On Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott signed three pieces of legislation into law, all designed to increase safety in public schools.
During a special meeting of the Liverpool City Council on June 3, representatives of the Brazoria County Emergency Service District No. 3 spoke with councilmen and members of the Liverpool Volunteer Fire Department.
Three men between the ages of 19 and 20 led police on a miles-long chase from Lake Jackson to Manvel on June 1 after burglarizing a T-Mobile store in Lake Jackson by smashing the back of a truck through the front windows.
An unnamed man was transported to a local hospital after being shot in the face during an altercation May 22 in the 2800 block of South Gordon Street.
A diverse, talented and record-breaking class of 2019 at Shadow Creek High School celebrated commencement Saturday by remembering the past and looking forward to the future.
During an Alvin Community College commencement ceremony May 18, another record number of Alvin, Manvel, Shadow Creek and Turner high school students walked across the stage just weeks ahead of getting their high school diplomas.
Residents of North Brazoria County will join together at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life to help save more lives from cancer. The event will take place from 4 until 11 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Alvin ISD Memorial Stadium on the campus of Alvin High School.
Being on television was never a dream that local working mother and self-described introvert Nazia Khan held, but that’s not stopping her from becoming a contestant on the first season of a reality show created by network marketing gurus Ray and Jessica Higdon called The Lifestyle Solution.
It started with an incident in August, when Shadow Creek High School student Abner Garcia faced discipline for violating a rule in the Alvin ISD school dress code stating that “boys may not wear makeup.”
YOKOSUKA, Japan – Airman Phillip Donelson, a native of Alvin, was inspired by his grandfather’s stories when he finally decided to join the Navy. His grandfather was in the Army, but would share his stories of travel and the different types of jobs he had. Phillip’s grandfather would tell hi…
Santa Fe has covered ground, but still has further to go down the road of recovery upon the one-year anniversary of the tragic events of May 18, 2018, in which eight students and two teachers lost their lives during a school shooting. One year later, the investigation remains active and the …
Santa Fe ISD held a ceremony on the campus of Santa Fe High School Friday afternoon to place the first of 23 trees that will be planted in honor of the 10 killed and 13 injured victims of the May 18, 2018, shooting at Santa Fe High School.
Prime Automotive Group announced that 15 of its dealerships have been certified in the J.D. Power 2019 Dealer of Excellence Program, which recognizes a select number of vehicle dealerships throughout the United States that are committed to exceeding customer expectations and that provide exc…
On April 30, the Alvin ISD School Board voted unanimously to approve Carol Nelson for the position of superintendent. The Alvin ISD Board named Nelson as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent April 9.
Alvin Community College students were recognized for their academic excellence April 30 during the annual Afternoon of Honor at the Nolan Ryan Center.
Frances M. Gonzalez and Michael W. Lindberg of Edna, Texas, were united in marriage Saturday, April 13, 2019, at First United Methodist Church in Edna, Texas, with Pastor Kelli of First United Methodist Church in Edna, Texas, officiating the double ring ceremony.
The call came in at 8:06 a.m. — a utility pole on South Gordon Street in front of the entrance to HEB had snapped in two and was lying across the roadway with wires strewn across the ground.
During the week of April 15, Alvin ISD administrators and board members set out across the district to surprise 21 district employees with the Alvin ISD Believes Award. This prestigious award is a districtwide initiative that was started in February 2019 and will be implemented each nine weeks.
More water is coming to Manvel. The city is running a marathon, wasting no time to ensure that the city’s water supply system will be ready after the explosive growth that is expected to continue over the coming years. Discussions with the Brazos River Authority mean Manvel could be in for a…
State Sen. Larry Taylor, who represents Alvin and Manvel in the Texas Senate, released his long-anticipated plan to overhaul school finance last week.
Congress has a sacred duty to speak up for those who can’t speak for themselves. As a strong ally in the fight to protect the unborn, I’m dedicated to protecting babies who survive an abortion attempt. Sadly, we have failed to pass a federal law protecting these babies and some states are ac…
Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story that ran in The Alvin Advertiser incorrectly stated which driver was considered at fault. This version has been corrected.
Joe Madison, of the anti-human trafficking organization Love People, Not Pixels, was invited by the Manvel City Council to give a presentation during a workshop on Monday.
Candidates for Alvin City Council and the Alvin ISD Board of Trustees gathered before the public at Alvin Community College’s Nolan Ryan Center to make their cases for why they are the best choice.
As registration for the 2019 Fall semester approaches, Alvin Community College will start the new school year with a new online program in Health Information Management.
The Brazoria County Office of Emergency Management has released a free mobile app, ReadyBrazoriaCounty, just in time for hurricane season. The app will help residents build a personal preparedness plan and receive real-time updates during emergencies from Brazoria Co.
Once again, people from across the Houston area flocked to Alvin to take part in the annual Tour de Braz bike ride. Foreboding weather forecasts couldn’t keep determined cyclists away, and the gamble paid off. Though cloudy, the riders stayed dry into the afternoon and beat the storms that t…
On Monday morning, federal officials arrived at the Galveston County Jail with almost no prior notice to bring Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the man indicted on state charges for the May 18, 2018, Santa Fe High School shooting that left 10 people dead and 13 injured, away to appear before a federal …
After 23 years in Alvin ISD and 25 years in public education, Carol Nelson is ready for her biggest challenge — serving as superintendent of Alvin ISD.
David Arthur Fraser was born in Australia and has lived there his entire life, almost 70 years. His mother was born in Western Australia, as was his older brother. But somehow his father was inexplicably born in Alvin, Texas, USA in 1922. David always wondered about that peculiar fact.