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The famous architect Alden B. Dow who designed the City of Lake Jackson during the early 1940s for the new workers for the new Texas division of Dow Chemical. Dow’s officer has been closed off from the public for many years, but that will come to an end in just a few weeks.

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In 2020, Yousef Elyoussef was accepted into the University of Pennsylvania on a full scholarship to study biomedical engineering. Last month, Elyoussef’s younger brother, Karim Elyoussef, was accepted into Princeton University on a full scholarship as well and wants to pursue a career in aerospace engineering.

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Two longtime public servants are hoping to keep their seats in the May 7 municipal elections, but they will have to defeat a challenger to do so.

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Out of 10,000 students that tried out, only 286 made All-State Band for the Association of Texas Small School Bands. Among the few elite include two local students from Danbury ISD and Sweeny ISD.

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A homeowner died in a house fire Sunday morning while four departments were called to asset the Brazoria Fire Department.

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ROSHARON — One person is dead and another went by medical helicopter to a Houston hospital after a shooting at a convenience store Sunday night, authorities said.

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ROSHARON — Brazoria County Sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a shooting that happened about 9:10 p.m. today at a convenience store at FM 521 and FM 1462, officials confirmed.

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The Refuge for Women will be hosting its first Human Trafficking Awareness event since March of 2019. They haven’t been able to host events in the past years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but are happy to bring it back this year to bring more awareness.

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Brazosport Rotary Club shrimp boil meal tickets will be available to be purchased at the event while supplies last this Saturday at the Lake Jackson Civic Center. Meal tickets can be purchased for $15 upon arrival.

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The Army Corps of Engineers and Velasco Drainage District holds their first information session of the new year regarding the Sabine Pass to Galveston Project.

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Since the pandemic, working from home has become more common, along with hobbies like snacking or exercise have also become more regular. As people pack on the pounds or get fit, their furry best friends could be seeing the same thing.

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Bob Schwebel, CEO of the Brazoria Heritage Foundation gave a notice for Read to vacate the room on Nov. 24 but did not as of Jan. 20.  Read was told by Schwebel that there was a vote taken by the members. 

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These Images on the wall of the Calvary since calling the Brazoria Heritage Foundation home for 12 years that the foundation has claimed since trying to evict the Cavalry.

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Three Angleton High School students made Texas’s All-State Choir who will be heading to San Antonio for the fifth and final round of the competition. Junior, Olivia Smith made first chair in Treble Choir, senior Alivea Murry made third chair in Treble Choir and junior, Amy Martinez made fifth chair in Mixed Choir.

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The Black Republican of Brazoria County’s second GOP forum Wednesday night saw candidates answer tough questions regarding the office they're running for.

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The Brazoria County Sheriff's office arrested Fresco man on a murder charge shortly after an incident.

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The City of Angleton gained a new water tower that is not only pleasing to the eye but also holds 250,000 more gallons of water than the previous water tower, which only held 500,000. Landmark Company and the engineers Freeze and Nickels are the ones that made this project possible.

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The Alliance for The Economic Development Alliance for Brazoria County along with other sponsors in the area gathered Wednesday morning for a luncheon as speakers explained of the increases and decreases of economic growth in Brazoria County from before and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lake Jackson police officers responded to a disturbance after dispatch received a 911 call of shots being fired at The Springs of Lake Jackson apartment complex around 6 p.m. Tuesday evening.

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SURFSIDE BEACH — The annual Surfside Foods and Arts Festival is a potluck of activities intended to entice visitors of varied interests, organizers said.

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Mark Allen Cameron, a long-time member of the Art League for the Center for the Arts and Sciences building showed off over 100 pieces of his artwork during a solo art exhibit. Cameron described his exhibit as very colorful during his exhibit last Tuesday.

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Angleton dispatch received a 911 call at about 1:44 Tuesday afternoon. The dispatch heard a disturbance in the background, and upon the initial officer’s arrival noticed blood and found there had been some type of altercation and a man was shot in the leg.

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The Clute city council approved of the finalized version of the new redistricting maps for the City of Clute for each district to have right at or less than 10 percent population in each district. The drawings of the new districts went into effect today.

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Danbury Chief of Police, Todd Burson, resigned from his position as of Friday after careful consideration and decided to pursue another career. Burson had been a police officer with the Arlington Police Department for many years and graduated from the Police Sargent training in 2012 and spent the next few years in that position before retiring.

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The Boys and Girls Club of Brazoria County will be celebrating its 50th anniversary and will be inducting five alumni that went through the program, along with honoring Judge Patrick Sebesta.

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It was no secret how former District Clerk Rhonda Barchak went about assigning potential jurors to courtrooms, her former employees say, but no one spoke up about its possible illegality until last summer, an investigation into Barchak and the office she ran determined.

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Attorney Greg Rincon, one of five Republican candidates for County Court at Law No. 2 on the March 1 primary ballot, is free on bond after being charged with theft, court documents show.

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With a new year comes new opportunities for not only self-improvement but setting future goals for many people.

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George Kidwell passed away at the age of 86 on Jan. 4 after sustaining a heart attack. Kidwell was beloved by so many people in his community whether it was in the Velasco Drainage District, First Baptist Church, or the people shopping at HEB.

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A Lake Jackson man who ran from police when they came to check on his welfare killed himself during the pursuit, authorities said.