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Alvin ISD said thank you to the community during The Day on Saturday. Every school in the district along with almost every district employee volunteered to give back to the community. As ASSETS Academy, students and teachers held a free car wash, a free garage sale and handed out free lemona…

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The Alvin Public Library will host an open house Sept. 19 to celebrate 25 years at its current location.

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As both Alvin ISD and Alvin Community College reported a record number of students, the two organizations agree a spirit of cooperation is vital.

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While thousands filed into the crowded arena at Texas Southern University for Thursday’s Democratic Presidential Candidate Debate in Houston, a group of Brazoria County Democrats gathered in a smaller setting at the Hilton Garden Inn in Pearland during the Pearland Democrats Club regular mee…

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For many years, the green and yellow recycling bins seen all around town have become a familiar sight to Alvinites. The bins, originally owned by Abitibi and later Paper Retriever, could be seen at schools, the Alvin Public Library, churches and the offices of The Alvin Sun & Advertiser.

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An accident involving a Kid City daycare bus that occurred at approximately 3:37 p.m., Sept. 10, left the bus upside down in the ditch along the southbound lanes of South State Highway 35 at the intersection with Victory Lane.

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The management of French Quarter Apartments in Alvin delivered a donation of school supplies to R.L Stevenson Primary Elementary. Manager Brittany Davis stated that she is proud to be a part of this community outreach effort and is committed to continuing this tradition for many years to com…

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When school starts this week, close to 600 Alvin students will start a new tradition when they walk into Bob and Betty Nelson Elementary School for the first time.

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Brazoria County Court at Law Judge Greg Hill announced Wednesday he would be giving up his seat to run for Congress in the 22nd Congressional District.

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Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects more than 12 million people who are 65 years and older, so chances are high that many seniors in our community have the disease or at least know someone with it. Diabetes is characterized by having too much glucose, or sugar, in the blood. Some su…

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On Aug. 5, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic presented Alvin Independent School District’s Bob and Betty Nelson Elementary School teachers and staff with supplies to help reduce their new school year costs. Mounds of note pads, crayons, markers, binders, pencils, pens and other school supplies were deli…

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Larry and Nancy Phillips, of Lake Jackson, previously of Alvin, will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary on August 15, 2019. They are the parents of four awesome children: Lisa (husband Jimmy Jernigan), Peggy (husband Rudy Carlin), Cheryl (husband Marty Herbst) and Larry (wife Lee Ann B…

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With a moon bounce, a water slide, a Houston Police Department helicopter and hundreds of backpacks filled with school supplies, The Church on Masters Road’s 3rd annual Back 2 School Bash lived up to its name with a turnout that volunteers said has been the biggest ever.

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Frank Planka is suing MI Homes, the developer of Mustang Crossing, based on his claim that the company’s actions have stifled his ability to access his property adjacent to the development.

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When school opens next week, 150 students at Alvin ISD will walk into class for the first time with brand new shoes thanks to 150 adults who never met them before the SoleMates celebration Saturday.

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At approximately 3:50 p.m., a Manvel police officer attempted to pull over a vehicle for reckless driving near the intersection of State Highway 6 and FM 1128. The driver pulled over onto a side road then drove off down Highway 6 as the officer attempted to approach.

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A 2-year-old Manvel boy died on the morning of July 13 after drowning in a tragic accident at his home on County Road 58 two days earlier.

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Brazoria County Emergency Service District No. 3 has canceled a contract to purchase property located south of County Road 59 in Manvel after disputes with the city government regarding whether the district would be permitted to build a new fire and EMS station there because the land was loc…

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The Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce gave the public the opportunity to hear and have a sit-down with judges Justin Gilbert of the 412th District Court and Greg Hill of County Court at Law #1 on July 23.

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Dozens of Alvinites began lining up in front of the new Wendy’s as early as 5 p.m. Thursday after it was announced via Facebook that upon opening for the first time at 10 a.m. Friday the establishment would give its first 100 customers free Wendy’s for a year.

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Congressman Pete Olson announced last week that he would not be seeking a seventh term in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Alvin Masonic Lodge No. 762 held its annual installation for the new worshipful master who will head the lodge for the coming year, this year choosing former senior warden Andy McGlothlin to assume the role.