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LAKE JACKSON — Start out the weekend Friday evening with a fun run through downtown Lake Jackson, then stick around for live music at the Lake Jackson Civic Center Plaza as the city’s Festival of Lights returns for its 30th year this weekend.

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The Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic School Chess Team recently finished third in the championship tournament at Strake Jesuit High School in Houston, which featured 144 players from 22 schools. No one in the intermediate group won all five games, but Our Lady Queen of Peace had three of the…

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RICHWOOD — For the seventh year in a row, Gladys Polk Elementary has challenged its students to live a heart-healthy lifestyle with fun activities and incentives as part of the Heart Healthy Challenge. The program, originally known as Jump Rope for Heart, kicked off Oct. 2 in the Polk gym wi…

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Residents curious about the path of a proposed rail line from Freeport will have to continue waiting after a recent meeting by the Brazoria-Fort Bend Rail District board.

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A Brazoria Volunteer Fire Department engine sits July 20, 2017, outside fire station No. 1.

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Join the Brazoria County Historical Museum at 6:30 p.m. Thursday as it hosts author Bronson Dorsey for his book “Lost, Texas: Photographs of Forgotten Buildings.”

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With major floods causing damage throughout Brazoria County over the past several years, Angleton city officials are looking at how to improve drainage citywide while utilizing funds in the most efficient way possible.

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When a scared, sick dog that had been weathering the elements was brought in to the Brazoria County SPCA last week, volunteers had no idea how the community would rally and support their mission to make her a healthy pup again.

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Melissa Karst, left, poses with Kelly Stavinoha Park as she receives an award for October’s Employee of the Month at Sweeny Community Hospital. Karst was chosen because she is a wizard at juggling and never allows one of those balls to hit the floor. She’s not just a true professional, but k…

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Two children died in a vehicle collision near Danbury that left another woman in serious condition and a man with minor injuries, Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Sgt. Stephen Woodard said.

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CHI St. Luke’s Health has an elite staff that prides itself on excellence, hospital leaders said during an annual luncheon. But the backbone of running a successful care facility is not only its doctors, nurses and numerous other medically trained professionals, but the people who donate their time in support of those efforts, officials said.

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Flashing lights and large military vehicles lined the street in front of the Clute Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8576 as a busy club prepped food and welcomed guests in honor of Veterans Day.

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As Brazoria County experiences the first freeze of the season, officials are reminding residents to take extra precautions and dress warm in order to prepare for the cold.

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Brazosport Evening Lions Club cleaned the 2-mile stretch of Highway 322 on Saturday. A total of 24 bags of trash were collected over two hours between eight Lions, including Leo Novak, Mike Hampy, Vic Bhat, Ray and Connie Schuette, Tim Daeschner, Don Porter and Don Burns. Pictured, from left…

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Society of St. Stephen Christmas Wreath Sale will happen November 5-17 this holiday season. Bring the fragrance of the Pacific Northwest into your home this Christmas with a 22” wreath of fresh greenery. Handcrafted with noble fir, berried juniper, and cedar and an attachable red velvet bow,…

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Four hundred resounding voices filled the space in the Angleton High School auditorium as students sang songs to honor service members who sacrificed for all of America’s enjoyed freedoms.

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ANGLETON — Third-graders at Northside Elementary School finished up a spooky challenge last week after they were tasked with creating a monster and then flinging it from a hand-made catapult.

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Turner College and Career High School seniors in Pearland gave back to the community Oct. 16 by helping assemble 11,250 meals at the Houston Food Bank.

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The Sweeny High School class of 1960 installed a veterans memorial at Back Yard Park to honor those who served in the U.S. military. The seven veterans' names, military affiliations and length of service are engraved in tiles and placed at the memorial patio.

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Angleton ISD Advocates had reason to celebrate during the group’s watch party Tuesday night after residents voted overwhelmingly to approve the school district’s $90 million bond proposal.

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 Brazoria County leaders already are preparing for the continued growth of Southeast Texas and the county, implementing strategies to make sure roadways and infrastructure that will be needed by the infix of residents will be ready to handle them.

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LAKE JACKSON — The internationally acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors of the U.S. Army Field Band will continue its tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at The Clarion at Brazosport College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Brazoswood High School graduate Richard “Rick” Hill didn’t make his greatest impact in his hometown, but his record of service could not be ignored when considering candidates for the Brazosport ISD Wall of Fame, Superintendent Danny Massey said.

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FREEPORT — A thousand paper origami cranes are part of a special display this month at the Freeport Library. Called “Senbazuru” which literally means 1,000 cranes, this refers not to the wild birds, but to their delicate replication in paper — origami.

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Brazosport ISD trustees and top administrators honored Dr. Jay Hoffman at a recent football game for volunteering 35 years as the team doctor for the Brazoswood football team. From left are Mark Broaddus, Randy Day, Joe Rinehart, Superintendent Danny Massey, Patti Hoffmann, Hoffmann, Assista…

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Brazosport ISD celebrates its rich history and heritage each year by honoring outstanding graduates with selection to the Wall of Fame. This year, Brazosport ISD selected three outstanding graduates to be Wall of Fame recipients:

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Society of St. Stephen assists residents in the Brazosport community who need help with rent or utility expenses. Each month, 25 to 30 families receive assistance through this endeavor supported by three Lake Jackson churches; Chapelwood Methodist, Christ Lutheran and First United Methodist.

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Residents looking for an extra bit of spiritual uplifting can find it this week over lunch at First Presbyterian Church of Angleton.

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Things got a little spooky at the Brazoria County Courthouse as trick-or-treaters dotted every floor of the building, ready to collect Halloween goodies.

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Angleton High School crowned Kenedy Schwank as Queen and Cameron Stone as King at their 2019 homecoming game.

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Rosharon VFD held its 39th annual Barbecue and Auction Fundraiser on Saturday. The event supports the fire department.

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Attending the American Legion 9th District convention, from left, are Vance Verbeck, Commander, Post No. 561; Robert Rab, 1st Vice-Commander, Post No. 561; Steve Casner, Legion Riders Post No. 561; Sands Weems, Commander, Post No. 503; Gary Burkhart. Legionnaire, Post No. 503 and Raymond Smi…

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These students earned a MS Office Specialist certification and 10 of them certified at the expert level. Pictured is Rebekah Maynor, Zayne Foster, Lorelei Graves, James Long, Clayton Greene, Branden Ballard, Antonia Alaniz, Sydney Horak, Jason Lynch, Tyler Toutcheque, Jordan Hammond, James M…

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Columbia High School's senior class of 2020 hosted their annual Halloween Carnival this past weekend. Thanks to students, parents, and faculty who put it all together, the event was a complete success.

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ANGLETON — As part of a new mobile initiative, the Brazoria County Library System will begin lending Wi-Fi hotspots to cardholders to help bridge the digital gap in area communities and open new opportunities for residents who might not otherwise have access to the internet.