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Ditches. The key to help homes and businesses stay safe from floodwater. The Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District 3 commissioners oversee drainage ditches that border a large area, from Moore Road to the Galveston County Line to Chocolate Bayou to part of the city of Manvel.

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The Alvin Fire Department was dispatched to Denbury’s Hastings Oil Field on Saturday after smoke was seen in the area of the transformers. According to Alvin Fire Chief Rex Klesel, 20 Alvin firefighters were on the scene, assisted by the Pearland Fire Department. Foam was needed to put out t…

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On July 15, Aubrey Middleton, founder of the Lory’s Legacy Foundation, donated 250 backpacks filled with school supplies to EC Mason Elementary School. Aubrey started the Lory’s Legacy Foundation in 2021 to continue a back-to-school outreach previously put in motion by her mother, Lory Middl…

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 Neil Armstrong will always be remembered as the first man to step onto the moon; Willie Banks for his world-record track and field efforts; United States President Gerald Ford, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, Academy Award-winning film director, film producer, and screenwriter Steven Spie…

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The Alvin Noon Lions Club made a special presentation to the wife of Bonnie Howard, a generous donor over the years, who passed away earlier this year. Bonnie never hesitated when Lions Past President Charles Stagg asked him to help provide  funds for eyeglasses for children. "We’ve lost cou…

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The need for food to get through hard times is made easier thanks to the combined efforts of church groups in Alvin, and there are still plenty of people who need extra food for their families.

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Alvin Community College regents voted unanimously to name President Dr. Christal M. Albrecht with the emeritus title during the regents’ meeting on June 24.Dr. Albrecht is the college’s sixth president and is retiring after serving seven years in the position.

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Callie K. Scopel, 9 , of Alvin, rode her first steer on Father’s Day during the AYLAA Youth Summer Series. This is Callie K’s second year taking part in the Summer Series where she competed in goat tying, pole bending, cloverleaf barrels and straight barrels. On Father's Day, Callie K. decid…

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On June 22, Weitzman and H-E-B held groundbreaking ceremonies for the first phase of Manvel Town Center, which upon completion will be one of the largest open-area retail focused projects in history for Houston’s metro area, the country’s fifth-largest MSA.

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Due to the COVID pandemic, many people were and are still unable to pay their rent. Because the government stepped in and would not allow landlords to evict tenants, people have been able to stay in their rental property, while their delinquent rent continued to add up each month.

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Alvin Sun and Advertiser Sports Editor Stephen Collins was award with the Fred Hartman Excellence in Sportswriting Award during the Texas Press Association’s annual Convention and Trade Show Saturday at the Denton Convention Center.

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Several long-time members of Alvin Masonic Lodge 762 were honored last week during a special ceremony.

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It's in the family blood. Froberg's Farm has produced fruits, vegetables and even flowers for not only Alvin residents, but for many people from out of the area, and year-round the farm produces plenty of choices for everyone. Strawberry season just ended, but now a new crop is ready to harv…

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This past week, from top, Manvel High School, Alvin High School and Shadow Creek High School Classes of 2021 participated in a Senior Sunset. “This is a way for seniors to be together and celebrate one last time before graduation and summer,” said Alvin High School senior sponsor Sienna Flor…

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Alvin City Council welcomed three new members during last week's meeting. Show above, Chris Vaughn is sworn in as Councilmember for District B by Alvin Municipal Court Judge Mo Ghuneim as Vaughn's family looks on.

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Rotarian Ricky Kubeczka presented the Best of Show Trophy for this 1955 Chevy Bel Air to Austin Grote from Pearland following judging during Frontier Day in Alvin Saturday, April 24.

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The Alvin Community College Board of Regents voted unanimously to select Dr. Robert Exley as the sole finalist for the college president position during a meeting on April 6.

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Their one goal is service, and the Alvin Rotary Club has found a new way to add to the list of community service projects they provide.

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The Alvin Museum Society held its grand opening of the new Nolan Ryan Exhibit at the Alvin Historical Museum Thursday afternoon in Alvin.

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Alvin High School’s David McCorkle reached another milestone in his high school softball coaching career, picking up career win No. 500 last weekend here during the Haynie Spirit Tournament.

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James Gage, who had served as the offensive coordinator the past two seasons at Alvin High School, was approved and promoted to the Yellowjackets’ new assistant athletic director/head football coach posts during the AISD’s regular board meeting on Feb. 9.

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