The Alvin community and Texas broadcasting lost a familiar voice with the passing of Alvin Community College Communications Chair Bill Lewis on August 8.
Texas is back open for business is the message from Gov. Greg Abbott's office. Abbott allowed the state's stay-at-home order to expire on Thursday, April 30.
It looks like Alvin was just a way station in a two-week long killing spree that ended, April 19, in a police shootout on a crosstown bus in Dallas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two presumptive cases of the novel coronavirus, a.k.a COVID-19. have been identified in the Alvin area, according to city secretary Dixie Roberts.
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.
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.
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.
While Christmas shopping officially kicked off with Black Friday last week, the holiday celebrations in Alvin and Manvel will start in full force this weekend.
The Brazoria chapter of Texas Master Naturalist held its November meeting at First Presbyterian Church in Angleton while the AgriLife building is being remodeled.
When staff members at Alvin Community College seek to develop their leadership skills they not only benefit themselves and their careers but also the students they serve.
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…
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.
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’…
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…
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…
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…