This Week's Headlines

Older women robbed in three separate incidents

Early primary voting underway

Parade, fireworks canceled for 2020

South Belt Hurricane information

Governor: students can attend school in person

Misunderstanding results in shooting

Know regulations for using fireworks

COVID-19 local, state update set

Watch for smoke testing in CBCMUD

San Jac names new provosts

CCISD superintendent retiring

CCISD OKs recommendations

Medicare issues scammer warning

Runoff election candidate for Congress responds

City of Houston announces $3M+ for artist opportunities

Houston Airports unveils 2020-2024 Strategic Plan

SJC raises $360,500 for students in need

A&M creates $100 million fund

Jackson-led UMHB sees 2016 national crown vacated

COVID-19 spike could affect fall sports

BAFL sets new workout start; season opens Sept. 5

Dobie graduate earns TGCA Hall induction

Locals publish children’s book

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.