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    Tuesday, June 02, 2020
      First Responders, Health Care Professionals and Persons Who are Immunocompromised or Have Chronic Illnesses Such as Diabetes, Hypertension or Heart Disease Should be Tested For Covid-19         Community Health Network tests people who are symptomatic for COVID-19, but now has expanded its testing to include asymptomatic first ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, June 01, 2020
    AUSTIN – On Tuesday, May 26, at the direction of Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will begin reopening driver license (DL) offices by appointment only and with limited services. The reopening of DL offices will happen in a phased approach, in order to allow DPS to keep customers and our staff as safe as possible, while also adhering to new safety guidelines and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
    Monday, June 01, 2020
    FOR RELEASE June 1, 2020LIBRARY TABLETS FOR CHECKOUT LET YOU BRING THE INTERNET HOME WITH YOUAs part of an expanded mobile initiative, the Brazoria County Library System will begin lending internet-enabled tablets to cardholders to help bridge the digital gap in our communities and open up new opportunities for residents who might not otherwise have access to the internet. The library system has ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, June 01, 2020
    When it comes to returning to college, the road can be filled with obstacles whether it’s financial challenges, family obligations or personal issues. For Alvin Community College graduate Trent Lilley, of El Lago, it was many different challenges, including the loss of a loved one. “My biggest challenge has been my inability to get out of my own way paired with losing my father,” Lilley said. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    ACC Posts Record Number of Dual Degree/Certificate Grads Another record number of Alvin and Pearland ISD students graduated this spring from Alvin Community College with their Associate Degree or technical certificate before receiving their high school diploma. “We are very proud of the growing number of Dual Degree graduates,” ACC President Dr. Christal M. Albrecht said. “These young men and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    ACC Grad Working in New Jersey to Combat Covid-19 For as long as she can remember, Alvin Community College Nursing alumna Adeline Terry has felt the call to assist others. After watching her mother, Carrie Cunningham, achieve her dream of becoming a registered nurse, Terry worked hard to do the same. “My mother has always inspired me,” said Terry. Today, both women are working in a New Jersey ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    ACC Graduate Feature: Luis Nino Luis Nino loved to play football. But when he was given a choice between the game he had played since he was a child or a college education, he chose his education. The decision wasn’t an easy one for Nino, who was a junior in high school when to hung up his pads. “Every kids dream of playing high school football was to get a scholarship and the play at the next ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    ACC Foundation Awards Grants and Honors Staff   The Alvin Community College Foundation recently announced the winners of the 2020 Excellence Awards and Innovative Initiative grant awards.   The Innovative Initiative Grants are designed to encourage, facilitate, recognize and reward innovative and creative approaches to fulfill the mission of Alvin Community College. The grants will be used for ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, May 21, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASELibraries to Re-Open June 1 with Limited Hours, Services  As the next step toward resumption of library services, all branches of the Brazoria County Library System are set to re-open to the public on Monday, June 1, with the following adjusted hours:                Alvin:                                10-6 Mon-SatAngleton:                       10-7 Mon; 10–6 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, General News Article
    Monday, May 18, 2020
    ACC Art Classes go from ‘hands-on’ to ‘online’By Dennis LaValleyACC Fine Arts Department Chair   While visual arts are driven mostly by visual representation, there is a ‘hands-on’ factor important to art education. Whether it’s drawing, painting or creating pottery, artists learn with their hands. As the COVID-19 pandemic forced all Alvin Community College courses to shift online, we had to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, May 18, 2020
    ACC Regents take Oath of Office Two new Alvin Community College regents became the first to recite their oath of office virtually during a Board of Regents meeting on May 12. New regents Jake Starkey and Darren Shelton joined incumbent regent Jody Droege to take the oath of office through an online format used for the meeting. The board has utilized video conferencing for its meetings in ...read more
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    Monday, May 18, 2020
    Links Incorporated Establishes ACC Scholarship for Dual Enrollment The Greater Pearland Area Chapter of The Links Incorporated recently established a scholarship fund to benefit Shadow Creek High School students taking Dual Enrollment courses with Alvin Community College. The organization donated $1,000 to be awarded to a minimum of four African American students who need financial assistance to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, May 14, 2020
    PEARLAND, TEXAS – Thursday, May 14, 2020— Starting May 26, 2020 the City of Pearland will close Hughes Ranch Road between Cullen Blvd and North Hampton Dr to all through traffic in both directions to allow for the construction of a sanitary sewer project within the roadway pavement.  The total closure will only affect the segment between Cullen Blvd and N Hampton Dr.  The current traffic ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Friday, May 08, 2020
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    Wednesday, May 06, 2020
    Governor Abbott Declares May 3-9, 2020 Hurricane Preparedness WeekAUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott has issued a proclamation declaring May 3rd to the 9th as Hurricane Preparedness Week in the state of Texas. This proclamation raises awareness about the dangers of hurricanes and the precautions Texans can take as hurricane season approaches. The Governor is asking all Texans to take important steps to ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 06, 2020
    Click and Pick-Up at select Macy’s locations for the perfect last-minute Mother’s Day gift    After raising $1.5M to ‘Bag Hunger’ in support of food banks across the country,  Macy’s continues round-up campaign to fight food insecurity in local communities     NEW YORK – MAY 4, 2020 –– Today, Macy’s is reopening to customers and communities in the Houston area, offering a curated assortment of ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 06, 2020
    ProActivePhysical Therapy Centers  10223 Broadway Suite BPearland, TX 77584713-436-3900www.myproactivept.comMon    9am-7pm                                                      Tues    7am-5pm                                                                                                        Wed    10am-7pm                                                                                        ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, May 05, 2020
    Have you received or applied for a PPP loan? We will guide you through the official guidance related to PPP loan forgiveness. PPP Forgiveness Webinars:Daily May 4-8 at 9:00am CDT TUESDAY Click Here to ViewWEDNESDAY Click Here to ViewTHURSDAY Click Here to ViewFRIDAY Click Here to View
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, May 04, 2020
    Sit-down, Dine-in Returns in Pearland with 25% Maximum Allowed CapacityPEARLAND, TEXAS –April 29 — In accordance with Texas Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-18, starting at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, May 1st, 2020,  restaurants (as well as other businesses listed in the order) are again allowed to operate dine-in service, provided that is done with up to 25% maximum of the total listed occupancy of ...read more
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