New city Mayor Joe Zimmerman becomes Sugar Land’s 10th mayor and with first lady, Nancy, “we look forward to leading your city,” said Mayor Zimmerman. Zimmerman and Mary Joyce, his successor as the elected city council member At Large Position Two, were administered the oath of office last week on June 21st during a city council meeting following the canvassing and … [Read more...] about Festive Swearing In: Sugar Land welcomes 10th mayor & new councilmember
By Elsa Maxey For 11 years now, Stafford Municipal School District band director Rod Rodriguez has been overseeing the band program at the high school and this year has made it really special. “I have all my girls in the school district and we’re not even zoned to come to this school district,” he said. “I believe in the Stafford Municipal School District and what it … [Read more...] about Dad & Daughters in Stafford School District Music Program – Altogether!
By Elsa Maxey Stafford High School’s College and Career Center fully operational With the spring school term about to wrap up this month, the students at Stafford High School, especially the ones graduating, probably need to take a moment and reflect at what it is they will have left behind. The passage of a school district’s bond referendum in 2011 authorized … [Read more...] about Touring SPARTAN Country
By Elsa Maxey firstname.lastname@example.org So much fun at the Sugar Land Wine and Food Affair! That pretty much sums up what this year’s five days of food, spirits, and all the mutual and reciprocal acts of influence accomplished among those participating in what is one of the most festive environments in Fort Bend. This one, held April 6 -10, came with seven distinct … [Read more...] about Another Vintner & Foodie Success – 13th Annual Sugar Land Wine and Food Affair
By Elsa Maxey Stafford High School graduating senior, 18-year old Christine Egu, is a standout who has beat the odds in many ways. She’s about to be awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Texas Children’s Defense Fund presented to raise awareness about the challenges facing youth and the need for continued advocacy and investment. Egu is receiving a Beat the Odds … [Read more...] about Stafford High School standout Christine Egu awarded one of 5 Texas Children’s Defense Fund Scholarships