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Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta is putting the prevention of COVID-19 on county residents as businesses enter limited reopening.

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Residents throughout Brazoria County have reported at least two crews of con artists and scammers preying on the fear and uncertainty created by the pandemic.

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Alvin ISD campuses have the option to nominate one outstanding educator, paraprofessional, and rookie teacher to receive the Campus Teacher of the Year, Paraprofessional of the Year, and Rookie Teacher of the Year titles.

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The Alvin  Rotary Club has regretfully announced the postponement of the club’s 46th Annual Frontier Day event.

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The personnel at  Community Health Network were notified that their Alvin location would become a testing site for the COVID-19 virus.  Adoue Family Health Center  located at 1111 W. Adoue St. began preparing their staff at once.

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The Houston Food Bank made a delivery in Alvin last week by the request of Jodi Woodsmith,Director of Farm Gals, Inc, a non profit food panty located at 115 E. House St. in Alvin. 

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This afternoon, the decision has been made that Alvin ISD campuses will remain physically closed through Friday, April 10th; however, the district will continue to mobilize efforts to provide students with remote and digital learning experiences.

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To  celebrate Black History Month, the Alvin Community College Black Student Association will sponsor a Food Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26. 

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The Alvin ISD Education Foundation hosted the 20th Annual Turtle Race on Saturday, Feb. 8, at National Oak Park in Alvin.

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Alvin’s Trudy’s Hallmark will be closing its doors forever Jan. 27 after more than 20 years in business. Many Alvin residents expressed disappointment on social media at the store’s closure and the community’s loss of a place for the unique gifts one could find therein.

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January is the time to commit to New Year’s resolutions and one of the most common ones is a plan to exercise more, lose weight and become more active. With this in mind, more than a dozen people attended Hydra Health Fitness’ first group fitness class of 2020 on Saturday.

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Rodney Smith continued a long community tradition last week when he held his annual Customer Appreciation Day Thanksgiving lunch at his Blades Barber Shop in Manvel.

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Dave Ferguson resigned as executive director of Brazoria County Emergency Services District No. 3, sending his immediately effective resignation Wednesday.

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The Delta Delta Christmas Tour of Homes, sponsored yearly by the Alvin chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, began in 1984, after a state official in the society challenged all of its members by asking what their communities might remember their chapters for if those chapte…

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Manvel Mayor Debra Davison and City Manager Kyle Jung delivered the city’s State of the City address at the Alvin Knights of Columbus Hall Nov. 12, reviewing the continued developments of historical growth and expansion that persists throughout Manvel.

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Alvinite Kelli Thompson has collected numerous books on a little-known aspect of the Holocaust that affected her family greatly. On Wednesday, Thompson will join her sister, Karen Velupillai, and brother, Paul Coats, to give a presentation at Louisiana’s Old State Capitol about their father’…

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Alvin High School’s Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps once again honored the nation’s veterans in a ceremony held Monday for Veterans Day. Congressman Pete Olson spoke as a distinguished guest and was presented with a flag flown over Alvin High School earlier in the day as…

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A very popular old Alvin home will be on Delta Delta’s Christmas Tour of Homes this year. Most Alvinites call it “The Christmas House” because many remember driving by to see it when the Pugh family decorated it from the early ’70s to approximately 1995. Vehicles and pedestrians lined up for…

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Rob Keslar (right) speaks with fellow Novemberfest Car Show contestant Kevin Quick (unseen behind car) next to Keslar’s 1981 DeLorean. Production of the DeLorean had already ceased before the 1985 release of the first of film of the Back to the Future trilogy that made it popular. Only 9,000…

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Alvin Community College has once again been listed in the top 150 community colleges in America as ranked by the Aspen Institute for 2021.

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Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the 19-year-old former Santa Fe High School student indicted for committing a mass shooting at his school on May 18, 2018, that left two teachers and eight fellow students dead, has been found incompetent by all three psychological experts tasked with examining him.