Fort Bend

FBISD’s Small Business Enterprise Program Hosting Monthly Workshop

FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend Independent School District’s Small Business Enterprise Program is hosting its monthly workshop Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the FBISD Triplex, 550 Julie Rivers in Sugar Land. These meetings are open to contractors, subcontractors and other small businesses that are interested in partnering […]

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Hurricane Harvey Victims May Qualify for Tax Relief

FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – Victims of Hurricane Harvey may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. Following the recent disaster declaration for individual assistance issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the IRS announced today that affected taxpayers in Texas will receive tax relief. Individuals who reside or have […]

Rene Vasquez, director of Fort Bend County Animal Services.

Fort Bend County Animal Services Receives $3,000 Disaster Grant

FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) -Fort Bend County Animal Services has received a $3,000 disaster grant from The Petfinder Foundation. The Petfinder Foundation Disaster Grant program is used to assist Petfinder members during hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, floods, earthquakes and other events that can devastate animal shelters and rescue groups. The Petfinder.com Foundation assists the more than […]

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George W. Bush Institute Launches Stand-To Veteran Leadership Initiative

FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – Today, the George W. Bush Institute launched the Stand-To Veteran Leadership Initiative, a first-of-its-kind program aimed at individuals serving the nation’s veterans who are motivated to broaden their skillsets, knowledge, and influence across the country. The inaugural class will begin in June 2018. Online applications will be […]

Judge George Lawrence and County Judge Robert Hebert.

Judge George Noel Lawrence Sworn in as Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3

FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend) – Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert recently held the swearing in of Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3 Judge George Noel Lawrence. Lawrence was appointed by Commissioners Court on Oct. 3 to fill the vacated seat of Ken Cannata who was appointed by Governor Abbot as District Judge […]

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Whole Foods Market Issues Voluntary Recall of Organic Raisin Bran

  FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – Whole Foods Market stores is voluntarily recalling 365 Everyday Value Organic Raisin Bran because the product contains undeclared peanuts that were not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction […]