Fort Bend County, TX

Fort Bend County hosts emergency preparedness meeting

As greater Houston gets closer to the heart of hurricane season, Fort Bend County is hosting a meeting Monday night to give the community information on how to be prepared. County officials will also share how residents can get involved in taking on leadership roles organizing and preparing for natural disasters.
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Study calls for construction of $36.8M fiber network pathway throughout Fort Bend Co.

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas -- Fort Bend County's information technology and finance departments used engineering and surveying firm Cobb Fendley to conduct a broadband feasibility study to determine the state of internet connectivity in the county-especially in areas of the county that are unserved or underserved. The findings from this study were presented at a July 26 commissioners court meeting.
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Katy-Area Shelters Reach Critical Capacity; Need Fosters, Adoptions, and Donations

Katy-area animal shelters are reporting record capacities and seek fosters, adoptions, and donations. Pictured left to right: Stegosaurus at Katy Animal Control. Whiskey at CAP. Local Animal Shelters Over Capacity. Many local shelters such as Citizens for Animal Control (CAP,) Fort Bend County Animal Shelter, and Katy Animal Control all...
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Texas officials seize various kinds of narcotics, weapons discovered at home

HOUSTON — Officials in Fort Bend county seized various drugs and weapons on July 25 at a residence, resulting in arrests. Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Task Force arrested Terrance Kenyatta Potlow and Aliyah Desiree Romero on multiple charges relating to narcotics and weapons recovered at the 7800 block of Heather Harvest Way in Richmond.

Broadband feasibility study calls for construction of $36.8M fiber network pathway throughout Fort Bend County

Survey responses from 834 participants ranked internet connectivity in many aspects within Fort Bend County as poor. This broadband feasibility study is a plan that will make the county more competitive for federal applications to grants that would help fund broadband connections throughout the area. (Courtesy Pexels) Fort Bend County’s...

Learn To Bird Program For Set Sept. 14-16 In Fort Bend County

“Learn to Bird” will be presented Sept. 14-16 in Fort Bend County. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event is designed for those new to birding and beginners looking to improve their skills. The program features focused birding trips led by professional guide Bryan Calk and educational presentations by...
Fort Bend Star

Nibbles and Sips: New area sports bar opening Aug. 15

There will soon be a new local watering hole open for residents of Fort Bend County to take in their favorite sporting events. Spectator’s Sports Bar and Grill is planning its soft opening for Aug. 15, with a grand opening event scheduled for Aug. 27 at 1525 Lake Point Parkway Suite 100 in Sugar Land, according to spokesperson Cody Schuldt. The grand opening event will have live music, college football and prizes for patrons, according to Schuldt.

School Safety Joint Press Conference Recap

Eight days before school begins for many Fort Bend families, law enforcement officers, school district leaders, elected officials, and community leaders spoke at a joint press conference to share the updated school safety plan for the coming school year. Fort Bend County Sheriff Eric Fagan, Representative Ron Reynolds (Texas House District 27), and Representative Jacey Jetton (Texas House District 26) led in briefing the media on increased security and innovative measures to ensure the safety of Fort Bend schools. The full press conference is now available on YouTube.

Fort Bend County officials will have all law enforcement officers checking doors throughout the school day

As the new school year approaches for Fort Bend ISD, officials are implementing a new plan to keep students and teachers safe. Fort Bend County will have all law enforcement officers stop by schools in their districts to make sure all doors are locked. Officers will still be on duty, but as they wait on assignments they will make sure all schools are following safety protocols.