This Week's Headlines

Tylka, chief 12 years, retires; Cino takes reins

Graduation ceremonies start July 30

South Belt Hurricane information

Area ISDs plan opening under COVID

St. Luke’s CDA urges 1-minute prayer

COVID-19 concerns addressed

TxDOT to conduct I-45 survey

Turner hosts BTS festival

Multiple arrests in Edgebrook robbery

Martin announces area street projects

Sales tax holiday set for Aug. 7-9

Flood control district advises, monitors severe weather

Kannappan of Sagemeadow will serve on architectural control

Harris County Public Library presents Authorama

Fall sports across Houston area facing long odds

UIL leaves basketball preseason, start same for now

SBGSA opens fall sign-up; coaching spots still available

Lajaunie tennis now coming Oct. 9-11

Coronavirus concerns wipe out prestigious McDonald’s, Pearland tournaments

Court Blocks Texas General Land Office, control of Harvey recovery funds set for trial

A&M tapped to produce vaccine

Emergencies:
Police, Fire & Medical: Call 911

Southeast Volunteer Fire Department
The Southeast Volunteer Fire Department has been serving the South Belt unincorporated area since March 1972. SVFD is currently averaging 1,200 calls a year for the combined fire and ambulance service. The group has a paid Southeast VFD Scarsdale Stationcrew which works five days a week from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Currently SVFD has approximately 50 volunteer members.

SVFD has two locations, 10510 Scarsdale Blvd. and 9830 Hughes Road. SVFD’s equipment consists of two ambulances, three fire engines, a rescue truck, a four-wheel drive booster for grass fires, a high water rescue truck and four duty vehicles. To volunteer to join SVFD, call 281-485-7576. Meetings are held at 7 pm. every Thursday at the Scarsdale station.

 

South Belt Security Alliance
The South Belt Security Alliance was organized to give additional security surveillance to the Sagemont and Kirkwood sections within the city of Houston. The program has one vehicle and is contracted through Constable Gary Freeman's office. Security officers patrol the area daily, making approximately 2,500 calls a year. The alliance is funded by donations from Sagemont and Kirkwood residents. For information contact Linda Arnone 281-484-2766.
In case of emergency dial 911.

Department of Public Safety
Located at 111 Tri-Star, at Highway 3 across from Ellington Field. This office issues Driver Licenses, Learner's permits and official identification cards. The office is open from 8 to 5 Monday through Friday. For information call 281-486-8242.