Pecan Harvest Festival to be Held in Historic Downtown Richmond

The West Fort Bend Management District and the City of Richmond are proud to announce this annual event happening on Sunday, November 18th from 11 am to 6 pm, which highlights the rich history of pecans in Fort Bend County, while simultaneously showcasing the unique features of Historic Downtown Richmond....

Rotary Club of Richmond Distributes Financial Assistance from Connecticut Club

Rotary Club of Richmond was able to assist a local non-profit, Abigail’s Place, with financial help from  out of state. After Hurricane Harvey hit the area, rotary clubs from around the country activated to assist the Houston area rotary clubs in their communities.  Some clubs reached out individually,...

The Needville Harvest Festival Scheduled for October 19th and 20th

The 35th Annual Needville Harvest Festival will bring two days of fall fun to Harvest Park, located at 3001 Violet Street, on Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th. Gates will open at 5 pm Friday for an evening of live music and the annual barbecue cook-off, sponsorship dinner and margarita...

Oakbend Medical Center’s Patchwork of Life Event Honors Ann and Jeff Council

Ann and Jeff Council have been named as the 2018 honorees for OakBend Medical Center’s Patchwork of Life event. Both Ann and Jeff have devoted years of service to OakBend Medical Center. Jeff has been on the board of directors for more than 30 years and currently serves as the board president. Ann has been...

Fort Bend County Early Voting Schedule

Fort Bend voters can cast their ballots in the November 6th General Election before election day during early voting, which is Monday, October 22nd through Friday, November 2nd. Days and hours vary at individual locations, and during the early voting period, registered voters may vote at any early voting...

Central Fort Bend Chamber to Host 33rd Annual Business Links Golf Tournament

Preparations are well underway for the 33rd annual Business Links Golf Tournament on Tuesday, July 10th hosted by Black Hawk County Club. Central Fort Bend Chamber is pleased to announce Finnegan Auto Group as the Presenting Sponsor for the Business Links Golf Tournament. This year the Chamber will be...

Freedom Shrine Dedicated at Richmond’s Gallery Furniture

On May 25th, the Exchange Club of Fort Bend held a dedication and installation of the Freedom Shrine. The Freedom Shrine is a display of copies of 23 historical documents, which were instrumental in shaping American History. The shrine was co-sponsored by Jim “Mattress Mac” McIngvale and the Exchange...

Needville Native is Part of Navy’s “Silent Service”

A Needville, Texas native and 2012 Needville High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the world’s most advanced nuclear-powered submarines, USS Providence. Petty Officer 3rd Class Dakota Grier works as an electronics technician serving aboard the Groton-based submarine in the U.S....

Join the Fort Bend County Libraries’ Summer Reading Clubs

Fort Bend County Libraries presents special reading clubs now until August 31st, to encourage reading among readers of all ages. There is no charge to join the Summer Reading Clubs (SRC). Participants may register at any Fort Bend County library, or they may register online at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us and...

Local Firefighter Chief Walleck Retires

February 28th marked a sad, yet happy occasion at the Richmond Fire Department as Firehouse Battalion Chief Tom Walleck retired from the Richmond Fire Department after 36 years with the department. The morning began with a breakfast prepared by Walleck’s crew, along with stories enjoyed by his crew, City...

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