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Dale David (second from right) and Patricia Dutchyn (far right) stood out of the crowd at the Alvin Park’s & Recreation’s Trick or Treat Trailin their brightly colored ketchup and mustard costumes as they attended Alvin’s Trick or Treat Trail with their daughter Danielle David (second fr…

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The saga of cargo containers met an anti-climactic end in Manvel on Oct. 21 after multiple citizens spoke both for and against the use of them by private residents for storage purposes within the city limits.

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A major accident on Adoue Street on Monday afternoon required two motorists to be transported to local hospitals.

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One private home to be featured on the Dec. 8 Christmas Tour of Homes is that of Jon and Ann-Marie Jernigan, who moved back to Alvin seven years ago after spending two years in Scotland.

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Brazoria County Commissioners Court presented a proclamation during Commissioners Court on Sept. 24 declaring September as National Recovery Month in Brazoria County. The National Recovery Month theme is “Join the Voices of Recovery: Invest in Health, Home, Purpose and Community.” Recovery M…

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Sen. John Cornyn arrived at the Galveston County Justice Center on Friday morning for a roundtable talk with local leaders and policy experts to discuss how federal mental health initiatives spearheaded by him could help Galveston County facilitate mental healthcare and meet its goals in ser…

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Once again Alvinites young and old arrived at the Knights of Columbus Hall for the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Expo and Taste of the Town. This year saw many new businesses take part, including Alvin Care Pharmacy and AOF Engineering Systems along with established…

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The Economic Development Alliance for Brazoria County and the chambers of commerce for Alvin-Manvel, Angleton, Brazoria, Sweeny, West Columbia, Pearland and Brazosport joined forces Oct. 2 to host the 86th Legislative Session Wrap Up, featuring House Speaker and District 25 State Rep. Dennis…

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James Phillips started his journey as a wood sculptor 14 years ago when he spontaneously turned the log of an old tree at his home into the likeness of a pelican.

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Brazoria County District Attorney Jeri Yene explained her role and the history of her career Sept. 24 at the Alvin Senior Center as part of the monthly Discussions with Dignitaries series presented by the Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce.

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The Alvin City Council passed its annual budget 5-2 on Sept. 19 despite the concerns of two councilmen who believed the city needed to allocate money for the addition of more police officers over the next year than originally planned.

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University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Lecturer in Nursing Shatoi King was one of just eight nursing professionals chosen from among thousands of applicants to receive the National League for Nursing’s coveted Nursing Education Faculty Scholarship Award.

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Students attending Alvin Community College with plans to transfer to a university will get an opportunity to learn more about where to continue their education during University Transfer Day on Nov. 12.

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Boy Scout Troops 400, 487 and 499 gathered at National Oak Park on the 18th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks to honor Alvin’s veterans, active service members and first responders in a flag retirement ceremony.

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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…