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May 9 General Elections
Brazoria County

April 28, 2015 -- Freeport LNG Expansion, LP today announced that its subsidiary, FLNG Liquefaction 3, LLC, has closed on financing for approximately $4.56 billion in capital required for construction of a third train for Freeport LNG's natural gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility. More
April 28, 2015 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted 3-1, with Tony Carbone opposed, to award a $407,600 contract with Hall, Barnum and Lucchesi Architects for design services associated with the City Hall Complex Renovation Project. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted unanimously to approve amendments to the 2014-2015 Unified Planning Work Program. More
April 24, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday received an annual report from the ACC Foundation. More
April 24, 2015 -- Early voting in the May 9 General Election kicks off on Monday, with polls opening at various locations for city and school board races and referendums in the Gulf Coast area. More
April 22, 2015 -- Samuel Collins, III invites Galveston County residents to Stringfellow Orchards in Hitchcock on Thursday evening to hear a presentation on the life of Civil War veteran and Galveston County horticulturalist and property owner Henry Martyn Stringfellow. More
April 21, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to establish “Livable Centers” as one of the implementation strategies of the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan. More
April 21, 2015 -- Alvin Community College will host a ceremony on May 5 to dedicate the Criminal Justice Building in honor of former college president Dr. Rodney Allbright. More
April 17, 2015 -- The Highway 36A Coalition will host a conference on May 1 to provide updates on the progress of the highway corridor. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership held its 16th Annual State of the Counties Address, featuring reports by the county judges of Brazoria, Galveston and Harris counties, on Wednesday. More
April 15, 2015 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the Houston-Galveston Area Council for the operation and provision of 9-1-1 services. More
April 14, 2015 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize an economic development agreement with Costco Wholesale Corporation and a performance agreement between the Pearland Economic Development Corporation and Costco in connection with the possible development of a Costco store at the northwest corner of State Highway 288 and County Road 59. More
April 13, 2015 -- Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital recently hosted "The Art of Knowing", a free event providing health information for women in Pearland. More
April 13, 2015 -- The Center for the Arts and Sciences in Clute, Texas recently named Wesley Copeland as the new executive director for the center. More
April 10, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend activites including the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, the Houston Art Car Parade, The Grand Kids Festival in Galveston, the Pearland Crawfish Festival and Carnival des Cajuns in Port Arthur. More
April 09, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council invites area residents, business owners, community stakeholders and local officials to attend a public meeting to receive comment on recommended improvements to SH 249 between I-45 and Beltway 8, and connecting streets, bicycle/pedestrian facilities, and transit systems. More
April 08, 2015 -- The Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site will host a celebration in honor of San Jacinto Day on April 18 at the Varner-Hogg Plantation in West Columbia, Texas. More
April 07, 2015 -- The Texas Transportation Commission today announced that it has approved several construction and maintenance projects in the Houston District, including projects in Brazoria, Galveston, Harris and Montgomery counties. More
April 07, 2015 -- Representatives from area school districts in Brazoria and Galveston counties will host a meeting for non-profit private and home schools on April 15 to discuss the availability of federally funded services. More
April 02, 2015 -- Memorial Hermann Health System today announced that Kyle Price has been named CEO of Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. More
March 27, 2015 -- Former Harris County judge Robert Eckels, who is president of the Texas Central Railway, updated the Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on proposed route alternatives for the Houston to Dallas-Fort Worth passenger rail project. More
March 27, 2015 -- The Gulf Coast Center recently honored newly-elected Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta at a reception at the center's Angleton clinic. More
March 27, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership Monthly Luncheon on Thursday featured Roger Guenther, Executive Director of the Port of Houston Authority. More
March 27, 2015 -- Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on a variety of weekend activities, including fairs and festivals around the Gulf Coast region offering arts, wine and even kites. More
March 26, 2015 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Tuesday heard a presentation regarding the college's five-year strategic plan. More
March 26, 2015 -- The Texas General Land Office will host the 2015 Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup on April 18, with cleanup locations in Galveston, Surfside, and Quintana. More
March 25, 2015 -- The Brazoria County Elections Office on Wednesday announced the use of Vote Centers throughout the county for the May 9 and all future elections. More
March 25, 2015 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a contract with the Brazoria County Toll Road Authority authorizing construction of portions of Segments B and C of the State Highway 99/Grand Parkway project in Brazoria County. More
March 24, 2015 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to rename the city’s Fire & EMS Administration Building the David L. Smith Fire Administration Building. More
March 23, 2015 -- Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos will launch his statewide introductory tour at the Port of Houston on Tuesday, followed by a trip to Pearland on Wednesday. More
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