This Week's Headlines

Scarsdale bridge to be closed

COVID cases continue at local school districts

Increased city water rates take effect

Swimming pools scheduled to close

Nicholas does little damage locally

Firefighters honor Eaves

City to require unvaxxed workers to test

HPD responds to 2 Gulf Freeway deaths

Sparks fly at Little League meeting

Man gets stabbed near Edgebrook

Pct. 2 continues large-scale drug busts

New garbage collection for Pearland

Truck gets stuck, blocks traffic

CenterPoint issues electric, natural gas flooding safety tips

Apartment complex catches fire

Golfing tournament set for Judge Risner

Dobie color guards

CCISD named among top employers

Local deputies assist in raids

San Jac opens new Welcome Center

Laura Bush celebrates a new school year

HCSO hosts virtual forum set for Sept. 21

SoHo construction students cut wood

SJC announces two new South Campus buildings

Meador teachers have a dessert day

Community shares food with overworked hospital staff

Exxon visits South Belt Leader


JFD tennis gifts water to school clinic

Dobie moves to 3-0 with win over Friendswood

Garcia leads JFD; locals win at DP

Lady Horns sweep Channelview to open 22-6A play

Longhorn tennis remembers Ike

LSA cross-country coasts to victories

Wolverine boys earn x-country win

Brook takes down LP; Lacy scores 5

JFD subvarsity football gets wins

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.