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Month: May 2016

Weather-related closures: How Fort Bend ISD makes the call

How Does FBISD Decide When Weather-Related Closures Should Take Place There are six pertinent facts surrounding the decision of whether Fort Bend ISD will close schools due to inclement weather. They are: 1. The district monitors the weather with the support of TranStar, the county offices of emergency management, and other sources. 2. Staff does …

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Fulshear Chamber growing by leaps and bounds

The Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce has seen exponential growth since its inception in January of 2014. Over the last year alone, the chamber has grown from 211 members to 387. “It’s been a little bit crazy,” said Executive Assistant Amy Novell. “We have outgrown our meeting venue twice.” The chamber hosts a breakfast meeting …

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Fort Bend County Named As ‘Best Place To Live’

Houstonia magazine named Fort Bend County one of “The Top 7 Spots to Live: 2020 and Beyond” in its April issue. The magazine cited many of the county’s assets in detailing its selection: its size, the Schlumberger move, historical buildings being repurposed (Imperial Sugar Company refinery), an upcoming trolley system, the new performing arts center, …

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