, Nov. 3, meaning clocks fall back an hour, giving Texas residents an extra hour of sleep.



Texan Bank to open River Oaks location later this year

Texan Bank will open a River Oaks location at 3736 Westheimer Road later this fall. The Houston-based …


Elevated Wellness CBD opens Sugar Land location

Elevated Wellness CBD opened a new location in Sugar Land at 19916 Southwest Freeway on Oct. 22. The store …


Harris County Toll Road Authority revisits plans for Fort Bend Parkway extension

The Harris County Toll Road Authority is revisiting plans to extend the north section of Fort Bend Parkway to connect to the southwest corner of the I-610 Loop.


Frogs, Snails and Fairy Tails play center in Sugar Land operating under soft opening hours

Frogs, Snails and Fairy Tails, located at 350 Promenade Way, Ste. 450, Sugar Land, has been operating under …



Bounce Bounce Trampoline Park to open in Missouri City next summer

Bounce Bounce Trampoline Park is planning to open a location at 9710 Hwy. 6, Missouri City, in summer 2020. …


Coffee With Impact: JT McCormick went from a horrific upbringing to being a CEO

Severe neglect, sexual abuse, violence, poverty: JT McCormick readily and publicly discusses these defining aspects of his upbringing. Told in shocking detail, it quickly becomes evident for those who attend his speeches that the stories of his childhood are necessary to elucidate how he emerged from it all to become what he describes as a success story.


Decadent: A Coffee and Dessert Bar in Sugar Land hosts grand opening

Decadent: A Coffee and Dessert Bar, located at 350 Promenade Way, Ste. 500, Sugar Land, is now open. The shop …


McAlister's Deli now open at the Grid in Stafford

McAlister's Deli opened in late September at 11229 W. Airport Blvd., Ste. 100, Stafford, at the Grid …