Future Physician Receives Medical Leader Nomination

Shafi S. Dharani, rising sophomore at Stephen F. Austin High School, has promise to become a medical professional who offers a calm, patient-oriented approach as a future cardiac surgeon, one of his earliest passions. Offering both proactive and reactive care to patients intrigues Dharani, and his motto,...

City of Richmond Introduces New Fire Marshal

After an extensive search, the City of Richmond has named Christopher Legington as Fire Marshal. Legington is a familiar face to Richmond; he began his career with the Richmond Fire Department, serving the department for six and a half years. He went on to work for the City of Rosenberg, Fort Bend County and...

Tax-Free Weekend

August 6th – 8th, 2021 During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Comptroller encourages all taxpayers to continue practicing social distancing and support Texas businesses while saving money on tax-free purchases of most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) during the...

Remaking History: All-New Fort Bend Museum to be Unveiled in July

History like it’s never been seen before. That’s an apt description of the transformation that’s taken place over the past six months at the corner of Houston and Fifth in downtown Richmond. A $2 million renovation of the Fort Bend Museum will soon be complete. A ticketed reveal will take place on...

“A Call to Auction: A Celebration of Literacy” We Called, You Answered

The Literacy Council announced the success of their first online “A Call to Auction: A Celebration of Literacy” held the week of May 17th-21st. The event raised over $12,000 to support adult literacy education programs in Fort Bend County. “We sincerely appreciate the support for adult literacy...

Literacy Council of Fort Bend County A Call to Auction A Celebration of Literacy Kicks Off on May 17th

The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County kicks off their virtual “A Call to Auction: A Celebration of Literacy” on Monday, May 17th at 9 am. This year’s virtual auction is co-chaired by Helen Bow, Camille Brewer and Fallon Moody and will run continuously with auction items available for bid throughout...

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Gearing Up for 30th Birthday Gala Celebration

Child Advocates of Fort Bend is marking 30 years of serving child victims of abuse and their families with a 30th Birthday Gala Celebration on Saturday, May 8th. This fun, adult event, will take place at the Sugar Land Marriott Town Square featuring a live band, live and silent auctions, a raffle and wine...

City of Richmond Continues Outdoor Movies in Wessendorff Park

Richmond is bringing back the monthly free outdoor movies beginning with National Treasure at Wessendorff Park, 500 Preston Street, beginning March 5th. The free outdoor film screening is organized by the City of Richmond and will be held in Wessendorff Park with plenty of room for distancing and kids to...

New Rosenberg Railroad Museum Exhibit Debuts

The Rosenberg Railroad Museum will be launching the first of three temporary exhibitions this year. In honor of Black History Month, the first exhibit will be “The Pullman Porter Exhibit: How Railroads Changed the West & Pullman Porters Changed the World.” This exhibit will run February 5th through...

Mayor Becky Haas Begins Work as Mayor of Richmond

Mayor-Elect Rebecca Kennelly Haas took the oath of office and was sworn in as the new Mayor of Richmond, Texas November 16th at the City’s regular Commission meeting to begin her three-year term as the eleventh mayor of Richmond. Haas then led the Commission meeting through remainder of the agenda. Rebecca...

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