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Governor Abbott’s statewide mask mandate begins July 3.

Governor Greg Abbott issued the following order effective at 12:01 p.m. on July 3, 2020: Every person in Texas shall wear a face covering over the nose and mouth when inside a commercial entity or other building or space open to the public, or when in an outdoor...

Fort Bend County’s mask order took effect on June 25.

From the City of Sugar Land: Fort Bend County’s mask order took effect on June 25 and supersedes Sugar Land’s mask order relating to businesses and commercial entities. The county’s order requires commercial entities’ employees and visitors to wear face coverings when...
Fort Bend County Judge issues face covering order.

Fort Bend County Judge issues face covering order.

Fort Bend County Judge KP George issued a Declaration of Disaster for Public Health Emergency and an Executive Order requiring face coverings to be worn in businesses. The face covering order will be in effect beginning June 25. Declaration of Disaster for Local...
City playgrounds, pavilions, and more reopen.

City playgrounds, pavilions, and more reopen.

From Sugar Land Parks and Recreation: The caution tape is coming down! We are so happy to share with you that today (June 12) we are re-opening all city playgrounds, pavilions, and drinking fountains! Even more good news, the Municipal Pool at City Park opens...

Enter the Cullinan Park Conservancy Photo Contest

The contest submission period for images and registration Begins at 12AM CDT on the morning of Sunday, June 1, 2020 and Ends at 11:59PM CDT on Monday, August 31,  2020 Winners will be announced on Friday, September 18, 2020. The Cullinan Park Conservancy Photo Contest...

A Coronavirus update from the city of Sugar Land.

An update from the city of Sugar Land – Nicole Solis, Assistant Director of Environmental and Neighborhood Services – May 11: We are strongly committed to working closely with our business community to keep the public safe and our economy strong. We’ve...
New county-run testing site opens in Precinct 4.

New county-run testing site opens in Precinct 4.

From the Office of Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant: While Fort Bend County follows suit with the reopening order of Texas, the threat of COVID-19 still lingers, and precautions must be in place to avoid a second wave. One of the main aspects of safeguarding the...
The Meal Bus collaborates with Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels.

The Meal Bus collaborates with Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels.

During these uncertain times, Fort Bend County Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant’s “The Meal Bus” is racing ahead to serve the needs of the county. In collaboration with Fort Bend County Public Transportation, The Meal Bus is now able to deliver meals safely to the...

YMCA will distribute Houston Food Bank Meals in Precinct 4.

Four Corners Community Center in Fort Bend County Precinct 4 has been working closely with YWCA in providing services to Precinct 4 Community. During these times of social distancing the YMCA will be using Four Corners parking lot to facilitate Houston Food Bank’s...

Disaster declaration declared in Sugar Land.

From the City of Sugar Land: To protect the public and help limit the spread of COVID-19 in the greater Houston region, the city of Sugar Land has declared a disaster declaration that follows guidelines issued by Fort Bend County and actions taken by Texas Gov. Greg...

SLPD will be targeting impaired driving during Spring Break.

From the City of Sugar Land: Sugar Land police will conduct a special drunk driving enforcement initiative from March 6-15. The enforcement period covers Spring Break and is funded by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) through a Selective Traffic...
A mother and son were found dead in Greatwood.

A mother and son were found dead in Greatwood.

From ABC13.com: A mother and her son were discovered shot to death inside their Sugar Land home just hours after the father was found dead from an apparent suicide near San Marcos, authorities said. Sugar Land police identify the mother as Diana Logan, 48. Lamar...

February 11 is “Safer Internet Day”

From the Office of Commissioner Ken DeMerchant: February 11, 2020, is Safer Internet Day. It marks a day to promote awareness of internet safety. On February 4th at Commissioners Court, Fort Bend County Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant motioned for an action item that...