Richmond Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for Ten Consecutive Years

A Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation was presented to Maritza Salazar, Richmond’s Interim Finance Director, at the July regular Commission meeting.  When a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award is granted to an entity, a Certificate of Recognition is also presented to the individual...

City of Richmond Hires Emergency Management Coordinator

The City of Richmond has a new Emergency Management Coordinator, Anthony Pryor, who comes to the position with over 18 years of experience in the fire and emergency service field. Pryor most recently served as Captain with the City of Leander Fire Marshal’s Office. Prior to that, he was with the Fort Bend...

Johnson Development Communities Donate $17,000 Benefiting LCISD Students

The Lamar Educational Awards Foundation (L.E.A.F.) celebrates Johnson Development’s donation of $17,000 that will benefit hundreds of students attending schools in the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District (LCISD). The grants, awarded by the Johnson Development communities of Veranda and Jordan...

OakBend Medical Center’s Patchwork Of Life 2019

OakBend Medical Center is excited to announce that the 2019 Patchwork of Life scheduled for Thursday, October 10th at Safari Texas Ranch. The event will begin at 6 pm with the program starting at 7:30 pm. This year’s event will benefit OakBend’s Women’s Imaging Department. Funds raised from the event...

Needville Harvest Festival Scheduled for October 18th and 19th

The 36th Annual Needville Harvest Festival will bring two days of fall fun to Harvest Park, located at 3001 Violet Street, on Friday, October 18th and Saturday, October 19th. Gates will open at 5 pm Friday for an evening of live music and the annual barbecue cook-off, sponsorship dinner and margarita...

Retired Nasa Scientist to Share Memories of Apollo Launches

NASA launched Apollo 11 to the moon 50 years ago on July 16, 1969. What exactly did it take to accomplish this successful, history-making mission? Hear a behind-the-scenes account from one of the NASA scientists who helped make that dream a reality, at a special program, “The Apollo Mission: To the Moon...

Fort Bend County Fair Honorees Named

The Schulze Family will be recognized as the 2019 Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo Honorees. Actively supporting the fair for decades as sponsors, buyers, exhibitors and fair-goers, the Schulze family has passed its commitment to the Fort Bend County Fair from generation to generation. The Schulze family owns...

Needville Helping Neighbors

In 2017, Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston area and left so much destruction that changed peoples’ lives forever. Being from a small town outside of Houston, it was hard to see and listen to all of the heartache this dangerous storm caused. In the mist of feeling helpless, three friends – Carlile...

TSTC Development Officer, Local Leader Earns Prestigious Award

Field Development Officer John Kennedy, who has been with Texas State Technical College (TSTC) since the expansion in Fort Bend in 2014, has recently been named a Chancellor’s Excellence Award recipient. The Sugar Land native has worked diligently with TSTC donors to raise funds for scholarships, has...

Richmond Parkway Took Effect on March 25th

The City of Richmond has moved closer to achieving a key goal of its Comprehensive Master Plan. The Master Plan recognizes the importance of increasing awareness of the dynamic city in the region and creating a signature gateway into Richmond is a priority to accomplishing this goal. As a result, the City...

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